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HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Motherboard Specifications, (Carmel)
Figure 1: The Carmel motherboard
Front-side bus speed
Processor upgrade information
Memory upgrade information
NOTE: 32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD Integrated graphics
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
Integrated Realtek ALC656 Audio
*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
Back I/O ports
Figure 2: Back I/O panel
Figure 3: layout
Clearing the CMOS settings
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.
Clearing the PASSWORD settings
The BIOS password is used to protect BIOS settings from unwanted changes.
To erase the BIOS password follow these steps: