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.
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 Channel mode with two memory modules, it is recommended that memory of
the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used.
This motherboard provides two memory sockets and supports Dual Channel Technology. After the memory
Channel memory mode will double the original memory bandwidth.
The two DDR4 memory sockets are divided into two channels and each channel has one memory socket as
Channel A: DDR4_1
Channel B: DDR4_2
1-6 Back Panel Connectors
PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port
Use the upper port (green) to connect a PS/2 mouse and the lower port (purple) to connect a PS/2 keyboard.
The D-Sub port supports a 15-pin D-Sub connector and supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
(the actual resolutions supported depend on the monitor being used). Connect a monitor that supports
D-Sub connection to this port.
USB 2.0/1.1 Port
USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port
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.
Activity LED:Connection/Speed LED:
Orange 1 Gbps data rate
Green 100 Mbps data rate
Off 10 Mbps data rate
Blinking Data transmission or receiving is occurring
Off No data transmission or receiving is occurring
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