HELP!!!! No idea how to hook up power switch/reset,etc...

HELP!!!! I can't figure out which way to hook up the power SW,reset SW,HDD leds,or power LED, I am trying to hook up an Antec P190's power switches and such on an Nforce 430 mobo,I got it from HP so there is no color designation or anything like that,I THINK I have the HD_Audio and USB an AC' 97 hooked up right,but I'm not sure about that either, little help please?
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  1. should be labeled on the mb. use a flashlight a look close they are obscure but labled
  2. panzerkiller13 said:
    HELP!!!! I can't figure out which way to hook up the power SW,reset SW,HDD leds,or power LED, . . .


    From the case these are separate leads, but they are all frequently connected to a single 2x10 pin or so header on the mobo.
  3. panzerkiller13 said:
    HELP!!!! I can't figure out which way to hook up the power SW,reset SW,HDD leds,or power LED, I am trying to hook up an Antec P190's power switches and such on an Nforce 430 mobo,I got it from HP so there is no color designation or anything like that,I THINK I have the HD_Audio and USB an AC' 97 hooked up right,but I'm not sure about that either, little help please?


    Pwr, reset, no polarity involved. They are switches, momentary on switches. LED's, you will have to just try. One way they will light, the other way they won't, so trial and error. You won't blow anything up...

    Only real 'gotcha' is not to cross up the firewire / usb connectors. I really wish they'd change the FW keying to avoid this issue.

    It would help to know more about the MB manufacturer, and more info like model type, but is probably a 'special made for HP' unit anyway.
  4. Your mobo manual is your friend.
  5. aford10 said:
    Your mobo manual is your friend.


    And HP are SO friendly, yeah?
  6. hook everything up. then take a small metal screw driver and use it to bridge the pins. the two pins that turn the PC on will be your power.
  7. croc said:
    And HP are SO friendly, yeah?



    yep,no motherboard manual here
  8. Just because it didn't come with one, doesn't mean there isn't one. If you know the model of the board, a google search should find your manual.
  9. panzerkiller13 said:
    yep,no motherboard manual here


    The 10-pin connector SHOULD have labels next to it ON THE MOBO telling you which pins are for what.
  10. Twoboxer said:
    The 10-pin connector SHOULD have labels next to it ON THE MOBO telling you which pins are for what.



    nope, I looked all around it for any type of labeling,nothin.

    but I finally got it hooked up and am now using my 8800GTS... problem is,I can't increase the refresh rate above 60Hz,someone tole me a DVI cable only supports up to 60Hz,is that a correct statement?
  11. No.

    Go to nVidia Control Panel, View=Advanced Settings, Manage 3D Settings, Global Tab, Vertical Synch is the parameter you want to adjust.

    If this is forced on, FPS is limited to themonitor's vertical synch rate. You can't see any more FPS anyhow, and matching the two produces (they say) optimal results.
  12. The ten pin does not have labels that's why i couldn't complete the project in the first place. And the computer cannot turn on without the power supply so no bios or other information can be obtained. tanks
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