These computer tools are the most important tools that you will have. You will need slotted and Phillips screwdrivers. All your computer parts will need to be secured to your system with screws.
You will also need it to open your computer case. Never use a magnetized screwdriver since magnetized items could damage circuits or drives inside your computer.
Caution: You should not use an electric screwdriver when repairing your computer, since they tend to over-tighten screws.
This will be handy to retrieve screws or parts that have fallen into difficult places.
To be used with the hex screws since, if you use a screwdriver, it could slip and damage the motherboard traces.
Pliers: You need to have one when building/ugrading/working on your own computer. It will be very handy to use if a screw falls into tight spaces within the computer.
You can use a small set of pliers or a sturdy pair of tweezers to adjust the jumpers on a system board or on a device such as a hard drive. The thin, long nose pliers are the best to buy.
Tweezers will be very helpful when working in hard to reach areas within your computer case.
Use a can of compressed air to blow dust and dirt from inside your computer case. This can help to make the components easier to see and work with when building your computer.
You can use a flashlight to illuminate the inside of a computer case. This will make it easier to see components while building your computer.
A chip remover is a device that you can use when building your computer to remove a chip from its socket on a circuit board. A chip remover is often referred to as a 'chip extractor' or 'chip puller'.
To put your screws and parts in.
Zip ties will organize cables together effectively which promotes a neat appearance. Ties also enables better airflow through your computer case.
Working with your computer tools will make it easier to build your own cheap computer.