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ASUS B250 Mining Expert is the world's first mining motherboard to feature 19 PCI Express® (PCIe®) slots. With 18 PCIe x1 and one PCIe x16 slots on board, plus three zoned ATX12V power connectors, B250 Mining Expert lets you run up to 19 NVIDIA or AMD GPUs* in parallel to max out your mega hash rates!
Manufacturer: ASUS
Availability: IN STOCK
SKU: B250 MINING EXPERT
R3,888.80 excl
R868.70 excl
or from R83.00 per month, * mobicred indicative monthly pricing, for 12 months at 24.85%pa, excluding the monthly fee of R28.50 and a once-off account initiation fee R114.00.

Intel LGA-1151 ATX mining motherboard with 19 PCIe slots, Triple-ATX12V power delivery, voltage-stabilization capacitors, and mining mode design
• World’s first 19-slot motherboard for multi-GPU mining
• Exclusive triple-ATX12V design and 19 decoupling capacitors for stable power delivery
• ASUS PCIe Slot State Detection indicates the status of each GPU connection for easy management and debugging
• Unique Mining Mode for hassle-free setup of your mining rig — no BIOS tweaks required
• Intel LAN and LANGuard for the best network performance

World's First 19-Slot Mining Motherboard
Max out your mega hash rates!
ASUS B250 Mining Expert is the world's first mining motherboard to feature 19 PCI Express® (PCIe®) slots. With 18 PCIe x1 and one PCIe x16 slots on board, plus three zoned ATX12V power connectors, B250 Mining Expert lets you run up to 19 NVIDIA or AMD GPUs* in parallel to max out your mega hash rates!

Triple-ATX12V Power Delivery
Engineered to deliver the power your graphics cards need
B250 Mining Expert has been engineered to provide all the power with your GPUs demand, cleanly and efficiently. The 19 PCIe slots are grouped into three distinct zones, each powered by its own, dedicated 24-pin ATX12V power connector — reducing wiring complexity and ensuring ample power delivery to all PCIe slots.

Voltage-Stabilization Capacitors
Stable, low-noise power for your GPUs
Stable, low-noise power is a serious benefit for 24/7 cryptocurrency mining. That's why we've engineered B250 Mining Expert with 19 decoupling capacitors. These quality components smooth voltages and reduce high-frequency noise, so your GPUs get the good-quality power delivery needed for reliable operation.

PCIe Slot State Detection
Easy management and debugging
B250 Mining Expert has built-in smarts to show the status of each and every graphics card from the moment you power up. The moment the Power-On, Self-Test (POST) screen appears you'll see a graphical representation of the status of every slot — so you'll know instantly if there's a problem or whether your mining operation is good to go.

Mining Mode BIOS Optimization
Simple setup
Unlike some rival boards, B250 Mining Expert has a special Mining Mode that's enabled by default, removing the hassle of having to make BIOS-level changes that are necessary to maximize mining performance. Mining Mode sets the PCI Express speed to PCIe 1.0 and disables the Compatibility Support Module, so you get the best stability and compatibility right out of the gate.

Money-saving
B250 Mining Expert boasts unrivalled cost-effectiveness. The ability to run up to 19 GPUs from one board eliminates the costly investment in additional CPUs, memory and drives that would be required to create equivalent mining resources using competitor motherboards — so you spend less to mine more.

Higher hash rates
With so many slots available, B250 Mining Expert gives you the means to push for higher hash rates. With 16 slots occupied our laboratory tests generated results of up to 342MH/s* — and up to 407MH/s* with 19 GPUs in operation!

Lower TCO
More hashes mean more cryptocurrency creation — and that means more money from your mining operation. Compared to some 6-slot motherboards B250 Mining Expert delivers a TCO saving of up to US$1.83* per mega hash-generation potential.

Intel® B250 Chipset
The Intel® B250 is a single-chipset design that supports 7th and 6th Generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7 / Core i5 / Core i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to six USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbps ports, and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. The Intel B250 chipset also supports iGPU functionality, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

Specifications

CPU
Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset
Intel® B250

Memory
2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
* Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2400MHz memory frequency is only supported by 7th Generation Intel® processors. Higher memory modules will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2400MHz.
** Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2133MHz and higher memory modules on 6th Generation Intel® processors will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2133MHz.

Graphic
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
VGA output support: HDMI port
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB

Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe x16 (x16 mode)
18 x PCIe x1

Storage
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),

LAN
Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio
Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC

USB Ports
Intel® B250 Chipset : 
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , Type-A, 2 at mid-board)
Intel® B250 Chipset : 
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 2 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

Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
3 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (19-pin)
1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
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)
3 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s)
3 x 4-pin AUX PWR Header

Accessories
User's manual
I/O Shield
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS
64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS3.0, ACPI 6.0, ASUS EZ Flash 3, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

Operating System
Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 7 64-bit *1

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.1 inch ( 30.5 cm x 23.1 cm )

Intel LGA-1151 ATX mining motherboard with 19 PCIe slots, Triple-ATX12V power delivery, voltage-stabilization capacitors, and mining mode design
• World’s first 19-slot motherboard for multi-GPU mining
• Exclusive triple-ATX12V design and 19 decoupling capacitors for stable power delivery
• ASUS PCIe Slot State Detection indicates the status of each GPU connection for easy management and debugging
• Unique Mining Mode for hassle-free setup of your mining rig — no BIOS tweaks required
• Intel LAN and LANGuard for the best network performance

World's First 19-Slot Mining Motherboard
Max out your mega hash rates!
ASUS B250 Mining Expert is the world's first mining motherboard to feature 19 PCI Express® (PCIe®) slots. With 18 PCIe x1 and one PCIe x16 slots on board, plus three zoned ATX12V power connectors, B250 Mining Expert lets you run up to 19 NVIDIA or AMD GPUs* in parallel to max out your mega hash rates!

Triple-ATX12V Power Delivery
Engineered to deliver the power your graphics cards need
B250 Mining Expert has been engineered to provide all the power with your GPUs demand, cleanly and efficiently. The 19 PCIe slots are grouped into three distinct zones, each powered by its own, dedicated 24-pin ATX12V power connector — reducing wiring complexity and ensuring ample power delivery to all PCIe slots.

Voltage-Stabilization Capacitors
Stable, low-noise power for your GPUs
Stable, low-noise power is a serious benefit for 24/7 cryptocurrency mining. That's why we've engineered B250 Mining Expert with 19 decoupling capacitors. These quality components smooth voltages and reduce high-frequency noise, so your GPUs get the good-quality power delivery needed for reliable operation.

PCIe Slot State Detection
Easy management and debugging
B250 Mining Expert has built-in smarts to show the status of each and every graphics card from the moment you power up. The moment the Power-On, Self-Test (POST) screen appears you'll see a graphical representation of the status of every slot — so you'll know instantly if there's a problem or whether your mining operation is good to go.

Mining Mode BIOS Optimization
Simple setup
Unlike some rival boards, B250 Mining Expert has a special Mining Mode that's enabled by default, removing the hassle of having to make BIOS-level changes that are necessary to maximize mining performance. Mining Mode sets the PCI Express speed to PCIe 1.0 and disables the Compatibility Support Module, so you get the best stability and compatibility right out of the gate.

Money-saving
B250 Mining Expert boasts unrivalled cost-effectiveness. The ability to run up to 19 GPUs from one board eliminates the costly investment in additional CPUs, memory and drives that would be required to create equivalent mining resources using competitor motherboards — so you spend less to mine more.

Higher hash rates
With so many slots available, B250 Mining Expert gives you the means to push for higher hash rates. With 16 slots occupied our laboratory tests generated results of up to 342MH/s* — and up to 407MH/s* with 19 GPUs in operation!

Lower TCO
More hashes mean more cryptocurrency creation — and that means more money from your mining operation. Compared to some 6-slot motherboards B250 Mining Expert delivers a TCO saving of up to US$1.83* per mega hash-generation potential.

Intel® B250 Chipset
The Intel® B250 is a single-chipset design that supports 7th and 6th Generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7 / Core i5 / Core i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to six USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbps ports, and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. The Intel B250 chipset also supports iGPU functionality, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

Specifications

CPU
Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset
Intel® B250

Memory
2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
* Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2400MHz memory frequency is only supported by 7th Generation Intel® processors. Higher memory modules will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2400MHz.
** Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2133MHz and higher memory modules on 6th Generation Intel® processors will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2133MHz.

Graphic
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
VGA output support: HDMI port
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB

Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe x16 (x16 mode)
18 x PCIe x1

Storage
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),

LAN
Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio
Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC

USB Ports
Intel® B250 Chipset : 
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , Type-A, 2 at mid-board)
Intel® B250 Chipset : 
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 2 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

Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
3 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (19-pin)
1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
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)
3 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s)
3 x 4-pin AUX PWR Header

Accessories
User's manual
I/O Shield
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS
64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS3.0, ACPI 6.0, ASUS EZ Flash 3, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

Operating System
Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 7 64-bit *1

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.1 inch ( 30.5 cm x 23.1 cm )

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