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almost finished with new build. stuck on getting optical, and hard drive hooked up

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August 15, 2013 5:34:23 PM

I was rolling along putting this rig together. Ive got the ram hooked up, cpu fan wired in, psu in, and I believe all the front panel lights, power swithces etc are good to go. Now im kinda stuck with a couple issues. Number one is this big blue usb connector. I believe it 10 pins on top 10 on bottom. It doesnt fit anywhere so Im not sure I need it. It came with the case, attached to the front panel I believe its a type of usb connector. Second issue is hooking the graphics card up. i have the evga gtx 760. It has a 6 pin and an 8 pin port. Ive got the 6 pin hooked up to the psu using a pci-e. But with the 8 pin Im having trouble finding a pci-e to connect it to that using all of its 8 wire coming from the pins. Last issue is the optical drive. I have the long sata port and short sata port. My motherboard came with the sata for the small port so i hooked that up, but for the longer looking one, ive got the end that goes into the optical but not into the motherboard?
So thats where I am if anyone can shed some light on this Id really apprecaite it, as it would complete my build.
August 15, 2013 5:58:31 PM

I believe I figured out the optical and hard drive wiring. Still not completely sure about the video card though.
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August 15, 2013 6:27:59 PM

tiny voices said:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_56kyib-Ls Here is a helpful video.

What PSU do you have?

That blue connector is for USB 3.0.


Now it says, reboot and select proper boot device. Or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key.
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