Asus P8H61-M LX PLUS User Manual

Asus P8H61-M LX PLUS Manual

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  • Asus P8H61-M LX PLUS | User Manual - Page 1
    P8H61-M LX Series • P8H61-M LX • P8H61-M LX PLUS Motherboard
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    ... TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS ... 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 ...
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    Contents Notices...vi Safety information...vii About this guide...viii P8H61-M LX Series specifications summary...ix Chapter 1: 1.1 1.2 1.3 Welcome!...1-1 Package contents...1-1 Special features...1-1 ... CPU heatsink and fan...1-11 Uninstalling the CPU heatsink and fan...1-12 Overview...1-13...
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    ...26 1.11.1 1.11.2 Installing an operating system...1-26 Support DVD information...1-26 Chapter 2: 2.1 Managing and updating your BIOS...2-1 2.1.1 2.1.2 2.1.3 2.1.4 ASUS Update utility...2-1 ASUS EZ Flash 2...2-2 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ...
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    ......2-19 Onboard Devices Configuration...2-19 APM...2-20 CPU Temperature / MB Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF]...2-22 CPU / ...]...2-25 Boot Option Priorities...2-25 Boot Override...2-25 ASUS EZ Flash Utility...2-26 ASUS SPD Information...2-26 ASUS O.C. Profile...2-26 Monitor menu...2-22 Boot menu...2-24 ...
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    ... Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs ... packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for the detailed recycling information ...
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    ... framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm. DO NOT throw the motherboard in municipal .... Contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. Operation safety Before installing the motherboard and ...
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    ...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 ... you must press two or more keys simultaneously, the key names are linked with a plus sign (+). Example: ++
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    P8H61-M LX Series specifications summary CPU LGA1155 socket for Intel® Second Generation Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™... 2.0 * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 suppport depends on the CPU types; ** Refer to www.asus.com for Intel® CPU support list. Intel® H61 (B3) Express Chipset 2 ...
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    ... ASUS Fanless Design: Stylish Heatsink Solution ASUS Fan Xpert 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors (P8H61-M LX PLUS only) ASUS Exclusive ASUS C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall) Overclocking Rear panel ports 1 x PS/2 keyboard (Purple) ...
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    ...package with the list below. 1.2 Package contents ASUS P8H61-M LX Series motherboard 2 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s cables 1 x... Cables Accessories Application DVD Documentation • P8H61-M LX Series motherboards include P8H61-M LX PLUS and P8H61-M LX two models. The package contents vary from models...
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    ... for advanced operating systems. 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors (P8H61-M LX PLUS only) This motherboard uses all high-quality conductive polymer ... more intricate system control, including detailed DRAM information. Easy & Flexible 1-2 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ASUS Anti-Surge Protection This special design prevents expensive devices and the motherboard from damage caused by power surges from switching power supply (PSU). ASUS EPU ASUS ... discharge spread. Fan Xpert ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows you to adjust the CPU and chassis ...
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    ... restore a corrupted BIOS file using the bundled support DVD or USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file. ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS EZ ... products through product design and innovation to reduce carbon footprint of the product and thus mitigate environmental impacts. 1-4 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED. SB_PWR P8H61-M LX ON Standby Power OFF Powered Off P8H61-M LX Onboard LED Chapter 1: Product ...
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    ... 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 P8H61-M LX 1-6 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... LAN1_USB12 CHA_FAN 24.4cm(9.6in) EATXPWR SB_PWR Lithium Cell CMOS Power LGA1155 2 AUDIO PCIEX16 RTL 8111E P8H61-M LX PCIEX1_1 5 Super I/O PCIEX1_2 Intel® H61 SATA3G_2 SATA3G_1 SATA3G_4 SATA3G_3 6 PCIEX1_3 ALC 887 SPDIF_OUT USB56 USB78 ...
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    ... CPU: Installing the CPU Locate the CPU socket on the motherboard. P8H61-M LX P8H61-M LX CPU socket LGA1155 2. Press the load lever with your thumb (A), and then... the PnP cap unless you are installing a CPU. Load lever A B Retention tab 1-8 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... completely lifted. Load plate 4. Remove the PnP cap from the CPU socket by lifting the tab only. PnP cap ... one correct orientation. DO NOT force the CPU into the socket to prevent bending the connectors on the socket and damaging the CPU! CPU notches Gold triangle mark Alignment keys Chapter ...
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    ... then push down the load lever (B), ensuring that the front edge of the load plate slides under the retention knob (C). A B C 8. Insert the load lever under the retention tab. 1-10 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...requires no tool to install. • Use an LGA1155-compatible CPU heatsink and fan assembly ... that you have installed the motherboard to the chassis before you install the CPU fan and ... on top of the installed CPU, ensuring that the four fasteners match the holes on the motherboard. Orient the heatsink ...
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    3. Connect the CPU fan cable to the connector on the motherboard labeled CPU_FAN. CPU_FAN P8H61-M LX P8H61-M LX CPU fan connector Do not forget to connect the CPU fan connector! Hardware monitoring errors can occur if you fail to plug this connector. 1.6.3 1. 2. ...
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    ... with less power consumption. The figure illustrates the location of the DDR3 DIMM sockets: DIMM_A1 DIMM_B1 Channel Channel A Channel B P8H61-M LX Sockets DIMM_A1 DIMM_B1 P8H61-M LX 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets Chapter 1: Product introduction 1-13
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    ...load (2 DIMMs) or overclocking condition. Memory configurations P8H61-M LX Series Motherboard Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL) DDR3-1066 MHz capability Vendors Crucial ...(low voltage) • • 1.35V(low voltage) • • 1.5V • • 1.5V • • 1.5V 1-14 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...KKB8FNWBFGNX-26A KFC8FNMXF-BXX-15A J1108BDBG-DJ-F H5TQ2G83AFRH9C J1108BDBG-DJ-F D1288JPNDPLD9U J1108BDSE-DJ-F J2108BCSE-DJ-F H5TQ2G83AFR OJD12D9LGQ 9FF22D9KPT OJD12D9LGK 9KF27D9KPT OLD22D9LGK Timing Voltage DIMM socket support (Optional) A* B* • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ...
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    ...one pair of modules inserted into both the blue slots as one pair of dualchannel memory configuration. Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com for the latest QVL. SS: Single-sided / DS: Double-sided 1-16 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    .... Failure to do so can cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components. 1. 2. Press the retaining clips outward to unlock a ... a DIMM Simultaneously press the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM. Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the retaining clips. ...
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    ..., configure it by adjusting the software settings. Turn on the system and change the necessary BIOS settings, if any. See Chapter 2 for information on BIOS setup. ... cards complying with the PCI Express specifications. PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot 1-18 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...CMOS, which include system setup information such as system passwords. Clear RTC RAM (3-pin CLRTC) Jumpers CLRTC P8H61-M LX 1 2 2 3 Normal (Default) Clear RTC P8H61-M LX Clear RTC RAM To erase the RTC RAM: 1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord....
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    ... Front Speaker Out Bass/Center Side Speaker Out To configure an 8-channel audio output: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support 8-channel audio output. 1-20 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...-1 pin AAFP) AGND NC NC PIN 1 AAFP PIN 1 PORT1 L PORT1 R PORT2 R SENSE_SEND PORT2 L P8H61-M LX HD-audio-compliant pin definition Legacy AC'97 compliant definition P8H61-M LX Front panel audio connector • We recommend that you connect a high-...
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    ...GND PSON# GND -12 Volts +3 Volts P8H61-M LX +3 Volts +12 Volts +12 ...GND +5 Volts GND +3 Volts +3 Volts PIN 1 P8H61-M LX ATX power connectors • For a fully... connector (4-pin SPEAKER) P8H61-M LX PIN 1 P8H61-M LX Speaker Out Connector... GND GND Speaker Out GND GND SPEAKER ASUS P8H61-M LX Series...
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    ... of the connector. CPU_FAN CPU and chassis fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN, 3-pin CHA_FAN) CHA_FAN P8H61-M LX P8H61-M LX CPU connectors Do not forget to connect the... USB_P10USB_P10+ GND NC USB+5V USB_P9USB_P9+ GND PIN 1 P8H61-M LX USB+5V USB_P5USB_P5+ GND P8H61-M LX USB2...
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    ...RSATA_RXN4 RSATA_RXP4 GND RSATA_TXN4 RSATA_TXP4 GND P8H61-M LX P8H61-M LX Intel® SATA 3.0Gb/s connectors... audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT) P8H61-M LX SPDIF_OUT P8H61-M LX Digital audio connector The ...GND GND RSATA_TXP1 RSATA_TXN1 GND RSATA_RXP1 RSATA_RXN1 GND SATA3G_3 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... supports several chassis-mounted functions. PWR LED PWR BTN System panel connector (10-1 pin PANEL) F_PANEL P8H61-M LX HD_LED P8H61-M LX System panel connector • This 2-pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the chassis power LED cable to this ...
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    ... or later versions before installing the drivers for better compatibility and system stability. 1.11.2 The Support DVD that comes with the motherboard package contains the drivers, ... the file ASSETUP.EXE from the BIN folder. Double-click the ASSETUP.EXE to run the DVD. 1-26 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...BIOS Save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS file to a USB flash disk in case you ...future. Copy the original motherboard BIOS using the ASUS Update utility. 2.1.1 The ASUS Update is a utility..., save, and update the motherboard BIOS in Windows® environment. • ASUS Update requires an Internet...
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    ...Enter> to enable it. Exit ASUSTek EZ Flash BIOS ROM Utility V00.75 Flash Info MODEL: P8H61-M LX File Path: fs0:\ Drive fs0:\ Folder Info 05/16/11...Load [Tab] Switch [Up/Down/PageUp/PageDown/Home/End] Move [Esc] Exit [F2] Backup 2-2 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...utility, rename the BIOS file in the removable device into P8H61MLX.ROM (for P8H61-M LX) or P8H61MLP.ROM (for P8H61-M LX PLUS). ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility • The BIOS file in the support DVD may not be the latest version. Download the latest ...
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    ... screen displays may not be same as shown. ASUS BIOS Updater Before updating BIOS 1. 2. Prepare the motherboard support DVD and a USB flash drive in ... from Drive C (optical drive) to Drive D (USB flash drive). Welcome to FreeDOS (http://www.freedos.org)! C:\>d: D:\> 2-4 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... characters for the filename and three alphanumeric characters for the extension. The BIOS Updater backup screen appears indicating the BIOS backup ... to the DOS prompt. ASUSTek BIOS Updater for DOS V1.18 Current ROM BOARD: P8H61-M LX VER: 0206 DATE: 05/16/2011 Update ROM BOARD: Unknown VER: Unknown ...
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    ...as below. ASUSTek BIOS Updater for DOS V1.18 Current ROM BOARD: P8H61-M LX VER: 0206 DATE: 05/16/2011 A: P8H61MLX.ROM Update ROM BOARD: Unknown VER: ...to connect all SATA hard disk drives after updating the BIOS file if you have disconnected them. 2-6 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... screens include navigation keys and brief online help to guide you in using the BIOS Setup program. Entering BIOS Setup at startup... 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. • Ensure that a USB ...
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    ..., CPU/5V/3.3V/12V voltage output, CPU/chassis fan speed EFI BIOS Utility - EZ Mode P8H61-M LX BIOS Version : 0206 Exits the BIOS setup program... • The Boot Menu(F8) button is available only when the boot device is installed to the system. 2-8 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... provides advanced options for experienced end-users to configure the BIOS settings. The figure below shows an example of the ... the EZ Mode, click Exit, then select ASUS EZ Mode. Back button Menu items ... bar Configuration fields General help Exit EFI BIOS Utility - Advanced Mode Main Back Ai ...
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    ...item that is not user-configurable. A configurable field is highlighted when selected. To change the value of a field, select it and press to display a list of options. 2-10 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...Advanced Monitor Boot Tool BIOS Information BIOS Version Build Date ME Version South Bridge Stepping CPU Information Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU 0 @ 3.10GHz Speed Memory Information Total Memory Speed System Language System Date System Time...
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    ... a user password, but press when prompted to create/confirm the password. After you clear the password, the User Password item on top of the screen shows Not Installed. 2-12 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... can cause the system to malfunction. The configuration options for this section vary depending on the CPU and DIMM model you installed on the motherboard. EFI BIOS Utility - Advanced Mode The Ai Tweaker menu items allow you to configure ...
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    .... [Disabled] Disables this function. The following three items appear only when you set both the Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep Technology and Turbo Mode items to [Enabled]. 2-14 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...values range from -0.630V to +0.630V with a 0.010V interval. 2.4.8 [+] [-] CPU Offset Mode Sign [+] To offset the voltage ... value. To offset the voltage by a negative value. CPU Voltage [Auto] Allows you to set ...1V interval. Chapter 2: BIOS information 2-15 VCCIO Voltage [Auto] CPU PLL Voltage...
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    ... this menu show the CPU-related information that the BIOS automatically detects. The items shown in submenu may be different due to the CPU you installed. CPU Configuration 2-16 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...Cores [All] Allows you to choose the number of CPU cores to activate in each processor package...] Disables this function. CPU C1E [Enabled] [Enabled]  Enables the C1E support function. This item... the CPU C6 report to the operating system. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] Chapter 2: BIOS...
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    ...] [Enhanced] 2-18 This item appears only when you set the SATA Mode item to [IDE Mode]. Disables the SATA function. Set to [Enhanced] to support more than four SATA devices. ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...shows None. USB Configuration Legacy USB Support [Enabled] [Enabled] [Disabled] [Auto] Enables ...OS). The USB devices can be used only for the BIOS setup program. Allows the system to detect... the controller. Realtek LAN Controller [Enabled] [Enabled] [Disabled] Chapter 2: BIOS information 2-19...
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    ... AC Power Loss [Power Off] Power On By PS/2 Keyboard [Disabled] [Disabled] [Space Bar] [Ctrl-Esc] [Power Key] Power On By PS/2 Mouse [Disabled] [Disabled] [Enabled] 2-20 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...]  Enables Ring to generate a wake event. Power On By RTC [Disabled] [Disabled] [Enabled] Disables RTC to generate a wake event. When set to [Enabled], the items RTC Alarm Date (Days) and Hour/ Minute/Second will become user-configurable with set values. Chapter 2: BIOS information 2-21
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    ... and allows you to set the appropriate performance level of the CPU fan. [Standard]  Sets to [Standard] to make the CPU fan automatically adjust depending on the CPU temperature. 2-22 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ...[Turbo] Sets to [Turbo] to achieve maximum CPU fan speed. [Manual] Sets to [Manual] to assign detailed fan speed ... items appear only when you set CPU Fan Profile to [Manual]. CPU Upper Temperature [70] Use the..., 5V Voltage, 12V Voltage Anti Surge Support [Enabled] Chapter 2: BIOS information 2-23
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    ... [Enabled] [Disabled] Full Screen Logo [Enabled] Set this item to [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo 2™ feature. Post Report [5 sec] This item appears only ... be pressed when error occurs. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Wait for 'F1' If Error [Enabled] 2-24 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... to do so. Option ROM Messages [Force BIOS] 2.7.5 [Advanced Mode] Sets Advanced Mode as the ... Mode] Sets EZ Mode as the default screen for entering the BIOS setup program. Setup Mode [EZ Mode] ... boot device during system startup, press when ASUS Logo appears. • To access Windows OS in ...
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    ... updating the BIOS to prevent the system boot failure! • We recommend that you update the BIOS file only coming from the same memory/CPU configuration and BIOS version. 2-26 ASUS P8H61-M LX Series
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    ... items allow you to load the optimal default values for the BIOS items, and save or discard your changes to... Defaults Save Changes & Reset Discard Changes & Exit ASUS EZ Mode Launch EFI Shell from filesystem...appears. Select Yes to discard changes and exit. ASUS EZ Mode This option allows you to ...
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    ...asus.com.tw +86-21-38429911 support.asus.com 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA ...-282-2787 +1-812-284-0883 support.asus.com Harkort Str. 21-23... Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959911 www.asus.de www.asus.de/sales +49-1805-010923...-010920* +49-2102-9599-11 support.asus.com Technical Support Telephone Online...
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    ..., 40880 RATINGEN GERMANY Motherboard P8H61-M LX, P8H61-M LX PLUS ASUSTek COMPUTER INC. Address, City: Country: Authorized representative in ...-3-3:2008 EN 55020:2007 Product Name : Motherboard Model Number : P8H61-M LX, P8H61-M LX PLUS Conforms to the following specifications: FCC Part 15, Subpart ...



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