ASRock 4CORE1333-GLANM User Manual
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Third SATAII Connector (SATAII_3)
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1)
Primary SATAII Connector (SATAII_1)
ATX 12V Connector (ATX12V1)
Chassis Fan Connector (CHA_FAN1)
USB 2.0 Header (USB6_7, Blue)
North Bridge Controller
South Bridge Controller
Clear CMOS Jumper (CLRCMOS1)
Floppy Connector (FLOPPY1)
Front Panel Audio Header (HD_AUDIO1)
(Dual Channel A: DDRII_1, DDRII_3; Yellow)
PCI Slots (PCI1 - 2)
Internal Audio Connector: CD1 (Black)
(Dual Channel B: DDRII_2, DDRII_4; Orange)
PCI Express x1 Slot (PCIE2)
FSB2 / FSB3 Jumpers
PCI Express x16 Slot (PCIE1)
ATX Power Connector (ATXPWR1)
IDE1 Connector (IDE1, Blue)
Shared USB 2.0 Header (USB4_5, Blue)
Chassis Speaker Header (SPEAKER 1)
System Panel Header (PANEL1)
DeskExpress Hot Plug Detection Header
Fourth SATAII Connector (SATAII_4)
Secondary SATAII Connector (SATAII_2)
ASRock 6CH I/O PlusTM
PS/2 Mouse Port (Green)
Shared USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Ports (USB23)
USB 2.0 Ports (USB01)
Line In (Light Blue)
Line Out (Lime)
For Windows® XP:
After restarting your computer, you will find “Mixer” tool on your system. Please select “Mixer ToolBox” , click “Enable playback
“4CH” and then you are allowed to select “Realtek HDA Primary output” to use Rear Speaker and Front Speaker, or select “Realtek HDA Audio 2nd output” to use front panel audio. Then reboot your system.
For Windows® VistaTM:
After restarting your computer, please
Thank you for purchasing ASRock
This Quick Installation Guide contains introduction of the motherboard and
Because the motherboard specifications and the BIOS software might be updated, the content of this manual will be subject to change without notice. In case any modifications of this manual occur, the updated version will be available on ASRock website without further notice. You may find the latest VGA cards and CPU support lists on ASRock website as well. ASRock website http://www.asrock.com
If you require technical support related to this motherboard, please visit our website for specific information about the model you are using. www.asrock.com/support/index.asp
1.1 Package Contents
(Micro ATX Form Factor:
One Serial ATA (SATA) Data Cable (Optional)
One Serial ATA (SATA) HDD Power Cable (Optional) One “ASRock 6CH I/O Plus” I/O Panel Shield
- Micro ATX Form Factor:
- LGA 775 for Intel® CoreTM 2 Extreme / CoreTM 2 Quad / CoreTM
2 Duo / Pentium® Dual Core / Celeron®, supporting Quad Core
Yorkfield and Dual Core Wolfdale processors
- Compatible with all FSB1333/1066/800MHz CPUs
- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology (see CAUTION 2)
- Supports EM64T CPU
- Northbridge: Intel® G31
- Southbridge: Intel® ICH7
- Dual Channel DDR2 Memory Technology (see CAUTION 3)
- 4 x DDR2 DIMM slots (see CAUTION 4)
- Support DDR2 800/667 (see CAUTION 5)
- Max. capacity: 4GB (see CAUTION 6)
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control (see CAUTION 7)
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- 1 x PCI Express x16 slot
- 1 x PCI Express x1 slot
- 2 x PCI slots
- Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3100
- Pixel Shader 2.0, DirectX 9.0
- Max. shared memory 384MB (see CAUTION 9)
- 5.1 CH Windows® VistaTM Premium Level HD Audio
(ALC662 Audio Codec)
- PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
- Realtek RTL8111B/RTL8111C
Rear Panel I/O
ASRock 6CH I/O Plus
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x Serial Port: COM1
- 1 x VGA Port
- 1 x Parallel Port (ECP/EPP Support)
- 6 x
- 1 x
- HD Audio Jack: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
- 4 x Serial ATAII 3.0Gb/s connectors (No support for RAID and
“Hot Plug” functions) (see CAUTION 10)
- 1 x ATA100 IDE connector (supports 2 x IDE devices)
- 1 x Floppy connector
- 1 x DeskExpress Hot Plug Detection header
- CPU/Chassis FAN connector
- 24 pin ATX power connector
- 4 pin 12V power connector
- CD in header
- Front panel audio connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports; 2 of them are
shared with USB45 ports on the I/O panel) (see CAUTION 11)
- 4Mb AMI BIOS
- AMI Legal BIOS
- Supports “Plug and Play”
- ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
- Supports jumperfree
- AMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version)
- CPU Temperature Sensing
- Chassis Temperature Sensing
- CPU Fan Tachometer
- Chassis Fan Tachometer
- CPU Quiet Fan
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore
- Microsoft® Windows® 2000 / XP / XP
- FCC, CE, WHQL
Please realize that there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting the setting in the BIOS, applying Untied Overclocking Technology, or using the thirdparty overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system stability, or even cause damage to the components and devices of your system. It should be done at your own risk and expense. We are not responsible for possible damage caused by overclocking.
About the setting of “Hyper Threading Technology”, please check page
29 of “User Manual“ in the support CD.
This motherboard supports Untied Overclocking Technology. Please read
“Untied Overclocking Technology” on page 21 for details.
This motherboard supports Dual Channel Memory Technology. Before
you implement Dual Channel Memory Technology, make sure to read
the installation guide of memory modules on page 12 for proper
There are memory module installation limitations on this motherboard,
please read “Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM)” on page 12 for
Please check the table below for the CPU FSB frequency and its
corresponding memory support frequency.
CPU FSB Frequency
Memory Support Frequency
DDR2 667, DDR2 800
DDR2 667, DDR2 800
DDR2 667, DDR2 800
Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be
less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® XP
and Windows® VistaTM. For Windows® XP
Although this motherboard offers stepless control, it is not recom-
mended to perform
mended CPU bus frequencies may cause the instability of the system
or damage the CPU.
While CPU overheat is detected, the system will automatically shutdown.
Before you resume the system, please check if the CPU fan on the
motherboard functions properly and unplug the power cord, then plug it
back again. To improve heat dissipation, remember to spray thermal
grease between the CPU and the heatsink when you install the PC
The maximum shared memory size is defined by the chipset vendor
and is subject to change. Please check Intel® website for the latest
Before installing SATAII hard disk to SATAII connector, please read the
“SATAII Hard Disk Setup Guide” on page 20 to adjust your SATAII hard
disk drive to SATAII mode. You can also connect SATA hard disk to SATAII
Power Management for USB 2.0 works fine under Microsoft® Windows®
1.3 Minimum Hardware Requirement Table for Windows® VistaTM Premium 2007 and Basic Logo
For system integrators and users who purchase this motherboard and plan to submit Windows® VistaTM Premium 2007 and Basic logo, please follow below table for minimum hardware requirements.
512MB x 2 Dual Channel (Premium)
512MB Single Channel (Basic)
256MB x 2 Dual Channel (Basic)
DX9.0 with WDDM Driver
*If you plan to use onboard VGA to submit Windows® VistaTM logo, please keep the default setting of “DVMT Mode Select” option under BIOS.
*If you plan to use external graphics card on this motherboard, please refer to Premium Discrete requirement at http://www.asrock.com
*After June 1, 2007, all Windows® VistaTM systems are required to meet above minimum hardware requirements in order to qualify for Windows® VistaTM Premium 2007 logo.
Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components or change any motherboard settings.
1.Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component. Failure to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals, and/or components.
2.To avoid damaging the motherboard components due to static electricity, NEVER place your motherboard directly on the carpet or the like. Also remember to use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safety grounded object before you handle components.
3.Hold components by the edges and do not touch the ICs.
4.Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antstatic pad or in the bag that comes with the component.
5.When placing screws into the screw holes to secure the motherboard to the chassis, please do not
For the installation of Intel
Before you insert the
Step 1. Open the socket:
Step 2. Insert the
For proper inserting, please ensure to match the two orientation key notches of the CPU with the two alignment keys of the socket.
Step 3. Remove PnP Cap (Pick and Place Cap):
Use your left hand index finger and thumb to support the load plate edge, engage PnP cap with right hand thumb and peel the cap from the socket while pressing on center of PnP cap to assist in removal.