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T a ble of C ont ent s
Chapter 1: Introduction ...........................................................1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
M7NCD Ultra Features .......................................................1
Package contents...............................................................3
M7NCD Ultra Layout (Version 8.0).......................................4
Component Index (Version 8.0)...........................................5
M7NCD Ultra Layout (Version 8.1).......................................6
Component Index (Version 8.1)...........................................7
Chapter 2: Hardware Installation ..........................................8
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.4
2.5
How to setup Jumper..........................................................8
CPU Installation .................................................................8
DDR DIMM Modules: DIMMB1-2, DIMMA1 ........................10
Jumpers, Headers, Connectors & Slots.............................. 11
Award BIOS Beep Code ...................................................17
T roubleshooting................................................................17
Chapter 3: WarpSpeeder™...................................................18
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
Introduction......................................................................18
System Requirement........................................................18
Installation .......................................................................19
[WarpSpeeder™] includes 1 tray icon and 5 panels:............20
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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
1.1
M7NCD U LTRA FEATURES
A. Hardware
C PU
Provides Socket-462.
Supports the AMD Athlon XP/Duron/Sempron processor up to
3200+.
Front Side Bus at 266/333/400 MHz.
Chipset
North Bridge: nFORCE2 SPP.
South Bridge: MCP, supports High Speed 800Mb/s Hyper-Transport
interface.
Main Mem ory
Supports up to 3 DDR devices.
Supports 266/333/400MHz (without ECC) DDR devices.
High performance 128 bit DDR400 Twin Bank Memory Architecture.
Maximum memory size is 3GB.
Supe r I/O
Chip: Winbond W83627HF.
Slots
5 32-bit PCI bus master slots.
1 AGP:
¾ AGP3.0 8X interface at 533Mb/s.
¾ Supports AGP 4X/ 8X.
On Board IDE
Supports 4 IDE disk drives.
Supports PIO Mode 4, Master Mode and Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133
Bus Master Mode.
Se rial ATA Chip
Chip: VIA VT 6420.
Supports 2 Serial ATA (SATA) ports.
Supports SATA RAID 0 and RAID 1 function.
Complaints with SATA 1.0 specification.
Data transfer rates up to 150 MB/s.
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On Board AC ’97 Sound Code c
Chip: ALC650/655.
Compliant with AC’97 specification.
AC97 2.2/2.3 interface.
Supports 6 channels.
On Board Pe riphe rals
a. Rear side
1 LAN connector.
1 Game port.
1 parallel port. (SPP/EPP/ECP mode)
2 serial ports .(COM2 is optional for version 8.x.)
2 USB2.0 ports.
Audio ports in horizontal position.
PS/2 mouse and PS/2 keyboard.
b. Front Side
4 USB2.0 ports.
1 front audio header.
1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M
and 2.88Mbytes.
Dimensions
AT X Form Factor: 24.4cm (W) x 30.4cm (L), for Version 1.0.
24.4cm (W) x 29.3cm (L), for Version 8.x.
B. BIOS & Software
BIOS
Award legal Bios.
APM1.2, ACPI, and USB functions.
Overclock Function
¾ Over Voltage
¾ Over Clock
¾ Over Multiplier
Software
TM
th
TM
TM
Supports CPU Savior , 9 Touch , FLASHER™, WinFlasher ,
and WatchdogT M.
Offers the highest performance for Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000,
Windows Me, Windows XP, SCO UNIX, and Linux Red Hat etc.
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1.2
PACKAGE CONTENTS
HDD Cable X1
FDD Cable X1
User’s Manual X1
USB Cable X1 (optional)
Fully Setup Driver CD X1
Serial ATA Cable X1 (optional)
S/PDIF Out Cable X1 (optional)
Rear I/O Panel for AT X Case X1 (optional)
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1.3
M7NCD U LTRA LAY OUT (VERSION 8.0)
NOT E:
st
1. ● Represents the 1 pin.
2. Star mark (*) represents optional for Version 8.0.
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1.4
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
L.
M.
COMPONENT INDEX (VERSION 8.0)
5V/5VSB Selection for Keyboard and
mouse (JKBV1)*
Power Source Selection for USB
(JUSBV2)*
Back Panel Connector
Frequency Selection (JCLK3)*
North Bridge Fan Header (JNFAN1)*
Accelerated Graphics Port Slot (AGP1)
Front Audio Header (JF_AUDIO1)
PCI BUS Slots (PCI1-5)
CD-ROM Audio-In Header (JCDIN1)
Front Panel Connector (JPANEL1)
Power Source Selection for USB
(JUSBV1)*
Front USB Header (JUSB1)
Front USB Header (JUSB2)
O.
Power Source Selection for USB
(JUSBV4)*
Wake On LAN Header (JWOL1)*
P.
Q.
R.
S.
T.
U.
V.
W.
X.
System FAN Header (JSFAN1)
Clear CMOS Function (JCMOS)
Case Open Connector (JC1)
IDE Connectors (IDE1-2)
Floppy Disk Connector (FDD1)
ATX Power Connector (JATXPWER1)
DIMM Modules (DIMMA1)
DIMM Modules (DIMMA1-2)
CPU FAN Connector (JCFAN1)
Y.
a1.
Serial ATA Connector (JSATA1-2)
S/PDIF Out Connector (J_SPDIF1)
N.
NOT E: * represents optional for Version 8.0.
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M7NCD U LTRA LAY OUT (VERSION 8.1)
NOTE:
st
1. ● Represents the 1 pin.
2. Star mark (*) represents optional for Version 8.1.
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1.6
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
COMPONENT INDEX (VERSION 8.1)
5V/5VSB Selection for Keyboard and
mouse (JKBV1)*
Power Source Selection for USB
(JUSBV2)*
Back Panel Connectors
Frequency Selection (JCLK3)*
North Bridge Fan Header (JNFAN1)*
Front Audio Header (JF_AUDIO1)
CD-ROM Audio-In Header (JCDIN1)
PCI BUS Slots (PCI1-5)
Accelerated Graphics Port Slot (AGP1)
Front Panel Connector (JPANEL1)
K. Serial ATA Connector (JSATA1-2)
Power Source Selection for USB
(JUSBV1)*
L. RAID Connector *
M.
N.
W.
Wake On LAN Header (JWOL1)*
System FAN Header (JSFAN1)
Clear CMOS Function (JCMOS)
S/PDIF Out Connector (J_SPDIF1)
Case Open Connector (JC1)
IDE Connectors (IDE1-2)
Floppy Disk Connector (FDD1)
ATX Power Connector
(JATXPWER1)
DIMM Modules
X.
CPU FAN Connector (JCFAN1)
O.
P.
Q.
R.
S.
T.
U.
V.
NOT E: * represents optional for Version 8.1.
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Power Source Selection for USB
(JUSBV1/4)*
F ront USB Header (JUSB1 ~2)
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CHAPTER 2: HARDWARE INSTALLATION
2.1
HOW TO SETUP JUMPER
T he illustration shows how jumpers are setup. When the Jumper cap is
placed on pins, the jumper is “close”. If no jumper cap is placed on the pins,
the jumper is ”open”. T he illustration shows a 3-pin jumper whose pin 1and 2
are “close” when jumper cap is placed on these 2 pins.
Jumper close
Jumper open
2.2
Pin1-2 close
CPU INSTALLATION
1. Pull the lever sideways away from the socket and then raise the lever up to
a 90-degree angle.
2. Look for the white dot/cut edge. The white dot/cut edge should point
towards the lever pivot. The CPU will fit only in the correct orientation.
3. Hold the CPU down firmly, and then close the lever.
4. Put the CPU fan on the CPU and buckle it. Connect the CPU fan power
cable to the JCFAN1. T his completes the installation.
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North Bridge Fan Heade r: JNFAN1 (Optional for Version 8.x)
1
JNFAN1
Pin No.
1
2
Assignment
Ground
+12V
C PU Fan Heade r: JC FAN1
1
JCFAN1
Pin No.
1
2
3
Assignment
Ground
+12V
Sense
System Fan Heade r: JSFAN1
1
JSFAN1
Pin No.
1
2
3
Assignment
Ground
+12V
Sense
Note:
T he JCFAN1 and JSFAN1support system cooling fan with +12V. It
supports 3 pin head connector. When connecting with wires onto
connectors, please note that the red wire is the positive and should be
connected to +12V, and the black wire is Ground and should be
connected to GND.
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2.3
DDR DIMM MODULES : DIMMB1-2, DIMMA1
Note:
1. For Dual-channel DDR (128-bit) high performance, at least 2 or more
DIMM modules must be installed. (It has to be the combination of DIMMA
and DIMMB.) With only one DIMM installed, the memory performs only at
64-bit.
2. DRAM Access Time: 2.5V Unbuffered DDR 266/333/400 MHz Type
required.
3. DRAM Type: 64MB/ 128MB/ 256MB/ 512MB/ 1GB DIMM Module (184 pin)
Total Mem ory Size with Unbuffere d DIMMs (for reference)
DIMM Socket
Location
DIMMB1
DIMMB2
DIMMA1
DDR Module
Total Memory
Size (MB)
64MB/128MB/256MB/512MB/1GB *1
64MB/128MB/256MB/512MB/1GB *1
64MB/128MB/256MB/512MB/1GB *1
Max is 3GB
Installing DDR Module
1. Unlock a DIMM slot by pressing the retaining clips outward. Align a DIMM
on the slot such that the notch on the DIMM matches the break on the
slot.
2. Insert the DIMM firmly and vertically into the slot until the retaining chip
snap back in place and the DIMM is properly seated.
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2.4
JUMPERS , HEADERS , CONNECTORS & S LOTS
Floppy Disk Connector: FDD1
The motherboard provides a standard floppy disk connector that supports
360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88M floppy disk types. T his connector
supports the provided floppy drive ribbon cables.
Hard Disk Connectors: IDE1/ IDE2
The motherboard has a 32-bit Enhanced PCI IDE Controller that provides
PIO Mode 0~4, Bus Master, and Ultra DMA 33/ 66/ 100/ 133 functionality. It
has two HDD connectors IDE1 (primary) and IDE2 (secondary).
The IDE connectors can connect a master and a slave drive, so you can
connect up to four hard disk drives. T he first hard drive should always be
connected to IDE1.
Peripheral Component Interconnect Slots: PCI 1-5
This motherboard is equipped with 5 standard PCI slots. PCI stands for
Peripheral Component Interconnect, and it is a bus standard for expansion
cards. This PCI slot is designated as 32 bits.
Accelerated Graphics Port Slot: AGP1
Your monitor will attach directly to that video card. This motherboard
supports video cards for PCI slots, but it is also equipped with an
Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP). An AGP card will take advantage of AGP
technology for improved video efficiency and performance, especially with
3D graphics.
Serial ATA Connector: JSATA1/JSATA2
The motherboard has a PCI to SATA Controller with 2 channels SATA
interface. It satisfies the SATA 1.0 spec and can transfer data with 150Mb/s
speed.
65 3 2
7 4 1
JS ATA1/ JS ATA2
Pin
1
3
5
7
Assignment
Ground
TXRXGround
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Pin
2
4
6
Assignment
TX+
Ground
RX+
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Powe r Conne ctors: JATXPW ER1
JATXPWR1: T his connector allows user to connect 20-pin power
connector on the AT X power supply.
10
20
1
11
JATXPWER1
PIN
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Assignment
+3.3V
+3.3V
Ground
+5V
Ground
+5V
Ground
PW_OK
+5V_SB
+12V
PIN
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
Assignment
+3.3V
-12V
Ground
PS_ON
Ground
Ground
Ground
-5V
+5V
+5V
Front USB He ader: JUSB1/JUSB2
This header allows user to connect additional USB cable on the PC front
panel, and also can be connected with internal USB devices, like USB card
reader.
2
10
1
9
JUSB1/2
Pin
1
3
5
7
9
Assignment
+5V(f used)
USBP4USBP4+
Ground
KEY
Pin
2
4
6
8
10
Assignment
+5V(fused)
USBP5USBP5+
Ground
NA
W ake On LAN Header: JWO L1 (O ptional for Version 8.x)
1
JWOL1
Pin
1
2
3
Assignment
+5V_SB
Ground
Wake up
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Powe r Source Selection for Keyboard/ Mouse: JKBV1 (Optional for
Version 8.x)
JKBV1
Assignment
Description
3
1
3
1
+5V
+5V f or key board and mouse
+5V Standby
Voltage
PS/2 Mouse and PS/2 Keyboard
are powered with +5V standby
v oltage
Pin 1-2 close
Pin 2-3 close
Note:
In order to power-on keyboard and mouse function, “JKBV1” jumper cap
should be placed on pin 2-3.
Front Panel Connector: JPANEL1
T his 24-pin connector includes Power-on, Reset, HDD LED, Power LED,
Sleep button, speaker and IrDA Connection. It allows user to connect the
PC case’s front panel switch functions.
SLP
PWR LED ON/OFF
IR
(+) (+) (-)
2
24
1
23
(+) (-)
SPK
Pin
1
3
Assignment
+5V
NA
5
7
9
11
13
15
17
19
NA
Speaker
HDD LED (+)
HDD LED (-)
Ground
Reset Control
NA
NA
21
23
+5V
IRTX
HLED R ST
Function
Speaker
Connector
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2
4
6
8
Hard Drive 10
LED
12
14
Reset
Button
16
18
20
IrDA
Connector 22
24
13
JPANEL1
Assignment
Sleep Control
Ground
IR
NA
Power LED (+)
Power LED (+)
Power LED (-)
Power Button
Ground
KEY
KEY
Ground
IRRX
Function
Sleep
Button
NA
POWER
LED
Power-on
Button
IrDA
Connector
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Powe r Source Selection for USB: JUSBV1/ JUSBV2/ JUSBV4 (Optional
for Ve rsion 8.x)
JUSBV1/JUSBV2/
JUSBV4
1
3
Pin 1-2 close
1
3
Pin 2-3 close
Note:
1.
2.
Assignment
Description
JUSBV1: 5V for JUSB1 port
JUSBV2: 5V for JUSBLAN1 port
JUSBV4: 5V for JUSB2 port
+5V
JUSBV1: JUSB1 port powered with
standby voltage of 5V
JUSBV2: JUSBLAN1 port powered
with standby v oltage of 5V
JUSBV4: JUSB2 port powered with
standby voltage of 5V
+5V Standby
Voltage
In order to power-on USB devices function, “JUSBV1/JUSBV2/
JUSBV4” jumper cap should be placed on pin 2-3 respectively.
For S3 mode, “JUSBV1/ JUSBV2/ JUSBV4” jumper cap should
be placed on pin 2-3 respectively.
Case O pen Connector: JCL1
This connector allows system to monitor PC case open status. If the signal
has been triggered, it will record to the CMOS and show the message on
next boot-up.
1
JCL1
Pin
1
2
Assignment
Case Open Signal
Ground
C D-RO M Audio-In He ader: JC DIN1
This connector allows user to connect the audio source from the veriaty
devices, like CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, PCI sound card, PCI TV turner card
etc..
1
JCDIN1
Pin
1
2
3
4
Assignment
Lef t Channel Input
Ground
Ground
Right Channel Input
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Front Panel Audio Header: JF_AUDIO1
This header allows user to connect the front audio out put cable with the
PC front panel. It will disable the output on back panel audio connectors.
9
10
Pin
1
3
5
7
9
1
2
JF_AUDIO1
Assignment
Pin
Assignment
Mic In/ Center
Ground
2
Mic Power/ Bass
Audio Power
4
Right Line Out/ Speaker Out 6
Right Line Out / Speaker Out
Right
Right
Reserv ed
Key
8
Lef t Line Out/ Speaker Out 10
Lef t Line Out/ Speaker Out Left
Lef t
Clear C MOS He ade r: JCMOS
By placing the jumper cap on pin2-3, it allows user to restore the BIOS safe
setting and the CMOS data, please carefully follow the procedures to avoid
damaging the motherboard.
JCMOS
Assignment
3
Normal Operation (default)
1
Pin 1-2 Close
3
Clear CMOS Data
1
Pin 2-3 Close
Note:
If your system does not have screen output (No Display) after over-clock, it
was caused by the Over Limit of CPU's Front-Side-Bus (FSB). We can
restore the CPU Original FSB by clearing the CMOS setting. Once the
CMOS goes back to default setting, the System will able to boot-up again.
※ Clear the C MOS Setting:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the system and remove AC power cord from the power
supply.
Place the JCMOS1 jumper cap to Pin 2-3 and wait for 10 seconds.
Place the JCMOS1 jumper cap back to Pin 1-2.
Connect AC power cord back to power supply and power on the
system.
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Digital Audio Connector: J_SPDIF1
This connector allows user to connect the PCI bracket SPDIF output/input
header
1
J_SPDIF1
Pin
1
2
3
Assignment
+5V
SPDIF_OUT
Ground
System O pe ration Mode : JC LK3 (O ptional for Ve rsion 8.x)
JCLK3
1
Pin 1-2 Close
Assignment
User Mode (default)
(133/ 166/ 200 MHz)
1
Pin 1-2 Open
Saf e mode
(100 MHz)
Note:
When overclock function failed and system is unable to boot-up, please
follow the instruction below:
1.
Turn off the system.
2.
Closed the JCLK3 jumper.
3.
Turn on the system.
4.
Enter CMOS setup menu and load defaults settings.
5.
Turn off the system.
6.
Open the JCLK3 jumper.
7.
Turn on the system.
Back Panel Connectors
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2.4
AWARD BIOS BEEP CODE
Beep Sound
One long beep followed by two short
beeps
High-low siren sound
Meaning
Video card not f ound or video card
memory bad
1. CPU overheated
2. System will shut down automatically
No error found during POST
No DRAM detected or install
One Short beep when system boot-up
Long beeps every other second
2.5
TROUBLESHOOTING
Probable
Solution
No power to the system at all Power 1. Make sure power cable is securely
plugged in.
light don’t illuminate, f an inside power
supply does not turn on.
2. Replace cable.
2. Indicator light on key board does not 3. Contact technical support.
turn on.
System inoperativ e. Keyboard lights are Using even pressure on both ends of the
on, power indicator lights are lit, and hard DIMM, press down firmly until the module
driv e is spinning.
snaps into place.
System does not boot from hard disk
1. Check cable running from disk to disk
driv e, can be booted f rom optical driv e.
controller board. Make sure both
ends are securely plugged in; check
the driv e type in the standard CMOS
setup.
2. Backing up the hard drive is
extremely important. All hard disks
are capable of breaking down at any
time.
System only boots from optical driv e. Hard 1. Back up data and applications files.
disk can be read and applications can be 2. Reformat the hard drive. Re-install
used but booting f rom hard disk is
applications and data using backup
disks.
impossible.
Screen message says “Invalid
Rev iew system’s equipment. Make sure
Conf iguration” or “CMOS Failure.”
correct inf ormation is in setup.
Cannot boot system after installing second 1. Set master/slave jumpers correctly.
hard driv e.
2. Run SETUP program and select
correct driv e types. Call the drive
manuf acturers f or compatibility with
other driv es.
1.
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CHAPTER 3: WARPSPEEDER™
3.1
I NTRODUCTION
[WarpSpeeder™], a new powerful control utility, features three user-friendly
functions including Overclock Manager, Overvoltage Manager, and Hardware
Monitor.
With the Overclock Manager, users can easily adjust the frequency they prefer
or they can get the best CPU performance with just one click. The Overvoltage
Manager, on the other hand, helps to power up CPU core voltage and Memory
voltage. The cool Hardware Monitor smartly indicates the temperatures, voltage
and CPU fan speed as well as the chipset information. Also, in the About panel,
you can get detail descriptions about BIOS model and chipsets. In addition, the
frequency status of CPU, memory, AGP and PCI along with the CPU speed are
synchronically shown on our main panel.
Moreover, to protect users' computer systems if the setting is not appropriate
when testing and results in system fail or hang, [WarpSpeeder™] technology
assures the system stability by automatically rebooting the computer and then
restart to a speed that is either the original system speed or a suitable one.
3.2
SY STEM REQUIREMENT
OS Support: Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP
DirectX: DirectX 8.1 or above. (T he Windows XP operating system includes
DirectX 8.1. If you use Windows XP, you do not need to install DirectX 8.1.)
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3.3
I NSTALLATION
1.
Execute the setup execution file, and then the following dialog will pop
up. Please click “Next” button and follow the default procedure to install.
2.
When you see the following dialog in setup procedure, it means setup is
completed. If the “Launch the WarpSpeeder T ray Utility” checkbox is
checked, the Tray Icon utility and [WarpSpeeder™] utility will be
automatically and immediately launched after you click “Finish” button.
Usage :
T he following figures are just only for reference, the screen printed in this
user manual will change according to your motherboard on hand.
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3.4
[W ARPS PEEDER ™] INCLUDES 1 TRAY ICON AND 5 PANELS :
1. Tray Icon:
Whenever the Tray Icon utility is launched, it will display a little tray icon
on the right side of Windows Taskbar.
T his utility is responsible for conveniently invoking [WarpSpeeder™]
Utility. You can use the mouse by clicking the left button in order to
invoke [WarpSpeeder™] directly from the little tray icon or you can
right-click the little tray icon to pop up a popup menu as following figure.
T he “Launch Utility” item in the popup menu has the same function as
mouse left-click on tray icon and “Exit” item will close Tray Icon utility if
selected.
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2. M ain Panel
If you click the tray icon, [WarpSpeeder™] utility will be invoked. Please
refer to the following figure; the utility’s first window you will see is Main
Panel.
Main Panel contains feature s as follows:
a.
b.
c.
Display the CPU Speed, CPU external clock, Memory clock, AGP
clock, and PCI clock information.
Contains About, Voltage, Overclock, and Hardware Monitor Buttons
for invoking respective panels.
With a user-friendly StatusAnimation, it can represent 3 overclock
percentage stages:
Man walking→overclock percentage from 100% ~ 110 %
Panther running→overclock percentage from 110% ~ 120%
Car racing→overclock percentage from 120% ~ above
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3. Voltage Panel
Click the Voltage button in Main Panel, the button will be highlighted and
the Voltage Panel will slide out to up as the following figure.
In this panel, you can decide to increase CPU core voltage and Memory
voltage or not. The default setting is “No”. If you want to get the best
performance of overclocking, we recommend you click the option “Yes”.
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4. Overclock Panel
Click the Overclock button in Main Panel, the button will be highlighted
and the Overclock Panel will slide out to left as the following figure.
O ve rclock Panel contains the these features:
a.
“–3MHz button”, “-1MHz button”, “+1MHz button”, and “+3MHz
button”: provide user the ability to do real-time overclock
adjustment.
Warning:
Manually overclock is potentially dangerous, especially when the
overclocking percentage is over 110 %. We strongly recommend you verify
every speed you overclock by click the Verify button. Or, you can just click
Auto ov erclock button and let [WarpSpeeder™] automatically gets the best
result for you.
b.
“Recovery Dialog button”: Pop up the following dialog. Let user
select a restoring way if system need to do a fail-safe reboot.
d.
“Auto-overclock button”: User can click this button and
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[WarpSpeeder™] will set the best and stable performance and
frequency automatically. [WarpSpeeder™] utility will execute a
series of testing until system fail. Then system will do fail-safe
reboot by using Watchdog function. After reboot, the
[WarpSpeeder™] utility will restore to the hardware default setting or
load the verified best and stable frequency according to the
Recovery Dialog’s setting.
e.
“Verify button”: User can click this button and [WarpSpeeder™] will
proceed a testing for current frequency. If the testing is ok, then the
current frequency will be saved into system registry. If the testing fail,
system will do a fail-safe rebooting. After reboot, the
[WarpSpeeder™] utility will restore to the hardware default setting or
load the verified best and stable frequency according to the
Recovery Dialog’s setting.
Note:
Because the testing programs, invoked in Auto-overclock and Verify,
include DirectDraw, Direct3D and DirectShow tests, the DirectX 8.1 or
newer runtime library is required. And please make sure your display card’s
color depth is High color (16 bit) or True color( 24/32 bit ) that is required for
Direct3D rendering.
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5. Hardware M onitor Panel
Click the Hardware Monitor button in Main Panel, the button will be
highlighted and the Hardware Monitor panel will slide out to left as the
following figure.
In this panel, you can get the real-time status information of your system.
T he information will be refreshed every 1 second.
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6. About Panel
Click the “about” button in Main Panel, the button will be highlighted and
the About Panel will slide out to up as the following figure.
In this panel, you can get model name and detail information in hints of
all the chipset that are related to overclocking. You can also get the
mainboard’s BIOS model and the Version number of [WarpSpeeder™]
utility.
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Note:
Because the overclock, overvoltage, and hardware monitor features are
controlled by several separate chipset, [WarpSpeeder™] divide these
features to separate panels. If one chipset is not on board, the correlative
button in Main panel will be disabled, but will not interfere other panels’
functions. This property can make [WarpSpeeder™] utility more robust.
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BIOS Setup........................................................................................1
1 Main Menu..................................................................................................... 3
2 Standard CMOS Features .............................................................................. 6
3 Advanced BIOS Features............................................................................... 9
4 Advanced Chipset Features.......................................................................... 12
5 Integrated Peripherals .................................................................................. 16
6 Power Management Setup ........................................................................... 21
7 PnP/PCI Configurations ............................................................................... 24
8 PC Health Status .......................................................................................... 26
9 Frequency Control ....................................................................................... 28
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Introduction
This manual discussed Award™ Setup program built into the ROM BIOS. The Setup
program allows users to modify the basic system configuration. This special information is
then stored in battery-backed RAM so that it retains the Setup information when the power
is turned off.
The Award BIOS™ installed in your computer system’s ROM (Read Only Memory) is a
custom version of an industry standard BIOS. This means that it supports AMD® processor
input/output system. The BIOS provides critical low-level support for standard devices
such as disk drives and serial and parallel ports.
Adding important has customized the Award BIOS™, but nonstandard, features such as
virus and password protection as well as special support for detailed fine-tuning of the
chipset controlling the entire system.
The rest of this manual is intended to guide you through the process of configuring your
system using Setup.
Plug and Play Support
These AWARD BIOS supports the Plug and Play Version 1.0A specification. ESCD
(Extended System Configuration Data) write is supported.
EPA Green PC Support
This AWARD BIOS supports Version 1.03 of the EPA Green PC specification.
APM Support
These AWARD BIOS supports Version 1.1&1.2 of the Advanced Power Management
(APM) specification. Power management features are implemented via the System
Management Interrupt (SMI). Sleep and Suspend power management modes are supported.
Power to the hard disk drives and video monitors can be managed by this AWARD BIOS.
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PCI Bus Support
This AWARD BIOS also supports Version 2.1 of the Intel PCI (Peripheral Component
Interconnect) local bus specification.
DRAM Support
DDR SDRAM (Double Data Rate Synchronous DRAM) are supported.
Supported CPUs
This AWARD BIOS supports the AMD® CPU.
Using Setup
In general, you use the arrow keys to highlight items, press <Enter> to select, use the
<PgUp> and <PgDn> keys to change entries, press <F1> for help and press <Esc> to quit.
The following table provides more detail about how to navigate in the Setup program by
using the keyboard.
Keystroke
Up arrow
Down arrow
Left arrow
Right arrow
Move Enter
PgUp key
PgDn key
+ Key
- Key
Esc key
F1 key
F5 key
F7 key
F10 key
Function
Move to previous item
Move to next item
Move to the item on the left (menu bar)
Move to the item on the right (menu bar)
Move to the item you desired
Increase the numeric value or make changes
Decrease the numeric value or make changes
Increase the numeric value or make changes
Decrease the numeric value or make changes
Main Menu – Quit and not save changes into CMOS
Status Page Setup Menu and Option Page Setup Menu – E xit
Current page and return to Main Menu
General help on Setup navigation keys
Load previous values from CMOS
Load the optimized defaults
Save all the CMOS changes and exit
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1 Main Menu
Once you enter Award BIOS™ CMOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu will appear on the
screen. The Main Menu allows you to select from several setup functions. Use the arrow
keys to select among the items and press <Enter> to accept and enter the sub-menu.
!! WARNING !!
The information about BIOS defaults on manual (Figure
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) is just for reference, please refer to the BIOS
installed on board, for update information.
„ Figure 1. Main Menu
Standard CMOS Features
This submenu contains industry standard configurable options.
Advanced BIOS Features
This submenu allows you to configure enhanced features of the BIOS.
Advanced Chipset Features
This submenu allows you to configure special chipset features.
Integrated Peripherals
This submenu allows you to configure certain IDE hard drive options and Programmed
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Input/ Output features.
Power Management Setup
This submenu allows you to configure the power management features.
PnP/PCI Configurations
This submenu allows you to configure certain “Plug and Play” and PCI options.
PC Health Status
This submenu allows you to monitor the hardware of your system.
Frequency/ Voltage Control
This submenu allows you to change CPU Vcore Voltage and CPU/PCI clock. (However,
this function is strongly recommended not to use. Not properly change the voltage and
clock may cause CPU or M/B damage!)
Load Optimized Defaults
This selection allows you to reload the BIOS when the system is having problems
particularly with the boot sequence. These configurations are factory settings optimized
for this system. A confirmation message will be displayed before defaults are set.
Set Supervisor Password
Setting the supervisor password will prohibit everyone except the supervisor from making
changes using the CMOS Setup Utility. You will be prompted with to enter a password.
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Set User Password
If the Supervisor Password is not set, then the User Password will function in the same way
as the Supervisor Password.
If the Supervisor Password is set and the User Password is
set, the “User” will only be able to view configurations but will not be able to change them.
Save & Exit Setup
Save all configuration changes to CMOS(memory) and exit setup. Confirmation message
will be displayed before proceeding.
Exit Without Saving
Abandon all changes made during the current session and exit setup.
message will be displayed before proceeding.
Upgrade BIOS
This submenu allows you to upgrade bios.
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2 Standard CMOS Features
The items in Standard CMOS Setup Menu are divided into 10 categories. Each category
includes no, one or more than one setup items. Use the arrow keys to highlight the item and
then use the<PgUp> or <PgDn> keys to select the value you want in each item.
„ Figure 2. Standard CMOS Setup
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Main Menu Selections
This table shows the selections that you can make on the Main Menu.
Item
Options
Date
mm : dd : yy
Set the system date. Note
that the ‘Day’ automatically
changes when you set the
date.
Time
hh : mm : ss
Set the
clock.
IDE Primary Master
Options are in its sub
menu.
Press <Enter> to enter the
sub menu of detailed
options
IDE Primary Slave
Options are in its sub
menu.
Press <Enter> to enter the
sub menu of detailed
options.
IDE Secondary Master Options are in its sub
menu.
Press <Enter> to enter the
sub menu of detailed
options.
IDE Secondary Slave
Options are in its sub
menu.
Press <Enter> to enter the
sub menu of detailed
options.
Drive A
360K, 5.25 in
Select the type of floppy
disk drive installed in your
system.
1.2M, 5.25 in
Drive B
720K, 3.5 in
Description
system internal
1.44M, 3.5 in
2.88M, 3.5 in
None
Video
EGA/VGA
CGA 40
CGA 80
MONO
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Item
Halt On
Options
Description
All Errors
Select the situation in which
No Errors
you want the BIOS to stop
All, but Keyboard
All, but Diskette
the POST process and
notify you.
All, but Disk/ Key
Base Memory
N/A
Displays the amount of
conventional memory
detected during boot up.
Extended Memory
N/A
Displays the amount of
extended memory detected
during boot up.
Total Memory
N/A
Displays the total memory
available in the system.
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„ Figure 3. Advanced BIOS Setup
Boot Seq & Floppy Setup
First/ Second/ Third/ Boot Other Device
These BIOS attempt to load the operating system from the device in the sequence
selected in these items.
The Choices: Floppy, LS120, HDD-0, SCSI, CDROM, HDD-1, HDD-2, HDD-3,
ZIP100, USB-FDD, USB-ZIP, USB-CDROM, USB-HDD, LAN, HPT370,
Disabled, Enabled.
Swap Floppy Drive
For systems with two floppy drives, this option allows you to swap logical drive
assignments.
The Choices: Disabled (default), Enabled.
Boot Up Floppy Seek
Enabling this option will test the floppy drives to determine if they have 40 or 80
tracks. Disabling this option reduces the time it takes to boot-up.
The Choices: Disabled, Enabled (default).
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Cache Setup
CPU Internal Cache
Depending on the CPU/chipset in use, you may be able to increase memory
access time with this option.
The Choices:
Enabled (default)
Enable cache.
Disabled
Disable cache.
External Cache
This option you to enable or disable “Level 2” secondary cache on the CPU,
which may improve performance.
The Choices:
Enabled (default)
Enable cache.
Disabled
Disable cache.
Virus Warning
This option allows you to choose the Virus Warning feature that is used to protect the IDE
Hard Disk boot sector. If this function is enabled and an attempt is made to write to the
boot sector, BIOS will display a warning message on the screen and sound an alarm beep.
Disabled (default)
Virus protection is disabled.
Enabled
Virus protection is activated.
Quick Power On Self Test
Enabling this option will cause an abridged version of the Power On Self-Test (POST) to
execute after you power up the computer.
Enabled (default)
Enable quick POST.
Disabled
Normal POST.
Boot Up NumLock Status
Selects the NumLock. State after power on.
On (default)
Numpad is number keys.
Off
Numpad is arrow keys.
Gate A20 Option
Select if chipset or keyboard controller should control Gate A20.
Normal
A pin in the keyboard controller
controls Gate A20.
Fast (default)
Lets chipset control Gate A20.
Typematic Rate Setting
When a key is held down, the keystroke will repeat at a rate determined by the keyboard
controller. When enabled, the typematic rate and typematic delay can be configured.
The Choices: Disabled (default), Enabled.
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Typematic Rate (Chars/Sec)
Sets the rate at which a keystroke is repeated when you hold the key down.
The Choices: 6 (default), 8,10,12,15,20,24,30.
Typematic Delay (Msec)
Sets the delay time after the key is held down before it begins to repeat the keystroke.
The Choices: 250 (default), 500,750,1000.
Security Option
This option will enable only individuals with passwords to bring the system online and/or
to use the CMOS Setup Utility.
System
A password is required for the system to boot and is
also required to access the Setup Utility.
Setup (default)
A password is required to access the Setup Utility
only.
This will only apply if passwords are set from the Setup main menu.
APIC Mode
By selecting Enabled enables ACPI device mode reporting from the BIOS to the operating
system.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
MPS Version Control For OS
The BIOS supports version 1.1 and 1.4 of the Intel multiprocessor specification.
Select version supported by the operation system running on this computer.
The Choices: 1.4 (default), 1.1.
OS Select For DRAM > 64MB
A choice other than Non-OS2 is only used for OS2 systems with memory exceeding 64MB.
The Choices: Non-OS2 (default), OS2.
Video BIOS Shadow
Determines whether video BIOS will be copied to RAM for faster execution.
The Choices:
Enabled (default)
Optional ROM is enabled.
Disabled
Optional ROM is disabled.
Summary Screen Show
This item allows you to enable/ disable display the Summary Screen Show.
The Choices: Disabled (default), Enabled.
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This submenu allows you to configure the specific features of the chipset installed on your
system. This chipset manage bus speeds and access to system memory resources, such as
DRAM. It also coordinates communications with the PCI bus. The default settings that came
with your system have been optimized and therefore should not be changed unless you are
suspicious that the settings have been changed incorrectly.
„ Figure 4. Advanced Chipset Setup
System Performance
Optimal (Default)
This item allows you to use the most stable settings.
Expert
This item allows full customization of performance.
Aggressive
This item allows you to use the overclocked settings for higher performance but
with higher risk of inestability.
Turbo
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FSB Frequency
This item allows you to select the FSB Frequency.
The Choices: 100MHz (Default), 133MHz, 166MHz, 200MHz.
CPU Interface
Optimal (Default)
This item allows you to use the most stable CPU/ FSB parameters.
Aggressive
This item allows you to use overclocked CPU/ FSB parameters.
Turbo
Memory Frequency
Select “Auto” for best performance.
The Choices: By SPD (Default), 50%, 60%, 66%, 75%, 80%, 83%, 100%, 120%,
125%, 133%, 150%, 166%, 200%, Auto.
Memory Timings
Optimal (Default)
This item allows you to use the most stable settings.
Expert
This item allows you to enter timings manually.
Turbo
T(RAS)
This item allows you to set System Performance to “Optimal” to use the delay
recommended by the DIMM’s manufacturer.
The Choices: 7 (Default), 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.
T(RCD)
This item allows you to set System Performance to “Optimal” to use the delay
recommended by the DIMM’s manufacturer.
The Choices: 1 (Default), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
T (RP)
This item allows you to set System Performance to “Optimal” to use the delay
recommended by the DIMM’s manufacturer.
The Choices: 1 (Default), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
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CAS Latency
This item allows you to set System Performance to “Optimal” to use the delay
recommended by the DIMM’s manufacturer.
The Choices: 2.5 (Default), 2.0, 3.0.
FSB Spread Spectrum
This item allows you to select the FSB Spread Spectrum.
The Choices: 0.50% (Default).
AGP Spread Spectrum
This item allows you to select the AGP Spread Spectrum.
The Choices: Disabled (Default).
Frame Buffer Size
This item allows you to select the Frame Buffer Size.
The Choices: 32M (Default), 8M, 16M, 64M, 128M, Disabled.
AGP Aperture Size (MB)
Select the size of the Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) aperture. The apertures is a portion
of the PCI memory address range dedicated for graphics memory address space. Host
cycles that hit the aperture range are forwarded to the AGP without any translation.
The Choices: 64 (default), 4, 8, 16, 32, 128, 256.
AGP Frequency
This item allows you to select the AGP Frequency.
The Choices: Auto (Default), 50MHz, 66MHz, 67MHz, 68MHz, 69MHz,
70MHz, 71MHz, 72MHz, 73MHz, 74MHz, 75MHz, 76MHz, 77MHz, 78MHz,
79MHz, 80MHz, 81MHz, 82MHz, 83MHz, 84MHz, 85MHz, 86MHz, 87MHz,
90MHz, 93MHz, 95MHz, 97MHz, 100MHz.
AGP 8X Support
This item allows you to enable or disable AGP 8X Support.
The Choices: Enabled (Default), Disabled.
AGP Fast Write Capability
This item allows you Enabled or Disabled AGP Fast Write Capability.
The Choices: Enabled (Default), Disabled.
CPU Thermal Throttling
This item allows you to select the CPU Thermal Throttling.
The Choices: 50% (Default), Disabled, 87.5%, 75%, 62.5%, 37.5%, 25%,
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System BIOS Cacheable
Selecting Enabled allows you caching of the system BIOS ROM at F0000h~FFFFFh,
resulting a better system performance. However, if any program writes to this memory area,
a system error may result.
The Choices: Enabled, Disabled (default).
Video RAM Cacheable
Enabling this option allows caching of the video RAM, resulting a better system
performance. However, if any program writes to this memory area, a system error may
result.
The Choices: Disabled (default), Enabled.
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„ Figure 5. Integrated Peripherals
IDE Function Setup
The chipset contains a PCI IDE interface with support for two IDE channels.
Select “Enabled” to activate the first and / or second IDE interface. If you install a primary
and / or secondary add-in IDE interface, select “Disabled” to deactivate an interface. If you
highlight the literal “Press Enter” next to the “Onchip IDE Control” label and then press the
enter key, it will take you a submenu with the following options:
OnChip IDE Channel 0/1
The motherboard chipset contains a PCI IDE interface with support for
two IDE channels. Select “Enabled” to activate the first and/or second IDE
interface. Select “Disabled” to deactivate an interface if you are going to install a
primary and/or secondary add-in IDE interface.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
Primary / Secondary Master / Slave PIO
The IDE PIO (Programmed Input / Output) fields let you set a PIO mode (0-4)
for each of the IDE devices that the onboard IDE interface supports. Modes 0
through 4 provides successively increased performance. In Auto mode, the
system automatically determines the best mode for each device.
The Choices: Auto (default), Mode0, Mode1, Mode2, Mode3, Mode4.
IDE Primary / Secondary
Master / Slave UDMA
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Ultra DMA/100 functionality can be implemented if it is supported by the IDE
hard drives in your system. As well, your operating environment requires a DMA
driver (Windows 95 OSR2 or a third party IDE bus master driver). If your hard
drive and your system software both support Ultra DMA/100, select Auto to
enable BIOS support.
The Choices: Auto (default), Disabled.
IDE Prefetch Mode
The “onboard” IDE drive interfaces supports IDE prefetching for faster drive
access. If the interface does not support prefetching. If you install a primary
and/or secondary add-in IDE interface, set this option to “Disabled”.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
IDE HDD Block Mode
Block mode is also called block transfer, multiple commands, or multiple sector
read / write. If your IDE hard drive supports block mode (most new drives do),
select Enabled for automatic detection of the optimal number of block mode
(most new drives do), select Enabled for automatic detection of the optimal
number of block read / write per sector where the drive can support.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
Onboard Device
AC97 Audio
This item allows you to decide to enable/ disable to support AC97 Audio.
The Choices: Auto (default), Disabled.
AC97 Modem
This item allows you to decide to enable/ disable to support AC97 Modem.
The Choices: Auto (default), Disabled.
MAC LAN (nVIDIA)
This item allows you to select MAC LAN.
The Choices: Auto (Default), Disabled.
Machine MAC (NV) Address
This item allows you to enable or disable Machine MAC Address.
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
MAC (NV) Address Input
Onchip 1394 Chip
This item allows you to set the Onchip 1394 Chip.
The Choices: Auto (Default), Disabled.
Init Display First
This item allows you to decide to active whether PCI Slot or on-chip VGA first.
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The Choices: Onboard/AGP, PCI Solt (default).
OnChip USB
This item allows you to set the onchip USB.
The Choices: V1.1+V2.0 (default), Disabled, V1.1.
USB Device Legacy Support
This item allows you to enable or disable USB devices.
Enabled (default)
Enable USB Keyboard Support.
Disabled
Disable USB Keyboard Support.
Serial ATA
This item allows you to enable or disable Serial ATA function.
The Choices: Enabled (Default), Disabled.
Onboard I/O Chip Setup
Onboard FDC Controller
Select Enabled if your system has a floppy disk controller (FDC) installed on the
system board and you wish to use it. If install and FDC or the system has no
floppy drive, select Disabled in this field.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
Onboard Serial Port 1
Select an address and corresponding interrupt for the first and second serial ports.
The Choices: 3F8/IRQ4 (default), Disabled, Auto, 2F8/IRQ3,
3E8/IRQ4, 2E8/IRQ3.
Onboard Serial Port2
Select an address and corresponding interrupt for the first and second serial ports.
The Choices: Disabled, 3F8/IRQ4, 2F8/IRQ3 (default), 3E8/IRQ4, 2E8/IRQ3,
Auto.
UART Mode Select
This item allows you to determine which Infra Red (IR) function of onboard I/O
chip.
The Choices: Normal, ASKIR, IrDA (default).
RxD, TxD Active
This item allows you to determine which Infrared (IR) function of onboard I/O
chip.
The Choices: Hi / Lo (default), Hi / Hi, Lo / Hi, Lo / Lo.
IR Transmission Delay
This item allows you to enable/disable IR transmission delay.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
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UR2 Duplex Mode
Select the value required by the IR device connected to the IR port. Full-duplex
mode permits simultaneous two-direction transmission. Half-duplex mode
permits transmission in one direction only at a time.
The Choices: Half (default), Full.
Use IR Pins
Consult your IR peripheral documentation to select the correct setting of the TxD
and RxD signals.
The Choices: IR-Rx2Tx2 (default), RxD2, TxD2.
Onboard Parallel Port
This item allows you to determine access onboard parallel port controller with
which I/O address.
The Choices: 378/IRQ7 (default), 278/IRQ5, 3BC/IRQ7, Disabled.
Parallel Port Mode
The default value is SPP.
SPP (default)
EPP
ECP
ECP+EPP
Using Parallel port as Standard Printer Port.
Using Parallel port as Enhanced Parallel
Port.
Using Parallel port as Extended Capabilities
Port
Using Parallel port as ECP & EPP mode.
EPP Mode Select
Select EPP port type 1.7 or 1.9.
The Choices: EPP 1.7(default), EPP1.9.
ECP Mode Use DMA
Select a DMA Channel for the port.
The Choices: 3 (default), 1.
Game Port Address
Game Port I/O Address.
The Choices: 201 (default), 209, Disabled.
Midi Port Address
Midi Port Base I/O Address.
The Choices: 330 (default), 300, 290, Disabled.
Midi Port IRQ
This determines the IRQ in which the Midi Port can use.
The Choices: 10 (default), 5
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6 Power Management Setup
The Power Management Setup Menu allows you to configure your system to utilize energy
conservation and power up/power down features.
„ Figure 6. Power Management Setup
ACPI function
This item displays the status of the Advanced Configuration and Power Management
(ACPI).
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
ACPI Suspend Type
The item allows you to select the suspend type under the ACPI operating system.
The Choices: S1 (POS) (default)
Power on Suspend
S3 (STR)
Suspend to RAM
S1 & S3
POS+STR
Power Management
This category allows you to select the type (or degree) of power saving and is directly
related to the following modes:
1.HDD Power Down.
2.Suspend Mode.
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There are four options of Power Management, three of which have fixed mode settings
Min. Power Saving
Minimum power management.
Suspend Mode = 1 hr.
HDD Power Down = 15 min
Max. Power Saving
Maximum power management only available for sl CPU’s.
Suspend Mode = 1 min.
HDD Power Down = 1 min.
User Defined (default)
Allows you to set each mode individually.
When not disabled, each of the ranges are from 1 min. to 1 hr. except for HDD
Power Down which ranges from 1 min. to 15 min. and disable.
Video Off Method
This option determines the manner in which the monitor is goes blank.
V/H SYNC+Blank
This selection will cause the system to turn off the vertical and horizontal
synchronization ports and write blanks to the video buffer.
Blank Screen
This option only writes blanks to the video buffer.
DPMS Support (default)
Initial display power management signaling.
HDD Power Down
When enabled, the hard disk drive will power down and after a set time of system inactivity.
All other devices remain active.
The Choices: Disabled (default), 1 Min, 2 Min, 3 Min, 4 Min, 5 Min, 6 Min, 7 Min,8 Min,
9 Min, 10 Min, 11 Min, 12 Min, 13 Min, 14 Min, 15Min.
HDD Down In Suspend
This item allows you to enable or disable HDD Down In Suspend.
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN
Pressing the power button for more than 4 seconds forces the system to enter the
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Soft-Off state when the system has “hung.”
The Choices: Delay 4 Sec, Instant-Off (default).
WOL (PME#) From Soft-Off
This item allows you to enable or disable the WOL (PME#) From Soft-Off.
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
WOR (RI#) From Soft-Off
This item allows you to enable or disable the WOR (RI#) From Soft-Off.
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
S3 Resume by USB (Win98)
This item allows you to enable or disable S3 Resume by USB (Win98).
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
Power-On by Alarm
This item allows you to enable or disabled power on by alarm.
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
PWRON After PWR-Fail
This field determines the action the system will automatically take when power is restored
to a system that had lost power previously without any subsequent manual intervention.
There are 3 sources that provide current to the CMOS area that retains these Power-On
instructions; the motherboard battery (3V), the Power Supply (5VSB), and the Power
Supply (3.3V). While AC is not supplying power, the motherboard uses the motherboard
battery (3V). If AC power is supplied and the Power Supply is not turned on, 5VSB from
the Power Supply is used. When the Power Supply is eventually turned on 3.3V from the
Power Supply will be used.
There are 3 options: “Former-Sts”, “On”, “Off”.
“Former-Sts”
“On”
“Off” (default)
Means to maintain the last status of the CMOS when AC
power is lost.
Means always set CMOS to the “On” status when AC
power is lost
Means always set CMOS to the “Off” status when AC
power is lost.
For example: If set to “Former-Sts” and AC power is lost when system is live, then after
AC power is restored, the system will automatically power on. If AC power is lost when
system is not live, system will remain powered off.
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7 PnP/PCI Configurations
This section describes configuring the PCI bus system. PCI, or Personal Computer
Interconnect, is a system which allows I/O devices to operate at speeds nearing the speed of
the CPU itself uses when communicating with its own special components. This section
covers some very technical items and it is strongly recommended that only experienced
users should make any changes to the default settings.
„ Figure 7. PnP/PCI Configurations
Reset Configuration Data
The system BIOS supports the PnP feature which requires the system to record which
resources are assigned and protects resources from conflict. Every peripheral device has a
node, which is called ESCD. This node records which resources are assigned to it. The
system needs to record and update ESCD to the memory locations.
These locations (4K)
are reserved in the system BIOS. If the Disabled (default) option is chosen, the system‘s
ESCD will update only when the new configuration varies from the last one. If the Enabled
option is chosen, the system is forced to update ESCDs and then is automatically set to the
“Disabled” mode.
The above settings will be shown on the screen only if “Manual” is chosen for the resources
controlled by function.
Legacy is the term, which signifies that a resource is assigned to the ISA Bus and provides
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non-PnP ISA add-on cards. PCI / ISA PnP signifies that a resource is assigned to the PCI
Bus or provides for ISA PnP add-on cards and peripherals.
The Choices: Disabled (default), Enabled.
Resources Controlled By
By Choosing “Auto(ESCD)” (default), the system BIOS will detect the system resources
and automatically assign the relative IRQ and DMA channel for each peripheral.By
Choosing “Manual”, the user will need to assign IRQ & DMA for add-on cards. Be sure
that there are no IRQ/DMA and I/O port conflicts.
IRQ Resources
This submenu will allow you to assign each system interrupt a type, depending on the type
of device using the interrupt. When you press the “Press Enter” tag, you will be directed to
a submenu that will allow you to configure the system interrupts. This is only
configurable when “Resources Controlled By” is set to “Manual”.
IRQ-3
IRQ-4
IRQ-5
IRQ-7
IRQ-9
IRQ-10
IRQ-11
IRQ-12
IRQ-14
IRQ-15
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
assigned to
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI Device
PCI / VGA Palette Snoop
Choose Disabled or Enabled. Some graphic controllers which are not VGA compatible
take the output from a VGA controller and map it to their display as a way to provide boot
information and VGA compatibility.
However, the color information coming from the VGA controller is drawn from the palette
table inside the VGA controller to generate the proper colors, and the graphic controller
needs to know what is in the palette of the VGA controller. To do this, the non-VGA
graphic controller watches for the Write access to the VGA palette and registers the snoop
data. In PCI based systems, where the VGA controller is on the PCI bus and a non-VGA
graphic controller is on an ISA bus, the Write Access to the palette will not show up on the
ISA bus if the PCI VGA controller responds to the Write.
In this case, the PCI VGA controller should not respond to the Write, it should only snoop
the data and permit the access to be forwarded to the ISA bus. The non-VGA ISA graphic
controller can then snoop the data on the ISA bus. Unless you have the above situation,
you should disable this option.
Disabled (default)
Disables the function.
Enabled
Enables the function.
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8 PC Health Status
„ Figure 8. PC Health Status
Current CPU Temperature
Show you the current CPU temperature.
Current SYSFAN Speed
This field displays the current SYSFAN speed.
Current CPUFAN Speed
This field displays the current CPUFAN speed.
CPU Vcore/ AGP Vcore/ +3.3V/ +12V/ -12V/ -5V
Detect the system’s voltage status automatically.
Show H/W Monitor in POST
If you computer contain a monitoring system, it will show PC health status during POST stage.
The item offers several delay time to select you want.
The Choices: Enabled (default), Disabled.
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Chassis Open Warning
This item allows you to enable or disable Chassis Open Warning beep.
The Choices: Disabled (Default), Enabled.
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9 Frequency Control
„ Figure 9. Frequency Control
CPU Voltage Regulator
This item allows you to select CPU Voltage Regulator.
The Choices: Default (default), -0.025V, -0.050V, -0.075V, -0.100V, +0.025V, +0.050V,
+0.075V.
AGP Voltage Regulator
This item allows you to select AGP Voltage Regulator.
The Choices: 1.5V (Default), 1.6V, 1.7V, 1.8V.
DRAM Voltage Regulator
This item allows you to select DRAM Voltage Regulator.
The Choices: 2.5V (Default), 2.6V, 2.7V, 2.8V.
IGP Voltage Regulator
This item allows you to select IGP Voltage Regulator.
The Choices: 1.6V (Default), 1.7V, 1.8V, 1.9V.
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