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Build an Awesome PC, 2014 Edition by Mike Riley

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Connecting the Cables

Caution Leave the power supply unplugged until your PC is ready to be powered on at the end of the build. We don’t want any voltage going through the system unexpectedly during assembly.

Take a look at the front of PC case. See the openings for headphones, a microphone, USB, and even an old FireWire port? There’s also an LED activity light for power state and hard drive activity as well as a few buttons to manage power state, as the next figure shows.

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Figure 26. The front panel of the PC case

Now take a look in back of the panel ...

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