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ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 AMD 760G (Socket AM3+) DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard


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Up to 125w CPU AM3+ Support, AMD 760G Chipset, Micro-ATX Form Factor, DDR3 1666(O.C.)/1600/1333 (max 8GB), 10x USB2.0, 6x SATA 3Gb/s, 1x PCI-E x16 (single at x16), Multi VGA Output options: D-Sub.

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This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Restock date: 02/02/2013
Quickcode: 47109  
Stock code: MBD-AM3P-M5A78L-MV2
Manuf. code: M5A78L-M LX V2
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Please be aware. A BIOS flash to the latest may be necessary to allow the use of the latest AMD FX "Piledriver" CPUs. Please contact Customer Service or our Sales team for more info.



AMD AM3+ FX/Phenoâ„¢ II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors
Supports CPU up to 125 W
AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology


AMD 760G (780L)/SB710


2 x DIMM, Max. 8GB, DDR3 1866(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
* Refer to Asus or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists). * Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.
* AMD FX Series CPU on this motherboard supports up to DDR3 1866MHz as its standard memory frequency.
* AMD AM3 100 and 200 series CPU support up to DDR3 1066MHz.

System Bus

Up to 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport 3.0


Integrated ATI Radeon HD 3000 GPU
VGA output support : RGB port
- Supports RGB with max. resolution 2560 x 1440 @ 75 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
Hybrid CrossFireX Support *1
Supports DirectX 10

Expansion Slots

1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
1 x PCI


AMD SB710 controller :
6 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), blue
Support Raid 0, 1, 10, JBOD


Realtek 8111E , 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)


Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *2

USB Ports

AMD SB710 controller :
10 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 6 at mid-board)

Overclocking Features

Overclocking Protection :
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

Special Features

ASUS Power Design :
- ASUS EPU-4 Engine
Turbo Key
Core Unlocker
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- Ai Charger
- Anti-Surge
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
- ASUS Q-Fan
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- ASUS MyLogo 2

Back I/O Ports

1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
1 x D-Sub
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 2.0
1 x COM port(s)
1 x Parallel port(s)
3 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports

3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
6 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Internal speaker connector(s)
1 x System panel(s)


16 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI v2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS V2.5, ACPI V2.0a

Form Factor

mATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 8 inch ( 24.4 cm x 20.3 cm )


*1: Refer to Amd for the Hybrid CrossFireX selected GPUs.
*2: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output.

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer asus
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 01442 265548
Warranty Period (yrs)3
Number of PCI-E Slots - x160
RAM Slots0
Maximum RAM0
SATA II Ports0
USB 3.0 Ports0
USB 2.0 Ports0

Comments, Questions & Reviews:

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Question  compatible? by deluxer

can that mobo(M5A78L-M LX V2 run this?:

Answer by thomasr on Saturday, February 2, 2013

This is compatible yes.

Thank you.

Question  Compatible with the AMD 8350? by Sam


Is this compatible with the AMD FX 8350 Piledriver CPU out of the box?


Answer by thomasr on Friday, February 1, 2013

This is compatible yes. A BIOS update may be needed.

Thank you.

Comment by max

would the phenom ii x4 965 black edition be compatible and would the corsair 4gb ram be compatible because my old motherboard id only am2/am2+??
please reply soon

Response by thomasr

This is compatible.

Thank you.

Question  Question by Oliver.

Will a GTX 650 work with this Mother Board?

Answer by thomasr on Sunday, January 20, 2013

This is compatible.

Thank you.

Question  Question by whitefenix

hi is it capable to crossfire 2 XFX Core Edition Radeon HD 7870 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card together i ask this cos last mother bord i bought said it could but wheni tryed it could not fit the motherbord together for lack os space between slots

Answer by stw3 on Friday, December 14, 2012
Hi no this motherboard has only one Pcie x16 slot

Thanks for your question.
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