ASRock 4COREDX90-VSTA User Manual V2

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3.3.5 PCIPnP Configuration

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

Advanced

Advanced PCI / PnP Settings

PCI

Latency Timer

[32]

PCI

IDE BusMaster

[Enabled]

Value in units of PCI clocks for PCI device latency timer register.

 

Select Screen

 

Select Item

+-

Change Option

F1

General Help

F9

Load Defaults

F10

Save and Exit

ESC

Exit

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PCI Latency Timer

The default value is 32. It is recommended to keep the default value unless the installed PCI expansion cards’ specifications require other settings.

PCI IDE BusMaster

Use this item to enable or disable the PCI IDE BusMaster feature.

3.3.6 Floppy Configuration

In this section, you may configure the type of your floppy drive.

 

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

 

 

Advanced

 

 

 

Floppy Configuration

 

Select the type of

 

 

floppy drive

Floppy A

[1.44 MB 312"]

connected to the

Floppy B

[Disabled]

system.

 

 

 

 

 

Select Screen

 

 

 

Select Item

 

 

+-

Change Option

 

 

F1

General Help

 

 

F9

Load Defaults

 

 

F10

Save and Exit

 

 

ESC

Exit

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3.3.7 Super IO Configuration

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

 

 

Advanced

 

 

 

Configure Super IO Chipset

 

Allow BIOS to Enable

 

 

or Disable Floppy

OnBoard Floppy Controller

[Enabled]

Controller.

 

 

Serial Port Address

[3F8 / IRQ4]

 

 

Infrared Port Address

[Disabled]

 

 

Parallel Port Address

[378]

 

 

Parallel Port Mode

[ECP + EPP]

 

 

EPP Version

[1.9]

 

 

ECP Mode DMA Channel

[DMA3]

 

 

Parallel Port IRQ

[IRQ7]

 

 

 

 

 

Select Screen

 

 

 

Select Item

 

 

+-

Change Option

 

 

F1

General Help

 

 

F9

Load Defaults

 

 

F10

Save and Exit

 

 

ESC

Exit

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OnBoard Floppy Controller

Use this item to enable or disable floppy drive controller.

Serial Port Address

Use this item to set the address for the onboard serial port or disable it. Configuration options: [Disabled], [3F8 / IRQ4], [2F8 / IRQ3], [3E8 / IRQ4], [2E8 / IRQ3].

Infrared Port Address

Use this item to set the address for the onboard infrared port or disable it. Configuration options: [Disabled], [2F8 / IRQ3], and [2E8 / IRQ3].

Parallel Port Address

Use this item to set the address for the onboard parallel port or disable it. Configuration options: [Disabled], [378], and [278].

Parallel Port Mode

Use this item to set the operation mode of the parallel port. The default value is [ECP+EPP]. If this option is set to [ECP+EPP], it will show the EPP version in the following item, “EPP Version”. Configuration options: [Normal], [Bi-Directional],and [ECP+EPP].

EPP Version

Use this item to set the EPP version. Configuration options: [1.9] and [1.7].

ECP Mode DMA Channel

Use this item to set the ECP mode DMA channel. Configuration options: [DMA0], [DMA1], and [DMA3].

Parallel Port IRQ

Use this item to set the IRQ for the parallel port. Configuration options: [IRQ5] and [IRQ7].

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3.3.8 USB Configuration

 

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

 

 

Advanced

 

 

 

USB Configuration

 

To enable or disable

 

 

the onboard USB

USB Controller

[Enabled]

controllers.

 

 

USB 2.0 Support

[Enabled]

 

 

Legacy USB Support

[Disabled]

 

 

 

 

 

Select Screen

 

 

 

Select Item

 

 

+-

Change Option

 

 

F1

General Help

 

 

F9

Load Defaults

 

 

F10

Save and Exit

 

 

ESC

Exit

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USB Controller

Use this item to enable or disable the use of USB controller.

USB 2.0 Support

Use this item to enable or disable the USB 2.0 support.

Legacy USB Support

Use this item to enable or disable the support to emulate legacy I/O devices such as mouse, keyboard,... etc. Or you may select [Auto] so that the system will start to auto-detect;if there is no USB device connected, “Auto” option will disable the legacy USB support.

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3.4 Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen

In this section, it allows you to monitor the status of the hardware on your system, including the parameters of the CPU temperature, motherboard temperature, CPU fan speed, chassis fan speed, and the critical voltage.

 

 

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

 

 

Main

Advanced

H/W Monitor

Boot

Security

Exit

Hardware Health Event Monitoring

Target Fan Speed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fast

 

 

CPU Temperature

: 37 C / 98 F

Middle

 

M / B Temperature

: 31 C / 87 F

Slow

 

 

CPU Fan Speed

: 3400 RPM

 

 

 

Chassis Fan Speed

: N / A

 

 

 

Vcore

 

: 1.629V

 

 

 

+ 3.30V

 

: 3.306V

 

 

 

+ 5.00V

 

: 5.067V

 

Select Screen

 

+ 12.00V

: 11.890V

 

 

 

Select Item

 

CPU Quiet Fan

[Disabled]

F1

General Help

 

F9

Load Defaults

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F10

Save and Exit

 

 

 

 

ESC

Exit

 

 

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CPU Quiet Fan

This item allows you to identify the temperature of CPU fan. If you set this option as [Disabled], the CPU fan will operate in full speed. If you set this option as [Enabled], you will find the item “Target CPU Temperature

(C)” appear to allow you adjusting it. The default value is [Disabled]. You are allowed to enable this function only when you install4-pinCPU fan.

Target CPU Temperature ( C)

The target temperature will be between 45 C and 65 C. The default value is [50].

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3.5 Boot Screen

In this section, it will display the available devices on your system for you to configure the boot settings and the boot priority.

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

Main

Advanced

H/W Monitor

Boot

Security

Exit

Boot Settings

Boot Settings Configuration

1st Boot Device

[1st Floppy Device]

2nd Boot Device

[HDD: PM - MAXTOR 6L08]

3rd Boot Device

[CD / DVD]

4th Boot Device

[USB]

Hard Disk Drives

 

Removable Drives

 

Configure Settings during System Boot.

 

Select Screen

 

Select Item

Enter

Go to Sub Screen

F1

General Help

F9

Load Defaults

F10

Save and Exit

ESC

Exit

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3.5.1 Boot Settings Configuration

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

Boot

Boot Settings Configuration

Boot From Onboard LAN

[Disabled]

VIA SATA Raid Utility

[Enabled]

Bootup Num-Lock

[On]

To enable or disable the boot from onboard LAN feature.

 

Select Screen

 

Select Item

+ -

Change Option

F1

General Help

F9

Load Defaults

F10

Save and Exit

ESC

Exit

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Boot From Onboard LAN

Use this item to enable or disable the Boot From Onboard LAN feature.

VIA SATA Raid Utility

Use this to enable or disable VIA® VT8237A SATA Raid BIOS Utility during POST.

Boot Up Num-Lock

If this item is set to [On], it will automatically activate the Numeric Lock function after boot-up.

3.6 Security Screen

In this section, you may set or change the supervisor/user password for the system. For the user password, you may also clear it.

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

 

Main

Advanced

H/W Monitor

Boot

 

Security

 

Exit

 

Security Settings

 

 

 

 

Install or Change the

 

 

Supervisor Password

: Not Installed

 

 

password.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

User Password

: Not Installed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change Supervisor Password

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change User Password

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clear User Password

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Item

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enter

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1

General Help

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F9

Load Defaults

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F10

Save and Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESC

Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3.7 Exit Screen

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

Main Advanced H/W Monitro Boot Security Exit

Exit Options

Save Changes and Exit

Discard Changes and Exit

Discard Changes

Load Optimal Defaults

Exit system setup after saving the changes.

F10 key can be used for this operation.

 

Select Screen

 

Select Item

Enter

Go to Sub Screen

F1

General Help

F9

Load Defaults

F10

Save and Exit

ESC

Exit

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Save Changes and Exit

When you select this option, it will pop-outthe following message, “Save configuration changes and exit setup?” Select [OK] to save the changes and exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY.

Discard Changes and Exit

When you select this option, it will pop-outthe following message, “Discard changes and exit setup?” Select [OK] to exit the BIOS SETUP UTILITY without saving any changes.

Discard Changes

When you select this option, it will pop-outthe following message, “Discard changes?” Select [OK] to discard all changes.

Load Optimal Defaults

When you select this option, it will pop-outthe following message, “Load optimal defaults?” Select [OK] to load the default values for all the setup configurations.

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Chapter 4 Software Support

4.1 Install Operating System

This motherboard supports various Microsoft® Windows® operating systems: 2000 / XP / XP64-bit /VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit.Because motherboard settings and hardware options vary, use the setup procedures in this chapter for general reference only. Refer to your OS documentation for more information.

4.2 Support CD Information

The Support CD that came with the motherboard contains necessary drivers and useful utilities that enhance the motherboard features.

4.2.1 Running The Support CD

To begin using the support CD, insert the CD into your CD-ROMdrive. The CD automatically displays the Main Menu if “AUTORUN” is enabled in your computer. If the Main Menu did not appear automatically, locate and double click on the file “ASSETUP.EXE” from the BIN folder in the Support CD to display the menus.

4.2.2 Drivers Menu

The Drivers Menu shows the available devices drivers if the system detects installed devices. Please install the necessary drivers to activate the devices.

4.2.3 Utilities Menu

The Utilities Menu shows the applications software that the motherboard supports. Click on a specific item then follow the installation wizard to install it.

4.2.4 Contact Information

If you need to contact ASRock or want to know more about ASRock, welcome to visit ASRock’s website at http://www.asrock.com; or you may contact your dealer for further information.

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