ASUS PRIME B250M-C/CSM LGA1151 DDR4 DP HDMI DVI VGA M.2 mATX Motherboard
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.
- Maximize your connectivity and speed with integrated Dual M.2 slots with Intel® Optane™ Memory compatibility, front panel USB 3.0 and a rear USB 3.1 Type C connection
- 5X Protection III Hardware-level safeguards provide component longevity and reliability
- FanXpert 2 delivers advanced fan control for dynamic cooling
- On-board 8-Channel Audio using premium Japanese capacitors provides warm, immersive crystal-clear surround sound
- Front panel USB 3.0 connectivity for easy access and accelerated data transfers
ASUS Commercial Series
ASUS is the world's biggest and best-known motherboard brand, renowned for our user-focused Design Thinking. We understand the business importance of stability, easy manageability and security. That's why ASUS commercial series boards include, 24/7 stability, smart BIOS tools and guaranteed long-term availability, and our world-class after-sales service effectively reduces many hidden costs of ownership – maximizing your investment over the product lifecycle.
5X Protection III
Prime 200 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.
Fortified PCIe with solid soldering – 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Against moisture and corrosion
This innovative moisture-resistant coating provides motherboard protection, and combats the higher levels of humidity that build up in densely-populated environments, such as factories, libraries, data centers and internet cafes. It even minimizes internal corrosion by preventing the adhesion and migration of moisture – prolonging the life of your motherboard.
24/7 Reliability Test
Optimized for twenty-four seven operations, the motherboard is tested under temperature up to 45°C and humidity up to 80% to ensure it can handle diverse temperature and humidity range of different location.
ASUS Remote Management Tool
The ASUS Remote Management Tool provides routine office PC maintenance, including easy BIOS updates and automatic simultaneous syncing across multiple devices.
- Quick BIOS update - Real-time BIOS updates through USB or the hard drive
- Easy BIOS setting - Easily customize CPU, fan, or system settings
- System monitoring - Instantly monitor system's temperature, power, or fan status
- Remote power management - Control wake up/ shut down/ reset/ hibernate modes
- Customize DMI value - Retrieve DMI information, and edit DMI string in real time
Commercial BIOS Kit
ASUS understands how important a customized product impacts users' mind share, experience the brand new Commercial BIOS Kit for partial BIOS update solution!
- BIOS Value Edit Tool - Customize the BIOS options
- BIOS Boot Logo Tool - Brand your builds with a customized boot logo
- OEM Activation (OA) Tools - Add or remove the OEM Activation key
- Desktop Management Interface (DMI) - Easily add customer information, such as company name, to the BIOS
- Intel® Management Engine (Intel® ME) Driver - Update the Management Engine without flashing the whole BIOS
Box Headers - All USB 3.0 and 2.0 headers are box style, enabling fast connector installation and preventing pin damage.
Fixed-position Connectors - Connector positions on ASUS Commercial motherboards remain consistent across product generations, protecting training, manufacturing and investments in supporting hardware.
Color-coded Connectors - Color-coded connectors enable easy identification and cable-matching, speeding up the production line. investments in supporting hardware.
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 graphics card just pop out. Installing or removing even the biggest graphics cards is no sweat!
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!
Intel CPU and chipset features:
Intel® B250 Chipset
The Intel® B250 is a single-chipset design that supports 7th & 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core™ i7 / Core i5 / Core i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to six USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel® B250 chipset also supports iGPU functionality, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.
Ready for 7th Generation and 6th Generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors
The ASUS B250M-C motherboard supports 7th Generation and 6th Generation Intel Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package. Integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.
|CPU Support||Intel Socket LGA1151 for 7th/6th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
- Supports Intel 14 nm CPU
- Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
|Memory||4x DIMM DDR4-2400/2133, Un-buffered Memory, 64 GB max.
- Dual Channel Memory Architecture
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
|Display Support||Integrated Graphics Processor
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/ DVI-D/ RGB/ DisplayPort ports
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x DVI-D
- 1 x RGB
- 1 x DisplayPort
Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously.
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB.
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™.
|Expansion Slots||All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.
1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16
2 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x1
1 x PCI
|Storage||Intel® B250 Chipset :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (x4 PCIE mode)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
|LAN||Intel I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports: Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking
|USB Ports||Intel® B250 Chipset:
6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
Intel® B250 Chipset:
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 4 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 HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 3.0 (blue)
2 x USB 2.0
3 x Audio jack(s)
|Internal I/O Connectors||1 x MONO out header
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)
1 x LPT header
2 x COM port(s) connector(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
2 x CPU fan with PWM control
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Internal speaker connector(s)
1 x System panel(s)
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector(s)
1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
|Special Features||ASUS 5X Protection III:
- ASUS SafeSlot Core: Fortified PCIe Slot prevents damage
- ASUS LANGuard: Protects against LAN surges, lightning strikes and static-electricity discharges
- ASUS Overvoltage Protection: World-class circuit-protecting power design
- ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O: 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM: 5 Phase digital power design
|Supported OS||Windows® 10, 64 bit
Windows® 8.1, 64 bit
Windows® 7, 64 bit
|BIOS||64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0 ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUSbackup, LOGO flash, ME update, DMI value edit, BIOS value edit|
|Manageability||WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL, WOR, PXE|
|Form Factor||mATX Form Factor
9.6" x 9.6" (24.4 x 24.4 cm)
- Asus PRIME B250M-C/CSM mATX Motherboard
- User's Manual
- I/O Shield
- 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
- 1 x M.2 Screw Package
- 1 x Supporting DVD