High-value, feature-packed, performance-optimized Z170 ATX board

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors
  • Dual DDR4 3400 (OC) support
  • PRO Clock technology, 5-Way Optimization and 2nd-generation T-Topology: Easy and stable overclocking
  • SupremeFX: Flawless audio that makes you part of the game
  • Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard & GameFirst III: Top-speed protected networking
  • RAMCache: Speed up your game loads
  • USB 3.1 Type A/C & M.2: Ultra-speedy transfers for faster gaming
  • Gamer's Guardian: Highly-durable components and smart DIY features
  • Sonic Radar ll: Scan and detect your enemies to dominate
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Product Description

ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING Motherboard
  1. 1. Intel LGA 1151
  2. 2. PS2
  3. 3. DisplayPort,HDMI, VGA, DVI
  4. 4. USB 3.1 Type-A + Type-C
    6 x USB 3.0 (2@board; 4@rear)
    8 x USB 2.0 (6@board; 2@rear)
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  5. 5. Intel® Ethernet
    GameFirst III
  6. 6. 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
    (Supports SLI/CFX)
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
    (@ x4 mode)
    3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
  7. 7. SupremeFX
    SupremeFX Shielding
    Premium Audio Caps
    Headphone AMP
    SupremeFX LED lighting
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  1. 8. DDR4 3400MHz (O.C.)
    4 DIMM, dual-channel
    Support XMP
  2. 9. Model Name LED Lighting
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  3. 10. PRO Clock
  4. 11. 1 x SATA Express
    (compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports)
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s
  5. 12. M.2 Socket 3
    PCIe x4 mode (Gen 3.0)
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  6. 13. EXT_FAN
    Support Fan extension card
  7. 14. ROG_EXT
    Support Front Base


SupremeFX audio technology achieves near-lossless audio quality and has multiple light effects to illuminate the exclusive red-line shielding, plus Sonic Radar II technology to locate battlefield enemies before they spot you!

Shielded audio, superior sound

The ASUS-exclusive technology that produces near-lossless audio quality with a remarkable signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 115dB, so you enjoy every sound detail.

ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING MotherboardIlluminated red line shielding
Banish analog interference and enjoy eye-catching, customizable lighting effects.
ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING MotherboardEMI cover
Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves
ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING Motherboard300O-headphone amplifier
Drive some of the very best headphones available for exceptional gaming-audio and music-listening experiences.
ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING MotherboardPremium Nichicon® audio capacitors
Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound.
Sonic Radar II
Scan and detect to dominate!
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Sonic Radar II displays a stealthy overlay that shows what your opponents and teammates are up to on the battlefield, all managed via a simple control panel and customizable game list. See the direction and origin of key in-game sounds, and practice your enemy-pinpointing skill, plus exclusive Audio Enhancement technology clarifies every last blast.


Loaded with the best networking tech, including high-speed Intel® Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard and GameFirst III, your connections are faster and safer to stay ahead of the pack!

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Intel Gigabit Ethernet
More throughput, less CPU usage and great gaming experiences

Featuring the very latest Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming — always. Intel’s LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor’s workload, so there’s more power for your game and your gameplay.

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Pumped-up throughput. Best surge protection

Signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting ensure a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges.

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GameFirst III
Banish lag, play smooth

Exclusive GameFirst III prioritizes game-related packets and allocates more bandwidth to games, eliminating laggy gameplay, streaming stutters and file-sharing slowdown — so you’ll always be the frontrunner. Choose from Optimization, Game, Media Streaming or File Sharing presets and watch your network fly!

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Packed with ASUS-exclusive Pro Clock technology, second-generation ASUS T-Topology, AI Suite 3 and RAM Cache to unleash the full potential of your gaming performance.

Go Faster with PRO Clock technology

A dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel® processors that extends overclocked base clock frequencies up to 400MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU), to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING MotherboardAdvantages of ASUS Pro Clock:

  • Reduced boot up time
  • Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
  • Increased stability under heavy overclocking

* BCLK overclocking range will vary according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options.

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DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers

Second-generation ASUS T-Topology enables DDR4 memory overclocking to reach new heights: over DDR4-3400MHz with all memory slots populated. Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, our second-generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.

One-stop performance-optimization panel

AI Suite 3 is an exclusive ASUS dashboard-style control panel that lets you fine-tune almost every aspect of your Z170 Pro Gaming-based system for the best balance between performance, stability, efficiency and aesthetics — all via a simple and intuitive interface.

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5-way optimization
Dynamically adjusts ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), EPU (Energy Processing Unit) and Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM), Fan Xpert 3 and Turbo App technologies for precision-enhanced performance and efficiency, and all with a single click.

LED Control
Customizing the audio and marque LEDs is easy: just flip the switches and pick the radio buttons that match your style and gaming mood!

Fan Xpert 3
Via five 4/3 pin (PWM/DC) combo fan connectors and five onboard thermal sensors, Fan Xpert 3 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. Z170 Pro gaming also has a fan-extension (EXT) header for quick-and-easy fan upgrades.

USB 3.1 Boost
An exclusive utility that automatically accelerates USB 3.1 for sequential read/write speeds of up to 854.6/863.9MB/s. * It requires to update USB 3.1 Boost to V1.08.02 or later version

Award-winning BIOS design

The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you’re a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, fan profiles and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified or make notes in Quick Notes.

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CrashFree BIOS 3
Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order — even when it won’t boot!

EZ Flash 3
Update the latest BIOS via the internet, and from within the BIOS.

Speed your game loads

ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING MotherboardUniquely-intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it’s activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times to stratospheric levels! Protection (up to 15KV) against surges.


Motherboard self-protection with loads of brilliant defenses, including our unique smart DIY features. Individually they’re tough, together they’re unstoppable.

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Digi+ VRM
Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times!
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DRAM overcurrent protection
All connection ports and DRAM are protected against overcurrent and short-circuit damage by onboard resettable fuses, extending your motherboard’s life.
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Highly durable components
Fine-quality, super-tough components are our watchwords. We fit only superior chokes, plus durable capacitors engineered to resist extreme temperature variations of between -55°C and 105°C —110% better than the industry standard.
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Stainless steel back I/O
Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel is three times longer than ordinary panels!
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0 pain! Protect your hands from nicks and cuts.
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1 clip
to swap or secure your graphics card.
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1 -sided
clips mean handling memory modules is a cinch — super simple and super secure.
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CPU installation tool
1 -layer
protection from socket-pin damage.
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4 LEDs
indicate problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.
ESD Guards
2X-greater ESD protection for extended component lifespan

SUS ESD Guards actively protect against sudden electrostatic discharge (ESD), meaning the components will last much longer — and you get protection that’s up to twice as resilient as industry standards!

Audio connectors
Capacitor protection on both front and back audio-output circuits.

LAN port
ESD TVS diode protection and an anti-surge LAN connector protects against extreme events, such as lightning strikes.

USB 3/2.0 connectors
On-circuit transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes and capacitor protection for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.

VGA connector
Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect D-Sub functionality.

Keyboard and mouse connectors
Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes.


Intel Z170 Express Chipset

Intel Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum of ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you’ll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

Ready for 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors

This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.



Supported CPU

CPU Socket Type
LGA 1151
CPU Type
Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron (LGA1151)
Supported CPU Technologies
Turbo Boost Technology 2.0


Intel Z170


Number of Memory Slots
Memory Standard
DDR4 3400*(*O.C.)/ 3333*/ 3200*/ 3100*/ 3000*/ 2933*/ 2800*/ 2666*/ 2600*/ 2400*/ 2133
Maximum Memory Supported
Channel Supported
Dual Channel

Expansion Slots

PCI Express 3.0 x16
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (single at x16 mode or dual at x8 mode)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (max. at x4 mode)
PCI Express x1
3 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots

Storage Devices

SATA 6Gb/s
4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (gray)**
** These SATA ports are for data hard drivers only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
SATA Express
1 x SATA Express port (gray, 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 3.0 x4 mode)*
* When the M.2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled.

Onboard Video

Onboard Video Chipset
Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support: DisplayPort, HDMI, D-sub, DVI ports
Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution 4096 x 2304@60Hz
Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160@24Hz
Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200@60Hz
Supports D-sub with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @60Hz
Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider
Maximum shared memory of 512MB

Multi-GPU support
- Supports NVIDIA 2-Way/Quad-GPU SLI Technology
- Supports AMD 3-Way/ Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology

Onboard Audio

Audio Channels
8 Channels

Onboard LAN

LAN Chipset
Intel Gigabit LAN
Max LAN Speed

Rear Panel Ports

1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
Video Ports
1 x DVI
1 x D-sub
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port
1 x DisplayPort
USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.1 ports (1 Type-A, red; 1 Type-C, black at back panel)
USB 3.0
4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
USB 1.1/2.0
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x Optical
Audio Ports
8-channel audio I/O ports

Internal I/O Connectors

Onboard USB
1 x 19-pin USB 3.0/2.0 connector supports additional 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports
3 x USB 2.0/1.1 connectors support additional 6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (one connector via ROG_EXT header)
Other Connectors
1 x System panel header
1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
1 x CPU fan connector (4-pin)
1 x CPU OPT fan connector (4-pin)
3 x Chassis Fan connectors (4-pin) for both 3-pin(DC mode) and 4-pin(PWM mode) coolers control
1 x Thermal sensor header
1 x COM connector
1 x TPM header
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper (2-pin)

Physical Spec

Form Factor
Dimensions (W x L)
12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin
24 Pin


ASUS Gaming Features

Performance Optimization
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5
- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
TPU - Auto Tuning, TurboV, GPU Boost
Fan Xpert 3 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
RAM Cache
Media Streamer
- Pipe music or movies from your PC to a smart TV, your entertainment goes wherever you go!
- Media Streamer app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems

Push Notice - Monitor your PC status with smart devices in real time

UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
- O.C. Tuner
- CrashFree BIOS 3
- EZ Flash 3

- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot

ASUS Exclusive Features
- USB 3.1 Boost featuring speedy USB 3.1 transmission
- AI Suite 3
- Disk Unlocker
- AI Charger+

128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI 3.0, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.1, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, F9 Quick Note, Last Modified Log, F12 PrintScreen function, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

Support DVD:
ASUS Utilities
EZ Update
Anti-virus software (OEM version)

Operating System Support:
Windows 10*
Windows 8.1*
Windows 7
*64-bit supported only


Package Contents
4 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s cables
1 x User manual
1 x I/O shield
1 x ROG SLI bridge connector
1 x PRO GAMING Cable Labels
1 x M.2 screw package
1 x CPU Installation Tool
1 x Support DVD


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