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C-P55T2D CPU Card
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    C-P55T2D CPU Card USER'S MANUAL...

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    In no event shall ASUS be liable for any loss or profits, loss of business, loss of use or data, interruption of business, or for indirect, special, inci-...

  • Page 3: Asus Contact Information

    1-408-474-0567 Fax: 1-408-474-0568 Email: info-usa@asus.com.tw Technical Support: BBS: 1-408-474-0569 Email: tsd-usa@asus.com.tw ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Marketing Info: Address: Harkort Str. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany Telephone: 49-2102-445011 Fax: 49-2102-442066 Email: info-ger@asus.com.tw Technical Support: BBS: 49-2102-448690 Email: tsd-ger@asus.com.tw ASUS C-P55T2D User's Manual...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PNP and PCI Setup ..............24 Load BIOS Defaults ..............26 Load Setup Defaults ..............26 Supervisor Password and User Password ........ 27 IDE HDD Auto Detection ............28 Save and Exit Setup ..............29 Exit Without Saving ..............29 ASUS C-P55T2D User's Manual...

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    CONTENTS V. DESKTOP MANAGEMENT ........31 Desktop Management Interface (DMI) .......... 31 Introducing the DMI Configuration Utility ......31 System Requirements ............31 Using the DMI Configuration Utility ......... 32 Notes: .................. 32 ASUS C-P55T2D User's Manual...

  • Page 6: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regu- lations of the Canadian Department of Communications. ASUS C-P55T2D User's Manual...

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Please check that your package is complete. If you discover damaged or missing items, please contact your retailer. The C-P55T2D CPU card Support software (view FILELIST.TXT detailed contents and description) • Bus Master IDE Drivers • PFLASH BIOS Utility This user's manual ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 8: Features

    Voltage Selection CPU ZIF Socket 7 CPU ZIF Socket 7 3V-CPU Vcore Voltage Selection PS/2 Mouse Processor 2 Processor 1 CPU Fan Power CPU Fan Power PS/2 Keyboard JP15 JP14 JP16 APIC Dual CPU Selection Freq. Ratio ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 9: Installation

    [2-3] [1-2] 75MHz 1.5x [OFF] [OFF] 50MHz [1-2] [1-2] 66MHz 60MHz 50MHz CPU External Clock (BUS) Frequency Selection WARNING: The CPU and/or motherboard will overheat if there is no airflow across the CPU and onboard heatsinks. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    CPU Voltage: 2.5V 2.7V 2.8V 2.9V 3.2V [1-2] [2-3] ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- JP20 ----- ----- [Short1] [Short2] [Short3] [Short4] [Short5] IMPORTANT: When installing only one processor, you must use the “Processor 1” CPU ZIF Socket. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 11: Dual Cpu Compatibility

    The code is marked on the underside of pro- cessors with an attached fan heatsink. 5: This is a boxed CPU without an attached fan heatsink 6: This is a boxed CPU with an attached fan heatsink ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 12: Dual Cpu Identification Table

    90/60 SX943 90/60 SX944 150/60 SY015 90/60 SX968 150/60 SU071 90/60 SZ995 90/60 SU031 166/66 SY016 90/60 SY006 166/66 SY017 166/66 SU072 100/50, 66 SX970 100/50, 66 SX963 200/66 SY044 100/50, 66 SZ996 100/50, 66 SU032 ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 13: Power Connection Procedures

    NOTE: A binary BIOS file is no longer included with the support software. Save the motherboard's BIOS file to a floppy diskette as soon as your system is operational. See "Flash Memory Writer Utility" in this section to “Save Cur- rent BIOS to File.” ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 14: Bios Software

    PnP BIOS and therefore cannot be programmed by the Flash Memory Writer. This screen provides three command options, which you can invoke by typing the corresponding number of the command and pressing <Enter> key. The following describes each command: ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    This option erases the Plug-and-Play (PnP) configuration record. Update BIOS Including Boot Block and ESCD This option updates the Boot Block, the motherboard BIOS and the PnP ESCD Parameter Block from a new BIOS file in the \FLASH directory. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    WARNING: If the Flash Memory Writer utility was not able to successfully download a complete BIOS file, your system may not be able to boot up. If this happens, your system will require service from your vendor. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 17: Bios Setup

    But do so only if the first two methods fail. When you invoke Setup, the CMOS SETUP UTILITY main program screen will appear with the following options: ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 18: Load Defaults

    <F1> key. The help menu will then appear to provide you with the information you need. The memory display at the lower right-hand side of the screen is read-only and automatically adjusts accordingly. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 19: Details Of Standard Cmos Setup

    BIOS. If you install the optional PCI-SC200 SCSI controller card into the motherboard (see section VI for instructions). If you install other vendor’s SCSI controller card, please refer to their respective documentations on how to install the required SCSI drivers. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    IDE hard disk drives must be partitioned (such as with FDISK) and then formatted before data can be read from and write on. Primary IDE hard disk drives must have its partition set to active (also possible with FDISK). ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    If you are using a VGA or any higher resolution card, choose the “EGA/VGA” option. Halt On This field determines which types of errors will cause the system to halt. All Errors (Default) No Errors All, But Keyboard All, But Diskette All, But Disk/Key ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 22: Bios Features Setup

    These fields allow you to set the CPU’s “Level 1” primary cache to Enabled (de- fault) or Disabled. Caching allows better performance. External Cache These fields allow you to set the CPU’s “Level 2” secondary cache to Enabled (default) or Disabled. Caching allows better performance. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    IRQ12 will be used for the PS/2 Mouse. IRQ12 will be reserved for expan- sion cards if a PS/2 Mouse is not detected. Disabled will reserve IRQ12 for expan- sion cards and therefore the PS/2 Mouse will not function. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 24, and 30. Typematic Delay (Msec) This field sets the time interval, in milliseconds, for displaying the first and second characters. Four delay rate options are available: 250 (default), 500, 750 and 1000. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 25: Chipset Features Setup

    Enabling this features reserves 15MB to 16MB memory address space to ISA ex- pansion cards that specifically require this setting. This makes the memory from 15MB and up unavailable to the system. Expansion cards can only access memory up to 16MB. The default is Disabled. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    Onboard Serial Port 1 Settings are 3F8H/IRQ4 (default), 2F8H/IRQ3, 3E8H/IRQ4, 2E8H/IRQ10, and Dis- abled for the onboard serial connector. Onboard Serial Port 2 Settings are 3F8H/IRQ4, 2F8H/IRQ3 (default), 3E8H/IRQ4, 2E8H/IRQ10, and Dis- abled for the onboard serial connector. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    Because each IDE device may have a different Mode timing (0, 1, 2, 3, 4), it is necessary for these to be independent. The default setting of Auto will allow autodetection to ensure optimal performance. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 28: Power Management Setup

    Screen only blanks the screen (use this for monitors without power management or “green” features. If set up in your system, your screen saver will not display with Blank Screen selected). V/H SYNC+Blank blanks the screen and turns off vertical and horizontal scanning. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    You can individually Enable or Disable each IRQ to include in the sleep function. IRQ8 (RTC Alarm) is usually set to Disable so that any software alarm clock or event calendar can wake up the system. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 30: Pnp And Pci Setup

    ICU, you must set the field for that IRQ to Yes. For example: If you install a legacy ISA card that requires IRQ 10, then set IRQ10 Used By ISA to Yes............................ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    This motherboard supports Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices but current operat- ing systems do not. The default is set to Disabled until support disks and USB devices are available in which time you can set this function to Enabled. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 32: Load Bios Defaults

    <Enter>. The system displays a confirmation message on the screen. Press <Y> and then <Enter> to confirm. Press <N> and then <Enter> to abort. This feature does not affect the fields on the Standard CMOS Setup screen. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 33: Supervisor Password And User Password

    “Enter Password” prompt appears. A message confirms the password has been disabled. NOTE: If you forget the password, see CMOS RAM in section III (Installation) of the baseboard user’s manual for procedures on clearing the CMOS. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 34: Ide Hdd Auto Detection

    The autodetection feature can only detect one set of parameters for a particular IDE hard drive. Some IDE drives can use more than one set. This is not a problem if the drive is new and there is nothing on it. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

  • Page 35: Save And Exit Setup

    Select this option to exit the Setup utility without saving the modifications you specify during the current session. To exit without saving, highlight the “Exit Without Sav- ing” option on the main screen and then press <Enter>. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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  • Page 37: V. Desktop Management

    V. DESKTOP MANAGEMENT Desktop Management Interface (DMI) Introducing the ASUS DMI Configuration Utility This motherboard supports DMI within the BIOS level and provides a DMI Con- figuration Utility to maintain the Management Information Format Database (MIFD). DMI is able to auto-detect and record information pertinent to a computer’s system such as the CPU type, CPU speed, and internal/external frequencies, and memory size.

  • Page 38: Using The Dmi Configuration Utility

    A heading, *** BIOS Auto Detect *** appears on the right for each menu item on the left side that has been auto detected by the system BIOS. A heading, *** User Modified *** will appear on the right for menu items that has been modified by the user. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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    You can load the BIOS defaults from a MIFD file and can clear all user modified and added data. You must reboot your computer in order for the defaults to be saved back into the Flash BIOS. ASUS C-P55T2D User’s Manual...

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