Whether you're a novice user or not, building a computer can be a daunting task. More so in the present day as more competition is about than ever before, and major price wars are seen between them constantly. We are compiling a set of guides to assist in your buying decisions so that you can make the most educated choice when buying your components to build your computer.
This may be the first computer you are looking to build, or may be that you've been out of the loop for a while and you're unsure as to what's "hot" at the moment.
The first component that we'll be looking at is the Processor or CPU. CPU stands for Central Processing Unit and is essentially the brain of a computer. Without it, your system will do very little apart from be a dust collector, though with it the possibilities are endless. First we start with a little history lesson, which involves AMD and Intel. AMD and Intel are both respective manufacturers of processors and have been for a very long time, though both have been able to hold their own in the market place.
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