Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L Manual

Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L Manual

Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L manual table of contents:

  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 1
    GA-G31M-ES2L/ GA-G31M-ES2C LGA775 socket motherboard for Intel® CoreTM processor family/ Intel® Pentium® processor family/Intel® Celeron® processor family User's Manual Rev. 2301 12ME-G31MES2L-2301R
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    Motherboard GA-G31M-ES2L/GA-G31M-ES2C Motherboard GA-G31M-ES2L/ GA-G31M-ES2C May 20, 2010 May 20, 2010
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    ... product information, carefully read the User's Manual.  For instructions on how to use GIGABYTE's unique features, read or download the information on/from the Support&Downloads\Motherboard\Technology Guide page on our website. For product-related ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 4
    Table of Contents Box Contents ...6 Optional Items...6 GA-G31M-ES2L/GA-G31M-ES2C Motherboard Layout ...7 Block Diagram...8 Chapter 1 Hardware Installation ...9 1-1 1-2 1-3 Installation Precautions ...9 Product Specifications ...10 Installing the CPU and CPU Cooler ...13...
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    ... ...53 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-6 Installing Chipset Drivers ...53 Application Software ...54 Technical Manuals ...54 Contact ...55 System ...55 Download Center ...56 Chapter 4 ... Recording ...74 Using the Sound Recorder ...76 Frequently Asked Questions ...77 Troubleshooting Procedure ...78 ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 6
    Box Contents GA-G31M-ES2L or GA-G31M-ES2C motherboard Motherboard driver disk User's Manual One IDE cable Two SATA cables I/O Shield • The box contents above are for reference only and the actual items shall depend on product package you obtain. The box contents are...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 7
    GA-G31M-ES2L/GA-G31M-ES2C Motherboard Layout KB_MS ATX_12V CPU_FAN LGA775 COMA LPT GA-G31M-ES2L/GA-G31M-ES2C VGA ATX IDE R_USB USB AUDIO F_AUDIO Intel® G31 LAN DDRII1 ... CI F_USB1F_USB2 SATAII0 Only for GA-G31M-ES2L. Only for GA-G31M-ES2C. -7- F_PANEL PCIE_1
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    ... CLK (100 MHz) x1 AR8131 AR8132 PCI Express Bus PCI Bus 2 PCI PCI CLK (33 MHz) Only for GA-G31M-ES2L. Only for GA-G31M-ES2C. -8- Surround Speaker Out Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out Side Speaker Out MIC Line Out Line In S/PDIF Out PS/2 KB/Mouse
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 9
    Chapter 1 Hardware Installation 1-1 Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which ... the power cord from the power outlet before installing or removing the motherboard or other hardware components. When connecting hardware components to ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 10
    ... USB headers) TM TM TM Front Side Bus Chipset Memory Onboard Graphics Audio LAN Expansion Slots Storage Interface  USB   Only for GA-G31M-ES2L. Only for GA-G31M-ES2C. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 10 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 11
    ... voltage detection CPU temperature detection CPU/System fan speed detection CPU overheating warning CPU/System fan fail warning CPU fan speed control (Note 3) 2 x 4 Mbit flash Use of licensed AWARD BIOS Support for DualBIOSTM PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b - 11 - Hardware Installation
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    ... via front panel and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver. (Note 3) Whether the CPU fan speed control function is supported will depend ...-Core/ Celeron Dual-Core/ Celeron 400 Series CPU to enable support for Easy Energy Saver. TM TM TM GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 12 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 13
    ... and CPU Cooler Read the following guidelines before you begin to install the CPU: • Make sure that the motherboard supports the CPU. (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.) • Always turn off the computer and unplug the power ...
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    ... gently insert the CPU into position. Step 5: Once the CPU is properly inserted, replace the load plate and push the CPU socket lever back into its locked position. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 14 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 15
    ... pins are joined closely. (Refer to your CPU cooler installation manual for instructions on installing the cooler.) Step 5: After the installation, check the back of the motherboard. If the push pin is inserted as the picture above, the ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 16
    ... memory module is installed. 2. When enabling Dual Channel mode with two memory modules, it is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 16 - DDRII2
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    ... the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the memory module. DDR2 DIMMs are not compatible to DDR DIMMs. Be sure to install DDR2 DIMMs on this motherboard. Notch DDR2 DIMM A DDR2 memory module has a notch, so it can only fit in one direction. Follow the steps below to correctly ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 18
    ... the card is securely seated in the slot and does not rock. • Removing the Card: Gently push back on the lever on the slot and then lift the card straight out from the slot. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 18 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 19
    ..., USB printer, USB flash drive and etc. RJ-45 LAN Port The Gigabit Ethernet LAN port provides Internet connection at up to 1 Gbps data ... out from the connector. Do not rock it side to side to prevent an electrical short inside the cable connector. Only for GA-G31M-ES2L. - 19 Hardware Installation
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    ... Audio standard via front panel and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver. Refer to the instructions on setting up a 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel audio configuration in Chapter 5, "Configuring 2/4/5.1/7.1-Channel Audio." Only for GA-G31M-ES2C. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 21
    ... off the devices and your computer. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the devices. • After installing the device and before turning on the computer, make sure the device cable has been securely attached to the connector on the motherboard. - 21 Hardware Installation
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 22
    ...power connector, the power supply can supply enough stable power to all the components on the motherboard. Before connecting the power connector, first make sure the power supply is ...-5V +5V +5V +5V (Only for 2x12-pin ATX) GND (Only for 2x12-pin ATX) 1 13 ATX GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 22 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 23
    3/4) CPU_FAN/SYS_FAN (Fan Headers) The motherboard has a 4-pin CPU fan header (CPU_FAN) and a 3-pin (.... When connecting a fan cable, be sure to connect it in the correct orientation (the black connector wire is the ground wire). The motherboard supports CPU fan speed control, which requires the use ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 24
    ... 1 7 SATAII3 7 SATAII2 7 7 SATAII0 1 SATAII1 1 1 1 Definition GND TXP TXN GND RXN RXP GND 2 3 4 5 6 7 Please connect the L-shaped end of the SATA cable to your SATA hard drive. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 24 -
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    8) PWR_LED (System Power LED Header) This header can be used to connect a system power LED on the chassis to indicate system power status. The LED is on when the system is operating. The LED keeps blinking when the system is in S1 sleep state. The LED is off when the system is in S3/S4 sleep state ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 26
    ..., hard drive activity LED, speaker and etc. When connecting your chassis front panel module to this header, make sure the wire assignments and the pin assignments are matched correctly. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 26 -
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    ... of the module connector match the pin assignments of the motherboard header. Incorrect connection between the module connector and the motherboard header will make the device unable to work or even damage it. 2 1 10 9... to mute the back panel audio (only supported when using an HD front panel audio ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 28
    ... USB header. • Prior to installing the USB bracket, be sure to turn off your computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the USB bracket. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 28 -
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    ... Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard. • After system restart, go to BIOS ... defaults (select Load Optimized Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter 2,...). 16) CI (Chassis Intrusion Header) This motherboard provides a chassis detection feature that detects ...
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  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 31
    ...Setup program. To upgrade the BIOS, use either the GIGABYTE Q-Flash or @BIOS utility. • Q-Flash allows ... the operating system. • @BIOS is a Windows-based utility that searches and downloads the latest version ..., if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 32
    ... screen may appear when the computer boots. Motherboard Model BIOS Version G31M-ES2L A02 ...: BIOS ... Boot Menu : Qflash 05/08/2009-G31-ICH7-6A99OG0JC-00 Function Keys Function Keys:... Q-Flash utility directly without having to enter BIOS Setup first. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 32 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 33
    .... Use arrow keys to move among the items and press to accept or enter a sub-menu. (Sample BIOS Version: GA-G31M-ES2L A02) CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2009 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 34
    ... peripheral devices, such as IDE, SATA, USB, integrated audio, and integrated LAN, etc.  Power Management Setup Use this menu to configure all the .... Pressing to the confirmation message will exit BIOS Setup. (Pressing can also carry out this task.) GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 34 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 35
    ... 3 Master IDE Channel 3 Slave Drive A Floppy 3 Mode Support Halt On Base Memory Extended Memory Total Memory Move ... so the system will skip the detection of the device during the POST for faster system startup. • Manual Allows you to manually enter the specifications of the hard drive when the ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 36
    ..., 640 KB will be reserved for the MS-DOS operating system. Extended Memory The amount of extended memory. Total Memory The total amount of memory installed on the system. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 36 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 37
    ... Virtualization Technology (Note) Init Display First Onboard VGA On-Chip Frame Buffer Size Move Enter: ..., USB-ZIP, USB-CDROM, USB-HDD, LAN, Disabled. Password Check Specifies whether a ... is present only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. For more information about Intel CPUs' unique ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 38
    ...) This item is present only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. For more information about Intel CPUs' unique features, please visit Intel's website. - 38 - GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 39
    ...PCI graphics card, PCI Express graphics card or the onboard VGA. PCI Sets the PCI graphics card as the first display. (Default) Onboard Sets the onboard VGA as the first display. PEG Sets PCI Express .... (Default) Always Enable Always activates the onboard VGA, whether or not a PCI Express card is ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 40
    ... dependent on the On-Chip SATA Mode and PATA IDE Set to settings. When PATA IDE Set to is configured to Ch. 1 Master/Slave, this option will be automatically set to Ch. 0 Master/Slave. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 40 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 41
    ... Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2009 Award Software SMART LAN Start detecting at Port...Pair1-2 Status = Open ... F7: Optimized Defaults This motherboard incorporates cable diagnostic feature designed to detect the status of the attached LAN cable. This feature will detect cabling issue and report ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 42
    ...to the motherboard), the following message will appear: GA-G31M-ES2L-Start detecting at Port...Pair1-2 Status = Open ... Length Length = = = = 20m 20m 20m 20m GA-G31M-ES2C-Start detecting at Port...Pair1-2 Status =...Port), ECP (Extended Capabilities Port), ECP+EPP. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 42 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 43
    ... Alarm x Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm HPET Support (Note) HPET Mode (Note) Power On By Mouse... x KB Power ON Password AC Back Function ErP Support Move Enter: Select F5: Previous Values +/-/PU/... an ACPI sleep state by a wake-up signal from a modem that supports wake-up function. (Default: Enabled) (Note)...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 44
    ... will become unavailable: PME event wake up, power on by mouse, power on by keyboard, and wake on LAN. (Note) Supported on Windows® Vista ® operating system only. - 44 - GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 45
    2-7 PnP/PCI Configurations CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2009 Award Software PnP/PCI Configurations PCI1 IRQ Assignment PCI2 IRQ Assignment [Auto] [Auto] Item Help Menu Level Move Enter: Select F5: Previous Values +/-/PU/PD: Value F6: Fail-Safe Defaults F10: Save ESC: Exit F1: ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 46
    ...o C/194 o F. CPU/SYSTEM FAN Fail Warning Allows the system to emit warning sound if the CPU/system fan is not connected or fails. Check the fan ... the fan speed with EasyTune based on system requirements. If disabled, CPU fan runs at full speed. (Default: Enabled) GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 46 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 47
    ... [Auto] [12X] 2.40GHz(200x12) [Disabled] 200 [Auto] [Standard] [Auto] 667 ******** [Manual] [Normal] [Normal] [Normal] 1.32500V Item Help Menu Level Robust Graphics Booster CPU .... (Default: Disabled) (Note) This item appears only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. - 47 BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 48
    ... voltage as required. (Default) +0.1V ~ +0.4V Increases memory voltage by 0.1V to 0.4V at 0.1V increment. Note: Increasing memory voltage may result in damage to the memory. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 48 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 49
    FSB OverVoltage Control Allows you to set the Front Side Bus voltage. Normal Supplies the FSB voltage as required. (Default) +0.1V ~ +0.3V Increases FSB voltage by 0.1V to 0.3V at 0.1V increment. CPU Voltage Control Allows you to set the CPU voltage. Normal sets the CPU voltage as required. The ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 50
    .... The BIOS defaults settings helps the system to operate in optimum state. Always load the Optimized defaults after updating the BIOS or after clearing the CMOS values. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 50 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 51
    2-12 Set Supervisor/User Password CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2009 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management Setup PnP/PCI Configurations Enter Password: PC Health Status MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T Select Item F10: Save & Exit...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 52
    ... this item and press the key. This exits the BIOS Setup without saving the changes made in BIOS Setup to the CMOS. Press or to return to the BIOS Setup Main Menu. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 52 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 53
    ... install the operating system. • After installing the operating system, insert the motherboard driver disk into your optical drive. The driver ... to restart your system. You can install other applications included in the motherboard driver disk. • For USB 2.0 driver support under the Windows XP ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 54
    ... Application Software This page displays all the utilities and applications that GIGABYTE develops and some free software. You can click ... This page provides GIGABYTE's application guides, content descriptions for this driver disk, and the motherboard manuals. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 54 ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 55
    3-4 Contact For the detailed contact information of the GIGABYTE Taiwan headquarter or worldwide branch offices, click the URL on this page to link to the GIGABYTE Website. 3-5 System This page provides the basic system information. - 55 - Drivers Installation
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 56
    3-6 Download Center To update the BIOS, drivers, or applications, click the Download Center button to link to the GIGABYTE Web site. The latest version of the BIOS, drivers, or applications will be displayed. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 56 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 57
    ... back up your system soon after the operating system and drivers are installed. • The amount of data and hard drive access speed may... in RAID/AHCI mode are not supported. Installation and Configuration Turn on your system to boot from the Windows Vista setup disk. A. Installing Windows Vista and ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 58
    ... to store the backup image file. Step 1: Select BACKUP to start backing up your hard drive data. Step 2: When finished, go to Disk Management to check disk allocation. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 58 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 59
    D. Using the Restore Function in Xpress Recovery2 Select RESTORE to restore the backup to your hard drive in case the system breaks down. The RESTORE option will not be present if no backup is created before. E. Removing the Backup Step 1: If you wish to remove the backup file, select REMOVE. ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 60
    4-2 BIOS Update Utilities GIGABYTE motherboards provide two unique BIOS update tools, Q-FlashTM and @BIOS TM. GIGABYTE Q-Flash ...-00 Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, please do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 60 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 61
    ...to Drive option allows you to save the current BIOS file. • Q-Flash only supports USB flash drive or hard drives using FAT32/16/12 file system.... and press . Make sure the BIOS update file matches your motherboard model. Step 2: The process of the system reading the BIOS file from the floppy...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 62
    ...to load BIOS defaults Step 6: Select Save & Exit Setup and then press to save settings to CMOS and exit BIOS Setup. The procedure is complete after the system restarts. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 62 -
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    ... file for your motherboard is not present on the @BIOS server site, please manually download the BIOS update file from GIGABYTE's website and follow the instructions in "Update the BIOS without Using the Internet Update Function" below. Update ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 64
    ... components. Before you do the overclock/overvoltage, make sure that you fully know each function of EasyTune 6, or system instability or other unexpected results may occur. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 64 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 65
    4-4 Easy Energy Saver GIGABYTE Easy Energy Saver (Note 1) is a revolutionary technology that delivers ... button. Featuring an advanced proprietary software design, GIGABYTE Easy Energy Saver is able to provide ... Saver Interface A. Meter Mode In Meter Mode, GIGABYTE Easy Energy Saver shows how much ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 66
    .../ Pentium Dual-Core/ Celeron Dual-Core/ Celeron 400 Series CPU to enable support for Easy Energy Saver. Before using the Easy Energy Saver function, ...5) Easy Energy Saver Meter will automatically reset when the total power saving reaches 99999999 Watts. TM TM TM GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 66 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 67
    ...same network, making full use of Internet resources. Directions for using Q-Share After installing Q-Share from the motherboard driver disk, go to Start>All Programs>GIGABYTE> in your system tray and right-click Q-Share.exe to launch the Q-...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 68
    ... restore your system data in the Windows Vista operating system. Time Repair supports NTFS file system and can restore system data on PATA and SATA ... deleted and unable to be restored. Shadow copies are read-only so you cannot edit the contents of a shadow copy. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 68 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 69
    ...change the function for each jack through the audio driver. Line In Front Speaker Out Mic ... time. A. Configuring Speakers: (The following instructions use Windows Vista as the example operating system.) Step 1: After installing the audio driver, the HD Audio Manager will appear in the notification ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 70
    ... list, select Stereo, Quadraphonic, 5.1 Speaker, or 7.1 Speaker according to the type of speaker configuration you wish to set up. Then the speaker setup is completed. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 70 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 71
    B. Configuring Sound Effect: You may configure an audio environment on the Sound Effects tab. C. Activating an AC'97 Front Panel Audio Module: If your chassis provides an AC'97 front panel audio module, to activate the AC'97 functionality, click the tool icon on the Speaker Configuration tab. On ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 72
    ... 1 of the SPDIF_O header. Incorrect connection may render the device unusable or even result in damage to the device. Step 2: Secure the metal bracket to the chassis back panel with a screw. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 72 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 73
    Step 3: Connect a S/PDIF coaxial cable or a S/PDIF optical cable (either one) to an external decoder for transmitting the S/PDIF digital audio signals. S/PDIF Coaxial Cable S/PDIF Optical Cable B. Configuring S/PDIF Out: On the Digital Output screen, click the Default Format tab and then select ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 74
    ... set the volumes at a middle level. If you want to change the current sound input default device to microphone, right-click on Microphone and select Set Default Device. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 74 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 75
    ... Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Sound Recorder to begin the sound recording. * Enabling Stereo Mix If the HD Audio ... to enable Stereo Mix (which may be needed when you want to record sound from your computer). Step 1: Locate the Volume icon in the notification area ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 76
    ...the recorded audio file upon completion. B. Playing the Recorded Sound: You can play your recording in a digital media player program that supports your audio file format. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 76 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 77
    ... Frequently Asked Questions To read more FAQs for your motherboard, please go to the Support\Motherboard\FAQ page on GIGABYTE's website. Q: In the BIOS Setup program, why are some BIOS options missing? A: Some advanced options are hidden in the...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 78
    ... the computer. Make sure the graphics card is securely seated in the expansion slot and power connectors are firmly attached. The problem is verified and solved. A (Continued...) GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 78 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 79
    ... If the procedure above is unable to solve your problem, contact the place of purchase or local dealer for help. Or go to the Support&Downloads\Technical Service Zone page to submit your question. Our customer service staff will reply you as soon as ...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 80
    ... Commitment to Preserving the Environment In addition to high-efficiency performance, all GIGABYTE motherboards fulfill European Union regulations for RoHS (Restriction of ... listed in your product's user's manual and we will be glad to help you with your effort. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 80 -
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 81
    Finally, we suggest that you practice other environmentally friendly actions by understanding and using the energy-saving features of this product (where applicable), recycling the inner and outer packaging (including shipping containers) this product was delivered in, and by disposing of or ...
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  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 83
    ...Tech. and Non-Tech. Support (Sales/Marketing) : http://ggts.gigabyte.com.tw WEB...: +1-626-854-9339 Tech. Support: http://rma.gigabyte-usa.com Web address...: +1-626-854-9339 Correo: soporte@gigabyte-usa.com Tech. Support: http://rma...., LTD. - China WEB address : http://www.gigabyte.cn Shanghai TEL: +86-21...
  • Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L | Manual - Page 84
    ...Service System To submit a technical or non-technical (Sales/ Marketing) question, please link to : http://ggts.gigabyte.com.tw Then select your language to enter the system. GA-G31M-ES2L/ES2C Motherboard - 84 -



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