ASUS PRIME A320M-K Motherboard

4,495.00

SKU: PRIME A320M-K

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Description

AMD AM4 uATX motherboard with LED lighting, DDR4 3200MHz, 32Gb/s M.2, HDMI, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0

  • 5X Protection III: Multiple hardware safeguards for all-round protection
  • LED illumination: Lighting control for audio trace paths
  • Native M.2: Lightning-fast storage speeds
  • One-stop controls: Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3

ASUS Corporate Stable Model

ASUS Corporate Stable Model (CSM) is a commercial program designed to provide stable and reliable motherboards. Offering up to 36-month product lifecycle support and 6-month end-of-life notice to allow sufficient lead times for your organization to get ready for product transitions. Each purchase of an ASUS CSM motherboard comes with ASUS Control Center Express – server-grade IT management software.

* Lifecycle support for consumer chipsets (eg. Q370, H370, B360,H270,B250) is set at 15 months. Program offerings may vary by region. Please consult your local sales representative for more information.

ASUS Control Center Express

ASUS Control Center Express is centralized IT management software designed to provide a convenient, effective, secure and cost-saving solution for enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses, and data centers in any type of industry. With the help of ASUS Control Center Express, your organization will be equipped to achieve success in even the most challenging modern IT environments.

Optimize IT endpoint management

Designed to assist IT staff in monitoring and controlling devices within their corporate networks, and facilitate inventory checking in multiple locations remotely

Automate IT maintenance

Allows IT staff to schedule automatic updates of the latest BIOS, software and utilities to specific or all devices at off-peak times, enhancing system stability and IT operational flexibility

Securely manage all of endpoints

Securely manage endpoint configuration, portable storage access and PC software applications by enabling them to create grouping rules on individual devices

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 III

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.

PRIME A320 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 motherboard. That means exceptional protection and stability for your build — thanks to decades of engineering experience from the world’s leading motherboard brand.

SafeSlot Core
Fortified PCIe slot prevents damage
SafeSlot Core is the ASUS-exclusive PCIe slot. Featuring a fortified design that’s anchored to the motherboard by a special hook, Safeslot Core provides 1.6x stronger retention and 1.3x greater shearing resistance than standard expansion slots.

ASUS Prime motherboards have strengthened solder points around both the PCIe and DIMM pins.

LANGuard
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.
* ESD result is undertaken by individual LANGaurd

EMI cover

Anti-EMI
surface-mounted
capacitors

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Overvoltage Protection
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.* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.
 

DIGI+ VRM

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.

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

ESD Guards
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.

LAN port

ESD TVS diode protection on the LAN circuit.

USB connectors

TVS diodes for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.

VGA connectors

Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect D-Sub functionality.

Keyboard and mouse connectors

Additional on-circuit ESD transient-voltage-suppression.

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Proven Compatibility
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.

Extensive List of Supported Devices
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!

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Top-to-bottom Reliability
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.

Insertion Test
Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles.

Aging Test
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.

Burn-In Test
Every component is checked to ensure flawless operation in any environment.

Installation Test
Connector placement is double-checked to ensure hassle-free installation.

Drop Test
Drop tests from various heights ensure durability.

Salt and Spray Test
Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan and rust-resistance.
Superb Performance
DDR4 Support
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.

Enjoy the DDR4 benefits with Prime A320 series. (DDR4 vs DDR3)

2X

faster write
read speeds

2X

larger
capacity

20%

lower power
consumption

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Optimized Cooling
Fan Xpert
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 PWM mode for case fans. Fan Xpert even includes Auto-Tuning mode to scan and detect all fan characteristics for single-click customization!

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Fan Xpert 2
Game in Your Way
Gaming Audio
Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio
Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you’ve ever experienced!

Noise isolation

Audio shielding ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference.

Dedicated Audio PCB Layers

Separate layers for left and right tracks ensures both channels deliver consistent, equal quality.

Audio Enjoyment

Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

All-round Energy Saving
Energy Efficient Design
EPU

With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you’ll enjoy system power savings. EPU automatically optimizes power consumption, and maximizes savings with Away mode.

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.

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Instant front-panel USB 3.0 Experience
We’ve put USB 3.0 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
Q-Slot
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!
Q-DIMM
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!
One-Stop Controls
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.

EZ Flash 3
Update the BIOS via the internet, without leaving the BIOS interface.

S.M.A.R.T
Check your storage device Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and possibly to determine potential failures.

Q-Fan Control
You 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!

My Favorite
Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.
EZ mode
  • Intuitive graphical fan controlFine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.
  • EZ XMPImprove DRAM performance with a click.
  • SATA informationEasily display SATA port details for device identification.
  • Fast clock adjustmentUse mouse controls to quickly change time and date settings.
Advanced mode
  • Last modified logTrack last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.
  • SATA port renamingRename SATA ports for easy identification.
AI Suite 3
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.

* Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Please refer specification pages for full details.

AMD CPU and Chipset Features

AM4 socket for 3rd/2nd/1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ / 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics / Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics / 7th Generation A-Series / Athlon X4 Processors
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 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.

Additional information

FEATURES

5X Protection III: Multiple hardware safeguards for all-round protection
LED illumination: Lighting control for audio trace paths
Native M.2: Lightning-fast storage speeds
One-stop controls: Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

CPU

AMD AM4 Socket for AMD Ryzen?/7th Generation A-series/Athlon? Processors
Supports CPU up to 8 cores

Chipset

AMD A320

Memory

AMD Ryzen? Processors: 2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 3200(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz ECC and non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon? Processors: 2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture: * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.

Graphic

Integrated AMD Radeon? R Series Graphics in the 7th Generation A-Series APU *1
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/RGB ports
– Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
– Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB

Expansion Slots

AMD Ryzen? Processors: 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode)
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon? Processors: 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode)
AMD A320 chipset: 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1

Storage

AMD A320 chipset : 4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray, Support Raid 0, 1, 10
AMD Ryzen? Processors : 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon? Processors : 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA mode)

LAN

Realtek? RTL8111H, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio

Realtek? ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC

USB Ports

AMD Ryzen?/7th Generation A-series/Athlon? Processors : 4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)
AMD A320 chipset : 2 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at mid-board)
AMD A320 chipset : 6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 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 Exclusive Features :
– AI Suite 3
– Ai Charger
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
– Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
– ASUS Fan Xpert
ASUS EZ DIY :
– ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
– ASUS EZ Flash 3
– ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
– Multi-language BIOS
ASUS Q-Design :
– ASUS Q-Slot
– ASUS Q-DIMM

Operating System Support

Windows? 10 , 64bit

Back I/O Ports

1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
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)
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 & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-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)
1 x Speaker connector

Accessories

User’s manual
I/O Shield
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS

128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP,WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.1, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information, F6 Qfan Control

Operating System

Windows? 10 64-bit

Form Factor

mATX Form Factor
8.9 inch x 8.7 inch ( 22.6 cm x 22.1 cm )

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