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AK77-8XMax

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& Troubleshooting Glossary AWARD & Drivers Hardware Overview

Support Technical Setup BIOS Utilities Installation

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What’s in this manual

 

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What’s in this manual ......................................................................................................................................................

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You Must Notice ..............................................................................................................................................................

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Before You Start ............................................................................................................................................................

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Overview .......................................................................................................................................................................

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Feature Highlight...........................................................................................................................................................

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Quick Installation Procedure .........................................................................................................................................

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Motherboard Map ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Block Diagram...............................................................................................................................................................

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Hardware Installation................................................................................................................

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About “Manufacturer Upgrade Optional” and “User Upgrade Optional”…...................................................................... 21

JP14 Clear CMOS Data ................................................................................................................................................

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CPU Installation ............................................................................................................................................................

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AOpen Overheat Protection (O.H.P.) Technology ..........................................................................................................

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JP28 KB/Mouse Wake-upEnable/Disable Jumper ........................................................................................................

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CPU Jumper-lessDesign ..............................................................................................................................................

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CPU and Housing Fan Connector (with H/W Monitoring) ..............................................................................................

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JP20 K7 Host Clock Selection.......................................................................................................................................

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DIMM Sockets ...............................................................................................................................................................

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Front Panel Connector ..................................................................................................................................................

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ATX Power Connector ...................................................................................................................................................

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AC Power Auto Recovery ..............................................................................................................................................

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STBY LED .....................................................................................................................................................................

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IDE and Floppy Connector ............................................................................................................................................

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ATA/133 Supported .......................................................................................................................................................

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Serial ATA Supported ....................................................................................................................................................

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Connecting Serial ATA Disk...........................................................................................................................................

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Connecting Serial ATA Disk...........................................................................................................................................

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S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) Connector.........................................................................................................

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Super 5.1 Channel Audio Effect ....................................................................................................................................

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IrDA Connector .............................................................................................................................................................

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WOM (Zero Voltage Wake on Modem) Connector.........................................................................................................

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WOL (Wake on LAN) .....................................................................................................................................................

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AGP (Accelerated Graphic Port) 8X Expansion Slot......................................................................................................

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AGP Protection Technology and AGP LED ....................................................................................................................

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CNR (Communication and Network Riser) Expansion Slot............................................................................................

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PC99 Color Coded Back Panel .....................................................................................................................................

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Support Six USB 2.0 Port..............................................................................................................................................

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Onboard IEEE 1394 Controller......................................................................................................................................

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Support 10/100 Mbps LAN onboard ..............................................................................................................................

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Chassis Intrusion Sensor ..............................................................................................................................................

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CD Audio Connector .....................................................................................................................................................

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AUX-INConnector.........................................................................................................................................................

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Front Audio Connector ..................................................................................................................................................

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Die-HardBIOS (100% Virus Protection, User Upgrade Optional)..................................................................................

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Dr. LED Connector (User Upgrade Optional).................................................................................................................

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Dr. Voice II (Volume adjustable through speaker) .........................................................................................................

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JP2 Speaker /Buzzer Select Jumper .............................................................................................................................

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Battery-lessand Long Life Design.................................................................................................................................

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CPU Over-currentProtection.........................................................................................................................................

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AOConfig Utility.............................................................................................................................................................

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Resetable Fuse .............................................................................................................................................................

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2200μF Low ESR Capacitor.........................................................................................................................................

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Layout (Frequency Isolation Wall) .................................................................................................................................

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Enlarged Aluminum Heatsink ........................................................................................................................................

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Vivid BIOS technology...................................................................................................................................................

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Driver and Utility .......................................................................................................................

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Auto-runMenu from Bonus CD Disc .............................................................................................................................

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Installing Windows 95 ...................................................................................................................................................

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Installing Windows 98 ...................................................................................................................................................

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Installing Windows® 98 SE, Windows® ME & Windows®2000/XP...................................................................................

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Installing VIA 4 in 1 Driver .............................................................................................................................................

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Installing Onboard Sound Driver ...................................................................................................................................

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The noise is gone!! ----SilentTek ..................................................................................................................................

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Installing USB2.0 Driver ................................................................................................................................................

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Installing LAN Driver .....................................................................................................................................................

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Installing Serial ATA Driver ............................................................................................................................................

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PHOENIX-AWARDBIOS............................................................................................................

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How To Use Phoenix Award™ BIOS Setup Program...................................................................................................

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How To Enter BIOS Setup ...........................................................................................................................................

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BIOS Upgrade under Windows environment ...............................................................................................................

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Overclocking............................................................................................................................

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VGA Card & Hard Disk ................................................................................................................................................

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Glossary ..................................................................................................................................

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AC97 ...........................................................................................................................................................................

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ACPI (Advanced Configuration & Power Interface) .....................................................................................................

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AGP (Accelerated Graphic Port)..................................................................................................................................

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AMR (Audio/Modem Riser)..........................................................................................................................................

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AOpen Bonus Pack CD ...............................................................................................................................................

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APM (Advanced Power Management).........................................................................................................................

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ATA (AT Attachment) ...................................................................................................................................................

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ATA/66 ........................................................................................................................................................................

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ATA/100 .......................................................................................................................................................................

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ATA/133 .......................................................................................................................................................................

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BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) ...............................................................................................................................

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Bus Master IDE (DMA mode) .......................................................................................................................................

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CNR (Communication and Networking Riser)..............................................................................................................

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CODEC (Coding and Decoding) ..................................................................................................................................

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DDR (Double Data Rate) SDRAM ...............................................................................................................................

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DIMM (Dual In Line Memory Module) ..........................................................................................................................

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DMA (Direct Memory Access)......................................................................................................................................

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ECC (Error Checking and Correction) .........................................................................................................................

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EDO (Extended Data Output) Memory ........................................................................................................................

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EEPROM (Electronic Erasable Programmable ROM)..................................................................................................

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EPROM (Erasable Programmable ROM).....................................................................................................................

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EV6 Bus ......................................................................................................................................................................

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FCC DoC (Declaration of Conformity) .........................................................................................................................

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FC-PGA(FlipChip-PinGrid Array) ..............................................................................................................................

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Flash ROM ..................................................................................................................................................................

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FSB (Front Side Bus) Clock ........................................................................................................................................

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I2C Bus........................................................................................................................................................................

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IEEE 1394 ...................................................................................................................................................................

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Parity Bit .....................................................................................................................................................................

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PBSRAM (Pipelined Burst SRAM)...............................................................................................................................

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PC-100DIMM .............................................................................................................................................................

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PC-133DIMM .............................................................................................................................................................

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PC-1600 /PC-2100/PC-2700 /PC-3200DDR DRAM.................................................................................................

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PCI (Peripheral Component Interface) Bus .................................................................................................................

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PDF Format.................................................................................................................................................................

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PnP (Plug and Play) ....................................................................................................................................................

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POST (Power-OnSelf Test) ........................................................................................................................................

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RDRAM (Rambus DRAM) ...........................................................................................................................................

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RIMM (Rambus Inline Memory Module) ......................................................................................................................

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SDRAM (Synchronous DRAM) ....................................................................................................................................

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Shadow E2PROM ........................................................................................................................................................

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SIMM (Single In Line Memory Module) .......................................................................................................................

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SMBus (System Management Bus) .............................................................................................................................

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SPD (Serial Presence Detect) .....................................................................................................................................

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Ultra DMA ...................................................................................................................................................................

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USB (Universal Serial Bus) .........................................................................................................................................

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VCM (Virtual Channel Memory)...................................................................................................................................

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ZIP file.........................................................................................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting.......................................................................................................................

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Technical Support ...................................................................................................................

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Product Registration ...............................................................................................................

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How to Contact Us ..................................................................................................................

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