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•Dual Function Power Button: Pushing the power button for less than 4 sec-
onds when the system is in the working state places the system into one of two
states: sleep mode or soft-off mode, depending on the BIOS or OS setting (see
PWR Button < 4 Secs in 4.5 Power Menu). When the power button is pressed
for more than 4 seconds, the system enters the soft-off mode regardless of the
•Fan Status Monitoring and Alarm: To prevent system overheat and system
damage, the CPU, power supply, and system fans can be monitored for RPM
and failure. All fans are set for its normal RPM range and alarm thresholds.
•Message LED (requires ACPI OS support): Turbo LEDs now act as informa-
tion providers. Through the way a particular LED illuminates, the user can de-
termine if a message has been received from a fax/modem. A simple glimpse
provides useful information to the user.
•Remote Ring On (requires modem): This allows a computer with this mother-
board to be turned on remotely through an internal or external modem. With this
feature, users can access their computers from anywhere in the world!
•System Resources Alert: Today’s operating systems such as Windows 95/98/
NT and OS/2, require much more memory and hard drive space to present enor-
mous user interfaces and run large applications. The system resource monitor
will warn the user before the system resources are used up to prevent possible
application crashes. Suggestions will give the user information on managing
their limited resources more efficiently.
•Voltage Monitoring and Alert: System voltage levels are monitored to ensure
stable voltage to critical motherboard components. Voltage specifications are
more critical for future processors, so monitoring is necessary to ensure proper
system configuration and management.