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Asus Z170-A Intel Motherboard (8 Phase Power, Crystal Sound 3, SLI and CrossfireX)

Asus MB_AS_Z17A

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High-capability Z170 ATX with Nvidia SLI support, speedy SATA Express and M.2, and high-clarity Crystal Sound 2 for enhanced performance and potent entertainment

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High-capability Z170 ATX with Nvidia SLI support, speedy SATA Express and M.2, and high-clarity Crystal Sound 2 for enhanced performance and potent entertainment

Specification

 CPU   LGA1151 socket for 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/ i5/ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors 
 Supports 14nm CPU 
 Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0* 
 * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types. 
 Chipset   Intel® Z170 Express Chipset 
 Memory   4 x DIMM, max. 64GB, DDR4 3400(O.C.)*/3333(O.C.)*/3200(O.C.)*/3100(O.C.)*/3000(O.C.)*/2933(O.C.)*/2800(O.C.)*/2666(O.C.)*/2600(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. Please refer to Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors List) for details. 
 Expansion Slots  2 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (single at x16 or dual at x8/x8 mode)
1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slot* (max. at x4 mode, compatible with PCIe x1 and x4 devices)
3 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x1 slots
1 x PCI slot
*The PCIe x16_3 slot shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56. The PCIe x16_3 is default set at x2 mode. 
 VGA  Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support: DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI-D/VGA ports
Supports DisplayPort 1.2* with max. resolution 4096 x 2160@24Hz / 3840 x 2160@60Hz
Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160@24Hz / 2560 x 1600@60Hz
Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200@60Hz 
Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200@60Hz 
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D/Quick Sync Video/Clear Video HD Technology/Insider™
Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously
Maximum shared memory of 512MB
*DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays 
 Multi-GPU support  Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way/Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology (with 2 PCIex16 graphics card)
Supports AMD® 3-Way/Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
 Storage  Intel® Z170 Express Chipset with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel Rapid Storage Technology 14 support
 - 1 x SATA Express port (compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports)
 - 6 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports(gray, 2 from SATA Express)
 - Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*
 - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key**, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)***
* These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
** Supports PCIE RAID configurations via onboard M.2 and PCIex16_3. 
*** M.2 shares SATA mode with SATA Express. Change this item before installing M.2 SATA devices.
 LAN  Gigabit Intel LAN connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN- Dual interconnect between the integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and physical layer (PHY)
  ASUS LAN Guard
  ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
 Audio  Realtek® RTL892 8-channel high definition audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
 - Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality
 - Top notch audio sensation delivers according to the audio configuration
 - Audio shielding ensures precise analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
 - EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality
 - Audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers
 - Unique de-pop circuit to reduce start-up popping noise to audio outputs
 - Premium Japan-made audio capacitors provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity 
 - Absolute Pitch 192khz/24bit true BD lossless sound
 - DTS® Studio SoundTM
 - DTS® Connect
 - Supports jack-detection, multi-streaming, front panel jack-retasking (MIC)
 - Optical S/PDIF out port at back I/O
 USB  Intel® Z170 Express Chipset- supports ASUS USB 3.1 Boost
 - 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 2 ports at back panel, blue)
 - 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 2 ports at back panel)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controllers- supports ASUS USB 3.1 Boost and 3A power output
 - 1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port at back panel (teal blue, Type-A)
   - 1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port at back panel (Type-C)
 ASUS Exclusive Features   <Superb Performance> 
 OC Design: TPU plus PRO BCLK 
  - Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance 
 5-Way Optimization 
  - Whole system optimization with a single click! Perfectly consolidates better CPU performance, power saving, digital power control, system cooling and app usages. 
 DIGI+ VRM 
 -CPU Power: Digital 8-phase power design 
 -iGPU Power: Digital 2-phase power design 
 TPU 
  - Auto Tuning, TPU, GPU Boost, 2-level TPU switch 
 EPU 
  - EPU 
 Fan Xpert 3 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control 
 Turbo App featuring system performance tuning, network priority, and audio scene configuration for selected applications. 
 UEFI BIOS 
  - Most advanced options with fast response time 
 Special Memory O.C. Design 
  -  Superb memory O.C. capability under full load by minimizing the coupling noise and signal reflection effect 
 PC Cleaner 
  - Fast and easy way to get rid of unnecessary junk files. 
 <Remote Entertainment> 
 Remote GO! 
- Remote 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 
Media Streamer
- Pipe music or movies from your PC to a smart TV, your entertainment goes wherever you go!
- Media Streamer app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems
HyStream
- Stream iOS devices' screen on your PC screen.*
* Contact your device vendor for supporting information.
 <eSports Champions> 
Turbo LAN
 - Fast and smooth online gaming with lower pings and less lags
Crystal Sound 3
 - Hear the cleanest sound with dedicated audio design onboard!
Turbo APP
 - Tailored app performance, network priority and audio configuration for your needs
 <EZ DIY> 
  Push Notice 
  -  Monitor your PC status with smart devices in real time 
  USB BIOS Flashback Card supported 
  UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface 
  -  O.C. Tuner 
  -  CrashFree BIOS 3 
  -  EZ Flash 3 
 ASUS Q-Design 
  - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED) 
  - ASUS Q-Slot 
  - ASUS Q-DIMM 
  - ASUS Q-Connector 

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