ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING Review & Specifications

ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING Socket 1151 Z170 DDR4 M.2 USB 3.1 Type-A Mini-ITX

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Miniaturized size, maximized gaming fun

LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Core i5 / Core i3, Pentium® and Celeron Processors
Dual DDR4 4000 (OC) support
SupremeFX: Flawless audio that makes you part of the game
Sonic Radar ll: Scan and detect your enemies to dominate
Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technologies: Top-speed protected networking
5-Way Optimization and Pro Clock technology: Easy and stable overclocking
RAMCache: Speed up your game loads
Gamer's Guardian: Highly-durable components and smart DIY features
2x2 Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO, USB 3.1 Type-A and M.2: Ultra-speedy transfers for faster gaming

Specs Overview

Model Z170I PRO GAMING
Release Date October 2015
Series
Socket LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX
Chipset Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3400Mhz
Audio Chipset SupremeFX
Audio Channels 8 Channels
LAN Chipset Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 2
SATA Express Ports 1
M.2 Ports 1
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 2
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB

Score Pangoly

86

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Critic Reviews

92

Mini-ITX systems are gaining more and more adepts as are occupying less space and usually have lower power consumption. Yet we've seen today a gaming motherboard in this form factor.Asus Z170i Pro Gaming is a small mainboard with powerful capabilitie ...

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74

MSI have set a very good example in producing good quality, feature packed, but not so wallet crushing ITX solutions over the last couple of years; does the Z170I Pro Gaming AC give a case of the same positive vibes as previous boards?I have to be qu ...

85

There are some very minor issues with the Z170i Pro Gaming, such as two odd-placed SATA 6Gbps ports, and the fact the M.2 port is rather inaccessible. In addition, we don't think it looks quite as nice as some of its predecessors, but other than thes ...

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  • CPU

    Intel® Socket 1151 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

    2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, 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. 
    * 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
    - 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 3.0/2.0 x16

  • 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 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*1
    2 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

  • 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

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth V4.1

  • 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 : 
    2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (Type-A)
    Intel® Z170 chipset : 
    6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z170 chipset : 
    4 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 2 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 2+, 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 2+
    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-DIMM 
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    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 DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.1 (red)Type-A
    4 x USB 3.0 
    2 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
    2 x Wi-Fi antenna port(s)

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 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 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
    2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 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 Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    ASUS Q-Shield
    M.2 2242 mounting kit
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x CPU installation tool
    1 x Supporting DVD
    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

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

  • Note

    *1:For a 2242 storage device, use the bundled 2242 mounting kit.
    *2:These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.

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