Asus Mainstream ATX Z170-K Motherboard
ASUS Z170-K Motherboard
Z170-K motherboards are from ASUS’ series designed to be durable, safeguarded and with enhanced protection. It features some of the best motherboard ports available such as USB 3.1, advanced audio technology for increased gaming immersion and Fan Xpert 3 for controlled cooling. This premium motherboard will bring increased stability, fantastic performance and lightning-fast speeds to your system. Plus, it utilises ASUS’ UEFI BIOS, that is media-acclaimed and comes with EZ Flash.
Dependable Motherboard Stability
Advanced Hardware Safeguard
Industry-leading 5X Protection II employs the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability of your motherboard with all-round protection. For you, that means exceptional protection and stability for your build — the result of decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.
LANGuard Board Protection
Pumped-Up Throughput, Higher Surge Tolerance
ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors ensuring a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components for greater tolerance to static electricity and improved protection against surges.
* ESD result is undertaken by individual LANGaurd
Best Overvoltage Protection
World-Class Circuit-Protecting Power Design
An exclusive circuit design with built-in voltage regulators to protect your chipset, connectivity ports, and audio codecs from damage caused by unexpected high-level voltages from unstable or inferior power supplies.
ASUS ESD Guarded Motherboard
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) - Protective Circuit Design
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can happen suddenly, and its damaging effects are easily underestimated. ASUS ESD Guards are tested to very high standards, capable of up to +/- 10kV for air discharge and +/-6kV for contact discharge. We employ an active protective circuit design to guard your system against electrostatic interference and damage, providing greater component longevity.
LAN Port - ESD TVS diode protection on the LAN circuit.
USB Connectors - TVS diodes for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.
VGA Connectors - Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect D-Sub functionality.
Keyboard and Mouse Connectors - Additional on-circuit ESD transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes.
ASUS UEFI BIOS
Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
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, quickly and easily.
M.2 Motherboard Slot
Ultrafast Transfer Speed
With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole PC or professional apps work as fast as possible.
Instant front-panel USB 3.0 Experience
We've put USB 3.0 right where you need it — four super-speed ports on the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, so no more back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear ports!
TYPE-C ease and speed
Motherboard Convenient Connectivity
USB Type-C (USB-C) delivers future device compatibility and high-speed USB connectivity of 5Gbit/s from a slim, reversible port.
1/3 smaller than traditional USB Type-A / Any-way-up design means USB connection / Compatible with the latest devices today and the exciting new trends of tomorrow
Immersive Motherboard Audio Tech
Beautiful LED-illuminated trace paths brighten your build and highlight noise-isolated, precision-shielded, interference-eliminated onboard audio like you've never before experienced!
LED-Illuminated Design - Brighten up your build with the gorgeous illuminated audio trace path.
Noise Isolation - Audio shielding ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference.
Separate layers for left and right tracks ensures both channels deliver consistent, equal quality.
Audio Enjoyment - Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
Safe Motherboard Mounting
Component-Free Areas to Minimize Damage Risk
Fitting your ASUS motherboard is now safer than ever. The comprehensive component-free ‘safe zones' around every case-mounting hole minimizes the risk of damage and short circuits caused by contact — so you'll assemble your PC with total confidence!
Q-Slot/Q-Dimm Motherboard Fitting
Effortless PCI Express Component Removal
The large winged clip is easy to reach and easy to operate. Just press the Q-Slot clip lightly, and graphics card just pop out. Installing or removing even the biggest graphics cards is no sweat!
Even if you work with a smaller case, just push down on the one-sided clip and push or pull RAM modules in or out – couldn't be simpler!
Fan Xpert 3 - Advanced Fan Controls
With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 3 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise!
Auto-Tuning Mode - Scans and detects all fan characteristics for single-click customization.
Extreme Quite Mode - Reduces CPU fan speed to below the default minimum, for extra-quiet operation and power savings during light loads.
RPM Fixed Mode - Lowers noise levels to near-0dB silence, allowing to you fix the fan speed.
Ultrafast Transfer Speed
SATA Express Motherboard Ports
Current SSDs devour up to 550MB/s bandwidth, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6Gbit/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard — and ensures that you and your system won't get left behind.
The best USB speeds available
10Gbit/s USB 3.1 Onboard
With USB 3.1 Type-A port, you'll experience data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbit/s — or twice as fast USB 3.0. USB 3.1 is completely backward-compatible with your existing USB devices, and you'll be all set for USB 3.1's breakneck speeds. And ASUS-exclusive USB 3.1 Boost technology automatically accelerates USB 3.1 performance even further!
One-Stop Control - AI Suite 3
One-Stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features
ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a brand-new user experience through a clearer and more attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds, voltages and more. This all-in-one app offers diverse and easy to use functionality, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities.
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For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 36 months
- Return to base
- DOA Period:
- 28 days
- RTB Period:
- 36 months
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