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Overview

 

 

 

 

Installation

Hardware

 

 

& Drivers Utilities

 

 

AWARD Setup BIOS

 

 

 

 

 

Glossary

 

 

 

 

Support Technical

& Troubleshooting

 

 

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AK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/A79G-1394 .......................................................................................

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

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

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

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AK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/AK79G-1394 Comparison Table .............................................................................

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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”…...................................................................... 20

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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CPU and Housing Fan Connector .................................................................................................................................

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JP27/28 Keyboard/Mouse Wakeup Jumpers .................................................................................................................

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DIMM Sockets (128-Bit DDR Dual Channel) .................................................................................................................

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

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

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S/PDIF Connector (for AK79D-1394 and AK79G-1394).................................................................................................

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

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TV Output Connector (for AK79G-V, AK79G-VN and AK79G-1394) ..............................................................................

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

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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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Support 10/100 Mbps LAN Onboard (For AK79G-VN, AK79D-1394 andAK79G-1394) .................................................

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

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Game Port Bracket Supported ......................................................................................................................................

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

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COM2 Connector ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Support Six USB Connectors ........................................................................................................................................

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IEEE 1394 Connectors (for AK79D-1394 and AK79G-1394) .........................................................................................

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Case Open Connector...................................................................................................................................................

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

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AUX-IN Connector ........................................................................................................................................................

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

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Battery-less and Long Life Design ................................................................................................................................

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CPU Over-current Protection.........................................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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Open JukeBox Player....................................................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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Auto-run Menu from Bonus CD .....................................................................................................................................

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NVIDIA nForce Windows driver .....................................................................................................................................

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NVIDIA Windows 98/ME/2000 Display driver ................................................................................................................

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NVIDIA Windows XP Display driver...............................................................................................................................

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NVIDIA USB2.0 driver ...................................................................................................................................................

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Phoenix Award BIOS....................................................................................................................

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

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AC97 CODEC ...............................................................................................................................................................

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

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ACR (Advanced Communication Riser).........................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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Bluetooth.......................................................................................................................................................................

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

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DDR (Double Data Rate) RAM ......................................................................................................................................

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

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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 (Flip Chip-Pin Grid Array)................................................................................................................................

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FC-PGA2 (Flip Chip-Pin Grid Array)..............................................................................................................................

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

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Hyper Threading ...........................................................................................................................................................

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

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

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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-On Self Test) ..........................................................................................................................................

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PSB (Processor System Bus) Clock ..............................................................................................................................

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RDRAM (Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory) ..................................................................................................

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

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

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SATA (Serial ATA) .........................................................................................................................................................

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

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

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USB 2.0 (Universal Serial Bus) .....................................................................................................................................

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

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Wireless LAN – 802.11b ................................................................................................................................................

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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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Before You Start

This Online Manual will introduce to the user how this product is installed. All useful information will be described in later chapters. Please keep this manual carefully for future upgrades or system configuration changes. This Online Manual is saved in PDF format, we recommend using Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 for online viewing, it is included in Bonus CD disc or you can get free download fromAdobe web site.

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AK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/AK79G-1394.

The

AK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/AK79G-1394is based on AMD® Socket 462 motherboard with ATX form factor featuring theAMD Duron/Athlon/Athlon XP CPU. As high performance chipset built in the M/B, theAK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/AK79G-1394support AMD® Socket 462 series Athlon™, Duron™ and AthlonXP™ processor (with CPU Overheat Protection circuit to Athlon™XP CPU only) and 333/266/200MHz EV6 bus. For better graphic performance,GeForce4 MX Graphics is integrated for delivering fastest

speed, multi-displayfunctionality and multiple configurations of CRTs and TVs (forAK79G-V,AK79G-VNandAK79G-1394).

Hence, AK79G-V,AK79G-VNandAK79G-1394supportTV-OUTfunction, which supportsTV-Outcard. It also supports 1.5V AGP interface withAGP 8x/4x with Fast Write data transfer interface.

DDR400,DDR333 and DDR266 dual channel DDR RAM can be

applied to the maximum memory size of up to 3GB. The

on-boardIDE controller supportsUltra DMA 66/100/133 mode and the transfer rate up to 133MB/s. Besides,AK79D-1394andAK79G-1394come withNForce Audio Processing Unit (APU)

that provides advanced 3D positional audio and DirectX 8.0

compatibility with SoundStorm compatible. AK79G-Vand

AK79G-VNhave anAC97 CODEC RealTek ALC650 chipset onboard to provide high performance and magic surround stereo sound to let peopleenjoy working with it. This motherboard supportsUSB 2.0 with a fancy speed of up to 480Mbps andIEEE1394 provided data transfer rate up to 400Mbps. Now, enjoy all features from AOpenAK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/AK79G-1394.

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AK79G-V/AK79G-VN/AK79D-1394/AK79G-1394Compaarriissoonn TTaabbllee

Following we list functions of all models. “V” represents those functions that the model equips with and “X” represents functions that model doesn’t have. Please always refer to this page to see the functions of your model.

 

 

AK79G-V

AK79G-VN

AK79D-1394

AK79G-1394

Chipset

 

nForce2-G

 

nForce2-G

 

nForce2-ST

 

nForce2-GT

VGA Onboard

V

V

X

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VGA Connector

 

V

 

V

 

X

 

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LAN Onboard

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V

V

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LAN Port

 

X

 

V

 

V

 

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IEEE 1394 Function

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X

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IEEE 1394 Connector

 

X

 

X

 

V

 

V

TV Out Header

 

V

V

X

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S/PDIF Connector

 

X

 

X

 

V

 

V

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