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ASUS M5A88-M mATX AM3+ DDR3 AMD 880G 1PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 1PCI USB3.0 SATA3 DVI HDMI Motherboard

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Specifications

CPU, Chipset and Graphics features

AMD® FX™ /Phenom™II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series Processors

This motherboard supports AMD® AM3+ multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

AMD® 880G

AMD® 880G Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD®’s latest AM3+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.

VGA Output Support

HDMI Support

Enjoy Full HD 1080p Multimedia Home-Theater Entertainment
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a set of digital video standards that delivers multi-channel audio and uncompressed digital video for full HD 1080p visuals through through a single cable. Supporting HDCP copy protection such as HD DVD and Blu-ray Discs, HDMI provides you with the highest-quality home theater experience.

Memory Features

DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1333/1066 support

The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2000(O.C.)/1333/1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.

Next-gen Technology

USB 3.0 support

Realize the True Future!! - TRUE USB 3.0 Support!
Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8 Gb/s with USB 3.0–the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.

Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s support

The AMD® SB850 Southbridge natively supports next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0 Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.


Hybrid Switch

EPU

Energy Efficiency All Around
Tap into the world's first real-time PC power saving chip through AI Suite II utility. Get total system-wide energy optimization by automatically detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power consumption. This also reduces fan noise and extends component longevity!


TPU

The Ultimate Turbo Processor
Unleash your performance with ASUS’ simple onboard switch or TurboV utility. ASUS Auto tuning feature can intelligently optimize the system for fast, yet stable clock speeds, and the TurboV gives you the freedom to adjust CPU frequencies and ratios to optimize performance under varied system conditions.

Core Unlocker

Intelligently Unlocks True Core Performance
ASUS Core Unlocker simplifies the activation of a latent AMD® CPU—with just a simply switch. Enjoy an instant performance boost by simply unlocking the extra cores, without performing complicated BIOS changes.

Hybrid Processor

GPU Boost

Instant iGPU Level Up!
GPU Boost overclocks the integrated GPU in real time for the best graphics performance. User-friendly UI facilitates flexible frequency and voltage adjustments. Its ability to deliver multiple overclocking profiles also provides rapid and stable system-level upgrades.

TurboV

Feel the adrenaline rush of real-time OC-now a reality with the ASUS TurboV. This easy OC tool allows you to overclock without exiting or rebooting the OS; and its user-friendly interface makes overclock with just a few clicks away. Moreover, the ASUS OC profiles in TurboV provides the best O.C. settings in different scenarios.

Auto Tuning

Auto System Level Up
Auto Tuning is an intelligent tool that automates overclocking to achieve a total system level up. This tool also provides stability testing. Even O.C. beginners can achieve extreme yet stable overclocking results with Auto Tuning!

ASUS Exclusive Features

100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors

This motherboard uses all high-quality conductive polymer capacitors for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity.

8 Channel Audio Codec

Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology.

S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port

This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via optical S/PDIF-out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jacks. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best signal quality.

RoHS

ErP ready

The motherboard is European Union´s Energy-related Products (ErP) ready, and ErP requires products to meet certain energy efficiency requirements in regards to energy consumptions. This is in line with ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and energy-efficient products through product design and innovation to reduce carbon footprint of the product and thus mitigate environmental impacts.


64-bit Processing    Yes
Audio Channels    7.1
Audio Line In    Yes
Audio Line Out    Yes
Brand Name    Asus
Chipset Manufacturer    AMD
Chipset Model    880G
Controller Type    Serial ATA/600
Depth    9.6"
DVI    Yes
Form Factor    Micro ATX
Gigabit Ethernet    Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer    ATI
Graphics Controller Model    Radeon HD 4250
HDMI    Yes
HyperTransport Speed    2600 MHz
Manufacturer    ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number    M5A88-M
Manufacturer Website Address    usa.asus.com
Marketing Information   

This motherboard supports AMD AM3+ multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.


Maximum Memory    16 GB
Memory Form Factor    DIMM
Memory Standard    DDR3-2000/PC3-16000 (O.C.)
DDR3-1866/PC3-15000 (O.C.)
DDR3-1600/PC3-12800 (O.C.)
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Memory Technology    DDR3 SDRAM
Microphone Port    Yes
Multi GPU Supported    CrossFireX
Network (RJ-45)    Yes
Number of DVI Outputs    1
Number of HDMI Outputs    1
Number of Memory Slots    4
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports    1
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports    8
Number of PCI Express x1 Slots    2
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots    1
Number of PCI Slots    1
Number of PS/2 Ports    1
Number of S/PDIF Out Ports    1
Number of SATA Interfaces    6
Number of Total Expansion Slots    4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports    4
Number of USB 3.0 Ports    2
Onboard Audio Header    Yes
Onboard LEDs Header    Yes
Onboard Parallel Header    Yes
Onboard S/PDIF Header    Yes
Onboard Serial Header    Yes
Onboard Video    On-board Video Chipset
PCI Express Standard    PCI Express 2.0
Power Supply Supported    ATX12V
Processor Socket    Socket AM3+
Processor Supported    Athlon II
Athlon II X2
Athlon II X3
Athlon II X4
Phenom II
Phenom II X2
Phenom II X3
Phenom II X4
Phenom II X6
Sempron
Processor Technology    Cool'n'Quiet Technology
HyperTransport 3.0 Technology
Product Model    M5A88-M
Product Name    M5A88-M Desktop Motherboard
Product Type    Desktop Motherboard
PS/2 Port    Yes
RAID Levels    0
1
5
1+0
RAID Supported    Yes
S/PDIF    Yes
Sound Controller Manufacturer    Realtek
Sound Controller Model    ALC 892
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports    8
Total Number of PCI Express Slots    3
Total Number of USB Ports    6
Total Processor Supported    1
VGA    Yes
Width    9.6"
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