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    Z77A-GD80 series MS-7757 (v1.x) Mainboard  G52-77571X1
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    Preface Copyright Notice The material in this document is the intellectual property of MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL. We take every care in the preparation of this document, but no guarantee is given as to the correctness of its contents. Our products are under continual improvement and we reserve the
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    MS-7757 Technical Support If a problem arises with your system and no solution can be obtained from the user’s manual, please contact your place of purchase or local distributor. Alternatively, please try the following help resources for further guidance. http://www.msi.com/service/download Contact
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    Preface FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
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    MS-7757 Battery Information European Union: Batteries, battery packs, and accumulators should not be disposed of as unsorted household waste. Please use the public collection system to return, recycle, or treat them in compliance with the local regulations. For better environmental protection,
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    Preface WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Statement ENGLISH To protect the global environment and as an environmentalist, MSI must remind you that... Under the European Union (“EU”) Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Directive 2002/96/EC, which takes effect on
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    MS-7757 ESPAÑOL MSI como empresa comprometida con la protección del medio ambiente, recomienda: NEDERLANDS Om het milieu te beschermen, wil MSI u eraan herinneren dat…. De richtlijn van de Europese Unie (EU) met betrekking tot Vervuiling van Electrische en Electronische producten (2002/96/EC), die
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    Preface TÜRKÇE Çevreci özelliğiyle bilinen MSI dünyada çevreyi korumak için hatırlatır: Avrupa Birliği (AB) Kararnamesi Elektrik ve Elektronik Malzeme Atığı, 2002/96/EC Kararnamesi altında 13 Ağustos 2005 tarihinden itibaren geçerli olmak üzere, elektrikli ve elektronik malzemeler diğer atıklar
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    MS-7757 ▍ Contents Copyright Notice�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ii Trademarks���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ii Revision
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    Chapter 1 Getting Started Thank you for choosing the Z77A-GD80 Series (MS7757 v1.X) ATX mainboard. The Series mainboards are based on Intel® Z77 chipset for optimal system efficiency. Designed to fit the advanced Intel® LGA1155 processor, the Z77A-GD80 Series mainboards deliver a high performance
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    Getting Started Packing Contents Mainboard Driver / Utility DVD User Guide Back IO Shield SATA Cable Optional Accessories USB 2.0 Bracket USB 3.0 Bracket S/PDIF Out Bracket eSATA Bracket V-Check Cable M-Connector USB3 to USB2 Connector SATA Power Cable CrossFire Cable SLI Cable eSATA Power Cable *
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    MS-7757 Assembly Precautions Important A screwdriver (not included) may be required for computer assembly. 1-3 Chapter 1 ■ The components included in this package are prone to damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD). Please adhere to the following instructions to ensure successful computer
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    Getting Started Mainboard Specifications Processor Support ■ Support 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7/ Core™ i5/ Core™ i3/ Pentium®/ Celeron® Processors for LGA 1155 socket Chipset ■ Intel® Z77 chipset Memory Support ■ 4x DDR3 DIMMs support for DDR3-1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*(OC), 2200*/
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    MS-7757 Connectors & Buttons & Switch ■ On-Board - 3x USB 2.0 connectors - 1x USB 3.0 connector - 1x IEEE 1394 connector - 1x TPM Module connector - 1x Front Panel Audio connector - 1x Chassis Intrusion connector - 1x Voice Genie connector (optional) - 1x MultiConnect Panel connector (optional) -
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    Getting Started ■ 4x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots***** (*****This mainboard only supports two PCIe x1 expansion cards to be installed in maximum. You must install the PCIe x1 expansion cards to PCI_E1, PCI_E4 slots or PCI_E3, PCI_E6 slots.) Form Factor ■ ATX (30.5 cm X 24.5 cm) Mounting Screw Holes ■ 9x
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    Getting Started Connectors Reference Guide Port Name Port Type Page Back Panel 1-9 CPU LGA 1155 CPU Socket 1-12 CPUFAN,SYSFAN1~4 Fan Power Connectors 1-26 DIMM1~4 DDR3 Memory Slots 1-17 FV1 Voltage Checkpoints Connector 1-33 J1394_1 IEEE1394 Expansion Connector 1-31 JAUD1 Front Panel Audio
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    MS-7757 Back Panel Quick Guide Mouse/ Keyboard Coaxial S/PDIF-Out USB 2.0 Port LAN VGA Port Line-In RS-Out Mic USB 2.0 Port Optical HDMI Port S/PDIF-Out USB 3.0 Port SS-Out Thunderbolt port (Mini DisplayPort) Clear CMOS Button ▶ Mouse/Keyboard A combination PS/2® mouse/keyboard DIN connector for a
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    Getting Started LED Color LED State Condition Left Yellow Off LAN link is not established. On(Steady) LAN link is established. On(flashing) The computer is communicating with another computer on the network. Green Off 10 Mbits/sec data rate On 100 Mbits/sec data rate Orange Right On 1000 Mbits/sec
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    MS-7757 CPU (Central Processing Unit) Introduction to the LGA 1155 CPU Chapter 1 The surface of the LGA 1155 CPU has two alignment keys and a yellow triangle to assist in correctly lining up the CPU for mainboard placement. The yellow triangle is the Pin 1 indicator. Alignment Key Yellow triangle
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    Getting Started CPU & Cooler Installation When installing a CPU, always remember to install a CPU cooler. A CPU cooler is necessary to prevent overheating and maintain system stability. Follow the steps below to ensure correct CPU and CPU cooler installation. Wrong installation can damage both the
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    MS-7757 6. Evenly spread a thin layer of thermal paste (or thermal tape) on the top of the CPU. This will help in heat dissipation and prevent CPU overheating. 7. Locate the CPU fan connector on the mainboard. 8. Place the heatsink on the mainboard with the fan’s wires facing towards the fan
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    Getting Started 9. Push down on the heatsink until the four clips get wedged into the holes on the mainboard. Press the four hooks down to fasten the cooler. As each hook locks into position a click should be heard. 10. Inspect the mainboard to ensure that the clip-ends have been properly locked in
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    MS-7757 Mounting Screw Holes The I/O ports should be facing toward the rear of the computer case. They should line up with the holes on the I/O backplate. Important • Install the mainboard on a flat surface free from unnecessary debris. • To prevent damage to the mainboard, any contact between the
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    Getting Started Power Supply JPWR1: ATX 24-pin Power Connector This connector allows you to connect an ATX 24-pin power supply. To connect the ATX 24-pin power supply, align the power supply cable with the connector and firmly press the cable into the connector. If done correctly, the clip on the
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    MS-7757 Memory These DIMM slots are used for installing memory modules. For more information on compatible components, please visit http://www.msi.com/service/test-report DDR3 48x2=96 pin Chapter 1 240-pin, 1.5V 72x2=144 pin Dual-Channel mode Population Rule In Dual-Channel mode, the memory modules
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    Getting Started Installing Memory Modules 1. Unlock the DIMM slot by pushing the mounting clips to the side. Vertically insert the memory module into the DIMM slot. The memory module has an off-center notch on the bottom that will only allow it to fit one way into the DIMM slot. 2. Push the memory
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    MS-7757 Expansion Slots This mainboard contains numerous ports for expansion cards, such as discrete graphics or audio cards. PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) Slot The PCIe slot supports the PCIe interface expansion card. Chapter 1 PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot PCIe 2.0 x1 Slot Important When
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    Getting Started Video/ Graphics Cards If available, this mainboard takes advantage of the CPU’s integrate graphics processor, but discrete video cards can be installed by way of the mainboard’s expansion slots. Adding on one or more discrete video cards will significantly boost the system’s
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    MS-7757 AMD CrossFire™ (Multi-GPU) Technology 1. Install two AMD Radeon™ HD graphics cards into the PCI_E2 & PCI_E5 expansion slots. 2. With the two cards installed, two CrossFire™ Video Link cable are required to connect the graphics cards. Attach one side of the cable on each of the cards by way
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    Getting Started 3. Boot up the computer and install the drivers and software included in your video card package. For more information, please refer to the manual that came with your video card. 4. After all of the hardware and software has been properly installed, reboot the system. After entering
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    MS-7757 NVIDIA® SLI Technology NVIDIA’s SLI (Scalable Link Interface) technology allows two or more GPUs to run in tandem within a system to achieve significant graphics performance gains. To utilize this technology, the GPU cards must be connected by an SLI Video Link. If you intend to use SLI
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    Getting Started 4. After all of the hardware and software has been properly installed, reboot the system. After entering the operating system (OS), right click on the desktop and choose the “NVIDIA Control Panel”. 5. Enter the NVIDIA Control Panel. Choose the “Maximize 3D Performance” setting to
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    MS-7757 Internal Connectors SATA1~8: SATA Connector This connector is a high-speed SATA interface port. Each connector can connect to one SATA device. SATA devices include disk drives (HDD), solid state drives (SSD), and optical drives (CD/ DVD/ Blu-Ray). Chapter 1 * The MB layout in this figure is
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    Getting Started CPUFAN1,SYSFAN1~4: Fan Power Connectors The fan power connectors support system cooling fans with +12V. If the mainboard has a System Hardware Monitor chipset on-board, you must use a specially designed fan with a speed sensor to take advantage of the CPU fan control. Remember to
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    MS-7757 JFP1, JFP2: Front Panel Connectors These connectors connect to the front panel switches and LEDs. The JFP1 connector is compliant with the Intel® Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide. When installing the front panel connectors, please use the enclosed mConnectors to simplify
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    Getting Started JUSB1~3: USB 2.0 Expansion Connector This connector is designed for connecting high-speed USB peripherals such as USB HDDs, digital cameras, MP3 players, printers, modems, and many others. 115V d C un + .N o 1 0 r B 11 .G 8 US B . S 6 .U C 4 VC . 2 in P nd o u + .N ro 0 9 .G SB 0B 7
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    MS-7757 JUSB4: USB 3.0 Expansion Connector The USB 3.0 port is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices. It supports data transfer rates up to 5Gbits/s (SuperSpeed). Chapter 1 115V N D _ DP in N P r X _ D o e _R X _ P C D .N w 3 R _ _ 0 o B _ 2 .P S B3 nd X _C T 9 1 8.U S ou _ X 1 7.U Gr B3 _T 1
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    Getting Started JAUD1: Front Panel Audio Connector This connector allows you to connect the front audio panel located on your computer case. This connector is compliant with the Intel® Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide. ct te e D e n o n h io P ct d e a e in et .H P D 0 o 1 .N IC 8 .M C nd
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    MS-7757 J1394_1: IEEE1394 Expansion Connector This connector allows you to connect an IEEE 1394 device via an optional IEEE 1394 expansion bracket. Chapter 1 115V d n u ro V .G 2 - d 0 1 1 .+ PB un 8 .T ro 6 .G A 4 TP . 2 in P o V .N 2 + d 9 .+1 PB un 7 .T ro + 5 .G A 3 .TP 1 * The MB layout in
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    Getting Started JDLED3: Voice Genie Connector (optional) This connector is used to link to the voice control module (optional). Please refer to its user guide for more details and usages. in p d n d u rve ro se d in p .G e n l in u p 3 1 1.R ro tro l pin 1 .G on tro l o 9 .C n tr 7 .Co n B o S 5 .C
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    MS-7757 FV1: Voltage Checkpoints Connector These voltage checkpoint are used to measure the current system voltages. A multimeter (not included) will be required to check voltages. To check the voltage, please use the included voltage checkpoint cables included in the mainboard package. Attach the
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    Getting Started Buttons The mainboard has numerous on-board buttons to control various functions. This section will explain how to change your mainboard’s functions through the use of these on-board buttons. OC1: OC Genie Button This button is used to automatically overclock the system. Press this
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    MS-7757 RESET1: Reset Button This reset button is used to reset the system. Press the button to reset the system. Chapter 1 POWER1: Power Button This button is use to turn-on and turn-off the system. Press the button once to turn-on or turn-off the system. 1-35
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    Getting Started Jumper JBAT1: Clear CMOS Jumper There is CMOS RAM onboard that is external powered from a battery located on the mainboard to save system configuration data. With the CMOS RAM, the system can automatically boot into the operating system (OS) every time it is turned on. If you want
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    MS-7757 Switch MULTI_BIOS_SWITCH1: Multi BIOS Switch (default) A B BIOS recovery using the M-flash utility: 1. Ensure that the system is powered off. 2. Boot up the system with the operational BIOS ROM by sliding the Multi-BIOS switch. 3. Enter the [BIOS setup] → [Utilities] → [M-Flash] → [Save
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    Getting Started LED Status Indicators DrMOS_ALARM LED CPU_PHASE LEDs Debug LED Panel CPU_PHASE LEDs These LEDs will change according to CPU loading. The higher the power phase number, the more reliable the power flow to the processor. DrMOS_ALARM LED This LED will light red when DrMOS overheat.
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    MS-7757 Debug LED Panel Please refer to the table below to get more information about the Debug LED message. Status 02,07 Power on CPU Initialization 03,08 Power on North Bridge Initialization 04,09 Power on South Bridge Initialization 0B Power on Cache Initialization 11~14,32~36,56~5A Early CPU
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    Chapter 2 BIOS Setup CLICK BIOS II is a revolutionary UEFI interface that allows you to setup and configure your system for optimum use. Using your mouse and keyboard, users can change BIOS settings, monitor CPU temperature, select the boot device priority and view system information such as the
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    BIOS Setup Entering Power on the computer and the system will start the Power On Self Test (POST) process. When the message below appears on the screen, please <DEL> key to enter CLICK BIOS II: Press DEL key to enter Setup Menu, F11 to enter Boot Menu If the message disappears before you respond
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    MS-7757 Boot device priority bar This bar shows the priority of the boot devices. The lighted icons indicate that the devices are available. High priority Low priority Click and draw the icon to left or right to specify the boot priority. ■ Boot device icon list Hard disk USB Drive drive Optical
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    BIOS Setup Operation CLICK BIOS II allows you to control BIOS settings with the mouse and the keyboard. The following table lists and describes the hot keys and the mouse operations. Hot key Mouse <↑↓→← > Description Select Item Move the cursor Select Icon/ Field <Enter> Click/ Doubleclick the left
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    MS-7757 SETTINGS Chapter 2 System Status ▶ System Date This allows you to set the system date that you want (usually the current date). The format is <day> <month> <date> <year>. day Day of the week, from Sun to Sat, determined by BIOS. Read-only. The month from Jan. through Dec. month date The
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    BIOS Setup Advanced ▶ PCI Subsystem Settings Press <Enter> to enter the sub-menu. ▶ PCIE GEN3 This item is used to enable (Auto)/ disable (Disabled) the PCIe generation 3 support. ▶ PCI Latency Timer Controls how long each PCI device can hold the bus before another takes over. When set to higher
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    MS-7757 Important You cannot switch between AHCI and IDE if you already have your operating system installed. If you have installed your OS using AHCI and you clear your BIOS/ reset to default settings, you will need to change this function back to AHCI to ensure proper functionality. ▶ SATA1~6 Hot
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    BIOS Setup ▶ Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology This feature can make your system fast start up from hibernation. This item allows you to enable/ disable Intel Rapid Start Technology. ▶ Intel(R) Thunderbolt Press <Enter> to enter the sub-menu. ▶ Wake From Thunderbolt Devices Setting to [Enabled]
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    MS-7757 ▶ Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology This feature can update applications (ex. email and social networks) by periodically waking your system from sleep mode. And you do not have to wait for the applications to update when you wake up the system. This item is used to enable/ disable the Intel
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    BIOS Setup ▶ Resume From S3/S4/S5 by PS/2 Mouse/ Keyboard These items determine whether the system will be awakened from what power saving modes when input signal of the PS/2 mouse/ keyboard is detected. Boot ▶ Full Screen Logo Display [Enabled] The OS boots straight to the GUI without showing the
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    MS-7757 OC Chapter 2 Important • Overclocking your PC manually is only recommended for advanced users. • Overclocking is not guaranteed, and if done improperly, can void your warranty or severely damage your hardware. • If you are unfamiliar with overclocking, we advise you to use OC Genie for easy
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    BIOS Setup ▶ EIST Enhanced Intel SpeedStep technology allows you to set the performance level of the microprocessor whether the computer is running on battery or AC power. This field only appears with installed CPUs that support this technology. ▶ Intel Turbo Boost Enables or disables Intel Turbo
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    MS-7757 ▶ My OC Genie Long duration power limit This field allows you to customize Long duration power limit for OC Genie function. ▶ My OC Genie Long duration maintained This field allows you to customize Long duration maintained for OC Genie function. ▶ My OC Genie Short duration power limit This
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    BIOS Setup ▶ tRAS Determines the time RAS (row address strobe) takes to read from and write to memory cell. ▶ tRFC This setting determines the time RFC takes to read from and write to a memory cell. ▶ tWR Determines minimum time interval between end of write data burst and the start of a pre-charge
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    MS-7757 ▶ tWRDRDD Specifies the write-to-read delay of different ranks on the same/ different DIMM(s). ▶ Spread Spectrum This function reduces the EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) generated by modulating clock generator pulses. Important • If you do not have any EMI problem, leave the setting at
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    BIOS Setup ▶ CPU Core Voltage/ DRAM Voltage/ GPU Voltage/ System Agent Voltage (SA)/ CPU PLL Voltage/ DDR_VREF_CA_A/ DDR_VREF_CA_B/ DDR_VREF_DA_A/ DDR_VREF_ DA_B/ PCH 1.05 These items are used to adjust the voltage of CPU, Memory, GPU and chipset. ▶ Current CPU Core Voltage/ Current DRAM Voltage/
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    MS-7757 ▶ Limit CPUID Maximum It is designed to limit the listed speed of the processor to older operating systems. ▶ Execute Disable Bit Can prevent certain classes of malicious “buffer overflow” attacks where worms can try to execute code to damage your system. It is recommended you keep this
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    BIOS Setup ECO Important Once you click the “ECO” button in the pre-set area, some items in ECO menu will be fixed and un-adjustable. ▶ EuP 2013 Energy Using Products Lot 6 2013 (EUP) reduces power consumption when system is off or in standby mode. Note: When enabled, the system will not support
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    MS-7757 BROWSER Please install the MSI "Winki" application first in the Windows operating system with the MSI Driver Disc before using the browser. Then you can click the BROWSER to access the Internet, e-mail and instant messaging. Chapter 2 Installing Winki To install Winki, follow the steps
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    BIOS Setup UTILITIES ▶ HDD Backup Hard disk storage backups and restoring is one of the most common and important tasks. Use this utility to create an image of your HDD partitions and re-load them when necessary. Important The HDD Backup can’t back up (/restore) image to (/from) a partition where
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    MS-7757 ▶ M-Flash ▶ BIOS Boot Function This allows you to enable/ disable the system to boot from the BIOS file inside USB drive (FAT/ 32 format only). ▶ Select one file to boot When the BIOS Boot function as sets to [Enabled], this item is selectable. This item allows to select particular BIOS
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    BIOS Setup Updating the BIOS with Live Update This section tells you how to update the BIOS by using the Live Update utility before entering Operating System. Live Update will update the BIOS automatically when connecting to the Internet. To update the BIOS with the Live Update utility: 1. Click
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    MS-7757 SECURITY Chapter 2 ▶ Administrator Password Set the administrative password that will be required to enter the BIOS. ▶ User Password Set the user password that will be required to enter the operating system. Important When selecting the Administrative / User Password items, a password box
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    BIOS Setup ▶ Chassis Intrusion Configuration Press <Enter> to enter the sub-menu. ▶ Chassis Intrusion Enables or disables the feature of recording the chassis intrusion status and issuing a warning message if opened. To clear the warning logs, set the field to [Reset]. The setting of the field will
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    Appendix A Realtek Audio The Realtek audio provides 10-channel DAC that simultaneously supports 7.1 sound playback and 2 channels of independent stereo sound output (multiple streaming) through the Front-Out-Left and Front-Out-Right channels.
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    Realtek Audio Installing the Realtek HD Audio Driver You need to install the HD audio driver for Realtek audio codec to function properly before you can get access to 2-, 4-, 6-, 8- channel audio operations. Follow the procedures described below to install the drivers for different operating
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    MS-7757 Software Configuration After installing the audio driver, the “Realtek HD Audio Manager” icon will appear at the notification area (lower right of the screen). You may double click the icon and the GUI will pop up accordingly. double click the icon Software panel overview The following
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    Realtek Audio ■ Device Selection Here you can select a audio output source to change the related options. The “check” sign (in orange) indicates the devices as default. ■ Volume Adjustment You can control the volume or balance the right/left side of the speakers that you plugged in front or rear
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    MS-7757 Hardware Default Setting The following diagrams are audio back panel default setting. ■ Backpanel audio jacks to 2-channel speakers diagram Fro nt Appendix A ■ Backpanel audio jacks to 4-channel speakers diagram Fro nt Rea r A-5
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    Realtek Audio ■ Backpanel audio jacks to 6-channel speakers diagram Fro nt Cen ■ ter ubw Rea oof r er Backpanel audio jacks to 8-channel speakers diagram Fro nt Cen ter S id A-6 &S &S eS ubw urro Rea oof er und r
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    Appendix B Intel RAID This appendix will assist users in configuring and enabling RAID functionality and accelerating system on platforms
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    Intel RAID Introduction The mainboard comes with the Intel RAID controller that allows you to configure SATA hard drives as RAID sets. SATA hard drives deliver blistering transfer speeds up to 6 Gb/s. Serial ATA uses long, thin cables, making it easier to connect your drive and improving the
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    MS-7757 Using Intel Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM The Intel Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM should be integrated with the system BIOS on all mainboards with a supported Intel chipset. The Intel Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM is the Intel RAID implementation and provides BIOS and DOS
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    Intel RAID After pressing the <Ctrl> and <I> keys simultaneously, the following window will appear: [ [ MAIN MENU ] ] MAIN 1. 2. 3. 4. Recovery Volume Options Create RAID Volume 5. Acceleration Options Delete RAID Volume 6. Exit Reset Disks to Non-RAID [ DISK / VOLUME INFORMATION ] RAID Volumes :
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    MS-7757 3. In the Disk field, press <Enter> key and use <Space> key to select the disks you want to create for the RAID volume, then click <Enter> key to finish selection. This field will become available according to the selected RAID level. 4. Then select the strip size for the RAID array by
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    Intel RAID 6. Go to the Create Volume field and press <Enter>, the following screen appears for you to confirm if you are sure to create the RAID volume. Press <Y> to continue. [ CREATE VOLUME MENU ] Name : RAID Level : Disks : Strip Size : Capacity : Sync : Volume0 RAID1(Mirror) Select Disks N/A
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    MS-7757 ■ Delete RAID Volume Here you can delete the RAID volume, but please be noted that all data on RAID drives will be lost. Important If your system currently boots to RAID and you delete the RAID volume in the Intel RAID Option ROM, your system will become un-bootable. Select option 2 “Delete
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    Intel RAID ■ Reset Disks to Non-RAID Select option 3 Reset Disks to Non-RAID and press <Enter> to delete the RAID volume and remove any RAID structures from the drives. The following screen appears: [ MAIN MENU ] 4. Recovery Volume Options Create RAID Volume 4. Delete RAID Volume [ RESET RAID DATA
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    MS-7757 ■ Recovery Volume Options Select option 4 Recovery Volume Options and press <Enter> to change recovery volume mode. The following screen appears: [ RECOVERY VOLUME OPTIONS ] 1. 2. Enable Only Recovery Disk Enable Only Master Disk [ HELP ] Enable Only Recovery Disk - enables recovery disk if
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    Intel RAID Installing Driver ■ New Windows 7/ Windows XP Installation The following details the installation of the drivers while installing operating system. 1. When you start installing Windows XP, you may encounter a message stating, “Setup could not determine the type of one or more mass
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    MS-7757 ■ Existing Windows Driver Installation 1. Insert the MSI DVD into the DVD-ROM drive. 2. The DVD will auto-run and the setup screen will appear. 3. Under the Driver tab, click on Intel RAID Drivers. 4. The drivers will be automatically installed. ■ Confirming Windows Driver Installation 1.
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    Intel RAID Degraded RAID Array A RAID 1, RAID 5 or RAID 10 volume is reported as degraded when one of its hard drive members fails or is temporarily disconnected, and data mirroring is lost. As a result, the system can only utilize the remaining functional hard drive member. To re-establish data
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    MS-7757 5. Exit Intel RAID Option ROM, and then reboot to Windows system. 6. When prompted to rebuild the RAID volume, click ‘Yes’. 7. The Intel Rapid Storage Technology application will be launched. Right-click the new hard drive and select ‘Rebuild to this Disk’. The ‘Rebuild Wizard’ will be
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    Intel RAID System Acceleration (optional) Intel® Rapid Storage Technology use a SSD as a cache. Which can store frequently used data without having to use a slow virtual disk or depend on RAM. The SSD cache with the advantages of high-speed read/write and non-volatile memory to accelerate the
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    MS-7757 11. Run Intel® Rapid Storage Technology application. 12. Click "Enable acceleration" under Accelerate. Click here 13. Select the acceleration options. Important You can click “More help on this page” or "More help" of the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology application to view more information.
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    Intel RAID RST Synchronization (optional) If you are using Maximized mode as the Acceleration mode, the data on the hard disk is not always synchronized with the data in the SSD cache. In some situations, you may want to manually sync the disks for avoiding data loss. Follow these steps to sync
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    Appendix C Install Windows XP Notes This chapter describes how to install Windows XP with IDE or AHCI mode.
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    Install Windows XP Notes Installing Windows XP with IDE Mode You will fail and encounter a blue screen while installing Windows XP, because it is not natively supported to be installed in the storage device with AHCI mode. If you still prefer to install Windows XP as the operating system, please
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    MS-7757 Installing Windows XP with AHCI Mode If you prefer to install Windows XP as the operating system with AHCI mode, please prepare AHCI drivers for Windows XP in advanced. Creating a Intel AHCI Driver Disc Please follow the instruction below to make an “Intel® AHCI Driver” for yourself. ■
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