Instant Boot

Most of the people these days don't like to switch off computers everyday, we keep our computer up and running 24 hours a day, because it takes such a long time for our system to boot up again every time!

Now we have a good news, ASRock has overcome the technical obstacles and exclusively invented a new technology that allows you to turn on your PC in just a blink of an eye! Not only it saves energy, money, it also helps system running speed.

* This function is applicable ONLY to single user that does not secure ID and Password to their systems.

* The boot up time depends on the hardware configuration.

»Traditional Boot Up compare with ASRock Instant Boot

»No shut down compare with ASRock Instant Boot

»Normal S3/S4 compare with ASRock Instant Boot

»Pro and Cons of various shut down modes

From this sum up table, we can find that ASRock Instant Boot not only excels in the Boot Up speed (3~4 sec.), it also provides clean OS, and saves the most power energy.


No Shut Down Traditional boot up S3 S4 Instant Boot
Fast ModeRegular Mode
Boot Up Time Best
 
Worse
50~60 sec
Best
3~4 sec
Good
20~22 sec
Best
3~4 sec
Good
20~22 sec
Cleanliness of OS Fair
Accumulated garbage data
Best
Clean
Fair
Accumulated garbage data
Fair
Accumulated garbage data
Best
Clean
Best
Clean
Power Consumption
(Light loading)
Worse
60W~-100W
Best
1W~3W
Best
1W~3W
Best
1W~3W
Best
1W~3W
Best
1W~3W

Installation Procedure

  1. Execute the Instant Boot installation program under Windows.
  2. After the installation is completed, you should find an Instant Boot icon on the Windows desktop.
  3. Double click the Instant Boot icon on the desktop, then Instant Boot main menu will pop up.
  4. On Instant Boot main menu, you can choose "Fast Mode", Regular Mode" or "Disable Instant Boot". After that, please click "Apply".
  5. When you want to shut down the computer, please simply select "Shut Down" from Windows "Start menu".

Support All Series of Models

Intel Socket 2011

Intel X79X79 Extreme11Fatal1ty X79 ChampionFatal1ty X79 Professional
Intel X79X79 Extreme9X79 Extreme7X79 Extreme6/GB
Intel X79X79 Extreme6X79 Extreme4X79 Extreme4-M
Intel X79X79 Extreme3

Intel Socket 1366

Intel X58X58 SuperComputerX58 Deluxe3X58 Deluxe
Intel X58X58 Extreme6X58 Extreme3X58 Extreme

Intel Socket 1155

Intel Z77Z77 Extreme11Z77 Extreme9Z77 OC Formula
Intel Z77Z77 Extreme6/TB4Z77 Extreme6Z77 Extreme4
Intel Z77Z77 Extreme4-MZ77 Extreme3Z77 Pro4
Intel Z77Z77 Pro4-MZ77 Pro3Z77M
Intel Z77Z77E-ITX
Intel Z77 Fatal1ty Z77 ProfessionalFatal1ty Z77 Professional-MFatal1ty Z77 Performance
Intel Z75Z75 Pro3
Intel H77H77 Pro4/MVPH77 Pro4-MZH77 Pro3
Intel H77H77MH77M-ITX
Intel Q77Q77M vPro
Intel B75P75 Pro3B75 Pro3B75 Pro3-M/MVP
Intel B75B75 Pro3-MB75M-DGS R2.0B75M-DGS
Intel B75B75M-GL R2.0B75M-GLB75M R2.0
Intel B75B75MB75M-ITX
Intel Z68Z68 Extreme7 Gen3Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3Z68 Extreme4 Gen3
Intel Z68Z68 Extreme3 Gen3Z68 Extreme4Z68 Pro3 Gen3
Intel Z68Z68 Pro3Z68 Pro3-MZ68M/USB3
Intel Z68Z68M-ITX/HT
Intel P67Fatal1ty P67 ProfessionalFatal1ty P67 PerformanceP67 Extreme6
Intel P67P67 Extreme4 Gen3P67 Extreme4P67 Pro3
Intel P67P67 Pro3 SEP67 Pro
Intel H67H67DE3H67M-GE/HTH67M-GE
Intel H67H67MH67M-ITX/HTH67M-ITX
Intel H61H61M/U3S3H61M-DG3/USB3P65iCafe
Intel H61H61iCafeH61DE/S3H61DE/SI
Intel H61H61DELH61 Pro BTCH61 Pro
Intel H61H61M-GEH61MH61M-PS4
Intel H61H61M-PS2H61M-DSH61M-DPS
Intel H61H61M-PSH61M-DP3H71M-DG3
Intel H61H71M-DGSH61M-DGS R2.0H61M-DGS
Intel H61H61M-DG4H61M-HG4H61M-HP4
Intel H61H61M-HGSH61M-GSH61M-HVGS
Intel H61H61M-HVSH61M-SH61M-VG4
Intel H61H61M-VG3H61M-VS4H61M-VS3
Intel H61H61M-VS R2.0H61M-VSH61M-IDE
Intel H61H61MV-ITXH61M-ITX

Intel Socket 1156

Intel P67P67 Transformer
Intel P55P55 Deluxe3P55 DeluxeP55 Extreme4
Intel P55P55 ExtremeP55 Pro/USB3P55 Pro
Intel P55P55DE ProP55DE3P55M Pro
Intel H55H55 Extreme3H55 ProH55M Pro
Intel H55H55M/USB3 R2.0H55M/USB3H55iCafe
Intel H55H55M-GE R2.0H55M-GEH55M
Intel H55H55M-LEH55DE3

Intel Socket 775

Intel X48X48TurboTwins-WiFiX48TurboTwins
Intel P45P45X3 DeluxeP45DE3P45XE-WiFiN
Intel P45P45XE-RP45XEP45R2000-WiFi
Intel P45P45R2000P45TurboTwins2000P45TS-R
Intel P45P45TSP45DE
Intel P43P43 Pro/USB3P43R1600Twins-WiFiP43D1600Twins-1394
Intel P43P43D1600TwinsP43Twins1600P43DE3
Intel P43P43DE3LP43DE2P43DE
Intel P43P43C-MEP43ME
Intel G43G43Twins-FullHD
Intel G41G41MH/USB3 R2.0G41MH/USB3P41C-DE
Intel G41G41C-GSG41C-SG41C-VS
Intel G41G41M-PSG41M-GE3G41MH-GE
Intel G41G41M-GS3G41M-S3G41M-GS
Intel G41G41M-SG41M-VS3 R2.0G41M-VS3
Intel G41G41M-VS2G41M-VSG41MH-LE3
Intel G41G41M-LE/HG41M-LE
Intel P354Core1600Twins-P35
Intel P31 / G314Core1600-GLAN
Intel G31G31DEG31M-GS R2.0G31M-GS
Intel G31G31M-S R2.0G31M-SG31M-VS2
Intel G31G31M-VS4Core1600-DVI4Core1600-GLAN/M
Intel G965G965M-S
Intel P965P5B-DEP5B Pro
Intel 945GC945GCM-S
NVIDIA nForce 740i SLIN7AD-SLI
NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / nForce 630iN73PV-S
NVIDIA GeForce 7050 / nForce 610iN73V-S

Intel Socket 478

Intel 945GCP4i945GC

Intel Thin Mini-ITX Series

Intel Z77/H77/B75Z77TM-ITXH77TM-ITXB75TM-ITX
Intel H61H61TM-ITX

Intel CPU Onboard Series

Intel NM10 ExpressAD2700-ITXAD2700B-ITXAD2550-ITX
Intel NM10 ExpressAD2550B-ITXAD2500B-ITXAD525PV3
Intel NM10 ExpressAD525PVAD510PVAD425PV3
Intel NM10 ExpressAD425PVAD410PV
Intel 945GCA330GCA230GC

AMD CPU Onboard Series

AMD KabiniQC5000-ITX/WiFi
AMD A50MC70M1E350M1/USB3E350M1
AMD A50ME35LM1 R2.0E35LM1

CPU Onboard Series

NVIDIA MCP7A-IONA330ION
VIA VX900 A3PV530APV530A-ITX
VIA VX900PV530PV530-ITX

AMD Socket AM1

AMD AM1AM1B-MAM1H-ITXAM1B-ITX

AMD Socket AM3+ / AM3

AMD 990FX990FX Extreme9Fatal1ty 990FX ProfessionalFatal1ty 990FX Killer
AMD 990FX990FX Extreme4990FX Extreme3
AMD 970970 Extreme4970 Extreme3 R2.0970 Extreme3
AMD 970970 Pro3 R2.0970 Pro3
AMD 890FX890FX Deluxe5890FX Deluxe4
AMD 890GX890GX Extreme4 R2.0890GX Extreme3890GX Pro3
AMD 890GX890GM Pro3 R2.0
AMD 880G880G Extreme3880GMH/U3S3880G Pro3
AMD 880G880GM-LE FX
AMD 870870 Extreme3 R2.0870iCafe R2.0
AMD 785G985GM-GS3 FX
AMD 770970 Pro970DE3/U3S3770iCafe
AMD 770770DE3L
AMD RX881/760G980DE3/U3S3
AMD 760G970 Pro2960GC-GS FX960GM/U3S3 FX
AMD 760G960GM-VGS3 FX960GM-GS3 FX960GM-S3 FX
NVIDIA nForce 720DM3N78D FX
NVIDIA GeForce 7025N68-VGS3 FXN68-VS3 FX
NVIDIA GeForce 7025 N68-GS4 FX
NVIDIA GeForce 7025N68-GS3 FXN68-S3 FXN68C-GS FX

AMD Socket FM2

AMD A85XFM2A85X Extreme6FM2A85X Extreme4FM2A85X Extreme4-M
AMD A85XFM2A85X ProFM2A85M-DG3FM2A85X-ITX
AMD A75FM2A75 Pro4FM2A75 Pro4-MFM2A75M-DGS R2.0
AMD A75FM2A75M-DGSFM2A75M-ITX R2.0FM2A75M-ITX
AMD A55FM2A55 ProFM2A55M-VG3FM2A55M-DGS R2.0
AMD A55FM2A55M-DGS

AMD Socket FM1

AMD A75A75 Extreme6A75 Pro4/MVPA75iCafe
AMD A75A75 Pro4A75 Pro4-MA75M
AMD A75A75M-DGSA75M-HVSA75M-ITX
AMD A55A55 Pro3A55 ProA55iCafe
AMD A55A55M-DGSA55M-HVSA55M-VS
AMD A55A55DEL

AMD Socket AM3 (DDR3 support)

AMD 890FX890FX Deluxe3
AMD 890GX890GX Extreme4890GMH/USB3890GM Pro3
AMD 880G880GXH/USB3880GMH/USB3 R2.0880GMH/USB3
AMD 880G880GMH-LE/USB3880GM-LE
AMD 870870 Extreme3870iCafe
AMD 790GXM3A790GXH/USB3M3A790GXH/128MM3A790GMH/128M
AMD 790GX790GX Pro
AMD 785GM3A785GXH/128MM3A785GMH/128MM3A785GM-LE/128M
AMD 785GM3A785GM-LE785G Pro785GM-S3
AMD 780GM3A780GXH/128M
AMD 770770 Extreme3M3A770DE
AMD 760G760GM-GS3760GM-S3
AMD 480X CrossFireM3A UCC
NVIDIA nForce 720DM3N78D
NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / nForce 630aN68-VGS3 UCCN68-VS3 UCCN68-GE3 UCC
NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / nForce 630aN68-GS3 UCCN68-S3 UCCN68-S3

AMD Socket AM2+ / AM2 (AM3 CPU and DDR2 support)

AMD 790GXA790GXH/128MA790GMH/128MA790GX/128M
AMD 790GXAOD790GX/128M
AMD 785GA785GXH/128MA785GMH/128MA785GM-LE/128M
AMD 785GA785GM-LE
AMD 780GA780GMH/128MA780GXH/128MA780GXE/128M
AMD 780GA780GM-LE/128MA780GM-LEA780FullHD
AMD 770A770CrossFireA770DE+A770DE
AMD RS780L (760G)A780LM-SA780LM
NVIDIA nForce 780a SLIK10N780SLIX3-WiFi
NVIDIA nForce 740a SLIK10N7SLI
NVIDIA nForce 720D K10N78D
NVIDIA GeForce 8200K10N78-1394K10N78K10N78FullHD-hSLI R3.0
NVIDIA GeForce 8200K10N78FullHD-hSLI R2.0K10N78M Pro
NVIDIA GeForce 8100K10N78M
AMD 480X CrossFireM3A-GLANALiveXFire-eSATA2 R3.0ALiveXFire-eSATA2
NVIDIA GeForce 7050 / nForce 630A MCPALiveNF7G-GLANN68PV-GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / nForce 630aN68C-GS UCCN68C-S UCCN68-GS UCC
NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / nForce 630aN68-S UCCN68C-SEN68C-S
NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / nForce 630aN68-GEN68-GSN68-S
NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE / nForce 430N61P-SNF6-GLANALiveNF6G-GLAN

AMD Socket 939

AMD 790GX939A790GMH
AMD 785G939A785GMH/128M939A785GMH

AMD Socket 754

AMD RS780L (760G)K8A780LM

AMD Socket 462

SiS 741GXK7S41GX2

Installation

For users that have bought ASRock recent models, you could enjoy the Instant Boot function as well! All you have to do is to go to the following links to get the latest utility and BIOS.

Utility / BIOS updates



YouTube

ASRock had especially made a video clip, demonstrating the user interface, functions and fast boot up of Instant Boot function.