Autonomous Core C-State
This item allows you to enable or disable Autonomous Core C-State Control.
Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]
Platform Misc Configuration
The items in this menu allow you to change the ASPM for PCH and SA PCI Express.
System Agent (SA) Configuration
The items in this menu allow you to adjust the Link Speed for PEG Port and Multi-Monitor.
The items in this menu allow you to adjust the PCH PCI Express speed.
PCI Express Configuration
This item allows you to configure the PCI Express slots.
This item allows your system to automatically select the PCI Express port speed.
Configuration options: [Auto] [Gen1 (2.5 GT/s)] [Gen2 (5 GT/s)] [Gen3 (8 GT/s)]
PCH Storage Configuration
While entering Setup, the BIOS automatically detects the presence of SATA devices. The
SATA Port items show Not Present if no SATA device is installed to the corresponding SATA
This item allows you to enable or disable the SATA Device.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
SATA Mode Selection
This item allows you to set the SATA configuration.
[Intel RST Premium
S.M.A.R.T. Status Check
SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a monitoring system that
shows a warning message during POST (Power-on Self Test) when an error occurs in the
Configuration options: [On] [Off]
Set to [AHCI] when you want the SATA hard disk drives to
use the AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface). The
AHCI allows the onboard storage driver to enable advanced
Serial ATA features that increases storage performance on
random workloads by allowing the drive to internally optimize
the order of commands.
Set to [Intel RST Premium (RAID)] when you want to create a
RAID configuration from the SATA hard disk drives.
Chapter 4: BIOS Setup