ASUS H170-M PLUS Micro ATX Skylake Motherboard

Asus H170M-PLUS, Intel H170, S 1151, DDR4, SATAe, M.2 (PCIe/SATA), 2-Way CrossFire, Intel LAN, USB C (5Gbps), Micro ATX

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Scan code: LN66901 Manufacturer code: 90MB0MT0-M0EAY0 Request call
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Frequently Bought Together
Product Overview ASUS 5X PROTECTION II
• ASUS Overvoltage Protection - World-class circuit-protecting power design.
• ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 4+2+1 Phase digital power design.
• ASUS DRAM Overcurrent Protection: Enhanced DRAM overcurrent protection.
• ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O: 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability!

Superb Performance
• M.2 onboard: The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds.
• ASUS Fan Xpert 2+: Ultimate cooling and quietness.
• ASUS EPU: EPU.
• PC Cleaner: Fast and easy way to get rid of unnecessary junk files.
• UEFI BIOS: Most advanced options with fast response time.
• USB 3.0 Boost: Featuring speedy USB 3.0 transmission.

Gaming Scenario

Audio Features
• Audio that roars on the battlefield.

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. Features ASUS Exclusive Features
• ASUS Ai Charger.
• ASUS AI Suite 3.
• ASUS Disk Unlocker featuring 3TB + HDD support.
• Anti Surge.

EZ DIY
• Push Notice: Monitor your PC status with smart devices in real time.
• UEFI BIOS EZ Mode:
- featuring friendly graphics user interface .
- ASUS O.C. Tuner.
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3.
- ASUS EZ Flash 3.
• Q-Design:
- ASUS Q-DIMM.
- ASUS Q-Slot.

Other features
• Support SBA
• Quiet Thermal Design:
- ASUS Fan Xpert 2+.
- Stylish Fanless Design: PCH Heat-sink & MOS Heat-sink solution.

Realtek® ALC887 8-channel high definition audio CODEC
• Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduces multi-lateral interference.
• Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals.
• Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
• Supports jack-detection and front panel jack-retasking.
Specifications
Specifications
Form Factor Micro ATX
CPU Socket 1151
QPI Speed N/A
Chipset Intel H170
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) Unbuffered
Memory Speed (Mhz) DDR4 - 2133
Maximum Memory Capacity 64GB (4x16GB)
Graphics Connectors
  • D-Sub (VGA)
  • DVI-D
  • HDMI
Graphics Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support Not Supported
Crossfire Support 2 Way CrossFireX
Audio  
Network Interface Type  
Network Interface Chip/Modules  
SATA SATA Express/SATA3 6Gb/s
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support  
Water Cooled No
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x M.2, S3 (M), 2242/2260/2280, PCIe/SATA
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24pin (V)
  • 1 x 8pin (V)
  • 1 x Chassis Fan Connector (4-pin)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x FP Audio Header
  • 1 x Parallel Port (LPT) Header
  • 1 x SATA Express (Compatible with 2x SATA 6.0 Gbps)
  • 4 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x SPDIF-Out Header
  • 2 x System Fan header
  • 1 x System panel connector
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Header
Back Panel
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x D-Sub
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type C (5Gb/s)
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan
Telephone:
01442 265548
Reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Board quality good but installation leaves room for improvement Power connector position makes it unsupported by motherboard standoffs, take care when inserting. One factor for buying Asus was fan control. But this board has only 2 Chassis fan connectors and they are next to each other near the back of the board. So I could not reach the chassis front fan. Documentation for the NVMe slot is lacking, given that it is a new connector type for most of us. DDR4 insertion is also not explained well for those used to DDR3. A block for the chassis connectors would be useful. I think that ASRock did this for one board I had. Plug them all into the block then connect the block to the board. Much less fiddly. Software AI Suite is really poorly documented. Which chassis fan is which? Fine to play with, harder to install first time. I have not yet found SpeedFan support for this motherboard. So far I used the stock cooler for i5 6600 3.3Hz, so no space issues. Radeon Fury X intergrated water cooled GPU. Windows 10 booting from Samsung NVMe SM951 (plus one SSD, no HDD), really quick, but again installation is difficult because Windows 10 wants to call it a disk and it is difficult to identify which device is which! Maybe BIOS could help more here. 09 April 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thoroughly recommended for those who don't wish to overclock A feature rich board with the all important M.2 PCIe socket for SSDs that make your PC rock! I mean this is a game changer and no reasonably serious PC should be without one. I have no wish to overclock and just fitted an i5 6500S, perfect for my needs. The fan control is superb and makes for a really quiet PC. Everything else is exactly as you'd expect from Asus, a company who's been doing this for years. So it's a great piece of kit, I've had 3 of these now (2 in my friends' PCs) and it's repeatedly been a joy to work with. Highly recommended. 07 April 2016
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Compatible with a 950 pro SSD

Hello,

I was just wondering whether this motherboard is compatible with a samsung 950 pro SSD, as it seems to have everything it requires. But I am unsure about NVMe compatibility.

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The SSD would be compatible as it uses a PCI 3.0 slot which is the same as the ports on the motherboard.
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Yep. It's an M.2 PCIe SSD and I don't believe there are any interface differences, only the flash/controller technology.
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I am booting from a SM951 NVMe. In fact that is the only storage in the chassis right now. Every time I connect a SATA SSD Windows want a boot partition on that. I have more work to do on that, but my main storage is a separate file server.
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ASUS H170-M PLUS Micro ATX Skylake Motherboard
ASUS H170-M PLUS Micro ATX Skylake Motherboard