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ASUS 5X Protection
All-round protection provides the best quality, reliability, and durability
ASUS motherboards guard your PC with 5X Protection. We use quality components like DIGI+ VRM digital power design for precise CPU power on demand, ESD units tested to strict standards that eliminate electrostatic interference, and resettable fuses around DRAM slots to prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. We also use corrosion-resistant back I/O shields, all examples of ASUS providing the best possible reliability and durability.
New UEFI BIOS â€“ friendlier and more Intuitive
Exclusive EZ Mode adds useful info to become even easier
Media-renowned UEFI BIOS from ASUS provides the smoothest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS, and now features more intuitive functions to quickly take you to favorite BIOS pages and frequently-accessed settings through custom shortcuts. You can even write quick notes in-BIOS for future reference, view an activity log of setting changes and modifications, and rename SATA ports. EZ Mode has a whole new look, upgraded with extra-friendly capabilities like detailed fan controls, XMP profile settings, SATA information, and fast clock adjustment. Together, these perfect your BIOS experience.
Fan Xpert 2
Comprehensive controls for the perfect cool and quiet balance
Seeing an opportunity for more fine-tuned control, hardware-level ASUS Fan Xpert 2 featuring Fan Auto Tuning, providing an tailored fan speed setting for each fan with the exclusive, automatic fan speed detection to achieve the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. It even provides a "RPM Fixed Mode" for users who wish to reduce noise levels to near 0dB with a specific fan speed control.
USB 3.0 Boost (UASP Support)
170% faster transfer speeds than traditional USB 3.0
ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) in Windows 8. With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to already fast USB 3.0 performance. ASUS software automatically accelerates data rates for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without any user interaction.
- Worldâ€s 1st USB 3.0 UASP support â€“ instantly 170% faster.
- Complete USB 3.0 solution â€“ performance boost under Turbo Mode or UASP Mode for most USB devices.
- Simple plug and boost â€“ auto detection design ensures best performance.
Easy memory removal
Even if you work with a smaller case, plugging in memory is easy with one-sided clips that are right at the edge of the board and always accessible. Just push down on the clip and push or pull RAM modules in or out â€“ couldnâ€t be simpler!
ASUS Boot Setting
Multiple startup options
Thanks to ASUS Windows 8 hardware optimization, ASUS Boot Setting provides better flexibility in customizing your PCâ€s startup process. You can shorten system boot-up time to 2-seconds* for a smoother user experience under Windows 8, and even previous versions of Windows. Also, you can enter the BIOS directly with one click through a user-friendly interface, and quickly select your preferred system boot up method: either get to the OS in seconds or opt for regular boot up. Whatever your choice, settings are saved and persistent, with no need to choose every time you power on.
*On select models
AI Suite 3
One-stop access to innovative ASUS features
ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a brand new user experience through a clearer and more attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds, voltages and more. This all-in-one app offers diverse and easy to use functionality, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities.
4K Ultra HD ready
Discover future visual experiences
Following up on popular 1080p full HD, 4K Ultra HD is the next big thing, and youâ€re ready for the upgrade thanks to integrated graphics that natively support up to 4096 x 2160 via HDMI or DisplayPort. Thatâ€s four times the pixel count of 1080p (1920 x 1080), offering incredible visual clarity, detail, and realism.
Intel LGA1150 4th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors Ready
This motherboard supports Intel 4th generation Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1150 package, with iGPU, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, 2-channel (4 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel 4th generation Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
Intel B85 Express Chipset
The Intel B85 Express chipset is a single-chipset design that supports socket LGA1150 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to four USB 3.0 ports for up to ten times faster transfer rates than USB 2.0. Moreover, the Intel B85 Express chipset also supports iGPU functionality, letting users enjoy the latest Intel integrated graphics performance.
Motherboards are EU Energy-related Products (ErP) ready, which requires products meet high efficiency standards with regards to energy consumption. This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient products through design and innovation that reduce the carbon footprint of products and thus mitigate ecological impact.
Memory Memory slots 4 Memory slots type DIMM Supported memory types DDR3-SDRAM Memory channels Dual Supported memory clock speeds 1066,1333,1600 MHz Maximum internal memory 32 GB Processor Compatible processor series Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium System bus rate 6 GT/s Processor socket Socket H3 (LGA 1150) Processor family Intel Internal I/O USB 2.0 connectors 3 USB 3.0 connectors 1 Supported hard disk drive interfaces Serial ATA III Number of SATA III connectors 6 Number of COM connectors 2 Number of chassis fan connectors 2 Front panel audio connector Yes EPS power connector (8-pin) Yes CPU fan connector Yes Chassis intrusion connector Yes ATX Power connector (24-pin) Yes Back panel I/O ports USB 2.0 ports quantity 4 USB 3.0 ports quantity 2 VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity 1 PS/2 ports quantity 2 Microphone in Yes Headphone outputs 1 HDMI ports quantity 1 Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1 DVI-D ports quantity 1 DisplayPorts quantity 1 Technical details Number of displays supported 3 Motherboard chipset family Intel Motherboard chipset Intel Q87 Supported hard disk drive interfaces Serial ATA III PCI Express slots quantity 4 Parallel processing technology support Quad-GPU CrossFireX On-board graphics adapter Yes Number of processors supported 1 Number of DIMM slots 4 Motherboard form factor Micro ATX Component for PC Audio Audio system Realtek ALC887-VD Audio output channels 7.1 Networking Ethernet LAN Yes LAN controller Intel I217LM Ethernet interface type Gigabit Performance Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64 Motherboard chipset family Intel Motherboard chipset Intel Q87 RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10 Audio system Realtek ALC887-VD Audio output channels 7.1 Motherboard form factor Micro ATX Component for PC Graphics Number of displays supported 3 Parallel processing technology support Quad-GPU CrossFireX On-board graphics adapter Yes Maximum resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels Expansion slots PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots 1 PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots 1 PCI slots 2 BIOS BIOS type AMI Clear CMOS jumper Yes BIOS memory size 128 MB ACPI version 2.0a Video Maximum resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels Storage controllers RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10 Software Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64 Drivers included Yes Bundled software ASUS Utilities
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Weight & dimensions Width 24.4 cm Depth 22.4 cm Packaging content Drivers included Yes Cables included SATA Bundled software ASUS Utilities
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Other features PCI Express slots quantity 4 Number of processors supported 1 Number of DIMM slots 4
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