Minimize noise and power consumption when temporarily away! System will continue operating at minimum power and noise when user is temporarily away. Simply click keyboard or mouse, you can swiftly wake up the system in few seconds. This motherboard uses all high-quality Japan-made conductive polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity. A new aesthetic era of 0dbt thermal solution The wing-shaped heatsink features 0-dB thermal solution that offers users a noiseless PC environment.
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Quick Links. Table of Contents. Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: 1 the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or 2 the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
Page 3: Table Of Contents Welcome! Page 5 Contents Ai Tweaker menu Page 6 Boot Device Priority Page 7 Contents 4. Page About This Guide Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer. Page Conventions Used In This Guide Conventions used in this guide To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual.
Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 2. Page Chapter 1: Product Introduction This chapter describes the motherboard features and the new technologies it supports. Product introduction Page 16 Chapter summary Welcome!
Before you start installing the motherboard, and hardware devices on it, check the items in your package with the list below. Page Asus Unique Features Windows at anytime! With auto phase switching, the new EPU saves up to Doing so may affect the heat dissipation performance. Fan Xpert ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature, which is caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and system loading.
Page 22 BIOS or back up your favorite settings. Page 24 Chapter 1: Product Introduction Page Chapter 2: Hardware Information This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components.
It includes description of the jumpers and connectors on the motherboard. Hardware information Page 26 Motherboard overview This is a reminder that you should shut down the system and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED. Page Motherboard Overview Motherboard overview 2.
Chapter 2: Hardware information Page Placement Direction 2. The edge with external ports goes to the rear part of the chassis as indicated in the image below.
Page Installing The Cpu 2. Before installing the CPU, make sure that the cam box is facing towards you and the load lever is on your left. Press the load lever with your Retention tab thumb A , then move it to the left B until it is released from the Page 33 The Thermal Interface Material is toxic and inedible.
If it gets into your eyes or touches your skin, ensure to wash it off immediately, and seek professional medical help. Page 34 Close the load plate A , then push the load lever B until it snaps into the retention tab. Refer to the Appendix for more information on these CPU features. Page Installing The Cpu Heatsink And Fan Push down two fasteners at a time in a diagonal sequence to secure the heatsink and fan assembly in place.
Hardware monitoring errors can occur if you fail to plug this connector. Page Memory Configurations 2. The system maps the total size of the lower-sized channel for the dual-channel configuration. Page 42 Dual-channel memory configuration. Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the retaining clips.
Remove the DIMM from the socket. Page Expansion Slots Expansion slots In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following sub-sections describe the slots and the expansion cards that they support. Make sure to unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards. Failure to do so may cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components. Page Pci Slots 2. Refer to the figure below for the location of the slot.
You must turn off and on the power supply or unplug and plug the power cord before rebooting the system. Page Connectors Connectors 2. IEEE a port. USB 2. Page Internal Connectors 2. Insert one end of the cable to this connector, then connect the other end to the signal connector at the back of the floppy disk drive. Pin 5 on the connector is removed to prevent incorrect cable connection when using a FDD cable with a covered Pin 5.
Page 53 Ultra DMA cable connector. This prevents incorrect insertion when you connect the IDE cable. Page 55 All original data of the two hard drives will be erased for Super Speed setup.
Refer to 4. Connect the IEEE a module cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis. Doing so will damage the motherboard! Insufficient air flow inside the system may damage the motherboard components.
These are not jumpers! Do not place jumper caps on the fan connectors! Page 59 Connect the serial port module cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis. Page 60 Page 62 Page 64 Follow the instructions in Chapter 3.
Click the Turn Off button to shut down the computer. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided. BIOS setup Page Asus Ez Flash 2 Utility 3. Save the BIOS file to a bootable floppy disk. Page 74 [filename] is the latest or the original BIOS file on the bootable floppy disk. All rights reserved. Page Bios Setup Program The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen.
Page Bios Menu Screen 3. Legacy Diskette A [1. Refer to section 3. Page Sata When set to [Disabled], the data transfer from and to the device occurs one sector at a time. Page System Information 3. The BIOS automatically detects the items in this menu. Select either one of the preset overclocking configuration options: Manual Allows you to individually set overclocking parameters.
Auto Loads the optimal settings for the system. Page Cpu Ratio Setting 3. Configuration options: [Auto] [ The values range from 0. Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] 3. Take caution when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect field values can cause the system to malfunction. Page 91 CPU speed is controlled by the operating system. Page Chipset 3. When set to [YES] and if you install a Plug and Play operating system, the operating system configures the Plug and Play devices not required for boot.
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