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    ASUS PRIME A320M-K mATX Motherboard for AMD AM4 CPUs

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    Product Specifcation

    CPU Socket AMD AM4

    Product Description

    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.

    Reliable Stability and Compatibility

    Built to Last

    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.

    5X Protection II

    PRIME A320 series motherboards are engineered with industry-leading 5X Protection III, employing the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee the quality and long-term durability of your motherboard. That means exceptional protection and stability for your build  thanks to decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.

    SafeSlot Core

    Fortified PCIe slot prevents damage

    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.

    LANGuard

    Pumped-up throughput. 2.5x higher surge tolerance.

    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.

    Overvoltage Protection

    World-class circuit-protecting power design

    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.

    DIGI+ VRM

    Precision control for stable power

    ASUS-exclusive DIGI+ VRM intelligently delivers power to the processor based on real-time demands, reducing energy waste and improving system stability.

    DRAM Overcurrent Protection

    Short-circuit damage prevention

    Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices.

    Stainless-Steel Back I/O

    3x corrosion-resistance for greater durability

    Corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan that's three times longer than ordinary panels.

    ESD Guards

    Electrostatic discharge protection

    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.

    Proven Compatibility

    Tested to be compatible with 1,000+ CPUs, DDR4 memory modules, graphics cards and more

    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.

    Extensive List of Supported Devices

    View supported devices and Qualified Vendor List for compatible memory

    The superior compatibility of Prime A320 series is evidenced by our extensive list of supported devices  which includes thousands of compatible components  and our Qualified Vendor List that identifies memory compatibility. That means more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences.

    Great Compatibilitywith ASUS Products

    ASUS offers a suite of proprietary components  graphics cards, sound cards, optical drives  that perfectly complement Prime A320 series, so you can complete your custom motherboard build with confidence!

    Top-to-bottom Reliability

    ASUS motherboards have superb endurance. We verify this by subjecting every board to more than 8,000 hours of stringent tests. A barrage of burn-in, environmental, compatibility, software and safety tests confirm that our motherboards are exceptionally robust. It also shows that ASUS reliability surpasses industry standards, ensuring that every component is designed to function flawlessly in any environment.

    Superb Performance

    DDR4 Support

    With DDR4, you'll accelerate memory frequencies up to an incredible to 3200MHz! And ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor, so you're assured the best compatibility.

    Optimized Cooling

    Fan Xpert

    Dedicated CPU and case fan controls

    Exclusive Fan Xpert ensures every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise - and with Prime A320 series boards and their hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode for case fans, a simple BIOS adjustment lets you run your case fan in PWM/DC. Fan Xpert even includes Auto-Tuning mode to scan and detect all fan characteristics for single-click customization!

    Game in Your Way

    Gaming Audio

    Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio

    Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you've ever experienced!

    • Noise isolation - Audio shielding ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference.
    • Dedicated Audio PCB Layers - Separate layers for left and right tracks ensures both channels deliver consistent, equal quality.
    • Audio Enjoyment - Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

    All-round Energy Saving

    Energy Efficient Design

    EPU

    With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy system power savings. EPU automatically optimizes power consumption, and maximizes savings with Away mode.

    Ultrafast Transfer Speeds

    Speed Up with Onboard M.2 Up to 32Gb/s

    With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gb/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole PC or professional apps work as fast as possible.

    Instant front-panel USB 3.0 Experience

    We've put USB 3.0 right where you need it - four super-speed ports on the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, so no more back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear ports!

    Easy PC DIY

    Safe Motherboard Mounting

    Component-free areas to minimize damage risk

    Fitting your ASUS motherboard is now safer than ever. The comprehensive component-free 'safe zones' around every case-mounting hole minimizes the risk of damage and short circuits caused by contact - so you'll assemble your PC with total confidence!

    Q-Slot

    Effortless PCI Express component removal

    The large winged clip is easy to reach and easy to operate. Just press the Q-Slot clip lightly, and the graphics card pops out. Installing or removing even the biggest graphics cards is no sweat!

    Q-DIMM

    Easy memory removal

    Even if you work with a smaller case, just push down on the one-sided clip and push or pull RAM modules in or out - removing memory is that simple!

    One-Stop Controls

    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, EZ and Advanced modes help you find your way, quickly and easily.

    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.

    AMD CPU and Chipset Features

    Ready for AMD AM4-socket Ryzen, 7th Generation A-series APUs and Athlon APUs

    This motherboard supports AMD Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A-series accelerated processing units (APUs) and Athlon CPUs. The high-performance Ryzen processor supports up to eight cores, and is based on the innovative Zen core architecture . The 7th Generation A-series APUs feature integrated AMD Radeon R-series graphics. AMD AM4-socket processors feature dual-channel DDR4 memory, native 5Gbps USB 3.0 and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for superb performance.

    AMD A320 Chipset

    The AMD A320 chipset delivers outstanding overclocking capabilities for the latest AMD AM4-socket Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A-series APUs and Athlon CPUs. It provides two USB 3.0 ports, and four 6Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.

    Main Features

    • 5X Protection III: Multiple hardware safeguards for all-round protection
    • LED illumination: Lighting control for audio trace paths
    • Native M.2: Lightning-fast storage speeds
    • One-stop controls: Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3

                    

    Detailed Specifications

    CPU
    Installed Processors (Max): 0 (1)
    Rear Panel I/O Ports
    Microphone In Port: 1 x 3.5mm Jack
    CPU
    Supported Processor Manufacturer: AMD
    Supported Processors: AMD Ryzen™/7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors
    64-bit Support: Yes
    Socket: AM4
    Motherboard
    Chipset Manufacturer: AMD
    Northbridge: A320
    RAID Supported: Yes
    RAID Format: RAID 0 • RAID 1 • RAID 10
    SATA Supported: Yes
    Rear Panel I/O Ports
    USB Ports: 4 x USB 3.0 • 2 x USB 2.0
    Keyboard Port: 1 x PS/2
    Mouse Port: 1 x PS/2
    RJ-45 Ports: 1 x RJ-45
    HDMI Port: 1 x HDMI
    VGA Port: 1 x D-Sub
    Audio Line In Ports: 1 x 3.5mm Jack
    Audio Line Out Ports: 1 x 3.5mm Jack
    Internal I/O Connectors
    Front Panel Connectors: 1 x Front Panel header • 1 x Front Audio header
    Cooling Fan Support: 1 x CPU fan header • 1 x Chassis fan header
    SATA Connectors: 4 x SATA III
    S/PDIF Connectors: 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    USB Connectors: 1 x USB 3.0 • 2 x USB 2.0
    Serial Connectors: 1 x COM header
    Speaker: 1 x Speaker header
    Power Connector Port: 1 x 20+4-pin ATX • 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
    Other Connectors: 1 x M.2 Socket 3 for M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280
    Expansion
    Number of PCI Express Slots: 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x16 for Ryzen, else x8) • 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
    Memory
    Memory Bus Speed: 2666 (Ryzen Only) / 2400 / 2133 MHz
    Maximum RAM: 32 GB
    Memory Type: DDR4
    Memory Slot: 2 x DIMM
    Graphics Device
    Integrated Graphics Supported: Yes
    Sound
    Integrated Sound: Realtek® ALC 887-VD2
    Network
    Integrated Network: Realtek® 8111H
    Network Speeds Supported: 10/100/1000 Mbps
    System Requirements
    Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
    System
    BIOS: 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.1, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information, F6 Qfan Control
    Jumpers: 1 x Clear CMOS
    Software Included: ASUS Utilities • ASUS Update • Anti-virus software (OEM)
    Drivers: Included
    Physical
    Form Factor: Micro ATX Motherboard
    In The Box: Motherboard • Support DVD • 2 x SATA III Cables • 1 x M.2 Screw • I/O Shield • User Manual
    Width: 226 mm
    Length: 221 mm