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DOC. NO.:AX4SGUL-OL-E0309A

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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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AOpen i865 Family Motherboards 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 “User Upgrade Optional” and “Manufacture Upgrade Optional”… ...................................................................................

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zColor........................................................................................................................................................................................

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

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

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CPU Fan Installation ...................................................................................................................................................................

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

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AOpen “Watch Dog ABS” ............................................................................................................................................................

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Full-range Adjustable CPU Core Voltage ....................................................................................................................................

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

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JP28 Keyboard/Mouse Wake-upJumper....................................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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Support 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN onboard...................................................................................................................................

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Support USB 2.0 Ports ................................................................................................................................................................

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

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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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Wake On Modem / Wake On LAN / Wake On PCI Card.............................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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

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

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STBY LED (Standby LED) and BOOT LED ................................................................................................................................

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

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

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Low ESR Capacitor .....................................................................................................................................................................

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PBE – Performance Boosting Engine (for AX4SG and AX4SPE series) ....................................................................................

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

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EzClock .......................................................................................................................................................................................

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Hyper Threading Technology ......................................................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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

 

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Installing Intel Extreme Graphic Driver (only for AX4SG-U,AX4SG-ULandAX4SG-UN) .......................................................

 

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

 

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Installing Gigabit LAN Driver (for AX4SG-UL,AX4SPE-ULandAX4SPB-UL) .........................................................................

 

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Installing Realtek 10/100 Mbps LAN Driver in Win98SE/2000/XP (for AX4SG-UN,AX4SPE-UNandAX4SPB-UN)

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Installing USB 2.0 Driver in Windows 98SE/ME........................................................................................................................

 

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

 

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AC’97 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) SDRAM.............................................................................................................................................

 

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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(FlipChip-PinGrid Array)............................................................................................................................................

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FC-PGA2(FlipChip-PinGrid 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-OnSelf 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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