ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3-AMD 870 / SB850 DDR3 sata3
Xtreme Power Solution For Extreme Performance
- Turbo Unlocker - On Demand Real Time CPU Boost
- Core Unlocker - Intelligently Unlocks True Core Performance
- TurboV EVO - The Ultimate O.C. Processor
- AMD 45nm six-core CPU Support
- AMD 140W CPU Support
- 8+1 Phase Power Design
- USB 3.0 onboard
||AMD Socket AM3 ;Phenom™II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series Processors |
Support 45nm CPU
AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ 2.0 Technology (by CPU type)
Support CPU up to 140W
*Refer to www.asus.com for the AMD CPU support list
||AMD 870 / SB850 |
||Up to 5200 MT/s ; HyperTransport™ 3.0 interface|
||4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066 ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory|
Dual Channel memory architecture
*DDR3 Memory Ultra Low Voltage support
**Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit WindowsWindows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.
***Due to CPU spec., AMD 100 and 200 series CPUs support up to DDR3 1066Mhz. With ASUS design, this motherboard can support up to DDR3 1333MHz
****Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for Memory QVL (Qualify Vendor List)
||2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (*blue@ x16 mode, black@ x4 mode) |
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
3 x PCI
||SB850 Chipset |
6 xSATA 6.0 Gb/s ports Support RAID 0,1,5,10
JMicron® JMB361 PATA and SATA controller
1 xUltraDMA 133/100 for up to 2 PATA devices
1 xExternal SATA 3Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go)
||RTL8111E PCIe Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2|
||VT1818 High Definition Audio 8-Channel CODEC |
- Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-Streaming, and Front Panel Jack-Retasking
- Optical S/PDIF Out ports at back I/O
- Supports 192kHz/ 24bit BD Lossless Sound
- ASUS Noise Filter
||VIA® VT6308P controller supports 2 x 1394a port(s)|
||NEC® USB 3.0 controller:|
- 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (blue; at back panel)
- 12 x USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
|ASUS Unique Features
||ASUS Xtreme Design|
ASUS Hybrid Processor -- TurboV EVO
- Turbo Unlocker, TurboV EVO, CPU Level UP, Turbo Key
ASUS Hybrid Switch
- Core Unlocker
ASUS Hybrid OS -- Express Gate
ASUS Power Solutions
- ASUS EPU
ASUS Exclusive Features
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution
- ASUS Fanless Design: Heat sink solution
- ASUS Fan Xpert
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS O.C. Profile
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- ASUS MyLogo 2
- Multi-language BIOS
||Precision Tweaker 2 |
- vCore: Adjustable CPU voltage at 0.003125V increment
- vDDNB: Adjustable CPU NB voltage at 0.003125V increment
- vNB: Adjustable North Bridge voltage at 0.00625V increment
- vHT bus: Adjustable HT voltage at 0.00625V increment
- vDRAM Bus: Adjustable DRAM voltage at 0.00625V increment
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- Memory tuning from 1066MHz up to 2000MHz
- PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 150MHz at 1MHz increment
- CPU CLK tuning from 100MHz up to 600MHz at 1MHz increment
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
|Back Panel I/O Ports
||1 x External SATA |
1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
8 -Channel Audio I/O
1 x PS/2 Keyboard (Purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse port (Green)
2 x USB 3.0 (Blue)
|Internal I/O Connectors
||3 x USB connectors supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports |
1 x IDE connector
1 x IEEE 1394a connector
1 x S/PDIF output connector
1 x CPU / 1 x Chassis Fan connectors(4-pin), 1 x PWR Fan connentor(3-pin)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x COM port connector
1 x System Panel connector
1 x High Definition Front panel audio connector
1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
1 x Core Unlocker Switch
1 x MemOK! button
||8 Mb Flash ROM , SPI, AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 |
||WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE|
1 x I/O Shield
1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
2 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s cables
2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s cables
1 x 2 in 1 Q-connector
ASUS PC Probe II
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
||ATX Form Factor |
12 inch x 8.8 inch ( 30.5 cm x 22.4 cm )
AMD® Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/ Sempron™ 100 Series CPU support
This motherboard supports AMD® Socket AM3 multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 1333 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process.
AMD 870 chipset
AMD 870 Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD®’s latest AM3 and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.
ASUS Core Unlocker simplifies the activation of a latent AMD CPU—with just a press of a button. Enjoy an instant performance boost by simply unlocking the extra cores, without performing complicated BIOS changes.
HyperTransport 3.0 Suport
Provides 2.6 times more bandwidth than HT1.0 that radically improves system efficiency for a smoother, faster computing environment.
Dual-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)
his motherboard supports DDR3 2000(O.C.) that provides faster data transfer rate and more bandwith to increase memory computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.
PCIe 2.0 support
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.
ATi CrossFireX™ Ready
ATI's CrossFireX™ boosts image quality along with rendering speed, eliminating the need to scale down screen resolution to get high quality images. CrossFireX™ allows higher anti-aliasing, anisotropic filtering, shading, and texture settings. Adjust your display configurations, experiment with the advanced 3D settings, and check the effects with a real-time 3D-rendered previews within ATI Catalyst™ Control Center.
8+1 Phase Power Design
To fully unleash the AM3 CPU´s potential, the ASUS M4 Series motherboards have adopted a brand new 8-phase VRM power design. It delivers high power efficiency and supreme overclocking ability. Furthermore, high quality power components can effectively lower system temperature to ensure longer component lifespan. This series also features an extra 1 phase power dedicated to integrated memory/HT controller.
True USB 3.0 Support
Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gb/s with USB 3.0-the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and isalso backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.
True SATA 6Gb/s Support
The AMD® SB850 Southbridge natively supports next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0 Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.
The Ultimate O.C. Processor
Whether novice or enthusiast, TurboV Evo satisfies overclockers of any level. Intelligently push systems to the fastest, stable clock speeds with Auto-Tuning. Turbo Key boosts performance with a simple touch, while TurboV offers additional advanced options for breaking those records! Moreover, upgrade your CPU at no additional cost with CPU Level UP!
On Demand Real Time CPU Boost
Turbo Unlocker is the next evolution of an exclusive ASUS performance boost feature. All it takes is one click in the TurboV EVO interface and Turbo Unlocker automatically and dynamically adjusts each core frequency to speed up performance based on actual system load. Turbo Unlocker gets you in touch with more performance exactly when you need it.
CPU Level UP
Ever wish that you could have a more expansive CPU? Upgrade your CPU at no additional cost with CPU Level UP! Simply pick the processor you wanted to OC to, and the motherboard will do the rest! See the new CPU speed and enjoy that performance instantly. Overclocking is never as easy as this.
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 your system boot success. Get your system up and running in no time!
The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) provides total system power management by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. It automatically provides the most appropriate power usage to save power and money!
0 to Internet in Seconds!
Express Gate™ is an ASUS exclusive OS that provides you with quick access to the Internet and key applications before entering Windows®.
SATA on the Go
The motherboard supports hard drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA) 3Gb/s storage specification, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saves. The external SATA port located at the back I/O provides smart setup and hot-plug functions. Easily backup photos, videos and other entertainment contents on external devices.
The on-board LAN controller is a highly integrated GbLAN controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.
High Definition Audio
Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.
C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
When the system hangs due to overclocking failure, there is no need to open the case to clear CMOS data. Just simply restart the system, the BIOS would show the previous setting and then users can amend the CPU setting again.
Active Quiet & Cool
ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature , which is caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and system loading.Built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible controls of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment.
ASUS CrashFree BIOS3
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted BIOS data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip.
ASUS EZ Flash 2
Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS
EZ Flash is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply press the pre-defined hotkey to launch this tool and update BIOS from a floppy disk before entering the OS.
Turn your favorite photos into 256-color boot logos to personalize your system.
S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via optical S/PDIF-out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jacks. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best signal quality.
The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Union's Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS). This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and recyclable products and packaging to safeguard consumers' health while minimizing the impact on the environment.