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Motherboard Specifications, AM35 (London)

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Motherboard specifications table

Motherboard Description
  • Manufacturer's name - FIC AM35
  • HP/Compaq name - London
Motherboard NameAM35
Motherboard SupplierFIC
System BIOS SupplierAsus Award
Form FactoruATX
Processor BrandAMD
Processor Socket TypeSocket-A (PGA462)
Processor FamilyDuron, Athlon, AthlonXP
Proc. Front Side Bus Frequency200/266 MHz
Chipset NameVIA KM266
Chipset "North Bridge"
Revision/stepping A1
Chipset "South Bridge"VT8233A
Super I/OITE-IT8705F
Flash BIOS DeviceXbus 2Mbit
Memory TypeDDR
Memory SpeedPC2100/PC1600
Memory Sockets2 DIMM
Maximum Memory2 GB
Graphics SupplierVIA
Graphics ConfigurationDown, In Chipset
Onboard Graphics MemoryUMA 64MB
Graphics Connector (AGP)AGP 4X (1.5V only)
TV-Out DeviceNo
TV-Out Configuration(N/A)
AudioAC'97 Down
AC'97 CODEC DeviceRealtek ALC201
Audio Jacks (Legend Below)M, LI, LO, SO, M/G
LILine In
LOLine out
Ethernet 10/100 LAN SupplierRealtek RTL8100L
Ethernet ConfigurationPCI, Down
IDE UDMA ModesATA-100/66/33
Expansion Slots (AGP/PCI/Exten)AGP, 3 PCI
USB Ports4 USB 1.1
USB Front/Back Options2F+2B
Serial, Parallel, Floppy, PS2 Keyboard and Mouse1S, 1P, 1F, PS2 K+M
Serial Port Front Chassis OptionYes
Available Manufacturing Options (Legend Below)-GLA
AAudio down on motherboard
CExternal L2 cache on motherboard
E1394 on motherboard
GGraphics down (on motherboard or in chipset)
LLAN on motherboard (Ethernet) P - PCMCIA slot
SS3 power management support
TTV-out on motherboard
UGraphics card (up, not on motherboard)
WMicrosoft® Windows XP hardware compliant
NOTE:Motherboard specifications are subject to change without notice.

Motherboard layout and photos

Figure 1: Layout
Figure 2: Photo
Figure 3: backplate
1 - Mouse
2 - LAN
3 - Parallel
4 - Gameport
5 - Microphone
6 - Line-in
7 - Line-Out
8 - VGA
9 - Serial
10 - USB
11 - Keyboard

Clearing the CMOS settings

The 3-pin CLR jumper allows you to clear the date, time, and system setup parameter memories in CMOS. The onboard button cell battery powers the RAM data in CMOS, including system setup information.
CAUTION: Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.
  1. Turn off the PC and unplug the power cord.
  2. Move the CLR jumper cap from pins 1-2 (normal) to pins 2-3 (clear CMOS).
  3. Keep the CLR jumper cap on pins 2-3 for 5 to 10 seconds, then move it back to pins 1-2.
  4. Plug in the power cord and turn on the PC.
  5. Enter the BIOS setup to change the BIOS settings.

Clearing the BIOS password

The BIOS password protects the BIOS from undesired changes (password checking is disabled by default for this motherboard). If password checking is enabled, and you need to disable it, use the following steps:
  1. Turn off the PC and unplug the power cord.
  2. Bridge the CLP jumper with the jumper cap.
  3. To enter the BIOS setup, start the PC and press the F1 key as the PC boots.
  4. Clear or reset the BIOS password.
  5. Save the BIOS settings and turn off the PC.
  6. If desired, reactivate BIOS password checking by removing the CLP jumper cap.

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