AMD AM4 uATX motherboard with 5X Protection II, DDR4 3200MHz, NVMe PCIe Gen3 32Gb/s M.2, HDMI, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.1 Gen 1
- 5X Protection II – Advanced hardware safeguards for all-round protection
- Native M.2: Lightning-fast storage speeds
- One-stop controls: Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3
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.
Reliable Stability and Compatibility
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.
5X Protection II
Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durability.
350+ DDR4 Compatibility
Industry-leading DDR4 memory compatibility for best flexibility and reassurance.
1000+ Compatible Devices
Compatibility with a range of CPUs, memory modules, graphics cards and more.
8000+ Validation Hours
Extensive testing with latest components for enhanced reliability, compatibility and safety.
Industry-leading 5X Protection II employs the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability of your motherboard with all-round protection. For you, that means exceptional protection and stability for your build — the result of decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
8000+ Validation Hours
Temperature and Humidity Test
Ensures components withstand extreme conditions.
Thermal Measurement Test
Ensures that the system remains cool and stable under the heaviest loads.
Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles.
Up to 48-hour aging test ensures reliability.
Power Consumption Test
Checked for world-class energy efficiency.
Temperature and DC Margin Test
Ensures that the motherboard is capable of coping with Voltage fluctuations caused by varying temperatures.
Thermal Shock Test
Ensures ability to survive temperature changes during transportation.
Non-Operation Shock Test
Built to withstand jolts that may occur during shipping.
Every component is checked to ensure flawless operation in any environment.
Connector placement is double-checked to ensure hassle-free installation.
Drop tests from various heights ensure durability.
Salt and Spray Test
Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan and rust-resistance.
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.
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!
Ultrafast Transfer Speeds
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.
Instant front-panel USB 3.1 Gen 1 Experience
We've put USB 3.1 Gen 1 right where you need it - four super-speed ports on the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, so no more back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear ports!
Easy PC DIY
Component-free areas to minimize damage risk
Fitting your ASUS motherboard is now safer than ever. The comprehensive component-free 'safe zones' around every case-mounting hole minimizes the risk of damage and short circuits caused by contact - so you'll assemble your PC with total confidence!
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!
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.
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 3.0 and 16 PCI Express® 3.0/2.0 lanes for superb performance.
AMD A320 Chipset
The AMD A320 chipset delivers outstanding overclocking capabilities for the latest AMD® AM4-socket Ryzen™ processors, 7th Generation A-series APUs and Athlon™ CPUs. It provides two USB 3.0 ports, and four 6Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.
- Motherboard Type: Desktop
- Form Factor: Micro ATX
- Socket: AMD AM4
- Chipset: AMD A320
- #Hide#DDR Type: DDR4
- CPU Support: Click here for CPU support
- RAM Technology: DDR4 (Dual Channel)
- RAM Slots: 2 x DIMM
- RAM Speeds: Ryzen Processors:
7th Gen A-series/Athlon Processors:
- Maximum Memory: 32GB
- Graphics: Integrated Graphics in the AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics/ 7th Generation A-Series APU
- Graphics Ports: 1 x VGA
1 x DVI-D
1 x HDMI
- Multi-GPU Support: -
- PCI Express: 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
2 x PCIe x1
1 x PCI
- Storage: 4 x SATA III
1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) - SATA & PCIe*
*PCIe mode not supported with 7th Gen CPUs
- RAID: "RAID 0, 1, 10"
- Wireless: -
- LAN: GB LAN
- Audio: Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- USB Ports Supported: "6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (4 at back, 2 at mid-board)
6 x USB 2.0 (2 at back, 4 at mid-board)"
- Back Panel I/O Ports: 1 x PS/2 keyboard
1 x PS/2 mouse
1 x DVI-D
1 x D-Sub
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x COM port
3 x Audio jacks
- Internal I/O Connectors: 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x M.2 Socket 3
1 x LPT
1 x COM port
4 x SATA 6Gb/s
1 x CPU Fan
1 x Chassis Fan
1 x 24-pin EATX
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
1 x Front audio
1 x System panel
- .: 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x 14-1 pin TPM
1 x Chassis intrusion
1 x Speaker
- Accessories: Users manual
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD
- Additional Features: See Overview
- Package Type: Retail
- Package Weight: 0.8960 kg
- Warranty: 3 Years
- #Hide#M.2 Slot(s): Yes (M.2)
- #Hide#No. LAN Ports: 1 x LAN
- #Hide#Max LAN Speed: GB LAN
We understand that occasionally products may need to be returned to us, but we are here to help make the process easier.
For all returns to Blackmore IT you will need to complete a return merchandise authorisation (RMA) form in order for us to process your refund or replacement during the product's warranty period. Please print this return documentation by clicking here and ensure you include this documentation with a copy of your proof of purchase within the return.
If you need to return your purchase from us, whether you bought it online or over the phone, the product can be returned for a full refund within 21 days of delivery as long as it's still in its original, unopened anti static (a silver coloured bag or pink bubble material) packaging. Please follow the returns policy above.
We sincerely apologise if your product develops a fault within its warranty period, and if the fault occurs within 30 days of purchase (or delivery) we will always offer you an exchange or refund. However, in all cases we do reserve the right to inspect the product and verify the fault, if you would like to discuss this further please call us on 0808 196 2772, alternatively follow the returns policy above.
We want you to be absolutely satisfied with your Blackmore IT product and would recommend that, where practicable, you unpack and check it for any transit damage as soon as your product arrives. If you receive a damaged product please call us as soon as possible on 0808 196 2772 to inform us about this issue.
We will then arrange an exchange or refund as soon as possible, once the return has been processed as per the above returns policy.