Asus Z170-PRO Review & Specifications

ASUS Z170-PRO ATX DDR4

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Last time in stock: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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5-Way Optimization: One click to optimize your entire system; plus a dedicated onboard water-pump header^Intel USB 3.1 on board: One Type-A port plus a reversible Type-C port^ASUS Pro Clock Technology: Extends base clocks and improves stability for extreme overclocking^Crystal Sound 3, Intel LAN and Turbo LAN: Flawless audio and low-latency networking^5X Protection II: Advanced hardware safeguards

Specs Overview

Model Z170-PRO
Socket LGA1151
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz
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 0
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.
    * 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.)/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. 
    * 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
    - 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 2304 @ 60 Hz 
    Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
    Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™

  • Multi-GPU Support

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

  • Expansion Slots

    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (Single at x16, dual at x8/x8, ) 
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode, ) 
    3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

  • Storage

    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
    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 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*1
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*2

  • LAN

    Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), GameFirst technology
    Anti-surge LANGuard

  • Audio

    SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC 
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
    - High quality 115 dB SNR stereo playback output
    Audio Feature :
    - SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - Sonic Radar II

  • USB Ports

    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (Type-A)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (USB Type-CTM, Reversible)
    Intel® Z170 chipset : 
    6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z170 chipset : 
    8 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 6 at mid-board)

  • Special Features

    ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :
    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
    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
    ASUS TPU :
    - Auto Tuning
    - TurboV
    - GPU Boost 
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU 
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger+
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface 
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 3
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3 
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Push Notice
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM 
    Media Streamer
    RAMCache

  • Operating System Support

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

  • Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
    1 x DVI
    1 x D-Sub
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-CTM
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 
    2 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 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: gray, Compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
    1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
    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)
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (3 x 4 -pin)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s) 
    1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x CPU OV
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    I/O Shield
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x CPU installation tool
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x SLI bridge(s)
    1 x 12 in 1 Cable Label (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

  • Support Disc

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

  • Form Factor

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

  • Note

    *1:When the M.2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled.
    *2:These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.

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