Entry by Carlos S. M.
Asus H81M-E/M51AD/DP ME

Asus H81M-E/M51AD/DP ME


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • LGA1150
Supported architectures:
  • Intel Celeron Haswell-DT
  • Intel Core i3 Haswell-DT
  • Intel Core i5 Haswell-DT
  • Intel Core i7 Haswell-DT
  • Intel Pentium Haswell-DT
  • Intel Xeon E3 Haswell-WS
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.

System memory

  • Type: DDR3 1333/1600 MHz
    2 memory channels on 2x 240-pin DIMM
Max supported: 16.00 GB


Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: Intel H81
SuperIO: Nuvoton NCT5538D
Intel HD 4200/4400/4600 integrated graphics, with max 1748 MB of System VRAM
Realtek ALC887 audio IC over HD Audio bus
Intel i217-V for 1G operation

Power supply

Main board power: 24-pin ATX
CPU power: 4-pin P4
2 4-pin PWM fan headers

Expansion slots

1 PCIe x16 slot
1 PCIe x1 slot
1 mPCIe slot

Rear I/O ports

4x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
1x RJ-45
VGA output
HDMI output
Audio connectors: Line out, Line in, Microphone in

Internal I/O headers

4x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
2x USB 3.x (5+ Gb/s)
Audio headers: S/PDIF


2 SATA-II (3 Gb/s) ports
2 SATA-III (6 Gb/s) ports

Circuit board

Flex ATX form factor
PCB manufactured in the year 2013


Board used in the ASUS M51AD Desktop



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