ASUS PRIME H270-PLUS-CSM Review & Specifications

ASUS PRIME H270-PLUS-CSM ATX LGA1151

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5X Protection III: Multiple hardware safeguards for all-round protection
LED illumination: Lighting control for PCIe slot
Dual native M.2 support: Lightning-fast storage speeds
Intel® Optane™ memory ready: Exploit the latest high-speed storage technology

Specs Overview

Model PRIME H270-PLUS
Socket LGA1151
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel H270
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz
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 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

Score Pangoly

84
  • CPU

    Intel® Socket 1151 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
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

  • Chipset

    Intel® H270

  • Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2400/2133 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, DDR4 2400MHz memory frequency is only supported by 7th Generation Intel® processors. Higher memory modules will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2400MHz.
    ** Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2133MHz and higher memory modules on 6th Generation Intel® processors will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2133MHz.

  • Graphic

    Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB ports
    - Supports HDMI 1.4b 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 1024 MB
    Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
    Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously

  • Multi-GPU Support

    Supports AMD CrossFireX™ Technology

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
    4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

  • Storage

    1 x M.2 Socket 3*1, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA mode & X4 PCIE mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3*2, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & x2 PCIE mode)*1
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *3

  • LAN

    Realtek® RTL8111H

  • Audio

    Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - 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
    - Premium Japanese audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

  • USB Ports

    Intel® H270 Chipset :
    8 x USB 3.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel® H270 Chipset :
    6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A, 4 at mid-board)

  • 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: 6 Phase digital power design
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger
    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 3
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM
    M.2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds)

  • 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) Type-A
    2 x USB 2.0
    3 x Audio jack(s)

  • Internal I/O Ports

    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
    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 mode & X4 PCIE mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & x2 PCIE mode)
    1 x TPM header
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
    3 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 Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x System panel connector
    1 x COM port header
    1 x Mono Out header

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    I/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    2 x M.2 screws
    1 x SCD

  • BIOS

    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

  • Manageability

    WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Operating System

    Windows® 10 64-bit
    Windows® 8.1 64-bit *4
    Windows® 7 32-bit *4
    Windows® 7 64-bit *4

  • Note

    *1 When a device in SATA mode is installed on the M.2_1 socket, SATA_1 port cannot be used.
    *2 When a device in SATA mode is installed on the M.2_2 socket, SATA_6 port cannot be used.
    *3 Only M.2_1 socket can support Intel® Optane Memory. Intel® Optane Technology is only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® processors. Before using Intel® Optane memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.
    *4 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 32/64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors

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