Motherboard
B85M-F PLUS
E10186
First Edition
March 2015
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Contents
Safety information....................................................................................................... iv
About this guide.......................................................................................................... iv
Package contents........................................................................................................ vi
B85M-F PLUS specifications summary..................................................................... vi
Chapter 1:
Product introduction
1.1
Before you proceed....................................................................................... 1-1
1.2
Motherboard overview.................................................................................. 1-1
1.3
Central Processing Unit (CPU)..................................................................... 1-3
1.4
System memory............................................................................................. 1-6
1.5
Expansion slots............................................................................................. 1-8
1.6Headers........................................................................................................ 1-10
1.7Connectors................................................................................................... 1-11
1.8
Software support......................................................................................... 1-19
Chapter 2:
BIOS information
2.1
Managing and updating your BIOS.............................................................. 2-1
2.2
BIOS setup program...................................................................................... 2-6
2.3
My Favorites.................................................................................................. 2-9
2.4
Main menu.................................................................................................... 2-10
2.5
Ai Tweaker menu......................................................................................... 2-11
2.6
Advanced menu........................................................................................... 2-11
2.7
Monitor menu............................................................................................... 2-12
2.8
Boot menu.................................................................................................... 2-13
2.9
Tool menu.................................................................................................... 2-14
2.10 Exit menu..................................................................................................... 2-14
Appendices
Notices...................................................................................................................... A-1
ASUS contact information....................................................................................... A-3
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Safety information
Electrical safety
•
To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet
before relocating the system.
•
When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables
for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If possible,
disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device.
•
Before connecting or removing signal cables from the motherboard, ensure that all
power cables are unplugged.
•
Seek professional assistance before using an adapter or extension cord. These devices
could interrupt the grounding circuit.
•
Ensure that your power supply is set to the correct voltage in your area. If you are not
sure about the voltage of the electrical outlet you are using, contact your local power
company.
•
If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a qualified service
technician or your retailer.
Operation safety
•
Before installing the motherboard and adding devices on it, carefully read all the manuals
that came with the package.
•
Before using the product, ensure all cables are correctly connected and the power
cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage, contact your dealer immediately.
•
To avoid short circuits, keep paper clips, screws, and staples away from connectors,
slots, sockets and circuitry.
•
Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes. Do not place the product in any area
where it may become wet.
•
Place the product on a stable surface.
•
If you encounter technical problems with the product, contact a qualified service
technician or your retailer.
About this guide
This user guide contains the information you need when installing and configuring the
motherboard.
How this guide is organized
This guide contains the following parts:
•
Chapter 1: Product introduction
This chapter describes the features of the motherboard and the new technology it
supports.
•
Chapter 2: BIOS information
This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus.
Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided.
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Where to find more information
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software
updates.
1.
ASUS websites
The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software
products. Refer to the ASUS contact information.
2.
Optional documentation
Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers,
that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not part of the
standard package.
Conventions used in this guide
To ensure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used
throughout this manual.
DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to
complete a task.
CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to
complete a task
IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task.
.
NOTE: Tips and additional information to help you complete a task.
Typography
Bold text
Indicates a menu or an item to select.
Italics
Used to emphasize a word or a phrase.
<Key>
Keys enclosed in the less-than and greater-than sign
means that you must press the enclosed key.
Example: <Enter> means that you must press the Enter or
Return key.
<Key1> + <Key2> + <Key3>
If you must press two or more keys simultaneously, the key
names are linked with a plus sign (+).
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Package contents
Check your motherboard package for the following items.
Motherboard
ASUS B85M-F PLUS motherboard
Cables
2 x Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s cables
Accessories
1 x I/O Shield
Application DVD
Support DVD
Documentation
User Guide
If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer.
B85M-F PLUS specifications summary
CPU
LGA1150 socket for New 4th Generation Intel® CoreTM i7, CoreTM i5, CoreTM
i3, Pentium® and Celeron® Processors
Supports 22nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0*
*Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
**Refer to www.asus.com for Intel® CPU support list.
Chipset
Intel® B85 Express Chipset
Memory
2 x DIMMs, max. 16GB DDR3 1600/1333/1066MHz, non-ECC, unbuffered
memory modules
Dual-channel memory architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual
CPUs. Please refer to Memory QVL for details.
**Refer to www.asus.com for the latest Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List).
*** Due to Intel® chipset limitations, DDR3 1600MHz and higher memory modules
on XMP mode will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR3 1600MHz.
Graphics
Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel® HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support: DVI-D, RGB port
- Supports DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920 x1200@60Hz
- Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920x1200@60Hz
- Supports Intel® InTruTM 3D/Quick Sync Video/Clear Video HD
Technology/InsiderTM
- Maximum shared memory of 1024MB
Expansion slots
1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (at x16 mode)
2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
Storage
Intel® B85 Express Chipset:
- 4 x Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s connectors (gray)
- 2 x Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s connectors (black)
- Supports Intel® Rapid Start Technology* and Intel® Smart Connect
Technology*
* These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
LAN
Realtek® RTL8111GR Gigabit LAN Controller
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Audio
Realtek® ALC887 7.1-channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- LED-lit audio shielding - Ensures precision analog/digital separation and
greatly reduced multi-lateral interference, with a C31rgeous illuminated
trace path
- Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels
to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
- Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and
immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
* Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support a 7.1-channel
audio output
USB
Intel® B85 Express Chipset - supports ASUS USB 3.0 Boost
- 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports at mid-board, 2 ports at the rear panel)
Intel® B85 Express Chipset
- 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 2 ports at the rear panel)
ASUS unique
features
ASUS 5X Protection
- ASUS motherboards safeguard your PC with 5X Protection: DIGI+VRM,
DRAM Fuse, ESD Guards, High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors,
and Stainless Steel Back I/O to ensure the best quality, reliability, and
durability
ASUS DIGI+VRM
- ASUS Digital Power Control: Digital Power Design for the CPU
- ASUS 3 Phase Power Design
- ASUS CPU power utility
ASUS DRAM Fuse
- Enhanced DRAM overcurrent protection and short circuit damage
prevention
ASUS ESD Guards
- Strong ESD protection for extended component lifespan
ASUS High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors
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.5x Long Lifespan with excellent durability
ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O
- 3x More durable corrosion-resistant coating
ASUS Exclusive Features:
- ASUS USB 3.0 Boost
- ASUS GPU Boost
- ASUS AI Charger
- ASUS AI Suite 3
- ASUS ESD
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution
- ASUS Fanless Design: Stylish Heatsink solution
-A
SUS Fan Xpert
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ASUS unique
features
ASUS Q-Design
- ASUS Q-Slot
ASUS EZ DIY:
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring a friendly graphical user
interface
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
Back Panel I/O
ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard port (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse port (green)
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x D-Sub port
1 x DVI port
1 x LAN (RJ-45) port
3 x Audio jacks support 7.1-channel audio output
Internal I/O
connectors
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 connectors support additional 4 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x USB 3.0/2.0 connectors support additional 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports
4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors
2 x SATA 3.0Gb/s connectors
1 x COM header
1 x TPM header
1 x CPU fan connector
1 x Chassis fan connector
1 x Front panel audio connector
1 x S/PDIF Out connector
1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
1 x 4-pin EATX 12V power connector
1 x CLRTC jumper (2-pin)
1 x Speaker connector
1 x System panel connector
BIOS features
64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7,
ACPI 4.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree
BIOS 3, My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3
Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory
information
Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, PXE
Support DVD
Drivers
ASUS utilities
EZ Update
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Operating System
Support
Windows® 8.1
Windows® 8
Windows® 7
Form factor
uATX form factor: 8.9 in x 7.1 in (22.6 cm x 18 cm)
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Product introduction
1.1
Before you proceed
1
Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components or change
any motherboard settings.
1.2
•
Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component.
•
Before handling components, use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded
object or a metal object, such as the power supply case, to avoid damaging them due
to static electricity.
•
Hold components by the edges to avoid touching the ICs on them.
•
Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antistatic pad or in the
bag that came with the component.
•
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the ATX power supply is
switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply. Failure to do so
may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals, or components.
Motherboard overview
Before you install the motherboard, study the configuration of your chassis to ensure that the
motherboard fits into it.
Ensure that you unplug the power cord before installing or removing the motherboard.
Failure to do so can cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components.
1.2.1
Placement direction
When installing the motherboard, ensure that you place it into the chassis in the correct
orientation. The edge with external ports goes to the rear part of the chassis as indicated in
the image below.
1.2.2
Screw holes
Place six screws into the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard to the chassis.
Do not overtighten the screws! Doing so can damage the motherboard.
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Place this side towards
the rear of the chassis
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1.2.3
Motherboard layout
1
2
3
4
18.0cm(7.1in)
KBMS
CPU_FAN
DIGI
+VRM
LAN_USB56
1
SATA6G_4
CHA_FAN
15
BATTERY
COM
AUDIO
22.6cm(8.9in)
USB3_12
EATXPWR
LGA1150
DDR3 DIMM_B1 (64bit, 240-pin module)
DDR3 DIMM_A1 (64bit, 240-pin module)
VGA
DVI
ATX12V
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PCIEX16
SATA6G_3
Realtek
8111GR
8Mb
BIOS
SPEAKER
Intel®
B85
PCIEX1_2
ALC
887- VD2
CLRTC
14
TPM
SPDIF_OUT
USB910
USB1112
USB3_1314
SATA3G_1
SATA3G_2
5
SATA6G_2
PCIEX1_1
Super
I/O
6
F_PANEL
7
SATA6G_1
AAFP
13
1-2
12
11
10
9
5
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.2.4
Layout contents
Connectors/Jumpers/Slots/LED
Page
1.
ATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR, 4-pin ATX12V)
2.
CPU and chassis fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN, 4-pin CHA_FAN)
1-15
1-14
3.
Intel® LGA1150 CPU socket
1-3
4.
DDR3 DIMM slots
1-6
5.
Intel® B85 Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s connector (7-pin SATA6G_1~4 [gray])
1-16
6.
Speaker connector (4-pin SPEAKER)
1-15
7.
System panel connector (10-1 pin F_PANEL)
1-17
8.
Clear RTC RAM (2-pin CLRTC)
1-10
9.
Intel® B85 Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s connector (7-pin SATA3G_1~2 [black])
1-16
10. USB 3.0 connector (20-1 pin USB3_1314)
1-17
11. USB 2.0 connectors (10-1 pin USB910, USB1112)
1-14
12. Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT)
1-13
13. Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP)
1-13
14. TPM header (20-1 pin TPM)
1-18
15. Serial port connectors (10-1 pin COM)
1-18
1.3
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
This motherboard comes with a surface mount LGA1150 socket designed for New 4th
Generation Intel® Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i3, Pentium® and Celeron® processors.
B85M-F PLUS
B85M-F PLUS CPU socket LGA1150
Unplug all power cables before installing the CPU.
•
Upon purchase of the motherboard, ensure that the PnP cap is on the socket and
the socket contacts are not bent. Contact your retailer immediately if the PnP cap
is missing, or if you see any damage to the PnP cap/socket contacts/motherboard
components.
•
Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return Merchandise
Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes with the cap on the
LGA1150 socket.
•
The product warranty does not cover damage to the socket contacts resulting from
incorrect CPU installation/removal, or misplacement/loss/incorrect removal of the PnP
cap.
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1.3.1
Installing the CPU
1
A
B
3
2
4
5
C
A
B
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.3.2
CPU heatsink and fan assembly installation
Apply the Thermal Interface Material
to the CPU heatsink and CPU
before you install the heatsink and
fan if necessary.
To install the CPU heatsink and fan assembly
1
2
A
B
B
A
3
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4
1-5
To uninstall the CPU heatsink and fan assembly
2
1
A
B
B
A
1.4
System memory
1.4.1Overview
This motherboard comes with two Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) Dual Inline Memory Module
(DIMM) sockets. A DDR3 module is notched differently from a DDR or DDR2 module. DO
NOT install a DDR or DDR2 memory module to the DDR3 slot.
DIMM_A1
DIMM_B1
According to Intel® CPU spec, DIMM voltage below 1.65V is recommended to protect the
CPU.
B85M-F PLUS
Channel
Sockets
Channel A
DIMM_A1
Channel B
DIMM_B1
B85M-F PLUS 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
1.4.2
Memory configurations
You may install 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, and 8GB unbuffered non‑ECC DDR3 DIMMs into the DIMM
sockets.
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.4.3
•
You may install varying memory sizes in Channel A and Channel B. The system maps
the total size of the lower-sized channel for the dual-channel configuration. Any excess
memory from the higher-sized channel is then mapped for single-channel operation.
•
Due to Intel® chipset limitations, DDR3 1600MHz and higher memory modules on
XMP mode will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR3 1600MHz.
•
Always install DIMMs with the same CAS latency. For optimal compatibility, we
recommend that you install memory modules of the same version or date code (D/C)
from the same vendor. Check with the retailer to get the correct memory modules.
•
Due to the memory address limitation on 32-bit Windows® OS, when you install 4GB
or more memory on the motherboard, the actual usable memory for the OS can be
about 3GB or less. For effective use of memory, we recommend that you do any of the
following:
-
Use a maximum of 3GB system memory if you are using a 32-bit Windows® OS.
-
Install a 64-bit Windows® OS if you want to install 4GB or more on the
motherboard.
-
or more details, refer to the Microsoft® support site at http://support.microsoft.
F
com/kb/929605/en-us.
•
This motherboard does not support DIMMs made up of 512 megabits (Mb) chips or
less.
•
Memory modules with memory frequency higher than 2133 MHz and its corresponding
timing or the loaded X.M.P. Profile is not the JEDEC memory standard. The stability
and compatibility of these memory modules depend on the CPU’s capabilities and
other installed devices.
•
The default memory operation frequency is dependent on its Serial Presence Detect
(SPD), which is the standard way of accessing information from a memory module.
Under the default state, some memory modules for overclocking may operate at a
lower frequency than the vendor-marked value.
•
For system stability, use a more efficient memory cooling system to support a full
memory load (2 DIMMs) or overclocking condition.
•
Refer to www.asus.com for the latest Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List)
Installing a DIMM
1
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2
3
To remove a DIMM
B
A
A
1.5
Expansion slots
In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following sub‑sections describe
the slots and the expansion cards that they support.
Unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards. Failure to do so may
cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components.
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.5.1
Installing an expansion card
To install an expansion card:
1.
Before installing the expansion card, read the documentation that came with it and
make the necessary hardware settings for the card.
2.
Remove the system unit cover (if your motherboard is already installed in a chassis).
3.
Remove the bracket opposite the slot that you intend to use. Keep the screw for later
use.
4.
Align the card connector with the slot and press firmly until the card is completely
seated on the slot.
5.
Secure the card to the chassis with the screw you removed earlier.
6.
Replace the system cover.
1.5.2
Configuring an expansion card
After installing the expansion card, configure it by adjusting the software settings.
1.
Turn on the system and change the necessary BIOS settings, if any. See Chapter 2 for
information on BIOS setup.
2.
Assign an IRQ to the card.
3.
Install the software drivers for the expansion card.
When using PCI cards on shared slots, ensure that the drivers support “Share IRQ” or that
the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Otherwise, conflicts will arise between the two PCI
groups, making the system unstable and the card inoperable.
1.5.3
PCI Express x1 slots
This motherboard supports two PCI Express x1 network cards, SCSI cards, and other cards
that comply with the PCI Express specifications.
1.5.4
PCI Express x16 slot
This motherboard supports one PCI Express x16 graphics card that complies with the PCI
Express specifications.
IRQ assignments for this motherboard
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
-
-
shared
-
-
-
-
-
PCIE x16
shared
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
PCIE x1_1
shared
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
PCIE x1_2
-
shared
-
-
-
-
-
-
LAN
H
Intel PCH SATA Controller
-
-
-
shared
-
-
-
-
HD Audio
-
-
-
-
-
-
shared
-
USB2.0_1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
shared
USB2.0_2
USB3.0
-
-
-
-
shared
-
shared
-
-
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1.6Headers
1.
Clear RTC RAM (2-pin CLRTC)
This header allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS. You can
clear the CMOS memory of date, and system setup parameters by erasing the CMOS
RTC RAM data. The onboard button cell battery powers the RAM data in CMOS, which
include system setup information such as system passwords.
+3V_BAT
GND
CLRTC
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PIN 1
B85M-F PLUS Clear RTC RAM
To erase the RTC RAM:
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1.
Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
2.
Use a metal object such as a screwdriver to short the two pins.
3.
Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.
4.
Hold down the <Del> key during the boot process and enter BIOS setup to reenter data.
•
If the steps above do not help, remove the onboard battery and short the two pins
again to clear the CMOS RTC RAM data. After clearing the CMOS, reinstall the
battery.
•
You do not need to clear the RTC when the system hangs due to overclocking. For
system failure due to overclocking, use the CPU Parameter Recall (C.P.R.) feature.
Shut down and reboot the system, then the BIOS automatically resets parameter
settings to default values.
Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.7Connectors
1.7.1
Rear panel connectors
2
1
10
9
8
7
6
3 4
5
1.
PS/2 Mouse port (green). This port is for a PS/2 mouse.
2.
LAN (RJ-45) port. This port allows Gigabit connection to a Local Area Network (LAN)
through a network hub. Refer to the table below for the LAN port LED indications.
LAN port LED indications
Activity/Link LED
Status
Off
Orange
Orange (Blinking)
Orange (Blinking
then steady)
Description
No link
Linked
Data activity
Ready to wake
up from S5 mode
Speed LED
Status
Description
OFF
10Mbps connection
ORANGE 100Mbps connection
GREEN
1Gbps connection
Activity Link
LED
Speed
LED
LAN port
3.
Line In port (light blue). This port connects the tape, CD, DVD player, or other audio
sources.
4.
Line Out port (lime). This port connects a headphone or a speaker. In 4.1-channel,
5.1-channel, and 7.1-channel configurations, the function of this port becomes Front
Speaker Out.
5.
Microphone port (pink). This port connects a microphone.
To configure a 7.1-channel audio output:
Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support a 7.1-channel audio
output.
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Audio 2.1, 4.1, 5.1 or 7.1-channel configuration
Ports
Light Blue
(Rear panel)
Lime (Rear panel)
Pink (Rear panel)
Lime (Front panel)
Headset
2.1-channel
4.1-channel
5.1-channel
7.1-channel
Line In
Rear Speaker Out Rear Speaker Out Rear Speaker Out
Line Out
Mic In
—
Front Speaker Out Front Speaker Out Front Speaker Out
Mic In
Bass/Center
Bass/Center
—
—
Side Speaker Out
For a 7.1-channel speaker setup, refer to the 7.1-channel configuration in the table.
6.
USB 2.0 ports 5 and 6. These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are for USB
2.0/1.1 devices.
7.
USB 3.0 ports 1 and 2. These two 9-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports connect to
USB 3.0/2.0 devices.
•
Due to USB 3.0 controller limitations, USB 3.0 devices can only be used under a
Windows® OS environment and after USB 3.0 driver installation.
•
The plugged USB 3.0 device may run on xHCI or EHCI mode, depending on the
operating system’s setting.
•
USB 3.0 devices can only be used for data storage.
•
We strongly recommend that you connect USB 3.0 devices to USB 3.0 ports for faster
and better performance from your USB 3.0 devices.
8.
Video Graphics Adapter (VGA) port. This 15-pin port is for a VGA monitor or other
VGA-compatible devices.
9.
DVI-D port. This port is for any DVI-D compatible device. DVI-D can’t be converted to
output RGB Signal to CRT and isn’t compatible with DVI-I.
10. PS/2 keyboard port (purple). This port is for a PS/2 keyboard.
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1.7.2
1.
Internal connectors
Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP)
NC
AGND
NC
NC
SENSE2_RETUR
AGND
NC
SENSE1_RETUR
This connector is for a chassis-mounted front panel audio I/O module that supports
either HD Audio or legacy AC`97 audio standard. Connect one end of the front panel
audio I/O module cable to this connector.
AAFP
B85M-F PLUS
HD-audio-compliant
pin definition
MIC2
MICPWR
Line out_R
NC
Line out_L
PIN 1
PORT1 L
PORT1 R
PORT2 R
SENSE_SEND
PORT2 L
PIN 1
Legacy AC’97
compliant definition
B85M-F PLUS Front panel audio connector
2.
•
We recommend that you connect a high-definition front panel audio module to this
connector to avail of the motherboard’s high-definition audio capability.
•
If you want to connect a high-definition front panel audio module to this connector, set
the Front Panel Type item in the BIOS setup to [HD]. If you want to connect an AC’97
front panel audio module to this connector, set the item to [AC97]. By default, this
connector is set to [HD].
Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT)
SPDIFOUT
GND
B85M-F PLUS
+5V
This connector is for an additional Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) port. Connect
the S/PDIF Out module cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot
opening at the back of the system chassis.
SPDIF_OUT
B85M-F PLUS Digital audio connector
The S/PDIF module is purchased separately.
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3. CPU and chassis fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN, 4-pin CHA_FAN)
Connect the fan cables to the fan connectors on the motherboard, ensuring that the
black wire of each cable matches the ground pin of the connector.
CPU FAN PWM
CPU FAN IN
CPU FAN PWR
GND
CPU_FAN
+5V
CHA FAN IN
CHA FAN PWR
GND
CHA_FAN
B85M-F PLUS
B85M-F PLUS Fan connectors
Do not forget to connect the fan cables to the fan connectors. Insufficient air flow inside
the system may damage the motherboard components. These are not jumpers! Do not
place jumper caps on the fan connectors! The CPU_FAN connector supports a CPU fan of
maximum 1A (12 W) fan power.
Only the 4-pin CPU fan supports the ASUS Fan Xpert feature.
4.
USB 2.0 connectors (10-1 pin USB910, USB1112)
USB+5V
USB_P9USB_P9+
GND
NC
USB+5V
USB_P11USB_P11+
GND
NC
These connectors are for USB 2.0 ports. Connect the USB module cable to any of
these connectors, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system
chassis. These USB connectors comply with USB 2.0 specifications and supports up to
480Mbps connection speed.
USB1112
PIN 1
USB+5V
USB_P12USB_P12+
GND
PIN 1
USB+5V
USB_P10USB_P10+
GND
USB910
B85M-F PLUS
B85M-F PLUS USB2.0 connectors
Never connect a 1394 cable to the USB connectors. Doing so will damage the
motherboard!
The USB 2.0 module is purchased separately.
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5. ATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR, 4-pin ATX12V)
These connectors are for ATX power supply plugs. The power supply plugs are
designed to fit these connectors in only one orientation. Find the proper orientation and
push down firmly until the connectors completely fit.
GND
GND
ATX12V
+12V DC
+12V DC
PIN 1
B85M-F PLUS
EATXPWR
+3 Volts
+12 Volts
+12 Volts
+5V Standby
Power OK
GND
+5 Volts
GND
+5 Volts
GND
+3 Volts
+3 Volts
GND
+5 Volts
+5 Volts
+5 Volts
-5 Volts
GND
GND
GND
PSON#
GND
-12 Volts
+3 Volts
PIN 1
B85M-F PLUS ATX power connectors
6.
•
We recommend that you use an ATX 12V Specification 2.0‑compliant power supply
unit (PSU) with a minimum of 300W power rating. This PSU type has 24-pin and 4-pin
power plugs.
•
DO NOT forget to connect the 4-pin ATX +12V power plug. Otherwise, the system will
not boot up.
•
We recommend that you use a PSU with higher power output when configuring a
system with more power-consuming devices or when you intend to install additional
devices. The system may become unstable or may not boot up if the power is
inadequate.
•
If you are uncertain about the minimum power supply requirement for your system,
refer to the Recommended Power Supply Wattage Calculator at http://support.asus.
com/PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us for details.
Speaker connector (4-pin SPEAKER)
The 4-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted system warning speaker. The speaker
allows you to hear system beeps and warnings.
SPEAKER
B85M-F PLUS
Speaker Out
GND
GND
+5V
PIN 1
B85M-F PLUS Speaker Out connector
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7.Intel® B85 Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s connectors (7-pin SATA3G_1~2 [black])
These connectors connect to Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s hard disk drives via Serial ATA 3.0
Gb/s signal cables.
SATA3G_2
GND
RSATA_RXP2
RSATA_RXN2
GND
RSATA_TXN2
RSATA_TXP2
GND
GND
RSATA_RXP1
RSATA_RXN1
GND
RSATA_TXN1
RSATA_TXP1
GND
SATA3G_1
B85M-F PLUS
B85M-F PLUS SATA 3.0Gb/s connectors
When using hot-plug and NCQ, set the SATA Mode Selection item in the BIOS to [AHCI].
8.Intel® B85 Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s connectors (7-pin SATA6G_1~4 [gray])
These connectors connect to Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s hard disk drives via Serial ATA 6.0
Gb/s signal cables.
SATA6G_4
GND
RSATA_TXP4
RSATA_TXN4
GND
RSATA_RXN4
RSATA_RXP4
GND
SATA6G_3
GND
RSATA_TXP3
RSATA_TXN3
GND
RSATA_RXN3
RSATA_RXP3
GND
GND
RSATA_RXP1
RSATA_RXN1
GND
RSATA_TXN1
RSATA_TXP1
GND
SATA6G_1
B85M-F PLUS
SATA6G_2
GND
RSATA_TXP2
RSATA_TXN2
GND
RSATA_RXN2
RSATA_RXP2
GND
B85M-F PLUS SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors
When using hot-plug and NCQ, set the SATA Mode Selection item in the BIOS to [AHCI].
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9.
System panel connector (10-1 pin F_PANEL)
This connector supports several chassis-mounted functions.
B85M-F PLUS
(NC)
HWRST#
Ground
HDD_LEDHDD_LED+
PIN 1
RESET
GND
PWR
PWR_LEDPWR_LED+
+HDD_LED
+PWR LED PWR BTN
F_PANEL
B85M-F PLUS System panel connector
•
System power LED (2-pin PWR_LED)
This 2-pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the chassis power LED
cable to this connector. The system power LED lights up when you turn on the system
power, and blinks when the system is in sleep mode.
•
Hard disk drive activity LED (2-pin HDD_LED)
This 2-pin connector is for the HDD Activity LED. Connect the HDD Activity LED cable
to this connector. The HDD LED lights up or flashes when data is read from or written
to the HDD.
•
ATX power button/soft-off button (2-pin PWR_BTN)
This connector is for the system power button.
•
Reset button (2-pin RESET)
This 2-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted reset button for system reboot without
turning off the system power.
10. USB 3.0 connector (20-1 pin USB3_1314)
This connector allows you to connect a USB 3.0 module for additional USB 3.0 front
or rear panel ports. With an installed USB 3.0 module, you can enjoy all the benefits of
USB 3.0 including faster data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, faster charging time for
USB-chargeable devices, optimized power efficiency and backward compatibility with
USB 2.0.
USB3+5V
IntA_P1_SSRXIntA_P1_SSRX+
IntA_P1_SSTXGND
IntA_P1_SSTX+
GND
IntA_P1_DIntA_P1_D+
GND
USB3_1314
B85M-F PLUS
USB3+5V
IntA_P2_SSRXIntA_P2_SSRX+
GND
IntA_P2_SSTXIntA_P2_SSTX+
GND
IntA_P2_DIntA_P2_D+
PIN 1
B85M-F PLUS USB3.0 Front panel connector
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11. Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM)
This connector is for a serial (COM) port. Connect the serial port module cable to this
connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis.
RXD
DTR
DSR
CTS
COM
DCD
TXD
GND
RTS
RI
PIN 1
B85M-F PLUS
B85M-F PLUS Serial port (COM) connector
The COM module is purchased separately.
12. TPM connector (20-1 pin TPM)
LPCPD#
GND
+3VSB
NC
LAD0
+3V
LAD3
PCIRST#
LFRAME#
LCLK
This connector supports a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) system, which can securely
store keys, digital certificates, passwords, and data. A TPM system also helps enhance
network security, protects digital identities, and ensures platform integrity.
PIN 1
GND
TPM
NC
CLKRUN#
SERIRQ
NC
GND
LAD1
LAD2
NC
B85M-F PLUS
B85M-F PLUS TPM connector
The TPM module is purchased separately.
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1.8
1.8.1
Software support
Installing an operating system
This motherboard supports Windows® 7 (32bit/64bit), Windows® 8 (32bit/64bit) and
Windows® 8.1 (32bit/64bit) Operating Systems (OS). Always install the latest OS version and
corresponding updates to maximize the features of your hardware.
Motherboard settings and hardware options vary. Refer to your OS documentation for
detailed information.
1.8.2
Support DVD information
The Support DVD that comes with the motherboard package contains the drivers, software
applications, and utilities that you can install to avail all motherboard features.
The contents of the Support DVD are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the
ASUS website at www.asus.com for updates.
To run the Support DVD
Place the Support DVD into the optical drive. If Autorun is enabled in your computer, the
DVD automatically displays the Specials screen which lists the unique features of your ASUS
motherboard. Click Drivers, Utilities, AHCI Driver, Manual, Contact and Specials tabs to
display their respective menus.
The following screen is for reference only.
Click an icon to
display Support
DVD/motherboard
information
Click an item to install
If Autorun is NOT enabled in your computer, browse the contents of the Support DVD to
locate the file ASSETUP.EXE from the BIN folder. Double-click the ASSETUP.EXE to run
the DVD.
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BIOS information
2.1
Managing and updating your BIOS
2
Save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS file to a USB flash disk in case you need
to restore the BIOS in the future. Copy the original motherboard BIOS using the ASUS
Update utility.
2.1.1
EZ Update
EZ Update is a utility that allows you to automatically update your motherboard’s softwares,
drivers and the BIOS version easily. With this utlity, you can also manually update the saved
BIOS and select a boot logo when the system goes into POST.
To launch EZ Update, click EZ Update on the AI Suite 3 main menu bar.
Click to automatically
update your
motherboard’s
driver, software and
firmware
Click to find and
select the BIOS
from file
Click to select a
boot logo
Click to update
the BIOS
EZ Update requires an Internet connection either through a network or an ISP (Internet
Service Provider).
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2.1.2
ASUS EZ Flash 2
The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS‑based
utility.
Before you start using this utility, download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at
www.asus.com.
To update the BIOS using EZ Flash 2:
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1.
Insert the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file to the USB port.
2.
Enter the Advanced Mode of the BIOS setup program. Go to the Tool menu to select
ASUS EZ Flash Utility and press <Enter> to enable it.
3.
Press <Tab> to switch to the Drive field.
4.
Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS,
and then press <Enter>.
5.
Press <Tab> to switch to the Folder Info field.
6.
Press the Up/Down arrow keys to find the BIOS file, and then press <Enter> to
perform the BIOS update process. Reboot the system when the update process is
done.
•
This function supports USB flash disks formatted using FAT32/16 on a single partition
only.
•
Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability.
Select the Load Optimized Defaults item under the Exit menu.
•
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system
boot failure!
Chapter 2: BIOS information
2.1.3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the BIOS file
when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can restore a corrupted BIOS
file using the motherboard support DVD or a USB flash drive that contains the updated BIOS
file.
•
Before using this utility, rename the BIOS file in the removable device into
B85MFP.CAP.
•
The BIOS file in the support DVD may not be the latest version. Download the latest
BIOS file from the ASUS website at www.asus.com.
Recovering the BIOS
To recover the BIOS:
1.
Turn on the system.
2.
Insert the support DVD to the optical drive or the USB flash drive that contains the
BIOS file to the USB port.
3.
The utility automatically checks the devices for the BIOS file. When found, the utility
reads the BIOS file and enters ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility automatically.
4.
The system requires you to enter BIOS Setup to recover BIOS settings. To ensure
system compatibility and stability, we recommend that you press <F5> to load default
BIOS values.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS! Doing so can cause
system boot failure!
2.1.4
ASUS BIOS Updater
ASUS BIOS Updater allows you to update the BIOS in DOS environment.
The screen captures used in this section are for reference only and may not be exactly the
same as actually shown on your computer screen.
Before updating BIOS
•
Prepare the motherboard support DVD and a USB flash drive.
•
Download the latest BIOS file and BIOS Updater from http://support.asus.com and
save them in your USB flash drive.
NTFS is not supported under FreeDOS environment. Ensure that your USB flash drive is in
single partition and in FAT32/16 format.
•
Turn off the computer.
•
Ensure that your computer has a DVD optical drive.
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Booting the system in DOS environment
To boot the system in DOS:
1.
Insert the USB flash drive with the latest BIOS file and BIOS Updater to the USB port.
2.
Boot your computer then press <F8> to launch the select boot device screen.
3.
When the select boot device screen appears, insert the Support DVD into the optical
drive then select the optical drive as the boot device.
Please select boot device:
 and  to move selection
ENTER to select boot device
ESC to boot using defaults
P2: ST3808110AS (76319MB)
aigo miniking (250MB)
UEFI: (FAT) ASUS DRW-2014L1T(4458MB)
P1: ASUS DRW-2014L1T(4458MB)
UEFI: (FAT) aigo miniking (250MB)
Enter Setup
4. When the booting message appears, press <Enter> within five (5) seconds to enter
FreeDOS prompt.
ISOLINUX 3.20 2006-08-26 Copyright (C) 1994-2005 H. Peter Anvin
A Bootable DVD/CD is detected. Press ENTER to boot from the DVD/CD.
If no key is pressed within 5 seconds, the system will boot next priority
device automatically. boot:
5.
On the FreeDOS prompt, type d: then press <Enter> to switch the disk from Drive C
(optical drive) to Drive D (USB flash drive).
Welcome to FreeDOS (http://www.freedos.org)!
C:/> d:
D:/>
Updating the BIOS file
To update the BIOS file:
1.
On the FreeDOS prompt, type bupdater /pc /g and press <Enter>.
D:/> bupdater /pc /g
2.
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On the BIOS Updater screen, press <Tab> to switch from Files panel to Drives panel
then select D:.
Chapter 2: BIOS information
ASUSTeK BIOS Updater for DOS V1.30 [2014/01/01]
Current ROM
BOARD: B85M-F PLUS
VER: 0302 (H :00 B :00)
DATE: 12/15/2014
PATH:
Update ROM
BOARD: Unknown
VER: Unknown
DATE: Unknown
C:\
C:
D:
FORMAN~1
B85MFP.CAP
<DIR>
8390656
2014-12-15
21:14:34
Drives panel
Files panel
Note
[Enter] Select or Load
[Up/Down/Home/End] Move
[Tab] Switch
[Esc] Exit
[V] Drive Info
3.
Press <Tab> to switch from Drives panel to Files panel then press <Up/Down or Home/
End> keys to select the BIOS file and press <Enter>.
4.
After the BIOS Updater checks the selected BIOS file, select Yes to confirm the BIOS
update.
Are you sure you want to update the BIOS?
Yes
No
The BIOS Backup feature is not supported due to security regulations.
5.
Select Yes then press <Enter>. When BIOS update is done, press <ESC> to exit BIOS
Updater.
6.
Restart your computer.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot
failure.
Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select
the Load Optimized Defaults item under the Exit BIOS menu.
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2.2
BIOS setup program
Use the BIOS Setup program to update the BIOS or configure its parameters. The BIOS
screens include navigation keys and brief online help to guide you in using the BIOS Setup
program.
Entering BIOS Setup at startup
To enter BIOS Setup at startup:
•
Press <Delete> or <F2> during the Power-On Self Test (POST). If you do not press
<Delete> or <F2>, POST continues with its routines.
Entering BIOS Setup after POST
To enter BIOS Setup after POST:
•
Press <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<Del> simultaneously.
•
Press the reset button on the system chassis.
•
Press the power button to turn the system off then back on. Do this option only if you
failed to enter BIOS Setup using the first two options.
Using the power button, reset button, or the <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<Del> keys to force reset from a
running operating system can cause damage to your data or system. We recommend you
always shut down the system properly from the operating system.
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•
The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and
may not exactly match what you see on your screen.
•
Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com to download the latest BIOS file for this
motherboard.
•
Ensure that a USB mouse is connected to your motherboard if you want to use the
mouse to control the BIOS setup program.
•
If the system becomes unstable after changing any BIOS setting, load the default
settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select the Load Optimized
Defaults item under the Exit menu or press hotkey <F5>.
•
If the system fails to boot after changing any BIOS setting, try to clear the CMOS and
reset the motherboard to the default value. See section 1.6 Jumpers for information
on how to erase the RTC RAM.
Chapter 2: BIOS information
BIOS menu screen
The BIOS setup program can be used under two modes: EZ Mode and Advanced Mode.
You can change modes from the Exit menu or from the Exit/Advanced Mode button in the EZ
Mode/Advanced Mode screen.
EZ Mode
By default, the EZ Mode screen appears when you enter the BIOS setup program. The EZ
Mode provides you an overview of the basic system information, and allows you to select
the display language, system performance mode and boot device priority. To access the
Advanced Mode, click Exit/Advanced Mode, then select Advanced Mode or press <F7> for
the advanced BIOS settings.
The default screen for entering the BIOS setup program can be changed.
Displays the CPU temperature,
CPU voltage output, DRAM
information, and CPU/chassis
fan speed
Selects the
Advanced
mode functions
Selects the display language
of the BIOS setup program
Normal mode
ASUS Optimal
mode
Selects the boot
SATA information
device priority
Displays the
Advanced mode
Power saving
menus
mode
Exits the BIOS setup program without
saving the changes, saves the changes
and resets the system, or enters the
Advanced Mode
Loads
optimized
default
Selects the boot
device priority
Displays the system
properties of the
selected mode on the
right hand side
•
The boot device options vary depending on the devices you installed to the system.
•
The Boot Menu(F8) button is available only when the boot device is installed to the
system.
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Advanced Mode
The Advanced Mode provides advanced options for experienced end-users to configure the
BIOS settings. The figure below shows an example of the Advanced Mode.
To access the EZ Mode, click Exit, then select ASUS EZ Mode or press <F7>.
Back button
Menu items
Submenu item
Menu bar
Configuration fields
Pop-up window
General help
Navigation keys
Scroll bar
Last modified
settings
Quick note
Menu bar
The menu bar on top of the screen has the following main items:
My Favorites For saving the frequently-used system settings and configuration
Main
For changing the basic system configuration
Ai Tweaker
For changing the overclocking settings
Advanced
Boot
For changing the advanced system settings
For displaying the system temperature, power status, and changing the
fan settings
For changing the system boot configuration
Tool
Exit
For configuring options for special functions
For selecting the exit options and loading default settings
Monitor
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2.3
My Favorites
MyFavorites is your personal space where you can easily save and access your favorite
BIOS items.
Adding items to My Favorites
To add frequently-used BIOS items to My Favorites:
1.
Use the arrow keys to select an item that you want to add. When using a mouse, hover
the pointer to the item.
2.
Press <F4> on your keyboard or right-click on your mouse to add the item to My
Favorites page.
You cannot add the following items to My Favorites:
•
Items with submenu options
•
User-configurable items such as language and boot device order
•
Configuration items such as Memory SPD Information, system time and date
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2.4
Main menu
The Main menu screen appears when you enter the Advanced Mode of the BIOS Setup
program. The Main menu provides you an overview of the basic system information, and
allows you to set the system date, time, language, and security settings.
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•
If you have forgotten your BIOS password, erase the CMOS Real Time Clock (RTC)
RAM to clear the BIOS password. See section 1.6 Jumpers for information on how to
erase the RTC RAM.
•
The Administrator or User Password items on top of the screen show the default
Not Installed. After you set a password, these items show Installed.
Chapter 2: BIOS information
2.5
Ai Tweaker menu
The Ai Tweaker menu items allow you to configure overclocking-related items.
Be cautious when changing the settings of the Ai Tweaker menu items. Incorrect field
values can cause the system to malfunction.
The configuration options for this section vary depending on the CPU and DIMM model you
installed on the motherboard.
2.6
Advanced menu
The Advanced menu items allow you to change the settings for the CPU and other system
devices.
Be cautious when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect field values
can cause the system to malfunction.
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2.7
Monitor menu
The Monitor menu displays the system temperature/power status, and allows you to change
the fan settings.
Scroll down to display the following items:
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2.8
Boot menu
The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options.
Scroll down to display the following items:
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2.9
Tool menu
The Tool menu items allow you to configure options for special functions. Select an item then
press <Enter> to display the submenu.
2.10
Exit menu
The Exit menu items allow you to load the optimal default values for the BIOS items, and
save or discard your changes to the BIOS items. You can access the EZ Mode from the Exit
menu.
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Appendices
Appendices
Notices
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
•
This device may not cause harmful interference.
•
This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur
in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•
Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
•
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is required
to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modifications to this unit not
expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority
to operate this equipment.
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IC: Canadian Compliance Statement
Complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications. This device complies with RSS
210 of Industry Canada. This Class B device meets all the requirements of the Canadian
interference-causing equipment regulations.
This device complies with Industry Canada license exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.
Cut appareil numérique de la Classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le
matériel brouilleur du Canada.
Cet appareil est conforme aux normes CNR exemptes de licence d’Industrie Canada. Le
fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes :
(1) cet appareil ne doit pas provoquer d’interférences et
(2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, y compris celles susceptibles de provoquer
un fonctionnement non souhaité de l’appareil.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from
digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department
of Communications.
This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
VCCI: Japan Compliance Statement
VCCI Class B Statement
This is a Class B product based on the standard of the VCCI Council. If this is used near a
radio or television receiver in a domestic environment, it may cause radio interference. Install
and use the equipment according to the instruction manual.
KC: Korea Warning Statement
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Appendices
REACH
Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of
Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at
ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm.
DO NOT throw the motherboard in municipal waste. This product has been designed to
enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin
indicates that the product (electrical and electronic equipment) should not be placed in
municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.
DO NOT throw the mercury-containing button cell battery in municipal waste. This symbol
of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal
waste.
ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services
ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards
for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to
responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging
materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for detailed recycling
information in different regions.
Google™ License Terms
Copyright© 2014 Google Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file
except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at:
http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the
License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF
ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the
License.
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English AsusTek Inc. hereby declares that this device is in compliance with
the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of CE Directives.
Please see the CE Declaration of Conformity for more details.
Français AsusTek Inc. déclare par la présente que cet appareil est
conforme aux critères essentiels et autres clauses pertinentes des directives
européennes. Veuillez consulter la déclaration de conformité CE pour plus
d’informations.
Deutsch AsusTek Inc. erklärt hiermit, dass dieses Gerät mit den
wesentlichen Anforderungen und anderen relevanten Bestimmungen der
CE-Richtlinien übereinstimmt. Weitere Einzelheiten entnehmen Sie bitte der
CE-Konformitätserklärung.
Italiano AsusTek Inc. con la presente dichiara che questo dispositivo
è conforme ai requisiti essenziali e alle altre disposizioni pertinenti alle
direttive CE. Per maggiori informazioni fate riferimento alla dichiarazione
di conformità CE.
Компания ASUS заявляет, что это устройство соответствует основным
требованиям и другим соответствующим условиям европейских
директив. Подробную информацию, пожалуйста, смотрите в декларации
соответствия.
Български С настоящото AsusTek Inc. декларира, че това устройство
е в съответствие със съществените изисквания и другите приложими
постановления на директивите CE. Вижте CE декларацията за
съвместимост за повече информация.
Hrvatski AsusTek Inc. ovim izjavljuje da je ovaj uređaj sukladan s bitnim
zahtjevima i ostalim odgovarajućim odredbama CE direktiva. Više
pojedinosti potražite u CE izjavi o sukladnosti.
Čeština Společnost AsusTek Inc. tímto prohlašuje, že toto zařízení
splňuje základní požadavky a další příslušná ustanovení směrnic CE. Další
podrobnosti viz Prohlášení o shodě CE.
Dansk AsusTek Inc. Erklærer hermed, at denne enhed er i
overensstemmelse med hovedkravene and andre relevante bestemmelser i
CE-direktiverne. Du kan læse mere i CE-overensstemmelseserklæring.
Nederlands AsusTek Inc. verklaart hierbij dat dit apparaat compatibel
is met de essentiële vereisten en andere relevante bepalingen van CErichtlijnen. Raadpleeg de CE-verklaring van conformiteit voor meer details.
Português A AsusTek Inc. declara que este dispositivo está em
conformidade com os requisitos essenciais e outras disposições relevantes
das Diretivas da CE. Para mais detalhes, consulte a Declaração de
Conformidade CE.
Română Prin prezenta, AsusTek Inc. declară faptul că acest dispozitiv
respectă cerinţele esenţiale şi alte prevederi relevante ale directivelor CE.
Pentru mai multe detalii, consultaţi declaraţia de conformitate CE.
Srpski AsusTek Inc. ovim izjavljuje da je ovaj uređaj u saglasnosti sa
ključnim zahtevima i drugim relevantnim odredbama CE Direktiva. Molimo
vas, pogledajte CE Deklaraciju o usklađenosti za više detalja.
Slovensky Spoločnosť AsusTek Inc. týmto prehlasuje, že toto zariadenie
vyhovuje príslušným požiadavkám a ďalším súvisiacim ustanoveniam
smerníc ES. Viac podrobností si pozrite v prehlásení o zhode ES.
Slovenščina AsusTek Inc. tukaj izjavlja, da je ta naprava skladna s
temeljnimi zahtevami in drugimi relevantnimi določili direktiv CE. Za več
informacij glejte Izjavo CE o skladnosti.
Español Por la presente, AsusTek Inc. declara que este dispositivo cumple
los requisitos básicos y otras disposiciones relevantes de las directivas
de la CE. Consulte la Declaración de conformidad de la CE para obtener
más detalles.
Svenska AsusTek Inc. förklarar härmed att denna enhet är i
överensstämmelse med de grundläggande kraven och andra relevanta
bestämmelser i CE-direktiven. Se CE-försäkran om överensstämmelse för
mer information.
Українська AsusTek Inc. заявляє, що цей пристрій відповідає основним
вимогам відповідних Директив ЄС. Будь ласка, див. більше подробиць у
Декларації відповідності нормам ЄС.
Türkçe AsusTek Inc., bu aygıtın temel gereksinimlerle ve CE Yönergelerinin
diğer ilgili koşullarıyla uyumlu olduğunu beyan eder. Daha fazla ayrıntı için
lütfen CE Uygunluk Beyanına bakın.
Bosanski AsusTek Inc. ovim potvrđuje da je ovaj uređaj usklađen s
osnovnim zahtjevima i drugim relevantnim propisima Direktiva EK. Za više
informacija molimo pogledajte Deklaraciju o usklađenosti EK.
Eesti Käesolevaga kinnitab AsusTek Inc., et see seade vastab CE direktiivide
oluliste nõuetele ja teistele asjakohastele sätetele. Vt üksikasju CE
vastavusdeklaratsioonist.
Suomi AsusTek Inc. vakuuttaa täten, että tämä laite on CE-direktiivien
olennaisten vaatimusten ja muiden asiaan kuuluvien lisäysten mukainen.
Katso lisätietoja CE-vaatimustenmukaisuusvakuutuksesta.
Ελληνικά Με το παρόν, η AsusTek Inc. Δηλώνει ότι αυτή η συσκευή
συμμορφώνεται με τις θεμελιώδεις απαιτήσεις και άλλες σχετικές διατάξεις
των Οδηγιών της ΕΕ. Για περισσότερες λεπτομέρειες ανατρέξτε στην
Δήλωση Συμμόρφωσης ΕΕ.
Magyar Az AsusTek Inc. ezennel kijelenti, hogy a készülék megfelel
a CE-irányelvek alapvető követelményeinek és ide vonatkozó egyéb
rendelkezéseinek. További részletekért tekintse meg a CE-megfelelőségi
nyilatkozatot.
Latviski Līdz ar šo AsusTek Inc. paziņo, ka šī ierīce atbilst būtiskajām
prasībām un citiem saistošajiem nosacījumiem, kas norādīti CE direktīvā. Lai
uzzinātu vairāk, skatiet CE Atbilstības deklarāciju.
Lietuvių Šiuo dokumentu bendrovė „AsusTek Inc.“ pareiškia, kad šis
įrenginys atitinka pagrindinius CE direktyvų reikalavimus ir kitas susijusias
nuostatas. Daugiau informacijos rasite CE atitikties deklaracijoje.
Norsk AcerTek Inc. erklærer herved at denne enheten er i samsvar med
hovedsaklige krav og andre relevante forskrifter i CE-direktiver. Du finner
mer informasjon i CE-samsvarserklæringen.
Polski Niniejszym AsusTek Inc. deklaruje, że to urządzenie jest zgodne z
istotnymi wymaganiami oraz innymi powiązanymi zaleceniami Dyrektyw
CE. W celu uzyskania szczegółów, sprawdź Deklarację zgodności CE.
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Appendices
ASUS contact information
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
Address
15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259
Telephone +886-2-2894-3447
Fax +886-2-2890-7798
E-mail
info@asus.com.tw
Web site
www.asus.com.com/
Technical Support
Telephone Fax
Online support
+86-21-38429911
+86-21-5866-8722, ext. 9101#
http://www.asus.com/tw/support/
ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America)
Address
800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA
Telephone+1-510-739-3777
Fax
+1-510-608-4555
Web site
http://www.asus.com/us/
Technical Support
Support fax
Telephone Online support
+1-812-284-0883
+1-812-282-2787
http://www.service.asus.com/
ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria)
Address
Fax
Web site
Online contact
Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany
+49-2102-959911
http://www.asus.com/de
http://eu-rma.asus.com/sales
Technical Support
Telephone+49-1805-010923*
Support Fax
+49-2102-9599-11
Online support
http://www.asus.com/de/support/
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Appendices
(510)739-3777/(510)608-4555
800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539.
Asus Computer International
Date :
Signature :
Representative Person’s Name :
Mar. 22, 2015
Steve Chang / President
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Supplementary Information:
FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Unintentional Radiators
Conforms to the following specifications:
Model Number : B85M-F PLUS
Product Name : Motherboard
hereby declares that the product
Phone/Fax No:
Address:
Responsible Party Name:
Per FCC Part 2 Section 2. 1077(a)
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
Ver. 140331
EC Declaration of Conformity
GERMANY
Motherboard
B85M-F PLUS
Model name :
Declaration Date: 22/03/2015
Year to begin affixing CE marking: 2015
Signature : __________
Position : CEO
Name :
Jerry Shen
(EC conformity marking)
Regulation (EC) No. 617/2013
CE marking
2011/65/EU-RoHS Directive
Regulation (EC) No. 278/2009
Regulation (EC) No. 642/2009
EN 60065:2002 / A12:2011
EN 301 489-1 V1.9.2(2011-09)
EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1(2002-08)
EN 301 489-4 V1.4.1(2009-05)
EN 301 489-7 V1.3.1(2005-11)
EN 301 489-9 V1.4.1(2007-11)
EN 301 489-17 V2.2.1(2012-09)
EN 301 489-24 V1.5.1(2010-09)
EN 302 326-2 V1.2.2(2007-06)
EN 302 326-3 V1.3.1(2007-09)
EN 301 357-2 V1.4.1(2008-11)
EN 302 291-1 V1.1.1(2005-07)
EN 302 291-2 V1.1.1(2005-07)
EN 55024:2010
EN 61000-3-3:2008
EN 55020:2007+A11:2011
Regulation (EC) No. 1275/2008
2009/125/EC-ErP Directive
EN 60950-1 / A2:2013
2006/95/EC-LVD Directive
EN 300 328 V1.7.1(2006-10)
EN 300 440-1 V1.6.1(2010-08)
EN 300 440-2 V1.4.1(2010-08)
EN 301 511 V9.0.2(2003-03)
EN 301 908-1 V5.2.1(2011-05)
EN 301 908-2 V5.2.1(2011-07)
EN 301 893 V1.6.1(2011-11)
EN 302 544-2 V1.1.1(2009-01)
EN 302 623 V1.1.1(2009-01)
EN 50360:2001
EN 62479:2010
EN 50385:2002
EN 62311:2008
1999/5/EC-R&TTE Directive
EN 55022:2010+AC:2011
EN 61000-3-2:2006+A2:2009
EN 55013:2001+A1:2003+A2:2006
2004/108/EC-EMC Directive
conform with the essential requirements of the following directives:
Product name :
declare the following apparatus:
ASUS COMPUTER GmbH
HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN
Country:
4F, No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN
Address, City:
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
Address:
Authorized representative in Europe:
Manufacturer:
We, the undersigned,
Ver. 140331