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Z270-WS, Intel Z270 Chipset, LGA 1151, HDMI, ATX Motherboard

SKU: 11273929

Manufacturer: ASUS

MPN: Z270-WS

Availability: Out of Stock


Price: $422.31
or as low as $37/month

Intel LGA1151 ATX motherboard with DDR4 3866MHz (OC), dual M.2 and dual U.2, Intel®Optane™ memory ready, USB 3.1 Type-A™ and Type-C™ rear-panel connections.

  • Ultimate graphics power with 4-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® Crossfire X™
  • Next-gen transfer speeds with 32Gbps Dual M.2 and U.2, 10Gbps USB 3.1 Type-A and Type-C connections
  • 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and Fan Xpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum performance and dynamic system cooling
  • Realtek® S1220A audio codec provides crystal-clear sound and powerful output
  • SafeSlot technology employs an insert-molding process to integrate with fortifying metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs
  • Server-grade design with built-in dual Intel Gigabit LAN
CPU Intel® for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
Chipset Intel® Z270
Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 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)
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. 
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
Graphic Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports
- Supports HDMI 2.0 with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 60 / 24 Hz*1
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz / 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
- Supports High Dynamic Range(HDR),Wide Color Gamut(Rec.2020),HDCP 2.2
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
Supports up to 2 displays simultaneously
DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays
Multi-GPU Support Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology *7
Supports NVIDIA® 4-Way SLI™ Technology *7
Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology *7
Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology *7
Expansion Slots 4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (single at x16, dual at x16/x16 mode, triple at x16/x8/x8 mode or quad x8/x8/x8/x8 mode)
1 x PCIe x4 (max at x4 mode)
Storage 1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*3
2 x U.2 connector*3
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)*2
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*4
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 15 support
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *5
LAN Intel® I210-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Intel® I219-LM , 1 x Gigabit LAN
Gigabit Intel® LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
Audio Realtek® ALC S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming
120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
Audio Feature :
- DTS Connect
- DTS Headphone:X
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
- Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
- EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality
- Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality
Premium Japan-made audio capacitors provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
USB Ports Intel® Z270 Chipset :
6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
Intel® Z270 Chipset :
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + Type-C)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector port(s)
Special Features OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
- Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
5-Way Optimization by 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.
Gamer's Guardian:
- SafeSlot
ASUS TPU :
- Auto Tuning
- GPU Boost
ASUS EPU :
- EPU
ASUS Digital Power Design :
- Industry leading Digital 8 + 4 + 2 Phase Power Design
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- USB BIOS Flashback
- MemOK!
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
- Turbo LAN
- Crystal Sound 3
- EZ XMP ASUS Exclusive Features
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-pipe solution
- ASUS Fan Xpert 4
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
CPU Installation Tool
- Three-step simplicity and safety
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, HDD LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector
Performance Optimization :
- Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
Turbo App
Key Express
M.2 and U.2 Onboard (The Latest Transfer Technology with up to 32Gb/s Data-transfer Speeds for M.2 and U.2)
Back I/O Ports 1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
1 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
4 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
1 x 8-channel Audio I/O
Internal I/O Ports 1 x RGB Header(s)
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
2 x M.2 Socket 3
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) ()
1 x AIO_PUMP connector
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
2 x 8-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
1 x 6-pin EATX 12 V_1 Power connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x EZ XMP switch
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
2 x U.2 connector
1 x COM port header
1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector
Accessories User's manual
ASUS Q-Shield
1 x 2-Way SLI bridge(s)
1 x COM port cable(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
2 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x CPU installation tool
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s)
1 x 4-Way SLI bridge(s)
1 x Q-Connector
1 x 2-port USB 2.0 module(s)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
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.
Manageability WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
Operating System Windows® 10
Windows® 8.1 64-bit *6
Windows® 7 64-bit *6
Form Factor ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
Note *1 HDMI 2.0 60Hz resolution support requires necessary drivers update.
*2 The M.2_1 socket shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56 ports. When using M.2 PCIe devices in X2 mode, SATA_56 ports will not be disabled.When using M.2 PCIe devices in X4 mode, SATA_56 ports will be disabled.
*3 The M.2_2 socket shares bandwidth with U.2_2 connector and SATA6G_1 port. When using M.2_2 socket with PCIe bandwidth, SATA6G_1 port will not be disabled and U.2_2 connector will be disabled. When using M.2_2 socket with SATA bandwidth, SATA6G_1 port and U.2_2 connector will be disabled. When using U.2_2 connector, SATA6G_1 port will not be disabled and M.2_2 connector will be disabled.
*4 These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
*5 Intel® Optane Technology is only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® processors. Before using Intel® Optane memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.
*6 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors
*7 Actual number of Multi-graphic supported differs per Vendors' Graphic cards. Please check with Vendor beforehand.