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  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 4

    ...27 ASUS O.C. Profile...3-27 3.9 3.10 Exit menu...3-28 Updating BIOS...3-29 3.10.1 3.10.2 3.10.3 ASUS Update...3-29 ASUS EZ Flash 2...3-32 ASUS BIOS Updater...3-33 Software support 4.1 4.2 Installing an operating system...4-1 Support DVD information...4-1 4.2.1 4.2.2 4.3 4.3.1 4.3.2 4.3.3 Running the support DVD...4-1 ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 5

    ...® Option ROM utility...5-3 Creating a RAID driver disk without entering the OS...5-6 Creating a RAID driver disk in Windows®...5-6 Installing the RAID driver during Windows® OS installation...5-7 Using a USB floppy disk drive...5-8 Creating a RAID driver disk...5-6 Multiple GPU support AMD® CrossFireX™ ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 7

    ..., and connectors on the motherboard. • Chapter 2: Basic Installation This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that ... Multiple GPU technology support This chapter describes how to install and configure multiple AMD® ... additional information and for product and software updates. 1. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 11

    M5A97 LE R2.0 specifications summary Back Panel I/O ports 1 x PS/2 Keyboard (Purple) 1 x PS/2 Mouse (Green) 1 x LAN (RJ-45) port 2 x ...DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE 2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s cables 1 x I/O Shield 1 x User Manual Support DVD Drivers ASUS utilities ASUS Update Anti-Virus software (OEM version) Form factor ATX form factor: 12 in x 9 in (30.5 cm x 22.9 cm) Manageability Accessories...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 24

    ... retailer to get the correct memory modules. Due to the memory address limitation on 32-bit Windows® OS, when you install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard, the actual usable memory for the OS can be...a 32-bit Windows OS. b) Install a 64-bit Windows OS when you want to install 4GB or more on the motherboard. c) • For more details, refer to ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 50

    ... and audio port definitions. Due to USB 3.0 controller limitation, USB 3.0 devices can only be used under Windows® OS environment and after the USB 3.0 driver installation. USB 3.0 devices can only be used as data storage only. We strongly recommend that you connect USB 3.0 devices to USB 3.0 ports...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 71 set to [IDE]. [IDE] [IDE] • • For Windows® XP OS, you have to install the AHCI driver, so that you could use the SATA connectors 1-6 in AHCI... OS installation disk, we strongly recommend that you install the optical drive to the SATA connectors 5/6 and set them to [IDE] mode. ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 3-17 Chapter 3 • When the SATA Port1-Port 4 and the SATA Port5-Port 6 ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 83

    ... ASUS Update is a utility that allows you to manage, save, and update the motherboard BIOS in Windows® environment. • • ASUS Update requires an Internet connection either through a network or an Internet Service Provider (ISP). This utility is available in the support DVD that comes with the motherboard package. ASUS Update ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 3-29 Chapter 3
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 84

    ...1. From the ASUS Update screen, select Update BIOS from Internet, and then click Next. Model Name M5A97 LE R2.0 Version 0302 Release Date 07/02/2012 2. Select the ASUS... Release Date 07/02/2012 3. Select the BIOS version that you want to download. Click Next. Model Name M5A97 LE R2.0 Version 0302 Chapter 3 3-30 Release Date 07/02/2012 Chapter 3:...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 91

    Software support 4.1 Installing an operating system ® This motherboard supports Windows XP/ 64-bit XP/ ...the latest OS version and corresponding updates to maximize the features of your hardware. • 4 Motherboard settings and hardware options vary. Use the setup procedures presented in this... the BIN folder. Double-click the ASSETUP.EXE to run the DVD. ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 4-1 Chapter 4
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 93

    ... computer: 1. 2. 3. Place the support DVD to the optical drive. The Drivers installation tab appears if your computer has enabled the Autorun feature. Click Utilities ... to the software manual in the support DVD or visit the ASUS website at for detailed software configuration. ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 4-3 Chapter 4 • The Auto Tuning button appears only on models with the TurboV ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 100

    ... experience. To launch Network iControl, click Tool > Network iControl from AI Suite II main menu bar. • • Ensure to install the LAN drivers before using this function. Network iControl is only supported under Windows® 7 and can only support the onboard LAN. Network iControl Using EZ Start EZ Start ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 109

    4.3.10 ASUS Update is a utility that allows you to manage, save, and update the motherboard BIOS in Windows® environment. ASUS Update Launching ASUS Update To launch ASUS Update... BIOS to file Save the BIOS file to another file or a USB storage device for later use. ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 4-19 Chapter 4 Updating the BIOS poses some risks such as system instability or failure to boot. Before ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 110

    ... Select the option that you want to use to update your boot logo, click Next and follow the instructions below. Change the boot logo of a downloaded BIOS file and update (or do not update) this BIOS to the motherboard 1. 2. From the BIOS file field, click Browse to locate the BIOS file. From the Picture File field, ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 112

    ... configurations Follow the installation wizard to install the Realtek® Audio Driver from the support DVD that came with the motherboard package. If the Realtek audio software is correctly installed, you will find the Realtek ... Set default device buttons Connector settings Analog and digital connector status B. Realtek HD Audio Manager for Windows XP Configuration ...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 113

    ... array over 2TB can only be set as a data disk only. If you want to install a Windows® operating system to ... hard disk drive included in a RAID set, you have to create a RAID driver disk and load the RAID driver during OS installation. Refer to section 5.2 Creating a RAID driver ... or use an existing drive and three new drives for this setup. RAID definitions ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 5-1 Chapter 5
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 118

    5.2 A floppy disk with the RAID driver is required when installing a Windows® operating system on a hard disk drive that is included in a RAID set. • ... creating a SATA RAID driver disk. Windows® XP may not recognize the USB floppy disk drive due...174;: Start Windows®. Creating a RAID driver disk in Windows® Plug the USB floppy disk drive and insert...
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 119

    ... screen instructions to complete the installation. To install the RAID driver for Windows® Vista or later OS: 1. 2. 3. 4. During the OS installation, click Load Driver to allow you to select the installation media containing ... from a USB flash drive, you have to use another computer to copy the RAID driver from the support DVD to the USB flash drive. ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 5-7 Chapter 5
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 123

    ... > Add/Remove Programs. For Windows 7/Vista, go to Control Panel > Programs and Features. Select your current graphics card driver/s. For Windows XP, select Add/Remove. Turn off your computer. For Windows 7/Vista, select Uninstall. Before you begin ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 6-1 Chapter 6
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 User's Manual - Page 125

    ... your PCI Express graphics card driver supports the AMD® CrossFireX™ technology. Download the latest driver from the AMD website ( Installing the device drivers 6.1.5 After installing your graphics cards ...: Right-click on the Windows® desktop and select AMD VISION Engine Control Center. ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 6-3 Chapter 6
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