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Best Z87 gaming mATX loaded with 115dB SNR audio and overclocking features

  • LGA1150 socket for 4th Generation Intel®Core™ i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium® / Celeron® Processors
  • Intel® Z87 Express Chipset
  • SupremeFX - Supremacy through discrete-caliber audio
  • Sonic Radar - Scan and detect to dominate
  • mPCIe Combo II - Extra connections with new gen support
  • Extreme Engine Digi+ III - Hardcore power delivery with premium components
  • GameFirst II + Intel LAN - Put Your Frags First
  • RAMDisk - Double up on speed with RAM

 

 

CPU : Intel® Socket 1150 for 4th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/
    Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors 
    Supports Intel® 22 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
     
Chipset : Intel® Z87
     
Memory : 4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)
    /2600(O.C.)/2500(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/
    1866(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory 
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture 
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics 
    of individual CPUs. 
    * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
     
Graphic : Integrated Graphics Processor 
    * Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz /
     2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology,
     Insider™
     
Multi-GPU Support : Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology 
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
     
Expansion Slots : 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) 
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x4 
    1 x mini-PCIe 2.0 x1 *1
     
Storage : Intel® Z87 chipset : *2
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), red
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Z87 chipset : 
    1 x M.2 (NGFF) Socket 2 on mPCIe Combo II expansion card(s), black
    Support M.2 (NGFF) Type 2242 SSD card (22mm x 42mm), Support PCI 
    express 2.0 x1 and SATA 6Gb/s standards
    ASMedia® ASM1061 controller : *4
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), red
     
LAN : Intel® I217V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
     
Audio : ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC 
    * Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    * High quality 115 dB SNR stereo playback output (Line-out at rear) 
    and 104 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
    Audio Feature :
    * SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
    * ELNA premium audio capacitors
    * Blu-ray audio layer Content Protection 
    * Sonic Radar
    * DTS Connect
    * Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
     
USB Ports : Intel® Z87 chipset : *5
    4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z87 chipset : *6
    8 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller : 
    4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)
     
ROG Exclusive Features : mPCIe Combo II (mPCIe/M.2 combo card)
    Extreme Engine Digi+ III :
    * 8 + 2 phase power design
    * NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
    * 60A BlackWing Chokes
    * 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
    ProbeIt
    UEFI BIOS features :
    * ROG BIOS Print
    * GPU.DIMM Post
    * Tweakers' Paradise
    * ROG SSD Secure Erase
    ROG RAMDisk
    GameFirst II
    Extreme Tweaker
     
Special Features : ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with 4-Way Optimization :
    * The tuning key perfectly consolidates ASUS-exclusive DIGI+ Power Control,
     TPU, EPU, and Fan Xpert 2 optimize the digital power setting, system performance,
     power saving and whole system cooling configuration
    CPU Level Up
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    * USB BIOS Flashback
    * MemOK!
    * AI Suite 3
    * Ai Charger+
    * USB Charger+ 
    * USB 3.0 Boost
    * Disk Unlocker
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    * ASUS O.C. Profile
    * ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
    * ASUS EZ Flash 2 
    ASUS Q-Design :
    * ASUS Q-Shield
    * ASUS Q-Code
    * ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    * ASUS Q-Slot
    * ASUS Q-DIMM 
    * ASUS Q-Connector
    Overclocking Protection :
    * ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
     
Operating System Support : Windows® 8.1 
    Windows® 8 
    Windows® 7
     
Back I/O Ports : 1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    6 x USB 3.0 (blue)
    4 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    6 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x ROG Connect On/ Off switch(es)
     
Internal I/O Ports : 1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) 
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x TPM connector(s) 
    8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) 
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) 
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) 
    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
    1 x 8-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s) 
    1 x DirectKey Button(s)
    1 x DRCT header(s)
    1 x MemOK! button(s)
    10 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
    1 x LN2 Mode header(s)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Reset button(s)
    1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
    1 x mPCIe Combo II connector(s)
     
Accessories : User's manual
    I/O Shield
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x SLI bridge(s)
    1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1) 
    1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
    1 x mPCIe Combo II expansion card(s)
    1 x ROG Door Hanger(s)
     
BIOS : 64Mb UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.7, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI5.0a
     Multi-Language BIOS
     
Manageability : WfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE
     
Support Disc : Drivers
    ROG GameFirst II
    ROG RAMDisk
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG Mem TweakIt
    Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
    DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
    ASUS WebStorage
    ASUS Utilities
     
Form Factor : mATX Form Factor 
    9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
     
Note : *1: 1 x mini-PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot on mPCIe Combo II expansion card
    *2: SATA 6Gb/s port 5 will be disabled when M.2 slot on mPCIe 
    Combo II is in use.
    *3: The supported functions depends on the CPU installed.
    *4: These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are 
    not supported.
    *5: Support ASUS USB 3.0 Boost, UASP standard on the Intel native USB 
    3.0 is only supported under Windows® 8.
    *6: 2 x USB2.0 ports at mid-board shares with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.