Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P Manual

Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P Manual

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  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 1
    GA-M61PME-S2P AM2+/AM2 socket motherboard for AMD PhenomTM FX processor/AMD PhenomTM X4 processor/ AMD PhenomTM X3 processor/AMD AthlonTM X2 processor/ AMD AthlonTM processor/AMD SempronTM X2 processor/ AMD SempronTM processor User's Manual Rev. 1002 12ME-M61PMEP2-1002R
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    Motherboard GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard Jan. 8, 2009 Jan. 8, 2009 -2- GA-M61PME-S2P
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    ... the User's Manual.  For instructions on how to use GIGABYTE's unique features, read or download the information on/from the Support\Motherboard\Technology ...the motherboard is 1.0. Check your motherboard revision before updating motherboard BIOS, drivers, or when looking for technical information....
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    Table of Contents Box Contents ...6 Optional Items ...6 GA-M61PME-S2P 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...
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    ... ...51 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-6 Installing Chipset Drivers ...51 Application Software ...52 Technical Manuals ...52 Contact ...53 ... SATA Controller ...65 Making a SATA RAID Driver Diskette for Windows XP ...70 Installing the SATA RAID Driver and Operating System ...71 Configuring 2/4/5.1/7.1-Channel ...
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    Box Contents GA-M61PME-S2P motherboard Motherboard driver disk User's Manual One IDE cable One SATA 3Gb/s 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 subject to change...
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    GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard Layout KB_MS ATX_12V Socket AM2 COMA ATX VGA LPT CPU_FAN R_USB IT8718 USB LAN AUDIO F_AUDIO HDA_SUR CI M_BIOS B_BIOS GA-M61PME-S2P IDE DDR2_1 DDR2_2 PCIEX16 SATA2_0 PCIEX1 Realtek 8201CL CLR_CMOS BAT PCI1 NVIDIA® GeForce 6100/ nForce 430 SATA2_1 ...
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    ... CLK+/-(200 MHz) DDR2 1066/800/667 MHz DIMM Dual Channel Memory 1 PCI Express x16 Hyper Transport Bus PCI Express x16 D-Sub PCI Express Bus x1 PCIe CLK (100 MHz) 1 PCI Express x1 LAN RJ45 Realtek 8201CL ATA-133/100/66/33 IDE Channel Dual BIOS PCI Bus LPC BUS IT8718 CODEC Floppy LPT Port COM Port ...
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    ...ESD). Prior to installation, carefully read the user's manual and follow these procedures: • Prior ... when handling electronic components such as a motherboard, CPU or memory. If you do not... are uncertain about any installation steps or have a problem related to the use of the product, please consult...
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    ... panel audio header 1 x surround/center audio header Hyper Transport Bus  Chipset  Memory Audio LAN Expansion Slots Storage Interface  USB Internal Connectors GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 10 -
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    ... CPU fan speed control (Note 3) 2 x 8 Mbit flash Use of licensed AWARD BIOS Support for DualBIOSTM PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b Support for @BIOS Support for Q-Flash Support for Virtual Dual BIOS Support for Download Center Support for Xpress Install Support for Xpress ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 12
    ...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...One of the Socket AM2 Socket A Small Triangle Marking Denotes CPU Pin One AM2+/AM2 CPU GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 12 -
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    B. Follow the steps below to correctly install the CPU into the motherboard CPU socket. Before installing the CPU, make sure to turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the CPU. CPU Socket Locking Lever Step 1: Completely lift up the CPU socket ...
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    ...care when removing the CPU cooler because the thermal grease/tape between the CPU cooler and CPU may adhere to the CPU. Inadequately removing the CPU cooler may damage the CPU. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 14 -
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    ...• Make sure that the motherboard supports the memory. It is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest memory support list.) • Always turn off the computer and unplug the power ...
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    ...down on the memory and insert it vertically into the memory socket. Step 2: The clips at both ends of the socket will snap into place when the memory module is securely inserted. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 16 -
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    ... expansion cards, replace the chassis cover(s). 6. Turn on your computer. If necessary, go to BIOS Setup to make any required BIOS changes for your expansion card(s). 7. Install the driver provided with the expansion card in your operating system. Example: Installing and ...
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    ... the motherboard. • When removing the cable, pull it straight out from the connector. Do not rock it side to side to prevent an electrical short inside the cable connector. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 18 -
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    ... surround cable (optional) 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 2/4/5.1/7.1Channel Audio." - 19 - Hardware Installation...
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    ...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. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 20 -
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    ... power supply can supply enough stable power to all the components on the motherboard. Before connecting the power connector, first make sure the power...2x12 power supply, remove the protective cover from the main power connector on the motherboard. Do not insert the power supply cable into pins under...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 22
    ...floppy disk drive, be sure to locate pin 1 of the connector and the floppy disk drive cable. The pin 1 of the cable is typically designated by a stripe of different color. 33 1 34 2 GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 22 -
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    ... about configuring master/slave settings for the IDE devices, read the instructions from the device manufacturers.) 40 39 2 1 7) SATA2_0/SATA2_1 (... ® GeForce 6100/ nForce 430 chipset controller supports RAID 0 and RAID 1. Refer to Chapter 5, "Configuring SATA Hard Drive(s)," for instructions on ...
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    ... 9) BAT (BATTERY) The battery provides power to keep the values (such as BIOS configurations, date, and time information) in the CMOS when the ... (the positive side should face up). • Used batteries must be handled in accordance with local environmental regulations. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 24 -
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    ...your system using the power switch (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," "Power Management Setup," for more information)....no problem is detected at system startup. If a problem is detected, the BIOS may issue beeps in different patterns to indicate the problem. Refer to Chapter 5, "Troubleshooting," for...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 26
    ...panel audio header supports HD audio by default. If your chassis provides an AC'97 front panel audio module, refer to the instructions on how to activate ...CEN_JD SURR_JD GND -SUR_DET GND No Pin GND S_SURR_JD S_SURR_LL S_SURR_RR 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 13 GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 26 -
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    ... CD_IN (CD In Connector) You may connect the audio cable that came with your optical drive to...14) SPDIF_IO (S/PDIF Out Header) This header supports digital S/PDIF out. Via an optional ...cable, this header can connect to an audio device that supports digital audio in. For purchasing the optional S/PDIF ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 28
    ... detection feature that detects if the chassis cover has been removed. This function requires a chassis with chassis intrusion detection design. Pin No. 1 Definition Signal GND 1 2 GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 28 -
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    ... clear the CMOS values (e.g. date information and BIOS configurations) and reset the CMOS values to ... so may cause damage to the motherboard. • After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory defaults (select Load Optimized Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter ...
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    ... easily upgrade or back up BIOS without entering the operating system. • @BIOS is a Windows-based utility that searches... and updates the BIOS. For instructions on using the Q-Flash and @BIOS utilities, refer to Chapter 4, "BIOS Update Utilities." • Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 32
    ...following screen may appear when the computer boots. Motherboard Model BIOS Version GA-M61PME-S2P E8 ...: BIOS Setup : XpressRecovery2 : Boot Menu : Qflash ...Q-Flash utility directly without having to enter BIOS Setup first. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 32 -
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    ... or enter the submenu Main Menu: Exit the BIOS Setup program Submenus: Exit current... settings for the current submenus Load the Optimized BIOS default settings for the current submenus Access... item to set your system to its defaults. • The BIOS Setup menus described in this chapter are for reference...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 34
    ..., set, or disable password. It allows you to restrict access to the system and BIOS Setup. A supervisor password allows you to make changes in BIOS Setup..... Pressing to the confirmation message will exit BIOS Setup. (Pressing can also carry out this task.) GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 34 -
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    ... 3 Master Drive A Floppy 3 Mode Support Halt On Base Memory Extended Memory Move Enter: Select ...using one of the three methods below: • Auto Lets BIOS automatically detect IDE/SATA devices during ...using one of the two methods below: • Auto Lets BIOS automatically detect IDE/SATA devices during ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 36
    ... by the BIOS POST. Base Memory Also called conventional memory. Typically, 640 KB will be reserved for the MS-DOS operating system. Extended Memory The amount of extended memory. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 36 -
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    ... Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2008 Award Software Advanced BIOS Features [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto] [Press Enter] ... control Auto Disabled Lets the AMD Cool'n'Quiet driver dynamically adjust the CPU clock and VIA ...This item is present only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. - 37 BIOS Setup
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    ... Enable Always activates the onboard VGA, whether or not a PCI Express card is installed. If you wish to set up a dual view configuration, set this item to Always Enable. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 38 -
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    ...Channel NV SATA Controller IDE Prefetch Mode USB Memory Type  Serial-ATA RAID Config Onboard Audio Function On... Mode x ECP Mode Use DMA On-Chip USB USB Keyboard Support USB Mouse Support... buffer to enhance hard drive performance. (Default: Enabled) USB Memory Type Specifies the type of...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 40
    ... V1.1 Enables only the integrated USB 1.1 controller. Disabled Disables the integrated USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 controllers. Disabled will turn off all of the USB functionalities below. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 40 -
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    ... be used in MS-DOS. (Default: Disabled) USB Mouse Support Allows USB mouse to be used in MS-DOS. (Default: Disabled) Legacy USB storage detect Determines whether to detect USB storage devices, ... USB flash drives and USB hard drives during the POST. (Default: Enabled) - 41 - BIOS Setup
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    ... from an ACPI sleep state by a wake-up signal from a modem that supports wake-up function. (Default: Enabled) (Note) Supported on Windows® Vista® operating system only. - 42 - GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard
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    ... may not be effective. HPET Support (Note) Enables or disables High Precision Event Timer (HPET) for Windows ® Vista ® operating system. (Default: Enabled) HPET Mode (... return of the AC power. (Note) Supported on Windows® Vista ® operating system only. - 43 BIOS Setup
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    ... PCI slot. (Default) Assigns IRQ 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 to the first PCI slot. BIOS auto-assigns IRQ to the second PCI slot. (Default) Assigns IRQ 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 to the second PCI slot. PCI 2 IRQ Assignment Auto 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 44 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 45
    ... temperature. When system/CPU temperature exceeds the threshold, BIOS will emit warning sound. Options are: Disabled (default), 60 oC/140 o F, 70 o C/158 oF, 80 o ...CPU/SYSTEM FAN Fail Warning Allows the system to emit warning sound if the CPU/system fan is not connected or fails. ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 46
    ...item is configurable only if CPU Smart FAN Control is set to Enabled. Auto Lets BIOS autodetect the type of CPU fan installed and sets the optimal CPU fan control mode. (Default) Voltage Sets Voltage mode for a 3-pin CPU fan. PWM Sets PWM mode for a 4-pin CPU fan. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 46 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 47
    ... which are the safest and most stable BIOS settings for the motherboard. 2-10 Load Optimized Defaults ...Award Software Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management .... Always load the Optimized defaults after updating the BIOS or after clearing the CMOS values....
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 48
    ...press on the password item and when requested for the password, press again. The message "PASSWORD DISABLED" will appear, indicating the password has been cancelled. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 48 -
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    ...Award Software Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management ...key. This saves the changes to the CMOS and exits the BIOS Setup program. Press or to return... Software Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management...
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  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 51
    ...restart your system. You can install other applications included in the motherboard driver disk. • For USB 2.0 driver support under the Windows XP operating system, please install the Windows XP Service Pack 1 or later. After installing...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 52
    ... Application Software This page displays all the utilities and applications that GIGABYTE develops and some free software. You can click ...install it. 3-3 Technical Manuals This page provides content descriptions for this driver disk and the motherboard manuals. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 52 -
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    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. - 53 - Drivers Installation
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 54
    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-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 54 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 55
    ... to back up your system soon after the operating system and drivers are installed. • The amount of data and hard drive access speed may affect ...System Requirements: • At least 512 MB of system memory • VESA compatible graphics card • Windows ® XP with SP1 or later, Windows ® Vista • • ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 56
    ... Recovery2 cannot save the backup file. B. Accessing Xpress Recovery2 1. Boot from the motherboard driver disk to access Xpress Recovery2 for the first time. ... backing up your hard drive data. Step 2: When finished, go to Disk Management to check disk allocation. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 56 -
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    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-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 58
    .... Note: The USB flash drive or hard drive must use FAT32/16/12 file system... Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2008, Award Software, Inc. GA-M61PME-S2P E8 ...: BIOS Setup : XpressRecovery2 : Boot Menu
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    ... USB flash drive or hard drives using FAT32/16/12 file system. • If the BIOS update file is saved to a hard drive in RAID/... Total size : 0 Free size : 0 3. Select the BIOS update file and press . Make sure the BIOS update file matches your motherboard model. Step 2: ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 60
    ... 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-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 60 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 61
    ...resulting from an inadequate BIOS flashing. 3. 4. B. Installing and Using @BIOS: Use the motherboard driver disk ...Install. Click Start>All Programs>Gigabyte>@BIOS C. Options and Instructions: 1. Save the Current ... this option Click Update New BIOS Step 1: Select the Find BIOS From Gigabyte check...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 62
    ... 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 ... to enter the BIOS Setup program. Select Load Optimized Defaults and press to load BIOS defaults. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 62 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 63
    ... on using EasyTune5, read or download the information on/from the Support\Motherboard\Utility page on our website.) ... MODE Display Field Function LEDs GIGABYTE Logo Help Exit or Minimize Description ... Shows the information of the current function Visits GIGABYTE website Displays EasyTune TM 5 help ...
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    .... (Note) Make a floppy disk containing the SATA RAID/AHCI driver for Windows XP. (Note) Install the SATA RAID driver (Note) and .... • An empty formatted floppy disk. • Windows Vista/XP setup disk. • Motherboard driver disk. 5-1-1 Configuring the Onboard SATA Controller A. Installing SATA hard ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 66
    ...section may differ from the exact settings for your motherboard. The actual BIOS Setup menu options you will see shall depend on the motherboard you have and the BIOS version. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 66 -
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    C. Configuring RAID set in RAID BIOS Enter the RAID BIOS setup utility to configure a RAID...step and proceed to the installation of Windows operating system. Step 1: After the POST memory test begins and ...the NVIDIA RAID setup utility. MediaShield ROM BIOS 6.94 Copyright (C) 2006 NVIDIA Corp. Detecting...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 68
    ...  [Y] YES [ ] Del Select N] NO ST3120026AS ST3120026AS Capacity 111.79GB 111.79GB [ESC] Quit [F6] Back [F7] Finish [TAB] Navigate [ENTER] Popup Figure 6 GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 68 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 69
    ... to confirm or to cancel. Press to return to the Array List screen. To exit the NVIDIA RAID setup utility, press in the main menu or + in the Array List screen. Now, you can proceed to the installation of the SATA controller driver and operating system. - 69 - Appendix
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 70
    5-1-2 Making a SATA RAID Driver Diskette for Windows XP (Required for RAID Mode) To successfully install Windows XP operating system onto SATA... the MENU.exe file in the BootDrv folder (Figure 3). A command prompt window will open similar to that in Figure 2. Figure 3 GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 70 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 71
    ... the RAID driver during the OS installation process in advance. The following is an example of Windows XP ... system to boot from the Windows XP setup disk and press as soon as you ... screen, press to continue the driver installation. When completed, proceed with the Windows XP installation....
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 72
    ... progress. Manually rebuilding a hard drive: Refer to the following instructions if you want to manually rebuild a hard drive in the array. Step .... Step 2: When the NVIDIA Rebuild Array Wizard appears, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the rebuilding. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 72 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 73
    ... 2/4/5.1/7.1-Channel Audio The motherboard provides three audio jacks on the back panel which can support 2/4/5.1-channel audio. To enable 7.1-channel audio, you need to ...(optional) and enable the 7.1-channel audio function through the audio driver. A. Installing the 5.1/7.1 Surround Cable: ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 74
    ... the "Microsoft UAA Bus driver for High Definition Audio" has been installed from the motherboard driver disk and your operating system has been updated with the latest Service Pack for Windows. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 74 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 75
    ... configuration you wish to set up. Then the speaker setup is completed. C. Configuring Sound Effect: You may configure an audio environment on the Sound Effects tab. D. Activating an AC'97 Front Panel Audio Module: If your chassis provides an AC'97 front panel ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 76
    .... Step 2: Secure the metal bracket to the chassis back panel with a screw. (Note) The actual locations of the SPDIF In and SPDIF Out connectors may differ by model. - 76 - GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 77
    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 In and Out: B-1. Configuring S/PDIF In: On the Digital Input screen, click the ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 78
    5-2-3 Configuring Microphone Recording Step 1: After installing the audio driver, the HD Audio Manager will appear in the notification area. Doubleicon click the icon... sound input default device to microphone, right-click on Microphone and select Set Default Device. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 78 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 79
    ... All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Sound Recorder to begin the sound recording. * Enabling Stereo Mix If the HD Audio Manager does not display...Stereo Mix (which may be needed when you want to record sound from your computer). Step 1: Locate the Volume icon in the...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 80
    ...save 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-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 80 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 81
    ... 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-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 82
    ...> to enter BIOS Setup. Select "Load Fail-Safe Defaults" (or "Load Optimized Defaults"). Select "Save & Exit Setup" to save changes and exit BIOS Setup. A (Continued...) GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 82 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 83
    ..."). Select "Save & Exit Setup" to save changes and exit BIOS Setup. The problem is verified and solved. Turn off the computer and connect ... above is unable to solve your problem, contact the place of purchase or local dealer for help. Or go to the Support\Technical Service Zone page to submit your ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 84
    ... in your "end of life" product, you may contact us at the Customer Care number listed in your product's user's manual and we will be glad to help you with your effort. GA-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 84 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 85
    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-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 87
    ...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-M61PME-S2P | Manual - Page 88
    ... 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-M61PME-S2P Motherboard - 88 -



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