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  • Page 1 E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • 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 Notices Safety information ..................vii About this guide ..................vii E35M1-I DELUXE specifications summary ..........ix Chapter 1: Product introduction Before you proceed ..............1-1 Motherboard overview ..............1-2 1.2.1 Motherboard layout ............1-2 1.2.2 Layout contents ............... 1-2 Central Processing Unit (CPU) ...........
  • Page 4 Contents Main menu .................. 2-10 2.3.1 System Language ............2-11 2.3.2 System Date ..............2-11 2.3.3 System Time ..............2-11 2.3.4 Security ................2-11 Ai Tweaker menu ................ 2-12 2.4.1 Ai Overclock Tuner ............2-13 2.4.2 Memory Frequency ............2-13 2.4.3 OC Tuner ..............2-13 2.4.4 DRAM Timing Control ...........
  • Page 5 Contents 2.7.5 Boot Option Priorities ............ 2-22 2.7.6 Boot Override ..............2-22 Tools menu ................. 2-23 2.8.1 ASUS EZ Flash Utility ........... 2-23 2.8.2 ASUS O.C. Profile ............2-23 Exit menu ..................2-24...
  • Page 6: Notices

    Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at DO NOT throw the motherboard in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling.
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Safety information Electrical safety • To prevent electric shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electric 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 8: 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 9: E35M1-I Deluxe Specifications Summary

    2 x DIMM, maximum 8GB, DDR3 1066 / 800 MHz, non-ECC, un-buffered memory Single-channel memory architecture Refer to for the latest Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List). ** When you install a total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operating system may only recognize less ®...
  • Page 10 E35M1-I DELUXE specifications summary Internal connectors/ 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 connectors support additional 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports switches (20-1 pin) 2 x USB 2.0 connectors support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports 1 x CPU fan connector 1 x Chassis fan connector 1 x Chassis intrusion connector 5 x SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Product Introduction

    Chapter 1 Product introduction Thank you for buying an ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE motherboard! ® Before you start installing the motherboard, and hardware devices on it, check the items in your motherboard package. Refer to page x for the list of accessories.
  • Page 12: Motherboard Overview

    Clear RTC RAM (3-pin CLRTC) Standby power LED (SB_PWR) 1-18 Zacate™ 18W processor Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT) 1-12 ® DDR3 DIMM slots Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP) 1-13 System panel connector (10-1 pin F_PANEL) 1-14 ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • Page 13: Central Processing Unit (Cpu)

    DDR2 DIMM socket. DDR3 modules are developed for better performance with less power consumption. The figure illustrates the location of the DDR3 DIMM sockets: Channel Sockets Channel A DIMM1 and DIMM2 E35M1-I DELUXE 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 14: Memory Configurations

    2.4 Ai Tweaker menu for manual memory frequency adjustment. • For system stability, use a more efficient memory cooling system to support a full memory load (2 DIMMs) or overclocking condition. E35M1-I DELUXE Motherboard Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL) DDR3-1066 MHz capability DIMM socket Chip...
  • Page 15 DDR3-1333 MHz capability DIMM socket support Chip Vendors Part No. Size Chip NO. Timing Voltage (Optional) Brand 1 DIMM A-Data AD31333001GOU SS A-Data AD30908C8D-151C E0906 - • A-Data AD31333G001GOU 3GB(3 x 1GB) SS - 8-8-8-24 1.65-1.85V • A-Data AD31333002GOU DS A-Data AD30908C8D-151C E0903 - •...
  • Page 16 DDR3 1333MHz memory module will run at DDR3 1066MHz frequency as default. SS: Single-sided / DS: Double-sided DIMM support: • 1 DIMM: Supports one module inserted into any slot as single-channel memory configuration. Visit the ASUS website at for the latest QVL. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • Page 17: Expansion Slots

    Expansion slots In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following sub-sections describe the slots and the expansion cards that they support. Unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards. Failure to do so may cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components.
  • Page 18: Jumpers

    Normal Clear RTC (Default) E35M1-I DELUXE Clear RTC RAM To erase the RTC RAM: 1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord. 2. Move the jumper cap from pins 1-2 (default) to pins 2-3. Keep the cap on pins 2-3 for about 5-10 seconds, then move the cap back to pins 1-2.
  • Page 19: Connectors

    Bluetooth devices. • Under Windows 7 OS, to achieve the complete Bluetooth functions, download the latest ® Bluetooth driver from the ASUS support wedsite at • Bluetooth Electrical Specification: Bluetooth specification V3.0 compliant; Transmission rate up to 24 Mbps;...
  • Page 20: Lan Port Led Indications

    • USB 3.0 devices can only be used as data storage only. • We strongly recommend that you connect USB 3.0 devices to USB 3.0 ports for faster and better performance for your USB 3.0 devices. 1-10 ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • Page 21: Internal Connectors

    The system may become unstable or may not boot up if the power is inadequate. • If you are uncertain about the minimum power supply requirement for your system, refer to the Recommended Power Supply Wattage Calculator at http://support.asus. com/PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us for details. Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 22 • The CPU_FAN connector supports a CPU fan of maximum 2A (24 W) fan power. • Only the CPU_FAN connector supports the ASUS Q-Fan feature. Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT) This connector is for an additional Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) port. Connect the S/PDIF Out module cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis.
  • Page 23 Legacy AC’97 pin definition compliant definition E35M1-I DELUXE Front panel audio connector • We recommend that you connect a high-definition front panel audio module to this connector to avail of the motherboard’s high-definition audio capability. • If you want to connect a high-definition front panel audio module to this connector, set the Front Panel Type item in the BIOS setup to [HD].
  • Page 24: System Panel Connector

    PLED- IDE_LED+ PLED+ PIN 1 E35M1-I DELUXE System panel connector • System power LED (2-pin PLED) This 2-pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the chassis power LED cable to this connector. The system power LED lights up when you turn on the system power, and blinks when the system is in sleep mode.
  • Page 25 USB 3.0 bracket to the rear side of the chassis. If your chassis support customised front panel installation, with ASUS USB 3.0 header, you can have a front panel USB 3.0 solution.
  • Page 26: Onboard Switches

    To ensure system performance, turn the switch setting to Enable when the system is powered off. E35M1-I DELUXE Turbo Key II switch • The O2LED2 LED near the Turbo Key II switch lights when the switch setting is turned to Enable. Refer to section 1.9 Onboard LEDs for the exact location of the O2LED2 LED.
  • Page 27 If the installed DIMMs still fail to boot after the whole tuning process, the DRAM_LED lights continuously. Replace the DIMMs with ones recommended in the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists) in this user manual or on the ASUS website at
  • Page 28: Onboard Leds

    DRAM LED E35M1-I DELUXE DRAM LED Turbo Key II LED The Turbo Key II LED lights when the Turbo Key II switch is turned to Enable. O2LED2 E35M1-I DELUXE Turbo Key II LED 1-18 ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • Page 29: Software Support

    The contents of the Support DVD are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the ASUS website at for updates. To run the Support DVD Place the Support DVD to the optical drive.
  • Page 30: Chapter 2: Bios Information

    BIOS in the future. Copy the original motherboard BIOS using the ASUS Update utility. 2.1.1 ASUS Update utility The ASUS Update is a utility that allows you to manage, save, and update the motherboard BIOS in Windows environment. ®...
  • Page 31: Asus Ez Flash 2

    Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the updating process. 2.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility. Before you start using this utility, download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at
  • Page 32: 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 33: Asus Bios Updater

    2.1.4 ASUS BIOS Updater The ASUS BIOS Updater allows you to update BIOS in DOS environment. This utility also allows you to copy the current BIOS file that you can use as a backup when the BIOS fails or gets corrupted during the updating process.
  • Page 34 The BIOS Updater backup screen appears indicating the BIOS backup process. When BIOS backup is done, press any key to return to the DOS prompt. ASUSTek BIOS Updater for DOS V1.18 Current ROM Update ROM BOARD: E35M1-I DELUXE BOARD: Unknown VER: 0215 VER:...
  • Page 35: Updating The Bios File

    Select the Load Optimized Defaults item under the Exit menu. Refer to section 2.9 Exit menu for details. • Ensure to connect all SATA hard disk drives after updating the BIOS file if you have disconnected them. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • Page 36: 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 37: Bios Menu Screen

    Selects the boot device priority • The boot device options vary depending on the devices you installed to the system. • The Boot Menu(F8) button is available only when the boot device is installed to the system. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE...
  • Page 38: 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. Refer to the following sections for the detailed configurations. To access the EZ Mode, click Exit, then select ASUS EZ Mode. Back button Menu items...
  • Page 39: Main Menu

    Build Date 12/28/2010 CPU Information AMD Engineering Sample Speed 1600 MHz Memory Information Total Memory 1024 MB (DDR3) Speed 1066 MHz System Language English System Date [Mon 09/13/2010] System Time [16:46:15] Access Level Administrator > Security ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-10...
  • Page 40: System Language

    2.3.1 System Language [English] Allows you to choose the BIOS language version from the options. Configuration options: [English] 2.3.2 System Date [Day xx/xx/xxxx] Allows you to set the system date. 2.3.3 System Time [xx:xx:xx] Allows you to set the system time. 2.3.4 Security The Security menu items allow you to change the system security settings.
  • Page 41: Ai Tweaker Menu

    Enter: Select +/-: Change Opt. APU1.8V Voltage Auto F1: General Help F2: Previous Values APU1.05V Voltage Auto F5: Optimized Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit APU Spread Spectrum Auto Version 2.00.1201. Copyright (C) 2010 American Megatrends, Inc. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-12...
  • Page 42: Ai Overclock Tuner

    2.4.1 Ai Overclock Tuner [Auto] Allows you to select the CPU overclocking options to achieve the desired CPU internal frequency. Select any of these preset overclocking configuration options: [Auto] Loads the optimal settings for the system. [Manual] Allows you to individually set overclocking parameters. APU Frequency [XXX] This item appears only when you set the Ai Overclock Tuner item to [Manual].
  • Page 43: Vddnb Offset Mode Sign

    • The system may need better cooling system to work stably under high voltage settings. 2.4.11 APU Spread Spectrum [Auto] [Auto] Automatic configuration. [Disabled] Enhances the PCIE overclocking ability. [Enabled] Sets to [Enabled] for EMI control. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-14...
  • Page 44: Advanced Menu

    Advanced menu The Advanced menu items allow you to change the settings for the CPU and other system devices. Be cautious when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect field values can cause the system to malfunction. EFI BIOS Utility - Advanced Mode Exit Main Ai Tweaker...
  • Page 45: Sata Configuration

    [Enabled] Enables the support for USB 3.0 devices on legacy operating systems (OS). [Disabled] Disables the function. EHCI Hand-off [Disabled] [Enabled] Enables the support for operating systems without an EHCI hand-off feature. [Disabled] Disables the function. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-16...
  • Page 46: Nb Configuration

    2.5.4 NB Configuration IGFX Multi-Monitor [Disabled] Enables or disables the Internal Graphics Device Multi-Monitor support for add-on VGA devices. And the memory size of Internal Graphics Device will keep memory reserved. . And the memory size of Internal Graphics Device will keep memory reserved. Internal Graphics Device will keep memory reserved.
  • Page 47: Apm

    Enables PME wake from sleep states. Power On By RTC [Disabled] [Disabled] Disables RTC to generate a wake event. When set to [Enabled], the items RTC Alarm Date (Days) and Hour/ [Enabled] Minute/Second will become user-configurable with set values. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-18...
  • Page 48: Monitor Menu

    Monitor menu The Monitor menu displays the system temperature/power status, and allows you to change the fan settings. EFI BIOS Utility - Advanced Mode Exit Ai Tweaker Main Advanced Monitor Boot Tool CPU Temperature +45ºC / +113ºF +45ºC / +113ºF MB Temperature +34ºC / +93ºF CPU Fan Speed...
  • Page 49: Cpu Voltage, 3.3V Voltage, 5V Voltage, 12V Voltage

    The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects the voltage output through the onboard voltage regulators. Select Ignore if you do not want to detect this item. 2.6.5 Anti Surge Support [Enabled] This item allows you to enable or disable the Anti Surge function. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-20...
  • Page 50: Boot Menu

    [Enabled] Enables the full screen logo display feature. [Disabled] Disables the full screen logo display feature. Set this item to [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo 2™ feature. 2.7.3 Option ROM Messages [Force BIOS] [Force BIOS] The third-party ROM messages will be forced to display during the boot sequence.
  • Page 51: Boot Option Priorities

    • To select the boot device during system startup, press <F8> when ASUS Logo appears. • To access Windows OS in Safe Mode, do any of the following: - Press <F5>...
  • Page 52: Tools Menu

    > ASUS EZ Flash Utility > ASUS O.C. Profile 2.8.1 ASUS EZ Flash Utility Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 2. ASUS EZ Flash 2 screen appears. For more details, refer to section 2.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2. 2.8.2 ASUS O.C. Profile This item allows you to store or load multiple BIOS settings.
  • Page 53: Exit Menu

    This option allows you to enter the EZ Mode screen. Launch EFI Shell from filesystem device This option allows you to attempt to launch the EFI Shell application (shellx64.efi) from one of the available devices that have a filesystem. ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE 2-24...
  • Page 54: Asus Contact Information

    +1-510-739-3777 +1-510-608-4555 Web site Technical Support Telephone +1-812-282-2787 Support fax +1-812-284-0883 Online support ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959911 Web site Online contact Technical Support Telephone (Component) +49-1805-010923*...