Asus Strix Z370-I Gaming Review & Specifications

ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING LGA1151 DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 Z370 mini-ITX

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Designed exclusively for 8th generation Intel Core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with Dual M.2, USB 3.1, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Gigabit LAN and Intel Optane Memory compatibility
Innovative M.2 Double-Decker Heatsink shrouds the main M.2 slot and provides shared cooling for both the M.2 and PCH
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 and addressable RGB header
Patent-pending Safe Slot features an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs

Specs Overview

Model ROG STRIX Z370-I
Socket LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX
Chipset Intel Z370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 2
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB

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  • CPU

    Intel® Socket 1151 for 8th Generation Core™ Processors 
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

  • Chipset

    Intel® Z370

  • Memory

    2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 4333(O.C.)/4200(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133(O.C.) MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory 
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture 
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    ** Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. 

  • Graphic

    Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support 
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort 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™

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16

  • Storage

    Intel® Z370 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 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*1
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*2
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *3

  • LAN

    Intel® I219V
    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 V4.2

  • Audio

    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
    - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
    - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback 
    Audio Feature :
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - Sonic Radar III
    - Sonic Studio III

  • USB Ports

    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s) (Support 3A power output)
    Intel® Z370 Chipset : 
    6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z370 Chipset : 
    6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)

  • ROG Exclusive Features

    ROG RAMCache II
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG CloneDrive
    Overwolf
    GameFirst IV
    ROG Aura
    - Aura Lighting Control

  • Special Features

    OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
    - Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
    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+ VRM, 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 
    Gamer's Guardian:
    - DRAM Overcurrent Protection
    - DIGI+ VRM
    - SafeSlot
    - ESD Guards on LAN, Audio,and USB ports
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU 
    AURA :
    - Aura Lighting Control
    - Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
    - Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger 
    - ESD Guards
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM 
    Gaming Aesthetics :
    - AURA-RGB Lighting

  • Back I/O Ports

    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 
    4 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x ASUS 2x2 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.2 module

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
    1 x AAFP connector
    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 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) 
    1 x Chassis Fan connector(s) 
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector 
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX Power connector
    1 x System panel(s) 
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x T_Sensor Connector
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    M.2 2242 mounting kit
    I/O Shield
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    2 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x CPU installation tool
    1 x ROG addressable LED strip (30cm)
    1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n compliant)
    1 x SCD
    1 x Panel cable
    1 x STRIX series sticker

  • BIOS

    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, 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

  • Support Disc

    Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    ASUS EZ Update 
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)

  • Operating System

    Windows® 10 64-bit

  • Form Factor

    Mini ITX Form Factor 
    6.7 inch x 6.7 inch ( 17 cm x 17 cm )

  • Management Solution

    DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Note

    *1 For a 2242 storage device, use the bundled 2242 mounting kit.

    *2 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.

    *3 Intel® Optane Technology only supported when using 8th 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

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