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 Post subject: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:53 am 
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Hi there, i'm new on this board, mainly because my friend is going to trade me his Dell XPS 630i board-cpu-RAM and probably his 750W power supply (from the same XPS computer) as well.

Thing is i noticed for front panel IO, it use some kind of proprietary board.

Now i did noticed a picture with every connectors listed, but it doesn't tell me, for example, at number 3 (Front LED), which pins are which, and which pins are for the power and reset connector.
I did noticed it seem to have a power switch right on the board, but it's a pain to open and close the case everytime you want to use the computer.

So is there a detailled pinouts picture for the different LEDs, Power and Reset Switch?

i'm planning to put this board inside an Antec P180 case, along with a Scythe Ninja Plus rev.B on the CPU...


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:42 am 
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If you would be so kind to post some pics of the pin connectors you are talking about, we can help you out :)

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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:52 am 
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while i don't have the board right now, my friend told me it's from his Dell XPS 630i computer.

And i'm talking about this picture here:
http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm59 ... mboard.jpg
It come from this topic here:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4200

which explain which connector do what, but they don't show which pins do what, for regular ATX cases.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:31 am 
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This is the standard Intel pin layout for front panel connections. Use the image to help you understand what the pins (on the 630i motherboard) are assigned to operate.

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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:34 am 
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alright, so...the "Front LED" connector pins, on this Dell board, also include the reset and power switches pins?


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:41 am 
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RaptorZX3 wrote:
alright, so...the "Front LED" connector pins, on this Dell board, also include the reset and power switches pins?


Yes :thumbup: ...The layout in the image I had posted for you explains the pin layout assignments on the 630i motherboard.

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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:00 am 
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So basically this is the only thing i would have to worry about for the pinouts, right?

USB is pretty much standard i bet, and audio IO as well i guess.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:20 am 
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That's correct

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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:49 am 
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Also, do you think i should use my Thermalright HR-05 chipset heatsink on it? i've put a fan on that heatsink as well, it's currently being used on my S939 board, but i have the bracket for Intel boards with the little hooks to go thru the metal loops.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
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If it can fit on the board properly, go for it :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 6:16 am 
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it should, it have many different brackets for push-pins, but only 1 with "hooks", it was bought to reduce chipset temps seeing the stock heatsink not having enough cooling and often going up to 52-53 Celcius, when the manufacturer wrote it can take up to 55 Celcius, so it got me worried. If i can reuse it on a better board, you know...


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:13 am 
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Oh yes, i noticed the Dell 750W power supply have 2x 6pins PCI-Express connectors. Do you think it's safe to use a 6pins to 8pins adapter? (i noticed that all 8pins, or 6+2pins, the extra 2pins only provide the ground, so i suppose it would be safe, but i want to know).

i'm asking because i want to use a Geforce GTX 280, and it use 1x 6pins and 1x 8pins, those cards tend to use a lot of power unfortunately, but this card is still better, performance-wise, than a Geforce GTS 450.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:36 am 
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Alright, i've installed the board in my Antec P180 case, with a Scythe Ninja plus Rev.B on the CPU, and using 120mm Noctua fans on the cooler and exhaust top, rear and front.

I had to remove a big chunk of firm foam behind the board for it to fit inside.

Now i'll have to connect the front USB, Firewire and audio on the sound card i'm using on this "new" PC (Asus Xonar DG, PCI), i had to get a 2pins SPDIF cable because that video card don't have built-in audio.

And my friend forgot to bring the 4 x 2gb DDR2-800, but i have a 1gb DDR2-667 while i wait for when he'll come back next week, so i can install Windows and stuff...with slow speed since i have barely enough RAM for Windows.

Seem to work like a charm, just maybe the Dell 750W power supply slightly whining sometimes, but it doesn't seem to be bad, so i'll slowly check for a good 650W+ power supply around...


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:04 pm 
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i overclocked the CPU from 2.4Ghz to 2.6Ghz following some steps by someone. It seem to work alright, but i'll have to wait until i get the DDR2-800 in this PC to run games correctly on it.


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 Post subject: Re: Pinouts for regular ATX case?
 Post Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:48 am 
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i have another question. What's the pinout for the audio SPDIF? (number 11 on that board picture).


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