The SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 Motherboard from ASUS is designed to fit in cases that support an ATX form factor. The 12.0 x 9.6" SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 supports 6th Generation (Skylake) Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the LGA 1151 socket, as well as the Intel Z170 chipset. This motherboard supports Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), and 7 (32 & 64-bit), and through its OC design, offers a full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance.
The ATX form factor of the SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 has 4 x DIMM slots that can support up to 64GB of 2400 and 2133 MHz non-ECC and unbuffered DDR4 RAM, as well as dual channel memory architecture and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules. The SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 has a total of 8 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports (4 from SATA Express), 2 x SATA Express ports, and 1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3 port. It also has 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (x16 or dual x8), 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (x4 mode), 3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slots, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C port, 6 x USB 3.0 ports (2 at the back panel, 4 at mid-board), and 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 at the back panel, 4 at mid-board). Using the Realtek ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition audio codec featuring Crystal Sound 3, it can support 8-channel HD audio.
The SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 has integrated Intel HD graphics support with 1 x HDMI and 1 x DisplayPort. Its HDMI port supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz, while the DisplayPort supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz. It is able to use up to 1,024MB of shared memory and also supports Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, and Intel Insider. DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport allows up to 3 displays to be daisy chained together, while multi-GPU use is also supported through NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI, NVIDIA 2-Way SLI, AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX, and AMD 3-Way CrossFireX technologies.
The SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 has also been designed with 8 +4 Digital Phase Power Design, TUF components, ASUS DIGI+ Power Control, Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution, UEFI BIOS, AI Suite 3, Ai Charger, Ai Charger+, USB 3.1 Boost, ESD Guards, and more. This motherboard includes an ASUS Q-Shield, 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s cables, 1 x M.2 screw package, 1 x CPU installation tool, 1 x HYPER M.2 X4, 1 x SLI Bridge, 1 x Q-Connector, 2 x Accessory Fans, 3 x PCIe x16 slot dust covers, 2 x DRAM slot dust covers, 3 x PCIe x1 slot dust covers, 2 x Short Fan Screws, 4 x Long Fan Screws, 3 x Thermistor cables, 1 x back I/O dust frame, 1 x back I/O dust grid, 1 x connector dust cover collection, 2 x On board USB 2.0 connector dust covers, 8 x back I/O USB connector dust covers, 7 x On board SATA connector dust covers, 2 x SATA Express connector dust covers, and 5 x audio connector dust covers. It is protected by a limited 5-year warranty.