Gigabyte GA-7VTXE user manual

User manual for the device Gigabyte GA-7VTXE

Device: Gigabyte GA-7VTXE
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Date of adding : 2014-01-30 14:29:28
Number of pages: 92
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 The author assumes no responsibility for any errors
or omissions that may appear in this document nor
does the author make a commitment to up
date the information contained herein.
 Third-party brands and names are the property of
their respective owners.
 Please do not remove any labels on motherboard, this
may void the warranty of this motherboard.
 Due to rapid change in technology, some of the
specifications might be out of date before pwblicution
of this booklet.

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH AMD Socket A Processor Motherboard USER’S MANUAL ™ ™ ™ AMD Athlon / Athlon XP / Duron Socket A Processor Motherboard Rev. 1.0 Second Edition 12ME-7VTXE-1002

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Table of Content Revision History..................................................................................... 6 Item Checklist ......................................................................................... 6 WARNING! ............................................................................................... 7 Chapter 1 Introduction ............................................................................. 8 Summary of Features ...........

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Table of Content PNP/PCI Configuration .............................................................................. 39 Load Fail-Safe Defaults ............................................................................. 41 Load Optimized Defaults ........................................................................... 42 Integrated Peripherals ............................................................................... 43 Hardware Monitor & MISC Setup ...................................

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Revision History Revision Revision Note Date 1.0 Initial release of the GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH motherboard user's manual. Sep.2001 1.0 Second release of the GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH motherboard user's manual. Oct .2001 Item Checklist  The GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH motherboard  IDE cable x 1/ Floppy cable x 1  CD for motherboard driver & utility (VUCD)  GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH user’s manual  USB Cable (only for GA-7VTXH) 6

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WARNING! WARNING! Computer motherboards and expansion cards contain very delicate Integrated Circuit (IC) chips. To protect them against damage from static electricity, you should follow some precautions whenever you work on your computer. 1. Unplug your computer when working on the inside. 2. Use a grounded wrist strap before handling computer components. If you do not have one, touch both of your hands to a safely grounded object or to a metal object, such as the power supply case. 3. Hold co

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Chapter 1 Introduction Summary of Features Form Factor  30.4cm x 20.5cm ATX size form factor, 4 layers PCB. Motherboard  GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard CPU  Socket A processor TM TM TM AMD Athlon /Athlon XP/ Duron (K7) 128K L1 & 256K/64K L2 cache on die 200/266MHz FSB and DDR bus speeds (PCI 33MHz)  Supports 1.4GHz and faster Chipset  VIA KT266A Memory/AGP/PCI Controller (PAC)  VIA VT8233 Integrated Peripheral Controller (PSIPC) Memory  3 184-pin DDR socket

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Introduction On-Board Sound  Creative CT5880 Sound Chip*  AC97 CODEC  Line In/Line Out/Mic In/CD In/Game Port On-Board LAN  Build in RTL8100L Chipset* PS/2 Connector  PS/2 Keyboard interface and PS/2 Mouse interace BIOS  Licensed AMI BIOS, 2M bit Flash ROM  Support Dual BIOS Additional Features  STR(Suspend-To-RAM)  Wake on LAN**  AC Recovery  USB KB/Mouse wake up from S3 TM  Supports @BIOS TM  Supports Easy TuneIII  Please set the CPU host frequency in accordance with your proce

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Layout MS_KB SYS CPU FAN FAN CK_RATIO* SOCKET A KT266A AGP BATTERY IT8705 CD_IN PCI1 AC97 PCI2 VT8233 IR CT5880* PCI3 CLK_JP PCI4 MAIN Backup RTL8100* BIOS BIOS PCI5 USB1 F_PANEL WOL** "*" Only for GA-7VTXH. "**" Only for GA-7VTXE. 10 MIC_IN LINE_OUT USB LINE_IN COMB COMA GAM E LPT LAN* GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH DDR1 DDR2 DDR3 FLOPPY IDE1 ATX IDE2

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Hardware Installation Process Chapter 2 Hardware Installation Process To set up your computer, you must complete the following setups: Step 1- Set Dip Switch (CK_RATIO)* and system Jumper(CLK_JP) Step 2- Install the Central Processing Unit (CPU) Step 3- Install memory modules Step 4- Install expansion cards Step 5- Connect ribbon cables, cabinet wires, and power supply Step 6- Setup BIOS software Step 7- Install supporting software tools Step 1* Step 2 Step 3 Step 5 Step 5 Step 5 Step 4 Step 1

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Step 1: Install the Central Processing Unit (CPU) Step1-1: CPU Speed Setup The clock ratio can be switched by CK_RATIO and refer to below table. O: ON / X :OFF RATIO 1 2 3 4 5 AUTO(Default) X X X X O 5x O O X O X 5.5x X O X O X 6x O X X O X 6.5x X X X O X 7x O O O X X 7.5x X O O X X 8x O X O X X 8.5x X X O X X 9x O O X X X 9.5x X O X X X 10x O X X X X 10.5x X X X X X 11x O O O O X 11.5x X O O O X 12x O X O O X >=12.5x X X O O X CK_RATIO* The system bus frequency ca

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Hardware Installation Process Step1-2: CPU Installation CPU Top View CPU Bottom View Socket Actuation Lever Pin1 indicator 2. Locate Pin 1 in the socket and look 1. Pull up the CPU socket level for a (golden) cut edge on the CPU and up to 90-degree angle. upper corner. Then insert the CPU into the socket.  Please make sure the CPU type is supported by the motherboard.  If you do not match the CPU socket Pin 1 and CPU cut edge well, it will cause improper installation. Please change the inse

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Step1-3:CPU Heat Sink Installation 2. Use qualified fan approved by AMD. 1. Press down the CPU socket lever and finish CPU installation. 3. Fasten the heatsink supporting-base 4. Make sure the CPU fan is onto the CPU socket on the main- plugged to the CPU fan connector, board. than install complete.  Please use AMD approved cooling fan.  We recommend you to apply the thermal paste to provide better heat conduction between your CPU and heatsink.  Make sure the CP

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Hardware Installation Process Step 2: Install memory modules The motherboard has 3 dual inline memory module (DIMM) sockets. The BIOS will automatically detects memory type and size. To install the memory module, just push it vertically into the DIMM Slot. The DIMM module can only fit in one direction due to the notch. Memory size can vary between sockets. Total Memory Sizes With Registered DDR DIMM Devices used on DIMM 1 DIMMx64/x72 2 DIMMsx64/x72 3 DIMMsx64/x72 64 Mbit (4Mx4x4 banks) 256 MByte

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard DDR 1. The DIMM slot has a notch, so the DIMM memory module can only fit in one direction. 2. Insert the DIMM memory module verticallyinto the DIMM slot. Then push it down. 3. Close the plastic clip at both edges of theDIMM slots to lock the DIMM module.  Reverse the installation steps when you wish to remove the DIMM module. DDR Introduction Established on the existing SDRAM industry infrastructure, DDR (Double Data Rate) memory is a high performance and cost-effe

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Hardware Installation Process Step 3: Install expension cards 1. Read the related expansion card’s instruction document before install the expansion card into the computer. 2. Remove your computer’s chassis cover, necessary screws and slot bracket from the computer. 3. Press the expansion card firmly into expansion slot in motherboard. 4. Be sure the metal contacts on the card are indeed seated in the slot. 5. Replace the screw to secure the slot bracket of the expansion card. 6. Replace your co

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Step 4: Connect ribbon cables, cabinet wires, and power supply Step4-1:I/O Back Panel Introduction       PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Connector PS/2 Mouse Connector This connector supports standard PS/2 keyboard (6 pin Female) and PS/2 mouse. PS/2 Keyboard Connector (6 pin Female)  USB & LAN Connector Before you connect your device(s) into USB connector(s), please make sure your device(s) such as USB keyboard,mouse, scanner, zip, LAN* speaker..etc. Have a s

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Hardware Installation Process  Parallel Port , Serial Ports (COMA / COMB) Parallel Port (25 pin Female) This connector supports 2 standard COM ports ,1 Parallel port . Device like printer can be con nected to Parallel port ; mouse and modem etc can be connected to Serial ports. COMA COMB Serial Port (9 pin Male)  Game /MIDI Ports This connector supports joystick, MIDI keyboard and other relate audio devices. Joystick/ MIDI (15 pin Female)  Audio Connectors  After install onboard audio dr

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GA-7VTXE/GA-7VTXH Motherboard Step4-2: Connectors Introduction AB C D E J I F G H** A) CPU FAN F) F_Panel B) SYS FAN G) USB1 C) ATX H) WOL** D) Floppy/IDE1/IDE2 I) IR E) Battery J) CD_IN "**" Only for GA-7VTXE. 20


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