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Asus Z170-WS Socket 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-channel Audio ATX Motherboard

  • Intel Z170 Chipset
  • Intel Socket 1151
  • 8-Channel High Definition Audio
  • ATX Form Factor

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Mfr part code: Z170-WS

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    Asus Z170-WS Socket 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    Asus Z170-WS Socket 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-channel Audio ATX Motherboard

    CPU:
    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 www.asus.com for CPU support list

    Chipset - Intel Z170

    Memory
    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133 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).

    Graphic
    Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel HD Graphics support 
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports 
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz / 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz*1
    - Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz / 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz *2
    Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
    Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
    Supports up to 2 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 NVIDIA 4-Way SLI Technology 
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology 
    Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology

    Expansion Slots
    4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (single at x16, dual at x16/x16 mode, triple at x16/x8/x8 mode or dual x8/x8/x8/x8 mode) 
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *3

    Storage
    Intel® Z170 chipset : 
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray, 
    2 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*4
    1 x U.2 connector, *5
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel Rapid Storage Technology supports

    LAN
    Intel I219-LM , 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    Intel I210-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN
    Gigabit Intel® LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
    ASUS Turbo LAN Utility

    Audio
    Realtek ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
    - High quality 112 dB SNR stereo playback output (Line-out at rear) and 104 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
    Audio Feature :
    - DTS Connect
    - DTS Studio Sound
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - BD Audio Layer Content Protection
    - Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
    - 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
    - Top notch audio sensation delivers according to the audio configuration
    - Absolute Pitch 192khz/24bit true BD lossless sound
    Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality

    USB Ports
    Intel Z170 chipset : 5 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 vertical Type A Connector, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel Z170 chipset : 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 2 at mid-board)
    ASMedia USB 3.0 Hub : 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)
    ASMedia USB 3.1 controller : 1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, teal blue, Type-A)
    ASMedia USB 3.1 controller : 1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, , Type-C, Reversible)

    Workstation Feature:
    4 x PCIe x 16 slot(s)
    12K hours Capacitors
    ProCool Power Connector
    Q-Code Logger

    Special Features
    OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
    - Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
    5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
    ASUS TPU :
    - Auto Tuning
    - GPU Boost 
    - TPU switch
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU 
    - EPU switch
    ASUS Digital Power Design :
    - Industry leading Digital 8 + 4 + 2 Phase Power Design
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - USB BIOS Flashback
    - MemOK!
    - Ai Charger 
    - Ai Charger+
    - Anti-Surge
    - Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface 
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Turbo LAN
    - Crystal Sound 3
    - EZ XMP ASUS Exclusive Features
    Remote Entertainment
    - Media Streamer
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-pipe solution
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 3
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - DirectKey
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback 
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Multi-language BIOS
    - Push Notice
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-Code
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, HDD LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM 
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Special Memory O.C. Design
    Overclocking Protection :
    - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
    Fan Xpert 3
    Turbo APP
    Key Express

    Operating System Support
    Windows® 10 , 64bit
    Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
    Windows® 7

    Back I/O Ports
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)Type-A
    1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
    4 x USB 3.0 (blue) 
    4 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    1 x Q-Code Logger button
    1 x 8-channel Audio I/O

    Internal I/O Ports
    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
    2 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin, 4 -pin)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin, 4 -pin)
    4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin, 4 -pin)
    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 6-pin EATX 12 V_1 Power connector(s)
    2 x 8-pin ATX Power connector
    1 x EZ XMP switch
    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x DRCT header(s)
    1 x MemOK! button(s)
    1 x TPU switch(es)
    1 x EPU switch(es)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
    1 x vertical type A USB 3.0 connector
    1 x U.2 connector

    BIOS:
    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

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

    Support Disc
    Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    EZ Update
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)

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

    Weight
    Color Box (5-in-1) 
    Net Weight : 8.05 KG
    Gross Weight : 11.8 KG
    Bulk Pack (5-in-1)
    Net Weight : 6.2 KG
    Gross Weight : 8.2 KG

    Asus Z170-WS Socket 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications

    General

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

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 64 GB
    Technology DDR4
    Bus Clock 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3300 MHz (O.C.), 3400 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.), 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.)
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)

    Graphics

    Max Allocated RAM Size 512 MB

    Audio

    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC1150
    Compliant Standards DTS Connect, High Definition Audio, DTS Studio Sound

    LAN

    Network Controller Intel I210-AT / I219LM
    Network Interfaces 2 x Gigabit Ethernet

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( dual x16 mode; triple: x16, x8, x8 mode; quad: x8 mode ) ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x4
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA, 2 x M.2, 1 x U.2 - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    RAID Features Intel Rapid Storage Technology
    Interfaces 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x USB 3.1 ¦ 1 x USB-C ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack
    Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 1 x USB 3.0 - Type A ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector, 6-pin ATX12V connector

    Features

    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, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design, Q-DIMM, GPU Boost, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Q-Shield, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), Loss-less content protection technology, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, NVIDIA 4-way SLI Technology Support, Fanless Design Heat-pipe, Q-Code, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, Onboard Button, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, 8+4+2 Phase Power Design, AMD 4-way CrossFireX technology support, DirectKey, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Clear CMOS Button, anti-pop function, Turbo LAN, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, Dual Intelligent Processors 5, Memory O.C. Design, ProCool Power Connector, USB 3.1 Boost, ASUS Crystal Sound 3, ASUS PRO Clock Technology

    Miscellaneous

    Included Accessories I/O back cover, 2 x M.2 screws
    Cables Included 6 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge ¦ 1 x 4-way SLI bridge ¦ 1 x 3-way SLI bridge
    Software Included ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS AI Charger, ASUS AI Charger+, ASUS EZ Update, ASUS Turbo App, Antivirus (OEM version), Media Streamer, ASUS EZ Flash 3
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 24.4 cm

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