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Motherboard Specifications, MSI MS-7778 (Jasmine)

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Figure 1: The Jasmine motherboard
Photograph of motherboard
  • Manufacturer's name: MSI
  • Motherboard name: MSI MS-7778
  • HP/Compaq name: Jasmine
  • uATX: 24.4 cm (9.6 in) x 24.4 cm (9.6 in)
  • AMD A75 FCH
  • UMI (Unified Media Interface)
  • 4 lanes, 5 GT/s per lane
  • Socket type: FM2
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    ProcessorTDP
    Trinity Dual-Core A4-530065 W
    Trinity Dual-Core A6-5400K65 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A8-550065 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A8-5600K100 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A10-570065 W
    Trinity Quad-Core A10-5800K100 W
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports DDR3 DIMMs
    • PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
    • PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600)
    • PC3-14400 (DDR3-1866)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB or 8 GB DIMMs
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit systems
    NOTE:32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
  • Supports up to 32 GB on 64-bit systems
    NOTE:Maximum memory shown reflects the capability of the hardware and can be limited further in the operating system.
*Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards.
  • Either integrated graphics or the PCI Express x16 slot are usable at one time; they are not usable concurrently.
  • DVI and VGA ports (Can be used at the same time).
The integrated graphics differ by processor
ModelRadeon graphics brandTDP
AMD A-Series Processors
AMD Trinity Dual-Core A4-5300HD7480D65 W
AMD Trinity Dual-Core A6-5400KHD7540D65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A8-5500HD7560D65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A8-5600KHD7560D100 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A10-5700HD7660D65 W
AMD Trinity Quad-Core A10-5800KHD7660D100 W
*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Built-in High Definition 8 channel audio with jack sensing
  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD73E
  • Technology: Atheros AR8161L gigabit Ethernet controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000BASE-T Ethernet
  • One PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.0)
  • Three PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.0)
  • One PCI Express mini card (Gen 2.0)
Figure 2: Back I/O panel
1 - USB 2.0: 2
2 - S/PDIF
3 - VGA
4 - DVI-D
5 - LAN
6 - USB 2.0: 2
7 - USB 3.0: 2
8 - Audio: Center/Subwoofer port (yellow orange)
9 - Audio: Rear Speaker Out port (black)
10 - Audio: Side Speaker Out port (gray)
11 - Audio: Line In port (light blue)
12 - Audio: Line Out port (lime)
13 - Audio: Microphone port (pink)
  • 1x CPU socket
  • 1x ATX 24-pin power
  • 1x ATX 4-pin power
  • 1x ATX CPU power
  • 6x SATA 3.0
  • 1x CPU fan
  • 1x System fan
  • 1x WLAN card LED
  • 1x Front panel
  • 1x Front panel audio
  • 2x USB 2.0 (each connector supports 2 ports)
  • 1x USB 2.0 (supports 1 port)
  • 1x USB 3.0 (supports 2 ports)
CAUTION: Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.
This motherboard has a jumper to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS.
  1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
  2. Move the jumper to from pins 1-2 (default) to pins 2-3, then move the jumper back to default.
  3. Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.
The BIOS password is used to protect BIOS settings from unwanted changes.
To erase the BIOS password follow these steps:
  1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
  2. Move the jumper to from pins 1-2 (default) to pins 2-3, then move the jumper back to default.
  3. Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.
Figure 3: layout