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Summary of Contents

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    This manual is the intellectual property of FOXCONN, Inc. Although the information in this manual may be changed or modified at any time, FOXCONN does not obligate itself to inform the user of these changes. Trademark: All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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    Item Checklist: Thank for your purchasing WinFast’s K8S760MG series motherboard. Please check the package; if there are missing or damaged items, contact your distribu- tor as soon as possible. K8S760MG series motherboard (x1) WinFast Utility CD (x1) User’s Manual (x1) SATA RAID user’s manual (x1) IDE Ribbon cable (x1) FDD Ribbon cable (x1)

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    Declaration of conformity HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY COMPANY LTD 66 , CHUNG SHAN RD., TU-CHENG INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT, TAIPEI HSIEN, TAIWAN, R.O.C. declares that the product Motherboard K8S760MG is in conformity with (reference to the specification under which conformity is declared in accordance with 89/336 EEC-EMC Directive) EN 55022/A1: 2000 Limits and methods of measurements of radio disturbance...

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    Declaration of conformity Supplementary Information: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions : (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Product Introduction Chapter Main Features ....................2 Motherboard Layout ..................4 Installation Instructions Chapter CPU ......................9 Memory ...................... 12 Power Supply .................... 15 Rear Panel Connectors ................16 Other Connectors ..................18 Expansion Slots ..................27 Jumpers .....................

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter Driver CD Introduction Utility CD content ..................Start to install drivers ................. Install USB 2.0 Driver ................. 68 Using 4-/6-Channel Audio ................68 Install LAN Driver ..................75 ..................76 Install Norton Internet Security 2004 ............77 Chapter Directions for Bundled Software SuperStep ....................

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    Warning: 1. Attach the CPU and heatsink using silica gel to ensure full contact. 2. It is suggested to select high-quality, certified fans in order to avoid damage to the motherboard and CPU due to high temperature. 3. Never turn on the machine if the CPU fan is not properly installed. 4.

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    Chapter Thank you for buying WinFast’s K8S760MG series motherboard. This series of motherboard is one of our new products, and offers superior performance, reliability and quality, at a reasonable price. This motherboard adopts the advanced SiS 760 + SiS 964 chipset, providing users a com- puter platform with a high integration-compatibility-perfor- mance price ratio.

  • Page 9: Main Features

    Chapter 1 Product Introduction Main Features Size ATX form factor of 9.6” x 9.1” Microprocessor Supports AMD Athlon 64 Processor Supports Hyper Transport Technology with 8/8 links Supports Hyper Transport Technology up to 1600MT/s bandwidth Chipset SiS Chipset: SiS 760 (North Bridge) + SiS 964 (South Bridge) System Memory Two 184-pin DDR DIMM slots Supports PC3200/2700/2100 memory...

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    Chapter 1 Product Introduction Onboard LAN Supports 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN interface built-in on board Onboard Audio AC’ 97 2.3 Specification Compliant Supports SPDIF output Onboard Line-in jack, Microphone-in jack, Line-out jack Supports 5.1 channels audio (setting via software) Onboard Graphics AGP 8X Support Universal AGP v3.5 Compliant Supports AGP 8X/4X Interface Fast Write Transaction...

  • Page 11: Motherboard Layout

    Chapter 1 Product Introduction Motherboard Layout 2004-9-14, 8:40...

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    Chapter 1 Product Introduction LAN PHY The RTL8201BL is a single-port PHY ceiver with an MII (Media Independent Interface). It supports 10/100 Mbps data transfer rate. Flash ROM This 4 Mb firmware contains the programmable BIOS program. The IT8705F controller Super I/O provides supports including floppy, serial ports, and parallel port to rest of platform through the SiS 760 and SiS 964 via the Low Pin Count (LPC) interface.

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    Chapter 1 Product Introduction Floppy disk connector This connector accommodates the provided ribbon cable for the floppy disk drive. One side of the connector is slotted to prevent incorrect insertion of the floppy disk cable. IDE connectors These Dual-Channel bus master IDE connectors support Ultra DMA 133/ 100/66.

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    Chapter 1 Product Introduction Chapter This chapter introduces the hardware installation process, including the installation of the CPU and memory. It also addresses the connection of your power supply, usage of the rear panel connectors, connection of hard drive and floppy drive data cables, and setting up various other feature of the motherboard.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Take note of the following precautions before you install components or change settings. 1. Use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded object, such as an attached power supply, before handling components to avoid damaging them due to static electricity. 2.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions This motherboard supports AMD Athlon64 processors with a 1600 MT/s band- width and Hyper Thansport Technology. Attention: The CPU pins must be properly aligned with the holes in the socket, otherwise the CPU may be damaged. Installation of CPU Follow these steps to install the CPU.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Installation of CPU Fan New technology allows processors to run at higher and higher frequencies. To avoid problems arising from high-speed operation, for example, overheating, you need to install the proper fan. The following procedure is provided for reference only, please refer to your CPU fan user guide for the actual procedure.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions CPU Qualified Vendor List The following table lists the CPUs that have been tested and qualified for use with this motherboard. Package Cache Size Frequency Model Number 754 Pin Lidded Oµ PGA 512 KB 1800 MHz 2800+ 754 Pin Lidded Oµ...

  • Page 19: Memory

    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Memory This motherboard includes two 184-pin slots with 266/333/400 MHz Single Channel DDR DRAM interface, You must install at least one memory module to ensure normal operation. If you install two modules, they must be the same speed.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Memory Qualified Vendor List The following table lists the memory modules that have been tested and quali- fied for use with this motherboard. Vendor Type Size Infineon PC2100 (DDR266) 256 MB Samsung PC2100 (DDR266) 256 MB Kingmax PC2100 (DDR266) 256 MB...

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Installation of DDR Memory 1. There is only one gap in the middle of the DIMM slot, and the memory module can be fixed in one direction only. 2. Align the memory module to the DIMM slot, and insert the module vertically into the DIMM slot.

  • Page 22: Power Supply

    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Power Supply This motherboard uses an ATX power supply. In order to avoid damaging any devices, make sure that they have been installed properly prior to connecting the power supply. ATX 12V Power Connector: PWR2 The 4 pin ATX 12 V power supply connects to PWR2 and provides power to the CPU.

  • Page 23: Rear Panel Connectors

    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Rear Panel Connectors This motherboard provides the following ports as below: Parallel Port 1394 Port LAN Port (Printer Port) (optional) Line-in PS/2 Mouse Port Line-out PS/2 Keyboard Port Serial Port USB 2.0 Ports VGA Connector (COM1) PS/2 Mouse Port This green 6-pin connector is for a PS/2 mouse.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions 1394 Port (optional) This digital interface supports electronic devices such as digital cameras, scanners, and printers. LAN Port This port allows connection to a Local Area Network (LAN) through a network hub. Audio Port When using a two-channel sound source, the Line-out jack is used to connect to speaker or headphone;...

  • Page 25: Other Connectors

    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Other Connectors This motherboard includes interfaces for Floppy, IDE HDD, SATA, USB, 1394, IR module, CPU fan, system fan, and others. FDD Connector: FLOPPY This motherboard includes a standard FLOPPY interface, supporting 360 K, 720 K, 1.2 M, 1.44 M, and 2.88 M FDDs.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions HDD Connectors: PIDE & SIDE These connectors support the provided Ultra DMA133/100/66 IDE hard disk ribbon cable. Connect the cable’s blue connector to the primary (recommended) or secondary IDE connector, then connect the gray connector to the Ultra DMA133/ 100/66 slave device (hard disk drive) and the black connector to the Ultra DMA133/ 100/66 master device.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Front Panel Connector: FP1 This motherboard includes one connector for connecting the front panel switch and LED indicator. P W R - L E D HD-LED RESET-SW P W R - S W FPFP1! Hard Disk LED Connector (HD-LED) The connector connects to the case’s IDE indicator LED indicating the activity status of hard disks.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions IrDA Header: IR The IrDA infrared transmission allows your computer to send and receive data via an infrared ray. The relevant parameters for the BIOS Integrated Peripherals should be set prior to using this function. IRTX IRRX Empty USB Header: F_USB 1, F_USB 2...

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Fan Connectors: CPU_FAN, FAN1 There are two fan headers on this motherboard. These fans will be automati- cally turned off after the system enters suspend mode. +12V SENSE CPU_FAN +12V SENSE FAN1 Audio Connectors: CD_IN, AUX_IN CD_IN, AUX_IN is Sony standard CD audio connector.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions 1394 Header: F_1394 (optional) The 1394 expansion cable can be connected to either the front (provided that the front panel of your chassis is equipped with the appropriate interface) or rear panel of the chassis. Empty F_1394 Wake-up On LAN: WOL Through the Wake-Up On LAN function, a wake event occurring from the net-...

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions S-ATA Connectors: SATA-1, SATA-2 The S-ATA header is used to connect the S-ATA device to the motherboard. These connectors support the thin Serial ATA cables for primary internal storage devices. The current S-ATA interface allows up to 150 MB/s data transfer rate. T X + SATA-1/SATA-2 SPDIF Out Connector: SPDIF_OUT...

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Audio Interface: F_AUDIO The audio interface provides two kinds of audio output choices: the Front Audio, the Rear Audio. Their priority is sequenced from high to low (Front Audio to Rear Audio). If headphones are plugged into the front panel of the chassis (using the Front Audio), then the Line-out (Rear Audio) on the rear panel will not work.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions COM2: Additional COM Header This board provides an additional serial COM header for your computer. You need connect the switching-cable to this header first, and then connect the serial COM device with the port of the switching-cable. RTS# DSR# EMPTY...

  • Page 34: Expansion Slots

    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Expansion Slots This motherboard includes three 32-bit Master PCI bus slots and one AGP slot. PCI Slots The expansion cards can be installed in the three PCI slots. When you install or take out such cards, you must make sure that the power plug has been pulled out.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions AGP Slot This motherboard has an AGP slot that supports 1.5 V AGP cards. AGP is an interfacing specification designed to display 3D images. It provides a specialized 66 MHz, 32-bit channel to allow the graphic controller to directly access the master memory and supports 4X and 8X speeds.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions AGP Qualified Vendor List The following table lists the AGP cards that have been tested and qualified for use with this motherboard. GeForce2 GeForce2 MX 400 32 MB LeadTek LeadTek S650 128 MB GA-GF GA-GF 1280 GeForce 2 MX 32 MB ELSA ELSA 511...

  • Page 37: Jumpers

    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Jumpers Users can change the jumper settings on this motherboard if needed. This section explains how to use the various functions of this motherboard by chang- ing the jumper settings. Users should read the following contents carefully prior to modifying any jumper settings.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Clear CMOS Jumper: CLS_CMOS This motherboard uses the CMOS RAM to store all the set parameters. The CMOS can be cleared by removing the CMOS jumper. How to clear CMOS? 1. Turn off the AC power supply and connect pins 1 and 2 together using the jumper cap.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions BIOS-Protection Jumper: FWH_EN The motherboard BIOS is inside the FWH. If the jumper FWH_EN is set as disabled (Pin2 & Pin3), the system BIOS is protected from being attacked by a serious virus, such as the CIH virus. You will be unable to flash the BIOS to the motherboard when the system BIOS is protected.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Instructions Starting up for the first time 1. After making all the connections, replace the system case cover. 2. Make sure that all switches are off. 3. Turn on the devices in the following order. Monitor External SCSI devices (starting with the last device on the chain) System power 4.

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    Chapter This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS param- eters are also provided. You have to run the Setup Program when the following cases occur: T-- This page is intentionally left blank --his 1.

  • Page 42: Enter Bios Setup, Main Menu

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Enter BIOS Setup The BIOS is the communication bridge between hardware and software, correctly setting up the BIOS parameters is critical to maintain optimal system performance. Power on the computer, when the following message briefly appears at the bottom of the screen during the POST (Power On Self Test), press <Del>...

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Advanced BIOS Features The advanced system features can be set up through this menu. Advanced Chipset Features The values for the chipset can be changed through this menu, and the sys- tem performance can be optimized. Integrated Peripherals Onboard peripherals can be set up through this menu.

  • Page 44: Standard Cmos Features

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Standard CMOS Features This sub-menu is used to set up the standard CMOS features, such as the date, time, HDD model and so on. Use the arrow keys select the item to set up, and then use the <PgUp> or <PgDn> keys to choose the setting values. Standard CMOS Features Menu Date This option allows you to set the desired date (usually as the current date)

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Award (Phoenix) BIOS can support 4 HDD modes: CHS, LBA and Large or Auto mode. For HDD<528 MB For HDD>528 MB & supporting LBA (Logical Block Addressing) Large For HDD>528 MB but not supporting LBA Auto Recommended mode Drive A/B This option allows you to select the kind of FDD to be installed, including...

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Halt On This category determines whether or not the computer will stop if an error is detected during powering up. All Errors Whenever the BIOS detects a nonfatal error, the system will stop and you will be prompted. No Errors The system boot will not stop for any errors that may be detected.

  • Page 47: Bios Features

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description BIOS Features BIOS Features Menu [SuperBoot] SuperBoot (Default: Disabled) SuperBoot allows system-relevant information to be stored in CMOS upon the first normal startup of your PC, and the relevant parameters will be restored to help the system start up more quickly on each subsequent startup. [SuperBIOS-Protect] SuperBIOS-Protect (Default: Disabled) Super-BIOS Protect function protects your PC from being affected by viruses, e.g.

  • Page 48: Advanced Bios Features

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Advanced BIOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Menu Hard Disk Boot Priority This option is used to select the priority for HDD startup. After pressing <Enter>, you can select the HDD using the <PageUp>/<PageDn> or Up/ Down arrow keys, and change the HDD priority using <+> or <->; you can exit this menu by pressing <Esc>.

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description First/Second/Third Boot Device (Default: Floppy/Hard Disk/LS120) This option allows you to set the boot device sequence. The available setting values are: Floppy, LS120, Hard Disk, CDROM, ZIP100, USB-FDD, USB-ZIP, USB-CDROM, LAN, and Disabled. Boot Other Device (Default: Enabled) With this function set to Enabled, the system will boot from some other devices if the first/second/third starting devices failed.

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Security Option (Default: Setup) When it is set to Setup, a password is required to enter the CMOS Setup screen; when it is set to System, a password is required not only to enter CMOS Setup, but also to startup your PC, as well. APIC Mode (Default: Enabled) This option is used to enable or disable APIC mode.

  • Page 51: Advanced Chipset Features

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Advanced Chipset Features Advanced Chipset Features Menu DRAM Configuration Press <Enter> to set the items about DRAM Configuration. Please refer to page 45. AGP & P2P Bridge Control Press <Enter> to set the items about AGP & P2P Bridge. Please refer to page OnChip VGA Control Press <Enter>...

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Max Memclock (MHz) (Default: Auto) The available setting values are: Auto, 100, 133 and 166. 1T/2T Memory Timing (Default: Auto) The available setting values are: Auto, 1T, 2T. CAS# latency (Tcl) (Default: Auto) The available setting values are: CL=2.0, CL=2.5, CL=3.0 and Auto. RAS# to CAS# delay (Trcd) (Default: Auto) This option is used to define the minimum RAS to CAS delay using 1us granularity.

  • Page 53

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description AGP Aperture Size (Default: 64 MB) This option defines the size of the aperture if you use an AGP graphic adapter. The aperture is a portion of the PCI memory address range dedicated for graphic memory address space. Note: This function does not work when onboard VGA is used.

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description VGA Share Memory Size (Default: 32 M) This option is used to set the onboard VGA share memory size. The setting values are: 32 M, 64 M, 128 M. Hot Key Support (Default: Disabled) This option is used to enable or disable hot key support. The setting values are: Disabled and Enabled.

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description LCD Display Type (Default: Full Screen) This option is used to select LCD display type. The setting values are: Full Screen, Center Screen. LCD Panel Resolution (Default: 1024 x 768) This option is used to select LCD panel resolution. The setting values are: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1400x1050, 1688x806, 1600x1200, 1400x806.

  • Page 56: Integrated Peripherals

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Integrated Peripherals Integrated Peripherals Menu SIS OnChip IDE Device Press <Enter> to set onchip IDE device. Please refer to page 51. SIS OnChip PCI Device Press <Enter> to set onchip PCI device. Please refer to page 52. Onboard SuperIO Device Press <Enter>...

  • Page 57

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description MAC Access Interface (Default: EDB Bus) This option is used to set MAC access Interface. The available setting values are: PCI Bus and EDB Bus. Audio Access Interface (Default: EDB Bus) This option is used to set audio access Interface. The available setting values are: PCI Bus and EDB Bus.

  • Page 58

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description SIS Onchip IDE Device Menu Internal PCI/IDE (Default: Both) This option is used to set the ports of onboard IDE. The available setting values are: Disabled, Primary, Secondary and Both. IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave PIO (Default: Auto) These four items let you assign which kind of PIO (Programmer Input/Output) is used by IDE devices.

  • Page 59

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description SIS OnChip PCI Device Menu SIS USB Controller (Default: Enabled) This option is used to enable or disable SIS USB controller. USB 2.0 Supports (Default: Enabled) This option is used to enable or disable USB 2.0. USB Keyboard Support (Default: Enabled) This option is used to set USB keyboard support.

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Onboard SuperIO Device Menu Onboard FDC Controller (Default: Enabled) This option is used to set whether the onboard FDC controller is enabled. The available setting values are: Disabled and Enabled. Onboard Serial Port 1/2 (Default: 3F8/IRQ4 / 2F8/IRQ3) These options are used to assign the I/O address and interrupt request (IRQ) for the onboard serial port 1/2.

  • Page 61: Power Management Setup

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Power Management Setup Power Management Setup Menu ACPI function (Default: Enabled) ACPI stands for “Advanced Configuration and Power Interface”. ACPI is a standard that defines power and configuration management interfaces between an operating system and the BIOS. In other words, it is a standard that describes how computer components work together to manage system hardware.

  • Page 62

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Video Off Method (Default: DPMS Supported) This option is used to define the video off method. “Blank Screen” mode means that after the computer enters power saving mode, only the monitor will close, however, the vertical and horizontal scanning movement of the screen continues.

  • Page 63

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description PM Wake Up Events Menu IRQ [3-7, 9-15], NMI (Default: Enabled) This option is used to enable or disable IRQ[3-7,9-15], NMI. IRQ 8 Break Suspend (Default: Disabled) This option is used to enable or disable IRQ8 Break Suspend. RING Power Up Control (Default: Enabled) If this option is enabled, it allows the system to resume from a software power down or power saving mode whenever there is an incoming call to an installed...

  • Page 64

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Month Alarm This option is used to set the timing for the start-up month. The setting values contain 1 - 12 and NA. Day of Month Alarm This option is used to set the timing for the start-up day of the month. The setting values contain 0 - 31.

  • Page 65: Pnp/pci Configurations

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description PnP/PCI Configurations PnP/PCI Configurations Menu Reset Configuration Data (Default: Disabled) This option is used to set whether the system is permitted to automatically distribute IRQ DMA and I/O addresses when each time the machine is turned on.

  • Page 66: Pc Health Status

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description PC Health Status Shutdown Temperature (Default: Disabled) This option is used to set the system temperature upper limit. When the temperature exceeds the setting value, the motherboard will automatically cut off power to the computer. The setting values are: 60 C/140 F, 65 C/149...

  • Page 67: Frequency/voltage Control

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Frequency/Voltage Control Frequency/Voltage Control Menu Auto Detect PCI Clk (Default: Enabled) This option is used to set whether the clock of an unused PCI slot will be disabled to reduce electromagnetic interference. The setting values are Dis- abled and Enabled.

  • Page 68: Load Fail-safe Defaults, Load Optimized Defaults, Set Supervisor/user Password

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Load Fail-Safe Defaults Select this option and press <Enter>, it will pop up a dialogue box to allow you to load default set by BIOS. Press <Y> and then <Enter> to load default. Press <N> and <Enter>, it will not load. The defaults set by BIOS have set the basic functions of system to ensure the stability of system.

  • Page 69: Save & Exit Setup, Exit Without Saving

    Chapter 3 BIOS Description Under the menu “Advanced BIOS Features Setup”, if you select “System” in Security Option, the screen will prompt you to enter password once the system is started or you want to enter CMOS setting program. If the password is wrong, it will refuse you to continue.

  • Page 70

    Chapter The utility CD that comes with the motherboard contains useful software and several utility drivers that enhance the mother- board features. This chapter includes the following information: Utility CD content Start to install drivers Install IDE Driver Install SiS SATA RAID (optional) Install AGP Driver Install VGA Driver Install DirectX 9.0b...

  • Page 71

    C. Norton Internet Security 2004 3. Browse CD Click to browse this CD. 4. HomePage Click here to visit Foxconn motherboard homepage. Note: 1. Install the latest patch first if your OS is Windows XP or Win- dows 2000. 2. Follow the CD screen order to install your motherboard drivers.

  • Page 72

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Start to install drivers Select <Install Driver>, and click to enter the install driver screen. You can select the driver that you want to install and begin the setup steps. Note: The following setup steps are based on Windows XP environment.

  • Page 73

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Install SiS SATA RAID (optional) Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig.1). Click<SiS SATA RAID> to start the installation. Click here Install AGP Driver Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig.

  • Page 74

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Install VGA Driver Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig.1). Click<VGA Driver> to start the installation. Click here Install DirectX 9.0b Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig.

  • Page 75: Install Usb 2.0 Driver, Using 4-/6-channel Audio

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Install USB 2.0 Driver Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig. 1). Click <USB 2.0 Driver> to open the USB 2.0 Installation guide. Please read the guide carefully and select the relevant installation method. Read this guide carefully Using 4-/6-Channel Audio The motherboard is equipped with the Realtek ALC655 chip, which provides...

  • Page 76

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Installing the Audio Driver You need to install the driver for the Realtek ALC655 chip before you can use the 4-/6-Channel audio function. Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig.

  • Page 77

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction 2-Channel Analog Audio Output Line-in Line-out (Front channels) Description: Line-out, Line-in and Microphone functions all exist under the 2- Channel configuration. 4-Channel Analog Audio Output Line-out (Rear channels) M I C Description: Line-in is converted to Line-out under the 4-Channel configuration. 2004-9-14, 8:42...

  • Page 78

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction 6-Channel Analog Audio Output Line-out (Rear channels) Line-out (Front channels) Line-out (Center and Subwoofer channels) Description: Both Line-in and Microphone are converted to Line-out under the 6-Channel configuration. Digital Audio Output 6CH_Bracket (optional) SPDIF Cable (optional) Coaxial SPDIF jack Description: Connect the SPDIF speakers to the Coaxial SPDIF jack.

  • Page 79

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Selecting 4- or 6-Channel Setting 1. Click the audio icon from the Windows tray bar at the bottom of the screen. 2. Select any surround sound effect you prefer from the “Environment” pull- down menu under the Sound Effect tab. Click here and the pull-down menu will appear.

  • Page 80

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction 4. The following window appears. Click here 5. Select the multi-Channel operation you prefer from Number of Speakers. 6. Click OK. 2004-9-14, 8:42...

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    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Testing the Connected Speakers To ensure 4- or 6-Channel audio operation works properly, you may need to test each connected speaker to make sure every speaker works properly. If any speaker fails to sound, then check whether the cable is inserted firmly into the connector or replace the bad speakers with good ones.

  • Page 82: Install Lan Driver

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Click here 4. Click OK. Install LAN Driver Click <Install Driver> from the main menu and enter the install driver menu (as shown in fig. 1). Click <LAN Driver> to start the installation. Click here 2004-9-14, 8:42...

  • Page 83

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Install SuperUtility From the main menu, select <Accessories> (as shown in following fig. 1). Click <SuperUtility> to start the setup. Click here Install Adobe Reader From the main menu, select <Accessories> (as shown in following fig. 1). Click <Adobe Reader>...

  • Page 84: Install Norton Internet Security 2004

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Install Norton Internet Security 2004 From the main menu, select <Accessories> (as shown in following fig. 1). Click <Norton Internet Security 2004> to start the setup. Click here Note: If your system is Windows 98 or Windows ME, please make sure that your Internet Explorer version is 5.01 with service pack 2 or higher.

  • Page 85

    Chapter 4 Driver CD Introduction Chapter This chapter will introduce how to use attached software. This chapter includes the following information: SuperStep SuperLogo SuperUpdate 2004-9-14, 8:43...

  • Page 86: Superstep

    4. Simple and easy to operate, with a user-friendly graphics interface. Using SuperStep: Go to Fan System Fan1 System Fan2 page speed speed (optional) Link to Foxconn Website CPU Fan speed Exit Program Minimize Window SuperStep on-line Help Adjust CPU Fan warning...

  • Page 87

    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software Go to Voltage Adjust voltages warning page criteria (upper limit) Current voltage readings Reset the warning Apply the Adjust voltages criteria to default adjustments warning criteria settings (Lower limit) Go to Temperature page Current CPU Adjust CPU tem- Temperature perature warning...

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    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software Go to Clock page Current AGP clock Current CPU Clock Current PCI clock Adjust the Adjust the CPU CPU Ratio Reset to the default Apply the adjustments settings Go to Alarm page Check for the system to auto- matically provide warning message...

  • Page 89: Superlogo

    The best resolution is 136 x 84 for top-right logo and 640 x 480 or 800 x 600 for full screen logo. Using SuperLogo: Go to ROM Info. page Display the Flash Information Link to Foxconn website Exit Program Minimize Window SuperLogo On-Line Help About SuperLogo...

  • Page 90

    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software Go to Change Logo page Full screen mode Top-Right mode Boot without logo Follow the Wizard to complete the logo update Go to Update BIOS page Browse a BIN file BIOS image for updating BIOS file location Follow the Wizard to complete the...

  • Page 91: Superupdate, Chapter

    3. Simple and easy to operate, with a user-friendly graphics interface. Using SuperUpdate: Browse BIOS bin file Perform the BIOS update from local HDD from local image Link to Foxconn Website Exit Program Minimize Window SuperUpdate on-line Help About SuperUpdate Upgrading BIOS via...

  • Page 92

    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software Backup BIOS to local image: 1. Click <Backup> to backup current BIOS file. 2. Click <OK> to finish the backup process. Update BIOS from local image: 1. Click <Load> to load the BIOS file. 2004-9-14, 8:43...

  • Page 93

    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software 2. Click <Update>, the following message will appear. 3. Click <Yes> to backup the current BIOS, then the following picture will appear. 4. Click <OK >, then click <Update>. 2004-9-14, 8:43...

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    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software 5. Now is updating. 6. Click <Restart>. 2004-9-14, 8:43...

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    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software Update BIOS On-line: 1. Click <Liveupdate> to automatically update the BIOS from the internet. 2. The following procedure is the same as Update BIOS from local image. 2004-9-14, 8:43...

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    Chapter 5 Directions for Bundled Software Chapter This chapter will introduce new functions of BIOS and how to use them in detail. It can further exert the max potential of motherboard to bring you super-value enjoyment. This chapter introduces the following new functions of BIOS: SuperSpeed SuperBoot SuperBIOS-Protect...

  • Page 97: Superspeed

    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions SuperSpeed SuperSpeed is a powerful and efficient Easy Technology for PC DIY fans. It offers a friendly interface. The users can also realize in the BIOS setup the CPU core voltage adjustability. Procedures: Correctly install your CPU. Plug in other configurations and restore the system.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions SuperBoot technology greatly reduces the long boot process time of computers. A BIOS without SuperBoot has to perform many routines every time when the system starts, such as checking the system core and initializing system peripherals.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions SuperBIOS-Protect The BIOS of the motherboard is contained inside the Flash ROM. Severe vi- ruses such as CIH virus are so dangerous that it may overwrite the BIOS of the motherboard. If the BIOS has been damaged, the system will be unable to boot. We provide the following solution which protects the system BIOS from being attacked by such viruses.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions SuperRecovery SuperRecovery is an easy-to-operate tool for backing up or recovering your hard disk data. It offers simplified user interfaces with hotkey access and allows you to experience unprecedented high security and reliability with extra functions, such as hotkey launch, and powerful anti-virus protection.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions Hard Disk Selection: The hard disk selection menu will be displayed after you press the hotkey, listing all the IDE HDDs installed in your system. You can switch the highlight bar to make a selection and press “Enter” to confirm it. Attention: 1) Make sure that you have selected a HDD before entering the main menu.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions Main Menu: Select a HDD to enter main menu. There are five function items, “DIVIDE HID- DEN PARTITION”, “RELEASE HIDDEN PARTITION”, “BACKUP”, “RECOVERY” and “CHANGE PASSWORD”. You can switch the highlight bar to make a selec- tion on the operation which should be performed on the HDD and confirm your selection by pressing “Enter”.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions Attention : 1) All the data will be cleared after division is in process. So you’d better do the division against an empty HDD. 2) At the same time, the HDD capacity will decrease to make space for the hidden partition, which is unavailable for your normal use.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions Backup: Select BACKUP to enter the Backup interface, where you can find the following three sub-function items: “BACKUP CMOS SETUP”, “BACKUP PARTITION TABLE” and “BACKUP HARDDISK DATA”. Switch the highlight bar by pressing the arrow keys to make a selection and then press “Enter”...

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions 3. Backup Harddisk Data: 1) If there are active partitions (system partition), you can choose an active partition or the whole disk for backing up. But only one can be taken between the two choices. Old data will be replaced by the newly backed 2) Backing up with the progress bar showing.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions 3) A report with all the critical data on this operation will be listed after backing up is completed. Original Size: The data size loaded in selected partition. Valid Size: The size of valid data. Elapsed Time: How long the process took to complete.

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions 1. Recover CMOS Setup: This function can help to restore the latest backup of CMOS settings you made. 2. Recover Partition Table: This function can help to recover all partition tables including extended partitions. 2004-9-14, 8:43...

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    Chapter 6 Special BIOS Functions 3. Recover Hard disk Data: This option is used to restore the backed up data from the hidden partition. 4. Back to Main: This option is used to quit the Recovery interface. CHANGE PASSWORD Introduction: Select CHANGE PASSWORD to enter the Change Password interface.

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