Z97-A

    Model Number : N50 >
    • CPU
      Intel® Socket 1150 for the 5th/New 4th/4th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
      Supports Intel® 22 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® Z97
    • Memory
      4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 3200(O.C.)/3100(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2600(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1600/1333 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/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 2160 @ 24 Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 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 2.0 x16 (x2 mode)
      2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 *1
      2 x PCI
    • Storage
      Intel® Z97 chipset :
      1 x SATA Express port, compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
      1 x M.2 Socket 3, , with M Key, type 2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode)
      4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
      Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
      Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology *2
    • LAN
      Intel® I218V, 1 x Gigabit LAN, Dual interconnect between the Integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY)
      Gigabit Intel® LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
    • Audio
      Realtek® ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2
      - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
      Audio Feature :
      - Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound
      - DTS Ultra PC II
      - DTS Connect
      - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
      - 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
      - EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality
    • USB Ports
      Intel® Z97 chipset :
      6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
      Intel® Z97 chipset :
      8 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 6 at mid-board)
    • Special Features
      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
      - EPU switch
      ASUS Digital Power Design :
      - Industry leading Digital 8 Phase Power Design
      - CPU Power Utility
      ASUS Exclusive Features :
      - Remote GO!
      - AI Suite 3
      - Anti-Surge
      - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
      - USB 3.0 Boost
      - Disk Unlocker
      - Turbo LAN
      - Crystal Sound 2
      ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
      - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
      ASUS EZ DIY :
      - Precision Tweaker 2
      - ASUS O.C. Tuner
      - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
      - ASUS EZ Flash 2
      - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
      - Push Notice
      ASUS Q-Design :
      - 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)
      Media Streamer
      Turbo App
      Fan Xpert 3
    • Operating System Support
      Windows® 8.1 86x64
      Windows® 8 86x64
      Windows® 7 86x64
    • 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)
      4 x USB 3.0 (blue)
      2 x USB 2.0
      1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    • Internal I/O Ports
      1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
      3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 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 for M Key, type 2260/2280 devices
      1 x TPM header
      4 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 EPU switch(es)
      1 x Power-on button(s)
      1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    • Accessories
      User's manual
      I/O Shield
      3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
      1 x SLI bridge(s)
      1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)
    • BIOS
      64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.7, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.8, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS,
      ASUS EZ Flash 2, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log,
      F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
    • Manageability
      WfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE
    • Support Disc
      Drivers
      ASUS Utilities
      EZ Update
      Anti-virus software (OEM version)
    • Form Factor
      ATX Form Factor
      12.0 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
    • Note
      *1 : The PCIe x1_1/2 slots share bandwidth with M.2 Socket 3. The M.2 Socket 3 is default disabled.
      *2 : These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.