ASUS H97-PLUS Review & Specs

ASUS H97-PLUS Socket 1150 H97 DDR3 SATA3 USB 3.0 ATX

ASUS H97-PLUS Socket 1150 H97 DDR3 SATA3 USB 3.0 ATX

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Mainstream H97 ATX delivers enduring 5X Protection, high-clarity Crystal Sound 2 and M.2 for multitasking and multimedia use

Proven quality - 5X Protection. 1000+ compatible devices. 7000+ validation hours.
Crystal Sound 2 - Flawless audio that makes you part of the game
Speed up your system with lightning-fast 10Gb/s M.2
Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with new EZ Tuning Wizard
Fan Xpert 2+ - Ultimate cooling and quietness
ASUS HomeCloud - A digital PC hub perfect for sharing and home theater

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Specs Overview

Model H97-PLUS
Release Date May 2014
Series
Socket LGA1150
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel H97
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 1
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB

Pros

  • M.2 Support
  • SATA Express Support
  • Good onboard audio

Cons

  • Realtek NIC

Score Pangoly

82

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  • CPU

    Intel® Socket 1150 for the 5th/New 4th/4th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
    Supports Intel® 22 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

  • Chipset

    Intel® H97

  • Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
    * Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR3 1600 MHz and higher memory modules on XMP mode will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR3 1600 Mhz.

  • Graphic

    Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB ports
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
    Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
    Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously

  • Multi-GPU Support

    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode, gray)
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode, black) *1
    2 x PCIe x1
    2 x PCI

  • Storage

    Intel® H97 chipset :
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*2
    6 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 *3

  • LAN

    Realtek® 8111GR, 1 x Gigabit LAN

  • Audio

    Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2*4
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    Audio Feature :
    - Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
    - Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
    - Audio amplifier: Provides the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers
    - Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
    - Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs

  • USB Ports

    Intel® H97 chipset :
    6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® H97 chipset :
    8 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 6 at mid-board)

  • Special Features

    ASUS 5X Protection :
    - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 4 Phase digital power design
    - ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention
    - ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection
    - ASUS High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors - 2.5x long lifespan with excellent durability
    - ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O - 3x more durable corrosion-resistant coating
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - GPU Boost
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger
    - Anti-Surge
    - USB 3.0 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    - Crystal Sound 2
    Interactive HomeCloud
    - Media Streamer
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution & MOS Heatsink
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 2+
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 2
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Push Notice
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Slot

  • Operating System Support

    Windows® 8.1
    Windows® 8
    Windows® 7

  • Back 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 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 Ports

    1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
    3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 for M Key, type 2260/2280 devices
    1 x TPM header
    1 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 Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 x 4 -pin)
    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 Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    I/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)

  • BIOS

    64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.8, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2,
    CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified Log, F12 PrintScreen function, F3 Shortcut function, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

  • Manageability

    WfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Support Disc

    Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    EZ Update
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)

  • Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 8.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 21.8 cm )

  • Note

    *1: The PCIe x1_1, PCIe x1_2 slots share bandwidth with PCIe x16_2. The PCIe x16_2 slot runs at x2 mode as default. Please check BIOS for more configuration.
    *2: M.2 Socket 3 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_5 & SATA6G_6 ports.
    *3: These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
    *4: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output.

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