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The following screens detail settings on the Monitor, Boot, Tools, and Exit tabs in the Advanced Mode interface.
The Monitor tab houses real-time display of board monitored temperature, voltage, and fan speed settings as well as configuration settings for the integrated fan headers. Fan auto-tuning can be done via the Q-Fan Tuning link within the Q-Fan Configuration sub-page.
Monitor tab, Temperature and fan speed settings
Monitor tab, Thermal Radar Temperature page
Monitor tab, Q-Fan Configuration page
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Monitor tab, Q-Fan Configuration page, W_Pump+ Control settings
The Boot tab contains settings related to system initialization and boot, including the boot override settings. CSM (Compatibility Support Module) and Secure Boot settings can also be configured via the links at the bottom of the tab.
Boot tab, Boot Override settings
Boot tab, CSM (Compatibility Support Module) configuration settings page
Boot tab, Secure Boot settings page
The Tool tab houses all ASUS-specific customizations to the UEFI, logically grouped in the linked sub-pages. ASUS customizations include a BIOS flash utility, a Secure Erase utility for SSD and/or HD data clearance, a UEFI profile load and save app, memory-based SPD information display, and specifics on PCIe cards seated in the board.
Tool tab, SSD Secure Erase page
Tools tab, ASUS Overclocking Profile page
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Tools tab, ASUS Overclocking Profile page, Load / Save profile page
Tools tab, ASUS SPD Information page
Tool tab, Graphics Card Information page
Tool tab, Graphics Card Information page, GPU Post page
The Exit tab houses settings for reviewing, saving, or discarding changes made by the user to the UEFI.
Exit tab, Last Modified popup
Every year it looks more and
Every year it looks more and more the MB manufacturers are actually trying to insulate the VRMs and power delivery components. What happened to old fashioned heat sink fins and heat-pipes? Now everything is covered in a layer of airflow blocking, insulating plastic. Is there some sort of ducted fan under that crazy shroud?
EDIT (read this in the article):
Underneath the TUF logo in the rear panel cover, an optional fan can be installed for active cooling of the heat sinks and components sitting under the TUF Armor. The fan is held in place with screws through the vertical tabs on the underside of the removable plate. The plate is held to the rear panel cover via two screws to each side of the panel. There is also a groove in the back right of the rear panel cover through which the fan’s power cord can be routed and plugged into one of the onboard fan headers.
So glad I didn’t go with the
So glad I didn’t go with the Noctua NH-D15 like my plan was because it is one of the only boards on the market that fit that ugly in my opinion color scheme. Went with the be quiet! dark rock pro 3 and had no problems mounting it the proper way because I already had be quiet! fans I was going to reuse from my older case.
Overall really happy with my purchase because I wanted a backplate on my motherboard because I noticed sagging on my Asus Hero VIII due to my case being horizontal instead of vertical. Ten fan headers mean I don’t need a fan controller (although I still use one) and the thermal armor stuff looks cool even if I don’t know if it is doing anything.
What is the point of using
What is the point of using two different ethernet controllers?
My old Asus p8p67 had 2
My old Asus p8p67 had 2 nics… when one went bad I used the other 😉
I think its for workstation or server stuff like having some traffic use one nic and the other is for LAN traffic.
One is integrated into the
One is integrated into the chipset. The other model number is essentially the same in add-on chip packaging. I haven’t looked it up, but there should be little functional difference.