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ASUS ROG STRIX Z270E Gaming LGA 1151 DDR4 Motherboard with AURA Lighting

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  • Intel LGA1151 socket for seventh and sixth generation Intel i3/i5/i7/Celeron and Pentium processors
  • Built using the latest Intel Z270 chipset for more faster more efficient system operation
  • Integrated dual band 11AC Wi-Fi and Bluetooth V4.1 for wireless connectivity

Product details

ASUS ROG STRIX Z270E Gaming LGA 1151 DDR4 Motherboard with AURA Lighting

• Intel LGA1151 socket for seventh and sixth generation Intel i3/i5/i7/Celeron and Pentium processors
• Built using the latest Intel Z270 chipset for more faster more efficient system operation
• Integrated dual band 11AC Wi-Fi and Bluetooth V4.1 for wireless connectivity
• Install up to 64GB of DDR4 memory over four DIMM sockets capable of speeds up to 3,866MHz
• Install multiple components using the following expansion slots: 2x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1xPCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) and 4x PCIe 3.0 x1
• Compatible with two-way SLI or three-way Crossfire multi-GPU setups
• Install a number of internal storage devices and optical storage using: 6x SATA III 6-Gbps ports with support for RAID 0/1/5/10 and twin M.2 keys for ultra-fast solid state performance up to 32GBps
• Utilise 6x USB 3.0 (including headers), 6x USB 2.0 (including headers), 1x front panel USB 3.1 header and two rear mounted USB 3.1 ports (A+C) for I/O devices
• Onboard audio by SupremeFX making use of the 7.1 channel S1220A codec
• Intel I219V Gigabit LAN controller with integrated anti-surge and ROG GameFirst technology
• OC design and five way optimisation make it easy to get the most from your system
• I/O guard and heatsink provide you gaming system with a stylish look
• Integrated LED board lighting with a single 4-pin RGB header controllable with the AURA lighting system
• Make your system unique to you with support for 3D printed components
• Manufacturer model number: 90MB0RN0-M0EAY0
• Thee-year warranty

Defined aesthetics and high-speed gaming performance
The ASUS ROG STRIX Z270E ATX Gaming Motherboard pushes the limits of your system so you can enjoy your gaming rig to its full potential. Built on the Intel Z270 chipset, you can enjoy faster system operations with increased USB 3.1 and M.2 functionality. Support is also included for increased PCIe lanes, which make it possible for faster communication between your installed components. Utilise the newest Intel seventh generation Intel core processors and accelerate your system with high speed DDR4 memory. The ASUS ROG STRIX Z270E has been built from the ground up to give you a system you can be proud of for years to come.

This sleek motherboard uses a neutral monochrome colour scheme, which makes it easy to customise your lighting setup and match the board up with all of your system components. This is a great feature if you want to show off your system when installed in a windowed ATX case. Sharp clean edges on the board’s I/O shield and heatsinks complement your components, and an integrated AURA lighting system gives you millions of lighting options.

Next-gen connectivity
The ASUS ROG STRIX motherboard series provides you with multiple build options to tailor your system to just the way you want it. The Z270E motherboard is a direct upgrade from the ASUS ROG STRIX Z270F, and includes an integrated Dual Band Wi-Fi Adapter and Bluetooth receiver, this lets you to connect to your network wirelessly. You can also use this to pair the latest keyboards, mice, headphones and smart devices which share the Bluetooth feature. Additional front panel headers add extra USB 3.1 functionality to your case for extremely high speed data transfers to an external storage devices. The Z270E is an ideal choice if you want a gaming platform with next generation connectivity.

One click optimisation
Packed with ASUS Technology the ROG STRIX Z270E features the acclaimed UEFI BOIS as well as a five-way optimisation scheme. This allows budding overclockers to increase the performance of the motherboard with one click of the mouse. Accelerate your CPU and increase system memory speeds easily in times of need. The motherboard uses a combination of separate programs to effectively handle overclocking operations so you don’t need to tinker with unfamiliar settings and compromise system stability.

You can monitor all aspects of your system and its connected devices with the UFEI BIOS system. This uses a graphical interface that makes it easy to locate and check all aspects of the mainboard, from CPU voltages to chassis fan speeds. Software protection is included in the form of Crash Free BIOS 3 and EZ Flash, with which you can keep the core software of your build updated easily. Q-LED makes fault-finding a breeze, multi coloured indicators let you know which area has an issue instantly on boot, so you can identify the problem area without confusing error codes.

ASUS software included
Once you have your system up and running, ASUS offer their software expertise to aid you when you’re focused on the game. Never miss a communication from your teammates again with the ‘Overwolf’ in-game overlay. Browse the internet while gaming to find online tips and tricks or send a ‘call to arms’ to your friends if the going gets tough.

ROG Clone Drive revolutionises the way you back up your important system files from your hard disk or solid state drive. Create backups or an image of your target drive to single or multiple locations quickly so you can ensure your system is safe should a drive fail.

RAM Cache II ensures you are the first into a game and gain the advantage by pre-loading your favourite games and applications, so you can jump into the action with incredible speed and leave the competition lagging behind.

System compatibility
Seventh generation Intel Core processors are supported when using Windows 10 only. Sixth generation processors using the LGA 1151 socket can also be used but are only supported across Windows 7 32/64 and 8.1 32/64 operating systems.

Form factor ATX
Processor socket Intel LGA 1151
Chipset type Intel Z270
Maximum RAM supported 64GB
Number of RAM slots 4xDIMM
RAM type supported DDR4 2133/ 2400(oc)/ 2666(oc)/ 2800 (oc)/ 3000(oc)/ 3200(oc)/ 3300(oc)/ 3333(oc)/ 3400(oc)/ 3466(oc)/ 3600(oc)/ 3733(oc)/ 3866(oc)
Expansion ports
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (supports x16, x8/x8)
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (max. at x4 mode)
4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slot
Storage slots
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1 x M.2_1 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/21100 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x M.2_2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
Internal input and output (I/O) ports
1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector
1 x USB 3.0 connectors support additional 2 x USB 3.0 ports
3 x USB 2.0 connectors support additional 6 x USB 2.0 ports [one connector via ROG_EXT header]
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x ROG extension header
1 x 4-Pin H_AMP_FAN connector
1 x 4-Pin AIO_PUMP fan connector
1 x 4-Pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-Pin CPU_OPT fan connector
2 x 4-Pin Chassis fan connectors
1 x 5-Pin Extension fan connector
1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V power connector
1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
1 x COM connector
2 x RGB Headers
1 x TPM connector
1 x System panel connector
1 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x CPU_OV
1 x Clear CMOS jumper (2-pin)
External input and output (I/O) ports
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.1)
2 x USB3.1 ports (1 x Type-A [red] and 1 x Type-C ports at back panel)
1 x DVI port
1 x HDMI port
1 x DP port
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
4 x USB 3.0 ports [blue]
1 x Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
SLI Support Yes-Nvidia 2 way SLI
CrossFireX support Yes -3 way AMD Crossfire
LAN controller Intel I219-V
LAN interface 10/100/1000
Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac supports dual frequency band 2.4/5 GHz with MU-MIMO support
On-board audio ROG SupremeFX S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
Width 244 mm
Depth 305 mm
Manufacturer warranty 3 Years
Package content
User guide
Support DVD
I/O Shield
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
1 x RGB LED extension cable
1 x CPU Installation tool
1 x ROG cable label
1 x ROG Strix sticker
1 x 3D Printing Mount
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x ROG Coaster

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A94WZ ASUS ROG STRIX Z270E Gaming LGA 1151 DDR4 Motherboard with AURA Lighting (1+) £219.99

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