The ASUS P8Q77-M/CSM motherboard features the Intel® Q77 chipset, which supports the Intel® LGA 1155 socket and 22/32nm CPU, and designed for use with 2nd/3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 Processors. ASUS is pleased to announce that the new P8Q77-M will be a part of ASUS' Corporate Stable Model (CSM), which makes it guaranteed to have a long lifespan (a minimum of one year stable supply) and is back by a no-hassle Advance Swap Program to expedite service and minimize downtime. The P8Q77-M Motherboard is perfect for Governments and Enterprises needing a robust system with remote management functions and higher system securities, as well as Commercial System Integrators who want to save both energy and their budget, but still requires the necessary efficiency. According to the 3DMark Vantage Performance Score, the P8Q77-M/CSM performed a whopping 83% better than Q67 Models, making this a must-have for users looking to upgrade their Performance.
The P8Q77-M/CSM features a Smart Management System, which includes vPro Management functions, DIGI+ VRM, Intel® Small Business Advantages, and USB 3.0 Boost. The vPro Management functions even if the power is off and/or if the hard drive has failed, and remotely diagnoses and fixes issues, updates virus software, detects software agents, and provides remote Hardware and Software asset tracking. The user can even remotely power up (ex. To enable off-hours patching) and down (ex. To save energy) the system. With vPro, PC security is at its highest level, as storing encryption data in the chipset and off the hard drive better protects the data, even against disgruntled former employees who may have had prior password access. With DIGI+ VRM, the user gets the Precise Control of VRM Power Management, which ensures greater energy efficiency and the best possible PC stability, both in intelligent self-detecting modes and user-defined profiles. With Intel's Small Business Advantage, more security and maintenance capabilities for small businesses are provided, and includes features such as Software Monitoring, Automatic Backup/Restore/Maintenance, Energy Saving, Easy Wireless Display, and Blocks unwanted USB devices. With USB 3.0 Boost, the user can now simply plug in the USB device and automatically gain the best speed possible, instantly enjoying the fastest USB Speed ever!
ASUS' P8Q77-M/CSM comes with plenty of additional exclusive features to help conserve energy, including EPU, which moderates power consumption accordingly, and Fax Xpert, which adjusts fan speeds according to system loading. All this adds to a quiet working environment when working with a light load, and faster fan speed when better performance is needed. Along with conserving energy, ASUS also features Great Durability. With MemOK!, a simple press of a button will allow RAM compatibility issues to be solved automatically. The Anti-Surge feature protects the PC from unstable power surges, allowing a longer life span for the PC.
LGA1155 Intel® 3rd/2nd Generation Processors Ready
This motherboard supports the Intel® 3rd/2nd generation processors in the LGA1155 package , with iGPU, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, 2-channel (4 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel® 3rd/2nd generation processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
Intel® Q77 Express Chipset
The Intel® Q77 Express Chipset is a single-chipset design to support socket 1155 Intel® 3rd/2nd generation processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Q77 chipset provides 4 USB 3.0 ports for 10 times faster data retrieval speed. Moreover, Intel® Q77 Express Chipset can also enable iGPU function, letting users enjoy the latest Intel® integrated graphic performance.
PCIe 3.0 Ready
PCI Express® 3.0 (PCIe 3.0) is the latest PCI Express bus standard with improved encoding schemes that provide twice the performance of current PCIe 2.0. Total bandwidth for a x16 link reaches a maximum of 32GB/s, double the 16GB/s of PCIe 2.0 (in x16 mode). As such, PCIe 3.0 provides users unprecedented data speeds, combined with the convenience and seamless transition offered by complete backward compatibility with PCIe 1.0 and PCIe 2.0 devices. PCIe 3.0 will become a must-have feature for users who wish to improve and optimize graphic performance, as well as have the latest technology available to them.
* PCIe 3.0 speed is supported by Intel® 3rd generation Core™ processors.
The Intel® vPro™ Technology allows IT organizations to remotely manage corporate PCs, even when they are powered off or with non-functional operating systems. It features the Intel® Active Management Technology and offers IT organizations a lighter weight form of virtualization to audit all Intel® AMT-based platforms in a network environment. PCs with Intel® vPro™ Technology allow IT departments to remotely retrieve assets and hardware/software inventories, contain security threats, resolve system problems, and increase the uptime of desktops with lower maintenance costs.
TPM IC Onboard
Provide total solution for data protection, no need for extra TPM card.
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) system, which can securely store keys( for encryption/ decryption), digital certificates, passwords, and data. A TPM system also helps enhance network security, protects digital identities, and ensures platform integrity.
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 proprietary design increases overclocking headroom to push performance to its full potential.
Go to the Limit with iGPU Level Up!
GPU Boost accelerates the integrated GPU for extreme graphics performance. The user-friendly interface facilitates flexible frequency adjustments. It easily delivers stable system-level upgrades for every use.
Energy Efficiency All Around
Tap into the world's first real-time PC power saving chip through a simple onboard switch or AI Suite II utility. Get total system-wide energy optimization by automatically detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power consumption. This also reduces fan noise and extends component longevity!
AI Suite II
One-stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features
With its user-friendly interface, ASUS AI Suite II consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package with an elegant design theme. It allows users to supervise overclocking, energy management, fan speeds, voltage, and sensor readings. This all-in-one software offers diverse and easy to use functions, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities
USB 3.0 Boost
Faster USB3.0 Transmission
With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to an already impressive fast USB 3.0 transfer speed. ASUS software automatically accelerates data speeds for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without the need for any user interaction.
Any Memory is A-OK!
MemOK! quickly ensures memory boot compatibility. This remarkable memory rescue tool requires a mere push of a button to patch memory issues. MemOK! determines failsafe settings and dramatically improves system boot success. Get your system up and running in no time!
ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows you to adjust the CPU and chassis fan speeds according to different ambient temperatures caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and your PC's loading. The built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible controls of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment
ASUS UEFI BIOS (EZ Mode)
Flexible and Easy BIOS Interface
ASUS UEFI BIOS offers the first mouse-controlled graphical BIOS designed with selectable modes, providing a user-friendly interface that goes beyond the traditional keyboard-only controls. It also natively supports fully-utilized hard drives larger than 2.2TB in 64-bit operating systems.
ASUS exclusive interface
EZ Mode displays frequently-accessed info. Users can choose system performance settings, and drag and drop boot priorities. Advanced Mode for performance enthusiasts includes detailed DRAM settings via a dedicated memory info page for complete insight.
New upgrade! Quick and easy information for enhanced system control
Cutting-Edge Digital Interface for High Resolution Multimedia and Easy Upgrades
This motherboard introduces the new digital display interface standard – DisplayPort. This new design features a smaller and user-friendly connector. It delivers higher performances of resolution, refresh rate and color depth and improves digital display connectivity.
GreenASUS and ErP Ready
The motherboard is European Union´s Energy-related Products (ErP) ready, and ErP requires products to meet certain energy efficiency requirements in regards to energy consumptions. This is in line with ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and energy-efficient products through product design and innovation to reduce carbon footprint of the product and thus mitigate environmental impacts.
|CPU||Intel® Socket 1155 for 3rd/2nd Generation Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 22 nm CPU
Supports Intel® 32 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
|Memory||4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
* Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
|Display Support||Integrated Graphics Processor
Multi-VGA output support : DVI/RGB/DisplayPort ports
- Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1748 MB
|Expansion Slots||1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 *
1 x PCIe x4
2 x PCI
* Supports on Intel® Core™ processor family with Windows® 7 operating systems.
|Storage||Intel® Q77 chipset :
4 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), blue
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology *
* Supports on Intel® Core™ processor family with Windows 7 operating systems..
|LAN||Intel® 82579, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller|
|Audio||VIA VT1708S 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Anti-pop Function
|USB||Built-in Controller :
4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
Built-in Controller :
10 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 6 at mid-board)
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
1 x DVI-D
1 x D-Sub
1 x DisplayPort
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
3 x Audio jack(s)
|Internal I/O Connectors||1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s)
3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
2 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
4 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x parallel port connector(s)
1 x Front panel connector(s) (2 x 5 -pin)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Internal speaker connector(s)
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector(s)
|BIOS||128 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3|
|Manageability||WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE|
|Form Factor||uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 9 inch ( 24.4 cm x 22.87 cm )
|Special Features||ASUS EPU :
ASUS Exclusive Features :
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
ASUS EZ DIY :
TPM IC Onboard