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AT6 Pentium II Mainboard

USER’S MANUAL

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter

1

Introduction of AT6 Features

 

¬ Specifications .................................................

…….1-1

- Layout diagram ......................................................

1-3

® The system block diagram........................................

1-4

 

 

 

 

Chapter

2

Installing the Mainboard

 

¬ Installing the Mainboard to the Casing ....................

2-3

- Standard External Connectors .................................

2-4

® Jumper and Switches .............................................

2-11

¯ Installation of the CPU ..........................................

2-13

° Installing System Memory¡i DRAM Memory¡j2-16

 

 

 

 

Chapter

3

Introduction of BIOS

 

¬

CPU Setup ¡i CPU SOFT MENU™¡j ..........

3-3

-

Standard CMOS Setup Menu ..........................

3-7

®

BIOS Features Setup Menu ............................

3-9

¯

Chipset Features Setup Menu ........................

3-15

°

Power Management Setup Menu ...................

3-17

±

PCI & Onboard I/O Setup .............................

3-22

²

Load BIOS Defaults .....................................

3-26

³

Load Setup Defaults .....................................

3-26

´

Password Setting .................................................

3-27

µ

IDE HDD Auto Detection ............................

3-28

 

 

 

 

Chapter

4

Bus Master IDE Driver

 

Rev : 1.11

Appendix A Quick Installation

Appendix B General Discussion about HDD Installation

Appendix C Flash BIOS User Instructions

Appendix D How to install Ultra DMA/33 drive

Appendix E How to install the PCI bridge driver for 440LX chipset

Appendix F Technical Support

Introduction of AT6 Feature

1-1

Chapter 1 Introduction of AT6

Feature

The mainboard is designed for the new generation CPU. It supports the Intel CPU SLOT1(Pentium®II), up to 256MB of memory, super I/O, and Green PC functions. The mainboard provides high performance for the server system and meets the requirements of the desktop system for multimedia in the future.

¬ Specifications

1. CPU

CPU SOFT MENUeliminates the need for jumpers or DIP switches needed to set CPU parameters

Employs switching type regulators to stabilize CPU operation

Supports 66, 75* and 83*MHz CPU external clock speeds

Supports Pentium® II 233 ~ 333 MHz processor cartridge

2.Chipset

Intel 440LX chipset (82443LX and 82371AB)

Supports Ultra DMA/33 IDE protocol

Supports Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface(ACPI)

Accelerated Graphics Port connector supports AGP 66MHz/133MHz (Sideband) 3.3V device

3.Cache Memory

Level 1 and Level 2 cache built into Intel Pentium II processor card

4.Memory(DRAM)

Two 168-pinDIMM sockets support SDRAM and EDO DRAM modules

Supports up to 256MB MAX.

ECC support

1-2

Chapter 1

5. System BIOS

AWARD BIOS

Supports Plug-and-Play(PnP)

Supports Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI)

Supports Desktop Management Interface (DMI)

6.Multi I/O Functions

Floppy port supports up to 2.88MB, and 3 mode floppy

Ultra DMA/33 bus master IDE supports up to 4 IDE devices ( Including LS-120MB floppy drive )

Built-inStandard/EPP/ECP parallel port connector

Two built-in16550 fast UART compatible serial port connectors

Built-inPS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse port connectors

Built-instandard IrDA TX/RX header andSB-LinkTM header

Two built-inUSB connectors

Built-inEISCA 12 pin header

7.Miscellaneous

ATX form factor

One AGP slot, Three PCI slots and Three ISA slots

PC97 Compliant

Board size: 305 * 170mm

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*Above 66MHz bus speed supported but not guaranteed due to the PCI specs.

*Specifications and information contained in this manual are subject to change without notice.