Pundit P1-PH1 Barebone System User Guide...
E2346 Revised Edition V2 February 2006 Copyright © 2006 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved. No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
Table of contents Notices ... vi Safety information ... vii About this guide ... viii System package contents ... x Chapter 1: System introduction 1.1 Welcome! ... 1-2 1.2 Front panel (external) ... 1-2 1.3 Front panel (internal) ... 1-3 1.4 Rear panel ...
Table of contents 2.9 Installing optical and storage drives ... 2-16 2.9.1 Optical and storage drives installation ... 2-16 2.9.2 Recommended optical drive dimension ... 2-18 2.10 Replacing the cover ... 2-20 2.11 Removing and reinstalling the foot stand ... 2-21 2.11.1 Installing the foot stand ...
Table of contents Chapter 5: BIOS setup 5.1 Managing and updating your BIOS ... 5-2 5.1.1 ASUS EZ Flash utility ... 5-2 5.1.2 Recovering the BIOS with CrashFree BIOS 2 ... 5-3 5.1.3 ASUS Update ... 5-5 5.2 BIOS Setup program ... 5-7 5.2.1 BIOS menu bar ...
Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.
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.
About this guide Audience This guide provides general information and installation instructions about the ASUS Book size barebone system. This guide is intended for experienced users and integrators with hardware knowledge of personal computers. How this guide is organized This guide contains the following parts: Chapter 1: System introduction This chapter gives a general description of the ASUS Book size barebone system.
Conventions used in this guide WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task. IMPORTANT: Information that you MUST follow to complete a task. NOTE: Tips and additional information to aid in completing a task.
System package contents Check your book size barebone system package for the following items. ASUS book size barebone system with: • ASUS motherboard • CPU fan and heatsink assembly • CompactFlash card reader • 3-in-1 storage card reader • PCI riser card •...
Chapter 1 This chapter gives a general description of the ASUS book size barebone system. The chapter lists the system features including introduction on the front and rear panel, and internal components.
Welcome! Thank you for choosing the ASUS book size barebone system! The ASUS book size barebone system is a union of power, design, and performance built on ASUS technology and innovation. Inside the elegant casing is the ASUS motherboard that supports Intel with up to 800MHz front side bus (FSB), and up to 2GB system memory.
Front panel (internal) The optical drive, storage card reader, and several I/O ports are located inside the front panel door. Open the front panel door by pressing the mark. Reset button . Press this button to reset the system. CF card slot .
Power supply unit. This is a 250W power supply unit. S-Video port connects a video cassette recorder, camcorder, or television with S-Video interface. TV-out port. This port connects a television. PS/2 mouse port Ethernet LAN port Network (LAN) through a network hub.
13. PS/2 keyboard port purple 6-pin connector is for a PS/2 keyboard. 14. Microphone port Microphone (pink) port connects a microphone. In 4/ 6-channel mode, the function of this port becomes Surround Speaker. 15. Line Out port . This Line Out (lime) port connects a headphone or a speaker.
Internal components The illustration below is the internal view of the system when you remove the cover. The installed components are labeled for your reference. Proceed to Chapter 2 for instructions on installing other system components. 1. Storage drive assembly 2.
Chapter 2 This chapter provides step-by-step instructions on how to install components in the system.
Preparation Before you proceed, make sure that you have all the components that you plan to install in the system. Basic components to install 1. Central processing unit (CPU) 2. DDR II Memory Module 3. Expansion card(s) 4. Hard disk drive 5.
2.3 Removing the cover To remove the cover: On the rear panel, locate the two screws that secure the cover to the chassis. Pull the cover slightly toward the rear panel until the cover tabs disengage from the chassis. ASUS Pundit P1-PH1 system Use a Phillips (cross) screw driver to remove the cover screws.
2.4 Removing the front panel cover To remove the front cover: Lift the front cover hooks outward until they disengage from the chassis. Carefully remove the front cover, then set it aside. 2.5 Removing the storage drive assembly Removing the storage drive assembly provides you more space when installing the CPU and the CPU fan and heatsink assembly.
2.6 Installing a CPU The motherboard comes with a surface mount LGA775 socket designed ® ® for Intel Pentium 4 processor in the 775-land package. 2.6.1 Removing the CPU fan and heatsink assembly The system package includes a pre-installed proprietary CPU fan and heatsink assembly to provide an efficient thermal solution to the CPU.
2.6.2 CPU installation To install the CPU: Locate the 775-pin CPU socket on the motherboard. ® CPU Socket 775 Before installing the CPU, make sure that the socket box is facing towards you and the load lever is on your left. Press the load lever with your thumb (A) and move it to the left (B) until it is released from the retention tab.
Lift the load lever in the direction of the arrow to a 135º angle. Lift the load plate with your thumb and forefinger to a 100º angle (A), then push the PnP cap from the load plate window to remove (B). Position the CPU over the socket, making sure that the gold triangle is on...
2.6.3 Reinstalling the CPU fan and heatsink assembly To reinstall the CPU fan and heatsink assembly: Position the CPU fan and heatsink assembly on top of the installed CPU. Hold down the heatsink lightly and twist each of the four screws with a Philips (cross) screwdriver just enough to attach the heatsink to the motherboard.
Installing memory modules 2.7.1 Overview The system motherboard has two DDR II DIMM sockets that support up to 2GB non-ECC PC5300/4200/3200 DDR II SDRAM DIMMs. Each DIMM socket is double-sided. Refer to the illustration below for the location of the DIMM sockets.
2.7.3 Qualified Vendor List The following table lists the DDR II 667 memory modules that have been tested and qualified for use with this motherboard. Size Vendor Model 256MB SAMSUNG M378T3253FZ0-CE6 512MB SAMSUNG M378T6453FZ0-CE6 1024MB Kingston KVR667D2N5/1G 512MB Hynix HYMP564U64AP8-Y5...
2.7.4 Installing a DIMM • Make sure to unplug the power supply before adding or removing DIMMs or other system components. Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components. • Reinstall the CPU fan and heatsink assembly before installing the DIMM(s) to avoid damaging the retaining clips of the DIMM sockets.
2.7.5 Removing a DIMM To remove a DIMM: Simultaneously press the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM. Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the retaining clips. The DIMM might get damaged when it flips out with extra force. Remove the DIMM from the socket.
2.8 Installing PCI cards In the future, you may need to install PCI cards to the system. The system motherboard has one PCI slot with a preinstalled PCI riser assembly that supports two PCI cards. Make sure to unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards.
Place the PCI riser asembly on a flat surface. Remove the bracket opposite the PCI slot you wish to use. Keep the screw for later use. Align the PCI card connector with the slot and press firmly until the card is completely seated on the slot.
2.8.3 Configuring an expansion card After installing the expansion card, configure the card by adjusting the software settings. 1. Turn on the system and change the necessary BIOS settings, if any. See Chapter 5 for information on BIOS setup. 2. Assign an IRQ to the card. Refer to the tables below. 3.
2.9 Installing optical and storage drives 2.9.1 Optical and storage drives installation The system supports one UltraATA 100/66 IDE or one Serial ATA hard disk drive. Configure your hard disk drive as Master device before installing it in the storage drive assembly. Refer to the HDD documentation on how to set the drive as a Master device.
To install a Serial ATA hard disk drive: Follow steps 1-3 of the previous section. Connect one end of the supplied 7-pin SATA cable to the connector at the back of the drive, then connect the other end to the SATA connector on the motherboard. See page 4-7 for the location of the Serial ATA connector.
2.9.2 Recommended optical drive dimension You must consider the following optical drive requirements when installing a new optical drive or replacing a defective one. We recommend that you install and use an ASUS optical drive on this system. Optical drive buttons The stop/eject button area of the DVD/CD-ROM drive should be less than or equal to 21.9 millimeters from the right edge of the drive.
Optical drive cover thickness and length The thickness of the optical drive front panel cover should be less than or equal to 7 millimeters and the length of the drive should be less than or equal to 208 millimeters. 208mm ASUS Pundit P1-PH1 system 2-19...
2.10 Replacing the cover After installing all system components and reconnecting all cables, replace the system cover by following these instructions. Replace the front panel cover by fastening its hooks to the chassis holes until they fit in place. Push the system cover toward the front panel until it fits in place.
2.11 Removing and reinstalling the foot stand The system comes with a removable foot stand for vertical desktop placement. Follow the instructions to remove or reinstall the foot stand. 2.11.1 Installing the foot stand To install the foot stand: Locate six tab holes on the bottom of the chassis.
2.11.2 Removing the foot stand To remove the foot stand: Lay the system upside down on a flat and stable surface. Locate the foot stand lock. Use your thumb to push the lock toward the rear panel until the foot stand tabs are released from the chassis holes.
2.12 Power supply unit information The system comes with a 250W power supply unit (PSU). 2.12.1 Voltage selector The PSU has a 115V/230V voltage selector switch located beside the power socket. Use this switch to select the appropriate voltage according to the voltage supply in your area.
2.12.2 Power supply specifications Input Characteristics Input Voltage Range Range 1 Range 2 Input Frequency Range Maximum Input ac Current Efficiency Current harmonic AC Inrush Current Output Characteristics Output Load Range Voltage 0.5A +12V -12V +3.3V 0.3A +5VSB Over-Voltage Protection (OVP) Output Voltage +3.3V +12V...
2.13 Connecting devices To the rear panel Line In Line Out PS/2 KB DVI-D Serial ASUS Pundit P1-PH1 system S-Video TV-out PS/2 Mouse RJ-45 Parallel 2-25...
To the front panel Audio Devices Camera Scanner Headphone 2-26 Chapter 2: Basic installation...
Chapter 3 This chapter helps you to power up and use the system for the first time. This part also provides information on how to install drivers and utilities from the support CD.
Installing an operating system The ASUS book size barebone system supports Windows operating systems (OS). Always install the latest OS version and corresponding updates so you can maximize the features of your book size barebone system. Because motherboard settings and hardware options vary, use the setup procedures presented in this chapter for general reference only.
3.3.2 Storage card slot A 3-in-1 storage card reader comes pre-installed in your ASUS book size barebone system. The storage card reader supports the following storage cards: ® • Memory Stick / Pro™ • Secure Digital™ • MultimediaCard 3-in-1 card reader 3.3.3 Optical drive If your system comes with an installed optical drive, follow these instructions...
3.4 Support CD information The support CD that came with the system contains useful software and several utility drivers that enhance the system features. • Screen display and driver options may not be the same for other operating system versions. •...
Realtek Audio Driver Click this item to install the Realtek Audio Driver. Realtek LAN Driver Click this item to install the Realtek LAN Driver. USB 2.0 Driver Click this item to install the USB 2.0 Driver. 3.4.3 Utilities The Utilities tab displays the applications and softwares that the motherboard supports.
ASUS Screensaver This item installs the ASUS Screensaver. ADOBE Acrobat Reader V7.0 ® ® ® This item installs the Adobe Acrobat Reader . The Acrobat Acrobat ® Reader software is for viewing files saved in Portable Document Format (PDF). Microsoft DirectX 9.0c ®...
3.4.5 Other information The icons on the top right side of the screen give additional information on the motherboard and the contents of the support CD. Click an icon to display the specified information. Motherboard info Motherboard info Motherboard info Motherboard info Motherboard info Displays the general specifications of the motherboard.
Technical support form Technical support form Technical support form Technical support form Technical support form Displays the ASUS Technical Support Request Form that you have to fill out when requesting technical support. Filelist Filelist Filelist Filelist Filelist Displays the contents of the support CD and a brief description of each in text format.
Chapter 4 This chapter gives information about the motherboard that comes with the system. This chapter includes the motherboard layout, jumper settings, and connector locations.
Introduction The ASUS motherboard comes already installed in the ASUS book size barebone system. This chapter provides technical information about the motherboard for future upgrades or system reconfiguration. 4.2 Motherboard layout EATXPWR PS/2KBMS T: Mouse PCI1 B: Keyboard LAN_USB12 RTL8100C CH7307C COM1 TVOUT...
4.3 Jumper Clear RTC RAM (CLRTC) This jumper allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS. You can clear the CMOS memory of date, time, and system setup parameters by erasing the CMOS RTC RAM data. The RAM data in CMOS, that include system setup information such as system passwords, is powered by the onboard button cell battery.
4.4 Internal connectors This section describes and illustrates the connectors on the motherboard. See section “1.4 Rear panel” for the description of the rear panel connectors. USB connector (10-1 pin USB34) If the rear panel USB 2.0 ports are inadequate, a USB header is available at midboard to accommodate two additional USB ports.
LED connector (6-pin LED_CON) This connector supports the Power and HDD activity LEDs in the system front panel. ® LED connector ATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR, 4-pin ATX12V) These connectors are for the 24-pin and 4-pin power plugs from the power supply unit.
IDE connector (40-1 pin PRI_IDE) This connector is for an Ultra DMA 133/100/66 signal cable. The Ultra DMA 133/100/66 signal cable has three connectors: a blue connector for the primary IDE connector on the motherboard, a black connector for an Ultra DMA 133/100/66 IDE slave device (optical drive/hard disk drive), and a gray connector for an Ultra DMA 133/100/66 IDE master device (hard disk drive).
Serial ATA connector (7-pin SATA1) This next generation connector supports the thin Serial ATA cable for a Serial ATA hard disk drive. The current Serial ATA interface allows up to 150 MB/s data transfer rate, faster than the standard parallel ATA with 133 MB/s (Ultra ATA 133).
Internal audio connectors (4-pin AUX, CD) These connectors allow you to receive stereo audio input from sound sources such as a optical drive, TV tuner, or MPEG card. ® Internal audio connectors CPU fan connector (3-pin CPU_FAN) The fan connectors support the proprietary CPU fan. Connect the fan cable to the connector matching the black wire to the ground pin.
Chapter 5 This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus and describes the BIOS parameters.
Managing and updating your BIOS The following utilities allow you to manage and update the motherboard Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) setup. ASUS EZ Flash (Updates the BIOS using a flash disk during POST.) CrashFree BIOS 2 (Updates the BIOS using the support CD when the BIOS gets corrupted.) ASUS Update (Updates the BIOS in Windows Refer to the corresponding section for each utility.
EZFlash starting BIOS update Checking for USB floppy... Insert the flash disk that contains the BIOS file to a USB port. (If using a floppy disk, make sure it is inside the USB floppy drive and the USB cable is connected to a USB port) . When the correct BIOS file is found, EZ Flash performs the BIOS update process and automatically reboots the system when done.
To recover the BIOS from the support CD: Make sure the optical drive is set as secondary master device when recovering the BIOS using the support CD. Boot the system. When a corrupted BIOS is detected, the following screen message appears.
5.1.3 ASUS Update The ASUS Update is a utility that allows you to update the motherboard ® BIOS in Windows environment. This utility is available in the support CD that comes with the motherboard package. ASUS Update requires an Internet connection either through a network or an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If you selected updating/downloading from the Internet, select the ASUS FTP site nearest you to avoid network traffic, or choose Auto Select. Click Next. From the FTP site, select the BIOS version that you wish to download. Click Next. Follow the instructions on the succeeding screens to complete the update process.
5.2 BIOS Setup program This motherboard supports a programmable Firmware Hub (FWH) that you can update using the provided utility described in section “5.1 Managing and updating your BIOS.” Use the BIOS Setup program when you are installing a motherboard, reconfiguring your system, or prompted to “Run Setup.”...
5.2.1 BIOS menu bar The top of the screen has a menu bar with the following selections: M A I N M A I N M A I N M A I N M A I N Use this menu to make changes to the basic system configuration.
General help In addition to the Item Specific Help window, the BIOS setup program also provides a General Help screen. You may launch this screen from any menu by simply pressing <F1>. The General Help screen lists the legend keys and their corresponding functions. Saving changes and exiting the Setup program See “5.7 Exit Menu”...
5.3 Main Menu When you enter the Setup program, the following screen appears. System Time System Date Primary IDE Master Primary IDE Slave First SATA Master HDD SMART Monitoring [Disabled] Installed Memory Usable Memory 5.3.1 System Time [xx:xx:xx] Sets the system to the time that you specify (usually the current time). The format is hour, minute, second.
5.3.3 Primary IDE Master/Slave; First SATA Master IDE Primary Master Primary IDE Master Access Mode Capacity Cylinder Head Sector PIO Mode UDMA Mode Transfer Mode Primary IDE Master [Auto] Select [Auto] to automatically detect an IDE hard disk drive. If automatic detection is successful, Setup automatically fills in the correct values for the remaining fields on this sub-menu.
UDMA Mode [Auto] Ultra DMA capability allows improved transfer speeds and data integrity for compatible IDE devices. Set to [Disabled] to suppress Ultra DMA capability. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto] 5.3.4 HDD SMART Monitoring [Disabled] This option allows you to enable or disable the HDD SMART Monitoring function.
5.4 Advanced Menu The Advanced menu items allow you to change the settings for the CPU and other system devices. Take caution when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect field values may cause the system to malfunction. CPU Configuration Chipset PCIPnP...
Limit CPUID MaxVal [Disable] This option allows you to enable or disable the Limit CPUID MaxVal. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Execute Disable Bit [Enabled] This option allows you to enable or disable the Execute Disable Bit. When set to [Disabled], the BIOS forces the XD feature flag to always return to 0. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] 5.4.2 Chipset configuration The items in this menu show the chipset configuration settings.
Memory Hole [Disable] This option allows you to enable or disable the Memory Hole at 15M-16M. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] System BIOS Cacheable [Disable] This option allows you to enable or disable the System BIOS Cacheable function. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] 5.4.3 PCIPnP The items in this menu show the PCIPnP configuration settings.
5.4.4 Onboard device configuration The items in this menu show the onboard device configuration settings. Select an item then press <Enter> to display a pop-up menu with the configuration options. Onboard Device Configuration Onboard IEEE 1394 Onboard LAN OnChip IDE Device Onboard Device Primary Display Adapter Onboard LAN Boot ROM...
South OnChip PCI Device Onboard Device Onboard AC97 Audio Onboard Chip SATA Onboard AC97 Audio [Auto] Setting to [Auto] allows the BIOS to detect whether you are using any audio device. If an audio device is detected, the onboard audio controller is enabled.
5.4.5 USB configuration The items in this menu show the USB configuration settings. Select an item then press <Enter> to display a pop-up menu with the configuration options. USB Configuration USB Controller USB EHCI Controller USB Legacy Support USB Controller [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the USB controller.
5.5 Power menu The Power menu items allow you to change the settings for the Advanced Power Management (APM). Select an item then press Enter to display the configuration options. ACPI Suspend Type ACPI APIC Support APM Configuration Hardware Monitor ACPI Suspend Type [S1 &...
5.5.1 APM configuration This menu shows the Advanced Power Management (APM) configuration settings. Select an item then press <Enter> to display a pop-up menu with the configuration options. APM Configuration Power Up By Ring Power Up By PS/2 Mouse Power Up By PS/2 Keyboard Restore on AC Power Loss x Power On By Button Video Off Option...
Video Off Option [Suspend -> Off] This item determines when to activate the video off feature to monitor power management. Configuration options: [Always On] [Suspend -> Off] Power Up On PCI Devices [Disabled] When set to [Enabled], this parameter allows you to turn on the system through a PCI modem.
5.5.2 Hardware Monitor Hardware Monitor Q-Fan Controller Vcore Voltage 3.3V Voltage 5V Voltage 12V Voltage CPU Temperature M/B Temperature CPU FAN Speed Q-Fan Controller [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the ASUS Q-Fan feature that smartly adjusts the CPU or chassis fan speed for more efficient system operation. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] VCORE Voltage 3.3V Voltage...
5.6 Boot menu The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options. Select an item then press Enter to display the sub-menu. Boot Device Priority Removable Drives Hard Disk Drives CDROM Drives Boot Settings Configuration Security 5.6.1 Boot device priority Boot Device Priority 1st Boot Device 2nd Boot Device...
5.6.2 Removable drives Removable Drives 1. Ai-Flash 5.6.3 Hard disk drives Hard Disk Drives 1. 1st Master: HDS7288080PLAT20 5-24 Select Menu Item Specific Help Use <up> or <down> arrow to select a device, then press <+> to move it up, or <->...
5.6.4 CD-ROM drives CDROM Drives 1. 1st Slave: ASUS CD-S360 ASUS Pundit P1-PH1 system Select Menu Item Specific Help Use <up> or <down> arrow to select a device, then press <+> to move it up, or <-> to move it down the list.
5.6.5 Boot Settings Configuration Boot Settings COnfiguration Quick Boot Boot Num-Lock Typematic Rate Setting x Typematic Rate (Chars/Sec) 6 x Typematic Delay (Msec) Full Screen LOGO Halt On Quick Boot [Enabled] Enabling this item allows the BIOS to skip some power on self tests (POST) while booting to decrease the time needed to boot the system.
Full Screen Logo [Enabled] This allows you to enable or disable the full screen logo display feature. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] Make sure that the Full Screen Logo item is set to [Enabled] if you wish to use the ASUS MyLogo2™ feature. Halt On [All, But Keyboard] Sets the system to halt on errors according to the system functions specified in each option.
Supervisor Password [Clear] Supervisor Password [Clear] Supervisor Password [Clear] Supervisor Password [Clear] Supervisor Password [Clear] User Password [Clear] User Password [Clear] User Password [Clear] User Password [Clear] User Password [Clear] These fields allow you to set passwords. To set a password: Highlight an item then press <Enter>.
Exit menu The Exit menu items allow you to load the BIOS setup default settings, save or discard any changes you made, or exit the Setup utility. Exit & Save Changes Exit & Discard Changes Load Setup Default Discard Changes Pressing <Esc>...
Load Setup Defaults This option allows you to load the default values for each of the parameters on the Setup menus. When you select this option or if you press <F5>, a confirmation window appears. Select [YES] to load the default values.