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Steps to Assemble a System

Steps to Assemble a System


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Putting computers together is probably the best hobby today.
It's clean, useful, educational, and fun!

Here is a brief summary of the steps to assemble a system. More details are coming soon.


Prepare the computer case
  • Open case
  • Mount base screws
  • Open expansion slots
Prepare and mount the motherboard
  • Mount CPU and CPU cooler
  • Mount memory modules
  • Mount motherboard onto case
  • Connect power supply
Mount the drives
  • Mount floppy drive
  • Mount hard drive
  • Mount CD ROM drive
Connect the drives and motherboard
  • Connect floppy drive
  • Connect hard drive
  • Connect CD ROM drive
Mount video and other add-on cards
  • Mount video card
  • Mount sound card
  • Mount FAX/data modem
Testing and getting ready for operating system
  • Power-on for the first time
  • Clock speed and memory counting
  • Change BIOS
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