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Asus P5K-V - Motherboard - ATX User Manual

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    P5K-V...

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    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Product introduction Welcome! ..................1-1 Package contents ................. 1-1 Special features ................1-2 1.3.1 Product highlights ............1-2 1.3.2 ASUS AI Lifestyle features ..........1-4 1.3.3 ASUS Stylish features ............. 1-6 1.3.4 ASUS Intelligent Overclocking features ......1-6 Chapter2: Hardware information Before you proceed ..............

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    4.1.1 ASUS Update utility ............4-1 4.1.2 Creating a bootable floppy disk ........4-4 4.1.3 ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility ........... 4-5 4.1.4 AFUDOS utility ..............4-6 4.1.5 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility ........4-8 BIOS setup program ..............4-9 4.2.1...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    4.6.2 Boot Settings Configuration .......... 4-31 4.6.3 Security ................. 4-32 Tools menu ................. 4-34 4.7.1 ASUS EZ Flash 2 ............4-34 4.7.2 ASUS O.C. Profile ............4-35 Exit menu ..................4-36 Chapter5: Software support Installing an operating system ........... 5-1 Support CD information ..............

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents 5.3.2 Audio configurations ............5-11 5.3.3 ASUS PC Probe II ............5-15 5.3.4 ASUS AI Suite ............... 5-21 5.3.5 ASUS AI Gear 2 ............5-23 5.3.6 ASUS AI Nap ..............5-24 5.3.7 ASUS AI N.O.S............. 5-25 5.3.8 ASUS Q-Fan2 ............... 5-26 5.3.9...

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    Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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    Safety information Electrical safety • To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before relocating the system. • When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected.

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    Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer.

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    Conventions used in this guide To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual. DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task.

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    - Supports up to 8 GB system memory * The chipset officially supports the memory frequency up to DDR2 800MHz. Tuned by the ASUS Super Memspeed Technology, this motherboard natively supports up to DDR2 1066MHz. Refer to www.asus.com or this user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

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    AI Lifestyle Unique ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution: features - ASUS AI Gear 2 - ASUS AI Nap - ASUS Fanless Design: Heat-pipe solution - ASUS Q-Fan 2 ASUS Crystal Sound: - ASUS Noise Filter ASUS EZ DIY: - ASUS Q-Connector - ASUS O.C.

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    ACPI 2.0a Manageability WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE Support CD contents Drivers ASUS PC Probe II ASUS Update ASUS AI Suite Anti-virus software (OEM version) Form factor ATX form factor: 12 in x 9.6 in (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm) *Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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    This chapter describes the motherboard features and the new technologies it supports. Product introduction...

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    Chapter summary Welcome! ..................1-1 Package contents ................. 1-1 Special features ................1-2 ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 17: Welcome!, Package Contents

    ® The motherboard delivers a host of new features and latest technologies, making it another standout in the long line of ASUS quality motherboards! Before you start installing the motherboard, and hardware devices on it, check the items in your package with the list below.

  • Page 18: Special Features, Product Highlights

    Green ASUS This motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Union’s Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS). This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and recyclable products/packaging to safeguard consumers’ health while minimizing the impact on the environment.

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    Native DDR2 1066 memory support To attain top performance, ASUS engineers have successfully unleashed the true potential of DDR2 memory. While in DDR2 1066 mode, ASUS’s exclusive technology offers a choice of FSB 1333, providing great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications. See page 2-13 for details.

  • Page 20: Asus Ai Lifestyle Features

    1.3.2 ASUS AI Lifestyle features ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution ASUS Quiet Thermal solution makes system more stable and enhances the overclocking capability. AI Gear 2 AI Gear2 allows you to choose profiles to adjust the CPU frequency and Vcore voltage to minimize system noise and power consumption. You can change the mode in real-time in the operating system to max power saving mode and save up to 50% power when using word processing applications.

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    Smart Support CD It provides a checklist to allow the user to see which drivers are already installed, as well as those that aren’t. When using ASUS PC Probe II, you can easily see the critical parts of the computer.

  • Page 22: Asus Stylish Features, Asus Intelligent Overclocking Features

    See pages 4-17 and 5-25 for details. AI Booster The ASUS AI Booster allows you to overclock the CPU speed in Windows environment without the hassle of booting the BIOS. See page 5-27 for details.

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    This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components. It includes description of the jumpers and connectors on the motherboard. Hardware information...

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    Chapter summary Before you proceed ..............2-1 Motherboard overview ..............2-2 Central Processing Unit (CPU) ........... 2-6 System memory ................. 2-13 Expansion slots ................2-19 Jumper ..................2-24 Connectors ................. 2-25 ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 25: Before You Proceed

    ON, in sleep mode, or in soft-off mode. This is a reminder that you should shut down the system and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED. P5K-V SB_PWR Standby Powered P5K-V Onboard LED Power ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 26: Motherboard Overview, Placement Direction, Screw Holes

    Motherboard overview Before you install the motherboard, study the configuration of your chassis to ensure that the motherboard fits into it. Make sure to unplug the power cord before installing or removing the motherboard. Failure to do so can cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components.

  • Page 27: Motherboard Layout

    DET_PCI3 CHA_FAN2 PCI3 ALC883 SB_PWR BIOS CR2032 3V PANEL Lithium Cell CMOS Power DET_EX1_1 PCIEX1_1 CHASSIS CLRTC SPDIF_OUT PRI_EIDE AAFP IE1394_2 USB1112 USB910 USB78 Refer to 2.7 Connectors for more information about rear panel connectors and internal connectors. ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 28: Layout Contents

    2.2.4 Layout contents Slots Page DDR2 DIMM slots 2-13 PCI slots 2-21 PCI Express x1 slot 2-21 PCI Express x16 slots 2-21 Jumper Page Clear RTC RAM (3-pin CLRTC) 2-24 Rear panel connectors Page PS/2 keyboard port (purple) 2-25 IEEE 1394a port 2-25 LAN (RJ-45) port 2-25...

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    2-37 • System power LED (2-pin PLED) • Hard disk drive activity LED (2-pin IDE_LED) • System warning speaker (4-pin SPEAKER) • ATX power button/soft-off button (2-pin PWR) • Reset button (2-pin RESET) ASUS Q-connector (system panel) 2-38 ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 30: Central Processing Unit (cpu)

    ASUS will shoulder the cost of repair only if the damage is shipment/transit-related. • Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes with the cap on the LGA775 socket.

  • Page 31: Installing The Cpu

    This side of the socket box should face you. To prevent damage to the socket pins, do not remove the PnP cap unless you are installing a CPU. Lift the load lever in the direction of the arrow to a 135º angle. ASUS P5K-V...

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    Lift the load plate with your thumb and forefinger to a 100º angle (A), then push the PnP cap from the load plate window to remove (B). Load plate Alignment key Position the CPU over the socket, making sure that the gold triangle is on the bottom-left corner of the socket then fit the socket...

  • Page 33: Installing The Cpu Heatsink And Fan

    CPU fan connector. Motherboard hole Fastener Narrow end of the groove Make sure to orient each fastener with the narrow end of the groove pointing outward. (The photo shows the groove shaded for emphasis.) ASUS P5K-V...

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    Push down two fasteners at a time in a diagonal sequence to secure the heatsink and fan assembly in place. Connect the CPU fan cable to the connector on the motherboard labeled CPU_FAN. CPU_FAN P5K-V P5K-V CPU fan connector Do not forget to connect the CPU fan connector! Hardware monitoring errors can occur if you fail to plug this connector.

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    Rotate each fastener counterclockwise. Pull up two fasteners at a time in a diagonal sequence to disengage the heatsink and fan assembly from the motherboard. Carefully remove the heatsink and fan assembly from the motherboard. ASUS P5K-V 2-11...

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    Rotate each fastener clockwise to ensure correct orientation when reinstalling. Narrow end of the groove The narrow end of the groove should point outward after resetting. (The photo shows the groove shaded for emphasis.) Refer to the documentation in the boxed or stand-alone CPU fan package for detailed information on CPU fan installation.

  • Page 37: System Memory, Overview

    Sockets Channel A DIMM_A1 and DIMM_A2 Channel B DIMM_B1 and DIMM_B2 • This chipset officially supports DDR2-800 MHz. With the ASUS Super Memspeed Technology, this motherboard natively supports up to DDR2-1066 MHz. See the table below. DDR2 1333 1066* 1333...

  • Page 38: Memory Configurations

    2.4.2 Memory configurations You may install 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, and 2 GB unbuffered non-ECC DDR2 DIMMs into the DIMM sockets. Recommended Memory Configurations Sockets Mode DIMM_A1 DIMM_A2 DIMM_B1 DIMM_B2 – – Populated – Single-Channel Populated – – –...

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    Dual-channel memory configuration. • C*: Supports 4 modules inserted into both the yellow and black slots as two pairs of Dual-channel memory configuration. Visit the ASUS website for the latest DDR2-1066/800/667MHz QVL. ASUS P5K-V 2-15...

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    P5K-V Motherboard Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL) DDR2-800 MHz capability DIMM support Size Vendor Chip No. Part No. 512MB KINGSTON K4T51083QC KVR800D2N5/512 • • • 1024MB KINGSTON Heat-Sink Package KHX6400D2LLK2/1GN • • • 1024MB KINGSTON V59C1512804QBF25 KVR800D2N5/1G • • • 256MB Qimonda HYB18T512160BF-25F HYS64T32000HU-25F-B...

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    TB3D2667C58S • • • 1024MB SMART G64M8XB3ITIX4TUE TB4D2667C58D • • • 2048MB NANYA NT5TU128M8BJ-3C NT2GT64U8HB0JY-3C • • • 512MB NANYA NT5TU64M8BE-3C NT512T64U88B0BY-3C • • • 512MB A3R12E3GEF637BLC5N AL6E8E63B-6E1K • • • 1024MB A3R12E3GEF637BLC5N AL7E8E63B-6E1K • • • ASUS P5K-V 2-17...

  • Page 42: Installing A Dimm, Removing A Dimm

    2.4.3 Installing a DIMM Unplug the power supply before adding or removing DIMMs or other system components. Failure to do so can cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components. To install a DIMM: DDR2 DIMM notch Unlock a DIMM socket by pressing the retaining clips outward.

  • Page 43: Expansion Slots, Installing An Expansion Card, Configuring An Expansion Card

    IRQ” or that the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Otherwise, conflicts will arise between the two PCI groups, making the system unstable and the card inoperable. Refer to the table on the next page for details. ASUS P5K-V 2-19...

  • Page 44: Interrupt Assignments

    2.5.3 Interrupt assignments Priority Standard function System timer Keyboard controller – Re-direct to IRQ#9 IRQ holder for PCI steering* Communications port (COM1)* IRQ holder for PCI steering* Floppy disk controller IRQ holder for PCI steering* System CMOS/Real Time Clock IRQ holder for PCI steering* IRQ holder for PCI steering* IRQ holder for PCI steering* IRQ holder for PCI steering*...

  • Page 45: Pci Slots, Pci Express X1 Slot, Two Pci Express X16 Slots

    2.5.6 Two PCI Express x16 slots This motherboard supports two ATI CrossFire™ PCI Express x16 graphics cards that comply with the PCI Express specifications. The figure shows two graphics cards installed on the PCI Express x16 slots. ASUS P5K-V 2-21...

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    • In default BIOS settings, the internal graphics mode is enabled. When so, the primary (blue) PCI Express x16 slot supports ADD2 cards only. Install any other PCI Express device to the Universal (black) PCI Express x16 slot or the PCIE x1 slot. •...

  • Page 47: Ai Slot Detector

    This is a reminder that you should reinstall these devices. Refer to the figure below for the location of the LEDs. P5K-V DET_X16_1 DET_PCI1 DET_PCI2 DET_X16_2 DET_PCI3 DET_PCIEX1_1 P5K-V Slot Detectors When the LEDs light up, turn off the power before reinstalling the devices. ASUS P5K-V 2-23...

  • Page 48: Jumper

    Jumper Clear RTC RAM (3-pin CLRTC) This jumper allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS. You can clear the CMOS memory of date, time, and system setup parameters by erasing the CMOS RTC RAM data. The onboard button cell battery powers the RAM data in CMOS, which include system setup information such as system passwords.

  • Page 49: Connectors, Rear Panel Connectors

    Side Speaker Out port (gray). This port connects the side speakers in an 8-channel audio configuration. Refer to the audio configuration table on the next page for the function of the audio ports in 2, 4, 6, or 8-channel configuration. ASUS P5K-V 2-25...

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    Audio 2, 4, 6, or 8-channel configuration Headset Port 4-channel 6-channel 8-channel 2-channel Light Blue Line In Line In Line In Line In Lime Line Out Front Speaker Out Front Speaker Out Front Speaker Out Pink Mic In Mic In Mic In Mic In Orange...

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    14. Coaxial S/PDIF Out port. This port connects an external audio output device via a coaxial S/PDIF cable. 15. USB 2.0 ports 5 and 6. These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices. ASUS P5K-V 2-27...

  • Page 52: Internal Connectors

    2.7.2 Internal connectors Floppy disk drive connector (34-1 pin FLOPPY) This connector is for the provided floppy disk drive (FDD) signal cable. Insert one end of the cable to this connector, then connect the other end to the signal connector at the back of the floppy disk drive. Pin 5 on the connector is removed to prevent incorrect cable connection when using a FDD cable with a covered Pin 5.

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    If any device jumper is set as “Cable-Select,” make sure all other device jumpers have the same setting. P5K-V PRI_EIDE PIN 1 NOTE: Orient the red markings (usually zigzag) on the IDE ribbon cable to PIN 1. P5K-V IDE connector ASUS P5K-V 2-29...

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    ICH9 Serial ATA connectors (7-pin SATA1 [red], SATA2 [red], SATA3 [black], SATA4 [black]) These connectors are for the Serial ATA signal cables for Serial ATA hard disk drives. SATA1 SATA2 SATA1 SATA2 P5K-V SATA4 SATA3 P5B SATA Connectors P5K-V SATA connectors SATA4 SATA3 right angle side...

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    Connect the S/PDIF Out module cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis. SPDIF_OUT P5K-V P5K-V Digital audio connector The S/PDIF module is purchased separately. ASUS P5K-V 2-31...

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    Never connect a 1394 cable to the USB connectors. Doing so will damage the motherboard! You can connect the front panel USB cable to the ASUS Q-Connector (USB, blue) first, and then install the Q-Connector (USB) to the USB connector onboard if your chassis supports front panel USB ports.

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    Never connect a USB cable to the IEEE 1394a connector. Doing so will damage the motherboard! You can connect the front panel 1394 cable to the ASUS Q-Connector (1394, red) first, and then install the Q-Connector (1394) to the 1394 connector onboard if your chassis supports front panel 1394 ports.

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    CHA_FAN2 +12V Rotation P5K-V Fan connectors Only the CPU-FAN and CHA-FAN 1-2 connectors support the ASUS Q-FAN 2 feature. 10. Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM1) This connector is for a serial (COM) port. Connect the serial port module cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis.

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    Front Panel Type item in the BIOS setup to [HD Audio]; if you want to connect an AC'97 front panel audio module to this connector, set the item to [AC'97]. By default, this connector is set to [HD Audio]. See section 4.4.5 Onboard Devices Configuration for details. ASUS P5K-V 2-35...

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    Pentium Extreme 3.73GHz ® ® Memory: 512 MB DDR2 (x4) Graphics card: ASUS EAX1900XT Parallel ATA device: IDE hard disk drive Serial ATA device: SATA hard disk drive (x2) Optical drive: DVD-RW • If you want to use two high-end PCI Express x16 cards, use a PSU with 500W to 600W power or above to ensure the system stability.

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    BIOS settings. Pressing the power switch for more than four seconds while the system is ON turns the system OFF. • Reset button (2-pin RESET) This 2-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted reset button for system reboot without turning off the system power. ASUS P5K-V 2-37...

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    Q-Connector (system panel) You can use ASUS Q-Connector to connect / disconnect chassis front panel cables by only a few steps. Directions below shows how to install ASUS Q- Connector. Step1. Connect correct front panel to ASUS Q- Connector first. You can refer to the marking on Q-Connector itself to know the detail pin definition.

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    This chapter describes the power up sequence, the vocal POST messages, and ways of shutting down the system. Powering up...

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    Chapter summary Starting up for the first time ............3-1 Turning off the computer ............. 3-2 ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 65: Starting Up For The First Time

    One continuous beep followed by three No VGA detected short beeps One continuous beep followed by four Hardware component failure short beeps At power on, hold down the <Delete> key to enter the BIOS Setup. Follow the instructions in Chapter 4. ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 66: Turning Off The Computer, Using The Os Shut Down Function

    Turning off the computer 3.2.1 Using the OS shut down function If you are using Windows ® Click the Start button then select Turn Off Computer. Click the Turn Off button to shut down the computer. The power supply should turn off after Windows ®...

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    This chapter tells how to change the system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided. BIOS setup...

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    Chapter summary Managing and updating your BIOS ..........4-1 BIOS setup program ..............4-9 Main menu .................. 4-12 Advanced menu ................. 4-16 Power menu ................4-26 Boot menu .................. 4-30 Tools menu ................. 4-34 Exit menu ..................4-36 ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 69: Managing And Updating Your Bios, Asus Update Utility

    ASUS Update (Updates the BIOS in Windows environment.) ® ASUS EZ Flash 2 (Updates the BIOS using a floppy disk or USB flash disk.) ASUS AFUDOS (Updates the BIOS using a bootable floppy disk.) ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 (Updates the BIOS using a bootable floppy disk, USB flash disk or the motherboard support CD when the BIOS file fails or gets corrupted.)

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    To update the BIOS through the Internet: desktop by clicking Start Launch the ASUS Update utility from the Windows ® > Programs > ASUS > ASUSUpdate > ASUSUpdate. The ASUS Update main window appears. Select Update BIOS from the Select the ASUS FTP site nearest...

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    To update the BIOS through a BIOS file: desktop by clicking Start Launch the ASUS Update utility from the Windows ® > Programs > ASUS > ASUSUpdate > ASUSUpdate. The ASUS Update main window appears. Select Update BIOS from a file option from the drop-down menu, then click Next.

  • Page 72: Creating A Bootable Floppy Disk

    4.1.2 Creating a bootable floppy disk Do either one of the following to create a bootable floppy disk. DOS environment a. Insert a 1.44MB floppy disk into the drive. b. At the DOS prompt, type format A:/S then press <Enter>. Windows XP environment ®...

  • Page 73: Asus Ez Flash 2 Utility

    4.1.3 ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without having to go through the long process of booting from a floppy disk and using a DOS-based utility. The EZ Flash 2 utility is built-in the BIOS chip so it is accessible by pressing <Alt>...

  • Page 74: Afudos Utility

    Updating the BIOS file To update the BIOS file using the AFUDOS utility: Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) and download the latest BIOS file for the motherboard. Save the BIOS file to a bootable floppy disk. Chapter 4: BIOS setup...

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    A:\>afudos /iP5K-V.ROM The utility verifies the file and starts updating the BIOS. A:\>afudos /iP5K-V.ROM AMI Firmware Update Utility - Version 1.19(ASUS V2.07(03.11.24BB)) Copyright (C) 2002 American Megatrends, Inc. All rights reserved. WARNING!! Do not turn off power during flash BIOS Reading file ..

  • Page 76: Asus Crashfree Bios 3 Utility

    4.1.5 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the BIOS file when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can update a corrupted BIOS file using the motherboard support CD, the floppy disk, or the USB flash disk that contains the updated BIOS file.

  • Page 77: Bios Setup Program

    The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen. • Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file for this motherboard. ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 78: Bios Menu Screen, Menu Bar, Navigation Keys

    4.2.1 BIOS menu screen Menu items Menu bar Configuration fields General help BIOS SETUP UTILITY Main Advanced Power Boot Tools Exit Use [ENTER], [TAB] or System Time [10:55:25] [SHIFT-TAB] to select System Date [Tue 04/24/2007] a field. Legacy Diskette A [1.44M, 3.5 in] Use [+] or [-] to configure system Time.

  • Page 79: Menu Items, Sub-menu Items, Configuration Fields, Pop-up Window, Scroll Bar, General Help

    Up/Down arrow keys or <Page Up> /<Page Down> keys to display the other items on the screen. 4.2.9 General help Pop-up window At the top right corner of the menu screen Scroll bar is a brief description of the selected item. ASUS P5K-V 4-11...

  • Page 80: Main Menu, System Time, System Date, Legacy Diskette A

    Main menu When you enter the BIOS Setup program, the Main menu screen appears, giving you an overview of the basic system information. Refer to section 4.2.1 BIOS menu screen for information on the menu screen items and how to navigate through them. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Main Advanced...

  • Page 81: Sata 1~4

    When set to [Disabled], the data transfer from and to the device occurs one sector at a time. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto] PIO Mode [Auto] Selects the PIO mode. Configuration options: [Auto] [0] [1] [2] [3] [4] ASUS P5K-V 4-13...

  • Page 82: Sata Configuration

    DMA Mode [Auto] Selects the DMA mode. Configuration options: [Auto] [SWDMA0] [SWDMA1] [SWDMA2] [MWDMA0] [MWDMA1] [MWDMA2] [UDMA0] [UDMA1] [UDMA2] [UDMA3] [UDMA4] [UDMA5] SMART Monitoring [Auto] Sets the Smart Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology. Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled] 32Bit Data Transfer [Enabled] Enables or disables 32-bit data transfer.

  • Page 83: System Information

    Select Item Available : 512 MB General Help Save and Exit Exit v02.58 (C)Copyright 1985-2006, American Megatrends, Inc. AMI BIOS Displays the auto-detected BIOS information. Processor Displays the auto-detected CPU specification. System Memory Displays the auto-detected system memory. ASUS P5K-V 4-15...

  • Page 84: Advanced Menu, Jumperfree Configuration

    Loads the optimal settings for the system. Standard Loads the standard settings for the system. N.O.S. The ASUS Non-delay Overclocking System feature intelligently determines the system load and automatically boosts the performance for the most demanding tasks. 4-16 Chapter 4: BIOS setup...

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    DRAM Frequency [Auto] Allows you to set the DDR2 operating frequency. Configuration options: [Auto] [DDR2-667MHz] [DDR2-800MHz] [DDR2-1066MHz] Selecting a very high DRAM frequency may cause the system to become unstable! If this happens, revert to the default setting. ASUS P5K-V 4-17...

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    DRAM Timing Control [Auto] Allows you to set the DRAM timing control. Configuration options: [Auto] [MANUAL] The following items appear when you set the DRAM Timing Control item to [Manual]. CAS# Latency [ 5] Configuration options: [3] [4] [5] [6] RAS# to CAS# Delay [ 5 DRAM Clocks] Configuration options: [3 DRAM Clocks] [4 DRAM Clocks]~[9 DRAM Clocks] [10 DRAM Clocks]...

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    Configuration options: [Auto] [1.20V] [1.30V] [1.40V] [1.50V] Setting a high FSB termination voltage may damage the chipset and CPU. North Bridge Voltage [Auto] Configuration options: [Auto] [1.25V] [1.40V] [1.55V] [1.70V] North Bridge Voltage Refernece [Auto] Configuration options: [Auto] [0.67x] [0.61x] ASUS P5K-V 4-19...

  • Page 88: Usb Configuration

    4.4.2 USB Configuration The items in this menu allows you to change the USB-related features. Select an item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Advanced USB Configuration Options USB Devices Enabled: Disabled None Enhanced USB Functions [Enabled] USB 2.0 Controller [Enabled]...

  • Page 89: Cpu Configuration

    Allows you to enable or disable C1E Support. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Max CPUID Value Limit [Disabled] Setting this item to [Enabled] allows legacy operating systems to boot even without support for CPUs with extended CPUID functions. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS P5K-V 4-21...

  • Page 90: Chipset

    Vanderpool Technology [Enabled] Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] CPU TM Function [Enabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Execute Disable Bit [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the No-Execution Page Protection Technology. Setting this item to [Disabled] forces the XD feature flag to always return to zero (0).

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    PEG Port Control [Auto] PEG Port Force x1 [Disabled] DISABLE: Do not allow remapping of memory. Video Function Configuration ASUS C.G.I. Function [Auto] Select Screen Select Item Change Option General Help Save and Exit Exit v02.58 (C)Copyright 1985-2007, American Megatrends, Inc.

  • Page 92: Onboard Devices Configuration

    DVMT Mode Select [DVMT Mode] Configuration options: [Fixed Mode] [DVMT Mode] DVMT/FIXED Memory [256MB] Configuration options: [128MB] [256MB] ASUS C.G.I. Function [Auto] Allows you to configure ASUS Cross Graphics Impeller. Configuration options: [Auto] [Enabled] [Disabled] 4.4.5 OnBoard Devices Configuration BIOS SETUP UTILITY...

  • Page 93: Pci Pnp

    When set to [No], BIOS configures all the devices in the system. When set to [Yes] and if you install a Plug and Play operating system, the operating system configures the Plug and Play devices not required for boot. Configuration options: [No] [Yes] ASUS P5K-V 4-25...

  • Page 94: Power Menu, Suspend Mode [auto], Repost Video On S3 Resume [disabled], Acpi Version [disabled]

    Power menu The Power menu items allow you to change the settings for the Advanced Power Management (APM). Select an item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Main Advanced Power Boot Tools Exit Select the ACPI state Suspend Mode [Auto] used for System...

  • Page 95: Apm Configuration

    Allows you to enable or disable the PME to wake up from S5 by PCI devices. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Power On By PCIE Devices [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the PCIE devices to generate a wake event. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS P5K-V 4-27...

  • Page 96: Hardware Monitor

    Power On By PS/2 Keyboard [Disabled] Allows you to disable the Power On by PS/2 keyboard function or set specific keys on the PS/2 keyboard to turn on the system. This feature requires an ATX power supply that provides at least 1A on the +5VSB lead. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Space Bar] [Ctrl-Esc] [Power Key] 4.5.6 Hardware Monitor...

  • Page 97

    N/A. Vcore Voltage, 3.3V Voltage, 5V Voltage, 12V Voltage The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects the voltage output through the onboard voltage regulators. Select [Ignored] if you do not want to detect this item. ASUS P5K-V 4-29...

  • Page 98: Boot Menu, Boot Device Priority

    Boot menu The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options. Select an item then press <Enter> to display the sub-menu. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Main Advanced Power Boot Tools Exit Specifies the Boot Device Priority Boot Device Priority sequence.

  • Page 99: Boot Settings Configuration

    Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Full Screen Logo [Enabled] This allows you to enable or disable the full screen logo display feature. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Set this item to [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo3 feature. ™ AddOn ROM Display Mode [Force BIOS] Sets the display mode for option ROM.

  • Page 100: Security

    4.6.3 Security The Security menu items allow you to change the system security settings. Select an item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot <Enter> to change Security Settings password. <Enter> again to Supervisor Password :Not Installed disabled password.

  • Page 101

    Password Check [Setup] When set to [Setup], BIOS checks for user password when accessing the Setup utility. When set to [Always], BIOS checks for user password both when accessing Setup and booting the system. Configuration options: [Setup] [Always] ASUS P5K-V 4-33...

  • Page 102: Tools Menu, Asus Ez Flash 2

    4.7.1 ASUS EZ Flash 2 Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 2. When you press <Enter>, a confirmation message appears. Use the left/right arrow key to select between [Yes] or [No], then press <Enter> to confirm your choice. Please see section 4.1.3 for details.

  • Page 103: Asus O.c. Profile

    4.7.2 ASUS O.C. Profile This item allows you to store or load multiple BIOS settings. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Tools O.C. PROFILE Configuration Save to Profile 1 O.C. Profile 1 Status :Not Installed O.C. Profile 2 Status :Not Installed Save to Profile 1...

  • Page 104: Exit Menu

    Exit menu The Exit menu items allow you to load the optimal or failsafe default values for the BIOS items, and save or discard your changes to the BIOS items. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Main Advanced Power Boot Tools Exit Exit system setup Exit &...

  • Page 105

    This chapter describes the contents of the support CD that comes with the motherboard package. Software support...

  • Page 106

    Chapter summary Installing an operating system ........... 5-1 Support CD information .............. 5-1 Software information ..............5-9 RAID configurations ..............5-28 Creating a RAID driver disk ............5-37 ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 107: Installing An Operating System, Support Cd Information, Running The Support Cd

    The contents of the support CD are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the ASUS website(www.asus.com) for updates. 5.2.1 Running the support CD Place the support CD to the optical drive. The CD automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your computer.

  • Page 108: Drivers Menu

    The drivers menu shows the available device drivers if the system detects installed devices. Install the necessary drivers to activate the devices. ASUS InstAll-Drivers Installation Wizard Installs the ASUS InstAll-Drivers Installation Wizard. Intel Chipset Inf Update Program Installs the Intel chipset Inf update program.

  • Page 109: Utilities Menu

    Installs all of the utilities through the Installation Wizard. ASUS Update Allows you to download the latest version of the BIOS from the ASUS website. Before using the ASUS Update, make sure that you have an Internet connection so you can connect to the ASUS website.

  • Page 110

    You can also install the following utilities from the ASUS Superb Software Library CD. ADOBE Acrobat Reader V7.0 Installs the Adobe Acrobat Reader that allows you to open, view, and print ® ® documents in Portable Document Format (PDF). Microsoft DirectX 9.0c Installs the Microsoft DirectX 9.0 driver.

  • Page 111: Make Disk Menu

    5.2.4 Make Disk menu The Make Disk menu contains items to create JMicron JMB363 RAID driver disk. ® JMicron JMB36X 32/64bit RAID Driver Allows you to create a JMicron JMB363 32/64bit RAID driver. ® ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 112: Manual Menu, Asus Contact Information

    ® ® opening a user manual file. 5.2.6 ASUS Contact information Click the Contact tab to display the ASUS contact information. You can also find this information on the inside front cover of this user guide. Chapter 5: Software support...

  • Page 113: Other Information

    The icons on the top right corner of the screen give additional information on the motherboard and the contents of the support CD. Click an icon to display the specified information. Motherboard Info Displays the general specifications of the motherboard. Browse this CD Displays the support CD contents in graphical format. ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 114

    Technical support Form Displays the ASUS Technical Support Request Form that you have to fill out when requesting technical support. Filelist Displays the contents of the support CD and a brief description of each in text format. Chapter 5: Software support...

  • Page 115: Software Information, Asus Mylogo3™

    5.3.1 ASUS MyLogo3™ The ASUS MyLogo3™ utility lets you customize the boot logo. The boot logo is the image that appears on screen during the �ower�On Self�Tests (�OST). The ASUS MyLogo3™ is automatically installed when you install the ASUS Update utility from the Support CD.

  • Page 116

    Ratio box. When the screen returns to the ASUS Update utility, flash the original BIOS to load the new boot logo. 10. After flashing the BIOS, restart the computer to display the new boot logo during POST.

  • Page 117: Audio Configurations

    Audio Manager icon on the taskbar. From the taskbar, double-click on the SoundEffect icon to display the Realtek HD Audio Manager. Realtek HD Audio Manager Realtek HD Audio Manager Exit button Configuration options Minimize button Control settings window Information button ASUS P5K-V 5-11...

  • Page 118

    Information Click the information button ( ) to display information about the audio driver version, DirectX version, audio controller, audio codec, and language setting. Minimize Click the minimize button ( ) to minimize the window. Exit Click the exit button ( ) to exit the Realtek HD Audio Manager.

  • Page 119

    Manager, click the Audio I/O tab. Click the drop-down menu to select the channel configuration. The control settings window displays the status of connected devices. Click for analog and digital options. Click <OK> to effect the Audio I/O settings and exit ASUS P5K-V 5-13...

  • Page 120

    Microphone The Microphone option allows you configure your input/output settings and to check if your audio devices are connected properly. To set the Microphone options: From the Realtek HD Audio Manager, click the Microphone tab. Click the Noise Suppression option button to reduce the static background noise when recording. Click the Acoustic Echo Cancellation option button to reduce the echo from the front speakers when recording.

  • Page 121: Asus Pc Probe Ii

    To launch the PC Probe II from the Windows ® > ASUS > PC Probe II > PC Probe II v1.xx.xx. The PC Probe II main window appears. After launching the application, the PC Probe II icon appears in the Windows ®...

  • Page 122

    Button Function Opens the Configuration window Opens the Report window Opens the Desktop Management Interface window Opens the Peripheral Component Interconnect window Opens the Windows Management Instrumentation window Opens the hard disk drive, memory, CPU usage window Shows/Hides the Preference section Minimizes the application Closes the application Sensor alert...

  • Page 123

    Click to clicking the or buttons. You can increase also adjust the threshold values value using the Config window. Click to You cannot adjust the sensor decrease threshold values in a small value monitoring panel. ASUS P5K-V 5-17...

  • Page 124

    Monitoring sensor alert The monitor panel turns red when a component value exceeds or is lower than the threshold value. Refer to the illustrations below. Small display Large display WMI browser Click to display the WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) browser. This browser displays various Windows®...

  • Page 125

    The left panel of the tab lists all logical drives. Click a hard disk drive to display the information on the right panel. The pie chart at the bottom of the window represents the used (blue) and the available HDD space. ASUS P5K-V 5-19...

  • Page 126

    Memory usage The Memory tab shows both used and available physical memory. The pie chart at the bottom of the window represents the used (blue) and the available Configuring PC Probe II Click to view and adjust the sensor threshold values. The Config window has two tabs: Sensor/Threshold and Preference.

  • Page 127: Asus Ai Suite

    5.3.4 ASUS AI Suite ASUS AI Suite allows you to launch AI Gear2, AI N.O.S., AI Booster, AI Nap, and Q-Fan2 utilities easily. Installing AI Suite To install AI Suite on your computer: Place the support CD to the optical drive. The Drivers installation tab appears if your computer has an enabled Autorun feature.

  • Page 128

    Other feature buttons Click on right corner of the main window to open the monitor window. Displays the CPU/ system temperature, CPU/memory/PCIE voltage, and CPU/ chassis fan speed Displays the FSB/CPU frequency Click on right corner of the expanded window to switch the temperature from degrees Centigrade to degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Page 129: Asus Ai Gear 2

    5.3.5 ASUS AI Gear 2 ASUS AI Gear 2 provides four system performance options that allows you to select the best performance setting for your computing needs. This easy-to-use utility adjusts the processor frequency and vCore voltage to minimize system noise and power consumption.

  • Page 130: Asus Ai Nap

    5.3.6 ASUS AI Nap This feature allows you to minimize the power consumption of your computer whenever you are away. Enable this feature for minimum power consumption and a more quiet system operation. After installing AI Suite from the bundled support CD, you can launch the utility by double-clicking the AI Suite icon on the Windows OS taskbar and click the AI Nap button on the AI Suite main window.

  • Page 131: Asus Ai N.o.s

    5.3.7 ASUS AI N.O.S. This ASUS Non-delay Overclocking System feature intelligently determines the system load and automatically boosts the performance for the most demanding tasks. After installing AI Suite from the bundled support CD, you can launch the utility by double-clicking the AI Suite icon on the Windows OS taskbar and click the AI N.O.S.

  • Page 132: Asus Q-fan2

    5.3.8 ASUS Q-Fan 2 This ASUS Q-Fan 2 Control feature allows you to set the appropriate performance level of the CPU Q-Fan 2 or the Chassis Q-Fan 2 for more efficient system operation. After enabling the Q-Fan 2 function, the fans can be set to automatically adjust depending on the temperature, to decrease fan speed, or to achieve the maximum fan speed.

  • Page 133: Asus Ai Booster

    5.3.9 ASUS AI Booster The ASUS AI Booster application allows you to overclock the CPU speed in WIndows environment without the hassle of booting the BIOS. ® After installing AI Suite from the bundled support CD, you can launch the utility...

  • Page 134: Raid Configurations, Installing Serial Ata Hard Disks

    RAID configurations The motherboard comes with the JMicron JMB363 RAID controller that allows you ® to configure Serial ATA hard disk drives as RAID sets. The motherboard supports the following RAID configurations. RAID 0 (Data striping) optimizes two identical hard disk drives to read and write data in parallel, interleaved stacks.

  • Page 135

    Enter the JMB363 RAID BIOS utility to set up your RAID configuration. Create a JMB363 RAID driver disk for Windows OS installation. See section ® “5.5 Creating a RAID driver disk” for details. Install the JMB363 driver after the Windows OS had been installed. ® ASUS P5K-V 5-29...

  • Page 136

    Entering the JMB363 RAID BIOS utility During POST, press <Ctrl-J> to enter the JBM363 RAID BIOS menu. JMicron Technology Corp. PCI-to-SATA II/IDE RAID Controller BIOS v0.97 Copyright (C) 2004-2005 JMicron Technology http://www. jmicron.com HDD0 : HDS722516VLSA80 164 GB Non-RAID HDD1 : HDS722516DLA380 164 GB Non-RAID Press <Ctrl-J>...

  • Page 137

    Key in the RAID volume capacity. Use the up/down arrow to choose the block size. The default value indicates the maximum allowed capacity. [Create New RAID] Name : JRAID Level: 0-Stripe Disks: Select Disk Block: 128 KB Size : 319 GB Confirm Creation ASUS P5K-V 5-31...

  • Page 138

    When done, press <Enter> to confirm the creation of the RAID set. A dialogue box appears to confirm the action. Press <Y> to confirm; otherwise, press <N>. JMicron Technology Corp. PCI-to-SATA II/IDE RAID Controller BIOS v0.97 [Create New RAID] [Hard Disk Drive List] Model Name Available Type/Status...

  • Page 139

    ARE YOU SURE TO DELETE (Y/N)? Y Model Name RAID Level Capacity Status Members(HDDx) RDD0: JRAID 0-Stripe XXX GB Normal TAB]-Switch Window [ ↑↓ ]-Select Item [ENTER]-Action [ESC]-Exit Pressing <Y> deletes all the data in the HDDs. ASUS P5K-V 5-33...

  • Page 140

    Resetting disks to non-RAID An HDD that has been previously configured as part of another RAID set in another platform is called a broken RAID HDD. When you install a broken RAID HDD, you cannot select this HDD when configuring a RAID set through the JMB363 utility.

  • Page 141

    164 GB RAID Inside Solve Mirror Conflict Rebuild Mirror Drive Save and Exit Setup Exit Without Saving [RAID Disk Drive List] Model Name RAID Level Capacity Status Members(HDDx) RDD0: JRAID 1-Mirror XXX GB Rebuild Rebuilding... 01%, please wait... ASUS P5K-V 5-35...

  • Page 142

    Rebuilding a Mirror Drive When one of the disks in a RAID 1 (Mirror) configuration is unplugged from the system, then plugged in again, a dialogue box appears to ask you to rebuild the Mirror drive. Press <Y> to confirm; otherwise, press <N>. This option allows you to rebuild the Mirror drive later and synchronize the data between two hard disks.

  • Page 143: Creating A Raid Driver Disk, Creating A Raid Driver Disk Without Entering The Os

    Press <F6> then insert the floppy disk with RAID driver into the floppy disk drive. When prompted to select the SCSI adapter to install, make sure you select JMicron JMB363. Follow the succeeding screen instructions to complete the installation. ASUS P5K-V 5-37...

  • Page 144

    To install the RAID driver in Windows Vista: ® Insert the floppy disk/USB device with RAID driver into the floppy disk drive/USB port. During the OS installation, select JMicron JMB363. Follow the succeeding screen instructions to complete the installation. 5-38 Chapter 5: Software support...

  • Page 145

    The Appendix describes the CPU features and technologies that the motherboard supports. CPU features...

  • Page 146: A.1 Intel ® Em64t

    Chapter summary Intel ® EM64T ..................A-1 Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST) ......A-1 ® Intel Hyper-Threading Technology ...........A-3 ® ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 147: A.2 Enhanced Intel Speedstep ® Technology (eist), A.2.1 System Requirements

    32-bit operating systems. • The motherboard comes with a BIOS file that supports EM64T. You can download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website (www.asus.com/ support/download/) if you need to update the BIOS file. See Chapter 4 for details.

  • Page 148: A.2.2 Using The Eist

    A.2.2 Using the EIST To use the EIST feature: Turn on the computer, then enter the BIOS Setup. Go to the Advanced Menu, highlight CPU Configuration, then press <Enter>. Set the Intel(R) SpeedStep Technology item to [Automatic], then press <Enter>. See page 4-22 for details. Press <F10>...

  • Page 149

    Power up the system and enter the BIOS Setup. Under the Advanced Menu, make sure that the item Hyper-Threading Technology is set to [Enabled]. The BIOS item appears only if you installed a CPU that supports Hyper-Threading Technology. Restart the computer. ASUS P5K-V...

  • Page 150

    Appendix: CPU features...

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