Friday, May 30, 2008

Week 16 - Started Computer!

We finished cleaning up our wiring with zip ties and turned them on for the first time

Friday, May 23, 2008

Week 15 - Wiring

We started wiring our computer

  • Plugged Power into Motherboard, CD-Rom, Fans and Hard Drive
  • Connected CD-ROM and Hard Drive to Motherboard
  • Connected Front Buttons to Motherboard (Power, Reset, LEDs)
  • Connected Front USB and Audio cables to Motherboard
  • Cleaned up wiring using Zip Ties

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Week 14 - CPU and RAM

We put in CPU (Intel Processors) and Memory (RAM)
  • Opened Box with Chip
  • We read directions
  • Took off plastic protector on slot in motherboard
  • Opened Slot on Motherboard for Chip to set in
  • We took Chip out of plastic
  • We put Chip in Slot (lined up Notches and locked cover)
  • We put in Heat Sink Fan
  • We locked Fan to Mother board and plugged into mobo

We put in Memory (Ram) in our computer as well

* Mr. Kelley Repeated his TIE and a 6th Grader won

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Week 13 - Mother Boards

We installed our Mother Boards in our Cases

Friday, May 02, 2008

Week 12 - Put in Hard Drives & DVD Roms

We put in hard drives and dvd drives in our new computers