About this guide

This user guide contains the information you need when installing the ASUS P4B-E motherboard.

How this guide is organized

This manual contains the following parts:

Chapter 1: Product introduction

This chapter describes the features of the P4B-E motherboard. It includes brief descriptions of the special attributes of the motherboard and the new technology it supports.

Chapter 2: Hardware information

This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components. It includes description of the switches, jumpers, and connectors on the motherboard.

Chapter 3: Powering up

This chapter describes the power up sequence and gives information on the BIOS beep codes.

Chapter 4: BIOS setup

This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided.

Chapter 5: Software support

This chapter describes the contents of the support CD that comes with the motherboard package.


This part contains an alphabetical list of the topics found in this document.