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Asus Z170-A Socket 1151 VGA DVI-D HDMI DisplayPort 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

  • Intel Z170 Express Chipset
  • Intel Socket LGA 1151
  • 8-channel high definition audio
  • ATX Form Factor

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    Asus Z170-A Socket 1151 VGA DVI-D HDMI DisplayPort 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description



    Intel® Socket 1151 for 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 asus website for CPU support list


    Intel® Z170


    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3100(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2600(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133(O.C.) MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs
    * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists)


    Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB/DisplayPort ports
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
    Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
    Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
    Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously
    DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays

    Multi-GPU Support

    Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology

    Expansion Slots

    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode) *1
    3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
    1 x PCI


    Intel® Z170 chipset :
    1 x SATA Express port, Compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
    1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, *2, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*3
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*4


    Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), Dual interconnect between the Integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY)
    Gigabit Intel® LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
    ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
    ASUS LAN Guard


    Realtek® ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
    Audio Feature :
    - Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound
    - DTS Connect
    - DTS Studio Sound
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - LED-lit Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference, with a gorgeous illuminated trace path
    - Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
    - Audio amplifier: Provides the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers
    - Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
    - Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
    - Top notch audio sensation delivers according to the audio configuration
    - EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality
    - Absolute Pitch 192khz/24bit true BD lossless sound
    - Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
    Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality

    USB Ports

    Intel® Z170 chipset :
    6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z170 chipset :
    6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, , Type-C)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, teal blue, Type-A)

    Special Features

    OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
    - Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
    5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
    - Whole system optimization with a single click! 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App together, providing better CPU performance, efficient power saving, precise digital power control, whole system cooling and even tailor your own app usages.
    ASUS 5X Protection :
    - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 8 Phase digital power design
    - ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention
    - ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection
    - ASUS High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors - 2.5x long lifespan with excellent durability
    - ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O - 3x more durable corrosion-resistant coating
    ASUS TPU :
    - Auto Tuning
    - GPU Boost
    - TPU switch
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU
    ASUS Digital Power Design :
    - Industry leading Digital 8 Phase Power Design
    - CPU Power Utility
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - Remote GO!
    - USB BIOS Flashback
    - AI Suite 3
    - Anti-Surge
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    - Turbo LAN
    - Crystal Sound 3
    - EZ XMP ASUS Exclusive Features
    - Mobo Connect
    - PC Cleaner
    Remote Entertainment
    - Media Streamer
    - HyStream
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
    - ASUS O.C. Tuner
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    - Push Notice
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Special Memory O.C. Design
    Overclocking Protection :
    - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
    Media Streamer
    Turbo App
    Fan Xpert 3

    Operating System Support

    Windows® 10 , 64bit
    Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
    Windows® 7

    Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
    1 x DVI-D
    1 x D-Sub
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 ()Type-C
    1 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)Type-A
    2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)

    Internal I/O Ports

    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x SATA Express connector: , Compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
    1 x M.2 Socket 3
    1 x TPM header
    1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
    4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 x 4 -pin)
    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x EZ XMP switch
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    1 x DRCT header(s)
    1 x MemOK! button(s)
    1 x TPU switch(es)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Card header
    1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector


    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
    WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

    Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor
    12.0 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

    *1: The PCIe x16_3 slot shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56. The PCIe x16_3 is default set at x2 mode. Supports Intel® RST for PCIE RAID storage.
    *2: Supports PCIE RAID configurations via onboard M.2 and PCIex16_3.
    *3: M.2 shares SATA mode with SATA Express. Change this item before installing M.2 SATA devices.
    *4: These functions will work depending on the CPU installed

    Asus Z170-A Socket 1151 VGA DVI-D HDMI DisplayPort 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications


    Chipset Type Intel Z170
    Product Type Motherboard - ATX
    Processor Socket LGA1151 Socket
    Max Processors Qty 1
    Compatible Processors Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7


    Software Included ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS EZ Update, ASUS Turbo App, Antivirus (OEM version), Mobo Connect, PC Cleaner, Media Streamer, HyStream
    Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 24.4 cm
    Included Accessories I/O back plate, 1 x M.2 screw
    Cables Included 3 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 64 GB
    Technology DDR4
    Bus Clock 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2933 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2600 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 2133 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3100 MHz (O.C.), 3300 MHz (O.C.), 3400 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.)
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


    Max Allocated RAM Size 512 MB


    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC892
    Compliant Standards DTS Connect, DTS Studio Sound


    Network Controller Intel I219V
    Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( dual x8 mode; single card: x16 mode ) ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x4 mode ) ¦ 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCI
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin SATA, 1 x M.2, 1 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    RAID Features Intel Smart Response Technology
    Interfaces 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x DVI-D ¦ 1 x VGA ¦ 1 x USB 3.1 ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x USB-C ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (front surround) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack
    Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 - header ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


    BIOS Type AMI
    BIOS Features WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, USB BIOS Flashback, UEFI BIOS, ACPI 5.0 support, ASUS EZ Flash 3, DMI 3.0 support, SMBIOS 3.0 support
    Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
    Hardware Features C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), jack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, ASUS Q-Design, ESD Guards, Q-DIMM, GPU Boost, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Q-Shield, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, ASUS 8 Phase Power Design, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Fanless Design Heatsink, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, ASUS DIGI+ Power Control, Onboard Button, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, ASUS Remote GO!, Disk Unlocker, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Clear CMOS Button, ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, ASUS O.C. Tuner, anti-pop function, Turbo LAN, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, Dual Intelligent Processors 5, LANGuard, Memory O.C. Design, USB 3.1 Boost, ASUS Crystal Sound 3, ASUS PRO Clock Technology, ASUS 5X Protection II

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