Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 Manual

Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 Manual

Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 manual table of contents:

  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 1
    GA-X58-USB3 User's Manual Rev. 1001 12ME-X58USB3-1001R LGA1366 socket motherboard for Intel® Core™ i7 processor family
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    Motherboard GA-X58-USB3 Motherboard GA-X58-USB3 Aug. 2, 2010 Aug. 2, 2010
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    ... 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&Downloads\Motherboard\Technology Guide page on our website. For product-related ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 4
    Table of Contents Box Contents ...6 Optional Items ...6 GA-X58-USB3 Motherboard Layout ...7 GA-X58-USB3 Motherboard Block Diagram ...8 Chapter 1 Hardware Installation ...9 1-1 1-2 1-3 Installation Precautions ...9 Product Specifications ...10 Installing the...
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    ... Installation ...59 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-6 3-7 Installing Chipset Drivers ...59 Application Software...60 Technical Manuals ...60 Contact...61 ... Microphone Recording...96 5-2-4 Using the Sound Recorder ...98 5-3 Troubleshooting ...99 5-3-1 5-3-2 Frequently Asked Questions ...99 Troubleshooting ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 6
    Box Contents GA-X58-USB3 motherboard Motherboard driver disk User's Manual Quick Installation Guide Four SATA cables I/O Shield 2-Way SLI bridge connector • The box contents above are for reference only and the actual items shall depend on the product package you obtain. The box ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 7
    GA-X58-USB3 Motherboard Layout KB_MS R_SPDIF ATX_12V_2X LGA1366 R_USB2 CPU_FAN PHASE LED R_USB1 GA-X58-USB3 PWR_FAN DDR3_2 DDR3_1 DDR3_4 DDR3_3 DDR3_6 DDR3_5 R_USB30 NEC D720200F1 ATX USB_LAN AUDIO F_AUDIO PCIEX1_1 (Note) Realtek RTL8111E Intel® X58 PCIEX1_2 ...
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    GA-X58-USB3 Motherboard Block Diagram 2 PCI Express x16 PCIe CLK (100 MHz) 1 PCI Express x1 CPU CLK+/- (133 MHz) LGA1366 CPU... CLK (100 MHz) LAN RJ45 Realtek RTL8111E x1 x16 QPI Interface IOH CLK (133 MHz) Intel® X58 PCI Express Bus x1 NEC D720200F1 PCIe CLK (100 MHz) PCI Express Bus PCIe CLK ...
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    Chapter 1 1-1 Hardware Installation Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components ... the power cord from the power outlet before installing or removing the motherboard or other hardware components. • When connecting hardware components to ...
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    1-2 Product Specifications CPU   QPI Chipset Memory  Support for an Intel® Core™ i7 series processor in the LGA1366 package (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.) L3 cache varies with CPU 4.8GT/s, 6.4GT/s  North ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 11
    ... connector 1 x S/PDIF In header 1 x S/PDIF Out header 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 1 x clearing CMOS jumper 1 x PS/2 ... port 1 x coaxial S/PDIF Out connector 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports 1 x RJ-45 port 6... Mbit flash Use of licensed AWARD BIOS Support for DualBIOS™ PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 12
    ...Q-Share Norton Internet Security (OEM version) Support for Microsoft® Windows® 7/Vista/XP ATX ... CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install. (Note 5) Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model. Hardware Installation - 12 -...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 13
    ... 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... A. Locate the alignment keys on the motherboard CPU socket and the notches on the CPU. LGA1366 CPU Socket Pin ...
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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 Lever Step 1: Completely raise the CPU socket lever. Step ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | 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 shows, ...
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    ... recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest supported memory speeds and memory modules.)... Memory Configuration This motherboard provides six DDR3 memory sockets and supports Dual/3 Channel Technology. After the...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 17
    ... outlet to prevent damage to the memory module. DDR3 and DDR2 DIMMs are not compatible to each other or DDR DIMMs. Be sure to install DDR3 DIMMs on this motherboard. Notch DDR3 DIMM A DDR3 memory module has a notch, so it can only fit in one direction. Follow the steps below to correctly install...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 18
    ... an Expansion Card Read the following guidelines before you begin to install an expansion card: • Make sure the motherboard supports the expansion card. Carefully read the manual that came with your expansion card. • Always turn off the ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 19
    ... The CrossFireX/SLItechnology currently supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 operating systems A CrossFireX/SLI-supported motherboard with two/three PCI Express x16 slots and correct driver Two CrossFireX/SLI-ready graphics cards of ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 20
    ... drive and etc. USB 3.0/2.0 Port The USB 3.0 port supports the USB 3.0 specification and ...up to 1 Gbps data rate. The following describes the states of the LAN port LEDs. Connection/ Speed ... from your device and then remove it from the motherboard. • When removing the cable, pull it straight out...
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    ... to perform different functions via the audio software. Only microphones still 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." - 21 - Hardware Installation
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    ... 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. Hardware Installation - 22 -
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 23
    ... power supply can supply enough stable power to all the components on the motherboard. Before connecting the power connector, first make sure the ... a 2x4 12V power connector is recommended by the CPU manufacturer when using an Intel Extreme Edition CPU (130W). • To meet expansion requirements, it ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 24
    3/4/5) CPU_FAN/SYS_FAN1/SYS_FAN2/SYS_FAN3/PWR_FAN (Fan Headers) The motherboard has a 4-pin CPU fan header (CPU_FAN), ...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...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 25
    ... with SATA 1.5Gb/s standard. Each SATA connector supports a single SATA device. The ICH10R controller supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10. Refer to Chapter 5, "Configuring SATA Hard Drive(s)," for instructions on configuring a RAID array. SATA2_5 7 7 SATA2_4 SATA2_2 ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 26
    ...+ HDRESRES+ CICI+ PWR+ PWR- SPEAK20 19 Hard Drive Activity LED Reset Switch Power LED Chassis Intrusion... BIOS may issue beeps in different patterns to indicate the problem. Refer to Chapter 5, "Troubleshooting," for information about beep codes. • HD (Hard Drive Activity LED, Blue) Connects to ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 27
    ... Header) The front panel audio header supports Intel High Definition audio (HD) ... 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. 1 9 2 10...
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    12) SPDIF_I (S/PDIF In Header) This header supports digital S/PDIF In and can connect to an... by expansion cards) for digital audio output from your motherboard to certain expansion cards like graphics cards ... audio cable for digital audio output from your motherboard to your graphics card if you wish ...
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    ... system is in S4/S5 mode, only the USB ports routed to the F_USB1 header can support the ON/OFF Charge function. • Do not plug the IEEE 1394 ... cap from the jumper. Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard. • After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory ...
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    Hardware Installation - 30 -
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    ... Input and Output System) records hardware parameters of the system in the CMOS on the motherboard. Its major functions include conducting the Power-On Self-Test (... of the BIOS Setup program. To upgrade the BIOS, use either the GIGABYTE Q-Flash or @BIOS utility. • Q-Flash allows the user to quickly...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 32
    ... Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG, An Energy Star Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2010, Award Software, Inc. X58-USB3 E7 ...: BIOS Setup : XpressRecovery2 : Boot Menu : Qflash 07/05/2010-X58-ICH10-7A89QG0PC-00 Motherboard Model BIOS Version Function Keys Function ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 33
    2-2 The Main Menu Once you enter the BIOS Setup program, the Main Menu (as shown below) appears on the screen. Use arrow keys to move among the items and press to accept or enter a sub-menu. (Sample BIOS Version: E7) CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2010 Award Software MB ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 34
    ... stop the system boot, etc. Use this menu to configure the device boot order, advanced features available on the CPU, and the primary ... configure all peripheral devices, such as IDE, SATA, USB, integrated audio, and integrated LAN, etc. Use this menu to configure all the power-saving functions. ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 35
    ... or other unexpected results. (Inadequately altering the settings may result in system's failure to boot. If this occurs, clear the CMOS values and reset the board to default ...Fail-Safe Defaults (Note) This item appears only if you install a memory module that supports this feature. - 35 BIOS Setup
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    ... you to determine whether to enable the Intel CPU Turbo Boost technology. (Default: Enabled) CPU ... whether to enable multi-threading technology when using an Intel CPU that supports this function. This feature only ... mode. (Default: Enabled) Enables or disables Intel CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E) function,...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 37
    ... than C1. (Default: Disabled) Enables or disables Intel CPU Thermal Monitor function, a CPU overheating .... (Default: Enabled) Enables or disables Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST). Depending on CPU loading, Intel EIST technology can dynamically and effectively lower the CPU voltage and core ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 38
    ... according to the BCLK Frequency(Mhz) and System Memory Multiplier settings. Allows you to manually set the PCIe clock frequency. The adjustable range is from 90 MHz to 150 MHz...IOH Clock Skew (Note) This item appears only if you install a memory module that supports this feature. - 38 - BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 39
    .... The value displayed here is dependent on the CPU being used. Options are: Auto (default), 1~6. Options are: Auto (default), 1~4. Profile QPI Voltage Channel Interleaving Rank Interleaving (Note) This item appears only if you install a memory module that supports this feature. - 39 BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 40
    >>>>> Channel A/B/C Timing Settings CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2010 Award Software Channel A Timing Settings x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x >>>>> Channel A Standard Timing Control CAS Latency Time 8 tRCD 8 tRP 8 tRAS 20 >>>>> Channel A Advanced Timing Control tRC 27 tRRD 4 tWTR 4 tWR 8 ...
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    tFAW Command Rate(CMD) Options are: Auto (default), 1~63. Options are: Auto (default), 1~3. >>>>> Channel A/B Misc Timing Control B2B CAS Delay Round Trip Latency Options are: Auto (default), 1~31. Options are: Auto (default), 1~255. >>>>> Channel A/B/C Turnaround Settings CMOS Setup Utility-...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 42
    .... Enabling this feature adjusts Vdroop, keeping the CPU voltage more constant under light and heavy CPU load. Disabled sets the CPU voltage following Intel specifications. (Default: Auto) Note: Enabling Load-Line Calibration may result in damage to your CPU or reduce the useful life of the CPU. The ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 43
    QPI/Vtt Voltage CPU PLL The default is Auto. The default is Auto. >>>>> MCH/ICH PCIE QPI PLL The default is Auto. The default is Auto. The default is Auto. The default is Auto. The default is Auto. IOH Core ICH I/O ICH Core >>>>> DRAM DRAM Voltage DRAM Termination Ch-A Data VRef. The ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 44
    ... within the CPU and Chipset. (Default: Enabled) Enables or disables Intel Virtualization Technology. Virtualization enhanced by Intel Virtualization Technology will allow a platform to run multiple operating systems and applications in independent partitions. ...
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    ... BIOS automatically detect SATA devices during the POST. (Default) • Manual Allows you to manually enter the specifications of the hard drive when the ... your hard drive specifications. If you wish to enter the parameters manually, refer to the information on the hard drive. - 45 - BIOS Setup
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    ... an error during the POST. All Errors Whenever the BIOS detects a non-fatal error the system boot will stop. No Errors The system boot will not stop for any error. All, But Keyboard The system boot will not stop for a keyboard error but stop for all other errors. (Default) ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 47
    ...QuickBoot of Smart 6™. (Default: Disabled) Specifies the boot order from the available devices. Use the up ...USB-ZIP, USBCDROM, USB-HDD, Legacy LAN, Disabled. Specifies whether a password is required... you install a CPU that supports this feature. For more information about Intel CPUs' unique features...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 48
    ...for legacy operating system such as Windows NT4.0. (Default: Disabled) Enables or disables Intel Execute Disable Bit function. This function may enhance ...seconds. (Default: 0) Allows you to determine whether to display the GIGABYTE Logo at system startup. Disabled displays normal POST ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 49
    ... LAN Green LAN  SMART LAN Onboard LAN Boot ROM Onboard USB 3.0 Controller Enter:... set to RAID(XHD) automatically. For details on using the GIGABYTE X.H.D utility, refer to Chaper 4, "eXtreme Hard Drive... SATA Port0-3 Native Mode (Intel ICH10R South Bridge) USB Controllers Enables or disables the...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 50
    ... Defaults This motherboard incorporates cable diagnostic feature designed to detect the status of the attached LAN ...LAN Cable Is Attached...If no LAN cable is attached to the motherboard, the Status fields of all ... Normally...If no cable problem is detected on the LAN cable connected to a Gigabit hub...
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    ...in MS-DOS mode; it will operate at a normal speed of 10/100/1000 Mbps in Windows mode or when the LAN Boot ROM is activated. When a Cable Problem Occurs......boot ROM integrated with the onboard LAN chip. (Default: Disabled) Enables or disables the NEC D720200F1 USB controller. (Default...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 52
    ... 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 Enter: Select higf: Move F5: Previous Values...the AC power, or the settings may not be effective. (Note) Supported on Windows 7/Vista operating system only. - 52...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 53
    ...-bit mode when you install 64-bit Windows 7/Vista. This item is configurable only if the HPET Support is set to Enabled. (Default: ... become unavailable: PME event wake up, power on by mouse, power on by keyboard, and wake on LAN. (Note) Supported on Windows 7/Vista operating system only. - 53 BIOS ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 54
    ... chassis intrusion status and the Case Opened field will show "No" at next boot. (Default: Disabled) Displays the detection status of the chassis intrusion detection device attached to the motherboard CI header. If the system chassis cover is removed, this ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 55
    ...a 3-pin CPU fan. PWM Sets PWM mode for a 4-pin CPU fan. Note: The Voltage mode can be set for a 3-pin CPU fan or a 4-pin CPU fan. However, for a 4-pin CPU fan that is not designed following Intel PWM fan specifications, selecting PWM mode may not effectively reduce the fan speed. - 55 - BIOS Setup
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    ...In case system instability occurs, you may try to load Fail-Safe defaults, which are the safest and most stable BIOS settings for the motherboard. 2-10 Load Optimized Defaults CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2010 Award Software MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.) Load Fail-Safe Defaults Standard ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 57
    ... User Password When the Password Check item is set to System, you must enter the supervisor password (or user password) at system startup to continue system boot. In BIOS Setup, you must enter the supervisor password if you wish to make changes to BIOS settings. The user password only allows you to ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 58
    2-12 Save & Exit Setup CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2010 Award Software MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.) Load Fail-Safe Defaults Standard CMOS Features Load Optimized Defaults Save to CMOS and EXIT (Y/N)? Y Advanced BIOS Features Set Supervisor Password Integrated Peripherals Set User ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 59
    ... the operating system. • After installing the operating system, insert the motherboard driver disk into your optical drive. The ...Xpress Install" installs all of the drivers, a dialog box will appear asking whether to install new GIGABYTE utilities. Click Yes to automatically install the utilities....
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    ... button on the right of an item to install it. 3-3 Technical Manuals This page provides GIGABYTE's application guides, content descriptions for this driver disk, and the motherboard manuals. Drivers Installation - 60 -
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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. - 61 - Drivers Installation
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 62
    3-6 Download Center To update the BIOS, drivers, or applications, click the Download Center button to link to the GIGABYTE website. The latest version of the BIOS, drivers, or applications will be displayed. 3-7 New Utilities This page provides a ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 63
    ... Recovery cannot be restored using Xpress Recovery2. • USB hard drives are not supported. • Hard drives 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 Partitioning...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 64
    ...unallocated space, Xpress 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. When you see the following message: Press any key to startup Xpress ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 65
    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. ...
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    4-2 BIOS Update Utilities GIGABYTE motherboards provide two unique BIOS update tools, Q-...You Begin 1. From GIGABYTE's website, download the latest compressed BIOS update file that matches your motherboard model....Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2010, Award Software, Inc. X58-USB3 E7 ...: BIOS Setup
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 67
    ...option allows you to save the current BIOS file. • Q-Flash only supports USB flash drive or hard drives using FAT32/16/12 ...press . Make sure the BIOS update file matches your motherboard model. Step 2: The process of the system reading the BIOS file from the USB flash drive is displayed on...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 68
    Step 4: Press and then to exit Q-Flash and reboot the system. As the system boots, you should see the new BIOS version is present on the POST screen. Step 5: During the POST, press to enter BIOS Setup. Select Load Optimized Defaults and press to load BIOS defaults. ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 69
    ... 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-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 70
    4-3 EasyTune 6 GIGABYTE's EasyTune 6 is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or ...MHz memory module(s) (or above) to enable support for Quick Boost. Available functions in EasyTune 6 may differ by motherboard model. Grayed-out area(s) indicates...
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    ...Dynamic Energy Saver™ 2 GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy SaverTM 2 (Note 1) is a revolutionary technology that delivers unparalleled ... proprietary hardware and software design, GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy SaverTM 2 is able to provide... Meter Mode Switch Dynamic Power Phase Status Power Saving Status (Icons ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 72
    ...) (Default: Off) Close (Application will enter Stealth Mode) Minimize (Application will continue to run in taskbar) INFO/Help Motherboard Phase LED On/Off Switch (Default: On) Live Utility Update (Check for the latest utility version) C. Stealth Mode In ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 73
    ... use of Internet resources. Directions for using Q-Share After installing Q-Share from the motherboard driver disk, go to Start>All Programs>GIGABYTE>Q-Share.exe to launch the Q-Share tool. Find the Q-Share icon in your taskbar and ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 74
    ... Smart 6™ GIGABYTE Smart 6™ (Note 1) is designed with user-friendliness in mind, and ... system, delivering greater efficiency for daily use. Instructions: Select the Enable check box below ...SMART QuickBoost automatically adjusts CPU performance. Instructions: Select a CPU performance boost level ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 75
    ... SATA hard drives (partitioned on NTFS file system) in Windows Vista. Instructions: In the main menu, click the Config button to open ... of each partition). When this limit is reached, the oldest backup will be ovewritten. Instructions for copying files/folders from a backup: To browse through your ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 76
    ... were moved within the hard drive or copied to an external storage device. Instructions: Select the Enable check box at the bottom of the On/Off ... manage the use time for the computer with simple rules and options. Instructions (Note 5): Click the lock icon on the bottom left corner and enter the ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 77
    ...cell phone key, make sure your motherboard has a Bluetooth receiver and you... Disables this function The Bluetooth dongle included in the motherboard package(Note 2) allows you to wake... 2) Whether the Bluetooth dongle is included depends on the motherboard models. Before installing the Bluetooth dongle...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 78
    ...motherboard driver disk. You can click the Xpress Install All button to automatically install all motherboard drivers, ...to the Application Software screen to individually install the X.H.D utility later. B. Using GIGABYTE eXtreme Hard Drive (X.H.D) Instructions:(Note 2) Before launching X.H.D, make...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 79
    ...RAID, you may prepare only one hard drive. • Windows Vista/XP setup disk. • Motherboard driver disk. 5-1-1 Configuring SATA Controller ...the SATA port. (For example, on this motherboard, the SATA2_0, SATA2_1, SATA2_2, SATA2_3, SATA2_4 and SATA2_5 ports are supported by ICH10R ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 80
    ... Onboard H/W LAN Green LAN  SMART LAN Onboard LAN Boot ROM Onboard USB 3.0 Controller [Disabled] [... in this 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. Appendix - 80 ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 81
    ... + to enter the ICH10R RAID Configuration Utility. Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM v8.9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. RAID Volumes ....9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ MAIN MENU...
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    ... hard drives being installed). Press to proceed. Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM v8.9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ CREATE VOLUME....9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ CREATE VOLUME...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 83
    ... create this volume, press to confirm or to cancel (Figure 6). Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM v8.9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ CREATE ...1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ MAIN MENU...
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    Recovery Volume Options Intel Rapid Recover Technology provides data protection by allowing users to...v8.9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ MAIN MENU ...v8.9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ CREATE VOLUME ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 85
    ... master drive to the recovery drive manually using the Update Volume function of the Intel Matrix Storage Console... users to restore the master drive to a previous state. Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM ...1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. [ CREATE ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 86
    ...>. When prompted to confirm your selection (Figure 12), press to confirm or to abort. Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM v8.9.0.1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Name Volume0 Level RAID0(Stripe) [ DELETE...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 87
    ... 1). Figure 1 Step 2: Insert the motherboard driver disk (Method A) or the USB flash drive that contains ... files from the motherboard driver disk to a USB flash drive before installing Windows Vista... use Method B to load the driver. Method A: Insert the motherboard driver disk into your...
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    Step 3: When a screen as shown in Figure 3 appears, select Intel(R) ICH8R/ICH9R/ICH10R/DO/PCH SATA ... and click Next. Figure 3 Step 4: After the driver is loaded, select the RAID/AHCI drive(s) ... menus described in this chapter are for reference only and may differ by driver version. Appendix - 88 -...
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    ...after you enter the RAID Configuration Utility. Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM ...after you enter the operating system (look for the Intel Storage Console icon in the notification area,...have to manually rebuild the array in the operating system (see the next page for more details). Intel(R)...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 90
    ... in the Operating System While in the operating system, make sure the chipset driver has been installed from the motherboard driver disk. Then launch the Intel Matrix Storage Console from All Programs in the Start menu. Step 1: On the View menu of ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 91
    ... system. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete and exit the RAID Configuration Utility. Intel(R) Matrix ...1023 PCH-D wRAID5 Copyright(C) 2003-09 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reversed. [ RECOVERY ... Step 2: Enter the operating system, launch the Intel Matrix Storage Console from All Programs in...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 92
    ... Audio Input and Output 5-2-1 Configuring 2/4/5.1/7.1-Channel Audio The motherboard provides six audio jacks on the back panel which support 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel (Note)... an HD front panel audio module), refer to instructions on the next page. High Definition Audio (HD ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 93
    Step 2: Connect an audio device to an audio jack. The The current connected device is dialog box appears. Select the device according to the type of device you connect. Then click OK. Step 3: On the Speakers screen, click the Speaker Configuration tab. In the Speaker Configuration list, select ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 94
    ... In Coaxial S/PDIF In 1. Installing the S/PDIF In Cable: Step 1: First, attach the connector at the end of the cable to the SPDIF_I header on your motherboard. Step 2: Secure the metal bracket to the chassis back panel with a screw. 2. Configuring S/PDIF In: On the Digital Input screen, click ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 95
    B. S/PDIF Out The S/PDIF Out jacks can transmit audio signals to an external decoder for decoding to get the best audio quality. 1. Connecting a S/PDIF Out Cable: S/PDIF Coaxial Cable Connect a S/PDIF coaxial cable to an external decoder for transmitting the S/PDIF digital audio signals. 2. ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 96
    5-2-3 Configuring Microphone Recording Step 1: After installing the audio driver, the HD Audio Manager icon will appear in the notification area. Double-click the icon to access the HD Audio Manager. Step 2: Connect your microphone to the Mic in jack (pink) on the back panel or the Mic in jack (...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 97
    Step 4: To raise the recording and playback volume for the microphone, click the Microphone Boost icon on the right of the Recording Volume slider and set the Microphone Boost level. Step 5: After completing the settings above, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 98
    ... the Start Recording button . 3. To stop recording audio, click the Stop Recording button . Be sure to 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. Appendix - 98 -
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 99
    ... Then install the onboard HD audio driver from the motherboard driver disk or download the audio driver from GIGABYTE's website to install. For more details, go to the Support&Downloads\Motherboards\FAQ page on our website and search for "onboard HD audio driver." Q: What do ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 100
    ..., connecting cables, and power cord etc. Make sure the motherboard does not short-circuit with the chassis or other metal ...is verified and solved. No Secure the CPU cooler on the CPU. Connect the CPU cooler power cable to the motherboard. The problem is verified and solved. No Correctly insert the ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 101
    ...problem is verified and solved. END 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 ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 102
    ... Preserving the Environment In addition to high-efficiency performance, all GIGABYTE motherboards fulfill European Union regulations for RoHS (.... Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive Statement GIGABYTE will fulfill the national laws as interpreted from the 2002/96/EC ...
  • Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 | Manual - Page 103
    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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