Sunday, August 30, 2015
Open all the boxes and take out all of the components.
Lay the motherboard on a clean table and open the latch on the processor socket. Dispose of the protective cover and insert the processor.
Open the memory slots by pressing the latches on the side of it outward. Insert the memory in the socket and press down until the latches click back in the upward position.
Insert the motherboard in the case and screw it in place using the screws provided with the case.
Install the hard drive(s) and CD/DVD drive in the case and secure them with screws.
Connect the case cables to the motherboard. Connect the power cables to the motherboard and drives. Connect the SATA or SAS cables from the motherboard to the drives.
Connect the server to the power outlet, screen, keyboard and mouse. Turn the server on to check if everything is plugged correctly. Close the case.