P8H77-M

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    Superior graphics and precision power delivery on H77

    • ASUS DIGI+ VRM - Digital power control: digital power Design for the CPU and iGPU
    • GPU Boost - Instant iGPU Level Up!
    • LucidLogix® Virtu MVP - Up to 60% Hybrid Graphics Boost
    • USB3.0 Boost - Lightning Fast Transfer Speeds!
    • Network iControl - Real-time Regulate Network Bandwidth
    • Windows 8 Ready – Assured Compatibility
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    Windows 8 Exclusive Features

    Fast Boot

    Instant OS Login
    ASUS has released new hardware and software designs to shorten system boot-up time to 2-seconds* for a smoother user experience that removes annoying delays under Windows 8, and even previous versions of Windows. Faster system boot and restart means Windows starts quicker and higher efficiency - No more waiting around.

    ASUS Boot Setting

    Multi-startup Options
    Thanks to ASUS Windows 8 hardware optimization, ASUS Boot Setting provides better flexibility in customizing your PCs startup process. You can enter the BIOS directly with one click through a user-friendly interface, and quickly select your preferred system boot up method: either get to the OS in seconds or opt for regular boot up. Whatever your choice, settings are saved and persistent, with no need to choose every time you power on.

    CPU, Chipset and Graphics Features

    LGA1155 Intel® 3rd/2nd Generation Core™ i7/ Core™ i5/ Core™ i3/ Pentium® / Celeron® Processors Ready

    This motherboard supports the Intel® 3rd/2nd generation processors in the LGA1155 package, with iGPU, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, 2-channel (4 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel® 3rd/2nd generation processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.

    Intel® H77 Express Chipset

    The Intel® H77 Express Chipset is a single-chipset design to support socket 1155 Intel® 3rd/2nd generation processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, H77 chipset provides 4 USB 3.0 ports for 10 times faster data retrieval speed. Moreover, Intel® H77 Express Chipset can also enable iGPU function, letting users enjoy the latest Intel® integrated graphic performance.

    Intel® Smart Response Technology

    SSD Speed with HDD Capacity
    Intel® Smart Response Technology boosts overall system performance. It uses an installed fast SSD (min 18.6GB available capacity required) as a cache for frequently accessed data. Key benefits include reduced load and wait times, and lower power consumption through the elimination of unnecessary hard drive spin. This technology combines SSD performance with hard drive capacity, operating up to 6X faster than a hard drive-only system.

    Intel® Smart Connect Technology

    Auto Application Refresh. Less Waiting Time
    Your computer can receive web updates with fresh content for selected applications, even when the system is in sleep mode. This means less time waiting for applications to update and sync with the cloud, leading to a more efficient computing experience.

    Intel® Rapid Start Technology

    Instant Awake your PC from Sleep Mode
    Allows your computer to quickly resume from a low-power hibernate state in seconds. Saving your system memory to the designated SSD, it provides your computer a faster wake-up response time, while still keeping the energy use low.

    LucidLogix Virtu MVP

    LucidLogix Virtu MVP

    Up to 60% Hybrid Graphics Boost and 3X Faster Video Conversion
    LucidLogix Virtu MVP featuring HyperFormance™ Technology boosts your discrete graphics card up to 60% beyond its original performance through the test of 3DMark Vantage. Designed for Intel® processor graphics and Windows® 7 PCs, it perfectly combines the performance of discrete graphics cards with fast computing iGPU. Also with the newly designed Virtual Sync, users can enjoy a smoother gaming experience by eliminating tearing artifacts. LucidLogix Virtu MVP could also dynamically assign tasks to the best available graphics resource, based on power, performance and system load. This allows users to fully utilize 3x faster video conversion with Intel® Quick Sync Video 2.0 technology while retaining high-end 3D rendering and gaming performance, provided by both NVIDIA® and AMD graphic cards. When the discrete graphics card is not required, power consumption goes automatically down to near zero, making the system more environmentally-friendly. For users searching for perfection, LucidLogix Virtu MVP provides great graphical performance and the best flexibility and efficiency.

    * LucidLogix® Virtu Universal MVP™ supports Windows® 7 operating system.
    ** Intel® Quick Sync Video feature is supported by 3rd/2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family.
    *** System Config: OS: Windows 7 64bit SP1 | MB: P8Z77-V DELUXE | CPU: CPU-1155-QB15-2700K-3.5G-Sandy BRIDGE100-8M |DIMM: DDR3 G.SKILL 17000CL9Q-16GBZH 4GB * 4 | Lucidvirtu MVP version: V2.1.110.19997 | On-board Intel VGA Driver version: V8.15.10.2598 | ASUS GTX580 Driver version: V8.17.12.8562

    PCIe 3.0 Ready

    PCIe 3.0 Ready

    PCI Express® 3.0 (PCIe 3.0) is the latest PCI Express bus standard with improved encoding schemes that provide twice the performance of current PCIe 2.0. Total bandwidth for a x16 link reaches a maximum of 32GB/s, double the 16GB/s of PCIe 2.0 (in x16 mode). As such, PCIe 3.0 provides users unprecedented data speeds, combined with the convenience and seamless transition offered by complete backward compatibility with PCIe 1.0 and PCIe 2.0 devices. PCIe 3.0 will become a must-have feature for users who wish to improve and optimize graphic performance, as well as have the latest technology available to them.

    * PCIe 3.0 speed is supported by Intel® 3rd generation Core™ processors.

    ASUS Exclusive Features

    DIGI+ VRM Digital Power Design

    All-new digital CPU power controls work perfectly together to match digital power signal (SVID) requests from the CPU, with ultra-fast sensing and response efficiently delivering precision power. Accurate delivery reduces waste, and provides more stable CPU Vcore voltages. Users can adjust CPU PWM voltages and frequencies for various overclocking scenarios, with accurate input through UEFI BIOS tuning or the exclusive ASUS interface. This proprietary design increases overclocking headroom to push performance to its full potential.


    GPU Boost

    Go to the Limit with iGPU Level Up!
    GPU Boost accelerates the integrated GPU for extreme graphics performance. The user-friendly interface facilitates flexible frequency adjustments. It easily delivers stable system-level upgrades for every use.

    EPU

    Energy Efficiency All Around
    Tap into the world's first real-time PC power saving chip through a simple onboard switch or AI Suite II utility. Get total system-wide energy optimization by automatically detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power consumption. This also reduces fan noise and extends component longevity!

    Network iControl

    Real-time Network Bandwidth Control
    With a single-click on/off button, the application currently in use has its data and network bandwidth prioritized over other programs. Moreover, you can prioritize your favorite software easily by configuring profiles through the intuitive user interface. Within the profile, programs can be pre-scheduled to run in a specific time period to avoid network congestion and long-waits on downloads. Auto PPPoE network connection provides a one-step setup for enhanced online convenience. Overall, it's an intuitive network bandwidth control center.

    USB 3.0 Boost

    Accelerated USB 3.0 Data Transfer Rates with ASUS USB 3.0 Boost Technology
    With USB 3.0 Boost technology, USB transfer speeds are significantly increased up to 132%, enhancing an already impressive USB 3.0 transfer rate. ASUS software automatically accelerates data speeds for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without the need for any further user configuration. > Click Here to Learn More

    ASUS UEFI BIOS (EZ Mode)

    Flexible and Easy BIOS Interface
    ASUS UEFI BIOS offers the first mouse-controlled graphical BIOS designed with selectable modes, providing a user-friendly interface that goes beyond the traditional keyboard-only controls. It also natively supports fully-utilized hard drives larger than 2.2TB in 64-bit operating systems.

    ASUS exclusive interface
    EZ Mode displays frequently-accessed info. Users can choose system performance settings, and drag and drop boot priorities. Advanced Mode for performance enthusiasts includes detailed DRAM settings via a dedicated memory info page for complete insight.

    New upgrade! Quick and easy information for enhanced system control
    - F12 BIOS snapshot hotkey for sharing UEFI information and troubleshooting
    - New F3 Shortcut for most accessed information
    - ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) information for accessing memory information, detecting faulty DIMMs, and helping with difficult POST situations.

    P8H77-M Product Overview