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The trademarks mentioned in this manual are legally registered to their respective owners. Table of Contents Box Contents Chapter 3 Drivers Installation Chapter 1 Hardware Installation Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which can become damaged as a result of electrostatic discharge ESD. Prior to installation, carefully read the user’s manual and follow these procedures: Drive s ,” for how to enable the Smart Backup function.
Note 7 Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model. Ga-ex85-extreme the CPU is properly inserted, replace the load plate and push the CPU socket lever back into its locked position. The following procedure uses Intel boxed cooler as the example cooler. After gigqbyte the tubes, make sure that the tubes are attached to the waterblocks securely and tightly and there is no leak. Note The components received may vary in appearance from the products illustrated.
Installing the Memory Read the following g-ex58-extreme before you begin to install the memory: It is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used.
The clips at both ends of the socket will snap into place when the gihabyte module is securely inserted. Installing an Expansion Card Read the following guidelines before you begin to install an expansion card: Carefully read the manual that came with your expansion card. Connecting Three Graphics Cards: Do not rock it side to side to prevent an electrical short inside the cable connector.
Over 80 C red L2: Quick Switches This motherboard has 3 quick switches: Before connecting the power connector, first make sure the power supply is turned off and all devices are properly installed.
Do not place a jumper cap on the headers. The types of floppy disk drives supported are: Before connecting a floppy disk drive, be sure to locate pin 1 of the connector and the floppy disk drive cable. The total number of hard drives does not have to be an even number.
When connecting your chassis front panel module to this header, make sure the wire assign- ments and the pin assignments are matched correctly.
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You may connect your chassis front panel audio module to this header. Make sure the wire assignments 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.
For purchasing the optional USB bracket, please contact the local dealer. Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard. Replace the battery when the battery voltage drops to a low level, or the CMOS values may not be accurate or may be lost.
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You may clear the CMOS values by removing the battery: The higher the memory loading, the more the number of lighted LEDs. You can access Boot Menu again to change the first boot device setting as needed.
MB Intelligent Tweaker M. As stability is highly dependent on system components, when system instability occurs after overclocking, lower the overclocking ratio.
Different Ranks Options are: On The Same Rank Options are: The default is Auto. Base Memory Also ga-ex58-extteme conventional memory. Extended Memory The amount of extended memory. Total Memory The total amount of memory installed on the system. Note This item is present only if you install a CPU that supports this feature.
Start detecting at Ga-ex58-extrdme. Power On by Ring Allows the system to be awakened from an ACPI sleep state by a wake-up signal from a modem that supports wake-up function. Enabled Note Supported on Windows Vista operating system only. Resume by Alarm Determines whether to power on gigabyre system at a desired time. Disabled If enabled, set the date and time as following: Date of Month Alarm: Turn on the system at a specific time on each day or on a specific day in a month.
Check the fan condition or fan connection when this occurs. You can adjust the fan speed with EasyTune based on system requirements.
If disabled, CPU fan runs at full speed. The BIOS defaults settings helps the system to operate in optimum state. The driver Autorun screen is automatically displayed which looks like that shown in the screen shot below. You can click the Install button on the right of an item to install it. System This page provides the basic system information. The latest version of the BIOS, drivers, or applications will be displayed.
Chapter 4 Unique Features Xpress Recovery2 Xpress Recovery2 is a utility that allows you to quickly compress and back up your system data and perform restoration of it. Xpress Recovery2 will automatically create a new partition to store the backup image file.
Removing the Backup Step 1: If you wish to remove the backup file, select Copyright CAward Software, Inc. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction.
The follow procedure assumes that you save the BIOS file to a floppy disk. Insert giagbyte floppy disk gigabytw the BIOS file into the floppy disk drive. The procedure is complete after the system restarts. This helps prevent unexpected failures when performing a BIOS update.
Featuring an advanced proprietary hardware and software design, GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced is able to provide exceptional power ga-ec58-extreme and enhanced power efficiency without sacrificing computing performance. Note 4 The total amount of power saved will be recorded until re-activated when only the Dynamic Power Saver is under the enable status, and power savings meter is unable to reset to zero.
Note 5 Dynamic Energy Saver Meter will automatically reset when the total power saving reaches Watts. Q-Share Q-Share is an easy and convenient data sharing tool. After configuring manuwl LAN connection settings and Q-Share, you are able to share your data with computers on the same network, making full use of Internet resources.
When this limit is reached, the oldest shadow copy will be deleted and unable to be restored. Shadow copies are read-only so you cannot edit the contents of a shadow copy. Teaming Dual LAN manuxl Teaming functionality enabled on this motherboard allows two single connections to act as one single connection for twice the transmission bandwidth, making data transmission ag-ex58-extreme effective and improving the quality of transmission of distant image s.
Fault tolerance on the dual LAN network prevents network downtime by transferring gigavyte workload from a failed port to a working port. Install SATA hard drive s in your computer. Note 1 Note 2 D. The BIOS Setup menus described in this section may differ from the exact settings for your motherboard. Skip this step and proceed with the installation of Windows operating system for a non-RAID configuration.
Select Disks Strip Size: Deleting a volume will reset the disks to non-RAID.
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Then connect the power connector from your power supply to the hard drive. Without the driver, the hard drive may not be recognized during the Windows setup process. When a screen similar to that below appears, select Load Driver. Figure 3 Step 2: Specify the location where the driver is saved, such as your floppy disk or Ya-ex58-extreme flash drive Figure 4. Figure 5 Step 4: Performing the Rebuild in the Operating System While in the operating system, make sure the chipset driver has been installed from the motherboard driver disk.
While in the operating system, the rebuild will be performed automatically. You can launch the Smart Backup utility to check the rebuild progress. Click OK to complete when prompted.
Click Device advanced settings on the top right cor- ner on the Speaker Configuration tab to open the Device advanced settings dialog box. Select the Mute the rear output device, when a front headphone plugged in check box. Click OK to complete. First, attach the connector at the end of the cable On the Digital Output screen, click the Default Format tab and then select the sample rate and bit depth.