Asus P5G41T-M LX User Manual

Asus P5G41T-M LX Manual

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  • Asus P5G41T-M LX | User Manual - Page 1
    P5G41T-M LX Motherboard
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    ... and/or LGPL Software, which will be no earlier than December 1, 2011, either (1) for free by downloading it from http://support.asus.com/download; or (2) for the cost of reproduction and shipment, which is dependent on the preferred carrier and the ...
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    Contents Notices...vi Safety information...vii About this guide...vii P5G41T-M LX specifications summary...ix Chapter 1: 1.1 1.2 1.3 Welcome!...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...
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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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    ...Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, 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 been designed to enable proper reuse...
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    ... guide contains the following parts: • Chapter 1: Product introduction • This chapter describes the features of the motherboard and the new technology it supports. Chapter 2: BIOS information This chapter tells how to change system settings ...
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    ...Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. 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 ...
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    P5G41T-M LX specifications summary CPU LGA775 socket for Intel® Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Duo /... 05B/05A/06 processors Supports Intel® 45nm multi-core CPU * Refer to www.asus.com for Intel® CPU support list. Northbridge: Intel® G41 Southbridge: Intel® ICH7 1333/1066/800 MHz...
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    P5G41T-M LX specifications summary ASUS unique features ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ASUS AI NET 2 ASUS Q-Fan ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS ... Wake up 1 x Ultra DMA 133/100/66 cable 2 x Serial ATA cables 1 x I/O shield 1 x User Manual Drivers ASUS PC Probe II ASUS Update Anti-Virus software (OEM version) uATX ...
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    ... Thank you for buying an ASUS® P5G41T-M LX motherboard! The motherboard delivers a host of new ...package with the list below. 1.2 Package contents ASUS P5G41T-M LX motherboard 2 x Serial ATA cables .... This motherboard also supports Intel® CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process. ASUS P5G41T-M LX ...
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    ... channel DDR3 1333 (O.C.)/1066/800 support This motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data ... operating systems. 1.3.2 Innovative ASUS features ASUS EPU ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) ...noise. ASUS Anti-Surge Protection This special design prevents expensive devices and the motherboard ...
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    ...a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen. ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto-... of creating environment-friendly 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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    ...components or change any motherboard settings. • Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching ... to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals, or components. Onboard LED... the system and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any motherboard component...
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    ... by circles to secure the motherboard to the chassis. Do not overtighten the 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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    1.5.3 Motherboard layout 1.5.4 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Layout contents Page 1-19 1-23 1-19 1-25 1-7 1-12 1-22 1-18 9. 10. 11. 12.... wake-up (3-pin USBPW1-4, 3-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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    ... if the damage is shipment/transit-related. • Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard ... the CPU, ensure that the cam box is facing towards you and the load lever is on your left. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-7
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    ... damage to the socket pins, do not remove the PnP cap unless you are installing a CPU. ... window to 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 triangle...
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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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    ... CPU fan and heatsink assembly. If you buy a CPU separately, ensure that you use only Intel®‑certified multiମ. Place the heatsink on top of the installed CPU, ensuring that the four fasteners match the holes on the motherboard. Orient the heatsink and fan assembly such that the CPU fan cable is ...
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    ... on the motherboard. Rotate each fastener counterclockwise. Pull up two fasteners at a time in a diagonal 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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    4. 5. Carefully remove the heatsink and fan assembly from the motherboard. Rotate each fastener clockwise to ensure correct orientation when reinstalling. 1.7 1.7.1 System memory Overview The motherboard comes with two Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) Dual Inline Memory ...
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    ... to support a full memory load (2 DIMMs) or overclocking conditions. P5G41T-M LX Motherboard Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL) DDR3-1066 MHz capability Vendor Crucial Crucial...SEC 901 HCF8 K4B1G0846E H5TQ1G83AFP G7C SAMSUNG 846 K4B2G0846B-HCF8 7-7-7-20 - ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-13
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    ... A3P1GF3DGF928M9B05 Timing Voltage DIMM socket support (Optional) A* • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • B* 3072MB(Kit of 3) SS ...
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    ...PSC Samsung Chip NO. A3P1GF3DGF928M9B05 K4B1G0846D-HCH9 Timing Voltage DIMM socket support (Optional) A B* 846 HCH9 SAMSUNG SEC K4B1G08460 Samsung Samsung Samsung...as one pair of Dual-channel memory configuration. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for the latest QVL. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-15
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    ... or other system components. Failure to do so can cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components. To install a DIMM: 1. 2. Press the retaining ... Simultaneously press the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM. Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the ...
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    ...drivers for the expansion card. When using PCI cards on shared slots, ensure that the drivers support "Share IRQ" or that the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Otherwise, ...that complies with the PCI Express specifications. PCI 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 ... hangs due to overclocking. For system failure due to overclocking, use the CPU Parameter Recall (C.P.R.) feature. Shut down and reboot the system, then the BIOS automatically resets parameter ...
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    ... 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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    ... ACT/LINK SPEED LED LED LAN port 4. 5. 6. Line In port (light blue). ... (lime). This port connects to a headphone or a speaker. In the 4, 6, and 8-channel configurations, the function of this port becomes ... with HD audio module in the front panel to support 8-channel audio output. 1-20 Chapter ...
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    ...]. If you want to connect an AC'97 front panel audio module to this connector, set the item to [AC97]. By default, this connector is set to [HD Audio]. See section 2.4.3 Chipset for details. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-21
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    .... There are three connectors on each Ultra DMA 100/66/33 signal cable: blue, black, and gray. Connect the blue connector to the motherboard's IDE connector, then select one of the following modes to configure your device. Drive jumper setting Single...
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    ... that the 20-pin power plug can provide at least 15 A on +12 V and that the PSU has a minimum power rating of 400W. The system may ... the Recommended Power Supply Wattage Calculator at http://support.asus. com/PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us for details. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-23
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    ... cables for Serial ATA 3Gb/s hard disk and optical disk drives. The Serial ATA 3Gb.... These USB connectors comply with USB 2.0 specification that supports up to 480 Mbps connection speed. ... cable to the USB connectors. Doing so will damage the motherboard! The USB module cable is purchased separately....
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    ... chassis fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN, 3-pin CHA_FAN) Only the 4-pin CPU fan supports the ASUS Q-FAN feature. 7. This connector is for an additional Sony/... back of the 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)... lights up when you turn on the system power, and blinks when the system is in sleep mode. Hard disk... system in sleep or soft-off mode depending on the BIOS settings. Pressing the power switch for more ...
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    ... are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for updates. Support DVD information To run the Support DVD Place the Support DVD ... DVD to locate the file ASSETUP.EXE from the 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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    ...Update is a utility that allows you to manage, save, and update the motherboard BIOS in Windows® environment. • ASUS Update requires an Internet connection either through a ... click Next. 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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    ...to complete the updating process. 2.1.2 The ASUS EZ Flash 2 feature allows you to update the BIOS without using ... start using this utility, download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at www.asus.com. ASUS EZ Flash ... TYPE: WINBOND W25X80 Current ROM BOARD: P5G41T-M LX VER: 0201 (H:00 B:02) ...
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    ...latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at www.asus.com. • The removable devices that ASUS CrashFree BIOS support vary with motherboard models. For motherboards without the .... Select the 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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    ...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. 2-4 Chapter 2: BIOS information
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    ... default settings. Advanced Power Boot Tools Exit 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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    ... means that the item has a submenu. To display the submenu, select the item and press . These ..., and is highlighted when selected. To change the value of a field, select it then press to display ... Enabled Suspend Mode ACPI 2.0 Support ACPI APIC support APM Configuration Hardware ...
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    ...) if your device is either a ZIP, LS-120, or MO drive. Configuration options: [Not Installed] [Auto] [CDROM] [ARMD] This item does not appear when you select the SATA 1/2/3/4 devices. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-7
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    ...[Auto] enables the LBA mode if the device supports this mode, and if the device was not previously formatted with... the data transfer from and to the device occurs multiple sectors at a time if the device supports multi-sector transfer feature. When set to [Disabled], the data transfer from and to the...
  • Asus P5G41T-M LX | User Manual - Page 47
    ... set overclocking parameters. Auto - loads the optimal settings for the system. Overclock Profile - loads overclocking profiles with optimal parameters for stability when overclocking. ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-9
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    The following two items appear only when you set the AI Overclocking item to [MANUAL]. CPU Frequency [xxx] Displays the frequency sent by the clock generator to the system bus and PCI bus. The value of this item is auto-detected by the BIOS. Use the ...
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    ... operating systems and applications in independent partitions. With virtualization, one computer system can function as multiple virtual systems. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-11
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    ... [Disabled] [Enabled] 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 [Enabled] Allows you to use the Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep® ...
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    ... the Parallel Port Mode is set to [EPP]. Configuration options: [1.9] [1.7] Parallel Port IRQ [IRQ7] Allows you to select parallel port IRQ. Configuration options: [IRQ5] [IRQ7] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-13
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    ... options: [Enabled] [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable support for Legacy USB storage devices, including USB flash drives and USB hard drives. ... enabled. If no USB device is detected, the legacy USB support is disabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto] ...
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    ...] [Enabled] ACPI APIC Support [Enabled] 2.5.4 Allows you to enable or disable the Anti-Surge protection. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Anti Surge Support [Enabled] ASUS P5G41T-M LX 2-15
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    ... [xxxºC/xxxºF] or [Ignored] MB Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF] or [Ignored] The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and displays the motherboard and CPU temperatures. Select Ignored if you do not wish to display the detected temperatures. CPU/...
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    ... on self tests (POST) while booting 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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    ...you to enable or disable the full screen logo display feature. 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] Sets the display mode ...
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    ... 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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    ... the sub-menu. Main Advanced Power BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit ... only) 3.CD-DISC (read only) ASUS EZ Flash 2 Express Gate Enter... Seconds] [No] 2.7.1 Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 2. When you press
  • Asus P5G41T-M LX | User Manual - Page 59
    ... press , a confirmation window appears. Select OK to load default values. Select Exit & Save Changes or make 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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