AMD Asus prime Asus M3A78-EH

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Chapter 1: Product introduction

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 780G and ATI SB700 chipsets 

AMD 780G Northbridge is the latest AMD chipset designed for both HT1.0 and 

5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and external graphics 

in PCI Express™ 2.0/1.1 standard. It features the future mainstream Hybrid 

CrossFireX technology that significantly optimizes your 3D performance. See page 

2-23 for details.

Hybrid CrossFireX 

AMD new technology Hybrid CrossFireX greatly boosts graphics performance with 

an onboard GPU and a discrete graphics card.

Refer to www.asus.com for the discrete graphics GPU QVL list which supports 

the Hybrid CrossFireX technology.

AMD Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology 

  

The motherboard supports the AMD Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology, which monitors 

system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool 

and quiet operating environment. See page 2-23 for details.

PCI Express™ interface 

The motherboard fully supports PCI Express, the latest I/O interconnect 

technology that speeds up the PCI bus. PCI Express features point-to-point serial 

interconnections between devices and allows higher clockspeeds by carrying data 

in packets. This high speed interface is software compatible with existing PCI 

specifications. See page 1-24 for details.

PCI Express 2.0 support 

This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and 

bandwidth which enhances system performance.