775Twins-HDTV User Manual 11 1
775Twins-HDTV
User Manual
Version 2.0
Published March 2006
Copyright©2006 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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ASRock Website: http://www.asrock.com
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Contents
1 Introduction ................................................... 5
1.1 Package Contents ..........................................................
1.2 Specifications ................................................................
1.3 Minimum Hardware Requirement Table for Windows®
VistaTM Basic Logo........................................................
1.4 Motherboard Layout ......................................................
1.5 HD 8CH I/O .....................................................................
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2 Installation ...................................................... 12
2.1 Screw Holes .................................................................
2.2 Pre-installation Precautions ...........................................
2.3 CPU Installation ..............................................................
2.4 Installation of Heatsink and CPU fan .............................
2.5 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM) .........................
2.6 Expansion Slots .............................................................
2.7 Easy Multi Monitor Feature ............................................
2.8 Jumpers Setup ..............................................................
2.9 Onboard Headers and Connectors ..............................
2.10 Installing VGA_HDTV Panel to Enjoy HDTV (HighDefinition TV) / TV Support Function ............................
2.10.1 HDTV (High-Definition TV) Support Function ....
2.10.2 TV Support Function .........................................
2.11 Untied Overclocking Technology ...................................
2.12 Serial ATA (SATA) Hard Disks Installation .....................
2.13 HDMR Card Driver Installation ........................................
2.14 Making a SATA Driver Diskette For Windows® 2000 /
XP / XP 64-bit / VistaTM Installation ................................
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3 BIOS SSETUP
ETUP UTILITY ........................................... 29
3.1 Introduction ....................................................................
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar ....................................................
3.1.2 Navigation Keys ...................................................
3.2 Main Screen ...................................................................
3.3 Advanced Screen .........................................................
3.3.1 CPU Configuration ................................................
3.3.2 Chipset Configuration ..........................................
3.3.3 ACPI Configuration ...............................................
3.3.4 IDE Configuration .................................................
3.3.5 PCIPnP Configuration ...........................................
3.3.6 Floppy Configuration ...........................................
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3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.3.7 Super IO Configuration ........................................
3.3.8 USB Configuration ...............................................
Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen ..................
Boot Screen ...................................................................
3.5.1 Boot Settings Configuration ..................................
Security Screen ............................................................
Exit Screen ....................................................................
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4 Software Support ........................................... 45
4.1 Install Operating System ...............................................
4.2 Support CD Information .................................................
4.2.1 Running Support CD ............................................
4.2.2 Drivers Menu ........................................................
4.2.3 Utilities Menu ........................................................
4.2.4 “LGA 775 CPU Installation Live Demo” Program ..
4.2.5 Contact Information ..............................................
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock 775Twins-HDTV 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 manual, chapter 1 and 2 contain introduction of
the motherboard and step-by-step guide to the hardware installation. Chapter 3 and
4 contain the configuration guide to BIOS setup and information of the Support CD.
Because the motherboard specifications and the BIOS software might be
updated, the content of this manual will be subject to change without
notice. In case any modifications of this manual occur, the updated
version will be available on ASRock website without further notice. You
may find the latest VGA cards and CPU support lists on ASRock website
as well. ASRock website
http://www.asrock.com
1.1 Package Contents
ASRock 775Twins-HDTV Motherboard
(Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.6-in, 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm)
ASRock 775Twins-HDTV Quick Installation Guide
ASRock 775Twins-HDTV Support CD
(including LGA 775 CPU Installation Live Demo)
One 80-conductor Ultra ATA 66/100/133 IDE Ribbon Cable
One Ribbon Cable for a 3.5-in Floppy Drive
One Serial ATA (SATA) Data Cable (Optional)
One Serial ATA (SATA) HDD Power Cable (Optional)
One HD 8CH I/O Shield
One HDMR Card (Optional)
One ASRock VGA_HDTV Panel
One VGA_2x8 Cable
One AV/S_2x3 Cable
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1.2
Specifications
Platform
CPU
Chipset
Memory
Hybrid Booster
Expansion Slot
Graphics
Audio
LAN
Rear Panel I/O
- Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.6-in, 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm
- LGA 775 for Intel® Dual Core Pentium® XE and Pentium® D /
Pentium® 4 / Celeron® D, supporting Conroe, Presler and
Cedar Mill processors (in 775-land LGA package)
- FSB 1066/800/533 MHz
- Supports EM64T CPU
- Supports Hyper-Threading Technology (see CAUTION 1)
- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology (see CAUTION 2)
- Northbridge: ATITM Radeon® Xpress 200 chipset
- Southbridge: ULi® 1573
- 2 x DDRII DIMM slots
- Support DDRII667/533
- Max. capacity: 4GB
- 2 x DDR DIMM slots
- Support DDR400/333/266
- Max. capacity: 4GB
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control (see CAUTION 3)
- ASRock U-COP (see CAUTION 4)
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- 2 x PCI slots
- 1 x PCI Express x 16 slot
- 1 x PCI Express x 1 slot
- 1 x HDMR slot
- Integrated ATITM Radeon® X300 based 2D/3D graphics
- DirectX 9.0 VGA
- Pixel Shader 2.0
- Max. shared memory 128MB
- Realtek ALC883 7.1 channel audio CODEC with High
Definition audio
- Realtek PHY RTL8201CL
- Speed: 10/100Mb Ethernet
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
HD 8CH I/O
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x Serial Port: COM1
- 1 x Parallel Port (ECP/EPP Support)
- 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
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Connector
BIOS Feature
Support CD
Hardware
Monitor
OS
Certifications
- 1 x RJ-45 Port
- Audio Jack: Side Speaker/Rear Speaker/Central Bass/Line
in/Front Speaker/Microphone (see CAUTION 5)
- 4 x Serial ATA 1.5Gb/s connectors
(Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1, JBOD)
(No support for “Hot Plug” function)
- 2 x ATA133 IDE connector (supports 4 x IDE devices)
- 1 x Floppy connector
- 1 x Game header
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x VGA header
- 1 x TV-OUT header (see CAUTION 6)
- CPU/Chassis FAN connector
- 20 pin ATX power connector
- 4 pin 12V power connector
- CD in header
- Front panel audio connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports)
(see CAUTION 7)
- 4Mb AMI BIOS
- AMI Legal BIOS
- Supports “Plug and Play”
- ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
- Supports jumperfree
- SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version)
- CPU Temperature Sensing
- Chassis Temperature Sensing
- CPU Overheat Shutdown to Protect CPU Life
- CPU Fan Tachometer
- Chassis Fan Tachometer
- CPU Quiet Fan
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
- Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP/XP 64-bit/VistaTM compliant
(see CAUTION 8)
- FCC, CE, WHQL
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CAUTION!
1.
2.
About the setting of “Hyper Threading Technology”, please check page 32.
This motherboard supports Untied Overclocking Technology. Please read “Un-
3.
tied Overclocking Technology” on page 27 for details.
Although this motherboard offers stepless control, it is not recommended
to perform over-clocking. Frequencies other than the recommended CPU
bus frequencies may cause the instability of the system or damage the
4.
CPU.
While CPU overheat is detected, the system will automatically shutdown.
Before you resume the system, please check if the CPU fan on the
motherboard functions properly and unplug the power cord, then plug it
back again. To improve heat dissipation, remember to spray thermal
grease between the CPU and the heatsink when you install the PC system.
5.
For microphone input, this motherboard supports both stereo and mono
modes. For audio output, this motherboard supports 2-channel, 4-channel,
6-channel, and 8-channel modes. Please check the table on page 11 for
proper connection.
6.
If you plan to use this motherboard to submit Windows® VistaTM Basic logo
certification, it is recommended to use VGA mode instead of TV-OUT
mode. Besides, please enter BIOS setup
Advanced Settings
Chipset
Configuration
NorthBridge Configuration to set the option “Video
7.
Display Devices” to [CRT].
Power Management for USB 2.0 works fine under Microsoft® Windows® VistaTM
8.
/ XP 64-bit / XP SP1 or SP2 / 2000 SP4.
Microsoft® Windows® VistaTM driver is not ready yet. We will update it to our
website in the future. Please visit our website for Microsoft® Windows® VistaTM
driver and related information.
ASRock website
http://www.asrock.com
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1.3
Minimum Hardware R
equirement TTable
able for W
indows ®
Requirement
Windows
Vista TM Basic Logo
For system integrators and users who purchase this motherboard and
plan to submit Windows® VistaTM Basic logo, please follow the below
table for minimum hardware requirement. Please adopt the CPU, memory,
and VGA that we suggest.
CPU
Celeron D 326
Memory
VGA
512MB Single Channel*
DX9.0 with WDDM Driver
* If you use onboard VGA with total system memory size 512MB and plan to
submit Windows® VistaTM Basic logo, please adjust the shared memory size of
onboard VGA to 64MB or less than 64MB. If you use onboard VGA with total system
memory size above 512MB and plan to submit Windows® VistaTM Basic logo, the
shared memory size of onboard VGA can be adjusted up to 128MB.
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1.4 Motherboard Layout
1 2
3
5
4
7
6
24.4cm (9.6 in)
`
EXPRESS
SATA
PCI1
USB2.0
PCIE2
Audio
CODEC
4Mb
BIOS
PCI2
CD1
Super
I/O
CMOS
Battery
GAME1
SATA4
ULi
1573
7.1 CH HD
SATA2
30
29
28
RAID
CLRCMOS1
1
FLOPPY1
1
HD_AUDIO1
27
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
HDMR1
26
IR1
USB67
1
1
25 24
10
PANEL 1
SPEAKER1
1
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
PLED PWRBTN
1
HDLED RESET
22 21 20 19 18 17
23
PS2_USB_PWR1 Jumper
ATX 12V Connector (ATX12V1)
775-Pin CPU Socket
North Bridge Controller
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1)
2 x 240-pin DDRII DIMM Slots
(DDRII_1, DDRII_2; Yellow)
2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM Slots
(DDR1, DDR2; Blue)
Primary IDE Connector (IDE1, Blue)
Secondary IDE Connector (IDE2, Black)
PCI EXPRESS Slot (PCIE1)
BIOS FWH Chip
South Bridge Controller
Fourth Serial ATA Connector (SATA4, black)
Third Serial ATA Connector (SATA3, black)
Secondary Serial ATA Connector (SATA2, black)
Primary Serial ATA Connector (SATA1, blue)
USB45
1
SATA3
LAN
PHY
SATA1
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24.4cm (9.6 in)
DDR1 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
RoHS
PCIE1
PCI
8
9
ATA133
Bottom:
MIC IN
TV-OUT1
VGA1
32
IDE1 IDE2
CHA_FAN1
Center:
FRONT
Top:
LINE IN
ATI
Radeon
Xpress 200
Chipset
1
Center:
SIDE SPK
Bottom:
CTR BASS
Top:
REAR SPK
1
Presler
DDR2 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
ConRoe
ATXPWR1
USB 2.0
T: USB0 Top:
RJ-45
B: USB1
775Twins-HDTV
COM1
PARALLEL PORT
PS2
Keyboard
ATX12V1
USB 2.0
T: USB2
B: USB3
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Dual Core CPU
CPU_FAN1
DDRII_1 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
PS2_USB_PWR1
PS2
Mouse
DDRII_2 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDRII667/DDR400
1
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN1)
System Panel Header (PANEL1)
Chassis Speaker Header (SPEAKER 1)
USB 2.0 Header (USB45, Blue)
USB 2.0 Header (USB67, Blue)
Clear CMOS Jumper (CLRCMOS1)
Floppy Connector (FLOPPY1)
Game Port Header (GAME1)
Infrared Module Connector (IR1)
HDMR Slot (HDMR1)
Front Panel Audio Header (HD_AUDIO1)
PCI EXPRESS Slot (PCIE2)
Internal Audio Connector: CD1 (Black)
PCI Slots (PCI1- 2)
TV-OUT Header (TV-OUT1)
VGA Header (VGA1)
ATX Power Connector (ATXPWR1)
1.5
HD 8CH I/O Panel
1
13
1
2
3
4
5
6
*7
2
11
12
10
Parallel Port
RJ-45 Port
Side Speaker (Gray)
Rear Speaker (Black)
Central / Bass (Orange)
Line In (Light Blue)
8
9
10
11
12
13
3
6
4
7
5
8
9
Microphone (Pink)
USB 2.0 Ports (USB01)
USB 2.0 Ports (USB23)
Serial Port: COM1
PS/2 Keyboard Port (Purple)
PS/2 Mouse Port (Green)
Front Speaker (Lime)
* If you use 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.
TABLE for Audio Output Connection
Audio Output Channels Front Speaker Rear Speaker
(No. 7)
(No. 4)
Central / Bass
(No. 5)
Side Speaker
(No. 3)
2
4
V
V
-V
---
---
6
8
V
V
V
V
V
V
-V
* To enable Multi-Streaming function, you need to connect a front panel audio cable to the front
panel audio header. After restarting your computer, you will find “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 Rear Speaker, Central/Bass, and Front Speaker, or select “Realtek HDA
Audio 2nd output” to use front panel audio.
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Chapter 2 Installation
775Twins-HDTV is a Micro ATX form factor (9.6" x 9.6", 24.4 x 24.4 cm) motherboard.
Before you install the motherboard, study the configuration of your chassis to
ensure that the motherboard fits into it.
Make sure to unplug the power cord before installing or removing the
motherboard. Failure to do so may cause physical injuries to you and
damages to motherboard components.
2.1 Screw Holes
Place screws into the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard to the
chassis.
Do not over-tighten the screws! Doing so may damage the motherboard.
2.2 Pre-installation Precautions
Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components
or change any motherboard settings.
1. Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component.
2. To avoid damaging the motherboard components due to static electricity, NEVER
place your motherboard directly on the carpet or the like. Also remember to use
a grounded wrist strap or touch a safety grounded object before you handle
components.
3. Hold components by the edges and do not touch the ICs.
4. Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antistatic pad or
in the bag that comes with the component.
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the power is
switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply.
Failure to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals,
and/or components.
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2.3 775-LAND CPU Installation
For the installation of Intel 775-LAND CPU,
please follow the steps below.
775-Pin Socket Overview
Before you insert the 775-LAND CPU into the socket, please check if
the CPU surface is unclean or if there is any bent pin on the socket.
Do not force to insert the CPU into the socket if above situation is
found. Otherwise, the CPU will be seriously damaged.
Step 1. Open the socket:
Step 1-1. Disengaging the lever by depressing
down and out on the hook to clear
retention tab.
Step 1-2. Rotate the load lever to fully open position at approximately 135 degrees.
Step 1-3. Rotate the load plate to fully open position at approximately 100 degrees.
black line
black line
Step 2. Insert the 775-LAND CPU:
Step 2-1. Hold the CPU by the edges where are
marked with black lines.
Step 2-2. Orient the CPU with IHS (Integrated
Heat Sink) up. Locate Pin1 and the two
orientation key notches.
Pin1
orientation
key notch
Pin1
alignment key
orientation
key notch
alignment key
775-Pin Socket
775-LAND CPU
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For proper inserting, please ensure to match the two orientation key
notches of the CPU with the two alignment keys of the socket.
Step 2-3. Carefully place the CPU into the socket
by using a purely vertical motion.
Step 2-4. Verify that the CPU is within the socket
and properly mated to the orient keys.
Step 3. Remove PnP Cap (Pick and Place Cap):
Use your left hand index finger and thumb to
support the load plate edge, engage PnP cap
with right hand thumb and peel the cap from the
socket while pressing on center of PnP cap to
assist in removal.
1. It is recommended to use the cap tab to handle and avoid kicking
off the PnP cap.
2. This cap must be placed if returning the motherboard for after
service.
Step 4. Close the socket:
Step 4-1. Rotate the load plate onto the IHS.
Step 4-2. While pressing down lightly on load
plate, engage the load lever.
Step 4-3. Secure load lever with load plate tab
under retention tab of load lever.
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2.4
Installation of CPU Fan and Heatsink
This motherboard is equipped with 775-Pin socket that supports Intel 775-LAND CPU.
Please adopt the type of heatsink and cooling fan compliant with Intel 775-LAND CPU
to dissipate heat. Before you installed the heatsink, you need to spray thermal
interface material between the CPU and the heatsink to improve heat dissipation.
Ensure that the CPU and the heatsink are securely fastened and in good contact with
each other. Then connect the CPU fan to the CPU_FAN connector (CPU_FAN1, see
page 10, No. 5).
For proper installation, please kindly refer to the instruction manuals of your
CPU fan and heatsink.
Below is an example to illustrate the installation of the heatsink for 775-LAND CPU.
Step 1. Apply thermal interface material onto center
of IHS on the socket surface.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Place the heatsink onto the socket. Ensure
fan cables are oriented on side closest to the
CPU fan connector on the motherboard
(CPU_FAN1, see page 10, No. 5).
Align fasteners with the motherboard
throughholes.
Rotate the fastener clockwise, then press
down on fastener caps with thumb to install
and lock. Repeat with remaining fasteners.
If you press down the fasteners without rotating them clockwise,
the heatsink cannot be secured on the motherboard.
Step 5.
Step 6.
Connect fan header with the CPU fan
connector on the motherboard.
Secure excess cable with tie-wrap to ensure
cable does not interfere with fan operation or
contact other components.
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2.5
Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM)
This motherboard is equipped with two 184-pin DDR (Double Data Rate) DIMM slots
and two 240-pin DDRII (Double Data Rate) DIMM slots.
1.
It is not allowed to install DDR into DDRII slot or DDRII into DDR
2.
slot;otherwise, this motherboard and DIMM may be damaged.
It is not allowed to install both DDR and DDRII to this motherboard
at the same time; otherwise, this motherboard and DIMM may be
damaged.
Please make sure to disconnect power supply before adding or
removing DIMMs or the system components.
Step 1.
Step 2.
Unlock a DIMM slot by pressing the retaining clips outward.
Align a DIMM on the slot such that the notch on the DIMM matches the break
on the slot.
notch
break
notch
break
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.
Step 3.
Firmly insert the DIMM into the slot until the retaining clips at both ends fully
snap back in place and the DIMM is properly seated.
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2.6 Expansion Slots (PCI, HDMR, and PCI Express Slots)
There are 2 PCI slots, 1 HDMR slot and 2 PCI Express slots on this motherboard.
PCI slots: PCI slots are used to install expansion cards that have the 32-bit PCI
interface.
HDMR slot: The HDMR slot is used to insert an ASRock HDMR card with v.92
Modem functionality. The HDMR slot is shared with PCIE2 slot; you
can only choose either PCIE2 slot or HDMR slot to use.
PCIE Slots: PCIE1 (PCIE x16 slot) is used for PCI Express cards with x16 lane
width graphics cards.
PCIE2 (PCIE x1 slot) is used for PCI Express cards, such as
Gigabit LAN card, SATA2 card, etc.
Installing an expansion card
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
Step 6.
Before installing the 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.
Remove the system unit cover (if your motherboard is already installed in
a chassis).
Remove the bracket facing the slot that you intend to use. Keep the
screws for later use.
Align the card connector with the slot and press firmly until the card is
completely seated on the slot.
Fasten the card to the chassis with screws.
Replace the system cover.
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2.7 Easy Multi Monitor Feature
This motherboard supports Multi Monitor upgrade. With the onboard VGA and the
external add-on PCI Express VGA card, you can easily enjoy the benefits of Multi
Monitor Feature. If you plan to enable the function of Multi Monitor, please install
VGA card and VGA card drivers and then select the option “Surround View
Function” of BIOS to [Enabled] to enjoy multi-monitors.
This motherboard does not support Multi Monitor feature if you install
nVidia PCI Express VGA card. Please refer to page 34 for details of
“Surround View Function” option.
2.8 Jumpers Setup
The illustration shows how jumpers are
setup. When the jumper cap is placed on
pins, the jumper is “Short”. If no jumper cap
is placed on pins, the jumper is “Open”. The
illustration shows a 3-pin jumper whose pin1
and pin2 are “Short” when jumper cap is
placed on these 2 pins.
Jumper
Setting
PS2_USB_PWR1
2_3
1_2
Description
Short pin2, pin3 to enable
+5VSB (standby) for PS/2
or USB wake up events.
Note: To select +5VSB, it requires 2 Amp and higher standby current provided by
power supply.
(see p.9 No. 1)
+5V
Clear CMOS
(CLRCMOS1, 3-pin jumper)
(see p.9 No. 22)
+5VSB
1_2
Default
2_3
Clear CMOS
Note: CLRCMOS1 allows you to clear the data in CMOS. The data in CMOS includes
system setup information such as system password, date, time, and system
setup parameters. 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 CLRCMOS1 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.
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2.9 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 of the
motherboard!
FDD connector
(33-pin FLOPPY1)
(see p.9 No. 23)
Pin1
FLOPPY1
the red-striped side to Pin1
Note: Make sure the red-striped side of the cable is plugged into Pin1 side of the
connector.
Primary IDE Connector (Blue)
Secondary IDE Connector (Black)
(39-pin IDE1, see p.9, No. 8)
(39-pin IDE2, see p.9, No. 9)
PIN1
IDE1
PIN1
IDE2
connect the black end
to the IDE devices
connect the blue end
to the motherboard
80-conductor ATA 66/100/133 cable
Note: If you use only one IDE device on this motherboard, please set the IDE
device as “Master”. Please refer to the instruction of your IDE device vendor
for the details. Besides, to optimize compatibility and performance, please
connect your hard disk drive to the primary IDE connector (IDE1, blue) and
CD-ROM to the secondary IDE connector (IDE2, black).
SATA3
SATA1
(SATA2: see p.9 No. 15)
SATA4
(SATA1: see p.9 No. 16)
SATA2
Serial ATA Connectors
(SATA3: see p.9 No. 14)
(SATA4: see p.9 No. 13)
Serial ATA (SATA)
Data Cable
These four Serial ATA (SATA)
connectors support SATA data
cables for internal storage
devices. The current SATA
interface allows up to 1.5 Gb/s
data transfer rate.
Either end of the SATA data cable
can be connected to the SATA
hard disk or the SATA connector
on the motherboard.
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Serial ATA (SATA)
Power Cable
(Optional)
connect to the
power supply
connect to the SATA HDD
power connector
Please connect the black end of
SATA power cable to the power
connector on each drive. Then
connect the white end of SATA
power cable to the power
connector of the power supply.
VGA_2x8 Cable
Please connect either end of
VGA_2X8 cable to J1 jumper of
VGA_HDTV panel and the other
end to VGA1 header of this
motherboard.
AV/S_2x3 Cable
Please connect either end of
AV/S_2x3 cable to J2 jumper of
VGA_HDTV panel and the other
end to TV-OUT header of this
motherboard.
VGA Header
RVSYNC
DDCDATA
GND
GND
GND
G GND
(VGA1: see p.9 No. 32)
Please connect either end of
VGA_2X8 cable to VGA header.
1
B GND
DDCCLK
GND
IO+5V
GND
RHSYNC
R
TV-OUT Header
TV_COMP
TV_C
TV_Y
(TV-OUT1: see p.9 No. 31)
1
GND
USB 2.0 Header
GND
USB_PWR
P-7
P+7
GND
DUMMY
(9-pin USB67)
(see p.9 No. 21)
Please connect either end of
AV/S_2X3 cable to TV-OUT
header.
1
GND
P+6
P-6
USB_PWR
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HD 8CH I/O accommodates 4 default USB 2.0 ports. If
those USB 2.0 ports on the I/O
panel are not sufficient, this
USB 2.0 header is available to
support 2 additional USB 2.0
ports.
USB 2.0 Header
USB_PWR
P-5
P+5
GND
DUMMY
(9-pin USB45)
(see p.9 No. 20)
1
GND
P+4
P-4
USB_PWR
Infrared Module Header
IRTX
+5VSB
DUMMY
(5-pin IR1)
1
(see p.9 No. 25)
GND
IRRX
Internal Audio Connectors
(CD1: see p.9 No. 29)
CD1
Front Panel Audio Header
GND
PRESENCE#
MIC_RET
OUT_RET
(9-pin HD_AUDIO1)
(see p.9 No. 27)
This header supports an
optional wireless transmitting
and receiving infrared module.
This connector allows you
to receive stereo audio input
from sound sources such as
a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, TV
tuner card, or MPEG card.
CD-R
GND
GND
CD-L
(4-pin CD1)
HD 8CH I/O accommodates 4 default USB 2.0 ports. If
those USB 2.0 ports on the I/O
panel are not sufficient, this
USB 2.0 header is available to
support 2 additional USB 2.0
ports.
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This is an interface for front
panel audio cable that allows
convenient connection and
control of audio devices.
OUT2_L
J_SENSE
OUT2_R
MIC2_R
MIC2_L
1. High Definition Audio supports Jack Sensing, but the panel wire on the
chassis must support HDA to function correctly. Please follow the
instruction in our manual and chassis manual to install your system.
2. If you use AC’97 audio panel, please install it to the front panel audio
header as 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. MIC_RET and OUT_RET are for HD audio panel only. You don’t
need to connect them for AC’97 audio panel.
D. Enter BIOS Setup Utility. Enter Advanced Settings, and then select
Chipset Configuration. Set the Front Panel Control option from
[Auto] to [Enabled].
E. Enter Windows system. Click the icon on the lower right hand
taskbar to enter Realtek HD Audio Manager. Click “Audio I/O”, select
“Connector Settings”
, choose “Disable front panel jack
detection”, and save the change by clicking “OK”.
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System Panel Header
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
(9-pin PANEL1)
(see p.9 No. 18)
This header accommodates
several system front panel
functions.
1
DUMMY
RESET#
GND
HDLEDHDLED+
Chassis Speaker Header
1
(4-pin SPEAKER 1)
SPEAKER
DUMMY
DUMMY
+5V
(see p.9 No. 19)
Chassis Fan Connector
(3-pin CHA_FAN1)
GND
+12V
CHA_FAN_SPEED
(see p.9 No. 17)
CPU Fan Connector
+12V
CPU_FAN_SPEED
FAN_SPEED_CONTROL
GND
(4-pin CPU_FAN1)
(see p.9 No. 5)
ATX Power Connector
Please connect the chassis
speaker to this header.
Please connect a chassis fan
cable to this connector and
match the black wire to the
ground pin.
Please connect a CPU fan cable
to this connector and match
the black wire to the ground pin.
Please connect an ATX power
supply to this connector.
(20-pin ATXPWR1)
(see p.9 No. 33)
ATX 12V Connector
Please connect an ATX 12V
power supply to this connector.
(4-pin ATX12V1)
(see p.9 No. 2)
Game Port Header
+5V
JBB1
JBX
MIDI_OUT
JBY
JBB2
MIDI_IN
(15-pin GAME1)
(see p.9 No. 24)
1
+5V
JAB2
JAY
GND
GND
JAX
JAB1
+5V
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Connect a Game cable to this
header if the Game port bracket
is installed.
2.10 Installing VGA_HDTV Panel to Enjoy HDTV (HighDefinition TV) / TV Support Function
Additional VGA_HDTV panel with VGA and 3 RCA-type component video output,
that allows PC to connect to all high-definition TV with component video input
capability (YPbPr) or TV with AV input capability.
ASRock VGA_HDTV Layout
1
2
3
4
Y-CON1
PB-CON1
PR-CON1
VGA1
C
FC
VGA_HDTV
J2
5
J1
`
RoHS
1
6
1
2
Y-CON1: RCA-type component video connector (green)
PB-CON1: RCA-type component video connector (blue) /
3
AV (composite) signal connector
PR-CON1: RCA-type component video connector (red)
4
5
VGA1: 25pin D-Sub (blue) for VGA monitor
J2 header
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J1 header
Installing VGA_HDTV Panel
Step 1. Either end of the VGA_2X8 cable can be connected to the J1 jumper of
VGA_HDTV panel or the VGA1 header of this motherboard.
Step 2. Either end of the AV/S_2X3 cable can be connected to the J2 jumper of
VGA_HDTV panel or the TV-OUT header of this motherboard.
Step 3. Connect the output connectors to all high-definition TV with component video
input capability (YPbPr) or TV with AV input capability.
Step 4. Secure the VGA_HDTV panel with the bracket to the chassis.
1. You must have a monitor attached to your computer to install the VGA
driver correctly in advance.
2. After installing the VGA driver to the computer, this motherboard supports
static “Auto Sensing” feature. That is, if you install the stand alone
HDTV, TV, or VGA monitor before your computer boots, the system can
display correctly on the output device you use. Therefore, if you only
install HDTV or TV instead of VGA monitor, it is not necessary for you to
enable the TV display setting in Windows control panel or change BIOS
setup, and you can enjoy the HDTV or TV display function directly.
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2.10.1
HDTV (High-Definition TV) Support Function
View computer output directly on your High Definition Television (HDTV) or other
devices with component video input capability. Provide a big-screen experience
for your computer that is ideal for playing games, giving presentations, watching
movies, and browsing the Internet.
HDTV uses YPbPr connectors to receive input. The HDTV Component Video
Adapter can be used in place of the standard AV Output cable to connect to an
HDTV or other component video input devices, using component video cables.
Connecting to HDTV With Component Video (YPbPr)
Output Capability
Step 1. Connect the Male/Male RCA patch cables to the Typical HDTV component
Video Input connectors and the RCA-type component video connectors
(Y-CON1, PB-CON1, and PR-CON1) (Y-CON1, see page 23, No. 1; PBCON1, see page 23, No. 2; PR-CON1, see page 23, No. 3) of the
VGA_HDTV panel.
Typical HDTV Video
Input Connectors
Male/Male RCA Patch Cables available from consumer
electronics dealer
Please correctly connect the Male/Male RCA patch cables to both HDTV Video
Input connectors and RCA-type component video connectors according to
the functions of the connectors distinguished by the same color (green, blue,
and red). For example, you need to connect the red Male/Male RCA patch
cable to the red port (PR) of HDTV and the red port (PR-CON1) of VGA_HDTV
panel. Please see your HDTV and Male/Male RCA patch cables manuals for
configuration information specific to your device.
Step 2. Turn on your computer and wait system to boot into OS.
Step 3. Change HDTV display settings.
For maximum performance when you watch DVD movies or play
computer games on your HDTV, you should find the mode and screen
resolution that provide the best result on your TV, and use those settings
exclusively.
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A.
B.
Click the Windows Start button, point at Settings, and then click
Control Panel.
Double-click the Display icon, click the Settings tab, and use the
Screen Area slider to select the resolution you want.
If the resolution you select is not related to a specific timing, the
system will reduce the resolution to the closest supported timing.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
Click the Advanced button, then click the Displays tab.
Click the YPbPr tab.
Click OK.
Click the Advanced button.
Click the Adapter tab, then click the List All Modes button.
You can only choose 480i and 480p modes (640 x 480; 704 x 480;
720 x 480), 720p modes (960 x 720; 1280 x 720), or 1080i modes
(1920 x 1080). Click the mode according to your HDTV screen.
• 60Hz = Progressive
• 30Hz = Interlaced
In DOS mode, only 480p is supported for HDTV output.
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Connecting to VGA Monitor and HDTV With Component
Video (YPbPr) Output Capability
When you install both VGA monitor cable and Male/Male RCA patch cables to
VGA_HDTV panel at the same time, the default enabled screen is the VGA monitor.
You are able to switch the monitor display to HDTV display by following the below
instruction.
Step 1. Connect one end of the VGA monitor cable to your monitor, and the other
end to the VGA port (VGA1, see page 23, No. 4) of VGA_HDTV panel.
Step 2. Connect the Male/Male RCA patch cables to the Typical HDTV component
Video Input connectors and the RCA-type component video connectors
(Y-CON1, PB-CON1, and PR-CON1) (Y-CON1, see page 23, No. 1; PBCON1, see page 23, No. 2; PR-CON1, see page 23, No. 3) of the
VGA_HDTV panel.
Step 3. Turn on your computer and wait system to boot into OS.
Step 4. Enable the TV display. Please follow the below steps:
A.
Access the Windows Control Panel. Double-click Display.
B.
Click the Settings tab and then the Advanced button.
C.
Click the ATI Displays tab. Click the TV button.
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D.
Click the enable button or disable button accordingly for YPbPr
display output.
Enable Button (Green)
Disable Button (Red)
E.
Click OK or Apply to save the changes or use hot key to do fast
switching between CRT and YPbPr. (Default hot key is Alt-F5.)
F.
Your HDTV will start to display.
Step 5. Change HDTV display settings. (Please refer to Step 3 on page 24 for
details.)
2.10.2
TV Support Function
Connecting to TV With AV Output Capability
Step 1. Connect the AV video cable to the Typical TV Video Input connector
(yellow) and the RCA-type component video connector (blue) / AV
(composite) signal connector (PB-CON1, see page 23, No. 2) of the
VGA_HDTV panel.
Step 2. Turn on your computer and wait system to boot into OS.
Connecting to VGA Monitor and TV With AV Output
Capability
When you install both VGA monitor cable and AV video cable to VGA_HDTV panel
at the same time, the default enabled screen is the VGA monitor. You are able to
switch the monitor display to TV display by following the below instruction.
Step 1. Connect one end of the VGA monitor cable to your monitor, and the other
end to the VGA port (VGA1, see page 23, No. 4) of VGA_HDTV panel.
Step 2. Connect the AV video cable to the Typical TV Video Input connector
(yellow) and the RCA-type component video connector (blue) / AV
(composite) signal connector (PB-CON1, see page 23, No. 2) of the
VGA_HDTV panel.
Step 3. Turn on your computer and wait system to boot into OS.
Step 4. Switch the monitor display to TV display and select proper TV format. For
selecting proper TV format, please follow the below steps:
A.
Click the Windows Start button, point at Settings, and then click
Control Panel.
B.
Double-click the Display icon, click the Settings tab, and use the
Screen Area slider to select the resolution you want.
C.
Click the Advanced button, then click the Displays tab.
D.
Click the TV tab, and select NTSC, PAL.
E.
Your TV will start to display.
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2.11 Untied Overclocking TTechnology
echnology
This motherboard supports Untied Overclocking Technology, which means during
overclocking, FSB enjoys better margin due to fixed PCI / PCIE buses. Before you
enable Untied Overclocking function, please enter “Overclock Mode” option of
BIOS setup to set the selection from [Auto] to [CPU, PCIE, Async.]. Therefore, CPU
FSB is untied during overclocking, but PCI and PCIE buses are in the fixed mode so
that FSB can operate under a more stable overclocking environment.
2.12 Serial A
ATTA (SA
(SATTA) Hard Disks Installation
This motherboard adopts ULi® 1573 southbridge chipset that supports Serial ATA
(SATA) hard disks and RAID functions (RAID 0, 1, 0+1, JBOD). You may install
SATA hard disks on this motherboard for internal storage devices. This section
will guide you to install the SATA hard disks.
STEP 1: Install the SATA hard disks into the drive bays of your chassis.
STEP 2: Connect the SATA power cable to the SATA hard disk.
STEP 3: Connect one end of the SATA data cable to the motherboard’s SATA
connector.
STEP 4: Connect the other end of the SATA data cable to the SATA hard disk.
If you plan to use RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1 or JBOD functions on SATA,
SATA HDDs must not operate in ATA Combination Mode enabled. Please
refer to page 36 for details.
2.13 HDMR Card Driver Installation
When you install the drivers to your system, please make sure to install Realtek
Audio driver before installing HDMR card driver; for other drivers installation,
please follow the driver order in our support CD. It is suggested to install Windows® OS, Realtek Audio and HDMR drivers with the HDMR card inserted to this
motherboard; in this way, there is no problem on the Audio CODEC function.
However, if you install Windows® XP 64-bit OS without HDMR card inserted and
plan to insert the HDMR card to this motherboard, please install the Realtek Audio
driver again; otherwise, the Audio CODEC will not work. If you install Windows®
2000 / XP OS without HDMR card inserted and plan to insert the HDMR card to this
motherboard, you just have to restart your computer, then the Audio CODEC can
work successfully.
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2.14 Making a SA
ette FFor
or W
indows ® 2000 /
SATTA Driver Disk
Diskette
Windows
XP / XP 64-bit / Vista TM Installation
If you want to install Windows ® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows® XP 64-bit or
Windows® VistaTM OS on your SATA HDDs, you will need to make a SATA driver
before you start the OS installation.
STEP 1: Insert the ASRock Support CD into your optical drive to boot your system.
(Do NOT insert any floppy diskette into the floppy drive at this moment!)
STEP 2: During POST at the beginning of system boot-up, press <F11> key, and
then a window for boot devices selection appears. Please select CDROM as the boot device.
STEP 3: When you see the message on the screen, “Do you want to generate
Serial ATA driver diskette [YN]?”, press <Y>.
STEP 4: Then you will see these messages,
Please insert a diskette into the floppy drive.
WARNING! Formatting the floppy diskette will
lose ALL data in it!
Start to format and copy files [YN]?
Please insert a floppy diskette into the floppy drive, and press <Y>.
STEP 5: The system will start to format the floppy diskette and copy SATA drivers
into the floppy diskette.
Once you have the SATA driver diskette ready, you may start to install Windows® 2000
/ Windows® XP / Windows® XP 64-bit / Windows® VistaTM on your system directly without
setting the RAID configuration on your system, or you may start to use “RAID Installation Guide” to set RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 0+1 / JBOD configuration before you install
the OS. Before you start to configure the RAID function, you need to check the
installation guide in the Support CD for proper configuration. Please find the document,
“Guide to SATA Hard Disks Installation and RAID Configuration”, at the following path in
the Support CD:
.. \ Information \ Manual \ RAID Installation Guide \ English.pdf
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Chapter 3 BIOS SETUP UTILITY
3.1
Introduction
This section explains how to use the BIOS SETUP UTILITY to configure your system.
The BIOS FWH chip on the motherboard stores the BIOS SETUP UTILITY. You may
run the BIOS SETUP UTILITY when you start up the computer. Please press <F2>
during the Power-On-Self-Test (POST) to enter the BIOS SETUP UTILITY, otherwise,
POST will continue with its test routines.
If you wish to enter the BIOS 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 BIOS software is constantly being updated, the
following BIOS setup screens and descriptions are for reference purpose only, and they may not exactly match what you
see on your screen.
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar
The top of the
Main
Advanced
H/W Monitor
Boot
screen has a menu bar with the following selections:
To set up the system time/date information
To set up the advanced BIOS features
To display current hardware status
To set up the default system device to locate and load the
Operating System
Security
To set up the security features
Exit
To exit the current screen or the BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Use < > key or < > key to choose among the selections on the menu bar,
and then press <Enter> to get into the sub screen.
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3.1.2 Navigation Keys
Please check the following table for the function description of each navigation
key.
Navigation Key(s)
/
/
+ / <Enter>
<F1>
<F9>
<F10>
<ESC>
Function Description
Moves cursor left or right to select Screens
Moves cursor up or down to select items
To change option for the selected items
To bring up the selected screen
To display the General Help Screen
To load optimal default values for all the settings
To save changes and exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY
To jump to the Exit Screen or exit the current screen
3.2 Main Screen
When you enter the BIOS SETUP UTILITY, the Main screen will appear and display
the system overview
Advanced
Main
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitor
Boot
System Overview
System Time
System Date
[14:00:09]
[Tue 03/07/2006]
: 775Twins-HDTV BIOS P1.00
: Intel (R) CPU 3.60 GHz
(64bit supported)
: 3600 MHz
Processor Speed
Microcode Update : F43/4
: 1024KB
Cache Size
Security
Exit
Use [Enter], [TAB]
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
select a field.
Use [+] or [-] to
configure system Time.
BIOS Version
Processor Type
Total Memory
DDR 1
DDR 2
: 512MB with 8MB shared memory
: 256MB/166MHz (DDR333)
: 256MB/166MHz (DDR333)
+Tab
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Field
Select Field
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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System Time [Hour:Minute:Second]
Use this item to specify the system time.
System Date [Day Month/Date/Year]
Use this item to specify the system date.
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3.3 Advanced Screen
In this section, you may set the configurations for the following items: CPU
Configuration, Chipset Configuration, ACPI Configuration, IDE Configuration, PCIPnP
Configuration, Floppy Configuration, SuperIO Configuration, and USB Configuration.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitor
Boot
Security
Exit
Configure CPU
Advanced Settings
WARNING : Setting wrong values in below sections
may cause system to malfunction.
CPU Configuration
Chipset Configuration
ACPI Configuration
IDE Configuration
PCIPnP Configuration
Floppy Configuration
SuperIO Configuration
USB Configuration
Enter
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Setting wrong values in this section may cause
the system to malfunction.
3.3.1 CPU Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Select how to set the
overclock mode.
CPU Configuration
Overclock Mode
CPU Frequency (MHz)
PCIE Frequency (MHz)
PCI Frequency (MHz)
Boot Failure Guard
Spread Spectrum
[Auto]
[200]
[100]
[33.33 MHz]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
Ratio Status
Ratio Actual Value
Locked
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Max CPUID Value Limit
Hyper Threading Technology
CPU Thermal Throttling
No-Execute Memory Protection
[Disabled]
[Auto]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Overclock Mode
Use this to select Overclock Mode. The default value is [Auto]. Configuration options: [Auto], [CPU, PCIE, Sync.] and [CPU, PCIE, Async.]. If Overclock
Mode is set to [Auto], you are not allowed to select PCI Frequency; if you
select [CPU, PCIE, Sync.] or [CPU, PCIE, Async.], then PCI Frequency can
be selected as [sync with CPU], [33.33 MHz], [33.80 MHz], [34.28 MHz], [34.
78 MHz], [35.29 MHz], [35.82 MHz], [36.36 MHz], [36.92 MHz], or [37.50
MHz]. The default value of PCI Frequency is [33.33 MHz].
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Boot Failure Guard
Enable or disable the feature of Boot Failure Guard.
Spread Spectrum
The default value of this option is [Auto].
Ratio Status
This is a read-only item, which displays whether the ratio status of this
motherboard is “Locked” or “Unlocked”. If it shows “Unlocked”, you will find
an item Ratio CMOS Setting appears to allow you changing the ratio value
of this motherboard. If it shows “Locked”, then the item Ratio CMOS Setting will be hidden. If you use the ratio value to time the CPU frequency, it will
be equal to the core speed of the installed processor.
Ratio Actual Value
This is a read-only item, which displays the ratio actual value of this
motherboard.
Max CPUID Value Limit
For Prescott CPU only, some OSes (ex. NT4.0) cannot handle the function
with disable. This should be enabled in order to boot legacy OSes that
cannot support CPUs with extended CPUID functions.
Hyper Threading Technology
To enable this feature, it requires a computer system with an Intel Pentium®4
processor that supports Hyper-Threading technology and an operating system that includes optimization for this technology, such as Microsoft® Windows ® XP. Set to [Auto] if using Microsoft® Windows® XP, or Linux kernel
version 2.4.18 or higher. This option will be hidden if the installed CPU does
not support Hyper-Threading technology.
CPU Thermal Throttling
You may select [Enabled] to enable P4 CPU internal thermal control mechanism to keep the CPU from overheated.
No-Excute Memory Protection
No-Execution (NX) Memory Protection Technology is an enhancement to the
IA-32 Intel Architecture. An IA-32 processor with “No Execute (NX) Memory
Protection” can prevent data pages from being used by malicious software
to execute code. This option will be hidden if the current CPU does not
support No-Excute Memory Protection.
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3.3.2 Chipset Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Chipset Configuration
WARNING: Setting wrong values in below actions
may cause system to malfunction.
To select the
Temperature to
generate the thermal
override event.
Performance Configuration
NorthBridge Configuration
SouthBridge Configuration
Thermal Throttling Temperature
Thermal Throttling Duty Cycle
[Auto]
[Auto]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Performance Configuration
DRAM Frequency
If [Auto] is selected, the motherboard will detect the memory module
(s) inserted and assigns appropriate frequency automatically. You
may also select other value as operating frequency: [Auto], [Sync with
CPU], [133MHz (DDR 266)], [166MHz (DDR 333)], [200MHz (DDR 400)]. If
DDRII DIMM is inserted to DDRII slot, you may select [Auto], [Sync with CPU],
[200MHz (DDRII 400)], [266MHz (DDRII 533)], [333MHz (DDRII 667)] as operating frequency.
Overclock DRAM Speed
Use this to select overclock DRAM speed. The default value is [None].
Flexibility Option
The default value of this option is [Disabled]. It will allow better tolerance for
memory compatibility when it is set to [Enabled].
CAS Latency (CL)
Use this item to adjust the latency time for memory accessing. Configuration options for DDR: [Auto], [2.0], [3.0], and [2.5]. Configuration options for
DDRII: [Auto], [3.0], [4.0], and [5.0].The default value is [Auto].
Cycle time (TRAS)
Use this to adjust TRAS values. Configuration options for DDR: [Auto],
[2CLK] to [8CLK]. configuration options for DDRII: [Auto], [2CLK] to [128CLK].
The default value is [Auto].
RAS# to CAS# Delay (TRCD)
This controls the latency between the DRAM active command and the read
/ write command. Configuration options for DDR: [Auto], [2 DRAM Clocks] to
[4 DRAM Clocks]. Configuration options for DDRII: [Auto], [2 DRAM Clocks]
to [15 DRAM Clocks].The default value is [Auto].
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RAS# Precharge Time (TRP)
Use this to adjust TRP values. Configuration options for DDR: [Auto], [1CLK],
[2CLK], [3CLK]. Configuration options for DDRII: [Auto], [1CLK] to [15CLK].
The default value is [Auto].
MA Timing
Use this to adjust values for MA timing. Configuration options: [Auto], [2T],
[1T], [1.5T]. The default value is [Auto].
Write to Write Turn Around
Configuration options for DDR: [Auto], [0CLK] to [3CLK]. Configuration op
tions for DDRII: [Auto], [0CLK] to [7CLK]. The default value is [Auto].
Read to Write Turn Around
Configuration options for DDR: [Auto], [0CLK] to [3CLK]. Configuration op
tions for DDRII: [Auto], [0CLK] to [7CLK]. The default value is [Auto].
Write to Read Turn Around
Configuration options for DDR: [Auto], [0CLK] to [3CLK]. Configuration options for DDRII: [Auto], [0CLK] to [7CLK]. The default value is [Auto].
DRAM Voltage
Use this to select DRAM voltage. Configuration options: [Auto], [High],
[Normal], and [Low]. The default value is [Auto].
NB Core Voltage
Use this to select NB core voltage. Configuration options: [Auto], [High],
[Normal], and [Low]. The default value is [Auto].
NorthBridge Configuration
Share Memory
This allows you to set share memory feature. The default value is [Auto].
Configuration options: [Auto], [16MB], [32MB], [64MB], and [128MB].
Primary Graphics Adapter
This item will switch the PCI Bus scanning order while searching for video
card. It allows you to select the type of Primary VGA in case of multiple
video controllers. The default value of this feature is [PCI]. Configuration
options: [Onboard], [PCI] and [PCI Express].
Surround View Function
This allows you to disable or enable surround view function. The default
value is [Disabled]. This option is not selectable if there is no external VGA
card inserted or the PCIE VGA card you install is not ATI production. If you
install the PCIE VGA card and select [Enabled], the onboard VGA will be
enabled automatically. If you install the PCI VGA card and select [Enabled],
the onboard VGA will be enabled as the primary graphics device.
Video Display Devices
This allows you to select video display devices. The default value is [Auto].
Configuration options: [CRT], and [TV].
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TV Standard
This allows you to set TV standard feature. The default value is [NTSC].
Configuration options: [NTSC], [PAL], [PAL-M], [PAL-60], [NTSC-JAP], [PALCN], [PAL-N].
A-Link & GPP Configuration
Select [4-1-1-1-1 Mode], [4-2-2 Mode], or [Auto] for A-ink & GPP configuration.
The default value is [4-1-1-1-1 Mode].
SouthBridge Configuration
OnBoard LAN
This allows you to enable or disable the “OnBoard LAN” feature.
OnBoard HD Audio
Select [Auto], [Enabled] or [Disabled] for the onboard HD Audio feature. If
you select [Auto], the onboard HD Audio will be disabled when PCI Sound
Card is plugged.
Front Panel Control
Select [Auto], [Enabled] or [Disabled] for the onboard HD Audio Front Panel.
Thermal Throttling Temperature
To select the temperature to generate the thermal override event. Configu
ration options: [Auto], [Disabled], [30 C], [35 C], [40 C], [45 C], [50 C],
[55 C], [60 C], [65 C], [70 C], [75 C]. If you select [Disabled], you will not
find Thermal Throttling Duty Cycle option appear. The default value is [Auto].
Thermal Throttling Duty Cycle
To select duty cycle of the STPCLK# signal when the thermal override
event is generated. Configuration options: [Auto], [12.5%], [25.00%], [37.
50%], [50.00%], [62.50%], [75.00%], [87.50%]. The default value is [Auto].
3.3.3 ACPI Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
ACPI Configuration
Suspend To RAM
[Disabled]
Restore on AC/Power Loss
Ring-In Power On
PCI Devices Power On
PS / 2 Keyboard Power On
RTC Alarm Power On
[Power Off]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
ACPI HPET Table
[Disabled]
Select auto-detect or
disable the STR
feature.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Suspend to RAM
This field allows you to select whether to auto-detect or disable the Sus
pend-to-RAM feature. Select [Auto] will enable this feature if the system
supports it. The default value is [Disabled].
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Restore on AC/Power Loss
This allows you to set the power state after an unexpected AC/
Power loss. If [Power Off] is selected, the AC/Power remains off
when the power recovers. If [Power On] is selected, the AC/Power
resumes and the system starts to boot up when the power recovers.
Ring-In Power On
Use this item to enable or disable Ring-In signals to turn on the system from
the power-soft-off mode.
PCI Devices Power On
Use this item to enable or disable PCI devices to turn on the system from the
power-soft-off mode.
PS/2 Keyboard Power On
Use this item to enable or disable PS/2 keyboard to turn on the system from
the power-soft-off mode.
RTC Alarm Power On
Use this item to enable or disable RTC (Real Time Clock) to power on the
system.
ACPI HPET Table
Use this item to enable or disable ACPI HPET table feature. It will include
ACPI High Precision Event Timer Table for OS if you set this option to
[Enabled].
3.3.4 IDE Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
IDE Configuration
ATA Combination Mode
OnBoard IDE Controller
OnBoard SATA Controller
SATA Class Code
Primary IDE Master
Primary IDE Slave
Secondary IDE Master
Secondary IDE Slave
[Disabled]
[Both]
[Enabled]
[AHCI]
[Hard Disk]
[Not Detected]
[ATAPI CDROM]
[Not Detected]
DISABLED: disables the
integrated IDE
Controller.
PRIMARY: enables only
the Primary IDE
Controller.
SECONDARY: enables
only the Secondary IDE
Controller.
BOTH: enables both IDE
Controllers.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
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Select Item
Change Option
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Save and Exit
Exit
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ATA Combination Mode
The default value is [Disabled]. If you set this option as [Enabled], the
options OnBoard IDE Controller, OnBoard SATA Controller, and SATA Class
Code will not appear. Then, PATA devices will only connect to secondary
channel, SATA devices will only connect to SATA1 and it will work as
primary channel.
OnBoard IDE Controller
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You may enable either the primary IDE channel or the secondary IDE channel.
Or you may enable both the primary and the secondary IDE channels by
selecting [Both]. Set to [Disabled] will disable the both. Configuration options:
[Disabled], [Primary], [Secondary], [Both].
OnBoard SATA Controller
Use this item to enable or disable the “OnBoard SATA Controller” feature.
The default value is [Enabled].
SATA Class Code
Use this to programe SATA controller’s class code. Configuration options:
[AHCI], [RAID]. The default value is [AHCI].
IDE Device Configuration
You may set the IDE configuration for the device that you specify. We will
use the “Primary IDE Master” as the example in the following instruction,
which can be applied to the configurations of “Primary IDE Slave”, “Secondary IDE Master”, and “Secondary IDE Slave” as well.
IDE Device Configuration
You may set the IDE configuration for the device that you specify. We will
use the “Primary IDE Master” as the example in the following instruction.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Primary IDE Master
Device
Vendor
Size
LBA Mode
Block Mode
PIO Mode
Async DMA
Ultra DMA
S.M.A.R.T.
:Hard Disk
:ST340014A
:40.0 GB
:Supported
:16Sectors
:4
:MultiWord DMA-2
:Ultra DMA-5
:Supported
Type
LBA/Large Mode
Block (Multi-Sector Transfer)
PIO Mode
DMA Mode
S.M.A.R.T.
32Bit Data Transfer
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
Select the type
of device connected
to the system.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
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Save and Exit
Exit
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TYPE
Use this item to configure the type of the IDE device that you specify.
Configuration options: [Not Installed], [Auto], [CD/DVD], and [ARMD].
[Not Installed]: Select [Not Installed] to disable the use of IDE device.
[Auto]: Select [Auto] to automatically detect the hard disk drive.
After selecting the hard disk information into BIOS, use a disk
utility, such as FDISK, to partition and format the new IDE hard
disk drives. This is necessary so that you can write or read
data from the hard disk. Make sure to set the partition of the
Primary IDE hard disk drives to active.
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[CD/DVD]: This is used for IDE CD/DVD drives.
[ARMD]: This is used for IDE ARMD (ATAPI Removable Media Device),
such as MO.
LBA/Large Mode
Use this item to select the LBA/Large mode for a hard disk > 512 MB under
DOS and Windows; for Netware and UNIX user, select [Disabled] to
disable the LBA/Large mode.
Block (Multi-Sector Transfer)
The default value of this item is [Auto]. If this feature is enabled, it will
enhance hard disk performance by reading or writing more data during
each transfer.
PIO Mode
Use this item to set the PIO mode to enhance hard disk performance by
optimizing the hard disk timing.
DMA Mode
DMA capability allows the improved transfer-speed and data-integrity for
compatible IDE devices.
S.M.A.R.T.
Use this item to enable or disable the S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis,
and Reporting Technology) feature. Configuration options: [Disabled], [Auto],
[Enabled].
32-Bit Data Transfer
Use this item to enable 32-bit access to maximize the IDE hard disk data
transfer rate.
3.3.5 PCIPnP Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Value in units of PCI
clocks for PCI device
latency timer
register.
Advanced PCI / PnP Settings
PCI Latency Timer
PCI IDE BusMaster
[32]
[Enabled]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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PCI Latency Timer
The default value is 32. It is recommended to keep the default value unless
the installed PCI expansion cards’ specifications require other settings.
PCI IDE BusMaster
Use this item to enable or disable the PCI IDE BusMaster feature.
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3.3.6 Floppy Configuration
In this section, you may configure the type of your floppy drive.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Floppy Configuration
[1.44 MB 31 2"]
Floppy A
Select the type of
floppy drive
connected to the
system.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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3.3.7 Super IO Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Configure Super IO Chipset
OnBoard Floppy Controller
Serial Port Address
Infrared Port Address
Parallel Port Address
Parallel Port Mode
EPP Version
ECP Mode DMA Channel
Parallel Port IRQ
OnBoard Game Port
OnBoard MIDI Port
Allow BIOS to Enable
or Disable Floppy
Controller.
[Enabled]
[3F8 / IRQ4]
[Disabled]
[378]
[ECP + EPP]
[1.9]
[DMA3]
[IRQ7]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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OnBoard Floppy Controller
Use this item to enable or disable floppy drive controller.
Serial Port Address
Use this item to set the address for the onboard serial port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [3F8 / IRQ4], [2F8 / IRQ3], [3E8 / IRQ4],
[2E8 / IRQ3].
Infrared Port Address
Use this item to set the address for the onboard infrared port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [2F8 / IRQ3], and [2E8 / IRQ3].
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Parallel Port Address
Use this item to set the address for the onboard parallel port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [378], and [278].
Parallel Port Mode
Use this item to set the operation mode of the parallel port. The default
value is [ECP+EPP]. If this option is set to [ECP+EPP], it will show the EPP
version in the following item, “EPP Version”. Configuration options:
[Normal], [Bi-Directional], and [ECP+EPP].
EPP Version
Use this item to set the EPP version. Configuration options: [1.9]
and [1.7].
ECP Mode DMA Channel
Use this item to set the ECP mode DMA channel. Configuration
options: [DMA0], [DMA1], and [DMA3].
Parallel Port IRQ
Use this item to set the IRQ for the parallel port. Configuration options:
[IRQ5] and [IRQ7].
OnBoard Game Port
Use this item to enable the Game Port or disable it.
OnBoard MIDI Port
Use this itme to select the address for the MIDI Port or disable it. Configuration options: [Disabled], [300], and [330].
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3.3.8 USB Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
USB Configuration
USB Controller
USB 2.0 Support
Legacy USB Support
To enable or disable
the onboard USB
controllers.
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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USB Controller
Use this item to enable or disable the use of USB controller.
USB 2.0 Support
Use this item to enable or disable the USB 2.0 support.
Legacy USB Support
Use this item to enable or disable the support to emulate legacy I/O
devices such as mouse, keyboard,... etc. Or you may select [Auto] so
that the system will start to auto-detect; if there is no USB device
connected, “Auto” option will disable the legacy USB support.
3.4 Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen
In this section, it allows you to monitor the status of the hardware on your system,
including the parameters of the CPU temperature, motherboard temperature, CPU fan
speed, chassis fan speed, and the critical voltage.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Boot
H/W Monitor
Security
Hardware Health Event Monitoring
CPU Temperature
M / B Temperature
: 37 C / 98 F
: 31 C / 87 F
CPU Fan Speed
Chassis Fan Speed
: 5132 RPM
: N/A
Vcore
+ 3.30V
+ 5.00V
+ 12.00V
:
:
:
:
CPU Quiet Fan
1.629V
3.306V
5.067V
11.890V
F1
F9
F10
ESC
[Disabled]
Select Screen
Select Item
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Exit
CPU Quiet Fan
This item allows you to identify the temperature of CPU fan. If you set this
option as [Disabled], the CPU fan will operate in full speed. If you set this
option as [Enabled], you will find the items “Target CPU Temperature
( C)”, “Tolerance ( C)”, and “Minimun Fan Speed” appear to allow you
adjusting them. The default value is [Disabled].
3.5 Boot Screen
In this section, it will display the available devices on your system for you to configure the boot settings and the boot priority.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitor
Boot
Boot Settings
Exit
Configure Settings
during System Boot.
Boot Settings Configuration
1st Boot Device
2nd Boot Device
3rd Boot Device
Hard Disk Drives
Removable Drives
CD/DVD Drives
Security
[1st Floppy Device]
[HDD: PM - HDS722580VL]
[CD / DVD: 3S - CD - ROM C]
Enter
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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3.5.1 Boot Settings Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Boot
Boot Settings Configuration
Boot From Network
Bootup Num-Lock
To enable or disable the
boot from network feature.
[Disabled]
[On]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Boot From Network
Use this item to enable or disable the Boot From Network feature.
Boot Up Num-Lock
If this item is set to [On], it will automatically activate the Numeric Lock
function after boot-up.
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3.6 Security Screen
In this section, you may set or change the supervisor/user password for the system.
For the user password, you may also clear it.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitor
Boot
Security Settings
Security
Exit
Install or Change the
password.
Supervisor Password : Not Installed
User Password
: Not Installed
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Enter
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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3.7 Exit Screen
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitro
Boot
Exit Options
Security
Exit
Exit system setup
after saving the
changes.
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
F10 key can be used
for this operation.
Load Optimal Defaults
Enter
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Save Changes and Exit
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Save
configuration changes and exit setup?” Select [OK] to save the changes
and exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY.
Discard Changes and Exit
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Discard changes and exit setup?” Select [OK] to exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY
without saving any changes.
Discard Changes
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Discard changes?” Select [OK] to discard all changes.
Load Optimal Defaults
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Load
optimal defaults?” Select [OK] to load the default values for all the setup
configurations.
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Chapter 4 Software Suppor
Supportt
4 . 1 Install Operating System
This motherboard supports various Microsoft® Windows® operating systems: 2000 /
XP / XP 64-bit / VistaTM. Because motherboard settings and hardware options vary,
use the setup procedures in this chapter for general reference only. Refer to your
OS documentation for more information.
4 . 2 Support CD Information
The Support CD that came with the motherboard contains necessary drivers and
useful utilities that enhance the motherboard features.
4 . 2 . 1 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 did not appear automatically, locate and double click on the
file “ASSETUP.EXE” from the BIN folder in the Support CD to display the menus.
4 . 2 . 2 Drivers Menu
The Drivers Menu shows the available devices drivers if the system detects
installed devices. Please install the necessary drivers to activate the devices.
4 . 2 . 3 Utilities Menu
The Utilities Menu shows the applications software that the motherboard
supports. Click on a specific item then follow the installation wizard to install it.
4 . 2 . 4 “LGA 775 CPU Installation Live Demo” Program
This motherboard is equipped with Intel LGA 775 socket, which is a new CPU
socket interface that Intel has released. Since it has several tiny pins, whcih
are easily to be damaged by improper handling, ASRock sincerely presents
you a clear installation guide through this “LGA 775 CPU Installation Live Demo”.
We hope you may check this live demo program before you start the installation of LGA 775 CPU in order to reduce the risks of CPU and motherboard
damages caused by any improper handling. To see this Live Demo, you can
run Microsoft® Media Player® to play the file. You may find this Live Demo in the
motherboard’s Support CD through the following path:
..\ MPEGAV \ LGA775INST.DAT
4.2.5 Contact Information
If you need to contact ASRock or want to know more about ASRock, welcome
to visit ASRock’s website at http://www.asrock.com; or you may contact your
dealer for further information.
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