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American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI Bios)

Current Bios Version Installed:  1.9

AVAILABLE BIOS VERSIONS

Version Number Description
1.0 First time BIOS release.
1.1 - Fixed system can not auto boot from Nvidia Stripe 465.77G when onchip raid is enable
- Fixed AMD Athlon(tm) 64 FX-62 CPU show wrong ratio
- Fixed the system will hanged up when CPU Dynamic overclock is 5%
1.2 - Update NVMM version.
- Auto disable Cool'n'Quiet item in BIOS when CPU doesn't support the function.
1.3 - Update CPU ID.
- Update SMBIOS version.
1.4 - Support MSIMAC utility.
1.5 - Update CPU ID.
1.6 - Fixed the BIOS cannot auto load default setting after overclock fail.
1.7 - Update CPU ID.
Entering Setup
Press the DEL key

Control Keys

< ↑ > Move to the previous item
< ↓ > Move to the next item
< ← > Move to the item in the left hand
< → > Move to the item in the right hand
< Enter > Select the item
< Esc > Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the main menu from a submenu
< +/PU > Increases the numeric value or make changes
< -/PD > Decreases the numeric value or make changes
< F1 > General Help
< F6 > Load Optimized Defaults
< F8 > Load Fail-Safe Defaults
< F10 > Save all the CMOS changes and exit
INDEX
Standard CMOS Features
Advanced Bios Features
Advanced Chipset Features
Integrated Peripherals
Power Management  Setup
PNP/PCI Configurations
H/W Monitor
Cell Menu
Load Fail-Safe/Optimized Defaults
BIOS Setting Password

The following settings were last updated on:  Monday, January 04, 2010

Standard CMOS Features

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Date (MM:DD:YY) [Day/[Month/Date/Year]      
Time (HH:MM:SS) [Hour/Minute/Second]      
>Primary IDE Master System Defined LITE-ON DVDRW LH-2
>Primary IDE Slave System Defined LITE-ON COMBO SOHC
>SATA0 Primary Channel System Defined WDC WD800JD-60LSA5
>SATA0 Secondary Channel System Defined WDC WD2500KS-DOMJB
>SATA1 Primary Channel System Defined ST3120026AS
>SATA1 Secondary Channel System Defined Not Detected
>SATA2 Primary Channel System Defined Not Detected
>SATA2 Secondary Channel System Defined Not Detected
----Sample Channel settings:
----Device System Defined      
----Vendor System Defined      
----Size System Defined      
----LBA/Large Mode System Defined      
----DMA Mode System Defined      
----Hard Disk S.M.A.R.T. System Defined      

Floppy Drive A [None]
[360K, 5.25 in.]
[1.2M, 5.25 in.]
[720K, 3.5 in.]
[1.44M, 3.5 in.]
[2.88M, 3.5 in.]
[1.44M, 3.5 in.]
Halt on [No Errors]
[All, But Keyboard]
[No Errors] [All, But Keyboard] [No Errors]
>System Information [Press Enter]      
----CPU System Defined AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+
----CPU ID System Defined OF33h
----Current CPU Clock System Defined 3016 MHz
----BIOS Version System Defined V1.9
----Physical Memory System Defined 3048MB
----Usage Memory System Defined 3048MB
----Cache Size System Defined 3048MB

Advanced Bios Features

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Full Screen Logo Display [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled] [Enabled] [Enabled]
Quick Boot [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled] [Disabled] [Enabled]
Boot Up Num-Lock LED [Off]
[On]
[Off] [On] [On]
IOAPIC Function [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
MPS Table Version [1.1]
[1.4]
[1.4]
>Boot Sequence [Press Enter]      
----1st Boot Device System Defined SATA:3M-WDC WD800J 1st FLOPPY DRIVE 1st FLOPPY DRIVE
----2nd Boot Device System Defined 1st FLOPPY DRIVE CD/DVD: PM-LITE-ON CD/DVD: PM-LITE-ON
----3rd Boot Device System Defined CD/DVD: PM-LITE-ON SATA:3M-WDC WD800J SATA:3M-WDC WD800J
--------Hard Disk Drives [Press Enter]  
------------1st Drive System Defined SATA:3M-WDC WD800J
------------2nd Drive System Defined SATA:4M-WDC WD2500
------------3rd Drive System Defined SATA:5M-ST3120026A
--------Removeable Boot Priority [Press Enter]  
------------1st Drive System Defined 1st FLOPPY DRIVE
--------CD/DVD Boot Priority [Press Enter]  
------------1st Drive System Defined CD/DVD:PM-LITE-ON
------------2nd Drive System Defined CD/DVD:PS-LITE-ON

Advanced Chipset Features

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
LDT (AM2) to C51 (NB) FreqAuto [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
LDT (AM2) to C51 (NB) Link [8 down 8 up]
[16 down 16 up]
[16 down 16 up]
C51 (NB) to MCP55 (SB) Freq [200 MHz]
[400 MHz]
[600 MHz]
[800 MHz]
[1000 MHz]
[1000 MHz] [400 MHz] [1000 MHz]
C51 (NB) to MCP55 (SB) Link [8 down 8 up]
[16 down 16 up]
[16 down 16 up]
Hyper Transport MCP55 Configuration
MCP55 (SB) to C51 (NB) Freq
[200 MHz]
[400 MHz]
[600 MHz]
[800 MHz]
[1000 MHz]
[1000 MHz] [400 MHz] [1000 MHz]

Integrated Peripherals

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
USB Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
USB 2.0 Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
Legacy USB Support [Auto]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[Auto] [Enabled] [Enabled]
Onboard GigaBit LAN0 [Disabled]
[Auto]
[Auto]
Onboard GigaBit LAN1 [Disabled]
[Auto]
[Disabled]
LAN0/LAN1 Option ROM [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
Onboard Audio Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled] [Disabled] [Enabled]
Onboard IEEE 1394 Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled] [Disabled] [Enabled]
>On-Chip ATA Devices [Press Enter]      
----OnBoard IDE Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
----PCI IDE BusMaster [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
----OnChip SATA [Device 0/ 1/ 2]
[Device 0/ 1]
[Device 0]
[Disabled]
[Device 0/ 1/ 2]
----OnChip RAID Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
>I/O Devices Configuration [Press Enter]      
----OnBoard Floppy Controller [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
----COM Port 1 [Disabled]
[3F8/IRQ4]
[2F8/IRQ3]
[3E8/IRQ4]
[2E8/IRQ3]
[Disabled] [3F8/IRQ4] [3F8/IRQ4]
----IR Function [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
----Parallel Port [Disabled]
[3BC]
[278]
[378]
[Disabled] [Disabled] [378]

Power Management  Setup

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
ACPI Function [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
ACPI Standby State [S1/POS]
[S3/STR]
[Auto]
[S1/POS]
Power Button Function [On/Off]
[Suspend]
[On/Off]
Restore on AC Power Loss [Power Off]
[Power On]
[Last State]
[Power Off]
>Wakeup Event Setup [Press Enter]      
----Resume From S3 By PS/2 KB [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
----Resume From S3 By PS/2 MS [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
----Resume By PCI Device (PME#) [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
----Resume By PCIE Device [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
----Resume By RTC Alarm [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]

PNP/PCI Configurations

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Primary Graphics Adapter [PCIE1-> PCIE2->PCI]
[PCIE2-> PCIE1->PCI]
[PCIE1-> PCIE2->PCI]
PCI Latency  Timer [32]
[64]
[96]
[128]
[160]
[192]
[224]
[248]
[64]
PCI Slot1 IRQ [Auto]
[3]
[4]
[5]
[7]
[9]
[10]
[11]
[Auto]
PCI Slot2 IRQ [Auto]
[3]
[4]
[5]
[7]
[9]
[10]
[11]
[Auto]
>IRQ Resource Setup [Press Enter]      
----IRQ3 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ4 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ5 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ7 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ9 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ10 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ11 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ14 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----IRQ15 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
>DMA Resource Setup [Press Enter]      
----DMA Channel 0 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----DMA Channel 1 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----DMA Channel 3 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----DMA Channel 5 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----DMA Channel 6 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]
----DMA Channel 7 [Available]
[Reserved]
[Available]

H/W Monitor

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Chassis Intrusion [Disabled]
[Enable]
[Reset]
[Disabled]
Smart FAN Target [Disabled]
[40C/105F]
[45C/113F]
[50C/122F]
[55C/131F]
[Disabled]
>PC Health Status [Press Enter]      
----System Temperature System Defined      
----CPU Temperature System Defined      
----SYSTEM FAN Speed System Defined      
----CPU FAN Speed System Defined      
----NB FAN Speed System Defined      
----CPU Vcore System Defined      
----3.3V System Defined      
----12.0V System Defined      
----5.0V System Defined      

Cell Menu

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Current DRAM Clock System Defined 667 MHz
Current CPU Clock System Defined 3016 MHz
Current FSB Multiplier System Defined 15x
Current CPU Voltage System Defined ~1.384V to 1.400V
CPU Frequency [Min: 200]
[Max: 500]
[200]
CPU Dynamic OverClock [Disabled]
[Private 1%]
[Sergeant 3%]
[Captain 5%]
[Colonel 7%]
[General 10%]
[Commander 15%]
[Disabled]
Adjust Extra CPU Voltage [Default]
[0.05]
[0.10]
[0.15]
[0.20]
[0.25]
[0.30]
[Default]
Cool 'n' Quiet [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
>CPU Configuration [Press Enter]      
----Adjust CPU Ratio [Auto]
[x5 1000]
[x6 1200]
[x7 1400]
[x8 1600]
[x9 1800]
[x10 2000]
[x11 2200]
[x12 2400]
[x13 2600]
[x14 2800]
[x15 3000]
[Auto]
----Adjust CPU VID [Auto]
[1.250V]
[1.225V]
[1.200V]
[Auto]

Adjust DDR2 Memory Frequency [Auto]
[Manual]
[Auto]
Adjust DDR2 Voltage (V) [Min: 1.70V]
[Max: 2.30V]
[Gray: Default Voltage]
[White: Safe Settings]
[Yellow: High Performance]
[Red: Dangerous]
[1.90V]
>Memory Configuration [Press Enter]      
----MCT Timing Mode [Auto]
[Manual]
[Auto]
----Bank Interleaving [Auto]
[Disabled]
[Auto]
----CMD-ADDR Timing Mode [1T]
[2T]
[2T]
----Software Memory Hole [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]

C51 PCI-Express Frequency [Min: 100.0000]
[Max: 148.4375]
[100.0000]
MCP55 PCI-Express Frequency [Min:  100]
[Max: 200]
[100]
>Advance Voltage Control [Press Enter]      
----CPU to NB HT Voltage [Min: 1.20V]
[Max: 1.50V]
[Gray: Default Voltage]
[White: Safe Settings]
[Yellow: High Performance]
[1.20V]
----SB to PCIE VGA Voltage [Min: 1.20V]
[Max: 1.50V]
[Gray: Default Voltage]
[White: Safe Settings]
[Yellow: High Performance]
[1.50V]
--------NB to SB HT Voltage [Min: 1.20V]
[Max: 1.50V]
[Gray: Default Voltage]
[White: Safe Settings]
[Yellow: High Performance]
[1.30V]
--------NB to PCIE VGA Voltage [Min: 1.20V]
[Max: 1.50V]
[Gray: Default Voltage]
[White: Safe Settings]
[Yellow: High Performance]
[1.23V]
Auto Disable PCI Clock [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled] [Disabled] [Enabled]
>Spectrum Configuration [Press Enter]      
----CPU Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
[Center Spread]
[Down Spread]
[Center Spread]
----C51 PCIE Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
----CPU/LDT Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
[Center Spread]
[Down Spread]
[Center Spread]
----MCP55 PCIE Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
----SATA Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
>nVidia LinkBoost Technology [Press Enter]      
----NB<->SB LinkBoost Support [Auto]
[Disabled]
[Auto]
----PCIE LinkBoost Support [Auto]
[Disabled]
[Auto]
----SLI-Ready Memory [Auto]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
----NVIDIA GPU Ex [Enabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]

Load Fail-Safe/Optimized Defaults

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Load Fail-Safe Defaults? [Ok] 
[Cancel]
     
Load Optimized Defaults? [Ok] 
[Cancel]
     

BIOS Setting Password

Description Options My Settings Fail-Safe Optimized
Enter New Password [1-6 Characters]
[Enter]
     

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