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While they are the same physical part as a header, generally with PCs 'headers' are pins you attach leads to. Say, the HDD LED or the Power Switch leads. Pins specific to jumpers are refered to as "Jumper Pins" and are arranged into "Jumper Blocks". A reference Another


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There are two ways a motherboard can provide more PCI-e lanes then the chipset provides: Some modern CPU's provide PCI-e lanes of their own. (in addition to the lanes provided by the chipset) There are PCI-e switches which provide extra PCI-e lanes. Think of this as an Y shape. The bottom of the Y can be 16 PCI-e lanes connected to the normal places on the ...


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The card itself is an 5740 IBM 03N5444 Quad Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCI-X Ethernet Adapter which IBM states is a PCI-X 1.0a adapter that operates at 3.3 volts. The motherboard itself is an HP P5LP-LE (Leonite) which has only PCI slots. More details from the manual itself here: There are three 32-bit PCI slots on this motherboard. The slots ...


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Depends on what you mean by "get this to work". That drive support OPAL 2.0, which allows various software managed encryption schemes to use hardware accelerated encryption. It also allows for pre-boot authentication (PBA) for encryption, such as BIOS/EFI schemes. If you want to use PBA (ie a password/pin at the BIOS/EFI) then you'll have to switch to a ...


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I'd probably call them "connectors". But I wouldn't stress too much about the semantics, I have heard IT professionals use every one of these terms at some time or another.


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Most motherboards have both the 3pin and 2pin power LED header, I'd be surprised if yours actually didn't. Since you didn't supply you motherboard's model number I can't confirm or deny that for you; check your manual. If it doesn't, just use an X-acto knife with a fine point on it to gently pry the plastic tabs back, while gently pulling/tugging the wire, ...


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If the power LED cable has a connector at each end (rather than being soldered to the power LED), and is in a place where the wire routing is readily accessible, you can probably buy a replacement cable that has the right connector for a few dollars. If not, a simple solution would be to scrounge a cable with the right connector at the end (they are ...


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From the specifications on the Asus site (scroll to the bottom): uATX Form Factor 9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm ) More information regarding the microATX (µATX) form factor is available here.


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How many DCs do you have in your environment? If the failed server was not the only DC in the domain, then there are other ways to restore the server. This is not a supported method (I'd call it 'experimental') and all supported methods require making backups but you might be able to restore Active Directory Domain Services using the following procedure. If ...


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You’re confusing “PCI” and “PCI Express”. They are not compatible. Your board does not have a PCI slot at all. So you cannot use this NIC.


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@Ramhound was right, after going through very basic troubleshooting with ASRock, they RMA'd it. I got the replacement in last week and it's been running for a few days now without any issue.


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To answer my own question: in the end it was my graphics card that was broken. Be sure that if you want to deduce what's wrong with your pc you remove the cmos battery after you remove a component, as this can affect your test results(it did in my case, if I didn't remove the battery after removing my graphics card, it still wouldn't start, which made me ...


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It depends on the card. The card is allowed to draw up to 75 Watt. It does not need to draw as much as it can. E.g. A card with a 6 pin PCI-e power connector is allowed to draw up to 150 Watt (75 from ther PCI-e connector and 75 Watt from the 6 pins connector). If it only needs 125 Watts then drawing 75 Watt from the 6 pins connector and 50 Watt via the ...


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The moment you turn on the computer, your CPU should start to work and to generate (dissipate) the heat. If your CPU is cold, this mean that it is not powered. No power to your CPU, no BIOS, no beeps... nothing :) The fact that system turns off after a few seconds is usually the CPU overheating issue as motherboard will cut the power to prevent overheating. ...


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A newer PSU will likely have a 6 or 8-pin instead of the old 4. Sometimes they are splittable, like the 20/24 ATX connector, sometimes not The first 4 pins will still fit an older motherboard... & will only fit one way. Don't run it without the 6/8/4-pin in place. According to the Corsair site, that PSU definitely has an EPS connector, though I can't ...


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Your motherboard only requires two power connections, the 24-pin main power connector and a 4-pin 12V connector for the CPU: As long as you make both of these connections it will be safe to power on your computer.


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Considering that one side of the component appears to be attached to a ground plane I'd say that most likely it is a decoupling capacitor. However it's impossible to be sure from the photo alone because it looks like an 0603 package that are also commonly used by other passive components such as resistors and inductors. You're right that sometimes they can ...


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PWM control requires that fourth pin on the header. Since your fans only have 3 pins, they are not PWM capable, which is why they go to full speed when you set the bios to use PWM. 1500-1600 rpm is probably close to the minimum speed the fan can operate at. The only way to get it quieter is to stop it completely, which I'm guessing your motherboard is not ...


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Intel created this form factor, primarily aimed at being used in All-In-One PCs. The easiest explanation is that they are thinner than regular Mini-ITX boards. Single stack ports on the back (I/O Shield height), (lay-flat) notebook-style memory sockets, etc. Thin Mini-ITX desktop boards have a lower z-height to support more compact All-in-One PC ...


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Yes. It is possible. You will have 6GB usable. (No broad answer because there are several identical and well answered questions here on [SU]).



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