Intel PM945GC-478 User Manual

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Intel PM945GC-478 Mainboard

Users Manual

Rev: EG1.0

Date: 2008.1


CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION·······································2

1.1Chipset Introduction············································2


1.3Mainboard Introduction·········································2

CHAPTER 2 PACKAGE CONTENTS··································3

CHAPTER 3 MAINBOARD LOCATIONS······························4

CHAPTER 4 INSTALLATIONS·······································5

4.1 Jumper Setting and Slot···········································5

CHAPTER 5 BIOS SETUP···········································6

5.1Main menu·····················································7

5.2Standard CMOS Features·········································8

5.3Advanced BIOS Features·········································9

5.4Advanced Chipset Features·······································10

5.5Integrated Peripherals···········································11

5.6Power Management Setup········································13

5.7Set Supervisor Password & Set User Password·······················14

5.8Save Exit & Without Save Exit Setup·······························14


Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Chipset Introduction Intel 945GC Chipset

The Intel 945GC chipset supports the latest PC technologies such as Socket 478 CPU, dual-channel DDRII memory architecture and PCI Express x16 graphics card interface. Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 provides a significant increase in graphics performance. 6 high-speed USB 2.0 ports.

Dual-channel DDRII

This Intel 945GC chipset motherboard supports TWO DDRII DIMM interfaces that can make you have more use room. Dual-channel can give you the fastest frequency.

1.2Specification INTEL 945GC

·Intel 945GC + ICH6; ·Supports Socket 478 CPU

·Supports 533/800 MHz HOST BUS Frequency; ·Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 VGA; ·Dual channel Mode DDRII 400/533MHz; ·Supports 1 PCI Express x16 Slot;

·Supports 2 PCI Slots; ·Supports 6 channel sound input; ·Supports 6 USB2.0 ports;

1.3Mainboard Introduction

Key Features: -Chipset:

Intel 945GC + ICH6


Supports Intel Socket 478 CPU

- Supports 533/800MHz HOST BUS Frequency


Supports DDRII 400/533MHz Memory


-Built-in Powerful Integrated Graphics

Integrated display function technologies without extend VGA card Integrated 2D/3D Graphics Controller

-Provides one channel connecting two IDE drives Supports Ultra ATA66/100/133synchronous DMA modes

-Provides 2 channel connecting 2 SATA drives with speed up to 150MB/S


1 floppy port support format 360K/720K/1.2M/1.44M/2.88M disk

1 serial port

1 parallel port supports EPP/ECP/SPP transfers

6 USB2.0 ports

1 PS/2 port

2 SATA ports

1 10/100M Network Adapter

-Onboard AC’97 2.3 specification compliant

Supports six channel sound input (example Realtek ALC653)

-Expansion slot: One PCIE_X16 slot

Two 32-bit PCI slots 2.2 specification compliant

-Dimension MICROATX

Chapter 2 Package Contents

Your mainboard package contains the following items: 1 x Intel 945GC mainboard

1 x 40-pin Ultra DMA 66/100/133 IDE ribbon cable 1 x SATA cable

1 x Driver installed CD

1 x 0ne user’s manual

1 x bracket


Chapter 3 Mainboard Locations



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