ASUS takes its name from Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek mythology that symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. ASUS embodies the strength, purity, and adventurous spirit of this fantastic creature, and soars to new heights with each new product it creates.
- 5X Protection II Advanced hardware safeguards for all-round protection
- New UEFI BIOS Friendlier, easier, and more intuitive with helpful info added
- Ultimate 10Gbit/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 onboard
- Epic gaming audio with LED-illuminated trace path design
Industry-leading 5X Protection II employs the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability of your motherboard with all-round protection. For you, that means exceptional protection and stability for your build the result of decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.
ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors ensuring a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components for greater tolerance to static electricity and improved protection against surges.
Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of both your system and connected devices.
ASUS-exclusive DIGI+ VRM intelligently delivers power to the processor based on real-time demands, reducing energy waste and improving system stability.
Corrosion-resistant stainless steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan that's three times (3X) longer than ordinary panels.
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can happen suddenly, and its damaging effects are easily underestimated. ASUS ESD Guards are tested to very high standards, capable of up to +/- 10kV for air discharge and +/-6kV for contact discharge. We employ an active protective circuit design to guard your system against electrostatic interference and damage, providing greater component longevity.
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.
With USB 3.1 Type-A port, you'll experience data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbit/s or twice as fast USB 3.0. USB 3.1 is completely backward-compatible with your existing USB devices, and you'll be all set for USB 3.1's breakneck speeds. And ASUS-exclusive USB 3.1 Boost technology automatically accelerates USB 3.1 performance even further!
We've put USB 3.0 right where you need it two super-speed ports on the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, so no more back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear ports!
Beautiful LED-illuminated trace paths brighten your build and highlight noise-isolated, precision-shielded, interference-eliminated onboard audio like you've never before experienced!
Fitting your ASUS motherboard is now safer than ever. The comprehensive component-free safe zones' around every case-mounting hole minimizes the risk of damage and short circuits caused by contact so you'll assemble your PC with total confidence!
The large winged clip is easy to reach and easy to operate. Just press the Q-Slot clip lightly, and graphics card just pop out. Installing or removing even the biggest graphics cards is no sweat!
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.
This motherboard fully supports the latest AMD Socket FM2+ Godavari/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 12 for incredibly fast and smooth graphics, native PCI Express 3.0 for full-speed expansion and 4K resolutions via HDMI and DisplayPort connections.
AMD® A88X FCH (Bolton D4) is designed to support up to 5GT/s interface speed and PCI Express 2.0 graphics. It natively supports 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports and 4 x USB 3.0 Ports.