ASUS Z170-DELUXE Review & Specifications

ASUS Z170-DELUXE Socket 1151 Z170 DDR4 M.2 USB 3.1 Type-C

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Unleash performance with one click and exclusive OC design, plus unparalleled connectivity with 3x3 802.11ac Wi-Fi

5-Way Optimization: One click optimizes your entire system with a dedicated water-pump header on board
ASUS Pro Clock Technology: Extends base clocks and improves stability for extreme overclocking
6 USB 3.1 onboard: 5 Type-A ports and 1 reversible Type-C port
Dual 32Gbit/s ultra-fast M.2 x4: Onboard and PCIe add-in card
Hyper Kit: Bundled for instant U.2 support

Specs Overview

Model Z170-DELUXE
Release Date August 2015
Series
Socket LGA1151
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels 8 Channels
LAN Chipset Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 1
M.2 Ports 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

Score Pangoly

92

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Critic Reviews

85

The Z170 Deluxe is an expensive motherboard - there's no getting around that. Combined with the high price of Skylake CPUs, you'd be well within your rights to consider an X99 setup instead seeing as there are far cheaper X99 motherboards around than ...

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80

This high-end "Skylake" board is loaded with next-generation connectivity options, including six USB 3.1 ports and support for high-end Wi-Fi. Just be sure you'll take advantage of it all--nearly-as-able boards are available for much less. Read...

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97

If we go by past sales figures, a lot of people out there are waiting to see ASUS Z170 boards, so all of you who were waiting for me to review one get exactly what they want today. However, for those of you who are not that interested in ASUS board.. ...

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  • CPU

    Intel® for 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.
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

  • Chipset

    Intel® Z170

  • Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 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 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 ports
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 4096 x 2160 @ 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 2 displays simultaneously

  • Multi-GPU Support

    Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
    Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

  • Expansion Slots

    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
    4 x PCIe x1

  • Storage

    1 x SATA Express portcompatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
    1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
    1 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s)M.2 X4 with M Key design, type 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Support PCIE SSD only)
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black

  • LAN

    Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    Gigabit Intel® LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
    ASUS Turbo LAN Utility

  • Wireless Data Network

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
    Support ASUS Wi-Fi Go! Utility
    Up to 1300Mbps transfer speed

  • Bluetooth
  • Audio

    Realtek® ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2
    - Supports : Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
    - High quality 112 dB SNR stereo playback output (Line-out at rear) and 104 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
    Audio Feature :
    - DTS Connect
    - DTS Studio Sound
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - BD Audio Layer Content Protection
    - 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
    Premium Japanese-made 12K hours capacitors
    - Top notch audio sensation delivers according to the audio configuration
    - Absolute Pitch 192khz/24bit true BD lossless sound
    Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality

  • USB Ports

    Intel® Z170 chipset :
    5 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, +teal blue, Type-A, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z170 chipset :
    5 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (1 at back panel, +black, Type-A, 4 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    5 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (5 at back panel, +teal blue, Type-A)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, , Type-C, Reversible)

  • Special Features

    ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 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.
    5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
    ASUS 5X Protection :
    - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 16 Phase digital power design
    - ASUS LANGuard - Advanced LAN protection
    - 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 EPU :
    - EPU
    ASUS Digital Power Design :

    ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
    - Wi-Fi 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
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - GPU Boost
    - USB BIOS Flashback
    - MemOK!
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger
    - Ai Charger+
    - M.2 & SATA Express
    - Anti-Surge
    - Onboard Button : Power/Reset/Clr CMOS (at back IO)
    - Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    - Turbo LAN
    - Crystal Sound 3
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Design Heat-pipe solution
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 3
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - DirectKey
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Multi-language BIOS
    - Push Notice
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-Code
    - ASUS Q-LED ()
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Media Streamer
    Turbo App
    Fan Xpert 3

  • Operating System Support

    Windows® 10 , 32bit/64bit
    Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
    Windows® 7 , 64bit

  • Back I/O Ports

    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    5 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)Type-A
    1 x USB 3.1 ()Type-C
    1 x USB 3.0 (blue)
    0 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS Flashback)
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    6 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS)
    1 x 8-channel Audio I/O

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x SATA Express connector: ,
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Support PCIE SSD only)
    1 x TPM header
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    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 System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x DRCT header(s)
    1 x MemOK! button(s)
    1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x TPU switch(es)
    1 x EPU switch(es)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Reset button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback button(s)
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    ASUS Q-Shield
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x Feature manual
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x ASUS 3T3R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
    1 x HYPERwith M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Support PCIE SSD only)
    1 x SLI bridge(s)
    1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)
    1 x Wi-Fi Antenna(s)

  • BIOS

    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

  • Manageability

    WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Operating System

    Windows® 8.1 64-bit
    Windows® 7 64-bit

  • Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

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