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775Dual-880Pro
User Manual
Version 1.0
Published May 2005
Copyright©2005 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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Contents
1. Introduction .................................................. 5
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
Package Contents ..........................................................
Specifications ................................................................
Supported AGP VGA Card List for AGP Slot ................
Supported PCI Express VGA Card List for PCI
Express Graphics Slot (PCI Express x 4) .....................
1.5 Motherboard Layout ......................................................
1.6 ASRock 8CH I/O .............................................................
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2. Installation .................................................... 14
2.1 Screw Holes ................................................................. 14
2.2 Pre-installation Precautions ........................................... 14
2.3 CPU Installation .............................................................. 15
2.4 Installation of Heatsink and CPU fan ............................. 17
2.5 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM) ......................... 18
2.6 Expansion Slots ............................................................. 20
2.7 Surround Display Feature ............................................. 21
2.8 Jumpers Setup .............................................................. 21
2.9 Onboard Headers and Connectors .............................. 22
2.10 Serial ATA (SATA) Hard Disks Installation ................... 25
2.11 Hot Plug and Hot Swap Functions for SATA HDDs ..... 25
2.12 Installing Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows XP
64-bit With RAID Functions .......................................... 26
2.12.1 Installing Windows 2000 / Windows XP With
RAID Functions ............................................... 26
2.12.2 Installing Windows XP 64-bit With RAID
Functions .........................................................26
2.13 Installing Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / XP 64-bit
Without RAID Functions ................................................27
3. BIOS SSETUP
ETUP UTILITY ......................................... 28
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 ...........................................
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3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.3.6 Floppy Configuration ...........................................
3.3.7 Super IO Configuration ........................................
3.3.8 USB Configuration ...............................................
Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen ..................
Boot Screen ...................................................................
3.5.1 Boot Settings Configuration ..................................
3.5.2 Boot Device Priority ...............................................
Security Screen ............................................................
Exit Screen ....................................................................
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4. Software Support .......................................... 43
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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1. Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock 775Dual-880Pro 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-bystep 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 memory and CPU support lists on ASRock website as
well. ASRock website http://www.asrock.com
1.1 Package Contents
ASRock 775Dual-880Pro Motherboard
(ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
ASRock 775Dual-880Pro Quick Installation Guide
ASRock 775Dual-880Pro 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) Cable (Optional)
One Serial ATA (SATA) HDD Power Cable (Optional)
One ASRock 8CH I/O
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1.2 Specifications
Platform:
CPU:
ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
775-Pin Socket
supporting Intel® Pentium® 4 / Celeron® processor (in 775-land
LGA package)
Chipsets:
North Bridge:
VIA PT880Pro, FSB @ 1066/800/533 MHz,
supports Hyper-Threading Technology (see CAUTION 1)
South Bridge:
VIA VT8237, supports USB 2.0, ATA 133, SATA 1.5Gb/s
Memory:
2 DDR DIMM Slots: DDR1 and DDR2
supports PC3200 (DDR400) / PC2700 (DDR333) /
PC2100 (DDR266), Max. 2GB
2 DDRII DIMM Slots: DDRII1 and DDRII2
supports PCII5300 (DDRII667) / PCII4300 (DDRII533) /
PCII3200 (DDRII400), Max. 2GB (see CAUTION 2)
Dual Channel Memory Technology support (see CAUTION 3)
IDE:
IDE1: ATA 133 / Ultra DMA Mode 6
IDE2: ATA 133 / Ultra DMA Mode 6
Supports up to 4 IDE devices
Serial ATA:
2 SATA connectors
Support up to 1.5Gb/s data transfer rate
Floppy Port:
Supports up to 2 floppy disk drives
Audio:
7.1 channels AC’97 Audio
LAN:
Speed: 802.3u (10/100 Ethernet), supports Wake-On-LAN
Hardware Monitor: CPU temperature sensing
Chassis temperature sensing
CPU overheat shutdown to protect CPU life
(ASRock U-COP)(see CAUTION 4)
CPU fan tachometer
Chassis fan tachometer
Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
PCI slots:
4 slots with PCI Specification 2.3
AGP slot:
1 AGP slot, supports 1.5V, 8X/4X AGP card (see CAUTION 5)
PCI Express Graphics slot (PCI Express x 4):
1 slot with PCI Express x 4 , supports PCI Express x 16 Graphic
Card (see CAUTION 6)
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USB 2.0:
ASRock 8CH I/O:
BIOS:
OS:
8 USB 2.0 ports:
include 4 ready-to-use USB 2.0 ports on the rear panel,
plus two on-board headers supporting 4 extra USB 2.0 ports
(see CAUTION 7)
1 PS/2 Mouse Port, 1 PS/2 Keyboard Port
1 Serial Port: COM1
1 Parallel Port (ECP/EPP Support)
4 Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
1 RJ-45 Port
Audio Jack: Rear Speaker / Side Speaker / Central/Bass /
Line In / Front Speaker / Microphone
(see CAUTION 8)
AMI 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 9)
Microsoft® Windows® 98SE / ME / 2000 / XP compliant
CAUTION!
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2.
About the setting of “Hyper Threading Technology”, please check page 31.
Please check the table below for the memory support frequency and its
corresponding CPU FSB frequency.
CPU FSB Frequency
Memory Support Frequency
3.
1066
DDR266, DDR333, DDR400,
DDRII400, DDRII533, DDRII667
800
DDR266, DDR3 33, DDR400
533
DDRII400, DDRII533, DDRII667
DDR266, DDR333, DDR400
DDRII400, DDRII533, DDRII667
This motherboard supports Dual Channel Memory Technology. Before you
implement Dual Channel Memory Technology, make sure to read the
installation guide of memory modules on page 18 for proper installation.
4.
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
5.
grease between the CPU and the heatsink when you install the PC system.
Do NOT use a 3.3V AGP card on the AGP slot of this motherboard!
It may cause permanent damage! For the information of the compatible
AGP VGA cards, please refer to the “Supported AGP VGA Card List for
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AGP Slot” on page 9 and 10. For the proper installation of PCI Express
VGA card, please refer to the installation guide on page 20.
6.
For the information of the compatible PCI Express VGA cards, please
refer to the “Supported PCI Express VGA Card List for PCI Express
Graphics Slot (PCI Express x 4)” on page 11. For the proper installation of
PCI Express VGA card, please refer to the installation guide on page 20.
7.
8.
Power Management for USB 2.0 works fine under Microsoft® Windows® XP
SP1 / 2000 SP4. It may not work properly under Microsoft® Windows® 98 /
ME.
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 13 for
9.
proper connection.
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
CPU.
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1.3
Supported AGP VGA Card List for AGP Slot
(for Windows 2000/Windows XP)
I. AGP 4X
Graphics Chip
Vendor
n-VIDIA
Model Name
Inno3D GeForce 2 MX 400
ASUS V8170
ASUS V9180 Magic/T
ProLink GeForce 4 MX440
II. AGP 8X
Graphics Chip
Vendor
n-VIDIA
Model Name
ALBATRON GeForce4 MX-480 Series
ASUS V9280TD
ASUS V9480
AOPEN Aeolus FX5200-DV128
CHAINTECH A-FX20-N
LEADTEK WINFAST A340TDH
ASUS V9520-X
LEADTEK WinFast A340PRO/TD
ASUS V9560/TD
ALBATRON GeForce FX5600 Series
LEADTEK WinFast A360TD
Inno3D GeForce FX5600
AWIN FX5700-LE
GIGABYTE GV-N57L256D
ProLink GeForceFX 5700LE
ASUS V9570/TD
MIS FX5700-TD128
PixelView MGVA-NVGA35BA
CHAINTECH SA5900X
ASUS V9950ULTRA
GIGABYTE GV-N66128DP
LEADTEK WinFast A6600GT/TDH
ALBATRON GeForce 6600GT
Leadtek WinFast A6600 GT TDH
ASUS N6200
LEADTEK WinFast A400TDH
ASUS V9999LE
ASUS V9999ULTRA/2DT
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ATI
GigaCube GigaCube-R9200 128M
POWERCOLOR Radeon 9200SE
Connect3D Radeon 9250
POWERCOLOR Radeon 9250
GECUBE Radeon 9250/128M
POWERCOLOR R95V-C3L
Club3D Radeon 9550SE
ASUS A9600SE
Sapphire ATLANTIS Radeon 9600SE
GECUBE GC-R9600L (SE)
FIC Radeon 9600 PRO
ASUS A9600XT/TVD
Sapphire ATLANTIS Radeon 9600XT
PowerColor XR97-C3L
PowerColor R98-SC3
Club3D Radeon 9800
ASUS A9800XT
ASUS X800
GEXCUBE GC-RX700PGA-C3
For the latest updates of the supported AGP VGA card list for AGP slot, please
visit ASRock website for details.
ASRock website: http://www.asrock.com/support/index.htm
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1.4
Supported PCI Express VGA Card List for PCI
Express Graphics Slot (PCI Express x 4)
(for Windows 2000/Windows XP)
Graphics Chip
Vendor
n-VIDIA
Model Name
ASUS EN5750
MSI PCX 5750-TD128
ASUS Extreme N5900
SPARKLE GeFORCE 6200TC
LEADTEK PX6200 TC/TDH
ASUS EN6200GE
GIGABYTE GV-NX62128D
ASUS EN6200
ALBATRON PC6600GT
ASUS EN6600
GIGABYTE GV-NX66128D
ASUS EN6800GT
ASUS EN6800
ATI
POWERCOLOR X300 SE
ASUS EAX600XT/HTVD
ABIT X600XT
ASUS EAX700PRO/TVD
ASUS EAX800XL
MSI X800XT
GECUBE X850XT-VIVO
For the latest updates of the supported PCI Express VGA card list for PCI
Express Graphics slot (PCI Express X 4), please visit ASRock website for
details.
ASRock website: http://www.asrock.com/support/index.htm
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1.4 Motherboard Layout
1
2
6 7
5
4
3
24.4cm (9.6 in)
1
PS2_USB_PWR1
DDR400/DDRII667
AGP 8X
IR1
8
1.5V_AGP1
Super
I/O
7.1 CH
FSB1066
Dual Channel
Center:
FRONT
1
VIA
PT880Pro
Chipset
ATXPWR1
Bottom:
MIC IN
Top:
LINE IN
Center:
SIDE SPK
Top:
REAR SPK
Bottom:
CTR BASS
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Top:
RJ-45
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PCI Express Graphics
LAN
PHY
775Dual-880Pro
PCI 2
USB2.0
CMOS
Battery
IDE1 IDE2
VIA
VT8237
CD1
SATA1 SATA2
PCI 3
Audio
CODEC
SATA
26
25
CLRCMOS1
PCI
24
PCI 4
JR1 JL1
GAME1
USB67
1
AUDIO1
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
EXPRESS
FLOPPY1
1
23
9
ATA133
`
PCI 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
30.5cm (12.0 in)
USB 2.0
T: USB0
B: USB1
DDRII2 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
USB 2.0
T: USB2
B: USB3
DDR2 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
CPU_FAN1
DDRII1 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
COM1
PARALLEL PORT
PS2
Keyboard
ATX12V1
DDR1 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
PS2
Mouse
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USB45
1
4MB
BIOS
CHA_FAN1
SPEAKER1
1
20 191817 16 15 14
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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
(Dual Channel A: DDRII1, DDRII2; Yellow)
2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM Slots
(Dual Channel B: DDR1, DDR2; Blue)
AGP Slot (1.5V_AGP1)
Secondary IDE Connector (IDE2, Black)
Primary IDE Connector (IDE1, Blue)
Secondary Serial ATA Connector (SATA2)
Primary Serial ATA Connector (SATA1)
System Panel Header (PANEL1)
Chassis Speaker Header (SPEAKER 1)
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21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
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PANEL 1
10
11
12
PLED PWRBTN
1
HDLED RESET
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Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN1)
Flash Memory
South Bridge Controller
Clear CMOS Jumper (CLRCMOS1)
USB 2.0 Header (USB45, Blue)
USB 2.0 Header (USB67, Blue)
Floppy Connector (FLOPPY1)
Game Connector (GAME1)
Front Panel Audio Header (AUDIO1)
JR1 / JL1 Jumpers
Internal Audio Connector: CD1 (Black)
4 x PCI Slots (PCI1- 4)
PCI Express Graphics Slot (PCI Express x 4)
Infrared Module Header (IR1)
ATX Power Connector (ATXPWR1)
1.5
ASRock 8CH I/O
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1
2
3
4
5
6
*7
2
11
12
10
Parallel Port
RJ-45 Port
Rear Speaker (Gray)
Side Speaker (Black)
Central / Bass (Orange)
Line In (Light Blue)
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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. 3)
Central / Bass
(No. 5)
Side Speaker
(No. 4)
2
4
V
V
-V
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6
8
V
V
V
V
V
V
-V
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Chapter 2 Installation
775Dual-880Pro is an ATX form factor (12.0" x 9.6", 30.5 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 12, 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 12, 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)
775Dual-880Pro motherboard provides two 184-pin DDR (Double Data Rate)
DIMM slots and two 240-pin DDRII DIMM slots, and supports Dual Channel Memory
Technology. For dual channel configuration, you always need to install identical (the same brand, speed, size and chip-type) DDR DIMM pair in the slots of the
same color. In other words, you have to install identical DDR DIMM pair in Dual
Channel A (DDRII1 and DDRII2; Yellow slots; see p.12 No.6) or identical DDR
DIMM pair in Dual Channel B (DDR1 and DDR2; Blue slots; see p.12 No.7), so
that Dual Channel Memory Technology can be activated. You may refer to the
Dual Channel Memory Configuration Table below.
Dual Channel Memory Configurations
DDRII1
DDR1
(Yellow Slot) (Blue Slot)
Populated
Populated
(1)
(2)
1.
DDRII2
DDR2
(Yellow Slot) (Blue Slot)
Populated
Populated
It is not allowed to install DDR into DDRII slot or DDRII into DDR
slot;otherwise, this motherboard and DIMM may be damaged.
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Installing a DIMM
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, AGP, and PCI Express Graphics
Slots)
There are 4 PCI slots, 1 AGP slot, and 1 PCI Express Graphics slot on 775Dual-880Pro
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 design of clasp that can securely fasten the inserted graphics
card. AGP slot is used to install AGP expansion cards. For the informa
tion of the compatible AGP VGA cards, please refer to the “Supported
AGP VGA Card List for AGP Slot” on page 9 and 10.
Please do NOT use a 3.3V AGP card on the AGP slot of this motherboard!
It may cause permanent damage! For the voltage information of your
AGP card, please check with the AGP card vendors.
PCI Express Graphics slot (PCI Express x 4):
PCI Express Graphics slot (PCI Express x 4) is used to install PCI Express
expansion cards. For the information of the compatible PCI Express VGA
cards, please refer to the “Supported PCI Express VGA Card List for PCI
Express Graphics Slot (PCI Express x 4)” on page 11.
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 Surround Display Feature
Thanks to ASRock patented PCI Express Graphics Technology, this motherboard
supports Surround Display upgrade. With the external add-on AGP VGA card and
PCI Express VGA card, you can easily enjoy the benefits of Surround Display
feature. For the detailed instruction, please refer to the document at the following
path in the Support CD: ..\ Surround Display
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
PS2_USB_PWR1
Short
Open
Setting
Short pin2, pin3 to enable
+5VSB (standby) for PS/2
+5VSB
+5V
or USB wake up events.
Note: To select +5VSB, it requires 2 Amp and higher standby current provided
by power supply.
2_3
1_2
(see p.12, No. 1)
JR1(see p.12, No. 24)
JL1(see p.12, No. 24)
JR1
JL1
Note: If the jumpers JL1 and JR1 are short, both the front panel and the rear panel
audio connectors can work.
Clear CMOS
(CLRCMOS1, 2-pin jumper)
(see p.12, No. 18)
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 from the power
supply. After waiting for 15 seconds, use a jumper cap to short 2 pins 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)
FLOPPY1
Pin1
(see p.12, No. 21)
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.12, No. 10)
(39-pin IDE2, see p.12, 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).
Serial ATA Connectors
(SATA1: see p.12, No. 12)
(SATA2: see p.12, No. 11)
SATA1 SATA2
Serial ATA (SATA)
Data Cable
These two 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 SATA HDD
power connector
connect to the
power supply
USB_PWR
P-7
P+7
GND
DUMMY
USB 2.0 Header
(9-pin USB67)
(see p.12, No. 20)
1
GND
P+6
P-6
USB_PWR
USB 2.0 Header
USB_PWR
P-5
P+5
GND
DUMMY
(9-pin USB45)
(see p.12, No. 19)
1
GND
P+4
P-4
USB_PWR
Infrared Module Header
IRTX
+5V
DUMMY
(5-pin IR1)
(see p.12, No. 28)
1
Please connect the black end of
SATA power cable to the power
connector on the drive. Then
connect the white end of SATA
power cable to the power
connector of the power supply.
ASRock 8CH I/OTM provides you
4 ready-to-use USB 2.0 ports on
the rear panel. If the rear USB
ports are not sufficient, this
USB 2.0 header is available to
support 2 extra USB 2.0 ports.
ASRock 8CH I/OTM provides you
4 ready-to-use USB 2.0 ports on
the rear panel. If the rear USB
ports are not sufficient, this
USB 2.0 header is available to
support 2 extra USB 2.0 ports.
This header supports an optional
wireless transmitting and
receiving infrared module.
GND
IRRX
Internal Audio Connectors
(4-pin CD1)
(CD1: see p.12, No. 25)
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.
CD-R
GND
GND
CD-L
CD1
Front Panel Audio Header
GND
+5VA
BACKOUT-R
BACKOUT-L
(9-pin AUDIO1)
(see p.12, No. 23)
1
AUD-OUT-L
GND
AUD-OUT-R
MIC-POWER
MIC
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This is an interface for the front
panel audio cable that allows
convenient connection and
control of audio devices.
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
System Panel Header
(9-pin PANEL1)
(see p.12, No. 13)
1
This header accommodates
several system front panel
functions.
DUMMY
RESET#
GND
HDLEDHDLED+
Chassis Speaker Header
1
SPEAKER
DUMMY
DUMMY
+5V
(4-pin SPEAKER 1)
(see p.12, No. 14)
Chassis Fan Connector
(3-pin CHA_FAN1)
GND
+12V
CHA_FAN_SPEED
(see p.12, No. 15)
CPU Fan Connector
GND
+12V
CPU_FAN_SPEED
N/C
(4-pin CPU_FAN1)
(see p.12, No. 5)
Game Connector
+5V
JBB1
JBX
MIDI_OUT
JBY
JBB2
MIDI_IN
(15-pin GAME1)
(see p.12, No. 22)
Please connect the chassis
speaker to this header.
Please connect the chassis fan
cable to this connector and
match the black wire to the
ground pin.
Please connect the CPU fan
cable to this connector and
match the black wire to the
ground pin.
Connect a Game cable to this
connector if the Game port
bracket is installed.
1
+5V
JAB2
JAY
GND
GND
JAX
JAB1
+5V
ATX Power Connector
Please connect an ATX power
supply to this connector.
(20-pin ATXPWR1)
(see p.12, No. 29)
ATX 12V Connector
Please note that it is necessary
to connect a power supply with
ATX 12V plug to this connector
so that it can provides sufficient
power. Failing to do so will cause
the failure to power up.
(4-pin ATX12V1)
(see p.12, No. 2)
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2.10 Serial A
ATTA (SA
(SATTA) Hard Disks Installation
This motherboard adopts VIA VT8237 southbridge chipset that supports Serial
ATA (SATA) hard disks and RAID functions. 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.
2.11 Hot Plug and Hot Swap FFunctions
unctions for SA
SATTA HDDs
775Dual-880Pro motherboard supports Hot Plug and Hot Swap functions
for SATA Devices.
NOTE
What is Hot Plug Function?
If the SATA HDDs are NOT set for RAID configuration, it is called “Hot
Plug” for the action to insert and remove the SATA HDDs while the system
is still power-on and in working condition.
However, please note that it cannot perform Hot Plug if the OS has been
installed into the SATA HDD.
What is Hot Swap Function?
If SATA HDDs are built as RAID1 then it is called “Hot Swap” for the action
to insert and remove the SATA HDDs while the system is still power-on
and in working condition.
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2.12 Installing Windows 2000 / Windows XP /
Windows XP 64-bit With RAID Functions
If you want to install Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows XP-64bit OS on
your system with RAID functions, please refer to the below methods for proper
installation according to the different Windows OS versions.
2.12.1 Installing Windows 2000 / Windows XP with
RAID Functions
If you want to install Windows 2000 / Windows XP OS on your SATA
HDDs with RAID functions, please follow the below steps.
STEP 1: Make a SATA Driver Diskette.
A. Insert the ASRock Support CD into your optical drive to boot your
system.
B. 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.
C. When you see the message on the screen, “Do you want to generate
Serial ATA driver diskette [YN]?”, press <Y>.
D. 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>.
E. The system will start to format the floppy diskette and copy SATA
drivers into the floppy diskette.
STEP 2: Use “SATA RAID BIOS” to set RAID configuration.
Before you start to configure the RAID function, you need to check the
installation guide in the Support CD for proper configuration. Please refer
to the document in the Support CD, “Guide to SATA Hard Disks Installation
and RAID Configuration”, which is located in the folder at the following
path: .. \ SATA RAID BIOS
STEP 3: Install Windows 2000 / Windows XP OS on your system.
After making a SATA driver diskette and using “SATA RAID BIOS” to set
RAID configuration, you can start to install Windows 2000 / Windows XP
on your system.
2.12.2 Installing Windows XP 64-bit With RAID
Functions
If you want to install Windows XP 64-bit OS on your SATA HDDs with RAID
functions, please follow the below steps.
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STEP 1: Make a SATA Driver Diskette.
A. Insert the floppy diskette into your floppy drive.
B. Copy the SATA 64-bit drivers to your floppy diskette.
The SATA 64-bit drivers are located at the following path in the Support CD:
.. \ 64bit SATA Driver
STEP 2: Install Windows XP 64-bit OS on your system.
After making a SATA driver diskette, you can start to install Windows XP 64bit on your system.
After the installation of Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows XP 64-bit OS,
if you want to manage RAID functions, you are allowed to use both “SATA RAID
BIOS” and “VIA RAID Tool” for RAID configuration. Please refer to the document
in the Support CD, “Guide to SATA Hard Disks Installation and RAID Configuration”,
which is located in the folder at the following path: .. \ SATA RAID BIOS and the
document in the support CD, “Guide to VIA RAID Tool”, which is located in the
folder at the following path: .. \ VIA RAID Tool
1. Windows 98 / Windows ME does not support RAID functions.
2. If you want to use “VIA RAID Tool” in Windows environment, please install
SATA drivers from the Support CD again so that “VIA RAID Tool” will be
installed to your system as well.
2.13 Installing Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / XP 64-bit
Without RAID Functions
If you want to install Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / XP 64-bit on your SATA HDDs
without RAID functions or you want to install Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / XP
64-bit on your IDE HDDs instead of SATA HDDs, please follow the below steps.
If you want to install Windows 98 / Windows ME on your SATA HDDs without
RAID functions, you don’t have to set up BIOS. Please install Windows 98 /
Windows ME OS on your system directly.
STEP 1: Set Up BIOS. (Only for Windows 2000 / XP / XP 64-bit)
A. Enter BIOS SETUP UTILITY Advanced screen IDE Configuration.
B. Set the “SATA Operation Mode” option from [RAID] to [non-RAID].
STEP 2: Install Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / XP 64-bit OS on your system.
After setting up BIOS, you can start to install Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / XP
64-bit on your system.
If you don’t want to set up RAID functions, there is no need to make a SATA
driver diskette.
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3. BIOS SETUP UTILITY
3.1 Introduction
This section explains how to use the BIOS SETUP UTILITY to configure your system.
The Flash Memory 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
[17:00:09]
[Tue 02/01/2005]
BIOS Version
Processor Type
Processor Speed
Microcode Update
Cache Size
:
:
:
:
:
Total Memory
: 512MB
Dual-Channel Memory Mode
: None
: 256MB/166MHz (DDR333)
: None
: 256MB/166MHz (DDR333)
DIMMII 1
DIMM 1
DIMMII 2
DIMM 2
Exit
Use [Enter], [TAB]
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
select a field.
System Overview
System Time
System Date
Security
Use [+] or [-] to
configure system Time.
775Dual-880Pro BIOS P1.00
Intel (R) CPU 3.20 GHz
3200 MHz
F34/14
1024KB
+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
CPU host frequency.
CPU Configuration
CPU Host Frequency
Actual Frequency (MHz)
[Auto]
[133]
Spread Spectrum
[Disabled]
Ratio Status
Ratio Actual Value
CPU Thermal Throttling
Hyper Threading Technology
: Locked
: 18
[Enabled]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
[Auto]
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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CPU Host Frequency
While entering setup, BIOS auto detects the present CPU host frequency of
this motherboard. The actual CPU host frequency will show in the following
item.
Spread Spectrum
This item should always be [Disabled] for better system stability.
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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.
CPU Thermal Throttling
You may select [Enabled] to enable P4 CPU internal thermal control mechanism to keep the CPU from overheated.
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.
3.3.2 Chipset Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Chipset Configuration
Options
DRAM Frequency
Flexibility Option
DRAM CAS# Latency
DRAM Command Rate
DRAM Bus Selection
[Auto]
[Disabled]
[Auto]
[2T Command]
[Auto]
DRAM Voltage
AGP Voltage
[Normal]
[High]
Primary Graphics Adapter
AGP Aperture Size
AGP Mode
AGP Fast Write
[PCI]
[64MB]
[Auto]
[Disabled]
PCI Delay Transaction
OnBoard LAN
OnBoard AC'97 Audio
[Disabled]
[Eabled]
[Auto]
133MHz (DDR266)
166MHz (DDR333)
200MHz (DDR400)
Auto
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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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: [133MHz (DDR 266)],
[166MHz (DDR 333)], [200MHz (DDR 400)] for DDR; [200MHz (DDRII 400)],
[266MHz (DDRII 533)] for DDRII.
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Flexibility Option
The default value of this option is [Disabled]. It will allow better tolerance for
memory compatibility when it is set to [Enabled].
DRAM CAS# Latency
Use this item to adjust the means of memory accessing. Configuration
options: [Auto], [2.5], [2], and [3] for DDR; [Auto], [3], [4], [5] for DDRII.
DRAM Command Rate
Use this to select among [2T Command] and [1T Command] for DRAM
Command Rate. The default value is [2T Command].
DRAM Bus Selection
The default value is [Auto], which will automatically select the proper access mode for the system. You may select between [Single Channel] and
[Dual Channel] if you have properly set the dual channel memory
configuration.
DRAM Voltage
Use this to select among [Normal] and [High] for DRAM Voltage. The default
value is [Normal].
AGP Voltage
Use this to select among [Normal] and [High] for AGP Voltage. The default
value is [High].
Primary Graphics Adapter
This allows you to select [PCI], [AGP], or [PCI-Express] as the primary
graphics adapter. The default vaule is [PCI].
AGP Aperture Size
It refers to a section of the PCI memory address range used for graphics
memory. It is recommended to leave this field at the default value unless the
installed AGP card’s specifications requires other sizes.
AGP Mode
The default value of this feature is set to [Auto]. If you install an 8X-AGP
card on this motherboard, you may select [Auto], [8X] or [4X] as the AGP
mode. If the installed AGP card is a 4X-AGP card, then you may set the AGP
mode as [Auto], [4X], [2X], or [1X].
AGP Fast Write
This allows you to enable or disable the feature of AGP fast write protocol
support.
PCI Delay Transaction
Enable PCI Delay Transaction feature will free the PCI Bus when the CPU is
accessing 8-bit ISA cards. Disable this feature when using ISA cards that
are not PCI 2.1 compliant.
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OnBoard LAN
This allows you to enable or disable the onboard LAN feature.
OnBoard AC’97 Audio
Select [Auto], [Enabled] or [Disabled] for the onboard AC’97 Audio feature.
If you select [Auto], the onboard AC’97 Audio will be disabled when PCI
Sound card is plugged.
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]
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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Restore on AC/Power Loss
Use this item 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.
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3.3.4 IDE Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
IDE Configuration
OnBoard IDE Controller
SATA Operation Mode
Primary IDE Master
Primary IDE Slave
Secondary IDE Master
Secondary IDE Slave
[Both]
[RAID]
[Hard Disk]
[Not Detected]
[Not Detected]
[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
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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OnBoard IDE Controller
Use this item to enable or disable the onboard IDE controller.
SATA Operation Mode
Use this item to adjust SATA Operation Mode. The default value of this
option is [RAID]. If you don’t want to operate RAID function on SATA HDDs,
please select [non-RAID]. However, if you want to install Windows 98/ME
without RAID functions, please still select [RAID].
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.
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]
[Disabled]
Select the type
of device 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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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.
[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.
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3.3.5 PCIPnP Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Value in units of PCI
clocks for PCI device
latency timer
register.
PCI / PnP Configuration
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.
3.3.6 Floppy Configuration
In this section, you may configure the type of your floppy drive.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Floppy Configuration
Floppy A
Floppy B
[1.44 MB 31 2"]
[Disabled]
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].
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].
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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].
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.
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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
Exit
Hardware Health Event Monitoring
CPU Temperature
M / B Temperature
: 37 C / 98 F
: 31 C / 87 F
CPU Fan Speed
Chassis Fan Speed
: 2463 RPM
: N/A
Vcore
+ 3.30V
+ 5.00V
+ 12.00V
:
:
:
:
1.629V
3.306V
5.067V
11.890V
Select Screen
Select Item
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
F1
F9
F10
ESC
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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
Security
Exit
Configure Settings
during System Boot.
Boot Settings Configuration
Boot Device Priority
Removable Drives
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
VIA SATA Raid Utility
Bootup Num-Lock
To enable or disable the
boot from network feature.
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[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.
VIA SATA Raid Utility
Use this to enable or disable VIA VT8237 SATA Raid BIOS Utility during
POST.
Boot Up Num-Lock
If this item is set to [On], it will automatically activate the Numeric Lock
function after boot-up.
3.5.2 Boot Device Priority
In this section, you may specify the boot sequence from the available devices
in your system.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Boot
Boot Device Priority
1st Boot Device
2nd Boot Device
3rd Boot Device
[1st FLOPPY DRIVE]
[HDD: PM-MAXTOR 6L08]
[CD / DVD]
Specifies the boot
sequence from the
available devices.
A device enclosed in
parenthesis has been
disabled in the
corresponding type
menu.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Likewise, you may also specify the boot sequence from the available devices
for the hard disk drives, the removable drives, and the CD/DVD drives.
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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
Supervisor Password
User Password
Security
Exit
Install or Change the
password.
: Not Installed
: Not Installed
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Clear 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: 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 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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