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**B Grade** Z97-K Intel Z97 (Socket 1150) DDR3 ATX Motherboard
B Grade items may have been used, have damaged packaging, missing accessories or a combination of these (Motherboards may be missing I/O shields).
Some items may have scuff marks or slight scratches but should otherwise be an operable product.
High-value Z97 ATX packed with M.2, high-clarity Crystal Sound 2 and endurant 5X Protection for enhanced performance and potent entertainment
- Proven quality - 5X Protection. 1000+ compatible devices. 7000+ validation hours
- Crystal Sound 2 - Flawless audio that makes you part of the game
- Speed up your system with lightning-fast 10Gb/s M.2
- Fan Xpert 3 - Advanced fan controls for ultimate cooling and quietness
- Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with new EZ Tuning Wizard
- ASUS HomeCloud - A digital PC hub perfect for sharing and home theater
Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durabilityOur be-the-best ethos underscores the choice of every single component that goes into your ASUS motherboard. We focus relentlessly on quality to ensure long-term system reliability and performance.
Fan Xpert 3
Advanced fan controls for ultimate cooling and quiet
Fan Xpert 3 is an extremely advanced fan-management tool that puts 4-pin/3-pin CPU and case fan controls in in one place. It scans each fan's characteristics and intelligently delivers custom settings for each fan based on the dedicated area temperatures detected by hardware thermal sensors. Make sure every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise. Fan Xpert 3 supports hardware-level PWM/DC combo mode for both the CPU and case fans. It even has the upgraded ability to reduce the CPU fan speed to below the default minimum, for extra-quiet and power saving operation during light loads.
Crystal sound 2
Flawless audio that makes you part of the game!
Crystal Sound 2 makes short work of optimizing audio settings for the way you want to listen, be it gaming, chatting, watching movies or relaxing to your favourite music. On-board physical shielding, professional engineered design and premium components, including Japanese-made audio capacitors and operational amplifiers (op-amps), result in sound output that has exceptional clarity and fidelity. Discover a whole new dimension of superior audio and get ready to rule!
All-round energy efficiency
With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you will enjoy from system-wide real-time power savings, controlled via a simple onboard switch or the AI Suite 3 utility. EPU detects and adjusts power consumption according to the PC's needs - automatically. It can also reduce CPU wattage to an indicated level or enjoy even more savings with Away Mode, which creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused extra I/O controllers and reduces the graphics cards' power level while you're away, so the PC consumes only the energy it needs - and not a drop more!
|CPU Support|| Supports 4th Gen Intel® Core / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket |
|Memory Support|| 4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 3200(O.C.)/3100(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2600(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/ |
2250(O.C.)/2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1866(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).
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology|
|Display Outputs|| Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB ports |
Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
|Expansion Slots|| 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode, gray) |
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode, black) *1
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
2 x PCI
|Storage|| Intel® Z97 chipset : |
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*2
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology *3
|LAN||Realtek® 8111GR, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), featuring Turbo LAN|
|Audio|| Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2*4 |
- Supports : Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature : Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
Audio amplifier: Provides the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers
Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
|Form Factor|| ATX Form Factor |
12.0 inch x 8.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 21.8 cm )