Asus ROG STRIX Z270G GAMING Review & Specifications

ASUS ROG STRIX Z270G GAMING LGA1151 DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 mATX

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5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and FanXpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum OC performance and dynamic system cooling
Unmatched personalization with ASUS exclusive AURA Sync RGB lighting, two additional RGB headers and a 3D-printing friendly mount
Maximize your connectivity and speed with Dual M.2, front panel USB 3.1, onboard 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Intel Optane Memory compatibility
Two Patent-pending Safe Slots feature an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs
Industry-leading 8-channel HD audio with the ROG exclusive SupremeFX S1220A driven by Japanese capacitors
Note: Please refer the User Manual before use.

Specs Overview

Model STRIX Z270G GAMING
Socket LGA1151
Form factor Micro ATX
Chipset Intel Z270
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

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  • CPU

    Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/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.

  • Chipset

    Intel® Z270

  • Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4000(O.C.)/3866(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 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered, Register 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/DisplayPort 1.2 ports 
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
    - Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz 
    Maximum shared memory of 1024 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® 2-Way SLI™ Technology 
    Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology

  • Expansion Slots

    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) 
    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

  • Storage

    Intel® Z270 Chipset : 
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*1
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *3

  • LAN

    Intel® I219V, Dual interconnect between the Integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY)
    Anti-surge LANGuard
    ROG GameFirst Technology

  • Wireless Data Network

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
    Supports MU-MIMO

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth V4.1

  • Audio

    ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
    - Dual Headphone Amplifiers
    - Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    - High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
    - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *4
    Audio Feature :
    - SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - Sonic Radar III
    - Sonic Studio III

  • USB Ports

    Intel® Z270 Chipset : 
    6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z270 Chipset : 
    6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 
    1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector port(s) 
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, black+red, Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

  • ROG Exclusive Features

    ROG RAMCache II
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG CloneDrive
    Overwolf
    GameFirst IV

  • 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 4, 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.
    TPU
    - Auto Tuning, TurboV, GPU Boost
    - Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors 
    selection for optimized system cooling control
    Gamer's Guardian:
    - ESD Guards on LAN, Audio, KBMS and USB3.0/2.0 ports
    - DRAM Overcurrent Protection
    - Stainless Steel Back I/O
    - Highly Durable Components
    - DIGI+ VRM
    - SafeSlot
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU 
    AURA :
    - Aura Lighting Control
    - Aura RGB Strip Headers
    - Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger 
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3 
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM 
    Gaming Aesthetics :
    - 3D printing friendly
    Digi+VRM

  • Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.1 Type-A + USB Type-CTM
    2 x USB 2.0 
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.1)

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) 
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x TPM connector(s) 
    6 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)
    2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 x 4 -pin)
    1 x W_PUMP+ connector (1 x 4 -pin)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x System panel connector
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
    1 x CPU_OV jumper

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    I/O Shield
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x CPU installation tool
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
    1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-S)
    1 x ROG Strix stickers
    1 x M.2 screw kit (long screw and mount)
    1 x M.2 screw kit (short screw and mount)
    1 x 10 in 1 Cable Label (s)
    1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (40 cm)
    1 x 3D printing mount package
    1 x ROG coasters

  • BIOS

    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.

  • Manageability

    WfM2.0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Support Disc

    Drivers
    ROG GameFirst IV*
    ROG RAMCache II
    ROG Clone Drive
    Aura
    ROG CPU-Z
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)
    ASUS WebStorage
    ASUS Utilities

    *ROG GameFirst IV is only available for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit

  • Operating System

    Windows® 10 64-bit
    Windows® 8.1 64-bit *5
    Windows® 7 32-bit *5
    Windows® 7 64-bit *5

  • Form Factor

    mATX Form Factor 
    9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )

  • Note

    *1 The M.2_1 socket shares bandwidth with SATA_1 port when using M.2 SATA mode device. Adjust BIOS settings to use SATA device.
    *2 Located at back of the motherboard
    *3 Intel® Optane Technology only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® Processors. Before using Intel® Optane memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.
    *4 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio
    *5 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 32/64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors.

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