Asus Z170-PREMIUM Intel Socket LGA 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

  • Intel Z170 Chipset
  • Intel Socket LGA1151
  • 8-Channel High Definition Audio
  • ATX Form Factor

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    Asus Z170-PREMIUM Intel Socket LGA 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    Asus Z170-PREMIUM Intel Socket LGA 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

    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 for CPU support list

    Chipset:  Intel Z170

    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3800(O.C.)/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(O.C.) MHz 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 for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

    Integrated Graphics Processor 
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports 
    - Supports HDMI 2.0 with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 60 / 24 Hz
    - Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz / 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz 
    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 2-Way SLI Technology 
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology 
    Supports AMD 3-Way 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
    4 x PCIe x1

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

    Intel I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    Intel I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN
    Gigabit Intel LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
    ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
    ASUS LAN Guard
    Wireless Data Network
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
    Support ASUS Wi-Fi Go! Utility
    Up to 1300Mbps transfer speed
    Bluetooth V4.0

    Realtek ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
    - Supports : 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
    - 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
    - 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) (1 at back panel, blue, Type-A, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel Z170 chipset : 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (1 at back panel, black, Type-A, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel USB 3.1 controller : 1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (5 at back panel, teal blue, Type-A)
    Intel USB 3.1 controller : 1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, , Type-C, Reversible)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 2 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (Type-A + Type-C)
    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+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
    ASUS 5X Protection II :
    - ASUS LANGuard - 2.5X higher surge tolerance
    - ASUS Overvoltage Protection - World-class circuit-protecting power design
    - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 16 Phase digital power design
    - ASUS DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Prevents damage from short circuits
    - ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O - 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability
    ASUS TPU :
    - Auto Tuning
    - GPU Boost 
    - TPU switch
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU 
    - EPU switch
    ASUS Digital Power Design :
    - Industry leading Digital 16 + 4 + 2 Phase Power Design
    ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
    - Wi-Fi GO! Function: Cloud GO!, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse, File Transfer
    - Wi-Fi GO! & NFC Remote app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - GPU Boost 
    - USB BIOS Flashback
    - MemOK!
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger+
    - M.2 & SATA Express
    - Anti-Surge
    - Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
    - 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 Design Heat-pipe solution
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 3
    - DirectKey
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3 
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback 
    - Multi-language BIOS
    - Push Notice
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-Code
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM 
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Special Memory O.C. Design
    Overclocking Protection :
    - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
    Turbo App
    Fan Xpert 3
    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)
    2 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)Type-A
    2 x USB 3.1 Type-C
    2 x USB 3.0 (blue) 
    2 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0
    1 x 8-channel Audio I/O

    Internal I/O
    1 x U.2 port
    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s) 
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
    2 x SATA Express connector: , 
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
    1 x TPM header
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (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 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 Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x TPU switch(es)
    1 x EPU switch(es)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Reset button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback button(s)
    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

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

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

    Asus Z170-PREMIUM Intel Socket LGA 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications

    Supported RAM

    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.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.)
    Max Size 64 GB
    Technology DDR4
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


    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


    Max Allocated RAM Size 512 MB


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


    Network Controller Intel I219V / I211-AT
    Network Interfaces Bluetooth, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

    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 ) ¦ 4 x PCIe x1
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA, 1 x M.2, 2 x SATA Express port, 1 x U.2 port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 ¦ SATA-600 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 devices
    RAID Features Intel Rapid Storage Technology
    Interfaces 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 2 x USB-C ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK
    Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 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


    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, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Q-Shield, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Q-Code, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, ASUS DIGI+ Power Control, ASUS Wi-Fi GO!, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, DirectKey, Disk Unlocker, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, Turbo LAN, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, Dual Intelligent Processors 5, LANGuard, USB 3.1 Boost, 16+4+2 Phase Power Design, ASUS Overvoltage Protection, ASUS Crystal Sound 3, ASUS PRO Clock Technology, ASUS 5X Protection II


    Included Accessories ASUS NFC Express 2, wireless charger, ASUS 3T3R Wi-Fi moving aerials, I/O back cover, ASUS Hyper Kit, 2 x M.2 screws, Hyper M.2 x4 Mini card
    Cables Included 6 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge ¦ 1 x USB 3.0 cable ¦ 1 x micro-USB to USB cable
    Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS AI Charger+, ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS Turbo App, Mobo Connect, PC Cleaner, Media Streamer, HyStream, ASUS EZ Flash 3
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 24.4 cm

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