Question: What is Dr. Debug and how do I troubleshoot with these codes?(2/1/2013) Answer: Dr. Debug is used to provide codes that represent different errors that your system has encountered. Please see the diagram below for reading the Dr. Debug codes and how to troubleshoot.
FF, 00 - 19 D0 - D3
Please check if the CPU is installed correctly and then clear the CMOS.
31 - 3B 51 - 55
Problem related to CPU and memory. Please clear the CMOS. Re-install the CPU and memory.
D4 - D5
PCI resource allocation error. Out of Resources.
D6 92 - 97
The graphics card or iGPU could not be recognized. Please clear CMOS and try re-installing the graphics card. If the problem still exists, please try installing the graphics card in other slots or try other graphics cards.
The keyboard and mouse could not be recognized. Please try re-installing the keyboard and mouse.
9A - 9D
Problem related to USB devices. Please try removing all USB devices.
Question: My system does not start. I have no output on my display. What can I do? (7/1/2020) Answer: Please refer to the following flow chart for basic debugging.
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Question: How do I enable the Optane H10/H20 hybrid function on the Intel Z690/B660/H670 platform?(3/1/2022) Answer: If you want to make a fresh Windows installation with Optane H10/H20 hybrid function, please refer to the following steps:
Make sure that H10/H20 Optane memory is installed in an M.2 socket which supports Optane. You can find the info by checking the storage section of the motherboard specifications page on ASRock's website.
Enable the Hybrid Storage Detection and Configuration Mode in BIOS and press "F10” to save the settings.
Advanced\Storage Configuration\Hybrid Storage Detection and Configuration Mode
Go to Advanced\Storage Configuration\VMD Configuration and set Enable VMD controller to [Enabled].
Then set Enable VMD Global Mapping to [Enabled]. Press F10 to save the changes and exit setup.
Installing Windows® on a VMD platform
After the BIOS setup, please follow the steps below.
Please download the "SATA Floppy Image” driver from ASRock's website (https://www.asrock.com/index.asp). Unzip the file to a USB flash drive or copy the files from ASRock's motherboard support CD.
Press at system POST to launch the boot menu and choose the item "UEFI:
installation media>” to install Windows® 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit OS
” to install Windows® 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit OS">
If during the Windows installation process the target drive is not available, please click .
Click and locate the driver on your USB flash drive.
Select "Intel RST VMD Controller” and then click .
Select unallocated space and then click .
Please follow Windows' installation instructions to finish the process.
After the Windows installation is finished, please install the "Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver and utility” from ASRock's website. https://www.asrock.com/index.asp
Launch the Intel® Optane™ Memory and Storage Management tool from the Microsoft store.
Select the drive which you want to accelerate. Enable Intel® Optane™ Memory. (One restart is required)
Erase all data on the Intel® Optane™ memory module and click
After the system has restarted, the Optane Management tool will show that Optane memory is enabled.
Question: Are there any limitations for M.2 sockets on Intel 500 series motherboards?(5/1/2021) Answer: The availability of and speed supported by M.2 sockets on Intel 500 series motherboards may differ depending on which CPU is in use. (11th Generation or 10th Generation Intel Core processor)
For the specifications of each product, please refer to the tables below.
All of the M..2 sockets on the following models can be used in combination with 11th and 10th Generation CPUs.
Z590 OC Formula
B560M Steel Legend
Some of the M.2 sockets on the following models can only be used in combination with an 11th Generation CPU.
Z590 PG Velocita
Z590 Extreme WiFi 6E
Z590 Steel Legend WiFi 6E
Z590 Steel Legend
Z590 Phantom Gaming 4/ac+
Z590 Phantom Gaming 4/ac
Z590 Phantom Gaming 4
H570 Phantom Gaming 4
H570 Steel Legend
Z590M Phantom Gaming4
Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4
B560 Steel Legend
※M.2 sockets may share lanes with PCIe slots or SATA ports. For detailed specifications, please refer to the product page.
Question: How do I enable Optane H10 when another Intel M.2 SSD is installed on Intel 300/400 series platform?(9/1/2020) Answer: To enable an Optane H10 while another Intel M.2 SSD is installed, please refer to the following steps:
Step 1. Make sure that H10 Optane memory is installed in the Optane supporting M.2 socket by checking the storage section of the motherboard web page.
Question: How can I remap M2_3 slot and other M.2 slots to configure a PCIE SSD RAID on Z490 Taichi?(6/1/2020) Answer: Please make sure to use identical PCIE SSDs that are the same type and volume.
Follow the steps below to adjust the BIOS settings to configure the PCIe RAID.
STEP 1. Enter the UEFI Setup Utility by pressing or < Del > hotkey during the post screen.
STEP 2. Go to Advanced -> Storage Configuration and set SATA Mode Selection to [RAID Mode].
STEP 3. Go to Boot -> CSM and set Launch Storage OpROM policy to [UEFI only].
STEP 4. Adjust the M.2 slots - RST PCie Storage Remapping that you've installed PCIE SSDs to [Enabled]. Press to save the settings and exit setup.
STEP 5. Go to Advanced -> USB Configuration and set Third Party USB 3.2 Controller to [Disabled]. Press to save the configuration changes and exit setup. Caution: After disabling the Third Party USB3.2 Controller, the onboard Type-C port will be turned off.
STEP 6. Enter Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology in Advanced page.
STEP 7. Select the option Create RAID Volume and press .
STEP 8. Key-in a volume name and press , or simply press to accept the default name.
STEP 9. Select your desired RAID Level and press .
STEP 10. Select the target hard drives which you want to build in RAID array and press .
STEP 11. Select a stripe size for the RAID array and press .
STEP 12. Select Create Volume and press to start creating the RAID array.
Question: I would like to use AMD Threadripper 2 CPU on ASRock X399 platform, what should I do?(7/1/2018) Answer: ASRock X399 platform has supported AMD Threadripper 2 CPU since BIOS version P3.XX.
If your BIOS version is older than P3.XX, please update BIOS without powering on the system (without CPU) by using the BIOS Flashback feature that X399 supports.
Please refer to the following procedures to update the BIOS.
1.Visit ASRock website and enter the BIOS download page of your motherboard to download the latest BIOS.
2.Copy the BIOS file to your USB flash drive. Please make sure that the file system on the USB flash drive is FAT32.
3.Extract BIOS file from the zip file and rename the file to "CREATIVE.ROM”.
4.Plug the 24 pin power connector on the motherboard without other devices. Then turn on the power supply's AC switch. Please DO NOT power on the system.
5.Then plug your USB drive to the USB BIOS Flashback port.
*Please refer to the user manual for the detail information of USB Flashback port.
USB BIOS Flashback port
Fatal1ty X399 Professional Gaming
6.Press the BIOS Flashback Switch for about three seconds. Then the LED starts to blink.
7.Wait a few seconds. The BIOS flashing process is completed when the LED stops blinking.
*If the LED light turns solid green, the BIOS Flashback is not operating properly. Please make sure that you plug the USB drive to the USB BIOS Flashback port properly.
Question: How do I install the CPU on X399 Platform? After I follow the step 1 to 3 to fasten the screws, the cover cannot be locked well.(10/1/2017) Answer: Please slightly fasten the screws in the order of number 1, 2 and 3. Then tighten all of them.
Question: I'd like to install the TR4 1900X CPU on X399Taichi or X399 Prof. Gaming, what should I do?
Please refer to the following steps to update the BIOS P1.30 or later version to support TR4 1900X CPU.(8/1/2017) Answer: Step 1. Download the BIOS P1.30 or later version from ASRock's website
X399 Taichi: https://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X399%20Taichi/index.asp#BIOS
X399 Prof. Gaming: https://www.asrock.com/MB/AMD/Fatal1ty%20X399%20Professional%20Gaming/index.asp#BIOS
Step 2. Please make sure that the file system of your USB flash drive is FAT32.
Go to This PC → Right click on the mouse → Select Properties → File system
Step 3. If the USB drive is not FAT32 format, please create an USB flash with FAT32 format.
Go to This PC → Right click on the mouse → Select Format → Select FAT32 → Start
Step 4. Copy the BIOS file to your USB flash drive and extract BIOS file from the zip file.
Step 5. Rename the file to "creative.rom” and put the file on root directory
Step 6. Install the 24 pin power connector to the motherboard. Then turn on the AC switch of the power supply.
*There is no need to power on the system.
Step 7. Connect your USB drive to the USB BIOS Flashback port.
Step 8. Press the BIOS Flashback button for about three seconds. Then the LED starts to blink.
Step 9. Wait until the LED stops blinking, indicating that BIOS flashing has been completed.
*If the LED light turns solid green, this means that the BIOS Flashback is not operating properly.
1. Please make sure that you connect the USB drive to the USB BIOS Flashback port.
2. BIOS Flashback button (BIOS_FB1, see p.9, No. 19) allows users to flash the BIOS.
3. Flash the BIOS again from step 5.
Question: How can I adjust "CPU Frequency Multiplier Change” setting on AM4 platform?(3/1/2017) Answer: CPU Frequency Multiplier Change option is already supported by the new BIOS update.
Please visit ASRock Download zone and update the BIOS to the following BIOS or later versions.
Download link: https://www.asrock.com/support/index.asp
Question: What kind of M.2 specification can your AM4 motherboard support? Is M.2 shared with SATA port? Which SATA port?(3/1/2017) Answer: M.2 specification support may vary with a different AM4 motherboard. Please refer to the following table for support information.
Please refer to the following table for detail information.
M.2 slot support PCIE/SATA
Is M.2 shared with SATA Port? Which SATA port shared with M.2
Question: The system doesn't boot properly after loading DRAM XMP Profile on AM4 motherboards. How do I do?(3/1/2017) Answer: Please update the latest BIOS from ASRock official website firstly.
Download link: https://www.asrock.com/support/index.asp?cat=BIOS
Because of AM4 memory compatibility issue, some high frequency memory modules may not work with XMP profile successfully. ASRock keeps updating the latest AMD AGESA code to enhance the high frequency memory capability. Please keep tracking the latest BIOS update on ASRock official website.
We have tested some memory modules on AM4 platform and users can refer to our suggested module list for choosing the finest ones to pair with your AM4 motherboard.
Memory support list link: X370 Professional Gaming, X370 Taichi, X370 Killer SLI/ac, X370 Killer SLI, X370 Gaming K4, AB350 Pro4, AB350M Pro4, AB350 Gaming K4
Question: What is the priority for installing memory module on AM4 models?(2/1/2017) Answer: If you install only two memory modules, please install DIMMs into DDR4_A2 and DDR4_B2 slots.
If DDR4_A2 and DDR4_B2 are occupied, please install the other memory modules to DDR4_A1 and DDR4_B1