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PC Setup Guide

This guide will explain how to connect your monitor, mouse, keyboard, headset and WiFi / Bluetooth adapters to your new PC.

We will begin with an overview of the ports on the back of the PC, then explain what goes where.

Port Overview

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1 - USB 2.0 ports

2 - HDMI / DisplayPort connections. These are used when you don't have a dedicated graphics card.

3 - USB 3.2 GEN 1 5Gbps ports

4 - USB 3.2 GEN 2 10Gbps ports

5 - Ethernet port for cabled internet connections

6 - WiFi Antenna ports for WiFi enabled motherboards

7 - Audio ports (blue - line in, green - line out, pink - microphone)

8 - Graphics card video ports. There is a mix of HDMI / DisplayPort connections and support for multiple monitors

9 - Power supply kettle plug port

10 - Power supply power switch, do not turn this on until you have connected all your devices / peripherals

Port Overview

Monitor - The HDMI / DisplayPort cable will run from the monitor to (8) if you have a graphics card and (2) if you don't have a graphics card

Keyboard / Mouse - will connect to (1), (3) or (4)

Headset - will connect to (1), (3) or (4). Or, (7)

Internet - will connect to (5) for cable, (6) included WiFi antenna or (1), (3) or (4) for a USB wireless receiver or bluetooth receiver.

Note: Which USB ports you use for your devices will depend on the requirements of your device. If in doubt, check your manual / hardware requirements. If still in doubt, use (3) or (4) which are the newest ports and deliver more power / have higher transfer speeds

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