Asus PRIME Z370-P II Motherboard w/ DDR4 2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Gigabit LAN, 3-Way CrossFire / 2-Way SLI Modes

MX74324 PRIME Z370-P II Motherboard w/ DDR4 2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Gigabit LAN,  3-Way CrossFire / 2-Way SLI Modes
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Product Info

ASUS PRIME Z370-A: For 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Coffee Lake

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5x Protection III Technologies

Prime series motherboards are engineered with industry-leading 5X Protection III, employing the finest components, excellent circuit design and exacting standards to guarantee the quality and long-term durability of your motherboard.

This means exceptional protection and stability for your build, thanks to decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.

  • SafeSlot Core
    Fortified PCIe slot prevents damage
  • LANGuard
    Pumped-up throughput, 2.5x higher surge tolerance
  • Overvoltage Protection
    World-class circuit-protecting power design
  • DIGI+ VRM
    Precision control for stable power
  • Stainless-Steel Back I/O
    3x corrosion-resistance for greater durability
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1000+ Compatible Devices and Components
The superior compatibility of PRIME Z370-P II is evidenced by our extensive list of supported devices — which includes thousands of compatible components — and our Qualified Vendor List (QVL) that identifies memory compatibility. It all adds up to more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences.

8000+ VALIDATION HOURS

  • Temperature and Humidity Tests
    Ensures components withstand extreme conditions
  • Thermal measurement tests
    Ensures that the system remains cool and stable under the heaviest loads
  • Insertion tests
    Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles
  • Aging tests
    Up to 48-hour aging test ensures reliability
  • Power-consumption tests
    Checked for world-class energy efficiency
  • Temperature and DC margin tests
    Ensures that the motherboard is capable of coping with voltages fluctuations caused by varying temperatures
  • Thermal-shock tests
    Ensures ability to survive temperature changes during transportation
  • Non-operation shock tests
    Built to withstand jolts that may occur during shipping
  • Burn-in tests
    Every component is checked to ensure flawless operation
  • Installation tests
    Connector placement is double-checked to ensure hassle-free installation
  • Drop tests
    Drop tests from various heights ensure durability
  • Salt and spray tests
    Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan and rust-resistance

Features

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Time For PRIME

ASUS Prime Z370 Series motherboards provide the solid foundation needed for your first build, plus loads of scope to grow with your ambitions. We've melded all the good stuff that's packed into the latest Intel processors with essential ASUS design and engineering, so you benefit from industry-leading technologies; including automated system tuning, comprehensive cooling controls, immersive onboard audio, and support for the ASUS Fan Extension Card. Build smart and easy with ASUS Prime Z370.

Take Advantage of the Power of Intel® 9th and 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs

ASUS Motherboards Are Your Tactical Advantage
This ASUS PRIME Z370-P II Motherboard along with a compatible Intel® 9th and 8th Gen Processor goes farther, faster than previous Consumer level Intel® CPUs and Chipsets ever have. The latest 9th and 8th Gen 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.

This ASUS Motherboard has Dual PCIe 3.0 x16 video card slots with room for two modern high end Video Cards in a x8/x4 configuration, which leaves room for a NVMe PCI-E x4 M.2 Card. It is backed up by many other advanced performance features and faster connectivity options. Get ready for incredible Gaming and Workstation performance beyond your wildest dreams!

One Stop Controls

Cooler by design
PRIME Z370-P II features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 Core or the UEFI BIOS.

  • Multiple Temperature Sources
  • AIO Pump
  • 4-pin PWM/DC fan
  • Smart protection

Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
The smoothest, slickest mouse-controllable graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes will help you quickly find your way, quickly and easily.

  • EZ Tuning Wizard
    Quickly apply a CPU overclock to improve system performance, or configure a RAID array for faster data retrieval and backups.
  • My Favourites
    Quickly discover tuning options and add preferred tools to the list

Ultrafast Connectivity

M.2 Slot: Speed up with onboard M.2 up to 32Gbps!
With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. It's the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, providing fast access to data.

Intel Optane Memory Car Ready

Intel Optane™ is a revolutionary non-volatile memory technology supported by PRIME Z370-P II. Intel Optane memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.

Upgrade to Unrivalled Audio

Outstanding Audio
Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio. Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you've ever experienced!

  • Audio Shielding
    Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.
  • Separate layer for left and right tracks
    Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths
  • Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors
    Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity

The Visual Beauty Of Virtual Worlds

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Brighten Up Your Build
LED-illuminated control for PCIe slot and trace paths. Built-in LED lighting options illuminate your build in a variety of eye-catching styles.

Beyond VR ready
Complete Your Immersion- PRIME Z370-P II isn't just VR ready; it goes way beyond. The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that PRIME Z370-P II has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.

Intel Z370 Chipset

The Intel® Z370 is a single-chipset design that supports 9th and 8th Generation Intel® Core™ LGA1151v2 processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability.

Additionally, the Z370 Chipset supports up to 10x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 6x SATA 6Gbps ports, and a 32Gbps M.2 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.

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Ready for 8th Gen Intel® LGA1151 Core™ Processors

This motherboard supports 9th and 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors in the LGA1151 package, with integrated graphics and memory control with powerful USB 3.1 Support.

The PCI Express Controllers support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, the advanced dual-channel DDR4 memory support includes 4 DIMM Slots and 16x PCI Express 3.0 / 2.0 lanes for great performance from 1 or 2 Video Cards and an optional PCI-E NVMe M.2 Storage Card or an Intel® Optane™ Memory Card.

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Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Web Page for Full Details

Download the Manufacturer Product Manual

I/O Ports

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Compatibility

Intel® Processor Support:

This ASUS Motherboard supports select 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ "Coffee Lake" Processors. Even though it is a LGA 1151v2 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with earlier Generation Intel® Processors.

Visit the Manufacturer CPU Support Web Page

Operating System Support:

Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit

Specifications

CPU Support Supports select 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 processors in the LGA1151 package.

Even though it is a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with earlier 7th and 6th Gen Intel® Processors.

Chipset Intel® Z370 Chipset
   
Memory Runs up to 4x DIMM DDR4-2666, 2400 or 2133MHz Stock Clocked Unbuffered RAM, 64GB Max (4x 16GB)

Supports Overclocked Ram up to DDR4-4000

Supports Intel® XMP Certified RAM
4 Slot Dual Channel Memory Architecture Design
   
Integrated Graphics Requires Intel® Processor with Integrated Graphics Chip:
1x HDMI port, up to 4,096 x 2,160 @ 30Hz or 3,840 x 2,160 @ 60Hz
This HDMI port supports HDCP 2.2
1x DVI-D port, up to 1,920 x 1,200 @ 60Hz
Integratd Video uses up to 1GB of Shared RAM
   
Storage 4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors w/ RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10

2x M.2 NVMe 2280 PCIe x4 / SATA III SSD connectors
(Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280)
All M.2 Slots support Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
(Only 1x Optane™ Memory Card is supported)

   
Expansion Slots 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, running at x16 or x8/x4
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, running at x4
(Supports x16, x8/x4 or x8/x4 + x4 Multiple GPU Modes)

4x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slots

Multi-GPU Support Support for NVIDIA® 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
(Supports2-Way x8/x8 SLI™ Modes)

Support for AMD 2 or 3-Way AMD CrossFireX™ technologies
(Supports 2-Way x8/x4 or 3-Way x8/x4 + x4 CrossFireX™ Modes)

   
USB Ports Rear I/O Panel Ports
4x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-C ports
2x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Type-A ports

2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) connectors support up to 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A ports
2x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Connectors support up to 4x USB 2.0 Type A ports

   
LAN Realtek® RTL8111H Chipset:
1x Gigabit RJ45 LAN port
ASUS LAN Guard
   
Audio Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC:
Supports: Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking

Audio Features:
- LED illuminated Design: Brighten up your build with the gorgeous illuminated audio trace path
- 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
- Premium Japanese Audio Capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

   
Back Panel I/O Ports 1x Combo PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse port
4x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 2 ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
1x DVI-D port
1x HDMI v1.4b port
1x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet port
3x 3.5mm Audio jacks
   
Internal I/O 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) connectors for up to 4x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (19-pin)
2x USB 2.0 connectors for up to 4x USB 2.0 ports
2x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242 / 2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA mode & X4 PCIE modes)
1x COM port connector
4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1x CPU Fan connector (1x 4-pin)
2x Chassis Fan connectors (2x 4-pin)
1x S/PDIF out header
1x 24-pin EATX Power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
1x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x System panel connector
1x AIO PUMP Header
   
Manageability WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
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, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.
   
Operating System Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit
   
Form Factor ATX Form Factor: 305 x 231mm

Package Contents

  • ASUS PRIME Z370P-II Motherboard
  • 1x User Manual
  • 1x I/O Shield
  • 2x SATA 6Gb/s Cables
  • 1x M.2 Screw Package
  • 1x Support CD