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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    ... 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...2-20 2.6 Boot menu...2-17 Tools menu...
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    ... radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio ... 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 ...
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    ... stable surface. If you encounter technical problems with the product, contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. About this guide This user guide contains the information you need when installing and configuring the motherboard. How this guide is ...
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    Conventions used in this guide To ensure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of ...a task. IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task. NOTE: Tips and additional ... more keys simultaneously, the key names are linked with a plus sign (+). Example: ++ viii
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    P5G41T-M LX specifications summary CPU LGA775 socket for Intel® Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Duo / Pentium® .../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...
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    P5G41T-M LX specifications summary ASUS unique features ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ASUS AI NET 2 ASUS Q-Fan ASUS...2.0a, SM BIOS 2.5 WOL, PXE, WOR by Ring, PME 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 ...
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    ... introduction Thank you for buying an ASUS® P5G41T-M LX motherboard! The motherboard delivers a host of new ... below. 1.2 Package contents ASUS P5G41T-M LX motherboard 2 x Serial ATA cables 1 x Ultra .... This motherboard also supports Intel® CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process. ASUS P5G41T-M LX...
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    ... accesses. Dual channel DDR3 1333 (O.C.)/1066/800 support This motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 1333 (O.C.)/... performance for 3D graphics and other memory-demanding applications. Serial ATA 3Gb/s technology This motherboard supports hard drives based on the ...
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    ... file uploading from SATA HDDs, ODDs and USB drives. It supports file downloading to USB drives only. ASUS MyLogo2™ This feature allows you... 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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    ... Failure to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals, or components. Onboard LED The motherboard comes with a standby power LED that lights up to indicate that the system ... 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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    ... (3-pin KBPWR) ATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR, 4-pin ATX12V) USB device 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 PRI_IDE) Clear RTC ...
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    ... the socket contacts resulting from incorrect CPU installation/removal, or misplacement/loss/incorrect removal of the PnP cap. The motherboard supports Intel® LGA775 processors with the ...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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    ...not remove the PnP cap unless you are installing a CPU. Retention tab A B Load lever 3. Lift the ... plate window to remove (4B). 3 4A 5. Position the CPU over the socket, ensuring that the gold triangle is... fit the socket alignment key into the CPU notch. CPU notch Gold triangle mark Alignment...
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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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    .... Ensure that you have installed the motherboard to the chassis before you install the CPU fan and heatsink assembly. Installing the... 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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    ...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 ...
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    ... efficient cooling system to support a full memory load (2 DIMMs) or overclocking conditions. P5G41T-M LX Motherboard Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL) DDR3-1066 MHz ...-8500 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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    ... A*: Supports one module inserted into any slot as Single-channel memory configuration. • B*: Supports one pair of modules inserted into both the blue slots 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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    ... specifications. This motherboard supports PCI Express x1 network cards, SCSI cards, and other cards that comply with the PCI Express specifications. This motherboard supports a PCI Express... specifications. PCI slots PCI Express x1 slot PCI Express x16 slot ASUS P5G41T-M LX 1-17
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    ...computer. 4. Hold down the key during the boot process and enter BIOS setup to re-enter data. Except when ...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 settings...
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    ... USB devices. Set to +5VSB to wake up from S3 and S4 sleep modes (no power to CPU, DRAM in slow refresh, power supply in reduced power mode).... 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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    ... connects a parallel printer, a scanner, or other devices. LAN (RJ-45) port. This port allows Gigabit connection to a Local Area Network (LAN) through a network hub. Refer to the table ...HD audio module in the front panel to support 8-channel audio output. 1-20 Chapter 1: Product introduction
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    ... a high-definition front panel audio module to this connector to avail of the motherboard's high-definition audio capability. • If you want to connect a high-..., 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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    ... connect the 4-pin ATX +12V power plug. Otherwise, the system will not boot up. • We recommend that you use a PSU with higher power ... 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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    ... chassis. These USB connectors comply with USB 2.0 specification that supports up to 480 Mbps connection speed. USB connectors (10-1 pin USB56, USB78) ...a 1394 cable to the USB connectors. Doing so will damage the motherboard! The USB module cable is purchased separately. 1-24...
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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... system power LED lights up when you turn on the system power, and blinks when the system is... LED cable to this connector. The HD LED lights up or flashes when data is read from or written to the HDD. ...
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    1.11 1.11.1 Software support Installing an operating system This motherboard supports Windows® XP/Vista/7 Operating Systems (OS). Always install the latest OS version and ... 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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    ...package. ASUS Update utility Installing ASUS Update To install ASUS Update: 1. 2. 3. Place the support DVD in the optical drive. The Drivers menu appears. Click the Utilities tab... 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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    ... using an OS‑based utility. Before you start using this utility, download the latest BIOS file from the ASUS website at www.asus.com....EZ Flash 2 BIOS ROM Utility V3.36 FLASH TYPE: WINBOND W25X80 Current ROM BOARD: P5G41T-M LX VER: 0201 (H:00 B:02) DATE: 11/04/2009 A: Update ROM BOARD: Unknown VER: ...
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    ... when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can restore a corrupted BIOS file using the motherboard support DVD or a removable device that ... and stability. 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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    ... The BIOS screens include navigation keys and brief online help to guide you in using the BIOS Setup program. Entering BIOS ...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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    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] :[Not :[...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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    ... selected. To change the value of a field, select it then press to display a list of options. Refer to 2.2.7 Pop-up window. Submenu items Configuration fields 2.2.7 ... options for that item. Pop-up window Main Advanced Power BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit [Auto] [...
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    ... 2.2.1 BIOS menu screen for information on the menu screen items and how to navigate through them. BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit Use [ENTER], [TAB] or [SHIFT... 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...
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    ... 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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    ...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 ...FSB 1066 FSB 800 CPU External Frequency 333 MHz 266 MHz 200 MHz PCI Express Frequency [Auto] ...
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    ... this item to [Enabled] allows legacy operating systems to boot even without support for CPUs with extended CPUID functions. Configuration options: [... 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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    ...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 ..., 256MB] GTT Graphics Memory Size [No VT mode, 2MB] This item is not user- configurable. 2-12 Chapter...
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    DVMT Memory [256MB] Allows you to select the DVMT memory. Configuration options: [128MB] [256MB] [Maximum DVMT] Protect Audio Video Path Mode [Lite] South Bridge ... [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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    ... ACPI APIC table pointer is included in the RSDT pointer list. Configuration options: [Disabled] [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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    ...], this parameter allows you to wake the system through a PCI Express/ PCI card. This feature requires an ATX power supply that...] MB Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF] or [Ignored] The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and displays the motherboard and CPU temperatures. Select Ignored if you do...
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    ... Profile [Optimal Mode] This item appears only when you enable the CPU Q-Fan Control feature and allows you to set the appropriate performance level of the CPU ... 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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    ... [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo2™ feature. AddOn ROM Display Mode [Force BIOS] Bootup Num-... Password item and press . In the password box, key in a password containing up to six ...) RAM. See section 1.9 Jumpers for information on how to erase the RTC RAM. 2-18 Chapter 2: BIOS information
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    ...], 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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    ... Tools Exit Press ENTER to run the utility to select and update BIOS. This utility supports 1.FAT 12/16/32 (r/w) 2.NTFS (read only) 3.CD-DISC (... again when you enter the Express Gate environment after clearing its settings. 2.7.3 AI NET 2 Check Atheros LAN cable [Disabled] ...
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    ... to the BIOS items. Main Advanced Power BIOS SETUP UTILITY Boot Tools Exit Exitsystem systemsetup setup Exit...Changes F1 General Help F1 General Help F10 Save and Exit F10 Exit Save and 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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