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HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Motherboard Specifications, YNRC-BR (Magnetite)

Motherboard specifications table

Part / Feature
Specification / Support
Motherboard description
  • Motherboard manufacturer's name: Asus YNRC-BR
  • HP/Compaq name: Magnetite-GL8E
  • Socket: 479
  • Supports the following processors:
    • Intel Core Duo T2x00 (Yonah Core)
    • Intel Core Solo T1x00 (Yonah Core)
    • Celeron M 4x0
Front-side bus (FSB)
  • 667/533 MHz (processor dependent)
  • Radeon Xpress 200M for Intel Mobile Processors
    • Southbridge: ATI SB460
BIOS features
  • System BIOS core brand: Award
  • Keyboard combination to used to enter BIOS: F1
Form factor
  • Micro ATX size form factor, 6.8 in x 6.7 in
  • Single-channel memory architecture
  • 2 x 240-pin DIMM sockets support unbuffered non-ECC 533 MHZ DDR2 memory modules
  • Maximum HP/Compaq approved memory is 2 GB
Expansion slots
  • One PCI
Video graphics
  • Integrated
Onboard audio
  • Built-in Azalia 8 channel audio

  • Realtek ALC883 8-channel High Definition Audio CODEC

Onboard LAN
  • Realtek RTL8100 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet controller
Back panel I/O
  • One PS/2 keyboard (purple)
  • One PS/2 mouse (green)
  • One Composite video out port
  • One S-Video out port
  • One SPDIF out port
  • One VGA out port
  • Four USB (2.0)
  • One IEEE 1394a
  • One RJ-45 networking port (LAN)
  • Audio ports:
    • Line-in (light blue)
    • Line-out (lime)
    • Microphone-in (pink)
    • Side speaker out (gray)
    • Rear speaker out (black)
    • Center/subwoofer (yellow orange)
Internal connectors
  • One ATX 24-pin power connector
  • One Parallel ATA connectors
  • Two Serial ATA connectors
  • One PC fan connector
  • One system panel header for power button, reset button, power LED, and HDD LED
  • One audio header for headphone-out and microphone-in
  • Two USB 2.0 connectors supporting 4 additional USB 2.0 ports
  • One IEEE 1394a connector
NOTE: Motherboard specifications are subject to change without notice.


Motherboard layout and photos

Figure 1: layout

Figure 2: Photograph

Figure 3: Backplate

1 - PS/2 mouse port (green). This port is for a PS/2 mouse.
2 - Composite Video out port. This port connects a television.
3 - IEEE 1394a port. This 6-pin IEEE 1394a port provides high-speed connectivity for audio/video devices, storage peripherals, PCs, or portable devices.
4 - LAN (RJ-45) port. This port allows connection to a Local Area Network (LAN) through a network hub.
5 - Rear Speaker Out port (black). This port connects to the rear speakers on a 4-channel, 6-channel, or 8-channel audio configuration.
6 - Center/Subwoofer port (yellow orange). This port connects the center/subwoofer speakers.
7 - Line In port (light blue). This port connects a tape, CD, DVD player, or other audio sources.
8 - Line Out port (lime). This port connects to headphones or a speaker. In 4-channel, 6-channel, and 8-channel mode, the function of this port becomes Front Speaker Out.
9 - Microphone port (pink). This port connects a microphone.
10 - Side Speaker Out port (gray). This port connects to the side speakers in an 8-channel audio configuration.
11 - USB 2.0 ports 1, 2, 3, and 4. These four 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices.
12 - Video Graphics Adapter port. This port is for a VGA monitor or other VGA-compatible devices.
13 - Coaxial SPDIF Out port. This port connects an external audio output device via a coaxial S/PDIF cable.
14 - S-Video port. This port connects a video cassette recorder, camcorder, or television with S-Video interface.
15 - PS/2 keyboard port (purple). This port is for a PS/2 keyboard.


Clearing the BIOS settings

CAUTION: Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.

This motherboard has jumpers to:

Reset the BIOS settings in CMOS RAM to their default values.

Clearing CMOS

To clear CMOS, follow these steps:

  1. Temporarily set jumper CLRTC1 to pins 1-2.

    WARNING: Do NOT start the system with this jumper set to pins 1-2.
  2. Wait 5-10 seconds and then return the jumper to pins 2-3.

    You may now restart the system.

Clearing the BIOS password

This motherboard has a jumper to disable password checking.

To disable BIOS password checking:

  1. Move the jumper CLPWD1 to pins 1 and 2.

  2. You may now start the computer, enter BIOS setup, and change or erase the password.

  3. To enable BIOS password checking, replace the jumper on pins 2-3.


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