ASUS A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard

ASUS A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard

ASUS A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard

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ASUS A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard

ASUS A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard

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Product Highlights

  • Micro ATX Form Factor
  • AMD A88X (Bolton D4) Chipset
  • AMD FM2+ Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR3-2400 (OC)
  • 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s Ports
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 Slot
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 Slot & 1 x PCI Slot
  • Realtek ALC887 8-Channel HD Audio Codec
  • Realtek RTL8111H Gigabit LAN Controller
  • AMD Dual Graphics Technology
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  • 1Description

Built with a USB 3.1 controller, the A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard from ASUS is designed to fit in cases that support a Micro ATX form factor. The 9.3 x 8.2" A88XM-A/USB 3.1 supports AMD Athlon/A-Series processors, the FM2+ socket, as well as the AMD A88X (Bolton D4) chipset. This motherboard supports Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), and XP (32-bit).

The Micro ATX form factor of the A88XM-A/USB 3.1 has 4 x DIMM slots that can support up to 64GB of non-ECC unbuffered DDR3 RAM, as well as dual channel memory architecture and AMD Memory Profile (AMP) memory modules. The supported memory speeds are 2400 (O.C.), 2133, 1866, 1600, and 1333 MHz memory modules. This motherboard has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports. It also has 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slot, 1 x PCI slot, 2 x USB 3.1 Type-A ports, 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 at the back panel, 2 at mid-board), and 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 at the back panel, 2 at mid-board). Using the Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition audio codec, this motherboard can support 8-channel HD audio.

The A88XM-A/USB 3.1 has integrated AMD Radeon graphics support within its A-Series APUs with one HDMI, one DVI, and one RGB output. Its HDMI port supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz or 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz, its DVI port supports a max resolution of 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz, and its RGB port supports a max resolution of 1920 x 1600 @ 60 Hz. The integrated graphics can use up to 2,048MB of shared memory and also supports AMD Dual Graphics technology.

ASUS has also designed the A88XM-A/USB 3.1 with LANGuard, DRAM overcurrent protection, DIGI+ VRM, a stainless steel back I/O, ESD guards, AI Suite 3, and more. This motherboard is protected by a limited 3-year warranty and includes an I/O Shield, two SATA III 6 Gb/s cables, and one SCD.

APU & Chipset Features

AMD A88X FCH (Bolton D4)
AMD A88X FCH (Bolton D4) is designed to support interface speeds of up to 5 GT/s and PCI Express 2.0 graphics. It natively supports 8 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports and 4 x USB 3.0 Ports
AMD A-Series Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon R-Series Graphics
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

5X Protection II

LANGuard
ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors, helping to ensure 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
DRAM Overcurrent Protection
Onboard resettable fuses help 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
DIGI+ VRM
ASUS-exclusive DIGI+ VRM intelligently delivers power to the processor based on real-time demands, helping to reduce energy waste and improving system stability
Stainless-Steel Back I/O
Corrosion-resistant stainless steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan that's up to three times longer than ordinary panels
ESD Guards
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can happen suddenly, and its damaging effects are easily underestimated. ASUS ESD Guards are tested to high standards, capable of up to ±10kV for air discharge and ±6kV for contact discharge. ASUS employs an active protective circuit design to help guard systems against electrostatic interference and damage, providing greater component longevity

Performance

UEFI BIOS
The 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:
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 RAID configurations for improved data retrieval and backups

EZ D.O.C.P:
Improve DRAM performance with just a click

Graphical Fan Control:
Fine-tune individual fans by dragging a curve with the mouse

Real-time Hardware Monitor:
Benefit from instant information from critical parts of your system
EZ Mode
Fan Profile:
Detailed CPU and case fan information for instant cooling

SATA Information:
Displays SATA port details so devices may be easily recognized

Fast Clock Adjustment:
Mouse controls may be used to change the time and date

EZ D.O.C.P:
Improve your DRAM performance with a click
Advanced Mode
Shortcut:
Press Enter to create shortcuts to favorite settings, or select an existing shortcut and press F4 to go straight there

Quick Notes:
Make notes and capture BIOS-related ideas, quickly and conveniently

Last Modified Log:
Track last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive

SATA Port Renaming:
Rename SATA ports for easy identification

Transfer Speeds

10 Gb/s USB 3.1
With USB 3.1 Type-A port, users will experience data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s - or twice as fast USB 3.0. USB 3.1 is completely backward-compatible with existing USB devices and ASUS-exclusive USB 3.1 Boost technology automatically accelerates USB 3.1 performance even further
Front Panel USB 3.0
ASUS has put USB 3.0 right where you need it with two 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

Gaming Audio

LED-illuminated Design
Brighten up your build with the illuminated audio trace path
Noise Isolation
Audio shielding helps ensures analog/digital separation and reduced multi-lateral interference. Separate layers for left and right tracks also help ensures both channels deliver consistent and equal quality
Audio Enjoyment
Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound with strong clarity and fidelity

PC DIY

Safe Motherboard Mounting
Fitting an ASUS motherboard is now safer than ever. The comprehensive and component-free 'safe zones' around every case-mounting hole helps minimizes the risk of damage and short circuits caused by contact, so users can assemble their PC with greater confidence
Q-Slot
The large winged clip is easy to reach and easy to operate. Just press the Q-Slot clip lightly and the graphics card will pop out

Cooling

RPM Fixed Mode
Designed for users who wish to reduce noise levels to near 0 dB with highly specific fan speed control. It reacts to system loads for greater response
Auto Tuning Mode
Scans fan parameters through automatic speed detection to provide custom settings for each fan with a single click. This achieves the cooling for your components beyond just the mere number of fans in your case
Informative Fan Controls
Delivers information that allows you to take advanced control over each fan

One-Stop Control

AI Suite 3
ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a user experience through a clear and attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all ASUS-exclusive features into one simple-to-use package, allowing users 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
UPC: 889349369272
In the Box
ASUS A88XM-A/USB 3.1 FM2+ Micro ATX Motherboard
  • 2 x SATA III 6 Gb/s Cables
  • I/O Shield
  • SCD
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    CPU AMD Socket FM2+ Athlon/A-Series Processors
    Supports CPUs up to 4 cores
    Supports AMD Turbo Core 3.0 Technology
    Chipset AMD A88X (Bolton D4)
    Memory - 4 x DIMM, Max. 64 GB, DDR3 2400 (O.C.) / 2133 / 1866 / 1600 / 1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    - Dual-Channel Memory Architecture
    - Supports AMD Memory Profile (AMP) memory
    * The maximum 64 GB memory capacity can be supported with DIMMs of 16 GB (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
    * Due to OS limitations, when installing total memory of 4 GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operating systems may only recognize less than 3 GB. Install a 64-bit Windows OS to utilize 4 GB or more of memory on the motherboard
    Graphics Integrated AMD Radeon R/HD8000/HD7000 Series Graphics in the A-Series APU
    Multi-VGA Output Support: HDMI/DVI/RGB ports
    - Supports HDMI with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports DVI with a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports RGB with a maximum resolution 1920 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    Maximum shared memory of 2,048 MB
    AMD Dual Graphics technology support
    Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    1 x PCI
    Storage AMD A88X FCH (Bolton D4) Chipset:
    6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, gray
    Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
    LAN Realtek RTL8111H, 1 x Gigabit LAN controller
    Audio Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, and Front Panel Jack-retasking
    USB Ports ASMedia USB 3.1 Controller:
    2 x USB 3.1 ports (2 at the back panel, teal blue)

    AMD A88X FCH (Bolton D4) Chipset:
    4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 at the back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 at the back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
    Operating System Support Windows 10 (64-bit) 8.1 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), XP (32-bit)
    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
    - 3 x Audio jacks
    Internal I/O Ports - 1 x COM port connector
    - 1 x CPU Fan connector
    - 1 x Chassis Fan connector
    - 1 x S/PDIF out header
    - 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector
    - 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
    - 1 x Internal speaker connector
    - 1 x System panel
    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
    Form Factor Micro ATX Form Factor
    9.3 x 8.2" / 23.6 x 20.8 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.6 x 10.3 x 2.0"

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