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  • Page 1 E2KM1I-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

    BIOS information Managing and updating your BIOS ............. 2-1 2.1.1 ASUS Update utility ................ 2-1 2.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 ................2-2 2.1.3 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility ............2-3 2.1.4 ASUS BIOS Updater ............... 2-4 BIOS setup program ..................2-6...
  • Page 4 Main menu ....................2-10 2.3.1 System Language [English] ............2-10 2.3.2 System Date [Day xx/xx/xxxx] ............2-10 2.3.3 System Time [xx:xx:xx] ..............2-10 2.3.4 Security ..................2-10 Ai Tweaker menu ..................2-12 2.4.1 Ai Overclock Tuner [Auto] ............. 2-13 2.4.2 Memory Frequency [Auto] .............
  • Page 5 2.7.9 Boot Option Priorities ..............2-28 2.7.10 Boot Override ................2-28 Tools menu ....................2-29 2.8.1 ASUS EZ Flash 2 Utility ..............2-29 2.8.2 ASUS O.C. Profile ................. 2-29 2.8.3 ASUS SPD Information ..............2-29 Exit menu ....................2-30 Appendices Notices ........................
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    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. If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device.
  • Page 7: About 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 8: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Conventions used in this guide To ensure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual. DANGER/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: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task.
  • Page 9: E2Km1I-Deluxe Specifications Summary

    Memory 2 x DDR3 1333/1066 MHz, max. 16GB, non-ECC, un-buffered memory Single-channel memory architecture • Refer to www.asus.com for the latest Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List). • When you install a total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows ®...
  • Page 10 ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution - Stylish heat-pipe design - ASUS Fan Xpert ASUS EZ DIY - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 2 - ASUS MyLogo 2™...
  • Page 11 BIOS 64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI 2.0, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFreen BIOS 3, F12 Printscreen function, F3 Shortcut function and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory...
  • Page 12: Package Contents

    SATA6G_4 WLAN AUDIO 64Mb BIOS USB78 PCIEX16 SPDIF_OUT ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE motherboard 2 x Serial ATA 6Gb/s cables 1 x ASUS Q-Shield User Guide Support DVD 1 x ASUS Q-Cable 2 x Wi-Fi Ring movable antennas • If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer.
  • Page 13: Chapter 1: Product Introduction

    FCH A50M (Hudson M1) chipset natively supports the Serial ATA (SATA) interface, ® delivering up to 6.0 Gb/s data transfer. ASUS provides extra SATA 6.0Gb/s ports with enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, and double the bandwidth of current bus systems.
  • Page 14: Asus Exclusive Features

    POST situations. Wi-Fi GO! ASUS Wi-Fi GO! leads the way to a more enjoyable home entertainment. With ASUS Wi-Fi GO!, you can wirelessly stream media files to DLNA devices, remotely control and access your computer using your mobile device, and easily transfer files between your computer and mobile device.
  • Page 15: Fan Xpert

    ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 is a user-friendly utility that allows you to update the BIOS without using a bootable floppy disk or an OS-based utility. ASUS MyLogo2™...
  • Page 16: Before You Proceed

    ON, in sleep mode, or in soft-off mode. This is a reminder that you should shut down the system and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED. SB_PWR Standby Power Powered Off E2KM1I-DELUXE Onboard LED Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 17: Motherboard Overview

    Screw holes Place four screws into the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard to the chassis. DO NOT overtighten the screws! Doing so can damage the motherboard. Place this side towards the rear of the chassis. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE...
  • Page 18: Motherboard Layout

    1.3.3 Motherboard layout 17cm(6.7in) CLRTC ANTENNA USB3_E34 CHA_FAN _PORT ATX12V KBMS_USB34 1042 CPU_FAN Super ® Dual-Core Processor E2-2000 with AMD Radeon HD 7340 ® FCH A50M Discrete-Class (Hudson M1) Graphics 1042 ESATA _USB12 SB_PWR SATA6G_1 SATA6G_3 SATA6G_5 8111F LAN_USB3_E12 USB56 AAFP SATA6G_2 SATA6G_4...
  • Page 19: Central Processing Unit (Cpu)

    A DDR3 module has the same physical dimensions as a DDR2 DIMM but is notched differently to prevent installation on a DDR2 DIMM socket. DDR3 modules are developed for better performance with less power consumption. The figure illustrates the location of the DDR3 DIMM sockets: E2KM1I-DELUXE 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE...
  • Page 20: Memory Configurations

    To operate at the vendor-marked or at a higher frequency, refer to section 2.4 Ai Tweaker menu for manual memory frequency adjustment. E2KM1I-DELUXE Motherboard Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL) DDR3 1066 MHz capability DIMM socket...
  • Page 21 • SAMSUNG M378B1G73AH0-CH9 SAMSUNG K4B4G0846A-HCH9 • • Super W1333UB2GS SAMSUNG K4B1G0846F • • Talent Super W1333UB4GS SAMSUNG K4B2G0846C • • Talent Super W1333UX6GM 6GB(3 x 2GB) Micron 0BF27D9KPT 9-9-9-24 1.5V • • Talent (continued on the next page) ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE...
  • Page 22: Channel Memory Configuration

    1 DIMM: Supports one (1) module inserted into either slot as Single-channel memory configuration. • 2 DIMMs: Supports one pair of modules inserted into both slots as one pair of Single- channel memory configuration. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for the latest QVL. Chapter 1: Product introduction 1-10...
  • Page 23: Installing A Dimm

    1.5.3 Installing a DIMM To remove a DIMM ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 1-11...
  • Page 24: 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 25: Irq Assignments For This Motherboard

    – shared – – – – HD Audio controller shared – – – – – – – Wi-Fi controller shared – – – – – – – Bluetooth controller – – – shared – – – – ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 1-13...
  • Page 26: Jumpers

    CLRTC Normal Clear RTC (Default) E2KM1I-DELUXE Clear RTC RAM To erase the RTC RAM: Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord. 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 27: Connectors

    Line Out port (lime). This port connects to a headphone or a speaker. In 4-channel, 6-channel, and 8-channel configurations, the function of this port becomes Front Speaker Out. Microphone port (pink). This port connects a microphone. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 1-15...
  • Page 28 Refer to the audio configuration table below for the function of the audio ports in the 2, 4, 6, or 8-channel configuration. Audio 2, 4, 6, 8-channel configuration Headset Port 4-channel 6-channel 8-channel 2-channel Light Blue (Rear panel) Line In Rear Speaker Out Rear Speaker Out Rear Speaker Out...
  • Page 29: Internal Connectors

    The CPU_FAN connector supports a CPU fan of maximum 2A (24 W) fan power. • Only the 4-pin CPU fan and 4-pin chassis fan support the ASUS Fan Xpert feature. Chassis intrusion connector (4-1 pin CHASSIS) This connector is for a chassis-mounted intrusion detection sensor or switch. Connect one end of the chassis intrusion sensor or switch cable to this connector.
  • Page 30: Atx Power 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 1-18...
  • Page 31 Line out_L HD-audio-compliant Legacy AC’97 pin definition compliant definition E2KM1I-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 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 to [HD].
  • Page 32: Speaker Connector

    PLED- HD_LED+ PLED+ PIN 1 E2KM1I-DELUXE System panel connector • System power LED (2-pin PWRLED) 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 33 USB 3.0 connector, you can have a front panel USB 3.0 solution. USB3_E34 E2KM1I-DELUXE USB3.0 front panel connector You can connect the ASUS front panel USB 3.0 bracket to this connector to obtain the front panel USB 3.0 solution. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 1-21...
  • Page 34 This connector is for an additional Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) port. SPDIF_OUT E2KM1I-DELUXE Digital audio connector Ensure that the audio device of Sound playback is Realtek High Definition Audio (the name may be different based on the OS). Go to Start > Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices >...
  • Page 35: Software Support

    The contents of the Support DVD are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for updates. To run the Support DVD Place the Support DVD into the optical drive.
  • Page 36 Chapter 1: Product introduction 1-24...
  • Page 37: 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 38: 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 www.asus.com.
  • Page 39: 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 40: Asus Bios Updater

    2.1.4 ASUS BIOS Updater 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 41: Updating The Bios File

    Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. 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 E2KM1I-DELUXE...
  • Page 42: 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 www.asus.com to download the latest BIOS file for this • motherboard.
  • Page 43 Power Saving mode Advanced mode Loads optimized default boot device menus priority Normal mode ASUS Optimal mode Displays the system properties Selects the Selects the boot device priority of the selected mode on the Advanced mode right hand side functions •...
  • Page 44: 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. Menu items Menu bar...
  • Page 45: Menu Items

    You cannot select an item that is not user-configurable. A configurable field is highlighted when selected. To change the value of a field, select it and press <Enter> to display a list of options. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE...
  • Page 46: Main Menu

    Main menu The Main menu screen appears when you enter the Advanced Mode of the BIOS Setup program. The Main menu provides you an overview of the basic system information, and allows you to set the system date, time, language, and security settings. 2.3.1 System Language [English] Allows you to choose the BIOS language version from the options.
  • Page 47: Administrator Password

    To clear the user password, follow the same steps as in changing a user password, but press <Enter> when prompted to create/confirm the password. After you clear the password, the User Password item on top of the screen shows Not Installed. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-11...
  • Page 48: Ai Tweaker Menu

    Ai Tweaker menu The Ai Tweaker menu items allow you to configure overclocking-related items. Be cautious when changing the settings of the Ai Tweaker menu items. Incorrect field values can cause the system to malfunction. The configuration options for this section vary depending on the CPU and DIMM model you installed on the motherboard.
  • Page 49: Ai Overclock Tuner [Auto]

    <-> keys to adjust the value. To restore the default setting, type [auto] using the keyboard and press <Enter>. Changing the values in this menu may cause the system to become unstable! If this happens, revert to the default settings. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-13...
  • Page 50: Cpu Offset Mode Sign [+]

    2.4.6 CPU Offset Mode Sign [+] • To offset the voltage by a positive value. • [–] To offset the voltage by a negative value. CPU Voltage [Auto] Allows you to set the CPU Offset voltage. The values range from -0.1V to +0.5V with a 0.00625V interval.
  • Page 51: Advanced Menu

    When this item is set to [Enabled], the system’s processor operates at the lowest power and operating state (C-state). Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] AMD PowerNow function [Enabled] Enables or disables the AMD PowerNow function. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-15...
  • Page 52: Usb Configuration

    NX Mode [Enabled] Enables or disables the No-execute page protection function. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] SVM Mode [Enabled] Enables or disables CPU virtualization. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] C6 Mode [Enabled] Enables or disables C6 mode. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] 2.5.2 SATA Configuration While entering Setup, the BIOS automatically detects the presence of SATA devices.
  • Page 53: Nb Configuration

    This item appears only when you set the previous item to [Force]. Configuration options: [32M] [64M] [128M] [256M] [512M] 2.5.5 Onboard Devices Configuration HD Audio Device [Enabled] Enables or disables the Azalia High Definition Audio controller. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-17...
  • Page 54: Apm

    The following two items appear only when you set the HD Audio Device item to [Enabled]. Front Panel Type [HD] Allows you to set the front panel audio connector (AAFP) mode to legacy AC’97 or high- definition audio depending on the audio standard that the front panel audio module supports. [HD] Sets the front panel audio connector (AAFP) mode to high definition audio.
  • Page 55: Network Stack

    This item allows user to disable or enable the Ipv4 PXE Boot support. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Ipv6 PXE Support [Enabled] This item allows user to disable or enable the Ipv6 PXE Boot support. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-19...
  • Page 56: Monitor Menu

    Monitor menu The Monitor menu displays the system temperature/power status, and allows you to change the fan settings. Scroll down to display the following items: 2.6.1 CPU Temperature / MB Temperature [xxx�C/xxx�F] [xxx�C/xxx�F] The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and displays the CPU and motherboard temperatures.
  • Page 57: Cpu Q-Fan Control [Enabled]

    Use the <+> and <-> keys to adjust the minimum CPU fan duty cycle. The values range from 20% to 100%. When the CPU temperature is under the lower limit, the CPU fan will operate at the minimum duty cycle. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-21...
  • Page 58: Chassis Q-Fan Control [Enabled]

    2.6.4 Chassis Q-Fan Control [Enabled] [Disabled] Disables the chassis Q-Fan control feature. [Enabled] Enables the chassis Q-Fan control feature. Fan Speed Low Limit [600 RPM] This item appears only when you enable the Chassis Q-Fan Control feature and allows you to disable or set the chassis fan warning speed.
  • Page 59: Boot Menu

    Boot menu The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options. Scroll down to display the following items: ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-23...
  • Page 60: Fast Boot [Enabled]

    Accelerates the boot speed on the next boot after AC power loss. 2.7.2 Full Screen Logo [Enabled] [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. Chapter 2: Getting started 2-24...
  • Page 61: Bootup Numlock State [On]

    [Enabled] For better compatibility, enable the CSM to fully support the non-UEFI driver add-on devices or the Windows UEFI mode. ® [Disabled] Disable the CSM to fully support the Windows Security Update and ® Security Boot. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-25...
  • Page 62: Security Boot

    The following four items appear when you set Launch CSM to [Enabled]. Boot Devices Control [UEFI and Legacy OpROM] Allows you to select the type of devices that you want to boot up. Configuration options: [UEFI and Legacy OpROM] [Legacy OpROM only] [UEFI only] Boot from Network Devices [Legacy OpROM first] Allows you to select the type of network devices that you want to launch.
  • Page 63 The db (Authorized Signature database) lists the signers or images of UEFI applications, operating system loaders, and UEFI drivers that you can load on the single computer. Load db from File Allows you to load the downloaded db from a USB storage device. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE 2-27...
  • Page 64: Boot Option Priorities

    • To select the boot device during system startup, press <F8> when ASUS Logo appears. • To access Windows OS in Safe Mode, press <F8> after POST.
  • Page 65: Tools Menu

    <Enter> to display the submenu. 2.8.1 ASUS EZ Flash 2 Utility Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 2. Press [Enter] to launch the ASUS EZ Flash 2 screen. For more details, see section 2.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash 2. 2.8.2 ASUS O.C.
  • Page 66: Exit Menu

    This option allows you to exit the Setup program without saving your changes. When you select this option or if you press <Esc>, a confirmation window appears. Select Yes to discard changes and exit. ASUS EZ Mode 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...
  • Page 67: Appendices

    Cet appareil est conforme aux normes CNR exemptes de licence d’Industrie Canada. Le fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) cet appareil ne doit pas provoquer d’interférences et (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, y compris celles susceptibles de provoquer un fonctionnement non souhaité de l’appareil. ASUS E2KM1I-DELUXE...
  • Page 68: Canadian Department Of Communications Statement

    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 69: Asus Contact Information

    +1-812-282-3777 +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. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959911 Web site www.asus.de Online contact www.asus.de/sales Technical Support Telephone +49-1805-010923* Support Fax...
  • Page 70 Appendices...