1.3.2 ASUS unique features Asus prime Asus M3A78-EM

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Chapter 1: Product introduction


ASUS Power Saving Solution intelligently and automatically provides banlanced 

computing power and energy consumption.

The ASUS Q-Fan technology smartly adjusts the CPU fan speeds according 

to the system loading to ensure quiet, cool, and efficient operation. 

See page 2-33 for details.   

ASUS 4+1 Phase Power Design unleashes ultimate memory performances 

with independent power to core components, while providing fast transient 

response and stability for the CPU under heavy loading or overclocking 






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 is subject to hardware configurations and product 


•  Due to chipset limitation, ASUS Express Gate supports USB devices or 

SATA HDDs (IDE mode) connected to SATA port 1-4 only. Set the OnChip.

SATA.Type item in the BIOS to [SATA] before installing and using ASUS 

Express Gate.

•  Currently, ASUS Express Gate does not support PATA IDE HDDs. Visit 

www.asus.com for future BIOS and Express Gate software updates.