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ASUS Z87-WS Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for ASUS Z87-WS

We have 1 ASUS Z87-WS manual available for free PDF download: User Manual

  • 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................................................................................................................................................................