~Power supply (if not included with case)
~CD Rom drive/DVD Rom drive/Floppy Drive
~Modem/Ethernet card/Wireless card
~Extra Fans (if you would like)
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Step 1: Get Your Stuff
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--->Make sure your motherboard is compatible with the processor you choose! (Socket AM2, etc.)
~CD / DVD Drives / Burners
--Make sure that your motherboard supports your drives' data interfaces (Serial ATA< Parallel ATA, or any other type, same with PCI and AGP devices)
Once you get your parts, make sure you also have:
~ Phillip's or flat head screw driver (The size of the screws on the outside of the case)
--This depends on the type of screws in your computer case
~Small head Phillip's/Flat head screw drivers
--For mounting the motherboard/hard drive/DVD rom/CD rom/Floppy drive
--May be unnecessary, but always be careful when handling delicate computer components, such as the processor.
Step 2: Install Components - Power Supply
First, you must switch the power output to your appropriate voltage. For America and Canada, the voltage is around 110 - 120 VAC at 60 Hz, but for Europe, you would set it to 230 VAC at 50 Hz. If you don't set this correctly, you risk frying your motherboard!
(Thanks to CameronSS and Phesarnion for the input about this!)
There are about four (4) screws you need deal with to screw it into your case. Just make sure that it's going the correct way (check the outside faceplate) and it's pretty much self explanatory from there.
Next, we'll move onto the motherboard.