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What’s in this manual

 

AX4BR-U ..........................................................................................................................................

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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 “User Upgrade Optional” and “Manufacture Upgrade Optional”… .......................................................................

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

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

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CPU Jumper-less Design ..............................................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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Support 2nd USB Port ....................................................................................................................................................

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Connecting COM2 Connector........................................................................................................................................

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

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3300µF Low ESR Capacitor ..........................................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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Installing Intel® Chipset Software Installation Utility......................................................................................................

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Installing Intel IAA Driver...............................................................................................................................................

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ACPI Suspend to Hard Drive.........................................................................................................................................

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BIOS Setup Utility........................................................................................................................

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Enter Setup ...................................................................................................................................................................

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System Information .......................................................................................................................................................

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Product Information.......................................................................................................................................................

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Disk Drives....................................................................................................................................................................

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Onboard Peripherals .....................................................................................................................................................

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Power Management ......................................................................................................................................................

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Boot Options .................................................................................................................................................................

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Date and Time...............................................................................................................................................................

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System Security ............................................................................................................................................................

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Health Monitor...............................................................................................................................................................

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Load Default Settings....................................................................................................................................................

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Abort Settings Change ..................................................................................................................................................

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Exit Setup .....................................................................................................................................................................

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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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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 Rated) 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 (Flip Chip-Pin Grid 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-100 DIMM ...............................................................................................................................................................

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

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PC-1600 or PC-2100 DDR 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-On Self 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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You Must Notice

Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat is trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

AMD, the AMD logo, Athlon and Duron are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Celeron, Pentium II, Pentium III and Pentium 4 are trademarks of Intel Corporation.

Microsoft, Windows, and Windows logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

All product and brand names used on this manual are used for identification purposes only and may be the registered trademarks of their respective owners.

All of the specifications and information contained in this manual are subject to change without notice. AOpen reserves the right to revise this publication and to make reasonable changes. AOpen assumes no responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies that may appear in this manual, including the products and software described in it.

This documentation is protected by copyright law. All rights are reserved.

No part of this document may be used or reproduced in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system without prior written permission from AOpen Corporation.

Copyright© 1996-2002,AOpen Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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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 AcrobatReader 4.0 for online viewing, it is included inBonus CD or you can get free download fromAdobe web site.

Although this Online Manual is optimized for screen viewing, it is still capable for hardcopy printing, you can print it by A4 paper size and set 2 pages per A4 sheet on your printer. To do so, choose File > Page Setup and follow the instruction of your printer driver.

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Overview

Thank you for choosing AOpen AX4BR-Umotherboard. TheAX4BR-Uis Intel® Socket 478 motherboard (M/B) based on the ATXform factor featuring theIntel® 845E (Brookdale) chipset. As high performance chipset built in the M/B, theAX4BR-Umotherboard can support Intel® Socket 478 Pentium® 4 (Brookdale) and 533MHzFront Side Bus (FSB) clock. According to different customer’s requirements, the Intel 845E chipset memory interface supports DDR200/266 SDRAM devices with densities of 128, 256, 512 and 1024Mb DDR SDRAM DIMM modules and the maximum memory size can be up to 2GB. The onboard IDE controller supportsUltra DMA 33/66/100 mode and the transfer rate up to 100MB/s. Besides, theAX4BR-Uhas a 8M ATI Rage XL VGA onboard and equips with Intel LAN controller providing 10/100M bps

Ethernet for office and home use. Now, let’s enjoy all features from AOpen AX4BR-Umotherboard.

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