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.
With DDR4, you'll accelerate memory frequencies up to an incredible to 2400MHz! And ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor, so you're assured the best compatibility.
Fan Xpert 2+
Advanced fan controls
With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan - Xpert 2+ makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise!
- Dedicated water-pump header for best water-cooling efficiency.
- Auto-Tuning Mode: Scans fan parameters and all fans with a single click.
- Extreme Quite Mode: Reduces the CPU fan speed to below the default minimum, for extra-quiet operation and power savings during light loads.
Game in Your Way
Brighten Up Your Build
LED-illuminated control for PCIe slot and trace paths
Built-in LED lighting options illuminate your build in a variety of eye-catching styles.
All-round Energy Saving
Energy Efficient Design
With the Energy Processing Unit you'll enjoy system-wide power savings — with CPU-wattage reductions of up to 12W*! The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode: A setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers and reducing power to the graphics cards while you're away.
Ultrafast Transfer Speeds
Intel Optane Memory Ready
Intel® Optane™ Memoryis a revolutionary (non-volatile memory) technology supported by Prime 200-series motherboards. Intel Optane Memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.
Supports 7th Generation Intel® processors. Requires driver and BIOS update.
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!
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.
Higher Performance When You Need It Most
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 accelerates processor and graphics performance by increasing the operating frequency when operating below specification limits. The maximum frequency varies depending on workload, hardware, software, and overall system configuration.