Asrock K7VT4A PRO User Manual

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MOTHERBOARD
K7VT4A Pro
User Manual
Version 1.1
Published September 2004
Copyright©2004 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.

Summary of Contents of user manual for Asrock K7VT4A PRO

  • Page 1MOTHERBOARD K7VT4A Pro User Manual Version 1.1 Published September 2004 Copyright©2004 ASRock INC. All rights reserved. 1
  • Page 2Copyright Notice: No part of this manual may be reproduced, transcribed, transmitted, or translated in any language, in any form...
  • Page 3 Contents 1. Introduction ....................................................... 4 1.1 Package Contents ................................................................ 4 1.2 Specifications ...................................................................... 5 1.3 Motherboard Layout ............................................................ 7...
  • Page 4: Package Contents1. Introduction Thank you for purchasing ASRock K7VT4A Pro motherboard, a reliable motherboard produced under ASRock’s consistently stringent quality control....
  • Page 5: Specifications1.2 Specifications Platform: ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 7.0-in, 30.5 cm x 17.8 cm CPU: Supports Socket A (462 pins)...
  • Page 6BIOS: AMI legal BIOS, Supports “Plug and Play”, ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake-Up Events, SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support, CPU Frequency Stepless Control...
  • Page 7: Motherboard Layout1.3 Motherboard Layout 1 2 3 4 5 6 17.8cm (7.0 in) PS2_USB_PWR1 1 PS/2 MOUSE CPU_FAN1 PARALLEL PORT FID4...
  • Page 8: ASRock I/O PlusTM1.4 ASRock I/O Plus TM 1 2 3 4 5 11 10 9 8 7 6 1 Parallel Port 7...
  • Page 9: Pre-installation Precautions2. Installation K7VT4A Pro is an ATX form factor (12.0-in x 7.0-in, 30.5 cm x 17.8 cm) motherboard. Before you...
  • Page 10: 2.2 Installation of CPU Fan and Heatsink2.1 CPU Installation o Step 1. Unlock the socket by lifting the lever up to a 90 angle. Step 2....
  • Page 11: 2.3 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM)2.3 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM) K7VT4A Pro motherboard provides two 184-pin DDR (Double Data Rate) DIMM slots. Please make...
  • Page 12: 2.4 Expansion Slots (PCI and AGP Slots)2.4 Expansion Slots (PCI and AGP Slots) There are 5 PCI slots and 1 AGP slot on K7VT4A Pro motherboard....
  • Page 13: 2.5 Jumpers Setup2.5 Jumpers Setup The illustration shows how jumpers are setup. When the jumper cap is placed on pins, the jumper...
  • Page 14J1 Jumper FID4 1 FID3 1 (FID0, FID1, FID2, FID3, FID4) FID2 1 (see p.7 item 29) FID1 1 FID0...
  • Page 15: 2.6 Onboard Headers and Connectors2.6 Onboard Headers and Connectors Onboard headers and connectors are NOT jumpers. Do NOT place jumper caps over these headers...
  • Page 16Serial ATA (SATA) Please connect the black end of Power Cable SATA power cable to the power (Optional) connect to...
  • Page 17System Panel Connector PLED+ This connector accommodates PLED- PWRBTN# (9-pin PANEL1) GND several system front panel (see p.7 item 16)...
  • Page 18: 2.8 Hot Plug and Hot Swap Functions for SATA HDDs2.7 Serial ATA (SATA) Hard Disks Installation This motherboard adopts VIA VT8237 southbridge chipset that supports Serial ATA (SATA) hard...
  • Page 19: 2.9 Making An SATA Driver Diskette2.9 Making An SATA Driver Diskette If you want to install Windows 2000 or Windows XP on your SATA HDDs,...
  • Page 20: 3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar3. BIOS Setup 3.1 BIOS Setup Utility This section explains how to use the BIOS Setup Utility to configure your...
  • Page 21: 3.2 Main MenuNavigation Key(s) Function Description <F1> Displays the General Help Screen <ESC> Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the...
  • Page 22TYPE To set the type of the IDE device, first, please select “IDE Devices” on Main menu and press <Enter>...
  • Page 23: 3.3 Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit Menus [CD/DVD]: This is used for IDE CD/DVD drives. [ARMD]: This is used for IDE ARMD (ATAPI Removable Media Device),...
  • Page 24: 4.2.4 Contact Information4. Software Support 4.1 Install Operating System This motherboard supports various Microsoft® Windows® operating systems: 98 SE / ME /...
  • Page 25: Advanced BIOS Setup MenuAppendix: Advanced BIOS Setup This section will introduce you the following BIOS Setup menus: “Advanced,” “Security,” “Power,” “Boot,” and “Exit.”...
  • Page 26Chipset Configuration AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a Advanced Chipset Configuration [ Setup Help ] <Enter> to select [4X], AGP...
  • Page 27Over Vcore Voltage This feature allows you to increase the CPU Vcore voltage with two levels. The default value is...
  • Page 28Peripheral Configuration AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a Advanced Peripheral Configuration [ Setup Help ] <Enter> to enable or OnBoard...
  • Page 29OnBoard LAN This allows you to enable or disable the onboard LAN feature. OnBoard AC’97 Audio Select [Disabled], [Auto] or...
  • Page 30: Security Setup Menu2. Security Setup Menu AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a Main Advanced Security Power Boot Exit [ Setup Help ]...
  • Page 31: Power Setup Menu3. Power Setup Menu AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a Main Advanced Security Power Boot Exit [ Setup Help ]...
  • Page 32: Boot Setup Menu4. Boot Setup Menu AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a Main Advanced Security Power Boot Exit [ Setup Help ]...
  • Page 33: Exit Menu5. Exit Menu AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a Main Advanced Security Power Boot Exit [ Setup Help ] Exit...