The Asus B85M-E is compatible with Intel processors with the Not sure socket.
It has maximum RAM and conforms to the Mini-ATX form factor standard.
|CPU Socket||Not sure||Onboard GPU||no|
|CPU Compatible Make||Intel||PCI Slots||-|
|Form Factor||Mini-ATX||SATA 1.0||0|
|Memory Channels||2||SATA 2.0||0|
|Compatible RAM Speeds||SATA 3.0||0|
|Graphics Card Interface||Not sure||RAID Support||yes|
|SLI Support||1 graphics cards||Internal I/O|
|Crossfire Support||1 graphics cards||Back Panel I/O|
The Asus B85M-E uses the Intel Not sure CPU socket. Any compatible Intel CPU will have the same socket entry.
The Mini-ATX Asus B85M-E uses a less common standard than the traditional ATX you most often see. As such, you should be wary of its compatibility with other cases, as well as the compatibility of PSUs with the case you choose.
The Asus B85M-E does not support onboard graphics. Any system build that uses this motherboard therefore requires a separate graphics card, or a processor that has a GPU on the same die, such as AMD APU processors. There are 0 PCIe x16 slots on this motherboard. The Asus B85M-E does not support multiple graphics cards via Nvidia SLI or AMD Crossfire.