P4i45PE User Manual 1 Version 1.0
P4i45PE
User Manual
Version 1.0
Published May 2003
Copyright©2003 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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Contents
1 Introduction ................................................... 4
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
Package Contents ..........................................................
Specifications ................................................................
Motherboard Layout ......................................................
ASRock I/OT M ..................................................................
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2 Installation ...................................................... 11
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
Screw Holes .................................................................
Pre-installation Precautions ...........................................
CPU Installation ..............................................................
Installation of Heatsink and CPU fan .............................
Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM) .........................
Expansion Slots .............................................................
Jumpers Setup ..............................................................
Connectors ....................................................................
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3 BIOS Setup ...................................................... 18
3.1 BIOS Setup Utility ...........................................................
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar .......................................................
3.1.2 Legend Bar .............................................................
3.2 Main Menu ......................................................................
3.3 Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit Menus .....
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4 Software Support ........................................... 22
4.1 Installing 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 ASRock “PC-DIY Live Demo” Program ...................
4.2.5 Contact Information ................................................
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Appendix: Advanced BIOS Setup ................... 23
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Advanced Menu ...............................................................
Security Menu ...................................................................
Power Menu .....................................................................
Boot Menu .........................................................................
Exit Menu ..........................................................................
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock P4i45PE 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.
Chapter 1 and 2 of this manual contain introduction of the motherboard and step-bystep installation guide for new DIY system builders. Chapter 3 and 4 contain basic
BIOS setup and Support CD information.
For advanced users’ reference, the Appendix appearing on page 23 offers more
advanced BIOS setup information.
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.
ASRock website http://www.asrock.com
1.1 Package Contents
ASRock P4i45PE motherboard
(ATX form factor: 12" x 8.6", 30.5 x 21.8 cm)
ASRock P4i45PE Quick Installation Guide
ASRock Intel-Intel Series Support CD
1 Cable for IDE devices (1 x ATA 66/100)
1 Cable for floppy drive (1 x ribbon cable)
1 ASRock I/O shield
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1.2 Specifications
Platform:
ATX form factor (12" x 8.6", 30.5 x 21.8 cm)
CPU:
Socket 478 for Intel® Pentium® 4/ Celeron® processor
Chipsets:
North Bridge:
Intel® 845PE chipsets, standard FSB 400 / 533MHz,
Max. 800+ MHz (overclocking, see CAUTION 1),
supports Hyper-Threading Technology (see CAUTION 2);
South Bridge:
Intel® ICH4
Clock Generator: 100 MHz - 248MHz
Memory:
2 DDR DIMM slots: DDR1 and DDR2 (PC2100 / PC2700), Max. 2GB
IDE:
IDE1: ATA 100 / Ultra DMA Mode 5;
IDE2: ATA 100 / Ultra DMA Mode 5;
Can connect up to 4 IDE devices
Floppy Port: Supports 1 floppy disk drive
Audio:
5.1 channels AC’97 Audio
LAN:
Speed: 802.3u (10/100 Ethernet), supports Wake-On-LAN
Hardware Monitor: CPU temperature sensing (ASRock U-COP);
Chassis temperature sensing;
CPU overheat shutdown to protect CPU life (ASRock U-COP)
(see CAUTION 3);
Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3V, Vcore;
CPU fan tachometer; Chassis fan tachometer
PCI slots:
5 PCI slots with PCI Specification 2.2
AGP slot:
1 AGP slot, supports 1.5V, 4X AGP card (see CAUTION 4)
USB 2.0:
4 default USB 2.0 ports and one extra set of header for two
additional USB 2.0 ports upgrade (see CAUTION 5)
ASRock I/OTM: PS/2: 1 keyboard port / 1 mouse port;
BIOS:
1 RJ 45 port;
4 rear default USB 2.0 ports;
1 serial port: COM1; 1 parallel port: ECP/EPP support;
Audio Jack: Line Out/ Line In/ Microphone + 1 Game port
AMI legal BIOS;Supports “Plug and Play”;
ACPI 1.1 compliance wake up events;
Supports jumperfree; SMBIOS 2.3.1 support;
CPU frequency stepless control
(only for advanced users’ reference, see CAUTION 6);
OS:
Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE / ME / 2000 / XP compliant
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CAUTION!
1. P4i45PE motherboard may be fine tuned to support higher CPU bus
frequencies on certain condition (over-clocking mode). Please refer
to the NOTE on page 7 for the details.
2. About the setting of “Hyper Threading Technology”, please check
page 23.
3. While CPU overheat is detected, the system will automatically
shutdown. Please check if the CPU fan on the motherboard
functions properly before you resume the system. To improve heat
dissipation, remember to spray thermal grease between the CPU
and the heatsink when you install the PC system.
4. Do NOT plug a 3.3V AGP card in the AGP slot on P4i45PE motherboard!
It may cause permanent damage!
5. Power Management for USB 2.0 works fine under Microsoft®
Windows® XP. It may not work properly under Microsoft® Windows®
98/ME/2000. Please refer to Microsoft® official document at
http://www.microsoft.com/HWDEV/BUS/usb/USB2support.asp
6. Although P4i45PE offers stepless control, it is not recommended to
perform over clocking.
When the CPU frequency of P4i45PE is set to perform over clocking,
other clocks, such as PCI clock, AGP clock, and Memory clock will
also be overclocked proportionally. Frequencies other than the
recommended CPU bus frequencies may cause the instability of the
system or damage the CPU and the motherboard.
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NOTE
P4i45PE may be fine tuned to support higher CPU front side bus frequencies on certain
condition at over-clocking mode. Please refer to the tables below for the details.
P4i45PE
CPU FSB
800 MHz
Configuration Note
1. Set the “FSB” jumper to “TEST” mode (see page 18).
2. Only support one DDR 400 memory module on DDR1
DIMM. (If it is set to DDR 400 mode, then it does not
support CL3 module.)
3. Update BIOS version to 1.10 or later version.
The Recommended Memory Modules lists for P4i45PE motherboard.
FSB 800 MHz / DDR 400 Mode
DRAM
VENDOR
SIZE
(MB)
TYPE
CELL
VENDOR
CELL NO.
SINGLE SIDE /
DOUBLE SIDE
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
512
512
256
256
256
256
DDR400
DDR400
DDR400
DDR400
DDR400
DDR400
TWINMOS
M.TEC
M.TEC
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
WINBOND
TTD7608F8E50B
TTD7608F8E50B
TTD7608F8E50B
TMD7608F8E50B
TMD7608F8E50C
W942508BH-5
DOUBLE SIDE
DOUBLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
KINGMAX
256
DDR400 KINGMAX
KDL684T4AA
DOUBLE SIDE
ADATA
256
DDR400 WINBOND
W942508BH-5
SINGLE SIDE
TWINMOS
TWINMOS
512
256
DDR466 TWINMOS
DDR466 TWINMOS
TMD7608F8E43B
TMD7608F8E43B
DOUBLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
CELL NO.
SINGLE SIDE /
DOUBLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
FSB 533 MHz / DDR 266 Mode
DRAM
VENDOR
SIZE
(MB)
TYPE
CELL
VENDOR
TWINMOS
256
DDR266 M.TEC
TTD7608F8E75B
KINGSTON
256
DDR266 KINGSTON
D328DM-75 0240PT10 SINGLE SIDE
TRANSCEND 128
TRANSCEND 256
DDR266 SAMSUNG K4H280838D-TCB0
DDR266 MITSUBISHI M2S56D30ATP
SINGLE SIDE
SINGLE SIDE
APACER
DDR266 NANYA
SINGLE SIDE
128
NT5DS32M8AT-6
7
FSB 533 MHz / DDR 333 Mode
DRAM
VENDOR
SIZE
(MB)
TYPE
CELL
VENDOR
CELL NO.
SINGLE SIDE /
DOUBLE SIDE
TWINMOS
512
DDR333
WINBOND
W942508AH-6
DOUBLE SIDE
KINGMAX
256
DDR333
KINGMAX
KDL684T4AA-60
DOUBLE SIDE
KINGSTON
512
DDR333
INFINEON
HYB25D256800BT-6
DOUBLE SIDE
TRANSCEND 256
DDR333
SAMSUNG
K4H5608380-TCB3
SINGLE SIDE
NANYA
DDR333
NANYA
NT5DS32MBAT-6
DOUBLE SIDE
512
Since the memory types are changing rapidly, please visit ASRock website
(http://www.asrock.com/support/index.htm) for the latest recommended memory support list.
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1.3 Motherboard Layout
3
2
6
22
5
4
21.8cm (8.6 in)
1
PS/2
Mouse
CPU_FAN1
LAN
USB 2.0
Ports
26
USB 2.0
Ports
GAME AUDIO1
AUDIO1
GAME
ATXPWR1
1
Line out
Line
Line
In in
0 1
Mic
Mic
in
In
8
7
2 3
AUX1
23
24
20
Intel
845PE
Chipset
1
30.5cm (12.0 in)
mPGA478B
COM1
DDR DIMM2 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
Keyboard
DDR DIMM1 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
PS/2
PARALLEL PORT
PS2_USB_PWR1
CD1
1
AUDIO1
IDE2 IDE1
1.5V_AGP1
25
19
Audio CODEC
PCI 1
Intel
ICH4
PCI 2
21
PCI
LAN
16
17
CLRCMOS1
CMOS
Battery
PCI 3
18
`
Super
I/O
2MB
BIOS
PCI 4
FSB800
5.1CH
USB2.0
PCI 5
P4i45PE
CHA_FAN1
FLOPPY1
SPEAKER1
1
EASY_IO1
1
PLED PWRBTN
USB45
1
HDLED
1
1
IR1
RST
9
11
10
14
12
PANEL 1
27
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
ATX power connector (ATXPWR1)
CPU socket
CPU fan connector (CPU_FAN1)
North Bridge controller
184-pin DDR DIMM slots (DDR1, DDR2)
CPU heatsink retention module
Primary IDE connector (IDE1, Blue)
Secondary IDE connector (IDE2, Black)
Chassis fan connector (CHA_FAN1)
Floppy connector (FLOPPY1)
BIOS FWH chip
System panel connector (PANEL1)
USB 2.0 header (USB45, Blue)
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15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
13
15
Infrared module connector (IR1)
Chassis speaker connector (SPEAKER1)
South Bridge controller
Clear CMOS (CLRCMOS1, 2-pin jumper)
PCI slots (PCI 1- 5)
Audio CODEC
Front panel audio connector (AUDIO1)
PCI LAN
PS2_USB_PWR1 jumper
Internal audio connectors: AUX1 (White)
Internal audio connectors: CD1 (Black)
AGP slot (1.5V_AGP1)
FSB select jumper (FSB)
Easy I/O header (EASY_IO1)
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1.4 ASRock I/O TM
1
10
1
2
3
4
5
9
Parallel port
RJ-45 port
Game port
Microphone (Pink)
Line In (Light Blue)
3
2
7
8
6
7
8
9
10
6
5
4
Line Out (Lime)
USB 2.0 ports
Serial port (COM1)
PS/2 keyboard port (Purple)
PS/2 mouse port (Green)
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Chapter 2 Installation
P4i45PE is an ATX form factor (12" x 8.6", 30.5 x 21.8 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.
2.
Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component.
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.
F a i l u r e t o d o s o m a y c a u s e s e v e r e d am a g e t o t h e m o t h e r b o a r d ,
peripherals, and/or components.
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2.3 CPU Installation
Step 1. Unlock the socket by lifting the lever up to a 90° angle.
Step 2. Position the CPU directly above the socket such that its marked corner
matches the base of the socket lever.
Step 3. Carefully insert the CPU into the socket until it fits in place.
The CPU fits only in one correct orientation. DO NOT force the
CPU into the socket to avoid bending of the pins.
Step 4. When the CPU is in place, press it firmly on the socket while you push down
the socket lever to secure the CPU. The lever clicks on the side tab to
indicate that it is locked.
Step 1
Step 2, 3
Step 4
2.4 Installation of CPU Fan and Heatsink
Intel® Pentium®4 CPU requires larger heatsink and cooling fan. Thermal grease
between the CPU and the heatsink is also needed to improve heat dissipation.
Make sure that the CPU and the heatsink are securely fastened and in good
contact with each other. For proper installation, please kindly refer to the
instruction manuals of the CPU fan and heatsink vendors.
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2.5 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM)
P4i45PE motherboard provides two 184-pin DDR (Double Data Rate) DIMM slots.
Please make sure to disconnect power supply before adding or
removing DIMMs or the system components.
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 3.
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.
Firmly insert the DIMM into the slot until the retaining clip snap back in place
and the DIMM is properly seated.
2.6 Expansion Slots (PCI and AGP Slots)
There are 5 PCI slots and 1 AGP slot on P4i45PE motherboard.
PCI slots: PCI slots are used to install expansion cards that have the 32-bit PCI
interface.
AGP slot: The AGP slot is used to install a graphics card. The ASRock AGP slot
has a special locking mechanism which can securely fasten the
graphics card inserted.
Please do not plug a 3.3V AGP card in the AGP slot on P4i45PE
motherboard! It may cause permanent damage!
Installing an expansion card
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
Step 6.
Before installing the expansion card, read the documentation of the
expansion card and make necessary hardware settings for the card.
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 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
FSB
(see p.9 item 26)
Setting
1_2
2_3
NORMAL
PS2_USB_PWR1
(see p.9 item 22)
TEST
Description
“NORMAL” (short pin1, pin2)
is the default setting for the
FSB jumper. “TEST” (short
pin2, pin3) is the setting for
the over clocking of CPU
frequency.
Short pin2, pin3 to enable
+5VSB (standby) for PS/2
+5V
+5VSB
or USB wake up events.
Note: To select +5VSB, it requires 2 Amp and higher standby current provided
by power supply.
1_2
2_3
Clear CMOS
CLRCMOS1
(see p.9 item 17)
2-pin jumper
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, then
use a jumper cap to short the pins on CLRCMOS1 for 3 seconds.
Please remember to remove the jumper cap after clearing the CMOS.
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2.8 Connectors
Connectors are NOT jumpers. DO NOT place jumper caps over
these connectors.
Connector
Figure
Description
FDD connector
(33-pin FLOPPY1)
FLOPPY1
Red marking
Pin1
(see p.9 item 10)
Note: Match the red marking on the floppy ribbon cable with Pin1.
Primary IDE connector (Blue)
(39-pin IDE1, see p.9 item 7)
PIN1
Secondary IDE connector (Black)
(39-pin IDE2, see p.9 item 8)
IDE1
PIN1
IDE2
Connect this BLACK end
to the IDE devices
Connect this BLUE end
to the motherboard
80-Pin ATA 100 cable
Note: 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).
USB_PWR
P-5
P+5
GND
DUMMY
USB 2.0 header
(9-pin USB45)
(see p.9 item 13)
1
GND
P+4
P-4
USB_PWR
Infrared module connector
(5-pin IR1)
(see p.9 item 14)
Internal audio connectors
(4-pin CD1, 4-pin AUX1)
(CD1: see p.9 item 24)
(AUX1: see p.9 item 23)
IRTX
+5V
DUMMY
1
GND
IRRX
AUX-R
GND
GND
AUX-L
CD-R
GND
GND
CD-L
AUX1
CD1
ASRock I/OTM on P4i45PE
motherboard provides you 4
default USB 2.0 ports. If the
default USB ports on the rear
panel are not sufficient, this
extra USB 2.0 header is
available to support 2 additional
USB 2.0 ports.
This connector supports an
optional wireless transmitting
and receiving infrared module.
These connectors allow you
to receive stereo audio input
from sound sources such as
a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, TV
tuner card, or MPEG card.
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Front panel audio connector
BACKOUT-L
(9-pin AUDIO1)
BACKOUT-R
(see p.9 item 20)
AUD-OUT-L
DUMMY
AUD-OUT-R
+5VA
MIC-POWER
MIC
GND
This is an interface for front
panel audio cable that allows
convenient connection and
control of audio devices.
1
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
System panel connector
(9-pin PANEL1)
(see p.9 item 12)
This connector accommodates
several system front panel
functions.
1
DUMMY
RESET#
GND
HDLEDHDLED+
Chassis speaker connector
(4-pin SPEAKER 1)
(see p.9 item 15)
1
SPEAKER
DUMMY
DUMMY
+5V
Chassis fan connector
(3-pin CHA_FAN1)
(see p.9 item 9)
GND
+12V
CHA_FAN_SPEED
CPU fan connector
(3-pin CPU_FAN1)
(see p.9 item 3)
GND
+12V
CPU_FAN_SPEED
ATX power connector
(20-pin ATXPWR1)
(see p.9 item 1)
Connect the fan cable to the
connector matching the black
wire to the ground pin.
Connect the fan cable to the
connector matching the black
wire to the ground pin.
Connect an ATX power
supply to the connector.
Easy I/O header
(16-pin EASY_IO1 )
(see p.9 item 27 )
+12V
+5V
+3V
GPI3
GPO4
GPO5
GPO6
GPO7
1
GND
GPO3
GPO2
GPO1
GPO0
GPI2
GPI1
GPI0
Input Pins
Pins of Easy I/O
Coordinated Pins of
South Bridge (ICH4)
This connector allows you to
attach to an external speaker.
GPI0
GPIO32
GPI1
GPIO33
This header is designed to meet
advanced users’ needs for
processing specific electronic
experiments or specific
application. The tables below
display each pin’s coordinated
pin of the super I/O or the south
bridge controller.
GPI2
GPIO34
GPI3
GPIO35
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Output Pins
Pins of Easy I/O
Coordinated Pins of
Super I/O (W83627HF-AW)
GPO0 GPO1 GPO2 GPO3 GPO4 GPO5 GPO6 GPO7
GP23 GP24 GP27 GP30 GP31 GP32 GP33 GP34
For the detailed information of the super I/O, Winbond 83627HF-AW,
please refer to the datasheet provided by Winbond at
http://www.winbond.com.tw/PDF/sheet/w83627hf.pdf
For the detailed information of the south bridge controller, Intel ICH4,
please refer to the datasheet provided by Intel at
http://www.intel.com/design/chipsets/datashts/290744.htm
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Chapter 3 BIOS Setup
3.1 BIOS Setup Utility
This section explains how to configure your system using the BIOS Setup Utility. The
BIOS FWH chip on the motherboard stores the BIOS Setup Utility. When you start up
the computer, there is a chance for you to run the BIOS Setup. Press <F2> during the
Power-On-Self-Test (POST) to enter the BIOS Setup Utility, otherwise, POST
continues with its test routines.
If you wish to enter the BIOS Setup after POST, restart the system by pressing
<Ctl> + <Alt> + <Delete>, or by pressing the reset button on the system chassis. You
can also restart by turning the system off and then back on.
The BIOS Setup Utility is designed to be user-friendly. It is a menu-driven program,
which allows you to scroll through its various sub-menus and select among the
predetermined choices.
Because the BIOS software is constantly being updated, the
following BIOS setup screens and descriptions are for reference
purpose only, and may not exactly match what you see on your
screen.
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar
The top of the screen has a menu bar with the following selections:
MAIN
Sets up the basic system configuration
ADVANCED
Sets up the advanced features
SECURITY
Sets up the security features
POWER
Configures Power Management features
BOOT
Configures the default system device that is used
to locate and load the Operating System
EXIT
Exits the current menu or the BIOS Setup
To access the menu bar items, press the right or left arrow key on the keyboard
until the desired item is highlighted.
3.1.2 Legend Bar
At the bottom of the Setup Screen is a legend bar. The following table lists the keys
in the legend bar with their corresponding functions.
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Navigation Key(s)
<F1>
<ESC>
/
/
+/<Enter>
<F9>
<F10>
Function Description
Displays the General Help Screen
Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the upper menu
from the current menu
Moves cursor up or down between fields
Selects menu to the left or right
Increases or decreases values
Brings up a selected menu for a highlighted field
Loads all the setup items to the default values
Saves changes and exits Setup
3.2 Main Menu
When you enter the BIOS Setup Utility, the following screen appears.
Main
Advanced
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[
System Date
System Time
Apr 29 2003 Tue
16:07:40
Floppy Drives
IDE Devices
BIOS Version
Processor Type
Processor Speed
Cache Size
Microcode Update
Total Memory
DDR1
DDR2
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
Setup Help
]
Month: Jan - Dec
Day: 01 - 31
Year: 1980 - 2099
P4I45PE BIOS P1.20
Pentium (R) 4 CPU
2400 MHz
512 KB
F24 / 0F
256 MB
256 MB / 133 MHz (DDR266)
None
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
System Date [Month/Day/Year]
Set the system date that you specify. Valid values for month, day, and year are
Month: (Jan to Dec), Day: (1 to 31), Year: (up to 2099). Use
keys to move
between the Month, Day and Year fields.
System Time [Hour:Minute:Second]
Set the system to the time that you specify. Use
keys to move between
the Hour, Minute and Second fields.
Floppy Drives
Use this to set the type of floppy drives installed.
IDE Devices
Use this to configure IDE devices.
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TYPE
To set the type of the IDE device, first, please select “IDE Devices” on Main
menu and press <Enter> to get into the sub-menu. Then, select among
“Primary IDE Master”, “Primary IDE Slave”, “Secondary IDE Master”, and
“Secondary IDE Slave” to make configuration of its type. After making your
selections on this sub-menu, press <ESC> key to return to the upper menu,
in whcih the hard disk drive field will display the size of the hard disk drive
that you configured. Below are the configuration options.
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Main
Primary IDE Master:
Type
Cylinders
Heads
Write Precompensation
Sectors
Maximum Capacity
LBA Mode
Block Mode
Fast Programmed I/O Modes
32 Bit Transfer Mode
Ultra DMA Mode
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
[
Auto
Setup Help
]
Select how to set the
parameters of drive,
Or
Select [AUTO] to set
all HDD parameters
automatically.
On
On
Auto
On
Auto
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
[USER]: It allows user to manually enter the number of cylinders, heads,
and sectors per track for the drive.
Before attempting to configure a hard disk drive, make sure you
have the correct configuration information supplied by the drive
manufacturer. Incorrect settings may cause the system to fail
to recognize the installed hard disk.
[Auto]: Select [Auto] to automatically detect hard disk drive. If autodetection is successful, the BIOS Setup automatically fills in the
correct values for the remaining fields on this sub-menu. If the autodetection fails, it may due to that the hard disk is too old or too new.
If the hard disk was already formatted on an older system, the BIOS
Setup may detect incorrect parameters. In these cases, select [User]
to manually enter the IDE hard disk drive parameters.
After entering the hard disk information into BIOS, use a disk utility,
such as FDISK, to partition and format 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.
Cylinders
This is used to configure the number of cylinders. Refer to the drive
documentation to determine the correct value.
Heads
This is used to configure the number of read/write heads. Refer to the
drive documentation to determine the correct values.
Write Pre-compensation
Enter Write Pre-compensation sector. Refer to the drive documentation to
determine the correct value.
Sectors
This is used to configure the number of sectors per track. Refer to the
drive documentation to determine the correct value.
Maximum Capacity
This field shows the drive’s maximum capacity as calculated by the BIOS
based on the drive information you entered.
LBA Mode
This allows user to select the LBA mode for a hard disk > 512 MB under
DOS and Windows; for Netware and UNIX user, select [Off] to disable the
LBA mode.
Block Mode
Set the block mode to [On] will enhance hard disk performance by reading
or writing more data during each transfer.
Fast Programmed I/O Modes
This allows user to set the PIO mode to enhance hard disk performance by
optimizing the hard disk timing.
32 Bit Transfer Mode
It allows user to enable 32-bit access to maximize the IDE hard disk data
transfer rate.
Ultra DMA Mode
Ultra DMA capability allows improved transfer speeds and data integrity
for compatible IDE devices. Set to [Disabled] to suppress Ultra DMA
capability.
3.3 Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit Menus
Detailed descriptions of these menus are listed in the Appendix. See page 23.
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Chapter 4 Software Support
4.1 Install Operating System
This motherboard supports various Microsoft® Windows® operating systems:
98 SE / ME / 2000 / XP. 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 will 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. 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 ASRock PC-DIY Live Demo Program
ASRock presents you a multimedia PC-DIY live demo, which shows you how to
install your own PC system step by step. You can find the file through the
following path:
..\ MPEGAV \ AVSEQ01.DAT
To see this demo program, you may run Microsoft® Media Player® to play the file.
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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Appendix: Advanced BIOS Setup
This section will introduce you the following BIOS Setup menus: “Advanced,”
“Security,” “Power,” “Boot,” and “Exit.”
1. Advanced BIOS Setup Menu
Main
Advanced
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Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[ Setup Help ]
Spread Spectrum
CPU Host Frequency
Actual Frequency
CPU Ratio Selection
SDRAM Frequency
Hyper Threading Technology
Disabled
Auto
133MHz
Locked
Auto
Auto
<Enter> to enable or
disable the feature of
spread spectrum.
Chipset Configuration
Resource Configuration
Peripheral Configuration
System Hardware Monitor
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Spread Spectrum:
This field should always be [Disabled] for better system stability.
CPU Host Frequency:
This shows current CPU host frequency of the installed motherboard.
CPU Ratio Selection:
CPU Ratio is the multiple that times the frontside bus frequency will equal
the core speed of the installed processor. Whether the option is open or locked
is determined by the installed processor.
SDRAM Frequency:
If set to [Auto], the motherboard will detect the inserted memory module(s) and
automatically assign appropriate frequency. You may select other value as
operating frequency: [133MHz (DDR 266)], [166MHz (DDR 333)].
Hyper Threading Technology:
To enable this feature, it requires a computer system with an Intel Pentium®4
processor at 3.06 GHz or higher 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 current CPU does not support Hyper-Threading
Technology.
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Chipset Configuration:
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Advanced
Chipset Configuration
[
AGP Aperture Size
ICH Delayed Transaction
64MB
Disabled
USB Controller
USB Device Legacy Support
Enabled
Disabled
CPU Thermal Throttling
DRAM Write Throttling
Disabled
Disabled
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to select the
size of mapped memory
for graphics data.
******** DRAM Timing ********
SDRAM CAS Latency
Configure SDRAM Timing by SPD
SDRAM RAS# Precharge
SDRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay
SDRAM Precharge Delay
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
Auto
Disabled
3 Clocks
3 Clocks
7 Clocks
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
AGP Aperture Size: It refers to a section of the PCI memory address range
used for graphics memory. We recommend that you leave this field at the
default value unless your AGP card requires other sizes.
ICH Delayed Transaction: Select [Enabled] will enable delayed transactions
for internal register, FWH, and LPC interface accesses.
USB Controller: Use this to enable or disable the use of USB controller.
USB Device Legacy Support: Use this to enable or disable support to emulate
legacy I/O devices such as mouse, keyboard,... etc.
CPU Thermal Throttling: Select [Enabled] will enable P4 thermal control
circuit to keep CPU from overheated.
DRAM Write Throttling: Select [Enabled] will reduce the temperature of North
Bridge and DRAM. However, it will decrease the memory writing
throughput.
SDRAM CAS Latency:
This parameter controls the latency between the read command and the
time the data available.
Configure SDRAM Timing by SPD: Select [Enabled] will configure the
following 3 items by the contents in the SPD (Serial Presence Detect)
device.
SDRAM RAS# Precharge:
This controls the idle clocks after a precharge command is issued.
SDRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay:
This controls the latency between the SDRAM active command and
the read / write command.
SDRAM Precharge Delay:
This controls the number of DRAM clocks for RAS minimum.
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Resource Configuration:
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Advanced
Resource Configuration
PCI Latency Timer (PCI Clocks)
Primary Graphics Adapter
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
[ Setup Help ]
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PCI
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
<Enter> to select PCI
clocks. Leave on
default setting for the
best PCI performance.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
PCI Latency Timer (PCI Clocks): The default is 32. We recommend you to
keep the default value unless your PCI expansion cards’ specifications
require other settings.
Primary Graphics Adapter: Select PCI or AGP as the primary graphics adapter.
Peripheral Configuration:
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Advanced
Peripheral Configuration
OnBoard FDC
OnBoard Serial Port
OnBoard Infrared Port
OnBoard Parallel Port
Parallel Port Mode
EPP Version
Parallel Port IRQ
Parallel Port DMA Channel
OnBoard Midi Port
Midi IRQ Select
OnBoard Game Port
OnBoard IDE
OnBoard LAN
OnBoard AC' 97 Audio
OnBoard MC' 97 Modem
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
[
Auto
Auto
Disabled
Auto
ECP + EPP
1.9
Auto
Auto
Disabled
5
200H
Both
Enabled
Auto
Auto
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to enable or
disable the floppy
drive controller.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
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OnBoard FDC: You may select [Auto], [Disabled], or [Enabled] for the on-board
floppy drive controller.
OnBoard Serial Port: Use this to set addresses for the on-board serial ports
or disable serial ports.
Configuration options: [Auto], [Disabled], [3F8 / IRQ4 / COM1],
[2F8 / IRQ3 / COM2], [3E8 / IRQ4 / COM3], [2E8 / IRQ3 / COM4].
OnBoard Infrared Port: You may select [Auto] for the on-board infrared port
feature, which will enable this feature if the infrared module is installed.
Or you may disable the feature by selecting [Disabled]
OnBoard Parallel Port: Use this option to select Parallel Port address or
disable the on-board Parallel Port.
Configuration options: [Auto], [Disabled], [378], [278].
Parallel Port Mode: 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”.
OnBoard Midi Port: Select address for the on-board Midi Port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [330], [300], [310], [320].
Midi IRQ Select: Use this to select Midi IRQ.
Configuration options: [3], [4], [5], [7], [10], [11].
OnBoard Game Port: Select address for the on-board Game Port or disable it.
Configuration options: [200H], [208H], [Disabled].
OnBoard IDE: 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 LAN: This allows you to enable or disable the on-board LAN feature.
OnBoard AC’97 Audio: Select [Enabled], [Auto] or [Disabled] for the on-board
AC’97 Audio feature.
OnBoard MC’97 Modem: You may select [Auto] or [Disabled] for the on-board
MC’97 modem feature.
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System Hardware Monitor: You may check the status of the hardware on
your system. It allows you to monitor the parameters for CPU temperature,
Motherboard temperature, CPU fan speed, and critical voltage.
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Advanced
System Hardware Monitor
CPU Temperature
M/B Temperature
CPU Fan Speed
Chassis Fan Speed
Vcore
+ 3.30V
+ 5.00V
+12.00V
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
[
Setup Help
]
39 C / 102 F
31 C / 87 F
4197 RPM
0 RPM
1.504 V
3.280 V
4.865 V
12.045 V
:Select Item
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
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2. Security Setup Menu
Main
Advanced
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[
Supervisor Password Is
User Password Is
Clear
Clear
Set Supervisor Password
Set User Password
[ Enter ]
[ Enter ]
Password Check
Setup
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to enable or
disable the quick boot
mode.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Supervisor Password Is: This field shows the status of the Supervisor Password.
[Clear]: No password has been set.
[Set]: Supervisor password has been set.
User Password Is: This field shows the status of the User Password.
[Clear]: No password has been set.
[Set]: User password has been set.
Set Supervisor Password: Press <Enter> to set Supervisor Password. Valid
password can be a 1 to 6 alphanumeric characters combination. If you already
have a password, you must enter your current password first in order to
create a new password.
Set User Password: Press <Enter> to set User Password. Valid password can
be a 1 to 6 alphanumeric characters combination. If you already have a
password, you must enter your current password first in order to create a new
password.
Password Check: Select the check point for “Password Check”. Configuration
options: [Setup], [Always]. If [Setup] option is selected, the “Password Check”
is performed before BIOS setup. If [Always] option is selected, the “Password
Check” is performed before both boot-up and BIOS setup.
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3. Power Setup Menu
Main
Advanced
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[
Suspend To RAM <S3>
Repost Video on S3 Resume
Restore on AC / Power Loss
Ring-In Power On
PCI Devices Power On
PS / 2 keyboard Power On
RTC Alarm Power On
RTC Alarm Date
RTC Alarm Hour
RTC Alarm Minute
RTC Alarm Second
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
Disabled
Disabled
Power Off
Disabled
Disabled
Disabled
Disabled
Every Day
12
30
30
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to select
auto-detect or disable
the ACPI S3 feature.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Suspend To RAM (S3): This field allows you to select whether to auto-detect or
disable the ACPI Suspend-to-RAM feature. Select [Auto] will enable this feature
if the system supports it.
Repost Video on S3 Resume: This feature allows you to repost video on S3
resume. It is recommended to enable this feature under Microsoft® Windows®
98 / ME.
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 to enable or disable Ring-in signals to turn on the
system from the power-soft-off mode.
PCI Devices Power On: Use this to enable or disable PCI devices to turn on the
system from the power-soft-off mode.
PS/2 Keyboard Power On: You may select [Any Key] to enable PS/2 keyboard to
turn on the system from the power-soft-off mode. Or you may disable this
feature by selecting [Disabled].
RTC Alarm Power On: Use this to enable or disable RTC (Real Time Clock) to
power on the system. If [Enable] is selected, you must fill the RTC Alarm Date /
Hour / Minute / Second sub-fields with the actual wake up time you desire.
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4. Boot Setup Menu
Main
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
Advanced
[
Quick Boot Mode
Boot Up Num-Lock
Boot To OS/2
Boot From Network
Enabled
On
No
Disabled
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to enable or
disable the quick boot
mode.
Boot Device Priority
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Quick Boot Mode: Enable this mode will speed up the boot-up routine by skipping
memory retestings.
Boot Up Num-Lock: Select [On] to activate the Numeric Lock function automatically
after boot-up.
Boot To OS/2: Select [Yes] to enable boot-up to OS/2 operating system.
Boot From Network: Use this to enable or disable “boot from network” feature.
Boot Device Priority: This allows you to set the boot device priority.
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5. Exit Menu
Main
Advanced
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
Exit Saving Changes
Exit Discarding Changes
Load Default Settings
Discard Changes
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
[
[
[
[
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
:Select Item
:Select Menu
[ Setup Help ]
]
]
]
]
Exits and saves the
changes in CMOS RAM.
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Exit Saving Changes: After you enter the sub-menu, the message “Save current
settings and exit” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, it will save the current
settings and exit the BIOS SETUP Utility.
Exit Discarding Changes: After you enter the submenu, the message “Quit
without saving changes” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, you will exit the
BIOS Setup Utility without making any changes to the settings.
Load Default Settings: After you enter the submenu, the message “Load default
settings” will appear. If you press <Enter>, it will load the default values for all
the setup configuration.
Discard Changes: After you enter the sub-menu, the message “Load setup
original values” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, original values will be
restored and all changes are discarded.
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