MSI A78M-E45 Review & Specifications

Specs Overview

Model A78M-E45
Release Date February 2014
Socket FM2+
Form factor Micro ATX
Chipset AMD A78
Supported Memory DDR3:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 0
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

Pros

  • HDMI output
  • USB 3.0
  • 4x DDR3 DIMM Slots

Cons

Score Pangoly

74

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CPU

• AMD® Socket FM2+ A-Series/Athlon™ Processors
* Also supports FM2 A-Series/Athlon™ Processors
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Chipset

• AMD® A78 Chipset 
 


Main Memory

• 4 x DDR3 memory slots support up to 64GB
• Supports DDR3 1333/ 1600/ 1866/ 2133 MHz
• Dual channel memory architecture
• Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
• Supports AMD Memory Profile (AMP)
• Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
 


Slots

• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot* (PCI_E1 supports up to x16 speed)
• 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (PCI_E3 supports up to x4 speed)
• 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slot
• 1 x PCI slot
* Only FM2+ processors can support PCIe 3.0
 


Graphics

• 1 x VGA port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@ 60Hz, 24bpp
• 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 2560x1600@60Hz, 24bpp/ 1920x1200 @ 60Hz, 24bpp
• 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz, 36bpp*/ 3840x2160@30Hz, 36bpp*/ 1920x1200@120Hz, 36bpp and 1920x1200@60Hz, 36bpp
* Only be supportted when using an FM2+ processors
 


On-Board SATA

• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports by AMD® A78
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 6Gb/s
- SATA1~6 ports support RAID 0/1/10 modes by AMD® A78
 


Audio

• Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC887
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 


LAN

• Supports Gigabit LAN by Realtek® RTL8111G
- Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s and 1000Mb/s
- Compliance with PCI-Express Bus specification v1.0a
 


Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports)
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
- 1 x 4-pin system fan connector
- 1 x 3-pin system fan connector
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x System panel connectors
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x Parallel port connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
 


Back Panel I/O Ports

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1 x PS/2 keyboard port
- 1 x PS/2 mouse port
- 2 x USB 2.0 ports
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x VGA port
- 1 x DVI-D port
- 1 x HDMI port
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 6 x audio jacks
* This platform supports dual-display function (HDMI+VGA, HDMI+DVI, VGA+DVI) and triple-display function (HDMI+VGA+DVI)

MSI Reminds You...
• The graphic output can only work with CPUs with GPUs core inside.

 


Dimension

• Micro-ATX (24.3 cm x 24.3 cm)
 

Mounting

• 6 mounting holes
 

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