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Asus Z97-A/USB 3.1 Desktop Motherboard - Intel Z97 Express Chipset - Socket H3 LGA-1150

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by  ASUS    |    PCN#  ZG1618    |    MFG#  Z97-A/USB 3.1    |   
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Product Highlights:
  • ATX
  • 1 x Processor Support
  • 32 GB DDR3 SDRAM Maximum RAM
  • 3.20 GHz O.C. Memory Speed Supported
Product Condition: New and Factory Fresh
Limited Warranty: 3 Year
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs.
List Price: $149.00
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Asus Z97-A/USB 3.1 Desktop Motherboard - Intel Z97 Express Chipset - Socket H3 LGA-1150

Intel® LGA1150 4th, New 4th & 5th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors Ready

This motherboard supports Intel® 4th , New 4th and 5th Generation Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA1150 package, with iGPU, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, 2-channel (4 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance.

General Information

ManufacturerASUS Computer International

Manufacturer Part NumberZ97-A/USB 3.1

Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://usa.asus.com

Brand NameAsus

Product ModelZ97-A/USB 3.1

Product NameZ97-A/USB 3.1 Desktop Motherboard

Product TypeDesktop Motherboard

Technical Information

Processor & Chipset

Chipset ManufacturerIntel

Chipset ModelZ97 Express

Total Processor Supported1

Processor TechnologyTurbo Boost Technology 2.0, Quick Sync Video Technology

Processor SocketSocket H3 LGA-1150

Processor SupportedCore i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, Celeron

64-bit ProcessingYes

Multi GPU SupportedCrossFireX, SLI


Number of Memory Slots4

Memory Form FactorDIMM

Maximum Memory32 GB

Memory StandardDDR3-3200/PC3-25600 (O.C.), DDR3-3100/PC3-24800 (O.C.), DDR3-3000/PC3-24000 (O.C.), DDR3-2933/PC3-23400 (O.C.), DDR3-2800/PC3-22400 (O.C.), DDR3-2666/PC3-21330 (O.C.), DDR3-2600/PC3-20800 (O.C.), DDR3-2400/PC3-19200 (O.C.), DDR3-2200/PC3-17600 (O.C.), DDR3-2133/PC3-17000 (O.C.), DDR3-2000/PC3-16000 (O.C.), DDR3-1866/PC3-15000 (O.C.), DDR3-1600/PC3-12800, DDR3-1333/PC3-10600

Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM

Memory Speed Supported3.20 GHz (O.C.), 3.10 GHz (O.C.), 3 GHz (O.C.), 2.93 GHz (O.C.), 2.80 GHz (O.C.), 2.67 GHz (O.C.), 2.60 GHz (O.C.), 2.40 GHz (O.C.), 2.20 GHz (O.C.), 2.13 GHz (O.C.), 2 GHz (O.C.), 1.87 GHz (O.C.), 1.60 GHz, 1.33 GHz

I/O Controller

Controller TypeSerial ATA/600

RAID SupportedYes

RAID Levels0, 1, 5, 1+0


Onboard VideoCPU Dependent Video

Graphics Controller ManufacturerIntel

Graphics Controller Memory512 MB

Graphics Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM

Graphics Memory AccessibilityShared


Sound Controller ManufacturerRealtek

Sound Controller ModelALC892

Audio Channels7.1

Network & Communication

Gigabit EthernetYes

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Slots7

Number of PCI Slots2

PCI Express StandardPCI Express 3.0, PCI Express 2.0

Total Number of PCI Express Slots5

Number of PCI Express x1 Slots2

Number of PCI Express x16 Slots3


Total Number of USB Ports6

Number of USB 3.0 Ports4

Number of USB 3.1 Ports2

Audio Line InYes

Audio Line OutYes

Microphone PortYes


Number of S/PDIF In Ports1



Number of HDMI Outputs1


Number of DisplayPort Outputs1


Number of DVI Outputs1

Network (RJ-45)Yes

Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports1

PS/2 PortYes

Number of PS/2 Ports1

Onboard Interfaces

Number of SATA Interfaces4

Number of M.2 Interfaces1

Total Number of Onboard USB Ports8

Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports6

Number of Onboard USB 3.0 Ports2

Onboard Audio HeaderYes

Onboard S/PDIF HeaderYes


Buttons & KeysMemOK, Power, EPU, TPU
Power Description

Power Supply SupportedATX12V

Physical Characteristics

Form FactorATX




Package Contents
  • Z97-A/USB 3.1 Desktop Motherboard
  • User's Manual
  • I/O Shield
  • 3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
  • 1 x SLI bridge(s)
  • 1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)
  • Support Disc

Certifications & Standards
  • ACPI 5.0
  • CE
  • FCC
  • BSMI
  • C-TICK

Environmentally FriendlyYes

Environmental CertificationWEEE, RoHS


Limited Warranty3 Year