Asus H81M-CS uATX Motherboard for Intel 4th Generation Processors - LGA 1150 Socket
Intel LGA 1150 for 4th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors Ready
DDR3 16GB RAM, 2 x DIMM, 1600/1333/1066 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Intel H81 Express Chipset
New UEFI BIOS and EZ Mode: Friendlier, easier, and more intuitive with helpful info added
GPU Boost - Go to the limit with iGPU level up!
CrashFree BIOS 3: Restore corrupted BIOS data from USB storage
EPU - All-round energy efficiency and detailed CPU wattage settings
AI Suite 3: One-stop access to innovative ASUS features
Great-value H81 micro-ATX motherboard with high stability and durability, with easy-to-use UEFI BIOS and ASUS AI Suite 3 tuning utility.
New UEFI BIOS – 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.
Go to the limit with iGPU level up!
GPU Boost accelerates the integrated GPU for extreme graphics performance. The user-friendly interface facilitates flexible frequency adjustments. It easily delivers stable system-wide upgrades for every use.
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 – couldn’t be simpler!
Windows 8 Exclusive Features
ASUS Boot Setting
Multiple startup options
Thanks to ASUS Windows 8 hardware optimization, ASUS Boot Setting provides better flexibility in customizing your PC’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.
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.
CPU and Chipset Features
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 (2 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 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® H81 Express Chipset
The Intel® H81 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 two USB 3.0 ports for up to ten times faster transfer rates than USB 2.0. Moreover, the Intel® H81 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.
IN THE BOX
|Sales Package||Asus H81M-CS Motherboard, Driver CD, 2*SATA Cables, User Manual, I/O Panel|
|Accessories||I/O Shield 2 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s)|
|Back I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple) 1 x PS/2 mouse (green) 1 x D-Sub 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s) 2 x USB 3.0 (blue) 2 x USB 2.0 3 x Audio jack(s)|
|BIOS||64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information|
|Graphic||Integrated Graphics Processor VGA output support : RGB port - Supports RGB with max. resolution 2048 x 1536 @ 75 Hz Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB|
|Internal I/O Ports||2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s) 1 x TPM header 1 x LPT header 1 x COM port(s) connector(s) 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s) 2 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s) 1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin) 1 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin) 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s) 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s) 1 x Front panel connector(s) 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP) 1 x Internal speaker connector(s) 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector(s) 1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)|
|Manageability||WOL, PXE, PME Wake Up|
|OS Support||Windows® 8.1 Windows® 8 Windows® 7|
|Support Disc||Drivers ASUS Utilities ASUS Update Anti-Virus Software (OEM Version)|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *2 - Supports : Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking|
|CPU||Intel® Socket 1150 for 4th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors Supports Intel® 22 nm CPU Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.|
|Expansion Slots||1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 *1 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1|
|Features||ASUS EPU : - EPU ASUS Exclusive Features : - GPU Boost - AI Suite 3 - Ai Charger - Anti-Surge - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface - Disk Unlocker ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution : - ASUS Fan Xpert ASUS EZ DIY : - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS Q-Design : - ASUS Q-Slot - ASUS Q-DIMM|
|LAN||Realtek® 8111GR, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)|
|Memory||2 x DIMM, Max. 16GB, DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory Dual Channel Memory Architecture Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists). * Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR3 1600 MHz and higher memory modules on XMP mode will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR3 1600 Mhz.|
|Storage Capacity||Intel® H81 chipset : 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), yellow 2 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), dark brown, Supports Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology *1|
|USB||Intel® H81 chipset : 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue) Intel® H81 chipset : 6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)|
|Warranty||3 Years Manufacturers Warranty|
|Form Factor||uATX Form Factor 7.5 inch x 7.0 inch ( 19 cm x 17.7 cm|