Order Number: E88316-001
Revision -001 Revision History First release of the Intel® Desktop Board DP43BFL Product Guide Date February 2010
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This Product Guide gives information about board layout, component installation, BIOS update, and regulatory compliance for Intel® Desktop Board DP43BFL.Intended Audience
The Product Guide is intended for technically qualified personnel. It is not intended for general audiences.
Use Only for Intended Applications
All Intel Desktop Boards are evaluated as Information Technology Equipment (I.T.E.) for use in personal computers (PC) for installation in homes, offices, schools, computer rooms, and similar locations. The suitability of thisproduct for other PC or embedded non-PC applications or other environments, such as medical, industrial, alarm systems, test equipment, etc. may not be supported without further evaluation by Intel.
The chapters in this Product Guide are arranged as follows: 1 2 3 A B Desktop Board Features: a summary of product features Installing and Replacing Desktop BoardComponents: instructions on how to install the Desktop Board and other hardware components Updating the BIOS: instructions on how to update the BIOS Error Messages and Indicators: information about BIOS error messages and beep codes Regulatory Compliance: safety standards, regulations, and product certifications
The following conventions are used in this manual:
Cautions warnthe user about how to prevent damage to hardware or loss of data.
Notes call attention to important information.
Intel Desktop Board DP43BFL Product Guide
The table below gives descriptions of some common terms used in the product guide.
Term GB GHz KB kHz MB Mb MHz Description Gigabyte (1,073,741,824 bytes) Gigahertz (one billion hertz) Kilobyte (1024bytes) Kilohertz (one thousand hertz) Megabyte (1,048,576 bytes) Megabit (1,048,576 bits) Megahertz (one million hertz)
1 Desktop Board Features
Supported Operating Systems..............................................................................11 Desktop Board Components.................................................................................12 Online Support...