2.3.6 SATA Configuration Asus prime Asus M3A78

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ASUS M3A78 

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Block (Multi-Sector Transfer) M [Auto]

Enables or disables data multi-sectors transfers. When set to [Auto], the data 

transfer from and to the device occurs multiple sectors at a time if the device 

supports multi-sector transfer feature. When set to [Disabled], the data transfer 

from and to the device occurs one sector at a time. 

Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto]

PIO Mode [Auto]

Selects the PIO mode. Configuration options: [Auto] [0] [1] [2] [3] [4]

DMA Mode [Auto]

Selects the DMA mode. Configuration options: [Auto]

SMART Monitoring [Auto]

Sets the Smart Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology. 

Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]

32Bit Data Transfer [Enabled]

Enables or disables 32-bit data transfer. Configuration options: [Disabled] 

[Enabled]

2.3.6 

SATA Configuration

The SATA Configuration menu allows you to configure your SATA device(s). 

Select an item then press <Enter> to display the sub-menu.

BIOS SETUP UTILITY

Main

OnChip SATA Channel 

 

[Enabled]

OnChip SATA Type 

 

[SATA]

SATA Configuration

Options

Disabled

Enabled

OnChip SATA Channel [Enabled]

Enables or disables OnChip SATA Channel. Configuration options: [Disabled] 

[Enabled]