Strict compatibility and validation
Tested - 1,000+ compatible CPUs, memory modules, graphics cards and more
Having the freedom to pick and choose the parts that go into your machine is at the heart of PC DIY. Our extensive certification program focuses on providing the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, giving you the freedom to build and upgrade without frustration. Compatible today and compatible far into the future – that's the ASUS way.
Every motherboard is compatible with thousands of devices both server and consumer
CPUs, hundreds of memory modules, dozens of graphics cards, loads of storage devices,
power supplies, network devices, displays, optical drives, peripherals and many more. We do this
to give you complete confidence in our products and their superb compatibility.
Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it
even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ
and Advanced Modes help you find your way, quickly and easily.
- Map to MyFavorite:
Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the MyFavorites list!
- EZ Tuning Wizard – OC and RAID:
Select your hardware and use scenarios to tune system performance or
streamline your RAID configuration for faster data retrieval and backups!
- EZ D.O.C.P
Improve your DRAM performance with a click!
- Intuitive graphical fan control
Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse!
- Real-time hardware monitor
Benefit from instant information from the critical parts of your system!
Ultimate cooling and quietness with Fan Xpert
Fan Xpert intelligently allows you to adjust CPU and case fan speeds according to different
ambient temperatures in diverse climate conditions and locations, as well as actual PC loading. Various preset fan
performance profiles offer flexible fan speed controls to achieve a quiet and cool environment.
- RPM Fixed Mode
Designed for users who wish to reduce noise levels to near
0dB with highly specific fan speed control. It reacts to system
loads for greater response.
- Auto Tuning Mode
Scans fan parameters through exclusive automatic speed detection
to provide custom settings for each fan with a single click.
This achieves the best cooling for your components beyond just the
mere number of fans in your case.
- Informative fan controls
Delivers complete information that allows you to take advanced control over each fan.
170% faster transfer speeds with
USB 3.0 Boost
USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol)
USB 3.0 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.
APU and Chipset Features
AMD® A-Series Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon™ R Series Graphics
This motherboard fully supports the latest AMD Socket FM2+ Kaveri APUs with AMD Radeon R series
graphics and retains compatibility with AMD Socket FM2 (Richland and Trinity) APUs. AMD Socket FM2+ APUs support
Microsoft® DirectX 11.1 for incredibly fast and smooth graphics, native PCI Express 3.0 for full-speed expansion and 4K resolutions via HDMI and DisplayPort connections.
AMD® A68H FCH(Bolton D2H)
AMD® A68H FCH(Bolton D2H) is designed to support up to 5GT/s interface speed and
PCI Express™ 2.0 graphics.It supports 4X SATA 6 Gb/s ports and 2X USB3.0 ports.