Gigabyte GV-R465D2-1GI User Manual

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ATI Radeon
HD 4650 Graphics Accelerator
User's Manual
Rev. 102
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    User's Manual Rev. 102 12MM-R465AGP-102R Copyright © 2009 GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD Copyright by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. ("GBT"). No part of this manual may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without the expressed, written permission of GBT. Trademarks Third-party brands and names are the properties of their respective owners.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction ........................ 4 1.1. Features ......................... 4 1.2. Minimum System Requirements ..................4 2. Hardware Installation ....................5 2.1. Board Layout ......................... 5 2.2. Hardware Installation ...................... 7 3. Software Installation ....................8 3.1. Driver and Utility Installation ................... 8 3.1.1.

  • Page 4: Introduction, Features, Minimum System Requirements

    1. Introduction 1.1. Features Powered by ATI Radeon HD 4650 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) (For GV-R465D2-1GI only) Supports AGP Integrated with 1GB DDR2 memory (For GV-R465D2-1GI only) Supports DirectX 10.1 Supports 1 Dual-Link DVI-I connector Supports 1 D-Sub connector Supports 1 HDMI connector 1.2.

  • Page 5: Hardware Installation, Board Layout

    2. Hardware Installation 2.1. Board Layout HDMI Connector D-Sub Monitor Connector (15-pin) DVI-I Connector HDMI HDMI TV Connector HDMI TV D-Sub Moni- D-Sub Output tor Connec- tor (15-pin) Analog LCD Monitor Analog CRT Monitor DVI-I Connector DVI Output Digital LCD Monitor D-Sub DVI-I to D-Sub Output...

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    DO NOT APPLY POWER TO YOUR SYSTEM IF THE GRAPHICS CARD IS DAMAGED. In order to ensure that your graphics card can work correctly, please use official GIGABYTE BIOS only. Using non-official GIGABYTE BIOS might cause problem(s) on the graphics card. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator...

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    2.2. Hardware Installation Now that you have prepared your computer, you are ready to install your graphics card. Step 1. Locate the AGP slot. If necessary, remove the metal cover from this slot; then align your graphics card with the AGP slot, and press it in firmly until the card is fully seated.

  • Page 8: Software Installation, Driver And Utility Installation, Driver Installation

    Select the displayed language and then click Next. For software MPEG support in Windows XP, you must install DirectX first. Users who run Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or above do not need to install DirectX separately. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 8 -...

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    Step 5: Click the Accept button. Setp 4: Click the Express or Custom icon and then click Next. Step 6: The system is installing the components. Click the Finish button to restart the computer. Then the driver installation is completed. - 9 - Software Installation...

  • Page 10: Taskbar Icon

    ATI Catalyst Control Center. The ATI Catalyst Control Center is used to configure all your graphics card settings. Right-click the ATI icon to enter the ATI Catalyst Control Center. Or you can right-click on the desktop and select Catalyst(TM) Control Center. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 10 -...

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    Configuring Audio Output Configure the default audio output device based upon your needs. Step 1: Go to Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Manage audio devices. Figure 2 Figure 1 Figure 3 Step 2: In the Manage audio devices dialog box, click the Playback tab. Using the picture to the left as the example, to set HDMI audio to be the default Sound Playback device, select Digital Output Device (HDMI).

  • Page 12: Display Properties

    Click the Advanced button for advanced settings. D i s p l a y Model GV-R465D2-1GI Matrix CRT+DVI CRT+CRT (Note 1) DVI +DVI (Note 2) HDMI+DVI HDMI+CRT (Note 1) By a DVI-to-D-Sub adapter. (Note 2) By a D-Sub-to-DVI adapter. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 12 -...

  • Page 13: Avivo Video Converter

    ATI Catalyst Control Center Basic View : ® The Basic View is the default view when ATI Catalyst Control Center is launched for the first time. This interface provides access to the basic settings and advanced features of your ATI graphics products. You can switch between Basic View and Advanced View at any time.

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    Output File area. Finally, click Next to start file conversion. Setup my display configuration This wizard allows you to configure display setting for desktop viewing. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 14 -...

  • Page 15: Information Center

    Quick Settings: The Quick Settings page provides access to three main settings. 3D Quality 3D Performance and Quality Settings allows your 3D games and applications to get faster perfor- mance and better quality with a more balanced setting. Video Playback Use this option to optimize video playback in different room environment or to select how video playback appears on the second display.

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    The Hotkeys Manager allows you to create shortcut key combinations to quickly perform tasks such as changing a graphics setting or opening an application. A Hotkey is a combination of a modifier key or keys, such as Ctrl, Alt, or Shift, and any letter from the alphabet. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 16 -...

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    Profiles Properties: You can use profiles to create customized environments for your desktop, video, and 3D applications. Define and save your own personal video settings that can be quickly activated manually, through a Hotkey, or by file association. Note: A profile applies to a specific graphics card. If there is more than one graphics card installed in your computer, you need to select the appropriate card before creating, loading, or activating a Profile.

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    The Catalyst Control Center Help feature offers the following options: Help for this Page Help Contents ... Go to About Catalyst Control Center ... GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 18 -...

  • Page 19: Displays Manager, Display Options

    Displays Manager: Displays Manager is the central location for configuring your display devices and arranging your desktop. Use Displays Manager to change your display setup and arrange your desktop in a multi- monitor environment. Note: The stretch vertically and horizontally options are not supported on systems running Windows Vista.

  • Page 20: Monitor Properties

    Independently set the hue, saturation, and temperature for each attached and enabled display. Scaling Options Use Scaling Options to resize and reposition the computer desktop on your monitor’s display screen. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 20 -...

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    HDTV Support Use HDTV Support when your CRT, DFP, or DTV display device supports one or more HDTV modes that are not initially listed in the Displays Manager due to an incomplete EDID (Extended Display Identification Data). Selecting one or both of the HDTV modes adds them to the Force button located in the Displays Manager when the associated display is selected.

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    (MSAA) and super-sampling (SSAA) on 3D objects to improve edge smoothness and fine detail. This feature renders 3D objects containing trans- parencies more realistic, providing exceptional levels of image quality while maintaining performance. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 22 -...

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    Anisotropic Filtering Anisotropic Filtering is a technique that preserves detail on surfaces that have three-dimensional per- spective and fade away into the background. It works best when used in conjunction with Mipmapping. Anisotropic Filtering can be set to favor either an increase in system processing performance or im- proved image quality: •...

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    Color: Adjust the overall richness of color by using the Gamma control. To adjust the overall brightness use the Brightness control, and the overall contrast use the Contrast control. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 24 -...

  • Page 25: Avivo Video

    Avivo Video: Presets To quickly adjust your video settings choose one of the video presets. Note: These settings will only affect applications with video overlay support. Basic Color Use the Avivo Color: Basic option to manually set Gamma, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Tint for video playback.

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    This page is useful when it is not necessary to preview the adjusted settings because the effect is already known or understood. Note: These settings will only affect applications with video overlay support. GV-R465D2-1GI Graphics Accelerator - 26 -...

  • Page 27: Vpu Recover

    SmartGart: SmartGart SmartGart ensures system stability by auto- matically performing a variety of bus tests that determine your optimal graphics processor settings.Changing these settings could result in system instability. VPU Recover: VPU Recover VPU Recover allows the ATI display driver to reset the graphics processor in the event that it stops responding to commands from the display driver.

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting Tips

    4. Troubleshooting Tips The following troubleshooting tips may help if you experience problems. Contact your dealer or GIGABYTE for more advanced troubleshooting information. Check that the card is seated properly in the AGP 8x slot. Ensure that the display cable is securely fastened to the card's display connector.

  • Page 29: Appendix, Resolutions And Color Depth Tables

    5. Appendix 5.1. Resolutions and Color Depth Tables Radeon HD 4650 Series 2D Single Display Modes Display Refresh Color Depth (bpp) Screen Rate 8bpp(256 color) 16bpp(65K color) 32bpp(16.7M) Resolution (Hz) Standard mode High mode True mode 640 x 480 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1152 x 864 1280 x 768...

  • Page 30: Regulatory Statements

    "end of life" product. Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive Statement GIGABYTE products have not intended to add and safe from hazardous substances (Cd, Pb, Hg, Cr+6, PBDE and PBB). The parts and components have been carefully selected to meet RoHS requirement.

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    Finally, we suggest that you practice other environmentally friendly actions by understanding and using the energy-saving features of this product (where applicable), recycling the inner and outer packaging (including shipping containers) this product was delivered in, and by disposing of or recycling used batteries properly.

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