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Build an Awesome PC, 2014 Edition by Mike Riley

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Seating the Motherboard

Remove both side panels of the 500R PC case such that the interior frame is completely exposed. Lay the PC case on its right side so it’s easier to position the motherboard inside it (per the following figure).

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Figure 14. The exposed PC case is ready for MOBO mounting.

Before placing the motherboard inside the PC case, attach the plastic I/O port cover plate that accompanied the motherboard to the knocked-out I/O shield area in the upper-left side of the PC case, as Figure 15, Snap the MOBO's I/O cover plate into this opening shows.

Figure 15. Snap the MOBO’s I/O cover plate into this opening.

Check the orientation ...

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