M5A78L-M LX3

CPU

AMD AM3+ FX™/Athlon™ II/Phenom™ 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 www.asus.com 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 

Graphic

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 (for iGPU exclusively)
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 8161/8171, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio

Realtek ALC887/897 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 Ports

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)

Accessories

User´s manual
I/O Shield
2 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s)

BIOS

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

Support Disc

Drivers
ASUS PC Probe II
ASUS Update
Anti-virus software (OEM version)

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 www.amd.com 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.
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