MSI MS-B930 User's Manual PDF

MSI MS-B930 User's Manual PDF
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Summary of Content for MSI MS-B930 User's Manual PDF

MAG Codex/ MAG META Series

Personal Computer




Contents Copyright and Trademarks Notice iii Revision iii Upgrade and Warranty iv Acquisition of Replaceable Parts iv Technical Support iv Chemical Substances Information iv Battery Information v Safety Instructions vi CE Conformity viii FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement viii WEEE Statement ix RoHS Statement ix

Overview1-1 Packing Contents 1-2 System Overview 1-3 Component Replacement & Upgrade 1-8

Getting Started 2-1 Safety & Comfort Tips 2-2 Hardware Setup 2-3

System Operations 3-1 Power Management 3-2 Network Connection (Windows 10) 3-4 System Recovery (Windows 10) 3-7 System Recovery (F3 Hotkey Recovery) 3-11



Copyright and Trademarks Notice Copyright Micro-Star Intl Co, Ltd All rights reserved The MSI logo used is a registered trademark of Micro-Star Intl Co, Ltd All other marks and names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners No warranty as to accuracy or completeness is expressed or implied MSI reserves the right to make changes to this document without prior notice

Revision Revision Date V11 2020/ 04



Upgrade and Warranty Please note that certain components preinstalled in the product may be upgradable or replaceable by users request For any further information about the product users purchased, please contact the local dealer Do not attempt to upgrade or replace any component of the product if you are not an authorized dealer or service center, since it may cause the warranty void It is strongly recommended that you contact the authorized dealer or service center for any upgrade or replace service

Acquisition of Replaceable Parts Please be noticed that the acquisition of replaceable parts (or compatible ones) of the product users purchased in certain countries or territories may be fulfilled by the manufacturer within 5 years at most since the product has been discontinued, depending on the official regulations declared at the time. Please contact the manufacturer via https://wwwmsicom/support/ for the detailed information about the acquisition of spare parts

Technical Support If a problem arises with your system and no solution can be obtained from the users manual, please contact your place of purchase or local distributor Alternatively, please try the following help resources for further guidance Visit the MSI website for technical guide, BIOS updates, driver updates and other information via https://wwwmsicom/ support/

Chemical Substances Information In compliance with chemical substances regulations, such as the EU REACH Regulation (Regulation EC No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council), MSI provides the information of chemical substances in products at: https://wwwmsicom/html/popup/csr/evmtprtt_pcmhtml



Battery Information

European Union: Batteries, battery packs, and accumulators should not be disposed of as unsorted household waste Please use the public collection system to return, recycle, or treat them in compliance with the local regulations

Taiwan: For better environmental protection, waste batteries should be collected separately for recycling or special disposal

California, USA: The button cell battery may contain perchlorate material and requires special handling when recycled or disposed of in California For further information please visit: https://dtsccagov/perchlorate/



Safety Instructions

Read the safety instructions carefully and thoroughly All cautions and warnings on the computer or users manual should be


Make sure that the power voltage is within its safety range and has been adjusted properly to the value of 100~240V before connecting the computer to the power outlet

If the power cord comes with a 3-pin plug, do not disable the protective earth pin from the plug The computer must be connected to an earthed mains socket-outlet

Always unplug the AC power cord before installing any add-on card or module to the computer

Always disconnect the AC power cord or switch the wall socket off if the computer would be left unused for a certain time to achieve zero energy consumption

Place the power cord in a way that people are unlikely to step on it Do not place anything on the power cord

If this computer comes with an adapter, use only the MSI provided AC adapter approved for use with this computer

Power Rating:

f 500W: AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 7-3A (MAG Codex 5 B930/ MAG META 5 B930)

f 750W: AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 10-5A (MAG META 5 B930)

Please take special precautions if this computer comes with a battery Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced Replace only with the

same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer Avoid disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing

or cutting of a battery, which can result in an explosion Avoid leaving a battery in an extremely high temperature or extremely low

air pressure environment that can result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.

Do not ingest battery If the coin/button cell battery is swallowed, it can cause severe internal burns and can lead to death Keep new and used batteries away from children

To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not place the computer on a soft, unsteady surface or obstruct the computer air ventilators

Use this computer only on a hard, flat and steady surface.



Keep this computer away from humidity and high temperature Do not leave the computer in an unconditioned environment with a storage

temperature above 60 or below 0, which may damage the computer. The maximum operating temperature is around 35.

Never pour any liquid into the opening that could damage or cause electrical shock

Always keep the strong magnetic or electrical objects away from the computer

If any of the following situations arises, get the computer checked by service personnel:

The power cord or plug is damaged Liquid has penetrated into the computer The computer has been exposed to moisture The computer does not work well or you can not get it work according to

users manual The computer has dropped and damaged The computer has obvious sign of breakage

Green Product Features Reduced energy consumption during use and stand-by Limited use of substances harmful to the environment and health Easily dismantled and recycled Reduced use of natural resources by encouraging recycling Extended product lifetime through easy upgrades Reduced solid waste production through take-back policy

Environmental Policy The product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and

recycling and should not be thrown away at its end of life Users should contact the local authorized point of collection for recycling

and disposing of their end-of-life products Visit the MSI website and locate a nearby distributor for further recycling

information Users may also reach us at gpcontdev@msicom for information regarding

proper disposal, take-back, recycling, and disassembly of MSI products



CE Conformity Hereby, Micro-Star International CO, LTD declares that this device is in compliance with the essential safety requirements and other relevant provisions set out in the European Directive

FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the measures listed below:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which

the receiver is connected Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help

Notice 1 The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the users authority to operate the equipment Notice 2 Shielded interface cables and AC power cord, if any, must be used in order to comply with the emission limits

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

1 this device may not cause harmful interference, and 2 this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may

cause undesired operation

MSI Computer Corp 901 Canada Court, City of Industry, CA 91748, USA (626)913-0828 wwwmsicom



WEEE Statement Under the European Union (EU) Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Directive 2002/96/EC, which takes effect on August 13, 2005, products of electrical and electronic equipment cannot be discarded as municipal waste anymore and manufacturers of covered electronic equipment will be obligated to take back such products at the end of their useful life

RoHS Statement

Japan JIS C 0950 Material Declaration A Japanese regulatory requirement, defined by specification JIS C 0950, mandates that manufacturers provide material declarations for certain categories of electronic products offered for sale after July 1, 2006. http://wwwmsicom/html/popup/csr/cemm_jphtml http://twmsicom/html/popup/csr_tw/cemm_jphtml

India RoHS This product complies with the India E-waste (Management and Handling) Rule 2011 and prohibits use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls or polybrominated diphenyl ethers in concentrations exceeding 01 weight % and 001 weight % for cadmium, except for the exemptions set in Schedule 2 of the Rule

Turkey EEE regulation Conforms to the EEE Regulations of the Republic Of Turkey

Ukraine restriction of hazardous substances The equipment complies with requirements of the Technical Regulation, approved by the Resolution of Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine as of December 3, 2008 1057, in terms of restrictions for the use of certain dangerous substances in electrical and electronic equipment

Vietnam RoHS As from December 1, 2012, all products manufactured by MSI comply with Circular 30/2011/TT-BCT temporarily regulating the permitted limits for a number of hazardous substances in electronic and electric products

1 Overview Congratulations for purchasing the MAG Codex/ MAG META Series Personal Computer System This system is your best PC choice With the fantastic appearance, it can easily be set anywhere The feature packed platform also gives you an exciting PC experience



Packing Contents

System AC Power Cord User Manual &

Quick Guide (Optional)

Warranty Card & Warranty Book

Mouse (Optional)

Keyboard (Optional)

* Please contact us immediately if any of the items is damaged or missing * The illustrations are for reference only and your packing contents may slightly vary

depending on the model you purchased



System Overview

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1 Hard Disk Drive LED

This indicator shows the activity status of the HDD. It flashes when the system is accessing data on the HDD and remains off when no disk activity is detected

2 USB 32 Gen 1 Port (Type-C)

USB 32 Gen 1, the SuperSpeed USB, delivers the higher interface speeds for connecting various devices, such as storage devices, hard drives, or video cameras, and offers more advantages over high-speed data transferring The slim and sleek USB Type C connector features reversible plug orientation and cable direction and supports 5V/3A portable charging power when AC power is connected However, the maximum portable charging power limitation may up to 5V/15A while battery DC power is connected

3 USB 20 Port (Type-A)

The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is for attaching USB devices such as keyboard, mouse, or other USB-compatible devices It supports up to 480Mbit/s (Hi-Speed) data transfer rate

4 Headphone Jack

This connector is provided for headphones or speakers

5 Microphone Jack

This connector is provided for microphones

6 Power Button

Press the power button to turn the system on and off.

7 Ventilator

The ventilator on the enclosure is used for air convection and to prevent the equipment from overheating Do not cover the ventilator

8 Power Jack

Power supplied through this jack supplies power to your system

9 Power Supply Switch

Switch this switch to I can turn on the power supply Switch it to 0 to cut off the power circulation

10 PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse Port

The PS/2 keyboard / Mouse DIN connector for PS/2 keyboard / Mouse



11 VGA Port

The VGA port supports monitors and other VGA interface devices

12 DVI-D Port

The DVI-D (Digital Visual Interface-Digital) connector allows you to connect a LCD monitor It provides a high-speed digital interconnection between the computer and its display device To connect an LCD monitor, sim-ply plug your monitor cable into the DVI-D connector, and make sure that the other end of the cable is properly connected to your monitor (refer to your monitor manual for more information)

13 HDMI-Out Port

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is an all-digital audio/video interface capable of transmitting uncompressed streams HDMI supports all TV format, including standard, enhanced, or high-definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable

14 USB 32 Gen 1 Port

USB 32 Gen 1, the SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, delivers high-speed data transfer for various devices, such as storage devices, hard drives, video cameras, etc

15 LAN Jack

The standard RJ-45 LAN jack is provided for connection to the Local Area Network (LAN) You can connect a network cable to it

Green/ OrangeYellow

LED Color LED State Condition

Left Yellow Off LAN link is not established

On (steady state) LAN link is established

On (blinking) The computer is communicating with another computer on the LAN

Right Green Off 10 Mbit/sec data rate is selected

On 100 Mbit/sec data rate is selected

Orange On 1000 Mbit/sec data rate is selected

16 Line-In Jack

Used for connecting external audio outputting devices



17 Line-Out Jack

Used as a connector for speakers or headphones

18 Microphone Jack

This connector is provided for microphones

Important High-speed devices are recommended for USB 32 ports whereas low-speed devices, such as mouse or keyboard, are suggested to be plugged into the USB 20 ports



Component Replacement & Upgrade Please note that certain components preinstalled in the product may be upgradable or replaceable by users request depending on the models users purchased

For any further information on the product users purchased, please contact the local dealer Do not attempt to upgrade or replace any component of the product if you are not an authorized dealer or service center, since it may cause the warranty void It is strongly recommended that you contact the authorized dealer or service center for any upgrade or replace service

2 Getting Started This chapter provides you with the information on hardware setup procedures While connecting peripheral devices, be careful in holding the devices and use a grounded wrist strap to avoid static electricity

Getting Started


Safety & Comfort Tips Choosing a good workspace is important if you have to work with your PC for a long period of time

1 Your work area should have enough illumination 2 Choose the proper desk and chair and adjust their height to fit your posture when

operating 3 When sitting on the chair, sit straight and keep a good posture Adjust the chairs

back (if available) to support your back comfortably 4 Place you feet flat and naturally on the floor, so that your knees and elbows have

the proper position (about 90-degree) when operating 5 Put your hands on the desk naturally to support your wrists 6 Avoid using your PC in a place where discomfort may occur (such as on the bed) 7 The PC is an electrical device Please treat it with great care to avoid personal


Getting Started


Hardware Setup

h Connecting the AC Power

1. Unpack the package to find the AC power cord. Plug one end of the AC power cord to the Personal Computer System

2 Plug the male end to the electrical outlet

h Disconnecting the AC Power

3. Unplug the AC power cord from the electrical outlet first. 4 Unplug the AC power cord from the Personal Computer System





Important When unplugging the AC power cord, always hold the connector part of the cord Never pull the cord directly

Getting Started


h Powering on the System

Press the power button to power on the system

3 System Operations This chapter provides you with essential information on system operations

Important All information is subject to change without prior notice

System Operations


Power Management Power management of personal computers (PCs) and monitors has the potential to save significant amounts of electricity as well as deliver environmental benefits. To be energy efficient, turn off your display or set your PC to sleep mode after a period of user inactivity

h Power Management in Windows 10

[Power Options] in Windows OS allow you to control the power management features of your display, hard drive, and battery Right-click [Start] , select [Control Panel] from the list and then click [System and Security]

Select [Power Options] and choose a power plan that suits your personal needs. You may also fine-tune the settings by clicking [Change plan settings].

The Shut Down Computer menu presents the options of Sleep (S3/S4) & Shut Down (S5) for rapid and easy management of your system power

h Power Management through ENERGY STAR qualified monitors

The power management feature allows the computer to initiate a low-power or Sleep mode after a period of user inactivity When used with an external ENERGY STAR qualified monitor, this feature also supports similar power management features of the monitor To take advantage of these potential energy savings, the power management feature has been preset to behave in the following ways when the system is operating on AC power:

Turn off the display after 10 minutes Initiate Sleep after 30 minutes

h Waking the System Up

The computer shall be able to wake up from power saving mode in response to a command from any of the following:

the power button, the network (Wake On LAN), the mouse, the keyboard

System Operations


Energy Saving Tips: Turn off the monitor by pressing the monitor power button after a period of user

inactivity Tune the settings in Power Options under Windows OS to optimize your PCs

power management Install power saving software to manage your PCs energy consumption Always disconnect the AC power cord or switch the wall socket off if your PC

would be left unused for a certain time to achieve zero energy consumption

System Operations


Network Connection (Windows 10)

h Wired Network

1 Right-click [Start] and select [Network Connections] from the list 2 Select [Ethernet] and then [Network and Sharing Center]

3 Select [Set up a new connection or network]

System Operations


4 Choose [Connect to the Internet] and click [Next] 5 Select [Broadband (PPPoE)] to connect using DSL or cable that requires a user

name and password

6 Type the information from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and click [Connect] to establish your LAN connection

System Operations


h Wireless Network

1 Go to [Start] , click [Settings] and select [Network and Internet] 2 A list of available WLAN connections pops up Choose a connection from the list 3 To establish a new connection, select [Network and Sharing Center]

4 Select [Set up a new connection or network] 5 Followingly, choose [Manually connect to a wireless network] and click [Next] to

continue 6 Enter information for the wireless network you intend to add and click [Next] to


7 A new WLAN connection has been made

System Operations


System Recovery (Windows 10) The purposes for using the System Recovery Function may include:

Restore the system back to the initial status of original manufacturers default settings

When some errors have occurred to the operating system in use When the operating system is affected by virus and is not able to work normally. When you want to install the OS with other built-in languages

Before using the System Recovery Function, please back up the important data saved on your system drive to other storage devices If the following solution fails to recover your system, please contact the authorized local distributor or service center for further assistance

System Operations


Reset this PC

1 Go to [Start] , click [Settings] and select [Update and security] 2 Select [Recovery] and click [Get started] under [Reset this PC] to start the system


3 The [Choose an option] screen pops up. Choose between [Keep my files] and [Remove everything]

Reset this PC

Keep my files

Remove everything

Only the drive where Windows is installed

Just remove my files Remove files and clean the drive

All drives Just remove my files Remove files and clean the drive

System Operations


h Keep my files

1 Select [Keep my files].

2 The [Your apps will be removed] screen shows a list of apps that will need to be reinstalled from the web or installation discs Click [Next] to continue

3 The next screen will show the changes to be made during the process Click [Reset] to start the system reset

System Operations


h Remove everything

4 Select [Remove everything]

5 If you have multiple hard drives, a screen will pop up, asking you to choose between [Only the drive where Windows is installed] and [All drives]

6 Then select between [Just remove my files] and [Remove files and clean the drive].

7 The next screen will show the changes to be made during the process Click [Reset] to start the system reset

System Operations


System Recovery (F3 Hotkey Recovery)

h Precautions for Using the System Recovery Function

1 If your hard drive and system encountered non-recoverable problems, please use the F3 Hotkey recovery from the Hard Drive first to perform the System Recover Function

2 Before using the System Recovery Function, please backup the important data saved on your system drive to other storage devices

h Recovering the system with the F3 Hotkey

Follow the instructions below to continue: 1 Restart the PC 2 Press the F3 hotkey on the keyboard promptly when the MSI greeting appears on

the display 3 On the Choose an Op

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