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Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard
User's Manual
Version 1.0C

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    TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User's Manual Version 1.0C...

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    The material contained herein is for informational purposes only. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    5.10 J19, J18: EIDE Connectors ........... 23 5.11 J20: Front Bezel Connectors ..........24 5.12 J21: Chassis Fan Power Connector........26 5.13 JP3: Wake on LAN Connector ..........26 5.14 JP5: SB-Link Connector............27 TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    6.14 Exit Without Saving...............53 Chapter 7 System Monitor Utility User’s Guide ..53 Chapter 8 LANDesk User’s Guide ....... 60 Appendix ................67 A. Slot 1 Retention Mechanism ............67 B. Additions & Errata ..............68 TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Introduction This manual is designed to give you information on the TI6NB motherboard. It is divided into the following sections: • • • • Introduction • • • • Specifications • • • • Hardware Description •...

  • Page 6: Chapter 2 Specifications

    Chapter 2 Specifications Chapter 2 Specifications The TI6NB is a high-performance ATX 440BX motherboard with a Slot 1 connector for Pentium II processors. It offers flexibility in terms of CPU frequency and main memory type and size. The main features of the...

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    INT1AH function 04H such as year2000.exe utility released by NSTL. Expansion Slots Five PCI 32-bit slots Two ISA 16-bit slots One AGP slot Form Factor ATX, 12.” x 7.28” (30.5cm x 18.5cm) TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 8: Chapter 3 Hardware Description

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Chapter 3 Hardware Description This chapter briefly describes each of the major features of the TI6NB motherboard. The layout of the board in Figure 1 shows the location of the key components. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows: 3.1 Processor..................6...

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    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Figure 1: Layout of the TI6NB Motherboard TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 10: Processor

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.1 Processor The TI6NB motherboard is designed to take a Pentium II processor running 233MHz/266MHz/300/333MHz at 66MHz CPU bus speed or 300/350/400/450MHz at 100MHz CPU bus speed with its Slot 1 processor connector. 3.2 L2 Cache The L2 cache is integrated in the Pentium II processor.

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    64MB 32MB ----- 104MB 128MB 32MB ----- 168MB 32MB 32MB 80MB 64MB 32MB 112MB 128MB 32MB 176MB 32MB 32MB 16MB ----- 80MB 64MB 32MB 16MB ----- 112MB 128MB 32MB 16MB ----- 176MB TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    32MB 256MB 64MB 64MB 64MB ----- 192MB 128MB 64MB 64MB ----- 256MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 256MB 128MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 320MB 128MB 128MB 128MB ----- 384MB 128MB 128MB 128MB 128MB 512MB TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 13: Bios

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.4 BIOS The BIOS on the TI6NB motherboard provides the standard BIOS functions plus the following additional features: 1. ISA Plug and Play (PnP) Extension Unlike PCI cards that are Plug and Play, ISA cards require setting jumpers to resolve hardware conflicts.

  • Page 14: Dma Channels

    Ultra DMA/33, the peak transfer rate can reach 33MB/sec. There are two IDE connectors - primary IDE and secondary IDE. With two devices per connector, up to four IDE devices can be supported. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 15: Onboard Multi-i/o

    3.11 Hardware Monitoring IC The TI6NB comes with the Winbond W83781D hardware monitoring IC. It monitors several hardware parameters including power supply voltages, fan speeds, and temperatures, which are very important for a high-end computer system to work stable and properly.

  • Page 16: Chapter 4 Configuring The Motherboard

    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard The following sections describe the necessary procedures and proper jumper settings to configure the TI6NB motherboard. For the locations of the jumpers, refer to Figure 2. 4.1 CPU Frequency Select: S1(1-8)..........14 4.2 Clear CMOS Select: JP4............15...

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    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Figure 2: Jumper Location on the TI6NB TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 18: Cpu Frequency Select: S1(1-8)

    CPU, S1(1) can be used to set the CPU bus speed. For 66MHz, set this switch to ON; for 100MHz, this switch is OFF. For ‘mass produced’ CPU, S1(3) should be set to OFF for auto-detection of the CPU bus speed. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 19: Clear Cmos Select: Jp4

    Jumper Setting Function pin 1-2: short Normal 1 2 3 pin 2-3: short Clear CMOS NOTE: To clear CMOS, the ATX-power connector should be disconnected from the motherboard. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 20: Chapter 5 Installation

    Chapter 5 Installation Chapter 5 Installation This chapter describes the interface that the TI6NB provides for creating a working system. Refer to Figure 3 for the location of the connectors. The following items are covered in this chapter: 5.1 I/O Connectors.................18 5.2 J1: PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Connectors .....18...

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    Chapter 5 Installation Figure 3: Connector Location on the TI6NB TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 22: I/o Connectors

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.1 I/O Connectors The I/O connectors connect the TI6NB to the most common peripherals. To attach cables to these connectors, carefully align Pin 1 of the cables to that of the connectors. Refer to Figure 4 for the location and orientation of the connectors.

  • Page 23: J8: Atx Power Supply Connector

    USB support allows connections of up to 64 plug and play external peripherals per channel. The following table shows the pin outs of these ports. USB1 Pin # Signal Name PORT 2 USB- USB+ Ground PORT 1 TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 24: J2, J3: Serial Ports

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.6 J2, J3: Serial Ports The onboard serial ports of the TI6NB, J2 and J3, are two DB-9 external connectors. The following table shows the pin-out assignments of the these connectors. Signal Name Pin # Pin #...

  • Page 25: J4: Parallel Port Connector

    5.8 J9: IrDA Connector This connector is used for an IrDA connector that supports infrared wireless communication. J9 Pin # Signal Name +5V IRRX IRTX No connect Ir RX N.C. GND Ground Ir TX TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 26: J5: Floppy Drive Connector

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.9 J5: Floppy Drive Connector J5 of the TI6NB is a 34-pin header and will support up to 2.88MB floppy drives. The following table shows its pin-out assignments. Signal Name Pin # Pin # Signal Name Ground...

  • Page 27: J19, J18: Eide Connectors

    DRQ0 Ground Host IOW Ground Host IOR Ground IOCHRDY Host ALE DACK1 Ground MIRQ0 No connect Address 1 No connect Address 0 Address 2 Chip select 0 Chip select 1 Activity Ground TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 28: J20: Front Bezel Connectors

    The power LED indicates the status of the main power switch. The keylock switch, when closed, will disable the keyboard function. J20 Pin # Signal Name Power LED No connect Ground Keylock Ground TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Reset Switch: Pins 9 and 19 The reset switch allows the user to reset the system without turning the main power switch Off and then On. Orientation is not required when making a connection to this header. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 30: J21: Chassis Fan Power Connector

    The following table shows the pin out assignments of this connector. Wake on LAN will function properly only with an ATX power supply with 5VSB that has 200mA. JP3 Pin # Signal Name +5VSB Ground Wake on LAN TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 31: Jp5: Sb-link Connector

    SB-Link uses Intel’s PC-PCI technology to deliver (Creative’s) Sound Blaster 16 compatibility to AWE64D, enabling users to play Real-mode DOS games. JP5 Pin # Signal Name GNTA# Ground No Connect REQA# Ground SERIRQ# TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 32: Chapter 6 Bios And System Setup

    Report No FDD For WIN 95 Video BIOS Shadow C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow 6.5 Chipset Features Setup.............39 Auto Configuration SDRAM CAS Latency Time System BIOS Cacheable Video BIOS Cacheable Video RAM Cacheable TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    IRQ3/4/5/7/9/10/11/12/14/15, DMA0/1/3/5/6/7 assigned to 6.8 Load BIOS Defaults ..............48 6.9 Load Setup Defaults ..............48 6.10 Integrated Peripherals............49 IDE HDD Block Mode IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave PIO IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave UDMA TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Onboard FDC Controller Onboard Serial/Parallel Port UART Mode Select Parallel Port Mode 6.11 Supervisor / User Password ...........51 6.12 IDE HDD Auto Detection............52 6.13 Save & Exit Setup..............53 6.14 Exit Without Saving...............53 TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 35: Bios Introduction

    <Esc> to quit. When you enter the Setup utility, the Main Menu screen will appear on the screen. The Main Menu allows you to select from various setup functions and exit choices. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    We strongly recommend that you avoid making any changes to the chipset defaults. These defaults have been carefully chosen by both Award and your system manufacturer to provide the absolute maximum performance and reliability. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 37: Standard Cmos Setup

    1 to 12 Date : 1 to 31 Year : 1994 to 2079 To set the date, highlight the “Date” field and use the PageUp/ PageDown or +/- keys to set the current time. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Number of sectors SIZE : Automatically adjust according to the configuration MODE (for IDE HDD only) : Auto Normal (HD < 528MB) Large (for MS-DOS only) (HD > 528MB and supports Logical Block Addressing) TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    The system boot will not be halted for a disk error; it will stop for all other errors. All, But Disk/Key The system boot will not be halted for a key- board or disk error; it will stop for all others. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 40: Bios Features Setup

    DRAM into cache memory, for even faster access by the CPU. These items allow you to enable (speed up memory access) or disable the cache function. By default, these items are Enabled. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    When disabled, continually holding down a key on your keyboard will generate only one instance. When enabled, you can set the two typematic controls listed next. By default, this field is set to Disabled. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    RAM. Video Shadow will increase the video speed. C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow Shadowing a ROM reduces the memory available between 640KB to 1024KB. These fields determine whether optional ROM will be copied to RAM or not. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 43: Chipset Features Setup

    Video RAM Cacheable Selecting Enabled allows caching of the video BIOS ROM at C0000h to C7FFFh, resulting in better video performance. However, if any program TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 6 BIOS and System Setup writes to this memory area, a memory access error may result. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    64M, 128M and 256M. The default setting is 64M. Auto Detect DIMM/PCI Clk When enabled, the system automatically shuts off clocks of unused DIMM/PCI slots. The default setting is Disabled. This field is for CE Testing use only. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    IC. VCCP / VTT / VCC3 These optional and read-only fields show the current voltages in the voltage regulators and power supply as monitored by the optional hardware monitoring IC. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 47: Power Management Setup

    1hr. Except for HDD Power Down which ranges from 1 min. to 15 min. (Default) NOTE: In order to enable the CPU overheat protection feature, the Power Management field should not be set to Disabled. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Throttle Duty Cycle When the system enters Doze mode, the CPU clock runs only part of the time. You may select the percent of time that the clock runs. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    This section determines the reloading of the ‘timers’ after entering the Full On You can enable or disable the monitoring of IRQ 8 (Real Time Clock) so it does not awaken the system from Suspend mode. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 50: Pnp/pci Configuration

    The default value is Disabled. IRQ3/4/5/7/9/10/11/12/14/15, DMA0/1/3/5/6/7 assigned to These fields allow you to determine the IRQ/DMA assigned to the ISA bus and is not available to any PCI slot. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 6 BIOS and System Setup Used MEM base addr Select a base address for the memory area used by any peripheral that requires high memory. The default setting is N/A. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 52: Load Bios Defaults

    F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Load BIOS Defaults except Standard CMOS Setup To load SETUP defaults value to CMOS SRAM, enter “Y”. If not, enter “N”. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 53: Integrated Peripherals

    When Auto is selected, the BIOS will select the best available mode. IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave UDMA These fields allow your system to improve disk I/O throughput to 33Mb/sec with the Ultra DMA/33 feature. The options are Auto and Disabled. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 54: On-chip Primary/secondary Pci Ide

    This field determines the UART mode in your computer. The settings are Normal, IrDA and ASKIR. The default value is Normal. Parallel Port Mode This field allows you to determine parallel port mode function. Normal Printer Port Enhanced Parallel Port Extended Capabilities Port TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 55: Supervisor / User Password

    SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Change / Set / Disable Password TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 56: Ide Hdd Auto Detection

    To accept the displayed entries, press the “Y” key; to skip to the next drive, press the “N” key. If you accept the values, the parameters will appear listed beside the drive letter on the screen. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 57: Save & Exit Setup

    LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Abandon all Data & Exit Setup TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 58: Chapter 7 System Monitor Utility User's Guide

    NOTE: System Monitor currently supports English and Chinese under Windows 95 and Windows NT. English will be used for other language environments. When System Monitor is initiated, the icon below appears in the task bar in the Windows environment. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Clicking on the upper left corner button would show you the latest company information. "Summary" provides the current system status. The section below describes the different functions of System Monitor. 1. Computer - displays the current working system version and processor type. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 System Monitor Utility User’s Guide Power - displays the current voltage status. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 System Monitor Utility User’s Guide 3. Memory - displays the current memory usage status. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 System Monitor Utility User’s Guide Fan Speed - displays the current rotational speeds of CPU and Chassis fans. Disk - displays the disk supported formats and disk space. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 System Monitor Utility User’s Guide Heat - displays the CPU and system temperatures. Error Log - displays errors occuring after System Monitor is started. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    NOTE: Intel has defined a margin of difference for the voltages as below: 12 Volts - 10% (10.8V ~ 13.2V) 5 Volts - 5% (4.75 ~ 5.25%) Vio - 5% (Vio for P54C CPU is 3.5V. Vio for P55C is 3.3V.) Vcore- 5% TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 65: Chapter 8 Landesk User's Guide

    The following items are covered in this chapter: 8.1 Introduction ................61 8.2 Installation ................62 8.2.1 Installing the Local Version of LDCM 8.2.2 Installing the Administrative Version of LDCM LANDesk is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Hardware System: a DMI BIOS is required for full LDCM functionality For network computers, the following requirements also apply: Protocols: IPX or IP (WinSock-enabled) communication protocol loaded on the client Hardware Interfaces: a network card for communication on the network TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    During Setup, you will be asked to install Internet Explorer 3.02 in order to continue, or else Setup will be aborted. LDCM supports various languages and will default to English if it is unable to load ‘language.dl’.. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Double Click on ‘LANDesk Client Manager’ in the initial screen and the following screen will appear. Double click on the local version of LANDesk Client Manager. When the Welcome screen appears, click on “Next” to continue with Setup. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Manager. Click “Browse” if you want to change the directory suggested. Otherwise, click “Next” to start installing LDCM. When Setup is finished, changes will have been made to the file AUTOEXEC.BAT. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    The screen below allows you to install the documentation in Adobe Acrobat format and the Adobe Acrobat Reader software. Select the options you need and click on “Next” to start the installation. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 8 LANDesk User’s Guide After LANDesk Client Manager Setup is complete, restart your computer to be able to use the LANDesk Client Manager. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 72: Appendix

    The retention mechanism that comes with your motherboard, as seen in the above figure, accommodates all kinds of Pentium II processors. For Celeron processors, place the two caps supplied on both ends after installing the processor to secure the installation. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 73: Additions & Errata

    Appendix B. Additions & Errata This section is allotted for future page inserts containing any additional information or correction that the users should know. TI6NB Pentium II 440BX ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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