Version 1.0
Published April 2014
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Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
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1.1 1
Package Contents
1.2 Specifications2
1.3 Unique Features
1.4 Motherboard Layout
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1.5 I/O Panel
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Chapter 2 Installation
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2.1 17
Installing the CPU
2.2 Installing the CPU Fan and Heatsink
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2.3 Installing Memory Modules (DIMM)
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2.4 Expansion Slots (PCI Express Slots)
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2.5 Jumpers Setup
24
2.6 Onboard Headers and Connectors
25
2.7 Smart Switches
30
2.8 Dr. Debug
31
2.9 SLITM and Quad SLITM Operation Guide
33
2.9.1 Installing Two SLITM-Ready Graphics Cards
33
2.9.2 Driver Installation and Setup
35
2.10 CrossFireX TM, 3-Way CrossFireX TM and Quad CrossFireX TM
Operation Guide
36
2.10.1 Installing Two CrossFireX TM-Ready Graphics Cards
36
2.10.2 Installing Three CrossFireX TM-Ready Graphics Cards
37
2.10.3 Driver Installation and Setup
38
2.11 M.2_SSD (NGFF) Module Installation Guide
39
2.12 HDD Saver Cable Installation Guide
42
Chapter 3 Software and Utilities Operation 43
3.1 43
Installing Drivers
3.2 A-Tuning44
3.2.1 Installing A-Tuning
44
3.2.2 Using A-Tuning
44
3.3 Intel® Rapid Start Technology
50
3.3.1 System Requirements
50
3.3.2 Setup Guide
51
3.4 Intel® Smart Connect Technology
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3.4.1 System Requirements
55
3.4.2 Setup Guide
56
3.5 ASRock Cloud 60
3.5.1 Intel® Remote Wake Technology
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3.5.2 Configuring and Using Orbweb.ME Professional
62
3.5.3 Remote Access from a Client Device
64
3.6 ASRock APP Shop
70
3.6.1 UI Overview
70
3.6.2 Apps71
3.6.3 BIOS & Drivers
74
3.6.4 Setting75
3.7 Start876
3.7.1 Installing Start8
76
3.7.2 Configuring Start8
76
Chapter 4 UEFI SETUP UTILITY
79
4.1 Introduction79
4.1.1 UEFI Menu Bar
79
4.1.2 Navigation Keys
80
4.2 Main Screen
81
4.3 OC Tweaker Screen
82
4.4 Advanced Screen
91
4.4.1 CPU Configuration
92
4.4.2 Chipset Configuration
94
4.4.3 Storage Configuration
96
4.4.4 Intel® Rapid Start Technology
98
4.4.5 Intel® Smart Connect Technology
99
4.4.6 Super IO Configuration
100
4.4.7 ACPI Configuration
101
4.4.8 USB Configuration
103
4.5 Tools105
4.6 Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen
109
4.7 Boot Screen
110
4.8 Security Screen
113
4.9 Exit Screen
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Z97 Extreme4
Chapter 1 Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock Z97 Extreme4 motherboard, a reliable
motherboard produced under ASRock’s consistently stringent quality control.
It delivers excellent performance with robust design conforming to ASRock’s
commitment to quality and endurance.
In this documentation, Chapter 1 and 2 contains the introduction of the
motherboard and step-by-step installation guides. Chapter 3 contains the operation
guide of the software and utilities. Chapter 4 contains the configuration guide of
the BIOS setup.
Because the motherboard specifications and the BIOS software might be updated, the
content of this documentation will be subject to change without notice. In case any modifications of this documentation occur, the updated version will be available on ASRock’s
website without further notice. If you require technical support related to this motherboard, please visit our website for specific information about the model you are using. You
may find the latest VGA cards and CPU support list on ASRock’s website as well. ASRock
website http://www.asrock.com.
1.1 Package Contents
• ASRock Z97 Extreme4 Motherboard (ATX Form Factor)
ASRock Z97 Extreme4 Quick Installation Guide
ASRock Z97 Extreme4 Support CD
4 x Serial ATA (SATA) Data Cables (Optional)
1 x HDD Saver Cable
1 x I/O Shield
1 x ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card
1 x Screw for M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3
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1.2 Specifications
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Platform
• ATX Form Factor
• High Density Glass Fabric PCB
Unique
Feature
• Super Alloy
- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
- Premium Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to
iron powder choke)
- Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)
- NexFET™ MOSFET
- 12K Platinum Caps (100% Japan made high quality
conductive polymer capacitors)
- Sapphire Black PCB
• ASRock HDD Saver Technology
• ASRock Full Spike Protection
• ASRock Cloud
• ASRock APP Shop
CPU
• Supports 4th Gen & 5th Generation Intel® CoreTM Processors
(Socket 1150)
• Digi Power design
• 12 Power Phase design
• Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
• Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPUs
• Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking
Chipset
• Intel® Z97
Memory
• Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Technology
• 4 x DDR3 DIMM Slots
• Supports DDR3 2933+(OC)/2800(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/
1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
• Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2
• 15μ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots
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• 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE2/PCIE5/PCIE6: single
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at x16 (PCIE2); dual at x8 (PCIE2) / x8 (PCIE5); triple at x8
(PCIE2) / x4 (PCIE5) / x4 (PCIE6)
3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, 3-Way CrossFireXTM and
CrossFireXTM
Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLITM and SLITM
15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE2)
• Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can
be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
• Supports Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick
Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full
HW Encode1, Intel® InTruTM 3D, Intel® Clear Video HD
Technology, Intel® InsiderTM, Intel® HD Graphics 4400/4600
• Pixel Shader 5.0, DirectX 11.1
• Max. shared memory 1792MB
• Four graphics output options: D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI and
DisplayPort 1.2
• Supports Triple Monitor
• Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K
(4096x2160) @ 24Hz
• Supports DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @
60Hz
• Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @
60Hz
• Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K
(4096x2160) @ 24Hz or 4K x 2K (3840x2160) @ 60Hz
• Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and
HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI Port (Compliant
HDMI monitor is required)
• Supports HDCP with DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2
Ports
• Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with DVI-D,
HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
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Expansion
Slot
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Audio
• 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1150
Audio Codec)
• Premium Blu-ray Audio support
• Supports Surge Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)
• Supports Purity SoundTM 2
- Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps
- 115dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier
- TI® NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier (Supports up to
600 Ohm headsets)
- Direct Drive Technology
- EMI Shielding Cover|
- PCB Isolate Shielding|
• Supports DTS Connect
LAN
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Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Giga PHY Intel® I218V
Supports Intel® Remote Wake Technology
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports Lightning/ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike
Protection)
• Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
• Supports PXE
Rear Panel
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1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x D-Sub Port
1 x DVI-D Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full
Spike Protection))
2 x USB 3.0 Ports (ASMedia ASM1042AE) (Supports ESD
Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
4 x USB 3.0 Ports (Intel® Z97) (Supports ESD Protection
(ASRock Full Spike Protection))
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED
LED)
HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in /
Front Speaker / Microphone
Z97 Extreme4
Storage
• 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by Intel® Z97, support RAID
(RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel Rapid Storage
Technology 13 and Intel Smart Response Technology), NCQ,
AHCI, Hot Plug and ASRock HDD Saver Technology
• 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI, Hot Plug and ASRock HDD Saver Technology
• 1 x SATA Express Connector (shared with SATA3_4,
SATA3_5 and M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3)
*Support to be announced
• 1 x M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3, supports M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s
module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen2 x2 (10 Gb/s)
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1 x COM Port Header
1 x TPM Header
1 x Power LED Header
2 x CPU Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
3 x Chassis Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 2 x 3-pin)
1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power
Connector)
1 x HDD Saver Connector
1 x PCIe Power Connector
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD
Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
1 x USB 3.0 Header (support 2 USB 3.0 ports) (Supports ESD
Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
1 x Dr. Debug with LED
1 x Power Switch with LED
1 x Reset Switch with LED
1 x BIOS Selection Switch
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Connector
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BIOS
Feature
• 2 x 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI sup•
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port (1 x Main BIOS and 1 x Backup BIOS)
Supports Secure Backup UEFI Technology
ACPI 1.1 Compliant wake up events
SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
CPU, DRAM, PCH 1.05V, PCH 1.5V Voltage Multi-adjustment
Support
CD
• Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google
Chrome Browser and Toolbar, Start8 (30 days trial), Kloudian
Orbweb.ME Professional (Win 8.1)
Hardware • CPU/Chassis temperature sensing
• CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
• CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by
CPU temperature)
• CPU/Chassis Fan multi-speed control
• Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, CPU
Input Voltage, CPU Internal Voltages
OS
• Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 32-bit / 8.1 64-bit / 8 32-bit / 8 64bit / 7 32-bit / 7 64-bit
Certifications
• FCC, CE, WHQL
• ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
* For detailed product information, please visit our website: http://www.asrock.com
Please realize that there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting
the setting in the BIOS, applying Untied Overclocking Technology, or using third-party
overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system’s stability, or even cause damage to
the components and devices of your system. It should be done at your own risk and expense.
We are not responsible for possible damage caused by overclocking.
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Due to limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit operating systems. Windows® 64-bit operating systems
do not have such limitations. You can use ASRock XFast RAM to utilize the memory that
Windows® cannot use.
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1.3 Unique Features
ASRock Super Alloy
ASRock 9 series motherboards are specially designed with Super Alloy Technology
for faster, stabler, and more durable performance, including XXL Aluminum Alloy
Heatsink, Premium Alloy Choke, Dual-Stack MOSFET, NexFET TM MOSFET, 12K
Platinum Cap, and Sapphire Black PCB.
ASRock HDD Saver Technology
A power supply connector placed near the SATA ports. It supports up to two SATA
HDDs. Users are able to switch on and off the connected HDDs via software when
needed. This design secures more privacy, saves more energy, and extends the
HDDs' lifespans.
ASRock Full Spike Protection
A technology consists of 3 unique features: Surge Protection, Lightning Protection,
and ESD Protection. By adding specialized ICs and reworking circuits, the onboard
USB ports, LAN ports, and MOSFETs in critical areas are all well protected from
surges, spikes, and electrostatic discharge.
ASRock Cloud
ASRock partners with Kloudian to make your mobile devices connect to your
PCseamlessly! ASRock Cloud allows you to get connected with your PC’s files,
music, photos, and video clips remotely with tablets anytime, anywhere.
*OrbWeb ME is provided by a third party. Restriction may apply and the offer is subject to change, termination
or discontinuation by the third party without prior notice. Please visit the website for further details:
http://www.asrock.com/feature/cloud/index.html.
ASRock APP Shop
ASRock APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps
and support software for users to download on the mainpage of APP Shop. You
can easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with a few
clicks.
ASRock A-Tuning
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A-Tuning is ASRock’s multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new
features and improved utilities.
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ASRock Disk Health Report
Displaying detailed HDD information. You can check the model names, capacities,
temperatures, SMART info, health status, and other information of your HDDs
here.
ASRock USB Key
In a world where time is money, why waste precious time everyday typing usernames
to log in to Windows? Why should we even bother memorizing those foot long
passwords? Just plug in the USB Key and let your computer log in to windows
automatically!
ASRock APP Charger
Simply by installing the ASRock APP Charger makes your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
charge up to 40% faster than before on your computer. ASRock APP Charger allows
you to quickly charge many Apple devices simultaneously and even supports
continuous charging when your PC enters into Standby mode (S1), Suspend to RAM
(S3), hibernation mode (S4) or power off (S5).
ASRock XFast LAN
ASRock XFast LAN provides faster internet access, which includes the benefits listed
below. LAN Application Prioritization: You can configure your application’s priority
ideally and add new programs to the list. Lower Latency in Game: After setting
online game’s priority higher, it can lower the latency in games. Traffic Shaping: You
can watch Youtube HD videos and download simultaneously. Real-Time Analysis
of Your Data: With the status window, you can easily recognize which data streams
you are currently transferring.
ASRock XFast RAM
ASRock XFast RAM is included in A-Tuning. It fully utilizes the memory space
that cannot be used under Windows® 32-bit operating systems. ASRock XFast RAM
shortens the loading time of previously visited websites, making web surfing faster
than ever. And it also boosts the speed of Adobe Photoshop 5 times faster. Another
advantage of ASRock XFast RAM is that it reduces the frequency of accessing your
SSDs or HDDs in order to extend their lifespan.
ASRock Restart to UEFI
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Windows® 8 brings the ultimate boot up experience. The lightning boot up speed
makes it hard to access the UEFI setup. ASRock Restart to UEFI allows users to enter
the UEFI automatically when turning on the PC. By enabling this function, the PC
will enter the UEFI directly after you restart.
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ASRock Full HD UEFI
All new Full HD UEFI with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. The UEFI should be
designed easy to use and setup. With Full HD resolution, now it is much easier and
clearer for all users to setup, optimize, and update their BIOS.
ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
Another handy design in ASRock UEFI. You can select and add commonly used
BIOS options to "My Favorites" by clicking the asterisk icon at the upper right hand
corner of the screen. These chosen options will show up on "My Favorites" page in
UEFI.
ASRock UEFI Guide
Need help to optimize your UEFI setting? Got lost among UEFI pages? Just select
“UEFI Guide”! The tutorial will explain every detailed setting and help you to customize your UEFI easily.
ASRock Instant Flash
ASRock Instant Flash is a BIOS flash utility embedded in Flash ROM. This convenient BIOS update tool allows you to update the system BIOS in a few clicks without
preparing an additional floppy diskette or other complicated flash utility. Just save
the new BIOS file to your USB storage and launch this tool by pressing <F6> or
<F2> during POST to enter the BIOS setup menu to access ASRock Instant Flash.
Please be noted that the USB flash drive or hard drive must use FAT32/16/12 file
system.
ASRock Internet Flash
ASRock Internet Flash downloads and updates the latest UEFI firmware version
from our servers for you without entering Windows® OS. Please setup network
configuration before using Internet Flash.
ASRock Crashless BIOS
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ASRock Crashless BIOS allows users to update their BIOS without fear of failing. If
power loss occurs during the BIOS updating process, ASRock Crashless BIOS will
automatically finish the BIOS update procedure after regaining power. Please note
that BIOS files need to be placed in the root directory of your USB disk. Only USB 2.0
ports support this feature.
ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)
Administrators are able to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access
at specified times via OMG. You may schedule the starting and ending hours of
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internet access granted to other users. In order to prevent users from bypassing
OMG, guest accounts without permission to modify the system time are required.
ASRock UEFI System Browser
ASRock System Browser shows the overview of your current PC and the devices
connected.
ASRock UEFI Tech Service
Contact ASRock Tech Service by sending a support request from the UEFI setup
utility if you are having trouble with your PC.
ASRock Dehumidifier Function
Users may prevent motherboard damages due to dampness by enabling
“Dehumidifier Function”. When enabling Dehumidifier Function, the computer
will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state.
ASRock Easy RAID Installer
ASRock Easy RAID Installer can help you to copy the RAID driver from the
support CD to your USB storage device. After copying the RAID driver to your
USB storage device, please change “SATA Mode” to “RAID”, then you can start
installing the OS in RAID mode.
ASRock Easy Driver Installer
For users that don’t have an optical disk drive to install the drivers from our support
CD, Easy Driver Installer is a handy tool in the UEFI that installs the LAN driver
to your system via an USB storage device, then downloads and installs the other
required drivers automatically.
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1.4 Motherboard Layout
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3
2
5
4
USB 2.0
T: USB0
B:USB1
PS2
Keyboard
/Mouse
ATX12V1
CPU_FAN2
CPU_FAN1
ATXPWR1
DDR3_B2 (64 bit, 240-pin module)
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PCIE1
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8
9
1
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Purity
Sound TM 2
CHA_FAN1
SATA3_A1
1
SATA3_3
10
PCIE2
SATA3_A0
Center:
FRONT
Top:
LINE IN
Bottom:
MIC IN
TPMS1
USB3_0_1
CHA_FAN2
CHA_FAN3
PCIE_PWR1
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1
Top:
Central/Bass
Bottom:
Optical
SPDIF
Center:
REAR SPK
Front USB 3.0
Top:
RJ-45
SATA3_0
USB 3.0
T: USB2
B: USB3
USB 3.0
T: USB6
B: USB7
DDR3_B1 (64 bit, 240-pin module)
USB 3.0
T: USB4
B: USB5
DISPLAY1
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DDR3_A2 (64 bit, 240-pin module)
HDMI1
DDR3_A1 (64 bit, 240-pin module)
DVI1
VGA1
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32
SATA_PWR_1
PCIE3
11
12
15
16
SATAE_1
PCIE5
SATA3_5
1
HD_AUDIO1
SATA3_1
Intel
Z97
CMOS
Battery
SATA3_2
PCIE4
31
SATA3_4
13
14
NUT4
NUT3
NUT2
NUT1
RoHS
BIOS_SEL1
A
Super
I/O
PCIE6
BIOS_B_LED
1
PLED1
USB4_5
USB2_3
PWR_FAN1
Dr.
Debug
PLED PWRBTN
CLRMOS1
1
1
SPEAKER1
64Mb
BIOS
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BIOS_A_LED
CLRCBTN1
Reset
Power
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21
20
1
1
1
1
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BIOS_B
BIOS_A
COM1
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64Mb
BIOS
B
NUT5
M2_1
PCI Express 3.0
HDLED RESET
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PANEL1
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ATX 12V Power Connector (ATX12V1)
2
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1)
3
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN2)
4
2 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM Slots (DDR3_A1, DDR3_B1)
5
2 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM Slots (DDR3_A2, DDR3_B2)
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ATX Power Connector (ATXPWR1)
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USB 3.0 Header (USB3_0_1)
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HDD Saver Connector (SATA_PWR_1)
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Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN1)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_A0)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_A1)
12
SATA3 Connector (SATA3_0)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_3)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_1)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_4)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_2)
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SATA3 Connector (SATA3_5)
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SATA Express Connector (SATAE_1)
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BIOS Selection Switch (BIOS_SEL1)
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Power Switch (PWRBTN1)
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Reset Switch (RSTBTN1)
22
Clear CMOS Switch
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Power LED Header (PLED1)
24
System Panel Header (PANEL1)
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Chassis Speaker Header (SPEAKER1)
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USB 2.0 Header (USB4_5)
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USB 2.0 Header (USB2_3)
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Clear CMOS Jumper (CLRMOS1)
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Power Fan Connector (PWR_FAN1)
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COM Port Header (COM1)
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Front Panel Audio Header (HD_AUDIO1)
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TPM Header (TPMS1)
33
PCIe Power Connector (PCIE_PWR1)
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Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN3)
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Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN2)
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1.5 I/O Panel
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USB 2.0 Ports (USB01)
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Microphone (Pink)
2
D-Sub Port
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Optical SPDIF Out Port
3
USB 3.0 Ports (USB3_45) (Intel® Z97)
12
USB 3.0 Ports (USB3_67)
4
USB 3.0 Ports (USB3_23) (Intel® Z97)
5
LAN RJ-45 Port*
13
DisplayPort 1.2
6
Central / Bass (Orange)
14
HDMI Port
7
Rear Speaker (Black)
15
DVI-D Port
8
Line In (Light Blue)
16
PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
9
Front Speaker (Lime)**
(ASMedia ASM1042AE)
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* There are two LEDs on each LAN port. Please refer to the table below for the LAN port LED indications.
ACT/LINK LED
SPEED LED
LAN Port
Activity / Link LED
Speed LED
Status
Description
Status
Description
Off
Blinking
On
No Link
Data Activity
Link
Off
Orange
Green
10Mbps connection
100Mbps connection
1Gbps connection
** If you use a 2-channel speaker, please connect the speaker’s plug into “Front Speaker Jack”. See the table below
for connection details in accordance with the type of speaker you use.
Audio Output
Channels
Front Speaker
(No. 9)
Rear Speaker
(No. 7)
Central / Bass
(No. 6)
Line In
(No. 8)
2
4
6
8
V
V
V
V
-V
V
V
--V
V
---V
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To enable Multi-Streaming, you need to connect a front panel audio cable to the front
panel audio header. After restarting your computer, you will find the “Mixer” tool on your
system. Please select “Mixer ToolBox”
, click “Enable playback multi-streaming”, and
click “ok”. Choose “2CH”, “4CH”, “6CH”, or “8CH” and then you are allowed to select
“Realtek HDA Primary output” to use the Rear Speaker, Central/Bass, and Front Speaker,
or select “Realtek HDA Audio 2nd output” to use the front panel audio.
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Chapter 2 Installation
This is an ATX form factor motherboard. Before you install the motherboard, study
the configuration of your chassis to ensure that the motherboard fits into it.
Pre-installation Precautions
Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components
or change any motherboard settings.
• Make sure to unplug the power cord before installing or removing the motherboard
components. Failure to do so may cause physical injuries to you and damages to
motherboard components.
• In order to avoid damage from static electricity to the motherboard’s components,
NEVER place your motherboard directly on a carpet. Also remember to use a grounded
wrist strap or touch a safety grounded object before you handle the components.
• Hold components by the edges and do not touch the ICs.
• Whenever you uninstall any components, place them on a grounded anti-static pad or
in the bag that comes with the components.
• When placing screws to secure the motherboard to the chassis, please do not overtighten the screws! Doing so may damage the motherboard.
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2.1 Installing the CPU
1. Before you insert the 1150-Pin CPU into the socket, please check if the PnP cap is on the
socket, if the CPU surface is unclean, or if there are any bent pins in the socket. Do not
force to insert the CPU into the socket if above situation is found. Otherwise, the CPU
will be seriously damaged.
2. Unplug all power cables before installing the CPU.
1
A
B
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3
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Please save and replace the cover if the processor is removed. The cover must be placed if
you wish to return the motherboard for after service.
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2.2 Installing the CPU Fan and Heatsink
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CP
U_
FA
N
1
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2.3 Installing Memory Modules (DIMM)
This motherboard provides four 240-pin DDR3 (Double Data Rate 3) DIMM slots,
and supports Dual Channel Memory Technology.
1. For dual channel configuration, you always need to install identical (the same brand,
speed, size and chip-type) DDR3 DIMM pairs.
2. It is unable to activate Dual Channel Memory Technology with only one or three memory
module installed.
3. It is not allowed to install a DDR or DDR2 memory module into a DDR3 slot; otherwise,
this motherboard and DIMM may be damaged.
Dual Channel Memory Configuration
1
2
3
DDR3_A1
DDR3_A2
DDR3_B1
Populated
Populated
Populated
Populated
DDR3_B2
Populated
Populated
Populated
Populated
The DIMM only fits in one correct orientation. It will cause permanent damage to the
motherboard and the DIMM if you force the DIMM into the slot at incorrect orientation.
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1
2
3
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2.4 Expansion Slots (PCI Express Slots)
There are 6 PCI Express slots on the motherboard.
Before installing an expansion card, please make sure that the power supply is switched off
or the power cord is unplugged. Please read the documentation of the expansion card and
make necessary hardware settings for the card before you start the installation.
PCIe slots:
PCIE1 (PCIe 2.0 x1 slot) is used for PCI Express x1 lane width cards.
PCIE2 (PCIe 3.0 x16 slot) is used for PCI Express x16 lane width graphics cards.
PCIE3 (PCIe 2.0 x1 slot) is used for PCI Express x1 lane width cards.
PCIE4 (PCIe 2.0 x1 slot) is used for PCI Express x1 lane width cards.
PCIE5 (PCIe 3.0 x16 slot) is used for PCI Express x8 lane width graphics cards.
PCIE6 (PCIe 3.0 x16 slot) is used for PCI Express x4 lane width graphics cards.
PCIe Slot Configurations
PCIE2
PCIE5
PCIE6
Single Graphics Card
x16
N/A
N/A
Two Graphics Cards in
CrossFireXTM or SLITM Mode
x8
x8
N/A
Three Graphics Cards in
3-Way CrossFireXTM Mode
x8
x4
x4
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For a better thermal environment, please connect a chassis fan to the motherboard’s chassis fan connector (CHA_FAN1, CHA_FAN2 or CHA_FAN3) when using multiple graphics
cards.
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2.5 Jumpers Setup
The illustration shows how jumpers are setup. When the jumper cap is placed on
the pins, the jumper is “Short”. If no jumper cap is placed on the pins, the jumper
is “Open”. The illustration shows a 3-pin jumper whose pin1 and pin2 are “Short”
when a jumper cap is placed on these 2 pins.
Clear CMOS Jumper
(CLRMOS1)
(see p.11, No. 28)
Default
Clear CMOS
CLRMOS1 allows you to clear the data in CMOS. To clear and reset the system
parameters to default setup, please turn off the computer and unplug the power
cord from the power supply. After waiting for 15 seconds, use a jumper cap to
short pin2 and pin3 on CLRMOS1 for 5 seconds. However, please do not clear the
CMOS right after you update the BIOS. If you need to clear the CMOS when you
just finish updating the BIOS, you must boot up the system first, and then shut it
down before you do the clear-CMOS action. Please be noted that the password,
date, time, and user default profile will be cleared only if the CMOS battery is
removed.
The Clear CMOS Switch has the same function as the Clear CMOS jumper.
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2.6 Onboard Headers and Connectors
Onboard headers and connectors are NOT jumpers. Do NOT place jumper caps over these
headers and connectors. Placing jumper caps over the headers and connectors will cause
permanent damage to the motherboard.
System Panel Header
(9-pin PANEL1)
(see p.11, No. 24)
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
1
GND
RESET#
GND
HDLEDHDLED+
Connect the power
switch, reset switch and
system status indicator on
the chassis to this header
according to the pin
assignments below. Note
the positive and negative
pins before connecting
the cables.
PWRBTN (Power Switch):
Connect to the power switch on the chassis front panel. You may configure the way to turn
off your system using the power switch.
RESET (Reset Switch):
Connect to the reset switch on the chassis front panel. Press the reset switch to restart the
computer if the computer freezes and fails to perform a normal restart.
PLED (System Power LED):
Connect to the power status indicator on the chassis front panel. The LED is on when the
system is operating. The LED keeps blinking when the system is in S1/S3 sleep state. The
LED is off when the system is in S4 sleep state or powered off (S5).
HDLED (Hard Drive Activity LED):
Connect to the hard drive activity LED on the chassis front panel. The LED is on when the
hard drive is reading or writing data.
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The front panel design may differ by chassis. A front panel module mainly consists of power
switch, reset switch, power LED, hard drive activity LED, speaker and etc. When connecting your chassis front panel module to this header, make sure the wire assignments and the
pin assignments are matched correctly.
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SATA3_A1
SATA3_3
SATA3_4
SATA3_5
SATA3_0
SATA3_A0
PLEDPLED+
PLED+
SATA3_1
Serial ATA3 Connectors
(SATA3_0)
(see p.11, No. 12)
(SATA3_1)
(see p.11, No. 14)
(SATA3_2)
(see p.11, No. 16)
(SATA3_3)
(see p.11, No. 13)
(SATA3_4)
(see p.11, No. 15)
(SATA3_5)
(see p.11, No. 17)
(SATA3_A0)
(see p.11, No. 10)
(SATA3_A1)
(see p.11, No. 11)
Please connect the chassis
power LED to this header
to indicate the system’s
power status.
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SATA3_2
Power LED Header
(3-pin PLED1)
(see p.11, No. 23)
SATAE_1
Serial ATA Express
Connector
(SATAE_1)
(see p.11, No. 18)
These eight SATA3
connectors support SATA
data cables for internal
storage devices with up to
6.0 Gb/s data transfer rate.
The SATA3_4, SATA3_5
are shared with the SATA
Express connector.
To minimize the boot
time, use Intel® Z97 SATA
ports (SATA3_0) for your
bootable devices.
Please connect either
SATA or PCIe storage
devices to this connector.
The SATA Express
connector is shared with
the SATA3_4, SATA3_5
and the M.2_SSD (NGFF)
Socket 3.
*The SATA Express
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interface is a combination
of SATAE_1, SATA3_4,
and SATA3_5.
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USB 2.0 Headers
(9-pin USB2_3)
(see p.11, No. 27)
(9-pin USB4_5)
(see p.11, No. 26)
USB 3.0 Header
(19-pin USB3_0_1)
(see p.11, No. 7)
USB_PWR
PP+
1
GND
DUMMY
GND
P+
PUSB_PWR
Vbus
Vbus
IntA_PB_SSRX-
IntA_PA_SSRX-
IntA_PB_SSRX+
GND
IntA_PA_SSRX+
GND
IntA_PB_SSTX-
IntA_PA_SSTX-
IntA_PB_SSTX+
IntA_PA_SSTX+
GND
IntA_PB_D-
GND
IntA_PA_D-
IntA_PB_D+
IntA_PA_D+
Dummy
1
Front Panel Audio Header
(9-pin HD_AUDIO1)
(see p.11, No. 31)
OUT_RET
OUT2_L
J_SENSE
MIC_RET
OUT2_R
PRESENCE#
MIC2_R
GN D
MIC2_L
1
Besides two USB 2.0 ports
on the I/O panel, there
are two headers on this
motherboard. Each USB
2.0 header can support
two ports.
Besides six USB 3.0 ports
on the I/O panel, there
is one header on this
motherboard. Each USB
3.0 header can support
two ports.
This header is for
connecting audio devices
to the front audio panel.
1. High Definition Audio supports Jack Sensing, but the panel wire on the chassis must support HDA to function correctly. Please follow the instructions in our manual and chassis
manual to install your system.
2. If you use an AC’97 audio panel, please install it to the front panel audio header by the
steps below:
A. Connect Mic_IN (MIC) to MIC2_L.
B. Connect Audio_R (RIN) to OUT2_R and Audio_L (LIN) to OUT2_L.
C. Connect Ground (GND) to Ground (GND).
D. MIC_RET and OUT_RET are for the HD audio panel only. You don’t need to connect
them for the AC’97 audio panel.
E. To activate the front mic, go to the “FrontMic” Tab in the Realtek Control panel and
adjust “Recording Volume”.
DUMMY SPEAKER
1
+5V
DUMMY
Please connect the chassis
speaker to this header.
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Chassis Speaker Header
(4-pin SPEAKER1)
(see p.11, No. 25)
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Chassis and Power Fan
Connectors
(4-pin CHA_FAN1)
(see p.11, No. 9)
(3-pin CHA_FAN2)
(see p.11, No. 35)
(3-pin CHA_FAN3)
(see p.11, No. 34)
Please connect fan cables
to the fan connectors and
match the black wire to
the ground pin.
FAN_SPEED_CONTROL
CHA_FAN_SPEED
+12V
GND
GND
FAN_VOLTAGE
CHA_FAN_SPEED
(3-pin PWR_FAN1)
(see p.11, No. 29)
CPU Fan Connectors
(4-pin CPU_FAN1)
(see p.11, No. 2)
(3-pin CPU_FAN2)
(see p.11, No. 3)
ATX Power Connector
(24-pin ATXPWR1)
(see p.11, No. 6)
ATX 12V Power
Connector
(8-pin ATX12V1)
(see p.11, No. 1)
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4
3
2
1
FAN_SPEED_CONTROL
FAN_SPEED
+ 12V
GN D
FAN_SPEED
FAN_VOLTAGE
GND
12
24
1
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This motherboard provides a 4-Pin CPU fan
(Quiet Fan) connector.
If you plan to connect a
3-Pin CPU fan, please
connect it to Pin 1-3.
This motherboard provides a 24-pin ATX power
connector. To use a 20-pin
ATX power supply, please
plug it along Pin 1 and Pin
13.
1
4
5
8
This motherboard provides an 8-pin ATX 12V
power connector. To use a
4-pin ATX power supply,
please plug it along Pin 1
and Pin 5.
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PCIe Power Connector
Please connect a 4 pin molex
(4-pin PCIE_PWR1)
(see p.11, No. 33)
+12V
DETECT
1
HDD Saver Connector
(4-pin SATA_PWR_1)
(see p.11, No. 8)
Serial Port Header
(9-pin COM1)
(see p.11, No. 30)
power cable to this connector
when more than three graphics
cards are installed.
GND
Please connect the HDD Saver
Cable to this connector to
manage the power state of HDD.
This COM1 header
supports a serial port
module.
RRXD1
DDTR#1
DDSR#1
CCTS#1
1
1
RRI#1
RRTS#1
GND
TTXD1
DDCD#1
GND
GND
SERIRQ#
+3VSB
S_PWRDWN#
GND
LAD0
LAD1
+3V
LAD2
LAD3
SMB_DATA_MAIN
PCIRST#
SMB_CLK_MAIN
FRAME
GND
PCICLK
1
This connector supports
Trusted Platform Module
(TPM) system, which
cansecurely store keys,
digital certificates,
passwords, and data. A
TPM system also helps
enhance network security,
protects digital identities,
and ensures platform
integrity.
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Serial Port Header
(17-pin TPMS1)
(see p.11, No. 32)
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2.7 Smart Switches
The motherboard has four smart switches: Power Switch, Reset Switch, Clear CMOS
Switch and BIOS Selection Switch, allowing users to quickly turn on/off the system,
reset the system, clear the CMOS values or boot from different BIOS.
Power Switch
(PWRBTN1)
(see p.11, No. 20)
Power Switch allows users
to quickly turn on/off the
system.
Reset Switch
(RSTBTN1)
(see p.11, No. 21)
Reset Switch allows
users to quickly reset the
system.
RESET
Clear CMOS Switch
(CLRCBTN1)
(see p.11, No. 22)
Clear CMOS Switch
allows users to quickly
clear the CMOS values.
This function is workable only when you power off your computer and unplug the power
supply.
BIOS Selection Switch
(BIOS_SEL1)
(see p.11 No. 19)
A
B
BIOS Selection Switch allows the
system to boot from either BIOS
A or BIOS B.
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This motherboard has two BIOS chips, a primary BIOS (BIOS_A) and a backup BIOS (BIOS_
B), which enhances the safety and stability of your system. Normally, the system will work
on the primary BIOS. However, if the primary BIOS is corrupted or damaged, just flip the
BIOS Selection Switch to “B”, then the backup BIOS will take over on the next system boot.
After that, use “Secure Backup UEFI” in the UEFI Setup Utility to duplicate a working copy
of the BIOS files to the primary BIOS to ensure normal system operation. For safety issues,
users are not able to update the backup BIOS manually. Users may refer to the BIOS LEDs
(BIOS_A_LED or BIOS_B_LED) to identify which BIOS is currently activated.
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2.8 Dr. Debug
Code
Description
00
Please check if the CPU is installed correctly and then clear
CMOS.
0d
Problem related to memory, VGA card or other devices.
Please clear CMOS, re-install the memory and VGA card,
and remove other USB, PCI devices.
01 - 54
(except 0d),
5A- 60
Problem related to memory. Please re-install the CPU and
memory then clear CMOS. If the problem still exists, please
install only one memory module or try using other memory
modules.
55
The Memory could not be detected. Please re-install the
memory and CPU. If the problem still exists, please install
only one memory module or try using other memory
modules.
61 - 91
Chipset initialization error. Please press reset or clear
CMOS.
92 - 99
Problem related to PCI-E devices. Please re-install PCI-E
devices or try installing them in other slots. If the problem
still exists, please remove all PCI-E devices or try using
another VGA card.
A0 - A7
Problem related to IDE or SATA devices. Please re-install
IDE and SATA devices. If the problem still exists, please
clear CMOS and try removing all SATA devices.
b0
Problem related to memory. Please re-install the CPU and
memory. If the problem still exists, please install only one
memory module or try using other memory modules.
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Dr. Debug is used to provide code information, which makes troubleshooting even
easier. Please see the diagrams below for reading the Dr. Debug codes.
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b4
Problem related to USB devices. Please try removing all
USB devices.
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b7
Problem related to memory. Please re-install the CPU and
memory then clear CMOS. If the problem still exists, please
install only one memory module or try using other memory
modules.
d6
The VGA could not be recognized. Please clear CMOS and
try re-installing the VGA card. If the problem still exists,
please try installing the VGA card in other slots or use other
VGA cards.
d7
The Keyboard and mouse could not be recognized. Please
try re-installing the keyboard and mouse.
d8
Invalid Password.
FF
Please check if the CPU is installed correctly and then clear
CMOS.
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2.9 SLITM and Quad SLITM Operation Guide
This motherboard supports NVIDIA® SLITM and Quad SLITM (Scalable Link
Interface) technology that allows you to install up to two identical PCI Express x16
graphics cards. Currently, NVIDIA® SLITM and Quad SLITM technology supports
Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / 8 / 8 64-bit / 8.1 / 8.1 64-bit OS.
Requirements
1. You should only use identical SLITM-ready graphics cards that are NVIDIA® certified.
2. Make sure that your graphics card driver supports NVIDIA®SLITM technology. Download
the drivers from the NVIDIA® website: www.nvidia.com
3. Make sure that your power supply unit (PSU) can provide at least the minimum power
your system requires. It is recommended to use a NVIDIA® certified PSU. Please refer to
the NVIDIA® website for details.
2.9.1 Installing Two SLITM-Ready Graphics Cards
Step 1
Insert one graphics card into PCIE2 slot
and the other graphics card to PCIE5 slot.
Make sure that the cards are properly
seated on the slots.
Step 2
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If required, connect the auxiliary power
source to the PCI Express graphics cards.
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Step 3
Align and insert the ASRock SLI_
Bridge_2S Card to the goldfingers on each
graphics card. Make sure the ASRock SLI_
Bridge_2S Card is firmly in place.
SLI_Bridge_2S Card
ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card
Step 4
Connect a VGA cable or a DVI cable to the
monitor connector or the DVI connector of
the graphics card that is inserted to PCIE2
slot.
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2.9.2 Driver Installation and Setup
Install the graphics card drivers to your system. After that, you can enable the
Multi-Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) in the NVIDIA® nView system tray utility.
Please follow the below procedures to enable the multi-GPU.
For SLITM and Quad SLITM mode
Step 1
Double-click the NVIDIA Control Panel
icon in the Windows® system tray.
Step 2
In the left pane, click Set SLI and PhysX
configuration. Then select Maximize 3D
performance and click Apply.
Step 3
Reboot your system.
Step 4
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You can freely enjoy the benefits of SLITM
or Quad SLITM.
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2.10 CrossFireXTM, 3-Way CrossFireXTM and Quad CrossFireXTM
Operation Guide
This motherboard supports CrossFireXTM, 3-way CrossFireXTM and Quad
CrossFireXTM that allows you to install up to three identical PCI Express
x16 graphics cards. Currently CrossFireXTM, 3-way CrossFireXTM and Quad
CrossFireXTM are supported with Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / 8 / 8 64-bit / 8.1 / 8.1 64bit OS.
1. You should only use identical CrossFireXTM-ready graphics cards that are AMD certified.
2. Make sure that your graphics card driver supports AMD CrossFireXTM technology.
Download the drivers from the AMD’s website: www.amd.com
3. Make sure that your power supply unit (PSU) can provide at least the minimum power
your system requires. It is recommended to use a AMD certified PSU. Please refer to the
AMD’s website for details.
4. If you pair a 12-pipe CrossFireXTM Edition card with a 16-pipe card, both cards will operate as 12-pipe cards while in CrossFireXTM mode.
5. Different CrossFireXTM cards may require different methods to enable CrossFireXTM.
Please refer to AMD graphics card manuals for detailed installation guide.
2.10.1 Installing Two CrossFireXTM-Ready Graphics Cards
Step 1
Insert one graphics card into PCIE2 slot
and the other graphics card to PCIE5 slot.
Make sure that the cards are properly
seated on the slots.
Step 2
CrossFire Bridge
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Connect two graphics cards by installing
a CrossFire Bridge on the CrossFire Bridge
Interconnects on the top of the graphics
cards. (The CrossFire Bridge is provided
with the graphics card you purchase, not
bundled with this motherboard. Please
refer to your graphics card vendor for
details.)
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Step 3
Connect a VGA cable or a DVI cable to the
monitor connector or the DVI connector of the graphics card that is inserted to
PCIE2 slot.
2.10.2 Installing Three CrossFireXTM-Ready Graphics Cards
Step 1
Insert one graphics card into PCIE2 slot,
another graphics card to PCIE5 slot, and
the other graphics card to PCIE6 slot.
Make sure that the cards are properly
seated on the slots.
Step 2
slots, and use the other CrossFire Bridge
to connect the graphics cards on PCIE5
and PCIE6 slots. (The CrossFire Bridge
is provided with the graphics card
you purchase, not bundled with this
motherboard. Please refer to your graphics
card vendor for details.)
Step 3
Connect a VGA cable or a DVI cable to the
monitor connector or the DVI connector of the graphics card that is inserted to
PCIE2 slot.
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CrossFire Bridge
Use one CrossFire Bridge to connect
the graphics cards on PCIE2 and PCIE5
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2.10.3 Driver Installation and Setup
Step 1
Power on your computer and boot into OS.
Step 2
Remove the AMD drivers if you have any VGA drivers installed in your system.
The Catalyst Uninstaller is an optional download. We recommend using this utility to uninstall any previously installed Catalyst drivers prior to installation. Please check AMD’s
website for AMD driver updates.
Step 3
Install the required drivers and CATALYST Control Center then restart your
computer. Please check AMD’s website for details.
Step 4
AMD Catalyst Control Center
Double-click the AMD Catalyst Control
Center icon in the Windows® system tray.
Step 5
In the left pane, click Performance and
then AMD CrossFireXTM . Then select
Enable AMD CrossFireX and click Apply.
Select the GPU number according to your
graphics card and click Apply.
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2.11 M.2_SSD (NGFF) Module Installation Guide
The M.2, also known as the Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF), is a small size and
versatile card edge connector that aims to replace mPCIe and mSATA. The M.2_SSD
(NGFF) Socket 3 can accommodate either a M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module or a M.2 PCI
Express module up to Gen 2 x2 (10 Gb/s). Please be noted that the M.2_SSD (NGFF)
Socket 3 is shared with the SATA Express connector; you can only choose either the M.2_
SSD (NGFF) Socket 3 or the SATA Express connector to use.
*The M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3 supports SSD drives. Please note that the WiFi or other
non-SSD M.2 modules are not supported.
Installing the M.2_SSD (NGFF) Module
Step 1
Prepare a M.2_SSD (NGFF) module
and the screw.
Step 2
5
4
Depending on the PCB type and
length of your M.2_SSD (NGFF)
module, find the corresponding nut
location to be used.
3
2
1
D
No.
Nut Location
C
B
A
1
2
3
4
5
A
B
C
D
E
PCB Length
3cm
4.2cm
6cm
8cm
11cm
Module Type
Type2230
Type 2242
Type2260
Type 2280
Type 22110
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Step 3
E
D
C
A
B
Move the standoff based on the
module type and length.
The standoff is placed at the nut
location D by default. Skip Step 3 and
4 and go straight to Step 5 if you are
going to use the default nut.
Otherwise, release the standoff by
hand.
Step 4
E
D
C
A
B
Peel off the yellow protective film on
the nut to be used. Hand tighten the
standoff into the desired nut location
on the motherboard.
Step 5
C
E
Align and gently insert the M.2
(NGFF) SSD module into the M.2
slot. Please be aware that the M.2
(NGFF) SSD module only fits in one
orientation.
A
B
D
C
B
A
Step 6
E
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D
NUT2
NUT1
Tighten the screw with a screwdriver
to secure the module into place.
Please do not overtighten the screw as
this might damage the module.
M.2_SSD (NGFF) Module Support List
PCIe Interface
SATA Interface
Plextor PX-AG256M6e
ADATA AXNS381E-128GM-B
Plextor PX-AG512M6e
ADATA AXNS381E-256GM-B
SanDisk SD6PP4M-128G
Crucial CT120M500SSD4/120G
SanDisk SD6PP4M-256G
Crucial CT240M500SSD4/240G
Samsung XP941-512G (MZHPU512HCGL)
Intel SSDSCKGW080A401/80G
Kingston RBU-SNS8400S3/180GD
For the latest updates of M.2_SSD (NFGG) module support list, please visit our website
for details: http://www.asrock.com
2.12 HDD Saver Cable Installation Guide
The HDD Saver Connector on this motherboard allows you to switch on and off the
connected HDDs via software when needed. This design secures more privacy, saves more
energy, and extends the HDDs' lifespans. Please follow the steps below to install the HDD
Saver Cable.
Connection Diagram
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HDD Saver Cable
2
SATA data cable
*The diagram shown here is for reference only.
1. The diagram shown here is for reference only.Connect one end of the HDD Saver Cable
to the HDD Saver Connector (SATA_PWR_1) placed
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near the SATA ports�����������
. Then connect the SATA power connector(s) to your SATA HDD(s).
* The HDD Saver Connector supports up to two SATA HDDs.
2. Connect one end of the SATA data cable to a SATA port on the motherboard. Then
connect the other end to your SATA HDD(s).
For the software configuration, please refer to the section 3.2 “A-Tuning” in this user
manual.
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Chapter 3 Software and Utilities Operation
3.1 Installing Drivers
The Support CD that comes with the motherboard contains necessary drivers and
useful utilities that enhance the motherboard’s features.
Running The Support CD
To begin using the support CD, insert the CD into your CD-ROM drive. The CD
automatically displays the Main Menu if “AUTORUN” is enabled in your computer.
If the Main Menu does not appear automatically, locate and double click on the file
“ASRSETUP.EXE” in the Support CD to display the menu.
Drivers Menu
The drivers compatible to your system will be auto-detected and listed on the
support CD driver page. Please click Install All or follow the order from top to
bottom to install those required drivers. Therefore, the drivers you install can work
properly.
Utilities Menu
The Utilities Menu shows the application software that the motherboard supports.
Click on a specific item then follow the installation wizard to install it.
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To improve Windows 7 compatibility, please download and install the following hot fix
provided by Microsoft.
“KB2720599”: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2720599/en-us
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3.2 A-Tuning
A-Tuning is ASRock’s multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new
features and improved utilities, including XFast RAM, Dehumidifier, Good Night
LED, FAN-Tastic Tuning, OC Tweaker and a whole lot more.
3.2.1 Installing A-Tuning
When you install the all-in-one driver to your system from ASRock’s support CD,
A-Tuning will be auto-installed as well. After the installation, you will find the icon
“A-Tuning“ on your desktop. Double-click the “A-Tuning“
icon, A-Tuning
main menu will pop up.
3.2.2 Using A-Tuning
There are six sections in A-Tuning main menu: Operation Mode, Tools, OC
Tweaker, System Info, Live Update, Tech Service and Settings.
Operation Mode
Choose an operation mode for your computer.
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Tools
Various tools and utilities.
XFast RAM
Boost the system’s performance and extend the HDD’s or SDD’s lifespan! Create a
hidden partition, then assign which files should be stored in the RAM drive.
XFast LAN
Boost the speed of your internet connection! Select a specific mode for making the
designated program's priority highest.
Fast Boot
Fast Boot minimizes your computer's boot time. Please note that Ultra Fast mode
is only supported by Windows 8.1/8 and the VBIOS must support UEFI GOP if you
are using an external graphics card.
OMG
Schedule the starting and ending hours of Internet access granted to other users.
Place X marks on the time table to disable the Internet.
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Good Night LED
Switch off the Power/HDD LEDs when the system is on, and automatically switch
off the Power and Keyboard LEDs when the system enters into Standby/Hibernation
mode.
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FAN-Tastic Tuning
Configure up to five different fan speeds using the graph. The fans will automatically
shift to the next speed level when the assigned temperature is met.
Dehumidifier
Prevent motherboard damages due to dampness. Enable this function and
configure the period of time until the computer powers on, and the duration of the
dehumidifying process.
USB Key
Plug in the USB Key and let your computer log in to windows automatically!
OC DNA
OC DNA is an unique software which helps to save your OC settings as a profile.
Then you can send this OC setting profile to the friends.
HDD Saver
A quick-and-easy way to power up and down the drive on demand. Use a
customized hotkey (Ctrl + Alt + S, by default) or simply slide to turn on and off
up to two internal SATA HDDs connected to the power supply connector. Also a
password can be set to change HDD power mode for more privacy and safety.
Disk Health Report
Disk Health Report is a hard disk health monitoring utility that displays detailed
HDD information, such as hard disk model, serial number, firmware, power on
count, power on hours, S.M.A.R.T. values, current temperature, etc. HDD, SSD
and optical disk drives are all supported. The health status block displays Good
(in green color), Caution (in yellow color) or Bad (in red color). Click on the health
status icon to configure settings for an alert to be triggered.
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OC Tweaker
Configurations for overclocking the system.
System Info
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View information about the system.
*The System Browser tab may not appear for certain models.
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Live Update
Check for newer versions of BIOS or drivers.
Tech Service
Contact Tech Service if you have problems with your computer. Please leave your
contact information along with details of the problem.
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Settings
Configure ASRock A-Tuning. Click to select "Auto run at Windows Startup" if you
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3.3 Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology enables your system to wake up faster from deep
sleep, saving time and power consumption. Feel secure to know that your system
will resume to working condition even if an unexpected power loss happens while
the PC is in sleep mode.
3.3.1 System Requirements
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Confirm whether your motherboard supports this feature.
•
Operating system: Microsoft Windows 8.1/8/7 (32- or 64-bit edition)
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Set the SATA mode to AHCI. If Windows 8.1/8/7 is already installed under
IDE mode, directly changing the SATA mode to AHCI may cause Windows
8.1/8/7 to crash while booting. If your system is not in AHCI mode, please
follow the instructions below.
There are certain risks. Please backup any important data before operating to avoid loss.
1.
Press Win + R simultaneously in Windows 8.1/8/7, type "Regedit" into the
word box then click OK.
2.
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Enter into HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\
msahci in Windows Registry Editor. Double click on the value Start and
change the value from 3 into 0. Click on OK.
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Exit the Registry Editor window and restart the computer.
4.
Press F2 to enter BIOS, then go to Advanced ‐> Storage Configuration and
change SATA Mode to AHCI. Press F10 to save changes and exit.
5.
Enter Windows 8.1/8/7. Windows will discover the new device and install
AHCI drivers automatically.
3.3.2 Setup Guide
Configuring Rapid Start
Step 1
Run ASRock Rapid Start utility from Start -> All Programs -> ASRock Utility.
Step 2
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If you have more than one hard drives in your system, you must select one, then
choose the Partition Size desired for your hidden partition and click on Create. The
system will automatically create a hidden partition according to your settings. If
there are SSD’s installed into your system, it is recommended to create the partition
on the SSD.
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Step 3
When prompted to restart after the setup, click Yes to reboot.
Step 4
Double-click the Intel® Rapid Start Technology Manager icon
system tray.
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Step 5
Make sure Rapid Start is on. Drag the slider to configure the time. For example, if
the timer value is set to ten minutes, the system will enable Rapid Start mode after
entering sleep state for ten minutes. If the timer is set to 0 minutes, Windows will
immediately enable Rapid Start mode as it enters sleep state.
1.
You may shut down the computer without terminating the applications or files
you are executing currently. Click on Windows Start ‐> the arrow next to Shut
down, and click on Sleep.
2.
Windows system will enter sleep state.
3.
According to your settings in Rapid Start Technology Manager, the system
will automatically wake up and enable Rapid Start mode after entering sleep
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state for a period of time. The power of the computer in Rapid Start mode can
be cut off, it will not cause data loss of the programs or files you were executing
before entering sleep state.
4.
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When you wish to continue to use the computer just hit the power button, the
system will rapidly return to Windows, the programs and files which you were
using before entering sleep state will be accessible immediately.
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3.4 Intel® Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Smart Connect Technology is a feature that periodically wakes your computer
from Windows® sleep state to refresh email or social networking applications. It
saves your waiting time and keeps the content always up-to-date.
3.4.1 System Requirements
•
Confirm whether your motherboard supports this feature.
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Operating system: Microsoft Windows 8.18/7 (32- or 64-bit edition)
•
Set the SATA mode to AHCI. If Windows 8.1/8/7 is already installed under
IDE mode, directly changing the SATA mode to AHCI may cause Windows
8.1/8/7 to crash while booting. If your system is not in AHCI mode, please
follow the instructions below.
1.
Press Win + R simultaneously in Windows 8.1/8/7, type "Regedit" into the
word box then click OK.
2.
Enter into HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\
msahci in Windows Registry Editor. Double click on the value Start and
change the value from 3 into 0. Click on OK.
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3.4.2 Setup Guide
Installing ASRock Smart Connect Utility
Step 1
Install ASRock Smart Connect Utility, which is located in the folder at the following
path of the Support CD: \ ASRock Utility > Smart Connect.
Step 2
Once installed, run ASRock Smart Connect from your desktop or go to Windows
Start -> All Programs -> ASRock Utility.
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Step 3
Click the Add button. Take Foxmail as an example, add Foxmail to the Application
list.
Step 4
Select Foxmail from the Application List, then click the arrow pointing right to add
this application to the Smart Connect List.
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Step 5
Click Apply to enable Smart Connect.
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Step 6
Double-click the Intel® Smart Connect Technology Manager icon
Windows system tray.
in the
Step 7
Drag the slider to configure how often the system will connect to the network to
download updates. Shorter durations will provide more frequent updates, but may
cause more power consumption.
Using Smart Connect
Keep the applications which you wish to connect to the internet and receive
updates while the system is in sleep state running. Foxmail for instance, keep
Foxmail running.
2.
Click on Windows Start -> the arrow next to Shut down, and click on Sleep.
3.
Windows system will enter sleep state.
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4.
The system will wake up from sleep state periodically, and then start to update
Foxmail. The screen will not display anything so the computer can maintain
minimum power usage. Afterwards, the system will automatically return to
sleep state again.
5.
Upon waking up the system, you will find the new mail that were sent to you
during sleep state are already updated and ready to be read in Foxmail.
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3.5 ASRock Cloud
ASRock partners with Kloudian to make your mobile devices connect to
your PC seamlessly!
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Have you ever been in a situation where you emergently needed certain files in your
computer, however the computer was gazillion miles away out of reach? ASRock Cloud
includes several technologies and software solutions for remotely controlling your
computer, even if the computer is in off mode. For ASRock motherboards with a Intel®
LAN chip, ASRock Cloud allows users to remotely wake up their computers via the
internet by using a secondary device, such as a smartphone or tablet. Users may use
Kloudian® Orbweb.ME Professional to remotely wake up and control their computers, or
they could wake up the computer then use any other preferred remote desktop application.
This motherboard supports Remote Wake Technology with the onboard Intel® LAN, so
you can connect with your PC from anywhere in the world. You will be able to power your
PC on or turn it off, monitor and take control of it remotely with another smartphone,
tablet or computer.
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3.5.1 Intel® Remote Wake Technology
Intel® Remote Wake Technology allows you to wake up and remote control your home
computer from sleep state.
Before configuring this feature, verify the followings on your host computer:
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Make sure that the "PCIE Devices Power On" is enabled in UEFI SETUP
UTILITY > Advanced > ACPI Configuration.
*The UEFI screen is for reference only. The actual screen may differ by model.
Make sure that the "Remote Wake" is enabled in "Intel® Smart Connect
Technology Manager".
*Intel Remote Wake is supported on Windows 8.1, Windows 8 or Windows 8 64bit OS.
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3.5.2 Configuring and Using Orbweb.ME Professional
Kloudian® Orbweb.ME Professional is a remote control software allowing you to easily
access and control the remote host installed with the Orbweb.ME Professional host
software.
Installing Orbweb.ME Professional on the Host Computer
You can find the Orbweb.ME Professional host software in the Support CD or just
download it from http://orbweb.me.
Step 1
Click on the Orbweb.ME Professional installer package file to start installation.
Step 2
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
Step 3
When installation completes, reboot the computer.
Signing Up for Host Computer Registration
Step 1
Double-click the Orbweb.ME Professional icon
on your desktop.
Step 2
On the Orbweb.ME Portal login page, click Sign Up to create an Orbweb.ME account and
name your host computer.
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Step 3
You will receive a verification email. Follow the steps in the email to verify your account.
After verifying your account, you can access your PC through web browsers at
http://orbweb.me.
On the Account Verified page, if you click Go to My Computers, you will see the Orbweb.
ME portal page as a client.
Setting Up Shared Folders on Host Computer
Step 1
Double-click the Orbweb.ME Professional icon
on your desktop.
Or, if you just finished signing up for your host computer, you can click Configure this
computer in the screen to begin.
Step 2
Click Folder Settings tab and the default shared folders display.
. Select a folder to add it into Orbweb.ME. Then click Save.
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To add a folder, click
You can access the documents in these shared folders on the host computer remotely
through Xplorer from your client device.
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3.5.3 Remote Access from a Client Device
The lastest version of Java is required to be installed to use the Remote Desktop and Xplorer
functions.
Using Remote Wake-Up
Remote Wake-Up allows you to remotely put your host computer to sleep and wake your
host computer up from a client device.
If you use a motherboard with dual LAN ports, please disable one of the LAN ports to use
the Remote Wake-Up function. To do so, go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections, right-click Local Area Connections and select Disable.
For Windows PC users:
Step 1
Go to Orbweb.ME portal login page: http://orbweb.me
Step 2
Log in with your Orbweb.ME account and password.
Step 3
Find the host computer from the list by the computer name you give.
Online / Green
Offline / Gray
Wakeable mode
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Ready to Connect / Blue
Unable to Connect / Gray
Online / Blue
Wakable / Red
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Click
and power options appear. Click to select Restart, Sleep or Shut Down.
Select Restart from the options to restart your host computer remotely.
When you select Sleep, if the host device is WOW(Wake-On-Wan) compatible, you can
put your host computer to sleep (S3/S4). The host status in the Status column shows offline
and ready to be awaked
and the power option shows wakable
To wake up the computer, click
.
.
Please be noted that if the host device is not WOW compatible, the host status icon will turn
offline and the power option icon will disappear. You have to physically wake up computer
in order to bring power option icon back to online.
If you select Shut Down, you can turn off your computer remotely. However, the Intel®
Remote Wake Technolog y does not support remote wake-up from shutdwon (S5).
Please physically turn on your host computer.
For iOS or Android Mobile Devices users:
Download and install “Orbweb.ME Professional” app from the App Store (iOS) or Play
Store (Android).
Step 1
Tap the “Orbweb.ME Professional” app icon
to launch it.
Step 2
Log in with your Orbweb.ME account and password.
Step 3
and power options appear.
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Tap to select Restart, Sleep or Shutdown.
1. Please be noted that if the host device is not WOW compatible, the host status icon will
turn offline and the power option icon will dissappear. You have to physically wake up
computer in order to bring power option icon back to online.
2. The Intel® Remote Wake Technology does not support remote wake-up from shutdwon (S5).
If you press Shutdown to remotely turn off the host computer, please turn it on physically.
Using Remote Desktop
Remote Desktop allows you to remotely access your host computer from a client device.
For Windows PC users:
Step 1
Go to Orbweb.ME portal login page: http://orbweb.me
Step 2
Log in with your Orbweb.ME account and password.
Step 3
Click the Connect icon
.
Step 4
Click on Remote Desktop.
If the Remote Desktop Connection dialog appears, click Connect to continue.
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Step 5
Enter the Windows password to log in and you will see the desktop of your host computer.
Please refer to the user manual of the Kloudian® Orbweb.ME Professional for more instructions on how to use Orbweb.ME Professional.
For iOS or Android Mobile Devices users:
Download and install “Orbweb.ME Professional” app from the App Store (iOS) or Play
Store (Android).
Step 1
Tap the “Orbweb.ME Professional” app icon
to launch it.
Step 2
Log in with your Orbweb.ME account and password.
Step 3
Tap the host computer name that you want to access under the Remote Desktop section.
Step 4
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Using Xplorer
Xplorer allows you to remotely access documents on your host computer from a client
device.
For Windows PC users:
Step 1
Go to Orbweb.ME portal login page: http://orbweb.me
Step 2
Log in with your Orbweb.ME account and password.
Step 3
Click the Connect icon
.
Step 4
Click on Xplorer.
Step 5
Root directory displays. Click on a folder name to open the folder.
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Step 6
Click on a file name to preivew the file.
You can also delete, rename, move, and copy a selected file. For more instructions on how
to use Xplorer, refer to the user manual of the Kloudian® Orbweb.ME Professional.
For iOS or Android Mobile Devices users:
Download and install “Orbweb.ME Professional” app from the App Store (iOS) or Play
Store (Android).
Step 1
Tap the “Orbweb.ME Professional” app icon
to launch it.
Step 2
Log in with your Orbweb.ME account and password.
Step 3
Tap the Connect icon
.
Step 4
Tap a folder name under the Xplorer section and you can see the files in this folder.
Tap a file name to preivew the file.
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You can also delete, rename, move, and copy a selected file. For more instructions
on how to use Xplorer, refer to the user manual of the Kloudian® Orbweb.ME
Professional.
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3.6 ASRock APP Shop
The ASRock APP Shop is an online store for purchasing and downloading software
applications for your ASRock computer. You can install various apps and support
utilities quickly and easily, and optimize your system and keep your motherboard
up to date simply with a few clicks.
Double-click
on your desktop to access the ASRock APP Shop utility.
*You need to be connected to the Internet to download apps from the ASRock APP Shop.
3.6.1 UI Overview
Category Panel
Hot News
Information Panel
Category Panel: The category panel contains several category tabs or buttons that
when selected the information panel below displays the relative information.
Information Panel: The information panel in the center displays data about the
currently selected category and allows users to perform job-related tasks.
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Hot News: The hot news section displays the latest news. Click on the image to visit
the website of the selected news and know more.
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3.6.2 Apps
When the "Apps" tab is selected, you will see all the available apps on screen for you
to download.
Installing an App
Step 1
Find the app you want to install.
The most recommended app appears on the left side of the screen. The other various
apps are shown on the right. Please scroll up and down to see more apps listed.
You can check the price of the app and whether you have already intalled it or not.
- The red icon displays the price or "Free" if the app is free of charge.
- The green "Installed" icon means the app is installed on your computer.
Step 2
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Click on the app icon to see more details about the selected app.
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Step 3
If you want to install the app, click on the red icon
to start downloading.
Step 4
When installation completes, you can find the green "Installed" icon appears on the
upper right corner.
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To uninstall it, simply click on the trash can icon
*The trash icon may not appear for certain apps.
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Upgrading an App
You can only upgrade the apps you have already installed. When there is an
available new version for your app, you will find the mark of "New Version"
appears below the installed app icon.
Step 1
Click on the app icon to see more details.
Step 2
to start upgrading.
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3.6.3 BIOS & Drivers
Installing BIOS or Drivers
When the "BIOS & Drivers" tab is selected, you will see a list of recommended or
critical updates for the BIOS or drivers. Please update them all soon.
Step 1
Please check the item information before update. Click on
Step 2
Click to select one or more items you want to update.
Step 3
Click Update to start the update process.
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3.6.4 Setting
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In the "Setting" page, you can change the language, select the server location, and
determine if you want to automatically run the ASRock APP Shop on Windows
startup.
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3.7 Start8
For those Windows 8.1/8 users who miss the Start Menu, Start8 is an ideal solution
that brings back the familiar Start Menu along with added customizations for
greater efficiency.
3.7.1 Installing Start8
Install Start8, which is located in the folder at the following path of the Support CD:
\ ASRock Utility > Start8.
3.7.2 Configuring Start8
Style
Select between the Windows 7 style and Windows 8.1/8 style Start Menu. Then
select the theme of the Start Menu and customize the style of the Start icon.
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Configure
Configure provides configuration options, including icon sizes, which shortcuts you
want Start Menu to display, quick access to recently used apps, the functionality of
the power button, and more.
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Control lets you configure what a click on the start button or a press on the
Windows key does.
Desktop
Desktop allows you to disable the hot corners when you are working on the desktop.
It also lets you choose whether or not the system boots directly into desktop mode
and bypass the Metro user interface.
About
Displays information about Start8.
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Chapter 4 UEFI SETUP UTILITY
4.1 Introduction
This section explains how to use the UEFI SETUP UTILITY to configure your
system. You may run the UEFI SETUP UTILITY by pressing <F2> or <Del> right
after you power on the computer, otherwise, the Power-On-Self-Test (POST) will
continue with its test routines. If you wish to enter the UEFI SETUP UTILITY after
POST, restart the system by pressing <Ctl> + <Alt> + <Delete>, or by pressing the
reset button on the system chassis. You may also restart by turning the system off
and then back on.
Because the UEFI software is constantly being updated, the following UEFI setup screens
and descriptions are for reference purpose only, and they may not exactly match what you
see on your screen.
4.1.1 UEFI Menu Bar
Main
For setting system time/date information
OC Tweaker
For overclocking configurations
Advanced
For advanced system configurations
Tool
Useful tools
H/W Monitor
Displays current hardware status
Boot
For configuring boot settings and boot priority
Security
For security settings
Exit
Exit the current screen or the UEFI Setup Utility
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The top of the screen has a menu bar with the following selections:
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4.1.2 Navigation Keys
Use < > key or < > key to choose among the selections on the menu bar, and
use < > key or < > key to move the cursor up or down to select items, then
press <Enter> to get into the sub screen. You can also use the mouse to click your
required item.
Please check the following table for the descriptions of each navigation key.
Navigation Key(s)
+ / -
To change option for the selected items
<Tab>
Switch to next function
<PGUP>
Go to the previous page
<PGDN>
Go to the next page
<HOME>
Go to the top of the screen
<END>
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Description
Go to the bottom of the screen
<F1>
To display the General Help Screen
<F7>
Discard changes and exit the SETUP UTILITY
<F9>
Load optimal default values for all the settings
<F10>
Save changes and exit the SETUP UTILITY
<F12>
Print screen
<ESC>
Jump to the Exit Screen or exit the current screen
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4.2 Main Screen
When you enter the UEFI SETUP UTILITY, the Main screen will appear and
display the system overview.
Favorite
Display your collection of BIOS items. Press F5 to add/remove your favorite items.
Active Page on Entry
Select the default page when entering the UEFI setup utility.
Full HD UEFI
When [Auto] is selected, the resolution will be set to 1920 x 1080 if the monitor
supports Full HD resolution. If the monitor does not support Full HD resolution,
then the resolution will be set to 1024 x 768. When [Disable] is selected, the
resolution will be set to 1024 x 768 directly.
UEFI Guide
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UEFI Guide is a quick tutorial for ASRock's UEFI setup Utility. You may abort the
tutorial by pressing "ESC".
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4.3 OC Tweaker Screen
In the OC Tweaker screen, you can set up overclocking features.
Because the UEFI software is constantly being updated, the following UEFI setup screens
and descriptions are for reference purpose only, and they may not exactly match what you
see on your screen.
Advanced Turbo
You can use this option to increase your system performance. This option appears only
when your CPU supports this function. This option appears only when you adopt K-Series
CPU.
Load Optimized CPU OC Setting
You can use this option to load optimized CPU overclocking setting. Please note that
overclocking may cause damage to your CPU and motherboard. It should be done at your
own risk and expense. This option appears only when you adopt K-Series CPU.
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Load Optimized GPU OC Setting
You can use this option to load optimized GPU overclocking setting. Please note that
overclocking may cause damage to your GPU and motherboard. It should be done at your
own risk and expense. This option appears only when you adopt K-Series CPU.
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CPU Configuration
CPU Ratio
The CPU speed is determined by the CPU Ratio multiplied with the BCLK.
Increasing the CPU Ratio will increase the internal CPU clock speed without
affecting the clock speed of other components.
CPU Cache Ratio
The CPU Internal Bus Speed Ratio. The maximum should be the same as the CPU
Ratio.
BCLK/PCIE Frequency
The CPU speed is determined by the CPU Ratio multiplied with the BCLK.
Increasing the BCLK will increase the internal CPU clock speed but also affect the
clock speed of other components.
Spread Spectrum
Enable Spread Spectrum to reduce electromagnetic interference for passing EMI
tests. Disable to achieve higher clock speeds when overclocking.
CPU OC Fixed Mode
CPU OC fix mode allows you to keep the max CPU ratio as your setting without
throttling. Please note that overclocking may cause damage to your CPU and
motherboard. It should be done at your own risk and expense.
Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel SpeedStep technology allows processors to switch between multiple frequencies and voltage points for better power saving and heat dissipation.
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology enables the processor to run above its base operating
frequency when the operating system requests the highest performance state.
Filter PLL Frequency
CPU BCLK Filter Frequency. Choose 1.6 for better overclocking capabilities.
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Long Duration Power Limit
Configure Package Power Limit 1 in watts. When the limit is exceeded, the CPU
ratio will be lowered after a period of time. A lower limit can protect the CPU and
save power, while a higher limit may improve performance.
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Long Duration Maintained
Configure the period of time until the CPU ratio is lowered when the Long
Duration Power Limit is exceeded.
Short Duration Power Limit
Configure Package Power Limit 2 in watts. When the limit is exceeded, the CPU
ratio will be lowered immediately. A lower limit can protect the CPU and save
power, while a higher limit may improve performance.
Primary Plane Current Limit
Configure the current limit of the CPU under Turbo Mode in ampere. A lower
limit can protect the CPU and save power, while a higher limit may improve
performance.
GT Frequency
Configure the frequency of the integrated GPU.
GT Voltage Mode
Auto: For optimized settings.
Adaptive: Add voltage to the integrated GPU when the system is under heavy load.
Override: The voltage is fixed.
GT Adaptive Voltage
Configure the fixed voltage added to the integrated GPU.
GT Voltage Offset
Configure the voltage added to the integrated GPU when the system is under heavy load.
DRAM Timing Configuration
Load XMP Setting
Load XMP settings to overclock the DDR3 memory and perform beyond standard
specifications.
DRAM Reference Clock
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Select Auto for optimized settings.
DRAM Frequency
If [Auto] is selected, the motherboard will detect the memory module(s) inserted
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and assign the appropriate frequency automatically.
DRAM Performance Mode
Choose high performance mode can increase memory performance, but you might lose
stability.
DRAM Configuration
DRAM Tweaker
Fine tune the DRAM settings by leaving marks in checkboxes. Click OK to confirm and
apply your new settings.
CAS# Latency (tCL)
The time between sending a column address to the memory and the beginning of the data
in response.
RAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD)
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The number of clock cycles required between the opening of a row of memory and
accessing columns within it.
Row Precharge Time (tRP)
The number of clock cycles required between the issuing of the precharge command
and opening the next row.
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RAS# Active Time (tRAS)
The number of clock cycles required between a bank active command and issuing the
precharge command.
Command Rate (CR)
The delay between when a memory chip is selected and when the first active command can
be issued.
Write Recovery Time (tWR)
The amount of delay that must elapse after the completion of a valid write operation,
before an active bank can be precharged.
Refresh Cycle Time (tRFC)
The number of clocks from a Refresh command until the first Activate command to
the same rank.
RAS to RAS Delay (tRRD)
The number of clocks between two rows activated in different banks of the same
rank.
Write to Read Delay (tWTR)
The number of clocks between the last valid write operation and the next read
command to the same internal bank.
Read to Precharge (tRTP)
The number of clocks that are inserted between a read command to a row precharge command to the same rank.
Four Activate Window (tFAW)
The time window in which four activates are allowed the same rank.
CAS Write Latency (tCWL)
Configure CAS Write Latency.
tREFI
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Configure refresh cycles at an average periodic interval.
tCKE
Configure the period of time the DDR3 initiates a minimum of one refresh
command internally once it enters Self-Refresh mode.
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tRDRD
Configure between module read to read delay.
tRDRDDR
Configure between module read to read delay from different ranks.
tRDRDDD
Use this to change DRAM tRWSR Auto/Manual settings. The default is [Auto].
tWRRD
Configure between module write to read delay.
tWRRDDR
Configure between module write to read delay from different ranks.
tWRRDDD
Use this to change DRAM tRRSR Auto/Manual settings. The default is [Auto].
Configure between module write to read delay from different DIMMs.
tWRWR
Configure between module write to write delay.
tWRWRDR
Configure between module write to write delay from different ranks.
tWRWRDD
Configure between module write to write delay from different DIMMs.
tRDWR
Configure between module read to write delay.
tRDWRDR
Configure between module read to write delay from different ranks.
tRDWRDD
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Configure between module read to write delay from different DIMMs.
RTL (CHA)
Configure round trip latency for channel A.
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RTL (CHB)
Configure round trip latency for channel B.
IO-L (CHA)
Configure IO latency for channel A.
IO-L (CHB)
Configure IO latency for channel B.
ODT WR (CHA)
Configure the memory on die termination resistors' WR for channel A.
ODT WR (CHB)
Configure the memory on die termination resistors' WR for channel B.
ODT NOM (CHA)
Use this to change ODT (CHA) Auto/Manual settings. The default is [Auto].
ODT NOM (CHB)
Use this to change ODT (CHB) Auto/Manual settings. The default is [Auto].
Command Tri State
Enable for DRAM power saving.
MRC Fast Boot
Enable Memory Fast Boot to skip DRAM memory training for booting faster.
DIMM Exit Mode
Select Slow Exit to reduce power consumption, or Fast Exit for better performance.
FIVR Configuration
FIVR Switch Frequency Signature
Select whether to boost or lower the FIVR Switch Frequency.
FIVR Switch Frequency Offset
English
Configure the percentage of frequency boost or deduction.
Vcore Override Voltage
Configure the voltage added to the Vcore when the system is under heavy load.
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Vcore Voltage Additional Offset
Configure the dynamic Vcore voltage added to the Vcore.
CPU Cache Override Voltage
Add voltage to the CPU Cache when the system is under heavy load.
CPU Cache Voltage Offset
Configure the voltage for the CPU Cache. Setting the voltage higher may increase
system stability when overclocking.
System Agent Voltage Offset
Configure the voltage for the System Agent. Setting the voltage higher may increase system
stability when overclocking.
CPU Analog IO Voltage Offset
CPU I/O Analog Voltage.
CPU Digital IO Voltage Offset
CPU I/O Digital Voltage.
CPU Integrated VR Faults
Disable FIVR Faults to raise the threshold to trigger CPU over current protection
and over voltage protection for better overclocking capabilities.
CPU Integrated VR Efficiency Mode
Enable FIVR Efficiency Management for power saving. Disable for better
performance and overclocking capabilities.
Voltage Configuration
CPU Input Voltage
Configure the voltage for the CPU.
CPU Load-Line Calibration
CPU Load-Line Calibration helps prevent CPU voltage droop when the system is
under heavy load.
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CPU Input Offset
The fixed external voltage input to the CPU.
Min = +0mV
Max = +400mV
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DRAM Voltage
Use this to configure DRAM Voltage. The default value is [Auto].
PCH 1.05V Voltage
Chipset 1.05V Voltage. Use default settings for best performance.
PCH 1.5V Voltage
I/O 1.5V Voltage. Use default settings for best performance.
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4.4 Advanced Screen
In this section, you may set the configurations for the following items: CPU
Configuration, Chipset Configuration, Storage Configuration, Intel® Rapid Start
Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology, Super IO Configuration, ACPI Configuration and USB Configuration.
English
Setting wrong values in this section may cause the system to malfunction.
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4.4.1 CPU Configuration
Active Processor Cores
Select the number of cores to enable in each processor package.
CPU C States Support
Enable CPU C States Support for power saving. It is recommended to keep C3, C6
and C7 all enabled for better power saving.
Enhanced Halt State (C1E)
Enable Enhanced Halt State (C1E) for lower power consumption.
CPU C3 State Support
Enable C3 sleep state for lower power consumption.
CPU C6 State Support
Enable C6 deep sleep state for lower power consumption.
CPU C7 State Support
Enable C7 deep sleep state for lower power consumption.
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Package C State Support
Enable CPU, PCIe, Memory, Graphics C State Support for power saving.
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CPU Thermal Throttling
Enable CPU internal thermal control mechanisms to keep the CPU from overheating.
No-Execute Memory Protection
Processors with No-Execution Memory Protection Technology may prevent certain
classes of malicious buffer overflow attacks.
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology allows a platform to run multiple operating systems
and applications in independent partitions, so that one computer system can
function as multiple virtual systems.
Hardware Prefetcher
Automatically prefetch data and code for the processor. Enable for better
performance.
Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch
English
Automatically prefetch the subsequent cache line while retrieving the currently
requested cache line. Enable for better performance.
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4.4.2 Chipset Configuration
Primary Graphics Adapter
Select a primary VGA.
VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O helps your virtual machine
monitor better utilize hardware by improving application compatibility and
reliability, and providing additional levels of manageability, security, isolation, and
I/O performance.
PCIE2 Link Speed
Select the link speed for PCIE2.
PCIE5 Link Speed
Select the link speed for PCIE5.
Share Memory
Configure the size of memory that is allocated to the integrated graphics processor
when the system boots up.
English
IGPU Multi-Monitor
Select disable to disable the integrated graphics when an external graphics card is
installed. Select enable to keep the integrated graphics enabled at all times.
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Render Standby
Power down the render unit when the GPU is idle for lower power consumption.
Onboard HD Audio
Enable/disable onboard HD audio. Set to Auto to enable onboard HD audio and
automatically disable it when a sound card is installed.
Front Panel
Enable/disable front panel HD audio.
Onboard HDMI HD Audio
Enable audio for the onboard digital outputs.
Onboard LAN
Enable or disable the onboard network interface controller.
Deep Sleep
Configure deep sleep mode for power saving when the computer is shut down.
Restore on AC/Power Loss
Select the power state after a power failure. If [Power Off] is selected, the power will
remain off when the power recovers. If [Power On] is selected, the system will start
to boot up when the power recovers.
Good Night LED
By enabling Good Night LED, the Power/HDD LEDs will be switched off when the
system is on. It will also automatically switch off the Power and Keyboard LEDs
when the system enters into Standby/Hibernation mode.
Onboard Debug Port LED
English
Enable/disable the onboard Dr. Debug LED.
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4.4.3 Storage Configuration
SATA Controller(s)
Enable/disable the SATA controllers.
SATA Mode Selection
IDE: For better compatibility.
AHCI: Supports new features that improve performance.
RAID: Combine multiple disk drives into a logical unit.
AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) supports NCQ and other new features that will
improve SATA disk performance but IDE mode does not have these advantages.
SATA Aggressive Link Power Management
English
SATA Aggressive Link Power Management allows SATA devices to enter a low
power state during periods of inactivity to save power. It is only supported by AHCI
mode.
Dynamic Storage Accelerator
Keep this option enabled for higher HDD and SDD I/O performance, lower latency
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and increased system responsiveness.
Hard Disk S.M.A.R.T.
S.M.A.R.T stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology. It is a
monitoring system for computer hard disk drives to detect and report on various
indicators of reliability.
M2_1/SATA3_4, SATA3_5 Switch
Auto: M2_1/SATA3_4, SATA3_5 auto switch
Force_SATA: Switch to SATA3_4, SATA3_5
Force_M2_1: Switch to M2_1
ASMedia SATA3 Mode
IDE: For better compatibility.
AHCI: Supports new features that improve performance.
SATA Boot ROM
English
Enable to load ASMedia option ROM for better compatibility. Disable for faster
boot time.
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4.4.4 Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology is a new zero power hibernation mode which allows
users to resume in just 5-6 seconds.
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4.4.5 Intel® Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Smart Connect Technology
English
Intel® Smart Connect Technology automatically updates your email and social
networks, such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. while the computer is in sleep mode.
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4.4.6 Super IO Configuration
PS2 Y-Cable
Enable the PS2 Y-Cable or set this option to Auto.
Serial Port
Enable or disable the Serial port.
Serial Port Address
Select the address of the Serial port.
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4.4.7 ACPI Configuration
Suspend to RAM
Select disable for ACPI suspend type S1. It is recommended to select auto for ACPI
S3 power saving.
Check Ready Bit
Enable to enter the operating system after S3 only when the hard disk is ready, this
is recommended for better system stability.
ACPI HPET Table
Enable the High Precision Event Timer for better performance and to pass WHQL
tests.
PS/2 Keyboard Power On
Allow the system to be waked up by a PS/2 Keyboard.
PCIE Devices Power On
English
Allow the system to be waked up by a PCIE device and enable wake on LAN.
Wake From Onboard LAN
Allow the system to be waked up by the Onboard Intel LAN.
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Ring-In Power On
Allow the system to be waked up by onboard COM port modem Ring-In signals.
RTC Alarm Power On
Allow the system to be waked up by the real time clock alarm. Set it to By OS to let
it be handled by your operating system.
USB Keyboard/Remote Power On
Allow the system to be waked up by an USB keyboard or remote controller.
USB Mouse Power On
Allow the system to be waked up by an USB mouse.
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4.4.8 USB Configuration
USB Controller
Enable or disable all the USB ports.
Intel USB 3.0 Mode
Select Intel® USB 3.0 controller mode. Set [Smart Auto] to keep the USB 3.0 driver
enabled after rebooting (USB 3.0 is enabled in BIOS). Set [Auto] to automatically
enable the USB 3.0 driver after entering the OS (USB 3.0 is disabled in BIOS). Set
[Enabled] to keep the USB 3.0 driver enabled (Must install driver to use USB devices
under Windows® 7). Set [Disabled] to disable the USB 3.0 ports.
Legacy USB Support
Enable or disable Legacy OS Support for USB 2.0 devices. If you encounter USB
compatibility issues it is recommended to disable legacy USB support. Select UEFI
Setup Only to support USB devices under the UEFI setup and Windows/Linux
operating systems only.
Legacy USB 3.0 Support
English
Enable or disable Legacy OS Support for USB 3.0 devices. If you encounter USB
compatibility issues it is recommended to disable legacy USB support. Select UEFI
Setup Only to support USB devices under the UEFI setup and Windows/Linux
operating systems only.
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USB Compatibility Patch
If your USB devices (i.e. USB mouse or storage) encounter compatibility problems,
please enable this option to fix it. Please note that after enabling this option, it is
normal that the system will postpone booting up after pressing the power button.
Third Party USB 3.0 Controller
Enable or disable all of the USB 3.0 ports controlled by Third Party chips.
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4.5 Tools
HDD Saver
English
By connecting your HDDs to the onboard SATA power connector with our special
designed power cable, you can switch these HDDs on and off when needed. This design
allows you to protect your privacy, save more energy, and prolong your HDDs' life spans.
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HDD Saver Technology
Set [Enabled] to switch on the HDD Saver. Set [Disabled] to switch off the HDD Saver.
It is recommended to enable the AHCI Mode to fully support the HDD Saver. You can also
enable/disable the HDD Saver via the HDD Saver application under your OS.
Onboard SATA Power Switch (SATA_PWR_1)
Set [Power On] to switch on the onboard SATA Power Connector. Set [Power Off] to
switch off the onboard SATA Power Connector.
Re-detect SATA Power Connection
Re-detect your SATA Power connection. It is recommended to proceed the re-detection
for any changes of your HDD configuration. You can also proceed the re-detection via the
HDD Saver application under your OS.
System Browser
ASRock System Browser shows the overview of your current PC and the devices
connected.
OMG (Online Management Guard)
Administrators are able to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access
at specified times via OMG. You may schedule the starting and ending hours of
internet access granted to other users. In order to prevent users from bypassing
OMG, guest accounts without permission to modify the system time are required.
UEFI Tech Service
Contact ASRock Tech Service if you are having trouble with your PC. Please setup
network configuration before using UEFI Tech Service.
Easy RAID Installer
Easy RAID Installer helps you to copy the RAID driver from the support CD to
your USB storage device. After copying the drivers please change the SATA mode to
RAID, then you can start installing the operating system in RAID mode.
Easy Driver Installer
English
For users that don’t have an optical disk drive to install the drivers from our support
CD, Easy Driver Installer is a handy tool in the UEFI that installs the LAN driver
to your system via an USB storage device, then downloads and installs the other
required drivers automatically.
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Instant Flash
Save UEFI files in your USB storage device and run Instant Flash to update your
UEFI.
Secure Backup UEFI
Whenever one of the ROM images are corrupted or outdated, switch to the other
flash ROM and execute Secure Backup UEFI to duplicate the current working ROM
image to the secondary flash ROM.
Internet Flash - DHCP (Auto IP), Europe
ASRock Internet Flash downloads and updates the latest UEFI firmware version
from our servers for you. Please setup network configuration before using Internet
Flash.
*For BIOS backup and recovery purpose, it is recommended to plug in your USB
pen drive before using this function.
Network Configuration
Use this to configure internet connection settings for Internet Flash.
Internet Setting
English
Enable or disable sound effects in the setup utility.
UEFI Download Server
Select a server to download the UEFI firmware.
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Dehumidifier Function
If Dehumidifier Function is enabled, the computer will power on automatically to
dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state.
Dehumidifier Period
Configure the period of time until the computer powers on and enables
Dehumidifier after entering S4/S5 state.
Dehumidifier Duration
Configure the duration of the dehumidifying process before it returns to S4/S5 state.
Dehumidifier CPU Fan Setting
Configure the speed of the CPU fan while Dehumidifier is enabled. The higher the
value, the faster the fan speed.
Max: 255
Min: 1
Save User Default
Type a profile name and press enter to save your settings as user default.
Load User Default
Load previously saved user defaults.
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4.6 Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen
This section allows you to monitor the status of the hardware on your system,
including the parameters of the CPU temperature, motherboard temperature, fan
speed and voltage.
CPU Fan 1 & 2 Setting
Select a fan mode for CPU Fans 1&2, or choose Customize to set 5 CPU
temperatures and assign a respective fan speed for each temperature.
Chassis Fan 1 Setting
Select a fan mode for Chassis Fan 1, or choose Customize to set 5 CPU temperatures
and assign a respective fan speed for each temperature.
Chassis Fan 2 Setting
Select a fan mode for Chassis Fan 2, or choose Customize to set 5 CPU temperatures
and assign a respective fan speed for each temperature.
Chassis Fan 3 Setting
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Select a fan mode for Chassis Fan 3, or choose Customize to set 5 CPU temperatures
and assign a respective fan speed for each temperature.
Over Temperature Protection
When Over Temperature Protection is enabled, the system automatically shuts
down when the motherboard is overheated.
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4.7 Boot Screen
This section displays the available devices on your system for you to configure the
boot settings and the boot priority.
Fast Boot
Fast Boot minimizes your computer's boot time. In fast mode you may not boot
from an USB storage device. Ultra Fast mode is only supported by Windows 8.1/8
and the VBIOS must support UEFI GOP if you are using an external graphics card.
Please notice that Ultra Fast mode will boot so fast that the only way to enter this
UEFI Setup Utility is to Clear CMOS or run the Restart to UEFI utility in Windows.
Boot From Onboard LAN
Allow the system to be waked up by the onboard LAN.
Setup Prompt Timeout
Configure the number of seconds to wait for the setup hot key.
Bootup Num-Lock
Select whether Num Lock should be turned on or off when the system boots up.
English
Boot Beep
Select whether the Boot Beep should be turned on or off when the system boots up. Please
note that a buzzer is needed.
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Full Screen Logo
Enable to display the boot logo or disable to show normal POST messages.
AddOn ROM Display
Enable AddOn ROM Display to see the AddOn ROM messages or configure the
AddOn ROM if you've enabled Full Screen Logo. Disable for faster boot speed.
Boot Failure Guard
If the computer fails to boot for a number of times the system automatically restores
the default settings.
Boot Failure Guard Count
English
Configure the number of attempts to boot until the system automatically restores
the default settings.
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CSM (Compatibility Support Module)
CSM
Enable to launch the Compatibility Support Module. Please do not disable unless
you’re running a WHCK test. If you are using Windows 8.1/8 64-bit and all of your
devices support UEFI, you may also disable CSM for faster boot speed.
Launch PXE OpROM Policy
Select UEFI only to run those that support UEFI option ROM only. Select Legacy
only to run those that support legacy option ROM only. Do not launch?
Launch Storage OpROM Policy
Select UEFI only to run those that support UEFI option ROM only. Select Legacy
only to run those that support legacy option ROM only. Do not launch?
Launch Video OpROM Policy
Select UEFI only to run those that support UEFI option ROM only. Select Legacy
only to run those that support legacy option ROM only. Do not launch?
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4.8 Security Screen
In this section you may set or change the supervisor/user password for the system.
You may also clear the user password.
Supervisor Password
Set or change the password for the administrator account. Only the administrator
has authority to change the settings in the UEFI Setup Utility. Leave it blank and
press enter to remove the password.
User Password
Set or change the password for the user account. Users are unable to change the
settings in the UEFI Setup Utility. Leave it blank and press enter to remove the
password.
Secure Boot
English
Use this item to enable or disable support for Windows 8 Secure Boot.
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4.9 Exit Screen
Save Changes and Exit
When you select this option the following message, “Save configuration changes
and exit setup?” will pop out. Select [OK] to save changes and exit the UEFI SETUP
UTILITY.
Discard Changes and Exit
When you select this option the following message, “Discard changes and exit
setup?” will pop out. Select [OK] to exit the UEFI SETUP UTILITY without saving
any changes.
Discard Changes
When you select this option the following message, “Discard changes?” will pop
out. Select [OK] to discard all changes.
Load UEFI Defaults
Load UEFI default values for all options. The F9 key can be used for this operation.
Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device
English
Copy shellx64.efi to the root directory to launch EFI Shell.
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Contact Information
If you need to contact ASRock or want to know more about ASRock, you’re welcome
to visit ASRock’s website at http://www.asrock.com; or you may contact your dealer
for further information. For technical questions, please submit a support request
form at http://www.asrock.com/support/tsd.asp
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