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connecting computer case to mainboard - cables

by cherrythomas / March 29, 2008 1:18 AM PDT

I just got a new MB and I've connected evertyhing except from the cables of the front panel of my computer case. On the front panel I have:
- hdd led
- power led
- power button
- reset button
- 2 USB ports

The avaible cables are:
- HDD LED (white, orange)
- M/B SW (black, green, the green cable has a KSP sign on the connector)
- RESET SW (black, white, the black cable has KSP)

- POWER LED (+) green
- (-) white

- (1) +5V red
- (1) -D white
- (1) +D green
- (1) GROUND black

- (2) +5V red
- (2) -D white
- (2) +D green
- (2) GROUND black

I know for sure where to connect the HDD LED and the RESET SW cables but with the rest I'm not sure.
Can anyone help?
Here are pictures of my mainboards manual:

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Ok...without specific question to answer,
by ahtoi / March 29, 2008 5:37 AM PDT

I am going to say in general;

Power switch and reset switch are non-polarized so which wire to which pin is not important as long it is to the correct 2 pins.

The led connections are polarize, but the nice thing about it is if connected incorrectly (no harm done, just wonṫ work, that's all); just reverse it.

As for the other 2 connections, is that for firewire? If so; do you have built-in wirefire on the motherboard (IEEE1394)?

For detail location, of course the manual is your best friend. Good luck.

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Exactly what MB (mfg., model & rev) do you have ?
by VAPCMD / March 29, 2008 6:08 AM PDT

Have you started the system yet ?


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