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Throttling 50%: On= 105° C; OFF=95° C
OS shut down at 110° C; H/W shut down at 110°C
172°F (78°C) 4100±100 37db
194°F (90°C) 4400±100 39.5db
Battery Type Li-ion
Pack capacity 4000mAH–4800mAH
Number of battery cell 6 or 8
Package configuration • 3 cells in series, 2 series in parallel
• 4 cells in series, 2 series in parallel
Normal voltage 10.8V–14.8V
Charge voltage 12.3V–16.8V
Input rating 100–240V (under 50–60Hz)
Maximum input AC current 1.5mA
Inrush current N/A
ACPI modePower Management
Mech. Off (G3) All devices in the notebook are turned off completely.
Soft Off (G2/S5) OS initiated shutdown. All devices in the notebook are turned off
Working (G0/S0) Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disc may be power managed in
Suspend to RAM (S3) CPU set power down
Audio Power Down
Hard Disk Power Down
CD-ROM Power Down
Super I/O Low Power mode
Save to Disk (S4) Also called Hibernation Mode. System saves all system states and data onto
the disc prior to power off the whole system.
CPU TemperatureFan Speed (rpm)Acoustic Level (dBA)
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❑BIOS Setup Utility
❑BIOS Flash utility
❑Removing a password lock
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36Chapter 2: System utilities
BIOS Setup Utility
The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into the notebook’s BIOS (Basic
Input/Output System). The notebook was shipped already properly configured and optimized.
However, if the user encounters configuration problems, you may need to run Setup.
Note: Also see Chapter 4 “Troubleshooting” on page 135 and Chapter 5
“Clearing password check and BIOS recovery” on page 158 when
To run the BIOS Setup Utility:
1Turn on the notebook. You will see Press to enter Setup at the bottom of
2Press F2. The BIOS Setup Utility opens.
Navigating the BIOS Setup Utility
There are six menu options in the BIOS Setup Utility: Information, Main, Advanced, Intel,
Security, Boot, and Exit.
To use the BIOS Setup Utility:
❑To choose a menu, use the left ← and right → arrow keys.
❑To choose an item, use the up ↑ and down ↓ arrow keys.
❑To change the value of a parameter, press F5 or F6.
❑A plus sign (+) indicates the item has sub-items. Press Enter to expand this item.
❑Press Esc while you are in any of the menu options to go to the Exit menu.
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❑In any menu, you can load default settings by pressing F9. You can also press F10 to
save any changes made and exit the BIOS Setup Utility.
Note: You can change the value of a parameter if it is enclosed in square
brackets. Navigation keys for a particular menu are shown on the
bottom of the screen. Help for parameters are found in the Item
Specific Help part of the screen. Read this information carefully when
making changes to parameter values. System information differs by
BIOS Setup Utility screens
Note: The screens shown in this section are for informational purposes
only. Screen information varies by model, features ordered, and
The Information screen displays a summary of your notebook hardware information.
CPU Type Shows the CPU type and speed.
CPU Speed Shows the CPU speed.
IDE0 Model Name Shows the model name of the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) installed on the
primary IDE master.
IDE0 Serial Number Shows the serial number of the HDD installed on the primary IDE master.
IDE1 Model Name Shows the model name of the HDD installed on the secondary IDE master.
IDE1 Serial Number Shows the serial number of the HDD installed on the secondary IDE master.
ATAPI Model Name Shows the model name of the optical device installed in the notebook.
System BIOS Version Shows the version of the system BIOS.
VGA BIOS Version Shows the VGA firmware version of the system.