ASUS P7H55D-M EVO Intel H55 mATX Motherboard Review

Specifications / Features

Model: Asus P7H55D-M EVO
Chipset: Intel H55 Express

CPU Support: Intel LGA 1156 processors (Core i7/Core i5/Core i3)
-Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology

Memory Support:
-4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 2133(O.C.)*/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
-Dual Channel memory architecture
-Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

PCI Expansion:
-1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
-2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 (2.5GT/s, gray slots)
-1 x PCI

VGA Support:
-Multi-VGA output support: HDMI, DVI-D, RGB (Sub-15)
-Supports HDMI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200@60Hz
-Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200@60Hz
-Supports RGB with max. resolution 2048 x 1536@75Hz
-Maximum shared memory of 1748 MB

Intel® H55 Express Chipset built-in: 6 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports
Marvell 88SE6111:
-1 x UltraDMA 133/100 for up to 2 PATA devices
-1 x External SATA 3.0 Gb/s port (SATA on-the-go)

LAN: Gigabit LAN controller Realtek® 8112L Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2

Audio: Realtek 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
– BD Audio Layer Content Protection
– Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-Retasking
– Optical S/PDIF out ports at back I/O
– ASUS Noise Filter

IEEE 1394: VIA® 6315N controller supports 2 x 1394a port(s) (one at mid-board, one at back panel)

USB Support:
-NEC® USB 3.0 controller: 2 x USB 3.0 ports (blue at back panel)
-Intel® H55 Express Chipset: 10 x USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 4 ports at back panel)

Back Panel I/O:
-1 x D-Sub
-1 x HDMI
-1 x External SATA
-1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
-1 x IEEE 1394a
-1 x LAN(RJ45) port
-4 x USB 2.0/1.1
-8 -Channel Audio I/O
-1 x PS/2 Keyboard (Purple)
-2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
-1 x DVI-D

Internal Connectors:
-3 x USB connectors support additional 6 USB ports
-1 x IDE connector
-1 x IEEE 1394a connector
-1 x CPU Fan connector
-1 x Power Fan connector
-6 x SATA 3.0Gb/s connectors
-1 x Chassis Fan connector (1×4-pin)
-Front panel audio connector
–1 x S/PDIF Out Header
–1 x 24-pin ATX Power connector
–1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
-System Panel(Q-Connector)
–1 x COM connector
–1 x Clear CMOS jumper
–1 x MemOK! Button

-User’s manual
-1 x I/O Shield
-1 x UltraDMA 133/100 cable
-2 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s cables
-2 in 1 Q-connector

-64 Mb Flash ROM
-SM BIOS 2.5
-ACPI 2.0a
-Multi-language BIOS
-ASUS EZ Flash 2
-ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3

Manageability: WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE

Form Factor: uATX Form Factor – 9.6 inch x 9.6 inch (24.5 cm x 24.5 cm)

Asus Unique Features:
ASUS Xtreme Design:
-ASUS Exclusive Overclocking Features:
— GPU Boost
— TurboV and Turbo Key
-ASUS Xtreme Phase:
— 8+3 Phase Power Design

ASUS Exclusive Features:
– Express Gate
– MemOK!

ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution:
– ASUS Fanless Design: Stack Cool 3
– ASUS Fan Xpert

– ASUS Q-Connector
– ASUS O.C. Profile
– ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
– ASUS EZ Flash 2
– ASUS MyLogo 2
– Multi-language BIOS

Overclocking Features:
-Precision Tweaker 2
— vCore: Adjustable CPU voltage at 0.00625V increment
— vIMC: Adjustable IMC voltage at 0.02V increment
–vDRAM Bus: Adjustable DRAM voltage at 0.02V increment
— vPCH: Adjustable PCH voltage at 0.01V increment
— vCPU_PLL: Adjustable CPU_PLL voltage at 0.02V increment
— iGPU: Adjustable iGPU voltage at 0.0125V increment
-SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
— PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 200MHz at 1MHz increment
— Internal Base Clock tuning from 80MHz up to 500MHz at 1MHz increment
-Overclocking Protection
— ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)