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TUSI-M
Socket 370 microATX Motherboard
USER’S MANUAL
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ASUS TUSI-M
Manual Revision: 1.00 E894B
Release Date:
October 2001
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CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION ............................................................................. 7
1.1 How This Manual Is Organized .................................................. 7
1.2 Item Checklist ............................................................................. 7
2. FEATURES ........................................................................................ 8
2.1 The ASUS TUSI-M ..................................................................... 8
2.1.1 Specifications ..................................................................... 8
2.1.2 Specifications–Optional Components ................................ 9
2.1.3 Performance ..................................................................... 10
2.1.4 Intelligence ....................................................................... 11
2.2 TUSI-M Motherboard Components .......................................... 12
3. HARDWARE SETUP ...................................................................... 14
3.1 TUSI-M Motherboard Layout .................................................. 14
3.2 Layout Contents ........................................................................ 15
3.3 Hardware Setup Procedure ....................................................... 16
3.4 Motherboard Settings ................................................................ 16
3.5 System Memory (DIMM) ......................................................... 20
3.5.1 General DIMM Notes ...................................................... 20
3.5.2 DIMM Memory Installation ............................................ 21
3.6 Central Processing Unit (CPU) ................................................. 22
3.7 Expansion Cards ....................................................................... 23
3.7.1 Installing an Expansion Card ........................................... 23
3.7.2 Assigning IRQs for Expansion Cards .............................. 24
3.7.3 Audio Modem Riser (AMR) Slot .................................... 25
3.8 Connectors ................................................................................ 26
3.9 Starting Up the First Time ........................................................ 37
4. BIOS SETUP ..................................................................................... 39
4.1 Managing and Updating Your BIOS ......................................... 39
4.1.1 Upon First Use of the Computer System ......................... 39
4.1.2 Updating BIOS Procedures .............................................. 40
4.2 BIOS Setup Program ................................................................ 43
4.2.1 BIOS Menu Bar ............................................................... 44
4.2.2 Legend Bar ....................................................................... 44
4.3 Main Menu ................................................................................ 46
4.3.1 Primary & Secondary Master/Slave ................................ 47
4.3.2 Keyboard Features ........................................................... 50
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4.4 Advanced Menu ........................................................................ 52
4.4.1 Chip Configuration .......................................................... 55
4.4.2 I/O Device Configuration ................................................ 58
4.4.3 PCI Configuration ............................................................ 60
4.4.4 Shadow Configuration ..................................................... 62
4.5 Power Menu .............................................................................. 63
4.5.1 Power Up Control ............................................................ 65
4.5.2 Hardware Monitor ............................................................ 67
4.6 Boot Menu ................................................................................ 68
4.7 Exit Menu ................................................................................. 70
5. SOFTWARE SETUP ....................................................................... 73
5.1 Install Operating System ........................................................... 73
5.2 Start Windows ........................................................................... 73
5.3 TUSI-M Motherboard Support CD ............................................. 74
6. SOFTWARE REFERENCE ........................................................... 75
6.1 ASUS PC Probe ........................................................................ 75
6.2 CyberLink PowerPlayer SE ...................................................... 81
6.3 CyberLink VideoLive Mail ....................................................... 81
6.4 ASUS Live Update ................................................................... 83
6.5 3Deep Color Tuner .................................................................... 84
6.6 ALi SiS Display Properties Menu ............................................ 86
7. APPENDIX ....................................................................................... 91
7.1 Glossary .................................................................................... 91
INDEX ................................................................................................... 95
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FCC & DOC COMPLIANCE
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
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This device may not cause harmful interference, and
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
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Re-orient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING! Any changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void any assurances of safety or performance
and could result in violation of Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions
from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
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1. INTRODUCTION
1. INTRODUCTION
Manual / Checklist
1.1 How This Manual Is Organized
This manual is divided into the following sections:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
INTRODUCTION
FEATURES
HARDWARE SETUP
BIOS SETUP
SOFTWARE SETUP
SOFTWARE REFERENCE
APPENDIX
Manual information and checklist
Production information and specifications
Intructions on setting up the motherboard.
Intructions on setting up the BIOS
Intructions on setting up the included software
Reference material for the included software
Optional items and general reference
1.2 Item Checklist
Check that your package is complete. If you discover damaged or missing items,
contact your retailer.
Optional Items
Package Contents
(1) ASUS Motherboard
(1) 40-pin 80-conductor ribbon
cable for internal UltraDMA/
66 or UltraDMA/33 IDE
drives
ASUS 3-port USB connector set
with bracket
ASUS consumer infrared set
Modem riser
(1) Ribbon cable for (1) 5.25” and
(2) 3.5” floppy disk drives
(1) I/O Shield
(1) Bag of spare jumpers
(1) Support drivers and utilities
(1) This Motherboard User’s
Manual
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2. FEATURES
2.1 The ASUS TUSI-M
The ASUS TUSI-M motherboard is carefully designed for the demanding PC user
who wants advanced features processed by the fastest processors.
2.1.1 Specifications
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Specifications
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Latest Processor Support
Intel Pentium® III
100/133MHz FSB Coppermine core
FC-PGA
Intel Celeron™
66MHz FSB Coppermine core
FC-PGA
Intel Celeron™
100MHz FSB Tualatin core
FC-PGA2
SiS AGPset: SiS 630ET AGPset with integrated SiS300 AGP graphics controller supports a 133MHz Front Side Bus (FSB) and UltraDMA/100, which allows
burst mode data transfer rates of up to 100MB/sec.
PC100/133 Memory Support: Equipped with two Dual Inline Memory Module
(DIMM) sockets to support Intel PC100/133-compliant SDRAMs (available in
64, 128, 256, or 512MB densities) up to 1GB.
UltraDMA/100 Support: Comes with an onboard PCI Bus Master IDE controller
with two connectors that support four IDE devices on two channels. Supports
UltraDMA/100/66/33, PIO Modes 3 & 4 and Bus Master IDE DMA Mode 2, and
Enhanced IDE devices, such as DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CD-R/RW, LS-120, and
Tape Backup drives.
More USB Ports: Supports a total of 5 USB ports for more peripheral connectivity options.
Peripheral Wakeup: Supports Wakeup on LAN, USB, and PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard.
SMBus: Features the System Management Bus interface, which is used to physically transport commands and information between SMBus devices.
PC Health Monitoring: Provides an easy way to examine and manage system
status information, such as CPU and system voltages, temperatures, and fan
status through the onboard hardware ITE 8705 and the bundled ASUS PC Probe
or Intel LDCM software.
AMR Slot: Audio Modem Riser slot supports a very affordable audio and/or
modem riser card.
Legacy Free: Provides three 32-bit PCI (Asynchronous PCI 2.2 compliant) with
no ISA, eliminating bottlenecks and system memory management issues. All
PCI slots can support Bus Master PCI cards, such as SCSI or LAN cards. (PCI
supports up to 133MB/s maximum throughput.)
Low Pin Count (LPC) Multi-I/O: Provides two high-speed UART compatible
serial ports and one parallel port with EPP and ECP capabilities. UART2 can
also be directed from COM2 to the Infrared Module for wireless connections.
Enhanced ACPI & Anti-Boot Virus Protection: Programmable BIOS (Flash
EEPROM), offering enhanced ACPI for Windows 98/2000/Millenium compatibility, built-in firmware-based virus protection, and autodetection of most devices for virtually automatic setup.
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Smart BIOS: 2Mbit flash ROM gives a new easy-to-use interface which provides more control and protection over the motherboard. Provides Vcore and CPU/
SDRAM frequency adjustments, boot block write protection, and HD/SCSI/MO/
ZIP/CD/Floppy boot selection. Hardware random number generator supports new
security software for data protection and secured Internet transactions.
Concurrent PCI: Concurrent PCI allows multiple PCI transfers from PCI master busses to the memory and processor.
2. FEATURES
Optional Components
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2.1.2 Specifications–Optional Components
The following onboard components are optional at the time of purchase:
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PCI Audio: Smart Audio: Provides C-Media Electronics Inc.’s CMI-8738 PCI
3D Extension Positional Audio Chip. With this chip onboard, no external CODEC is needed. CMI-8738 supports legacy audio (SB16™), FM emulator/DLS
wavetable music synthesis, and HRTF 3D positional audio functions, and PCtel®
HSP56 (1789) interface.Compatible with A3D™ and DirectSound™ 3D,
CMI8738 thus meets PC98® requirements, and supports professional digital
audio interface and 4-channel speaker.
Smart Networking: Features the SiS630E 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet Controller,
which supports Wired for Management, remote wake-up, and OnNow initiative
to reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
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2. FEATURES
2.1.3 Performance
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Performance
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UltraPerformance: Onboard IDE Bus Master controller with two connectors that
support four IDE devices in two channels. Supports UltraDMA100//66/33, (IDE
DMA Mode 2), PIO Modes 3 & 4, and supports Enhanced IDE devices, such as
DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CD-R/RW, LS-120, and Tape Backup drives.
Dual Speeds: CPU frequency can operate at either 133MHz or 100MHz.
Concurrent PCI: Concurrent PCI allows multiple PCI transfers from PCI master buses to memory and processor.
SDRAM Optimized Performance: This motherboard supports PC133-compliant Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM), which increases
the data transfer rate to 100MB/s max.
ACPI Ready: ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) is also implemented on all ASUS smart series motherboards. ACPI provides more Energy
Saving Features for future operating systems (OS) supporting OS Direct Power
Management (OSPM) functionality. With these features implemented in the OS,
PCs can be ready around the clock, yet satisfy all the energy saving standards.
To fully utilize the benefits of ACPI, an ACPI-supported OS, such as Windows
98/2000/Millenium, must be used.
New Compliancy: Both the BIOS and hardware levels of the motherboard meet
the stringent requirements for PC 99 certification. The new PC 99 requirements
for systems and components are based on the following high-level goals: support for Plug and Play compatibility and power management for configuring
and managing all system components, and 32-bit device drivers and installation
procedures for Windows 95/NT and later. Color-coded connectors and descriptive icons make identification easy as required by PC 99.
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2.1.4 Intelligence
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Fan Status Monitoring and Alarm: To prevent system overheat and system
damage, the CPU, power supply, and system fans can be monitored for RPM
and failure. All the fans are set for its normal RPM range and alarm thresholds.
Temperature Monitoring and Alert: To prevent system overheat and system damage, this motherboard supports processor thermal sensing and auto-protection.
Voltage Monitoring and Alert: System voltage levels are monitored to ensure
stable current to critical motherboard components. Voltage specifications are
more critical for future processors, so monitoring is necessary to ensure proper
system configuration and management.
System Resources Alert: Today’s operating systems, such as Windows 98/
Millenium, Windows NT/2000, and OS/2, require much more memory and hard
drive space to present enormous user interfaces and run large applications. The
onboard hardware ASUS ASIC in conjunction with either the bundled ASUS
PC Probe or Intel LDCM will warn the user before the system resources are
used up to prevent possible application crashes. Suggestions will give the user
information on managing their limited resources more efficiently.
Dual Function Power Button: Through BIOS, the power button can be defined
as the “Stand by” (a.k.a. Suspend or Sleep) button or as the Soft-Off (see ATX
Power / Soft-Off Switch Lead in 3.8 Connectors for more information) button.
Regardless of the setting, pushing the power button for more than 4 seconds will
enter the Soft-Off mode.
Remote Ring On (requires modem): This allows a computer to be turned on
remotely through an internal or external modem. With this benefit on-hand, users
can access any information from their computers from anywhere in the world.
Message LED (requires ACPI OS support): Message LEDs now act as information providers. Through the way a particular LED illuminates, the user can
determine if a message has been received from a fax/modem. A simple glimpse
provides useful information to the user. This function requires ACPI OS and
driver support.
Peripheral Power Up: Keyboard power up can be enabled or disabled through
BIOS setup to allow the computer to be powered ON using your keyboard.
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Intelligence
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2. FEATURES
2.2 TUSI-M Motherboard Components
See opposite page for locations.
Location
Processor Support Socket 370 for Pentium III/Celeron Processors ....................... 2
Chipsets SiS 630ET 3C Integration Single Chip .................................... 3
ITE 8705 Super I/O Chipset ................................................... 14
2Mbit Flash BIOS .................................................................. 13
2. FEATURES
MB Components
Main Memory Maximum 1GB support
2 DIMM Sockets ...................................................................... 4
PC100/133 SDRAM and VCM SDRAM support
Expansion Slots 3 PCI Slots .............................................................................. 15
1 AMR Slot ............................................................................. 12
System I/O 2 IDE Connectors (UltraDMA/100 support) ............................ 6
1 Floppy Disk Drive Connector ............................................... 7
2 USB Headers (support 3 USB ports) .................................... 8
1 Serial COM2 Header ........................................................... 11
2 USB Port Connectors .......................................... (Bottom) 22
1 Parallel Port Connector ............................................. (Top) 20
1 VGA Monitor Output Connector ......................................... 19
1 Serial COM1 Port Connectors ............................. (Bottom) 21
1 PS/2 Mouse Connector .............................................. (Top) 23
1 PS/2 Keyboard Connector ................................... (Bottom) 23
Audio Cmedia 8738 PCI Audio Chipset (optional) ........................... 16
1 Game/MIDI Connector (on audio model only) ......... (Top) 17
1 Line Out Connector (on audio model only) ........ (Bottom) 17
1 Line In Connector (on audio model only) ........... (Bottom) 17
1 Microphone Connector (on audio model only) ... (Bottom) 17
Network Features SiS630ET Ethernet Controller
1 LAN (RJ45) Connector ............................................. (Top) 22
Wake-On-LAN Connector ...................................................... 10
Wake-On-Ring Connector ........................................................ 1
Other Features ASUS iPanel Connector ........................................................... 9
ASUS iPanel Audio Connector .............................................. 18
Power ATX Power Supply Connector ................................................. 5
Form Factor microATX
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2.2.1 Component Locations
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3
4
5
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9
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2. FEATURES
Component Locations
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3. HARDWARE SETUP
3.1 TUSI-M Motherboard Layout
T: Mouse
B: Keyboard
0 1
CPU_FAN
WOR
GAME_AUDIO
VGA
PWR_FAN
Line
Out
AUDIO_PANEL
Line
In
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
2 3
SiS630ET
3C
Integration
Single
Chip
Secondary IDE
3. H/W SETUP
Motherboard Layout
AUX CD1
ATX Power Connector
PARALLEL PORT
USBPWR1
Primary IDE
USB2
COM1
Row 0 1
Socket 370
Bottom: Top:
USB1 RJ-45
DIMM Socket 2 (64/72-bit, 168-pin module)
PWRTMP
DIMM Socket 1 (64/72-bit, 168-pin module)
PS/2
MODEM
Mic
In
32-bit
PCI
Audio
Chipset
CR2032 3V
Lithium Cell
CMOS Power
CLRTC
PCI Slot 1
BUZZER
FLOPPY
ITE 8705
Super I/O
PCI Slot 2
2Mbit
Flash
BIOS
JEN
R
USBPWR0
TUSI-M
AFPANEL
USB2
PCI Slot 3
WOL_CON
Audio Modem Riser
(AMR)
COM2
CH_FAN
IDELED
NOTE: Gray components are optional at the time of purchase.
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USB1
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PANEL
3. HARDWARE SETUP
3.2 Layout Contents
p.17 JumperFree Mode Setting (Enable/Disable)
p.17 USB Power Up Settings (Enable/Disable)
p.18 CPU External Frequency Selection
p.20 168 Pin DIMM Memory Support
p.22 Central Processing Unit
p.23 32-bit PCI Bus Expansion Slots
p.25 Audio Modem Riser Slot
p.26 PS/2 Mouse Connector (6 pin female)
p.26 PS/2 Keyboard Connector (6 pin female)
p.27 Fast-Ethernet Port Connector
p.27 Universal Serial Bus Ports 0 & 1 (Two 4 pin female)
p.27 Parallel Port Connector (25 pin female)
p.28 Serial Port Connectors (9 pins, 10-1 pin)
p.28 Monitor Port Connector (15 pin female)
p.29 Game/MIDI Connector (15 pin female) (optional)
p.29 Audio Port Connectors (Three 1/8” female) (optional)
p.30 Primary/Secondary IDE Connectors (Two 40-1pin)
p.30 Floppy Disk Drive Connector (34-1pin)
p.31 IDE Activity LED (2 pin)
p.31 Power, CPU, Chassis Fan Connectors (Three 3 pin)
p.32 Wake-On-Ring Connector (2 pin)
p.32 Wake-On-LAN Connector (3 pin)
p.33 USB Connector Set (10-1 pins, 5-1 pin)
p.33 Internal Audio Connectors (Two 4 pin) (optional)
p.34 ASUS iPanel Connector (12-1 pin)
p.34 ASUS Audio Panel Connector (12-1 pin)
p.35 ATX Power Supply Connector (20 pin)
p.35 Power Supply Thermal Sensor Connector (2 pin)
p.36 System Warning Speaker Connector (4 pin)
p.36 Keyboard Lock Switch Lead (2 pin)
p.36 System Power LED Lead (3-1 pin)
p.36 System MessageLED Lead (2 pin)
p.36 System Management Interrupt Switch Lead (2 pin)
p.36 ATX Power / Soft-Off Switch Lead (2 pin)
p.36 Reset Switch Lead (2 pin)
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Layout Contents
Motherboard Settings
1) JEN
2) USBPWR0/USBPWR1
3) FS3, FS1, FS2, FS0
Expansion Slots
1) DIMM1, DIMM2
2) CPU Socket 370
3) PCI1, PCI2, PCI3
4) AMR
Connectors
1) PS2KBMS
2) PS2KBMS
3) RJ-45
4) USB
5) PARALLEL
6) COM1/COM2
7) VGA1
8) GAME_AUDIO
9) GAME_AUDIO
10) PRIMARY/SECONDARY IDE
11) FLOPPY
12) PLED
13) PWR, CPU, CH_FAN
14) WOR
15) WOL_CON
16) USB1, USB2
17) CD1, AUX, MODEM
18) AFPANEL
19) AAPANEL
20) ATXPWR
21) PWRTMP
22) SPEAKER
23) KEYLOCK
24) PLED
25) MLED
26) SMI
27) PWR BUTTON
28) RESET
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3.3 Hardware Setup Procedure
Before using your computer, you must complete the following steps:
• Check Motherboard Settings
• Install Memory Modules
• Install the Central Processing Unit (CPU)
• Install Expansion Cards
• Connect Ribbon Cables, Panel Wires, and Power Supply
3.4 Motherboard Settings
This section explains in detail how to change your motherboard’s function settings
through the use of switches and/or jumpers.
WARNING! Computer motherboards and expansion cards contain very delicate Inte3. H/W SETUP
Motherboard Settings
grated Circuit (IC) chips. To protect them against damage from static electricity, you
should follow some precautions whenever you work on your computer.
1. Unplug your computer when working on the inside.
2. Use a grounded wrist strap before handling computer components. If you do not have
one, touch both of your hands to a safely grounded object or to a metal object, such as
the power supply case.
3. Hold components by the edges and try not to touch the IC chips, leads or connectors, or
other components.
4. Place components on a grounded antistatic pad or on the bag that came with the component whenever the components are separated from the system.
5. Ensure that the ATX power supply is switched off before you plug in or remove the
ATX power connector on the motherboard.
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3. HARDWARE SETUP
1) JumperFree™ Mode (JEN)
This jumper enableS or disableS the JumperFree™ mode. The default enables
JumperFree™ mode, which permits processor frequency settings through the BIOS
setup (see 4.4 Advanced Menu). Disabling JumperFree™ mode permits manual
frequency settings using JP0-JP3; (see the following page).
IMPORTANT: In JumperFree™ mode, all jumpers must be set to [1-2].
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
01
3
2
1
JEN
1 2
1 2
JumperFree Mode
Jumper Mode
3. H/W SETUP
Motherboard Settings
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TUSI-M JumperFree™ Mode Setting
2) USB Device Wake Up (USBPWR0, USBPWR1)
These jumpers allow you to enable or disable the USB device power up function
for USB devices connected to your system.This feature requires an ATX power
supply that can supply at least 2A on the +5VSB lead. The default is set to
Disable because not all computers have the appropriate ATX power supply. Your
computer will not power ON if you set these to Enable and do not have the
appropriate ATX power supply.
NOTES:
1. These two jumpers must be set in unison; that is, either both must be set to
Disable or both to Enable.
2. These settings must also be set in conjunction with Wake On USB Device in
4.5.1 Power Up Control.
USBPWR1
0 1
2
1
Enable
3
2
Disable
(Default)
USBPWR0
1 2
®
TUSI-M
Enable
TUSI-M USB Device Wake Up
2 3
Disable
(Default)
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3) CPU External Frequency Setting (JP3, JP1, JP2, JP0)
This option tells the clock generator what frequency to send to the CPU, SDRAM,
and the chipset. This allows the selection of the CPU’s External frequency. The
CPU External Frequency multiplied by the Frequency Multiple equals the CPU’s
Internal frequency (the advertised CPU speed).
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
133.3MHz
133.3MHz
33.3MHz
97.0MHz
97.0MHz
32.3MHz
70.0MHz
105.0MHz
35.0MHz
66.8MHz
66.8MHz
33.4MHz
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JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
3
2
1
CPU 95.0MHz
SDRAM 126.7MHz
PCI 31.7MHz
95.0MHz
95.0MHz
31.7MHz
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
3
2
1
CPU
SDRAM
PCI
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
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External Frequency Selection
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100.0MHz
133.3MHz
33.3MHz
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
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96.2MHz
96.2MHz
32.1MHz
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
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3
2
1
CPU 100.0MHz
SDRAM 150.0MHz
PCI 37.5MHz
150.0MHz
100.0MHz
37.5MHz
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
3
2
1
CPU 133.3MHz
SDRAM 100.0MHz
PCI 33.3MHz
100.0MHz
100.0MHz
33.3MHz
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
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Motherboard Settings
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
3
2
1
CPU 66.6MHz
SDRAM 100.0MHz
PCI 33.3MHz
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
(NOTE: To make adjustments using these jumpers, the JumperFree mode must
be disabled; (see the JumperFree™ JEN setting on the previous page).
112.0MHz
112.0MHz
37.3MHz
97.0MHz
129.3MHz
32.2MHz
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Manual CPU Settings Table
Set the jumpers according to the internal speed of your processor as follows:
SDRAM
(MHz)
66
100
150
133
100
100
133
66
97
70
95
95
112
97
96
100
100
100
100
133
150
133
66
97
105
95
126
112
129
96
Frequency Selection Switches
JP3
JP1
JP2
JP0
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
[1-2]
[2-3]
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Motherboard Settings
CPU
(MHz)
For updated processor settings, visit ASUS’s web site: WWW.ASUS.COM
WARNING! Premature wearing of the processor may result when overclocking.
Be sure that the DIMM you use can handle the specified SDRAM MHz or else
bootup will not be possible.
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3.5 System Memory (DIMM)
NOTE: No hardware or BIOS setup is required after adding or removing memory.
This motherboard uses only Dual Inline Memory Modules (DIMMs). Sockets are
available for 3.3Volt (power level) unbuffered Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM) of 16, 32, 64, 128MB, 256 or 512MB. to form a memory size
between 16MB and 1GB. One side (with memory chips) of the DIMM takes up one
row on the motherboard. This motherboard also supports NEC’s Virtual Channel (VC)
SDRAMs.
To use the chipset’s Error Checking and Correction (ECC) feature, you must use a
DIMM with 9 chips per side (standard 8 chips/side + 1 ECC chip).
Memory speed setup is recommended through Configure SDRAM Timing by SPD
(see 4.4.2 Advanced Chipset Setup).
Install memory in any combination as follows:
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System Memory
IMPORTANT
• For optimum signal integrity, inserting the DIMMs in the following order is
recommended: DIMM1, DIMM2
• SDRAMs used must be compatible with the current PC133/PC100 SDRAM
specification.
• DO NOT mix SDRAMs with VC SDRAMs.
Location
168-pin DIMM
Total Memory
DIMM1 (Rows 0&1)
SDRAM 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB
x1
DIMM2 (Rows 2&3)
SDRAM 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB
x1
Total System Memory (Max 1GB)
=
3.5.1 General DIMM Notes
•
•
•
•
•
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This motherboard supports SPD (Serial Presence Detect) DIMMs. This is the
memory of choice for best performance vs. stability.
This motherboard does NOT support registered memory.
SDRAM chips are generally thinner with higher pin density than EDO (Extended Data Output) chips.
BIOS shows SDRAM memory on bootup screen.
Single-sided DIMMs come in 16, 32, 64,128, 256MB; double-sided come in 32,
64, 128, 256, 512MB.
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3.5.2 DIMM Memory Installation
Insert the module(s) as shown. Because the number of pins are different on either
side of the breaks, the module will only fit in the orientation shown. DIMM modules are longer and have different pin contact on each side and therefore have a
higher pin density. SIMM modules have the same pin contact on both sides.
Lock
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88 Pins
60 Pins
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System Memory
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20 Pins
TUSI-M 168-Pin DIMM Sockets
The DIMMs must be 3.3V Unbuffered for this motherboard. To determine the DIMM
type, check the notches on the DIMMs (see figure below).
168-Pin DIMM Notch Key Definitions (3.3V)
DRAM Key Position
Unbuffered
RFU
Buffered
Voltage Key Position
Reserved
5.0V
3.3V
The notches on the DIMM module will shift between left, center, or right to identify
the type and also to prevent the wrong type from being inserted into the DIMM slot
on the motherboard. You must ask your retailer the correct DIMM type before purchasing. This motherboard supports four clock signals.
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3.6 Central Processing Unit (CPU)
The motherboard provides a ZIF Socket 370, for CPU installation. A fan and heatsink should be attached to the CPU to prevent overheating. Purchase and install a
fan and heatsink before turning on the system.
Socket 370 CPU
(Top)
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Socket 370 CPU
(Bottom)
Celeron
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TUSI-M Socket 370
Gold Arrow
Pentium III
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CPU
1. Locate the Socket 370 and open it by pulling
the lever gently sideways away from the socket.
Then lift the lever upwards. The socket lever
must be fully opened (90 to 100 degrees).
2. Insert the CPU with the correct orientation. The
gold arrow of the CPU must be oriented
toward the outer corner of the socket base
nearest to the tip of the lever handle.
CAUTION! The CPU fits in one orientation
and should drop easily into place. Do not force
the CPU into the socket to avoid bending the
pins. If the CPU does not fit, check its
alignment and look for bent pins.
3. Once completely inserted, press the CPU firmly and close the socket lever until it
snaps into its locked position.
4. Install an Intel fan heatsink. The heatsink should entirely cover the CPU. Carefully attach the heatsink locking brace to the plastic clips on the socket base. With
the added weight of the CPU fan and heatsink locking brace, no extra force is
required to keep the CPU in place. Connect the CPU fan cable to the fan connector (See 3.1 Motherboard Layout / 3.8 Connectors).
CAUTION! Take care not to scrape the motherboard surface when mounting a
clamp-style processor fan, or else damage may occur. When mounting a heatsink
onto your CPU, make sure that exposed CPU capacitors do not touch the
heatsink, or else damage may occur! Refer to heatsink/CPU documentation.
NOTE: Do not forget to set the correct Bus Frequency and Multiple (frequency
multiple setting is available only on unlocked processors) for your Socket 370
processor or else boot-up may not be possible. Socket 370 processors provide
internal thermal sensing: a socket mounted thermal resistor is not needed.
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3.7 Expansion Cards
In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The motherboard has five
PCI expansion slots to support these cards. Follow the steps in the next section
when installing expansion cards.
WARNING! Unplug the system power cord when adding or removing expansion cards or other system components. Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both the motherboard and expansion cards.
3.7.1 Installing an Expansion Card
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Expansion Cards
1. Read the documentation that comes with the expansion card and make any necessary hardware settings for the card before installing it.
2. Remove the system unit cover and the bracket plate on the slot you intend to use.
Keep the screw for later use.
3. Align the card connectors with the slot and press firmly until the card fits in
place.
4. Secure the card to the slot with the screw you removed earlier.
5. Replace the system cover.
6. Change the necessary BIOS settings, if any.
(see section 4.4.3 PCI Configuration to change the settings.)
7. Install the necessary software drivers for the expansion card.
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3.7.2 Assigning IRQs for Expansion Cards
Some expansion cards need an IRQ to operate. Generally, an IRQ must be exclusively assigned to one use. In a standard design, there are 16 IRQs available but
most of them are already in use, leaving 6 IRQs free for expansion cards. If your
motherboard has PCI audio onboard, an additional IRQ will be used. If your motherboard also has MIDI enabled, another IRQ will be used, leaving 4 IRQs free.
IMPORTANT: If using PCI cards on shared slots, make sure that the drivers
support “Share IRQ” or that the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Conflicts arise
between the two PCI groups that will make the system unstable or cards inoperable.
The following table lists the default IRQ assignments for standard PC devices. Use
this table when configuring your system and for resolving IRQ conflicts.
Standard Interrupt Assignments
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Expansion Cards
IRQ
0
1
2
3*
4*
5*
6
7*
8
9*
10*
11*
12*
13
14*
15*
Priority
1
2
N/A
11
12
13
14
15
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Standard Function
System Timer
Keyboard Controller
Programmable Interrupt
Communications Port (COM2)
Communications Port (COM1)
Sound Card (sometimes LPT2)
Floppy Disk Controller
Printer Port (LPT1)
System CMOS/Real Time Clock
ACPI Mode when used
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port
Numeric Data Processor
Primary IDE Channel
Secondary IDE Channel
*These IRQs are usually available for ISA or PCI devices.
Interrupt Request Table for this Motherboard
PCI slot 1
PCI slot 2
PCI slot 3
Onboard VGA
Onboard LAN
Onboard USB controller
Onboard Audio
AMR
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INT-A
shared
—
—
shared
—
—
—
—
INT-B
—
—
shared
—
—
—
—
shared
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INT-C
—
—
—
—
shared
—
shared
—
INT-D
—
shared
—
—
—
shared
—
—
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3.7.3 Audio Modem Riser (AMR) Slot
This connector supports a specially designed audio and/or modem card called an AMR.
Main processing is done through software and controlled by the motherboard’s system chipset. This provides an upgradeable audio and/or modem solution at an incredibly low cost. There are two types of AMR, one defined as primary and another defined as secondary. You can only use primary AMRs with this motherboard.
NOTE: An AMR is not included with this motherboard.
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Expansion Cards
0 1
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TUSI-M
TUSI-M Audio Modem Riser (AMR) Connector
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3.8 Connectors
WARNING! Some pins are used for connectors or power sources. These are
clearly distinguished from jumpers in the Motherboard Layout. Placing jumper
caps over these connector pins will cause damage to your motherboard.
IMPORTANT: Ribbon cables should always be connected with the red stripe to
Pin 1 on the connectors. Pin 1 is usually on the side closest to the power connector on hard drives and CD-ROM drives, but may be on the opposite side on
floppy disk drives. Check the connectors before installation because there may
be exceptions. IDE ribbon cable must be less than 46 cm (18 in.), with the second drive connector no more than 15 cm (6 in.) from the first connector.
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Connectors
1) PS/2 Mouse Connector (Green 6-pin PS2KBMS)
The system will direct IRQ12 to the PS/2 mouse if one is detected. If one is not
detected, expansion cards can use IRQ12. See PS/2 Mouse Function Control
in 4.4 Advanced Menu.
PS/2 Mouse (6-pin female)
2) PS/2 Keyboard Connector (Purple 6-pin PS2KBMS)
This connection is for a standard keyboard using an PS/2 plug (mini DIN). This
connector will not allow standard AT size (large DIN) keyboard plugs. You
may use a DIN to mini DIN adapter on standard AT keyboards.
PS/2 Keyboard (6-pin female)
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3) Fast-Ethernet Port Connector (RJ45) (optional)
An optional RJ-45 connector is located on top of the USB connectors. The
connector allows the motherboard to connect to a Local Area Network (LAN)
through a network hub.
RJ-45
LED2
On
Off
Blinking
LED1
Power
No power
---
LED2
Good connection
Bad connection
Data transfer
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Connectors
LED1
4) Universal Serial Bus Ports 0 & 1 (Black two 4-pin USB)
Two USB ports are available for connecting USB devices.
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
5) Parallel Port Connector (Burgundy 25-pin PRINTER)
You can enable the parallel port and choose the IRQ through Onboard Parallel
Port (see 4.4.2 I/O Device Configuration).
NOTE: Serial printers must be connected to the serial port.
Parallel (Printer) Port (25-pin female)
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6) Serial Port Connectors (Teal/Turquoise 9-pin COM1)
One serial port is ready for a mouse or other serial devices. A second serial port
is available using a serial port bracket connected from the motherboard to an
expansion slot opening. See Onboard Serial Port 1 in 4.2.2 I/O Device Configuration for settings.
COM 1
Serial Port (9-pin male)
0 1
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Connectors
PIN 1
®
TUSI-M
TUSI-M Serial Port Header
7) Monitor Output Connector (Blue 15-pin VGA1)
This connector is for output to a VGA-compatible device.
VGA Monitor (15-pin female)
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8) Game/MIDI Connector (Gold 15-pin GAME_AUDIO) (optional)
You may connect game joysticks or game pads to this connector for playing
games. Connect MIDI devices for playing or editing professional audio.
Game/MIDI (15-pin female)
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DMA
Connectors
Channels
9) Audio Port Connectors (Three 1/8” GAME_AUDIO) (optional)
Line Out (lime) can be connected to headphones or preferably powered speakers. Line In (light blue) allows tape players or other audio sources to be recorded by your computer or played through the Line Out (lime). Mic (pink)
allows microphones to be connected for inputting voice.
Line Out Line In Mic
1/8" Stereo Audio Connectors
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Connectors
10) Primary (Blue) / Secondary IDE Connectors (Two 40-1pin IDE)
These connectors support the provided UltraDMA/100 IDE hard disk ribbon
cable. Connect the cable’s blue connector to the motherboard’s primary (recommended) or secondary IDE connector, and then connect the gray connector
to your UltraDMA/100 slave device (hard disk drive) and the black connector to
your UltraDMA/100 master device. It is recommended that non-UltraDMA/100
devices be connected to the secondary IDE connector. If you install two hard
disks, you must configure the second drive to Slave mode by setting its jumper
accordingly. Please refer to your hard disk documentation for the jumper
settings. BIOS now supports specific device bootup (see the Advanced Menus).
(Pin 20 is removed to prevent inserting in the wrong orientation when using
ribbon cables with pin 20 plugged).
TIP: You may configure two hard disks to be both Masters with two ribbon
cables – one for the primary IDE connector and another for the secondary IDE
connector. You may install one operating system on an IDE drive and another on
a SCSI drive and select the boot disk through the Advanced Menus.
IMPORTANT: UltraDMA/100 IDE devices must use a 40-pin 80-conductor IDE
cable for 100MBytes/s transfer rates.
Primary IDE Connector
Secondary IDE Connector
0 1
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TUSI-M IDE Connectors
NOTE: Orient the red markings
on the IDE ribbon cable to PIN 1
PIN 1
11) Floppy Disk Drive Connector (34-1pin FLOPPY)
This connector supports the provided floppy drive ribbon cable. After connecting the single end to the board, connect the two plugs on the other end to the
floppy drives. (Pin 5 is removed to prevent inserting in the wrong orientation when using ribbon cables with pin 5 plugged).
0 1
NOTE: Orient the red markings on
the floppy ribbon cable to PIN 1.
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PIN 1
TUSI-M Floppy Disk Drive Connector
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12) IDE Activity LED (2-pin PLED)
This connector supplies power to the cabinet’s IDE activity LED. Read and
write activity by devices connected to the Primary or Secondary IDE connectors
will cause the LED to light up.
0 1
TIP: If the case-mounted LED does not
light, try reversing the 2-pin plug.
PLED
®
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TUSI-M IDE Activity LED
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Connectors
13) Power Supply (PWR_FAN), CPU (CPU_FAN), Chassis (CH_FAN) Fan
Connectors (3 pins)
These connectors support cooling fans of 350mA (4.2 Watts) or less. Orientate
the fans so that the heat sink fins allow airflow to go across the onboard heat
sink(s) instead of the expansion slots. Depending on the fan manufacturer, the
wiring and plug may be different. The red wire should be positive, while the
black should be ground. Connect the fan’s plug to the board taking into consideration the polarity of the connector.
NOTE: The “Rotation” signal is to be used only by a specially designed fan with
rotation signal. The Rotations per Minute (RPM) can be monitored using ASUS PC
Probe or Intel LDCM Utility.
CPU_FAN
GND
+12V
Rotation
WARNING! The CPU and/or motherboard will overheat if there is no airflow
across the CPU and onboard heatsinks. Damage may occur to the motherboard
and/or the CPU fan if these pins are incorrectly used. These are not jumpers,
do not place jumper caps over these pins.
0 1
PWR_FAN
®
GND
+12V
Rotation
GND
+12V
Rotation
TUSI-M
CH_FAN
TUSI-M 12-Volt Cooling Fan Power
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14) Wake-On-Ring Connector (2-pin WOR)
This connector connects to internal modem cards with a Wake-On-Ring output.
The connector powers up the system when a ringup packet or signal is received
through the internal modem card. NOTE: For external modems, Wake-On-Ring
is detected through the COM port.
IMPORTANT: This feature requires that Wake On LAN or PCI Modem is
enabled (see 4.5.1 Power Up Control) and that your system has an ATX power
supply with at least 720mA +5V standby power.
0 1
WOR
Ring# Ground
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Connectors
2
1
TUSI-M
®
TUSI-M Wake On Ring Connector
15) Wake-On-LAN Connector (3-pin WOL_CON)
This connector connects to a LAN card with a Wake-On-LAN output, such as
the ASUS PCI-L101 Ethernet card (see 7. Appendix). The connector powers up
the system when a wakeup packet or signal is received through the LAN card.
IMPORTANT: This feature requires that Wake-On-Lan features are enabled
(see 4.4.3 Power Management) and that your system has an ATX power supply
with at least 720mA +5V standby power.
0 1
IMPORTANT: Requires an ATX power
supply with at least 720mA +5 volt
standby power
WOL_CON
Ground
®
TUSI-M
PME +5 Volt Standby
TUSI-M Wake-On-LAN Connector
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16) USB Headers (10-1 pin USB1, 5-1 pin USB2) ( LAN model only )
If the USB Ports on the back panels are inadequate, two USB headers are
available for three additional USB ports. Connect an optional 3-port USB
connector set to these headers and mount it to an open slot on your chassis.
USB1
0 1
1
5
10
6
1: USB Power
2: USBP2–
3: USBP2+
4: GND
5: NC
6: USB Power
7: USBP3–
8: USBP3+
9: GND
®
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USBP4USBP4+
GND
USB Power
USB2
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Connectors
TUSI-M USB Headers
TUSI-M
AUX In (White)
CD In (Black)
TUSI-M Internal Audio Connectors
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Modem-Out
Ground
Modem-In
0 1
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Right Audio Channel
Ground
Left Audio Channel
Right Audio Channel
Ground
Left Audio Channel
17) Internal Audio Connectors (4-pin CD1, AUX, MODEM)
(on audio model only)
These connectors allow you to receive stereo audio input from such sound sources
as a CD-ROM, TV tuner, or MPEG card. The MODEM connector allows the
onboard audio to interface with a voice modem card with a similar connector. It
also allows the sharing of mono_in (such as a phone) and mono_out (such as a
speaker) between the onboard audio and a voice modem card.
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18) ASUS iPanel Connector (12-1 pin AFPANEL)
This connector allows you to connect an optional ASUS iPanel, an easy to access drive bay with front I/O ports, status LEDs, and space reserved for a hard
disk drive. If you are not using an ASUS iPanel, you can connect an optional
wireless transmitting and receiving infrared module to the SIR connector or an
optional consumer infrared connector set to the CIR and SIR connectors for
both wireless transmitting and remote control functions through one external
infrared module.
+5 V
0 1
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Connectors
IRRX
GND
IRTX
SMBDATA
+3VSB
SMBCLK
LOCKKEY
NC
NC
SPEAKERO
IRRX
GND
IRTX
NC
GND
NC
CIRRX
+5VSB
+3VSB#
EXTSMI#
+5V
MLEDPCIRST#
NC
NC
+5 V
AFPANEL
SIR
CIR
NC
GND
NC
CIRRX
+5VSB
Standard Infrared (SIR)
Front View
Back View
IR_CON
®
TUSI-M
+5V
(NC)
IRTX
GND
TUSI-M Front Panel Connectors
IRRX
19) ASUS Audio Panel Connector (12-1 pin AAPANEL)
(on audio model only)
Connect the audio cable from the optional ASUS iPanel to this for front panel
audio control.
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AUDIO_PANEL
Line out_R
AGND3
Line out_L
MICPWR
®
Line in_R
AGND2
Line in_L
AGND
MIC2
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20) ATX Power Supply Connector (20-pin block ATXPWR)
This connector connects to an ATX power supply. The plug from the power supply will only insert in one orientation because of the different hole sizes. Find the
proper orientation and push down firmly making sure that the pins are aligned.
IMPORTANT: Make sure that your ATX power supply can supply at least 10mA
on the +5-volt standby lead (+5VSB). You may experience difficulty in powering ON your system if your power supply cannot support the load. For WakeOn-LAN support, your ATX power supply must supply at least 720mA +5VSB.
0 1
TUSI-M
®
+5.0 Volts
+5.0 Volts
NC
Ground
Ground
Ground
Power Supply On
Ground
-12.0 Volts
+3.3 Volts
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+12.0 Volts
+5V Standby
Power Good
Ground
+5.0 Volts
Ground
+5.0 Volts
Ground
+3.3 Volts
+3.3 Volts
TUSI-M ATX Power Connector
21) Power Supply Thermal Connector (2-pin PWRTMP)
This connector connects to an ATX power supply. The plug from the power supply will only insert in one orientation because of the different hole sizes. Find the
proper orientation and push down firmly making sure that the pins are aligned.
0 1
PWRTMP
Power Supply Thermal Sensor
®
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TUSI-M Thermal Sensor Connector
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The following is for items 22–28
0 1
Message LED
®
TUSI-M
SMI Lead
Reset
Ground
+5 V
MLED
ExtSMI#
Ground
PWR
Ground
+5 V
PLED
Keylock
Ground
Power LED
Speaker
Connector
+5V
Ground
Ground
Speaker
Keyboard Lock
Reset SW
ATX Power
Switch*
* Requires an ATX power supply.
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22) System Warning Speaker Connector (4-pin SPEAKER)
This 4-pin connector connects to the case-mounted speaker. Two sources
(LINE_OUT and SPEAKER) will allow you to hear system beeps and warnings. Only SPEAKER will allow you to hear system beeps before the integrated
audio has been properly initialized.
23) Keyboard Lock Switch Lead (2-pin KEYLOCK)
This 2-pin connector connects to the case-mounted key switch to allow keyboard locking.
24) System Power LED Lead (3-1 pin PLED)
This 3-1 pin connector connects the system power LED, which lights when the
system is powered on and blinks when it is in sleep mode.
25) System Message LED Lead (2-pin MLED)
This indicates whether a message has been received from a fax/modem. The
LED will remain lit when there is no signal and blink when there is data received. This function requires an ACPI OS and driver support.
26) System Management Interrupt Lead (2-pin SMI)
This allows the user to manually place the system into a suspend mode or “Green”
mode, where system activity is decreased to save electricity and expand the life
of certain components when the system is not in use. This 2-pin connector connects to the case-mounted suspend switch.
27) ATX Power Switch Lead (2-pin PWR BUTTON)
The system power is controlled by a momentary switch connected to this lead.
Pressing the button once will switch the system between ON and SOFT OFF.
Pushing the switch while in the ON mode for more than 4 seconds will turn the
system off. The system power LED shows the status of the system’s power.
28) Reset Switch Lead (2-pin RESET)
This 2-pin connector connects to the case-mounted reset switch for rebooting
your computer without having to turn off your power switch. This is a preferred
method of rebooting to prolong the life of the system’s power supply.
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3.9 Starting Up the First Time
1. After all connections are made, close the system case cover.
2. Be sure that all switches are off (in some systems, marked with ), and
the power input voltage is set to comply with the standard used in your
country (220V-240V or 110-120V).
3. Connect the power supply cord into the power supply located on the
back of your system case according to your system user’s manual.
4. Connect the power cord into a power outlet that is equipped with a surge
protector.
3. H/W SETUP
Powering Up
5. You may then turn on your devices in the following order:
a. Your monitor
b. External SCSI devices (starting with the last device on the chain)
c. Your system power. For ATX power supplies, you need to switch on
the power supply as well as press the ATX power switch on the front
of the case.
6. The power LED on the front panel of the system case will light. For
ATX power supplies, the system LED will light when the ATX power
switch is pressed. The LED on the monitor may light up or switch between orange and green after the system’s if it complies with “green”
standards or if it has a power standby feature. The system will then run
power-on tests. While the tests are running, the BIOS will alarm beeps
or additional messages will appear on the screen. If you do not see anything within 30 seconds from the time you turn on the power, the system
may have failed a power-on test. Recheck your jumper settings and connections or call your retailer for assistance.
Award BIOS Beep Codes
Beep
One short beep when
displaying logo
Long beeps in an endless loop
One long beep followed by
three short beeps
High frequency beeps when
system is working
Meaning
No error during POST
No DRAM installed or detected
Video card not found or video card
memory bad
CPU overheated
System running at a lower frequency
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7. During power-on, hold down <Delete> to enter BIOS setup. Follow the
instructions in 4. BIOS SETUP.
* Powering Off your computer: You must first exit or shut down your
operating system before switching off the power switch. For ATX power
supplies, you can press the ATX power switch after exiting or shutting
down your operating system. If you use Windows 9X, click the Start
button, click Shut Down, and then click Shut down the computer?
The power supply should turn off after Windows shuts down.
NOTE: The message “You can now safely turn off your computer” will
not appear when shutting down with ATX power supplies.
3. H/W SETUP
Powering Up
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4.1 Managing and Updating Your BIOS
4.1.1 Upon First Use of the Computer System
It is recommended that you save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS
along with a Flash Memory Writer utility (AFLASH.EXE) to a bootable floppy
disk in case you need to reinstall the BIOS later. AFLASH.EXE is a Flash
Memory Writer utility that updates the BIOS by uploading a new BIOS file to
the programmable flash ROM on the motherboard. This file works only in
DOS mode. To determine the BIOS version of your motherboard, check the
last four numbers of the code displayed on the upper left-hand corner of your
screen during bootup. Larger numbers represent a newer BIOS file.
4. BIOS SETUP
Updating BIOS
1. Type FORMAT A:/S at the DOS prompt to create a bootable system
floppy disk. DO NOT copy AUTOEXEC.BAT & CONFIG.SYS to the
disk.
2. Type COPY D:\AFLASH\AFLASH.EXE A:\ (assuming D is your CDROM drive) to copy AFLASH.EXE to the just created boot disk.
NOTE: AFLASH works only in DOS mode. It will not work with DOS
prompt in Windows and will not work with certain memory drivers that
may be loaded when you boot from your hard drive. It is recommended
that you reboot using a floppy.
3. Reboot your computer from the floppy disk. NOTE: BIOS setup must
specify “Floppy” as the first item in the boot sequence.
4. In DOS mode, type A:\AFLASH <Enter> to run AFLASH.
IMPORTANT! If “unknown” is displayed after Flash Memory:, the memory
chip is either not programmable or is not supported by the ACPI BIOS and therefore, cannot be programmed by the Flash Memory Writer utility.
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5. Select 1. Save Current BIOS to File from the Main menu and press
<Enter>. The Save Current BIOS To File screen appears.
6. Type a filename and the path, for example, A:\XXX-XX.XXX and then
press <Enter>.
4.1.2 Updating BIOS Procedures
WARNING! Only update your BIOS if you have problems with your motherboard and you know that the new BIOS revision will solve your problems. Careless updating can result in your motherboard having more problems!
4. BIOS SETUP
Updating BIOS
1. Download an updated ASUS BIOS file from the Internet (WWW or
FTP) (see ASUS CONTACT INFORMATION on page 3 for details)
and save to the disk you created earlier.
2. Boot from the disk you created earlier.
3. At the “A:\” prompt, type AFLASH and then press <Enter>.
4. At the Main Menu, type 2 and then press <Enter>. The Update BIOS
Including Boot Block and ESCD screen appears.
5. Type the filename of your new BIOS and the path, for example, A:\XXXXX.XXX, and then press <Enter>.
NOTE: To cancel this operation, press <Enter>.
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6. When prompted to confirm the BIOS update, press Y to start the update.
4. BIOS SETUP
Updating BIOS
7. The utility starts to program the new BIOS information into the flash
ROM. The boot block will be updated automatically only when necessary. This will minimize the chance that a failed update will prevent
your system from booting up. When the programming is finished, Flashed
Successfully will be displayed.
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8. Follow the onscreen instructions to continue.
WARNING! If you encounter problems while updating the new BIOS, DO NOT
turn off your system since this might prevent your system from booting up. Just
repeat the process, and if the problem still persists, update the original BIOS file
you saved to disk above. If the Flash Memory Writer utility was not able to
successfully update a complete BIOS file, your system may not be able to boot
up. If this happens, your system will need servicing.
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Updating BIOS
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4.2 BIOS Setup Program
This motherboard supports a programmable EEPROM that can be updated using
the provided utility as described in 4.1 Managing and Updating Your BIOS.
The utility is used if you are installing a motherboard, reconfiguring your system,
or prompted to “Run Setup”. This section describes how to configure your system
using this utility.
Even if you are not prompted to use the Setup program, at some time in the future
you may want to change the configuration of your computer. For example, you
may want to enable the Security Password Feature or make changes to the power
management settings. It will then be necessary to reconfigure your system using
the BIOS Setup program so that the computer can recognize these changes and
record them in the CMOS RAM of the EEPROM.
4. BIOS SETUP
Program Information
The EEPROM on the motherboard stores the Setup utility. When you start up the
computer, the system provides you with the opportunity to run this program. This
appears during the Power-On Self Test (POST). Press <Delete> to call up the Setup
utility. If you are a little bit late in pressing the mentioned key, POST will continue
with its test routines, thus preventing you from calling up Setup. If you still need to
call Setup, restart the system by pressing <Ctrl> + <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 again. But do so only if the first two methods fail.
The Setup program has been designed to make it as easy to use as possible. It is a
menu-driven program, which means you can scroll through the various sub-menus
and make your selections among the predetermined choices.
To access the BIOS Setup program, press the <Delete> key after
the computer has run through its POST.
NOTE: Because the BIOS software is constantly being updated, the following
BIOS screens and descriptions are for reference purposes only and may not reflect your BIOS screens exactly.
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4.2.1 BIOS Menu Bar
The top of the screen has a menu bar with the following selections:
MAIN
Use this menu to make changes to the basic system configuration.
ADVANCED Use this menu to enable and make changes to the advanced
features.
POWER
Use this menu to configure and enable Power Management
features.
BOOT
Use this menu to configure the default system device used to locate and load the Operating System.
EXIT
Use this menu to exit the current menu or specify how to exit the
Setup program.
To access the menu bar items, press the right or left arrow key on the keyboard
until the desired item is highlighted.
4.2.2 Legend Bar
4. BIOS SETUP
Menu Introduction
At the bottom of the Setup screen you will notice a legend bar. The keys in the
legend bar allow you to navigate through the various setup menus. The following
table lists the keys found in the legend bar with their corresponding alternates and
functions.
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Navigation Key(s)
Function Description
<F1> or <Alt + H>
Displays the General Help screen from anywhere in the BIOS
Setup
<Esc>
Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the main menu from a submenu
← or → (keypad arrow)
Selects the menu item to the left or right
↑ or ↓ (keypad arrow)
Moves the highlight up or down between fields
- (minus key)
Scrolls backward through the values for the highlighted field
+ (plus key) or spacebar
Scrolls forward through the values for the highlighted field
<Enter>
Brings up a selection menu for the highlighted field
<Home> or <PgUp>
Moves the cursor to the first field
<End> or <PgDn>
Moves the cursor to the last field
<F5>
Resets the current screen to its Setup Defaults
<F10>
Saves changes and exits Setup
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General Help
In addition to the Item Specific Help window, the BIOS setup program also provides a General Help screen. This screen can be called up from any menu by simply pressing <F1> or the <Alt> + <H> combination. The General Help screen lists
the legend keys with their corresponding alternates and functions.
Saving Changes and Exiting the Setup Program
See 4.7 Exit Menu for detailed information on saving changes and exiting the
setup program.
Scroll Bar
When a scroll bar appears to the right of a help window, it indicates that there is
more information to be displayed that will not fit in the window. Use <PgUp> and
<PgDn> or the up and down arrow keys to scroll through the entire help document. Press <Home> to display the first page, press <End> to go to the last page.
To exit the help window, press <Enter> or <Esc>.
Sub-Menu
4. BIOS SETUP
Menu Introduction
Note that a right pointer symbol (as shown in the left view)
appears to the left of certain fields. This pointer indicates that
a sub-menu can be launched from this field. A sub-menu contains additional options for a field parameter. To call up a submenu, simply move the highlight to the field and press <Enter>. The sub-menu will then immediately appear. Use the
legend keys to enter values and move from field to field within
a sub-menu just as you would within a menu. Use the <Esc>
key to return to the main menu.
Take some time to familiarize yourself with each of the legend keys and their
corresponding functions. Practice navigating through the various menus and submenus. If you accidentally make unwanted changes to any of the fields, use the set
default hot key <F5>. While moving around through the Setup program, note that
explanations appear in the Item Specific Help window located to the right of each
menu. This window displays the help text for the currently highlighted field.
NOTE: The item heading in square brackets represents the default setting for
that field.
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4.3 Main Menu
When the Setup program is accessed, the following screen appears:
4. BIOS SETUP
Main Menu
System Time [XX:XX:XX]
Sets your system to the time that you specify (usually the current time).
The format is hour, minute, second. Valid values for hour, minute and second are Hour: (00 to 23), Minute: (00 to 59), Second: (00 to 59). Use the
<Tab> or <Shift> + <Tab> keys to move between the hour, minute, and
second fields.
System Date [XX/XX/XXXX]
Sets your system to the date that you specify (usually the current date). The
format is month, day, year. Valid values for month, day, and year are Month:
(1 to 12), Day: (1 to 31), Year: (100 year range). Use the <Tab> or <Shift>
+ <Tab> keys to move between the month, day, and year fields.
Legacy Diskette A [1.44M, 3.5 in.], Legacy Diskette B [None]
Sets the type of floppy drives installed. Configuration options: [None]
[360K, 5.25 in.] [1.2M , 5.25 in.] [720K , 3.5 in.] [1.44M, 3.5 in.]
[2.88M, 3.5 in.]
Floppy 3 Mode Support [Disabled]
This is required to support older Japanese floppy drives. Floppy 3 Mode
support will allow reading and writing of 1.2MB (as opposed to 1.44MB)
on a 3.5-inch diskette. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Drive A]
[Drive B] [Both]
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4.3.1 Primary & Secondary Master/Slave
4. BIOS SETUP
Master/Slave Drives
NOTE: Before attempting to configure a hard disk drive, make sure you
have the configuration information supplied by the manufacturer of the
drive. Incorrect settings may cause your system to not recognize the installed hard disk. To allow the BIOS to detect the drive type automatically, select [Auto].
Type [Auto]
Select [Auto] to automatically detect an IDE hard disk drive. If automatic
detection is successful, the correct values will be filled in for the remaining
fields on this sub-menu. If automatic detection fails, your hard disk drive
may be too old or too new. You can try updating your BIOS or enter the
IDE hard disk drive parameters manually.
NOTE: After the IDE hard disk drive information has been entered into
BIOS, new IDE hard disk drives must be partitioned (such as with FDISK)
and then formatted before data can be read from and write on. Primary
IDE hard disk drives must have its partition set to active (also possible
with FDISK).
Other options for the Type field are:
[None] - to disable IDE devices
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IMPORTANT: If your hard disk was already formatted on an older previous system,
incorrect parameters may be detected. You will need to enter the correct parameters
manually or use low-level format if you do not need the data stored on the hard disk.
If the parameters listed differ from the ones used when the disk was formatted, the
disk will not be readable. If the auto-detected parameters do not match the ones that
should be used for your disk, you should enter the correct ones manually by setting
[User Type HDD].
[User Type HDD]
4. BIOS SETUP
Master/Slave Drives
Manually enter the number of cylinders, heads and sectors per track for
your drive. Refer to your drive documentation or look on the drive for this
information. If no drive is installed or if you are removing a drive and not
replacing it, select [None].
Translation Method [LBA]
Select the hard disk drive type in this field. When Logical Block Addressing
is enabled, 28-bit addressing of the hard drive is used without regard for
cylinders, heads, or sectors. Note that LBA Mode is necessary for drives
with greater than 504MB in storage capacity. Configuration options: [LBA]
[LARGE] [Normal] [Match Partition Table] [Manual]
Cylinders
This field configures the number of cylinders. Refer to your drive documentation to determine the correct value to enter into this field. NOTE: To
make changes to this field, the Type field must be set to [User Type HDD]
and the Translation Method field must be set to [Manual].
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Head
This field configures the number of read/write heads. Refer to your drive
documentation to determine the correct value to enter into this field. NOTE:
To make changes to this field, the Type field must be set to [User Type
HDD] and the Translation Method field must be set to [Manual].
Sector
This field configures the number of sectors per track. Refer to your drive
documentation to determine the correct value to enter into this field. NOTE:
To make changes to this field, the Type field must be set to [User Type
HDD] and the Translation Method field must be set to [Manual].
CHS Capacity
This field shows the drive’s maximum CHS capacity calculated automatically by the BIOS from the drive information you entered.
Maximum LBA Capacity
This field shows the drive’s maximum LBA capacity calculated automatically by the BIOS from the drive information you entered.
4. BIOS SETUP
Master/Slave Drives
Multi-Sector Transfers [Maximum]
This option automatically sets the number of sectors per block to the highest number supported by the drive. This field can also be configured manually. Note that when this field is automatically configured, the set value may
not always be the fastest value for the drive. Refer to the documentation that
came with your hard drive to determine the optimal value and set it manually. NOTE: To make changes to this field, the Type field must be set to
[User Type HDD]. Configuration options: [Disabled] [2 Sectors] [4 Sectors] [8 Sectors] [16 Sectors] [32 Sectors] [Maximum]
SMART Monitoring [Disabled]
This allows the enabling or disabling of the S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring,
Analysis and Reporting Technology) system which utilizes internal hard
disk drive monitoring technology. This feature is normally disabled because
system resources used in this feature may decrease system performance.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
PIO Mode [4]
This option lets you set a PIO (Programmed Input/Output) mode for the
IDE device. Modes 0 through 4 provide successively increased performance.
Configuration options: [0] [1] [2] [3] [4]
Ultra DMA Mode [Disabled]
Ultra DMA capability allows improved transfer speeds and data integrity
for compatible IDE devices. Set to [Disabled] to suppress Ultra DMA capability. NOTE: To make changes to this field, the Type field must be set to
[User Type HDD]. Configuration options: [0] [1] [2] [3] [4] [Disabled]
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Other options for “Type:” are:
[CD-ROM] - for IDE CD-ROM drives
[LS-120] - for LS-120 compatible floppy disk drives
[ZIP-100] - for ZIP-100 compatible disk drives
[MO] - for IDE magneto optical disk drives
[Other ATAPI Device] - for IDE devices not listed here
After using the legend keys to make your selections on this sub-menu, press
the <Esc> key to exit back to the Main menu. When the Main menu appears, you will notice that the drive size appear in the field for the hard disk
drive that you just configured.
4.3.2 Keyboard Features
4. BIOS SETUP
Main Menu
Boot Up NumLock Status [On]
This field enables users to activate the Number Lock function upon system
boot. Configuration options: [Off] [On]
Keyboard Auto-Repeat Rate [12/Sec]
This controls the speed at which the system registers repeated keystrokes.
Options range from 6 to 30 characters per second. Configuration options:
[6/Sec] [8/Sec] [10/Sec] [12/Sec] [15/Sec] [20/Sec] [24/Sec] [30/Sec]
Keyboard Auto-Repeat Delay [1/4 Sec]
This field sets the time interval for displaying the first and second characters. Configuration options: [1/4 Sec] [1/2 Sec] [3/4 Sec] [1 Sec]
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Language [English]
This allows selection of the BIOS’ displayed language. Currently only English is available.
Supervisor Password [Disabled] / User Password [Disabled]
These fields allow you to set the passwords. To set the password, highlight the appropriate field and press <Enter>. Type in a password and press <Enter>. You can type up
to eight alphanumeric characters. Symbols and other keys are ignored. To confirm the
password, type the password again and press the <Enter>. The password is now set to
[Enabled]. This password allows full access to the BIOS Setup menus. To clear the
password, highlight this field and press <Enter>. The same dialog box as above will
appear. Press <Enter> and the password will be set to [Disabled].
A Note about Passwords
The BIOS Setup program allows you to specify passwords in the Main menu.
The passwords control access to the BIOS during system startup. The passwords are not case sensitive. In other words, it makes no difference whether
you enter a password using upper or lowercase letters. The BIOS Setup program allows you to specify two separate passwords: a Supervisor password
and a User password. When disabled, anyone may access all BIOS Setup program functions. When enabled, the Supervisor password is required for entering the BIOS Setup program and having full access to all configuration fields.
4. BIOS SETUP
Main Menu
Forgot the Password?
If you forgot the password, you can clear the password by erasing the CMOS Real
Time Clock (RTC) RAM. The RAM data containing the password information is
powered by the onboard button cell battery. To erase the RTC RAM: (1) Unplug
your computer, (2) Short the solder points, (3) Turn ON your computer, (4) Hold
down <Delete> during bootup and enter BIOS setup to re-enter user preferences.
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Short solder points
to Clear CMOS
CUSI-M
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Halt On [All Errors]
This field determines which types of errors will cause the system to halt.
Configuration options: [All Errors] [No Error] [All but Keyboard] [All but
Disk] [All but Disk/Keyboard]
Installed Memory [XXX MB]
This display-only field displays the amount of conventional memory detected
by the system during bootup. You do not need to make changes to this field.
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4.4 Advanced Menu
Current CPU Internal Frequency
This field displays the internal frequency of your processor.
4. BIOS SETUP
Advanced Menu
CPU Internal Frequency (When Jumper Free Mode is set to [Enabled])
In JumperFree™ Mode, this field allows you to select the internal frequency
of your CPU. Select [Manual] if you want to make changes to the subsequent 2 fields. Note that selecting a frequency higher than the CPU manufacturer recommends may cause the system to hang or crash. See System
Hangup on page 54.
CPU Frequency Multiple
This field sets the frequency multiple between the CPU’s internal frequency
and external frequency. In JumperFree™ Mode, when CPU Internal Frequency is set to [Manual], this must be set in conjunction with FSB/SDRAM
Freq. (MHz) to match the internal frequency of your CPU. Configuration
options: [4.0] [4.5]...[11.5] [12.0]
FSB/SDRAM Freq. (MHz) (When Jumper Free Mode is set to [Enabled])
This field determines whether the memory clock frequency is set to be in
synchronous or asynchronous mode with respect to the Front Side Bus (FSB)
frequency.
CPU Level 1 Cache, CPU Level 2 Cache [Enabled]
These fields allow you to choose from the default of [Enabled] or choose
[Disabled] to turn on or off the CPU’s Level 1 and Level 2 built-in cache.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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CPU Level 2 Cache ECC Check [Disabled]
This function controls the ECC capability in the CPU level 2 cache. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Processor Serial Number [Disabled]
The Processor Serial Number is a unique number that is added to every
Pentium III processor to help verify the identity of the user across the Internet.
Set this field to [Enabled] when you need increased security for doing business online or e-commerce. Otherwise, leave it to its default setting of [Disabled] for greater anonymity when surfing the Internet. NOTE: This field
is available only when a Pentium III processor is installed in your system.
BIOS Update [Enabled]
This functions as an update loader integrated into the BIOS to supply the
processor with the required data. In the default position of [Enabled], the
BIOS will load the update on all processors during system bootup. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
4. BIOS SETUP
Advanced Menu
PS/2 Mouse Function Control [Auto]
The default of [Auto] allows the system to detect a PS/2 mouse on startup.
If detected, IRQ12 will be used for the PS/2 mouse. IRQ12 will be reserved
for expansion cards only if a PS/2 mouse is not detected. [Enabled] will
always reserve IRQ12, whether on startup a PS/2 mouse is detected or not.
Configuration options: [Enabled] [Auto]
USB Legacy Support [Auto]
This motherboard supports Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices. The default of [Auto] allows the system to detect a USB device on startup. If detected, USB controller legacy mode will be enabled. If not detected, USB
controller legacy mode will be disabled. When this field is set to [Disabled],
USB controller legacy mode is disabled no matter whether you are using a
USB device or not. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto]
OS/2 Onboard Memory > 64M [Disabled]
When using OS/2 operating systems with installed DRAM of greater than
64MB, you need to set this option to [Enabled]; otherwise, leave this on
[Disabled]. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Notes for JumperFree Mode
CPU Upgrade/Reinstallation
To ensure that your system can enter BIOS setup after the processor has
been changed or reinstalled, your system will start up running at a bus speed
of 66MHz and a fail-safe CPU internal frequency (4x100MHz for the Intel
Coppermine processor or 2x100MHz for non-Coppermine processors). It
will then automatically take you to the Advanced menu with a popup menu
of all the officially possible CPU internal frequencies.
4. BIOS SETUP
JumperFree Notes
System Hangup
If your system crashes or hangs due to improper frequency settings, power
OFF your system and restart. The system will start up in safe mode running
at a bus speed of 66MHz and enter BIOS setup.
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4.4.1 Chip Configuration
4. BIOS SETUP
Chip Configuration
(Scroll down to see more items as shown.)
SDRAM Timing [By SPD]
This sets the optimal timings for items 2-4, depending on the memory modules that you are using. The default setting [By SPD] configures items 2-4
by reading the contents in the SPD (Serial Presence Detect) device. The
EEPROM on the memory module stores critical parameter information about
the module, such as memory type, size, speed, voltage interface, and module banks. Configuration options: [User Define] [By SPD]
SDRAM CAS Latency
This controls the latency between the SDRAM read command and the
time that the data actually becomes available. NOTE: This field will only
be adjustable when SDRAM Configuration is set to [User Define].
SDRAM RAS to CAS Delay
This controls the latency between the SDRAM active command and the
read/write command. NOTE: This field will only be adjustable when
SDRAM Configuration is set to [User Define].
SDRAM RAS Precharge Time
This controls the idle clocks after issuing a precharge command to the
SDRAM. NOTE: This field will only be adjustable when SDRAM
Configuration is set to [User Define].
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Refresh RAS Assertion [5T]
Configuration options: [6T] [7T] [5T] [4T]
Refresh Queue Depth [12]
Configuration options: [0] [4] [8] [12]
SDRAM Refresh Mode [Staggered 1T]
Configuration options: [Simultaneous] [Staggered 1T]
Memory Post Write Control [Enabled]
Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled]
Memory Hole At Address [None]
This field allows you to reserve an address space for ISA devices that require it. Configuration options: [None] [15M-16M] [14M-16M] [12M-16M]
CPU To VGA Memory Post Write [Disabled]
Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled]
Video Memory Cache Mode [USWC]
USWC (uncacheable, speculative write combining) is a cache technology
for the video memory of the processor. It can greatly improve the display
speed by caching the display data. You must set this to UC (uncacheable) if
your display card cannot support this feature; otherwise your system may
not boot. Configuration options: [UC] [USWC]
4. BIOS SETUP
Chip Configuration
Graphics Aperture Size [64MB]
This feature allows you to select the size of mapped memory for AGP graphic
data. Configuration options: [4MB] [8MB] [16MB] [32MB] [64MB]
[128MB] [256MB]
VGA Shared Memory [16MB]
This feature allows you to select the size of system memory to allocate for
video memory. Configuration options: [2MB] [4MB] [8MB] [16MB]
[32MB] [64MB]
PCI 2.1 Support [Enabled]
This function allows you to enable or disable PCI 2.1 features including
passive release and delayed transaction. Configuration options: [Disabled]
[Enabled]
ISA Bus Clock [PCICLK/4]
This function allows you to set the ISA bus clock frequency. [PCICLK/4]
sets your ISA bus at a quarter speed of the PCI bus. Configuration options:
[PCICLK/4] [7.159MHz]
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Onboard PCI IDE Enable [Both]
You can select to enable the primary IDE channel, secondary IDE channel,
both, or disable both channels. Configuration options: [Both] [Primary] [Secondary] [Disabled]
USB Function [Enabled]
This motherboard supports Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices. Set to [Enabled] if you want to use USB devices. Configuration options: [Disabled]
[Enabled]
Onboard LAN [Enabled] (only on model with LAN)
This motherboard has an embedded LAN controller. If you want to use it,
leave on the default setting [Enabled]. If you want to use an add-on LAN
card, select [Disabled]. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Onboard LAN Boot ROM [Disabled] (only on model with LAN)
When set to [Enabled], this field allows your computer to boot from the
network using the onboard LAN controller boot ROM. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
4. BIOS SETUP
Chip Configuration
Onboard PCI Audio Controller [Enabled]
This motherboard has enbedded PCI audio controller. If you want to use it,
leave on the default setting [Enabled]. If you want to use an add-on audio
card, select [Disabled]. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.4.2 I/O Device Configuration
Floppy Disk Access Control [R/W]
When set to [Read Only], this field protects files from being copied to floppy
disks by allowing reads from the floppy disk drive but not writes. The setup
default [R/W] allows both reads and writes. Configuration options: [R/W]
[Read Only]
4. BIOS SETUP
I/O Device Config
Onboard FDC Swap A & B [No Swap]
This field allows you to reverse the hardware drive letter assignments of
your floppy disk drives. Configuration options: [No Swap] [Swap AB]
Onboard FDC Smart FIFD [Disabled]
This field allows you to reverse the hardware drive letter assignments of
your floppy disk drives. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Onboard Serial Port 1 [3F8H/IRQ4]
Onboard Serial Port 2 [2F8H/IRQ3]
These fields allow you to set the addresses for the onboard serial connectors. Serial Port 1 and Serial Port 2 must have different addresses. Configuration options: [3F8H/IRQ4] [2F8H/IRQ3] [3E8H/IRQ4] [2E8H/IRQ10]
[Disabled]
UART2 Use Infrared [Disabled]
When enabled, this field activates the onboard standard infrared feature and
sets the second serial UART to support the infrared module connector on
the motherboard. If your system already has a second serial port connected
to the onboard COM2 connector, it will no longer work if you enable the
infrared feature. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Onboard Parallel Port [378H/IRQ7]
This field sets the address of the onboard parallel port connector. If you
disable this feature, Parallel Port Mode and ECP DMA Select configurations will not be available. Configuration options: [Disabled] [378H/IRQ7]
[278H/IRQ5]
Parallel Port Mode [ECP+EPP]
This field allows you to set the operation mode of the parallel port. [Normal] allows normal-speed operation but in one direction only; [EPP] allows
bidirectional parallel port operation; [ECP] allows the parallel port to operate in bidirectional DMA mode; [ECP+EPP] allows normal speed operation
in a two-way mode. Configuration options: [Normal] [EPP] [ECP]
[ECP+EPP]
4. BIOS SETUP
I/O Device Config
ECP DMA Select [3]
This field allows you to configure the parallel port DMA channel for the
selected ECP mode. This selection is available only if you select [ECP] or
[ECP+EPP] in Parallel Port Mode above. Configuration options: [1] [3]
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4.4.3 PCI Configuration
Slot 1 IRQ, Slot 2 IRQ, Slot3 IRQ [Auto]
These fields set how IRQ use is determined for each PCI slot. The default
setting for each field is [Auto], which utilizes auto-routing to determine
IRQ use. Configuration options: [Auto] [NA] [3] [4] [5] [7] [9] [10] [11]
[12] [14] [15]
4. BIOS SETUP
PCI Configuration
PCI/VGA Palette Snoop [Disabled]
Some nonstandard VGA cards, such as graphics accelerators or MPEG video
cards, may not show colors properly. The setting [Enabled] should correct
this problem. Otherwise, leave this on the default setting of [Disabled].
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
PCI Latency Timer [32]
Leave on default setting for best performance vs. stability.
SYMBIOS SCSI BIOS [Auto]
[Auto] allows the motherboard’s BIOS to detect whether you have a Symbios
SCSI controller. If the Symbios SCSI controller is detected, the
motherboard’s Symbios BIOS will be enabled; if no Symbios SCSI controller is detected, the onboard Symbios SCSI BIOS will be disabled.
[Disabled] will disable the motherboard’s Symbios SCSI BIOS so that the
BIOS on an add-on Symbios SCSI card can be used. If your Symbios SCSI
card does not have a BIOS, the Symbios SCSI card will not function. Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled]
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Primary VGA BIOS [PCI Card]
This motherboard has integrated VGA. If you are still using a PCI VGA
card, this field allows you to select which of the controllers will act as your
primary graphics controller. The default, [PCI Card], allows your PCI graphics card to take precedence when detected. [On-Board] allows you to use
the onboard VGA as your primary graphics controller. Configuration options: [PCI Card] [On-Board]
4. BIOS SETUP
PCI Configuration
PCI IRQ Resource Exclusion
IRQ XX Reserved [No]
These fields indicate whether or not the displayed IRQ for each field is
being used by a legacy (non-PnP) device. The default value indicates either
that the displayed IRQ is not used or that ISA Configuration Utility (ICU) is
being used to determine if a legacy device is using that IRQ. Configuration
options: [No] [Yes]
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4.4.4 Shadow Configuration
Video ROM BIOS Shadow [Enabled]
This field allows you to change the video BIOS location from ROM to
RAM. Relocating to RAM enhances system performance, as information
access is faster than the ROM. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
4. BIOS SETUP
Shadow Configuration
C8000-DFFFF Shadow [Disabled]
These fields are used for shadowing other expansion card ROMs. If you
install other expansion cards with ROMs on them, you will need to know
which addresses the ROMs use to shadow them specifically. Shadowing a
ROM reduces the memory available between 640K and 1024K by the amount
used for this purpose. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.5 Power Menu
The Power menu allows you to reduce power consumption. This feature turns off the
video display and shuts down the hard disk after a period of inactivity.
4. BIOS SETUP
Power Menu
Power Management [User Define]
This option must be enabled to use any of the automatic power saving features. If
this menu item is set to [Disabled], power management features will not function
regardless of other field settings on this menu. The [User Define] option allows you
to make your own selections in the Power menu. When set to [Max Saving], system
power will be conserved to its greatest amount. The Suspend Mode field will
then be set to predefined value that ensures maximum power savings.
This field acts as the master control for the power management modes. [Max Saving] puts the system into power saving mode after a brief period of system inactivity; [Min Saving] is almost the same as [Max Saving] except that the system inactivity period is longer; [Disabled] disables the power saving features; [User Define]
allows you to set power saving options according to your preference. Configuration
options: [User Define] [Disabled] [Min Saving] [Max Saving]
IMPORTANT: Advanced Power Management (APM) should be installed to keep
the system time updated when the computer enters suspend mode activated by
the BIOS Power Management. For DOS environments, you need to add the
statement, DEVICE=C:\DOS\POWER.EXE, to your CONFIG.SYS file. For
Windows 3.x and Windows 95, you need to install Windows with the APM
feature. For Windows 98 and later, APM is automatically installed. A battery
and power cord icon labeled “Power Management” will appear in the “Control
Panel.” Choose “Advanced” in the Power Management Properties dialog box.
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Video Off Option [Suspend -> Off ]
This field determines when to activate the video off feature for monitor
power management. Configuration options: [Always On] [Suspend -> Off]
Video Off Method [DPMS OFF]
This field defines the video off features. The DPMS (Display Power Management System) feature allows the BIOS to control the video display card if it
supports the DPMS feature. [Blank Screen] only blanks the screen (use this
for monitors without power management or “green” features. If set up in your
system, your screen saver will not display with [Blank Screen] selected). [V/
H SYNC+Blank] blanks the screen and turns off vertical and horizontal scanning. Configuration options: [Blank Screen] [V/H SYNC+Blank] [DPMS
Standby] [DPMS Suspend] [DPMS OFF] [DPMS Reduce ON]
HDD Power Down [Disabled]
Shuts down any IDE hard disk drives in the system after a period of inactivity as set in this user-configurable field. This feature does not affect
SCSI hard drives. Configuration options: [Disabled] [1 Min] [2 Min] [3
Min]...[15 Min]
Suspend Mode [Disabled]
Sets the time period before the system goes into suspend mode. NOTE:
This field is effective for DOS, Windows 9x, and Windows NT 4.0 environments. Configuration options: [Disabled] [1~2 Min] [2~3 Min]...[1 Hour]
4. BIOS SETUP
Power Menu
PWR Button < 4 Secs [Soft Off]
When set to [Soft off], the ATX switch can be used as a normal system
power-off button when pressed for less than 4 seconds. [Suspend] allows
the button to have a dual function where pressing less than 4 seconds will
place the system in sleep mode. Regardless of the setting, holding the ATX
switch for more than 4 seconds will power off the system. Configuration
options: [Soft off] [Suspend]
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4.5.1 Power Up Control
4. BIOS SETUP
Power Up Control
AC PWR Loss Restart [Disabled]
This allows you to set whether you want your system to reboot after the
power has been interrupted. [Disabled] leaves your system off and [Enabled] powers up your system. [Previous State] sets your system back to the
state it is before the power interruption. Configuration options: [Disabled]
[Enabled] [Previous State]
PWR Up On External Modem Act [Disabled]
This allows either settings of [Enabled] or [Disabled] for powering up the
computer when the external modem receives a call while the computer is in
Soft-off mode. NOTE: The computer cannot receive or transmit data until
the computer and applications are fully running. Thus connection cannot be
made on the first try. Turning an external modem off and then back on while
the computer is off causes an initialization string that will also cause the
system to power on. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Wake On LAN or PCI Modem [Disabled]
Wake-On-LAN/PCI Modem allows your computer to be booted from another computer via a network by sending a wake-up frame or signal. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
IMPORTANT: This feature requires an optional network interface card with WakeOn-LAN and an ATX power supply with at least 720mA +5V standby power.
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Power Up By PS2 Keyboard [Space Bar]
When set to [Any Key], you can press any key on your PS2 keyboard to
power up your computer. This feature requires an ATX power supply that
can supply at least 300mA on the +5VSB lead. The default is set to [Disabled] because not all computers have the appropriate ATX power supply.
Your computer will not power on if you set this to [Enabled] and do not
have the appropriate ATX power supply. Configuration options: [Disabled]
[Any Key]
Power Up By USB [Disabled]
This field allows you to use your USB device/s, if any, to power up the
computer. This feature requires an ATX power supply that can supply at
least 2A on the +5VSB lead. The default is set to [Disabled] because not all
computers have the appropriate ATX power supply. Your computer will not
power on if you set this to [Enabled] and do not have the appropriate ATX
power supply. NOTE: This jumper must be set in conjunction with 2) USB
Device Wakeup in 3.4 Motherboard Settings. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
4. BIOS SETUP
Power Up Control
Automatic Power Up [Disabled]
This allows an unattended or automatic system power up. You may configure your system to power up at a certain time of the day by selecting [Everyday] or at a certain time and day by selecting [By Date]. NOTE: Automatic
Power Up will not work if the system is powered down by operating systems, such as Windows 98, which have ACPI support enabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Everyday] [By Date]
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4.5.2 Hardware Monitor
4. BIOS SETUP
Hardware Monitor
MB Temperature [xxxC/xxxF]
CPU Temperature [xxxC/xxxF]
JTPWR Temperature [Ignore]
The onboard hardware monitor is able to detect the MB (motherboard),
CPU, and JTPWR (power supply) temperatures. Set to [Ignore] only if necessary.
Chassis Fan Speed [xxxxRPM]
CPU Fan Speed [xxxxRPM]
Power Fan Speed [xxxxRPM]
The onboard hardware monitor is able to detect the chassis fan, power fan,
and CPU fan speed in rotations per minute (RPM). The presence of the fans
is automatically detected. Set to [Ignore] only if necessary.
VCORE1 Voltage, +3.3V Voltage, +5V Voltage, +12V Voltage, -12V
Voltage [xx.xxV]
The onboard hardware monitor is able to detect the voltage output by the
onboard voltage regulators. Set to [Ignore] only if necessary.
NOTE: If any of the monitored items is out of range, an error message will
appear: “Hardware Monitor found an error. Enter Power setup menu for
details”. You will then be prompted to “Press F1 to continue, DEL to enter
SETUP”.
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4.6 Boot Menu
Boot Sequence
4. BIOS SETUP
Boot Menu
The Boot menu allows you to select among the four possible types of boot
devices listed using the up and down arrow keys. By using the <+> or <Space>
key, you can promote devices and by using the <-> key, you can demote
devices. Promotion or demotion of devices alters the priority which the system uses to search for a boot device on system power up. Configuration fields
include Removable Devices, IDE Hard Drive, ATAPI CD-ROM, and Other
Boot Device.
Removable Device [Legacy Floppy]
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Legacy Floppy] [LS120] [ZIP-100]
[ATAPI MO] [USB FDD] [USB ZIP]
IDE Hard Drive
This field allows you to select which IDE hard disk drive to use in the boot
sequence. Pressing [Enter] will show the product IDs of all connected IDE
hard disk drives.
ATAPI CD-ROM
This field allows you to select which ATAPI CD-ROM drive to use in the
boot sequence. Pressing [Enter] will show the product IDs of all your connected ATAPI CD-ROM drives.
Other Boot Device Select [INT18 Device (Network)]
Configuration options: [Disabled] [SCSI Boot Device] [INT18 Device (Network)]
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Plug & Play O/S [No]
This field allows you to use a Plug-and-Play (PnP) operating system to configure the PCI bus slots instead of using the BIOS. When [Yes] is selected,
interrupts may be reassigned by the OS. When a non-PnP OS is installed or
you want to prevent reassigning of interrupt settings, select the default setting of [No]. Configuration options: [No] [Yes]
Boot Virus Detection [Enabled]
This field allows you to set boot virus detection, ensuring a virus-free boot
sector. The system halts and displays a warning message when it detects a
virus. If this occurs, you can either allow the operation to continue or use a
virus-free bootable floppy disk to restart and investigate your system. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Quick Power On Self Test [Enabled]
This field speeds up the Power-On-Self Test (POST) routine by skipping
retesting a second, third, and fourth time. Configuration options: [Disabled]
[Enabled]
Boot Up Floppy Seek [Enabled]
When enabled, the BIOS will seek the floppy disk drive to determine whether
the drive has 40 or 80 tracks. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Boot Menu
Full Screen Logo [Enabled]
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.7 Exit Menu
Once you have made all of your selections from the various menus in the Setup program, you should save your changes and exit Setup. Select Exit from the menu bar to
display the following menu:
4. BIOS SETUP
Exit Menu
NOTE: Pressing <Esc> does not exit this menu. You must select one of the
options from this menu or <F10> from the legend bar to exit this menu.
Exit Saving Changes
Once you are finished making your selections, choose this option from the
Exit menu to ensure the values you selected are saved to the CMOS RAM.
The CMOS RAM is sustained by an onboard backup battery and stays on
even when the PC is turned off. Once this option is selected, a confirmation is asked. Select [Yes] to save changes and exit.
NOTE: If you attempt to exit the Setup program without saving your
changes, the program will prompt you with a message asking if you want
to save your changes before exiting. Pressing <Enter> will then save changes
while exiting.
Exit Discarding Changes
This option should only be used if you do not want to save the changes you
have made to the Setup program. If you have made changes to fields other
than system date, system time, and password, the system will ask for confirmation before exiting.
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Load Setup Defaults
This option allows you to load the default values for each of the parameters
on the Setup menus. When this option is selected or if <F5> is pressed, a
confirmation is requested. Select [Yes] to load default values. You can now
select Exit Saving Changes or make other changes before saving the values to the non-volatile RAM.
Discard Changes
This option allows you to discard the selections you made and restore the
values you previously saved. After selecting this option, a confirmation is
requested. Select [Yes] to discard any changes and load the previously saved
values.
Save Changes
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Exit Menu
This option saves your selections without exiting the Setup program. You
can then return to other menus and make changes. After selecting this option, all selections are saved and a confirmation is requested. Select [Yes] to
save any changes to the non-volatile RAM.
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5.1 Install Operating System
You should always use the latest operating system and updates when using new
hardware to ensure full compliancy. You may use any version of Windows 98/2000/
Millenium, but for Windows 95, you must use OSR 2.0 or later. For Windows NT
4.0, you must use Service Pack 3.0 or later.
5.2 Start Windows
When you start Windows 98 for the first time after installing your motherboard,
Windows will detect all plug-and play devices. Follow the Add New Hardware Wizard to install all necessary device drivers. When prompted to restart, select No and
then follow the setup procedures in this section.
5. S/W SETUP
OS
NOTE: Because there are various motherboard settings, options, and expansion
cards, the following can only be used as a general reference and may not reflect
exactly the screen contents displayed on your screen.
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5.3 TUSI-M Motherboard Support CD
NOTE: The support CD contents are subject to change at any time without notice.
To begin using your support CD disc, just insert it into your CD-ROM drive and the
support CD installation menu should appear. If the menu does not appear, doubleclick or run D:\ASSETUP.EXE (assuming that your CD-ROM drive is drive D:).
5.3.1 Installation Menu
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Display Driver: Installs SiS’ display drivers.
C-Media Audio Driver and Application (on audio model only): Installs the
driver for the onboard PCI audio chipset.
Lan Driver (on LAN model only): Installs the driver for the onboard LAN
controler. NOTE: If you do not see this item, set Onboard LAN to Enabled in
BIOS setup (see 4.4.1 Chip Configuration).
ASUS PC Probe Vx.xx: Installs a utility to monitor your computer’s fan, temperature, and voltages.
Install ASUS Update Vx.xx: Installs a program to help you update your BIOS
or download a BIOS image file.
Microsoft DirectX Driver: Installs the MS system driver.
PC-CILLIN 2000: Installs the latest anti-virus program.
ADOBE Acrobat Reader Vx.x: Installs the Adobe Acrobat Reader software
necessary to view user’s manuals saved in PDF format.
Cyberlink Video and Audio Applications: Installs Cyberlink PowerPlayer SE,
PowerDVD Trial, and Cyberlink VideoLive Mail.
ASUS Screen Saver: Installs the nifty ASUS screen saver.
(RIGHT CLICK THE ARROW TO SEE NEXT ITEMS)
EColor 3Deep: Installs an internet color tuning application.
Show Motherboard Information: Displays information about the motherboard:
product name, BIOS version and CPU.
Browse Support CD: Allows you to view the contents of the CD.
ReadMe: Allows you to view the support CD file list and contact information.
Exit: Exits the CD installation menu.
(CLICK LEFT ARROW TO RETURN TO MAIN MENU)
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6. S/W REFERENCE
ASUS PC Probe
6.1 ASUS PC Probe
ASUS PC Probe is a convenient utility to continuously monitor your computer system’s vital components, such as fan rotations, voltages, and temperatures. It also has a utility that lets you review useful information about
your computer, such as hard disk space, memory usage, and CPU type, CPU
speed, and internal/external frequencies through the DMI Explorer.
6.1.1 Starting ASUS PC Probe
When ASUS PC Probe starts, a splash screen appears allowing you to select
whether to show the screen again when you open PC Probe or not. To bypass this startup screen, clear the Show up in next execution check box.
To open ASUS PC Probe, click the Windows Start button, point to Programs, and then ASUS Utility, and then click Probe Vx.xx.
will appear on the taskbar’s system tray indicating
The PC Probe icon
that ASUS PC Probe is running. Clicking the icon will allow you to see the
status of your PC.
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6.1.2 Using ASUS PC Probe
Monitoring
Monitor Summary
Shows a summary of the items being
monitored.
Temperature Monitor
Shows the PC’s temperature (for
supported processors only).
Temperature Warning
threshold adjustment
(Move the slider up to increase the
threshold level or down to decrease
the threshold level)
Fan Monitor
Shows the PC’s fan rotation.
Fan Warning
threshold adjustment
(Move the slider up to increase the
threshold level or down to decrease
the threshold level)
Voltage Monitor
Shows the PC’s voltages.
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Settings
Lets you set threshold levels and polling intervals or refresh times of the PC’s
temperature, fan rotation, and voltages.
CPU Cooling System Setup
Lets you select when to enable software CPU
cooling. When When CPU Overheated is selected,
the CPU cooling system is enabled whenever the
CPU temperature reaches the threshold value.
History
Lets you record the monitoring activity of a certain component of your PC
for future reference.
Fan Control
Lets you enable/disable Smart Fan
Control. Smart Fan Control adjusts the
fan speed automatically based on the
current CPU temperature and predefined threshold.
NOTE: This feature is not available on
ASUS Probe version 2.12.01/2.12.02
Information
Hard Drives
Shows the used and free space of the
PC’s hard disk drives and the file allocation table or file system used.
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Memory
Shows the PC’s memory load, memory
usage, and paging file usage.
Device Summary
Shows a summary of devices in your PC.
DMI Explorer
Shows information pertinent to the PC,
such as CPU type, CPU speed, and internal/external frequencies, and memory
size.
Utility
Lets you run programs outside of the
ASUS Probe modules. To run a program,
click Execute Program. NOTE: This
feature is currently unavailable.
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6.1.3 ASUS PC Probe Task Bar Icon
Right clicking the PC Probe
icon will bring up a menu to
open or exit ASUS PC Probe
and pause or resume all system monitoring.
When the ASUS PC Probe
senses a problem with your
PC, portions of the ASUS PC
Probe icon changes to red, the
PC speaker beeps, and the
ASUS PC Probe monitor is displayed.
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PowerPlayer
6.2 CyberLink PowerPlayer SE
CyberLink PowerPlayer SE is an intelligent software player that can automatically
detect and playback all kinds of video/audio files, CD and MP3 files as well. This is
the only software you need for all types of video and audio files. No need to waste
time identifying your file types.
6.2.1 Starting CyberLink PowerPlayer SE
To start CyberLink Power Player, click the Windows Start button, point
to Programs, and then CyberLink PowerPlayer SE, and then click
PowerPlayer.
6.2.2 CyberLink PowerPlayer Control Panel
Minimize
Zoom
Eject
Help
Power Off
About
Stop
Backward Scan
Forward Scan
Backstep Frame
Previous
Step Frame
Next
Play
Stop
Configuration
i-Power!
Increase Volume
Mute
Decrease Volume
CD Mode
Shuffle
Karaoke
Capture frame
80
Next angle
Next audio stream
Next subtitle
Add bookmark
Go-Up
Repeat
Menu
Go to bookmark
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VideoLive Mail
6.3 CyberLink VideoLive Mail
CyberLink’s VideoLive Mail Plus Ver 3.0 (a.k.a. VLM 3) is a convenient and excellent way to create professional quality video mails from PC video/audio input devices and to send the mails to any recipients via VLM 3’s built-in e-mail system
through the Internet. VLM 3’s mails comprise video, sound, or snapshot information; and thus may convey the most profound information to target audiences. It is
very convenient for mail recipients who do not need to install additional software
component in order to view VLM 3 mails.
VLM 3 works as a very applicant sales tool. It efficiently delivers profound and live
product information to your target customers without costing a fortune. VLM 3 also
helps corporate managers easily give vivid speeches and broadcast through corporate E-mail system. For personal or home users, VLM 3 easily records live video
clips allowing users to send them to friends or family members across the Internet.
VLM 3 loads video messages from PC cameras, digital camcorders, analog camcorder
via video capture cards, or from an existing AVI video clips, and captures audio
messages from PC microphones. Video and audio messages are encoded at a very
high compressed rate in a real-time mode. From data input, data conversion, to
sending video mails via Internet, or saving data to disks, the whole procedure is
done in an easy and continuous process.
VLM 3’s video clip compression rate is up to 1:900, and its playback rate is up to 30
frame per second. VLM 3 provides CIF (352 x 288 pixel) display resolution, and
support true color configuration. A one-minute video mail with QCIF (176 x 144)
resolution takes up less than 500KB of memory, making it easy to transmit and save
mail. Users may always adjust resolution and recording parameters for different
purpose.
VLM 3 supports all the hardware devices that are compliant with Video for Windows standard. Video for Windows is a well-accepted and well-tested standard. Thus,
users do not have to worry about compatibility issues.
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VideoLive Mail
6.3.1 Starting VideoLive Mail
To start VideoLive Mail, click the Windows Start button, point to Programs, and
then CyberLink VideoLive Mail, and then click VideoLive Mail x.x. VLM 3’s
Setup Wizard will start and guide you through configuring the video and audio input
peripherals and to setup the e-mail environment.
1. Setup Wizard first will prompt a dialog to confirm that you want to configure
the hardware and E-mail setting. Click Yes to continue the system parameter
configuration.
2. The e-mail configuration screen appears. You will need to enter your name and
the e-mail address. Click Next to continue.
3. The Internet e-mail configuration screen appears. You may choose to use the
VLM 3 built-in E-mail functionality (SMTP mail), or use MAPI compliant email system. Consult your ISP or MIS staff for the E-mail server IP address if
you are not sure. Click Next to continue.
4. Then the Video Configuration screen shows up. You may have to specify the
video driver for VLM 3, if there are several video-input devices installed. Then
configure the number of video frames to be captured per second. Note that the
more frames you choose, the bigger the file size will be. Click Next to continue.
5. Then the Setup Wizard will then search for the GSM CODECS module for audio compression, and prompt you with the result. Click Next to continue.
6. Setup Wizard then tests the audio volume during playing and recording. Click
Next when ready.
7. Configuration done. Click Finish to complete the environmental setting procedure.
6.3.2 CyberLink VideoLive Mail User Interface
Exit
Minimize
Help
Video Mail Wizard
Start Playback
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Send Mail
Load Video File
Send Mail
Increase MIC volume
Decrease MIC volume
Increase speaker volume
Decrease speaker volume
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ASUS Live Update
6.4 ASUS Live Update
ASUS LiveUpdate is a utility that allows you to update your motherboard’s
BIOS and drivers. The use of this utility requires that you are properly connected to the Internet through an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
1. Start ASUS Update
Launch the utility from your Windows Start
menu:Programs/AsusUpdate
2. Select an update method.
3. If you selected updating/downloading
from the Internet, you will need to select
an Internet site. Choose the site that is
closest to you or click Auto Select.
4. From the FTP site, select the BIOS
version that you wish to download. Click
Next.
5. Follow the instructions on the succeeding screens to complete the update
process. If you selected the option to
update the BIOS from a file, a window
pops up prompting you to locate the file.
Select the file, click Save, then follow the
screen instructions to complete the update
process.
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3Deep Color
6.5 3Deep Color Tuner
The 3-Deep color tuner is designed to match your CRT or LCD color
monitor to maximize the color quality of all graphical applications. Users
may also tune their internet applications to match “true” internet source
colors with the color displayed on the monitor.
Simply run the setup program from the start menu and follow the instructions on the various setup/test screens.
6.6.1 3Deep Color Tuning
1. Select the type of monitor connected
to the computer, either CRT or
LCD.
2. Follow the instructions to manually
adjust the brightness level of the
monitor.
3. Select the faintest of the three
colors: blue, red and green.
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4. Select the color squares which most
closely blend and match with the
background.
5. The next step repeats
the color matching
process to achieve full
color quality.
6. The tuning process is complete. Click on the bottom left button to
connect to the internet and follow the instructions.
6.5.2 The 3Deep Control Panel
Using the Windows Start button, activate the 3Deep Control Panel
program from the 3Deep Applications group on the Main Program menu.
The control panel offers access to the
Color Wizard tuning program, a
Game Gamma setting and a Tweak
slider for brightness adjustment.
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SiS Display Settings
6.6 ALi SiS Display Properties Menu
The motherboard’s 2D/3D AGP /VGA chipset and driver supports professional
graphics design, gaming, learning, and business applications.
NOTE: Depending on the PC configuration, its components and options, the
system may not show all of the settings displayed in the following pictures.
To open the Properties dialog box, right-click the desktop and select Properties, the
Settings tab, and then the Advanced button.
Display Modes
Display Modes sets up the Colors, Desktop area, Font size, and Refresh rate.
Changes the color
palettes of your
display
Sets the screen
resolution
Changes the refresh
rate
Sets the size of the
text that Windows
displays
Gamma Correction
Gamma Correction adjusts display quality according to your preference. Gamma
Correction is available only in 16-bit color (64K-color) and 24-bit color (true color)
modes. In 16-color and 8-bit color (256-color) modes, gamma correction function is
not supported.
Sets the preferred
tint of your display
Sets your monitor’s
color mapping
Permits individual
channel tuning
Restores settings to
the original program
default
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Video Setting
Video Setting sets up the Overlay, Contrast, and Brightness of your display.
Sets the contrast
and brightness of
either one or two or
both overlays of the
video display.
Changes to the
settings are
previewed on the
displayed picture.
3D Setting
3D Setting is for general color adjustments as well as color adjustments for D3D
and OpenGL.
Color
Color makes visual adjustments, such as brightness, for all of the RGB colors.
Sets the brightness
of 3D displays.
Changes to settings
can be previewed
on the displayed 3D
scene
Previews fullscreen
changes. Press the
Esc key to go back
to this dialog box.
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D3D
D3D supplies basic and advanced performance settings for D3D games.
Sets the D3D
performance
of 3D scenes.
Setting the
speed to a
higher setting
results in a
trade-off in
display quality.
Previews changes.
Press the Esc key
to go back to this
dialog box.
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OpenGL
OpenGL supplies texture and other performance settings for compatible applications.
Information
Information lists the relevant information about your card, such as the chip type, software and driver versions, memory size, video memory clock speed, and the drivers.
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7.1 Glossary
Bus
Bus Frequency
Bandwidth
Data Transfer Rate
PCI
AGP 1X
AGP 2X
AGP 4X
33MHz
66MHz
66MHz
66MHz
33MHz
66MHz
133MHz
266MHz
133MByte/sec
266MByte/sec
512MByte/sec
1024MByte/sec
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Glossary
1394
1394 is the IEEE designation for a high performance serial bus tht offers data transfers at 100/
200/400 Mbps. This serial bus defines both a back plane physical layer and a point-to-point
cable-connected virtual bus. The primary application of the cable version is the integration of
I/O connectivity at the back panel of personal computers using a low-cost, scalable, highspeed serial interface. The 1394 standard also provides new services such as live connect/
disconnect capability for external devices including disk drives, printers and hand-held peripherals such as scanners and cameras. This is a new standard to complement the slower
USB interface and to compete with the more expensive SCSI interface.
AC97 (Audio Codec '97)
AC '97 is the next step in enabling PCs with audio quality comparable to consumer electronics devices. The specification defines new cost-effective options to help integrate the components necessary to support next-generation auto-intensive PC applications such as DVD, 3-D
multiplayer gaming and interactive music. The specification also defines new extensions supporting modem and docking to help both desktop and mobile manufacturers adopt these new
technologies more quickly and cost-effectively. This specification uses software emulation to
compete with the PCI SoundBlaster specification.
ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface)
The ACPI specification defines a cross-platform interface designed to support many operating systems. ACPI defines a flexible and abstract hardware interface that provides a standard
way to integrate power management features throughout a PC system, including hardware,
operating system and application software. This enables the system to automatically turn ON
and OFF peripherals such as CD-ROMs, network cards, hard disk drives, and printers, as well
as consumer devices connected to the PC such as VCRs, TVs, phones, and stereos. With this
technology, peripherals will also be able to activate the PC. For example, inserting a tape into
a VCR can turn on the PC, which could then activate a large-screen TV and high-fidelity
sound system.
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port)
An interface specification that enables high-performance 3D graphics on mainstream PCs.
AGP was designed to offer the necessary bandwidth and latency to perform texture mapping
directly from system memory.
Backup. A copy of a file, directory, or volume on a separate storage device from the original.
This copy is for the purpose of data retrieval in case the original is accidentally erased, damaged, or destroyed.
BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)
BIOS is a set of routines that affect how the computer transfers data between computer components, such as memory, disks, and the display adapter. The BIOS instructions are built into
the computer’s read-only memory. BIOS parameters can be configured by the user through
the BIOS Setup program. The BIOS can be updated using the provided utility to copy a new
BIOS file into the EEPROM.
Bit (Binary Digit)
Represents the smallest unit of data used by the computer. A bit can have one of two values:
0 or 1.
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Glossary
Boot
Boot means to start the computer operating system by loading it into system memory. When
the manual instructs you to “boot” your system (or computer), it means to turn ON your
computer. “Reboot” means to restart your computer. When using Windows 95 or later, selecting “Restart” from “Start | Shut Down...” will reboot your computer.
Bus Master IDE
PIO (Programmable I/O) IDE requires that the CPU be involved in IDE access and waiting
for mechanical events. Bus master IDE transfers data to/from the memory without interrupting the CPU. Bus master IDE driver and bus master IDE hard disk drives are required to
support bus master IDE mode.
Byte (Binary Term)
One byte is a group of eight contiguous bits. A byte is used to represent a single alphanumeric
character, punctuation mark, or other symbol.
Cache Memory. A type of RAM that allows a faster from the CPU than a regular RAM. The
cache memory eliminates the CPU wait state. When the CPU reads data from the main memory,
a copy of this data is stored in the cache memory. The next time the same address, the data is
transferred from the cache memory instead of from the main memory.
CODEC (Compressor/Decompressor). A software component that translates video or audio between its uncompressed form and the compressed form in which it is stored.
COM Port
COM is a logical device name used by to designate the computer serial ports. Pointing devices, modems, and infrared modules can be connected to COM ports. Each COM port is
configured to use a different IRQ and address assignment.
Concurrent PCI
Concurrent PCI maximizes system performance with simultaneous CPU, PCI and ISA bus
activities. It includes multi-transaction timing, enhanced write performance, a passive release
mechanism and support for PCI 2.1 compliant delayed transactions. Concurrent PCI provides
increased bandwidth, reduced system latencies, improves video and audio performance, and
improves processing of host based applications.
CPU (Central Processing Unit)
The CPU, sometimes called “Processor,” actually functions as the “brain” of the computer. It
interprets and executes program commands and processes data stored in memory. Currently,
there are socket 370 (for Pentium III FC-PGA and Celeron-PPGA), socket 7 (for Pentium,
AMD, Cyrix, IBM), slot 1 (for Pentium II and III), slot 2 (for Xeon), and slot A (for AMD)
processors.
Device Driver
A device driver is a special set of instructions that allows the computer’s operating system to
communicate with devices such as VGA, audio, printer, or modem.
DOS (Disk Operating System)
DOS is the foundation on which all other programs and software applications operate, including Windows. DOS is responsible for allocating system resources such as memory, CPU
time, disk space, and access to peripheral devices. For this reason, DOS constitutes the basic
interface between you and your computer.
DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory)
A type of RAM that requires refresh cycles to prevent the loss of the data stored in it.
There are several different types of DRAM such as, EDO DRAM (Extended Data Output
DRAM), SDRAM (Synchronous DRAM), and RDRAM (Rambus DRAM) and DDR DRAM,
(Double-Data Rate DRAM).
Flash ROM
non-volatile memory device that retains its data even when power is removed. This device is
similar to EPROM, but unlike EPROM which can be erased only using an ultra-violet light,
flash ROM can be electrically erased. Flash ROM is normally used for system BIOS, which
initiates hardware devices and sets up necessary parameters for the OS. Since the flash ROM
contents can be modified, users can easily update the BIOS..
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Glossary
IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics)
IDE devices integrate the drive control circuitry directly on the drive itself, eliminating the
need for a separate adapter card (in the case for SCSI devices). UltraDMA/33 IDE devices
can achieve up to 33MB/Sec transfer.
I/O (Input/Output)
The data transfers from the input devices like a keyboard, mouse, or scanner, to the output
devices like a printer or the monitor screen.
I/O Address
The specific memory location for a particular device. Two devices cannot share the same I/O
address space.
IrDA (Infrared Data Association)
An internaltional organization that creates and promotes inter-operable, low cost, infrared
data interconnection standards that support a walk-up, point-to-point model. The IrDA protocol is designed to support transmission of data between two devices over short-range pointto-point infrared at speeds between 9.6Kbps and 4Mbps.
ISP (Internet Service Provider)
A company that provides customer access to the Internet and the World Wide Web for a fee.
The ISP also provides Internet utilities and services like e-mail, newsgroup, weather reports,
and a host of others. The user can connect to the ISP using a modem installed in the computer
and connected to a phone line.
LPT Port (Line Printer Port)
Logical device name reserved by DOS for the computer parallel ports. Each LPT port is
configured to use a different IRQ and address assignment.
MMX
A set of 57 new instructions designed to accelerate multimedia and communications applications, such as 3D video, 3D sound, video conference.
Modem
A device that allows a computer to talk to another computer through the phone system.
Network
An interconnected computer system linked by telephone wires, or other means.
OnNow
The OnNow design initiative is a comprehensive, system-wide approach to system and device power control. OnNow is a term for PC that is always ON but appears OFF and responds
immediately to user or other requests. The OnNow design initiative involves changes that
will occur in the Microsoft Windows operating system, device drivers, hardware, and applications, and also relies on the changes defined in the Advanced Configuration and Power
Interface (ACPI) specification.
PC100/133
This is an industry-standard designation for memory capacity as a measure of the speed of the
memory bus. New platform requirements ensure that memory does not become a bottleneck
to system performance.
PCI Bus (Peripheral Component Interconnect Local Bus)
PCI bus is a standard specification that defines a 32-bit data bus interface.
PCI Bus Master
The PCI Bus Master can perform data transfer without local CPU help and the CPU can be
treated as one of the Bus Masters. PCI 2.1 supports concurrent PCI operation to allow the
local CPU and bus master to work simultaneously.
POST (Power On Self Test)
Powering on the computer initiates the POST, a series of software-controlled diagnostic tests.
The POST checks system memory, the motherboard circuitry, the display, the keyboard, the
diskette drive, and other I/O devices
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PS/2 Port
PS/2 ports are based on IBM Micro Channel Architecture. This type of architecture transfers
data through a 16-bit or 32-bit bus. A PS/2 mouse and/or keyboard may be used on ATX
motherboards.
RDRAM (Rambus DRAM)
Developed by Rambus, Inc., this type of memory can deliver up to 1.6GB of data per second.
RDRAM is the first interface standard that can be directly implemented on high performance
VLSI components such as, CMOS DRAMs, memory controllers, and graphics/video ICs.
RAM (Random Access Memory). The computer’s primary storage area used to write, store,
and retrieve information and program instructions which are passed to the CPU for processing. The information in RAM can be repeatedly re-written with new data. Compared to other
storage media like magnetic tape, floppy disk, and hard disk, RAM has an extraordinarily fast
access rate. RAM, however, is volatile, which means that the data stored in it are lost when
the system power is turned off, or if power glitches occur. See also DRAM and SDRAM.
ROM (Read Only Memory)
ROM is nonvolatile memory used to store permanent programs (called firmware) used in
certain computer components. Flash ROM (or EEPROM) can be reprogrammed with new
programs (or BIOS).
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface)
High speed multi-threaded I/O interface defined by the X3T9.2 committee of the American
National Standards Institute (ANSI) for connecting many peripheral devices. The standard
started from 10MBytes/sec to 160MBytes/sec available today.
SDRAM (Synchronous DRAM)
A type of DRAM with access signals that are synchronized with the CPU clock, eliminating
the delay associated with data transfers between the CPU and memory. SDRAM takes memory
access away from the CPU control; internal registers in the memory accept the request, and
lets the CPU do something else while the data requested is assembled for the next time the
CPU talks to the memory.
SPD for SDRAM module
Serial Presence Detect (SPD) is most like an ID detect for SDRAM module, it using a EEPROM component on DIMM module for storing module configuration information inside.
The Serial Presence Detect function is implemented using a 2048 bit EEPROM component.
This nonvolatile storage device contains data programmed by the DIMM manufacturer that
identifies the module type and various SDRAM organization and timing parameters.
System Disk
A system disk contains the core file of an operating system that boots up the operating system.
TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol). The communications protocol used by the UNIX system and the Internet. TCP checks for lost packets, puts the data from
multiple packets into the correct order, and requests that missing or damaged packets be
resent.
USB (Universal Serial Bus)
A 4-pin serial cable bus that allows up to 127 plug and play computer peripherals such as
keyboard, mouse, joystick, scanner, printer, modem, and monitor to share a bandwidth through
a host scheduled token based protocol. This allows attaching or detaching while the host and
other peripherals are in operation. Supports synchronous and asynchronous transfer types
over the same set of wires up to 12Mbit/sec. USB 2.0 provides twice the transfer rate compared to USB 1.0 and competes with the 1394 standard.
Wake-On-LAN
Computer will automatically wake-up upon receiving a wake-up packet through a Network
interface when it is under power soft-off, suspend or sleep mode.
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Symbols
D
3Deep Color Tuner
Using 84
Discard Changes 71
E
AC PWR Loss Restart 65
ASUS iPanel Audio Connector 34
ASUS iPanel Connector 34
ASUS PC Probe
Using 75
ASUS Update
Using 83
ATAPI CD-ROM 68
ATX Power Supply Connector 35
ATX Power Switch Lead 36
Audio Modem Riser 25
Audio Port Connectors 29
B
BIOS
Beep Code 37
BIOS Beep Codes 37
Boot Sequence 68
Boot Up Floppy Seek 69
Boot Up NumLock Status 50
Boot Virus Detection 69
C
Central Processing Unit 22
CHS Capacity 49
Connectors
ASUS iPanel 34
ASUS iPanel Audio 34
ATX Power Supply 35
Audio Port 29
Fan 31
Fast-Ethernet Port 27
Floppy Disk Drive 30
Game/MIDI 29
IDE 30
Internal Audio 33
Monitor Output 28
Parallel Port 27
PS/2 Keyboard 26
PS/2 Mouse 26
Serial Port 28
System Warning Speaker 36
USB 27
Wake-On-LAN 32
Wake-On-Ring 32
CyberLink
PowerPlayer SE 81
VideoLive Mail 81
Cylinders 48
ECP DMA Select 59
Exit Discarding Changes 70
Exit Saving Changes 70
Expansion Cards
AMR 25
Assigning IRQs 24
Audio Modem Riser 25
Installing 23
F
Fan Connectors 31
Chassis 31
CPU 31
Power Supply 31
Fast-Ethernet Port Connector 27
Floppy 3 Mode Support 46
Floppy Disk Drive Connector 30
INDEX
A
G
Game Connector 29
Glossary 91
H
Halt On 51
Hardware Setup
CPU Installation 22
HDD Power Down 64
Head 49
Headers
USB 33
High Priority PCI Mode 56
I
IDE Connectors 30
IDE Hard Drive 68
Installation
CPU 22
Installed Memory 51
Internal Audio Connectors 33
Interrupt Request (IRQ)
Standard Assignments 24
K
Keyboard Lock Switch Lead 36
L
Language 51
Leads
ATX Power Switch 36
Keyboard Lock Switch 36
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Reset Switch 36
SMI 36
System Message LED 36
System Power LED 36
Legacy Diskette A 46
Legacy Diskette B 46
LiveUpdate 84
Using 84
Load Setup Defaults 71
Reset Switch Lead 36
S
M
Maximum LBA Capacity 49
MB Temperature 67
Memory Hole At 15M-16M 56, 57
MIDI Connector 29
Monitor Output Connector 28
Multi-Sector Transfers 49
T
O
INDEX
Onboard AC97 Modem Controlle 59
Onboard PCI IDE Enable 57
Onboard Serial Port 1 58
Onboard Serial Port 2 58
OS/2 Onboard Memory > 64M 53
Other Boot Device Select 68
P
Parallel Port Connector 27
Parallel Port Mode 59
PCI Latency Timer 60
PCI/VGA Palette Snoop 60
PIO Mode 49
Plug & Play O/S 69
Ports
Universal Serial Bus 27
Power Fan Speed 67
Power Management 63
PowerPlayer SE
Using 81
Procedure
CPU Installation 22
Procedures
Updating BIOS 40
Processor Serial Number 53
PS/2 Keyboard Connector 26
PS/2 Mouse Connector 26
PWR Button < 4 Secs 64
PWR Up On Modem Act 65
Translation Method 48
Type 47
U
UART2 Use Standard Infrared 58
Ultra DMA Mode 49
Universal Serial Bus Ports 27
Updating Your BIOS 39
USB Headers 33
USB Legacy Support 53
Using
3Deep Color Tuner 84
ASUS PC Probe 75
ASUS Update 83
LiveUpdate 84
PowerPlayer SE 81
V
Q
VCORE Voltage 67
Video Memory Cache Mode 56
Video Off Method 64
Video Off Option 64
Video ROM BIOS Shadow 62
VideoLive Mail 81
Using 81
Voltage
+12 67
+3.3 67
+5 67
-12 67
-5 67
VCORE 67
Quick Power On Self Test 69
W
R
Wake On LAN 65
Wake-On-LAN Connector 32
Wake-On-Ring Connector 32
Removable Device 68
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SDRAM CAS Latency 55
Sector 49
Serial Port Connectors 28
SMART Monitoring 49
SMI Lead 36
Starting Up 37
Supervisor Password 51
System Date 46
System Message LED Lead 36
System Power LED Lead 36
System Speaker Connector 36
System Time 46
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