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M3A78-EM specifications summary

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 Socket AM2+ / AM2 for Phenom™FX / Phenom / 

  Athlon™ / Sempron™ processor 

AMD Cool ‘n’ Quiet™ Technology 

Supports CPU up to 140W


AMD 780G / SB700


Up to 5200 MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 interface 

  for AM2+ CPU 

2000 / 1600 MT/s for AM2 CPU


Dual-channel memory architecture 

4 x 240-pin DIMM slots support unbuffered ECC and 

  non-ECC DDR2 1066*/800/667MHz memory modules 

Supports up to 8GB system memory 

* Due to AMD CPU limitation, DDR2 1066 is supported  

  by AM2+ CPU for one DIMM per channel only. 

** Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for 

  Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List) 

*** When you install a total memory of 4GB or more,    

  Windows® 32-bit operation system may only  


  recognize less than 3GB. Hence, a maximum of 3GB  

  system memory is recommended if you are using a   

  Windows 32-bit operation system.


1 x PCI Express™ x16 slot  

1 x PCI Express™ x1 slot  

2 x PCI 2.2 slots 

Supports PCI Express™ 2.0 / 1.0 Architecture


Integrated ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 GPU 

Supports maximum shared memory up to 256MB 

Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution up to 

  2560 x 1600@60Hz 

Supports HDMI™ Technology with max. resolution up to  

  1920 x 1200(1080P)  

Supports DVI with max. resolution up to 2560 x 1600    


Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2456 x 1536  


Supports Hybrid CrossFireX™ technology (For Windows  

  Vista OS only) 

Supports Microsoft


DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.0, and 

  Pixel Shader 4.0 

* Refer to www.asus.com for the discrete graphics    

  GPU QVL which supports the Hybrid CrossFireX    


** Due to chipset limitation, DisplayPort on this  


    motherboard only supports video signals.