Asus ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING (WiFi AC) w/ DDR4 2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Gigabit LAN, 802.11 ac, Bluetooth, CrossFireX / SLI

MX68657 ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING (WiFi AC) w/ DDR4 2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Gigabit LAN, 802.11 ac, Bluetooth, CrossFireX / SLI
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Product Info

Z370-G GAMING (WiFi AC): For 8th Gen Intel® Coffee Lake CPUs


Stronger Than Steel
featureWith 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; infused with essential ROG engineering needed to push performance as far as you dare.

Ready for the latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, the ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (WI-FI AC) Motherboard 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 (WI-FI AC) 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 (WI-FI AC) 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 fastest NVMe M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slot technologies. You also get full Wireless support with Dual Band 802.11 AC WiFi and Bluetooth v4.2 support. 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
  • Wired Gaming Networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst
  • Total Wireless Support: Dual Band 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 MU-MIMO and Bluetooth v4.2
  • Gamer's Guardian: ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance


ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (WI-FI AC) 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 (WI-FI AC) 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:feature

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.

Download ASUS 3D Printing Files Here


ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (WI-FI AC) 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 (WI-FI AC) 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.


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 (WI-FI AC) 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!

Intel® Ethernet
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.

2x2 Dual Band Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO
The Next-level 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 dual-band 2.4 / 5GHz antennas offers up to 867Mbps transfer speeds and the very latest Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology ensures that every connected user experiences the best wireless and online speeds!

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 (WI-FI AC) 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

Gamer's Guardian

ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (WI-FI AC) 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 (WI-FI AC) 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 (WI-FI AC) isn't just VR Ready, it goes way beyond! The ASUS ROG Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (WI-FI AC) 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:feature
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 processorsfeature
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.

Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Web Page for Full Details

Download the Manufacturer Product Manual

Visit the Manufacturer CPU / RAM QVL Support Web Page

I/O Ports



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:

  • i7-8700K
  • i7-8700
  • i5-8600K
  • i5-8400
  • i3-8350K
  • i3-8100

Visit the Manufacturer CPU Support Web Page


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 DDR4-4000

Dual 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 once

Supports 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
1x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 for PCIE 3.0 x4 Storage

Supports an 1x Intel® Optane™ Memory Card for high performance storage caching
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 Rear I/O Panel:
2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen2 (10Gbps) ports
4x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen1 (5Gbps) ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) ports

Mid Board Connectors:
2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports (at mid-board)
4x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) 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
Wi-Fi Dual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac w/ 2x2 MIMO External Antennas
Bluetooth Bluetooth V4.2
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

Audio Features:
SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
Sonic Radar III
Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Link

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
2x Dual Band MIMO Antenna Ports
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

- Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors
- Auto Tuning, TPU, GPU Boost selection for optimized system cooling control

Gamer's Guardian:
- ESD Guards on LAN, Audio, KBMS & USB 3.0 / 2.0 ports
- DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- Stainless Steel Back I/O
- Highly Durable Components
- SafeSlot


- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices

ASUS Exclusive Features:
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger

- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3

ASUS Q-Design:
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot


Turbo APP

ROG Special Features ROG RAMCache II
ROG CloneDrive
GameFirst IV
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
  1. 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.

Package Contents

  • ROG STRIX Z370-G Gaming (WI-FI AC) Motherboard w/
  • User Manual
  • I/O Shield
  • 1x ASUS 2T2R Dual Band Wi-Fi / Bluetooth External Antenna Kit
    (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac & Bluetooth v4.2 compliant)
  • 1x Vertical M.2 bracket set
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s cables
  • 1x M.2 Screw Package
  • 1x CPU Installation Tool
  • 1x CPU Fan Holder
  • 1x Strix Door Hanger
  • 1x SLI HB BRIDGE (2-WAY-S)
  • 1x Cable Ties kit
  • 1x Thermistor cable
  • 1x STRIX Series Sticker
  • 1x Supporting DVD