ASUS P4S800-MX User Manual

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Motherboard
P4S800-MX
User Guide

Summary of Contents of user manual for ASUS P4S800-MX

  • Page 1: 1.10.2 Internal connectors Motherboard P4S800-MX User Guide
  • Page 2: Exit Menu E1447 Checklist Revised Edition V2 October 2003 Copyright © 2003 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved. No part of...
  • Page 3: 3.2.4 ASUS contact informationContents Notices ............................................................................................ v Safety information .......................................................................... vi P4S800-MX specification summary .............................................. vii About this guide ............................................................................ viii Chapter 1:...
  • Page 4 Contents Safeguards Chapter 2: BIOS information 2.1 Managing and updating your BIOS .................................... 2-2 2.1.1 Creating a bootable floppy...
  • Page 5Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two...
  • Page 6 Safety information Electrical safety • To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before...
  • Page 7P4S800-MX specification summary* CPU Socket 478 for Intel® Pentium® 4 Northwood/Willamette processor Intel® Hyper-Threading technology ready New power design for...
  • Page 8 P4S800-MX specification summary BIOS features 2Mb Flash EEPROM, DMI, PnP features, SM BIOS 2.3, WfM 2.0, ASUS CrashFree BIOS,...
  • Page 9 Chapter 1 This chapter describes the features of the motherboard. It includes brief descriptions of the motherboard components, and...
  • Page 10 1.1 Welcome! Thank you for buying the ASUS® P4S800-MX motherboard! The ASUS P4S800-MX motherboard delivers a host of new...
  • Page 11The SiS661FX chipset provides a high performance host interface for the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, and supports AGP 8X, 800MHz...
  • Page 12 USB 2.0 connectivity The P4S800-MX rear panel is equipped with four (4) Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports to connect...
  • Page 131.4 Before you proceed Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components or change any motherboard settings....
  • Page 14 1.5 Motherboard overview 1.5.1 Motherboard layout KBPWR1 24.5cm (9.6in) 1 2 2 3 KBPWR1 +5V +5VSB CPU_FAN1 PS/2KBMS (Default)...
  • Page 151.5.2 Placement direction When installing the motherboard, make sure that you place it into the chassis in the correct orientation....
  • Page 16 1.6 Central Processing Unit (CPU) 1.6.1 Overview The Intel® Pentium® 4 processor has a gold triangular mark on one...
  • Page 171.6.2 Installing the CPU Follow these steps to install a CPU. 1. Locate the 478-pin ZIF socket on the motherboard....
  • Page 18 1.7 System memory 1.7.1 DIMM sockets location The following figure illustrates the location of the DDR DIMM sockets. 80...
  • Page 19Table 1 Qualified DDR400 vendors list This table lists the memory modules that have been tested and qualified for use...
  • Page 20 1.8 Expansion slots In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following sub-sections describe the slots...
  • Page 21Standard interrupt assignments IRQ Priority Standard Function 0 1 System Timer 1 2 Keyboard Controller 2 N/A Programmable Interrupt 3*...
  • Page 22 1.8.3 PCI slots The PCI slots support PCI cards such as a LAN card, SCSI card, USB card, and...
  • Page 231.9 Jumpers 1. Clear RTC RAM (CLRTC1) This jumper allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in...
  • Page 24 2. USB device wake-up (3-pin USBPW12, USBPW34, USBPW56) Set these jumpers to +5V to wake up the computer from...
  • Page 251.10 Connectors This section describes and illustrates the motherboard rear panel and internal connectors. 1.10.1 Rear panel connectors 1 2...
  • Page 26 1.10.2 Internal connectors 1. IDE connectors (40-1 pin PRI_IDE1, SEC_IDE1) This connector supports the provided UltraATA133 IDE hard disk...
  • Page 273. ATX power connectors (20-pin ATXPWR1, 4-pin ATX12V1) These connectors connect to an ATX 12V power supply. The plugs from...
  • Page 28 5. CPU and chassis fan connectors (3-pin CPU_FAN1, CHA_FAN1) The fan connectors support cooling fans of 350mA~740mA (8.88W max.)...
  • Page 297. Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT1) An S/PDIF Out connector is available for an S/PDIF audio module. Connect one...
  • Page 30 9. Speaker out connector (4-pin SPEAK1) This connector connects to the case-mounted speaker and allows you to hear system...
  • Page 3111. Power LED Lead (3-1 pin PLED1) This 3-1 pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the 3-pin...
  • Page 32 • Power Switch / Soft-Off Switch Lead (2-pin PWR_BTN) This connector connects a switch that controls the system power....
  • Page 33 Chapter 2 This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the...
  • Page 34 2.1 Managing and updating your BIOS The following utilities allow you to manage and update the motherboard Basic Input/Output...
  • Page 352.1.2 Using ASUS EZ Flash to update the BIOS The ASUS EZ Flash feature allows you to easily update the...
  • Page 36 2.1.3 Using the AFLASH utility AFLASH is a Flash Memory Writer utility that allows you to update the BIOS...
  • Page 37Updating the BIOS Update the BIOS only if you have problems with the motherboard and you are sure that the...
  • Page 38 8. Follow the screen instructions to continue. If you encounter problems while updating the new BIOS, DO NOT turn...
  • Page 39 Bad BIOS checksum. Starting BIOS recovery... Checking for floppy... Floppy found! Reading file “P4S800MX.BIN”. Completed. Start flashing... DO NOT...
  • Page 40 3. If you selected updating/ downloading from the Internet, select the ASUS FTP site nearest you to avoid network...
  • Page 412.2 BIOS Setup program This motherboard supports a programmable Flash EEPROM that you can update using the provided utility described...
  • Page 42 2.2.2 Legend bar At the bottom of the Setup screen is a legend bar. The keys in the legend...
  • Page 43Sub-menu Note that a right pointer symbol (as shown on the left) appears to the left of certain fields. This...
  • Page 44 Legacy Diskette A [1.44M, 3.5 in.] Sets the type of floppy drive installed. Configuration options: [None] [360K, 5.25 in.]...
  • Page 452.3.1 Primary and Secondary Master/Slave Type [Auto] Select [Auto] to automatically detect an IDE hard disk drive. If automatic detection...
  • Page 46 After entering the IDE hard disk drive information into BIOS, use a disk utility, such as FDISK, to partition...
  • Page 47Multi-Sector Transfers [Maximum] This option automatically sets the number of sectors per block to the highest number that the drive...
  • Page 48 Keyboard Auto-Repeat Rate [6/Sec] This controls the speed at which the system registers repeated keystrokes. Options range from 6...
  • Page 49Memory Frequency [Auto] This field determines whether the memory clock frequency is set to be in synchronous or asynchronous mode...
  • Page 50 2.4.1 Chip Configuration SDRAM Configuration [By SPD] This parameter allows you to set the optimal timings for items 2–5,...
  • Page 51SDRAM Command Lead-off Time [Auto] Configuration options: [Auto] [2T] [1T] Graphics Aperture Size [64MB] This feature allows you to select...
  • Page 52 2.4.2 I/O Device Configuration Floppy Disk Access Control [R/W] When set to [Read Only], this parameter protects files from...
  • Page 532.4.3 PCI Configuration Slot 1, Slot 2, Slot 3 IRQ [Auto] These fields automatically assign the IRQ for each PCI...
  • Page 54 USB Function 2.0 [Enabled] This field allows you to enable or disable the USB 2.0 function. Configuration options: [Enabled]...
  • Page 55IRQ XX Reserved [No/ICU] These fields indicate whether or not the displayed IRQ for each field is being used by...
  • Page 56 Even if installed, your screen saver does not display when you select [Blank Screen] for the above field. [V/H...
  • Page 57Wake/Power Up On Ext. Modem [Disabled] This allows either settings of [Enabled] or [Disabled] for powering up the computer when...
  • Page 58 CPU Fan Speed [xxxxRPM] or [N/A] Chassis Fan Speed [xxxxRPM] or [N/A] The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and...
  • Page 59ATAPI CD-ROM This field allows you to select which ATAPI CD-ROM drive to use in the boot sequence. Pressing [Enter]...
  • Page 60 2.7 Exit Menu After configuring the BIOS save your changes and exit Setup. Select Exit from the menu bar...
  • Page 61 Chapter 3 This chapter describes the contents of the support CD that comes with the motherboard package. Software support...
  • Page 62 3.1 Install an operating system ® This motherboard supports Windows® 98SE/ME/2000/XP operating system (OS). Always install the latest OS...
  • Page 633.2.2 Drivers menu The drivers menu shows the available device drivers if the system detects installed devices. Install the necessary...
  • Page 64 Install ASUS Update This program allows you to download the latest version of the BIOS from the ASUS website....
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