ASUS Z170 Deluxe
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ASUS Z170 Deluxe


8.5/10
Overall rating 8.5/10

The ASUS Z170 Deluxe is the top board in ASUS' Signature series. It is a great board for overclocking and comes with premium features like onboard Wi-Fi.

Performance:
8.5
Features:
8.5
Value:
8
THE GOOD
Excellent overclocking performance
Support for 3x3 onboard Wi-Fi
Lower power consumption
Intuitive BIOS navigation and layout
THE BAD
No dual BIOS feature
No metal reinforcement for PCIe slots

Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports 6th generation Intel Core processors in the LGA1151 package
  • Intel Z170 Express Chipset
Memory
  • Dual Channel Memory Technology
  • 4 x DDR4 DIMM support
  • DDR4 4000 (O.C.)/3866 (O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.) /3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.) /3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.) / 2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133MHz
  • Supports non-ECC memory modules
  • Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
  • Maximum system memory capacity of 64GB
Storage
  • Intel Z170 Express Chipset:
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (gray)
  • Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10
  • Supports Intel Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology
  • 1 x M.2 Socket3 with M Key, type 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIe mode)
  • 1 x SATA Express port
  • ASMedia ASM1061:
  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (black)
Audio
  • Realtek® ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
  • Supports : Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
  • High quality 112 dB SNR stereo playback output (Line-out at rear) and 104 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
Video
  • Intel HD graphics engine
  • 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
  • 1 x DisplayPort port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
Networking
  • Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller
  • Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Rear I/O
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 5 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 ()Type-C
  • 1 x USB 3.0 (blue)
  • 1 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS Flashback)
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS)
  • 1 x 8-channel Audio I/O
Internal Connectors
  • 1 x AAFP connector
  • 2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
  • 1 x SATA Express connector: ,
  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
  • 1 x TPM header
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
  • 1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
  • 1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
  • 4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
  • 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
  • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
  • 1 x EZ XMP switch
  • 1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
  • 1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
  • 1 x DRCT header(s)
  • 1 x MemOK! button(s)
  • 1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
  • 1 x TPU switch(es)
  • 1 x EPU switch(es)
  • 1 x Power-on button(s)
  • 1 x Reset button(s)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
  • 1 x USB BIOS Flashback button(s)
  • 1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max. at x4 mode)
  • 4 x PCIe x1
  • Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
  • Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
  • Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Other Features
  • 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
  • ASUS 5X Protection
  • ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
Form Factor ATX Form Factor; 30.5 x 24.4cm