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ASUS Z87-WS User Manual

ASUS Z87-WS User Manual (186 pages)

Brand: ASUS | Category: Computer mainboard | Size: 18.4 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Special features17................................................................................................................................................................
Product highlights17................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS Workstation Exclusive Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with 4-Way Optimization20................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS Exclusive Features21................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution22................................................................................................................................................................
Other special features23................................................................................................................................................................
Motherboard overview24................................................................................................................................................................
Before you proceed24................................................................................................................................................................
Motherboard layout25................................................................................................................................................................
Central Processing Unit (CPU)27................................................................................................................................................................
System memory28................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion slots31................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard buttons and switches33................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard LEDs39................................................................................................................................................................
Internal connectors47................................................................................................................................................................
Building your PC system57................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS update utility67................................................................................................................................................................
Motherboard rear and audio connections69................................................................................................................................................................
Rear I/O connection69................................................................................................................................................................
Audio I/O connections71................................................................................................................................................................
Starting up for the first time73................................................................................................................................................................
Turning off the computer74................................................................................................................................................................
Knowing BIOS75................................................................................................................................................................
BIOS setup program76................................................................................................................................................................
EZ Mode77................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Mode78................................................................................................................................................................
My Favorites80................................................................................................................................................................
Main menu81................................................................................................................................................................
Ai Tweaker menu83................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced menu98................................................................................................................................................................
CPU Configuration99................................................................................................................................................................
PCH Configuration102................................................................................................................................................................
SATA Configuration103................................................................................................................................................................
System Agent Configuration105................................................................................................................................................................
USB Configuration107................................................................................................................................................................
Platform Misc Configuration108................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Devices Configuration109................................................................................................................................................................
Network Stack112................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor menu113................................................................................................................................................................
Boot menu116................................................................................................................................................................
Tools menu122................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS EZ Flash 2 Utility122................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS O.C. Profile122................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS SPD Information123................................................................................................................................................................
Exit menu124................................................................................................................................................................
Updating BIOS125................................................................................................................................................................
EZ Update125................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS EZ Flash 2126................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3127................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS BIOS Updater128................................................................................................................................................................
Running the support DVD131................................................................................................................................................................
Installing an operating system131................................................................................................................................................................
Support DVD information131................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining the software manuals132................................................................................................................................................................
AI Suite 3133................................................................................................................................................................
Software information133................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Intelligent Processors 4135................................................................................................................................................................
DIGI+ Power Control140................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Xpert 2142................................................................................................................................................................
USB 3.0 Boost145................................................................................................................................................................
Network iControl146................................................................................................................................................................
USB BIOS Flashback148................................................................................................................................................................
Ai Charger+149................................................................................................................................................................
USB Charger+151................................................................................................................................................................
System Information152................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS SSD Caching II154................................................................................................................................................................
Audio configurations156................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS Dr. Power Utility157................................................................................................................................................................
RAID definitions159................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Serial ATA hard disks160................................................................................................................................................................
Setting the RAID item in BIOS160................................................................................................................................................................
Intel ® Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM utility161................................................................................................................................................................
Creating a RAID driver disk without entering the OS165................................................................................................................................................................
Creating a RAID driver disk in Windows ®166................................................................................................................................................................
ATI ® CrossFireX™ technology167................................................................................................................................................................
Requirements167................................................................................................................................................................
Before you begin167................................................................................................................................................................
Installing two CrossFireX™ graphics cards168................................................................................................................................................................
Installing three CrossFireX™ graphics cards169................................................................................................................................................................
Installing four CrossFireX™ graphics cards170................................................................................................................................................................
Installing the device drivers171................................................................................................................................................................
NVIDIA ® SLI™ technology173................................................................................................................................................................
Installing two SLI-ready graphics cards174................................................................................................................................................................
Installing three SLI-ready graphics cards175................................................................................................................................................................
Installing four SLI-ready graphics cards176................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling the NVIDIA® SLI™ technology177................................................................................................................................................................
Installing CUDA-ready graphics cards179................................................................................................................................................................
Notices181................................................................................................................................................................
ASUS contact information185................................................................................................................................................................