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Manual zz. All rights reserved. Disclaimer: Specifications and information contained in this manual are furnished for informational use only and subject to change without notice, and should not be constructed as a commitment by ASRock.
ASRock assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions that may appear in this manual. With respect to the contents of this manual, ASRock does not provide warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
In no event shall ASRock, its directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages including damages for loss of profits, loss of business, loss of data, interruption of business and the like , even if ASRock has been advised of the possibility of such damages arising from any defect or error in the manual or product. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1 this device may not cause harmful interference, and 2 this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
When you discard the Lithium battery in California, USA, please follow the related regulations in advance. Hardware Health Event Monitoring Screen Boot Screen Security Screen Exit Screen Software Support In this manual, chapter 1 and 2 contain introduction of the motherboard and step-bystep guide to the hardware installation. Because the motherboard specifications and the BIOS software might be updated, the content of this manual will be subject to change without notice.
In case any modifications of this manual occur, the updated version will be available on ASRock website without further notice. This motherboard supports Untied Overclocking Technology. Please read 3. This motherboard supports Dual Channel Memory Technology. Before you implement Dual Channel Memory Technology, make sure to read the installation guide of memory modules on page 17 for proper installation. Although this motherboard offers stepless control, it is not recommended to perform over-clocking.
While CPU overheat is detected, the system will automatically shutdown. Before you resume the system, please check if the CPU fan on the motherboard functions properly and unplug the power cord, then plug it back again. To improve heat dissipation, remember to spray thermal 6.
Do NOT use a 3. It may cause permanent damage! For microphone input, this motherboard supports both stereo and mono modes. For audio output, this motherboard supports 2-channel, 4-channel, 6-channel, and 8-channel modes. Please check the table on page 12 for proper connection.
Power Management for USB 2. We will update it to our website in the future. Please follow the below table for minimum hardware requirement.
See the table below for connection details in accordance with the type of speaker you use. Before you install the motherboard, study the configuration of your chassis to ensure that the motherboard fits into it. Make sure to unplug the power cord before installing or removing the motherboard. Failure to do so may cause physical injuries to you and damages to motherboard components. Do not over-tighten the screws! Doing so may damage the motherboard. Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component.
To avoid damaging the motherboard components due to static electricity, NEVER place your motherboard directly on the carpet or the like. Also remember to use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safety grounded object before you handle components. Hold components by the edges and do not touch the ICs. Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antistatic pad or in the bag that comes with the component. Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the power is switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply.
Do not force to insert the CPU into the socket if above situation is found. Otherwise, the CPU will be seriously damaged. Step 1. Open the socket: Step Disengaging the lever by depressing down and out on the hook to clear retention tab. Step Rotate the load lever to fully open position at approximately degrees.
Rotate the load plate to fully open position at approximately degrees. Hold the CPU by the edges where are marked with black lines. Locate Pin1 and the two orientation key notches. Carefully place the CPU into the socket by using a purely vertical motion. Verify that the CPU is within the socket and properly mated to the orient keys. Step 3. Remove PnP Cap Pick and Place Cap : Use your left hand index finger and thumb to support the load plate edge, engage PnP cap with right hand thumb and peel the cap from the socket while pressing on center of PnP cap to assist in removal.
It is recommended to use the cap tab to handle and avoid kicking off the PnP cap. This cap must be placed if returning the motherboard for after service. Step 4. Close the socket: Step Rotate the load plate onto the IHS. While pressing down lightly on load plate, engage the load lever. Secure load lever with load plate tab under retention tab of load lever. Before you installed the heatsink, you need to spray thermal interface material between the CPU and the heatsink to improve heat dissipation.
Ensure that the CPU and the heatsink are securely fastened and in good contact with each other. For proper installation, please kindly refer to the instruction manuals of your CPU fan and heatsink. Apply thermal interface material onto center of IHS on the socket surface. Step 2. Place the heatsink onto the socket. Align fasteners with the motherboard throughholes. Rotate the fastener clockwise, then press down on fastener caps with thumb to install and lock.
Repeat with remaining fasteners. If you press down the fasteners without rotating them clockwise, the heatsink cannot be secured on the motherboard. Step 5. Step 6. Connect fan header with the CPU fan connector on the motherboard. Secure excess cable with tie-wrap to ensure cable does not interfere with fan operation or contact other components.
Unlock a DIMM slot by pressing the retaining clips outward. Please do NOT use a 3. Installing an expansion card Step 1. Before installing the expansion card, please make sure that the power supply is switched off or the power cord is unplugged.
Please read the documentation of the expansion card and make necessary hardware settings for the card before you start the installation. Remove the system unit cover if your motherboard is already installed in a chassis.
Remove the bracket facing the slot that you intend to use. Keep the screws for later use. Align the card connector with the slot and press firmly until the card is completely seated on the slot. Fasten the card to the chassis with screws. Replace the system cover. For the detailed instruction, please refer to the document at the following path in the Support CD The data in CMOS includes system setup information such as system password, date, time, and system setup parameters.
To clear and reset the system parameters to default setup, please turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power supply.
Do NOT place jumper caps over these headers and connectors. Placing jumper caps over the headers and connectors will cause permanent damage of the motherboard! Please refer to the instruction of your IDE device vendor for the details. The current SATA interface allows up to 1. Then connect the white end of SATA power cable to the power connector of the power supply.
Besides four default USB 2.
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All rights reserved. Disclaimer: Specifications and information contained in this manual are furnished for informational use only and subject to change without notice, and should not be constructed as a commitment by ASRock. ASRock assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions that may appear in this manual. With respect to the contents of this manual, ASRock does not provide warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Drivers and Utilities for Motherboard ASRock 4CoreDual-VSTA: