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Question
I would like to know if I can run a Celeron D 335 Processor 2800 in this motherboard. Is there any updates that I need to do to get this working?


Answer
The P4VMM3 (V7.3) does support Celeron D 335 with latest BIOS 30703. You can download it from the following link:
Please refer to Product page - Download tag



Question
The graphics card "ASUS ATI RADEON 9200 SE/TD/128mb/AGP 8X" does not work on my P4VMM2.


Answer
Due to H/W chipset limitation, this M/B does not support 8X AGP VGA card. Please use 4X AGP VGA card on this board.


Question
What's the maximum HDD I could use on P4VMM2 V1.x M/B? What's the latest BIOS for this M/B?


Answer
The P4VMM2 V1.x supports IDE HDD up to 250GB. The latest BIOS for it is ver. 2002/08/30. Please refer to attached file & run it under Clean MS-DOS mode (boot from bootable FDD), A:\> AMINF341 020830S.ROM.


Question
Does P4VMM2 V8.1 support 80GB HDD & higher?


Answer
Yes, the P4VMM2 V8.1 supports hard drive capacity up to 160GB.


Question
Does P4VMM2 support AGP 8X?


Answer
No, the P4VMM2 V8.1 supports AGP mode up to 4X (1.5V only). You can install an AGP 8X card on this MB but the card will run with AGP 4X mode.


Question
What is the APM spec supported on P4VMM2 V8.1?


Answer
The P4VMM2 V8.1 is cpmpliant with APM V1.2.


Question
What is the DMI version supported on P4VMM2 V8.1?


Answer
The P4VMM2 V8.1 is compliant with DMI V2.3.


Question
What is the AC97 spec supported on P4VMM2 V8.1?


Answer
The P4VMM2 V8.1 is compliant with AC97 v2.3.


Question
Does P4VMM2 V8.1 support Hyper-Threading technology or not?


Answer
Yes, the P4VMM2 V8.1 supports Hyper-Threading technology.


Question
Which type of AGP card is supported by P4VMM2 V7.3 & does it support PC2700 DDR module? Can I install PC3200 DDR RAM with FSB 533 MHz on this MB?


Answer
1.The P4VMM2 V7.3 is compliant with 1X/2X/4X AGP 2.0 card with 3.3V and 1.5V.
2.The P4VMM2 V7.3 only supports PC2100 DDR. But you still can use PC 2700 DDR, the memory speed will  
   downgrade to PC2100.



Question
Why does the system freeze/hang if I try to open many layers in Adobbe Photoshop?


Answer
Please update BIOS to v1.1F attached below to solve this Adobe Photoshop 7 issue.


Question
Why BIOS detected 1.8GHz at POST screen when I installed a P4 2.4GHz CPU on P4VMM2 V8.1 M/B?


Answer
During POST, please press "Del" key to enter BIOS Setup & set the right CPU clock. The setting depends on the FSB of your CPU. (For example, if the CPU is P4 2.40G/533MHz FSB, please set the CPU clock to 133MHz.)


Question
What is the maximun cpu speed for the P4VMM2 V1.3?


Answer
The P4VMM2 V1.3 supports CPU up to P4 2.6GHz( FSB 400MHz).


Question
Does P4VMM2 V8.1 support CeleronD 315(2.26GHz) or 320(2.4GHz) E0 stepping CPU?


Answer
Yes, the BIOS v1.1F of P4VMM2 supports P4 Prescott 3.4G E0 & Celeron D CPUs without any problems.


Question
Why the P4VMM2 V1.3 can not bootable when I install ATI Radeon 9600 VGA card in system?


Answer
Please make sure the APG card is 8X because M/B supports AGP 4X only.


Question
I am unable to save BIOS settings even if BIOS Protect jumper is disabled. The system hangs upon pressing "Y" when saving BIOS changes. The message "Press F1 to resume" always appears on startup.


Answer
Please update P4VMM2 8.1 BIOS to v1.1f to patch this issue by following steps.

1. Extract the utility to a disk and copy BIOS .bin file to this disk.
2. Boot from floppy with bootable disk.
3. Insert the disk(with utility and BIOS)
4. Execute the awd832b XXX.bin /sn/py/r
5. Load the default setting.
6. Save the BIOS then restart the system.



Question
How can I disable the integrated video card while installing a new extrenal AGP card on the M/B?


Answer
The integrated video card will be disabled automatically when you install an external AGP card.


Question
How can my computer recognize "160 GB Samsung HDD"?


Answer
Please link the following website to click "Download --> BIOS" page to download the latest BIOS which supports the HDD's capacity up to 250GB.
 
Please refer to Product page - Download tag



Question
Can I mix SDRAM and DDR memory modules on P4VMM2 V1.2 at the same time?


Answer
No, please don't mix SDRAM and DDR memory modules at the same time. Otherwise, the motherboard may be damaged.


Question
Can I mix SDRAM and DDR memory modules on P4VMM2 V3.1 at the same time?


Answer
No, please don't mix  SDRAM and DDR memory modules at the same time. Otherwise, the motherboard may be damaged.


Question
Can I mix SDRAM and DDR memory modules on P4VMM2 V5.0A at the same time?


Answer
No, please don't mix  SDRAM and DDR memory modules at the same time. Otherwise, the motherboard may be damaged.


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