ASUS Prime is the next evolution of the ASUS motherboard, born of a pedigree that stretches back to 1989. Our team of world-class engineers are passionate about empowering everyone to enjoy the benefits of customization and tuning, and the driving force behind the development of Prime is to make advanced enthusiast controls easily accessible maximizing performance, stability and compatibility for the very best DIY PC experiences. Simply stated: it's time for Prime.
ASUS is the world's foremost motherboard manufacturer, renowned for our unique Design Thinking approach. Our exhaustive testing exceeds industry standards, supported by high-quality components for exceptional real-world protection. Our motherboards are proven to be compatible with more than 1,000 components and devices, and each new model undergoes a minimum of 8,000 hours of strict validation. ASUS gives you the peace of mind of knowing that your motherboard is fit for all environments and applications. By choosing ASUS, you also gain the freedom to select outstanding component options, for trouble-free DIY experiences.
SafeSlot Core is the ASUS-exclusive PCIe slot. Featuring a fortified design that's anchored to the motherboard by a special hook, Safeslot Core provides 1.6x stronger retention and 1.3x greater shearing resistance than standard expansion slots.
ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors 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.
An exclusive circuit design with built-in voltage regulators to protect your chipset, connectivity ports, and audio codecs from damage caused by unexpected high-level voltages from unstable or inferior power supplies.
ASUS ESD Guards prevent damage from electrostatic discharge, up to +/- 10kV for air discharge and +/- 6kV for contact discharge, arranged in an active-protective-circuit design that prolongs the life of components.
Model - Asus PRIME B250M-A, CPU Sockets - LGA1151, Chipset - Intel B250, Supported CPU - 7th/6th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors, Memory Type - DDR4, Memory MHz - 2400/2133MHz Non-ECC, Memory Slot - 4, Memory Max. - 64GB, Optane Memory Support - Yes, PCI Express Slot - 1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16, M.2 Slot - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA mode & X4 PCIE mode)), 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (x4 PCIE mode)), LAN Chipset - Realtek RTL8111H, 1 x Gigabit LAN, Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC887, Audio Channel - 8-Channel, USB Port - 1 x USB 5Gb/s Type-C, 4 x USB3.0/2.0 (Type-A), 6 x USB2.0/1.1, VGA Port - 1, DVI Port - 1, HDMI Port - 1, SATA Port - 6 x SATA 6Gb/s, Form Factor - mATX, Warranty - 3 Year(Asus PRIME B250M-A)