Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 Manual

Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 Manual

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  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 1
    GA-M750SLI-DS4 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-M75SLID4-1002R
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    Motherboard GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard GA-M750SLI-DS4 May 15, 2008 May 15, 2008
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    .... For detailed 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\Motherboard\Technology Guide page on our website. For product-...
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    Table of Contents Box Contents ...6 Optional Items ...6 GA-M750SLI-DS4 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 ...
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    ... Hardware Information ...61 Contact Us ...61 Chapter 4 Unique Features ...63 4-1 4-2 Xpress Recovery2 ...63 BIOS Update Utilities ...68 4-2-1 4-2-2 Updating the BIOS with the Q-Flash Utility ...68 Updating the BIOS with the @BIOS Utility ...71 4-3 4-4 EasyTune 5 Pro ...73 Windows Vista ...
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    Box Contents GA-M750SLI-DS4 motherboard Motherboard driver disk User's Manual Quick Installation Guide One IDE cable and one floppy disk drive cable Four SATA 3Gb/s cables One GC-DGBR2-RH (SLI Bridge) I/O Shield • The box contents above are for reference only and the actual items ...
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    GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard Layout KB_USB ATX_12V_2X4 RCA_SPDIF ATX Socket AM2 VGA_DVI CPU_FAN USB_1394 IDE USB_LAN1 PWR_FAN AUDIO GA-M750SLI-DS4 DDR2_2 DDR2_1 PCIEX16_1 RTL8211B PCIEX1_1 NVIDIA® nForce® 750a SLI B_BIOS PCIEX1_2 CODEC CD_IN M_BIOS BATTERY PCIEX8_1 PCI1 IT8720 TSB43AB23 ...
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    Block Diagram 1 PCI Express x16 2 PCI Express x8 AMD Socket AM2+/AM2 CPU CPU CLK+/- (200 MHz) DDR2 1066/800/667 MHz Dual Channel Memory or ... (100 MHz) x1 2 PCI Express x1 ATA-133/100/66/33 IDE Channel Dual BIOS PCI Express Bus LPC Bus Floppy IT8720 LPT Port COM Port PCI Bus TSB43AB23 CODEC PS...
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    Chapter 1 Hardware Installation 1-1 Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which can ... the user. If you are uncertain about any installation steps or have a problem related to the use of the product, please consult a certified computer ...
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    .../2000 MT/s NVIDIA® nForce® 750a SLI 4 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory (Note 1) Dual channel memory architecture...) Hyper Transport Bus Chipset Memory Onboard Graphics Audio LAN Expansion Slots Storage Interface IEEE 1394a USB GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 10 -
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    Internal Connectors Back Panel I/O Controller Hardware Monitor 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 1 x 4-pin PCIe 12V power connector 1 x floppy disk drive connector 1 x IDE connector 6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors...
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    ... CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/ system cooler you install. (Note 6) Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 12 -
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    ... 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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    ... it into the fully locked position. Do not force the CPU into the CPU socket. The CPU cannot fit in if oriented incorrectly. Adjust the CPU orientation if this occurs. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 14 -
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    ...install the CPU cooler on the CPU. (The following procedure uses the GIGABYTE cooler as the example.) Step 1: Apply an even and thin ...as the picture above shows) to lock into place. (Refer to your CPU cooler installation manual for instructions on installing the cooler.) Step 5: Finally, attach the...
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    ..., it is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used and installed in the same colored DDR2 sockets for optimum performance. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard DDR2_1 DDR2_2 DDR2_3 DDR2_4 - 16 -
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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 ...
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    ... connector, which can supply extra power to the onboard PCI Express slots. When you install two graphics cards, connect the power cable from your power supply to this connector. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 18 -
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    ... Express graphics cards! This section provides instructions on configuring an SLI system. A. Before you ... is able to provide sufficient power to fully support an SLI configuration and other components ... of identical brand and chips, for example, GIGABYTE GV-NX85T256H is recommended) - 19 - Hardware...
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    ....) Procedure for enabling SLI technology may slightly differ by graphics cards. Refer to the manual that came with your graphics cards for more information about enabling SLI technology. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 20 -
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    ...Panel Connectors USB Port The USB port supports the USB 2.0/1.1 specification. Use this port for USB ... audio out to an external audio system that supports digital optical audio. Before using ... from your device and then remove it from the motherboard. • When removing the cable, pull it straight out ...
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    ... MUST be connected to the default Mic in jack ( ). 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." GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 22 -
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    ...19 7 18 16 4 10 11 20 15 14 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) ATX_12V_2X4 ATX CPU_FAN SYS_FAN1 / SYS_FAN2 PWR_FAN PCIE_12V FDD IDE SATA2_0 / 1 / 2 ...before turning on the computer, make sure the device cable has been securely attached to the connector on the motherboard. - 23 Hardware Installation
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    ... 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 (Only for 2x12 pin ATX) GND (Only for 2x12 pin ATX) 1 13 10 11 12 ATX GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 24 -
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    ... CPU_FAN / SYS_FAN1 / SYS_FAN2 / PWR_FAN (Fan Headers) The motherboard has a 4-pin CPU fan header (.... The black connector wire is the ground wire. The motherboard supports CPU fan speed control,... extra power to the PCI Express slots on the motherboard. Connect the power supply cable to this connector ...
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    ... color. 33 1 34 2 8) IDE (IDE Connector) The IDE connector supports up to two IDE devices such as hard drives and optical...information about configuring master/slave settings for the IDE devices, read the instructions from the device manufacturers.) 40 39 2 1 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 26 -
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    ...SATA 1.5Gb/s standard. Each SATA connector supports a single SATA device. The NVIDIA nForce... to Chapter 5, "Configuring SATA Hard Drive(s)," for instructions on configuring a RAID array. 1 SATA2_5 7 1 SATA2_4... limitation, the SATA2_4/SATA2_5 connectors only support AHCI/RAID mode. • A RAID 0 or RAID...
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    ... 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-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 28 - RES- Reset Switch
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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. 10 9... (L) NC 2 1 • The front panel audio header supports HD audio by default. If your ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 30
    ... at the same time. For information about connecting the S/PDIF digital audio cable, carefully read the manual for your expansion card. 1 Pin No. 1 2 Definition SPDIFO GND GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 30 -
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    16) F1_1394_1/F1_1394_2 (IEEE 1394a Headers, Gray) The headers conform to IEEE 1394a specification. Each IEEE 1394a header can provide one IEEE 1394a port via an optional IEEE 1394a bracket. For purchasing the optional IEEE 1394a bracket, please contact the local dealer. 1 2 Pin No. 1 2 3 ...
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    ... ERRPD1 INITPD2 SLINPD3 GND PD4 GND PD5 Pin No. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Definition GND PD6 GND PD7 GND ACKGND BUSY GND PE No Pin SLCT GND GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 32 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 33
    ... so may cause damage to the motherboard. • After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load ... defaults (select Load Optimized Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter ... Setup," for BIOS configurations). 21) CI (Chassis Intrusion Header) This motherboard provides a chassis ...
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    22) 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-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 34 -
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    ... BIOS Setup program. To upgrade the BIOS, use either the GIGABYTE Q-Flash or @BIOS utility. • Q-Flash ... the BIOS. For instructions on using the Q-Flash and @BIOS utilities, refer to Chapter 4, "BIOS Update ... do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not ...
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    ... v6.00PG, An Energy Star Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2008, Award Software, Inc. M750SLI-DS4 D28 ...: BIOS Setup : XpressRecovery2
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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...
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    ..., 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-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 38 -
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    ...HT Link Frequency Allows you to manually set the frequency for the HT Link between the CPU and chipset. Auto BIOS will automatically adjust the HT Link Frequency. (Default) 200 ...) (Note) This item appears only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. - 39 BIOS Setup
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    ... to manually set the memory clock. Auto lets BIOS automatically set the memory clock as required. Manual allows the memory clock control item below to be ...x5.33 Sets Memory Clock to x5.33. (Note) This item appears only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 40 -
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    ... System Voltage Optimized ******** System Voltage Control Determines whether to manually set the system voltages. Auto lets BIOS automatically set the system voltages as required. Manual allows all voltage control items below to be configurable...
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    ...the useful life of the CPU. Normal CPU Vcore Displays the normal operating voltage of your CPU. (Note) This item appears only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 42 -
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    ... using one of the three methods below: • Auto Lets BIOS automatically detect IDE/SATA devices during the... using one of the two methods below: • Auto Lets BIOS automatically detect IDE/SATA devices during ...Mode Sets the hard drive access mode. Options are: Auto (default), Large. - 43 - BIOS Setup
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    ... for all other errors. Memory These fields are read-only and are determined 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-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 44 -
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    ... Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2008 Award Software Advanced BIOS Features [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto] [Press Enter] [... This item appears only if you install a CPU that supports this feature. (Note 2) This item appears only if you install a graphics card that supports this feature. - 45 BIOS Setup
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    ... Disabled) Full Screen LOGO Show Allows you to determine whether to display the GIGABYTE Logo at system startup. Disabled displays normal POST message. (...256M, 512M, Disabled. (Note 2) This item appears only if you install a graphics card that supports this feature. GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 46 -
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    ... Enable If No Ext PEG Activates the onboard VGA only if no PCI Express VGA card is installed. (Default) Always 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. - 47 - BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 48
    ...ECP Mode Use DMA On-Chip USB USB Memory Type USB Keyboard Support USB Mouse Support Legacy USB storage detect : Move Enter: Select F5: ... using the onboard LAN, set this item to Disabled. Onboard 1394 Enables or disables the onboard 1394 function. (Default: Enabled) GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 48 -
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    ...Cable Is Functioning Normally...If no cable problem is detected on the LAN cable connected to a Gigabit ...Mbps in Windows mode or when the LAN Boot ROM is activated. When a Cable Problem Occurs...If a cable ..., and the length shown is the approximate length of the attached LAN cable. - 49 - BIOS Setup...
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    ... USB devices. Options are: SHADOW (default), Base Memory (640K). USB Keyboard Support Allows USB keyboard to be used in MS-DOS. (Default: Disabled) USB ... detect USB storage devices, including USB flash drives and USB hard drives during the POST. (Default: Enabled) GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 50 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 51
    ... of Month Alarm x Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm HPET Support (Note) HPET Mode (Note) Power On By Mouse Power ... awakened 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. - 51 BIOS Setup
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    ... stays off upon the return of the AC power. (Default) Full-On The system is turned on upon the return of the AC power. (Note) Supported on Windows ® Vista ® operating system only. - 52 - GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard
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    ... PCI1 IRQ Assignment Auto 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 BIOS auto-assigns IRQ to the first PCI slot. (Default) ... 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) ... PCI slot. PCI2 IRQ Assignment Auto 3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,14,15 - 53 - BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 54
    ...Case Opened Displays the detection status of the chassis intrusion detection device attached to the motherboard CI header. If the system chassis cover is removed, this ..., set Reset Case Open Status to Enabled, save the settings to CMOS, and then restart your system. GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 54 -
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    ...CPU temperature. When system/CPU temperature exceeds the threshold, BIOS will emit warning sound. Options are: Disabled (...Smart FAN Control is set to Enabled. Auto Lets BIOS autodetect the type of CPU fan installed and... If disabled, system fan runs at full speed. (Default: Enabled) - 55 - BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 56
    ...default settings. 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-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 56 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 57
    ...Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.) Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management ... password) at system startup and when entering BIOS Setup. User Password When the Password Check ...) at system startup to continue system boot. In BIOS Setup, you must enter the supervisor...
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    ...1984-2008 Award Software MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.) Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Integrated Peripherals Power Management Setup PnP/PCI ... saving the changes made in BIOS Setup to the CMOS. Press or to return to the BIOS Setup Main Menu. GA-M750SLI-D4 Motherboard - 58 -
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    ... drivers are installed, follow the onscreen instructions 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 operating system, please install the Windows XP Service Pack 1...
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    3-2 Software Applications This page displays all the tools and applications that GIGABYTE develops and some free software. You may press .... 3-3 Driver CD Information This page provides information about the drivers, applications and tools in this driver disk. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 60 -
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    3-4 Hardware Information This page provides information about the hardware devices on this motherboard. 3-5 Contact Us Check the contacts information of the GIGABYTE headquarter in Taiwan and the overseas branch offices on the last page of this manual. - 61 - Drivers Installation
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    ...up your system data and perform restoration of it. Supporting NTFS, FAT32, and FAT16 file systems,...using Xpress Recovery2. • USB hard drives are not supported. • Hard drives in RAID/AHCI mode are not supported. "*" Xpress Recovery2 checks the first physical hard drive in the following sequence: ...
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    ...CD-ROM drive as the first boot device under "Advanced BIOS Features" in the BIOS Setup program. Save the changes and exit. When partitioning your... 3. Select a file system (for example, NTFS) and begin the installation of the operating system (Figure 3). Figure 3 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 64 -
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    4. After the operating system is installed, right-click the My Computer icon on your desktop and select Manage (Figure 4). Go to Computer Management to check disk allocation. Xpress Recovery2 will save the backup file to the unallocated space (black stripe along the top)(Figure 5). Please note ...
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    ... Energy Star Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2008, Award Software, Inc. M750SLI-DS4 D28 ...: BIOS Setup : XpressRecovery2 : Boot Menu : ... disk allocation. Xpress Recovery2 will automatically create a new partition to store the backup image file. Figure 12 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 66 -
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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 (Figure 13, 14). Figure 13 Figure 14 E. Removing the Backup 1. 2. If you wish to remove ...
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    ...Energy Star Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2008, Award Software, Inc. M750SLI-DS4 D28 ...: BIOS Setup : XpressRecovery2 : Boot Menu :...BIOS flashing is potentially risky, please do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 68 -
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    ...FAT32/16/12 file system. • If the BIOS update file is saved to a hard drive ...Drive> 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 ...v2.05 Flash Type/Size...SST 258080B Keep DMI Data Enable Update...
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    ... 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-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 70 -
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    .... Do not use the G.O.M. (GIGABYTE Online Management) function when using @BIOS. GIGABYTE product warranty does not cover any BIOS damage or system failure ... site closest to your location and click OK. Step 1: Select the Find BIOS From Gigabyte check box and click Update New BIOS. - 71 - Unique ...
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    ... 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 ... enter the BIOS Setup program. Select Load Optimized Defaults and press to load BIOS defaults. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 72 -
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    ... button Toggles among Easy Mode, Advanced Mode, and Graphics Mode Displays the CPU frequency Shows the supported function(s) Go to GIGABYTE website to update EasyTune 5 Pro Opens EasyTune 5 Pro help file Quits or minimizes the EasyTune 5 Pro ...
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    ... must have at least 256 MB of space. • The recommended amount of memory to use for ReadyBoost acceleration is one to three times the amount of RAM installed in your computer. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 74 -
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    ... in your computer. Configure SATA controller mode in BIOS Setup. Configure a RAID array in RAID BIOS. (Note 1) Make a floppy disk containing the SATA RAID/AHCI driver. (... drive and the other end to an available SATA port on the motherboard. Then connect the power connector from your power ...
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    ... 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-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 76 -
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    C. Configuring RAID set in RAID BIOS Enter the RAID BIOS setup utility to configure a RAID array... enter the NVIDIA RAID setup utility. MediaShield ROM BIOS 10.0.0.27 RPT IDP Copyright (C) 2008 NVIDIA... block size can be set from 4 KB to 128 KB MediaShield BIOS Feb 13 2008 - Define a New Array RAID Mode...
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    ... [N] NO [Y] YES [ ] Del [N] NO ST3120026AS ST3120026AS Capacity 111.79GB 111.79GB [ESC] Quit [F6] Back [F7] Finish [TAB] Navigate [ ] Select [ENTER] Popup Figure 5 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 78 -
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    ... have created (Figure 6). (Note: BBS stands for BIOS Boot Specification. This indicates that the boot device is defined in the BIOS.) MediaShield BIOS Feb 13 2008 - Array List Boot BBS Status... you can proceed to the installation of the SATA controller driver and operating system. - 79 Appendix
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    ... Windows Vista, you may directly load the SATA RAID driver from the motherboard driver disk during the OS installation process. For more details, ...MENU.exe file in the BootDrv folder (Figure 3). A command prompt window will open similar to that in Figure 2. Figure 3 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 80 -
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    ... you have prepared the SATA RAID/AHCI driver diskette and configured the required BIOS settings, you are ready to install Windows Vista/XP onto your...system, or you have chosen to manually specify an adapter. Currently, Setup will load support for the following mass storage devices(s)...
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    ... RAID driver again from the motherboard driver disk. (Note) The selectable item(s) displayed in Figure 3 may differ according to the RAID or AHCI driver you will install. - 82 - GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard
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    ...continue the driver installation from the floppy disk. The driver installation will be finished in about one minute. Windows Setup Setup will load support for the following mass storage device(s): NVIDIA RAID Driver (required) NVIDIA nForce Storage Controller (required)...
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    ...). WindowsXP Professional Setup Isr teds lbld net h ik aee: NVIDIA RAID DRIVER (SCSI) disk2 i t d i e A¡G no rv ¡E Press ENTER when ready F3=Exit Enter= Continue Figure 7 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 84 -
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    ...drive will not be detected at this stage), select Load Driver. (Figure 8). Figure 8 Step 2: Specify the location ... optical drive, be sure to copy the driver files from the motherboard driver disk to a USB flash ... use Method B to load the driver. Method A: Insert the motherboard driver disk into your ...
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    ... hard drive. Select the RAID hard drive onto which you want to install the operating system and then press Next to continue the OS installation (Figure 11). Figure 11 GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 86 -
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    ... 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. (Note) 2/4/5.1/7.1-Channel Audio Configurations: Refer to the following for ...
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    ... using an AC'97 front panel audio module, you can only have audio signals present on either the front or the back panel audio connections, but not both at the same time. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 88 -
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    ...to input digital audio signals to the computer for audio processing. A. Installing the S/PDIF In Cable: Step 1: First, attach the connector at the end of the cable to the SPDIF_IN header on your motherboard. Step 2: Secure the metal bracket to the chassis back panel with a screw. - 89 - Appendix
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    ... in the DIGITAL section. In the S/PDIF In/Out Settings dialog box, select an output sampling rate and select (or disable) the output source. Click OK to complete the configuration. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 90 -
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    5-2-3 Configuring Microphone Recording Step 1: After installing the audio driver, the Audio Manager will appear in your system tray. Doubleicon click the icon to access the Audio Control Panel. Step 2: Connect your microphone to the Mic in jack (pink) on the back panel or the Mic in jack (pink) on ...
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    ...) Based on the audio specifications, to adjust the recording sound, use the Recording option to set the recording sound for your recording device(s) altogether. Recording Control GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 92 -
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    Step 6: To raise the recording and playing sound for the microphone, go to Options in Master Volume and select Advanced Controls. Click the Advanced button under a volume control option (e.g. Front Green In, Front Pink In). In the Other Controls field, select the 1 Microphone Boost check box. Step...
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 94
    ...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 ... error Continuous long beeps: Graphics card not inserted properly Continuous short beeps: Power error GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 94 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 95
    ... any troubles during system startup, follow the troubleshooting procedure below to solve the problem. ... CPU. Connect the CPU cooler power cable to the motherboard. The problem is verified and solved. No ... to start the computer. The problem is verified and solved. Press to enter BIOS Setup....
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 96
    ...of purchase or local dealer for help. Or go to the Support\Technical Service Zone page to submit your question. Our customer service staff will reply you as soon as possible. GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 96 -
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 97
    ...to Preserving the Environment In addition to high-efficiency performance, all GIGABYTE motherboards fulfill European Union regulations for RoHS (... chemicals. Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive Statement GIGABYTE will fulfill the national laws as interpreted from the 2002/96/EC ...
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 98
    ... of properly. China Restriction of Hazardous Substances Table The following table is supplied in compliance with China's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (China RoHS) requirements: GA-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 98 -
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    .... 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... FAX: +86-24-83992909 India GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY (INDIA) LIMITED WEB address...
  • Gigabyte GA-M750SLI-DS4 | Manual - Page 104
    ... 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-M750SLI-DS4 Motherboard - 104 -



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