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HP Vectra XE310 Technical Reference Manual

Hp vectra xe310 series 2, technical reference manual.
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    The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: How To Recognize Your Hp Vectra Xe310 Model And Series, Information Roadmap

    How to Recognize Your HP Vectra XE310 Model and Series There are two versions of the HP Vectra XE310 PC: the HP Vectra XE310 and HP Vectra XE310 Series 2. If you are uncertain of which HP XE310 model and series you have, this information can be found on the label on the side of the PC case, as shown here.

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    Installing, Configuring and Upgrading See the HP Service Handbook Chapter or the HP Upgrade Guide. The Service Handbook Chapter, available in PDF format on the HP support web site ( www.hp.com/go/vectrasupport ), provides information on: HP Business PC configurations • Replacement parts •...

  • Page 5: Finding Information

    Information on the hp support web site Refer to the HP support web site ( www.hp.com/go/vectrasupport ) for a wide range of information, including: Downloadable documentation • Service and support options • The latest BIOS, drivers and utilities • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions. •...

  • Page 6: Bibliography

    Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology www.developer.intel.com/business/products/chipsets/dvmt_white.pdf Celeron and Pentium III Processors www.intel.com/celeron/ www.intel.com/pentiumIII/ Analog Devices AD1885 www.analogdevices.com Intel LAN card www.intel.com/support/network Hewlett-Packard white papers are available on a variety of subjects including AGP graphics and SDRAM memory at: www.hp.com/go/library 6 product description...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    How to Recognize Your HP Vectra XE310 Model and Series 3 Information Roadmap ......3 Finding Information .

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    Status System Overview This chapter introduces the internal and external features, and lists the specifications of HP Vectra XE310 Series 2 PCs.

  • Page 10: Package Features

    System Overview Package Features Rear Connectors Power connector Voltage switch Keyboard Mouse Monitor Connector 25-pin Parallel Connector (this connector is disabled if the PC has a VGA graphics card. In this case, use Serial Connector the graphics card’s connector.) Line Out Line In Microphone 4 USB...

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    System Overview Inside the Computer Processor (under the airflow guide) CD-ROM, CD-RW drive, or DVD drive Power supply Floppy disk drive Airflow guide Hard disk drive Main memory Accessory board slots Front Panel Power on status light (green) On/Off power HDD LED (yellow) button product description 11...

  • Page 12: Specifications

    System Overview Specifications Physical Characteristics Vectra XE310 Characteristics Weight (configuration with 1 CD-ROM drive, 10 kilograms (22 pounds) excluding keyboard and display) Dimensions 38.0 cm (Depth) by 21.0 cm (Width) by 39.0 cm (Height) (14.96 inches by 8.27 inches by 15.35 inches) Footprint 0.068 m...

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    Status System Features This chapter describes core components of HP Vectra XE310 Series 2 PCs such as processors, chipset, mass storage devices, graphics controllers, audio controllers, network features and input devices.

  • Page 14: Xe310 Series 2 System Board Layout

    System Features XE310 Series 2 System Board Layout All HP Vectra XE310 Series 2 PC system boards have a Socket 370 for a compatible Celeron or Pentium III processor. System Board Components The following diagram shows where the different chips and connectors are located on the system board:...

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    System Features Architectural View The following diagram shows the XE310 Series 2 Intel 815EG Chip architecture: Intel Pentium III Processor Intel Celeron Processor Host Bus Memory Bus Intel 815EG Main Memory 133MHz SDRAM Integrated Intel 82815 graphics Monitor controller Output 2 UATA 100 Disks Hard Disk Hard Disk...

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    System Features Processors The XE310 Series 2 is equipped with either a single Socket 370 Intel Celeron or socket 370 Intel Pentium III processor. The processor is connected to the system board through a Plastic Pin Grid Array (PPGA) 370 Socket. A heat sink covers the processor to prevent it from overheating. The reduction in size achieved by the Socket 370 Celeron is due to the integration of the L2 cache on the processor die.

  • Page 17: Mass Storage Devices

    System Features Mass Storage Devices Hard Disk Drives A 3.5-inch hard disk drive is supplied on an internal shelf in some models. These hard drives can be provided with the PC. To see which other hard disk drives can be purchased as accessories for the XE310 Series 2, refer to www.hp.com/go/pcaccessories .

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    System Features Description HP product number D9444A Disc Diameter 120 mm Data Block Size 2,055 bytes (14X, Mode-1) 4,800 bytes (32X, Mode-2) Storage Capacity 650MB (Mode-1) 742MB (Mode-2) Sustained Transfer Rate Outerside: 7,200KB/s Max (48X) Burst Transfer Rate PIO mode 4 - 16.6 Mbytes/s maximum Single Word DMA Mode 2 - 8.3MB/s maximum Multi Word DMA Mode 2 - 16.6MB/s maximum.

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    System Features Features of the DVD-ROM Drive (P1544B) CD-ROM Mode-1 data disc. • CD-ROM Mode-2 data disc (Mode 1 and Mode 2). • Photo-CD Singlesession and Multisession. • CD Audio disc. • Video CD. • Mixed mode CD-ROM disc (data and audio). •...

  • Page 20: Graphics

    System Features Graphics Integrated Graphics Controller The XE310 Series 2 PC uses Intel® 815EG integrated graphics with Direct AGP and Dynamic Video Memory technology. The video memory is dynamically allocated on system memory (SDRAM) by the chipset, and shared with main memory. Depending on the configuration and application, between 4 and 10MB of main memory may be reserved for video.

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    System Features H/W Overlay Engine with Bilinear Filtering Independent gamma correction, saturation, brightness & contrast for overlay Integrated Graphics Memory Controller • Intel®. D.V.M. Technology Supported resolutions The following non-interlaced resolutions are supported for Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows 98, with ergonomic refresh rates up to 1280 x 1024: Resolution 256 colors...

  • Page 22: Audio

    System Features Audio Analog Devices AD1885 Integrated AC'97 Analog Devices AD1885 AC'97 provides stereo analog I/O on the PC motherboard and peripheral devices, as part of the signal chain for delivery of high quality audio to PC-connected speakers, headphones, and microphone devices.

  • Page 23: Network

    System Features Network All models have an integrated Intel LAN. It is possible to disable integrated LAN via the BIOS setup. There is no Wake On LAN (WOL) connector. Support of WOL through PCI 2.2. If you install a LAN card, integrated LAN is not automatically disabled, you can disable the integrated LAN controller in the PC’s Setup program.

  • Page 24: Modems

    System Features Modems HP 56K V90 PCI Internal Modem HP 56K V90 PCI Internal Modem Features Data Standard (Kbps) V. 90, K56flex, V. 34bis, V. 34, V32bis, V32, V23, V22bis, V22, Bell 212A, Bell 103 Data Compression V. 42 bis, MNP 5 Error Correction V.

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    Status BIOS Overview This chapter describes the BIOS features for HP Vectra XE310 Series 2 PCs.

  • Page 26: Bios Summary

    • Beep codes. Entering the Configuration and Diagnostics menu To enter the Configuration and Diagnostics menu on your HP Vectra XE310 Series 2 PC, restart the computer and press F8 just after the computer powers-on. The Configuration and Diagnostics menu displays the order of devices the PC will start (boot) from;...

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    BIOS Overview • CPU Speed • Cache RAM • Extended Memory Advanced Menu The Advanced menu contains the following fields: • Quick Boot Mode • Plug and Play OS • Reset Configuration Data • Local Bus IDE Adapter • Legacy USB Support •...

  • Page 28: Power Saving And Ergonometry

    BIOS Overview Power Saving and Ergonometry Power Management You can reduce the PC’s overall power consumption by using Power Management to slow down the PC’s activity when it is idle. Operating System Power Management Operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows 98 SE differ in their power management capabilities.

  • Page 29: Bios Addresses

    BIOS Overview BIOS Addresses This section provides a summary of the main features of the HP system BIOS. This is software that provides an interface between the computer hardware and the operating system. System Memory Map Reserved memory used by accessory boards must be located in the area from C8000h to EFFFFh. 0000 0000 - 0000 03FF Real-mode IDT 0000 0400 - 0000 04FF...

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    BIOS Overview I/O Address Ports Function 0000 - 000F DMA controller 1 0020 - 0021 Master interrupt controller (8259) 002E - 002F NS364 Configuration registers 0040 - 0043 Timer 1 0060, 0064 Keyboard controller (reset, slow A20) 0061 Port B (speaker, NMI status and control) 0070 Bit 7: NMI mask register 0070 - 0071...

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    BIOS Overview DMA controller Channel Function Free Free if not used for parallel port in Setup Floppy disk controller Free if not used for parallel port in Setup Used to cascade DMA channels 0-3 Free Free Free Interrupt Controllers The Interrupt Requests (IRQ) are numbered sequentially, starting with the master controller, and followed by the slave.

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    BIOS Overview PCI Interrupt Request Lines PCI devices generate interrupt requests using up to eight PCI interrupt request lines. PCI interrupts can be shared; several devices can use the same interrupt. However, optimal system performance is reached when minimizing the sharing of interrupts. Devices Internal PCI1...

  • Page 33: Order In Which The Post Tests Are Performed

    The POST starts by displaying a graphic screen of the Hewlett-Packard logo when the PC is started. Devices, such as memory and newly installed hard disks, are configured automatically. The user is not requested to confirm the change.

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    BIOS Overview Checkpoint POST Routine Description Code Clear 512KB base RAM Test CPU bus-clock frequency Initialize POST Dispatch Manager Test CMOS RAM Initialize alternate chipset registers Warm start shutdown Reinitialize the chipset (MB only) Shadow system BIOS ROM Reinitialize the cache (MB only) Autosize cache Configure advanced chipset registers Load alternate registers with CMOS values...

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    BIOS Overview Checkpoint POST Routine Description Code Display shadow-area message Display possible high address for UMB recovery Display error messages Check for configuration errors Test real-time clock Check for keyboard errors Test for key lock on Set up hardware interrupt vectors Initialize coprocessor if present Disable onboard Super I/O ports and IRQs Late POST device initialization...

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    BIOS Overview Checkpoint POST Routine Description Code Scan for F2 key stroke Enter SETUP Clear IN POST flag Check for errors POST done - prepare to boot operating system Terminate QuietBoot Check password (optional) Clear global descriptor table Clean up all graphics Initialize DMI parameters Initialize PnP Option ROMs Clear parity checkers...

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    BIOS Overview Checkpoint POST Routine Description Code The following are for boot block in Flash ROM Initialize the chipset Initialize the bridge Initialize the CPU Initialize system timer Initialize system I/O Check force recovery boot Checksum BIOS ROM Go to BIOS Set Huge Segment Initialize Multi Processor Initialize OEM special code...

  • Page 38: Beep Codes

    BIOS Overview Beep Codes If a terminal error occurs during POST, the system issues a beep code before attempting to display the error in the upper left corner of the screen. Beep codes are useful for identifying the error when the system is unable to display the error message.

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    Status Drivers and Software This chapter describes the drivers and software preloaded with HP Vectra XE310 Series 2 PCs.

  • Page 40: Drivers

    Drivers Series 2 You can download up-to-date versions of drivers required for XE310 PCs from the “Software and Drivers” section of HP’s Support web site at: www.hp.com/go/vectrasupport . Software Series 2 XE310 models come preloaded with the following software. You can download the most up-to- date versions from the “Software and Drivers”...

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