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Quick start manual - 30 pages
1. 3.3V AGP card (essentially this means all AGP 1X and AGP 2X
cards) are not supported. Only 1.5V AGP cards essentially this
means any card that supports AGP 4X or higher) can be used in
this mainboard.
2. Please read the user guide before proceeding with your installation.
Serious damage may occur if the procedure is not followed
properly.
3. For immediate Technical questions, please visit
http://www.soyousa.com/support
4. Make sure you use a power supply for P4 motherboard (an ATX
12V power supply), preferably 350 watts or higher.
and http://www.soyousa.com/kb.

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    1. 3.3V AGP card (essentially this means all AGP 1X and AGP 2X cards) are not supported. Only 1.5V AGP cards essentially this means any card that supports AGP 4X or higher) can be used in this mainboard. 2. Please read the user guide before proceeding with your installation. Serious damage may occur if the procedure is not followed properly.

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    SY-P4I845PEISA SY-P4I845GEISA Motherboard **************************************************** mPGA Socket 478 Processor supported Intel 845PE/GE AGP/PCI/ISA 400/533 MHz Front Side Bus supported ATX Form Factor **************************************************** User's Manual...

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    It is the policy of Soyo Computer Inc. to respect the valid patent rights of third parties and not to infringe upon or to cause others to infringe upon such rights.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Table of Contents CHAPTER 1 MOTHERBOARD DESCRIPTION ....... 1 INTRODUCTION..............1 UNPACKING THE MOTHERBOARD....... 1 KEY FEATURES ..............2 HANDLING THE MOTHERBOARD......... 4 ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PRECAUTIONS... 5 SY-P4I845PEISA MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT ....6 SY-P4I845GEISA MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT ....7 SY-P4I845PEISA MOTHERBOARD COMPONENTS ..

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    Table of Contents SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA CHAPTER 55 USB 2.0 DRIVER INSTALLATION ......82...

  • Page 6: Introduction, Unpacking The Motherboard, Chapter 1 Motherboard Description

    When unpacking the Motherboard, check for the following items: The SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Intel 845PEISA/GEISA AGP/PCI/ISA Motherboard The Quick Start Guide The Installation CD-ROM SOYO Bonus Pack CD-ROM One IDE Device ATA 100 Flat Cable One Floppy Disk Drive Flat Cable One Heat Sink Compound One Back panel...

  • Page 7: Key Features

    CPU SETTINGS The SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA provides the user with a very complete and convenient CPU setting environment. The CPU settings are all adjusted through the special SOYO COMBO page in the BIOS, therefore rendering the use of jumpers obsolete. Memory Support The SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA support PC2100/PC2700 DDR memory module.

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    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 4 x 32-bit bus master PCI slots 3 x 16-bit ISA slot Enhanced IO Floppy disk controller 2x EIDE controllers with support for up to 4 Ultra DMA 33/66 /100 devices Standard/EPP/ECP parallel port 2x 16550 compatible serial ports IrDA compatible infrared port 6x USB2.0 ports onboard PS/2 mouse connector...

  • Page 9: Handling The Motherboard

    This function can be set in the BIOS, and determines whether the system will automatically turn on again after a power failure. This function is indispensable for server systems that need to always be on line. SOYO Bonus Pack CD-ROM COMPLIANCE The SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA complies with all important industry standards.

  • Page 10: Electrostatic Discharge Precautions

    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 1-5 ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PRECAUTIONS Make sure to ground yourself before handling the Motherboard or other system components. Electrostatic discharge can easily damage the components. Note that you must take special precautions when handling the Motherboard in dry or air-conditioned environment. To protect your equipment from electrostatic discharge, take the following precautions: Do not remove the anti-static packaging until you are ready to install.

  • Page 11: Sy-p4i845peisa Motherboard Layout

    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 1-6 SY-P4I845PEISA MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT PS/2 Mouse PS/2 Mouse PS/2 KB Connector Connector COM A +12V Power ATX Power USB 1_2 LAN Connector Audio out / Front out Audio in / REAR out DDR1 DDR2 MIC IN / Center & Bass out IDE 2 IDE 1 AGAME...

  • Page 12: Sy-p4i845geisa Motherboard Layout

    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 1-7 SY-P4I845GEISA MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT PS/2 Mouse PS/2 Mouse PS/2 KB Connector Connector COM A +12V Power VGA out ATX Power USB 1_2 LAN Connector Audio out / Front out Audio in / REAR out DDR1 DDR2 MIC IN / Center & Bass out IDE 2 IDE 1 AGAME...

  • Page 13: Sy-p4i845peisa Motherboard Components

    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 1-8 SY-P4I845PEISA MOTHERBOARD COMPONENTS A B C D...

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    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA +12V Power Connector MIC & LAN LED Connector ATX Power Supply Connector Davicom Lan Chip Socket 478 Connector Intel 845PE North Bridge Chip AGP Slot DDR DIMM Banks CPU Cooling Fan (Fan1, 2) Connector 5V Stand-By Indicator LED Bus Mastering EIDE/ATAPI Ports CMOS Clear Jumper 3V Lithium Battery...

  • Page 15: Sy-p4i845geisa Motherboard Components

    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 1-9 SY-P4I845GEISA MOTHERBOARD COMPONENTS A B C D...

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    Motherboard Description SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA +12V Power Connector MIC & LAN LED Connector ATX Power Supply connector Davicom Lan Chip Socket 478 Connector Intel 845GE North Bridge Chip AGP Slot DDR DIMM Banks CPU Cooling Fan (Fan1, 2) Connector 5V Stand-By Indicator LED Bus Mastering EIDE/ATAPI Ports CMOS Clear Jumper 3V Lithium Battery...

  • Page 17: Preparations, Chapter 2 Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Chapter 2 HARDWARE INSTALLATION Congratulations on your purchase of SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Motherboard. You are about to install and connect your new Motherboard. Note: Do not unpack the Motherboard from its protective anti-static packaging until you have made the following preparations.

  • Page 18: Installation Guide

    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 2-2 INSTALLATION GUIDE We will now begin the installation of the Motherboard. Please follow the step-by-step procedure designed to lead you to a complete and correct installation. Step1- Install the Central Processing Unit (CPU). Step2- Install memory modules. Step3- Install expansion cards.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 2. Align the blunt edge of the CPU with the matching pinhole distinctive edge on the socket. 3. Seat the processor in the socket completely and without forcing.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 4. Then close the socket handle to secure the CPU in place. Remember to connect the CPU Cooling Fan to the appropriate power connector on the Motherboard. The fan is a key component that will ensure system stability. The fan prevents overheating, therefore prolonging the life of your CPU.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Step 2 Install Memory Module DDR1 DDR2 P4I845PEISA/GEISA support PC2100 & PC2700, non-ECC and non-registered module. The largest memory capacity possible is 2GB. On this motherboard (PEISA/GEISA), DRAM speed can be set independent from the CPU front side bus speed.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Step 3 Connect cables, case wires, and power supply Install expansion cards This section tells how to connect internal peripherals and the power supply to the Motherboard. Examples or internal peripherals are of IDE devices (HDD, CD-ROM), Floppy Disk Drive, Chassis Fan, Front Panel Devices (ACPI LED, Internal Speaker, Reset Button, IDE LED, and KeyLock Switch.), Wake-On-LAN card, VGA card, Sound Card.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Note2: When you use an AGP add-in card on the P4I845GEISA mainboard, the onboard VGA will automatically be disabled. It’s not possible to use onboard VGA and an AGP add-in card at he same time. For both versions (P4I845PEISA and P4I845GEISA) note that when using a PCI VGA card, make sure that the “Init Display setting”...

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Step 5 Connect cables, case wire, and power supply IDE Device Installation (HDD, CD-ROM) IDE 1 IDE 2 This Motherboard offers two primary and two secondary IDE device connectors (IDE1, IDE2), can support up to four high-speed Ultra DMA 33/66/100HDD or CD-ROM.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA B. Floppy Drive Installation Pin-1 Floppy Drive Connector The system supports 5 possible floppy drive types: 720 KB, 1.2 MB, 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB. In addition, this Motherboard supports a 3-mode (720KB/1.2MB/1.44MB) floppy commonly used in Japan. Connect one side of the 34-pin flat cable to the floppy drive and plug the other end to the floppy drive connector on the Motherboard.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA C. Front Panel Connections Plug the computer case's front panel devices to the corresponding headers on the Motherboard. 1. Power LED & KeyLock Plug the Power LED cable into the 5-pin Keylock header. Some systems may feature a KeyLock function with a front panel switch for enabling or disabling the keyboard.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 2. Reset Plug the Reset push-button cable into the 2-pin Reset header on the Motherboard. Pushing the Reset button on the front panel will cause the system to restart the boot-up sequence. Reset Pin Assignment Pin1 Pin2 Control PIN 3.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 5. IDE LED Attach the 2-pin IDE device LED cable to the corresponding IDE LED header on the Motherboard. This will cause the LED to lighten when an IDE1 or IDE2 (HDD, CD-ROM) device is active. HDD LED Pin Assignment Pin9 Pin10 LED Cathode...

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA D. Back Panel Connections All external devices such as the PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, printer, modem, USB can be plugged directly onto the Motherboard back panel. Only after you have fixed and locked the Motherboard to the computer case can you start connecting the external peripheral devices.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 1. Onboard Serial Ports COM1/COM2 External peripherals that use serial transmission scheme include: - serial mouse, - modem. Plug the serial device cables directly into the COMA/COMB 9-pin male connectors located at the rear panel of the Motherboard. 2.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 5. Universal Serial Bus (USB1/USB2, USB20_1/USB20_2) This Motherboard provides 6 USB ports for your additional devices. Plug the USB device jack into the available USB connector USB1or USB2. - Standard device drivers come with the operating system for commonly used USB devices.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA E. Other Connections 1. Standard Infrared (SIRCON) Plug the 5-pin infrared device cable to the SIRCON header. This will enable the infrared transfer function. This Motherboard meets both the ASKIR and HPSIR specifications. Please install according to the following pin assignment: Standard Infrared (SIRCON) Connector SIRCON Pin Assignment...

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 2. Cooling Fan Installation (1) CPU Cooling Fan (CPUFAN1, CPUFAN2) After you have seated the CPU properly on the processor, attach the 3-pin fan cable to the CPUFAN connector on the Motherboard. To avoid damage to the system, install according to the following pin assignment: CPU Cooling Fan (CPUFAN1,CPUFAN2)

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA (2) Chassis Cooling Fan (CHAFAN1, CHAFAN2) Some chassis also feature a cooling fan. This Motherboard features a CHAFAN connector to provide 12V power to the chassis fan. Connect the cable from the chassis fan to the CHAFAN 3-pin connector. Install according to the following pin assignment: Chassis Cooling Fan (CHAFAN1,CHAFAN2)

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3. Smart Card Reader 4. CD Line-in (CDIN1) This Motherboard provides one CD-Line in connectors. Please connect the 4-pin audio cable from your CD-ROM drive to either CDIN1. Please install according to the following pin assignment: CDIN1 (CD Line-in) Pin Assigment Right Left...

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 4. AUX-IN (AUXIN1) This Motherboard provides one AUX-IN connectors. Please connect the 4-pin audio cable from your CD-ROM drive to either AUX-IN. Please install according to the following pin assignment: AUXIN1 Pin Assigment Right Left 5. MIC & LED Connector (J30) MIC &...

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA F. ATX12V Power Supply The ATX12V power supply includes a 20-pin ATX connector that comply with the ATX specification, Version 2.03 for M/B specification, a new 4-pin receptacle/header combination--the +12V power connector--has been defined. The presence of the +12V power connector indicates that a power supply is ATX12V;...

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA The Motherboard requires a power supply with at least 350 Watts and a "power good" signal. Make sure the ATX power supply can take at 1.5 A max current * load on the 5V Standby lead (5VSB) to meet the standard ATX specification.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA G. CMOS Clear (JP5) In some cases the CMOS memory may contain wrong data, follow the steps below to clear the CMOS memory. 1. Clear the CMOS memory by momentarily shorting pin 2-3 on jumper JP5. This jumper can be easily identified by its white colored cap. 2.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Line-out Line-in Mic-in Onboard LAN LED Definition When this LED is This is the LAN lit, this means the activity LED. It will LAN is running at blink when it is active. 100 mbps, if it is not lit, the Onboard LAN is working at 10 mbps.

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    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Note: If you have failed to enter the BIOS, wait until the boot up sequence is completed. Then push the RESET button and press <DEL> key again at the beginning of boot-up, during diagnostic checks. Repeat this operation until you get the following screen. 3.

  • Page 42: Quick Bios Setup

    Hardware Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 2-3 QUICK BIOS SETUP After the hardware installation is complete, turn the power switch on, then press the <DEL> key during the system diagnostic checks to enter the Award BIOS Setup program. The CMOS SETUP UTILITY will be shown on the screen.

  • Page 43: Chapter 3 Bios Setup Utility

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Chapter 3 BIOS SETUP UTILITY This Motherboard's BIOS setup program uses the ROM PCI BIOS program from Award Software Inc. To enter the Award BIOS program's Main Menu: 1. Turn on or reboot the system. 2. After the diagnostic checks, press the [Del] key to enter the Award BIOS Setup Utility.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Hot Keys: Function keys give you access to a group of commands throughout the BIOS utility. Function Command Description Gives the list of options available for each General Help item. Previous Restore the old values. These are the values Values that the user started the current session with.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA SAVE AND EXIT SETUP Select the [SAVE & EXIT SETUP] option from the Main Menu to save data to CMOS and exit the setup utility. This option saves all your changes and causes the system to reboot. Type [Y] to save the R O M P C I / I S A...

  • Page 46: Frequency/voltage Setup

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-1 FREQUENCY/VOLTAGE SETUP This Motherboard does not use any hardware jumpers to set the CPU frequency. Instead, CPU settings are software configurable with the BIOS [Frequency/Voltage Control]. After the hardware installation is complete, turn the power switch on, then press the <DEL>...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA CPU Clock Ratio Setting Description Note CPU Clock 8X ~ 50X The available CPU ratio you can select will depends on your CPU ID. Ratio C.I.H. Enabled This item allows you 4-WAY write-protect your BIOS chip Disabled Default Protection...

  • Page 48: Standard Cmos Setup

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-2 STANDARD CMOS SETUP Select the [STANDARD CMOS SETUP] option from the Main Menu and press [Enter] key. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility Standard CMOS Features Date (mm:dd:yy) Mon, January 2 2003 Item Help Time (hh:mm:ss) 2 : 30 : 20 Menu Level...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Hard Disks Type & Mode Choose the type and mode for the hard disks that you have already installed. Setting Description Note IDE HDD Press To auto-detect the HDD’s size, Auto-Detection Enter head… on this channel Auto BIOS detects hard disk type Default...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Others Optional Setting Description Note EGA/VGA Select the video mode. Default Video CGA 40 CGA 80 MONO (Monochrome) ALL Errors When the BIOS detects system Default Halt On errors, this function will stop the No Errors system.

  • Page 51: Advanced Bios Features

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-3 ADVANCED BIOS FEATURES Select the [Advanced BIOS Features] option from the Main Menu and press [Enter] key. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility Advanced BIOS Features Virus Warning Disabled Item Help CPU L1 & L2 Cache Enabled CPU L2 Cache ECC Checking Enabled...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Virus Warning Setting Description Note Disabled Allows you to choose the Default Virus Warning VIRUS warning feature for Enabled IDE Hard Disk boot sector protection. If this function is enabled and someone attempt to write data into this area, BIOS will show a warning message on screen and alarm beep.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Quick Power On Self Test Setting Description Note Quick Power On Disabled Self Test Enabled Provides a fast POST at boot-up. Default System Boot Control Settings Setting Description Note First/Second Floppy Select Your Boot Device /Third Priority.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Gate A20 Options Setting Description Note Gate A20 Normal A pin in the keyboard controller Options controls GateA20. Fast Lets chipset control GateA20. Default Typematic Settings Setting Description Note Typematic Disabled Keystrokes repeat at a rate Default Rate Setting determined by the...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Security Option Use this feature to prevent unauthorized system boot-up or use of BIOS Setup. The following table describes the security settings. Setting Description Note Security Option Setup If a password is set, the password Default prompt only appears when you attempt to enter the BIOS Setup program.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Small Logo(EPA) Show Setting Description Note EPA LOGO LOG0 Allows user to display SOYO Default SELECT logo or own logo. Logo-0 shows LOG1 SOYO logo, Logo-1 shows user logo. Disabled Set Enabled to Show Logo(EPA). Small...

  • Page 57: Advanced Chipset Features

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-4 ADVANCED CHIPSET FEATURES Caution: Change these settings only if you are already familiar with the Chipset. The [Advanced Chipset Features] option changes the values of the chipset registers. These registers control the system options in the computer. Phoenix –...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA CHIPSET FEATURES SETUP Setting Description Note Memory Auto This item allow you to control the Default Frequency DRAM frequency. DDR200 DDR266 DRAM By SPD If enable the DRAM will auto detect Default Timing the DRAM timing. Manual Selectable CAS Latency...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA CHIPSET FEATURES SETUP (Continue) Setting Description Note Memory Disabled When enabled this area in memory is Default forwarded to the ISA Bus. Any ISA Hole At Enabled option ROMs that require memory 15M-16M address space will end up here. If this option is disabled, this area can be used as normal memory.

  • Page 60: Integrated Peripherals

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-5 INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS Caution: Change these settings only if you are already familiar with the Chipset. The [INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS] option changes the values of the chipset registers. These registers control the system options in the computer. The following screen shows setup default settings.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA The following tables describe each field in the INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS Menu and provide instructions on how to configure the IDE controls, FDC controls, and the onboard serial and parallel ports. IDE Device Controls Setting Description Note On-Chip PCI IDE Disabled Turn off the on-board...

  • Page 62

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Keyboard Controls Setting Description Note Disabled USB Controller Enabled Select Enabled if your system Default contains a Universal Serial Bus (USB) controller and you have USB peripherals. Disabled Select Enabled if you have USB USB 2.0 Controller 2.0 peripherals.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Others Optional Setting Description Note POWER ON Password Enables you to wake-up the system by entering a password at Function the keyboard. Hot KEY You can wake-up the system by pressing the key combination of your choice (Ctrl-F1~F12). Mouse Move Enables waking up the system by pressing either the right or left...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Onboard Serial Ports Setting Description Note Disabled Onboard Serial Port 1 / 3F8/IRQ4 Choose serial port 1 & 2's I/O Default Serial Port 2 address. (port 1) Do not set port 1 & 2 to the 2F8/IRQ3 Default same setting except for Disabled...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Others Optional Setting Description Note The system will switch on PWRON After PWR-Fail when power comes back after a power failure. The system will remain off Default when power comes back after a power failure. Former-Sts The system will return to the state it was in before the power failure when power...

  • Page 66: Power Management Setup

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-6 POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP The [POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP] sets the system's power saving functions. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility Power Management Setup ACPI Suspend Type S1(POS) Item Help x Run VGABIOS if S3 Resume Auto Power Management User Define Video Off Method...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Power Management Controls Setting Description Note S1(POS) This item allows you select Default ACPI Suspend Type suspend mode. S3(STR) S1 & S3 Auto Some OS (win xp/2k) require Default to load VGABIOS after resume VGABIOS if from S3.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Power Management Controls (Continue) Setting Description Note Disabled Default HDD Power Down 1-15Min When the set time has Some older elapsed, BIOS sends a model HDDs command to the HDD to may not power down. This turns off support this the HDD motor.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Reload Global Timer Events Setting Description Note Disabled Default IDE0, IDE1 Primary Enabled In effect, the system remains alert for anything which occurs to a Secondary device which is configured as Enabled. FDD, COM, Disabled Default LPT Port Enabled In effect, the system remains alert...

  • Page 70: Pnp/pci Configuration Setup

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-7 PNP/PCI CONFIGURATION SETUP This option sets the Motherboard's PCI Slots. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility PnP/PCI Configurations Reset Configuration Data Disabled Item Help Resources Controlled By Auto (ESCD) Menu Level x IRQ Resources Press Enter Default is Disabled.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA PNP/PCI Configuration Controls Setting Description Note Disabled Retain PnP configuration Default Reset Configuration data in BIOS. Data Enabled Reset PnP configuration data in BIOS. Resources Manual BIOS does not manage PCI/ISA PnP Controlled By card IRQ assignment. Requires to assign IRQ-# and DMA-# to PCI or ISA PnP manually.

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA PNP/PCI Configuration Setup (Continue) PNP/PCI Setting Description Note Setup Interrupt How to set the BIOS to release the IRQ to the PnP Interrupt pool: Line PnP / PCI configuration Integrated Peripherals IRQ 15 IRQ 15: PCI / ISA PnP On-Chip Secondary PCI IDE: disabled IRQ 14 IRQ 14: PCI / ISA PnP On-Chip Primary PCI IDE: disabled...

  • Page 73: Pc Health Status

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-8 PC HEALTH STATUS This option sets the Motherboard's PC Health Status. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility PC Health Status 1.72V CPU Vcore Item Help +3.3V 3.34V 5.13V Menu Level +12V 11.90V DRAM Voltage 2.59 V AGP Voltage 1.53 V...

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    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA CPU Device Monitoring CPU Device Setting Description Note Monitoring Show the current voltage status. +3.3V, +5V, +12V, DRAM Voltage, AGP Voltage, CPU Vcore Show the current status of the °C/°F system temperature. Temperature Show the current status of CPU °C/°F Temperature temperature.

  • Page 75: Load Fail-safe Defaults

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-9 LOAD FAIL-SAFE DEFAULTS Select the [Load Fail-Safe Defaults] option from the Main Menu to load a pre-defined safe bios settings. This option is recommended if you have instability issue. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility Frequency/Voltage Control PC Health Status Standard CMOS Features...

  • Page 76: Load Optimized Defaults

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-10 LOAD OPTIMIZED DEFAULTS Select the [Load Optimized Defaults] option from the Main Menu to load a pre-defined optimized BIOS settings. Phoenix – Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility Frequency/Voltage Control PC Health Status Standard CMOS Features Load Fail - Safe Defaults Advanced BIOS Features Load Optimized Defaults...

  • Page 77: Supervisor Password

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA 3-11 SUPERVISOR PASSWORD Based on the setting you have made in the [Security Option] of the [Advanced BIOS Feature] section, the password prevents access to the system or the setup program by unauthorized users. Follow this procedure to set a new password or disable the password: Choose [Advanced BIOS Feature] in the Main Menu and press [Enter].

  • Page 78: User Password

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Enter your new password and press [Enter]. The following message appears, prompting to confirm the new password: Confirm Password: Re-enter your password and then press [Enter] to exit to the Main Menu. This diagram outlines the password selection procedure: Type the Password Press <Enter>...

  • Page 79

    BIOS Setup Utility SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Boot Menu Boot Menu enables user to boot-up on different boot device without going into the BIOS setup. To enable boot Menu, press “ESC” after memory initialization, user will see a device menu, in which user can choose on which device they wish to boot from.

  • Page 80: Chapter 4 Drivers Installation

    Step 1. Insert the SOYO CD into the CD-ROM drive If you use Windows NT or 2000, the SOYO-CD will not detect your motherboard type. In that case the following dialog will pop up, please choose your motherboard and press OK. Now the SOYO-CD Start Up Menu will be shown.

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    Drivers installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA The user's manual files included on the SOYO CD are in PDF (Postscript Document Format). In order to read a PDF file, the appropriate Acrobat Reader software must be installed in your system. Note: The Start Up program automatically detects if the Acrobat Reader utility is already present on your system, and otherwise prompts you on whether or not you want to install it.

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    Drivers installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA program displays the drivers available for the particular model of Motherboard you own. We recommend that you only install those drivers Click the Install Drivers button to display the list of drivers software that can be installed with your Motherboard. The Start Up program displays the drivers available for the particular model of Motherboard you own.

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    Step 3. Check the Latest Releases Click the 'Check the latest Releases' button to go the SOYO Website to automatically find the latest BIOS, manual and driver releases for your motherboard. This button will only work if your computer is connected to the internet through a network or modem connection.

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    Drivers installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA After Windows XP installation, your device manager should look like this: For P4I845GEISA only...

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    Drivers installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA After driver installation, your Windows XP device manager should look like this: For P4I845GEISA only Note: To install the USB 2.0 driver, please update to Windows XP service pack 1.

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    Drivers installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Drivers directory list in the CD driver Cmedia driver Intel IAA Intel Inf Driver Hw monitor Davicom Lan driver USB 2.0 driver (not for Windows XP or Windows 2000) Intel Extreme Graphics Driver (For P4I845GEISA only)

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    USB 2.0 Driver Installation SY-P4I845PEISA/GEISA Chapter 5 USB 2.0 DRIVER INSTALLATION For Windows 2000 and Windows XP USB 2.0 Drivers are available for download using Windows Update for both Windows XP and Windows 2000. For additional information regarding USB 2.0 support in Windows XP and Windows 2000, please visit http://www.microsoft.com/hwdev/bus/USB/default.asp...

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