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Q: Need to know where case connector plugs go on new mobo.

Hi, i have a http://www.fic.com.tw/product/motherboard/INTEL/VG33.aspx and i dont know where the case connector plugs go (power on, h.d.d led, speakers) I dont have any manuals or cd's, just the mobo.

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A: Need to know where case connector plugs go on new mobo.

Go HERE and download the manual.

Regards Howard

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Okay I've searched up and down the web and can't find anything about this connector.

First off this is a 300-watt Compaq PSU from a Presario 7000 Desktop.

This Compaq computer won't power up. When I installed a standard ATX-12 PSU, the green light on the mobo came on but because most ATX-12 PSU's don't come with this very proprietary connector the computer failed to boot up. The CPU fan didn't even twitch. But the mobo green light AND the PWR LED on the front of the case lit up. Neither lights came on with the original Compaq PSU.

This connector is white and labeled "P8" and is a 6-conductor white plug. The overall size is similar to the power connectors you plug into your hard drive and other IDE devices. It looks like an oversized floppy drive connector. The wiring colors are: Red, Orange, Orange, Black, Black, Black.

I've traced the wires and here's where they go to the PSU's circuit board:

Red - connects to the same red lead on the IDE power connectors
Orange - connects to the same orange leads on the main power (mobo) connector
Black - connects to what looks like the PSU's chassis ground.

It looks pretty straight forward and I could probably modify a standard ATX-12 PSU to a Compaq PSU by snipping off this 6-conductor plug and splicing into a generic PSU's standard wiring.

But before I attempt this, is there anyone out there that knows the pin configuration on a standard/g... Read more

A:Compaq PSU 6-pin connector plugs onto Mobo near IDE

This link may be of some use to you possibly.
http://www.technick.net/public/code/pinouts.php

If not, i have opened up and rewired many psu's.

Rik.
 

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My motherboard USB connector is not compatible with my case front panel USB plugs. The USB connector on my motherboard (NetVista A22p 2292) is for one 10 (two rows) pin connector. The plugs on the tower (A-Top XBlade Black/Silver Ultimate Gaming Machine With 450W PSU & Side window, Model "AT859A-BK") front USB are two separate 4 pin USB plugs (They are VCC, USB1-, USB2+, GND pins w/GRN wire). What can I get or do to make them compatible? Thanks.

A:USB connector not compatible with case front panel USB plugs

See if this helps..not exactly sure if it will:http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/usb_adapter.html

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Putting together a build for a friend, however, I believe the motherboard may have been damaged or was damaged upon my taking part in the build. I assembled the parts, a 430w thermaltake psu, an asus mobo, e5200 intel processor, western digital hard drive, 2 gigs of GSkill, ati hd 4850 gpu and an LG dvd drive.

Posted, gave an error message about cpu fan error, I google it, it seemed to be relatively harmless. While in the bios the computer's signal disappeared, I attempted a reboot to no avail. No error codes, cpu fan stopped spinning. Removed memory, no error code, removed 4850, no error code, case fan connected to the motherboard spins when powered on, motherboard shows green light, no signal detected,

I tested the processor in another rig, and it worked fine, and the cpu fan spun fine. Tested another power supply with said motherboard and the motherboard fan would not spin and it would not post, and no error codes. Is my motherboard dead? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:New Build, Mobo green light, psu powers case fans off mobo, not cpu fan no beeps

check and recheck the connections on the board, if unsuccessful, make sure you haven t short-circuited the mobo, ...
 

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hi i am making myown computer and then i came to a step in the Antec Nine hundred manual which stated "connect the PWR SW, the RESET SW, and the HDD LED to the Motherboard" except i have NO IDEA WHERE TO PUT THESE!

here is what i mean

i dont know where to connect any of these, please help me
 

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I have a supermicro sc733t server case:
http://www.supermicro.com/PRODUCT/Manuals/server systems/SC733_1.0a.pdf

There is a 9 pin connector that comes from behind the sata drives and I can't find it mentioned in the manual. Can anyone tell me what it plugs into. Heres a pic, although a bit blurry:
www.turnaroundtours.com/plug.jpg

Thanks
 

A:Supermicro case,Unknown connector

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On my Pc case and my GA-7VAXP power led, etc is really weird

Can you guys tell me hwat each of these pins are acccording to my F_PANEL on my mobo.

PC CASE:
Reset SW-2 pin
Power SW-2 pin
Power Led- 3 Pin(weird ?)
H.D Led-2 pin
Speaker-4 Pin

MOBO: (2x10 pin connectors
MPD-2 pin connector (Message Led/Power/Sleep Led)
PW-2 pin connector (soft power)
RST- 2 pin connector (reset switch)
SPK-4 pin connector (speaker)
HD-2 pin connector (hard drive led)

I dont have enough connectors on the mobo for the MPD or Power led?

Thanks,
Danny
 

A:Case Power/Led Connector Problem

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The motherboard installation instructions for the Sonata III case talk about a 3-pin connector with blue and black wires to connect to the motherboard's fan connectors (page 2 of the instructions). I cannot find such a connector with wires of these colours. I am using an ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard. Do I need to be concerned about this power supply 3-pin signal connector?
 

A:Solved: Power connector on Sonata III case

These conectors will be from your case fans, but I personally prefer to just power the fans using a 4 pin molex connector from the PSU.

Either works. Any more questions or want more info just post back
 

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I can not find any info on how to remove the 3 pin connector from the case fan wire. Everytime I ask on forums, I always get responses that are of no help

How do you remove the 3 pinconnector from the wire?

It's this
http://img367.imageshack.us/my.php?image=3pindl9.jpg
 

A:Removing 3pin connector on case fans

There are three holes in the plastic(on the top in your pic) where you can see metal. Use a small item, like a razor blade, to press down the metal while pulling on the wire, it should come out of the connector.
 

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I need the pinouts for the various pin-header case connectors, particularly J24 but the other multi-pin ones too. Tyan's manual for the S2915 board is for a different version than the poor-quality one they OEM'd to HP for the 9400, and HP's Tech Ref for the 9400 only supplies pinouts for the well-defined connectors whose pinouts can be found anywhere.










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A:xw9400. Need pinouts for case connectors (not psu connector...

The xw9400 front panel connector J34 (there is no J24) pinout, looking at the motherboard, is:   There are 2 key (missing pin) positions on pins 10 and 15.  Use these empty pins to help identify the signals. The pinout is very similar to other older HP Workstations.  Some hints:    - Pins 1 and 3 are for the hard drive activity LED.   - Pins 2 and 4 are for the power LED.  HP systems have back-to-back LEDs connected across these pins.  A green LED is lit in normal operation and red is lit (and blinks error codes) when there are errors.    - Connecting a momentary switch between pins 5 and 6 will turn the computer on and off.   - Connecting a momemtary switch between pins 7 and 8 will force a system reset.   - Pin 9 is labelled as +5V, but it is fed by a 100 ohm pullup resistor to +5V, so it will not supply a lot of current.  FYI.   - SPKR+ and SPKR- are for the internal speaker. Most of the other xw9400 connectors follow industry standards, i.e., the IDE drive and floppy connectors.  Is there anything else you want to know?  

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How does one tell if their mobo has a 20 or 24 pin power connector (short of opening up the case and looking)?

EMachines T3508 Desktop

Intel Celeron D Processor 356 3.33GHz
533 MHz FSB | 512 KB L2 Cache
300 watt PSU
 

A:Mobo And PSU: Connector

You really just need to pop the side of the case off and look, unless you know the brand name and model number of your motherboard and can look it up on the manufacturer's website.
 

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My wife's computer - spec build: MoBo MSI A55M-P33 /N1996 / MS 7786 v.1.0. I found a MoBo description (on internet) which says it has a FDD connection. I think I've looked everywhere but haven't found it. Is it there or not?
Thanks.
 

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hi guys
im doing alittle case modding ,im going for the low budget but high quality look of UV im trying to stick with the alien glow theme (as im abit of a ufo nerd) ,my question was how do i use the connector extraction tool properly? (i dont want to hurt anythin)
and also what do u guys think i should add to my case ?..so far ive brought a UV (blacklight) and psu connectors in uv green
what eles could i add to get a trully alien style look with the whole uv theme that dosnt break the bank? thanks in advance

ASUS M4A788TD-M AMD880G AM3 DDR3 uATX
AMD PHENOM II X4 955 BLACK EDITION 125W
12GB KINGSTON RAM
ASUS 210GT GFORCE 1GB GCARD
RAIDMAX NINJA CASE
CORSAIR 700WATT PSU
 

A:Solved: Case modding connector extraction tool

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I bought a Startech hot swap tray for my 5.25 bay and it installed with no problem,but I have a 2pin connector for the LED and I do not know where to plug it in at. Also do I need to plug it in? I have a EVGA 680iLT mobo if that helps. I do not see anything in the mannua.l

A:Plug 2 pin connector on MoBo

Can you provide a picture of the 2pin plug. It would help greatly.

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Title says it all pretty much, I'm getting my computer in about 30 or so days and my case has 3 fans on it and my motherboard only has one case fan connector, what can I do besides buying a more expensive motherboard?

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131647

Any help or advice is appreciated, this is my first build so I'm just trying to figure these things out lol.
 

A:3 fans 1 connector on mobo, what do i do?

The fans on that case look to have the 5 pin molex connectors . . you can use them instaead of the 3 pin motherboard connector
 

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System Specs:
p4 3.0 prescott core
gigabyte socket 478 mobo
radeon 9800 pro (Sapphire)
dual 1gb rosewill mem. (2x512)
Compusa 500 watt power supply

Well let me start from the beginning. A few weeks ago my computer started to shut off while I was playing counterstrike 1.6. I checked my temps and they were well below the threshhold. Maybe about 65 C. So I figured it might have something to do with the graphics card being that i wasnt getting any problems outside of the game. I uninstalled the driver software and it gave me a couple errors. "Zero Display Service" error. I spoke with a friend and they told me to use nasty file remover, while booted in safe mode, to remove all the files. By this time I had cancelled windows "adding new hardware" thing, and clicked on the updated drivers I had downloaded from ATI. During setup i recieved two errors. One was an "INF Error : display driver not found" then "Setup could not complete, try installing thye standard VGA driver before beginning setup." Well the only other thing I could do was install using the disc that came with my card. This too gave me an the "Zero display Error" but it still completed the installation. This did not fix my computer shutting off problem. After cleaning out my computer and checking all the connections, and disconnecting and reconnecting I finally got the driver installation to not give me an error. I'm not sure how I did it, I used the cd, but for so... Read more

A:Melted 4 pin connector (mobo-ps)

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Hi!

I have a MSI Z170A Mobo. It comes with an on board RGB connector. I currently have two RGB Fans connected and working properly.

My question is how many more can it handle. I want to expand to 6 fans all RGB connected in series
 

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Hello everyone! Happy New Year!!

I am trying to replace the standard 300 watt power supply in my HP m7350n computer. It looks like I can handle it, except I am worried about the 24 pin connector that attaches to the motherboard (P5LP-LE). I don't want to break anything, and it doesn't want to release when I press on it and try pulling. I am tempted to use a tiny screwdriver, but that feels like a bad move.

Any hints?

The new 430 watt supply has a 20 plus 4 connector. This just attaches like the 24 pin connector but in two parts (right?)

Thanks, Gordon
 

A:Release 24 pin ATX connector from mobo

Yes just break away the 4 extra pins, using anything you have
 

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hey all im really desperate with this. so i hope this doesnt be in wrong subforum.

well i recently cant get my computer booting. apparently because of the 4-pin mobo connector. im not sure whether its the mobo part loosen, or the power supply itself.

so after playing with the cables and such, my computer working. but its been twice from just now it freezes, (because of loosen 4-pin mobo).

so im confused, and worried, what to do in order to make the computer stable again? must i check the cable jack or....

regards
 

A:Mobo 4-pin connector going nuts

The 4-pin CPU power connector is supposed to snap in and lock... Did the locking lever break off, or is the whole connector loose?
 

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Hi guys. I just received a PC a bought online. The motherboard is a "ASUS 1155 P8H61-M". The thing is that I ordered an extra fan apart with the one that comes with the case, and the thing is that this extra fan they gave me has a 3-pin female connector (see first image).
My motherboard only has 1 male 3-pin connector, and its reserved for the cpu fan. It also
has 1 male 4-pin connector but its occupied but the fan that comes with the case...
There is a weird series of 7 pin connectors in which my fan connector would fit, but I'm not sure if those are meant for fans 'cause to those 7-pin connectors my HDMI audio and USB connectors are connected....

My psu has no 3-pin male connectors, just more female 3-pin ones or some weird 4-big pin ones (see second pic).... what should I do?? Is there some kind of attachment I need to buy?

A:can't connect 3-pin fan connector to mobo

sorry not 7-pin connectors.. they have 9 pins

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I've got a Premio mobo. a 212J, that has an unusual board socket for the power supply.
It's a white plastic socket with the internal pins.(2 banks)
A scan of this board can be seen at:
http://home.earthlink.net/~gothix/premio.html

This is probably a real newbie question but I've never seen a power socket like it.
Thanx in advance.
 

A:mobo power connector???

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Im working wth a computer that lost its power supply. Specs are not needed, my question is very general. Helping troubleshoot via telephone.

Bestbuy brand power supply died. Owner replaced it with a Thermaltake PSU. The system shuts off after heavy usage like gaming and stuff.
Visual inspection shows that the 4 pin ATX connector socket on the mobo next to the CPU has some melted plastic inside it, so the new PSU connector doesnt fit snug.
If the connector is held down with tape, it will stay on longer, but eventually shuts off again.

I was wondering if I could clean the plastic off, or just get a 8" 4 pin extension cable, plug the female end into the new PSU, cut off the male end and solder it to the mobo.
I know that I will have to be careful and make sure nothing will short out. Just wondering if that would be a solid fix or not? Thats the only visible damage. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Burnt 4 pin 12v ATX connector on mobo

Only if you are experienced, and very good at soldering.
There should be a way of using that extension cable by slightly compressing the socket... and I do mean slightly, just to make the fit more firm.
If you have access to a womans power sander or file that many women use to repair and polish their nails, you might be able to clean up the posts in a way that would be helpful.
As you are aware, be very careful to avoid putting pressure on those posts because the motherboard is very fragile and any pressure offers the risk of damaging the contact between those posts and the board, and that will be extremely difficult to fix...

Be sure to use very good lighting and perhaps a magnifying glass to be sure it is not already damaged.
 

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Hi, I am tying to sort a PC for a friend. The PSU appears to be fried, so swapped that for a spare one. The spare provides power to the mobo in that the on board LED lights up, AGP powered fan spins up, as does the CPU fan and the case fan. However this is as far as I get, the is no video output. I am wondering if the mobo is fried too. One other thought is that the 20 pin connector on the original PSU contains 20 cables, whereas on newer PSUs there are only 19. Could it be that as the PC was built with a PSU which provided 20 cables into the 20 pin connector that a 20 pin connector fron a newer PSU which only contains 19 cables might not work? Sorry if this is a bit garbled.
 

A:Mobo power connector

partofthechaos said:





Hi, I am tying to sort a PC for a friend. The PSU appears to be fried, so swapped that for a spare one. The spare provides power to the mobo in that the on board LED lights up, AGP powered fan spins up, as does the CPU fan and the case fan. However this is as far as I get, the is no video output. I am wondering if the mobo is fried too. One other thought is that the 20 pin connector on the original PSU contains 20 cables, whereas on newer PSUs there are only 19. Could it be that as the PC was built with a PSU which provided 20 cables into the 20 pin connector that a 20 pin connector fron a newer PSU which only contains 19 cables might not work? Sorry if this is a bit garbled.Click to expand...

what mobo is it? does it have an additional 4 pin power connector? or an additional 8 pin power connector?

The more specs you can provide the better.
 

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In December of 2015 I bought my daughter a Lenovo 300-15ISK IdeaPad. In many ways it was a good laptop, but it wasn't durable and I wouldn't buy another one. After 5 months (May 2016) part of the housing around the power connection was broken. Because of this the power cord wouldn't plug in all the way and the IdeaPad wouldn't charge. I took it back to where I had purchased it (MicroCenter) to be repaired. I was told that this type of repair was not covered by the warranty, and the price they quoted me was over $300 (about 3/4 of what I paid for the laptop). I was upset that the repairs weren't covered and that they were so expensive. Other places near me had similar prices for this repair. Luckily I was able to jury-rig a solution so the power connection would stay in place and the IdeaPad could be plugged in and charged. My solution lasted until late 2016 before I needed to adjust it again. That 'solution' lasted until this March before it failed again. This time the power connection became detached from the interior of the laptop. So I opened up the laptop in order to fix it again. This IdeaPad was clearly not designed to be repaired -- opening it up was an adventure which strained my abilities and patience. I was able to reconnect the power connection and reclose the laptop, but the IdeaPad will no longer start. So I am left with a bricked IdeaPad, a poor opinion of the durability of Lenovo products, and a worse opinion of Lenovo warranty terms.

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My motherboard is a model Ms-6330 Ver: 2.1 (Microstar) but it also has the gateway part number 2512595. I am currently relocating this motherboard to a brand new case that I just bought and I ran into a problem. The front panel connectors (power switch, led, hdd led, etc) go onto the motherboard in a certain area where there are 15 pins. Unfortunately I have no idea which connectors connect to which pins. Can someone help me? (Maybe someone with the same motherboard/problem). All I need is a way to identify the pins and make sure I don't like accidently fry my motherboard. Thanks a lot! -Andrew C.
 

A:Front Panel Connector on Mobo

Hi,
For starters, have you checked your manual? Also, look on the m/b...in really tiny abbreviated letters you should be able to see where these go (you may see "pw switch"...."HDD ACT"........i know when i was installing my connectors, i got most of them wrong..but dont worry..no frying of the motherboard.....if the connector is in the right place but no light from the LED..try reversing the cable........the easiest cables to place are the pw switch and the reset..as you can test these easily....good luck
 

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I have a hiper modular psu, and the asus A8N-Sli premium mobo, in the antec p180 case, for anyone who has a similar set up (or has just used that case in fact) has probably noticed getting the 12v 4 pin atx connector from the psu (in bottom left hand corner) to the ATX slot (in my case the top left hand corner), is kindof hard unless you have a rather long cable (espesically as with the case layout you have to slide it through pretty much the middle of the case). Anyway this wasnt really a problem for me until I bought a new sound card and the fact that the cable is tought across all my spare pci slots is suddenly rather annoying, basically I either need to extend the original cable, convert a molex into the 4pin 12v ATx cable, or buy a whole new cable thats a bit longer (as the PSU's modular). Feedback on how to do either of these (or which is best) would be greatly appreciated (even just a website to buy the parts from would be great as I can't find one anywere) as having a soundcard sitting on my desk is rather annoying, to think i could be fragging in surround sound
 

A:4 Pin 12V atx connector to mobo isnt long enough

I'd go with an extenstion since all you need is a little more slack.

Found one at this UK site Maplin.co.uk
I don't know where you're posting from, but there's likely to be a retailer that has a similar item near you.

EDIT: Doh, just noticed they're out of stock.
Lots of extentions here: performance-pcs.com
 

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I have a connector on my mobo for USB 2.0, It lists 2 pairs of pins like
5V, 7-, 7+, GND and 5V, 8-, 8+, GND

Then it shows a single pin at the end of the connector labeled NC.

One my USB from panel connector I have 2 sockets matching the 2 pair of pins on the mobo USB connector. Then there is a single wire in the same bundle from the fron panel USB socket with the 2 connectors that is labeled GND. Does the single wire from teh front panel socket that is labeled GNDgo on the mobo pin labled NC?

Thanks,
Charles
 

A:Pinout label on USB mobo connector

I believe that the label NC stands for No Connection.
 

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I've wanted to know the difference in useing ATX power connector and ATX 12V connector. my mobo and psu both support ATX and ATX 12V. standard atx i kow has been around for awhile. so what the difference?
 

A:Solved: Mobo Power connector

1.2. Key Changes for ATX12V Version 2.0 and later as Compared with ATX and Pervious Versions of ATX12V Power Supply

This section briefly summarizes the major changes made to this document that now defines ATX12V power supply. With the move to 12V voltage regulators for the processor, ATX guidelines for 5V as main power are no longer provided.

1.2.1. Increased +12 VDC output capability
System components that use 12V are continuing to increase in power. In cases where expected current requirements is greater than 18A a second 12 V rail should be made available. ATX12V power supplies should be designed to accommodate these increased +12 VDC currents.

1.2.2. Minimum Efficiency
Minimum measured efficiency is required to be 70% at full and typical (~50%) load and 60% at light (~20%) load. New recommended guidance has been added to provide direction for future requirements.

2.03 is the current version of the ATX Specification as of this writing. Future references to the ATX Specification in this document imply version 2.03 or later, as applicable. ATX12V Power Supply Design Guide 8

1.2.3. Main Power Connector:
The 2 x 10 main power connector has been replaced by a 2 x 12 connector. This was made to support 75 watt PCI Express*requirements. Pinout assignments are based on the SSI recommendation.

With the added 12V, 5V, and 3.3V pins the need for an Aux Power connector is no longer needed and the guidance for this connector has been removed.

1.2.4. Separate current limit for... Read more

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Hi everyone. Ive just finished plugging my power led, hdd led and pc speaker into my motherboard. The only thing i have to plug in now is the reset switch but i dont know where it goes. Does anyone know where it plugs into? My motherboard is a DCS 370VB.
 

A:Cant find reset switch connector on mobo.

It shows up nowhere in the manual ? Generally it is quite close to the set of pins to which you plug the HDD led, speaker, etc.

ps. searching for your motherboard on Google doesn't yield much results so I can't seem to find a digital manual for it.
 

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does anyone know or have a good reliable psu (550w or so) with a native 24pin mobo connector. im gonna get this dfi lan party mobo and its highly recommended to have a 24pin and not a 20 with an adapter so ive been looking around but all i can find are the adapter ones and really expensive ones. im looking to drop at most $150. much thanks as always.

also needs to be pcie compatible and sli and sata and other goodies

planning on putting in a evga 7800gtx KO if newegg ever gets it back in stock.
 

A:good psu with a native 24pin mobo connector

Newegg list of SLI PSU's
 

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Hi, I researched this board and found two other posts documenting this issue:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P51s-sata-ribbon-attachment-FAIL-NO-FIX/...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P51s-sata-HDD-cable-FRU-dislodged/m-p/40... Interestingly enough, this seems to be a problem to at least two other people during the month of March 2018. I have this same problem. My p51s just all of a sudden stopped detecting the storage drive. I opened the case to find that the SATA connector wasn't even connected to the motherboard. The connector that should hold the sata cable is just completely detached. And the piece that was within that connector is out of place as well. Please reference this photo (NOT MY PHOTO -- not taken by me, credit:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Upgrade-ThinkPad-T570-from-SATA-HDD-to-M...):  This person's laptop seems to have a strong solder, which I don't believe mine did. Please advise how I can get this repaired, get a new computer, or just give me my money back. I've used Lenovo for ~10 years and have never had problems like this. I need this computer to work.

A:p51s sata mobo connector is broken

+ picture of connector parts, detached

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I'm having a problem with the Karajan audio connector on my new DFI NF4 Ultra D mobo.

I just finished putting together my new PC last night, and I've got Windows loaded and all of that good stuff.

But I'm having some audio problems.

My computer is not even recognizing any sort of audio output device.

The motherboard on-board sound piece is actually a separate piece that you connect to the board.

I have it connected well. I went back and made sure it was on good, and I installed the drivers and such, but I still can't seem to figure out what the problem is.

Karajan makes the audio piece, and I did a bit of Googling and I came across a guy on some other forum who was having the same problem, but he never mentioned how or even if he got it working.

Does anybody have any suggestions?
 

A:I'm having a problem with the Karajan audio connector on my new DFI NF4 Ulta D mobo.

From here - http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=67098

"I had a similar problem (no sound output) and the way I fixed it was that I had the front case jumpers connected incorrectly and when I connected them correctly, it fixed the problem."

"I pulled them all off and swapped the front output from Line_Output_Front on the Karajan module to Line_Output and now everything works"
 

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Can someone find a case and motherboard for this processor, that will work together. The budget for the case and mobo is like 100-150$. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819116253 is the processor.
 

A:Case & Mobo

Are you going to be re-using anything that should be taken into account? ie. what kind of video card (agp or pcie), memory, psu...
 

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My old Soyo mobo has 4 fan connectors for cpu & case fans. My present case has five 92mm fans through out the case. What problems could arise if I install my present setup in a new case that has four 12cm fans with regards to current requirements for the new larger fans? My PSU is an Enermax 465 W unit. Any comments or suggestions?
 

A:Old Mobo, new case

I wouldn't expect any problems.
 

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A friend of mine bought a new case for his comp.
His mobo is an AT his ps is now an ATX he bought the adapter,
but he still can't get the beast to fire up.
Can anyone offer any help
Thanks ,
Rage
 

A:New case old mobo

You are going to have to be more specific as we will try to find a solution for you. This could be anything.. from a failing processor to an improperly inserted cable... so it is really hard to pinpoint the issue from the information posted.

It doesn't boot up.. to what extent? (Do the fans spin? Is there power, led lights, hard drive spin etc.)

One suggestion is to double check everything... and make sure everything is properly mounted.
 

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I have a Dell Optiplex GX150 and does anyone know if this PC case can fit a differant mobo inside cause iv'e heard that I may need to change the casing if i wanted a new mobo?
 

A:PC case + Mobo

Even if it did fit, which it probable won't, you would need a new power supply because not Dell powersupplies are not always standard ATX and are usually unpowered. Also it appears this case offers no expandability due to its extreme small size which is also terrible for cooling.

A new case with powersupply can be bought starting at arounf $50 and up that have a decent powersupply and are fully ATX standard.
 

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hi, i asked about what i need for a new build and while looking round i found this
http://www.cclonline.com/product-info.asp?product_id=19239&category_id=251&manufacturer_id=0&tid=mb-n780i-ish9
i was told in my other thread to make sure it fits in to a ATX or BTX case, but this is XFX what can i put it in, iv seen some realy cool looking cases, but they dont look like they have room for cooling,so i want a standard tower, something that i can add lights to, with a window.
thanks in advance
 

A:what case can do i put this mobo in?

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hey guys, with christmas comin up im lookin to treat myself with a new pc case but before i do i want to make sure my current hardware will fit. the case im looking at is the Thermaltake V9 seen here: http://www.thermaltake.com/product_info.aspx?PARENT_CID=C_00001176&id=C_00001196&name=V9+Black+Edition. My Mobo can be seen here: http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/content.php?S_ID=380. i am also picking up a new gfx card today, which is the 9500GT.

Cheers

EDIT: i asked my brother and he said i should be able to use any MIDI case but as he lives several hours away and wasn't able to get online to see for himself, i wanted to check here first
 

A:Will my Mobo Fit This Case?

Yes it will fit. Good luck to you. Please let us know how it goes.
 

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Hi guys, hows everyone, hm dumb question but i have to know, recently bought a new mobo+cpu combo PC CHIPS M-811LU V3.1C ATX Motherboard/CPU Set - Retail, from newegg, since my emach fried out. Not sure whats wrong with it.
Works nice to far. Rigged up without case.
Building pc from spare parts i have laying. But problem being is, that i have no cases that fit. Doesnt fit in emachine t1400(athlon1600 sdram) case ether. Anyway im on a tight on money. It says standard atx form factor .What kind of case would this use, it says atx and yet my emachines case would not fit it says atx. Mobo measures 305mm x 190mm. Wanted to buy another of the same mobo soon. Nice deal they have i think.
Was looking at newegg for cases, mainly the cheap ones they had from 25-60$
Would anyone of those work that they have.
 

A:New mobo case help?

as long as you have a regular atx mobo, any normal atx case would hold the mobo.
 

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WHich Mobo should i buy..

Albatron nForce2 Ultra 400 Motherboard for AMD Processors, Model KX18D PRO Retail

GIGABYTE nForce2 Ultra 400 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU, Model "GA-7N400-L" -RETAIL

ABIT nForce2 SPP Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU, Model "NF7" -RETAIL

and which case...

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=11-144-042&depa=1&section=3

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=11-144-029&depa=1&section=3
I orignally posted this in reviews...but got into hardware so updated here.
 

A:Which MOBO & case

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Im lookin into building a computer and Ive picked out all the parts, but I just have a simple question. The case Ive chosen, Aspire (Turbo Case), I noticed that there are two USB ports and one Firewire port in the front middle of the case. On the Mobo, Intel Motherboard, I noticed that there are two front USB ports and one front Firewire port located near the top of the motherboard. Wouldn't this mean that the slots in the front of the case wont line up with the ports on the board? If so, is there a way to fix this? Thanks for any help.
 

A:Case and Mobo Compatibility

Normally the usb and firwire on the front of the case are just sockets that connect to the mobo via cables already inside the case.

Regards Howard :grinthumb
 

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I just started building my computer, and it seems all the I/O inputs on my motherboard don't fit the template on the back of my case!

The motherboard is an Abit NF7-S, and the case is an Antec Lanboy. This is my first time building a computer, and I didn't anticipate anything like this

Should I just try to rip out the template on the back of the case?
 

A:Help! I don't think my MOBO is compatible with case!

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hi,
this might sound like a stupid question, but i went to pc world in york today, and bought a jantech MATX case, i will "probably" be aquiring a pentium 4 3.2 GHz processor with what i think will be with a ATX case, and i wondered if an ATX mobo was compatable with a MATX case??? i will be unlikely able to return to my nearest pc world store for some time though

any helpful posts appriciated!
 

A:ATX mobo in MATZ case??????

No, an atx board will not (normally) fit in a matx case.
 

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I have re-fitted the mobo twice on the case, and when I try to put in the ethernet card on the PCI slot, it won't fit right so that I can screw it down. I don't know what is wrong, I have tried it a few times. I might go to the place where I got the case and see what they can do.
 

A:Case/Mobo Prob

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My buddy got a new mobo, new case, and new RAM. We pulled the rest of the stuff out of his old case and put it all together, but we can't get it to turn on. He said that if he unplugs the power cord, plugs it back in, and then hits the power button, it runs for like a second before it shuts down again. After that, hitting the power button again has no effect unless u unplug/plug the power cord again.

We did have a problem removing the processor from the old mobo... a couple of the prongs got bent, but I straightened them and it felt like everything slid into place when I *gently* installed the processor in the new mobo. There could also be a problem w/ the RAM... the reason why he bought a new mobo was becuz he put DDR2 RAM in the old mobo and the mobo and the DDR2 RAM got fried. His old DDR RAM was also installed at the time. We installed both the new DDR RAM (not DDR2!) and the old RAM in the new mobo before we 1st tried to turn it on. Since then, he has experimented w/ different combos of RAM, using only 1 stick, etc, but to no effect. But I don't think either the processor or the RAM is the problem, becuz it doesn't seem to run long enough to even get to them.
 

A:New mobo and case won't turn on

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I know that most people use those gold/brass looking standoffs, but I like the plastic ones better because I can easily take the mobo off if needed. Is it safe to use these, or am I safer with the brass looking ones?
 

A:Mobo/Case Standoffs

I like the metal standoffs, however I see no harm in using the plastic ones. Just make sure the board is secure.
 

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