1.8.5 PCI Express x16 slot Asus prime Asus M3A78-EM

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Chapter 1: Product introduction

1.8.3.

PCI.slots

The PCI slots support cards such as 

a LAN card, SCSI card, USB card, 

and other cards that comply with PCI 

specifications. The photo shows a LAN 

card installed on a PCI slot.

1.8.4.

PCI.Express.x1.slot

This motherboard supports PCI Express 

x1 network cards, SCSI cards and 

other cards that comply with the PCI 

Express specifications. The photo shows 

a network card installed on the PCI 

Express x1 slot.

1.8.5.

PCI.Express.x16.slot

This motherboard supports PCI Express 

x16 graphics cards that comply with PCI 

Express specifications. The photo shows 

a graphics card installed on the PCI 

Express x16 slot.

•  The Surroundview function works only when you install an ATI graphics 

card on the PCI Express x16 slot and enable the Surround.View item in 

the BIOS. See page 2-26 for details.

•  The Surroundview function supports up to four monitors, two from the 

onboard VGA and DVI-D/HDMI out ports, with the other two from the VGA 

and DVI-D/HDMI out ports on an ATI graphics card.