Shielded audio, superior sound
The ASUS-exclusive technology that produces near-lossless audio quality with a remarkable signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 115dB, so you enjoy every sound detail.
Illuminated red line shielding
Banish analog interference and enjoy eye-catching, customizable lighting effects.
Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.
Premium Nichicon audio capacitors
Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound.
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 exclusive Audio Enhancement technology clarifies every last blast.
Top-speed protected networking
Loaded with the best networking tech, including high-speed Intel Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard and GameFirst III, your connections are faster and safer to stay ahead of the pack!
Intel Gigabit Ethernet
Featuring the 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.
Signal-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!
Banish lag, play smooth
Exclusive GameFirst III prioritizes game-related packets and allocates more bandwidth to games, eliminating laggy gameplay, streaming stutters and file-sharing slowdown - so you'll always be the frontrunner.
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 way to boost performance to extreme heights.
DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers
Second-generation ASUS T-Topology enables DDR4 memory overclocking to reach amazing heights: over DDR4-3400MHz with all memory slots populated. Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, the second-generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.
Dynamically adjusts ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), EPU (Energy Processing Unit) and Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM), Fan Xpert 3 and Turbo App technologies for precision-enhanced performance and efficiency, and all with a single click.
Customizing the audio and marque LEDs is easy: just flip the switches and pick the radio buttons that match your style and gaming mood!
Fan Xpert 3
Via five 4/3 pin (PWM/DC) combo fan connectors and five onboard thermal sensors, Fan Xpert 3 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. Z170 Pro gaming also has a fan-extension (EXT) header for quick-and-easy fan upgrades.
ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING - Motherboard - ATX - LGA1151 Socket - Z170 - USB 3.0, USB 3.1, USB-C - Gigabit LAN - onboard graphics (CPU required) - HD Audio (8-channel)