FZ370-G GAMING: or 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Coffee Lake CPUs
Stronger Than Steel
With aesthetics inspired by the sharpest blades and premium colorways to match any mood, the all-new ROG Strix Z370 motherboards are ready to do battle; and infused with all the essential ROG engineering needed to push performance as far as you dare. Ready for the latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming is loaded with overclocking and cooling innovations to keep your gaming rig's thermals in check as you turn up the clock.
Factor in custom Aura RGB illumination and superior SupremeFX audio and you'll know that ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming looks great and sounds amazing; and outperforms every expectation to dominate your game!
Take Advantage of Intel® 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs1
ASUS Motherboards Are Your Tactical Advantage
This ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING Motherboard along with a compatible Intel® 8th Gen Coffee Lake Processor goes farther, faster than previous Consumer level Intel® CPUs and Chipsets ever have.
This ASUS Motherboard has Dual PCIe 3.0 x16 video card slots with room for two modern high end Video Cards. It is backed up by many other advanced performance features and faster connectivity options like USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports and the fstest NVMe M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slot technologies. Get ready for incredible Workstation, Desktop and Gaming performance beyond your wildest dreams!
The latest 8th Gen Intel Coffee Lake Processors for the Z370 Chipset come with enhanced clock rates, improved memory caching and higher "per core" IPC scores to give you the best possible performances.
- LGA1151 Socket Motherboard for 8th Gen Intel® Core™ CPUs
- Aura Sync RGB: Synchronize LED lighting with compatible PC Gear
- 5-Way Optimization: Automated system-wide tuning, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor-made for your rig
- Gaming Audio: SupremeFX S1220A teams with Sonic Studio III to create an aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action
- Gaming Connectivity: Dual M.2 & USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports
- Gaming Networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard & GameFirst
- Gamer'’s Guardian: ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance
ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming looks as good as it performs, with built-in RGB illumination, it's perfect for the style-conscious part of your personality!
Outshine the Competition
A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers a variety of eye-catching presets for the built-in RGB as well as full manual control, so light up quick and easy or get creative by designing your own illumination; the choice is yours. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.
Infinite Lighting Possibilities
ASUS Aura Sync RGB LED technology makes ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming the control hub for your illumination ambitions; so it's easy to synchronize incredible lighting effects between compatible components, including graphics cards, keyboards and even mice. Change all LEDs in unison or employ dynamic modes to flow the illumination effects smoothly across all synchronized devices.
3D Printing Friendly:
Dedicated 3D Mounts on the motherboard makes fitting 3D-printed parts easy. You can add nameplates, cable combs, 2-Way SLI Bridge Cover, Fan Grill, 3D Letters in the ROG Font, and a ROG Keychain.
ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming rocks core ROG features to help you max out all aspects of system performance, handing you the tools needed to realize your system's true potential.
5-Way Optimization: One-click overclock and cooling, done!
One click takes care of all that complex tuning. ASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of the system, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig.
- An automated tuning utility that optimizes overclocking and cooling profiles for your unique system configuration
- Fans stay whisper quiet for everyday computing, and deliver optimal airflow when the system is crunching through CPU or GPU intensive tasks
- All new stress test that allows users to optimize and overclock for CPU or memory centric workloads
Cooler By Design
ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS:
- Multiple temperature sources
- 4-pin PWM/DC fan
- Water Pump+
DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers
ASUS OptiMem preserves memory signal integrity by routing memory traces and vias to the optimal PCB layer, and our T-Topology layout ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. These enhancements lead to more headroom for overclocking and improved stability, allowing memory speeds of DDR4-4000 and beyond with all slots populated.
ASUS PRO CLOCK Technology
Improved Overclocking For Faster Gaming Performance
A dedicated base-clock generator designed for 8th Generation Intel® processors allows overclocked base base clock frequencies up to or beyond 432MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV processing unit to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control, providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.
Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock:
- Reduced boot time
- Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
- Increased stability under heavy overclocking
ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming is engineered with the latest connectivity for the best gaming experiences. You'll transfer faster, banish lag and enjoy no-delay downloads; freeing up time for more victories!
Lower CPU workloads with higher TCP & UDP throughput. Featuring the latest Intel® Ethernet I219-V chipset for faster, smoother gaming. Intel® Ethernet controllers have a natural synergy with their CPUs and chipsets, reducing processor overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there's more power for games and other tasks.
Dual PCIe GEN3 M.2 Slots: M.2 SSDs Scream at up to 32Gbps, each!
Dual PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 slots provide NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to three PCIe 3.0 storage devices via two M.2 slots and a PCIe x16 slot to enjoy the world's fastest data-transfer speeds.
No gaming experience is complete without great audio, and ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming delivers superior sound that immerses completely; so you'll hear every detail!
SupremeFX: Shielded Audio, Superior Sound
ROG Strix's SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 113dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection for best-ever recording quality and 120dB on line-out for crystal-clear sound! ASUS added a low-dropout regulator for cleaner power delivery to the SupremeFX S1220A codec, plus Texas Instruments® RC4580 and OPA1688 op-amps for high gain with low distortion. It all adds up to audio that envelops you as never before!
- Audio Cover
Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality
- Dual Op Amplifiers
One op amp adds voltage gain while the other works as a buffer. Together, they're capable of driving 32 ~ 600Ω headphones effortlessly
- Premium Nichicon™ audio capacitors
Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
- Audio Line Shielding
Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio
Sonic Studio III
Sonic Studio now supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.
*A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head. Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions. The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio's virtual surround to process sound true to life.
- App-specific Profiles: Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen
- Surround Sound Surround sound for a truly immersive audio experience
- Sonic Studio Link
New Sonic Studio Link VR functionality extends its HRTF effects to headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
Scan and Detect to Dominate!
Sonic Radar III is all new; with an evolved audio engine that processes sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you. A new on-screen arrow has also been added to help you pinpoint the enemy position instantly!
- Improved Audio Algorithm
The new Sonic Radar audio algorithm is now even more accurate to allow enemies to be pinpointed with even more accuracy
- 3D Engine
Sonic Radar III is built around it's all new HUD with an in-game 3 dimensional arrow for a more intuitive experience
- Audio Boost
The new audio boost feature now allows the boosted audio to be heard directly
- Audio Radar
Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos
ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming is carefully designed and engineered with loads of high-quality components to protect your investment; and we call them Gamer's Guardian. Individually they're tough, together they're unstoppable.
ROG Strix Gives You More!
When you buy ROG you expect to get more and boy, do you get it. ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming is bundled with loads of extras that you won't get elsewhere, so wrap your rig with ROG spirit!
Overwolf: Stay in the game
Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, email, IM, and stream or record gameplay; all while you're in the game. Color-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.
ROG Clone Drive: Image Your Drives, The Smart Way
All-new ROG Clone Drive is the smart, convenient cloning solution that quickly and efficiently replicates hard drives or SSDs. Clone Drive is so smart that it can clone one drive to two target drives at the same time, or image any file from your disk at breakneck speeds.
Beyond VR Ready
ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming isn't just VR Ready, it goes way beyond! The ASUS ROG Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance after you've taken off the headset. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.
The Power of Intel® Technologies
Intel Z370 Chipset:
The Intel® Z370 is a single-chipset design that supports 8th Generation Intel® Core™ LGA1151 processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability.
Additionally, the Z370 provides a maximum of 10 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, six SATA 6Gbps ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel Z370 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.
Ready for 8th Gen Intel LGA1151 Core processors
This motherboard supports 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 processors in the LGA1151 package, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4x DIMMs) DDR4 memory and 16x PCIe 3.0 / 2.0 lanes for greater performance.
Operating System Support:
Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit
Intel® Processor Support:
This ASUS Motherboard supports select 8th Gen Intel® Core™ "Coffee Lake" Desktop Processors. Even though it is a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with earlier Generation Intel® Processors.
This Motherboard initially supports these Intel® Core™ processors, with more to follow:
|CPU Support1||Supports select 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 desktop processors in the LGA1151 package.
Even though it is a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with 7th Gen and earlier Intel® Processors.
|Chipset||Intel® Z370 Chipset|
|Memory||4x DIMM DDR4-2666 / 2400 / 2133 Stock Clocked Unbuffered RAM, 64GB Max (4x 16GB)
Supports Overclocked Ram up to DDR4-4000Dual Channel Memory Architecture Design
Supports Intel® XMP Certified RAM
|Integrated Graphics||Requires Intel® Processor with Integrated Graphics Chip:
1x DisplayPort port, Up to 4,096 x 2,304 @ 60 Hz
1x HDMI v1.4b port, up to 4,096 x 2,160 @ 24 Hz
The HDMI port supports HDCP 2.2
Supports up to 3 Displays at onceSupports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD, Insider™
Uses up to 1GB of Shared RAM
|Storage||6x SATA III (6Gb/s) connectors w/ RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10
1x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 for SATA or PCIE 3.0 x4 Storage
|Expansion Slots||2x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8)
2x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Two video cards run in PCIe 3.0 x8/x8 mode
|USB Ports||2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen2 (10Gbps) ports
4x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) ports
2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports (at mid-board)
|LAN||Intel® i219V chipset:
1x Gigabit RJ45 LAN port
Dual interconnect between the Integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY)Anti-surge LANGuard
ROG GameFirst Technology
|Audio||SupremeFX Audio CODEC S1220A:
8-Channel High Definition Audio
Dual Headphone Amplifiers
Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
Supports Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
High quality 120dB SNR stereo playback & 113dB SNR recording
SupremeFX Shielding Technology
Supports up to 32-Bit / 192kHz playback
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
1x DisplayPort port
1x HDMI port
1x RJ45 Gigabit LAN (RJ45) port
2x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports
4x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
2x USB 2.0 ports
1x Optical S/PDIF out
5x 3.5mm Audio jacks
|Internal I/O||1x AAFP connector
1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector supports 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
2x USB 2.0 connectors support 4x USB 2.0 ports
1x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1x CPU Fan connector (1 x 4-pin)
1x CPU OPT Fan connector (1 x 4-pin)
2x Chassis Fan connectors (2 x 4-pin)
1x W_PUMP+ connector (1 x 4-pin)
1x 24-pin EATX Power connectors
1x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connectors
1x Thermal sensor connectors
1x Clear CMOS jumpers
1x System panel connector
1x CPU_OV jumper
|Special Features||5-Way Optimization: Dual Intelligent Processors 5
- Whole system optimization with a single click! 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo App together, providing better CPU performance, efficient power saving, precise digital power control, whole system cooling and even tailor your own app usages
- ESD Guards on LAN, Audio, KBMS & USB 3.0 / 2.0 ports
- DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- Stainless Steel Back I/O
- Highly Durable Components
- DIGI+ VRM
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
ASUS Exclusive Features:
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
|ROG Special Features||ROG RAMCache II
|Manageability||DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE|
|BIOS||128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.|
|Operating System||Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit|
|Form Factor||micro ATX Form Factor: 244 x 244mm|
- This Motherboard only supports 8th Gen Intel Core Processors on the LGA 1151 Socket. Pin assignments have changed, so 7th Gen and earlier LGA 1151 socket processors will not work. Any damage to this motherboard and / or 7th Gen and earlier LGA 1151 socket processors when used together voids the warranty of both products.
- ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING Motherboard w/
- User Manual
- I/O Shield
- 1x Vertical M.2 bracket set
- 4x SATA 6Gb/s cables
- 1x M.2 Screw Package
- 1x CPU installation tool
- 1x Supporting DVD
- 1x Strix door hanger
- 1x SLI HB BRIDGE (2-WAY-S)
- 1x Cable ties pack
- 1x Thermistor cable
- 1x STRIX series sticker