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  • Page 1 ASUS Gaming Desktop PC ROG TYTAN CG8480 User Manual...
  • 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

    Connecting an HDTV ................... 4 Chapter 4 Using your computer Proper posture when using your Desktop PC..........4 Using the memory card reader ..............44 Using the optical drive ................. 45 Using the ASUS ROG U9N Gaming Keyboard ..........46...
  • Page 4 Contents Using the ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse ............. 47 Using the keyboard (on selected models only) ..........54 Chapter 5 Connecting to the Internet Wired connection ..................55 Wireless connection (on selected models only) ........... 60 Chapter 6 Using the utilities ASUS AI Suite II ...................
  • Page 5: Notices

    Notices 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 6: Canadian Department Of Communications Statement

    IC: Canadian Compliance Statement Complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications. This device complies with RSS 10 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 () this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
  • Page 7 RF Equipment Notices CE: European Community Compliance Statement The equipment complies with the RF Exposure Requirement 1999/519/EC, Council Recommendation of 1 July 1999 on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields (0–300 GHz). This wireless device complies with the R&TTE Directive. Wireless Radio Use This device is restricted to indoor use when operating in the 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency band.
  • Page 8: Safety Information

    Safety information Disconnect the AC power and peripherals before cleaning. Wipe the Desktop PC using a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water then remove any extra moisture with a dry cloth. •...
  • Page 9: 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 website www.asus.com. ASUS Local Technical Support Visit ASUS website at http://support.asus.com/contact for the contact information of local Technical Support Engineer.
  • Page 10: Package Contents

    • The illustrated items above are for reference only. Actual product specifications may vary with different models. • For details on using the bundled gaming keyboard and mouse, refer to sections Using the ASUS ROG Gaming Keyboard and Using the ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse.
  • Page 11: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    Chapter 1 Getting started Welcome! Thank you for purchasing the ASUS ROG TYTAN CG8480 Gaming Desktop PC! The ASUS ROG TYTAN CG8480 Desktop PC provides cutting-edge performance, uncompromised reliability, and user-centric utilities. All these values are encapsulated in a stunningly futuristic and stylish system casing.
  • Page 12 Power button. Press this button to turn on your computer. Secure Digital™ / MultiMediaCard slot. Insert a Secure Digital™ card or MultiMediaCard into this slot. Optical disk drive bay. There is an optical disk drive in this bay. Power LED. This LED lights up when you turn on your computer. Memory Stick™...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    USB 2.0 ports. These Universal Serial Bus .0 (USB .0) ports connect to USB .0 devices such as a mouse, printer, scanner, camera, PDA, and others. USB 3.0 ports, support ASUS USB 3.0 Boost UASP Mode. These Universal Serial Bus .0 (USB .0) ports connect to USB .0 devices such as a mouse, printer, scanner, camera, PDA, and others.
  • Page 14 DVI-D port. This port is for any DVI-D compatible device and is HDCP compliant allowing playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray, and other protected content. USB 3.0 ports support ASUS USB 3.0 Boost UASP Mode. Bottom port supports USB BIOS Flashback.
  • Page 15 Sound card ports (optional). These ports connect to your output devices such as microphones, headsets and speakers. ASUS Graphics Card (optional). The display output ports on this optional ASUS Graphics Card may vary with different models. Wifi Card (optional). An optional WLAN card allows your computer to connect to a wireless network.
  • Page 16: Setting Up Your Computer

    Connecting an external monitor Using the ASUS Graphics Card (on selected models only) Connect your monitor to the display output port on the discrete ASUS Graphics Card. To connect an external monitor using the ASUS Graphics Card: Connect a monitor to a display output port on the ASUS Graphics Card.
  • Page 17 MIC IN LINE OUT LINE IN • If your computer comes with an ASUS Graphics Card, the graphics card is set as the primary display device in the BIOS. Connect your monitor to a display output port on the graphics card.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connect a USB keyboard and a USB mouse to the USB ports on the rear panel of your computer. The pre-installed setup utility for the bundled ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse can be accessed only when connecting the mouse to your computer before starting Windows ®...
  • Page 19: Turning Your Computer On/off

    Turn the power switch ON, then press the power button on your computer. Power button Wait until the operating system loads automatically. For details on shutting down your Desktop PC, refer to the section Turning your Desktop PC OFF in Chapter . ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 20 Chapter 1: Getting started...
  • Page 21: Chapter 2 Using Windows

    Once you are done configuring the basic items, the Windows 8 video tutorial appears. ® Watch this tutorial to learn more about Windows 8 functionalities. ® For details on using Windows 8, refer to the next sections. ® ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 22: Using The Windows ® Ui

    Using the Windows ® The Windows User Interface (UI) is the tile-based display used in Windows 8. It includes ® ® the following features you can use while working on your Desktop PC. Start screen The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your user account. It helps organize all the programs and applications you need in just one place.
  • Page 23 Onscreen hotspots allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your Desktop PC. The functions in these hotspots can be activated using your mouse. Hotspots on a running app Hotspots on the Start screen Refer to the next page for the Hotspots’ functions. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 24 Hotspot Action upper left corner Hover your mouse pointer then click on the recent app’s thumbnail to go back to that app. Move your mouse pointer down to display all the running apps. lower left corner From a running app screen: Hover your mouse pointer then click on the Start screen’s thumbnail to go back to the Start screen.
  • Page 25: Working With Windows ® Apps

    Move your mouse pointer on the top side of the launched app then wait for the pointer to change to a hand icon. • Drag then drop the app to the bottom of the screen to close it. • From the running app’s screen, press <Alt> + <F4>. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 26 Accessing the All Apps screen From the All Apps screen, you can configure an apps settings or pin an app to the Start Screen or to the Desktop mode taskbar. Launching the All Apps screen Right-click on the Start screen or press + <Z>, and click the All Apps icon.
  • Page 27: Charm Bar

    Charm bar looks like once activated. Use your Desktop PC’s mouse or keyboard to launch the Charm bar. • Move your mouse pointer on the upper or lower right corner of the screen. • Press + <C>. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 28: Inside The Charm Bar

    Inside the Charm bar Search This tool allows you to look for files, applications, or programs in your Desktop PC. Share This tool allows you to share applications via social networking sites or email. Start This tool reverts the display back to the Start screen. From the Start screen, you can also use this to revert back to a recently opened app.
  • Page 29: Snap Feature

    + < . > to activate the Snap bar. The first app would automatically be placed in the smaller display area. Launch another app. This second app will automatically appear in the bigger display area. To switch between apps, press + <J>. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 30: Other Keyboard Shortcuts

    Other keyboard shortcuts Using your keyboard, you can also use the following shortcuts to help you launch applications and navigate Windows ® Switches between the Start screen and the last running app. Launches the desktop. + <D> Launches the Computer window on the desktop. + <E>...
  • Page 31: Turning Your Desktop Pc Off

    If your Desktop PC is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for at least four (4) seconds until your Desktop PC turns off. Putting your Desktop PC to sleep To put your Desktop PC on Sleep mode, press the Power button once. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 32: Entering The Bios Setup

    Entering the BIOS Setup BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings that are needed for system startup in the Desktop PC. In normal circumstances, the default BIOS settings apply to most conditions to ensure optimal performance. Do not change the default BIOS settings except in the following circumstances: •...
  • Page 33: Chapter 3 Connecting Devices To Your Computer

    When the Safe to Remove Hardware message pops up, remove the USB storage device from your computer. DO NOT remove a USB storage device when data transfer is in progress. Doing so may cause data loss or damage the USB storage device. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 34: Connecting Microphone And Speakers

    Connecting microphone and speakers This desktop PC comes with microphone ports and speaker ports on both the front and rear panels. The audio I/O ports located on the rear panel allow you to connect -channel, 4-channel, 6-channel, and 8-channel stereo speakers. Connecting Headphone and Mic Connecting 2-channel Speakers Chapter : Connecting devices to your computer...
  • Page 35 Connecting 4-channel Speakers Connecting 6-channel Speakers ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 36 Connecting 8-channel Speakers Chapter : Connecting devices to your computer...
  • Page 37: Connecting The Phoebus Box (with A Phoebus Sound Card)

    Phoebus Control Box into this Mic-In port for voice communication, recording or karaoke. Headphone The headphone port has a built-in high-quality amplifier Port to drive headphones. Connect the Phoebus Control box directly to this port. Box Link Port Connect Phoebus Control box directly to this port. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 38 Connecting the Phoebus Control Box with an external headphone and microphone Headphone Out Mic In Item Description Headphone Connect the headphone to the headphone port on the Port Phoebus Control box. Microphone Connect the microphone’s 3.5mm plug to the Mic-In In Port port on the Phoebus Control Box.
  • Page 39 To switch between the sound and recording device from the Phoebus control box and FIO audio jack: Right-click on the volume icon on the System Tray and click Playback devices. Click the Recording or Playback tab and right-click on the audio device. Click Set as Default Communication Device. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 40: Connecting Multiple External Displays

    Connecting multiple external displays Your desktop PC may come with VGA, HDMI, or DVI ports and allows you to connect multiple external displays. When a graphics card is installed in your computer, connect the monitors on the output ports of the graphics card. Setting up multiple displays When using multiple monitors, you are allowed to set display modes.
  • Page 41 This increases your desktop space. • Show desktop only on 1 / 2: Select this option to show desktop only on monitor 1 or monitor . Click Apply or OK. Then click Keep Changes on the confirmation message. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 42: Connecting An Hdtv

    Connecting an HDTV Connect a High Definition TV (HDTV) to the HDMI port of your computer. • You need an HDMI cable to connect the HDTV and the computer. The HDMI cable is purchased separately. • To get the best display performance, ensure that your HDMI cable is less than 15 meters.
  • Page 43: Chapter 4 Using Your Computer

    • Use your Desktop PC in a comfortably-lit area, and keep it away from sources of glare such as windows and straight sunlight. • Take regular mini-breaks from using your Desktop PC. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 44: Using The Memory Card Reader

    Using the memory card reader Digital cameras and other digital imaging devices use memory cards to store digital picture or media files. The built-in memory card reader on the front panel of your system allows you to read from and write to different memory card drives. To use the memory card: Insert the memory card into the card slot.
  • Page 45: Using The Optical Drive

    Hover your mouse pointer over the lower left corner of Windows desktop then right-click ® on the Start screen’s thumbnail. From the pop-up menu, click File Explorer to open the Computer screen. Remove the disc from the disc tray. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 46: Using The Asus Rog U9n Gaming Keyboard

    Your CG8580 Essentio Desktop PC comes with the bundled ASUS ROG U9N Gaming Keyboard for an optimal gaming experience. Check the section Package contents for the package contents of the ASUS ROG U9N Gaming Keyboard. Installing the ASUS ROG U9N Gaming Keyboard Use the bundled PS/ to USB adaptor to connect your gaming keyboard to your computer’s USB 2.0 port.
  • Page 47: Using The Asus Gx900 Gaming Mouse

    Check the section Package contents for the package contents of the ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse. The ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse comes with a left button, a right button, a scroll wheel, two side buttons, a DPI button, and a specially designed Profile Switch button.
  • Page 48 A specially designed program is pre-installed on your computer, which allows you to set up your ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse to avail all its features. When you connect ASUS GX900 Gaming Mouse to your computer before starting Windows ® 8 for the first time, the program automatically detected the mouse and can be accessed directly.
  • Page 49 Click to save the settings you have made and exit the program. * Each profile provides two DPI levels. Two DPI switch LEDs light up indicating that you are using Level 1, and four LEDs light up indicating that you are using Level . ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 50 Profile 1 menu Items Description Click to open the Edit menu and change the profile name and profile icon. Enter the desired profile name. Click to locate the image file you want to use as the profile icon. Select the function for each button/action from the drop down list. * Refer to the table below for more details.
  • Page 51 Press the button to turn the volume’s mute mode on/off. Calculator Press the button to launch the Calculator application. My Computer Press the button to open My Computer window. Disabled Select this item to deactivate the mouse’s selected button. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 52 Edit Macro menu Items Description Edit Macro Click to open the Edit Macro menu. Check this item to record the time between pressing down and Timing releasing a button. (Default: 1 milliseconds) When checked, the new instruction will be inserted before the selected Insert instruction.
  • Page 53 Sets the script to run when you hold down the button and stop when Keeping fire you release the button. Export Click to save the current script to your hard disk drive. Import Click to load a script from your hard disk drive. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 54: Using The Keyboard (on Selected Models Only)

    Using the keyboard (on selected models only) The keyboard varies with models. The illustrations on this section are for reference only. ASUS KB34211 modern wired keyboard Hot keys Description Turns the volume’s mute mode on/off. Decreases the system volume. Increases the system volume.
  • Page 55: Chapter 5 Connecting To The Internet

    MIC IN LINE OUT LINE IN RJ-45 cable Turn on the DSL/cable modem and your computer. Configure the necessary Internet connection settings. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for details or assistance in setting up your Internet connection. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 56: Connecting Via A Local Area Network (lan)

    Connecting via a local area network (LAN) To connect via a LAN: Connect one end of an RJ-45 cable to the LAN (RJ-45) port on the rear panel of your computer and the other end to your LAN. VGA OUT rear c/sub VGA OUT...
  • Page 57 Open Network ® and Sharing Center. From the Open Network and Sharing Center screen, click Change Adapter settings. Right-click on your LAN and select Properties. Click Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and click Properties. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 58 Click Obtain an IP address automatically and click OK. Continue to the next steps if you are using PPPoE connection. Return to the Network and Sharing Center and then click Set up a new connection or network. Select Connect to the Internet and click Next.
  • Page 59 Repeat steps 1 to 4 of the previous section Configuring a dynamic IP/PPPoE network connection. Click Use the following IP address. Enter the IP address, Subnet mask and Gateway from your service provider. If needed, enter the preferred DNS Server address and alternative address. When done, click OK. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 60: Wireless Connection (on Selected Models Only)

    • To increase the range and sensitivity of the wireless radio signal, connect the external antennas to the antenna connectors on the ASUS WLAN Card. • Place the antennas on the top of your computer for the best wireless performance.
  • Page 61 Hover you mouse pointer on the upper or lower right of the screen. On your keyboard, press + <c>. Charm Bar From the Charm bar, select Settings and click the network icon Select the network that you want to connect to from the list. Click Connect. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 62 Chapter 5: Connecting to the Internet...
  • Page 63: Asus Ai Suite Ii

    Recovering your system in this chapter. ASUS AI Suite II ASUS AI Suite II is an all-in-one interface that integrates several ASUS utilities and allows users to launch and operate these utilities simultaneously. This utility is pre-installed on some models. For models without an operating system, follow the steps below to install this utility.
  • Page 64: System Level Up

    The Tool menu The Tool menu includes the System Level Up, Probe II, Sensor Recorder, USB .0 Boost, and Ai Charger+. System Level Up System Level Up allows you to overclock the system in Windows environment using the ® profile settings. To launch System Level up, click Tool >...
  • Page 65 • The Preference tab allows you to customize the time interval of sensor alerts, or change the temperature unit. Saves your configuration Loads your saved configuration Applies your changes Loads the default threshold values for each sensor ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 66 Launching and configuring Sensor Recorder Sensor Recorder allows you to monitor the changes in the system voltage, temperature, and fan speed, as well as recording the changes. To launch Sensor Recorder: • Click Tool > Sensor Recorder on the AI Suite II main menu bar. To configure Sensor Recorder: •...
  • Page 67: Launching And Configuring Ai Charger

    ** The actual charging speed may vary with your USB device’s conditions. • Ensure to remove and reconnect your USB device after enabling or disabling Ai Charger+ to ensure normal charging function. To launch Ai Charger+, click Tool > Ai Charger+ on the AI Suite II main menu bar. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 68 Turbo mode or UASP mode (if UASP is supported by the USB .0 device). You can manually switch the USB .0 mode back to Normal mode at any time. • Refer to the software manual in the support DVD or visit the ASUS website at www. asus.com for detailed software configuration.
  • Page 69 The CPU Frequency panel displays the current CPU frequency and CPU usage. To launch CPU frequency: • Click Monitor > CPU Frequency on the AI Suite II main menu bar. Resident in the right pane (system information area) Sensor panel CPU Frequency panel ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 70: Asus Update

    BIOS and the BIOS boot logo with the ASUS designed update utilities. ASUS Update The ASUS Update is a utility that allows you to manage, save, and update the motherboard BIOS in Windows OS. The ASUS Update utility allows you to update the BIOS directly ®...
  • Page 71 Updating the BIOS through a BIOS file To update the BIOS through a BIOS file: From the ASUS Update screen, select Update BIOS from file, then click Next. Locate the BIOS file from the Open window, click Open, and click Next.
  • Page 72 Downloading the BIOS from the Internet To download the BIOS from the Internet: From the ASUS Update screen, select Download BIOS from Internet, and then click Next. Select the ASUS FTP site nearest you to avoid network traffic. Type or browse for the location where you want the BIOS file to be downloaded.
  • Page 73: The System Information Screen

    Click the Disk tab and then select each disk to see the details on it. • The Support screen The Support screen displays the information about the ASUS website, technical support website, download support website, or contact information. The Settings screen The Settings screen allows you to customize the main menu bar settings and the interface’s skin.
  • Page 74: Asus Ai Manager

    ASUS AI Manager ASUS AI Manager is a utility which gives you quick and easy access to frequently-used applications. Launching AI Manager ® To launch the AI Manager from the Windows desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS >...
  • Page 75: Ai Manager Quick Bar

    AI Manager quick bar The AI Manager quick bar saves the desktop space and allows you to launch the ASUS utilities or display system information easily. Click any of the Main, My Favorites, Support or Information tab to display the menu’s contents.
  • Page 76 AI Security AI Security enables you to set a password to secure your devices, such as USB flash disks and CD/DVD disks, from unauthorized access. To lock a device: When using AI Security for the first time, you are asked to set a password. Key in a password with at most 0 alphanumeric characters.
  • Page 77 Click Open on the file location window. The application is added to My Favorites list. Right click on the application icon to launch, delete, or rename the selected application. You can also double click to launch the selected application. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 78 Support Click any links on the Support window to go to the ASUS website, technical support website, download support website, or contact information. Information Click the tab on the Information window to see the detailed information about your system, motherboard, CPU, BIOS, installed device(s), and memory.
  • Page 79: Asus Webstorage

    Installing webstorage To install webstorage: Place the support DVD in the optical drive. Double-click the setup.exe file from the ASUS WebStorage folder in the Software folder in the support DVD. Launching Webstorage ®...
  • Page 80 To store the updated files to MySyncFolder for easy access and share of all types of files without the limitation of location or device. Calendar ASUS WebStorage automatically syncs the most updated calendar events to all personal computers so that you know the exact events no matter which PC is in use. BookmarkSyncer The convenient BookmarkSyncer keeps our browser preference and bookmark to the cloud automatically synchronized in multiple computer.
  • Page 81: Asus Easy Update

    ASUS Easy Update ASUS Easy Update is a software tool that automatically detects the latest drivers and applications for your system. From the Windows notification area, ® right-click the ASUS Easy Update icon. Select Schedule to set how often you want to update your system.
  • Page 82: Asus Instant On

    ASUS Instant On ASUS Instant On gives you with a quick access to the Hybrid Sleep mode. Using ASUS Instant On To use ASUS Instant On: The Instant On utility is pre-installed on your computer and automatically launches after starting up your computer.
  • Page 83: Nero 9

    Insert the Nero 9 DVD into your optical drive. If Autorun is enabled, the main menu appears automatically. If Autorun is disabled, double-click the SeupX.exe file from the main directory of your Nero 9 DVD. From the main menu, click Nero 9 Essentials. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 84 Select the language you want to use for Installation Wizard. Click Next. Click Next to continue. Tick I accept the License Conditions. When done, click Next. Chapter 6: Using the utilities...
  • Page 85 Select Typical then click Next. Tick Yes, I want to help by sending anonymous application data to Nero then click Next. When done, click Exit. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 86: Burning Files

    Burning files To burn files: From the main menu, click Data Burning > Add. Select the files that you want to burn. When done, click Add. Chapter 6: Using the utilities...
  • Page 87 After selecting files that you want to burn, click Burn to burn the files to a disc. For more details about using Nero 9, refer to the Nero website at www.nero.com ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 88: Recovering Your System

    Recovering your system Resetting your PC The Reset your PC option restores your PC to its factory default settings. Back up all your data before using this option. To reset your PC: Press <F9> during bootup. From the screen, click Troubleshoot. Select Reset your PC.
  • Page 89 Click Recovery > Create a recovery drive. Click Next. Select the USB storage device where you want to copy the recovery files. Click Next. Click Create. Wait for a while for the process to complete. When the process is completed, click Finish. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 90: Removing Everything And Reinstalling Windows

    Removing everything and reinstalling Windows Restoring your PC to its original factory settings can be done using the Remove everything and reinstall option in PC Settings. Refer to the steps below to use this option. Back up all your data before using this option. This process may take a while to complete.
  • Page 91: Introduction To Intel ® 01 Desktop Responsiveness Technologies

    At least one HDD (Hard Disk Drive) for the system OS drive. 5. DRAM: To enable Intel Rapid Start Technology, DRAM size smaller than 8GB is ® required. Enable the acceleration of Intel Smart Response Technology before creating the ® partition for the Intel Rapid Start Technology. ® ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 92 SSD Capacity Requirements System DRAM SSD Partition Capacity Requirements Intel Rapid Start ® Intel Smart Response 0GB 0GB 0GB ® Separate 0GB Separate 0GB Separate 0GB Intel Smart Response ® and GB partition and 4GB parti- and 8GB parti- (SSD size > tion (SSD size tion (SSD size Intel...
  • Page 93 Select which HDD will be used for caching. d. Enhanced mode: WRITE THROUGH, write to SSD and HDD at the same time. Maximized mode: WRITE BACK, write to SSD and write back to HDD at a later time. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 94: Intel Rapid Start Technology

    Select Disable Acceleration to disable this function, and select Change Mode to switch acceleration mode to Enhanced/ Maximized. • To enable Intel ® Smart Response Technology, you need at least one SSD (> 0GB) and an HDD. Only one SSD can be assigned for caching. •...
  • Page 95 DRAM memory (1GB = 104MB). Click Shrink. Go to Start > Control Panel > System and Security > System, and check the DRAM size information. The unallocated volume is allocated to the selected disk. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 96 To launch the disk partitioning tool, click Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt tool. Type diskpart and press Enter. In the diskpart prompt, type list disk, and press Enter. Select the disk with the unallocated volume by typing select disk x (x = disk number), and press Enter .
  • Page 97 Rapid Start ® Manager to enable or disable the Intel Rapid Start ® Technology. Click the Show hidden icons arrow from the right side of the task bar, and click the Intel Rapid Start ® Technology Manager icon. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 98 Tick On in the Status field to enable the feature, and click Save. Select and click to enable or disable the function Click to enable or disable battery saving mode. This function only applies to notebooks. Click to save the Click to cancel the Click to enable or disable the timer.
  • Page 99 In the desktop, click Start, right-click Computer, and click Manage. In the Computer Management window, click Disk Management, right click the shrinked new volume, and select Extend Volume. As the Extend Volume Wizard appears,click Next. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 100: Intel Smart Connect Technology

    Click Next after selecting the default disk. Extend volume setup is complete. Click Finish to recover the Intel Rapid Start ® Technology partition. Reboot the system after deleting the partition. Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > to remove the Intel Rapid Start Manager for the complete deletion of Intel Rapid Start Technology.
  • Page 101 When Click to enable updating is or disable the enabled, click function to reset all settings to default. When the scroll bar is activated, adjust the waking up time period for Internet data update. ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 102 To disable the updating function, click Disable Updating. Clicking this button automatically disables the configuration in the Advanced tab. To reset to defaults, click Reset All to Defaults. In the Advanced tab, set up the schedule during low power usage time period for power saving.
  • Page 103: Chapter 7 Troubleshooting

    • Connect the external antennas (optional) to the antenna connectors on the ASUS WLAN Card and place the antennas on the top of your computer chassis for the best wireless performance. The arrow keys on the number key pad are not working.
  • Page 104 No display on the monitor. • Check if the monitor is powered on. • Ensure that your monitor is properly connected to the video output port on your computer. • If your computer comes with a discrete graphics card, ensure that you connect your monitor to a video output port on the discrete graphics card.
  • Page 105 Hover your mouse pointer over the lower left corner of Windows desktop then ® right-click on the Start screen’s thumbnail. From the pop-up menu, click File Explorer to open the Computer screen. , then click Eject from the menu. Right-click ASUS CG8480...
  • Page 106 • Ensure that the power cord is Your computer’s power properly connected. cord is not properly connected. • Use other compatible power cord. Contact the ASUS Service Center PSU (Power supply unit) about installing another PSU on your problems computer. Display...
  • Page 107 Ensure the LAN LED is on. If not, try another LAN cable. If it still does LAN cable problems not work, contact the ASUS service center. Your computer is not Ensure that your computer is properly Cannot access properly connected to a connected to a router or hub.
  • Page 108 Computer virus attack computer. • Reinstall the operating system. • Send the damaged hard disk drive to ASUS Service Center for Hard disk drive failure servicing. • Replace with a new hard disk drive. • Contact the ASUS Service Center...
  • Page 109 • Contact the ASUS Service Center for assistance. If the problem still persists, refer to your Desktop PC’s warranty card and contact the ASUS Service Center. Visit the ASUS Support site at http://support.asus.com for the service center information.
  • Page 110: Asus Contact Information

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

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