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M92p Desktop (ThinkCentre) Front Panel Connectors - Help

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Hello I own the M92p Desktop (ThinkCentre)/Serial Number: MJ09MZC/Machine Type Model: 3227DU7           I have transplanted the motherboard into a atx case to add a larger power supply. The motherboard is fully functional and only powers on with the existing FPC from the lenovo case                     (yeah I have to leave both cases open to power it on, it ain't pretty folks).           The proprietary one piece connector from the lenovo only fits on the motherboard. Although the front panel connectors from the new atx case are the regular [pwrswitch] [hdd led+] [hdd led-] etc.. and do not power on the system.           From my understanding these FPC's are only signal and ground wires, I need the correct combination to power on my system. My question is how do I align the atx case FPC's in order to accomodate the motherboard in the same fashion the FPC's from the Lenovo case do? Thank you for your time and patience. Also if anyone could link me to bios and chipset updates for this system I would appreciate it as well.

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There have been a few threads about the propreitary 14pin PSU connectors and that there's no aftermarket support for upgrades. But it's been a little while, and Lenovo (around the office, my staff are calling them "Le-No-No" now) hasn't change policy, or offered an upgrade.
 
We have just received several of these i7 PC's and they all have the useless 280w PSU's. Those are severely limiting in what video cards can be installed, as anything over 55w will knock the PSU over. That means, no decent cards. A Quadro 2000 is, at 51W, about as far as we can go.
 
My CDW rep has been working to find a solution for us, but without any success. So I'm bringing it to the community before I have to re-evaluate our desktop hardware choice.
 
Has anybody made either an adapter or a PSU that will work on the Lenovo 14-pin motherboards?
 
(Oh, and yes, I've read http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/A-M-and-Edge-Series-ThinkCentre/M92P-14pin-power-supply-connector/m-p/84... . No help there. Thought I'd post a clear question here in hopes that someone has started making adapters.)
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p Tower & SFF: power supply upgrade options (14-pin, PSU, front fan)

Hello,I have the same problem with this **bleep**ty power management. 280w with no option of an upgrade... What did they think when they built this? however I did some research and found this:http://www.moddiy.com/products/IBM-Lenovo-PSU-Main-Power-24%252dPin-to-14%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%283... Did anyone try this yet? Can it be used safe on the system? And will it do the work that it should do?

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I see where several different people have made distinctions about which USB connections to utilize. Would someone please explain why the rear panel connections are more desirable and maybe more significantly what (if anything) should the front panel connectors be used for?

Are these connections not all from the same data buss.
 

A:Front Panel vs Rear Panel USB Connectors

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Ok so I've just about had it trying to get my computer to turn on, hopefully somebody can help me so I can avoid taking this computer to a repair shop -.-

I bought a new GPU and PSU (GTS 250 and OCZ 500 watt) for my old acer computer

I am transferring my old hardware into a new Antec 300 Illusion, but I did not write down where the front panel connectors go...so now I cannot turn it on.

I do not have the manual and cannot find a link to this acer (Acer Aspire m5100) so I am pretty much stuck...

Can anyone help me to get this connected? I am leaving for basic training in a few months and would like to use and abuse this machine before T.T

Thanks guys!
 

A:Help with front panel connectors!

Can you post a pic of the front panel motherboard header?
 

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Help with Front Panel Connectors
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Just completed my first Build (components listed below). The technical instructions included with computer components that are manufactured overseas are pretty sketchy at best. My only problem is the different terminology used in the Motherboard Manual versus the Case Instructions in regard to the front panel connectors.

The Motherboard Header for the Front Panel Connectors (Power, Reset, Hard-Drive-Activity, and Power Status LED) labels the pins as Positive (+) and Negative (-).

The Case Front Panel (two pin receptacle) Leads are labeled (A) and (G).

My assumption is that (A) = (+) and (G) = (-); and have made the connections IAW that assumption.

Before I power up – can anyone confirm that I am hooked up correctly ????

Thanks in Advance for any Help & Merry Christmas !

BVR
Joe B!
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PS: Components Follow:

Case: Cooler Master Centurion 5 Black w Blue-Trim

PSU: PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad (Blue)

MOBO: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz

CPU Cooler: Zalman 9500A 92mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler

RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)

Hard Drive 1: WD VelociRaptor 300GB 10000 RPM SATA 3.0

Hard Drive 2: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0

Video Card Sapphire Radeon Toxic HD (OC) 4850 512MB

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A:Need Help with Front Panel Connectors

You're probably right. But you can't cause any damage if its not connected right, and the polarity only matters for the LED's not the switches, and the LED's simply won't light up if connected in reverse.
 

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Got an old gateway, transfered MB along with all parts to a new case, but when pulling out the front panel connectors, i forgot to take note of what jumpers went where.

So I did some digging and i found the actual tech support article on gateway's site for this MB, but its not really helping me:

http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/INTEL/m00264/M0026422.shtml

As you can see, the user for this article shouldn't care where the jumpers go, cause they all go into one "block". (if you are using the Gateway case) But since i switched cases, I know need to figure out what connectors go in what jumpers.

The table below helps, a bit, but it's still not clear where these go :

Power LED : 3 jumper connector
Reset Switch : 2 jumper connector
HD LED: 2 jumper connector
Power switch : 2 jumper connector (only one i really need obviously)

Anyone got ideas?

Much appreciated.

-Steve
 

A:Front Panel Connectors

Most motherboars are labled right on it in small print just like in th picture but in some cases the motherboard might no intergate properly with a new case and power supply. but you should be able to try different positions till you find one that works.
 

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old computer didn't start, so had to get a new motherboard. the 5 wires attached to the case is plugged into the front panel connectors on the motherboard. the computer does not start. this link is funny relating to this problem: http://techreport.com/discussions.x/12098
 

A:front panel connectors issue

Welcome to TSG.

All motherboard panel connectors are a little different. What's the make and model of the board? It might also help to know what kind of case you are using.
 

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Hi there
Looking for some urgent help/advise, please :rolleyes:
I've only ever had one computer, so please be patient.
I have recently upgraded my old 1999 Gateway PIII PC - I've kept exsisting Case.
I fitted a new MSI KN8 Neo2 Plat..MOBO, MSI Graphics Card, ATX PSU, Memory - only to find that the 7 black pin block Front Panel Connectors on my Gateway case does not work with me new KN8 MOBO. ohh dear silly me
The following is the set up of my Gateway Front Panel Connectors:

Hard drive activity light - red wire and Black wire;
Power button - blue wire and white wire;
Power indicator light - green wire, black wire and orange wire.

I seeked advise in PC World and was told I needed to buy a brand new CASE as I could not buy the connectors seperate. Is this so?
I looked in side a ATX case, and noticed that they have completely different connectors.

Is there a possible way of, as they say hot wire the ATX case connectors to my old gateway FP conectors? and use the new connectors - If I buy a really cheap case and take the wires from it.
My old case is really useful and if possible, like to still use it.

Has anyone else experienced this, and what did you do?

Looking forward to hearing from you

Chris in UK
 

A:Front Panel Connectors Problem

I had a similar problem except it was with my Front Audio Panel. I had a Compaq and used the motherboard that was in it in a new Case. The motherboard would only accept the wires from the case (which are way too short to even use on the new case) anyway I looked around for similar wires but it seems HP/Compaq only makes them and only for their computers. ANyway I just modded the wires and connected the corresponding wires with staples :giddy:

I heard it can short circuit ur wires and/or system but yea.. hmm

other than that its working fine so far. maybe i'll post a picture or two

here:
http://img476.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture0129xz.jpg
http://img476.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture0219rh.jpg

You might be able to do the same. Not sure. I would have to see what the slot in your motherboard looks like and what the wires youre trying to stick in them look like.

Anywho, good luck!
 

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hi, i bought a graphics card and new psu which i installed great, but i also bought a new case and tried to install everything from the pc into the new case but i couldnt find were the power sw, reset sw and usb 3.0 front pannel connctor cables  go as their is no manuel (or so i think) for the hp willow motherboard and it doesn't specifiy where they slots are.

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Hello,I have been searching the HP Z820 service manual and internet with no luck. Hope someone here can help with this issue.   I need the pin layout of the following connectors (using page 33 of service manual connector numbering):1 - Front 1394a3 - Front USB 2.04 - Front USB 3.025 - CPU/memory fans;30 -  Rear chassis fans; Thanks in advance!

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Im transferring a mboard into a new case- only touble is i didnt think to check
which way round the plastic connectors on the on/off button ,reset button, speaker,hard disk light etc were on the board in the first place.So i know which ones go on which pins from the mboard manual but it doesnt say which way round to put them.Peering at the connectors each one has a little arrow over one pin, this must be significant but there's nothing on the board to align with this arrow, well not that i can see.I could just plug 'em in but im afraid Ill blow something if the polarity is reversed.
I could do if from the wire colours if I knew what colour was what but i dont have this reference.
Help please?
 

A:front panel connectors-which way round?

Well, since you do not hint at the make/model of case, the make model of motherboard then there are several thousand possible answers. Only one would be right though...

But the switches should be bipolar (they will not care). They are a momentary connection device not an electronic component.

If the speaker is a real speaker, it will not care either. If its a small peizo transducer it lilely just won't work.
The LED will not work if the wrong way around.

It's unlikely that they would cause damage if incorrectly wired, but with zero knowledge of the hardware no certainty can be given.

I would expect that the motherboard manual would specify any +/-, the arrow is likely to be +, the case literature may tell you.
 

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I've just bought a new mainboard (KM2M) and am fitting into the case. Everything is fine until I come to connect the front panel audio connectors. I'm completely stumped so if anyone can help me out I'd appreciate it.

The manual labels the pins as follows:

1 AUD_MIC - Front panel microphone input signal
2 AUD_GND - Ground used by analog audio circuits
3 AUD_MIC_BIAS - Microphone power
4 AUD_VCC - Filtered +5V used by analog audio circuits
5 AUD_FPOUT_R - Right channel audio signal to front panel
6 AUD_RET_R - Right channel audio signal return from front panel
7 HP_ON - Reserved for future use
8 KEY - No pin
9 AUD_FPOUT_L - Left channel audio signal to front panel
10 AUD_RET_L - Left channel audio signal return from front panel

There are two bunches of cables coming from the front panel.

The first, clearly the microphone one, is coloured and labelled as follows:

Green - MIC
Red - R
Blue - L
Black - G

The second is labelled as follows:

Red - VCC
White - PORt -
Green - PORt +
Black - G

Which cables connect to which pins? Some are obvious but others are not (at least to me) and I don't want to blow anything up by getting them wrong.

Any help appreciated.
 

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Hi

I have a sony vaio PCV-RX950 (asus P4S533-VL board) which I am trying to relocate to a bigger generic chieftec case, but I am having trouble figuring out the connections for the front panel; I found the manuals for P4S533-MX, P4S533-VM, P4S533-X, P4S533-E, and plain P4S533 but their pinouts diagrams r different than what’s shown on the P4S533-VL.
On the board, here’s the pin configuration shown

row 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
row 2 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20

PWR IDELED PLED reset
MLED

There’s no pin on location 15

The wires on the sony case came in 1 big circuitboard; and tracing the wires color, here’s what I see

Row 1 (top - left to right)
1. YELLOW -
2. BROWN -
3. empty
4. empty
5. empty
6. empty
7. GREEN-
8. ORANGE -
9 BLACK -
10. empty

Row 2 (bottom left to right)
11. RED
12. empty
13. BLACK
14. empty
15. empty
16. empty
17. BLUE
18. empty
19. empty
20. empty

Please help

Thank you
 

A:Need help with front panel connectors - asus p4s533-VL

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Is there such a thing as a patch panel that has a place for connectors on the front and the back instead of having to punch the wires in in the back? I thought I saw some earlier but can't seem to find it now.
 

A:Patch panel with connectors on front and back

Look at a radio broadcasting parts and supply site.
 

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Appreciate some help.

Have an HP empty case (XT 936 Pavilion) in which would like to place a used mainboard and other components. The used mainboard came with a Compaq Presario 5360. (AMD Athlon 450MHZ)

Installed the Compaq mainboard in the HP case, and everything fit like a glove. The Power/Reset switch connector is one piece with a series of 4 pins and 3 pins respectively.

Well, the darn power switch on the HP case will not turn on the power supply. Tested the power supply, and it works, but if the power switch connector from the HP case is used, it is no-go.

Any ideas of how to get this case to work with the Compaq mainboard? Read about rigging the momentary power switch, but not clear as to how this is done.

Thanks in advance for the help.
 

A:Front Panel Connectors (Power/Reset)

The pinouts for the one piece connector is probably different from one motherboard to another. It's pretty easy to take the wires out and move them around.
 

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I have been searching all over the place for a manual for the CIB85M mobo that came with my K450-1020. I am replacing the case and I need the front panel pin placement diagram. Does anyone have any information that can help me?

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Question, my front panel wires for my case (the cables for the power switch, reset switch, led's, etc) look different than the connectors on my mobo.
My mobo connector has 12 pins all spaced out for the different connections, my case however has a connector made up of 8 wires all together in 1 connector, and 2 empty holes with no wires.
I have tried plugging it in different positions but the power button is not working.

I know the mobo is getting power because there is a internal led that comes on when I plug in the case.

Any ideas?
 

A:Question about case front panel connectors

You have an incompatible plug for the corresponding headers on the mobo. Sometimes you can get one or two things working but the only real solution is to get rid of the all in one plug and rewire to fit the mobo pin outs. Or get a compatible mobo for the front panel plug.
 

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Hi, I've decided to build a new desktop and reuse my old HP pavilion case. So, my question is whether the front panel connector of this case is compatibile with the panel header on my new motherboard. My motherboard is  ASRock B150M Pro4s. Thank you for the help.











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A:Front Panel Connectors Compatibility Question

There are no pinouts for the case connectors available at the consumer level.  I highly recommend that you purchase a case from a PC component vendor online or a physical shop. The case will come with a manual that has a connector pinout. Once you remove the motherboard from the HP desktop case, you no longer own an HP PC product. 

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I am currently running an Intel 965WH motherboard with the included sound function. I have never been able to get the sound functions to work very well. Sound is weak and front panel connections are iffy. I finally got the headphone jack to work, but still nmicrophone. I have updated drivers, played with settings etc. I am thinking about using a stand alone sound card. But one of the questions I have is if sound cards typically include front panel headers? If so, what should I look for in the description that would indicate presence?
 

A:Do sound card have front panel connectors?

I have a Creative SB X-Fi XtremeGamer that has header pins for the front panel. I've never tested the microphone jack but the headphone jack works fine. Take a look at its description and specifications to see how it describes it.
 

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Is there such a thing as a patch panel that has a place for connectors on the front and the back instead of having to punch the wires in in the back? I thought I saw some earlier but can't seem to find it now.
 

A:Patch panel with connectors on front and back

Here's one. But it's not cheap:

http://www.blackbox.com/Store/Detail.aspx/CAT5e-Feed-Through-Patch-Panels-48-Port/JPM806A-R2
 

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Hi,

Yesterday I finally received my new computer case. I'm still waiting for the motherboard and other parts to come, hopefully tomorrow. The problem is, I opened the case to check it out and the front panel connectors were different than I have seen in the past. The front panel wires are all marked with "Data +1, Data -1, Gnd 1, VCC 1, SpkOut L, SpkOut R, Return L, Return R, MIC-IN, MIC-BIAS, Data +2, Data -2, Gnd 2, VCC 2, etc." I have no idea where these plug into the motherboard, and I don't have the manual for the board yet as I have not received it yet. I'm going to be using an Asus P5WD2-E motherboard. I couldn't find anything on the homepage, so any help with this is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

-Walt
 

A:ATX Computer Case Front Panel Connectors

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So I built my first computer, but before I start it up I just wanna make sure of a few things...

With my case(ATX), the power supply has a bunch of cables coming from it(obviously), the large 4 pinned cables are the power supplys right? Well, each cable has two 4-pinned connectors, one in the middle and then one at the end, and a few of them have a smaller 4 pinned connector coming out of that too(still with me?)
Does it matter if I have the first connector hooked up to.. lets say... the CD drive, and the second to say, the harddrive, and the third smaller one to my floppy drive? Or can each cable only connect to one device?




I really hope your still with me, cause the next question gets worse....




Ok well on the front panel on my case I got 4 USB ports, a mic port, headphone port, and firewire port. The USB connectors we're labeled exactly as whats on the motherboard so that was no biggie, but then came the mic and headphone ports =
On the motherboard from what I can tell theres only one place for front panel connectors:

2 4 6 - 10
1 3 5 7 9

and in the manual it labels them as follows:
1 is labeled AUD_MIC (Front panel microphone input signal)
2 is labeled AUD_GND
3 is labeled AUD_MIC_BIAS (microphone power)
4 is labeled AUD_VCC (Filtered +5V used by analog audio circuits)
5 is labeled AUD_FPOUT_R (right channel audio signal to front panel)
6 is labeled AUD_RET_R (right channel audio signal return from front panel)
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A:My cases power cables and front panel connectors..

For your first question, yes, you can connect the power jacks in that order.

Now onto you're second question:

From what you've described, I would assume that AUD_FPOUT_R would correspond to HPOUT R and AUD_RET_R would correspond to HPOUT -R. The negative corresponding to the return line.

About the vcc and ground, i'm not sure. If it were me, I would try it. But that is completely up to you.

Hope this helps!
 

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I have move my H30-50 system to a new case, to allow space for a new gpu. While building I noticed that the motherboard has no manual and nowhere to tell you where to put front panel connectors, such as reset and hdd led. I have pics down below to show you what I mean. Please could someone tell me what they are ty        

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Hello out there!
I got a pentium III procesor with a p6bx2 motherboard. My problem is at the assembling. I searched the web lookin for this t[SIZE=4]y[/SIZE]pe of mot[SIZE=4]her[SIZE=4]board but co[SIZE=4]uld[SIZE=4]n'[SIZE=4]t fin[SIZE=4]d anythin[SIZE=4]g.[SIZE=4] It [SIZE=4]has a different [SIZE=4]'fron[SIZE=4]t panel[SIZE=4]' so[SIZE=4] I don[SIZE=4]'[SIZE=4]t find the [SIZE=4]'[/SIZE]p[SIZE=4]o[SIZE=4]wer sw[/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE]' pin connector and others. If someone has a pentium III mb I would be pleased to send me here a diagram with such front panel.

sorry for my english...

Any suggestion is such usefull...
 

A:Solved: Front panel connectors!! LuckyTech p6bx2

This is a manual for that motherboard :- http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rc...koDQDQ&usg=AFQjCNEIopdXjvEZacBElvzjpybqhdUX7g

The front panel connections are shown in diagram J7.on page 5.
 

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I upgraded from my Dell 8300 at work.  It has an I% processor so the idea was to give it to my son.  He wanted to keep his case, so I thought no big deal.  Now I am ready to toss it all out.
I cannot find a schematic for the front panel cables anywhere (motherboard DH67M01).  I need to hook up Power LED, Power Switch, and HDD LED (there is no reset button).
I only hope I have done it wrong, because now the computer will not boot (black screen with blinking cursor).

A:Dell 8300 with DH67M01 Motherboard front panel power connectors

Here are a couple of threads that might help you.
en.community.dell.com/.../19629462
en.community.dell.com/.../19586001
You might also check that all the power connectors to the MoBo are properly seated.
Don't give up...

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I have the mothermoard that comes with the TinkCentre E93 Desktop and I have since upgraded my computer case to something bigger and better looking. I managed to get everything connected besides the front panel connectors which are very important. The ThinkCentre motherboard is a bit weird in its layout and the ThinkCentre case had a single connector that connects into this pinout however, my new case has single connectors instead of a single 13 pin + 1 blank connector. My case has a connector which consists of a total of 9 pins.It would've been simple if the board had a marking indicating what each pinout is for and which is positive and negative but unfortunately there isn't any of  that. At the moment I can't seem to find any information at all with regard to how I should connect this. I would like to get opinions with regards to which pin goes where. This is the full specs of the desktop  

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In system information it says I have a local fixed disk, which I think is HDD? I want to upgrade to an SSD. 1.) Regarding the current HDD, can I/should I remove it when upgrading? If it can be removed, is there any benefit to keeping it in place for other functions, etc? 2.) Im not sure which type of SSD to get. I cannot determine if I need mSATA, a 2.5" SSD, 3.5" SSD, or a 2.5" with a 3.5" adaptor. Any benefits to choosing a particular type? Are they all compatible with this model? Thank you

A:ThinkCentre M92p Desktop - Type 3209; Upgrading to SSD

2.5" SSD, with or without a 3.5" adapter.  Samsung 860 Evo is a popular, cost effective choice. 

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I own a Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO (tiny form factor). It has one DisplayPort and an Intel Core i5-3470T processor (with integrated graphics). Does this model support DP MST? I've had no luck trying to connect two Dell U2515H monitors. Dell U2515h manual

A:Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO and DP Multi-Stre...

Where did you see that your Intel graphics supports DP 1.2? 

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I bought a Lenovo M81 ThinkCentre SFF motherboard for a cheap gaming pc I am building.Well the issue is that every post I have found about the front panel pin layout isn?t workingThe case is FBM-01 By RosewillBut I have even tried the screwdriver method and nothing.I have the psu plugged in,the wires for that.And the basic components,ram,cpu,gpu,and the psu and nothing.What am I doing wrong?

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I have a ThinkCentre M81. I am currently trying to put the guts of it in a different case, so that I can add some more disk storage to it. I have checked all of the guides I can find on the Lenovo Support site, and they just show the location of the connector, and how to repalce the front panel.  I am trying to connect standard ATX front panel connections to my M81 motherboard, which I am having some trouble with, due to the Lenovo front panel connector just being one big connector. I am just wondering if this information would be in a resource I missed somewhere, or if I have to trace out the wires.













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A:ThinkCentre M81 Front panel connector pinout

It's not your model, but perhaps they are similar:
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/ThinkCentre-A60-front-panels-power-audio-and-...

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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre A60 front panel (power, audio and USB) pinouts (& M58, M71, M91)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio and USB) pinouts (A60, M58, M71, M91, M92)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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Hello, I've recently bought an m57p (type) motherboard and I'm trying to install into a new case. But I can't find any instruction or scheme how to connect front panel cables. Can anybody explane how to connect them? I now have 13 pins and I have any ideas how to connet them correctly. Please help me...

A:ThinkCentre M57p (type 9088) front panel connector...

Refer to this thread.   Thx. 
 
ThinkCentre-front-panels-power-audio-and-USB-pinout
 
 

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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio & USB) pinouts (A55, M58, M71e, M73, M91, M92, M93)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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I'm getting the following error when trying to establish an internet connection on my M92p Desktop ThinkCentre. The problem goes away for a while when I reinstall the drivers by pointing the search location to a "Intel® Ethernet Adapter Complete Driver Pack" I downloaded from Intel's website, spesifically for the 82579LM Gigabit Network controller. It's completely random when the problem comes back again and the internet stops working. How do I troubleshoot the source of this problem and get rid of it completely? I have tried the drivers from Lenovo, and they make no difference. Using a D-Link W-LAN dongle atm.

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I found a lot of people searching for this information... since I was unable to find it, I tested the front panel connectors by myself, and that is what I found:
 
Power front panel (black connector)
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | | | | | | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Yl | | Bk | Gn | Yl | Bk |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 |xxxx|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Description

1 Black Disk activiry led ground
2 Yellow Disk activiry led ground
3 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
6 Black Power led ground
7 Not connected
8 Yellow Power led signal
9 Not connected
10 Yellow Power switch signal
11 Not connected
12 Black Power switch ground
13 Not connected
14 Locked (no pin)
USB front panel (yellow connector)
 
It's a standard internal USB connector, but with two additional ground wires
 
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Re | Wh | Gn | Bk | |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| Bk | Bw | Bl | Yl | Bk |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 | 9 | 11 |
+----+----+----+----+----+----+
| 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 |XXXX|
+----+----+----+----+----+----+

1 Black Ground
2 Black Ground
3 Red US... Read more

A:ThinkCentre front panel connector (power, audio & USB) pinout recase (M58, M71e, M73, M91, M92, M93)

OK I am intrigued.  What are you trying to accomplish ... a hibrid A60 ?





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I have a Inspiron 3847 desktop PC.  It came with a front panel with two USB 2 ports, earphone jack, mic jack, and card reader slot.  All of the USB 3 ports are on the rear of the case.  I would like to have a front panel with USB 3 ports.  There is one empty bay in the front of the case between the DVD drive and the existing USB 2 panel.  What would be the easiest way to install USB 3 ports in this empty bay?
I have seen USB 3 cards that install in the MB some of which have an internal socket that might feed such a front panel.  Would this work?  What type of front panel assembly would I need to fit the existing bay?
Thanks in advance for any advice.

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Hello, I am trying to change the computer case of my hp pavilion 500-589c to get more airflow but the front panel of the new case has single pin connectors to connect to the motherboard while the hp case had one big connector. So I'd like to know the layout of the front panel pins of my motherboard so I can know which ones are for the power led or hard drive led etc. I could not find the layout of those pins anywhere but I know there are some awesome people on the forums that could help. Thank you in advance for any help given

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The Mic and head phone sockets in the back panel are working but, not the sockets in the front panel.

I have checked the settings in the Realtek audio manager in the system stray.

Is the issue with the hardware itself?

Or, do I need to configure them?

Thank you for your consideration.
 

A:Mic and head phones sockets in the front panel of my desktop PC not working?

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Hi there,I recently got a ThinkCentre M92p (model 3227K75) with a CPU i5-3470 (3.2Ghz), 32Gb of RAM, large SSD and an nVidia GeForce GT1030.I have seen lot's of not up to dated forum regarding the upgrade options for this computer so I hope you don't mind if I make this question again: what's the best upgrade I can do, with appreciable result, for CPU and GPU? Other question: can I go for 64Gb of RAM? Thanks in advance for your suggestions!!Gennaro

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I tried updating the BIOS on my M92p tiny and now I don't see the bios screen or any output. I have tried the BIOS recovery steps in the manual:- The system doesn't beep after a few minutes with a USB BIOS recovery key (tested and usb is bootable on another pc)- The system turns on but doesn't show any output or errors- I burned a BIOS CD but when plugging the CD drive into the internal sata + sata power it doesn't get powered- I tried the CD drive while being powered from another pc and then plugging the sata in - didn't do anything- The system will ramp up the fan for a split second and then the fan slows down and the system stays on- Sometimes the system will reboot a few times and then go off completely. - Taking the RAM out gives the RAM error beep code- The CPU gets hot so it must be powered at least?- I left the CMOS battery out overnight I have a vga cable plugged in, it's possible that it's outputting on the displayport so I'm not seeing anything but I find that very unlikely? Anything I've missed or could try? If not, any idea how much a replacement motherboard is?  Cheers 

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I got a refurb M92P with (according to the specs) an 80 watt PS (?). To upgrade I thought I'd at least try the Lenovo 240 watt (since the footprint is identical). Anyway, got it, hooked up the 24 to 14 pin adapter cable, and plugged it in. The unit wouldn't boot, kept turning on/off every couple seconds, so I shut it down and replaced the original PS. Anyone heard of that happening? It seems odd that I read of other people hooking up 3rd party PSs with the adapter cable with no problem, yet a Lenovo  made PS does this? Also, I'd hate to buy a 3rd party PS and experience the same thing. At least with the Lenovo PS the vendor accepts returns. Any insights appreciated.

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Hello, i bought a lenovo m92p, but for gaming i want to upgrade the gpu, actually there's a gt630 i want to upgrade to 1050ti. CPU: i5 3470PSU: FSP280-40EPARAM: 8 gb The issue is, the 280W PSU will hold a 1050ti?

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I would like to upgrade my GTX 960 to a 1070. My concern is if the motherboard can support a GTX 1070. I have already replaced the power supply so that is not an issue. Just would like to verify before I make a purchase. 

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ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

A:ThinkCentre M92P 3209B32 SSD limitation

@teicheng wrote:
ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

I'm sure there is a storage limitation, but not as nearly as low as 1 TB.  (And it maybe more a function of the OS.)

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