i7 / i5 / i3 (6th Gen), ATX, DDR4 (max 32GB), 3 x USB3.1, 4 x USB3, 6 x USB2, 6 x SATA3, SATA Express, M.2, DSub, DVI-D, HDMI
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ASUS 5X Protection II SeriesIndustry-leading 5X Protection II employs the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability of your motherboard with all-round protection. For you, that means exceptional protection and stability for your build — the result of decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.
Intel 6th Generation CPU Support (Socket 1151)This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium and Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package. The latest generation of processors from Intel not only out perform the last in their compute power but also feature award winning integrated graphics for faster gaming, multimedia and web browsing.
Intel Z170 Express ChipsetIntel Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium and Celeron processors. Z170 provides a maximum ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.
Dual-Channel DDR4 3400+(OC) MHz SupportThe motherboard supports up to 32GB DDR4 memory that features data transfer rates of 3400+(OC) MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia and Internet applications.
ATXThis motherboard is an ATX motherboard with the dimensions of 30.5cm x 22.4cm. It will fit in any case that supports motherboard sizes of ATX or higher such as a Mid Tower case or larger.
M.2 32Gb/sM.2 supports up to 32Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system drive, making your whole PC work that much faster. It supports Intel Rapid Storage Technology to ensure even faster access to data, refresh applications automatically and awake from sleep in just seconds!
SATA Express 16Gb/sSATA Express provides up to 16Gbit/s data-transfer speeds resolving the higher bandwidth request in the near future. Current SSDs consume up to 550MB/s, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6Gbit/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard — and ensures that you and your system won't get left behind.
USB 3.1 10Gb/sCompared to the 5Gb/s provided by traditional USB 3.0, the all-new USB 3.1's 10Gb/s offers twice the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than 30 seconds.
VGA (D-Sub) SupportThis motherboard supports analogue graphics via a Video Graphics Array (D-Sub) adapter. The VGA adapter supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
DVI-D Dual Link SupportThis motherboard supports high definition digital graphics via a Digital Video Interface (DVI-D) adapter. The DVI-D adapter supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
HDMI SupportThis motherboard supports ultra high definition (4KUHD) digital graphics via a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) adapter. The HDMI adapter supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
AMD CrossfireX Multi-GPU SupportAMD CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominating power, AMD CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFireX technology allows you to expand your system’s graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system’s graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFireX gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.
High Definition Audio DesignThe Realtek ALC887 is a high-performance multi-channel high definition audio codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 90dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC. High Quality audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.
|Dimensions||30.5cm x 22.4cm|
|Compatible Processors||Intel 6th Generation Core i7/i5/i3
Intel 6th Generation Pentium
Intel 6th Generation Celeron
|Socket Type||LGA 1151|
|Chipset Type||Z170 Express|
|RAM Installed / Max Capacity||0 MB / 32 GB Max|
|RAM Slots||4 x DDR4 DIMM|
|Supported RAM||DDR4 Non-ECC UDIMM|
|Supported RAM Speeds||Up to 3400+(OC) MHz|
|Expansion Slots Total (Free)||2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
2 x PCI
|Video Controller||Supports Intel HD Graphics|
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports AMD CrossFireX (2-Way)|
|Ports Present & Quantity||1 x PS/2 keyboard port
1 x PS/2 mouse port
1 x HDMI port
1 x DVI-D port
1 x DSub port
1 x LAN (RJ45) ports
2 x USB 3.1 ports (Type-A)
1 x USB 3.1 port (Type-C)
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
3 x Audio I/O ports
|Ports Present & Quantity||2 x USB 3.0/2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB ports)
2 x USB 2.0/1/1 connectors (support additional 4 USB ports)
1 x SATA Express connector
6 x SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors (gray)
1 x M.2 Socket 3
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan connector
2 x 4-pin Chassis Fan connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector
1 x System panel connector
1 x S/PDIF out header
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1 x COM header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
|Intel Z170 Express||6 x SATA 6Gb/s (RAID 0,1,5,10)
1 x SATA Express 10Gb/s
1 x M.2 32Gb/s (2242/2260/2280) (PCIe & SATA Mode)
|Ports||1 x LAN(RJ45) port|
|Features||8-Channel HD Audio
Breathing Audio LED
Dedicated audio PCB layers
Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors
Front panel jack-retasking
|Feature List||ASUS 5X PROTECTION II
ASUS Overvoltage Protection
ASUS DIGI+ VRM
ASUS DRAM Overcurrent Protection
ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
SATA Express onboard
ASUS Fan Xpert 3
USB 3.1 Boost
ASUS Exclusive Features
ASUS Ai Charger+
ASUS AI Suite 3
ASUS Disk Unlocker featuring 3TB + HDD support
UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
Quiet Thermal Design:
ASUS Fan Xpert 3
Stylish Fanless Design
Precision Tweaker 2:
vCore: Adjustable CPU Core voltage at 0.005V increment
iGPU: Adjustable CPU Graphics voltage at 0.005V increment
vCCIO: Adjustable Analog and Digital I/O voltage at 0.005V increment
vCCSA: Adjustable CPU System Agent voltage at 0.005V increment
vDRAM Bus: 160-step Memory voltage control
vPCH: 3-step Chipset voltage control
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
BCLK/PCIE frequency tuning from 40MHz up to 170MHz at 0.1MHz increment
ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
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