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Mobo not detecting HDMI? - ATI Radeon HD 4250 onboard ASUS mobo

Q: Mobo not detecting HDMI? - ATI Radeon HD 4250 onboard ASUS mobo

This problem has the configuration listed in my system specs below, which have just changed recently. My OCZ Vertex 2 died, RMA'ed but sold, and replaced with the Transcend SSD720, 2.5" SATAIII 64GB. Also sold my GPU...

Now, trying to get everything back on track. I reinstalled my OS on the SSD, but I can't for the life of me get the HDMI working. When reinstalling, I knew it was normal for only my Dell CRT to show up via its VGA connection, but then the main ViewSonic HD monitor never came on. I finally realized it wasn't responding to anything. The ViewSonic HD monitor is the only thing plugged in right now, on both VGA & HDMI, but will only work on the VGA. It had been working fine before the OCZ SSD died. No VGA problems. The onboard ATI Radeon HD 4250 is fully updated and all the drivers are installed and updated to the best of my knowledge. There is an update for the BIOS on the ASUS website that I had never installed, ever, but the only change from before was the SSD so that should not matter. I've even made sure I installed the specific driver for the monitor from the disc it came with. I tried playing around in BIOS, and (for once) no matter what graphics device order I set, (i.e., IGPX-PCI-GPX-etc) it always reverted to the mobo's VGA. And obviously, Device Manager is showing no yellow question marks and is generally no help right now...

Again, there is NO longer a standalone GPU/video card in this system, just the ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3's onboard internal graphics, ATI Radeon HD4250.

Is there something I'm missing? Anything I could possibly try??? Any ideas...

FYI, I knew my OS image was horribly out of date so I didn't bother trying to reinstall that. Also, since the (GB) size of the SSD is smaller now, wouldn't it not work anyway? Well, that's moot...

Preferred Solution: Mobo not detecting HDMI? - ATI Radeon HD 4250 onboard ASUS mobo

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

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A: Mobo not detecting HDMI? - ATI Radeon HD 4250 onboard ASUS mobo

It's plausible that your HDMI port on your MOBO is dead. Is it possible to obtain a GPU and try it's HDMI port?
It could be your monitor as well, do you have access to anything else supporting HDMI and see if your monitor connects?

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Hi all,

I've just bought an AS-Rock FM2A78M Pro3+ and an Athlon X4 860K to upgrade, and I can only get a video output using a graphics card in the PCIe slot. I'd like to get the onboards working, so I've been into the UEFI to change the Northbridge Settings so the Primary Graphics Adaptor = Onboard, but after removing the PCIe card and reconnecting the DVI cable to the onboard socket, I get nothing on the monitor.

Put the graphics card back in and it works, and the Primary Graphics Adaptor is still set to Onboard. Am I missing something here?


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hi all,

I have a network at home of roughly 4-6 pc's and when i plug in the network to my pc on my onboard Network "A8N-SLI Premium mobo" it connectes and reconnects.

the mobo has Two network ports on it and on both it does the same thing. my Switch isnt gigabit speed but my PC is 10/1000. all the other pc's on my network are all normal 10/100.

i had placed in a PCI 10/100 network card and that works fine...

can anyone help?

A:Asus Mobo - Onboard network connecting and reconnecting


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Hey there,

I have a problem I've been trying to fix for some weeks now: no audio.

I have an ASUS P4P800 motherboard with onboard audio, according to AIDA:
Analog Devices AD1985 @ Intel 82801EB ICH5 - AC'97 Audio Controller [A-2/A-3] PCI

I've downloaded and installed the latest AC'97 drivers, no fix. Device management says everything is installed correctly, the soundcard is shown as 'Realtek AC'97 Audio'.

For the record:
- Sound is not muted
- Onboard audio is turned on in BIOS
- MOBO jumpers are set correctly
- Headphones don't work neither
- I've tried manually installing the drivers, still nothing

What else can I try?

A:No audio, (AC97, onboard soundcard ASUS mobo)

By the way, I've searched this nice forum very thoroughly, but none of the solutions proposed in other, similar, topics, worked for me.

Hope someone can help me out

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I'm trying to resolve an issue with the onboard sound device for my ASUS P5GPL-X motherboard not working. Here's the message that I sent to their tech support:

The sound device built into the motherboard won't work. Windows is recognizing it only as a "PCI Device" but has no driver. When I run the SoundMAX ADI1986A Audio Driver software on the install disc, it returns an error ("The audio files do not support your computer hardware"). I called yesterday and was advised to reinstall Windows. I did that, no improvement. This is a new install on a new PC, so it seems unlikely that old drivers are the problem.Click to expand...

Their (unhelpful) response:

All the drivers on the support cd will work for your motherboard. If it will not allow you to install the driver, then this has to be because it's conflicting with other devices. If you show pci device in device manager, that indicates that the driver has not been installed. When you first setup this system, you have to limit the system down to the bare minimum components. Videocard, memory, processor, 1 hard drive, 1 cdrom, and fl! oppy. Format and reinstall windows. Once windows is installed, then you have to install the support cd that came with the motherboard, and install all the drivers on the cd in the order that they're listed. Videocard drivers would be installed last. Once doing that, you should be able to look in device manager, ... Read more

A:Onboard sound for Asus P5GPL-X Mobo not working

WHen you reinstalled windows did you install your motherboard drivers before trying to install the sound drivers?

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Hello all,

I've built a PC using an Asus P5G41T-M mobo w/ an HDMI connector. I'm currently using an nVidia GT220 hooked to a Dell monitor at 1920x1080 (VGA). I can't seem to get the PC to recognize the HDMI port. The manual is pretty slim and only mentions that an HDMI port exists. On the Asus web site (after filling out lots of extraneous info) I was able to register and check out their 'support' forum. Not much help there. There was a small article about the HDMI working only if there was nothing plugged into the (onboard) VGA or DVI. I'm not using any onboard video, I'm using the nVidia. Is there some setting in Win7 that I need to check? I generally use Linux, but this is a PC I will be using for video editing (converting old VHS tapes to DVD).


A:HDMI not recognized on Asus mobo

wftomlin, welcome to the Seven Forums.

There is nothing you can do in Windows (or Linux for that matter) to get around what you are trying to do, it is entirely a hardware/bios issue. Not sure what is in the paper manual but the PDF version from here,

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5G41T-M

has enough to go on for the most part. The problem is that in a lot of cases the onboard video gets disabled when a video card is detected, and usually not much that can be done about it. In the case of your motherboard it may be possible if you go into the bios to the Chipset section and set the "Initiate Graphic Adapter" to [PEG/IGD],

No promises but that should allow for the onboard video to be used at the same time as the video card.

P.S. Does your GT 200 not have a HDMI port as well? If it does and you only have one monitor connected to the card, you can use it instead of trying to get the one for the onboard video to work.

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Hi Everyone,

This is a strange and baffling problem. I’m not a complete novice and spent a lot time and tried many different things trying to solve it on my own, but nothing worked. Please bear with me as I’ll do my best to describe the situation.

Some time ago, I decided to build a budget pc to serve mainly as an HTPC of sorts. The idea was to spend the bare minimum initially and then upgrade the system as I go along. I therefore opted for a mobo that has (what I thought was) decent onboard graphics and HDMI output (ASUS M4A78LT-M) so that I could hook it up directly to my TV (Toshiba Regsa). As I mostly work on my laptop, I don’t have a computer screen (and no real reason to buy one).

Here are the system’s specs:
Mobo: ASUS M4A78LT-M
Processor: AMD Athlon II X2 250 3.0Ghz
CPU cooler: Stock
RAM: 4GB (2 X Crucial DDR3 PC3-10600; 3.25GB usable)
HDD: Western Digital Caviar 500GB
ODD: Pioneer DVR-A18LBK</SPAN>
OS: Windows 7 Professional (32bit, SP1)
From the start the video outputs gave me a headache. Working with the VGA connection, I was trying to install Windows XP on the machine, but the screen kept going blank after POST and giving the onscreen message &#8220;&#8220;unsupported video format&#8221;. I almost gave up thinking it was a compatibility issue with my TV or that the modo was DOA, but then I tried to install Windows 7 and suddenly everything worked fine. After installing the OS, I updated the bios to t... Read more

A:Problem with HDMI connection in ASUS mobo

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Getting frustrated - help please. Every time I try to use an LCD TV (using mobo HDMI-out to TV HDMI-in) it results in a BSOD with STOP 0x16?telling me that the igdkmd64 did not recover. Usually before the BSOD I get something like "Display driver igdkmd64.sys stopped responding and has recovered" several times, and them?KABOOM.
The system works fine with a VGA monitor without the HDMI attached.

This is a clean Win 7x64 (Home Premium) install on a minimal new build:
ASUS P8H67 B3 (Realtec HD Audio, and Realtec Gbit Network);
i7 2600K with Intel HD3000 on processor graphics
4 Gb RAM (2x 2Gb) DDR3 1333
HD - Crucial C300 128Gb SSD AHCPI.
Supposedly (?) I have the newest HW drivers

The culprit TV?s are an older Olevia 42"-1080i, and a newer 26" VIZIO 1080p. Both are HDCP compliant, and both work fine with HDMI from a DVD, A/V Receiver or cable box.

So far I have tried swapping HDMI cables, tried using a DVI-out to HDMI adapter (TVs don't have DVI ports) ? same result. Tried removing one memory stick (leaving only 2Gb on a single slot) same problem. Also tried with various BIOS settings -- no help. The same things happens if I booth in Safe Mode with networking, but not in Safe Mode. So, I disabled the network drivers and devices, and rebooted normally --but didn't help, same BSOD.

Have been searching the web and forums, but nothing seems to be helping.

Any suggestions are much appreciated!

A:Problem with HDMI TV to ASUS P8H67 Mobo w/I7 HD Graphics

Yikes- I just built my HTPC last night w/ a VGA LCD monitor, hooked it up to an older 768p tv tonight (it has HDCP) via HDMI and I'm getting the exact same blue-screen as you. I'll get the Windows boot graphics, and then no graphics after that on my TV. If I hook up both the TV and the LCD via VGA at the same time, the LCD blinks on and off and on and off, but no picture on either device.

BTW- I've got an ASUS P8H67 EVO board (B3 rev) with a Core i3-2100t.

If you find out what's going on, please post here! I was going to try the DVI->HDMI cable tomorrow- I'm not happy to hear that you've already tried that and it didn't work for you. I was thinking the HTPC doesn't like my old 768p TV and I thought I'd use DVI and separate audio until I get a newer 1080p TV later in the year...

I've got a smaller 1080p TV. I'll try that tomorrow. I did try two different HDMI cables tonight.

Good luck- and again, please post back here if you find a solution- I'll do the same!

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just wondering. i can't find too much info on the mobo online, esp. the type of AGP slot it has (esp if its the 3.3v which would mean my radeon won't fit) as well as the FSB speed etc being compatible with my athlon xp 2400+. any info would be appreciated, thanks

A:Will Athlon XP 2400+ and radeon x1650 pro be compatible with ASUS A7V266 E/AA mobo?

I doubt it will support a 2400+
There is not much info on the asus site however I did look through the bios updates and the last one says it is to support the 2100+ cpu. No updates after that.

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Does ATI cards conflict with this mobo?
ASUS A8V DELUXE Socket 939 VIA K8T800 Pro ATX AMD Motherboard
I heard there would be 'cause the mobo is a VIA. Is that true?
Should the mobo conflict with any of these below and forgive me for the video in a CPUs, Chipsets and Mobos board,
SAPPHIRE Radeon 9550 256MB 128-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card and or
ATI All-In-Wonder Radeon X800XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO AGP 4X/8X

A:ASUS mobo in conflict with ATI cards? (reaschering the mobo)

Have you asked ati yet? Read what the mobo manufacturer has to say about it?

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Firstly thanks for the forums and support, I've used this forum before searching problems, finding solutions. But alas, this is the first time I've not been able to rectify my issue after searching on the forums.

My Spec:
AMD Phenom Quad core
Asus m4a79 deluxe
2GB ddr2 Corsair Dominator RAM
nVidia GFX card
Windows 7

There is no sound coming from my computer. There once was sound, but the computer was dormant for 6 months and I replaced the Power Supply, and now there is no sound. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling/updating all drivers. I've tried configuring my audio devices (Currently there are 4 listed: Speakers, RealTex HD Audio 2nd Output, Digital Output(RCA+ Optical) and RealTek Digital Output).

When I play sound, levels are shown going up and down, indicating that the audio devices are aware of the sound, but no matter what speakers I plug in I still don't get sound. I've tried 3 different outputs, 1 of which were headphones, all of which didn't work. I have also tried accessing my PC remotely from my iPad through SplashTop, which plays the sounds from the PC, weirdly.

I don't know what to try now and would appreciate any help or input.



A:Solved: No Sound - Asus MoBo onboard sound

I'd suspect a faulty audio chipset. The hardware being recognized and the drivers installing aren't an indication that the hardware is actually functional.

With that being said, try a different version of the RealTek drivers. Try using the latest version available from Asus. If those don't work, try the latest version directly from RealTek.

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Bought a new ECS KV2 Extreme Skt939 MoBo for a new build that i've nearly finished off but can't get the onboard sound to work!

XP is not recognising that there is an audio device.

Any ideas?

A:ECS MoBo - No onboard sound ?!?

Enter the bios.. Go to Integrated Peripherals, highlight "Via onchip PCI Device" press enter.. Make sure AC97 Audio is set to "auto".

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Hey guys. I just purchased a used 6600GT PCI-E and am having a heck of a time getting it installed. My mobo sucks (Pcchips p55g) and has no option in BIOS to disable it. I can disable it in Control Panel but when I reboot nothing happens. It still won't recognize my new card and just ends up reinstalling my old drivers. argh.

I've looked all over the mobo for jumpers, as well as read the user guide. I don't believe they exist. I think there has to be something I'm missing. Any ideas at all? I really want to get this card in.


A:Need help disabling onboard gfx on my mobo

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P6STMT - Need to find Onboard video driver + onboard sound driver for W2k professional....any suggestions besides going to driverguide.

A:Looking for onboard drivers for this mobo...

Try a google search. I did and found what you need. http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWeb/Downlo...ver&DetailDesc=P6STMT(1.0A)&MenuID=94&LanID=9

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i am planning to upgrade to a 5.1 sytem to be more precise:-a creative inspire 5.1 m5300 speakers(it in not the normal 5300 speakers it is an m5300)

i have an asrock dual 915gl motherboard .

i am willing to find out that does my mobo has good or at least decent sound quality.

hope my choice of the speakers is also good.

A:Does my mobo has good onboard sound.

Your mohterboard has onboard Realtek AC'97 Audio. My last three motherboards have had this sound. These soundcards have decent quality sound, better than some cars and SUVs. So yes you should have decent sound quality.

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Hi Guys, I'm having a problem with my network card. I have a realtek onboard network card which i have been using for over a year with no problems. Over the weekend i upgraded my psu and gpu now every few hours i lose network connection. What happens is that ill be on the net or playing wow and ill lose connection and i look in the taskbar and the network icon has a X on it and telling me there is no network cable plugged in even tho there is. The only way to fix it is to restart the pc or I have to go into device manager disable the nic and re-enable it and it gets fixed again. The problem is that I dont mind this happening but when it happens in arena I cant get back on time and I dont know why its happening. I deleted the original drivers that came with windows 7 and downloaded the drivers from gigabytes website for my realtek that didnt change anything i changed my cable and ports on the router that did nothing as well but i know it has nothing to do with router or cable because there is 3 other people using the same router and nothing happens to them. Anyone have any idea why this would happen? also power save mode on the nic is disabled before anyone suggests that, this is driving me insane

A:Problem with Onboard NIC (Gigabyte mobo)

1st if you still have your old psu, stick it back in for testing in and see if you get the same problem. If the problem goes away then you might have a faulty PSU. If the problem persists with the old PSU then the on board network card might be knackered ... let us know how it goes

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I recently guilt a puter and the mofo mobo has onboard video. I wish to add my 3d prophet card to the agp slot. I diabled the onboard video in the device manager....rebooted my system with the monitor plugged into the 3d prophet.....no video....do I need to completely uninstall the onboard? if so, will I lose video ?
ANY help woul be appreciated

A:mobo with onboard will not detect AGP slot

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I have an ecs PA1 MVP Ver.2.0 MOBO with Realtek ALC880 onboard audio but windows won't recognize that I Have any kind of audio at all. I've installed the drivers off the disk as well as downloaded the updated drivers off the ecs website and the Realtek site but still nothing. In the bios the only setting I can see that has to do with onboard audio is the option to turn Azalia on or off and it's on. Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated.

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I just recently (6 days ago) my motherboard had a power surge which of coarse killed the poor little guy. So of coarse I replaced it with one that I found on TigerDirect (because newegg didn't have one that supported my older processor).

So I install this new mobo (A chaintech MPM800-3) get all the drivers installed and it tells me that the audio drivers aren't approved by windows so basically I get that it may not work but the drivers page they have say it is for windows XP. So I try installing and uninstalling the drivers and no matter what I do I cannot get my sound to work I even actually went through windows troubleshooting and made sure I checked everything I possibly could think of checking and I can't get any sound what so ever.

I was wondering if anyone might have had a similar problem and knows how to fix it. I know the easy quick fix is just to get a sound card but I really couldn't afford to get the new mobo to begin with so I was hoping for a cheap fix.

Please HELP!!!! (8^D

A:New Mobo Onboard Audio Problems

nevermind Don't waste your time on me I did a really stupid nubby thing when i was putting it in and I fixed it. Moral of the story boys and girls if u take of a short connector to attatch it.. put it back on when ur done.
Yeah I feel really stupid but i was punished with hours of trying to fix my problem.

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I am new to the site and have liked what I found here so far. But here is my problem...

I am upgrading my mobo on an older system that I have. I purchased an Asus M2N-SLI Socket AM2 mobo. I installed the mobo and realized that I that I would need to save my data from my HD's so I reinstalled my old mobo. After my old one was in, I just decided to scrap the data from the HD's and do a fresh install. After, I installed the new Asus back in and booted up, it didnt detect any of my IDE peripherals. I have 2 HD's, an 80g and a 120g along with 2 CD drives including a Memorex DL DVD-R. None of them are being recognized.

I tried clearing the Bios by removing the battery and moving the jumpers like the booklet said, but it still didnt solve my problem. The mobo is SATA capable and I looked in the bios and the SATA is disabled. The jumpers on the drives are in the right spots as well. Still cant figure out what the problem is.

Need help!!! Please and thank you.

A:Mobo not detecting any IDE peripherals

There may be an option in your bios for ide/sata support. I know my board has it, although yours is a different brand it may be an optional fix.

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Tried to get HP support to give some similar board model from ASUS' own models so I could get the correct Asus AI Suite to control fans, read system info. The similar Asus model they gave didn't even have the same chipset. I'm not sure if that truly matters as far as their AI Suite working correctly. Just need a reliable program to adjust case fan speeds a bit. Simpler is better.

1) Does anyone know how I can cross the HP / Asus board w/ some similar model on Asus' site to get the correct version of AI Suite?

2) If no to # 1, suggestions on reliable prgms that will allow controlling fan speeds?
Fairly sure this mobo has the ability to adjust fans. 1st tried SpeedFan - no options to adjust any fans (reports them), but MSI Afterburner had no trouble adjusting GPU fan.

None of several socket 775 boards I looked at on Asus' site had G33 chipset.

The info HP has for this mobo is

Manufacturer's motherboard name: Asus IPIBL-TX
HP/Compaq name: Burbank-GL8E
Form Factor Micro-ATX: 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
Chipset Intel G33
Front-side bus speed 800/1066/1333 MHz (processor dependent)
Processor upgrade information
Socket type: 775


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Am I correct in assuming that an HDMI-ready video card takes care of it. I just want to be sure that I don't need an HDMI mobo too. Thanks.

A:Do I need an HDMI mobo too, or just an HDMI video card?

Which graphics card?

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Hi guys... having a problem with my Intel D865GBFL motherboard. I had to reformat and when I tried to set up a new netwrok to connect to the internet and stuff it said i had a problem with my ethernet drivers. I can't seem to find the drivers I need. I went to Intel's site (HORRIBLY mapped) and downloaded the Intel D865GBF motherboard driver but that didn't seem to work. Any ideas?

A:Intel D865GBFL (mobo) onboard ethernet problem

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I have two set of 5pin header for front panel USB connector. The front panel female connector is properly documented. Howver, my K7VMA mobo just specifies pin #1 in the manual. No pin layout. I searched ECS website in Taiwan and USA. No help. Contacted their tech support. Nobody there gives a damn.

I tried to match up pin #1:VCC with the connector. USB device does not function. I flipped the connected otherway around. Still no luck.

I would really appreciate if somebody has the pin layout for K7VMA mobo.

Thanks, in advance.

A:[SOLVED] Pin layout for onboard USB 5 pin header for K7VMA mobo.

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Our computer at work was reformatted (to remove WinMe & install win 98) I went to Trigems site and cannot find a video driver...Belarc says the mobo is Trigem...model Cognac

A:{RESOLVED}Help! only 16 colors...Trigem mobo/w onboard video?

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Hi there

Having played with vmware's Hypervisor ESXi and got a "rubbish" hardware server working -- mainly as a POC (Proof of Concept) I want to go further and build a PROPER server obviously as cheap as possible.

I'd like to start with a MOBO that has MINIMAL onboard rubbish -- don't need SOUND / LAN or even a VIDEO card onboard - although Video on a server isn't a big issue.

I do want at least 4 slots for memory -- most Mobos I've seens come with only 2 slots which give me 8GB RAM at the most (2 * 4 GB modules) plus at least 3 or 4 PCI slots. I really would like to have as much as 32 GB RAM potentially available -- not initially but upgradeable.

Ideally Mobo should be based on the INTEL chipset and possibly support for DUAL CPU's -- although initially I'd start with only one (a QUAD processor).

Need enough PCI slots -- at least enough for 2 NIC's, NAS and RAID storage controllers.

Mobo should be also capable of "PCI Passthrough" allowing for example a PCI soundcard to be attached to a Virtual machine running on the server.


A:Good Mobo for server WITHOUT load of onboard junk

You will want onboard video, else you end up putting a video card into the box and using up a slot. As far as LAN goes, if you can find an Intel board, or one with the right Broadcom NIC's, the onboard NIC may also work just fine with ESXi. Then you can combine them with stand alone NIC's to have dedicated NIC's for everything. 1 for management, 1 for VM's, 1 or 2 for ISCSI uplinks to a SAN, etc.

I'm not sure you will benefit from a dual CPU setup. Almost without question, you are going to run out of I/O bandwidth to the hard drives on a commodity motherboard or memory before you need the second CPU. Plus, if you buy 1 CPU today and 2 years later want to buy a second CPU, you may find it hard to find or expensive to purchase (since supply will be low a few years down the road).

If you can swing it, your best bet would be to put together a storage device to house your datastores. In a home environment, where fibre channel is cost prohibitive, you will be almost exclusively running ISCSI. There are some free Linux distros out there which are well known for setting this stuff up easily. FreeNAS is one of them, and OpenFiler (the one I use) is another. With this box running the datastores, it's unnecessary to really put any significant drive storage space on the ESXi box at all. By having the data residing on the SAN, you have the ability to connect multiple ESXi hosts and see the shared data.

This might be getting more involved than you want at this point. ... Read more

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Connecting asus spdif module to asus p4b mobo

sorry i also posted this in the audio section but maybe this is a better place to post it


ok went out and bought an asus spdif out module for my puter - the mobo has spdif 6 pin connector on board

problem is module only has 3 pin connector

anyone know how to connect

module has pins 1,2,& 3 says 1& 2 for green header (ac97) and 2&3 for black header pci audio

mobo has spidf out +5v spdif in
ground ground

on the 6 pin connector (1 pin missing)

do i connect spdif out & ground or spdif out & +5v?? don't want to fry the module

Thanks 4 your help

A:Connecting asus spdif module to asus p4b mobo

same problem with a7n8x deluxe

hello karmstrong, i just got my spdif out module today (optical & co-ax) and have the same problem with my a7n8x deluxe. 5 pin socket on the board, three on the module. i suppose we need a different module? if anyone has any suggestions, i'd be very much obliged...

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ok went out and bought an asus spdif out module for my puter - the mobo has spdif 6 pin connector on board

problem is module only has 3 pin connector

anyone know how to connect

module has pins 1,2,& 3 says 1& 2 for green header (ac97) and 2&3 for black header pci audio

mobo has spidf out +5v spdif in
ground ground

on the 6 pin connector (1 pin missing)

do i connect spdif out & ground or spdif out & +5v?? don't want to fry the module

Thanks 4 your help

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My mobo has HDMI on it, and I was wondering would I be able to plug in my 360 or ps3 into it and get an image out of the screen, or is it only for pluging in a monitor?

A:Mobo HDMI?

It is a video output not an input... The PS3 and 360 have video out for connecting a TV or monitor... So does the computer

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I have a Abit VT7 Mobo w/ 1 gig Corsair 3200 DDR, and a 3gig p4 prescott, along with a 9800 256mb pro.

The problem is that whenever I run any of the drivers from ATI I either get a problem were my screen will just go black or it will get all distorted and all kinds of weird colors and stuff.

On the ABIT forums there was this thread with someone with a similar problem http://forum.abit-usa.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=42052 I followed the directions but I was still having difficulties.

Also, when I put in my Geforce FX5200 into the computer the thing wouldn't even start, I would get the windows XP loading screen and crash.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Radeon 9800 256 MB Pro & VT7 Mobo

no one can help me . .. =(

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I'm trying to upgrade my AMB Ath 550 on an ASUs K7M MBoard, Slot A, 200 mghz FSb. I'm try to get the fastest cpu for the least amount of money that will work on my current MB. The ASUS manual states that the board is designed for a 242 pin slot A module, PBGA. I have been researching the available cpu's on E-Bay but all the descriptions for Slot A units with 200mghz FSB state that the number of pins are 400+. Does Slot A have different spec's? Also, can I use a cpu with a greater FSB on this MB? Does PBGA have any significance?

Thanks for your help.

A:cpu for ASUS MOBO

The only cpu you can use on that motherboard is the athlon slot A processor. You might find a used processor on e-bay. I believe the fastest slot A that was made was an 850mhz. Depending on the revision of your board you may need to upgrade the BIOS to accept a processor of that speed.

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I am wondering which is the better buy? For temperature, lifetime, and stability, as it seems both have similar specs. thank you so much for your opinions.

this is the Asus board

This is the MSI board


A:Asus or MSI Mobo?

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anyone know where i can get an asus p4B mother board with2.0ghz processor, or even just the motherboard alone. i've been all over the net with no luck. not even anything on e-bay

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I just ordered this Mobo with a 3400 AMD chip. It offers SATA raid. I'm not familiar with raid other than I know it offers a way to back up your system. Where can I get an explanation of what Raid is all about, in particular the Raid that is on this Mobo?



A:Asus A8V Mobo

Brief RAID reading: http://www.acnc.com/04_01_00.html
Click on the RAID levels to see the features of each. Your board only doe RAID-0 or RAID-1. RAID-0 is for performance, RAID-1 is for data redundancy(backup).

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hey guys.... im trying to get an old machine built, which i have, just having trouble with the software part. when i first built it i had two cdroms installed, one wouldnt ope and the other one would. anyways i booted from an xp disk and installed xp, it ran slow so i decided to find a different os. well i just got an ubuntu disk ive been waiting for so i decided to install it (by this time i took out the cd drive that didnt open). so i stuck in the ubuntu disk and booted up, everything works fine RECOGNIZES the cd-rom as a cd drive, boot sequence is setup as cd-rom first. reads the cd-rom when posting but when it gets to the point to where it asks you to press any key to boot from cd, the drive isnt spinning the light isnt blinking and then it says "boot from cd: failure..." WTF?! i can not figure out what just happened! the only changes i made was pulling out the broken cd rom (which ive tried booting from cd with it installed again), added a network card (which i tried boot from cd with it pulled out), and put in a different power supply with more watts, which i couldnt imagine that being the problem. has anyone had a similar problem and fixed it?! its driving me crazy! im going to try some more things later but if you could help that would be nice. thank you

(working cd-rom is set up as master)

A:ASUS P2B mobo

positive..... i ordered the ubuntu from ubuntu so its the disc they made and it worked in my pc. and the xp disc works to, my friend just installed it the other day and its not recognizing it. the weird thing though is if theres no cd in there it says failure instantly but when there is a disc in there it waits a minute or two then says failure. but the whole time the light isnt blinking and its transparent above the top spindle..... and its not spinning. i tried a different disk drive to. but their both older drives, so ill try and find a newer one somewhere.

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Has anyone heard anything about the Asus PN5-E 650i SLI having problems such as BSOD or system crashes due to ram speeds over 800mhz? This board is supposed to support 1066 and 1333. I don't get why I'm having these problems, except when i run the ram at 667mhz. Someone please help.

A:Asus Mobo

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Have a friend/has a comp that Everest(Aida32) IDd the mobo as Asus ME-99VM/Mes-VM. Well we finally figured it out, ME-99VM is one kind of mobo, and Mes-VM is another kind of mobo, and Everest is seeing his mobo as either/or. Does anyone know what the diff between the two is?, it has a 500mgh Intel Celeron(IDd by Everest) in it now, and he was wanting to see what he could upgrade that to. Thanks for any help.

A:Asus mobo help

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Have you guys and gals seen this new mainboard from asus http://usa.asus.com/prog/spec.asp?m=P5WD2 Premium&langs=09

A:New Asus mobo

I will take the new duel core Intel and look at that 8Gb ram max

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I have an asus p4s533, I need to find the serial number on it, but asus says its located on the box, which is now long gone. There are like 5 stickers on the mobo with numbers and bar code on them, anyone know if one is the serial number, and if so, which one is it and where is it located?

Hope someone can help.

A:Asus MOBO ?

download Aida 32 it will tell you the serial number of the mobo under " computer/DMI/Motherboard"


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I would like to upgrade to Windows Vista Premium 32bit. I have an A8N-SLI-SE motherboard.
Can you please tell me if vista drivers are available for this board? I cannot find them anywhere!

Thanks in advance


go here and look under others and ATK

http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?modelname=A8N-SLI SE&SLanguage=en-us

thats the only ones i can find

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hi m8s, might be able to get a p4 pe board and 512 mb ram cheap. would that be a decent enough board to begin with. your comments would be of great help. also there is a ati radeon 9600 pro graphics card going for 60 is that reasonable. the card is a month old. and the board is 6weeks old. cheers. regards. gboy.

A:asus mobo

welcome to tsg

do u have the processor yet?
if u do, check if the processor is compatible with the mobo

if u dont have the processor yet, first make sure u can get one/ afford one whatever

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Hi everyone,

A few days ago I replaced my cpu, motherboard and hdds on my system.

OLD System (main components)
Case: Antec 902 v3
Cpu: i7 950
Mobo: Asus p6x58d-e
RAM: corsair vengence 4gb x 3
GPU: Zotac GTX 660
Boot drive: Intel 40gb ssd (Win 7)
HDD: WD 1TB (black)

New System (main components)
Case: Antec 902 v3
Cpu: i7 4790k
Mobo: Gigabyte z97x - ud3h-bk
RAM: corsair vengence 4gb x 3
GPU: Zotac GTX 660
Boot drive: Samsumg evo 500gb ssd (Win 7)
HDD: WD 3TB (black)

I was able to clone the ssd and hdd (samsung migration for ssd and Easeus todo backup for hdd). Initally I had some driver conflict when I booted up the computer on the new mobo.
I managed to uninstall all the old drivers and then used the driver cd to install the mobo drivers and even updated all of them to the latest version. I

The conflict I'm still having is with the back panel audio for the onboard sound. I get very low volume and and crackling at certain frequencies (tried on both my generic creative speaker and Audio technical headphones). When I'm plugging in the speaker into the green port and have it plugged in half way or accidentally touch the jack to the I/o plate I get really strong/loud static noise.

Here is the list of solution that I tried with no success:

Updated the Realtek HD Audio Manager app (I.e the one installed from the driver cd) to the latest one
Used DPC latency checker and it is showing all greens (didn't test it for more than a minute though..should I be doing som... Read more

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Hello fellow techspot users. :haha:
I need some recommendation from users from have some backbone knowledge or experience about this kind of related question.

I am looking for a motherboard (perfer possibly with a integrated HDMI) that can handle a payload for my

AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6400+ that feeds off 125watts.
I also got a few sticks of 1GB 800mhz 6400 RAM.
9600GT graphics card.

I am Also looking for a **quiet** and good brand Power Supply Unit.

nothing too exaggerated or/and expensive.
but you can list your thoughts and opinions/product/brand names please.
Thank you everyone.

A:Recommendations on HDMI-capable Mobo, PSU

Consider Seasonic, FSP Group, Corsair, OCZ, and PC Power and Cooling among your power supply choices.
Do some reading on Gigabyte, MSI, and ASUS boards.... Look at reviews at such sites as Newegg.com, Toms Hardware, and others you will find with a Google search. Do searches here on TechSpot for the boards you find mentioned, as there are some good discussions already posted on good AMD boards.
By having already chosen your graphics card and memory, it is more difficult to post model numbers without doing the research ourselves... and you will benefit from what you learn from the work already done by others.

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By this I mean I want to use the HDMI on my board, but I want the graphics card to still be running compared to the board trying to process graphics.

I.E - Plug HDMI into mobo slot, turn computer on, open up Modern Warfare 2, runs smooth because graphics card is handling game --- is it possible?

A:Is it possible to use my mobo HDMI while using the graphics card?

From my understanding, you can only use one (mobo) or the other (graphics card), but not both.
No mixing of the connections is supported.

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I'm trying to find an english manual for my MOBO. All I can find is a Chinese one, anyone know where I can find an English 1?

A:Asus A7v8x-mx Se Mobo

never mind

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I am wondering is my MOBO, p5kpl-cm asus, hot swappable or compatible?

A:p5kpl-cm asus MOBO

You want to know if your motherboard is 'hot-swappable'?

Think about it this way, is it possible to remove your motherboard from the computer without affecting the ongoing operation of your computer? Would your computer not mind not having the motherboard for any given amount of time?

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