With quality, features, and affordability, the Asus B85M-E/CSM is a great foundation for you to enjoy the prowess of Intel's fourth-generation Core processor in an LGA 1150 packaging. Based on Intel's H87 chipset, this motherboard works flawlessly with a state-of-the-art "Haswell" processor, and incorporates native USB 3.0 and SATA III for blistering data transfer. Asus also incorporates a wealth of features and technologies, making this unit a great platform for your new PC build. From the user-friendly BIOS setup, to the traffic optimizing network and GPU performance enhancing technology, Asus offers you more than enough for ensuring exceptional experience in every aspect.
New UEFI BIOS – friendlier and more intuitive The 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.
USB 3.0 Boost (UASP Support) 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.
Fan Xpert 2 See an opportunity for more fine-tuned control. The hardware-level Asus Fan Xpert 2, featuring Fan Auto Tuning, provides an tailored fan speed setting for each fan, with exclusive, automatic fan speed detection to achieve the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. It even provides a "RPM Fixed Mode" for users who wish to reduce noise levels to near 0dB with a specific fan speed control.
GPU Boost 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.
Network iControl One click to prioritize network traffic for applications you're currently using, or set up favorite profiles to run at specific times. Avoid network congestion, speed up downloading, and make sure online gaming runs optimized, all through the intuitive user interface.
Q-DIMM 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 – it couldn’t be simpler!
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