Here's an update from today's activities, the pictures I took were not good quality and wasn't really good lol:
I done a bare bones set up with the MB/CPU/RAM/SSD with my old PSU/GPU as well as monitor.
I managed to get a BIOS screen! Which is good I think but then I noticed something.
The fan of the PSU is not turning at all, I thought that the PSU was the wrong way up so I turned the power off and rotated the PSU (so the fan is pointing downwards) but the was still not spinning. (is this a problem).
After running the bare bones, I connected everything to the new case and tested to see if it would run (Only one RAM connected). The computer got to the BIOS screen so again, I know that I managed to assemble the parts properly.
I then had a thought that I will use this case with the old set up, basically still using everything but have a new case and a SSD inside the case, just not connected.
This is because the OS that I bought (Windows 8.1) will not be delivered yet until Tuesday next week.
Some things that stood out to me are:
Computer still restarts even when I go on shut down (known error, still showed the problem even with new case).
PSU fan not spinning (today was the first time I saw this)
Only changes I made is the case for my current build. The new build is just a matter of swap and install into this case, everything else is ready.
My questions with the build:
Connecting the PSU cables to the drives - Does it really matter which one I connect to the HDD/Optical Drive/SSD in terms of end of the cable or the first.
Is there an order to connect the SATA/USB to the MB like, "I must connect the Sata to SATA 1 and so on, USB to USB 1 and so on."
Few things to add:
I've tidied up the case this afternoon, I found out that you can actually put the cables through the little holes and gaps and make it come around the other side (duh) so the airflow is a bit better now.
I've put the hard rive on the 7th slot, see below:
I took the extra fan cage out from one of the hard drive holders and wired everything up. (It started, I think I'm getting better at this)
However, I found out that the front fan is not working.
I connected both front fans into the MB (took the top fan off for the meantime). As you can see from the photos below, the bottom front fan has no power.
Front of the case clearly shows only the middle fan working.
Now I tried using different fans on the same slot but it did not work. As well as connecting the Front Bottom Fan into other slots on the MB and it still did not work.
I looked at the cable and everything seemed fine however I noticed that it does not clip as tight into the MB unlike the other fans.
Can I please have any help on this?
The PSU fan IS spinning as soon as I start the power, however during the start up there was an ugly noise coming from it. Here is a link to my dropbox folder where I have saved it:
As of making this edit post, the fans are all sounding good. The start up was the only problem as well as the boot time was really slow along with opening the browser etc.
Edited by Vinceroman, 18 July 2014 - 12:09 PM.