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Installing the Motherboard
For a detailed look at installing a processor choose one of the links below.
Installing an Intel 1366 Core i7 LGA Processor
Installing an Intel 775 LGA Processor
Installing an AMD Athlon64 Processor
Note: black is always ground (or negative) and the colored wire is signal (or positive) Your motherboard manual will indicate which post is positive. You may need to flip the connector so the colored wire lines up with the positive post.
Here we have all of the wires hooked up, the last step is to install the motherboard and screw it down.
The trick here is to line up the motherboard so that everything on the I/O panel is in the proper location and push the board over with one hand while you install a single screw to hold it in place. The middle hole opposite of the I/O panel works well for this and allows you to reposition the board so the other holes line up. At this point check the I/O panel for any obstructions and install the rest of the mounting screws.
And that is it! You have successfully installed a motherboard.