Ultimate Guide to Networking: Part One

Welcome to Part One of HardwareCentral’s Ultimate Guide to Networking! We’ll start the guide with an introduction to networking, a run-through of networking terms and lingo, and descriptions of networking hardware. What is a Network? A network is simply a group of two or more Personal Computers linked together. What Types of Networks Exist? Many … Read more

CPU Overclocking

Overclocking is going mainstream, it seems, among end users. Almost all hardware Web sites discuss the subject, and most make it seem like it’s easy, and that everyone does it. Of course, manufacturers don’t want you to do it to their processors, so you probably won’t find it mentioned in magazines. But, on the Internet, … Read more

Build Your Own PC

In the first part of this mammoth tutorial, you will buy the parts for and begin to construct your own PC. It is increasingly popular to build your own computer. In most cases, it saves money, and it guarantees you get what you want. It also assures you avoid proprietary designs many companies use to … Read more

How To Build The Perfect PC

The first thing to consider when building the perfect PC is what is the PC going to be used for. A gaming machine will be configured differently from a content creation workstation, and an Internet browser will differ from a CAD station. With what you want to do with the machine in mind, most core … Read more

A Starter’s Guide to Video Editing

The home video; for years now it has been a staple of North American households due to the affordability of consumer level camcorders. Home videos may be attractively priced, but they almost completely lack editing capability. I’m sure everyone has had to watch a home video that just seemed to go on forever because it … Read more