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Hide Hide permanently. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Procedure Gigabyte - ultra durable 3 ga-z68xp-ud3 desktop motherboard pages. Page 5 Chapter 4 Drivers Installation Page 9: Chapter 1 Hardware Installation Chapter 1 Hardware Installation Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which can become damaged as a result of electrostatic discharge ESD.
Page 13 Support for Windows 8. Page 15 B. It is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. Page Installing A Memory Installing a Memory Before installing a memory module, make sure to turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the memory module.
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Carefully read the manual that came with your expansion card. System Requirements - Windows 8. Page 21 D. Installing the OC Brace Note 3 OC Brace allows extreme overclockers and system testers to safely install up to four graphics cards in an open case or test bed without risking PCIe slot damage or preventing cards not showing up in the OS due to poor contact with PCIe slot. D-Sub Port The D-Sub port supports a pin D-Sub connector and supports a maximum resolution of x 60Hz the actual resolutions supported depend on the monitor being used.
Page 23 DisplayPort DisplayPort delivers high quality digital imaging and audio, supporting bi-directional audio transmission. You can use this port to connect your DisplayPort-supported monitor.
The maximum supported resolution is x 24Hz or x 60Hz, but the actual resolutions supported are dependent on the monitor being used. After installing the DisplayPort device, make sure the default device for sound playback is the DisplayPort device. The item name may differ from operating system.
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Refer to the HDMI settings information on the previous page for the configuration dialog box. Triple-Display Configurations for the Onboard Graphics With one touch, the Settings Lock button can quickly revert to the previous good settings; a very useful tool for overclockers tuning their BIOS to perfection.
Before connecting the power connector, first make sure the power supply is turned off and all devices are properly installed. The power connector possesses a foolproof design. Connect the power supply cable to the power connector in the correct orientation.
When two or more graphics cards are installed, we recommend that you connect the 2x3 power cable from the power supply to this connector to ensure system stability. When connecting a fan cable, be sure to connect it in the correct orientation the black connector wire is the ground wire.
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The speed control function requires the use of a fan with fan speed control design. Pin No. Note the positive and negative pins before connecting the cables. For purchasing the optional USB bracket, please contact the local dealer.
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For purchasing the optional COM port cable, please contact the local dealer. To clear the CMOS values, use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the two pins for a few seconds.
Page 38 Hardware Installation - 38 Q-Flash allows the user to quickly and easily upgrade or back up BIOS without entering the operating system. Startup Guide Default The Startup Guide screen simplifies conventional complicated BIOS setup menus and presents only the most frequently used options in the easy-to-use interface.
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It helps first-time users to perform basic system setups more quickly and easily. Page 42 C. Or you can use your mouse to select the item you want. Use this menu to configure the clock, frequency, and voltages of your CPU and memory, etc.
You can save the current BIOS settings to a profile or load optimized defaults for optimal-performance system operations.
Page M. This page is for advanced users only and we recommend you not to alter the default settings to prevent system instability or other unexpected results. Inadequately altering the settings may result in system's failure to boot.
If this occurs, clear the CMOS values and reset the board to default values.
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The adjustable range is dependent on the CPU being installed. When the CPU power consumption exceeds the specified power limit, the CPU will automatically reduce the core frequency in order to reduce the power. Auto sets the power limit according to the CPU specifications.
When the CPU current exceeds the specified current limit, the CPU will automatically reduce the core frequency in order to reduce the current. Auto sets memory multiplier according to memory SPD data. Options are: Auto default , Manual, Advanced Manual. When Extreme Memory Profile X. Auto lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting and sets the voltage following Intel's specifications.
The adjustable range is from Auto lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting.
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If the system chassis cover is removed, this field will show "Yes", otherwise it will show "No". When temperature exceeds the threshold, BIOS will emit warning sound. A llows the fan to run at different speeds according to the system temperature. Actual operation mode is subject to the hardware specification of each slot.
You can also select the default language used by the BIOS and manually set the system time. Or if you want to install an operating system that supports GPT partitioning such as Windows 7 bit, select the optical drive that contains the Windows 7 bit installation disk and is prefixed with "UEFI:" string.
Ultra Fast provides the fastest bootup speed. Virtualization enhanced by Intel Default: Enabled If you wish to install a 3rd party add-in audio card instead of using the onboard audio, set this item to Disabled.
When the power supply is at low load, a self-protection will activate causing it to shutdown or fail. If this occurs, please set to Enabled. Page 68 B. Refer to "C-2" for more information. The BIOS Setup menus described in this section may differ from the exact settings for your motherboard. Page 69 C Next, use the down arrow key to move to Select Disks. Then set the stripe block size Figure 5. The stripe block size can be set from 4 KB to KB.
Once you have selected the stripe block size, set the volume capacity. Figure 7 Figure 7 - 71 Page 73 C All Rights Reserved. With the Rapid Recovery Technology, which employs RAID 1 functionality, users can copy the data from the master drive to the recovery drive; if needed, the data on the recovery drive can be restored back to the master drive. Make sure the recovery drive has equal or larger capacity than the master drive.
Page 80 B. Rebuilding an Array Rebuilding is the process of restoring data to a hard drive from other drives in the array. The procedures below assume a new drive is added to replace a failed drive to rebuild a RAID 1 array.
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Note: The new drive must have equal or greater capacity than the old one. Turn off your computer and replace the failed hard drive with a new one. Then launch the Intel Rapid Storage Technology utility from the desktop. For example, in case the master drive detects a virus, you can restore the recovery drive data to the master drive.
The following instructions use Windows 8 as the example operating system. Click on the message "Tap to choose what happens with this disc" on the top-right corner of the screen and select "Run Run.
Chipset Drivers Page Application Software Information This page provides detailed information on the drivers on the driver disk. Drivers Installation Page 86 B. Step 1: 1.