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Asus M3N78-VM AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 8200 HDMI Micro ATX ASUS Motherboard

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Model : ASUS M3N78-VM

Motherboard Manufacturers : ASUS Motherboards

Socket : Socket AM2+ Motherboards

Form Factor : Micro ATX Motherboards

Chipset : NVIDIA Chipset

Feature :


This ASUS M3N78-VM supports AMD Socket AM2+ multi-core cpus with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption.This M3N78-VM features dual-channel DDR2 1066 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus on this HDMI Motherboard.


  • AMD® AM2+ Quad-Core CPU/AM2 CPU Support
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8200 Chipset
  • Hybrid SLI Support
  • HyperTransport 3.0 and PCIe 2.0 Ready
  • HDMI/Full HD Support
  • Smooth Blu-ray / HD DVD Playback
  • Multi Displays Support
  • DX10 Support
  • Instant Internet Access with Express Gate™



Specification ; ASUS M3N78-VM

Model: ASUS M3N78-VM

CPU: AMD Socket AM2+ / AM2 Processors
AMD Phenom™ FX / Phenom / Athlon™ / Sempron™
Support up to 140W CPU
AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology

System Bus:  Up to 5200/MT/s ; HyperTransport™ 3.0 interface for AM2+ CPU
2000 / 1600 MT/s for AM2 CPU

Memory  : 4 x240-pin DIMM, Max. 8 GB, DDR2 1066/800/667/533 ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
*DDR2 1066 is supported by AM2+ CPU only
**Refer to or user manual for Memory QVL (Qualify Vendor List)
***When installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Hence, a total installed memory of less than 3GB is recommended.

Expansion Slots:  1 x PCIe x16
1 x PCIe x1
2 x PCI

 Scalable Link Interface (SLI™):  Hybrid SLI™ Support (support Windows® Vista only.) 

VGA : Integrated NVIDIA GeForce® 8 Series GPU
Hybrid SLI™ Support (support Windows® Vista only.)
Supports HDMI™ Technology with max. resolution up to 1920 x 1200
Supports DVI with max. resolution up to 1600 × 1200
Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920 × 1440
Supports Microsoft® DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.0, Pixel Shader 4.0
Support PCIe 2.0 / 1.0 Architecture
Maximum shared memory of 256MB

Storage : Chipset
1 xUltraDMA 133/100
5 x SATA 3Gb/s ports (Use SATA1-3 for IDE mode.)
NVIDIA® MediaShield™ Chipset built-in, , RAID 0,1,0+1,5, JBOD

LAN: NVIDIA nForce built-in Gigabit MAC with external RTL8211CL-GR

Audio: VT1708B 8 -Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
Optical S/PDIF out port at back I/O
Support Jack Detection and Multi-streaming

USB : 12 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)

Overclocking Features: GPU Overclocking up to 600 MHz
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
HT tuning from 200MHz up to 400MHz at 1MHz increment
Memory tuning from 533MHz up to 1066MHz
PCIe frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 200MHz at 1MHz increment
Overclocking Protection:
ASUS C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall)

ASUS AI Lifestyle Features: ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution

ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS EZ Flash 2

Special Features:

ASUS MyLogo 2

Back Panel I/O Ports:

1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo port
1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
1 x HDMI
1 x DVI
1 x D-SUB
1 x External SATA
1 x RJ45 port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
8-Channel Audio I/O

Internal I/O Connectors:

3 x USB connector (6 ports)
1 x Floppy disk drive connector
1x TPM header
1 x COM connector
5 x SATA connectors
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Chassis Fan connector
1 x Power Fan connector
1 x Front panel audio connector
1 x S/PDIF Out connector
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x CD audio in connector
1 x 24-pin ATX Power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX +12V Power connector
1 x System Panel connector

BIOS:8 Mb Flash ROM
DMI 2.0
WfM 2.0
ASUS EZ Flash 2

Accessories: User's manual
1 x UltraDMA 133/100 cable
1 x FDD cable
2 x SATA cables
1 x 2-port SATA power cables
1 x User manual


Support Disc:

Express Gate
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
ASUS Update

Warranty :

ASUS M3N78-VM 15 Day Motherboard Pro DOA Warranty
3 Year Asus Warranty




Tags : multi-core cpus less power HDMI Motherboard
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