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Installing A Motherboard
Our next step in the process is installing a motherboard. We will need the hex head screws and hex body screws that came with your motherboard for this step. Note: it's important to buy the right motherboard for your needs - the 'mobo' is the heart of your system so make sure you select for good quality (and a good warranty or return program).
IMPORTANT: Some motherboards are a real tight fit against the back panel plate, and in order to get the screw holes lined up, you may need to brace the motherboard tightly against the back plate. This is not abnormal, just use gentle even pressure against the back plate, line up a hole and put a screw in. Do the same for a second hole and the motherboard will stay in place.
With the motherboard in place, find the rounded top cross-tip screws, and screw them through the motherboard's holes into each of the hex screws you inserted earlier. Be careful not to let the screwdriver slip out and scratch the motherboard
Get the screws in place and tighten them down. Don't over tighten the screws. Just get them snug in place.
Congratulations, you just installed a motherboard! Now, on to the power supply and power connections...
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