1.3.2 ASUS unique features Asus prime Asus M3A78

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Chapter 1: Product introduction


Diagnose LAN connection before entering OS! Network problems are often caused 

by bad cable connection. AI NET2 remotely detects cable connection the second 

you turn on the system, and any faulty connections are reported back up to 100 

meters at 1 meter accuracy.

ASUS 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. See pages 2-8 and 2-37 for details.

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. See page 1-23 

for details.

Green ASUS 

This 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/packaging to safeguard 

consumers’ health while minimizing the impact on the environment.

Express Gate 

Taking only 5 seconds to go online from bootup, Express Gate is the one-stop 

gateway to instant fun! It’s a unique motherboard built-in OS. You can utilize the 

most popular Instant Messengers (IM) like MSN, Skype, Google talk, QQ, and 

Yahoo! Messenger to keep in touch with friends, or quickly check on the weather 

and e-mails just before leaving your house. What’s more, the user-friendly picture 

manager lets you view your pictures without entering Windows at anytime!

•  The actual boot time depends on the system configuration.
•  ASUS Express Gate supports file uploading from SATA HDDs, ODDs and 

USB drives and downloading to USB drives only.