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ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard Intel Z170, ATX, LGA 1151 Socket, DDR4, USB 3.1, M.2, SATA III

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  • Intel Z170
  • LGA 1151 Socket
  • ATX
  • DDR4
  • M.2, SATA III

£171.49
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ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard Intel Z170, ATX, LGA 1151 Socket, DDR4, USB 3.1, M.2, SATA III

£171.49
Product Description

ASUS : In Search of Incredible

ASUS takes its name from Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek mythology that symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. ASUS embodies the strength, purity, and adventurous spirit of this fantastic creature, and soars to new heights with each new product it creates.

Customize your way

As a gamer, you crave to be first — and Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura is the world's first 3D printing-friendly motherboard, with a patent-pending mounting design that enables easy mounting of your own 3D-printed parts! Create color-matched custom nameplates, and then illuminate your passion with Aura, the ASUS-exclusive LED-illumination technology that lights up an endless spectrum of color combinations, plus loads of fun effects. Customizable. Colorful. Commanding. Create your own vision, with Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura.

3D printing friendly

Make it your own

Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura is the world's first motherboard with a 3D printing-friendly design. Our patent-pending mounting design gives you the exclusive freedom to mount 3D-printed parts with M.2 nuts*. You can download, design and print your own 3D parts and then integrate them seamlessly into your Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura build. Create and print personalized nameplates to brand your rig, or design your own protection armor or cable-management solution — it's up to you. And because you're printing your own custom 3D parts, it's easy to create perfect color-matched aesthetics every time!* Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura gives you the freedom to customize your rig with a 3D-printed nameplate to occupy an empty M.2 socket.

Aura lighting control

LIGHT UP AS EASY AS RGB

Customize your own favorite LED effects with Aura, the intuitive lighting-control software, to cast a stunning multi-color glow across your build via the motherboard's powerful built-in RGB LEDs! Fire up Aura and then enjoy the creative freedom of 12 different lighting schemes. You're even able to customize the frequency and direction, and sync your lighting style with the ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable gear.

FLAWLESS AUDIO THAT MAKES YOU PART OF THE GAME!

Be the best on the battlefield with Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura's truly immersive SupremeFX audio and experience sound so alive with realism that it hands you the vital competitive edge needed to win. With near-lossless delivery and exclusive Sonic Radar II technology to pinpoint battlefield enemies before they spot you, SupremeFX sounds stupendous — and puts both your ears and frags in front of everyone else!

SupremeFX

Shielded audio, superior soundASUS-exclusive SupremeFX technology delivers high-fidelity, near-lossless audio no matter how frantic your game becomes. The purity and stability of the remarkable 115dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is assured, with a shielded design, electromagnetic-interference (EMI) cover and voltage-protected 5V power supply. Supreme FX's superior components, including the trusted Realtek ALC1150 codec, maximize acoustic performance and eliminate interference — so you hear only the very best from your gaming headset or speakers!

Illuminated red line shielding

Banish analog interference and enjoy eye-catching, customizable lighting effects.

EMI cover

Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.

300-headphone amplifier

Drive some of the very best headphones available for exceptional gaming-audio and music-listening experiences.

Premium Nichicon® audio capacitors

Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound.

SONIC RADAR II

SCAN AND DETECT TO DOMINATE!Sonic Radar II displays a stealthy overlay that shows what your opponents and teammates are up to on the battlefield, all managed via a simple control panel and customizable game list. See the direction and origin of key in-game sounds, and practice your enemy-pinpointing skill, plus Audio Enhancement technology clarifies every last sound — so you hear the distant sound of enemy footsteps and become the hunter, not the hunted!

TOP-SPEED PROTECTED NETWORKING

Loaded with the best networking tech, including high-speed Intel® Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard and GameFirst IV, your connections are faster and safer to stay ahead of the pack!

Intel Gigabit Ethernet

More throughput, less CPU usage and great gaming experiencesFeaturing the very latest Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming — always. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor's workload, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.

LANGuard

Pumped-up throughput. Best surge protectionSignal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting ensure a more reliable connection and better 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.

GameFirst

Team up to banish lagGameFirst 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.

Multi-Gate Teaming

Team all your network gateways for maximum bandwidth and assign connections to every application for the smoothest-ever gameplay.

PERFORMANCE LEVEL UP

Packed with ASUS-exclusive Pro Clock technology, second-generation ASUS T-Topology, AI Suite 3 and RAMCache to unleash the full potential of your gaming performance.

Go Faster with PRO Clock technology

A dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel® processors that extends overclocked base clock frequencies up to 400MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU), to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock :

- Reduced boot up time

- Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks

- Increased stability under heavy overclocking

* BCLK overclocking range will vary according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options.

DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers

Second-generation ASUS T-Topology enables DDR4 memory overclocking to reach new heights: over DDR4-3466MHz with all memory slots populated. Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, our second-generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.

One-stop performance-optimization panel

AI Suite 3 is an exclusive ASUS dashboard-style control panel that lets you fine-tune almost every aspect of your Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura-based system for the best balance between performance, stability and efficiency — all via a simple and intuitive interface.

Award-winning BIOS design

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.

RAMCache

Speed your game loadsUniquely-intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times to stratospheric levels!

GAMER’S GUARDIAN FOR REAL-WORLD

PROTECTION

Protect your back in the game and let Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura protect all sides in the real world! Motherboard self-protection with loads of brilliant defenses, including our unique smart DIY features ensures long-term gaming is in your future.

Patent pending SafeSlot

Protect Your Graphics Card InvestmentSafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new injection-molding process integrates the slot with the fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.

Digi+ VRM

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 at all times!

DRAM overcurrent protection

All connection ports and DRAM are protected against overcurrent and short-circuit damage by onboard resettable fuses, extending your motherboard's life.

Highly durable components

Fine-quality, super-tough components are our watchwords. We fit only superior chokes, plus durable capacitors engineered to resist extreme temperature variations of between -55 and 105 —110% better than the industry standard.

Stainless steel back I/O

Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel is three times longer than ordinary panels!

ESD Guards

2X-greater ESD protection for extended component lifespanASUS ESD Guards actively protect against sudden electrostatic discharge (ESD), meaning the components will last much longer — and you get protection that's up to twice as resilient as industry standards!

Audio connectors

Capacitor protection on both front and back audio-output circuits.

LAN port

ESD TVS diode protection and an anti-surge LAN connector protects against extreme events, such as lightning strikes.

USB 3/2.0 connectors

On-circuit transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes and capacitor protection for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.

VGA connector

Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect D-Sub functionality.

Keyboard and mouse connectors

Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes.

beyond VR ready

Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura isn’t just VR Ready — it goes way beyond! The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance after you’ve taken off the headset. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.

BUILT FOR GAMING

Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura is built for play, shaped by professional gamers and tested for gaming perfection — strong enough storm through the industry’s most punishing labs workouts. We engineer and test for the finest quality, longevity, performance, stability and compatibility. Our world-class engineers are themselves avid gamers, and combine their own passion with the skills and demands of some of the planet's best players to create innovative gaming features everyone will crave. With Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura you do more than just play — you'll experience gaming on the edge of reality.

THE POWER OF INTEL!

Intel Z170 Chipset

Intel Z170 is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum of ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel Z170 also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.Ready for 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processorsThis motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.

Specifications

Specifications

SKU Z170 PRO GMAING/AURA
Form Factor ATX
Model Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA
Memory DDR4
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