Z170 PRO GAMING

    Z170 PRO GAMING

    High-value, feature-packed, performance-optimized Z170 ATX board

    • LGA1151 socket for 6th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors
    • Dual DDR4 3400 (OC) support
    • PRO Clock technology, 5-Way Optimization and 2nd-generation T-Topology: Easy and stable overclocking
    • SupremeFX: Flawless audio that makes you part of the game
    • Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard & GameFirst III: Top-speed protected networking
    • RAMCache: Speed up your game loads
    • USB 3.1 Type A/C & M.2: Ultra-speedy transfers for faster gaming
    • Gamer's Guardian: Highly-durable components and smart DIY features
    • Sonic Radar ll: Scan and detect your enemies to dominate
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    Superior Specs

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    Gaming Audio

    GamingNetworking

    Gaming Networking

    PerformanceLevelup

    Performance Level up

    GamersGuardian

    Gamer's Guardian

    FLAWLESS AUDIO THAT
    MAKES YOU PART OF THE GAME!

    SupremeFX audio technology achieves near-lossless audio quality and has multiple light effects to illuminate the exclusive red-line shielding, plus Sonic Radar II technology to locate battlefield enemies before they spot you!

    SupremeFX

    Shielded audio, superior sound

    The ASUS-exclusive technology that produces near-lossless audio quality with a remarkable signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 115dB, so you enjoy every sound detail.

    • Illuminated red line shielding

      Banish analog interference and enjoy eye-catching, customizable lighting effects.

    • EMI cover

      Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves
      the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.

    • 300Ω-headphone amplifier

      Drive some of the very best headphones available for exceptional gaming-audio and music-listening experiences.

    • Premium Nichicon® audio capacitors

      Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound.

    • A. Illuminated red line shielding

      Banish analog interference and enjoy eye-catching, customizable lighting effects.

    • B. EMI cover

      Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves
      the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.

    • C. 300Ω-headphone amplifier

      Drive some of the very best headphones available for exceptional gaming-audio and music-listening experiences.

    • D. Premium Nichicon® audio capacitors

      Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound.

    Sonic Radar II

    Scan and detect to dominate!

    Sonic Radar II displays a stealthy overlay that shows what your opponents and teammates are up to on the battlefield, all managed via a simple control panel and customizable game list. See the direction and origin of key in-game sounds, and practice your enemy-pinpointing skill, plus exclusive Audio Enhancement technology clarifies every last blast.

    TOP-SPEED PROTECTED NETWORKING

    Loaded with the best networking tech, including high-speed Intel® Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard and GameFirst III, your connections are faster and safer to stay ahead of the pack!

    Intel Gigabit Ethernet

    More throughput, less CPU usage and great gaming experiences

    Featuring the very latest Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming — always. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor's workload, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.

    LANGuard

    Pumped-up throughput. Best surge protection

    Signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting ensure a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges!

    LANGuard

    Pumped-up throughput. Best surge protection

    Signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting ensure a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges.

    GameFirst III

    Banish lag, play smooth

    Exclusive GameFirst III prioritizes game-related packets and allocates more bandwidth to games, eliminating laggy gameplay, streaming stutters and file-sharing slowdown — so you'll always be the frontrunner. Choose from Optimization, Game, Media Streaming or File Sharing presets and watch your network fly!

    PERFORMANCE LEVEL UP

    Packed with ASUS-exclusive Pro Clock technology, second-generation ASUS T-Topology, AI Suite 3 and RAMCache to unleash the full potential of your gaming performance.

    Go Faster with PRO Clock technology

    A dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel® processors that extends overclocked base clock frequencies up to 400MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU), to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

      Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock:
    • Reduced boot up time
    • Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
    • Increased stability under heavy overclocking
    • * BCLK overclocking range will vary according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options.

    DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers

    Second-generation ASUS T-Topology enables DDR4 memory overclocking to reach new heights: over DDR4-3400MHz with all memory slots populated. Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, our second-generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.

    One-stop performance-optimization panel

    AI Suite 3 is an exclusive ASUS dashboard-style control panel that lets you fine-tune almost every aspect of your Z170 Pro Gaming-based system for the best balance between performance, stability, efficiency and aesthetics — all via a simple and intuitive interface.

    5-way optimization

    Dynamically adjusts ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), EPU (Energy Processing Unit) and Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM), Fan Xpert 3 and Turbo App technologies for precision-enhanced performance and efficiency, and all with a single click.

    LED Control

    Customizing the audio and marque LEDs is easy: just flip the switches and pick the radio buttons that match your style and gaming mood!

    Fan Xpert 3

    Via five 4/3 pin (PWM/DC) combo fan connectors and five onboard thermal sensors, Fan Xpert 3 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. Z170 Pro gaming also has a fan-extension (EXT) header for quick-and-easy fan upgrades.

    USB 3.1 Boost

    An exclusive utility that automatically accelerates USB 3.1 for sequential read/write speeds of up to 854.6/863.9MB/s.
    * It requires to update USB 3.1 Boost to V1.08.02 or later version

    Award-winning BIOS design

    The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, fan profiles and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified or make notes in Quick Notes.

    CrashFree BIOS 3

    Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order — even when it won't boot!

    EZ Flash 3

    Update the latest BIOS via the internet, and from within the BIOS.

    RAMCache

    Speed your game loads

    Uniquely-intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times to stratospheric levels!

    GAMER'S GUARDIAN FOR REAL-WORLD PROTECTION

    Motherboard self-protection with loads of brilliant defenses, including our unique smart DIY features. Individually they're tough, together they're unstoppable.

    Digi+ VRM

    Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times!

    DRAM overcurrent protection

    All connection ports and DRAM are protected against overcurrent and short-circuit damage by onboard resettable fuses, extending your motherboard's life.

    Highly durable components

    Fine-quality, super-tough components are our watchwords. We fit only superior chokes, plus durable capacitors engineered to resist extreme temperature variations of between -55°C and 105°C —110% better than the industry standard.

    Stainless steel back I/O

    Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel is three times longer than ordinary panels!

    Q-shield

    0 pain!

    Protect your hands from nicks and cuts.

    Q-slot

    1 clip

    to swap or secure your graphics card.

    Q-DIMM

    1 -sided

    clips mean handling memory modules is a cinch — super simple and super secure.

    CPU installation tool

    1 -layer

    protection from socket-pin damage.

    Q-LED

    4 LEDs

    indicate problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.

    ESD Guards

    2X-greater ESD protection for extended component lifespan

    ASUS ESD Guards actively protect against sudden electrostatic discharge (ESD), meaning the components will last much longer — and you get protection that's up to twice as resilient as industry standards!

    Audio connectors

    Capacitor protection on both front and back audio-output circuits.

    LAN port

    ESD TVS diode protection and an anti-surge LAN connector protects against extreme events, such as lightning strikes.

    USB 3/2.0 connectors

    On-circuit transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes and capacitor protection for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.

    VGA connector

    Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect D-Sub functionality.

    Keyboard and mouse connectors

    Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes.

    A. Audio connectors

    Capacitor protection on both front and back audio-output circuits.

    B. LAN port

    ESD TVS diode protection and an anti-surge LAN connector protects against extreme events, such as lightning strikes.

    C. USB 3/2.0 connectors

    On-circuit transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes and capacitor protection for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.

    D. VGA connector

    Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect D-Sub functionality.

    E. Keyboard and mouse connectors

    Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes.

    THE POWER OF INTEL!

    Intel Z170 Chipset

    Intel Z170 is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum of 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 also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

    Ready for 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors

    This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.

    • Superior specs
    • Gaming Audio
    • Gaming Networking
    • Performance Level up
    • Gamer's Guardian