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Product warranty or service will not be extended if: Operation is subject to the following two conditions: How this guide is organized This manual contains the following parts: Product introduction This chapter describes the features of the A7V8X motherboard. It includes brief descriptions of the special attributes of the motherboard and the new technology it supports.
Optional Documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer. It includes brief explanations of the special attributes of the motherboard and the new technology it supports.
PC shuts down automatically. No need to use a DOS-based utility or boot from a floppy disk. IEEE controller Visit the ASUS website www. Ideal for handling large amounts of data such as video, audio and voice. Chapter 2 This chapter describes the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components. It includes details on the switches, jumpers, and connectors on the motherboard. Chapter summary Motherboard installation Place nine 9 screws into the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard to the chassis.
Do not overtighten the screws! Doing so may damage the motherboard. This LED remains off if you plug in a 1. AMD processors offer gigahertz speeds to support all the latest computing platforms and applications. The A7V8X supports Athlon processors.
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Do not neglect to set the correct Bus Frequency and leave the CPU Multiple setting at default to avoid start-up problems. DDR supports one 1 socket only. DDR supports two 2 sockets only. Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components. Follow these steps to install a DIMM.
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Simultaneously press the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM. Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the retaining clips. The DIMM might get damaged when it flips out with extra force. Remove the DIMM from the socket. Turn on the system and change the necessary BIOS settings, if any.
Assign an IRQ to the card. Refer to the tables on the next page. Install the software drivers for the expansion card. Otherwise, the system does not power up. Pin 5 is removed to prevent incorrect insertion when using ribbon cables with pin 5 plug. If the case-mounted LED does not light, try reversing the 2-pin plug.
This requires an external detection mechanism such as a chassis intrusion sensor or microswitch. When you remove any chassis component, the sensor triggers and sends a high-level signal to this lead to record a chassis intrusion event. This connector accommodates an optional Smart Card Reader that allows you to conveniently make transactions such as financial, health care, telephony, or traveling services through a Smart Card user interface software.
Connect the fan cables to the fan connectors on the motherboard, making sure that the black wire of each cable matches the ground pin of the connector. Use the ten pins as shown in Back View and connect a ribbon cable from the module to the motherboard SIR connector according to the pin definitions.
The LED lights up when you turn on the system power, and blinks when the system is in sleep mode. Chapter summary Starting up for the first time You will hear the vocal POST messages instead.
Follow the instructions in Chapter 4. This feature gives you vocal POST messages and alerts to inform you of system events and boot status. In case of a boot failure, you will hear the specific cause of the problem. Powering off the computer You must first exit the operating system and shut down the system before switching off the power.
Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided. EZ Flash will automatically access drive A to look for the file name that you typed.
When found, the following message appears on screen. In DOS mode, type A: Type a filename and the path, for example, A: BIOS revision will solve your problems. Careless updating may result to more problems with the motherboard! If this happens, call the ASUS service center for support. Because the BIOS software is constantly being updated, the following BIOS setup screens and descriptions are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen.
MAIN Use this menu to make changes to the basic system configuration. While moving around through the Setup program, note that explanations appear in the Item Specific Help window located to the right of mankal menu.
This window displays the help text for the currently highlighted field. Main Menu When you enter the Setup program, the following screen appears.
XX] Sets the system to the time that you specify usually the current time. The format is hour, minute, second. Valid values for hour, minute and second are Hour: If automatic detection is successful, Setup automatically fills in the correct values for the remaining fields on this sub-menu.
If automatic detection fails, this may be because the hard disk drive is too old or too new.
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When the Main menu appears, the hard disk drive field displays the size for the hard disk drive that you configured. When Logical Block Addressing LBA is enabled, the bit addressing of the hard drive is used without regard for cylinders, heads, or sectors. Options range from 6 to 30 characters per second. CPU Frequency Multiple unlocked processor. If your processor frequency multiple is locked, you cannot change the w7v8x of this item.
The bus frequency external frequency multiplied by the bus multiple equals the CPU speed. Memory Frequency Mhz [Auto] This field allows you to select a higher memory frequency for better system performance.
Otherwise, leave to the default setting [Disabled]. It can greatly mahual the display speed by caching the display data. You must set this to UC uncacheable if your display card does not support this feature, otherwise the system may not boot.
MIDI ports must have different addresses. This field allows you to select the USB port that you wish to activate.
Thus, connection cannot be made on the first try. Turning an external modem off and then back on while the computer is off causes an initialization string that turns the system power on. The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and displays the CPU, chassis, and power fan speeds in rotations per minute RPM. The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects the voltage output through the onboard voltage regulators.
When this field is set to [Enabled], the This allows you to manaul or disable the full screen logo display feature. Select this option only if you do not want to save the changes that you made to the Manuap program.
If you made changes to fields other than system date, system time, and password, the BIOS asks for a confirmation before exiting. Load Setup Defaults This option allows you to load the default values for each of the parameters on the Setup menus.
Select [Yes] to load default values. Chapter 5 This chapter describes the contents of the support CD that comes with the motherboard package. Chapter summary Install an operating system The contents of the support CD are subject to change at any time without notice.
Visit the ASUS website for updates. Install the necessary drivers to activate the devices. VIA 4 in 1 drivers This item installs the following drivers: Manager button to display the Device Manager window. On the window that appears, click the item Wake Up Capabilities under Property.
The default value is Wake Up Frame. Click the arrow under Value to set to Magic Frame.