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Installing a Desktop PC Motherboard

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Connect the ATX Power Connecor
Connect Power to Motherboard

Connect Power to Motherboard

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Now the motherboard needs to be connected to the power supply. All motherboards will use the standard 20-pin ATX power connector block. Find this and plug it into the connector on the motherboard. Since most new computers require additional power, there may also be a 4-pin ATX12V power connector. If there is, locate this power cord and connect it into the connector on the motherboard as well.

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