ASUS PRIME A320M-E motherboard Socket AM4 micro ATX AMD A320

ASUSSKU: PRIME A320M-E

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£71.70
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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.

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.

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.
* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

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.
* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

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 Compatibility
with 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.

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.

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!
* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

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.

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.

10Gb/s USB 3.1 Onboard
With backward-compatible USB 3.1 Type-A, you'll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gb/s (twice as fast as standard USB 3.1 Gen 1).

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.

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!

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.

EZ Flash 3
Update the BIOS via the internet, without leaving the BIOS interface.

S.M.A.R.T
Check your storage device Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and possibly to determine potential failures.

Q-Fan Control
You can configure the fan's operating speed manually, or use the easy pre-configured fan profiles to select Standard, Silent, Turbo, or Full Speed modes!

My Favorite
Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.

EZ mode

Intuitive graphical fan control
Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.
EZ XMP
Improve DRAM performance with a click.
SATA information
Easily display SATA port details for device identification.
Fast clock adjustment
Use mouse controls to quickly change time and date settings.

Advanced mode

Last modified log
Track last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.
SATA port renaming
Rename SATA ports for easy identification.

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 3.1 Gen 1 and 16 PCI Express® 3.0/2.0 lanes for superb performance.

AMD A320 Chipset
The AMD A320 chipset delivers outstanding capabilities for the latest AMD® AM4-socket Ryzen™ processors, 7th Generation A-series APUs and Athlon™ CPUs. It provides two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, and four 6Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.
Technical details
Motherboard chipset family AMD
Motherboard chipset AMD A320
Supported processor sockets Socket AM4
Cooling type Active
Motherboard form factor micro ATX
Component for PC
Performance
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10 x64,Windows 7 x64
Motherboard chipset family AMD
Motherboard chipset AMD A320
RAID levels 0,1,10
Supported processor sockets Socket AM4
Cooling type Active
Motherboard form factor micro ATX
Component for PC
Processor
Processor manufacturer AMD
Processor cores 8
Processor model A320
Compatible processor series AMD A, AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon X4, AMD Ryzen 3, 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ 3, AMD Ryzen 3 3rd Gen, AMD Ryzen 5, 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ 5, 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen 5, AMD Ryzen 7, 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ 7, 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen 7, 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen 9
Supported processor sockets Socket AM4
Processor socket Socket AM4
Processor family 7th Generation AMD Athlon X4
Memory
Number of memory slots 2
Memory slots type DIMM
Supported memory types DDR4-SDRAM
Memory channels Dual-channel
Non-ECC Yes
Supported memory clock speeds 2133,2400 MHz
Maximum internal memory 32 GB
Unbuffered memory Yes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive interfaces PCI Express 2.0,PCI Express 3.0
RAID levels 0,1,10
Graphics
Maximum resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
Internal I/O
Supported storage drive interfaces PCI Express 2.0,PCI Express 3.0
USB 2.0 connectors 4
S/PDIF out connector Yes
Number of SATA connectors 4
Number of EATX power connectors 1
Number of COM connectors 1
Number of chassis fan connectors 1
Front panel audio connector Yes
CPU fan connector Yes
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 4
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity 1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity 1
PS/2 ports quantity 2
HDMI ports quantity 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
DVI-D ports quantity 1
Network
Ethernet LAN Yes
LAN controller Realtek RTL8111H
Ethernet interface type Gigabit Ethernet
Features
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10 x64,Windows 7 x64
Motherboard chipset family AMD
Motherboard chipset AMD A320
Supported processor sockets Socket AM4
Cooling type Active
Motherboard form factor micro ATX
Component for PC
Audio chip Realtek ALC887
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots 2
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots 1
PCI Express x4 (Gen 3.x) slots 1
PCI Express x8 (Gen 2.x) slots 1
PCI Express x8 (Gen 3.x) slots 1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots 1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots 1
BIOS
BIOS type UEFI AMI
Clear CMOS jumper Yes
BIOS memory size 128 Mbit
ACPI version 6.1
Video
Maximum resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
Software
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10 x64,Windows 7 x64
Weight & dimensions
Width 22.6 mm
Depth 22.1 mm
Other features
PCI Express x4 (Gen 3.x) slots 1
PCI Express x8 (Gen 2.x) slots 1
PCI Express x8 (Gen 3.x) slots 1
Processor family 7th Generation AMD Athlon X4

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