system assembly

  All ↵the parts I had ordered ↵finally arrived, and one week ago, on Monday, 05 March 2007, at 13:00h I unpacked the boxes.    First things first. The case I leave aside and carefully unwrap the mainboard, an Asus M2R32-MVP. The included documentation is excellent, reading it gives me a lot of confidence. Next I open the box of the CPU, an AMD Athlon X2 5200+. I bought the boxed edition, meaning a matching cooler and fan is included. The “documentation” boils down to instructions how to insert the CPU into the socket on the mainboard, and how to … Continue reading