ASUS Motherboard H81M-K

ASUS Motherboard H81M-K

Micro-ATX H81 features intuitive UEFI BIOS, superb integrated graphics performance and unique USB 3.0 performance. New UEFI BIOS – Friendlier, easier, and more intuitive with helpful info added Exclusive EZ Mode adds useful info to become even easier Media-renowned UEFI...

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Micro-ATX H81 features intuitive UEFI BIOS, superb integrated graphics performance and unique USB 3.0 performance.

New UEFI BIOS – Friendlier, easier, and more intuitive with helpful info added

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.

 

Performance Optimization

USB 3.0 Boost (UASP Support) - 170% faster transfer speeds than traditional USB 3.0

170% faster transfer speeds than traditional USB 3.0

ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) in Windows 8. With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to already fast USB 3.0 performance. ASUS software automatically accelerates data rates for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without any user interaction.

  • World’s 1st USB 3.0 UASP support – instantly 170% faster.
  • Complete USB 3.0 solution – performance boost under Turbo Mode or UASP Mode for most USB devices.
  • Simple plug and boost – auto detection design ensures best performance.

EZ DIY

Q-Slot

Effortless PCI Express component removal

Press the Q-Slot clip lightly, and graphics cards just pop out. The large winged clip is easy to reach so you don’t have to struggle with installing or removing even the biggest graphics cards.

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.
*On select models

Additional Features

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 Chipset


The Intel® H81 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 chipset also supports iGPU functionality, letting users enjoy the latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

 

Specification

  • 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.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

  • Chipset

Intel® H81

  • 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.

  • Graphic

Integrated Graphics Processor 
Multi-VGA output support : DVI/RGB ports 
- Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™

  • Expansion Slots

1 x PCIe x16 
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1

  • Storage

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

  • LAN

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

  • Audio

Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *2
- Supports : Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking

  • USB Ports

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)

  • Special 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 
- 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 Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Slot

  • Operating System Support

Windows® 8 
Windows® 7

  • 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 LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
2 x USB 2.0 
3 x Audio jack(s)

  • Internal I/O Ports

2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(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 S/PDIF out header(s)
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 Clear CMOS jumper(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 2.7, 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

  • Manageability

WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Support Disc

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

  • Form Factor

uATX Form Factor 
8.9 inch x 6.9 inch ( 22.6 cm x 17.5 cm )

  • Note

*1-1:Due to the limitation of the Intel® H81chipset, Intel® Rapid Start Technology can be configured only from the BIOS Setup program.
*1-2:These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
*2:Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output.