Asus A68HM-K, AMD A68H, FM2+, Micro ATX, RAID, USB3

Regular price £42.77

 

A68HM-K FM2+ Socketed motherboard with proven quality, high-clarity audio and the new UEFI BIOS on the A68H Chipset  
  • Proven quality - 1000+ compatible devices. 7000+ validation hours
  • Audio Features - Audio that roars on the battlefield
  • New UEFI BIOS - The Smoothest and Slickest Mouse-controlled Graphical BIOS
  • USB 3.0 Boost (UASP Support) - 170% faster transfer speeds than traditional USB 3.0
Proven quality. Enduring trust. Strict compatibility and validation   5X Protection Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durability.   1000+ Compatible Devices Including CPUs, memory modules, graphics cards and more   7000+ Validation Hours Extensive testing for extreme reliability, compatablity and safety   We are the world's biggest motherboard manufacturer, and renowned our design thinking that revolves around users – just like you. Our engineers employ exacting standards to guarantee quality throughout the product's life, choosing the finest components for real-world protection. Our motherboards are proven to be compatible with more than 1,000 components and devices, and undergo a minimum of 7,000 hours of strict validation. That gives you the peace of mind of knowing that ASUS motherboards are fit for all environments and applications. To build your PC with the best foundations, build it with an ASUS motherboard.  

Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durability

Our be-the-best ethos underscores the choice of every single component that goes into your ASUS motherboard. We focus relentlessly on quality to ensure long-term system reliability and performance.     Precise digital power control with ASUS DIGI+ VRM Voltage regulator modules (VRMs) are among the most essential motherboard components. A good VRM intelligently delivers CPU power based on actual needs at any given time. ASUS was first with digital power design featuring faster sensing and response to deliver precise CPU power on demand. This great accuracy reduces energy waste and of course improves system stability thanks to more consistent delivery.     Enhanced DRAM overcurrent protection Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of both your system and connected device.     Stainless-steel back I/O that lasts 3X longer ASUS motherboard back I/O panels are made from strong and corrosion-resistant stainless steel, which is bonded with a thin layer of chromium oxide to enhance anti-corrosive properties. Passing 72-hour spray salt endurance tests, ASUS stainless steel back I/O panels have a lifespan that's three times (3X) longer compared to ordinary panels.     ESD Guards for protection from electrostatic discharge Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can happen suddenly, and its damaging effects are easily underestimated. ASUS ESD Guards are tested to very high standards, capable of up to +/- 10kV for air discharge and +/-6kV for contact discharge. We employ an active protective circuit design to guard your system against electrostatic interference and damage, providing greater component longevity.   Proven compatibility Having the freedom to pick and choose the parts that go into your machine is at the heart of PC DIY. Our extensive certification program focuses on providing the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, giving you the freedom to build and upgrade without frustration. Compatible today and compatible far into the future – that's the ASUS way.   Tested - 1,000+ compatible CPUs, memory modules, graphics cards and more Every ASUS motherboard is compatible with thousands of devices. Our engineers fit and assess both server and consumer CPUs, hundreds of memory modules, dozens of graphics cards, loads of storage devices, power supplies, network devices, displays, optical drives, peripherals and many more. We do this to give you complete confidence in our products and their superb compatibility.   Complete & Public QVL View our Qualified Vendor List (QVL) online We're so confident in our motherboards' superior compatibility that we publish our entire QVL for all to see — delivering you more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences. There are no gaps in our QVL: every compatible component is on the list for all to see. To check that a particular component or device is compatible with your motherboard, just reference the QVL for instant reassurance.   Designed — Great compatibility with ASUS products When you choose an ASUS motherboard, it's likely you'll also go with ASUS for other components. ASUS designs products from the ground up so that graphics cards, sound cards and optical drives work flawlessly with your motherboard.   Top-to-bottom reliability Our motherboards have superb endurance. We verify this by subjecting every board to over 7,000 hours of stringent tests. A barrage of burn-in, environmental, compatibility, software and safety tests confirm that our motherboards are exceptionally robust — with reliability that surpasses industry standards.   Extensive testing for extreme reliability, compatibility and safety Each motherboard is subjected to extended reliability testing under heavy load conditions, from the transportation to daily operations, to make sure they are delivered to you in perfect condition. Trials include temperature and humidity, burn-in, power on/off, power consumption, insertion and thermal-shock testing among many others. Every certified-compatible component puts through an up to 24-hour aging test to ensure trouble-free operation every day – no matter what you fit or attach and no matter what you do!   Games or multimedia — it's always ready! Flawless audio that makes you part of the game ASUS audio features get you always ready for gaming, chatting, watching movies or relaxing to your favorite music. Discover a whole new dimension of superior audio and get ready to rule!   Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way, quickly and easily.   Map to MyFavorite: Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the MyFavorites list!   EZ Tuning Wizard – OC and RAID: Select your hardware and use scenarios to tune system performance or streamline your RAID configuration for faster data retrieval and backups!   EZ XMP Improve your DRAM performance with a click!   Intuitive graphical fan control Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse!   Real-time hardware monitor Benefit from instant information from the critical parts of your system. Ultimate cooling and quietness with Fan Xpert ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows you to adjust CPU and case fan speeds according to different ambient temperatures in diverse climate conditions and locations, as well as actual PC loading. Various preset fan performance profiles offer flexible fan speed controls to achieve a quiet and cool environment.   Ultra-fast, always! 170% faster transfer speeds with USB 3.0 Boost ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) USB 3.0 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. PC DIY has never been this easy We understand how you use your PC. From assembly, system setting and monitoring, and to firmware and hardware updates — we're all about making your life easier. That's why we never stop developing new and exciting DIY opportunities to make PC DIY easy, fun and free from hassle!   assembly ASUS Q-Design makes PC building quick and easy   settings ASUS AI Suite 3 is a one-stop shop for adjusting your settings   monitoring ASUS Push Notice monitors your PC status on the go   BIOS updates ASUS USB BIOS Flashback updates your BIOS without a CPU installed   APU and Chipset Features   AMD® A-Series Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon™ R Series Graphics This motherboard fully supports the latest AMD Socket FM2+ Kaveri APUs with AMD Radeon R series graphics and retains compatibility with AMD Socket FM2 (Richland and Trinity) APUs. AMD Socket FM2+ APUs support Microsoft® DirectX 11.1 for incredibly fast and smooth graphics, native PCI Express 3.0 for full-speed expansion and 4K resolutions via HDMI and DisplayPort connections.   AMD® A68H FCH(Bolton D2H) AMD® A68H FCH(Bolton D2H) is designed to support up to 5GT/s interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 graphics.It supports 4X SATA 6 Gb/s ports and 2X USB3.0 ports.

 

Specification

  • Motherboard Type: Desktop
  • Form Factor: Micro ATX
  • Socket: FM2+
  • Chipset: AMD A68H (Bolton-D2H)
  • #Hide#DDR Type: DDR3
  • RAM Technology: DDR3 (Dual Channel)
  • RAM Slots: 2 x DIMM
  • RAM Speeds: 2400(O.C.)/2133/1866/1600/1333 MHz
  • Maximum Memory: 32GB
  • Graphics: Integrated AMD Radeon R/HD8000/HD7000 Series Graphics in the A-Series APU
  • Graphics Ports: 1 x VGA
    1 x DVI-I
  • Multi-GPU Support: AMD Dual Graphics
  • PCI Express: 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • PCI: 1 x PCI
  • Storage: 4 x SATA III
  • RAID: "RAID 0, 1, 10, JBOD"
  • Wireless: -
  • LAN: GB LAN
  • Audio: Realtek ALC887-VD 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
  • USB Ports: "2 x USB 3.0 ports at back
    6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 at back, 4 at mid-board)"
  • Back Panel I/O Ports: 1 x PS/2 keyboard
    1 x PS/2 mouse
    1 x DVI
    1 x D-Sub
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port
    2 x USB 3.0
    2 x USB 2.0
    3 x Audio jacks
  • Internal I/O Connectors: 2 x USB 2.0 connectors
    1 x TPM
    1 x COM port
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s
    1 x CPU Fan
    1 x Chassis Fan
    1 x S/PDIF out
    1 x 24-pin EATX
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
    1 x Front panel audio
    1 x Internal speaker
    1 x System panel
  • CPU Support: See manufacturers link (next to product images)
  • Accessories: Users manual
    I/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x Supporting DVD
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Additional Features: See Overview
  • Package Weight: 0.8510 kg
  • Warranty: 3 Years