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Core i5 Bundle Quick Start Guide

This guide will show you how to easily install the CPU and RAM into the motherboard of your Core i5 Barebones Bundle providing a solid base to build or upgrade the rest of your system. Our full range of component bundles can be found on our PC Components Bundles page.

 

1.    CPU Installation

Warning

DO NOT remove the CPU socket cover until CPU is installed.

1

Push the lever down (A) and unclip it (B).

2

Lift the load plate and lever.

3

Align the notches on the CPU with the notches on the CPU socket and gently lower the CPU into the socket.

4

Close the load plate (A) so that it returns to its original position beneath the screw (B). Then lower the lever back to its original position.

5

The CPU socket cover will pop off and can now be removed.

LTT Video Guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zojIW-2DD8&t=420s

 

2.    RAM Installation

1

Gently push down on RAM Retention clip.

2

Align notch on RAM module with notch in RAM slot and insert RAM module into RAM slot.

3

Retention clip will click back into place when RAM module is fully inserted.

NOTE

RAM should be installed in slots B2 and A2 (grey slots

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