Asus P5G41T-M LX User Manual

Asus P5G41T-M LX Manual

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    P5G41T-M LX Motherboard
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    ...NOTICE, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR INACCURACIES THAT MAY APPEAR IN THIS MANUAL, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE DESCRIBED.... If however you encounter any problems in obtaining the full corresponding source code...
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    Contents Notices...vi Safety information...vii About this guide...vii P5G41T-M LX specifications summary...ix Chapter 1: 1.1... Package contents...1-1 Special features...1-1 1.3.1 1.3.2 Product highlights...1-1 Innovative ASUS features...1-2 Product introduction 1.4 1.5 Before you proceed...1-4 ...
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    ... system...1-27 Support DVD information...1-27 Chapter 2: 2.1 Managing and updating your BIOS...2-1 2.1.1 2.1.2 2.1.3 2.2.1 2.2.2 2.2.3 2.2.4 2.2.5 2.2.6 2.2.7 2.2.8 2.2.9 2.3.1 2.3.2 2.3.3 2.3.4 2.3.5 2.4.1 2.4.2 2.4.3 2.4.4 2.4.5 2.4.6 2.5.1 2.5.2 2.5.3 ASUS Update ...
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    Contents 2.5.4 2.5.5 2.5.6 2.6.1 2.6.2 2.7 2.6.3 2.7.1 2.7.2 2.8 2.7.3 Anti Surge Support...2-15 APM Configuration...2-16 Hardware Monitor...2-16 Boot Device Priority...2-17 Boot Settings Configuration...2-17 Security...2-18 ASUS EZ Flash 2...2-20 Express Gate...2-20 AI NET 2...2-...
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    ...if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio ..., we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://green.asus.com/english/REACH.htm. DO NOT throw the motherboard in municipal waste. This product has...
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    ... all the manuals that came with the package. Before using the product, ensure that all cables are correctly ... cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage, contact your dealer... technical problems with the product, contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. About this guide This user...
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    ... tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when ... to help you complete a task. Where to find more information 1. 2. ASUS websites Refer to the following sources for additional information and for ...
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    P5G41T-M LX specifications summary CPU LGA775 socket for Intel® Core™2 Quad / Core™2 ... 45nm multi-core CPU * Refer to www.asus.com for Intel® CPU support list. Northbridge: Intel® G41 ... DDR3 memory modules - Supports up to 8GB system memory * Refer to www.asus.com for the latest Memory QVL ...
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    P5G41T-M LX specifications summary ASUS unique features ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ASUS ...ASUS Express Gate ASUS EPU-L 1 x PS/2 keyboard port 1 x PS/2 mouse port 1 x LPT ...PnP, DMI 2.0, WfM 2.0, ACPI 2.0a, SM BIOS 2.5 WOL, PXE, WOR by Ring, PME... PC Probe II ASUS Update Anti-Virus software (OEM version) uATX...
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    ... list below. 1.2 Package contents ASUS P5G41T-M LX motherboard 2 x Serial ATA cables 1 x Ultra DMA 133/100/66 cable 1 x I/O shield ASUS motherboard support DVD User Manual Check... MHz FSB. This motherboard also supports Intel® CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-1
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    ... solution The onboard LAN controller is a highly integrated Gb LAN controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management ...to save power and money. Turbo Key ASUS Turbo Key allows you to turn the... work in distraction-free environment with minimal noise. ASUS Anti-Surge Protection This special design ...
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    ... 3 is an auto-recovery tool that allows you to restore a corrupted BIOS file using the bundled support DVD or USB flash disk that contains the ... and recyclable products/packaging to safeguard consumers' health while minimizing the impact on the environment. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-3
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    ... or change any motherboard settings. • Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component. • Before handling components, use a...reminder that you must shut down the system and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration ...
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    ...ensure that you place it into the chassis in the correct orientation. The edge with external ports goes to the rear part of the chassis as indicated in the image below. ... screws! Doing so can damage the motherboard. Screw holes Place this side towards the rear of the chassis ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-5
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    ...connector (4-pin SPEAKER) Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP) Digital audio ...connectors (24-pin EATXPWR, 4-pin ATX12V) USB device wake-up (3-pin USBPW1-4,...pin USBPW5-8) CPU and chassis fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN, 3-pin CHA_FAN) Intel LGA775 CPU socket DDR3 DIMM slots IDE connector (40-1 pin...
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    ... before installing the CPU. • Connect the CPU fan cable to the CPU_FAN connector and chassis fan cable to the CHA_FAN connector to ensure system stability. • Upon purchase of the motherboard, ensure that the PnP ...box is facing towards you and the load lever is on your left. ASUS P5G41T-M LX...
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    ... until it is released from the retention tab. To prevent damage to the socket pins, do not remove the PnP ... remove (4B). 3 4A 5. Position the CPU over the socket, ensuring that the gold triangle is on the bottom‑left ... socket then fit the socket alignment key into the CPU notch. CPU notch Gold ...
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    ... prevent contaminating the paste, DO NOT spread the paste with your finger directly. 7. Close the load plate (A), then push the load lever (B) until it snaps into the retention tab. A B ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-9
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    ... match the holes on the motherboard. Orient the heatsink and fan assembly such that the CPU fan cable is closest to the CPU fan connector. B A B A 2. Push down two fasteners at a time in a diagonal sequence to secure the heatsink and fan assembly...
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    ...Do not forget to connect the CPU fan connector! Hardware monitoring errors can occur... and fan Disconnect the CPU fan cable from the connector on the motherboard. Rotate each fastener... sequence to disengage the heatsink and fan assembly from the motherboard. A A B B A B B A ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-11...
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    ...System memory Overview The motherboard comes with two Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) Dual Inline Memory Modules (DIMM) sockets. The figure illustrates the location of the DDR3 DIMM sockets: Channel Channel A Channel B Sockets DIMM_A1 DIMM_B1 1-12 Chapter 1: Product introduction...
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    ... memory on the motherboard. Memory configurations • This motherboard does not support DIMMs made up of 256 megabits (Mb) chips or less. • The default...SEC 901 HCF8 K4B1G0846E H5TQ1G83AFP G7C SAMSUNG 846 K4B2G0846B-HCF8 7-7-7-20 - ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-13
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    DDR3-1333 MHz (O.C.) capability Vendor A-Data A-Data A-Data A-Data Corsair Corsair Corsair ...4GBHK F3-10666CL7T-6GBPK F3-10666CL9T-6GBNQ DDR3-1333 CL9-9-9-24 GV34GB1333C7DC GG34GB1333C9DC DDR3... 8HD22D9JNM 9GF27D9KPT IDSH1G-03A1F1C-13H 9FF22D9KPT 9KF27D9KPT A3P1GF3DGF928M9B05 Timing Voltage DIMM socket ...
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    ...A3P1GF3DGF928M9B05 K4B1G0846D-HCH9 Timing Voltage DIMM socket support (Optional) A B* 846 HCH9 SAMSUNG... slot as Single-channel memory configuration. • B*: Supports one pair of modules inserted into... configuration. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for the latest QVL. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-15...
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    ...direction. DO NOT force a DIMM into a socket to avoid damaging the DIMM. 3. Firmly insert... the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM. Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing... out with extra force. 2 1 1 2. Remove the DIMM from the socket. DIMM notch 1-16 Chapter 1: Product...
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    .... Keep the screw for later use. Align the card connector with the slot and press firmly until the ... card inoperable. Configuring an expansion card 1.8.3 1.8.4 1.8.5 The PCI slots support cards such as a LAN card, SCSI card, ...slots PCI Express x1 slot PCI Express x16 slot ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-17
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    ...4. Hold down the key during the boot process and enter BIOS setup to re-enter data. Except when clearing the RTC RAM, never...CPU Parameter Recall (C.P.R.) feature. Shut down and reboot the system, then the BIOS automatically resets parameter settings to default values. 1-18 Chapter 1: Product...
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    ... a power supply that can provide 500mA on the +5VSB lead for each USB port; otherwise, the system would not power up. • The total current consumed must NOT exceed the power supply capability (+5VSB) whether under normal condition or in sleep mode. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-19
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    ...1.10.1 Connectors Rear panel connectors 1. 2. 3. PS/2 mouse port (green). This port is for a PS/2 mouse. Parallel port. This...to the audio configuration table below for the function of the audio ports in a 2, 4, 6, or 8-channel configuration. Audio 2, 4, 6, or 8-channel configuration Port Light ...
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    ... other VGA-compatible devices. PS/2 Keyboard port (purple). This port is for a PS/2 keyboard. 10. ... chassis-mounted front panel audio I/O module that supports either HD Audio or legacy AC`97...AC97]. By default, this connector is set to [HD Audio]. See section 2.4.3 Chipset for details. ASUS P5G41T-M...
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    ...Ultra DMA 100/66/33 signal cable: blue, black, and gray. Connect ... Black Gray Black or gray IDE connector (40-1 pin PRI_IDE) • Pin 20 ... to match the covered hole on the Ultra DMA cable connector. This prevents incorrect insertion when you ... cable for Ultra DMA 100/66/33 IDE devices. If any device...
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    ... power supply plugs are designed to fit these connectors in only one orientation. Find the proper orientation and push down firmly until the connectors completely fit. ATX power ... at http://support.asus. com/PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us for details. ASUS P5G41T-M ...
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    ... of the Serial ATA 3Gb/s is faster than the standard parallel ATA with 133 MB/s (Ultra DMA133). Serial ATA connectors (7-pin SATA1-4) Install the ... before using Serial ATA. 5. These connectors are for USB 2.0 ports. Connect the USB module cable to any of these connectors, then ...
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    ... is for an additional Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) port. Connect the S/PDIF Out module cable to this connector, then install the module to ... system chassis. Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT) The S/PDIF module is purchased separately. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-25
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    ...This connector supports several chassis-mounted functions. System panel connector (10-1 pin PANEL... power LED. Connect the chassis power LED cable to this connector. The system power LED lights up... system in sleep or soft-off mode depending on the BIOS settings. Pressing the power switch for more than...
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    ... better compatibility and system stability. 1.11.2 The Support DVD that comes with the motherboard package contains ... to avail all motherboard features. The contents of the Support DVD are subject to change at any time ...BIN folder. Double-click the ASSETUP.EXE to run the DVD. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-27
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    1-28 Chapter 1: Product introduction
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    .... Click the Utilities tab, then click ASUS Update. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation. Quit all Windows® applications before you update the ... From the FTP site, select the BIOS version that you wish to download then click Next. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-1
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    ... click Open. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the updating process. 2.1.2 The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows... website at www.asus.com. ASUS EZ Flash 2 To update the BIOS using EZ Flash 2: 1. Insert the USB ...TYPE: WINBOND W25X80 Current ROM BOARD: P5G41T-M LX VER: 0201 (H:00 B:02)...
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    .... • The removable devices that ASUS CrashFree BIOS support vary with motherboard models. For motherboards without the floppy connector, prepare a USB flash ... Load Setup Defaults item under the Exit menu. Refer to section 2.8 Exit menu for details. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-3
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    ...keys and brief online help to guide you in using the BIOS Setup program. Entering ... Menu. See section 2.8 Exit Menu. • The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference ... on your screen. • Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com to download the latest BIOS file for this motherboard....
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    2.2.1 BIOS menu screen Menu bar Power Menu items Main Configuration fields BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit [00:31:48] [Tue 01/01/2002] :[...Menu bar To select an item on the menu bar, press the right or left arrow key on the keyboard until the desired item is highlighted. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-5
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    .... Pop-up window Main Advanced Power BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit [Auto... Disabled Enabled Suspend Mode ACPI 2.0 Support ACPI APIC support APM Configuration Hardware ... corner of the menu screen is a brief description of the selected item. General help 2-6 Chapter 2: BIOS information
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    ...overview of the basic system information. Refer to section 2.2.1 BIOS menu screen for information on the menu screen ... the system date. While entering Setup, the BIOS automatically detects the presence of IDE/SATA ...] This item does not appear when you select the SATA 1/2/3/4 devices. ASUS P5G41T-M LX...
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    ... occurs multiple sectors at a time if the device supports multi-sector transfer feature. When set to ... ATA/IDE Configuration [Enhanced] Enhanced Mode Support On [S-ATA] Allows you to set the ATA/... devices. Configuration options: [0] [5] [10] [15] [20] [25] [30] [35] 2-8 Chapter 2: BIOS information
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    ... This menu gives you an overview of the general system specifications. The BIOS automatically detects the items in this menu. System Information BIOS Information... system. Overclock Profile - loads overclocking profiles with optimal parameters for stability when overclocking. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-9
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    ... when you set the AI Overclocking item to [MANUAL]. CPU Frequency [xxx] Displays the frequency... bus. The value of this item is auto-detected by the BIOS. Use the and keys to adjust the CPU... to become unstable! If this happens, revert to the default setting. 2-10 Chapter 2: BIOS information...
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    ... differ. • Key in ratio numbers directly. C1E Support [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable ... operating systems to boot even without support for CPUs with extended CPUID functions. Configuration ... as multiple virtual systems. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-11
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    ...] The following item appears only when you installed an Intel® Pentium® 4 or later CPU that supports the Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology (EIST). Intel(R) SpeedStep(TM) Tech [...] GTT Graphics Memory Size [No VT mode, 2MB] This item is not user- configurable. 2-12 Chapter 2: BIOS information
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    ... [DMA3] EPP Version [1.9] Appears only when the Parallel Port Mode is set to [ECP]. This item allows you ...[DMA0] [DMA1] [DMA3] Appears only when the Parallel Port Mode is set to [EPP]. Configuration options: ... you to select parallel port IRQ. Configuration options: [IRQ5] [IRQ7] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-...
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    ...USB device is detected, the legacy USB support is disabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto]... you to set the maximum time that the BIOS waits for the USB storage device to initialize. Configuration ...: [Auto] [Floppy] [Forced FDD] [Hard Disk] [CDROM] 2-14 Chapter 2: BIOS information...
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    ... PnP Plug and Play O/S [No] When set to [No], BIOS configures all the devices in the system. When set to [.... Configuration options: [No] [Yes] 2.5 Power menu BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit [Auto.... Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Anti Surge Support [Enabled] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-15
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    ...[Enabled] 2.5.6 Hardware Monitor CPU Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF] or [Ignored] MB Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF] or [Ignored] The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects... to enable or disable the CPU Q-Fan function. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] 2-16 Chapter 2: BIOS information
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    ... OS in Safe Mode, do any of the following: • Press when ASUS Logo appears. • Press after POST. 2.6.2 Boot ... to decrease the time needed to boot the system. When set to [Disabled], BIOS performs all the POST items. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-17
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    ... Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Set this item to [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo2™ feature. AddOn ROM Display Mode [Force BIOS] Bootup Num-Lock [On... the display mode for option ROM. Configuration options: [Force BIOS] [Keep Current] Allows you to select the power-on ...
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    ... user password. Password Check [Setup] When set to [Setup], BIOS checks for user password when accessing the Setup utility. When set to [Always], BIOS checks for user password both when accessing Setup and booting the system. Configuration options: [Setup] [Always] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-19
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    ... to run the utility to select and update BIOS. This utility supports 1.FAT 12/16/32 (r/w) 2....] [10 Seconds] [No] 2.7.1 Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 2. When you press , a ... its settings. 2.7.3 AI NET 2 Check Atheros LAN cable [Disabled] Enables or disables checking of the Atheros LAN ...
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    ... you to load the optimal or failsafe default values for the BIOS items, and save or discard your changes ... System Date, System Time, and Password, the BIOS asks for a confirmation before exiting. Discard Changes... other changes before saving the values to the non-volatile RAM. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-21
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    2-22 Chapter 2: BIOS information



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