About this guide
This guide provides general information and installation instructions about the ASUS Vintage
V-Series P8H61E 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
V-Series P8H61E. The chapter lists the system features, including introduction on the
front and rear panel, and internal components.
Chapter 2: Starting up
This chapter helps you power up the system and install drivers and utilities from the
Chapter 3: Motherboard info
This chapter gives information about the motherboard that comes with the system. This
chapter includes the motherboard layout, jumper settings, and connector locations.
Chapter 4: BIOS setup
This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus and
describes the BIOS parameters.
Conventions used in this guide
WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a
CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to
complete a task.
IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task.
NOTE: Tips and additional information to aid in completing a task.
Where to find more information
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software
The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS hardware and
software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information.
Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers,
that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not part of the