The Z170 PRO Gaming LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from ASUS is designed to fit in standard sized ATX cases. The 12.0 x 9.6" Z170 PRO Gaming supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the LGA 1151 socket, and the Intel Z170 chipset. This motherboard is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), and 7 (32/64-bit) operating systems and also supports USB 3.1 Type-A and Type-C, each of which can achieve data transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s.
The ATX form factor of the Z170 PRO Gaming can support 64GB of RAM and comes with four 288-pin dual-channel DIMM slots that can each hold 16GB of DDR4 13400 (OC), 3333 (OC), 3200 (OC), 3100 (OC), 3000 (OC), 2933 (OC), 2800 (OC), 2666 (OC), 2600 (OC), 2400 (OC), and 2133 MHz non-ECC unbuffered memory. It also has a total of 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, 1 x SATA Express port (compatible with 2 x SATA III ports), and 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector that supports SATA & PCIe SSDs, 1 x 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Type-C port, 1 x 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Type-A port, 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 at the back panel, 2 at mid-board), 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 at the back panel, 6 at mid-board), 5 x audio jacks, 1 x S/PDIF out, and 1 x Gigabit LAN port. To provide data redundancy, RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 modes are supported. For those looking to expand their system using PCIe, there are 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (single at x16, dual at x8/x8), 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (max at x4 mode), and 3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slots.
For delivering sharp, clear graphics, this motherboard contains integrated Intel HD Graphics and is equipped with HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D, and VGA video outputs that support resolutions such as 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz, 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz, 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz, and 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz. There is also multi-GPU support for NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI and 2-Way SLI technology, as well as AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX and 3-Way CrossFireX technology. Using the SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition audio codec, this motherboard can support 8-channel HD audio.
The Z170 PRO Gaming has also been designed with LANGuard, DIGI+ VRM, DRAM overcurrent protection, a stainless steel back I/O, ESD guards, AI Suite 3, Fan Xpert 3, USB 3.1 Boost, 5-way optimization, and more. This motherboard is protected by a limited 3-year warranty and includes an I/O shield, 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s cables, 1 x M.2 screw package, 1 x CPU installation tool, 1 x supporting DVD, 1 x SLI bridge, and 1 x 12-in-1 cable label.