Introduction: Computer Build 1 KCTC 2nd Session
You will need the following parts to complete your build:
3) Heat sink + Fan
5) Computer Case
6) Hard Drive
7) Power Supply
8) Graphics Card
Step 1: Step One: Install the CPU
Pull up the CPU lock down arm.
Align the CPU using the golden triangle.
Be careful not to force the CPU into the socket.
It should just drop in without any resistance.
Push down the CPU lock down arm.
Step 2: Step 2: Apply Thermal Paste
Apply a rice sized dab of thermal paste in the center of the CPU.
Step 3: Step 3: Install the Heat Sink
Align the clips and lock down the heat sink.
Step 4: Step 4: Install the RAM
Align the notch on the RAM module with the notch on the motherboard's DIMM slot.
Press down until you hear a click.
Step 5: Step 5: Install the Standoffs and I/O Shield
Install the standoffs to match your corresponding motherboard.
Install your I/O shield with the proper orientation.
Be careful not to cut yourself on the sharp edges.
Step 6: Step 6: Install the Motherboard
Align the motherboard with the standoffs and put in the screws.
Step 7: Step 7: Install the Graphics Card
Align the graphics card and push it into the socket.
Add the screw for extra support.
Step 8: Step 8: Connect Your Front Panel Connectors
Use the text on the motherboard to identify where you should plug in your USB and audio cables.
Follow the diagram provided by your motherboard manufacturer for the power, reset and led connections.
Step 9: Step 9: Install Your Power Supply
Align the power supply and insert the 4 screws at the back of the case.
Step 10: Step 10: Install the Hard Drive
Mount the hard drive.
Install the SATA data and power cables.
Step 11: Step 11: Connect the Motherboard Power Cables
Connect the 24-pin and 4-pin cables to your motherboard.
Step 12: Step 12: Cable Management
Tuck away the rest of your unused cables.
Step 13: Step 13: Install Chassis Fan
Screw in the fan with the label facing the outside of the case.
Plug the chassis fan into the System_Fan_1 pins.
Step 14: Your Done!
Admire your build!