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PDF Content Summary: X570 AORUS ELITE X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI User's Manual Rev. 1002 12ME-X57AELT-1002R X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI X570 AORUS ELITE For more product details, please visit GIGABYTE's website. To reduce the impacts on global warming, the packaging materials of this product are recyclable and reusable. GIGABYTE works with you to protect the environment.

Motherboard X570 AORUS ELITE Jun. 14, 2019 Copyright © 2019 GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. All rights reserved. Motherboard X570 AORUS ELITE Jun. 14, 2019

The trademarks mentioned in this manual are legally registered to their respective owners. Disclaimer Information in this manual is protected by copyright laws and is the property of GIGABYTE. Changes to the specifications and features in this manual may be made by GIGABYTE without prior notice. No part of this manual may be reproduced, copied, translated, transmitted, or published in any form or by any means without GIGABYTE's prior written permission. ④ For quick set-up of the product, read the Quick Installation Guide included with the product. ④ In order to assist in the use of this product, carefully read the User's Manual. ④ For product-related information, check on our website at: gigabyte.com Identifying Your Motherboard Revision The revision number on your motherboard looks like this: "REV: X.X." For example, "REV: 1.0" means the revision of the motherboard is 1.0. Check your motherboard revision before updating motherboard BIOS, drivers, or when looking for technical information.

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Motherboard X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI Motherboard X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI Jul. 26, 2019

Jul. 26, 2019 Wireless Module Country Approvals: - 3 - Table of Contents X570 AORUS ELITE/X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI Motherboard Layout............................5 Chapter 1 Hardware Installation .....................................................................................6 1-1 Installation Precautions.................................................................................... 6 1-2 Product Specifications...................................................................................... 7 1-3 Installing the CPU .......................................................................................... 11 1-4 Installing the Memory..................................................................................... 12 1-5 Installing an Expansion Card ......................................................................... 12 1-6 Back Panel Connectors.................................................................................. 13 1-7 Internal Connectors........................................................................................ 15 Chapter 2 BIOS Setup ..................................................................................................24 2-1 Startup Screen ............................................................................................... 24 2-2 The Main Menu .............................................................................................. 25 2-3 Favorites (F11)............................................................................................... 26 2-4 Tweaker.......................................................................................................... 27 2-5 Settings .......................................................................................................... 29 2-6 System Info. ................................................................................................... 34 2-7 Boot................................................................................................................ 35 2-8 Save & Exit..................................................................................................... 38 Chapter 3 Appendix ......................................................................................................39 3-1 Configuring a RAID Set.................................................................................. 39 3-2 Drivers Installation.......................................................................................... 41 Regulatory Statements.............................................................................................. 42 Contact Us ................................................................................................................ 48 - 4 - X570 AORUS ELITE/X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI Motherboard Layout

SYS_FAN1 R_USB1 CPU_FAN ATX_12V CPU_OPT 2 C

M2_WIFI① _ D E L Socket AM4

HDMI R_USB30_2 R_USB30_1 USB31_LAN AUDIO Intel® GbE LAN USB 2.0 Hub 2 U N P A C F _ _ D S E Y L S 110 PCIEX16 M_BIOS 80 60 42 T EK C O S_ A2 M 1 A_ 4 RD D 2 A_ 4 RD D 1 B_ 4 RD D 2 B_ 4 RD D 2 D E L _ D ATX C 1 3 B S U _ F

110 CODEC F_AUDIO X570 AORUS ELITE X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI 80 60 42 PCIEX4 PCIEX1_1 BAT PCIEX1_2 QFLED T E K C O S _ B 2 M USB 2.0 Hub AMD X570 iTE® Super I/O CLR_CMOS 3 AT AS 0 2 4 1 3 5

D_LED1 LED_C1 F_USB2 F_USB1

QFLASH_PLUS F_PANEL

Box Contents TPM F_USB30_2 F_USB30_1

🖵 X570 AORUS ELITE or X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI motherboard 🖵 Motherboard driver disk 🖵 One G Connector 🖵 User's Manual 🖵 M.2 screw(s)/M.2 standoff(s) 🖵 Quick Installation Guide 🖵 One antenna① 🖵 Four SATA cables 🖣 Only for the X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI. * The box contents above are for reference only and the actual items shall depend on the product package you obtain. The box contents are subject to change without notice. - 5 - Chapter 1 Hardware Installation 1-1 Installation Precautions The motherboard contains numerous delicate electronic circuits and components which can become damaged as a result of electrostatic discharge (ESD). Prior to installation, carefully read the user's manual and follow these procedures: • Prior to installation, make sure the chassis is suitable for the motherboard. • Prior to installation, do not remove or break motherboard S/N (Serial Number) sticker or warranty sticker provided by your dealer. These stickers are required for warranty validation. • Always remove the AC power by unplugging the power cord from the power outlet before installing or removing the motherboard or other hardware components. • When connecting hardware components to the internal connectors on the motherboard, make sure they are connected tightly and securely. • When handling the motherboard, avoid touching any metal leads or connectors. • It is best to wear an electrostatic discharge (ESD) wrist strap when handling electronic components such as a motherboard, CPU or memory. If you do not have an ESD wrist strap, keep your hands dry and first touch a metal object to eliminate static electricity. • Prior to installing the motherboard, please have it on top of an antistatic pad or within an electrostatic shielding container. • Before connecting or unplugging the power supply cable from the motherboard, make sure the power supply has been turned off. • Before turning on the power, make sure the power supply voltage has been set according to the local voltage standard. • Before using the product, please verify that all cables and power connectors of your hardware components are connected. • To prevent damage to the motherboard, do not allow screws to come in contact with the motherboard circuit or its components. • Make sure there are no leftover screws or metal components placed on the motherboard or within the computer casing. • Do not place the computer system on an uneven surface. • Do not place the computer system in a high-temperature or wet environment. • Turning on the computer power during the installation process can lead to damage to system components as well as physical harm to the user. • If you are uncertain about any installation steps or have a problem related to the use of the product, please consult a certified computer technician. • If you use an adapter, extension power cable, or power strip, ensure to consult with its installation and/or grounding instructions. - 6 - 1-2 Product Specifications CPU ⑩ AMD Socket AM4, support for: 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors/ 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors/ 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors/ AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.) Chipset ⑩ AMD X570 Memory ⑩ 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors: - Support for DDR4 3200/2933/2667/2400/2133 MHz memory modules ⑩ 2ndGenerationAMDRyzen™ processors/2ndGenerationAMDRyzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors/AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors: - Support for DDR4 2933/2667/2400/2133 MHz memory modules ⑩ 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory ⑩ Dual channel memory architecture ⑩ Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules ⑩ Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules ⑩ Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest supported memory speeds and memory modules.)

Onboard Graphics (Note 1) ⑩ Integrated Graphics Processor: - 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@60 Hz * Support for HDMI 2.0 version, HDCP 2.2, and HDR. ⑩ Maximum shared memory of 16 GB

Audio ⑩ Realtek® ALC1200 codec ⑩ High Definition Audio ⑩ 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel ⑩ Support for S/PDIF Out LAN ⑩ Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)

Wireless Communication Module ① ⑩ Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band ⑩ BLUETOOTH 4.2 ⑩ Support for 11ac wireless standard and up to 433 Mbps data rate * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.

🖣 Only for the X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI. (Note 1) For 2ndGenerationAMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ VegaGraphics processors/AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors only. - 7 - Expansion Slots Integrated in the CPU (PCIEX16): ⑩ 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors: - 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 4.0 and running at x16 ⑩ 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors: - 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 3.0 and running at x16 * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot. ⑩ 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors/AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors: - 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 3.0 and running at x8 Integrated in the Chipset (PCIEX4/PCIEX1): - 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 4.0 (Note 2)/3.0 and running at x4 (PCIEX4) - 2 x PCI Express x1 slots, supporting PCIe 4.0 (Note 2)/3.0 Multi-Graphics Technology (Note 3) ⑩ Support forAMDQuad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-WayAMD CrossFire™ technologies Storage Interface Integrated in the CPU (M2A_SOCKET): ⑩ 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors: - 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) ⑩ 2ndGenerationAMDRyzen™ processors/2ndGenerationAMDRyzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors/AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors: - 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) Integrated in the Chipset (M2B_SOCKET): - 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 4.0 (Note 2)/3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) - 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors - Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 USB ⑩ Integrated in the CPU: - 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports on the back panel ⑩ Integrated in the Chipset: - 1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header - 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel - 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports available through the internal USB headers ⑩ Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs: - 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers) (Note 2) For 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors only. (Note 3) For 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors/2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors only. - 8 -

Internal Connectors Back Panel Connectors ⑩ 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector ⑩ 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector ⑩ 1 x CPU fan header ⑩ 1 x water cooling CPU fan header ⑩ 2 x system fan headers ⑩ 2 x addressable LED strip headers ⑩ 2 x RGB LED strip headers ⑩ 1 x CPU cooler LED strip/RGB LED strip header ⑩ 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors ⑩ 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors ⑩ 1 x front panel header ⑩ 1 x front panel audio header ⑩ 1 x USB Type-C™ header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support ⑩ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers ⑩ 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers ⑩ 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only) ⑩ 1 x Clear CMOS jumper ⑩ 1 x Q-Flash Plus button ⑩ 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports ⑩ 2 x SMA antenna connectors (1T1R)① ⑩ 1 x HDMI port ⑩ 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports ⑩ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) ⑩ 1 x RJ-45 port ⑩ 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector ⑩ 5 x audio jacks

I/O Controller ⑩ iTE® I/O Controller Chip

Hardware Monitor ⑩ Voltage detection ⑩ Temperature detection ⑩ Fan speed detection ⑩ Water cooling flow rate detection ⑩ Overheating warning ⑩ Fan fail warning ⑩ Fan speed control * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the fan you install.

BIOS ⑩ 1 x 128 Mbit flash ⑩ Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS ⑩ PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0 🖣 Only for the X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI. - 9 - Unique Features ⑩ Support for APP Center * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each applicationmay also vary depending onmotherboard specifications. - @BIOS - EasyTune - Fast Boot - Game Boost - ON/OFF Charge - RGB Fusion - Smart Backup - System Information Viewer ⑩ Support for Q-Flash Plus ⑩ Support for Q-Flash ⑩ Support for Xpress Install

Bundled Software Operating ⑩ Norton® Internet Security (OEM version) ⑩ cFosSpeed

System ⑩ Support for Windows 10 64-bit Form Factor ⑩ ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm * GIGABYTE reserves the right to make any changes to the product specifications and product-related information without prior notice. X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI X570 AORUS ELITE Please visit GIGABYTE's website for support lists of CPU, memory modules, SSDs, and M.2 devices. Please visit the Support\Utility List page on GIGABYTE's website to download the latest version of apps. - 10 - 1-3 Installing the CPU Read the following guidelines before you begin to install the CPU: • Make sure that the motherboard supports the CPU. (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.) • Always turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before installing the CPU to prevent hardware damage. • Locate the pin one of the CPU. The CPU cannot be inserted if oriented incorrectly. • Apply an even and thin layer of thermal grease on the surface of the CPU. • Do not turn on the computer if the CPU cooler is not installed, otherwise overheating and damage of the CPU may occur. • Set the CPU host frequency in accordance with the CPU specifications. It is not recommended that the system bus frequency be set beyond hardware specifications since it does not meet the standard requirements for the peripherals. If you wish to set the frequency beyond the standard specifications, please do so according to your hardware specifications including the CPU, graphics card, memory, hard drive, etc. Installing the CPU Locate the pin one (denoted by a small triangle) of the CPU socket and the CPU. A Small Triangle Marking Denotes Pin One of the Socket AM4 CPU A Small Triangle Marking

AM4 Socket Denotes CPU Pin One

Please visit GIGABYTE's website for details on hardware installation. - 11 - 1-4 Installing the Memory Read the following guidelines before you begin to install the memory: • Make sure that the motherboard supports the memory. It is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest supported memory speeds and memory modules.) • Always turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before installing the memory to prevent hardware damage. • Memory modules have a foolproof design. A memory module can be installed in only one direction. If you are unable to insert the memory, switch the direction. Dual Channel Memory Configuration This motherboard provides four memory sockets and supports Dual Channel Technology. After the memory is installed, the BIOS will automatically detect the specifications and capacity of the memory. Enabling Dual Channel memory mode will double the original memory bandwidth. The four memory sockets are divided into two channels and each channel has two memory sockets as following: Channel A: DDR4_A1, DDR4_A2 Channel B: DDR4_B1, DDR4_B2 Dual Channel Memory Configurations Table DDR4_A1 DDR4_A2 DDR4_B1 DDR4_B2 2 Modules - - DS/SS - - DS/SS DS/SS - - DS/SS - - 4 Modules DS/SS DS/SS DS/SS DS/SS (SS=Single-Sided, DS=Double-Sided, "- -"=No Memory) Due to CPU limitations, read the following guidelines before installing the memory in Dual Channel mode. 1. Dual Channel mode cannot be enabled if only one memory module is installed. 2. When enabling Dual Channelmode with two or fourmemorymodules, it is recommended thatmemory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. For optimum performance, when enabling Dual Channel mode with two memory modules, we recommend that you install them in the DDR4_A2 and DDR4_B2 sockets. 1-5 Installing an Expansion Card Read the following guidelines before you begin to install an expansion card: • Make sure the motherboard supports the expansion card. Carefully read the manual that came with your expansion card. • Always turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before installing an expansion card to prevent hardware damage. - 12 - 1-6 Back Panel Connectors ① USB 2.0/1.1 Port The USB port supports the USB 2.0/1.1 specification. Use this port for USB devices. SMA Antenna Connectors (1T1R)① Use this connector to connect an antenna. Tighten the antenna cables to the antenna connectors and then move the antenna to a place where the signal is good. HDMI Port (Note 1) The HDMI port is HDCP 2.2 compliant and supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio formats. It also supports up to 192KHz/24bit 8-channel LPCM audio output. You can use this port to connect your HDMI-supported monitor. The maximum supported resolution is 4096x2160@60 Hz, but the actual resolutions supported are dependent on the monitor being used. After installing the HDMI device, make sure to set the default sound playback device to HDMI. (The item name may differ depending on your operating system.) USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port The USB 3.2 Gen 1 port supports the USB 3.2 Gen 1 specification and is compatible to the USB 2.0 specification. Use this port for USB devices. USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port (White) The USB 3.2 Gen 1 port supports the USB 3.2 Gen 1 specification and is compatible to the USB 2.0 specification. Use this port for USB devices. Before using Q-Flash Plus (Note 2), make sure to insert the USB flash drive into this port first. RJ-45 LAN Port The Gigabit Ethernet LAN port provides Internet connection at up to 1 Gbps data rate. The following describes the states of the LAN port LEDs.

Connection/ Speed LED Activity LED Connection/Speed LED: Activity LED:

LAN Port State Description Orange 1 Gbps data rate Green 100 Mbps data rate Off 10 Mbps data rate State Description Blinking Data transmission or receiving is occurring On No data transmission or receiving is occurring

🖣 Only for the X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI. (Note 1) For 2ndGenerationAMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ VegaGraphics processors/AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors only. (Note 2) To enable the Q-Flash Plus function please visit the "Unique Features" webpage of GIGABYTE's website. - 13 - USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A Port (Red) The USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port supports the USB 3.2 Gen 2 specification and is compatible to the USB 3.2 Gen 1 and USB 2.0 specification. Use this port for USB devices. Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out Use this audio jack to connect center/subwoofer speakers. Rear Speaker Out Use this audio jack to connect rear speakers. Optical S/PDIF Out Connector This connector provides digital audio out to an external audio system that supports digital optical audio. Before using this feature, ensure that your audio system provides an optical digital audio in connector. Line In/Side Speaker Out The line in jack. Use this audio jack for line in devices such as an optical drive, walkman, etc. Line Out/Front Speaker Out The line out jack. This jack supports audio amplifying function. For better sound quality, it is recommended that you connect your headphone/speaker to this jack (actual effects may vary by the device being used). Mic In/Side Speaker Out The Mic in jack. Audio Jack Configurations: Jack Headphone/ 2-channel 4-channel 5.1-channel 7.1-channel Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out a a Rear Speaker Out a a a Line In/Side Speaker Out a Line Out/Front Speaker Out a a a a Mic In/Side Speaker Out a • If you want to install a Side Speaker, you need to retask either the Line in or Mic in jack to be Side Speaker out through the audio driver. • To enable or configure the audio amplifying function for the Line out jack, please access the HD Audio Manager application. • When removing the cable connected to a back panel connector, first remove the cable from your device and then remove it from the motherboard. • When removing the cable, pull it straight out from the connector. Do not rock it side to side to prevent an electrical short inside the cable connector. Please visit GIGABYTE's website for details on configuring the audio software. - 14 - 1-7 Internal Connectors 4 1 3 5 8 9 2 4 10 13 6 6 7 17 18

11 9 1) ATX_12V 2) ATX 3) CPU_FAN 4) SYS_FAN1/2 5) CPU_OPT 8 19 16 12 15 14 11) F_AUDIO 12) F_PANEL 13) F_USB31C 14) F_USB30_1/F_USB30_2 15) F_USB1/F_USB2 6) M2A_SOCKET/M2B_SOCKET 7) SATA3 0/1/2/3/4/5 8) LED_C1/LED_C2 9) D_LED1/D_LED2 10) LED_CPU 16) TPM 17) BAT 18) CLR_CMOS 19) QFLASH_PLUS

Read the following guidelines before connecting external devices: • First make sure your devices are compliant with the connectors you wish to connect. • Before installing the devices, be sure to turn off the devices and your computer. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the devices. • After installing the device and before turning on the computer, make sure the device cable has been securely attached to the connector on the motherboard. - 15 - 1/2) ATX_12V/ATX (2x4 12V Power Connector and 2x12 Main Power Connector) With the use of the power connector, the power supply can supply enough stable power to all the components on the motherboard. 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. The 12V power connector mainly supplies power to the CPU. If the 12V power connector is not connected, the computer will not start. To meet expansion requirements, it is recommended that a power supply that can withstand high power consumption be used (500W or greater). If a power supply is used that does not provide the required power, the result can lead to an unstable or unbootable system. ATX_12V: Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition

5 8 1 4 ATX_12V 1 GND (Only for 2x4-pin 12V) 2 GND (Only for 2x4-pin 12V) 5 +12V (Only for 2x4-pin 12V) 6 +12V (Only for 2x4-pin 12V)

3 GND 7 +12V 4 GND 8 +12V ATX:

12 24 Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition 1 3.3V 13 3.3V 2 3.3V 14 -12V 3 GND 15 GND 4 +5V 16 PS_ON (soft On/Off) 5 GND 17 GND 6 +5V 18 GND 7 GND 19 GND 8 Power Good 20 NC 9 5VSB (stand by +5V) 21 +5V 10 +12V 22 +5V

1 13 ATX 11 +12V (Only for 2x12-pin ATX) 12 3.3V (Only for 2x12-pin ATX) - 16 - 23 +5V (Only for 2x12-pin ATX) 24 GND (Only for 2x12-pin ATX)

3/4) CPU_FAN/SYS_FAN1/2 (Fan Headers) All fan headers on this motherboard are 4-pin. Most fan headers possess a foolproof insertion design. When connecting a fan cable, be sure to connect it in the correct orientation (the black connector wire is the ground wire). The speed control function requires the use of a fan with fan speed control design. For optimum heat dissipation, it is recommended that a system fan be installed inside the chassis.

1 CPU_FAN/SYS_FAN1 1 SYS_FAN2 Pin No. Definition 1 GND 2 Voltage Speed Control 3 Sense 4 PWM Speed Control

5) CPU_OPT (Water Cooling CPU Fan Header) The fan header is 4-pin and possesses a foolproof insertion design. Most fan headers possess a foolproof insertion design. When connecting a fan cable, be sure to connect it in the correct orientation (the black connector wire is the ground wire). The speed control function requires the use of a fan with fan speed control design. Pin No. Definition 1 GND 1 2 Voltage Speed Control 3 Sense 4 PWM Speed Control • Be sure to connect fan cables to the fan headers to prevent your CPU and system from overheating. Overheating may result in damage to the CPU or the system may hang. • These fan headers are not configuration jumper blocks. Do not place a jumper cap on the headers. - 17 -

_ S _ _ F _ 0 F 6) M2A_SOCKET/M2B_SOCKET (M.2 Socket 3 Connectors) The M.2 connectors support M.2 SATA SSDs or M.2 PCIe SSDs and support RAID configuration. Please note that an M.2 PCIe SSD cannot be used to create a RAID set either with an M.2 SATA SSD or a SATA hard drive. Refer to Chapter 3, "Configuring a RAID Set," for instructions on configuring a RAID array. _ 0 F M2A_SOCKET

110 80 60 42 M2B_SOCKET

110 80 60 42 _3 U

Follow the steps below to correctly install an M.2 SSD in the M.2 connector. Step 1: Get a screw and a standoff from the included M.2 screw and standoff packs. Locate the M.2 connector where you will install the M.2 SSD, use a screwdriver to unfasten the screw on the heatsink and then _3 U remove the heatsink. (Only the M2A_SOCKET connector has the heatsink) Step 2: Locate the proper mounting hole for the M.2 SSD to be installed and then tighten the standoff first. Insert the M.2 SSD into the M.2 connector at an angle. Step 3: Press the M.2 SSD down and then secure it with the screw. Replace the heatsink and secure it to the original hole. Select the proper hole for the M.2 SSD to be installed and refasten the screw and standoff. 7) SATA3 0/1/2/3/4/5 (SATA 6Gb/s Connectors) The SATA connectors conform to SATA 6Gb/s standard and are compatible with SATA 3Gb/s and SATA 1.5Gb/s standard. Each SATA connector supports a single SATA device. The SATA connectors support RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10. Refer to Chapter 3, "Configuring a RAID Set," for instructions on configuring a RAID array.

G.QBOFM SATA3 4 2 0 5 3 1 7 7 G.QBOFMG.QBOFM 1 1 - 18 - Pin No. Definition 1 GND 2 TXP 3 TXN 4 GND 5 RXN 6 RXP 7 GND

8) LED_C1/LED_C2 (RGB LED Strip Headers) DEBUG The headers can be used to connect a standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with maximum power PORT rating of 2A (12V) and maximum length of 2m. Pin No. Definition

1 1 LED_C1 LED_C2 G T U R B E O 1 12V 2 G 3 R 4 B

D P Connect your RGB LED strip to the header. The power pin (marked with a triangle on the plug) of the LED strip must be connected to Pin 1 (12V) of this header. Incorrect connection may lead to the USB 0_ B

F 0 _ _3 U RGB LED Strip 1 12V damage of the LED strip. F_USB30 3 F_USB3 U 3 _ B_

9) D_LED1/D_LED2 (Addressable LED Strip Headers) The headers can be used to connect a standard 5050 addressable LED strip, with maximum power rating B B_ of 5A (5V) and maximum number of 1000 LEDs. Pin No. Definition

1 1 D_LED1 D_LED2 1 V (5V) 2 D 3 No Pin 4 G S F_ _

_ 0 B Connect your addressable LED strip to the header. The power 3 pin (marked with a triangle on the plug) of the LED strip must be _ 0 3 B

_ F S 1 _ F Addressable LED Strip B connected to Pin 1 of the addressable LED strip header. Incorrect S U _ connection may lead to the damage of the LED strip. F _ 3 B S _S S

For how to turn on/off the lights of the LED strip please visit the "Unique Features" webpage of U _ F

GIGABYTE's website. S _ _ _ _B

Before installing the devices, be sure to turn off the devices and your computer. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the devices. _ _ 0 S F

_ F_USB3 F - 19 - B _

F B _ _ U 3 _ _ B _ 0 B S U S S U

10) LED_CPU (CPU Cooler LED Strip/RGB LED Strip Header) The header can be used to connect a CPU cooler LED strip or a standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with maximum power rating of 2A (12V) and maximum length of 2m. Pin No. Definition 1 12V

1 LED Strip 1 2 G 3 R 4 B Connect the CPU cooler LED strip/RGB LED strip to the header. The power pin (marked with a triangle on the plug) of the LED strip must be connected to Pin 1 (12V) of this header. Incorrect connection may lead to the damage of the

12V LED strip.

For how to turn on/off the lights of the LED strip please visit the "Unique Features" webpage of GIGABYTE's website. Before installing the devices, be sure to turn off the devices and your computer. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the devices. 11) F_AUDIO (Front Panel Audio Header) The front panel audio header supports High Definition audio (HD). You may connect your chassis front panel audio module to this header. Make sure the wire assignments of the module connector match the pin assignments of the motherboard header. Incorrect connection between the module connector and the motherboard header will make the device unable to work or even damage it. Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition

F_ U 9 1 10 2 1 MIC2_L 6 Sense F_ F_ 2 GND 7 FAUDIO_JD 3 MIC2_R 8 No Pin 4 NC 9 LINE2_L 5 LINE2_R 10 Sense S S 3 2

Some chassis provide a front panel audio module that has separated connectors on each wire instead of a single plug. For information about connecting the front panel audio module that has different wire assignments, please contact the chassis manufacturer. B S S B_ 1 1

1 S 1 3 2 1 1 2 3 _S 3 1 2 - 20 - _ B S B_ B S_ B

1 2 3 B S

_ _ 3 _ S_ _ B _ U _ B 12) F_PANEL (Front Panel Header) F

Connect the power switch, reset switch, speaker, chassis intrusion switch/sensor and system status indicator on the chassis to this header according to the pin assignments below. Note the positive and negative pins F_USB3 F before connecting the cables.

Power LED Power Switch Speaker • PLED/PWR_LED (Power LED): _ 0

+ D E L P _ _B 2 - D EL P + W P - W P _ + KA EP S CN C N K A E P S 20 System Status LED S0 On S3/S4/S5 Off S _ Connects to the power status indicator on the chassis front panel. The LED is on when the system is operating. The LED is off when the system is in S3/S4 sleep state or powered off (S5).

1 19 • PW (Power Switch): _ F

D H + D H SE R + SE R + I C I C + D EL _ R WP - D EL R WP _ D EL R WP Connects to the power switch on the chassis front panel. You may configure the way to turn off your system using the power switch (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," "Settings\Platform Power," formore _ information).

Hard Drive Reset Power LED • SPEAK (Speaker):

Activity LED Switch Chassis Intrusion Header _ 0 F Connects to the speaker on the chassis front panel. The system reports system startup status by issuing a beep code. One single short beep will be heard if no problem is detected at system startup.

• HD (Hard Drive Activity LED): Connects to the hard drive activity LED on the chassis front panel. The LED is on when the hard drive is reading or writing data. • RES (Reset Switch): S F_ Connects to the reset switch on the chassis front panel. Press the reset switch to restart the computer if the computer freezes and fails to perform a normal restart. • CI (Chassis Intrusion Header): B B_ Connects to the chassis intrusion switch/sensor on the chassis that can detect if the chassis cover has been removed. This function requires a chassis with a chassis intrusion switch/sensor. • NC: No Connection. The front panel design may differ by chassis. A front panel module mainly consists of power switch, reset switch, power LED, hard drive activity LED, speaker and etc. When connecting your chassis _3 U front panel module to this header, make sure the wire assignments and the pin assignments are matched correctly. 13) F_USB31C (USB Type-C™ Header with USB 3.2 Gen 2 Support) The header conforms to USB 3.2 Gen 2 specification and can provide one USB port.

F_USB3 F_USB30 3 10 11 20 1 Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition 1 VBUS 8 CC1 15 RX2+ 2 TX1+ 9 SBU1 16 RX2- 3 TX1- 10 SBU2 17 GND 4 GND 11 VBUS 18 D 5 RX1+ 12 TX2+ 19 D+ 6 RX1- 13 TX2- 20 CC2 7 VBUS 14 GND - 21 -

S S B F_ 1 1 G.QBOFM S 3 2 1 S S U 3 2 1

14) F_USB30_1/F_USB30_2 (USB 3.2 Gen 1 Headers) S F S The headers conform to USB 3.2 Gen 1 and USB 2.0 specification and each header can provide two USB S S

U F ports. For purchasing the optional 3.5" front panel that provides two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, please contact S B the local dealer. _ _ B Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition 1 VBUS 8 D1- 15 SSTX2-

1 20 _ B 10 2 SSRX1- 9 D1+ 16 GND 3 SSRX1+ 10 NC 17 SSRX2+ 3 4 GND 11 D2+ 18 SSRX2- S 5 SSTX1- 12 D2- 19 VBUS 11 6 SSTX1+ 13 GND 20 No Pin 7 GND 14 SSTX2+ B S_ B _ S

15) F_USB1/F_USB2 (USB 2.0/1.1 Headers) 0 3 The headers conform to USB 2.0/1.1 specification. Each USB header can provide two USB ports via an B S U _ optional USB bracket. For purchasing the optional USB bracket, please contact the local dealer. S B_ F

9 B 1 _ S S S Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition 1 Power (5V) 6 USB DY+ 2 Power (5V) 7 GND 3 USB DX- 8 GND

10 2 4 USB DY- 9 No Pin

S_ _ B 5 USB DX+ 10 NC

• Do not plug the IEEE 1394 bracket (2x5-pin) cable into the USB 2.0/1.1 header. • Prior to installing the USB bracket, be sure to turn off your computer and unplug the power cord _ U _

_ _ 3 from the power outlet to prevent damage to the USB bracket. B F_USB3 F 16) TPM (Trusted Platform Module Header) You may connect a TPM (Trusted Platform Module) to this header. Pin No. Definition Pin No. Definition F _ 0

_ _B _ 11 1 12 2 S _ 1 LAD0 7 LAD3 2 VCC3 8 GND 3 LAD1 9 LFRAME 4 No Pin 10 NC 5 LAD2 11 SERIRQ 6 LCLK 12 LRESET _ F

_ 0 F S F_ - 22 -

17) BAT (Battery) The battery provides power to keep the values (such as BIOS configurations, date, and time information) in the CMOS when the computer is turned off. Replace the battery when the battery voltage drops to a low level, or the CMOS values may not be accurate or may be lost. You may clear the CMOS values by removing the battery: 1. Turn off your computer and unplug the power cord. 2. Gently remove the battery from the battery holder and wait for one minute. (Or use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the positive and negative terminals of the battery holder, making them short for 5 seconds.) 3. Replace the battery. 4. Plug in the power cord and restart your computer. • Always turn off your computer and unplug the power cord before replacing the battery. • Replace the battery with an equivalent one. Damage to your devices may occur if the battery is replaced with an incorrect model. • Contact the place of purchase or local dealer if you are not able to replace the battery by yourself or uncertain about the battery model. • When installing the battery, note the orientation of the positive side (+) and the negative side (-) of the battery (the positive side should face up). • Used batteries must be handled in accordance with local environmental regulations. 18) CLR_CMOS (Clear CMOS Jumper) Use this jumper to clear the BIOS configuration and reset the CMOS values to factory defaults. To clear the CMOS values, use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the two pins for a few seconds. Open: Normal Short: Clear CMOS Values • Always turn off your computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before clearing the CMOS values. • After systemrestart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory defaults (select Load Optimized Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," for BIOS configurations). 19) QFLASH_PLUS (Q-Flash Plus Button) Q-Flash Plus allows you to update the BIOS when your system is off (S5 shutdown state). Save the latest BIOS on a USB thumb drive and plug it into the dedicated port, and then you can now flash the BIOS automatically by simply pressing the Q-Flash Plus button. The QFLED will flash when the BIOS matching and flashing activities start and will stop flashing when the main BIOS flashing is complete. QFLED QFLASH_PLUS For how to use Q-Flash Plus please visit the "Unique Features" webpage of GIGABYTE's website. - 23 - Chapter 2 BIOS Setup BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) records hardware parameters of the system in the CMOS on the motherboard. Its major functions include conducting the Power-On Self-Test (POST) during system startup, saving system parameters and loading operating system, etc. BIOS includes a BIOS Setup program that allows the user to modify basic system configuration settings or to activate certain system features. When the power is turned off, the battery on the motherboard supplies the necessary power to the CMOS to keep the configuration values in the CMOS. To access the BIOS Setup program, press the <Delete> key during the POST when the power is turned on. To upgrade the BIOS, use either the GIGABYTE Q-Flash or @BIOS utility. • Q-Flash allows the user to quickly and easily upgrade or back up BIOS without entering the operating system. • @BIOS is a Windows-based utility that searches and downloads the latest version of BIOS fromthe Internet and updates the BIOS. • Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. To flash the BIOS, do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction. • It is recommended that you not alter the default settings (unless you need to) to prevent system instability or other unexpected results. Inadequately altering the settings may result in system's failure to boot. If this occurs, try to clear the CMOS values and reset the board to default values. (Refer to the "Load Optimized Defaults" section in this chapter or introductions of the battery/clear CMOS jumper in Chapter 1 for how to clear the CMOS values.) 2-1 Startup Screen The following startup Logo screen will appear when the computer boots. (Sample BIOS Version: X570 AORUS ELITE, F1a) Function Keys There are two different BIOS modes as follows and you can use the <F2> key to switch between the two modes. Easy Mode allows users to quickly view their current system information or to make adjustments for optimum performance. In EasyMode, you can use yourmouse tomove through configuration items. TheAdvancedMode provides detailed BIOS settings. You can press the arrow keys on your keyboard to move among the items and press <Enter> to accept or enter a sub-menu. Or you can use your mouse to select the item you want. • When the system is not stable as usual, select the Load Optimized Defaults item to set your system to its defaults. • The BIOS Setup menus described in this chapter are for reference only and may differ by BIOS version. - 24 -

2-2 The Main Menu Setup Menus Configuration Items Option Description Current Settings Advanced Mode Function Keys System Time Hardware Information Quick Access Bar allows you to quickly move to the General Help, Easy Mode, Smart Fan 5, or Q-Flash screen.

<←><→> Move the selection bar to select a setup menu <↑><↓> Move the selection bar to select an configuration item on a menu <Enter>/Double Click Execute command or enter a menu <+>/<Page Up> Increase the numeric value or make changes <->/<Page Down> Decrease the numeric value or make changes <F1> Show descriptions of the function keys <F2> Switch to Easy Mode <F3> Save the current BIOS settings to a profile <F4> Load the BIOS settings from a profile created before <F5> Restore the previous BIOS settings for the current submenus <F6> Display the Smart Fan 5 screen <F7> Load the Optimized BIOS default settings for the current submenus <F8> Access the Q-Flash utility <F10> Save all the changes and exit the BIOS Setup program <F11> Switch to the Favorites submenu <F12> Capture the current screen as an image and save it to your USB drive <Insert> Add or remove a favorite option <Ctrl>+<S> Display information on the installed memory <Esc> Main Menu: Exit the BIOS Setup program Submenus: Exit current submenu - 25 - 2-3 Favorites (F11) Set your frequently used options as your favorites and use the <F11> key to quickly switch to the page where all of your favorite options are located. To add or remove a favorite option, go to its original page and press <Insert> on the option. The option is marked with a star sign if set as a "favorite." - 26 - 2-4 Tweaker Whether the system will work stably with the overclock/overvoltage settings you made is dependent on your overall system configurations. Incorrectly doing overclock/overvoltage may result in damage to CPU, chipset, or memory and reduce the useful life of these components. 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.) ✀ CPU Clock Control Allows you to manually set the CPU base clock in 1 MHz increments. (Default: Auto) Important: It is highly recommended that the CPU frequency be set in accordance with the CPU specifications. ✀ CPU Clock Ratio Allows you to alter the clock ratio for the installed CPU. The adjustable range is dependent on the CPU being installed. ☾ Advanced CPU Settings ✀ Core Performance Boost (Note) Allows you to determine whether to enable the Core Performance Boost (CPB) technology, a CPU performance-boost technology. (Default: Auto) ✀ SVM Mode Virtualization enhanced by Virtualization Technology will allow a platform to run multiple operating systems and applications in independent partitions. With virtualization, one computer systemcan function asmultiple virtual systems. (Default: Disabled) ✀ Global C-state Control (Note) Allows you to determine whether to let the CPU enter C states. When enabled, the CPU core frequency will be reduced during system halt state to decrease power consumption. (Default: Enabled) ✀ Power Supply Idle Control (Note) Enables or disables Package C6 State. Typical Current Idle Disables this function. Low Current Idle Enables this function. Auto Lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting. (Default) ✀ CCD Control (Note) Sets the number of CCDs to be used. (Default: Auto) (Note) This item is present only when you install a CPU that supports this feature. - 27 - ✀ SMT Mode Allows you to enable or disable the CPU Simultaneous Multi-Threading technology. This feature only works for operating systems that support multi-processor mode. Auto lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting. (Default: Auto) ✀ AMD CPU fTPM Enables or disables the TPM 2.0 function integrated in the AMD CPU. (Default: Disabled) ✀ Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) (Note) Allows the BIOS to read the SPD data on XMP memory module(s) to enhance memory performance when enabled. Disabled Disables this function. (Default) Profile1 Uses Profile 1 settings. Profile2 (Note) Uses Profile 2 settings. ✀ XMP High Frequency Support (Note) Allows you to select the compatibility level for high-frequency memory. This item is configurable only when Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) is set to Profile1 or Profile2. (Default: Auto) ✀ System Memory Multiplier Allows you to set the system memory multiplier. Auto sets memory multiplier according to memory SPD data. (Default: Auto) ☾ Advanced Memory Settings ☾ Memory Subtimings 🢪 Standard Timing Control, Advanced Timing Control, CAD Bus Setup Timing, CAD Bus Drive Strength, Data Bus Configuration These sections provide memory timing settings. Note: Your system may become unstable or fail to boot after you make changes on the memory timings. If this occurs, please reset the board to default values by loading optimized defaults or clearing the CMOS values. ☾ SPD Info Displays information on the installed memory. ✀ CPU Vcore/Dynamic Vcore(DVID)/VCORE SOC/Dynamic VCORE SOC(DVID)/CPU VDD18/ CPU VDDP/PM_1VSOC/PM_1V8/DRAM Voltage (CH A/B) These items allow you to adjust the CPU Vcore and memory voltages. ☾ Advanced Voltage Settings This submenu allows you to configure Load-Line Calibration level, over-voltage protection level, over-current protection level, and PWM frequency. (Note) This item is present only when you install a CPU and a memory module that support this feature. - 28 - 2-5 Settings ☾ Platform Power ✀ AC BACK Determines the state of the system after the return of power from an AC power loss. Memory The system returns to its last known awake state upon the return of the AC power. Always On The system is turned on upon the return of the AC power. Always Off The system stays off upon the return of the AC power. (Default) ✀ ErP Determines whether to let the system consume least power in S5 (shutdown) state. (Default: Disabled) Note: When this item is set to Enabled, the following functions will become unavailable: Resume by Alarm, power on by mouse, and power on by keyboard. ✀ Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN Configures the way to turn off the computer in MS-DOS mode using the power button. Instant-Off Press the power button and then the system will be turned off instantly. (Default) Delay 4 Sec. Press and hold the power button for 4 seconds to turn off the system. If the power button is pressed for less than 4 seconds, the system will enter suspend mode. ✀ Power Loading Enables or disables dummy load. 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. Auto lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting. (Default: Auto) ✀ Resume by Alarm Determines whether to power on the system at a desired time. (Default: Disabled) If enabled, set the date and time as following: Wake up day: Turn on the system at a specific time on each day or on a specific day in a month. Wake up hour/minute/second: Set the time at which the system will be powered on automatically. Note: When using this function, avoid inadequate shutdown from the operating system or removal of the AC power, or the settings may not be effective. ✀ Wake on LAN Enables or disables the wake on LAN function. (Default: Enabled) ✀ High Precision Event Timer Enables or disables High Precision Event Timer (HPET) in the operating system. (Default: Enabled) - 29 - ☾ IO Ports ✀ Integrated Graphics (Note) Enables or disables the onboard graphics function. Auto The BIOS will automatically enable or disable the onboard graphics depending on the graphics card being installed. (Default) Forces Enables the onboard graphics. Disabled Disables the onboard graphics. ✀ UMA Mode (Note) Specify the UMA mode. Auto Lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting. (Default) UMA Specified Sets the UMA Frame Buffer Size. UMA Auto Sets the display resolution. This item is configurable only when Integrated Graphics is set to Forces. ✀ UMA Frame Buffer Size (Note) Frame buffer size is the total amount of systemmemory allocated solely for the onboard graphics controller. MS-DOS, for example, will use only this memory for display. Options are: Auto (default), 64M~16G. This item is configurable only when UMA Mode is set to UMA Specified. ✀ Display Resolution (Note) Allows you to set the display resolution. Options are: Auto (default), 1920x1080 and below, 2560x1600, 3840x2160. This item is configurable only when UMA Mode is set to UMA Auto. ✀ Initial Display Output Specifies the first initiation of themonitor display fromthe installed PCI Express graphics card or the onboard graphics. IGD Video (Note) Sets the onboard graphics as the first display. PCIe 1 Slot Sets the graphics card on the PCIEX16 slot as the first display. (Default) PCIe 2 Slot Sets the graphics card on the PCIEX4 slot as the first display. ✀ HD Audio Controller Enables or disables the onboard audio function. (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. ✀ PCIEX16 Bifurcation Allows you to determine how the bandwidth of the PCIEX16 slot is divided. Options: Auto, PCIE 2x8, PCIE 1x8/2x4, PCIE 4x4. (Default: Auto) ✀ Above 4G Decoding Enables or disables 64-bit capable devices to be decoded in above 4 GB address space (only if your system supports 64-bit PCI decoding). Set to Enabled if more than one advanced graphics card are installed and their drivers are not able to be launched when entering the operating system (because of the limited 4 GB memory address space). (Default: Disabled) ✀ Onboard LAN Controller Enables or disables the onboard LAN function. (Default: Enabled) If you wish to install a 3rd party add-in network card instead of using the onboard LAN, set this item to Disabled. (Note) This item is present only when you install a CPU that supports this feature. - 30 - ☾ USB Configuration ✀ Legacy USB Support Allows USB keyboard/mouse to be used in MS-DOS. (Default: Enabled) ✀ XHCI Hand-off Determines whether to enable XHCI Hand-off feature for an operating system without XHCI Hand-off support. (Default: Enabled) ✀ USB Mass Storage Driver Support Enables or disables support for USB storage devices. (Default: Enabled) ✀ Port 60/64 Emulation Enables or disables emulation of I/O ports 64h and 60h. This should be enabled for full legacy support for USB keyboards/mice in MS-DOS or in operating system that does not natively support USB devices. (Default: Disabled) ✀ Mass Storage Devices Displays a list of connected USBmass storage devices. This itemappears only when a USB storage device is installed. ☾ NVMe Configuration Displays information on your M.2 NVME PCIe SSD if installed. ☾ SATA Configuration ✀ SATA Mode Enables or disables RAID for the SATAcontrollers integrated in the Chipset or configures the SATAcontrollers to AHCI mode. RAID Enables RAID for the SATA controller. AHCI Configures the SATA controllers to AHCI mode. Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) is an interface specification that allows the storage driver to enable advanced Serial ATA features such as Native Command Queuing and hot plug. (Default) ✀ NVMe RAID mode Allows you to determine whether to use your M.2 NVMe PCIe SSDs to configure RAID. (Default: Disabled) ✀ SATA Port 0/1/2/3/4/5 (SATA3 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Connectors) Displays the information of the connected SATA device(s). 🢦 Network Stack Configuration ✀ Network Stack Disables or enables booting from the network to install a GPT format OS, such as installing the OS from the Windows Deployment Services server. (Default: Disabled) ✀ Ipv4 PXE Support Enables or disables IPv4 PXE Support. This item is configurable only when Network Stack is enabled. ✀ Ipv4 HTTP Support Enables or disables HTTP boot support for IPv4. This item is configurable only when Network Stack is enabled. ✀ Ipv6 PXE Support Enables or disables IPv6 PXE Support. This item is configurable only when Network Stack is enabled. ✀ Ipv6 HTTP Support Enables or disables HTTP boot support for IPv6. This item is configurable only when Network Stack is enabled. - 31 - ✀ IPSEC Certificate Enables or disables the Internet Protocol Security. This item is configurable only when Network Stack is enabled. ✀ PXE boot wait time Allows you to configure how long to wait before you can press <Esc> to abort the PXE boot. ✀ Media detect count Allows you to set the number of times to check the presence of media. ☾ Intel(R) I211 Gigabit Network Connection This sub-menu provides information on LAN configuration and related configuration options. ☾ Miscellaneous ✀ LEDs in System Power On State Allows you to enable or disable motherboard LED lighting when the system is on. Off Disables the selected lighting mode when the system is on. On Enables the selected lighting mode when the system is on. (Default) ✀ LEDs in Sleep, Hibernation, and Soft Off States Allows you to set the lighting mode of the motherboard LEDs in system S3/S4/S5 state. This item is configurable when LEDs in System Power On State is set to On. Off Disables the selected lighting mode when the system enters S3/S4/S5 state. (Default) On Enables the selected lighting mode when the system enters S3/S4/S5 state. ✀ PCIe Slot Configuration Allows you to set the operation mode of the PCI Express slots to Gen 1, Gen 2, Gen 3, or Gen 4. Actual operation mode is subject to the hardware specification of each slot. Auto lets the BIOS automatically configure this setting. (Default: Auto) ✀ 3DMark01 Enhancement Allows you to determine whether to enhance some legacy benchmark performance. (Default: Disabled) ✀ IOMMU Enables or disables AMD IOMMU support. (Default: Auto) ☾ Trusted Computing Enables or disables Trusted Platform Module (TPM). ☾ AMD CBS This sub-menu provides AMD CBS-related configuration options. ☾ PC Health ✀ Reset Case Open Status Disabled Keeps or clears the record of previous chassis intrusion status. (Default) Enabled Clears the record of previous chassis intrusion status and the Case Open field will show "No" at next boot. - 32 - ✀ Case Open Displays the detection status of the chassis intrusion detection device attached to the motherboard CI header. If the system chassis cover is removed, this field will show "Yes", otherwise it will show "No". To clear the chassis intrusion status record, set Reset Case Open Status to Enabled, save the settings to the CMOS, and then restart your system. ✀ CPU Vcore/CPU VDDP/DRAM Channel A/B Voltage/+3.3V/+5V/+12V/VCORE SOC Displays the current system voltages. ☾ Smart Fan 5 ✀ Monitor Allows you to select a target to monitor and to make further adjustment. (Default: CPU FAN) ✀ Fan Speed Control Allows you to determine whether to enable the fan speed control function and adjust the fan speed. Normal Allows the fan to run at different speeds according to the temperature. You can adjust the fan speed with System Information Viewer based on your system requirements. (Default) Silent Allows the fan to run at slow speeds. Manual Allows you to control the fan speed in the curve graph. Full Speed Allows the fan to run at full speeds. ✀ Fan Control Use Temperature Input Allows you to select the reference temperature for fan speed control. ✀ Temperature Interval Allows you to select the temperature interval for fan speed change. ✀ Fan Control Mode Auto Lets the BIOS automatically detect the type of fan installed and sets the optimal control mode. (Default) Voltage Voltage mode is recommended for a 3-pin fan. PWM PWM mode is recommended for a 4-pin fan. ✀ Fan Stop Enables or disables the fan stop function. You can set the temperature limit using the temperature curve. The fan stops operation when the temperature is lower than the limit. (Default: Disabled) ✀ Temperature Displays the current temperature of the selected target area. ✀ Fan Speed Displays current fan speeds. ✀ Flow Rate Displays the flow rate of your water cooling system. ✀ Temperature Warning Sets the warning threshold for temperature. When temperature exceeds the threshold, BIOS will emit warning sound. Options are: Disabled (default), 60oC/140oF, 70oC/158oF, 80oC/176oF, 90oC/194oF. ✀ Fan Fail Warning Allows the system to emit warning sound if the fan is not connected or fails. Check the fan condition or fan connection when this occurs. (Default: Disabled) - 33 -

2-6 System Info. This section provides information on your motherboard model and BIOS version. You can also select the default language used by the BIOS and manually set the system time. ✀ System Language Selects the default language used by the BIOS. ✀ System Date Sets the system date. The date format is week (read-only), month, date, and year. Use <Enter> to switch between the Month, Date, and Year fields and use the <Page Up> or <Page Down> key to set the desired value. ✀ System Time Sets the system time. The time format is hour, minute, and second. For example, 1 p.m. is 13:00:00. Use <Enter> to switch between the Hour, Minute, and Second fields and use the <Page Up> or <Page Down> key to set the desired value. ✀ Access Level Displays the current access level depending on the type of password protection used. (If no password is set, the default will display as Administrator.) The Administrator level allows you to make changes to all BIOS settings; the User level only allows you to make changes to certain BIOS settings but not all. ☾ Plug in Devices Info Displays information on your SATA, PCI Express, and M.2 devices if installed. ☾ Q-Flash Allows you to access the Q-Flash utility to update the BIOS or back up the current BIOS configuration. - 34 -

2-7 Boot ✀ Boot Option Priorities Specifies the overall boot order from the available devices. Removable storage devices that support GPT format will be prefixed with "UEFI:" string on the boot device list. To boot from an operating system that supports GPT partitioning, select the device prefixed with "UEFI:" string. Or if you want to install an operating system that supports GPT partitioning such as Windows 10 64-bit, select the optical drive that contains the Windows 10 64-bit installation disk and is prefixed with "UEFI:" string. ✀ Hard Drive/CD/DVD ROM Drive/Floppy Drive/Network Device BBS Priorities Specifies the boot order for a specific device type, such as hard drives, optical drives, floppy disk drives, and devices that support Boot from LAN function, etc. Press <Enter> on this item to enter the submenu that presents the devices of the same type that are connected. This item is present only if at least one device for this type is installed. ✀ Bootup NumLock State Enables or disables Numlock feature on the numeric keypad of the keyboard after the POST. (Default: On) ✀ Security Option Specifies whether a password is required every time the systemboots, or only when you enter BIOS Setup. After configuring this item, set the password(s) under the Administrator Password/User Password item. Setup A password is only required for entering the BIOS Setup program. System A password is required for booting the system and for entering the BIOS Setup program. (Default) ✀ Full Screen LOGO Show Allows you to determine whether to display the GIGABYTE Logo at system startup. Disabled skips the GIGABYTE Logo when the system starts up. (Default: Enabled) ✀ Fast Boot Enables or disables Fast Boot to shorten the OS boot process. Ultra Fast provides the fastest bootup speed. (Default: Disabled) ✀ SATA Support Last Boot SATA Devices Only Except for the previous boot drive, all SATA devices are disabled before the OS boot process completes. (Default) All SATA Devices All SATA devices are functional in the operating system and during the POST. This item is configurable only when Fast Boot is set to Enabled or Ultra Fast. - 35 - ✀ NVMe Support Allows you to enable or disable NVMe device(s). (Default: Enabled) This item is configurable only when Fast Boot is set to Enabled or Ultra Fast. ✀ VGA Support Allows you to select which type of operating system to boot. Auto Enables legacy option ROM only. EFI Driver Enables EFI option ROM. (Default) This item is configurable only when Fast Boot is set to Enabled or Ultra Fast. ✀ USB Support Disabled All USB devices are disabled before the OS boot process completes. Full Initial All USB devices are functional in the operating system and during the POST. (Default) Partial Initial Part of the USB devices are disabled before the OS boot process completes. This item is configurable only when Fast Boot is set to Enabled. This function is disabled when Fast Boot is set to Ultra Fast. ✀ Network Stack Driver Support Disabled Disables booting from the network. (Default) Enabled Enables booting from the network. This item is configurable only when Fast Boot is set to Enabled or Ultra Fast. ✀ CSM Support Enables or disables UEFI CSM (Compatibility Support Module) to support a legacy PC boot process. Disabled Disables UEFI CSM and supports UEFI BIOS boot process only. Enabled Enables UEFI CSM. (Default) ✀ LAN PXE Boot Option ROM Allows you to select whether to enable the legacy option ROM for the LAN controller. (Default: Disabled) This item is configurable only when CSM Support is set to Enabled. ✀ Storage Boot Option Control Allows you to select whether to enable the UEFI or legacy option ROM for the storage device controller. Disabled Disables option ROM. UEFI Only Enables UEFI option ROM only. (Default) Legacy Only Enables legacy option ROM only. This item is configurable only when CSM Support is set to Enabled. ✀ Other PCI Device ROM Priority Allows you to select whether to enable the UEFI or Legacy option ROM for the PCI device controller other than the LAN, storage device, and graphics controllers. Disabled Disables option ROM. UEFI Only Enables UEFI option ROM only. (Default) Legacy Only Enables legacy option ROM only. This item is configurable only when CSM Support is set to Enabled. ✀ Administrator Password Allows you to configure an administrator password. Press <Enter> on this item, type the password, and then press <Enter>. You will be requested to confirm the password. Type the password again and press <Enter>. Youmust enter the administrator password (or user password) at systemstartup and when entering BIOS Setup. Differing from the user password, the administrator password allows you to make changes to all BIOS settings. - 36 - ✀ User Password Allows you to configure a user password. Press <Enter> on this item, type the password, and then press <Enter>. You will be requested to confirm the password. Type the password again and press <Enter>. You must enter the administrator password (or user password) at system startup and when entering BIOS Setup. However, the user password only allows you to make changes to certain BIOS settings but not all. To cancel the password, press <Enter> on the password item and when requested for the password, enter the correct one first. When prompted for a new password, press <Enter> without entering any password. Press <Enter> again when prompted to confirm. NOTE: Before setting the User Password, be sure to set the Administrator Password first. ☾ Secure Boot Allows you to enable or disable Secure Boot and configure related settings. This item is configurable only when CSM Support is set to Disabled. ✀ Preferred Operating Mode Allows you to select whether to enter Easy mode or Advanced mode after entering BIOS Setup. Auto enters the BIOS mode where it was last time. (Default: Auto) - 37 - 2-8 Save & Exit ✀ Save & Exit Setup Press <Enter> on this item and select Yes. This saves the changes to the CMOS and exits the BIOS Setup program. Select No or press <Esc> to return to the BIOS Setup Main Menu. ✀ Exit Without Saving Press <Enter> on this item and select Yes. This exits the BIOS Setup without saving the changes made in BIOS Setup to the CMOS. Select No or press <Esc> to return to the BIOS Setup Main Menu. ✀ Load Optimized Defaults Press <Enter> on this item and select Yes to load the optimal BIOS default settings. The BIOS defaults settings help the system to operate in optimum state. Always load the Optimized defaults after updating the BIOS or after clearing the CMOS values. ✀ Boot Override Allows you to select a device to boot immediately. Press <Enter> on the device you select and select Yes to confirm. Your system will restart automatically and boot from that device. ✀ Save Profiles This function allows you to save the current BIOS settings to a profile. You can create up to 8 profiles and save as Setup Profile 1~ Setup Profile 8. Press <Enter> to complete. Or you can select Select File in HDD/FDD/USB to save the profile to your storage device. ✀ Load Profiles If your system becomes unstable and you have loaded the BIOS default settings, you can use this function to load the BIOS settings from a profile created before, without the hassles of reconfiguring the BIOS settings. First select the profile you wish to load and then press <Enter> to complete. You can select Select File in HDD/FDD/USB to input the profile previously created from your storage device or load the profile automatically created by the BIOS, such as reverting the BIOS settings to the last settings that worked properly (last known good record). - 38 - Chapter 3 Appendix 3-1 Configuring a RAID Set RAID Levels RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID 10

Minimum Number of Hard Drives ≥2 2 4 Array Capacity Number of hard drives * Size of the smallest drive Size of the smallest drive (Number of hard drives/2) * Size of the smallest drive

Fault Tolerance No Yes Yes Before you begin, please prepare the following items: • At least two SATA hard drives or SSDs. (Note) (To ensure optimal performance, it is recommended that you use two hard drives with identical model and capacity). • Windows setup disk. • Motherboard driver disk. • A USB thumb drive. Configuring the Onboard SATA Controller A. Installing SATA hard drive(s) in your computer Install the hard drives/SSDs in the SATA/M.2 connectors on themotherboard. Then connect the power connectors from your power supply to the hard drives. B. Configuring SATA controller mode in BIOS Setup Make sure to configure the SATA controller mode correctly in system BIOS Setup. Steps: Turn on your computer and press <Delete> to enter BIOS Setup during the POST (Power-On Self-Test). Under Settings\IO Ports, set SATA Configuration\SATA Mode to RAID. Then save the settings and restart your computer. (If you want to use NVMe PCIe SSDs to configure RAID, make sure to set NVMe RAID mode to Enabled.) The BIOS Setup menus described in this section may differ from the exact settings for your motherboard. The actual BIOS Setup menu options you will see shall depend on the motherboard you have and the BIOS version. (Note) An M.2 PCIe SSD cannot be used to set up a RAID set either with an M.2 SATA SSD or a SATA hard drive. - 39 - C. UEFI RAID Configuration Steps: 1. In BIOS Setup, go to Boot and set CSM Support to Disabled. Save the changes and exit BIOS Setup. 2. After the system reboot, enter BIOS Setup again. Then enter the Settings\RAIDXpert2 Configuration Utility sub-menu. 3. On the RAIDXpert2 Configuration Utility screen, press <Enter> on Array Management to enter the Create Array screen. Then, select a RAID level. RAID levels supported include RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 (the selections available depend on the number of the hard drives being installed). Next, press <Enter> on Select Physical Disks to enter the Select Physical Disks screen. 4. On the Select Physical Disks screen, select the hard drives to be included in the RAID array and set them to Enabled. Next, use the down arrow key to move to Apply Changes and press <Enter>. Then return to the previous screen and set the Array Size, Array Size Unit, Read Cache Policy and Write Cache Policy. 5. After setting the capacity, move to Create Array and press <Enter> to begin. 6. After completing, you'll be brought back to the Array Management screen. Under Manage Array Properties you can see the new RAID volume and information on RAID level, array name, array capacity, etc. Install the SATA RAID/AHCI driver and operating system With the correct BIOS settings, you are ready to install the operating system. Installing the Operating System As some operating systems already include RAID/AHCI driver, you do not need to install separate RAID/AHCI driver during the Windows installation process. After the operating system is installed, we recommend that you install all required drivers from the motherboard driver disk using "Xpress Install" to ensure system performance and compatibility. If the operating system to be installed requires that you provide additional SATA RAID/AHCI driver during the OS installation process, please refer to the steps below: 1. Copy the Hw10 folder under the \Boot folder in the driver disk to your USB thumb drive. 2. Boot from the Windows setup disk and perform standard OS installation steps. When the screen requesting you to load the driver appears, select Browse. 3. Insert the USB thumb drive and then browse to the location of the driver. The location of the drivers is as follows: \Hw10\RAID\x64 4. Select AMD-RAID Bottom Device first and click Next to load the driver. Then select AMD-RAID Controller and click Next to load the driver. Finally, continue the OS installation. Please visit GIGABYTE's website for details on configuring a RAID array. - 40 - 3-2 Drivers Installation • Before installing the drivers, first install the operating system. • After installing the operating system, insert the motherboard driver disk into your optical drive. Click on the message "Tap to choose what happens with this disc" on the top-right corner of the screen and select "Run Run.exe." (Or go to My Computer, double-click the optical drive and execute the Run.exe program.) "Xpress Install" will automatically scan your system and then list all of the drivers that are recommended to install. You can click the Xpress Install button and "Xpress Install" will install all of the selected drivers. Or click the arrow icon to individually install the drivers you need. Please visit GIGABYTE's website for Please visit GIGABYTE's website for more troubleshooting information. more software information. - 41 - Regulatory Statements Regulatory Notices This document must not be copied without our written permission, and the contents there of must not be imparted to a third party nor be used for any unauthorized purpose. Contravention will be prosecuted. We believe that the information contained herein was accurate in all respects at the time of printing. GIGABYTE cannot, however, assume any responsibility for errors or omissions in this text. Also note that the information in this document is subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a commitment by GIGABYTE. Our Commitment to Preserving the Environment In addition to high-efficiency performance, all GIGABYTE motherboards fulfill European Union regulations for RoHS (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) environmental directives, as well as most major worldwide safety requirements. To prevent releases of harmful substances into the environment and to maximize the use of our natural resources, GIGABYTE provides the following information on how you can responsibly recycle or reuse most of the materials in your "end of life" product. Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive Statement GIGABYTE products have not intended to add and safe from hazardous substances (Cd, Pb, Hg, Cr+6, PBDE and PBB). The parts and components have been carefully selected to meet RoHS requirement. Moreover, we at GIGABYTE are continuing our efforts to develop products that do not use internationally banned toxic chemicals. Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive Statement GIGABYTE will fulfill the national laws as interpreted from the 2012/19/EU WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) directive. The WEEE Directive specifies the treatment, collection, recycling and disposal of electric and electronic devices and their components. Under the Directive, used equipment must be marked, collected separately, and disposed of properly. WEEE Symbol Statement The symbol shown below is on the product or on its packaging, which indicates that this product must not be disposed of with other waste. Instead, the device should be taken to the waste collection centers for activation of the treatment, collection, recycling and disposal procedure. The separate collection and recycling of your waste equipment at the time of disposal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. For more information about where you can drop off your waste equipment for recycling, please contact your local government office, your household waste disposal service or where you purchased the product for details of environmentally safe recycling. ⑩ When your electrical or electronic equipment is no longer useful to you, "take it back" to your local or regional waste collection administration for recycling. ⑩ If you need further assistance in recycling, reusing in your "end of life" product, you may contact us at the Customer Care number listed in your product's user's manual and we will be glad to help you with your effort. Finally, we suggest that you practice other environmentally friendly actions by understanding and using the energy-saving features of this product (where applicable), recycling the inner and outer packaging (including shipping containers) this product was delivered in, and by disposing of or recycling used batteries properly. With your help, we can reduce the amount of natural resources needed to produce electrical and electronic equipment, minimize the use of landfills for the disposal of "end of life" products, and generally improve our quality of life by ensuring that potentially hazardous substances are not released into the environment and are disposed of properly. Battery Information European Union—Disposal and recycling information GIGABYTE Recycling Program (available in some regions) This symbol indicates that this product and/or battery should not be disposed of with household waste. You must use the public collection system to return, recycle, or treat them in compliance with the local regulations. - 42 - FCC Notice (U.S.A. Only) 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. WARNING: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates and radiates radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult a dealer or experienced TV/radio technician for help. The user may find the following booklet prepared by the Federal Communications Commission helpful: The Interference Handbook. This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.20402. Stock No.004- 000-00345-4 Notice for 5GHz Operations in the 5.15-5.25GHz band are restricted to indoor usage only. (For 5GHz only) RF exposure statement The product comply with the FCC portable RF exposure limit set forth for an uncontrolled environment and are safe for intended operation as described in this manual. The further RF exposure reduction can be achieved if the product can be kept as far as possible from the user body or set the device to lower output power if such function is available. CAUTION: The manufacturer is not responsible for any interference caused by unauthorized modifications and/or use of unauthorized antennas. Such changes and/or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance of this device could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. - 43 - Canada-Industry Canada (IC): This device complies with Canadian RSS-210. This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Ce dispositif est conforme à la norme CNR-210 d'Industrie Canada applicable aux appareils radio exempts de licence. Son fonctionnement est sujet aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) le dispositif ne doit pas produire de brouillage préjudiciable, et (2) ce dispositif doit accepter tout brouillage reçu, y compris un brouillage susceptible de provoquer un fonctionnement indésirable. Notice for 5GHz: Caution : (i) the device for operation in the band 5150-5250 MHz is only for indoor use to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems; (ii) the maximum antenna gain permitted for devices in the bands 5250-5350 MHz and 5470-5725 MHz shall comply with the e.i.r.p. limit; and (iii) the maximum antenna gain permitted for devices in the band 5725-5825 MHz shall comply with the e.i.r.p. limits specified for point-to-point and non point-to-point operation as appropriate. (iv) Users should also be advised that high-power radars are allocated as primary users (i.e. priority users) of the bands 5250-5350 MHz and 5650-5850 MHz and that these radars could cause interference and/or damage to LE-LAN devices. Avertissement: Le guide d'utilisation des dispositifs pour réseaux locaux doit inclure des instructions précises sur les restrictions susmentionnées, notamment : (i) les dispositifs fonctionnant dans la bande 5 150-5 250 MHz sont réservés uniquement pour une utilisation à l’intérieur afin de réduire les risques de brouillage préjudiciable aux systèmes de satellites mobiles utilisant les mêmes canaux; (ii) le gain maximal d’antenne permis pour les dispositifs utilisant les bandes 5 250-5 350 MHz et 5 470-5 725 MHz doit se conformer à la limite de p.i.r.e.; (iii) le gain maximal d’antenne permis (pour les dispositifs utilisant la bande 5 725-5 825 MHz) doit se conformer à la limite de p.i.r.e. spécifiée pour l’exploitation point à point et non point à point, selon le cas. (iv) De plus, les utilisateurs devraient aussi être avisés que les utilisateurs de radars de haute puissance sont désignés utilisateurs principaux (c.-à-d., qu’ils ont la priorité) pour les bandes 5 250-5 350 MHz et 5 650-5 850 MHz et que ces radars pourraient causer du brouillage et/ou des dommages aux dispositifs LAN-EL. Radiation Exposure Statement: The product comply with the Canada portable RF exposure limit set forth for an uncontrolled environment and are safe for intended operation as described in this manual. The further RF exposure reduction can be achieved if the product can be kept as far as possible from the user body or set the device to lower output power if such function is available. - 44 - European Community Radio Equipment Directive (RED) Compliance Statement: This equipment complies with all the requirements and other relevant provisions of Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU. This equipment is suitable for home and office use in all the European Community Member States and EFTA Member States. The low band 5.15 -5.35 GHz is for indoor use only. Restrictions d'utilisation en France: Pour la France métropolitaine 2.400 - 2.4835 GHz (Canaux 1à 13) autorisé en usage intérieur 2.400 - 2.454 GHz (canaux 1 à 7) autorisé en usage extérieur Pour la Guyane et la Réunion 2.400 - 2.4835 GHz (Canaux 1à 13) autorisé en usage intérieur 2.420 - 2.4835 GHz (canaux 5 à 13) autorisé en usage extérieur Notice for Italy: The use of these equipments is regulated by: 1. D.L.gs 1.8.2003, n. 259, article 104 (activity subject to general authorization) for outdoor use and article 105 (free use) for indoor use, in both cases for private use. 2. D.M. 28.5.03, for supply to public of RLAN access to networks and telecom services. L’uso degli apparati è regolamentato da: 1. D.L.gs 1.8.2003, n. 259, articoli 104 (attività soggette ad autorizzazione generale) se utilizzati al di fuori del proprio fondo e 105 (libero uso) se utilizzati entro il proprio fondo, in entrambi i casi per uso private. 2. D.M. 28.5.03, per la fornitura al pubblico dell’accesso R-LAN alle reti e ai servizi di telecomunicazioni. Taiwan NCC Wireless Statements / 無線設備警告聲明: 低功率電波輻射性電機管理辦法 第十二條: 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻 率、加大功率或變更原設計之特性及功能。 第十四條: 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通信;經發現有干擾現象時,應立 即停用,並改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。前項合法通信,指依電信法規定作業之無線 電通信。低功率射頻電機須忍受合法通信或工業、科學及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之 干擾。 在5.25-5.35秭赫頻帶內操作之無線資訊傳輸設備,限於室內使用。 Korea KCC NCC Wireless Statement: 5,25 GHz - 5,35 GHz 대역을 사용하는 무선 장치는 실내에서만 사용하도록 제한됩니다。 Japan Wireless Statement: 5.15GHz帯 ~ 5.35GHz帯: 屋内のみの使用。 - 45 - - 46 - - 47 -

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