ASUS PRIME Z370-A II

Intel LGA 1151 ATX motherboard with M.2 Heatsink, DDR4 4000MHz, Dual M.2, Intel Optane memory ready, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C

Ready for Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors

Enhanced power solution: Premium components provide better power efficiency

5-Way Optimization: One-click, system-wide tuning delivers optimized overclocks and intelligent cooling for CPU or GPU-intensive tasks

ASUS OptiMem: Careful routing of traces and vias to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking

Industry-leading cooling options: Comprehensive controls for fans and water pumps, via Fan Xpert 4 software or the acclaimed ASUS UEFI

Next-gen connectivity: Supreme flexibility with Intel Optane memory ready, Thunderbolt 3 and dual M.2 support

M.2 heatsink: Ultra-efficient heatsink reduces M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C for unthrottled transfer speeds and enhanced reliability

ASUS Aura Sync: Controllable onboard RGB lighting that can be easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware

Additional information

Motherboards
CPU

* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
Intel® Socket 1151 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

Chipset

Intel® Z370

Memory

* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
* The maximum memory frequency supported varies by processor.
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4
4133(O.C.)/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.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

Graphic

– Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 30 Hz
– Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz *1
– Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB (for iGPU exclusively)
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/DisplayPort ports
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously

Expansion Slots

* For 2 SSD on CPU support, install a Hyper M.2 X16 card (sold separately) into the PCIeX16_2 slot, enable this card under BIOS settings.
** For 3 SSD on CPU support, install a Hyper M.2 X16 card (sold separately) into the PCIeX16_1 slot, enable this card under BIOS settings.
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode) *1
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8, x8/x4+x4*, x8+x4+x4/x0**) *
4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

Storage

1 x M.2 Socket 3, , with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*1
1 x M.2 Socket 3, , with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)*2
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

LAN

ASUS LAN Guard
ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio

– DTS Connect – DTS Headphone:X – Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
– Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
– High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
– Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
– Internal audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers
– Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
– Premium Japanese audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
– Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
– Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *3
– Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
Audio Feature :
Realtek® S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3

USB Ports

ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (1 at back panel, , USB Type-CTM, Support 3A power output)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (1 at back panel, teal blue, Type-A, Support 3A power output)
Intel® Z370 Chipset : 6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)
Intel® Z370 Chipset : 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)

Special Features

– ASUS ESD Guard: Enhanced ESD protection – ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O: 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability!
ASUS EPU : – EPU
ASUS Exclusive Features : – AI Suite 3 – Ai Charger
ASUS EZ DIY : – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 – ASUS EZ Flash 3 – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
ASUS OptiMem: – Optimem (Improved DDR4 stability)
ASUS Q-Design : – ASUS Q-Slot – ASUS Q-DIMM
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution : – Stylish Fanless Design: PCH Heat-sink & MOS Heat-sink & M.2 Heat-sink solution – ASUS Fan Xpert 4 Core
ASUS TUF PROTECTION – ASUS SafeSlot: Protect your graphics card Investment
AURA : – Aura Lighting Control – Aura RGB Strip Headers
M.2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds)
TUF ENGINE! Power Design : – TUF Components (Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)

Back I/O Ports

1 x DisplayPort
1 x DVI-D
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-CTM
2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue) ,
5 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x AIO PUMP Header
1 x Aura RGB Strip Header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x COM port header
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x CPU OV
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x M.2 Fan Header
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode & X4 PCIE mode)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
1 x T_Sensor Connector
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 x 4 -pin)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (19-pin)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)

Accessories

1 x ASUS Fan Holder
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Q-connector(s) (1 in 1)
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
1 x Supporting DVD
3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
ASUS Q-Shield
User's manual

BIOS

128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.1, ACPI 6.1, Multi-language BIOS,
ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log,
Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.

Manageability

WfM 2.0, DMI 3.1, WOL by PME, PXE

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor 12.0 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )