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Asus M5A78L-M LX3 Socket AM3+ VGA 8 Channel Audio mATX Motherboard

  • AMD 760G Chipset
  • AMD Socket AM3+
  • 8-Channel Audio
  • mATX Form Factor

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    Asus M5A78L-M LX3 Socket AM3+ VGA 8 Channel Audio mATX Motherboard Product Description

    Specifications

    CPU

    AMD AM3+ FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors
    Supports CPU up to 95 W
    AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology

    Chipset

    AMD 760G (780L)/SB710

    Memory

    2 x DIMM, Max. 16GB, DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    * Refer to asus or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
    * Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.
    * AMD FX Series CPU on this motherboard supports up to DDR3 1866MHz as its standard memory frequency.
    * Due to CPU spec., AMD AM3 CPUs on this motherboard support up to DDR3 1333MHz.

    System Bus

    Up to 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport 3

    Graphics

    Integrated ATI Radeon HD 3000 GPU
    VGA output support : RGB port
    - Supports RGB with max. resolution 2560 x 1440 @ 75 Hz
    Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
    Hybrid CrossFireX Support *1
    Supports DirectX 10

    Expansion Slots

    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    1 x PCI

    Storage

    AMD SB710 controller :
    4 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), blue
    Support Raid 0, 1, 10, JBOD

    LAN

    Qualcomm Atheros, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

    Audio

    Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *2

    USB Ports

    Built-in Controller :
    8 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)

    Special Features

    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU
    Core Unlocker
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - Anti-Surge
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - ASUS Fan Xpert
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 2
    - ASUS MyLogo 2

    Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
    1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
    1 x D-Sub
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    4 x USB 2.0
    1 x COM port(s)
    3 x Audio jack(s)

    Internal I/O

    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    4 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    1 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x Internal speaker connector(s)
    1 x System panel(s)

    BIOS

    16 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS , PnP, DMI v2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS V2.7, ACPI V2.0a

    Form Factor

    uATX Form Factor
    9.6 inch x 7.4 inch ( 24.4 cm x 18.8 cm )

    Note

    *1-1: For Windows Vista or later versions.
    *1-2: Refer to amd for the Hybrid CrossFireX selected GPUs.
    *2: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output.

    Add-ons and Accessories

    PSU

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    Technical Specifications

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slot(s) 1 x CPU ¦ 2 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCI
    Storage Interfaces AMD SB710: SATA-300 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / JBOD
    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 2 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCI
    Interfaces 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 1 x VGA ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x serial ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack
    Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x audio
    Power Connectors 4-pin ATX12V connector, 24-pin main power connector

    General

    Compatible Processors Sempron, Phenom II X3, Athlon II X2, Phenom II X2, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X3, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X6, FX (Maximum TDP 95 Watt)
    Product Type Motherboard - micro ATX
    Chipset Type AMD 760G / AMD SB710
    Max Bus Speed 2600 MHz
    Data Bus Transfer Rate 5.2 GT/s
    Processor Socket Socket AM3+
    Max Processors Qty 1

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 16 GB
    Technology DDR3
    Bus Clock 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 1866 MHz
    Speed PC3-12800, PC3-10600, PC3-8500
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC, ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture

    Graphics

    Graphics Controller ATI Radeon HD 3000
    Memory Allocation Technology Shared Video Memory (UMA)

    Audio

    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC887
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

    LAN

    Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

    Features

    BIOS Type AMI
    BIOS Features DMI 2.0 support, WfM 2.0 support, ASUS MyLogo2, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ACPI 2.0a support, SMBIOS 2.7 support
    Hardware Features C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology, jack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, ESD Guards, ASUS EZ DIY, CrashFree BIOS 3, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Fan Xpert, ASUS EPU-4 Engine, Core Unlocker, AMD Hybrid CrossFireX technology support

    Miscellaneous

    Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASUS PC Probe 2, ASUS AI Charger, ASUS Update
    Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play, ACPI 2.0a, ErP Ready
    Width 24.4 cm
    Depth 18.8 cm

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