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ASUS Z87-WS User Manual

ASUS Z87-WS User Manual (186 pages)

Brand: ASUS | Category: Motherboard | Size: 18.4 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Information7................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Safety7................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide8................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions Used In This Guide9................................................................................................................................................................
Package Contents15................................................................................................................................................................
Special Features17................................................................................................................................................................
Product Highlights17................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Smart Response Technology18................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Smart Connect Technology18................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Rapid Start Technology18................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Layout Contents26................................................................................................................................................................
Central Processing Unit (cpu)27................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory28................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Configurations29................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Slots31................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Buttons And Switches33................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Leds39................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Connectors47................................................................................................................................................................
Building Your Pc System57................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Installation59................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Heatsink And Fan Assembly Installation60................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Installation62................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Device Connection64................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Card Installation66................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Items79................................................................................................................................................................
Submenu Items79................................................................................................................................................................
Scroll Bar79................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation Keys79................................................................................................................................................................
General Help79................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Fields79................................................................................................................................................................
My Favorites80................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu81................................................................................................................................................................
Administrator Password82................................................................................................................................................................
Ai Tweaker Menu83................................................................................................................................................................
Dram Timing Control86................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Power Management91................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu98................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Configuration99................................................................................................................................................................
Pch Configuration102................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Configuration103................................................................................................................................................................
System Agent Configuration105................................................................................................................................................................
Dmi Configuration106................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Configuration106................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Configuration107................................................................................................................................................................
Platform Misc Configuration108................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Devices Configuration109................................................................................................................................................................
Network Stack112................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Menu113................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Menu116................................................................................................................................................................
Secure Boot119................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Frequency136................................................................................................................................................................
Gpu Boost137................................................................................................................................................................
Digi+ Power Control140................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Xpert 2142................................................................................................................................................................
Usb 3.0 Boost145................................................................................................................................................................
Network Icontrol146................................................................................................................................................................
Info Screen147................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Department Of Communications Statement182................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Equipment Notices183................................................................................................................................................................
Asus Contact Information185................................................................................................................................................................