PRIME H310M Rev 2.0: For 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Processors
This Prime H310M Rev 2.0 Socket LGA-1151 v2 Motherboard is initially compatible with the latest 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors. Older Socket LGA-1151 Processors are not pin compatible with this new Motherboard; as per Intel®, due to differences in how each pin is used by the Motherboard.
ASUS Prime 300 Series motherboards provide the solid foundation needed for your first build, plus flexibility to grow with your ambitions. We've melded all the good stuff that's packed into the latest 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with essential ASUS design and engineering, so you benefit from industry-leading technologies; including automated system tuning, comprehensive cooling controls, and immersive onboard audio. When you build with an ASUS Prime 300 Series motherboard, you build smart, easy and affordable.
Ready for 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, the Prime H310-A delivers customizable system performance. 5X Protection III with FanXpert provides hardware-level safeguards with SafeSlot Core fortified PCIe slots. 8-Channel HD Audio provides warm, immersive crystal-clear sound while M.2 slots drive next-gen transfer speeds.
ASUS PRIME Motherboards Are Your Tactical Advantage
ASUS Prime 300 Series motherboards provide the solid foundation needed for your first build, plus flexibility to grow with your ambitions. We've melded all the good stuff that's packed into the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors with essential ASUS design and engineering, so you benefit from industry-leading technologies — including automated system tuning, comprehensive cooling controls, and immersive onboard audio. When you build with an ASUS Prime 300 Series motherboard, you build smart, easy and affordably.
- Designed Exclusively for 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
- 5X Protection III: Multiple hardware safeguards for all-round protection
- ASUS OptiMem: Careful routing of traces and vias to preserve signal integrity for improved memory stability
- Fan Xpert: Flexible controls for ultimate cooling and quietness, plus GPU-temperature sensing for cooler gaming
- On-board 8-Channel HD Audio provides warm, immersive crystal-clear surround sound
Tune It Your Way
Improved DDR4 stability
ASUS OptiMem preserves memory signal integrity by routing traces and vias to the optimal PCB layer, and our T-Topology trace layout ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. These enhancements allow the Prime 300 Series to support a wide range of dual and quad-DIMM memory kits, while providing your rig with the stability it needs to deal with any type of workload - whether you're gaming or running intensive applications.
ASUS OptiMem benefits:
- 26% Reduction in Crosstalk
- Improved memory stability and compatibility
- Allows lower memory latencies at equivalent voltages
- Improved memory frequency margin
(Tested by using Synopsys HSPICE simulation software.)
Cooler by Design
Prime 300 Series features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via ASUS Fan Xpert software or the UEFI BIOS.
Multiple temperature sources
Each header can monitor and react to dedicated thermal sensors.
4-pin PWM/DC fan
Each header can monitor and react to dedicated thermal sensors.
Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and Prime 300 Series has one of the best in the business. Q-Fan Control 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, plus automatic switch to full speed if the temperature hits 75° C.
USB 3.1 Gen 1 front-panel connector
USB 3.1 Gen 1 is right where you need it, with two super-speed headers for the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, and avoid back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear ports.
Reliable stability and compatibility
Built to Last
ASUS is the world's leading motherboard brand. Our motherboards are extensively tested for compatibility with more than 1,000 components and devices, and each new model undergoes a minimum of 8,000 hours of strict validation — offering the peace of mind of knowing that your ASUS motherboard is fit for all environments and applications. Choosing ASUS is an assurance of trouble-free DIY experiences.
- 5X Protection III:
Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durability
- 520+ 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
Prime 300 Series motherboards are engineered with industry-leading 5X Protection III, employing the finest components, excellent circuit design and exacting standards to guarantee the quality and long-term durability of your investment. Expect exceptional protection and stability, thanks to decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.
- 1000+ Compatible devices and components
The superior compatibility of Prime 300 Series is evidenced by our extensive list of supported devices, which includes thousands of compatible components and our Qualified Vendor List (QVL) that identifies memory compatibility
- 8000+ VALIDATION HOURS
ASUS motherboards offer superb endurance. Every board gets 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. ASUS reliability surpasses industry standards, ensuring that every component is designed to function flawlessly
Upgrade to Unrivalled Audio
Outstanding Audio: Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio
Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you've ever experienced!
Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.
Separate layer for left and right tracks
Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.
Premium Japanese audio capacitors
Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.
* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.
Visual Beauty, Virtual Worlds
Beyond VR ready: Complete your immersion
Prime 300 series isn't just VR ready — it goes way beyond. The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that Prime 300 series has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.
Intel H310 Chipset:
The Intel® H310 is a single-chipset design that supports 8th Generation Intel® Core™ LGA1151 processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the H310 chipset provides a maximum of four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, four SATA 6Gbps ports, and 10Gbps M.2 and PCIe 2.0 lane-speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel H310 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.
Ready for Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors
This motherboard supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.
Rear I/O Ports
Operating System Support:
Requires Windows® 10 or Windows® 10 Professional Operating System to work.
Intel® Processor Support:
This ASUS Motherboard has a LGA-1151 v2 Processor Socket which supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ "Coffee Lake" Desktop Processors. Even though it is a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with earlier Generation Intel® Processors; even those with an Socket LGA-1151 v1 design.
|CPU Support1||Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5, i3, Pentium Gold and Celeron G Series desktop processors in the Socket LGA1151 v2 package.
Even though it is a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with 7th Gen and earlier Intel® Processors.
|Chipset||Intel® H310 Chipset|
|Memory||2x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 2666/2400/2133 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).
|Integrated Graphics||Requires Intel® Processor with Integrated Graphics Chip:
Supports 1x HDMI, 1x DVI-D, 1x D-sub displays
HDMI up to 4,096 x 2,160 @ 24Hz, 2,560 x 1,600 @ 60Hz
|Storage||Intel® H310 Chipset:
4x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242 / 2260 / 2280 storage devices support (both SATA and x2 PCIE mode)*
* When a device in SATA mode is installed on the M.2 socket, SATA_2 port cannot be used. Due to the Chipset limitation, when a M.2 device is installed in PCIe mode, the socket is set to PCIe 2.0.
|Expansion Slots||Intel® H310 Chipset:
1x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot
2x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
|USB Ports||Intel® H310 Chipset:
4x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gbps) ports (2 at mid-board, 2 at rear)
6x USB 2.0/1.1 (480Mbps) ports (4 at mid-board, 2 at rear)
|LAN||Realtek® 8111H Chipset:
1x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port
|Audio||Realtek® ALC887 8-channel high definition audio CODEC
- LED-illuminated design brightens up your build with the gorgeous illuminated audio trace path
- 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
* Choose the chassis with HD audio module in front panel to support 8-channel audio output
- Supports: Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1x PS/2 Keyboard port
1x PS/2 Mouse port
2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports
2x USB 2.0 ports
1x HDMI port
1x DVI port
1x D-Sub port
1x RJ45 Gigabit LAN port
3x 3.5mm Audio jacks
|Internal I/O||1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps) connector supports 2x USB ports (19-pin)
2x USB 2.0/1.1 connectors supports 4x USB 2.0 ports
1x Serial Com connector
4x SATA III 6.0Gb/s connectors
1x CPU Fan connector (PWM mode only)
1x Chassis Fan connectors (4-pin)
1x S/PDIF Out header
1x 24-pin EATX Power connector
1x 4-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1x Front panel audio connector
1x Speaker connector
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x System Panel connector
|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: 4 Phase digital power design
ASUS Exclusive Features:
- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
- ASUS Fan Xpert
ASUS EZ DIY:
- ASUS Q-DIMM
M.2 Onboard (The latest transfer technologies with up to 10Gb/s data transfer speeds)
|Manageability||WOL by PME, PXE|
|BIOS||128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, SM BIOS 3.1, ACPI 6.1, MultilanguageBIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F6 Qfan Control, F3 MyFavorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (SerialPresence Detect) memory information|
|Operating System Support||Windows® 10 (64-bit)|
|Form Factor||mATX Form Factor: 226 x 185mm|
- This Motherboard only supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel Core Processors on the LGA 1151 Socket. Pin assignments have changed, so 7th Gen and earlier LGA 1151 socket processors will not work. Any damage to this motherboard and / or 7th Gen and earlier LGA 1151 socket processors when used together voids the warranty of both products.
- Asus PRIME H310M Rev 2.0 mATX Motherboard
- I/O Shield
- 2x Serial III Data Cables
- 1x M.2 Anchor
- Support DVD
- User's Manual