User manual | ASRock 2Core1066-2.13G Computer Hardware User Manual

2Core1066-2.13G
User Manual
Version 1.0
Published August 2007
Copyright©2007 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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Contents
1 Introduction ................................................... 5
1.1 Package Contents ..........................................................
1.2 Specifications ................................................................
1.3 Minimum Hardware Requirement Table for Windows®
VistaTM Premium 2007 and Basic Logo..........................
1.4 Motherboard Layout ......................................................
1.5 HD 8CH I/O .....................................................................
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2 Installation ...................................................... 12
2.1 Screw Holes .................................................................
2.2 Pre-installation Precautions ...........................................
2.3 CPU Installation ..............................................................
2.4 Installation of Heatsink and CPU fan .............................
2.5 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM) .........................
2.6 Expansion Slots (PCI, HDMR, and PCI Express Slots) .......
2.7 Jumpers Setup ..............................................................
2.8 Onboard Headers and Connectors ..............................
2.9 SATAII Hard Disk Setup Guide .......................................
2.10 Serial ATA (SATA) / Serial ATAII (SATAII) Hard Disks
Installation ......................................................................
2.11 Driver Installation Guide ..............................................
2.12 HDMR Card and Driver Installation ..............................
2.13 Untied Overclocking Technology ...................................
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3 BIOS SSETUP
ETUP UTILITY ........................................... 25
3.1 Introduction ....................................................................
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar ....................................................
3.1.2 Navigation Keys ...................................................
3.2 Main Screen ...................................................................
3.3 Advanced Screen .........................................................
3.3.1 CPU Configuration ................................................
3.3.2 Chipset Configuration ..........................................
3.3.3 ACPI Configuration ...............................................
3.3.4 IDE Configuration .................................................
3.3.5 PCIPnP Configuration ...........................................
3.3.6 Floppy Configuration ...........................................
3.3.7 Super IO Configuration ........................................
3.3.8 USB Configuration ...............................................
3.4 Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen ..................
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3.5 Boot Screen ...................................................................
3.5.1 Boot Settings Configuration ..................................
3.6 Security Screen ............................................................
3.7 Exit Screen ....................................................................
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4 Software Support ........................................... 42
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 Contact Information ..............................................
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock 2Core1066-2.13G 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 VGA cards and CPU support lists on ASRock website
as well. ASRock website http://www.asrock.com
1.1 Package Contents
ASRock 2Core1066-2.13G Motherboard Bundled With Selected Dual Core CPU
Operating at FSB1066 / 2.13GHz
(Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.0-in, 24.4 cm x 22.9 cm)
ASRock 2Core1066-2.13G Quick Installation Guide
ASRock 2Core1066-2.13G Support CD
One 80-conductor Ultra ATA 66/100 IDE Ribbon Cable
One Ribbon Cable for a 3.5-in Floppy Drive
One Serial ATA (SATA) Data Cable (Optional)
One Serial ATA (SATA) HDD Power Cable (Optional)
One HD 8CH I/O Shield
One COM Port Bracket
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1.2
Specifications
Platform
CPU
- Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.0-in, 24.4 cm x 22.9 cm
- Bundle with selected Dual Core CPU operating at
FSB1066 / 2.13GHz
* This motherboard also supports below CPU specifications:
- LGA 775 for Intel® Dual Core CoreTM 2 Extreme / CoreTM 2 Duo
/ Pentium® D / Pentium® Dual Core / Pentium® 4 / Celeron® /
Celeron® D
- Compatible with all FSB1333/1066/800/533MHz CPUs except Quad
Core (see CAUTION 1)
- Supports Hyper-Threading Technology
- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology (see CAUTION 2)
- Supports EM64T CPU
Chipset
Memory
Hybrid Booster
Expansion Slot
Graphics
Audio
LAN
Rear Panel I/O
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- Northbridge: Intel® 945GC A2
- Southbridge: Intel® ICH7
- Dual Channel DDRII Memory Technology (see CAUTION 3)
- 2 x DDRII DIMM slots
- Support DDRII667/533 (see CAUTION 4). This motherboard
will automatically optimize the condition of CPU and memory
frequency according to the bundled CPU and memory module.
- Max. capacity: 4GB (see CAUTION 5)
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control (see CAUTION 6)
- ASRock U-COP (see CAUTION 7)
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- 1 x PCI Express x16 slot
- 1 x PCI Express x1 slot
- 2 x PCI slots
- 1 x HDMR slot
- Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
- Pixel Shader 2.0, DirectX 9.0
- Max. shared memory 224MB (see CAUTION 8)
- 7.1 CH Windows® VistaTM Premium Level HD Audio
(ALC888 Audio Codec)
- Realtek PCIE x1 LAN 8101E
- Speed: 10/100 Ethernet
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
HD 8CH I/O
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x VGA Port
- 1 x Parallel Port (ECP/EPP Support)
Connector
BIOS Feature
Support CD
Hardware
Monitor
OS
Certifications
- 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port
- HD Audio Jack: Side Speaker/Rear Speaker/Central/Bass/
Line in/Front Speaker/Microphone (see CAUTION 9)
- 4 x SATAII 3.0 Gb/s connectors (No Support for RAID and
“Hot Plug” functions) (see CAUTION 10)
- 1 x ATA100 IDE connector (supports 2 x IDE devices)
- 1 x Floppy connector
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x COM port header
- CPU/Chassis FAN connector
- 20 pin ATX power connector
- 4 pin 12V power connector
- CD in header
- Front panel audio connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports)
(see CAUTION 11)
- 4Mb AMI BIOS
- AMI Legal BIOS
- Supports “Plug and Play”
- ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
- Supports jumperfree
- AMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version)
- CPU Temperature Sensing
- Chassis Temperature Sensing
- CPU Fan Tachometer
- Chassis Fan Tachometer
- CPU Quiet Fan
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
- Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP/XP 64-bit/VistaTM/
VistaTM 64-bit compliant (see CAUTION 12)
- FCC, CE, WHQL
WARNING
Please realize that there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting
the setting in the BIOS, applying Untied Overclocking Technology, or using the thirdparty overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system stability, or even
cause damage to the components and devices of your system. It should be done at
your own risk and expense. We are not responsible for possible damage caused by
overclocking.
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CAUTION!
1.
FSB1333-CPU will operate in overclocking mode. Under this situation,
2.
PCIE frequency will also be overclocked to 115MHz.
This motherboard supports Untied Overclocking Technology. Please read
3.
“Untied Overclocking Technology” on page 24 for details.
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 16 for proper installation.
4.
Please check the table below for the CPU FSB frequency and its corresponding memory support frequency.
CPU FSB Frequency
1333
1066
800
Memory Support Frequency
DDRII533*, DDRII667
DDRII533, DDRII667
DDRII400, DDRII533, DDRII667
533
DDRII400, DDRII533
* When you use a FSB1333-CPU on this motherboard, it will run at
5.
DDRII500 if you adopt a DDRII533 memory module.
Due to the chipset limitation, the actual memory size may be less than
4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® XP, Windows®
XP 64-bit, Windows® VistaTM and Windows® VistaTM 64-bit.
6.
7.
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.
While CPU overheat is detected, the system will automatically shutdown.
Before you resume the system, please check if the CPU fan on the
motherboard functions properly and unplug the power cord, then plug it
back again. To improve heat dissipation, remember to spray thermal
grease between the CPU and the heatsink when you install the PC system.
8.
The maximum shared memory size is defined by the chipset vendor and
is subject to change. Please check Intel® website for the latest information.
9.
For microphone input, this motherboard supports both stereo and mono
modes. For audio output, this motherboard supports 2-channel, 4-channel,
6-channel, and 8-channel modes. Please check the table on page 11 for
proper connection.
10. Before installing SATAII hard disk to SATAII connector, please read the “SATAII
Hard Disk Setup Guide” on page 23 to adjust your SATAII hard disk drive to
SATAII mode. You can also connect SATA hard disk to SATAII connector
directly.
11. Power Management for USB 2.0 works fine under Microsoft® Windows®
VistaTM 64-bit / VistaTM / XP 64-bit / XP SP1 or SP2 / 2000 SP4.
12. Microsoft® Windows® VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit driver keeps on updating now. As
long as we have the latest driver, we will update it to our website in the future.
Please visit our website for Microsoft® Windows® VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit driver
and related information.
ASRock website
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http://www.asrock.com
1.3
Minimum Hardware R
equirement TTable
able for W
indows ®
Requirement
Windows
Vista TM Premium 2007 and Basic Logo
For system integrators and users who purchase this motherboard and
plan to submit Windows® VistaTM Premium 2007 and Basic logo, please
follow below table for minimum hardware requirements.
Memory
VGA
512MB x 2 Dual Channel (Premium)
512MB Single Channel (Basic)
256MB x 2 Dual Channel (Basic)
DX9.0 with WDDM Driver
* If you plan to use onboard VGA to submit Windows® VistaTM logo, please keep the
default setting of “DVMT Mode Select” option under BIOS.
* If you plan to use external graphics card on this motherboard, please refer to
Premium Discrete requirement at http://www.asrock.com
* After June 1, 2007, all Windows® VistaTM systems are required to meet above
minimum hardware requirements in order to qualify for Windows® VistaTM Premium
2007 logo.
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1.4 Motherboard Layout
1 23
6
5
4
22.9cm (9.0 in)
1
PS2_USB_PWR1
Super
IO
4Mb
BIOS
Center:
REAR SPK
Bottom:
CTR BASS
Intel
945GC A2
Chipset
ATXPWR1
Center:
FRONT
Top:
LINE IN
Bottom:
MIC IN
PCI
EXPRESS
PCIE1
25
PCI2
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
10
20
SATAII_3
SATAII_4
SATAII_1
SATAII_2
1
1
USB4_5
7.1CH HD
HDMR1
8
9
10
SATAII
AUDIO
CODEC
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FSB800
Intel
ICH7
PCI1
HD_AUDIO1
1
2
3
4
5
6
FSB1333
DDRII667
CLRCMOS1
CD1
1
FSB800
CMOS
Battery
PCIE2
24
23
22
7
IDE1
RoHS
LAN
PHY
24.4cm (9.6 in)
Top:
RJ-45
DDRII_2 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
USB 2.0
T: USB0
B: USB1
Top:
SIDE SPK
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USB 2.0
T: USB2
B: USB3
COM1
27
1
28
DDRII_1 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Dual Core CPU
Conroe Presler
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1
IR1
VGA1
PARALLEL PORT
PS2
Keyboard
CPU_FAN1
ATX12V1
Dual Channel
PS2
Mouse
USB6_7
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12
PANEL 1
PLED PWRBTN
SPEAKER1
1
USB2.0
FLOPPY1
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PS2_USB_PWR1 Jumper
ATX 12V Connector (ATX12V1)
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1)
775-Pin CPU Socket
North Bridge Controller
2 x 240-pin DDRII DIMM Slots
(Dual Channel: DDRII_1, DDRII_2; Yellow)
IDE1 Connector (IDE1, Blue)
Clear CMOS Jumper (CLRCMOS1)
South Bridge Controller
Third SATAII Connector (SATAII_3; Orange)
Fourth SATAII Connector (SATAII_4; Orange)
Secondary SATAII Connector (SATAII_2; Red)
System Panel Header (PANEL1)
Primary SATAII Connector (SATAII_1; Red)
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15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
CHA_FAN1
17 16 15 14
1
HDLED RESET
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Chassis Speaker Header (SPEAKER 1)
Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN1)
USB 2.0 Header (USB6_7, Blue)
USB 2.0 Header (USB4_5, Blue)
Floppy Connector (FLOPPY1)
HDMR Slot (HDMR1)
Front Panel Audio Header (HD_AUDIO1)
PCI Slots (PCI1- 2)
Internal Audio Connector: CD1 (Black)
PCI Express x1 Slot (PCIE2)
PCI Express x16 Slot (PCIE1)
ATX Power Connector (ATXPWR1)
BIOS FWH Chip
Serial Port Connector (COM1)
Infrared Module Header (IR1)
1.5
HD 8CH I/O
2
1
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1
2
3
4
5
6
*7
12
11
3
6
4
7
5
8
9
10
Parallel Port
RJ-45 Port
Side Speaker (Gray)
Rear Speaker (Black)
Central / Bass (Orange)
Line In (Light Blue)
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9
10
11
12
13
Microphone (Pink)
USB 2.0 Ports (USB01)
USB 2.0 Ports (USB23)
VGA Port
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
Central / Bass
Side Speaker
2
(No. 7)
V
(No. 4)
--
(No. 5)
--
(No. 3)
--
4
6
V
V
V
V
-V
---
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V
V
V
V
* To enable Multi-Streaming function, you need to connect a front panel audio cable to the front
panel audio header. After restarting your computer, you will find “Mixer” tool on your system.
Please select “Mixer ToolBox”
, click “Enable playback multi-streaming”, and click
“ok”. Choose “2CH”, “4CH”, “6CH”, or “8CH” and then you are allowed to select “Realtek HDA
Primary output” to use Rear Speaker, Central/Bass, and Front Speaker, or select “Realtek HDA
Audio 2nd output” to use front panel audio.
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Chapter 2 Installation
2Core1066-2.13G is a Micro ATX form factor (9.6" x 9.0", 24.4 x 22.9 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 CPU Installation
This motherboard is bundled with one
selected Dual Core CPU operating at
FSB1066 / 2.13GHz. Please do not remove
ASRock CPU stickers on both sides of CPU
socket on this motherboard. If the stickers are damaged, removed or bear the
word “VOID”, ASRock is not responsible for the after service of this CPU.
In the future, you may adopt other
compatible Intel 775-LAND CPU on this
motherboard. For the installation of Intel 775LAND CPU, please follow the steps below.
ASRock reminds you that as long as you adopt
other CPU on this motherboard, we will not be
responsible for the after service of the bundled
CPU.
ASRock CPU Sticker
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.
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Step 2-2. Orient the CPU with IHS (Integrated
Heat Sink) up. Locate Pin1 and the two
orientation key notches.
Pin1
orientation
key notch
orientation
key notch
Pin1
alignment key
alignment key
775-Pin Socket
775-LAND CPU
For proper inserting, please ensure to match the two orientation key
notches of the CPU with the two alignment keys of the socket.
Step 2-3. Carefully place the CPU into the socket
by using a purely vertical motion.
Step 2-4. Verify that the CPU is within the socket
and properly mated to the orient keys.
Step 3. Remove PnP Cap (Pick and Place Cap):
Use your left hand index finger and thumb to
support the load plate edge, engage PnP cap
with right hand thumb and peel the cap from the
socket while pressing on center of PnP cap to
assist in removal.
1. It is recommended to use the cap tab to handle and avoid kicking
off the PnP cap.
2. This cap must be placed if returning the motherboard for after
service.
Step 4. Close the socket:
Step 4-1. Rotate the load plate onto the IHS.
Step 4-2. While pressing down lightly on load
plate, engage the load lever.
Step 4-3. Secure load lever with load plate tab
under retention tab of load lever.
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2.4
Installation of CPU Fan and Heatsink
This motherboard is equipped with 775-Pin socket that supports Intel 775-LAND CPU.
Please adopt the type of heatsink and cooling fan compliant with Intel 775-LAND CPU
to dissipate heat. Before you installed the heatsink, you need to spray thermal
interface material between the CPU and the heatsink to improve heat dissipation.
Ensure that the CPU and the heatsink are securely fastened and in good contact with
each other. Then connect the CPU fan to the CPU_FAN connector (CPU_FAN1, see
page 10, No. 3).
For proper installation, please kindly refer to the instruction manuals of
your CPU fan and heatsink.
Below is an example to illustrate the installation of the heatsink for 775-LAND CPU.
Step 1. Apply thermal interface material onto center
of IHS on the socket surface.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Place the heatsink onto the socket. Ensure
fan cables are oriented on side closest to the
CPU fan connector on the motherboard
(CPU_FAN1, see page 10, No. 3).
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)
2Core1066-2.13G motherboard provides two 240-pin DDRII (Double Data Rate)
DIMM slots, and supports Dual Channel Memory Technology. For dual channel
configuration, you always need to install two identical (the same brand, speed,
size and chip-type) memory modules in the DDRII DIMM slots to activate Dual
Channel Memory Technology. Otherwise, it will operate at single channel mode.
1.
It is not allowed to install a DDR memory module into DDRII slot;
2.
otherwise, this motherboard and DIMM may be damaged.
If you install only one memory module or two non-identical memory
modules, it is unable to activate the Dual Channel Memory Technology.
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.
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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.
2.6 Expansion Slots (PCI, HDMR and PCI Express Slots)
There are 2 PCI slots, 1 HDMR slot and 2 PCI Express slots on this motherboard.
PCI slots: PCI slots are used to install expansion cards that have the 32-bit PCI
interface.
HDMR slot: HDMR slot is used to insert a HDMR card with v.92 Modem
functionality. The HDMR slot is shared with PCI2 slot.
PCIE Slots: PCIE1 (PCIE x16 slot) is used for PCI Express cards with x16 lane
width graphics cards.
PCIE2 (PCIE x1 slot) is used for PCI Express cards with x1 lane
width cards, such as Gigabit LAN card, SATA2 card, etc.
If you install the add-on PCI Express VGA card to PCIE1 (PCIE x16 slot),
the onboard VGA will be disabled. If you install the add-on PCI Express VGA
card to PCIE1 (PCIE x16 slot) and adjust the “Internal Graphics Mode Select”
BIOS option to [Enabled], the onboard VGA will be enabled, and the primary
screen will be onboard VGA.
Installing an expansion card
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
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 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.
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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
Setting
PS2_USB_PWR1
1_2
2_3
Description
Short pin2, pin3 to enable
(see p.10 No. 1)
+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.
Clear CMOS
(CLRCMOS1, 2-pin jumper)
(see p.10 No. 8)
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.
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2.8 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.10 No. 19)
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)
(39-pin IDE1, see p.10 No. 7)
PIN1
IDE1
connect the black end
connect the blue end
to the IDE devices
to the motherboard
80-conductor ATA 66/100 cable
Note: Please refer to the instruction of your IDE device vendor for the details.
Serial ATAII Connectors
(SATAII_1: see p.10, No. 14)
(SATAII_2: see p.10, No. 12)
SATAII_3
SATAII_4
SATAII_1
SATAII_2
(SATAII_3: see p.10, No. 10)
(SATAII_4: see p.10, No. 11)
Serial ATA (SATA)
Data Cable
These Serial ATAII (SATAII)
connectors support SATAII
or SATA hard disk for internal
storage devices. The current
SATAII interface allows up to
3.0 Gb/s data transfer rate.
Either end of the SATA data cable
can be connected to the SATA /
SATAII hard disk or the SATAII
connector on the motherboard.
(Optional)
Serial ATA (SATA)
Power Cable
(Optional)
connect to the SATA HDD
power connector
connect to the
power supply
Please connect the black end of
SATA power cable to the power
connector on each drive. Then
connect the white end of SATA
power cable to the power
connector of the power supply.
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USB 2.0 Headers
USB_PWR
P-7
P+7
GND
DUMMY
(9-pin USB6_7)
(see p.10 No. 17)
1
GND
P+6
P-6
USB_PWR
(9-pin USB4_5)
(see p.10 No. 18)
Besides four default USB 2.0
ports on the I/O panel, there are
two USB 2.0 headers on this
motherboard. Each USB 2.0
header can support two USB
2.0 ports.
USB_PWR
P-4
P+4
GND
DUMMY
1
GND
P+5
P-5
USB_PWR
IRTX
+5VSB
DUMMY
Infrared Module Header
(5-pin IR1)
1
(see p.10 No. 29)
GND
IRRX
Internal Audio Connector
(4-pin CD1)
CD1
(CD1: see p.10 No. 23)
CD-L
GND
GND
CD-R
Front Panel Audio Header
GND
PRESENCE#
MIC_RET
OUT_RET
(9-pin HD_AUDIO1)
(see p.10 No. 21)
1
OUT2_L
J_SENSE
OUT2_R
MIC2_R
MIC2_L
This header supports an
optional wireless transmitting
and receiving infrared module.
This connector allows you
to receive stereo audio input
from sound sources such as
a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, TV
tuner card, or MPEG card.
This is an interface for front
panel audio cable that allows
convenient connection and
control of audio devices.
1. High Definition Audio supports Jack Sensing, but the panel wire on the
chassis must support HDA to function correctly. Please follow the
instruction in our manual and chassis manual to install your system.
2. If you use AC’97 audio panel, please install it to the front panel audio
header as below:
A. Connect Mic_IN (MIC) to MIC2_L.
B. Connect Audio_R (RIN) to OUT2_R and Audio_L (LIN) to OUT2_L.
C. Connect Ground (GND) to Ground (GND).
D. MIC_RET and OUT_RET are for HD audio panel only. You don’t
need to connect them for AC’97 audio panel.
E. Enter BIOS Setup Utility. Enter Advanced Settings, and then select
Chipset Configuration. Set the Front Panel Control option from
[Auto] to [Enabled].
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F. Enter Windows system. Click the icon on the lower right hand
taskbar to enter Realtek HD Audio Manager. Click “Audio I/O”,
select “Connector Settings”
, choose “Disable front
panel jack detection”, and save the change by clicking “OK”.
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
System Panel Header
(9-pin PANEL1)
(see p.10 No. 13)
1
This header accommodates
several system front panel
functions.
DUMMY
RESET#
GND
HDLEDHDLED+
Chassis Speaker Header
Please connect the chassis
1
SPEAKER
DUMMY
DUMMY
+5V
(4-pin SPEAKER 1)
(see p.10 No. 15)
Chassis Fan Connector
(3-pin CHA_FAN1)
GND
+12V
CHA_FAN_SPEED
(see p.10 No. 16)
CPU Fan Connector
(4-pin CPU_FAN1)
+12V
CPU_FAN_SPEED
FAN_SPEED_CONTROL
GND
(see p.10 No. 3)
speaker to this header.
Please connect a chassis fan
cable to this connector and
match the black wire to the
ground pin.
Please connect a CPU fan cable
to this connector and match
the black wire to the ground pin.
1 2 3 4
Though this motherboard provides 4-Pin CPU fan (Quiet Fan) support, the 3-Pin
CPU fan still can work successfully even without the fan speed control function.
If you plan to connect the 3-Pin CPU fan to the CPU fan connector on this
motherboard, please connect it to Pin 1-3.
Pin 1-3 Connected
3-Pin Fan Installation
ATX Power Connector
(20-pin ATXPWR1)
Please connect an ATX power
supply to this connector.
(see p.10 No. 26)
ATX 12V Connector
(4-pin ATX12V1)
(see p.10 No. 2)
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.
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Serial port Header
RRXD1
DDTR#1
DDSR#1
CCTS#1
(9-pin COM1)
(see p.10 No. 28)
1
22
RRI#1
RRTS#1
GND
TTXD1
DDCD#1
This COM1 header supports
a serial port module.
2.9
SA
SATTAII Hard Disk Setup Guide
Before installing SATAII hard disk to your computer, please carefully read below
SATAII hard disk setup guide. Some default setting of SATAII hard disks may not
be at SATAII mode, which operate with the best performance. In order to enable
SATAII function, please follow the below instruction with different vendors to
correctly adjust your SATAII hard disk to SATAII mode in advance; otherwise, your
SATAII hard disk may fail to run at SATAII mode.
Western Digital
7
5
3
1
8
6
4
2
If pin 5 and pin 6 are shorted, SATA 1.5Gb/s will be enabled.
On the other hand, if you want to enable SATAII 3.0Gb/s, please remove the
jumpers from pin 5 and pin 6.
SAMSUNG
7
5
3
1
8
6
4
2
If pin 3 and pin 4 are shorted, SATA 1.5Gb/s will be enabled.
On the other hand, if you want to enable SATAII 3.0Gb/s, please remove the
jumpers from pin 3 and pin 4.
HITACHI
Please use the Feature Tool, a DOS-bootable tool, for changing various ATA
features. Please visit HITACHI’s website for details:
http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/support/download.htm
The above examples are just for your reference. For different SATAII hard
disk products of different vendors, the jumper pin setting methods may not
be the same. Please visit the vendors’ website for the updates.
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2.10 Serial A
ATTA (SA
(SATTA) / Serial A
ATTAII (SA
(SATTAII) Hard Disks
Installation
This motherboard adopts Intel® ICH7 south bridge chipset that supports Serial ATA
(SATA) / Serial ATAII (SATAII) hard disks. You may install SATA / SATAII hard disks
on this motherboard for internal storage devices. This section will guide you to
install the SATA / SATAII hard disks.
STEP 1: Install the SATA / SATAII hard disks into the drive bays of your chassis.
STEP 2: Connect the SATA power cable to the SATA / SATAII hard disk.
STEP 3: Connect one end of the SATA data cable to the motherboard’s SATAII
connector.
STEP 4: Connect the other end of the SATA data cable to the SATA / SATAII hard
disk.
2.11 Driver Installation Guide
To install the drivers to your system, please insert the support CD to your optical
drive first. Then, the drivers compatible to your system can be auto-detected and
listed on the support CD driver page. Please follow the order from up to bottom
side to install those required drivers. Therefore, the drivers you install can work
properly.
2.12 HDMR Card and Driver Installation
If you do not insert HDMR card to this motherboard, and you finish installing all
drivers to your system now, but in the future, you plan to use HDMR card function
on this motherboard, please follow the steps below then.
1. Insert HDMR card to HDMR slot on this motherboard. Please make sure that the
HDMR card is completely seated on the slot.
2. Install HDMR card driver from our support CD to your system.
3. Reboot your system.
2.13 Untied Overclocking TTechnology
echnology
This motherboard supports Untied Overclocking Technology, which means during
overclocking, FSB enjoys better margin due to fixed PCI / PCIE buses. Before you
enable Untied Overclocking function, please enter “Overclock Mode” option of
BIOS setup to set the selection from [Auto] to [CPU, PCIE, Async.]. Therefore, CPU
FSB is untied during overclocking, but PCI / PCIE buses are in the fixed mode so
that FSB can operate under a more stable overclocking environment.
Please refer to the warning on page 7 for the possible overclocking risk before
you apply Untied Overclocking Technology.
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Chapter 3 BIOS SETUP UTILITY
3.1
Introduction
This section explains how to use the BIOS SETUP UTILITY to configure your system.
The BIOS FWH chip on the motherboard stores the BIOS SETUP UTILITY. You may
run the BIOS SETUP UTILITY when you start up the computer. Please press <F2>
during the Power-On-Self-Test (POST) to enter the BIOS SETUP UTILITY, otherwise,
POST will continue with its test routines.
If you wish to enter the BIOS SETUP UTILITY after POST, restart the system by
pressing <Ctl> + <Alt> + <Delete>, or by pressing the reset button on the system
chassis. You may also restart by turning the system off and then back on.
Because the BIOS software is constantly being updated, the
following BIOS setup screens and descriptions are for reference purpose only, and they may not exactly match what you
see on your screen.
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar
The top of the
Main
Advanced
PCIPnP
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 set up the PCI features
To set up the default system device to locate and load the
Operating System
Security
To set up the security features
Chipset
To set up the chipset features
Exit
To exit the current screen or the BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Use < > key or < > key to choose among the selections on the menu bar,
and then press <Enter> to get into the sub screen.
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3.1.2 Navigation Keys
Please check the following table for the function description of each navigation
key.
Navigation Key(s)
/
/
+ / <Enter>
<F1>
<F9>
<F10>
<ESC>
Function Description
Moves cursor left or right to select Screens
Moves cursor up or down to select items
To change option for the selected items
To bring up the selected screen
To display the General Help Screen
To load optimal default values for all the settings
To save changes and exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY
To jump to the Exit Screen or exit the current screen
3.2 Main Screen
When you enter the BIOS SETUP UTILITY, the Main screen will appear and display
the system overview
Advanced
Main
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitor
Boot
System Overview
System Time
System Date
[14:00:09]
[Thu 08/09/2007]
: 2Core1066-2.13G P1.00
: Selected Dual Core CPU operating
at FSB1066/2.13GHz (64bit)
: 2133MHz
Processor Speed
Microcode Update : 6F2/56
: 1024KB
Cache Size
BIOS Version
Processor Type
Total Memory
DDRII1
DDRII2
: 1024MB with 8MB shared memory
Single-Channel Memory Mode
: 1024MB/266MHz (DDRII533)
: None
Security
Exit
Use [Enter], [TAB]
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
select a field.
Use [+] or [-] to
configure system Time.
+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.
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.
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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
CPU Configuration
Overclock Mode
CPU Frequency (MHz)
PCIE Frequency (MHz)
Boot Failure Guard
Spread Spectrum
Select the over clock
mode.
[Auto]
[266]
[100]
[Enabled]
[Auto]
Ratio Actual Value
8
Enhance Halt State
Max CPUID Value Limit
CPU Thermal Throttling
No-Excute Memory Protection
Intel (R) SpeedStep(tm) tech.
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[Auto]
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Overclock Mode
Use this to select Overclock Mode. The default value is [Auto]. Configuration options: [Auto], [CPU, PCIE, Sync.] and [CPU, PCIE, Async.].
CPU Frequency (MHz)
Use this option to adjust CPU frequency.
PCIE Frequency (MHz)
Use this option to adjust PCIE frequency.
Boot Failure Guard
Enable or disable the feature of Boot Failure Guard.
Spread Spectrum
This item should always be [Auto] for better system stability.
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Enhance Halt State
All processors support the Halt State (C1). The C1 state is supported
through the native processor instructions HLT and MWAIT and requires no
hardware support from the chipset. In the C1 power state, the processor
maintains the context of the system caches.
Max CPUID Value Limit
For Prescott CPU only, some OSes (ex. NT4.0) cannot handle the function
with disable. This should be enabled in order to boot legacy OSes that
cannot support CPUs with extended CPUID functions.
CPU Thermal Throttling
You may select [Enabled] to enable P4 CPU internal thermal control mechanism to keep the CPU from overheated. This option will be hidden if the
current CPU does not support CPU Thermal Throttling.
No-Excute Memory Protection
No-Execution (NX) Memory Protection Technology is an enhancement to
the IA-32 Intel Architecture. An IA-32 processor with “No Execute (NX)
Memory Protection” can prevent data pages from being used by malicious
software to execute code. This option will be hidden if the current CPU
does not support No-Excute Memory Protection.
Intel (R) SpeedStep(tm) tech.
Intel (R) SpeedStep(tm) tech. is Intel’s new power saving technology.
Processor can switch between multiple frequency and voltage points to
enable power savings. The default value is [Auto]. Configuration options:
[Auto], [Enabled] and [Disabled]. If you install Windows® XP and select
[Auto], you need to set the “Power Schemes” as “Portable/Laptop” to enable this function. If you install Windows® VistaTM and want to enable this
function, please set this item to [Enabled]. This item will be hidden if the
current CPU does not support Intel (R) SpeedStep(tm) tech..
Please note that enabling this function may reduce CPU voltage and lead to system
stability or compatibility issue with some power supplies. Please set this item to
[Disable] if above issue occurs.
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3.3.2 Chipset Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Chipset Configuration
Options
DRAM Frequency
[Auto]
[Disabled]
Flexibility Option
Configure DRAM Timing by SPD [Enabled]
[Auto]
DRAM CAS# Latency
Primary Graphics Adapter
Internal Graphics Mode Select
DVMT Mode Select
DVMT/FIXED Memory
[PCI]
[Auto]
[DVMT Mode]
[Maximum DVMT]
OnBoard HD Audio
Front Panel
CD-In
OnBoard Lan
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
PCI Fix Function
[Enabled]
VCCM Voltage
[Auto]
Auto
200MHz
266MHz
333MHz
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
(DDRII400)
(DDRII533)
(DDRII667)
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: [200MHz (DDRII 400)], [266MHz
(DDRII 533)], [333MHz (DDRII 667)]. The configuration options may change
according to the corresponding FSB frequency of the CPU you adopt.
Flexibility Option
The default value of this option is [Disabled]. It will allow better tolerance for
memory compatibility when it is set to [Enabled].
Configure DRAM Timing by SPD
Select [Enabled] will configure the following items by the contents in the
SPD (Serial Presence Detect) device. If you select [Disabled], you will find
the items “DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay”, “DRAM RAS# Precharge”, and
“DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge” appear to allow you adjusting them.
DRAM CAS# Latency
Use this item to adjust the means of memory accessing. Configuration
options: [2 DRAM Clocks], [3 DRAM Clocks], [4 DRAM Clocks], [5 DRAM
Clocks], and [6 DRAM Clocks].
DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay
This controls the latency between the DRAM active command and the
read / write command. Configuration options: [2 DRAM Clocks], [3 DRAM
Clocks], [4 DRAM Clocks], [5 DRAM Clocks], and [6 DRAM Clocks].
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DRAM RAS# Precharge
This controls the idle clocks after a precharge command is issued.
Configuration options: [2 DRAM Clocks], [3 DRAM Clocks], [4 DRAM
Clocks], [5 DRAM Clocks], and [6 DRAM Clocks].
DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge
This controls the number of DRAM clocks for TRAS. Configuration options:
[4 DRAM Clocks], [5 DRAM Clocks], [6 DRAM Clocks], [7 DRAM Clocks], [8
DRAM Clocks], [9 DRAM Clocks], [10 DRAM Clocks], [11 DRAM Clocks], [12
DRAM Clocks], [13 DRAM Clocks], [14 DRAM Clocks], and [15 DRAM
Clocks].
Primary Graphics Adapter
This item shows the primary graphics adapter. The default value is [PCI].
Configuration options: [Onboard], [PCI] and [PCI Express].
Internal Graphics Mode Select
If you select [Auto], the onboard VGA will be automatically disabled when
you install VGA card; the onboard VGA will be enabled without the installation of any add-on VGA card. If you select [Enabled, 8MB] or [Enabled,
1MB], the onboard VGA will be enabled.
DVMT Mode Select
Use this option to adjust DVMT mode. Configuration options: [Fixed Mode],
[DVMT Mode] and [Fixed+DVMT Mode]. The default value is [DVMT Mode].
DVMT (Dynamic Video Memory Technology) is an architecture that offers
breakthrough performance for the motherboard through efficient memory
utilization. In Fixed mode, a fixed-size fragment of the system memory is
allocated to the graphics core. In DVMT mode, the graphics driver allocates
memory as needed for running graphics applications and is cooperatively
using this memory with other system components. In Fixed+DVMT mode,
the graphics processor gets a fixed-size chunk of 64MB of memory and up
to 64MB of dynamically-allotted memory. This mode guarantees that at least
64MB of memory is available to the graphics core, with a possibility to
increase this amount to 128MB, if necessary. This item will not be used
under Windows® VistaTM OS because the driver will intelligently detect
physical memory available and allocate necessary video memory.
DVMT/FIXED Memory
You are allowed to adjust the shared memory size in this item if you set
DVMT Mode Select as [DVMT Mode]. Configuration options: [64MB], [128MB]
and [Maximum DVMT].
OnBoard HD Audio
Select [Auto], [Enabled] or [Disabled] for the onboard HD Audio feature. If
you select [Auto], the onboard HD Audio will be disabled when PCI Sound
Card is plugged.
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Front Panel
Select [Auto], [Enabled] or [Disabled] for the onboard HD Audio Front Panel.
CD-In
Use this item to enable or disable CD-In of OnBoard HD Audio. If you plan to
use this motherboard to submit Windows® VistaTM logo test, please disable
this option.
OnBoard Lan
This allows you to enable or disable the “OnBoard Lan” feature.
PCI Fix Function
This allows you to enable or disable PCI Fix Function. The default value is
[Enabled]. If this item is set to [Enabled], PCI frequency can be fixed at
33.3 MHz. If this item is set to [Disabled], PCI clock can be synchronized to
PCIE clock.
VCCM Voltage
Use this to select VCCM Voltage. Configuration options: [High], [Normal],
[Low], and [Auto]. The default value of this feature is [Auto].
VDDQ Voltage
Configuration options: [High], [Low] and [Auto]. The default value is [Auto].
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3.3.3 ACPI Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
ACPI Configuration
Suspend To RAM
[Disabled]
Restore on AC/Power Loss
Ring-In Power On
PCI Devices Power On
PS / 2 Keyboard Power On
RTC Alarm Power On
[Power Off]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
ACPI HPET Table
[Disabled]
Select auto-detect or
disable the STR
feature.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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Suspend to RAM
This field allows you to select whether to auto-detect or disable the
Suspend-to-RAM feature. Select [Auto] will enable this feature if the
system supports it.
Restore on AC/Power Loss
This allows you to set the power state after an unexpected AC/Power
loss. If [Power Off] is selected, the AC/Power remains off when the power
recovers. If [Power On] is selected, the AC/Power resumes and the
system starts to boot up when the power recovers.
Ring-In Power On
Use this item to enable or disable Ring-In signals to turn on the system from
the power-soft-off mode.
PCI Devices Power On
Use this item to enable or disable PCI devices to turn on the system from the
power-soft-off mode.
PS/2 Keyboard Power On
Use this item to enable or disable PS/2 keyboard to turn on the system from
the power-soft-off mode.
RTC Alarm Power On
Use this item to enable or disable RTC (Real Time Clock) to power on the
system.
ACPI HPET Table
Use this item to enable or disable ACPI HPET Table. The default value is
[Disabled]. Please set this option to [Enabled] if you plan to use this
motherboard to submit Windows® VistaTM certification.
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3.3.4 IDE Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
IDE Configuration
ATA/IDE Configuration
SATAII 1
SATAII 2
SATAII 3
SATAII 4
IDE1 Master
IDE1 Slave
[Enhanced]
[Hard Disk]
[Not Detected]
[Not Detected]
[Not Detected]
[ATAPI CDROM]
[Not Detected]
Set [Compatible]
when Legacy OS
(MS-DOS, Win NT)
device is used.
Set [Enhanced]
when Native OS
(Win2000 / XP)
is used.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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ATA/IDE Configuration
Please select [Compatible] when you install legacy OS (Windows NT). If
native OS (Windows 2000 / XP) is installed, please select [Enhanced].
When [Compatible] is selected
Combined Option
It allows you to select between [SATA 1, SATA 2, SATA 3, SATA 4], [SATA
1, SATA 3, IDE 1], and [IDE 1, SATA 2, SATA 4]. If it is set to [SATA 1, SATA
3, IDE 1], then SATAII_2, SATAII_4 will not work. Likewise, if it is set to [IDE
1, SATA 2, SATA 4], then SATAII_1, SATAII_3 will not work.
Because Intel® ICH7 south bridge only supports four IDE devices
under legacy OS (Windows NT), you have to choose [SATA 1, SATA 2,
SATA 3, SATA 4], [SATA 1, SATA 3, IDE 1], or [IDE 1, SATA 2, SATA 4]
when the installed device is used with legacy OS.
[SATA 1, SATA 2,
SATA 3, SATA 4]
[SATA 1, SATA 3,
IDE 1]
[IDE 1, SATA 2,
SATA 4]
Master
SATAII 1, SATAII 2
SATAII 1
SATAII 2
Slave
SATAII 3, SATAII 4
SATAII 3
SATAII 4
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.
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BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Primary IDE Master
Device
Vendor
Size
LBA Mode
Block Mode
PIO Mode
Async DMA
Ultra DMA
S.M.A.R.T.
:Hard Disk
:ST340014A
:40.0 GB
:Supported
:16Sectors
:4
:MultiWord DMA-2
:Ultra DMA-5
:Supported
Type
LBA/Large Mode
Block (Multi-Sector Transfer)
PIO Mode
DMA Mode
S.M.A.R.T.
32Bit Data Transfer
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
Select the type
of device connected
to the system.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
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.
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S.M.A.R.T.
Use this item to enable or disable the S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis,
and Reporting Technology) feature. Configuration options: [Disabled], [Auto],
[Enabled].
32-Bit Data Transfer
Use this item to enable 32-bit access to maximize the IDE hard disk data
transfer rate.
3.3.5 PCIPnP Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Advanced PCI / PnP Settings
PCI Latency Timer
PCI IDE BusMaster
[32]
[Enabled]
Value in units of PCI
clocks for PCI device
latency timer
register.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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PCI Latency Timer
The default value is 32. It is recommended to keep the default value unless
the installed PCI expansion cards’ specifications require other settings.
PCI IDE BusMaster
Use this item to enable or disable the PCI IDE BusMaster feature.
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3.3.6 Floppy Configuration
In this section, you may configure the type of your floppy drive.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Floppy Configuration
[1.44 MB 31 2"]
Floppy A
Select the type of
floppy drive
connected to the
system.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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3.3.7 Super IO Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Configure Super IO Chipset
OnBoard Floppy Controller
Serial Port Address
Infrared Port Address
Parallel Port Address
Parallel Port Mode
EPP Version
ECP Mode DMA Channel
Parallel Port IRQ
[Enabled]
[3F8 / IRQ4]
[Disabled]
[378]
[ECP + EPP]
[1.9]
[DMA3]
[IRQ7]
Allow BIOS to Enable
or Disable Floppy
Controller.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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OnBoard Floppy Controller
Use this item to enable or disable floppy drive controller.
Serial Port Address
Use this item to set the address for the onboard serial port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [3F8 / IRQ4], [2F8 / IRQ3], [3E8 / IRQ4],
[2E8 / IRQ3].
Infrared Port Address
Use this item to set the address for the onboard infrared port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [2F8 / IRQ3], and [2E8 / IRQ3].
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Parallel Port Address
Use this item to set the address for the onboard parallel port or disable it.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [378], and [278].
Parallel Port Mode
Use this item to set the operation mode of the parallel port. The default
value is [ECP+EPP]. If this option is set to [ECP+EPP], it will show the EPP
version in the following item, “EPP Version”. Configuration options:
[Normal], [Bi-Directional], and [ECP+EPP].
EPP Version
Use this item to set the EPP version. Configuration options: [1.9]
and [1.7].
ECP Mode DMA Channel
Use this item to set the ECP mode DMA channel. Configuration
options: [DMA0], [DMA1], and [DMA3].
Parallel Port IRQ
Use this item to set the IRQ for the parallel port. Configuration options:
[IRQ5] and [IRQ7].
3.3.8 USB Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
USB Configuration
USB Controller
USB 2.0 Support
Legacy USB Support
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
To enable or disable
the onboard USB
controllers.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
v02.54 (C) Copyright 1985-2005, American Megatrends, Inc.
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
Hardware Health Event Monitoring
CPU Temperature
M / B Temperature
: 37 C / 98 F
: 31 C / 87 F
CPU Fan Speed
Chassis Fan Speed
: 3400 RPM
: N/A
Vcore
+ 3.30V
+ 5.00V
+ 12.00V
:
:
:
:
CPU Quiet Fan
Target CPU Temperature ( C)
Tolerance ( C)
Target Fan Speed
Security
Fast
Middle
Slow
1.629V
3.306V
5.067V
11.890V
[Enabled]
[50]
[02]
[Fast]
Exit
Target Fan Speed
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
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CPU Quiet Fan
This item allows you to identify the temperature of CPU fan. If you set this
option as [Disabled], the CPU fan will operate in full speed. If you set this
option as [Enabled], you will find the items “Target CPU Temperature
( C)”, “Tolerance ( C)”, and “Minimun Fan Speed” appear to allow you
adjusting them. The default value is [Disabled]. You are allowed to enable
this function only when you install 4-pin CPU fan.
Target CPU Temperature ( C)
The target temperature will be between 45 C and 65 C. The default
value is [50].
Tolerance ( C)
The default value of tolerance is [2], which means the error of the
target CPU temperature will be within 2 C.
Target Fan Speed
Use this option to set the target fan speed. You can freely adjust the
target fan speed according to the target CPU temperature that you
choose. The default value is [Fast]. Configuration options: [Fast], [Middle]
and [Slow].
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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
Exit
Configure Settings
during System Boot.
Boot Settings Configuration
1st Boot Device
2nd Boot Device
3rd Boot Device
4th Boot Device
Hard Disk Drives
Removable Drives
CD/DVD Drives
Security
[1st Floppy Device]
[HDD: PM - HDS722580VL]
[CD / DVD: 3S - CD - ROM C]
[USB]
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 Onboard LAN
Bootup Num-Lock
[Disabled]
[On]
To enable or disable the
boot from onboard LAN
feature.
+F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
v02.54 (C) Copyright 1985-2005, American Megatrends, Inc.
Boot From Onboard LAN
Use this item to enable or disable the Boot From Onboard LAN feature.
Boot Up Num-Lock
If this item is set to [On], it will automatically activate the Numeric Lock
function after boot-up.
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3.6 Security Screen
In this section, you may set or change the supervisor/user password for the system.
For the user password, you may also clear it.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitor
Boot
Security Settings
Security
Exit
Install or Change the
password.
Supervisor Password : Not Installed
User Password
: Not Installed
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Enter
F1
F9
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Load Defaults
Save and Exit
Exit
v02.54 (C) Copyright 1985-2005, American Megatrends, Inc.
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3.7 Exit Screen
Main
Advanced
Exit Options
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
H/W Monitro
Boot
Security
Exit
Exit system setup
after saving the
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
v02.54 (C) Copyright 1985-2005, American Megatrends, Inc.
Save Changes and Exit
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Save
configuration changes and exit setup?” Select [OK] to save the changes
and exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY.
Discard Changes and Exit
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Discard changes and exit setup?” Select [OK] to exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY
without saving any changes.
Discard Changes
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Discard changes?” Select [OK] to discard all changes.
Load Optimal Defaults
When you select this option, it will pop-out the following message, “Load
optimal defaults?” Select [OK] to load the default values for all the setup
configurations.
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Chapter 4 Software Suppor
Supportt
4 . 1 Install Operating System
This motherboard supports various Microsoft® Windows® operating systems: 2000 /
XP / XP 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit. 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 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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