Based on the latest Intel Q87 chipset, the ASUS Q87M-E/CSM brings the power of an Intel 4th generation Core processor in a micro ATX form factor. It guarantees uncompromised flexibility and expandability with two PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots, six SATA 6Gbp/s ports, four USB 3.0 ports and ten USB 2.0 ports. ASUS's exclusive USB 3.0 Boost enables faster data transmission, while Fan Xpert 2 technology delivers the most customizable fan controls to achieve the best balance of cooling performance and noise levels. It also provides a full-time safeguard to your PC with its 5X Protection. Moreover, the Q87M-E/CSM presents a new premium gold color scheme, symbolizing an insistence on delivering the highest standards of innovation, performance, and reliability. The Q87M-E/CSM is part of ASUS's renowned Corporate Stable Model (CSM) Series. ASUS CSM products are guaranteed to have a longer lifespan, and are available for purchase for at least one year from the date the product has been declared CSM. ASUS CSM products feature Advance Swap service options, allowing overnight cross-shipment of your defective unit in order to minimize downtime. Motherboard and graphics card products feature a one-way cross-shipment option during the first year of ownership.
ASUS DIGI+ VRM Digital Power Design All-new digital CPU power controls work perfectly together to match digital power signal (SVID) requests from the CPU, with ultra-fast sensing and response efficiently delivering precision power. Accurate delivery reduces waste, and provides more stable CPU vCore voltages. Users can adjust CPU PWM voltages and frequencies for various overclocking scenarios, with accurate input through UEFI BIOS tuning or the exclusive ASUS interface. This exclusive design increases overclocking headroom to push performance to its full potential.
ASUS Exclusive USB 3.0 Boost --1.3X Faster than Traditional USB 3.0 With USB 3.0 Boost technology, USB transfer speeds are significantly increased up to 1.3x, enhancing an already impressive USB 3.0 transfer rate. ASUS software automatically accelerates data speeds for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without the need for any further user configuration.
ASUS Fan Xpert 2 Hardware-level ASUS Fan Xpert 2, featuring Fan Auto Tuning mode, provides a tailored fan speed setting for each fan. Its exclusive, automatic fan detection achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. The “RPM Fixed Mode” lets users reduce noise levels to near 0dB with a specific fan-speed control.
Windows 8 Ready With hardware driver compatibility tested and assured, ASUS provides a complete solution for Windows 8 support. Users can now experience the next generation operating system on ASUS hardware, and can rest assured that they can easily upgrade once the final driver versions are released — all without any compatibility issues!
ASUS 5X PROTECTION ASUS motherboards safeguard your PC with 5X PROTECTION: DIGI+ VRM, DRAM fuses, ESD Guards, all 5K-hour solid caps, and stainless steel back I/O ensure the best quality, reliability, and durability.
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