EVGA 100-EV-EB01 User Manual

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Tables of Contents

 

1.

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

2

a.

Introduction ...............................................................................................................................................................

2

b.

Function Keys.............................................................................................................................................................

3

c.

Connections ...............................................................................................................................................................

4

2.

Updating Firmware ................................................................

10

a.

Updating in DOS.......................................................................................................................................................

10

b.

Updating in Windows...............................................................................................................................................

10

3.

Using the EVBot .....................................................................

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1. Overview

a. Introduction

The EVGA EVBot is a fun and useful tool for tweakers and overclockers to have fun tweaking their EVGA products for benchmarking World Records and overclocking fun.

It’s use is very simple and straightforward much like your mobile hand-phone.The beauty of it is that you do not need

any software nor does it eat any system resources.

b. Function Keys

OK: Enter

C: Cancel/Backspace

Up: Scroll Upwards/Increase one notch

Down: Scroll downwards/decrease one notch

1,2,3,4: Profile Hotkeys

Power Button: Press once to turn power off/on for EVBot, Hold down to enter Flash Mode (Explained in the Firmware Flashing section)

Reset Button: Press once to reset EVBot

c. Connections

First Hook up the EVGA EVBot Enabled products to their respective ports on the EVBot. As illustrated, MB Port is for connecting Motherboard, VGA1, VGA2, VGA3 is for connecting to 3 individual EVGA Video Cards.

You do not need to have all 4 items but any one of those. For example you can just hook up to an EVGA Motherboard if that is all you have that supports this feature. Or just a Video Card supporting this feature.

Connect the EVBot to the ports on the Motherboard or Video Card. Highlighted in Green is where it is located on below EVBot enabled models:

EVGA X58 Classified (E759, 760, 761, 769)Motherboard:

EVGA X58 Classified E762 Motherboard

EVGA P55 FTW E657

EVGA P55 FTW 200 E658

EVGA P55 Classified 200 E659

EVGA GTX285 Classified

You will see that the Port Connector is a 5 pin connector arranged in 2 rows, with 3 pins on 1 row and 2 pins on another. The Connector Cable has 5 holes with a 6th blocked so there will be no mistakes when connecting it.

2. Updating Firmware

When the System starts up, EVBot will light up and start to be operable. The Default Firmware on the EVBot

when you receive it is for EVGA X58 Motherboards and Classified Video Cards. If you are using EVGA P55 Motherboards, please follow the next set of instructions to update the firmware for P55 Motherboards.

There are 2 ways to update firmware of EVBot, you can either do it in a DOS Environment or Windows Environment.

a.Updating in DOS

1.Insert your EVBot CD into your ROM Drive and choose to boot up with the CD.

2.Once booted up in DOS, key in this command ‘Flash’

3.Flash Tool will ask you to hold down the power button on your EVBot for 7 seconds to enter Flash Mode. Flash

Tool will ask you if you want to flash the firmware for X58 or P55, key in ‘1’ for X58 or ‘2’ for P55.

4.Flash process will begin – Do Not Switch off the power or Reset the PC During this time!

5.After the Flash is completed you will see this screen:

6.Unplug EVBot Connector and plug it back in and it’s ready!

b.Updating in Windows

You can update in Windows XP, Vista or 7, 32bit or 64bit Environment by following this set of instructions.

1.Insert your EVBot CD into your ROM Drive and choose to flash to P55 Firmware or back to X58 Firmware by clicking the relevant button.