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Hey guys, I'm building a Silent PC Case for my Design & Technology GCSE in school, but I've come across one problem....

I never even thought about it until I looked at my case, A Power Button!!!


How am I supposed to turn on the system without a Power Button??


Could someone suggest what they used and send me a link please??
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Until you get a button use the motherboard?
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Originally Posted by jackblack644 View Post

Hey guys, I'm building a Silent PC Case for my Design & Technology GCSE in school, but I've come across one problem....
I never even thought about it until I looked at my case, A Power Button!!!
How am I supposed to turn on the system without a Power Button??
Could someone suggest what they used and send me a link please??


The best and easiest way to finish off your chassis is to install a power switch button cable.  Plug one end to the corresponding pins of the motherboard (see the red circle in the pic below for an example, using your Gigabyte G41MT-S2P) and place the other end to a convenient location of your chassis.

 

Gigabyte G41MT-S2P.jpg

 

http://www.amazon.com/Power-Motherboard-Cable-Switch-Button/dp/B00345WH4A

 


Edited by windfire - 1/6/12 at 9:37pm
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post #5 of 6
Just get a simple on/off switch and plug it into the correct header on your board as windfire pointed out.
http://www.amazon.com/Power-Motherboard-Cable-Switch-Button/dp/B00345WH4A - $5
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the replies guys!!

I have a spare power switch I stole from my old Packard Bell case, I can use this (or the screwdriver method) to turn on the system and configure the Bios to power on with a keyboard.


I'll turn it off, unplug the power switch, and just hit Space on my keyboard!!

Voila - Computer is on!!!!!!
First Computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Celeron E3400 Gigabyte G41MT-S2P Nvidia GeForce GT640 Crucial 4GB (2x2GB) 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung F3 250GB LG GH22NS50 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Sharkoon Silent Eagle 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Professional Dell Ultrasharp 2405FPW Logitech K260 Corsair CX430 
CaseMouseAudio
Antec Three Hundred Logitech K260 Onboard 
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Intel Celeron E3400 Gigabyte G41MT-S2P Nvidia GeForce GT640 Crucial 4GB (2x2GB) 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung F3 250GB LG GH22NS50 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Sharkoon Silent Eagle 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Professional Dell Ultrasharp 2405FPW Logitech K260 Corsair CX430 
CaseMouseAudio
Antec Three Hundred Logitech K260 Onboard 
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