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Motherboard Specifications, AAHD3-HB (Hibiscus)

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Figure 1: The Hibiscus motherboard
Photograph of motherboard
  • Manufacturer's motherboard name: Pegatron
  • Motherboard name: AAHD3-HB
  • HP/Compaq name: Hibiscus
  • uATX: 24.3 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.3 cm (9.6 inches)
  • AMD Hudson-D3 FCH
  • 100 MHz UMI (Unified Media Interface)
  • 65W to 100W (processor dependent)
  • Socket type: FM1
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    ProcessorTDP
    AMD A8-3850 (Liano) quad core100W
    AMD A8-3800 (Liano) quad core65W
    AMD A6-3670K (Liano) quad core100W
    AMD A6-3650 (Liano) quad core100W
    AMD A6-3620 (Liano) quad core65W
    AMD A6-3600 (Liano) quad core65W
    AMD A4-3400 (Liano) dual core65W
    AMD E2-3200 (Liano) dual core65W
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports the following:
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)
    • PC3-14400 (DDR3-1866)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB or 4 GB DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit* systems
  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit systems
NOTE:32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Radeon HD 6370D, 6410D, 6530D or 6550D Graphics (model dependent based on processor)
  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards
  • Two DVI-D ports (Both ports can be used at the same time)
*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Built-in High Definition 7.1 channel audio
  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD89E
  • Interface: PCI Express x1
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8111E gigabit ethernet controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000-Base-T Ethernet
PCI-Express Generation 2 speed
  • One PCI Express x16
  • Three PCI Express x1
  • One PCI Express mini card
Figure 2: Back I/O panel
1 - USB 2.0: 2
2 - S/PDIF
3 - DVI-D: 2
4 - LAN + USB 2.0: 2
5 - USB 3.0: 2
6 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer port (yellow orange)
7 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out port (black)
8 - Audio: Side Speaker Out port (gray)
9 - Audio: Line In port (light blue)
10 - Audio: Line Out port (lime)
11 - Audio: Microphone port (pink)
  • 1x ATX power connector
  • 1x ATX CPU power connector
  • 1x System fan connector
  • 6x SATA 3.0 connectors
  • 1x ROM recovery connector
  • 1x Internal SPDIF output connector
  • 1x Front panel audio connector
  • 1x Chassis speaker connector
  • 1x FDO connector
  • 1x Front panel connector
  • 4x USB 2.0 connectors
  • 2x USB 3.0 connector
Figure 3: layout
CAUTION: Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.
This motherboard has a jumper to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS.
  1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
  2. Move the jumper to the Clear CMOS settings for 5 to 10 seconds, then move the jumper back to default.
  3. Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.
  4. On the next startup, enter BIOS setup to re-enter user settings.
The BIOS password is used to protect BIOS settings from unwanted changes.
To erase the BIOS password follow these steps:
  1. Turn OFF the computer.
  2. Move the jumper to the Clear Password setting.
  3. Turn ON the computer to POST screen
  4. Turn OFF the computer.
  5. Move the jumper back to Default
  6. Enter BIOS setup to verify or configure new settings

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