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    M4A78-AM

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    Brand New Design Optimized for AM3 CPU

    • O.C. DDR2 1200
    • AMD AM3 CPU support
    • EPU
    • Turbo Key
    • Hybrid CrossFireX support
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      CPU, Chipset and Graphics Features

      Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors (AM3 CPU)

      This motherboard supports AMD® AM3 multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR2 1066 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process.

      O.C. DDR2 1200

      To attain top performance, ASUS engineers have successfully unleashed DDR2 1200(O.C.) MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation system, 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications.

      *Ensure that you download and update to the latest BIOS at www.asus.com and purchase the memory modules listed in the ASUS official memory Qualified Vendors Lists (QVL).

      PCIe 2.0 support

      This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.



      Hybrid CrossFireX Support

      Boosted Performance with onboard GPU and discrete graphics card
      ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ technology is a unique hybrid multi-GPU technology. It takes your gaming experience to the next level boosting PC performance by enabling the chipset’s integrated graphics processor and a discrete GPU to operate simultaneously with combined output for blisteringly-fast frame rates unleashing the graphics performance (Windows Vista® OS only).

      AMD® Phenom™ X4/ Phenom™ X3/ Athlon™ X2/ Athlon™/ Sempron™ processors (socket AM2+/AM2)

      This motherboard supports AMD® Socket AM2+ multi-core processors. It features dual-channel DDR2 1066 memory support, data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus, and AMD® Cool ´n´ Quiet™ Technology.



      AMD® 780G + SB710

      AMD® 780G Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT3.0) interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 x 16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD´s latest AM3/AM2+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.





      HyperTransport 3.0 Suport

      Provides 2.6 times more bandwidth than HT1.0 that radically improves system efficiency for a smoother, faster computing environment

      ASUS Green Design

      EPU

      The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) provides total system power management by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. It automatically provides the most appropriate power usage for the CPU, VGA card, hard drives, and CPU/chassis fans- helping save power and money!


      ASUS Overclocking Tools

      Turbo Key

      ASUS Turbo Key allows the user to turn the PC power button into an overclocking button. After the easy setup, Turbo Key can boost performances without interrupting ongoing work or games - with just one touch!!

      C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

      When the system hangs due to overclocking failure, there is no need to open the case to clear CMOS data. Just simply restart the system, the BIOS would show the previous setting and then users can amend the CPU setting again.

      Other ASUS Features

      ASUS Q-Fan

      ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.



      CrashFree BIOS 3

      The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted BIOS data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip.

      EZ Flash 2

      EZ Flash 2 is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply launch this tool and update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS only in a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy diskette or using an OS-based flash utility.

      MyLogo2

      Personalize your system with customizable boot logo
      You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.

      Industry Standard

      Gigbit LAN

      The on-board LAN controller is a highly integrated GbLAN controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.

      Max. 10 USB 2.0 ports

      USB 2.0 is the latest connectivity standard for next generation components and peripherals. Backwards compatible with current USB 1.1 peripherals, USB 2.0 delivers transfer speeds up to 40 times faster at 480Mb/s, for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data transfers.

      Serial ATA 3Gb/s

      This motherboard supports next-generation SATA hard drives based on the new SATA 3Gb/s storage specification. The onboard SB710 southbridge allows RAID 0, RAID 1,RAID 0+1,JBOD configurations for four SATA connectors.

      RoHS

      GreenASUS

      The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Union´s Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS). This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and recyclable products and packaging to safeguard consumers´ health while minimizing the impact on the environment.