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DOC. NO.: AX4SPEMAX-OL-E0306B

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& Troubleshooting Glossary AWARD & Drivers Hardware Overview

Support Technical Setup BIOS Utilities Installation

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What’s in this manual

 

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What’sTU

in this manualUT ....................................................................................................................................................................

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YouTU Must NoticeUT ............................................................................................................................................................................

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BeforeTU

You StartUT ..........................................................................................................................................................................

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OverviewTU

UT ......................................................................................................................................................................................

 

 

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FeatureTU

HighlightUT.........................................................................................................................................................................

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QuickTU

Installation ProcedureUT .......................................................................................................................................................

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MotherboardTU

MapUT........................................................................................................................................................................

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BlockTU

DiagramUT.............................................................................................................................................................................

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HardwareTU

InstallationUT ............................................................................................................................

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AboutTU

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

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JP14TU

Clear CMOS DataUT ..............................................................................................................................................................

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CPUTU

InstallationUT...........................................................................................................................................................................

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CPUTU Fan InstallationUT ...................................................................................................................................................................

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CPUTU Jumper-lessDesignUT ............................................................................................................................................................

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CPUTU Over-currentProtectionUT ......................................................................................................................................................

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BatteryTU

-lessand Long Life DesignUT ..............................................................................................................................................

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AOpenTU

“Watch Dog ABS”UT............................................................................................................................................................

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FullTU -rangeAdjustable CPU Core VoltageUT ....................................................................................................................................

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CPUTU

 

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

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JP28TU

Keyboard/Mouse Wake-upJumperUT....................................................................................................................................

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DIMMTU

SocketsUT .............................................................................................................................................................................

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ATXTU

Power ConnectorUT.................................................................................................................................................................

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ACTU Power Auto RecoveryUT............................................................................................................................................................

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IDETU and Floppy ConnectorUT..........................................................................................................................................................

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Serial ATA SupportedUT ..................................................................................................................................................................

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ConnectingTU

Serial ATA DiskUT.........................................................................................................................................................

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Support RAID 0 and RAID 1UT........................................................................................................................................................

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FrontTU

Panel ConnectorUT ................................................................................................................................................................

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AGPTU

 

(Accelerated Graphic Port) 8X Expansion SlotUT...................................................................................................................

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AGPTU

 

Protection Technology and AGP LEDUT .................................................................................................................................

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WOLTU

(Wake on LAN)UT...................................................................................................................................................................

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IrDATU

ConnectorUT............................................................................................................................................................................

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

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Support USB 2.0 PortsUT ................................................................................................................................................................

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IEEE 1394 ConnectorsUT................................................................................................................................................................

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GameTU

Port Bracket SupportedUT ....................................................................................................................................................

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ColorTU

 

Coded Back PanelUT.............................................................................................................................................................

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S/PDIFTU

(Sony/Philips Digital Interface) ConnectorUT ......................................................................................................................

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SuperTU

5.1 Channel Audio EffectUT ..................................................................................................................................................

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FrontTU

Audio ConnectorUT ................................................................................................................................................................

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DieTU -HardBIOSUT ............................................................................................................................................................................

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JP15/JP16TU

Dr. Voice Language Select JumpersUT.........................................................................................................................

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JP2TU Speaker Output JumperUT.......................................................................................................................................................

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CDTU Audio ConnectorUT ...................................................................................................................................................................

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AUXTU

-INConnectorUT.......................................................................................................................................................................

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CaseTU

Open ConnectorUT.................................................................................................................................................................

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STBYTU

LED (Standby LED)UT...........................................................................................................................................................

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ResetableTU

FuseUT ...........................................................................................................................................................................

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EnlargedTU

Aluminum HeatsinkUT ......................................................................................................................................................

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LowTU

ESR CapacitorUT .....................................................................................................................................................................

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TheU noise is gone!!----SilentTekUT ................................................................................................................................................

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EzClockTU

UT .......................................................................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

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HyperTU

Threading TechnologyUT ......................................................................................................................................................

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AOConfigTU

UtilityUT...........................................................................................................................................................................

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RAIDTU

IntroductionUT ..................................................................................................................................

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What’sTU

RAID?UT..............................................................................................................................................................................

 

 

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WhatTU

are the RAID levels?UT..........................................................................................................................................................

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HDDTU

 

Capacity of RAID LevelsUT.....................................................................................................................................................

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SerialTU

ATA RAID for Intel ICH5RUT..................................................................................................................................................

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SerialTU

ATA RAID for Silicon Image 3112AUT ...................................................................................................................................

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PhoenixTU

-AWARDBIOSUT ............................................................................................................................

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HowTU

To Use Phoenix-Award™BIOS Setup ProgramUT .................................................................................................................

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HowTU

To Enter BIOS SetupUT...........................................................................................................................................................

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WinBIOSTU

UtilityUT............................................................................................................................................................................

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BIOSTU

 

Upgrade under Windows environmentUT ..............................................................................................................................

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VividTU

 

BIOS technologyUT...............................................................................................................................................................

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DriverTU

 

and UtilityUT..................................................................................................................................

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AutoTU -runMenu from Bonus CDUT.................................................................................................................................................

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InstallingTU

 

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Chipset Software Installation UtilityUT

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IntelUPU

UPU

InstallingTU

 

Onboard Sound DriverUT ...............................................................................................................................................

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InstallingTU

 

Intel Application Accelerator RAID Edition Driver in Windows 2000/.............................................................................XP

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InstallingTU

 

LAN DriverUT..................................................................................................................................................................

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InstallingTU

 

USB 2.0 DriverUT ............................................................................................................................................................

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InstallingTU

 

Silicon Image SiI3112A SATA Raid DriverUT...................................................................................................................

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GlossaryTU

UT ...............................................................................................................................................

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AC97TU

CODECUT ...........................................................................................................................................................................

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ACPITU

 

(Advanced Configuration & Power Interface)UT ..................................................................................................................

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ACRTU

(Advanced Communication Riser)UT....................................................................................................................................

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AGPTU

(Accelerated Graphic Port)UT ...............................................................................................................................................

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AMRTU

 

(Audio/Modem Riser)UT .......................................................................................................................................................

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ATATU (AT Attachment)UT .................................................................................................................................................................

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BIOSTU

(Basic Input/Output System)UT............................................................................................................................................

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BluetoothTU

UT ...................................................................................................................................................................................

 

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CNRTU

(Communication and Networking Riser)UT...........................................................................................................................

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DDRTU

(Double Data Rate) RAMUT..................................................................................................................................................

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ECCTU

(Error Checking and Correction)UT.......................................................................................................................................

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EEPROMTU

(Electronic Erasable Programmable ROM)UT ..............................................................................................................

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EPROMTU

(Erasable Programmable ROM)UT..................................................................................................................................

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EV6TU BusUT ....................................................................................................................................................................................

 

 

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FCCTU

DoC (Declaration of Conformity)UT.......................................................................................................................................

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FCTU -PGA(FlipChip-PinGrid Array)UT............................................................................................................................................

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FCTU -PGA2(FlipChip-PinGrid Array)UT .........................................................................................................................................

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FlashTU

ROMUT ................................................................................................................................................................................

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HyperTU

 

ThreadingUT........................................................................................................................................................................

 

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IEEETU

1394UT .................................................................................................................................................................................

 

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ParityTU

 

BitUT....................................................................................................................................................................................

 

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PCITU (Peripheral Component Interface) BusUT...............................................................................................................................

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PDFTU

FormatUT...............................................................................................................................................................................

 

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PnPTU

(Plug and Play)UT ..................................................................................................................................................................

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POSTTU

(Power-OnSelf Test)UT ......................................................................................................................................................

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PSBTU

 

(Processor System Bus) ClockUT .........................................................................................................................................

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RDRAMTU

(Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory)UT ............................................................................................................

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RIMMTU

 

(Rambus Inline Memory Module)UT....................................................................................................................................

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SDRAMTU

(Synchronous DRAM)UT .................................................................................................................................................

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SATATU

(Serial ATA)UT......................................................................................................................................................................

 

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SMBusTU

(System Management Bus)UT ..........................................................................................................................................

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SPDTU

 

(Serial Presence Detect)UT...................................................................................................................................................

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USBTU

 

2.0 (Universal Serial Bus)UT .................................................................................................................................................

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VCMTU

(Virtual Channel Memory)UT ................................................................................................................................................

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WirelessTU

LAN – 802.11bUT............................................................................................................................................................

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ZIPTU fileUT

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TroubleshootingU

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TechnicalU

SupportUT................................................................................................................................

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ProductTU

RegistrationUT............................................................................................................................

142

HowTU to Contact UsUT...............................................................................................................................

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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.

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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.

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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©P P 1996-2003,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 PDFHTU format,UTH we recommend using Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 for online viewing, it is included in BonusH CDH or you can get free download fromAdobeHTU web site.UTH

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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