1.10.1 Rear panel connectors Asus prime Asus M3A78-EM

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14.. USB.2.0.ports.1.and.2. These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports 

are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices.

15..  External.SATA.port. This port connects to an external Serial ATA hard disk 

drive.

16.. DVI-D.Out.port. This port is for any DVI-D compatible device and is HDCP 

compliant allowing playback of HD DVD, Blu-Ray and other protected 

content.

17.. DisplayPort. This port connects a display monitor or a home-theater system.

DO NOT insert different connectors to the external SATA port. 

To use hot-plug, set the OnChip SATA.Type in the BIOS settings to [AHCI]

See section 2.3.6 SATA Configuration for details.

18.. USB.2.0.ports.5.and.6. These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports 

are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices.

•  Due to chipset limitation, DisplayPort on this motherboard only supports 

video signals.

•  Due to chipset limitation, when a DisplayPort monitor is plugged in, PCIE 

x16 slot will not be able to support an add-on card. Set the DisplayPort.

Configuration item in the BIOS to [Enabled] to use the DisplayPort. See 

page 2-26 for details.