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SL-65ME/65ME+ V1.1 USER MANUAL

USER NOTICE

Product Model Manual Revision Release Date

: SL-65ME/65ME+ : V1.1 : January 2001

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his Users Guide & Technical Reference is for assisting system manufacturers and end-users in setting up and installing the motherboard.

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65ME / 65ME+

CONTENT
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................ 7
1-1 ITEMLIST CHECKUP ............................................................................. 7 1-2 CPU ........................................................................................................ 7 1-3 CHIPSET ................................................................................................ 7 1-4 INTEGRATED SDRAM CONTROLLER ................................................. 7 1-5 BIOS ....................................................................................................... 8 1-6 MULTI-I/O FUNCTION ........................................................................... 8 1-7 POWER MANAGEMENT ....................................................................... 8 1-8 FULL FEATURED ACCELERATED GRAPHICS PORTS (AGP) CONTROLLER ....................................................................................... 9 1-9 SOUND CONTROLLER ......................................................................... 9 1-10 FORM FACTOR ................................................................................... 9 1-11 EXTENSION SLOTS ............................................................................ 9 1-12 HARDWARE MONITORING ................................................................ 9 1-13.1 MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT --- 65ME .............................................. 10 1-13.2 MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT --- 65ME+ ............................................ 11 1-14 CHIPSET SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAM ............................................. 12 1-15 MOTHERBOARD SPECIFICATION TABLE OF 65ME & 65ME+ ...... 13

CHAPTER 2 HARDWARE SETUP ................................................................... 15
2-1 CPU INSTALLATION ............................................................................ 15 2-2 CPU FREQUENCY .............................................................................. 16 2-3 MEMORY INSTALLATION ................................................................... 17 2-4 SUPPORTED SYSTEM BUS AND SYSTEM MEMORY BUS FREQUENCIES TABLE ................................................................................................... 18 2-5 ACCELERATED GRAPHICS PORT(AGP) PRO INSTALLATION ........ 19 2-6 HDD/FDD INSTALLATION ................................................................... 20 2-7 JUMPER DEFINITION ......................................................................... 21 2-7.1 ONBOARD FAN (CPUFAN1/AUXFA1/CHAFA1) .............................. 21 2-7.2 KEYBOARD POWER ON (JP1) ........................................................ 21 2-7.3 BUS CLOCK SELECT (JP5/JP6) ...................................................... 22 2-7.4 USB PORT SELECT(1) (JP2/JP8) .................................................... 22 2-7.5 USB PORT SELECT(2) JP9/JP10) ................................................... 22 2-7.6 USB WAKE UP FUNCTION (JP11) ................................................... 22 4

............... 30 2-8.... 24 2-7..............................2 IDENTIFYING CONNECTORS ON THE BUILD-IN AUDIO .............................7 ONBOARD CREATIVE SOUND SELECT (JP21) ... 50 4-3 HOW TO RUN BIOS SETUP ............................ 50 5 ...................6 SMART CARD READER CONNECTOR(SCR1) ....................................... 29 2-8... 33 2-8........................................................................... 34 2-8...................................................................................................................5 SERIAL PORT CONNECTOR .................... 42 3-6 CREATIVE SOUND DRIVER INSTALLATION (FOR 65ME+ ONLY) ................... 45 3-6........................................................1 HOW TO ENABLE THE REAR LINE OUT (SECOND PAIR OF SPEAKERS) .7 COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING RISER SLOT (CNR) .............................................10 IRQ DESCRIPTION ........................3 FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY CONNECTOR (DVC1) .................................................................................... 44 3-6............................................ 26 2-8...1 J2J3 ........... 23 2-7............................................9 BIOS BOOT BLOCK LOCK (JP16) ...........................65ME / 65ME+ 2-7...... 35 CHAPTER 3 SOFTWARE SETUP ............................. 48 CHAPTER 4 BIOS SETUP ................................................... 40 3-5 AC’97 DRIVER INSTALLATION (FOR 65ME ONLY) ........................................10 WAKE ON LAN(WOL) FUNCTION (JWOL1) ................. 34 2-8......... 24 2-7.................................... 30 2-8.........11 CD-ROM AUDIO CONNECTOR (CD_IN1/CD_IN2) .............................. 23 2-7. 24 2-7......4 ATX POWER SUPPLY CONNECTOR ................................. 23 2-7.. 50 4-1 INTRODUCE THE BIOS ...............................8 SECOND USB CONNECTOR .....................................................................13 THERMAL SENSOR CONNECTOR (RT2) ...............................................8 CLEAR CMOS DATA (JBAT1/JBAT2) ...................... 32 2-8.....................................2 CHASSIS PANEL CONNECTOR .... 36 3-3 INTEL 815 CHIPSET GRAPHICS DRIVER INSTALLATION .... 47 3-7 INSTALLING ITE HARDWARE MONITOR UTILITY (SMARTGUARDIAM) ............................... 38 3-4 INTEL ULTRA ATA STORAGE DRIVER INSTALLATION .... 36 3-1 ABOUT THE SUPPORT CD ....................................... 25 2-8 CONNECTORS ........................................ 36 3-2 INTEL CHIPSET DRIVER INSTALLATION .................................................12 TAD1/TV1 CONNECTOR ....................................... 26 2-8....9 PS/2 MOUSE AND PS/2 KEYBOARD ................................................ 50 4-2 WHAT IS BIOS SETUP ....... 31 2-8............................................

............................. 51 4-6........................................... 81 4-15 FREQUENCY/VOLTAGE CONTROL ..................................................................................................................................................................2 UPGRADE PROCESS ..................... 56 4-9 ADVANCED BIOS FEATURES ............................ 59 4-10 ADVANCED CHIPSET FEATURES ............................................................................. 68 4-12 POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP ..... 73 4-13 PNP / PCI CONFIGURATION .............................................................................. 82 4-16 LOAD OPTIMIZED DEFAULTS ........................................................................................................................ 51 4-6....................................................................................... 51 4-5 WHAT IS POST ....................1 BEFORE UPGRADE BIOS ....................... 55 4-8 STANDARD CMOS SETUP ............................... 84 4-17 SET SUPERVISOR / USER PASSWORD ...........65ME / 65ME+ 4-4 WHAT IS CMOS ............................................................................................................. 85 4-18 SAVE & EXIT SETUP .......... 86 6 ......... 52 4-7 CMOS SETUP UTILITY ........................................................................... 78 4-14 PC HEALTH STATUS ............................................. 64 4-11 INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS ................................ 51 4-6 BIOS UPGRADE ....................................................................................... 86 4-19 EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ................................................................

Non-ECC SDRAM only supported.65ME / 65ME+ CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1-1 ITEMLIST CHECKUP • Motherboard • Support CD • User’s Manual • Bundle Bonus Pack CD • Bundle Bonus Pack Manual • Temperature Sensor Cable • ATA66/100 IDE Cable • RS232 Cable • FDD Cable 1-2 CPU • Supports Intel® FC-PGA Pentium !!!TM up to 1GHz or above. • Supports Intel® FC-PGA 370 Celeron & PGA 370 Celeron up to 800MHz or above. • Supports 100/133MHz SDRAM spec. • Supports CPU voltage Auto-Detect circuit. • Unbuffered . 7 . • Supports VIA Cyrix !!! up to 733MHz or above. • Supports up to 3 double sided DIMMs at 100MHz system memory bus. 1-3 CHIPSET • INTEL 82815 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH) & INTEL 82801BA I/O Controller Hub (ICH2) • ITE 8712 EC-LPC I/O chip 1-4 INTEGRATED SDRAM CONTROLLER • Provides 3pcs DIMM slots supporting double-sided DIMMs. • Supports total memory from 32MB to 512MB using 32Mb/64Mb/128Mb/ 256Mb technology. • Supports up to 2 double sided or 3 single sided DIMMs at 133MHz system memory bus.

1-6 MULTI-I/O FUNCTION • Integrated IDE Controller • Supports Ultra ATA33/66/100. 8 .65ME / 65ME+ 1-5 BIOS • Award BIOS 6.2 compliant (legacy power management). • Supports USB wake-up Function.1 compatible --Provides 2 build-in USB ports (another 2 internal USB ports for extensible purpose require an optional USB connect cable) • PS/2 keyboard connector • PS/2 Mouse connector 1-7 POWER MANAGEMENT • ACPI 1. • APM V1.0 compliant (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface). • Supports real time clock (RTC) with date alarm.1 and Intel Universal HCI v1. • System event monitoring with two event classes. ECP and EPP support • Floppy Disk connector: --Two FDDs with drive swap support • Universal Serial Bus connector: --USB v1.0. • Supports Wake On LAN (WOL) & Wake On Modem. • Supports BIOS writing protection. • FLASH MEMORY for easy upgrade.1 compliant --Provides 2 build-in USB ports (another 2 internal USB ports for extensive purpose require an optional USB connect cable) • Two UARTs for complete Serial Ports • One dedicated IR connector: --Third serial port dedicated to IR function either through the two complete serial ports or the third dedicated port Infrared-IrDA (HPSIR) and ASK( Amplitude Shift Keyed) IR • Multi-mode parallel connector: --Standard mode. month alarm. • Year 2000 compliant. • Supports PS/2 keyboard & Mouse power on. • Supports ACPI suspend STR mode (Suspend To DRAM) and POS mode (Power On Suspend). BMIDE and PIO modes Universal Serial Bus connector: --USB v1.0 • Supports Plug & Play V1. and century field.

1-11 EXTENSION SLOTS • Five PCI bus Master slots • One AGP Pro 4x mode slot • One CNR slot • Three DIMM slots • One SCR (Smart Card Reader) slot 1-12 HARDWARE MONITORING • Programmable control.5cm. status. 1-10 FORM FACTOR • Micro ATX form factor.0 compliant --Full 2D H/W Acceleration --2D Graphics up to 1600 x 1200 in 8--bit Color at 85 Hz Refresh --H/W Motion Compensation Assistance for S/W MPEG2 Decode --Integrated Graphics Memory Controller can be disabled to support an external AGP Card or PCI Graphics card --Provided an AGP Pro Slot which is compatible for AGP 1X/2X/4X mode and AGP In-Line Memory Module (AIMM) up to 4 MB 1-9 SOUND CONTROLLER • Build-in AC’97 Audio codec (for 65ME only). • Build-in creative CT5880 Audio chip (for 65ME+ only).0cm x 30. 4 layers PCB. • Motherboard size: 20. monitor and alarm for flexible desktop management (software include) • 5-positive voltage • 2-temperature monitoring • 3 Fan-speed monitoring 9 .65ME / 65ME+ 1-8 FULL FEATURED ACCELERATED GRAPHICS PORTS (AGP) CONTROLLER • Supports 64-bit 66/ 100/ 133 MHz System Bus Frequency • Provides 1x/ 2x/ 4x AGP controller • Integrated 2D & 3D Graphics Engines • Integrated H/W Motion Compensation Engine • Integrated 24-bit 230 MHz DAC • Supports 133MHz System Memory while running in non-CPC mode --AGP v2.

. 10 J21 J31 SCR1 SPK RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery 1 1 .+ I/O Controller Using non-compliant memory with higher bus clock (over clocking) may severely compromise the integrity of system.65ME • Default Setting: Intel Celeron 300A/66 MHz upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 LINE OUT GAME/MIDI PORT MIC Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN AGP PRO AC'97 Codec IDE2 IDE1 1 1 1 1 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND PCI 1 PCI 2 PCI 3 Intel ICH2 CHAFA1 15 CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 4 4 RT2 15 IR JWOL1 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 COM2 + HDD/LED + .65ME / 65ME+ 1-13.1 MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT --.

65ME / 65ME+ 1-13.+ I/O Controller Using non-compliant memory with higher bus clock (over clocking) may severely compromise the integrity of system.2 MOTHERBOARD LAYOUT --.65ME+ • Default Setting: Intel Celeron 300A/66 MHz upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 LINE OUT GAME/MIDI PORT MIC Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN AGP PRO CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 TAD1 TV1 CT5880 IDE2 IDE1 1 1 1 1 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND PCI 1 PCI 2 PCI 3 Intel ICH2 3 1 JP21 CHAFA1 15 4 4 RT2 15 IR JWOL1 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 COM2 + HDD/LED + . J21 J31 SCR1 SPK RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery 1 1 11 ..

1 ICH2 (I/O Controller Hub) PCI Bus Super I/O LPC I/F PCI Agent LAN Connect GPIO FWH (Firmware Hub) Intel 82815 GMCH Chipset Diagram 12 .IR AC'97 2.FD. 133MHz) AGP 2.PP SP.0 64bit / 100/133MHz System Memory -Memory Controller -AGP Controller -Graphics Controller -3D Engine -2D Engine -Video Engine 4 IDE Drivers Ultra DMA100/66/33 PCI Slots 4 USB Ports Audio Codec(s) Keyboard Mouse.65ME / 65ME+ 1-14 CHIPSET SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAM Intel Pentium III Processor or Intel Celeron Processor System Bus (66/100/133MHz) Digital Display Digital Video Out Intel 82815 Chipset Encoder TV Intel 82815 (GMCH) Analog Display AGP Connector AGP Graphics Display Cache (4 MB SDRAM.

1 PS/1 K/B 5 PCI Master Slots 1 x CNR slot Yes* (Provides a Smart Card Reader connector) Yes Yes Yes 13 .65ME / 65ME+ 1-15 MOTHERBOARD SPECIFICATION TABLE OF 65ME & 65ME+ Model Memory Controller Hub I/O Controller Hub LPC I/O Chip Memory AGP Interface Audio IDE I/O PCI slot CNR slot Smart card reader support Hardware Monitoring BIOS writing Protection Keyboard power on function & USB wake up Function Remark 65ME Intel 82815E (GMCH) Intel 82801BA (ICH2) ITE 8712 Supports PC133 and PC100 SDRAM up to 512GB 3 DIMM Slots AGP 4X Pro Mode On-Chip AC'97 2 x ATA 33/66/100 IDE ports Creative CT5880 2 x ATA 33/66/100 IDE ports 65ME+ 4 x USB ports. 1 PS/2 Mouse. 2 x COM ports. 1 IrDA. 1 x FDD port. 1 x LPT port.

Uncorrected installation may result in overheating and damage of your CPU. 14 . Installing a heat sink and cooling fan is necessary for proper heat dissipation from your CPU. Uncorrected setting may cause damage to your CPU.65ME / 65ME+ ATTENTION !!! 1. user SHOULD make sure of correct specification both of CPU CLOCK and RATIO. Please refer to your processor installation or other documentation attached with your CPU for detailed installing instruction. 3. 2. Before changing the setting of CPU Vcore from BIOS program.

Pull the lever sideways away from the socket. 370 T E CK SO 2. When insert the CPU into socket. and then raise the lever up to a 90-degree angle. Take note of the red circle as below picture. 70 T3 E CK SO 15 . you can find out there is a definite pin orientation for CPU and socket. PERMANET DAMAGE WILL RESULT! 1.65ME / 65ME+ CHAPTER 2 HARDWARE SETUP 2-1 CPU INSTALLATION WARNING !!! Never run you processor without the heat sink properly and firmly attached.

Make sure that the CPU positions in the socket tightly. and then put the lever down to complete the CPU installation.65ME / 65ME+ 3. • We do not suggest and assume the responsibility for any action that changes the CPU default setting such as overclocking. 16 . SO C T KE 370 2-2 CPU FREQUENCY • The CPU’s “CPU CLOCK RATIO” and “CPU HOST/PCI CLOCK” settings are automatically detected to be default value by BIOS in the “Frequency/Voltage Control” section. Uncorrect CLOCK RATIO and HOST/PCI CLOCK settings may cause damage to your CPU.

failure to do so may cause severe damage to both your motherboard and expansion cards. • Be careful when inserting or removing DIMM. They only fit in one direction so do not force them into place. • Insert the mdule(s) as shown. forcing a DIMM in or out of a socket can be damaged the memory module or the socket. memory modules are installed by inserting them straight into the slot until they “click” into place. meaning that 3. Some of DIMMs contain EDO or FPM DRAM. the M/B only supports 3. 168-Pin DIMM Notch Key Definitions(3. please do not add or remove memory modules . upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 NOTICE : When LED1 light is on . These DIMM types are incompliant with the motherboard.65ME / 65ME+ 2-3 MEMORY INSTALLATION WARING !!! • Make sure that you unplug your power supply when adding or removing memory modules or other system components.3V Non-ECC SDRAM DIMMs Installing DIMM: • Make sure you have the correct memory module type for your motherboard. 1 3 3 1 1 LINE OUT GAME/MIDI PORT MIC DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN AGP PRO DE2 DE1 1 1 1 17 . Gently pull the DIMM out of the socket.3V Removing: • Press the holding clips on both sides of socket out ward to release the DIMM.3V is conducting DIMM slots . DIMMs have 168-pins and two notches that will match with the onboard DIMM socket.3V) DRAM Key Position Unbuffered Voltage Key Position 3.

65ME / 65ME+ 2-4 SUPPORTED SYSTEM BUS AND SYSTEM MEMORY BUS FREQUENCIES TABLE • The 82815E GMCH has a new type of clocking architecture. See table below for supported system bus and system memory bus frequencies. It has integrated SDRAM buffers that run at either 100 or 133 MHz. Front Side Bus Frequency 66MHz 100MHz 133MHz 133MHz System Memory Bus Frequency 100MHz 100MHz 100MHz 133MHz AGP Bus Frequency 66MHz 66MHz 66MHz 66MHz PCI Bus Frequency 33MHz 33MHz 33MHz 33MHz Supported Maximum DIMM numbers 3single sides DIMMs 3single sides DIMMs 2 doubled sides or 3 single sides DIMMs 2 doubled sides or 3 single sides DIMMs 18 . independent of the system bus frequency.

Removing may cause the card to shift and may cause damage to your card .Do not remove this label and the safety tab underneath it if you will be using an AGP card without a retention notch. slot . This slot can also support an AGP Inline Memory Module(AIMM) for up to 4MB of 133 MHz SDRAM display cache to work with the integrated graphics controller to deliver high quality video graphics. 19 . Remove ONLY when you will be using an AGP Pro card. AGP Accelerator blockader AGP Pro slot Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) Pro Slot 20-pin bay Rib(inside slot) Rib(inside slot) 28-pin bay CAUTION!! The AGP Pro slot is shipped with a warning label over the 20-pin bay.65ME / 65ME+ 2-5 ACCELERATED GRAPHICS PORT(AGP) PRO INSTALLATION • This motherboard provides an accelerated graphics port (AGP) pro slot to support a new generation of AGP graphics cards with ultrahigh memory bandwidth. and motherboard.

• To install FDD (Floppy Disk Drive). RT2 .. upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 GAME/MIDI PORT Floppy Disk Drive Connector: Orient the red markings on the floppy ribbon cable to Pin1. you may connect the cable’s blue connector to the motherboard’s primary (IDE1) or secondary IDE connector.65ME / 65ME+ 2-6 HDD/FDD INSTALLATION • To install HDD (Hard Disk Drive). you may connect the single end to the board . and connect two plugs on the other end to the floopy drives.Please refer to your hard disk documentation for the jumper settings. DVC1 FDC1 DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 LINE OUT MIC Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN AGP PRO AC'97 Codec IDE2 IDE1 1 1 1 PCI 1 PCI 2 PCI 3 Intel ICH2 1 1 1 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND 15 15 JWOL1 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 COM2 IR + HDD/LED + .If you install two hard disks .+ I/O Controller 20 J21 J31 SCR1 SPK RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery CHAFA1 CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 4 4 Hard Disk Drive Connector: Orient the red markings on the IDE ribbon cable to Pin1. and then connect the gray connector to your slave device and the black connector to your master device. you must configure the second drive to Slave mode by setting its jumper accordingly.

the motherboard could be damaged. NOTE 2: CPU FAN supports the FAN control.65ME / 65ME+ 2-7 JUMPER DEFINITION • The figure below shows the location of the motherboard’s jumper blocks. If your motherboard has Hardware Monitor chipset on-board. user should give attention that the red wire is the positive and should be connected to the +12V. every rotation of the fan will send out 2 pulses.1 ONBOARD FAN (CPUFAN1/AUXFA1/CHAFA1) CPUFA1/AUXFA1/CHAFA1: ONBOARD FAN (12V) CPU FAN SYSTEM FAN CHASSIS FAN CPUFA1 AUXFA1 CHAFA1 Those connectors support processor/system/chassis cooling fan with +12V. Otherwise. GND +12V SENSOR NOTE 1: Always consult vendor for proper CPU cooling fan. Those support three pin head connector. For fans with fan speed sensor. Always turn off the power and unplug the power cord from the computer before changing the jumper. This will automatically control the CPU FAN speed according to the actual CPU temperature. System Hardware Monitor will count and report the fan rotation speed. You can install PC Alert utility. you must use a specially designed fan with speed sensor to take advantage of this function. 2-7. the black wire is Ground and should be connected to GND.2 KEYBOARD POWER ON (JP1) JP1: KEYBOARD POWER ON 3 Disabled (default) Enabled JP1 1 3 JP1 1 21 . When connecting the wire to FAN connectors. 2-7. CAUTION • Do not move the jumper with the power on.

3 BUS CLOCK SELECT (JP5/JP6) JP5/JP6: BUS CLOCK SELECT 66MHz / 100MHz / 133MHz Auto Select (default) 100MHz 133MHz 3 3 JP5 1 3 1 3 JP6 JP6 1 3 1 3 JP5 JP5 1 1 JP6 2-7.6 USB WAKE UP FUNCTION (JP11) JP11: USB WAKE UP FUNCTION 1 Disabled (default) Enabled JP11 3 1 JP11 3 NOTE : This Function allows you to use USB mouse or keyboard to wake up the system and it also allows “USB keyboard wake up from S3 (Suspend To RAM).4 USB PORT SELECT(1) (JP2/JP8) JP2/JP8: USB PORT SELECT (1) Redirect USB port 0 to USB connector (default) Redirect USB1 to AGP port JP2 JP8 JP2 JP8 1 3 1 3 2-7. 22 . The function must be set in junction with “USB keyboard wake up from S3” that states in BIOS setup “Power Management Setup” section.65ME / 65ME+ 2-7.5 USB PORT SELECT(2) JP9/JP10) JP9/JP10: USB PORT SELECT (2) Redirect USB port 1 to USB connector (default) Redirect USB1 to CNR port JP9 JP10 1 3 JP9 JP10 1 3 2-7.

2-7. Unplug the power cord from power supply before clearing CMOS will be a best bet for user.9 BIOS BOOT BLOCK LOCK (JP16) JP16: BIOS BOOT BLOCK LOCK Locked Unlocked (default) JP16 JP16 1 3 1 3 NOTE : When upgrading new BIOS version for 65ME/ME+. Then. 2-7. JP16 must be on 12 (unlocked).7 ONBOARD CREATIVE SOUND SELECT (JP21) JP21: ONBOARD CREATIVE SOUND SELECT 1 Enabled (default) Disabled JP21 3 1 JP21 3 NOTE: This jumper is only for 65ME+. return to 1-2 pin position (default). NOTE : You can clear CMOS by shorting 2-3 pin when the system is POWER OFF. 23 .65ME / 65ME+ 2-7. It may damage the motherboard if clearing the CMOS in POWER ON status.8 CLEAR CMOS DATA (JBAT1/JBAT2) JBAT1/JBAT2: CLEAR CMOS DATA Clear CMOS Data JBAT1 JBAT2 JBAT1 JBAT2 1 3 1 1 3 3 Retain Data (default) 1 3 A battery must be used to retain the motherboard configuration in CMOS RAM.

Connects a TV card or second CD-ROM drive.10 WAKE ON LAN(WOL) FUNCTION (JWOL1) JWOL1 : WAKE ON LAN (WOL) FUNCTION Connect the Wake On LAN signal from LAN card to JWOL1 JWOL1 +5V standby GND PME This connector connects to a LAN card with a Wake On LAN output. This feature requires that Wake On LAN feature is enabled at the BIOS “Power Management Setup” and that your system has an ATX power supply with at least 720mA / +5V standby power. Connects a voice modem to transmit and receive audio signals. The connector powers up the system when a wake-up packet or signal is received through the LAN card. 2-7. TAD1 / TV1 is only for 65ME+ 24 .65ME / 65ME+ 2-7. PIN 1 PIN 2 PIN 3 PIN 4 TAD1 PHONE GND GND TADOUT TV1 TV_L CHANNEL GND GND TV_R CHANNEL TAD1 : Telephone Answering Device / Modem connector.11 CD-ROM AUDIO CONNECTOR (CD_IN1/CD_IN2) CD_IN1/CD_IN2: CD-ROM AUDIO CONNECTOR PIN NO. TV1 : TV Tuner connector.12 TAD1/TV1 CONNECTOR TAD1 / TV1 CONNECTOR PIN NO. PIN 1 PIN 2 PIN 3 PIN 4 CD_IN1 GND Left Channel GND Right Channel CD_IN2 Left Channel GND GND Right Channel 2-7.

.13 THERMAL SENSOR CONNECTOR (RT2) RT2: THERMAL SENSOR CONNECTOR a: Connect to RT2. When connected. user could observe the temperature change from the BIOS program.65ME / 65ME+ 2-7. VGA chip. USB1: 2nd USB Port GAME/MIDI PORT MIC port: Microphone Jack Line In port: Audio In Jack Line Out / Speaker Out port: Audio Out Jack 25 . b: Connect this thermal sensor to particular device which generates lots of heat such as Hard Driver. etc.

DESCRIPTION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 J2 INFRARED CONNECTOR PIN PIN PIN PIN PIN 6 7 8 9 10 INFRARED TRANSMIT SIGNAL GND INFRARED RECEIVE SIGNAL NONE +5V This connector supports an optional wireless transmitting and receiving infrared module. 2-8.1 J2J3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 J2 HDD LED CONNECTOR PIN PIN PIN PIN 1 2 3 4 +5V HDD LED SIGNAL HDD LED SIGNAL +5V This connector supplies power to the cabinet's IDE activity LED. This module mounts to a small opening on system cases that support this feature. DESCRIPTION User must also configure the setting through BIOS program "Peripheral Setup" to select whether UART2 is directed for use with COM2 or IrDA. Use the five pins and connect a ribbon cable from the module to the motherboard's IR connector according to the pin definitions.65ME / 65ME+ 2-8 CONNECTORS • In this section we list all external connectors that user will use them. Read and write activity by devices connected to the Primary or SecondaryIDE connector will cause the LED to light up. 26 .

DESCRIPTION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 J2 SMI CONNECTOR PIN 14 PIN 15 SMI(System Managment Interrupt) SIGNAL GND This allows user to manually place the system into a suspend mode or "Green" mode. This 2-in connector connects to the case-mounted suspend switch.65ME / 65ME+ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 J2 ATX POWER SWITCH PIN 12 PIN 13 ATX POWER SWITCH GND The system power is controlled by a momentary switch connected to this lead. Pushing the switch while in the ON mode for more 4 seconds will turn the system off. The system power LED shows the status of the system's power. If you do not have a DESCRIPTION switch for the connector. SMI is activated when it detects a short to open moment and therefore leaving it shorted will not cause any problems. This may require one or two presses depending on the position of the switch. 27 . Pressing the button once will switch the system between ON and SOFT OFF. where system activity is decreased to save electricity and prolong the life of certain components when the system is not in use. Wake-Up can be controlled by settings in the BIOS but the keyboard will always allow wake-up(the SMI lead cannot wake up the system). you may use the "Turbo Switch".

65ME / 65ME+ J3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 SPEAKER CONNECTOR PIN PIN PIN PIN 1 2 3 4 SPEAKER SIGNAL NONE GND +5V This SPEAKER connector connects to the casemounted speaker. Two sources (LINE OUT and SPEAKER) allow you to hear system beeps and warnings. J3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 POWER LED CONNECTOR PIN 8 PIN 9 PIN 10 DESCRIPTION 28 +5V NONE GND This Power LED connector connects the system power LED. Only SPEAKER allows you to hear system beeps before the integrated audio has been properly initialized. DESCRIPTION J3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 RESET SWITCH CONNECTOR PIN 5 PIN 6 RESET SIGNAL GND RESET SWITCH connector connects to the casemounted reset switch for rebooting your system DESCRIPTION without having to turn off your power switch. . This is a preferred method of reboot to prolong the life of the system's power supply. which lights when the system is powered on and blinks when it is in sleep mode.

C. F. 2-8. I. A B C D E F G H I J K G. J.65ME / 65ME+ J3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 SUSPEND LED PIN 14 PIN 15 DESCRIPTION SUSPEND LED SIGNAL GND Connect to Suspend indicator light. B. E. D.2 CHASSIS PANEL CONNECTOR A. : PS/2 MOUSE PORT : USB 0 PORT : LPT1 PORT : GAME/MIDI PORT : PS/2 KEYBOARD PORT : USB 1 PORT : COM1 PORT : VGA PORT : LINE / SPEAKER OUT : LINE IN (or second speaker out for 65ME+ only) : MICROPHONE 29 . K. H.

• Reminding that your power supply should support at least 10mA on the 5V standby voltage. upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 LINE OUT GAME/MIDI PORT MIC Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN AGP PRO AC'97 Codec IDE2 IDE1 1 1 1 1 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND PCI 1 PCI 2 PCI 3 Intel ICH2 CHAFA1 15 CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 4 4 RT2 15 IR JWOL1 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 COM2 + HDD/LED + .4 ATX POWER SUPPLY CONNECTOR • This connector connects to an ATX power supply.+ I/O Controller 2-8. +12V +5V Standby Power Good GND VCC GND VCC GND VCC3 VCC3 VCC VCC -5V GND GND GND Power Supply on GND -12V VCC3 30 J21 J31 SCR1 SPK RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery 1 1 . The motherboard also supports auto expansion and centering of all VGA text and graphics modes to ensure that the entire flat panel display will be utilized. the power supply should support at least 720mA current. Which has the capability of displaying graphics on TFT flat panel desktop monitors using a 12-bit digital interface to an external encoder. It may cause an difficulty to power on the system if the power supply cant support the load. All resolutions are supports up to 1280x1024. • For Wake On LAN function. The solution is Digital Visual Interface 1. 0 specification compliant.3 FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY CONNECTOR (DVC1) • This motherboard provides a special socket “ DVC1 ”. Find the proper orientation and push down firmly making sure that all pins are aligned. The plug from the power supply only inserts in an orientation because of the different hole sizes..65ME / 65ME+ 2-8.

65ME / 65ME+ 2-8. RT2 RS232 cable 31 . A second serial port is available using a serial port bracket connected from the motherboard to an expansion slot opening.+ I/O Controller J21 J31 SCR1 SPK RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery CHAFA1 AC'97 Codec CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 4 4 Serial Port Connectors: Orient the red markings on the floppy ribbon cable to PIN1. upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 1 LINE OUT GAME/MIDI PORT LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 MIC DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN PIN1 AGP PRO IDE2 IDE1 1 1 PCI 1 PCI 2 PCI 3 Intel ICH2 1 1 1 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND 15 15 JWOL1 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 COM2 IR + HDD/LED + ..5 SERIAL PORT CONNECTOR • One serial port is ready for a mouse or other serial devices.

It compliant with Personal Computer Smart Card (PC/SC) working group standard and smart card (ISO 7816) protocols.+ 32 J21 J31 SCR1 SPK SCR1 pin assignment IR + I/O Controller RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery CHAFA1 AC'97 Codec CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 4 4 RT2 14 AGP PRO IDE2 IDE1 1 1 1 . upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 LINE OUT NC LED RFU SCRPRES# NC GAME/MIDI PORT MIC SCRREST SCRIO Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN PCI 1 PCI 2 Intel ICH2 1 1 1 1 VCC SCRFET# NC RFU GND COM2 NC JWOL1 PCI 3 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND 15 15 SCRCLK HDD/LED + .65ME / 65ME+ 2-8.6 SMART CARD READER CONNECTOR(SCR1) • The connector “SCR1” allows you to use Smart Card Reader..

The audio CNR must be secondary.+ I/O Controller Note: 1. 4. Only one LAN CNR can be supported. 3.7 COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING RISER SLOT (CNR) • This connector allows you to use network.. 2. if on-chip AC 97 is enabled. modem or audio riser cards. If only one modem CNR installed. upper upper PS/2 USB0 MOUSE lower lower USB1 PS/2 K/B JP1 CPUFA1 ATX POWER JP5 JP6 3 3 1 3 Clock Generator 1 3 VGA1 COM1 LPT1 JP11 1 1 3 DVC1 FDC1 DIMM2 DIMM1 DIMM3 LED1 RT1 SOCKET 370 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 3 1 1 LINE OUT GAME/MIDI PORT MIC Intel 815E GMCH AUXFA1 LINE IN AGP PRO AC'97 Codec IDE2 IDE1 1 1 1 1 3 JBAT1 3 JBAT2 3 JP16 PWR SUSPEND PCI 1 PCI 2 PCI 3 Intel ICH2 CHAFA1 15 CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 4 4 RT2 15 IR JWOL1 PCI 4 PCI 5 CNR USB1 9 1 16 8 COM2 + HDD/LED + . the modem CNR must be primary. J21 J31 SCR1 SPK RST KEYLOCK - T/LED FWH Li Battery 1 1 33 .65ME / 65ME+ 2-8. CNR devices are not included with this motherboard.

2-8. Additional USB Cable (Optional) GND Black GND Black 16 1 Red Green Red Green VCC DO+ VCC DO+ White Black White Black DO. It provides you additional two USB ports.GND 1 USB 1 1 16 USB 1 • When plugs the USB cable to USB1 Port.65ME / 65ME+ 2-8.9 PS/2 MOUSE AND PS/2 KEYBOARD PIN 6 : None PIN 5 : Mouse Clock PIN 4 : Vcc PIN 3 : GND PIN 2 : None PIN 1 : Mouse Data PIN 6 : None PIN 5 : Keyboard Clock PIN 4 : Vcc PIN 3 : GND PIN 2 : None PIN 1 : Keyboard Data PS/2 MOUSE 34 PS/2 KEYBOARD .8 SECOND USB CONNECTOR • This connector is for connecting the additional USB cable. user can see every color of wires to determine which is first pin.GND DO. User can order the additional USB cable from your motherboard dealer and vender.

To see a map of your used and free IRQs in Windows 98. Currently. Double-Clicking on a specific hardware device gives you a Resources tab which shows the Interrupt number and address. 35 . which gives you a Device Manager tab. then any remaining IRQs are available to PCI cards.65ME / 65ME+ 2-8.10 IRQ DESCRIPTION IRQ IRQ 0 IRQ 1 IRQ 2 IRQ 3 IRQ 4 IRQ 5 IRQ 6 IRQ 7 IRQ 8 IRQ 9 IRQ 10 IRQ 11 IRQ 12 IRQ 13 IRQ 14 IRQ 15 PS/2 Mouse Port Coprocessor Primary IDE Channel Secondary IDE Channel Floppy Disk Controller Parallel Port (LPT1) Real Time Clock (RTC) Function Description System Timer Keyboard Controller Programmable Interrupt Serial Port (COM 2) Serial Port (COM 1) Priority 1 2 N/A 11 12 13 14 15 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 • Both ISA and PCI expansion cards may require IRQs. requires that you configurated the card’s jumpers manually and then install it in any available slot on the ISA bus. Make sure that no two devices use the same IRQ or your computer will experience problems when those two devices are in use at the same time. there are two types of ISA cards. now referred to as “Legacy” ISA card. contains a System icon. the Control Panel in My Computer. Double-Clicking Computers to see all the interrupts and addresses for your system. System IRQs are available to cards installed in the ISA expansion bus first. • The original ISA expansion card design.

Patch. it contains most informations for user’s requirement.65ME/65ME+ CHAPTER 3 SOFTWARE SETUP 3-1 ABOUT THE SUPPORT CD • In support CD. Step 4: • Press Next button to continue. User can browse the CD and get further details in regard of our motherboard. Hardware Monitor (if motherboard supports this function). Of course. • When appears a welcome window as left screen. 36 . and Utility etc. 3-2 INTEL CHIPSET DRIVER INSTALLATION Step 1: • Please put the Support CD attached to motherboard into the CD-ROM drive. welcome to vendor’s website for the newest release. Step 3: • Click on the “INF Utility for All INTEL Chipsets”. then user should choose “Install Driver”. BIOS. Driver. User’s Manual. Step 2: • Click on the “INTEL Chipsets Driver”. such as Acrobat Reader.

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Step 5: • Press “Yes” to accept Software License Agreement.

Step 6: • After all the setup process is finished, please restart your computer by clicking on Finish.

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Step 1: • Please put the Support CD attached to motherboard into the CD-ROM drive. • When appears a welcome window as left screen, then user should choose “Install Mainboard Driver”.

Step 2: • Click on the “INTEL Driver”.

Step 3: • Click on the “INTEL 815 Chipsets”.

Step 4: • Click on the “VGA Driver”.

Step 5: • The next screen will appear for user to select which VGA driver you need to install that is depended on what operation system you are using. Supposing that your system is Windows 95/ 98, then : Click on the “Install VGA Driver for Win95/98/2000/NT4.0 ” .

Step 6: • Press Next button to continue.

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Step 7: • Press Next button to continue.

Step 8: • Press “Yes” to accept Software License Agreement.

Step 9: • After all the setup process is finished, please restart your computer by clicking on Finish.

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Step 1: • Please put the Support CD attached to motherboard into the CD-ROM drive. • When appears a welcome window as left screen, then user should choose “Install Mainboard Driver”. Step 2: • Click on the “INTEL Driver”. Step 3: • Click on the “INTEL 815 Chipsets”. Step 4: • Click on the “INTEL ATA 66/100 Driver”.

Step 5: • Press Next button to continue.

Step 6: • Press “Yes” to continue.

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please restart your computer by clicking on Finish. Step 9: • After all the setup process is finished. 41 .65ME/65ME+ Step 7: • Press “Next” to continue. Step 8: • Press “Next” to continue.

Step 2: • Click on the “INTEL Driver”. Step 4: • Click on the “AC’97 Driver”. Step 3: • Click on the “INTEL 815 Chipsets”. 42 . • When appears a welcome window as left screen. Step 5: • The next screen will appear for user to select which AC’97 driver you need to install that is depended on what operation system you are using. Supposing that your system is Windows 98SE/ME/Win2000. then user should choose “Install Mainboard Driver”. then : Click on the “Install AC’97 Driver for Win98SE/ME/Win2000 ” .65ME/65ME+ 3-5 AC’97 DRIVER INSTALLATION (FOR 65ME ONLY) Step 1: • Please put the Support CD attached to motherboard into the CD-ROM drive. Step 6: • Press “Next” to continue.

please restart your computer by clicking on Finish. 43 .65ME/65ME+ Step 7: • After all the setup process is finished.

65ME/65ME+ 3-6 CREATIVE SOUND DRIVER INSTALLATION (FOR 65ME+ ONLY) Step 1: • Please put the Support CD attached to motherboard into the CD-ROM drive. then user should choose “Install Driver”. after which please restart your PC. • When appears a welcome window as left screen. Step 3: • Click on the “INTEL 815 Chipsets”. Step 5: • Follow the instruction on screen to complete the installation. Step 2: • Click on the “INTEL Chipsets Driver”. 44 . Step 4: • Click on the “Creative Sound Driver”.

1 HOW TO ENABLE THE REAR LINE OUT (SECOND PAIR OF SPEAKERS) Step 1: • Select the “My computer” icon. 45 . Step 2: • Select the “Control Panel” icon. Step 5: • Click the “Device Manager” button. Step 4: • You should be in the “System Properties” window. Step 6: • Click the “Creative sound Blaster PCI128” selection.65ME/65ME+ 3-6. then Click on the “Properties” button. Step 3: • Select the “System” icon.

65ME/65ME+ Step 7: • When “Creative Sound Blaster PCI128 Properties” Window appears. and then select “Quad Speakers”. Step 8: • Click the “OK” button. 46 . please Click the 3D Audio button. Step 9: • Connect your second pair of speakers to the Rear Line out Jack.

2 IDENTIFYING CONNECTORS ON THE BUILD-IN AUDIO VGA1 COM1 LPT1 LINE IN or FIRST SPEAKER OUT 1 3 JP2 JP8 JP9 JP10 GAME/MIDI CONNECTOR JP11 1 3 1 3 RT1 LINE OUT LINE IN or REAR LINE OUT JACK (Second pair of speakers input for 65ME+ only) MIC GAME/MIDI PORT LINE IN CD_IN1 1 CD_IN2 1 TAD1 4 4 MICROPHON E IN JACK TV1 5880 DVC1 AUXFA1 CD AUDIO CONNECT OR 1 TELEPHONEANSWERING DEVICE/MODEM CONNECT OR (65ME+ only) CD AUDIO CONNECT OR 2 TV TUNER CONNECT OR (65ME+ only) 47 .65ME/65ME+ 3-6.

Step 6: • When “Exploring-ITE” window appears. Step 2: • Click on the “INTEL Driver”. Step 4: • Click on the “Hardware monitor utility”.exe.65ME/65ME+ 3-7 INSTALLING ITE HARDWARE MONITOR UTILITY (SMARTGUARDIAM) Step 1: • Please put the Support CD attached to motherboard into the CD-ROM drive. 48 . Step 3: • Click on the “INTEL 815E Chipsets”. please click on the file “install”. • When appears a welcome window as left screen. Step 7: • After which Follow the instruction on screen to complete the installation. Step 5: • Click on the “Explore CD” or user can install it through directory CD-ROM \hardware monitor utility\ITE\install. then user should choose “Install Mainboard”.

65ME/65ME+ This screen shows the ITE SMARTGUARDIAM. 49 . voltages and Fan speed. it shows the information about system temperatures. you can accordance your system to make optimize Value setting.

Enhancing your computer’s behavior. • BIOS performs the following functions: 1. 3. It is sometimes called ROM BIOS because it is stored in a Read-Only Memory(ROM) chip on the motherboard.65ME/65ME+ CHAPTER 4 BIOS SETUP 4-1 INTRODUCE THE BIOS • BIOS stands for Basic Input Output System. the BIOS usually displays a prompt such as: Press DEL to enter SETUP 50 . 2.) 3.) 2. Helping your operating system and application programs to manage your PC hardware by means of a set of routines called BIOS Run-Time Service. Initializing and testing hardware in your computer (a process called “POST”. (For example: speeding up performance by turning on shadowing or caching) 4-3 HOW TO RUN BIOS SETUP • One way of running SETUP is to press a special function key or key combination during POST. 4-2 WHAT IS BIOS SETUP • Setup is an interactive BIOS program that you need to run when: 1. for Power On Self Test). Modifying the behavior of your computer. (For example: installing a new Hard Disk etc. or turning special features on or off etc. before the operating system is loaded during POST. Changing the hardware on your system. (For example: changing the system time or date. BIOS is the first program to run when you turn on your computer. Loading and running your operating system.

Its meanings has grown to include anything the BIOS does before the operating system is started. the CMOS content will be lost and POST will issue a “CMOS invalid” or “CMOS checksum invalid” message. If this happens. the proper settings will need to be stored in SETUP. It’s a traditional name for the routines that the BIOS uses to test and initializes the devices on your system when the PC is powered on. but no memory managers can be installed during upgrades. the BIOS Looks in CMOS for the settings you selected and configures your computer accordingly. 4-6 BIOS UPGRADE • Motherboards incorporate the system BIOS in a Flash memory component. Each of POST routines is assigned a POST code. and update the system BIOS. The BIOS uses CMOS to store the settings you selected in SETUP.1 BEFORE UPGRADE BIOS • It is recommended that you save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS along with a Flash EPROM Programming utility(AWDFLASH. If the battery charge runs too low. verify. 4-6. Flash BIOS allows user upgrades without the need to replace an EPROM component. 4-5 WHAT IS POST • POST is an acronym for Power On Self Test. 51 . you may have to replace the battery. The CMOS also maintains the internal clock. After the battery is replaced. • The upgrade utility fits on a floppy diskette and provides the capability to save. The upgrade utility can be run from a hard disk drive or a network drive.65ME/65ME+ 4-4 WHAT IS CMOS • CMOS is a special kind of memory maintained by a battery after you turn your computer off. an unique number which is sent to I/O port 080h before the routine is executed. Every time you turn on your computer.EXE) to a bootable floppy disk in case you need to reinstall the BIOS later.

The BIOS file you downloaded will be a *. 52 . download the newest BIOS file and newest award flash utility “AWDFLASH. please press <F1> or <F10> to exit or reset your system. user should upgrade the BIOS unless you experienced incompatible problem or need BIOS upgrade to create new features.65ME/65ME+ 4-6. please DO NOT reset or turn off the system. Insert the diskette into drive A. (*. Pleas visit the board maker’s website. If the award memory flash utility was not able to update the BIOS successfully.EXE” is a Flash EPROM Programming utility that updates the BIOS by uploading a new BIOS file to the programmable flash ROM on the motherboard. to upgrade BIOS that is unnecessary if the system is working fine without any problem. then reload ‘LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS” or “Load Optimized Defaults” and save this change. Step 2. Please press <Del> to run CMOS setup utility. Then copy the BIOS file and award flash utility “AWDFLASH. please read all information in this section before upgrading. You will see a message “CMOS checksum error-Default loaded” during booting the system.bin /sn/py/cc and then press <Enter> to run BIOS upgrade program.2 UPGRADE PROCESS Note: Normally. Step 5. After upgraded. reboot you system and boot form the diskette. ME. the utility can not be worked in win95/98. This program only works in pure DOS environment. Step 4.EXE” for the motherboard. However. just repeat the process. Step 6.bin depends on your motherboard model and version code). Create a bootable diskette. Upgrading the system BIOS Set 1. Warning ! If there appears Write Fail while Award “FLASH MEMORY WRITER” verifying Flash memory. bin format. When booting is finished type awdflash *. Step 3.EXE” into the diskette. NT or WINDOWS 2000 environment. “AWDFLASH. you system may not able to boot up.

65ME/65ME+ Figure 1 : Award Flash Memory Writer Start Screen Figure 2 : Award Flash Memory Writer Start Screen 53 .

Wrong usage of parameter will damage the BIOS information. so that we strongly recommend user to leave parameters away unless you realize their function.65ME/65ME+ The parameters of AWDFLASH. 54 .EXE /sn: No original BIOS backup /py: Program flash memory /cc: Clear CMOS data after programming /r : Reset system after programming NOTE: User can type AWDFLASH /? to get further details about parameters.

After a series of diagnostic checks. In the Main Menu. You may return to the Main Menu anytime by pressing <ESC>. Modify the system parameters to reflect the options installed in your system. 5. Hard Disk Type. “SAVE AND EXIT SETUP” saves your changes and reboots the system.. Date. Press the <DEL> key and the main program screen will appear as follows.Copyright (C) 1984 . Frequency/Voltage Control Load Optimized Defaults 3. 4. select an option. and “EXIT WITHOUT SAVING” ignores your changes and exits the program. Enter the Award BIOS program Main Menu by: 1.65ME/65ME+ 4-7 CMOS SETUP UTILITY • This INTEL 815E motherboard comes with the AWARD BIOS from AWARD Software Inc. and press <Enter>.2000 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Advanced BIOS Features Advanced Chipset Features Set Supervisor Password Integrated Peripherals Power Management Setup PnP/PCI Configurations PC Health Status Esc : Quit F10 : Save & Exit Setup Set User Password SAVE & EXIT SETUP EXIT WITHOUT SAVING : Select Item (Shift) F2 : Change Color Time. 55 . Using the arrows on your keyboard. CMOS Setup Utility . the following message will appear: PRESS <DEL> TO ENTER SETUP 2. Turn on or reboot your system..

None EGA/VGA All Errors 640K 31744K 32768K :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults 2. You only need to modify the configuration values of this option when you change your system hardware configuration or the configuration stored in the CMOS memory gets lost or damaged. Dec 30 1999 9 : 52 : 15 Press Press Press Press Enter Enter Enter Enter 13022 MB None None None Item Help Menu Level Drive A Drive B Video Halt On Base Memory Extended Memory Total Memory 1.65ME/65ME+ 4-8 STANDARD CMOS SETUP • Standard CMOS Setup allows you to record some basic system hardware configuration and set the system clock and error handling. Choose “STANDARD CMOS SETUP” from the Main Menu and a screen with a list of option will appear: CMOS Setup Utility .keys. 3.44M.Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software Standard CMOS Features Date (mm:dd:yy) Time (hh:mm:ss) IDE IDE IDE IDE Primary Master Primary Slave Secondary Master Secondary Slave Thu. Use one of the arrow keys to move between options and modify the selected options by using PgUp / PgDn / + / .5 in. 56 . Run the STANDARD CMOS SETUP as following: 1.

5.5in.. 3. Refer to the respective documentation on how to install the drives.88MB. 3.25in.. The choices are: 360KB. Drive B 57 .25in. 3.Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software IDE Primary Master IDE HDD Auto-Detection IDE Primary Master Access Mode Capacity Cylinder Head Precomp Landing Zone Sector Press Enter Auto Auto 13022 MB 25232 16 0 25231 63 Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults Drive A / Drive B Set this field to the type(s) of floppy disk drive(s) installed in your system. 1. 1. CMOS Setup Utility .2MB. Drive A 2. Time (hh:mm:ss) Primary / Secondary This field records the specifications for all non-SCSI Master / Slave hard disk drives installed in your system.5in. 720KB..44MB.5in.65ME/65ME+ Date (mm:dd:yy) Set the current date and time.. 5. None...

VGA / EGA . All. No Errors. The choices are: Mono. CGA40. All. But Diskette. 58 . But Keyboard. Halt On Set this warning feature for the type of errors that will cause the system to halt. But Disk / Key. The choices are: All Errors. Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. 3.65ME/65ME+ Video Set this field to the type of video display card installed in the system. CGA80. All.

These values are the values with which the user started in the current session. Run the ADVANCED BIOS FEATURES as following: 1.65ME/65ME+ 4-9 ADVANCED BIOS FEATURES • ADVANCED BIOS FEATURES allows you to improve your system performance or set up system features according to your preference. Use one of the arrow keys to move between options and modify the selected options by using PgUp / PgDn / + / . An explanation of the <F> keys follows: <F1>: “Help” gives options available for each item. Choose “ADVANCED BIOS FEATURES” from the Main Menu and a screen with a list of option will appear: 2. 59 . <F5>: Get the previous values. <F7>: Load all options with Optimized default values. <F6>: Load all options with Fail-Safe default values.keys.

65ME/65ME+ CMOS Setup Utility .Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software Advanced BIOS Features Virus Warning CPU Internal Cache External Cache CPU L2 Cache ECC Checking Processor Number Feature Quick Power On Self Test First Boot Device Second Boot Device Third Boot Device Boot Other Device Swap Floppy Drive Boot Up Floppy Seek Boot Up NumLock Status Gate A20 Option Typematic Rate Setting Typematic Rate (Chars/Sec) Typematic Delay (Msec) Security Option OS Select For DRAM > 64MB Report No FDD For WIN95 Disabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Disabled Enabled Floppy HDD-0 CDROM Enabled Disabled Disabled On Fast Disabled 6 250 Setup Non-OS2 No Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults 60 .

If you plan to run such a program. Feature Quick Power On Self Select enabled to reduce the amount of time required Test to run the power-on self-test (POST). we recommend that you disable the virus warning. but not all. modern PCs have additional (external) cache memory. CPUs from 486-type on up contain internal cache memory. 61 . NOTE: Many disk diagnostic programs that access the boot sector table can trigger the virus warning message. memory checking is enChecking able when the external cache contains ECC SRAMs. The External Cache field may not appear if your system does not have external cache memory. you receive a warning message if a program (specifically. Disabled. Better to find a problem during POST than lose data during your work. a virus) attempts to write to the boot sector or the partition table of the hard disk drive. You should then run an antivirus program. A quick POST skips certain steps. for even faster access by the CPU. the system transfers the requested data from the main DRAM into cache memory.65ME/65ME+ Virus Warning When enabled. CPU L2 Cache ECC When you select enabled. When the CPU requests data. We recommend that you normally disable quick POST. Process or Number The choice: Enabled. Keep in mind that this feature protects only the boot sector. CPU Internal Cache/ Cache memory is additional memory that is much External Cache faster than conventional DRAM (system memory). not the entire hard drive. and most.

When toggled On. Typematic Rate Setting When Disabled. LS/ZIP. SCSI. The choice: Floppy. Setting Gate A20 to Fast improves system speed. HDD. When set to Fast. and 1.44MB capacity all have 80 tracks. Boot Up NumLock Toggle between On or Off to control the state of the Status NumLock key when the system boots. Gate A20 Option Gate A20 refers to the system addresses memory above 1MB (extended memory). 62 . the BIOS tests (seeks) floppy drives to determine whether they have 40 or 80 tracks. drives with 270KB. Only 360-KB floppy drives have 40 tracks. Keystroke repeat at a rate determined by the keyboard controller in your system. the following two items (Typematic Rate and Typematic Delay) are irrelevant. a pin in the keyboard controller controls Gate A20. 1. the numeric keypad generates numbers instead of controlling cursor operations. Disabled. Swap Floppy Drive This field is effective only in systems with two floppy drives. we recommend that you set this field to a disabled to save time. you can select a typematic rate and typematic delay. the system chipset controls Gate A20.2MB. Boot Up Floppy Seek When enabled. When Enabled. When set to Normal. and physical drive A to logical drive B. Selecting Enabled assigns physical drive B to logical drive A. particularly with OS/2 and Windows.65ME/65ME+ First/Second/Third/ The BIOS attempts to load the operating system from Other Boot Device the devices in the sequence selected in these items. Because very few modern PCs have 40-track floppy drives. CDROM.

15. Win95 No(default):BIOS will not report “NO FDD” to Win95. 500. Typematic Delay Choose 250. or only when you enter setup. 64MB OS: For OS/2 operating system. Security Option If you have set a password. 24. This option sets (Msec) the time interval for displaying the first and the second characters. 8. 20. 3. 10. 63 .65ME/65ME+ Typematic Rate (Chars When the typematic rate setting is enabled. Report No FDD For Yes:BIOS reports “NO FDD” to Win95. Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. 750 and 1000. you can / Sec) select a typematic rate (the rate at which character repeats when you hold down a key) of 6. OS Select For DRAM > Non-OS/2: For Non-OS/2 system. 12. select whether the password is required every time the System boots. or 30 characters per second.

<F5>: Get the previous values. Choose “ADVANCED CHIPSET FEATURES” from the Main Menu and a screen with a list of option will appear: 2. These values are the values with which the user started in the current session. Run the ADVANCED CHIPSET FEATURES as following: 1. An explanation of the <F> keys follows: <F1>: “Help” gives options available for each item. Use one of the arrow keys to move between options and modify the selected options by using PgUp / PgDn / + / .65ME/65ME+ 4-10 ADVANCED CHIPSET FEATURES • ADVANCED CHIPSET FEATURES allows you to change the values of chipset registers. <F7>: Load all options with Optimized default values. These registers control the system options. 64 . <F6>: Load all options with Fail-Safe default values.keys.

Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software Advanced Chipset Features SDRAM CAS Latency Time SDRAM Cycle Time Tras/Trc SDRAM RAS-To-CAS Delay SDRAM RAS Precharge Time System BIOS Cacheable Video BIOS Cacheable Memory Hole At 15M-16M CPU Latency Timer Delayed Transaction AGP Graphics Aperture Size Display Cache Frequency System Memory Frequency 3 7/9 3 3 Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled Enabled 64MB 100MHz Auto Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults 65 .65ME/65ME+ CMOS Setup Utility .

the refresh may be incomplete and the DRAM may fail to retain data. 66 . However. SDRAM Cycle Time Select the number of SCLKs for an access cycle. Fast gives faster performance and Slow gives more stable performance. a system error may result.65ME/65ME+ SDRAM CAS Latency When synchronous DRAM is installed. The Choice:2. and Slow gives more stable performance.3 SDRAM RAS If an insufficient number of cycles is allowed for the Precharge Time RAS to accumulate its charge before DRAM refresh.7/9 SDRAM RAS-To-CAS This field lets you insert a timing delay between the Delay CAS and RAS strobe signals. or refreshed. resulting in better system performance. Do not reset this field from the default value specified by the system designer. However. used when DRAM is written to. if any program writes to this memory area. Video BIOS Cacheable Selecting Enabled allows caching of the system BIOS ROM at C0000h to C7FFFh. the number of Time clock cycles of CAS latency depends on the DRAM timing. Tras/Trc The choice:5/7. resulting in video performance. This field applies only when synchronous DRAM is installed in the system. a system error may result. If any program writes to this memory area. The Choice:2. read from. This field applies only when synchronous DRAM is installed in the system.3 System BIOS Selecting Enabled allows caching of the system BIOS Cacheable ROM at F0000h-FFFFFh. Fast gives faster performance.

This area is like a linear buffer. Select Enabled to support compliance with PCI specification version 2. Frequency The choice:Auto.S. When this area is reserved.100MHz. 67 . it cannot be cached. 64 MB.You can reserve this area of system memory for ISA 16M adapter ROM. Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. The user information of peripherals that need to use this area of system memory usually discusses their memory requirements.133MHz. Delayed Transaction The chipset has an embedded 32-bit posted write buffer to support delay transactions cycles. BIOS will automatically report the starting address of this buffer to the O. AGP Graphics Aper.Choose 32. System Memory Set SDRAM clock speed.1. Frenquency The choice:100MHz. Memory mapped and graphics ture Size data structures can reside in a Graphics Aperture.65ME/65ME+ Memory Hole At 15M. 3. CPU Latency Timer Use Default setting.133MHz. Display Cache Use Default setting.

<F5>: Get the previous values. Run the INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS as following: 1.65ME/65ME+ 4-11 INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS • INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS option allows you to get some informations inside your system when it is working.keys. These values are the values with which the user started in the current session. 68 . <F6>: Load all options with Fail-Safe default values. Choose “INTEGRATED PERIPHERALS” from the Main Menu and a screen with a list of option will appear: 2. An explanation of the <F> keys follows: <F1>: “Help” gives options available for each item. Use one of the arrow keys to move between options and modify the selected options by using PgUp / PgDn / + / . <F7>: Load all options with Optimized default values.

65ME/65ME+ CMOS Setup Utility .F1 Enabled 3F8/IRQ4 2F8/IRQ3 Normal Half 378/IRQ7 SPP 3 Off 201 330 10 Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults 69 .Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software Integrated Peripherals On-Chip Primary PCI IDE On-Chip Secondary PCI IDE IDE Primary Master PIO IDE Primary Slave PIO IDE Secondary Master PIO IDE Secondary Slave PIO IDE Primary Master UDMA IDE Primary Slave UDMA IDE Secondary Master UDMA IDE Secondary Slave UDMA USB Controller USB Keyboard Support USB Mouse Support Init Display First AC97 Audio AC97 Modem Onboard/CNR LAN Selection IDE HDD Block Mode Power ON Function KB Power ON Password Hot Key Power On Onboard FDC Controller Onboard Serial Port 1 Onboard Serial Port 2 UART Mode Select UR2 Duplex Mode Onboard Parallel Port Parallel Port Mode ECP Mode Use DMA PWRON After PWR-Fail Game Port Address Midi Port Address Midi Port IRQ Enabled Enabled Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Auto Enabled Disabled Disabled PCI Slot Auto Auto Auto Enabled BUTTON ONLY Enter Ctrl .

USB Keyboard Sup.Select Enabled if your system contains a Universal port Serial Bus (USB) controller and you have a USB keyboard. USB Controller Select Enabled if your system contains a Universal Serial Bus (USB) controller and you have USB peripherals. The BIOS will detect the HDD mode type automatically when you choose Auto. select Auto to enable BIOS support. The choice: Auto. Primary Master / Slave UDMA Secondary Master / Slave UDMA Ultra DMA/66 implementation is possible only if your IDE hard drive supports it and the operating environment includes a DMA drive and your system software both support Ultra DMA/66.65ME/65ME+ On-Chip Primary/ The chipset contains a PCI IDE interface with supSecondary PCI IDE port from two IDE channels. Select Disabled to deactivate an interface if you install a primary and/or second add-on IDE interface. Primary Master / Slave PIO Secondary Master / Slave PIO Choose Auto\ or Mode 0~4. Disabled. Mode 0. The choice: Auto. Mode 2. Mode 3. You need to set to a lower mode than Auto when your hard disk becomes unstable. Thus the AGP display becomes the primary display. Mode 1. 70 . The choice: Enabled. Init Display First Initialize the AGP video display before initializing any other display device on the system. Select Enabled to activate the first and/or the second IDE interface. Disabled. USB Mouse Support Select Enabled if your system contains a Universal Serial Bus (USB) controller and you have a USB mouse. Mode 4.

Select an address and corresponding interrupt for the first and second serial ports.Onboard IDE HDD Block Mode Block mode is also called block transfer. The choice:Any Key. or multiple sector read/write. If your IDE hard drive supports block mode (most new drives do). The choice:Auto.Disabled Onboard/CNR LAN Use the default setting.When user sets a password for keyboard. Selection The choice:Auto.65ME/65ME+ AC97 Audio/Modem This option allows you to decide to enable/disable the 815 chipset to support AC97 Audio/Modem. Disabled.Button only. Hot-Key Power ON Boot up the system via predetermined keyboard hot key.<F12> Onboard FDC Select Enabled if your system has a floppy drive conController troller (FDC) installed on the system board and you want to use it. If you install add-in FDC or the system has no floppy drive. Password.Keyboard 98. <Hot-Key Power ON> or others. Hot-Key. multiple commands. Mouse Click. The choice:<Ctrl>+<F1>. Power ON Function This option allows you to select <KB Power ON Password> . The choice: Enabled. select Disabled in this field. select Enabled for automatic detection of the optimal number of block read/write per sector the drive can support. Mouse Move. 71 .. the password word user set that return the system to Full On state. Onboard Serial Select a logical COM port name and matching adPort 1 / Port2 dress for the first and second serial ports.. KB Power ON Pass.

IrDA.10 3.On. The choice:5. Game Port Address This item allows you to select the Game Port Address. The choice:Full. The choice:Off.201.209 Midi Port Address Select a DMA channel for the parallel port for use during ECP mode.300 Midi Port IRQ This item allows you to select the Midi Port IRQ. or SPP unless you are certain your hardware and software both support one of the other available modes. PWRON After PWR. The choice:Normal.SCR. Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. UR2 Duplex Mode This item allows you to select the IR half/full duplex function.:Use Former status.65ME/65ME+ UART Mode Select This item allows you to select UART mode.ASKIR. Onboard Parallel Port Select a logical LPT port address and corresponding interrupt for the physical parallel port.Half. The choice:Disabled. Compatible. The choice: Disabled. Select Normal. Parallel Port Mode Select an operating mode for the onboard parallel (printer) port.330. Former Sts. 72 .Former Sts. ECP Mode Use DMA Select a DMA channel for the parallel port for use during ECP mode.Off:Disable Power Lost Resume function. Fail On:Enable Power Lost Resume function.

<F7>: Load all options with Optimized default values. These values are the values with which the user started in the current session. <F6>: Load all options with Fail-Safe default values.keys. Use one of the arrow keys to move between options and modify the selected options by using PgUp / PgDn / + / . 73 . Run the POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP as following: 1. Choose “POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP” from the Main Menu and a screen with a list of option will appear: 2. An explanation of the <F> keys follows: <F1>: “Help” gives options available for each item. <F5>: Get the previous values.65ME/65ME+ 4-12 POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP • POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP allows you to set the system’s power saving functions.

0 support ACPI.Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software Power Management Setup ACPI Function ACPI Suspend Type Power Management Video Off Method Video Off In Suspend Suspend Type MODEM Use IRQ Suspend Mode HDD Power Down Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN Wake-up by PCI card Power On by Ring USB KB Wake-Up From S3 Resume by Alarm Date (of Month) Alarm Time (hh:mm:ss) Enabled S1(POS) User Define V/H SYNC+Blank Yes Stop Grant 3 Disabled Disabled Instant-Off Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled 0 0 0 0 Item Help Menu Level ** Reload Global Timer Events ** Primary IDE 0 Disabled Primary IDE 1 Disabled Secondary IDE 0 Disabled Secondary IDE 1 Disabled FDD. COM.65ME/65ME+ CMOS Setup Utility . The choice: S1(POS). ACPI Suspend Type This item will allow you to select the ACPI suspend type. LPT Port Disabled PCI PIRQ[A-D] # Disabled :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults ACPI Function Select enabled only if your computer’s operating system supports the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification. Windows NT 5. 74 . Currently. S3(STR). You can select S3(STR) for suspending to DRAM or S1(POS) for power on suspend under Windows 98 ACPI mode.

10.65ME/65ME+ Power Management This option allows you to select the type (or degree) of power saving for Doze. The choice: Yes. Stop Grant. Standby. 5. Set each mode individually. This table describes each power management mode: Max Saving User Define Maximum power savings. and Suspend modes. NA. Only Available for SL CPUs. Select this option if your monitor supports the Display Power Management Signaling (DPMS) standard of the Video El e c tr o n ic s S t an d a r d s t o s el e ct v i d eo p ow er m an ag em en t values. 4. This option only writes blanks to the video buffer. The choice:PWRON Suspend. No.. V/H SYNC + B l an k B l an k Sc r een DPMS Supports Video Off in Suspend This determines the manner in which the monitor is blanked. Select time-out periods in the section for each mode. 7. Suspend Type Select the Suspend Type. This selection will cause the system to turn off the vertical and horizontal synchronization ports and write blanks to the video buffer. Activity of the selected IRQ always awakens the system. Inactivity period is 1 minute in each mode. 11. MODEM Use IRQ Name the interrupt request (IRQ) line assigned to the modem (if any) on your system. Inactivity period is 1 hour in each mode (except the hard drive). 75 . Min Saving Video Off Method Determines the manner in which the monitor is blanked. Minimum power savings. below. The choice: 3. 9.

This option is concurrent with Resume Time option. 76 Date (of Month) Alarm Set a certain date when RTC Alarm Resume option is Enabled to awaken the system.Disabled. the hard disk drive will be powered down while all other devices remain active. . you can set the data and time at the which the RTC (Real Time Clock) alarm awakens the system from suspend mode. The choice: Enabled. The choice:Enabled. Disabled. The choice:Delay 4 Sec. HDD Power Down When enabled and after the set time of system inactivity.65ME/65ME+ Suspend Mode After the selected period of system inactivity.Instant-Off. the chipset enters a hardware suspend mode. Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN When enabled. USB KB Wake-Up This item will enable you to Wake-up the system by From S3 USB keyboard when you shut down the computer in S3 Mode. Resume by Alarm When Enabled. with only enough circuitry receiving power to detect power button activity or Resume by Ring activity. turning the system off with the on/off button places the system in a very low-power-usage state. stopping the CPU clock and possibly causing other system devices to enter power management modes. Power On by Ring An input signal on the serial Ring Indicator (RI) line (in other words. an incoming call on the modem) awakens the system from a soft off state. Wake-up by PCI card This function allows you to enabled the system by wake-up by PCI card.

65ME/65ME+ Time (hh:mm:ss) Set a certain time when RTC Alarm Resume option is Enabled to awaken the system. the system remains alert for anything which occurs to a device which is configured as Enabled. Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. COM. LPT Port PCI PIPQ[A-D] 3. This option is concurrent with Date option.even when the system is in a power down mode. 77 . Reload Global Timer Reload Global Timer Events are I/O events whose Events occurrence can prevent the system from entering a power saving mode or can awaken the system from such a mode.In effect. Primary IDE 0 Primary IDE 1 Secondary IDE 0 Secondary IDE 1 FDD.

Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software PnP/PCI Configurations Reset Configuration Data Resources Controlled By IRQ Resources PCI/VGA Palette Snoop Disabled Auto(ESCD) Press Enter Disabled Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults 2.keys.65ME/65ME+ 4-13 PNP / PCI CONFIGURATION • PNP/PCI CONFIGURATION allows you to set the system’s power saving functions. An explanation of the <F> keys follows: <F1>: “Help” gives options available for each item. <F7>: Load all options with Optimized default values. 78 . Choose “PNP/PCI CONFIGURATION” from the Main Menu and a screen with a list of option will appear: CMOS Setup Utility . Run the PNP/PCI CONFIGURATION as following: 1. Use one of the arrow keys to move between options and modify the selected options by using PgUp / PgDn / + / . These values are the values with which the user started in the current session. <F5>: Get the previous values. <F6>: Load all options with Fail-Safe default values.

all the interrupt request (IRQ) and DMA assignment fields disappear. as the BIOS automatically assigns them. you leave this Disabled.65ME/65ME+ Reset Configuration Normally. IRQ Resources Press Enter. Please refer to the below list. CMOS Setup Utility .Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software IRQ Resources IRQ-3 IRQ-4 IRQ-5 IRQ-7 IRQ-9 IRQ-10 IRQ-11 IRQ-12 IRQ-14 IRQ-15 assigned assigned assigned assigned assigned assigned assigned assigned assigned assigned to to to to to to to to to to PCI PCI PCI PCI PCI PCI PCI PCI PCI PCI Device Device Device Device Device Device Device Device Device Device Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults 79 . Resource Controlled The plug and play AwardBIOS can automatically conBy figure all the boot and play-compatible devices. Select Enabled to Data reset Extended System Configuration Data (ESCD) when you exit Setup if you have installed a new addon and the system reconfiguration has caused such a serious conflict that the operating system cannot boot. If you select Auto.

65ME/65ME+ PCI/VGA Palette Snoop This option allows the BIOS to preview VGA status. Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. 80 . and to modify the information delivered form the feature Connector of the VGA card to MPEG card. This option can solve the display inversion to black after you have used MPEG card. 3.

08 V 41˚C (-)55˚C (-)55˚C 5625 RPM 0 RPM 0 RPM Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults Shutdown Tempera. 75oC/167oF Voltage Shows current voltage value. The fan must provide rotary pulse. (Normally these types of fan have a threewire connector) • Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items.02 V 12. CMOS Setup Utility .37 V 5.65ME/65ME+ 4-14 PC HEALTH STATUS • This section helps you to get more information about your system including CPU temperature.Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software PC Health Status Shutdown Temperature Voltage 0 Voltage 1 Voltage 2 Voltage 3 Voltage 4 Voltage 5 Voltage 6 Voltage 7 Voltage Battery Temperature 1 Temperature 2 Temperature 3 Fan 1 Speed Fan 2 Speed Fan 3 Speed 60˚C/140˚F 1.This item allows you to set up the CPU shutdown ture Temperature.87 V 2. 81 . This item only effective under Windows 98 ACPI mode. 65oC/149oF . 70oC/158oF .10 V 5.52 V (-)5. FAN speed and voltage.28 V (-)12.00 V 3.08 V 3. It is recommended that you contact with your motherboard supplier to get proper value about your setting of the CPU temperature. The choice:60oC/140oF . FAN 1/2/3 Speed Shows current FAN speed. Temperature Shows current temperature.

65ME/65ME+ 4-15 FREQUENCY/VOLTAGE CONTROL CMOS Setup Utility . Linear Spread This item allows you to enable/disable the linear Range spread range. Disabled. Linear Spread This item allows you to enable/disable the linear Model spread model. Disabled. Disabled. 82 .Copyright (C) 1984-2000 Award Software Frequency Control Auto Detect DIMM/PCI Clk Spread Spectrum Modulated Linear Spread Model Linear Spread Range CPU Skew Adjust PCI Skew Adjust SDRAM Skew Adjust AGP Skew Adjust CPU Host/PCI Clock CPU Voltage Regulator CPU Clock Ratio Enabled Disabled 3 0 Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled 66 Default x3 Item Help Menu Level :Move Enter:Select +/-/PU/PD:Value F10:Save ESC:Exit F1:General Help F5:Previous Values F6:Fail-Safe Defaults F7:Optimized Defaults Auto Detect This item allows you to enable/disable detect DIMM/ DIMM/PCI CLK PCI Clock. The choice: Enabled. The choice: Enabled. The choice: Enabled. Spread Spec.This item allows you to enable/disable the spread trum Modulated spectrum modulate. Disabled. The choice: Enabled.

65ME/65ME+ CPU Skew The choice: Disabled. Regulator The choice: Default. +0.40V.150ps. the BIOS uses the actual CPU and PCI bus clock values.05V.300ps. When set to Default. 83 . 150ps.450ps Adjust PCI Skew The choice: Disabled. +0. • Press <ESC> to return to the Main Menu when you finish setting up all items. the function will have no effect.30V. 150ps. +0. CPU Clock This item allows you to select the CPU ratio. CPU Voltage This item allows you to select CPU Voltage. 450ps Adjust SDRAM Skew The choice: Disabled. 450ps Adjust CPU Host/PCI Select Default or select a timing combination for the Clock CPU and the PCI bus. -0. +0.10V. 450ps Adjust AGP Skew The choice: Disabled. 150ps.10V.20V. if CPU Ratio clock Ratio is locked. 300ps. 300ps. +0. 300ps.05V. -0.

65ME/65ME+ 4-16 LOAD OPTIMIZED DEFAULTS • When you press <Enter> on this item you get a confirmation dialog box with a message similar to: “ Load Optimized Defaults (Y / N) ? N ” Pressing “Y” loads the BIOS default values that are factory settings for optimal performance system operations. 84 .

choose the Supervisor Password and press <Enter>. The screen does not display the entered characters. 3. After you enter the password. 6. The way to set up the passwords for both Supervisor and User are as follows: 1. Move the cursor to Save & Exit Setup to save the option you did. NOTE: You determine when the password is required within the Advanced BIOS Features and its Security option. Press <Enter> to exit to the Main Menu. If you need to delete the password entered before. All setup informations will be lost and you need to run the BIOS setup program again. The following message appears: “Enter Password : “ 2. If the Security option is set to “system”. If set to “setup”.65ME/65ME+ 4-17 SET SUPERVISOR / USER PASSWORD • These two options allow you to set your system passwords. Enter the same password “exactly” as you just typed again to confirm the password and press <Enter>. the only way to access the system is to clear the CMOS RAM. the supervisor has a higher ability to change the CMOS setup option than the user. the following message appears prompting you to confirm the password: “Confirm Password : “ 4. Move the cursor to Save & Exit Setup to save the password. 5. NOTE: If you forget or lose the password. Normally. It will delete the password that you had before. Choose “Change Password” in the Main Menu and press <Enter>. enter your password up to 8 characters and press <Enter>. 85 . prompting only occurs when trying to enter Setup. otherwise the old password will still be there the next time you turn your system on. the password will be required both at boot and at entry to Setup. The first time you run this option. 7. 8.

Y “ 4-19 EXIT WITHOUT SAVING • EXIT WITHOUT SAVING option allows you to exit the Setup Utility without saving the modifications that you have specified. 86 .65ME/65ME+ 4-18 SAVE & EXIT SETUP • SAVE & EXIT SETUP allows you to save all modifications you have specified into the CMOS memory. Highlight this option on the Main Menu and the following message appears: “Quit Without Saving (Y/N) ? N “ You may change the prompt to “Y” and press <Enter> key to leave this option . Highlight this option on the Main Menu and the following message appears: “SAVE to CMOS and EXIT (Y/N) ? Press <Enter> key to save the configuration changes.

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