Question about AcerPower FE PC Desktop

2 Answers

WANT TO SEE DIAGRAMS OF A T650-8B7H ASPIRE COMPUTER COMPONENTS ie the inside parts motherbody ,power suply,processor,hard drive and sound and video cards

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Acer Master
  • 5,660 Answers

This is a PDF Service Manual for the Acer Aspire T650 series desktop computers, from Acer Support,

http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/manuals/acer/0000/servicemanuals/S.G_AS650_E500APF5_BOOK.book.pdf

After you click on the link you won't see anything happening for up to 30 seconds. The file is downloading in the background.

If you see the first page, and the file is still downloading, let the file download all the way before looking though it.

(Should the Service manual link not work for you, state so in a Comment)

Proper computer speak for motherboard is Mainboard. The mainboard is shown on Page 15.
Connections to the Headers on the motherboard, are shown on Page 19.

Orienting the motherboard so the Processor is to the top, and Ram Memory slots to the right, the Front Panel header is on the bottom right of the motherboard.
PANEL 1.

The Front Panel header, is where the various cables from the Front Panel of the computer go.
(Front Panel being the plastic panel in the front of the computer. For this computer, the Power On button, two USB ports, Speaker/Headphone jack, and Microphone jack are in the front panel)

To the left, and down a little bit, of the processor socket is the 4-pin ATX +12 Volt header.
Square in shape, white in color, 4 socket holes.

This is where the 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable plugs into. (Two Black wires, two Yellow wires)
This is power for the Processor. If it isn't hooked up, the Processor won't turn on. No power.

Below the Processor socket's left corner is the header for the System Fan. The computer case fan. You will see there are 4 pins.
One for 12 Volts.
One for Ground.
One for detecting the RPM's of the fan. (Revolutions Per Minute)
One for varying the RPM's of the fan. This is the sensor connection.

To the upper right of the motherboard is another small white header. (Connector) This one has 3 pins. This is where the Processor (CPU) fan plugs in.

The long white connector below the CPU fan header is a 24-pin ATX main power connector.
The 24-pin ATX main power cable plugs in here.

The Front Panel header, or PANEL 1, is on the very bottom right.
Has two rows of pins.

Starting from the left side going right, there are 4 pins, NO pin, then 3 pins on the Top row.

Starting from the left going right, there are 7 pins across the bottom.

The pins on the Bottom are numbered Odd.
Starting from the left going right, the pins are numbered,
1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 13.

The pins on the Top are numbered Even.
Starting at the left going right the pins are numbered,
2, 4, 6, 8, NO pin, 12, and 14.

1) Pins 2 and 4 are for the MSG LED
(Pin 2 is for the + positive connection)

2) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive activity LED
(Pin 1 is for the + positive connection)

3) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Reset switch. (Button)
(Pin 7 is for the + positive connection)

4) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch.
(Pin 6 is the + positive connection)

5) Pins 11 and 13 are for the ODD LED
(Pin 11 is the + positive connection)

6) Pins 12 and 14 are for the LAN LED

Page 116 shows an exploded diagram of the inside, of the T650.

Acer doesn't give info as to who made the motherboard for them. (All pre-built computers have their parts made by someone else)

Due to it's square shape it's a Micro-ATX form factor motherboard.
9.6 inches by 9.6 inches, or 244mm by 244mm.
(The Micro-ATX form factor can be as small as 171mm by 171mm.
The following will give you more information,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motherboard_form_factor )

Information about the Aspire T650 motherboard from me,

1) Motherboard chipset:
The motherboard chipset, is what determines what components are supported on a motherboard.
(Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C. Integrated Circuit)

The motherboard chipset is the Northbridge and Southbridge chip.

The Northbridge chip determines what Processors, and Ram Memory are supported, as well as what High Speed graphics are supported.

(The Northbridge chip handles the faster processes of the computer.
AGP and PCI Express are high speed graphics.

Any graphics card inserted into a PCI slot, is low speed graphics. This is handled by the Southbridge chip. It's a slower process. Integrated graphics are also handled by the Southbridge chip.

You may wish to view this motherboard diagram,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

CPU stands for Central Processing Unit, or for short - Processor)

The Aspire T650 motherboard has an LA 775 processor socket.
The Northbridge chip is an ATI RC410
The Southbridge chip is a ULI M1573

Underneath the processor socket is the Northbridge chip. It's sitting diagonally, and has an aluminum heatsink sitting on top of it.

Below the Northbridge chip is a PCI-Express x16 slot used for a graphics card.

Below the PCI Express x16 slot is a PCI Express x1 slot. White in color, much shorter than a PCI slot.
There are two white PCI slots below the PCI Express x1 slot.

To the right of these white PCI slots is the Southbridge chip. ULI M1573
To the right of this chip are 4 SATA headers.
Below the 4 SATA headers is the Front Panel header.
(PANEL 1)

Are you having problems connecting components?
Do you need to know what components you can upgrade to?
(Processor, Ram Memory, graphics card, power supply, etc)
If so, simply state what information you need in a Comment.

Posted on May 03, 2010

×

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I'm unable to get the Aspire T650 service manual. Please help! (Should the Service manual link not work for you, state so in a Comment)

Posted on Oct 26, 2011

  • millardz Jan 22, 2012

    Didn't work for me could you email it me please at s.millard@live.co.uk

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to remove hard drive from acer aspire x3200


Remove the cover/side panel on the case to get access to the components inside the computer.
The SATA hard drive is secured to the disk drive bay with 4 screws.
Unplug the SATA data cable and power cable from the hard drive, then remove the 4 screws securing the hard drive in the drive bay.
The hard drive can be removed from the drive bay.
Reverse this order to fit the hard drive back inside the computer.

Oct 05, 2012 | Acer Aspire X3200 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Dell 2400 desktop pc will not turn on. Mother board flea led light does turn on.Tested power switch and wiring okay.I did swap power supply pack from a good working 2350 Dell pc same problem any...


Try to remove all components all drives (hard drives, cd/dvd roms, floppy drives, etc), all additional cards (modem, video card, sound card etc), remove the memory. Just leave the motheboard, proc and power supply. Before disconnecting everything completely discharge power by holding down the power button while the computer is unplug from the power. It should clear the flea light on the motherboard.
Test it again with just the motherboard, processor and the power supply. If still no power then most likely it is the motherboard since you already put a known good power supply. Motherboard has higher failure rate than the processor. You can swap a known good processor if there is.

Jul 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How to build a or assemble a computer and troubleshoot?


Building a computer will require: a motherboard, a processor, memory, a video card or motherboard with onboard video, a sound card or motherboard with onboard sound, at least one hard drive, a CD or DVD drive, a case for the computer components, a power supply, fans to cool the computer, an operating system, a monitor, speakers, keyboard, mouse, 2-3 hours to assemble the computer.
You must ensure that all of the components are compatible with one another. After receiving the parts, lay everything out on a large, clean surface. Make sure you are grounded by touching a metal surface; this will prevent the transfer of static electricity to your computer components.
Typically, the steps to install the components are as follows: 1. mount the power supply in the case, 2. mount the motherboard 3. lock the processor in the socket on the motherboard 4. insert the memory sticks into the slots on the motherboard 5. mount the processor fan on the processor 6. insert the video card into the applicable slot on the motherboard 7. insert the hard drive into a hard drive bay in the case, 8. insert the CD drive into a CD drive bay, 9. mount any fans you have to the fan cutouts on the case 10. connect all applicable data cables to the CD and hard drives 11. connect all applicable power cables to the motherboard, video card, processor, hard drive, CD drive, and any other components. 12. connect the front panel USB, power, lights, and reset connectors to the motherboard 13. close the case 14. connect the power, monitor, speakers, keyboard, and mouse to the computer
Because this process is rather involved, I recommend following a guide such as this one: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/how-tos/how-_build_silent_gaming_pc
It details the process, includes pictures, and even provides a list of compatible parts.

Jun 19, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

POWER IS PASSING. WHEN WE PRESS START FAN GIVING MOMENT AND OFF


Looks like a typical failure of one of the basic hardware in your computer, please try removing non critical components from your computer

1. Mouse
2. External storage devices (external hard drive / flash memory), camera, printer etc...
3. Connection to Internal CD / DVD drives and also the internal hard drive


If possible also remove the video card (if you have a add on video card).

Then check powering up your computer, it it works we have to connect the disconnected device one by one and power up your computer each time to find out which one is the faulty one. Even after removing all components if your system does the same thing, then the issue is narrowed down to either of the following
1. Motherboard
2. Power supply
3. RAM (if you have 2 modules check one at a time)
4. Processor.

To test the above, we need spare components of the same.

Feb 02, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have an Acer Aspire AM1641 U1521A desktop that will not boot up. No beeps, errors or monitor activity. Do I need a new hard drive, motherboard...?


Power Supply. Weak voltage power rail.

Has enough power to light LED lights, maybe spin fans, (Or spin a few times, and stop), but not enough power to turn the Processor on.

1) ALL of the LED lights combined use less than 1 Watt of power.

2) EACH fan uses 2 to 3 Watts of power.

3) A typical Processor can use 51 to 125 Watts of power.
Depends on what Processor it is.

Acer Aspire M1641-U1521A?
Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180 (2.0GHz)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Pentium_Dual-Core_microprocessors#.22Allendale.22.2C_.22Conroe.22_.2865_nm.29

Can use up to 65 Watts. (TDP)

The Power Supply used is a 250 Watt unit. Acer isn't known to use high quality power supply's. It's a generic low quality Power Supply.

[ However in all fairness to Acer, if the inside of the computer, AND the inside of the Power Supply, isn't cleaned out on a regular basis as needed, this can cause Power Supply failure also.

Use a can of compressed air for computers, with the plastic 'straw' attached. Hold onto the can with one hand, use the other hand to hold onto the straw, shoot air through the ventilation holes of the Power Supply's case. (Computer unplugged from power)

Come around to the back of the computer, use the air to clean the Power Supply's fan blades, center hub, and surrounding cage. (Shroud)

When the cooling components for the Power Supply, (Fan and Heatsinks used inside), become clogged with dust, dirt, etc., the cooling capacity drops tremendously.

The Power Supply overheats.
Heat = Wasted Energy

The Power Supply strains to keep up with the call for power, but eventually cannot, and fails.
Components inside the Power Supply fail ]

Replace the Power Supply.

Sep 28, 2010 | Acer Aspire M1641-U1521A PC Desktop

2 Answers

Computer upgrades


hard drive:http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Intellipower-WD20EADS-Frustration-Free/dp/B001RB1TIS/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1266265361&sr=1-1-fkmr0 processor: http://www.amazon.com/AMD-HD9750XAGHBOX-Phenom-Quad-Core-2-4GHz/dp/B0016HK7A4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1266265416&sr=1-3
graphics card:http://www.amazon.com/BFG-BFGE981024GTGE-GeForce-Graphics-EcoIntelligence/dp/B00288BH9K/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1266265506&sr=1-2
hope helps!!!! :D

Feb 15, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario 6016US PC Desktop

1 Answer

What the PSU of Acer Aspire m1610 1.8Ghz 160Gb hard drive


there is 1 square smps box in top side of cpu.it is your computer power suply unit.

Mar 21, 2009 | Acer Aspire 2100 (91.AB675.D02) PC Desktop

1 Answer

Computer will not boot.


Double check all connections and then remove anything not needed. Remove video card and try onboard video if available, remove all but one mem module, any cards and disconnect all drives. If you get video at this point, shut down and reconnect drives and components one by one. It helps if you have known-good parts to swapt as "new" does not always mean good.

Feb 17, 2009 | ASUS Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Upgrade Acer Aspire m1100


Is you are going to do a complete overhaul, you are better off going with a ASUS motherboard, with a processor, and 4 GB of memory. Here is a good place to get all these parts and your computer will run REALLY great.
www.computershopper.com

Feb 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire M1100-U1402A Refurbished AMD...

1 Answer

About my pc's configuration


amd i live get amd x 6400 with 4 gb ram to start nice asus mobo and a 8800gtx video nice power suply with it and mide size case with alot fans ok u can pplay any game get parts on newegg.com all for under 500

Jan 23, 2008 | Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz...

Not finding what you are looking for?
AcerPower FE PC Desktop Logo

919 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18387 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

586 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...