ASRock 775S61 Computer Hardware User Manual

775S61
User Manual
Version 1.0
Published September 2004
Copyright©2004 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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Contents
1 Introduction .................................................... 4
1.1 Package Contents ...........................................................
1.2 Specifications .................................................................
1.3 Motherboard Layout .......................................................
1.4 ASRock I/OTM ...................................................................
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5
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2 Installation ...................................................... 9
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
Screw Holes ...................................................................
Pre-installation Precautions ............................................
CPU Installation ...............................................................
Installation of Heatsink and CPU fan ..............................
Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM) ..........................
Expansion Slots ..............................................................
Jumpers Setup ................................................................
Onboard Headers and Connectors ................................
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3 BIOS Setup ...................................................... 18
3.1 BIOS Setup Utility ............................................................
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar .....................................................
3.1.2 Legend Bar ...........................................................
3.2 Main Menu .......................................................................
3.3 Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit Menus ......
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4 Software Support ........................................... 22
4.1 Installing Operating System ............................................ 22
4.2 Support CD Information ................................................... 22
4.2.1 Running Support CD ............................................. 22
4.2.2 Drivers Menu ........................................................ 22
4.2.3 Utilities Menu ......................................................... 22
4.2.4 ASRock “PC-DIY Live Demo” Program ................. 22
4.2.5 “LGA 775 CPU Installation Live Demo” Program...... 22
4.2.6 Contact Information ............................................... 22
Appendix ........................................................... 23
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2.
3.
4.
5.
Advanced Menu .............................................................
Security Menu .................................................................
Power Menu ...................................................................
Boot Menu .......................................................................
Exit Menu .........................................................................
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock 775S61 motherboard, a reliable motherboard
produced under ASRock’s consistently stringent quality control. It delivers excellent
performance with robust design conforming to ASRock’s commitment to quality and
endurance.
Chapter 1 and 2 of this manual contain introduction of the motherboard and step-bystep installation guide for new DIY system builders. Chapter 3 and 4 contain basic
BIOS setup and Support CD information. For advanced users’ reference, the Appendix appearing on page 23 offers more advanced BIOS setup information.
Because the motherboard specifications and the BIOS software
might be updated, the content of this manual will be subject to
change without notice. In case any modifications of this manual
occur, the updated version will be available on ASRock website
without further notice. 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 775S61 Motherboard
(Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.0-in, 24.4 cm x 22.9 cm)
ASRock 775S61 Quick Installation Guide
ASRock 775S61 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 ASRock I/OTM Shield
One COM Port Bracket
One ASRock MR Card (Optional)
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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
775-Pin Socket
supporting Intel® Pentium® 4 / Celeron® processor (in 775-land
LGA package)
Chipsets:
North Bridge:
SiS 661FX chipset, FSB @ 800/533MHz,
supports Hyper-Threading Technology (see CAUTION 1)
South Bridge:
SiS 963L chipset, supports USB 2.0, ATA 133
VGA:
SiS Real256E, 32MB-64MB VRAM (share memory)
Memory:
3 DDR DIMM slots: DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3
PC2100 (DDR266) for 3 DDR DIMM slots, Max. 3GB;
PC2700 (DDR333) for 2 DDR DIMM slots, Max. 2GB;
PC3200 (DDR400) for 1 DDR DIMM slots, Max. 1GB
IDE:
IDE1: ATA 133 / Ultra DMA Mode 6;
IDE2: ATA 133 / Ultra DMA Mode 6;
Supports up to 4 IDE devices
Floppy Port:
Supports up to 2 floppy disk drives
Audio:
6 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 2);
CPU fan tachometer; Chassis fan tachometer;
Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
PCI slots:
3 slots with PCI Specification 2.2, PCI3 slot shared with AMR
AGP slot:
1 AGP slot, AGP 3.5 compliant,
supports 1.5V, 8X / 4X AGP card (see CAUTION 3)
AMR slot:
1 slot, supports ASRock MR card
USB 2.0:
6 USB 2.0 ports:
includes 4 default USB 2.0 ports on the rear panel,
plus one header to support 2 additional USB 2.0 ports
(see CAUTION 4)
1 PS/2 keyboard port, 1 PS/2 mouse port;
ASRock I/OTM:
1 VGA port; 1 parallel port: ECP/EPP support;
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1 RJ 45 port; 4 default USB 2.0 ports;
Audio Jack: Line Out / Line In / Microphone + Game port
AMI legal BIOS; Supports “Plug and Play”;
ACPI 1.1 compliance wake up events;
CPU frequency stepless control
(only for advanced users’ reference, see CAUTION 5)
Microsoft® Windows® 98SE / ME / 2000 / XP compliant
BIOS:
OS:
CAUTION!
1.
2.
About the setting of “Hyper Threading Technology”, please check page 23.
While CPU overheat is detected, the system will automatically shutdown.
Please check if the CPU fan on the motherboard functions properly
before you resume the system. To improve heat dissipation, remember to
spray thermal grease between the CPU and the heatsink when you install
the PC system.
3.
Do NOT use a 3.3V AGP card on the AGP slot of 775S61 motherboard!
It may cause permanent damage!
4.
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. Please refer to Microsoft® official document at
http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/hwdev/bus/USB/USB2support.mspx
5.
Although 775S61 offers stepless control, it is not recommended to perform
over clocking. When the CPU frequency of 775S61 is set to perform over
clocking, other clocks, such as PCI clock, AGP clock and Memory clock
will also be overclocked proportionally. Frequencies other than the
recommended CPU bus frequencies may cause the instability of the
system or damage the CPU and the motherboard.
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1.3 Motherboard Layout
3 4
1 2
6
5
22.9cm (9.0 in)
PS2_USB_PWR1
1
PS/2
Mouse
Mic
Mic
in
In
`
2 3
45
LAN
PHY
ATXPWR1
01
IDE2 IDE1
1.5V_AGP1
Super
I/O
8
ATA133
PCI 1
SIS
963L
PCI 2
CD1 AUX1
AUDIO1
775S61
1
USB45
1
AUDIO
CODEC
JR1 JL1
PCI 3
9
10
CMOS
Battery
5.1CH
USB2.0
CHA_FAN1
22
21
2Mb
BIOS
7
24.4cm (9.6 in)
Line
Line
In in
25
24
23
SIS
661FX
Chipset
Line out
Prescott 800
DDR400 FSB800
GAME AUDIO1
AUDIO1
GAME
USB 2.0
Ports
DDR DIMM2 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
LAN
USB 2.0
Ports
DDR DIMM3 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
ATX12V1
DDR DIMM1 (64/72 bit, 184-pin module)
VGA
PARALLEL PORT
CPU_FAN1
PS/2
Keyboard
1
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PANEL 1
PLED PWRBTN
IR1
AMR1
1 COM1
FLOPPY1
20
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
SPEAKER1
1
1
HDLED RST
19 1817 16 15 14 13 12
PS2_USB_PWR1 Jumper
ATX 12V Connector (ATX12V1)
775-Pin CPU Socket
North Bridge Controller
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1)
184-pin DDR DIMM Slots (DDR DIMM1- 3)
ATX Power Connector (ATXPWR1)
Secondary IDE Connector (IDE2, Black)
Primary IDE Connector (IDE1, Blue)
South Bridge Controller
Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN1)
System Panel Connector (PANEL1)
External Speaker Connector (SPEAKER1)
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15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Infrared Module Connector (IR1)
Serial Port Connector (COM1)
USB 2.0 Header (USB45, Blue)
AGP Slot (1.5V_AGP1)
PCI Slots (PCI1- 3)
Floppy Connector (FLOPPY1)
AMR Slot (AMR1)
JR1 / JL1 Jumpers
Front Panel Audio Connector (AUDIO1)
Internal Audio Connector: CD1 (Black)
Internal Audio Connector: AUX1 (White)
Flash Memory
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1.4 ASRock I/O TM
1
2
3
4
5
8
Parallel Port
RJ-45 Port
Game Port
Microphone (Pink)
Line In (Light Blue)
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7
8
9
10
Line Out (Lime)
USB 2.0 Ports
VGA Port
PS/2 Keyboard Port (Purple)
PS/2 Mouse Port (Green)
Chapter 2 Installation
775S61 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
For the installation of Intel 775-Pin CPU,
please follow the steps below.
775-Pin Socket Overview
Before you insert the 775-Pin 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-Pin 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
orientation
key notch
Pin1
alignment key
alignment key
775-Pin Socket
775-Pin 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.
It is recommended to use the cap tab to handle and avoid kicking off
the PnP cap.
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-Pin CPU.
Please adopt the type of heatsink and cooling fan compliant with Intel 775-Pin 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 7,
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-Pin 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 7, 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.
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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.
2.5 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM)
775S61 motherboard provides three 184-pin DDR (Double Data Rate) DIMM slots.
Please make sure to disconnect power supply before adding or
removing DIMMs or the system components.
Step 1.
Step 2.
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, AMR, and AGP Slots)
There are 3 PCI slots, 1 AMR slot, and 1 AGP slot on 775S61 motherboard.
PCI slots: The PCI slots are used to install expansion cards that have the 32-bit
PCI interface.
AMR slot: The AMR slot is used to insert an ASRock MR card with v.92 Modem
functionality.
AGP slot: The AGP slot is AGP 3.5 compliant and it supports an 8X / 4X AGP
card.
Do NOT use a 3.3V AGP card on the AGP slot of 775S61 motherboard!
It may cause permanent damage!
Installing an expansion card
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
Step 6.
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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.
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
PS2_USB_PWR1
Description
Short pin2, pin3 to enable
(see p.7 item 1)
+5VSB
(standby) for PS/2 or
+5V
+5VSB
USB wake up events.
Note: To select +5VSB, it requires 2 Amp and higher standby current provided by
power supply.
JR1(see p.7 item 21)
JL1(see p.7 item 21)
Setting
1_2
JR1
2_3
JL1
Note: If the jumpers JL1 and JR1 are short, both front panel and rear panel audio
connectors can work.
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2.8 Onboard Headers and Connectors
Connectors are NOT jumpers. DO NOT place jumper caps over
these connectors.
FDD Connector
(33-pin FLOPPY1)
FLOPPY1
Pin1
(see p.7, 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)
Secondary IDE Connector (Black)
(39-pin IDE1, see p.7, No. 9)
(39-pin IDE2, see p.7, No. 8)
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).
USB 2.0 Header
USB_PWR
P-5
P+5
GND
DUMMY
(9-pin USB45)
(see p.7, No. 16)
1
GND
P+4
P-4
USB_PWR
IRTX
+5V
DUMMY
Infrared Module Header
(5-pin IR1)
(see p.7, No. 14)
Internal Audio Connectors
(4-pin CD1, 4-pin AUX1)
(CD1: see p.7, No. 23)
(AUX1: see p.7, No. 24)
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1
GND
IRRX
AUX-R
GND
GND
AUX-L
CD-R
GND
GND
CD-L
AUX1
CD1
ASRock I/O PlusTM provides you
6 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.
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.
Front panel audio connector
GND
+5VA
BACKOUT-R
BACKOUT-L
(9-pin AUDIO1)
(see p.7 item 22)
1
AUD-OUT-L
GND
AUD-OUT-R
MIC-POWER
MIC
System panel connector
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
(9-pin PANEL1)
(see p.7 item 12)
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This is an interface for front
panel audio cable that allows
convenient connection and
control of audio devices.
This connector accommodates several system front
panel functions.
DUMMY
RESET#
GND
HDLEDHDLED+
Chassis speaker connector
1
SPEAKER
DUMMY
DUMMY
+5V
(4-pin SPEAKER 1)
(see p.7 item 13)
Chassis fan connector
(3-pin CHA_FAN1)
GND
+12V
CHA_FAN_SPEED
(see p.7 item 11)
CPU fan connector
(4-pin CPU_FAN1)
GND
+12V
CPU_FAN_SPEED
N/C
(see p.7 item 5)
ATX power connector
This connector allows you
to attach to the chassis
speaker.
Connect the fan cable to the
connector matching the black
wire to the ground pin.
Connect the fan cable to the
connector matching the black
wire to the ground pin.
Connect an ATX power
supply to the connector.
(20-pin ATXPWR1)
(see p.7 item 7)
RRXD1
DDTR#1
DDSR#1
CCTS#1
Serial port connector
(9-pin COM1)
(see p.7 item 15)
ATX 12V Connector
(4-pin ATX12V1)
(see p.7 No. 2)
1
This COM1 connector
supports a serial port module.
RRI#1
RRTS#1
GND
TTXD1
DDCD#1
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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Chapter 3 BIOS Setup
3.1 BIOS Setup Utility
This section explains how to configure your system using the BIOS Setup Utility. The
Flash Memory on the motherboard stores the BIOS Setup Utility. When you start up
the computer, there is a chance for you to run the BIOS Setup. Press <F2> during the
Power-On-Self-Test (POST) to enter the BIOS Setup Utility, otherwise, POST
continues with its test routines.
If you wish to enter the BIOS Setup after POST, restart the system by pressing
<Ctl> + <Alt> + <Delete>, or by pressing the reset button on the system chassis. You
can also restart by turning the system off and then back on.
The BIOS Setup Utility is designed to be user-friendly. It is a menu-driven program,
which allows you to scroll through its various sub-menus and select among the
predetermined choices.
Because the BIOS software is constantly being updated, the
following BIOS setup screens and descriptions are for reference
purpose only, and may not exactly match what you see on your
screen.
3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar
The top of the screen has a menu bar with the following selections:
MAIN
Sets up the basic system configuration
ADVANCED
Sets up the advanced features
SECURITY
Sets up the security features
POWER
Configures Power Management features
BOOT
Configures the default system device that is used
to locate and load the Operating System
EXIT
Exits the current menu or the BIOS Setup
To access the menu bar items, press the right or left arrow key on the keyboard
until the desired item is highlighted.
3.1.2 Legend Bar
At the bottom of the Setup Screen is a legend bar. The following table lists the keys
in the legend bar with their corresponding functions.
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Navigation Key(s)
<F1>
<ESC>
/
/
+ / <Enter>
<F9>
<F10>
Function Description
Displays the General Help Screen
Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the upper menu
from the current menu
Moves cursor up or down between fields
Selects menu to the left or right
Increases or decreases values
Brings up a selected menu for a highlighted field
Loads all the setup items to default value
Saves changes and exits Setup
3.2 Main Menu
When you enter the BIOS Setup Utility, the following screen appears.
Main
Advanced
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[
System Date
System Time
Sep 1 2004 Wed
20:07:40
Floppy Drives
IDE Devices
BIOS Version
Processor Type
Processor Speed
Cache Size
Microcode Update
Total Memory
DDR1
DDR2
DDR3
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
Setup Help
]
Month: Jan - Dec
Day: 01 - 31
Year: 1980 - 2099
775S61 BIOS P1.00
Intel (R) CPU
2933 MHz
256 KB
F41 / 05
1024 MB with 64 MB Shared Memory
512 MB / 166 MHz (DDR333)
512 MB / 166 MHz (DDR333)
None
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
System Date [Month/Day/Year]
Set the system date that you specify. Valid values for month, day, and year are
Month: (Jan to Dec), Day: (1 to 31), Year: (up to 2099). Use
keys to move
between the Month, Day and Year fields.
System Time [Hour:Minute:Second]
Set the system to the time that you specify. Use
keys to move between
the Hour, Minute and Second fields.
Floppy Drives
Use this to set the type of floppy drives installed.
IDE Devices
Use this to configure IDE devices.
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TYPE
To set the type of the IDE device, first, please select “IDE Devices” on Main
menu and press <Enter> to get into the sub-menu. Then, select among
“Primary IDE Master”, “Primary IDE Slave”, “Secondary IDE Master”, and
“Secondary IDE Slave” to make configuration of its type. Below are the
configuration options.
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Main
Primary IDE Master:
Type
Cylinders
Heads
Write Precompensation
Sectors
Maximum Capacity
LBA Mode
Block Mode
Fast Programmed I/O Modes
32 Bit Transfer Mode
Ultra DMA Mode
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
[
Auto
Setup Help
]
Select how to set the
parameters of drive,
Or
Select [AUTO] to set
all HDD parameters
automatically.
On
On
Auto
On
Auto
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
[USER]: It allows user to manually enter the number of cylinders, heads,
and sectors per track for the drive.
Before attempting to configure a hard disk drive, make sure you
have the correct configuration information supplied by the drive
manufacturer. Incorrect settings may cause the system to fail
to recognize the installed hard disk.
[Auto]: Select [Auto] to automatically detect hard disk drive. If autodetection is successful, the BIOS Setup automatically fills in the
correct values for the remaining fields on this sub-menu. If the autodetection fails, it may due to that the hard disk is too old or too new.
If the hard disk was already formatted on an older system, the BIOS
Setup may detect incorrect parameters. In these cases, select [User]
to manually enter the IDE hard disk drive parameters.
After entering the hard disk information into BIOS, use a disk utility,
such as FDISK, to partition and format new IDE hard disk drives.
This is necessary so that you can write or read data from the hard
disk. Make sure to set the partition of the Primary IDE hard disk
drives to active.
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[CD/DVD]: This is used for IDE CD/DVD drives.
[ARMD]: This is used for IDE ARMD (ATAPI Removable Media Device),
such as MO.
Cylinders
This is used to configure the number of cylinders. Refer to the drive
documentation to determine the correct value.
Heads
This is used to configure the number of read/write heads. Refer to the
drive documentation to determine the correct values.
Write Pre-compensation
Enter Write Pre-compensation sector. Refer to the drive documentation to
determine the correct value.
Sectors
This is used to configure the number of sectors per track. Refer to the
drive documentation to determine the correct value.
Maximum Capacity
This field shows the drive’s maximum capacity as calculated by the BIOS
based on the drive information you entered.
LBA Mode
This allows user to select the LBA mode for a hard disk > 512 MB under
DOS and Windows; for Netware and UNIX user, select [Off] to disable the
LBA mode.
Block Mode
Set the block mode to [On] will enhance hard disk performance by reading
or writing more data during each transfer.
Fast Programmed I/O Modes
This allows user to set the PIO mode to enhance hard disk performance by
optimizing the hard disk timing.
32 Bit Transfer Mode
It allows user to enable 32-bit access to maximize the IDE hard disk data
transfer rate.
Ultra DMA Mode
Ultra DMA capability allows improved transfer speeds and data integrity
for compatible IDE devices. Set to [Disabled] to suppress Ultra DMA
capability.
3.3 Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit Menus
Detailed descriptions of these menus are listed in the Appendix. See page 21.
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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 ASRock PC-DIY Live Demo Program
ASRock presents you a multimedia PC-DIY live demo, which shows you how to
install your own PC system step by step. You can find the file through the
following path:
..\ MPEGAV \ AVSEQ01.DAT
To see this demo program, you can run Microsoft® Media Player® to play the file.
4.2.5 “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, which 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
4.2.6 Contact Information
If you need to contact ASRock or want to know more about ASRock, welcome
to visit ASRock’s website at http://www.asrock.com; or you may contact your
dealer for further information.
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Appendix: Advanced BIOS Setup
This section will introduce you the following BIOS Setup menus: “Advanced,”
“Security,” “Power,” “Boot,” and “Exit.”
1. Advanced BIOS Setup Menu
Main
Advanced
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Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[
Spread Spectrum
CPU Host Frequency
Actual Frequency
CPU Ratio Selection
DRAM Frequency
Flexibility Option
Hyper-Threading Technology
Disabled
Auto
200MHz
Locked
Auto
[Disabled]
Auto
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to enable or
disable the feature of
spread spectrum.
Chipset Configuration
Resource Configuration
Peripheral Configuration
System Hardware Monitor
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Spread Spectrum:
This field should always be [Disabled] for better system stability.
CPU Host Frequency:
This shows current CPU host frequency of the installed motherboard.
CPU Ratio Selection:
CPU Ratio is the multiple that times the front side bus frequency will equal
the core speed of the installed processor. Whether the option is open or locked
is determined by the installed processor.
DRAM Frequency:
If [Auto] is selected, the motherboard will detect the memory module(s) inserted
and assigns appropriate frequency automatically.
Flexibility Option:
The default value of this option is [Disabled]. It will allow better tolerance
for memory compatibility when it is set to [Enabled].
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 current CPU does not support
Hyper-Threading technology.
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Chipset Configuration:
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Advanced
Chipset Configuration
[ Setup Help ]
AGP Aperture Size
Onboard VGA Share Memory
64MB
Auto
USB Controller
USB Device Legacy Support
USB 2.0 Controller
Enabled
Disabled
Enabled
DRAM CAS# Latency
MA 1T/2T Select
Vccm Voltage
Auto
MA2T
2.62V
Defer Function
CPU Thermal Throttling
No-Excute Memory Protection
Auto
Enabled
Enabled
AGP / PCI Fix Frequency
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
<Enter> to select the
size of mapped memory
for graphics data.
Sync.
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
AGP Aperture Size: It refers to a section of the PCI memory address range
used for graphics memory. It is recommended to leave this field at the
default value unless your AGP card requires other sizes.
OnBoard VGA Share Memory: This allows you to select the size of share
memory for onboard VGA. Onboard VGA will get better resolution if larger
size of share memory is selected.
USB Controller: Use this to enable or disable the use of USB controller.
USB Device Legacy Support: Use this to enable or disable support to emulate
legacy I/O devices such as mouse, keyboard,... etc.
USB 2.0 Controller: Use this to enable or disable the use of USB 2.0 controller.
DRAM CAS# Latency: This parameter controls the latency between the read
command and the time the data available.
MA 1T/2T Select: Use this item to meet the timing and loading condition for
optimized result of DRAM address/control signals. The default value of this
item is [MA2T], and other configuration options are [Auto] and [MA1T].
Vccm Voltage: Use this to select VCCM voltage between [2.62V] and [2.55V].
Defer Function: It allows you to adjust defer function.The default setting is
[Auto].
CPU Thermal Throttling: Select [Enabled] will enable P4 thermal control cir
cuit to keep CPU from overheated.
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No-Excute Memory Protection: No-Execution (NX) Memory Protection Tech
nology is an enhancement to the IA-32 Intel Architecture. An IA-32 proces
sor 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.
AGP/PCI Fix Frequency: Use this item to select AGP frequency to run
synchronous or asychronous with the CPU host frequency among the
following sets of values: [72 MHz / 36 MHz], [64 MHz / 32 MHz],
[77 MHz / 39 MHz], [67 MHz / 34 MHz], and the default value is [Sync].
P4 input strobe delay control: This option controls strobe timing between
CPU and northbridge.
P4 input data delay control: This option controls data timing between CPU and
northbridge.
Output DQS control: This option allows you to control the Output DQS. The
default setting is [Auto]. When setting is [Manual], the next option [Output
DQS] will be adjustable.
Output DQS: It allows you to adjust Output DQS as [+0.0ns], [+0.2ns], [+0. 4ns],
and [+0.6ns].
IDE Driving: This option will help you to control IDE I/O buffer driving strength.
The default setting is [Normal].
62V] and [2.55V].
fault setting is
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Resource Configuration:
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Advanced
Resource Configuration
PCI Latency Timer (PCI Clocks)
Primary Graphics Adapter
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
[
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PCI
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to select PCI
clocks. Leave on
default setting for the
best PCI performance.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
PCI Latency Timer (PCI Clocks): The default is 32. We recommend you to
keep the default value unless your PCI expansion cards’ specifications
require other settings.
Primary Graphics Adapter: This allows you to select [PCI] or [AGP] as the
primary graphics adapter.
Peripheral Configuration:
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Advanced
Peripheral Configuration
OnBoard FDC
OnBoard Serial Port
OnBoard Infrared Port
OnBoard Parallel Port
Parallel Port Mode
EPP Version
Parallel Port IRQ
Parallel Port DMA Channel
OnBoard Midi Port
Midi IRQ Select
OnBoard Game Port
OnBoard IDE
OnBoard LAN
OnBoard AC' 97 Audio
OnBoard MC' 97 Modem
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
:Select Item
[
Auto
Auto
Disabled
Auto
ECP+EPP
1.9
Auto
Auto
Disabled
5
200
Both
Enabled
Auto
Auto
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to enable or
disable the floppy
drive controller.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
OnBoard FDC: Use this to enable or disable floppy drive controller.
OnBoard Serial Port: Use this to set addresses for the onboard serial ports or
disable serial ports. Configuration options: [Auto], [Disabled], [3F8 / IRQ4 /
COM1], [2F8 / IRQ3 / COM2], [3E8 / IRQ4 / COM3], [2E8 / IRQ3 / COM4].
OnBoard Infrared Port: You may select [Enabled] or [Disabled] for this
onboard infrared port feature.
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OnBoard Parallel Port: Select Parallel Port address or disable Parallel Port.
Configuration options: [Auto], [Disabled], [378], [278].
Parallel Port Mode: Set the operation mode of the parallel port. The
default value is [ECP+EPP]. If this option is set to [ECP+EPP], it will
show the EPP version in the following item, “EPP Version”.
OnBoard Midi Port: Select address for Midi Port or disable Midi Port.
Midi IRQ Select: Use this to select Midi IRQ.
OnBoard Game Port: Select address for Game Port or disable Game Port.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [200], [208].
OnBoard IDE: You may enable either the primary IDE channel or the secondary
IDE channel. Or you may enable both the primary and the secondary IDE
channels by selecting [Both]. Set to [Disabled] will disable the both.
Configuration options: [Disabled], [Primary], [Secondary], [Both].
OnBoard LAN: This allows you to enable or disable the “OnBoard LAN” feature.
OnBoard AC’97 Audio: Select [Disabled], [Auto] or [Enabled] for the onboard
AC’97 Audio feature.
OnBoard MC’97 Modem: Select [Auto] or [Disabled] for the onboard MC’97
Modem feature.
System Hardware Monitor: You can check the status of the hardware on your
system. It allows you to monitor the parameters for CPU temperature, Motherboard temperature, CPU fan speed, and critical voltage.
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Advanced
System Hardware Monitor
CPU Temperature
M / B Temperature
CPU FAN Speed
Chassis FAN Speed
Vcore
+ 3.30V
+ 5.00V
+ 12.00V
F1:Help
Esc:Previous Menu
[
Setup Help
]
35 C / 95 F
27 C / 82 F
3110 RPM
N/A
1.603 V
3.383 V
4.780 V
12.167 V
:Select Item
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
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2. Security Setup Menu
Main
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
Advanced
[
Supervisor Password
User Password
Clear
Clear
Set Supervisor Password
Set User Password
[ Enter ]
[ Enter ]
Password Check
Setup
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to set the
supervisor password.
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Supervisor Password: This field shows the status of the Supervisor Password.
[Clear]: No password has been set.
[Set]: Supervisor password has been set.
User Password: This field shows the status of the User Password.
[Clear]: No password has been set.
[Set]: User password has been set.
Set Supervisor Password: Press <Enter> to set Supervisor Password. Valid
password can be a 1 to 6 alphanumeric characters combination. If you already
have a password, you must enter your current password first in order to
create a new password.
Set User Password: Press <Enter> to set User Password. Valid password can
be a 1 to 6 alphanumeric characters combination. If you already have a
password, you must enter your current password first in order to create a new
password.
Password Check: Select the check point for “Password Check”. Configuration
options: [Setup], [Always]. If [Setup] option is selected, the “Password Check”
is performed before BIOS setup. If [Always] option is selected, the “Password
Check” is performed before both boot-up and BIOS setup.
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3. Power Setup Menu
Main
Advanced
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Boot
Power
Exit
Security
[ Setup Help ]
Suspend To RAM (S3)
Repost Video on S3 Resume
Restore on AC / Power Loss
Ring-In Power On
PCI Devices Power On
PS / 2 Keyboard Power On
RTC Alarm Power On
RTC Alarm Date
RTC Alarm Hour
RTC Alarm Minute
RTC Alarm Second
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
Disabled
Disabled
Power Off
Disabled
Disabled
Disabled
Disabled
Every Day
12
30
00
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
Set the power state
after an unexpected
AC / Power loss.
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Suspend to RAM (S3): This field allows you to select whether to auto-detect or
disable the ACPI Suspend-to-RAM (S3) feature. Select [Auto] will enable this
feature if the system supports it.
Repost Video on S3 Resume: This feature allows you to repost video on S3
resume. It is recommended to enable this feature under Microsoft® Windows®
98 / ME.
Restore on AC/Power Loss: This allows you to set the power state after an
unexpected AC/Power loss. If [Power Off] is selected, the AC/Power remains
off when the power recovers. If [Power On] is selected, the AC/Power
resumes and the system starts to boot up when the power recovers.
Ring-In Power On: Use this to enable or disable Ring-in signals to turn on the
system from the power-soft-off mode.
PCI Devices Power On: Use this to enable or disable PCI devices to turn on the
system from the power-soft-off mode.
PS/2 Keyboard Power On: Use this to enable or disable PS/2 keyboard to turn on
the system from the power-soft-off mode.
RTC Alarm Power On: Use this to enable or disable RTC (Real Time Clock) to
power on the system. If [Enable] is selected, you must fill the RTC Alarm Date /
Hour / Minute / Second sub-fields with the actual wake up time you desire.
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4. Boot Setup Menu
Main
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Boot
Power
Exit
Security
Advanced
[
Quick Boot Mode
Boot Up Num-Lock
Boot To OS/2
Boot From Network
Enabled
On
No
Disabled
Setup Help
]
<Enter> to enable or
disable the quick boot
mode.
Boot Device Priority
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
:Select Item
:Select Menu
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Quick Boot Mode: Enable this mode will speed up the boot-up routine by skipping
memory retestings.
Boot Up Num-Lock: If this is enabled, it will automatically activate the Numeric Lock
function after boot-up.
Boot To OS/2: Select [Yes] will enable boot-up to OS/2 operating system.
Boot From Network: Use this to enable or disable “boot from network” feature.
Boot Device Priority: This allows you to set the boot device priority.
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5. Exit Menu
Main
Advanced
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
Boot
Power
Exit
Security
Exit Saving Changes
Exit Discarding Changes
Load Default Settings
Discard Changes
F1:Help
Esc:Exit
[
[
[
[
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
:Select Item
:Select Menu
[
]
]
]
]
Setup Help
]
Exits and saves the
changes to CMOS RAM
+/-:Change Values
Enter:Select Sub-Menu
F9:Setup Defaults
F10:Save & Exit
Exit Saving Changes: After you enter the sub-menu, the message “Save current
settings and exit” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, it will save the current
settings and exit the BIOS SETUP Utility.
Exit Discarding Changes: After you enter the submenu, the message “Quit
without saving changes” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, you will exit the
BIOS SETUP Utility without making any changes to the settings.
Load Default Settings: After you enter the submenu, the message “Load default
settings” will appear. If you press <Enter>, it will load the default values for all
the setup configuration.
Discard Changes: After you enter the sub-menu, the message “Load setup
original values” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, original values will be
restored and all changes are discarded.
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