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Asus ROG Strix Z270F Kaby Lake ATX Gaming Motherboard

Asus ROG STRIX Z270F GAMING, Intel Z270, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, M.2, 2-Way SLi/3-Way CrossFire, GbE, USB 3.1 A+C, ATX

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ASUS ROG Motherboard Performance Dominates in-game

Experience the Strix Z270F premier performance that combines its power with incredible audio to deliver an unrivalled motherboard gaming experience. This Z270 supports the latest Intel processors and technologies and combines them with exclusive ROG innovations, taking your PC motherboard to the next level. ROG Strix Z270F charges every movement of every game with thrilling energy and equips you with epic speed and agility. Dominate in-game with ROG Strix Z270F!

Intel Z270
Chipset

1151
CPU Socket

ATX
Form Factor

3D Printing Friendly Motherboard

Personalise Your ASUS Motherboard

ASUS is the first motherboard manufacturer to support 3D printing, making it easy to customize your motherboard's appearance and improve system performance with a range of printable parts.

Dedicated 3D Mounts on the motherboard makes fitting 3D-printed parts easy. Using the same screws as M.2 drives and standard motherboard mounting holes, you can easily add nameplates, cable covers, or an M.2 fan holder.

  • 1 Cable Cover - Cover your cables for a tidier PC.
  • 2 Custom Nameplate - Personalize your build with a custom logo making it unique to you.
  • 3 IO cover - Cover the IO and individualize your build with a name or logo.
  • 4 M.2 Fan Holder - The ASUS 3D-printed M.2 fan holder keeps temperatures low for improved performance and longevity.

SupremeFX Motherboard Sound

High-Quality Z270 Audio

ROG Strix's awesome SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 113 dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection for best-ever ROG recording quality! We've also added a low-dropout regulator for cleaner power delivery to the SupremeFX S1220A codec, plus Texas Instruments RC4580 and OPA1688 op-amps for high gain with low distortion. It all adds up to audio that envelops you as never before!

  • 1 Red Line Shielding - Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.
  • 2 Audio Cover - Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.
  • 3 Premium Nichicon Audio Capacitors - Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
  • 4 Dual Op Amplifiers - With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600Ω-headphone impedance for great flexibility.

ASUS AURA LED Lighting

Static
Always on

Breathing
Fades in and out

Strobing
Flashes on and off

Colour Cycle
Fades between the colors of the rain-bow

Music Effect
Pulses to the beat of your music

CPU Temperature
Changes color with CPU load

Rainbow
A rolling multi-color glow

Comet
A stream of light with a tail

Flash & Dance
Single/multi-color stepped flashes

Take control and customise your motherboard

Create your own custom LED lighting effects with the intuitive Aura software. Cast a stunning multi-color glow across your build with the powerful RGB LEDs built in to ROG Strix Z270F Gaming, or attach separate RGB strips using the two onboard 4-pin headers. You can even use both at the same time and enjoy perfect lighting synchronization. Fire up Aura and enjoy the creative freedom of nine different lighting themes.

ASUS AURA SYNC
ASUS Aura Sync RGB LED technology makes ROG Strix Z270F Gaming the control hub for your illumination ambitions — so it's easy to synchronize incredible lighting effects between compatible components, including RGB LED strips, graphics cards, keyboards and even mice! Change all LEDs in unison or employ dynamic modes to flow the illumination effects smoothly across all synchronized devices.

*The Aura RGB-strip header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strips with a maximum power rating of 2A (12V). For maximum brightness, strip length should not exceed 2m.
*One extension cable is included. RGB LED strips are sold separately.

Sonic Studio III

Control Z270 Motherboard audio output

ROG Strix's Sonic Studio III audio-effects station has an intelligent routing feature made for streaming. The new routing feature ports streams to different outputs giving you full control over who hears what. With Sonic Studio III, you now can share your exciting in-game moments without worrying about frivolous DCMA takedown requests. In addition to that, Sonic Studio III also comes with app-level preferences for instant audio profiles, and improved noise filtering for conversations with total clarity! Easily assign different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser audio to headphones and game audio to speakers.

App-Specific Profiles:
Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.

Noise Filter:
Automatically detects and eliminates unwanted background noises, ensuring that your communications are loud and clear.

Sonic Radar III For Gaming

Scan and detect to dominate in game

We've given Sonic Radar III an overhaul, evolving the audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you — and we've even added an onscreen arrow to help you pinpoint the enemy's position instantly! See the origin of key in-game sounds and hone your enemy-pinpointing skills. Plus the new audio boost feature provides filters that let you hear even the faintest sounds, so you can become the hunter, not the hunted!

  • Improved Audio Algorithm - The new Sonic Radar III audio algorithm is now even more accurate to allow enemies to be pinpointed with even more accuracy.
  • 3D Engine - Sonic Radar III is built around it's all new HUD with an in-game 3 dimensional arrow for a more intuitive experience.
  • Audio Boost - The new audio boost feature now allows the boosted audio to be heard directly.
  • Audio Radar - Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos.

ASUS Pro Clock Tech

Improved overclocking for faster gaming performance

A dedicated base-clock generator designed for 7th Generation Intel processors allows overclocked base base-clock frequencies up to or beyond 425MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV processing unit to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control, — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

*BCLK overclocking range will vary according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options. Ranges up to 650MHz are possible under some conditions.

Third-Generation ASUS T-Topology

DDR4 OVERCLOCKING - STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

With support for DDR4 memory, ROG Strix Z270F Gaming lets you drive memory frequencies to 3866MHz and beyond when overclocked! ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design provides superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimizing coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels, T-Topology delivers balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility.

5-Way Motherboard Optimization

DDR4 OVERCLOCKING - STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your ROG Strix Z270F Gaming build — because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts! Our exclusive technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else!

  • Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritized bandwidth, and vivid sound.
  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.
  • Stutter is eliminated, ensuring smooth-running apps - even under heavy loading.
  • Energy efficiency is improved, so you'll save money.

Instant CPU Performance Boost

CPU control through asus ai suite 3

Crank up your PC instantly with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility! The TurboV Processing Unit offers precise voltage control and advanced monitoring for the CPU and the graphics card, enabling great freedom to adjust CPU frequencies and ratios for optimized performance and for exploiting the potential out of your graphics card* *Please see the graphics card QVL

Enhanced Motherboard Energy Efficiency

Powerful gameplay, efficiency when away

With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy real-time, system-wide power savings — for gaming kicks that won't cost the earth! EPU automatically detects and adjusts power consumption according to your rig's needs, so you save money without compromising on thrills. EPU will also reduce CPU wattage to a set level and deliver even more savings with Away mode, creating an extreme energy-saving scenario that shuts down unused extra I/O controllers and reduces the power level of the graphics card. That means full power for your gameplay — and then total energy efficiency when you step away!

Advanced Z270F Fan Control

Cooler Kaby Lake Board by design | Fan Xpert 4

Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan and water-pump controls for the ultimate in undisturbed gaming. With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 4 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise -- so you enjoy all the performance you demand with none of the racket!

With high-end graphics cards being a significant source of heat in any build, the GPU has a bigger impact on case temperatures than any other component. With Fan Xpert 4 you're now able to set the GPU temperature as a fan-tuning source, enabling a dynamic cooling response to system power output!

Asus Motherboard Digi+

Precise Digital Power Control

To go faster than fast you need ultra-accurate power control — so ROG Strix Z270 series motherboards are kitted out with ASUS Digi+ Power Control for maxed-out overclocking potential, enhanced system stability and superb power efficiency. Digi+ Power Control is the industry's leading digital power controller and it's fully compliant with Intel's IMVP8 specifications, for smoother, safer power.

Turbo App From ASUS

Game faster, rank higher

ASUS Turbo App is the intuitive tuning panel to boost everything to secure your victory in your favorite titles! Overclock your CPU, prioritize game data across your network and optimize the audio settings for fantastically clear audio and in-game-chat. History is written by the victors, so don't go to war without Turbo App.

Z270 RAMCACHE II Speeds

SPEED YOUR GAME LOADS

Uniquely intelligent technology that effectively caches entire storage devices so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache II turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times -- and of course it's compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options!

Automatically caches all your storage devices at the same time for optimal use of your system‘s caching resources.

ASUS BIOS Design

AWARD-WINNING, easy bios control

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.

  • 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 or from within the system BIOS.

Intel Gigabit Ethernet

More throughput and less CPU usage for great gaming experiences

ROG Strix Z270F Gaming features the very latest Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead while offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor's workload, so there's more power for gaming.

ASUS Motherboard LANGuard

Pumped-Up Throughput, Best Surge Protection

LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your ROG Strix Z270F Gaming's connection and deliver pumped-up 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!

Z270F GAMEFIRST IV

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TEAM UP TO BANISH GAMING LAG

GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.

ASUS Gamer's Guardian Tech

Digi+ VRM
The 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!

DRAM Overcurrent Protection
Onboard resettable fuses protect all connection ports and DRAM modules against overcurrent and short-circuit damage, extending your motherboard's life.

Q-shield
NO pain! Protect your hands from nicks and cuts.

Q-Slot
1 clip design makes it easy to swap or secure your graphics card.

Q-DIMM
1 slided clips make handling memory modules a cinch.

Z270F GAMING Motherboard Protection

SafeSlot - ASUS SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented. Featuring a new single-step, insert-molding manufacturing process that integrates fortifying metal and additional solder points, SafeSlot provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance.

Q-LEDs - Onboard LEDs to Indicate the power status, and problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.

CPU Installation tool - Three-step simplicity and safety—just pop your CPU in the special tool; insert the tool directly into the CPU socket; close the latch; then you're good to go!

ASUS ROG Clone Drive

Image your drives with the Z270F, the smart way

All-new ROG Clone Drive is the smart, convenient cloning solution that quickly and efficiently replicates hard drives or SSDs. Clone Drive is so smart that it can clone one drive to two target drives at the same time, or image any file from your disk at breakneck speeds.

Dual PCIe Gen3 M.2

Motherboard Equiped with 2 Rapid SSD Slots

Dual PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 slots (1x type 22110, 1x type 2280) provide NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to three PCIe Gen3 storage devices via two M.2 slots and a PCIe x16 slot to enjoy the world's fastest data-transfer speeds on the 7th Generation Intel Core platform.

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Specifications
Core Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 1151
Chipset Intel Z270
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3300(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB (4x16GB)
Audio
Audio ROG SupremeFX 8-Ch. HD Audio S1220A
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support 2-Way SLi
Crossfire Support 3-Way CrossFire
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DisplayPort 1.2
  • DVI-D
  • HDMI
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280, PCIe
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280/22110, PCIe/SATA
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel® Smart Response Technology
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 PCIe Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 3 x 3D Mount screw port
  • 1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 1 x CPU_OV
  • 1 x DRCT Header
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x High AMP Fan Header
  • 2 x RGB Header
  • 1 x ROG Extension header (ROG_EXT)
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 2 x System Fan header
  • 1 x System Panel Connector with Chassis Intrusion
  • 1 x T_Sensor Connector
  • 1 x TPM Header (14-1 pin)
  • 3 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Header
  • 1 x Water Pump Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x SPDIF Out (Optical)
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
Other Motherboard Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
01442 265548
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Asus ROG STRIX Z270F GAMING, Intel Z270, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, M.2, 2-Way SLi/3-Way CrossFire, GbE, USB 3.1 A+C, ATX is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems awesome, I don't know much about motherboards Seems great, don't know too much about motherboards but this seems to tick all the boxes for me. Very happy with it.
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from top notch A great MB, a pleasure to work with and looks awesome in the glass sided tower due to the RGB LED's
Date published: 2017-02-24
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Questions & Answers

How many case fans can this MB support?

Asked by: Wazza
Hello, This motherboard has connections for: 1 x High AMP Fan Header 2 x System/chassis Fan header Along with the CPU fan headers. Regards,
Answered by: LizN
Date published: 2017-03-09
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Asus ROG Strix Z270F Kaby Lake ATX Gaming Motherboard
Asus ROG Strix Z270F Kaby Lake ATX Gaming Motherboard