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Posted October 20, 2009 by Jake in CPU & Motherboards







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Features & Specifications

The features and specifications for the ECS A785GM-M are as follows:

"The latest ECS Black Series A785GM-M is based on the AMD 785G chipset with 140W Phenom II processor (Socket AM3) support. The A785GM-M is integrated with ATI™ Radeon HD 4200 graphics IGP, which includes AMD Hybrid Crossfire technology and DirectX 10.1 capabilities.For better Home Theater solution, A785GM-M features convenient Multimedia HDMI+DVI+VGA display output interfaces, and RealTek ALC888S 7.1CH High Definition audio with Digital Optical Output.A785GM-M is covered with all brand new and extra size Titanium Heatsink in MOS,NB and SB to focus on Silent Cooling.Combined with ECS M.I.B.II and eJIFFY special function,A785GM-M speeds up overclocking fine tune and fast boot to receive eMail or other applications without additional cost.ECS A785GM-M builds a perfect media center for users, providing the complete applications."

AMD Phenom II
With the state-of-the-art technology, AMD’s next generation processor, AMD Phenom II, enables the power of platform solutions for gaming, multitasking, and digital entertainment with outstanding performance and energy efficiency.

Certified For Windows® 7
Windows® 7 platform introduces a number of manageability improvements that can reduce total cost of ownership by helping to increase automation, improve user productivity, and provide flexible administrative control to meet compliance requirements. It is more user-friendly and has been optimized to consume less system resources with Windows® 7 as well. Furthermore, the VT technology is enhanced to support real-time multimedia application including video playback and 3D games.

ECS eJIFFY is a Linux based interface for a fast boot application which is compressed in a CD to install on the hard drive.Within 8 seconds after the computer boots up, eJIFFY is ready to provide users the total enjoyment for web browsing, photo reviewing and on-line chat. Instead of waiting for the regular OS to start up, eJIFFY serves a convenient center to have quick fun or a glance at the hot news in today?s fast pace world where nothing can be too quick.

ECS?s exclusive BIOS tweaking utility, M.I.B. II (Motherboard Intelligent BIOS II), which has gathered all options of overclocking in a single page, provides higher voltage capability for helping users to achieve better overclocking results.

ATI Hybrid Graphics Technology
To provide better gaming performance than a single graphics card, the innovative design of ATI Hybrid Graphics Technology is capable to bring additional performance increase up to 1.75X by enabling the power of both integrated graphics core and the add-on graphics card simultaneously.

HDCP Ready
A specification developed by Intel Corporation to protect digital entertainment content across the DVI/HDMI interface. HDCP encrypts transmission of digital content between HDCP-compliant devices that it allows users to enjoy HD content through HDCP-compliant playback software.

Below are the specifications for the ECS A785GM-M :


  • Socket AM3 socket for AMD Phenom™ II processors
  • High-performance HyperTransport 3.0 CPU Interface
  • Support transfer rate up to 5200 mega-transfers per second


  • AMD® 785G & AMD® SB710
  • North Bridge: AMD® 785G
  • South Bridge: AMD® SB710


  • Integrated DirectX10.1 graphics processor


  • Dual-channel DDR3 memory architecture
  • 4 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM socket support up to 32GB
  • Support DDR3 1333/1066/800 SDRAM

Expansion Slots

  • 1 x PCI Express x16 slots
  • 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
  • 1 x PCI slot


  • Support by AMD® SB710
  • 2 x Ultra DMA 100/66/33 devices
  • 6 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s devices
  • RAID0, RAID1, RAID10 configuration
  • Support by JMicron® JMB362
  • 2 x eSATAII 3.0Gb/s devices


  • Realtek ALC 888S supports 8-channel audio HD audio
  • Compliant with HD audio specification


  • Realtek 8111D Gigabit Fast Ethernet NIC

Rear Panel I/O Ports

  • 6 x USB ports
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • 1 x 1394a port
  • 2 x e-SATA ports
  • 1 x Audio port (1x Line in, 4x Line out, 1x Optical SPDIF Out)
  • 1 x VGA port
  • 1 x DVI connector
  • 1 x HDMI Port

Internal I/O Connectors

  • 1 x 24-pin ATX Power Supply Connector & 8-pin 12V Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power Connector
  • 1 x CPU_FAN connector
  • 1 x PWR_FAN connector
  • 1 x SYS Fan header
  • 1 x IDE connector
  • 6 x Serial ATA 3Gb/s connectors
  • 1 x 7S-LED Display
  • 1 x Buzzer
  • 1 x Front panel switch/LED header
  • 1 x Front panel audio header
  • 1 x Power on LED (Green light)
  • 1 x Stand by LED (Red Light)
  • 1 x SPDIF out header
  • 1 x 1394a header
  • 3 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 6 USB ports
  • 1 x Power button/1 x Reset button
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button

System BIOS

  • AMI BIOS with 8Mb SPI ROM
  • Supports Plug and Play, STR/STD, Hardware monitor, Multi Boot, DMI,HDCP
  • Supports ACPI 3.0 revision
  • Support ECS M.I.B II Utility
  • CPU voltage adjustable
  • Memory voltage adjustable
  • NB Chipset Voltage Adjustable
  • SB Chipset Voltage Adjustable
  • HT Voltage Adjustable
  • External Clock Adjustable
  • Multiple Frequency Adjustable

ECS eJIFFY Utility

  • Instant access to the internet
  • Leaves away from virus attacks under Windows
  • An alternative interface when Windows crashes
  • FREE and UPGRADABLE tool
  • Just download the application & BIOS from ECS


  • User Manual
  • Support CD
  • 4 x SATA Cables
  • 1 x 133/100/66/33 IDE Cable
  • Rear I/O Plate
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