chip set problem

  mould 29 Jun 11
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I have a asus m4a88t-v evo usb 3 motherboard when I switch my pc on it comes up with press f1 2 set up chip set configuration or f2 to boot pc dose any one now how to set up the chip set configuration

  ams4127 29 Jun 11

You should have a manual for your board which will show you what to do or you could also have a look on the Asus website for some answers.

From your description I would suspect that the boot disk order is wrong.

  chub_tor 30 Jun 11

Pressing F1 will take you into the BIOS where you can set up all the parameters for the chip set. As ams4127 says its may be for the boot order, it could be the time or one of a number of alternatives. If you look at your manual on page 2-27 you will see the Boot Menu and on pge 2-31 on the Exit Menu you will see Load Setup Defaults, if all else fails you can go back to the default settings.

Mould: is this a new motherboard, or an old one and this problem has just started occurring? If the latter, you may need a new CMOS battery.

  chub_tor 30 Jun 11

Ian in Northampton that is a good point, I has assumed that a board with USB3 would not have a CMOS battery problem yet.

Good point chub_tor - I'd missed the USB 3.0 reference... :-(

  woodchip 30 Jun 11

If its USB3 then its got to be a new one.

As above F1 takes you to BIOS setup page where you configure your Hardware. Read the Manual and follow that to set it up, including any Jumpers, as these can be the make or brake of the build

  woodchip 30 Jun 11

This is the Motherboard

Motherboard Link

  woodchip 30 Jun 11

AM3 CPU the board also as a Turbo Switch for extra performance

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