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GA-M61PME-S2
AM2 socket motherboard for
AMD Athlon
64 FX processor/
TM
AMD Athlon
64 X2 Dual-Core processor/
TM
AMD Athlon
64 processor/AMD Sempron
processor
TM
TM
User's Manual
Rev. 2002
12ME-M61PMES2-2002R

Summary of Contents

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    GA-M61PME-S2 AM2 socket motherboard for AMD Athlon 64 FX processor/ AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor/ AMD Athlon 64 processor/AMD Sempron processor User's Manual Rev. 2002 12ME-M61PMES2-2002R...

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    Copyright © 2008 GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. All rights reserved. The trademarks mentioned in this manual are legally registered to their respective owners. logo is exclusively licensed to GIGABYTE UNITED INC. by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. GIGABYTE UNITED INC. is designated by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD as the exclu- sive global distributor of GIGABYTE branded motherboards.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Box Contents ......................... 6 Optional Items......................... 6 GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard Layout ................7 Block Diagram........................ 8 Chapter 1 Hardware Installation ..................9 Installation Precautions ..................9 Product Specifications ..................10 Installing the CPU and CPU Cooler .............. 12 1-3-1 Installing the CPU ....................

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 3 Drivers Installation ..................49 Installing Chipset Drivers ................49 Software Applications ..................50 Driver CD Information ..................50 Hardware Information ..................51 Contact Us ..................... 51 Chapter 4 Unique Features ..................53 Xpress Recovery2 ..................53 BIOS Update Utilities ..................58 4-2-1 Updating the BIOS with the Q-Flash Utility ............

  • Page 6: Box Contents, Optional Items

    Box Contents GA-M61PME-S2 motherboard Motherboard driver disk (For Windows Vista) Motherboard driver disk User's Manual Quick Installation Guide One IDE cable and one floppy disk drive cable One SATA 3Gb/s cable I/O Shield • The box contents above are for reference only and the actual items shall depend on product package you obtain.

  • Page 7: Ga-m61pme-s2 Motherboard Layout

    GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard Layout KB_MS Socket AM2 ATX_12V CPU_FAN R_USB GA-M61PME-S2 AUDIO F_AUDIO PCIE_16 CLR_CMOS BIOS PCIE_1 SATAII 0 BATTERY SATAII 1 Realtek NVIDIA ® 8201CL PCI1 F_USB2 GeForce 6100/ nForce 430 F_USB1 PCI2 CD_IN CODEC SYS_FAN F_PANEL SPDIF_IO PWR_LED - 7 -...

  • Page 8: Block Diagram

    Block Diagram PCIe CLK CPU CLK+/-(200 MHz) (100 MHz) DDR2 800/667/533 MHz DIMM Socket AM2 Dual Channel Memory Hyper Transport Bus PCI Express x16 D-Sub PCI Express x1 Bus 8 USB Ports NVIDIA ® PCIe CLK GeForce 6100/ (100 MHz) nForce 430 2 SATA 3Gb/s 1 PCI Express x1...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Hardware Installation, Installation Precautions

    Chapter 1 Hardware Installation Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which can become damaged as a result of electrostatic discharge (ESD). Prior to installation, carefully read the user's manual and follow these procedures: Prior to installation, do not remove or break motherboard S/N (Serial Number) sticker or •...

  • Page 10: Product Specifications

    1 x front panel header 1 x front panel audio header 1 x CD In connector 1 x S/PDIF Out header 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 1 x chassis intrusion header 1 x power LED header GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 10 -...

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    Back Panel 1 x PS/2 keyboard port Connectors 1 x PS/2 mouse port 1 x parallel port 1 x serial port 1 x D-Sub port 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports 1 x RJ-45 port 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone) I/O Controller iTE IT8716 chip Hardware Monitor...

  • Page 12: Installing The Cpu And Cpu Cooler, Installing The Cpu

    A. Locate the pin one (denoted by a small triangle) of the CPU socket and the CPU. A Small Triangle Mark AM2 CPU Socket Denotes Pin One of the Socket A Small Triangle Marking AM2 CPU Denotes CPU Pin One GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 12 -...

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    B. Follow the steps below to correctly install the CPU into the motherboard CPU socket. Before installing the CPU, make sure to turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the CPU. CPU Socket Locking Lever Step 1:...

  • Page 14: Installing The Cpu Cooler

    CPU fan header (CPU_FAN) on the motherboard. Use extreme care when removing the CPU cooler because the thermal grease/tape between the CPU cooler and CPU may adhere to the CPU. Inadequately removing the CPU cooler may damage the CPU. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 14 -...

  • Page 15: Installing The Memory, Dual Channel Memory Configuration

    Installing the Memory Read the following guidelines before you begin to install the memory: • Make sure that the motherboard supports the memory. It is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest memory support list.) •...

  • Page 16: Installing A Memory

    Step 2: The clips at both ends of the socket will snap into place when the memory module is securely inserted. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 16 -...

  • Page 17: Installing An Expansion Card

    Installing an Expansion Card Read the following guidelines before you begin to install an expansion card: • Make sure the motherboard supports the expansion card. Carefully read the manual that came with your expansion card. • Always turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before installing an expansion card to prevent hardware damage.

  • Page 18: Back Panel Connectors

    • When removing the cable, pull it straight out from the connector. Do not rock it side to side to prevent an electrical short inside the cable connector. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 18 -...

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    Line In Jack (Blue) The default line in jack. Use this audio jack for line in devices such as an optical drive, walkman, etc. Line Out Jack (Front Speaker Out, Green) The default line out jack. Use this audio jack for a headphone or 2-channel speaker. This jack can be used to connect front speakers in a 4/5.1-channel audio configuration.

  • Page 20: Internal Connectors

    • After installing the device and before turning on the computer, make sure the device cable has been securely attached to the connector on the motherboard. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 20 -...

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    1/2) ATX_12V/ATX (2x2 12V Power Connector and 2x12 Main Power Connector) With the use of the power connector, the power supply can supply enough stable power to all the components on the motherboard. Before connecting the power connector, first make sure the power supply is turned off and all devices are properly installed.

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    360 KB, 720 KB, 1.2 MB, 1.44 MB, and 2.88 MB. Before connecting a floppy disk drive, be sure to locate pin 1 of the connector and the floppy disk drive cable. The pin 1 of the cable is typically designated by a stripe of different color. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 22 -...

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    6) IDE (IDE Connector) The IDE connector supports up to two IDE devices such as hard drives and optical drives. Before attaching the IDE cable, locate the foolproof groove on the connector. If you wish to connect two IDE devices, remember to set the jumpers and the cabling according to the role of the IDE devices (for example, master or slave).

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    • When installing the battery, note the orientation of the positive side (+) and the negative side (-) of the battery (the positive side should face up). • Used batteries must be handled in accordance with local environmental regulations. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 24 -...

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    10) F_PANEL (Front Panel Header) Connect the power switch, reset switch, speaker and system status indicator on the chassis front panel to this header according to the pin assignments below. Note the positive and negative pins before connecting the cables. Message/Power/ Power Sleep LED...

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    12) CD_IN (CD In Connector) You may connect the audio cable that came with your optical drive to the header. Pin No. Definition CD-L CD-R GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 26 -...

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    13) SPDIF_IO (S/PDIF Out Header) This header supports digital S/PDIF out. Via an optional S/PDIF out cable, this header can connect to an audio device that supports digital audio in. For purchasing the optional S/PDIF out cable, please contact the local dealer. Pin No.

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    Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard. • After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory defaults (select Load Optimized Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," for BIOS configurations). GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 28 -...

  • Page 29: Chapter 2 Bios Setup

    Chapter 2 BIOS Setup BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) records hardware parameters of the system in the CMOS on the motherboard. Its major functions include conducting the Power-On Self-Test (POST) during system startup, saving system parameters and loading operating system, etc. BIOS includes a BIOS Setup program that allows the user to modify basic system configuration settings or to activate certain system features.

  • Page 30: Startup Screen

    BIOS Setup settings. You can access Boot Menu again to change the first boot device setting as needed. <End>: Q-Flash Press the <End> key to access the Q-Flash utility directly without having to enter BIOS Setup first. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 30 -...

  • Page 31: The Main Menu

    The Main Menu Once you enter the BIOS Setup program, the Main Menu (as shown below) appears on the screen. Use arrow keys to move among the items and press <Enter> to accept or enter a sub-menu. (Sample BIOS Version: D1a) CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Load Fail-Safe Defaults...

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    (Pressing <F10> can also carry out this task.) Exit Without Saving Abandon all changes and the previous settings remain in effect. Pressing <Y> to the confirmation message will exit BIOS Setup. (Pressing <Esc> can also carry out this task.) GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 32 -...

  • Page 33: Standard Cmos Features

    Standard CMOS Features CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Date (mm:dd:yy) Fri, Dec 28 2007 Item Help Time (hh:mm:ss) 11:52:24 Menu Level IDE Channel 0 Master [None] IDE Channel 0 Slave [None] IDE Channel 2 Master [None] IDE Channel 3 Master [None]...

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    These fields are read-only and are determined by the BIOS POST. Base Memory Also called conventional memory. Typically, 640 KB will be reserved for the MS-DOS operating system. Extended Memory The amount of extended memory. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 34 -...

  • Page 35: Advanced Bios Features

    Advanced BIOS Features CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software Advanced BIOS Features Virtualization [Disabled] Item Help AMD K8 Cool&Quiet control [Auto] Menu Level Hard Disk Boot Priority [Press Enter] First Boot Device [Floppy] Second Boot Device [Hard Disk] Third Boot Device [CDROM] Password Check [Setup]...

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    Activates the onboard VGA only if no PCI Express VGA card is installed. (Default) Always Enable Always activates the onboard VGA, whether or not a PCI Express card is installed. If you wish to set up a dual view configuration, set this item to Always Enable. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 36 -...

  • Page 37: Integrated Peripherals

    Integrated Peripherals CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software Integrated Peripherals On-Chip IDE Channel [Enabled] Item Help NV SATA Controller [Enabled] Menu Level IDE Prefetch Mode [Enabled] USB Memory Type [SHADOW] Serial-ATA RAID Config [Press Enter] Onboard Audio Function [Auto] On-Chip MAC Lan [Auto] Onboard LAN Boot ROM...

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    Enables the integrated USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 controllers. (Default) V1.1 Enables only the integrated USB 1.1 controller. Disabled Disables the integrated USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 controllers. Disabled will turn off all of the USB functionalities below. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 38 -...

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    USB Keyboard Support Allows USB keyboard to be used in MS-DOS. (Default: Disabled) USB Mouse Support Allows USB mouse to be used in MS-DOS. (Default: Disabled) Legacy USB storage detect Determines whether to detect USB storage devices, including USB flash drives and USB hard drives during the POST.

  • Page 40: Power Management Setup

    Modem Ring On Allows the system to be awakened from an ACPI sleep state by a wake-up signal from a modem that supports wake-up function. (Default: Enabled) (Note) Supported on Windows Vista operating system only. ® ® GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 40 -...

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    USB Resume from Suspend Allows the system to be awakened from ACPI S3 sleep state by a wake-up signal from the installed USB device. (Default: Enabled) Power-On by Alarm Determines whether to power on the system at a desired time. (Default: Disabled) If enabled, set the date and time as following: Day of Month Alarm: Turn on the system at a specific time on each day or on a specific day...

  • Page 42: Pnp/pci Configurations

    BIOS auto-assigns IRQ to the first PCI slot. (Default) 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 Assigns IRQ 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 to the first PCI slot. PCI 2 IRQ Assignment Auto BIOS auto-assigns IRQ to the second PCI slot. (Default) 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 Assigns IRQ 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 to the second PCI slot. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 42 -...

  • Page 43: Pc Health Status

    PC Health Status CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software PC Health Status Reset Case Open Status [Disabled] Item Help Case Opened Menu Level Vcore DDR2 1.8V +3.3V +12V Current System Temperature Current CPU Temperature Current CPU FAN Speed 3245 RPM Current SYSTEM FAN Speed 0 RPM System Warning Temperature...

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    Lets BIOS autodetect the type of CPU fan installed and sets the optimal CPU fan control mode. (Default) Voltage Sets Voltage mode for a 3-pin CPU fan. Sets PWM mode for a 4-pin CPU fan. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 44 -...

  • Page 45: Load Fail-safe Defaults, Load Optimized Defaults

    Load Fail-Safe Defaults CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Load Fail-Safe Defaults Advanced BIOS Features Load Optimized Defaults Integrated Peripherals Set Supervisor Password Power Management Setup Set User Password Load Fail-Safe Defaults (Y/N)? N PnP/PCI Configurations Save &...

  • Page 46: Set Supervisor/user Password

    BIOS settings but not to make changes. To clear the password, press <Enter> on the password item and when requested for the password, press <Enter> again. The message "PASSWORD DISABLED" will appear, indicating the password has been cancelled. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 46 -...

  • Page 47: Save & Exit Setup, Exit Without Saving

    2-12 Save & Exit Setup CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2007 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Load Fail-Safe Defaults Advanced BIOS Features Load Optimized Defaults Integrated Peripherals Set Supervisor Password Save to CMOS and EXIT (Y/N)? Y Power Management Setup Set User Password PnP/PCI Configurations Save &...

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  • Page 49: Installing Chipset Drivers, Chapter 3 Drivers Installation

    Chapter 3 Drivers Installation • Before installing the drivers, first install the operating system. (The following instructions use Windows XP as the example operating system.) • After installing the operating system, insert the motherboard driver disk into your optional drive. The driver Autorun screen is automatically displayed which looks like that shown in the screen shot below.

  • Page 50: Software Applications, Driver Cd Information

    This page displays all the tools and applications that GIGABYTE develops and some free software. You may press the Install button following an item to install it. Driver CD Information This page provides information about the drivers, applications and tools in this driver disk. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 50 -...

  • Page 51: Hardware Information, Contact Us

    Hardware Information This page provides information about the hardware devices on this motherboard. Contact Us Check the contacts information of the GIGABYTE headquarter in Taiwan and the overseas branch offices on the last page of this manual. - 51 - Drivers Installation...

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  • Page 53: Xpress Recovery2, Chapter 4 Unique Features

    Chapter 4 Unique Features Xpress Recovery2 Xpress Recovery2 is a utility that allows you to quickly compress and back up your system data and perform restoration of it. Supporting NTFS, FAT32, and FAT16 file systems, Xpress Recovery2 can back up data on PATA and SATA hard drives and restore it. Before You Begin: •...

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    Recovery2 (10 GB or more is recommended; actual size requirements vary, depending on the amount of data) (Figure 2). Figure 2 Figure 1 3. Select a file system (for example, NTFS) and begin the installation of the operating system (Figure 3). Figure 3 GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 54 -...

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    4. After the operating system is installed, right-click the My Computer icon on your desktop and select Manage (Figure 4). Go to Computer Management to check disk allocation. Xpress Recovery2 will save the backup file to the unallocated space (black stripe along the top)(Figure 5). Please note that if there is no enough unallocated space, Xpress Recovery2 cannot save the backup file.

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    Xpress Recovery2 will begin the backup process (Figure 11). Figure 10 Figure 11 3. When finished, go to Disk Management to check disk allocation. Xpress Recovery2 will automatically create a new partition to store the backup image file. Figure 12 GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 56 -...

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    D. Using the Restore Function in Xpress Recovery2 Select RESTORE to restore the backup to your hard drive in case the system breaks down. The RESTORE option will not be present if no backup is created before (Figure 13, 14). Figure 14 Figure 13 E.

  • Page 58: Bios Update Utilities, Updating The Bios With The Q-flash Utility

    Copyright (C) 1984-2007, Award Software, Inc. M61PME-S2 D1a <DEL>: BIOS Setup/Q-Flash <F9>: XpressRecovery2 <F12>: Boot Menu <End>: Qflash 12/17/2007-NV-MCP61-6A61KG09C-00 Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, please do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 58 -...

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    B. Updating the BIOS When updating the BIOS, choose the location where the BIOS file is saved. The follow procedure assumes that you save the BIOS file to a floppy disk. Step 1: 1. Insert the floppy disk containing the BIOS file into the floppy disk drive. In the main menu of Q- Flash, use the up or down arrow key to select Update BIOS from Drive and press <Enter>.

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    Load Optimized Defaults Press <Y> to load BIOS defaults Step 6: Select Save & Exit Setup and then press <Y> to save settings to CMOS and exit BIOS Setup. The procedure is complete after the system restarts. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 60 -...

  • Page 61: Updating The Bios With The @bios Utility

    4-2-2 Updating the BIOS with the @BIOS Utility A. Before You Begin: 1. In Windows, close all applications and TSR (Terminate and Stay Resident) programs. This helps prevent unexpected failures when performing a BIOS update. 2. During the BIOS update process, ensure the Internet connection is stable and do NOT interrupt the Internet connection (for example, avoid a power loss or switching off the Internet).

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    BIOS file could result in an unbootable system. Step 4: As the system boots, press <Delete> to enter the BIOS Setup program. Select Load Optimized Defaults and press <Enter> to load BIOS defaults. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 62 -...

  • Page 63: Easytune 5

    EasyTune 5 EasyTune 5, an easy-to-use and convenient system overclocking and management tool, lets you do overclock and overvoltage in Windows environment, eliminating the need to enter the BIOS Setup program. EasyTune 5 provides the following functions : overclocking/overvoltage, C.I.A./ (Note 1) M.I.B.

  • Page 64: Windows Vista Readyboost

    • The USB flash drive must have at least 256 MB of space. • The recommended amount of memory to use for ReadyBoost acceleration is one to three times the amount of RAM installed in your computer. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 64 -...

  • Page 65: Configuring Sata Hard Drive(s), Configuring The Onboard Sata Controller, Chapter 5 Appendix

    Chapter 5 Appendix Configuring SATA Hard Drive(s) To configure SATA hard drive(s), follow the steps below: A. Install SATA hard drive(s) in your computer. B. Configure SATA controller mode in BIOS Setup. C . Configure a RAID array in RAID BIOS. (Note) D.

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    The BIOS Setup menus described in this section may differ from the exact settings for your motherboard. The actual BIOS Setup menu options you will see shall depend on the motherboard you have and the BIOS version. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 66 -...

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    C. Configuring RAID set in RAID BIOS Enter the RAID BIOS setup utility to configure a RAID array. For a non-RAID configuration, please skip this step and proceed to the installation of Windows operating system. Step 1: After the POST memory test begins and before the operating system boot begins, look for a message which says "Press <F10>...

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    [N] NO Clear disk data ? 1.0.M ST3120026AS 111.79GB [ ] Add 1.1.M ST3120026AS 111.79GB [Y] YES [N] NO [ ] Del [ESC] Quit [F6] Back [F7] Finish [TAB] Navigate ] Select [ENTER] Popup Figure 6 GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 68 -...

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    After that, the Array List screen appears, displaying the RAID array that you have created (Figure 7). MediaShield Utility Nov 20 2006 - Array List - Boot Status Vendor Array Model Name Healthy NVIDIA STRIPE 223.57G [Ctrl-X] Exit ] Select [B] Set Boot [N] New Array [ENTER] Detail...

  • Page 70: Making A Sata Raid Driver Diskette (for Windows Xp And 2000)

    Use an alternative system and insert the motherboard driver disk. From your optical drive folder, double click the MENU.exe file in the BootDrv folder (Figure 3). A command prompt window will open similar to that in Figure 2. Figure 3 GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 70 -...

  • Page 71: Installing The Sata Raid Driver And Operating System

    5-1-3 Installing the SATA RAID Driver and Operating System Now that you have prepared the SATA RAID driver diskette for Windows XP/2000 and configured the required BIOS settings, you are ready to install the operating system onto your hard drive(s). Please note that installation of Windows Vista does not require you to install the RAID driver during the OS installation process.

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    S=Specify Additional Device Enter=Continue F3=Exit Figure 4 If a message appears saying one or some file(s) cannot be found, please check the floppy disk or copy the correct SATA RAID driver again from the motherboard driver disk. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 72 -...

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    When the screen as shown below appears, press <Enter> to continue the driver installation from the floppy disk. The driver installation will be finished in about one minute. Windows Setup Setup will load support for the following mass storage device(s): NVIDIA RAID CLASS DRIVER (required) NVIDIA nForce Storage Controller (required) * To specify additional SCSI adapters, CD-ROM drives, or special...

  • Page 74: Configuring Audio Input And Output, Configuring 2/4/5.1-channel Audio

    Refer to the following for multi-channel speaker configurations. • 2-channel audio: Headphone or Line out. • 4-channel audio: Front speaker out and Rear speaker out. • 5.1-channel audio: Front speaker out, Rear speaker out, and Center/Subwoofer speaker out. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 74 -...

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    Step 2: Click the Audio I/O tab. In the speaker list on the left, select 2CH Speaker, 4CH Speaker, or 6CH Speaker according to the type of speaker configura- tion you wish to set up. Step 3: The pictures to the right show the 2-, 4-, 5.1-channel 2-Channel Speakers: speaker configurations.

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    D. Muting the Back Panel Audio (For HD Audio Only): Click the tool icon on the Audio I/O tab. On the Connector Settings box, select the Mute rear panel output when front headphone plugged in check box. Click OK to complete. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 76 -...

  • Page 77: Installing The S/pdifout Cable (optional)

    5-2-2 Installing the S/PDIFOut Cable (Optional) The S/PDIF out cable provides S/PDIF out functionalities. Optical Coaxial S/PDIF Out S/PDIFOut S/PDIF out: The S/PDIF out jacks can transmit audio signals to an external decoder for decoding to get the best audio quality. Install the S/PDIF in and out cable first if you want to output S/PDIF digital audio signals to an external decoder.

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    B. Configuring S/PDIF out: Click the tool icon in the DIGITAL section. In the S/PDIF Settings dialog box, select an output sam- pling rate and select (or disable) the output source. Click OK to complete the configuration. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 78 -...

  • Page 79: Configuring Microphone Recording

    5-2-3 Configuring Microphone Recording Step 1: After installing the audio driver, the Audio Manager icon will appear in your system tray. Double-click the icon to access the Audio Control Panel. Step 2: Connect your microphone to the Mic in jack (pink) on the back panel or the Line in jack on the front panel.

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    Do NOT mute the recording sound, or you will not hear any sound when playing back the recording you just made. Select Realtek HD Audio Input in the Mixer device list Recording Control GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 80 -...

  • Page 81: Using The Sound Recorder

    Step 6: To raise the recording and playing sound for the microphone, go to Options in Master Volume and select Advanced Controls. Click the Advanced button under a volume control option (e.g. Front Green In, Front Pink In). In the Other Controls field, select the 1 Microphone Boost check box.

  • Page 82: Troubleshooting, Frequently Asked Questions

    1 long, 2 short: Monitor or graphics card error 1 long, 3 short: Keyboard error 1 long, 9 short: BIOS ROM error Continuous long beeps: Graphics card not inserted properly Continuous short beeps: Power error GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 82 -...

  • Page 83: Troubleshooting Procedure

    5-3-2 Troubleshooting Procedure If you encounter any troubles during system startup, follow the troubleshooting procedure below to solve the problem. START Turn off the power. Remove all peripherals, connecting cables, and power cord etc. Make sure the motherboard does not short-circuit with the chassis Isolate the short circuit.

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    If the procedure above is unable to solve your problem, contact the place of purchase or local dealer for help. Or go to the Support\Technical Service Zone page to submit your question. Our customer service staff will reply you as soon as possible. GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 84 -...

  • Page 85: Regulatory Statements

    Regulatory Statements Regulatory Notices This document must not be copied without our written permission, and the contents there of must not be imparted to a third party nor be used for any unauthorized purpose. Contravention will be prosecuted. We believe that the information contained herein was accurate in all respects at the time of printing. GIGABYTE cannot, however, assume any responsibility for errors or omissions in this text.

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    "end of life" products, and generally improve our quality of life by ensuring that potentially hazardous substances are not released into the environment and are disposed of properly. China Restriction of Hazardous Substances Table The following table is supplied in compliance with China's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (China RoHS) requirements: GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard - 86 -...

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