ASUS M5A78L-M LX motherboard

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M5A78L-M LX, AMD AM3+, AMD 780G/SB710, 2 x DDR3 DIMM, 6 x SATA 3Gbps, Radeon HD 3000, 1 x PCIe x16, 2 x PCIe x1, 1 x PCI, 7.1ch. HDA, Gigabit Lan, 10 x USB2.0/1.1, uATX

ASUS M5A78L-M LX motherboard

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AMD® FX™ /Phenom™II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series Processors (Socket AM3+)
This motherboard supports AMD® AM3+ multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

Core Unlocker
Unleash True Core Performance Intelligently
ASUS Core Unlocker simplifies the activation of a latent AMD® CPU?with just pressing a key. Enjoy an instant performance boost by simply unlocking the extra cores, without performing complicated BIOS changes.

EPU-4 Engine
System Level Energy Saving
The new ASUS EPU - the world´s first power saving engine, has been upgraded to a new 4-engine version, which provides total system power savings by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. The EPU automatically provides the most appropriate power usage for the CPU, VGA card, hard drives and CPU cooler fan - helping save power and money.

Turbo Key
ASUS Turbo Key allows the user to turn the PC power button into a physical overclocking button. After the easy setup, Turbo Key can boost performances without interrupting ongoing work or games - with just one touch!!

ESD
Protect Your Computer with ESD Guards. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) conditions can happen while plugging or unplugging any USB peripherals-causing damage to the computer. ASUS ESD Guards clamp the ESD voltage and shunt the majority of the ESD current away for a more reliable computing environment.

ASUS Anti-Surge Protection
Anti-Surge Protection Design detects overvoltage conditions and prevents voltage surges from spreading in real time. It also actively cuts off the overvoltage supply to protect the system.
1. Real-time over voltage detection.
2. Active protection against potential damage to your motherboards and systems.

8-channel high definition audio
Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.

* Use the chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support 8-channel audio output.

CrashFree BIOS 3
Simply restore corrupted BIOS data from USB flash disk
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted BIOS data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip.

EZ-Flash 2
Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS
EZ Flash 2 is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply launch this tool and update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS only in a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy diskette or using an OS-based flash utility.

C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
The BIOS C.P.R. feature automatically restores the CPU default settings when the system hangs due to overclocking failure. C.P.R. eliminates the need to open the system chassis and clear the RTC data. Simply shut down and reboot the system, and the BIOS automatically restores the CPU parameters to their default settings.

ErP ready
The motherboard is European Union´s Energy-related Products (ErP) ready, and ErP requires products to meet certain energy efficiency requirements in regards to energy consumptions. This is in line with ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and energy-efficient products through product design and innovation to reduce carbon footprint of the product and thus mitigate environmental impacts.

Q-FAN
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
SKU M5A78L-M
EAN 0610839180370
Specification
Memory
Memory slots2
Supported memory typesDDR3-SDRAM
Memory channels supportDual
Non-ECCYes
Supported memory clock speeds1066, 1333, 1600, 1866 MHz
Supported memory module capacities1GB, 2GB, 4GB
Maximum internal memory8 GB
Processor
Compatible processor seriesAthlon FX, Athlon II, Phenom FX, Phenom II X2, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X6, Phenom II X8, Sempron
System bus rate5.2 GT/s
Maximum number of SMP processors1
Processor socketSocket AM3
Processor familyAMD
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors3
Supported hard disk drive interfacesSerial ATA II
S/PDIF out connectorYes
Number of SATA 2 connectors6
Number of EATX power connectors1
Number of chassis fan connectors1
Front panel audio connectorYes
CPU fan connectorYes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
Back panel I/O ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity1
Serial ports quantity1
PS/2 ports quantity2
Microphone inYes
Headphone outputs3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
Technical details
Motherboard chipset familyAMD
Motherboard chipsetAMD 780G
Supported hard disk drive interfacesSerial ATA II
Parallel processing technology supportHybrid CrossFireX
Overclocking featuresC.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
On-board graphics adapterYes
Motherboard southbridgeAMD SB710
Motherboard form factorMicro ATX
Component forPC
Audio
Audio systemRealtek ALC887
Networking
LAN controllerRealtek RTL8111E
Ethernet interface typeGigabit
Performance
Motherboard chipset familyAMD
Motherboard chipsetAMD 780G
RAID levels0, 1, 10, JBOD
Overclocking featuresC.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Motherboard southbridgeAMD SB710
Audio systemRealtek ALC887
Motherboard form factorMicro ATX
Component forPC
Graphics
Maximum graphics adapter memory1024 MB
Parallel processing technology supportHybrid CrossFireX
On-board graphics adapterYes
Graphics adapter familyATI
Graphics adapterRadeon 3000
Expansion slots
PCI slots1
PCI Express x16 slots1
PCI Express x1 slots2
BIOS
BIOS typeAMI
BIOS memory size16 MB
ACPI version2.0a
Video
Maximum graphics adapter memory1024 MB
Graphics adapter familyATI
Graphics adapterRadeon 3000
Storage controllers
Controller interface typeSB710
RAID levels0, 1, 10, JBOD
Operating system/software
Trial softwareAntivirus
Drivers includedYes
Bundled softwareASUS PC Probe II
ASUS Update
Weight & dimensions
Width24.4 cm
Depth20.3 cm
Packaging content
Trial softwareAntivirus
Quick installation guideYes
Drivers includedYes
Cables includedSATA
Bundled softwareASUS PC Probe II
ASUS Update
Other features
Controller interface typeSB710
Manufacturer Asus
Reviews No
PDF Url No

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