The barebone is a brand new methodology in the building of the personal computer system. A barebone system provides a pre-assembled combination of several basic components that a computer system must include, and leaves the ideal amount of room for DIYers to select the important components which may be upgraded more frequently. Choosing a barebone requires some DIY knowledge which you will be able find in our Barebone Buying Guide.
A typical barebone consists of several components, including the case, motherboard, and power supply. The case form factor in most cases also determines the motherboard form factor (ATX, mATX, BTX) and the system expandability as well. To complete the system you will need to select and install other components or devices, including the CPU, system memory, hard drive, and a CD or DVD drive. For more detailed information please see our Barebone System Buying Guide.
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