• Frys.com #7856779
  • Manufacturer: ASUS
  • UPC #886227564026
  • Model #A88XM-A
  • FM2+ socketed motherboard features high-endurance 5X Protection and new UEFI BIOS on the A88X chipset

     

     

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    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # A88XM-A )



    CPU

    AMD Socket FM2+ Athlon™/A- Series Processors
    Supports CPU up to 4 cores
    Supports AMD® Turbo Core 3.0 Technology
    * Refer to
    www.asus.com for CPU support list

    Chipset

    AMD A88X (Bolton D4)

    Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR3 2133/1866/1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Support AMD Memory Profile (AMP) memory
    * The Max. 64GB memory capacity can be supported with DIMMs of 16GB (or above). ASUS will update QVL once the DIMMs are available on the market.
    * 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 OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.

    Graphic

    Integrated AMD Radeon™ HD 7000/8000 Series Graphics in A-series APU
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI/RGB ports
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports DVI with max. resolution 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
    AMD® Dual Graphics technology support *
    1

    Expansion Slots

    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 *2
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    1 x PCI

    Storage

    AMD A88X FCH(Bolton D4) chipset :
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), yellow
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD

    LAN

    Realtek® 8111G, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

    Audio

    Realtek® ALC887-VD 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *3
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking

    USB Ports

    AMD A88X FCH(Bolton D4) chipset :
    4 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)

    Special Features

    ASUS 5X Protection :
    - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 3 + 2 Phase digital power design
    - ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention
    - ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection
    - ASUS High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors - 2.5x long lifespan with excellent durability
    - ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O - 3x more durable corrosion-resistant coating
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger
    - Anti-Surge
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
    - Network iControl
    - USB 3.0 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
    - ASUS Fan Xpert

    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 2
    - ASUS MyLogo 2
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Slot

    Operating System Support

    Windows® 8 , 32bit/64bit
    Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
    Windows® XP , 32bit

    Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
    1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
    1 x DVI
    1 x D-Sub
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
    2 x USB 2.0
    3 x Audio jack(s)

    Internal I/O Ports

    1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    1 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Internal speaker connector(s)
    1 x System panel(s)

    Accessories

    User's manual
    I/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)

    BIOS

    64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 4.0a, 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

    Support Disc

    Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    ASUS Update
    Anti-Virus Software (OEM Version)

    Form Factor

    mATX Form Factor
    9.3 inch x 8.2 inch ( 23.6 cm x 20.8 cm )

    Note

    *1: Refer to http://www.amd.com/us/products/technologies/dual-graphics/Pages/dual-graphics.aspx#3 for the discrete GPUs which support Dual Graphics technology.
    *2: Only FM2+ Processors can support PCIe3.0.
    *3: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output.








    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Processor Supported: AMD
    Socket Type:  
    CPU Type: A4 FM2
      A6 FM2
      A8 FM2
      A10 FM2
    North Bridge Chipset: A88X
    South Bridge Chipset: NA
    Number of Memory Slots: 4 DIMM Slot
    Memory Type: DDR3
    Form Factor: mATX
    Onboard Video Chipset: APU dependent
    Video Output: HDMI
      DVI
      VGA
    Multi-GPU Solution: No
      NA
    Memory Channel: Dual
    PCI Express 2 x16 Slots: 1
    PCI Express 3 x16 Slots: 1
    PCI Slots: 1
    PCIe x1 Slots: 0
    PCIe x4 Slots: 0
    PATA Support: None
    SATA 1 5 Gb Support: 0
    SATA 3Gb Support: 0
    SATA 6GB Support: 6
    SATA RAID: JBOD
      0
      1
      5
      10
    USB 3 Ports: 4
    USB 2 Ports: 6
    eSATA Ports: 0
    Firewire 1394a Ports: 0
    LAN Ports: 10/100/1000
    On Board Power Connectors: 24 Pin ATX
      1x 4 Pin ATX 12V
    CPU Fan Header: 1x 4 Pin PWM
    3 Pin System Fan: None
    4 Pin PWM System Fans: 1 Header



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