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  • Page 1 E3M-ET V5...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety information ...................... iv About this guide ......................iv Package contents ....................... vi E3M-ET V5 specifications summary ................. vi Chapter 1 Product introduction Before you proceed ..................1-1 Motherboard overview ................. 1-1 Central Processing Unit (CPU) ..............1-9 System memory ..................1-10...
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Safety information Electrical safety • To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before relocating the system. • When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device.
  • Page 5: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer.
  • Page 6: Package Contents

    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. Please refer to Memory QVL for details. ** Refer to for the latest Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List). *** The maximum memory frequency supported varies by processor.
  • Page 7: Asus Exclusive Features

    - ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 4 Phase digital power design - ASUS DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention - ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O - 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability Superb Performance...
  • Page 8 ® Windows 7 (64-bit/32-bit)* ® *Please refer to ASUS website and download “Windows® 7 installation guide” and “ASUS EZ installer” to install Windows® 7. Form factor uATX form factor: 8.9 in x 7.3 in (22.6 cm x 18.5 cm) Specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 9: Before You Proceed

    ® C232 PCIEX1_2 128Mb BIOS 887-VD2 USB3_12 SATA6G_6 SATA6G_5 SATA6G_4 AAFP USB910 USB1112 F_PANEL Unplug the power cord before installing or removing the motherboard. Failure to do so can cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components. ASUS E3M-ET V5...
  • Page 10: Layout Contents

    PIN 1 • If you are uncertain about the minimum power supply requirement for your system, refer to the Recommended Power Supply Wattage Calculator at PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us for details. CPU and chassis fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN, 4-pin CHA_FAN) Connect the fan cables to the fan connectors on the motherboard, ensuring that the black wire of each cable matches the ground pin of the connector.
  • Page 11 ATX power button/soft-off button (2-pin PWR_BTN) This connector is for the system power button. • Reset button (2-pin RESET) This 2-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted reset button for system reboot without turning off the system power. ASUS E3M-ET V5...
  • Page 12 USB 3.0 connector (20-1 pin USB3_12) USB3_12 This connector allows you to connect a USB 3.0 module for additional USB 3.0 front or rear panel ports. With an installed USB 3.0 module, you can enjoy all the benefits of USB 3.0 including faster data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, faster charging time for PIN 1 USB-chargeable devices, optimized power efficiency and backward...
  • Page 13 SCSI cards, and other cards that comply with the PCI Express specifications. PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slot This motherboard supports one PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 graphic card that complies with the PCI Express specifications. ASUS E3M-ET V5...
  • Page 14: Irq Assignments For This Motherboard

    IRQ assignments for this motherboard PCIE x16 shared PCIE x1_1 shared PCIE x1_2 shared shared shared XHCI shared SATA shared HD Audio shared When using PCI cards on shared slots, ensure that the drivers support “Share IRQ” or that the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Otherwise, conflicts will arise between the two PCI groups, making the system unstable and the card inoperable.
  • Page 15: Rear Panel Connectors

    5.1-channel, and 7.1-channel configurations, the function of this port becomes Front Speaker Out. Microphone port (pink). This port connects a microphone. To configure a 7.1-channel audio output: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support a 7.1-channel audio output. ASUS E3M-ET V5...
  • Page 16 Audio 2.1, 4.1, 5.1 or 7.1-channel configuration Headset Port 4.1-channel 5.1-channel 7.1-channel 2.1-channel Light Blue Line In Rear Speaker Out Rear Speaker Out Rear Speaker Out (Rear panel) Lime (Rear panel) Line Out Front Speaker Out Front Speaker Out Front Speaker Out Pink (Rear panel) Mic In Mic In...
  • Page 17: Central Processing Unit (Cpu)

    PnP cap/socket contacts/motherboard components. • Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes with the cap on the LGA1151 socket.
  • Page 18: System Memory

    • For system stability, use a more efficient memory cooling system to support a full memory load (2 DIMMs). • Refer to for the latest Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List) 1-10 Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 19: Installing A Dimm

    Installing a DIMM To remove a DIMM ASUS E3M-ET V5 1-11...
  • Page 20: Chapter 2 Bios Information

    Managing and updating your BIOS Save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS file to a USB flash disk in case you need to restore the BIOS in the future. Copy the original motherboard BIOS using the ASUS Update utility.
  • Page 21: Asus Ez Flash

    2.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 3 The ASUS EZ Flash 3 feature allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility. • Ensure that you load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select the Load Optimized Defaults item under the Exit menu. See section 2.3 Exit Menu for details.
  • Page 22: Asus Crashfree Bios 3 Utility

    2.1.3 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the BIOS file when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can restore a corrupted BIOS file using the motherboard support DVD or a USB flash drive that contains the updated BIOS file.
  • Page 23 On the BIOS Updater screen, press <Tab> to switch from Files panel to Drives panel then select D:. ASUSTeK BIOS Updater for DOS V1.30 [2014/01/01] Current ROM Update ROM BOARD: E3M-ET V5 BOARD: Unknown VER: 0204 (H :00 B :00)
  • Page 24: Bios Setup Program

    The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen. Visit the ASUS website at to download the latest BIOS file for this • motherboard.
  • Page 25 EZ Mode By default, the EZ Mode screen appears when you enter the BIOS setup program. The EZ Mode provides you an overview of the basic system information, and allows you to select the display language, system performance mode and boot device priority. To access the Advanced Mode, click Exit/Advanced Mode, then select Advanced Mode or press <F7>...
  • Page 26: Advanced Mode

    The Advanced Mode provides advanced options for experienced end-users to configure the BIOS settings. The figure below shows an example of the Advanced Mode. To access the EZ Mode, click Exit, then select ASUS EZ Mode or press <F7>. Q-Fan control...
  • Page 27: Menu Bar

    Menu bar The menu bar on top of the screen has the following main items: My Favorites For saving the frequently-used system settings and configuration Main For changing the basic system configuration Ai Tweaker For changing the overclocking settings Advanced For changing the advanced system settings For displaying the system temperature, power status, and changing the Monitor...
  • Page 28: Hot Keys

    Search on FAQ Move your mouse over this button to show a QR code. Scan this QR code with your mobile device to connect to the ASUS BIOS FAQ web page. You can also scan the QR code below. Scroll bar A scroll bar appears on the right side of a menu screen when there are items that do not fit on the screen.
  • Page 29: Exit Menu

    Exit menu The Exit menu items allow you to load the optimal default values for the BIOS items, and save or discard your changes to the BIOS items. You can access the EZ Mode from the Exit menu. Load Optimized Defaults This option allows you to load the default values for each of the parameters on the Setup menus.
  • Page 30: Appendices

    The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. ASUS E3M-ET V5...
  • Page 31: Canadian Department Of Communications Statement

    IC: Canadian Compliance Statement Complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications. This device complies with RSS 210 of Industry Canada. This Class B device meets all the requirements of the Canadian interference-causing equipment regulations. This device complies with Industry Canada license exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
  • Page 32 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials.
  • Page 33 Slovenščina AsusTek Inc. tukaj izjavlja, da je ta naprava skladna s di conformità CE. temeljnimi zahtevami in drugimi relevantnimi določili direktiv CE. Za več Русский Компания ASUS заявляет, что это устройство соответствует informacij glejte Izjavo CE o skladnosti. основным требованиям и другим соответствующим условиям...
  • Page 34: Asus Contact Information

    +1-510-739-3777 +1-510-608-4555 Web site Technical Support Support fax +1-812-284-0883 Telephone +1-812-282-2787 Online support ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959931 Web site Online contact Technical Support Telephone +49-2102-5789555 Support Fax...
  • Page 35 Appendices...