Pros: Processor support, features, BIOS features, overclocking
Cons: SATA port location, NB heatsink, see review!
The ASUS M4A78T-E was one of the first AM3 only boards out by ASUS in 2009. It has an excellent power phasing system, capable of running X6 chips no problem (including overclocking), loads of features and excellent BIOS options. It does lack a few things but none that overcome it's other features. SATA support is excellent. RAID options are simple, easy to setup and function very well. RAM support is extensive. Several kits have worked flawlessly. CPU support is excellent as well, including all AM3 processors (up to the Phenom II X6 1100T). It does not support AM3+ (Bulldozer) processors. I have had only one minor issue, worth taking half a flame from. The NB heatsink uses...(read more)