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|Model||Z270 GAMING I7|
|CPU Socket Type||LGA 1151|
|CPU Type||Supports 7th and 6th Generation Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron Processors (Socket 1151)|
* Not Compatible with Intel 8th Gen CPUs
|Supported CPU Technologies||Turbo Boost Technology 2.0|
|Onboard Video Chipset||Supports Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals: Intel Quick Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full HW Encode1, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel Insider, Intel HD Graphics*|
Gen9 LP, DX11.3, DX12
HWA Encode/Decode: VP8, HEVC 8b, VP9, HEVC 10b (For 7th Gen Intel CPU)
HWA Encode/Decode: VP8, HEVC 8b; GPU/SW Encode/Decode: VP9, HEVC 10b (For 6th Gen Intel CPU)
Max. shared memory 1024MB**
Dual graphics output: Support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 ports by independent display controllers
Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 24Hz / (3840x2160) @ 30Hz
Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 60Hz
Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
Supports HDCP with HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
*Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
**The size of maximum shared memory may vary from different operating systems.
***Due to chipset limitation, the Blu-ray playback of Intel HD Graphics is only supported under Windows 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit.
***Intel InTru 3D is only supported under Windows 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit.
|Number of Memory Slots||4x288pin (DDR4)|
|Memory Standard||DDR4 3733+(OC)*/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 2933(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2400**/ 2133|
*Please refer to Memory Support List on ASRock's website for more information.
**7th Gen Intel CPU supports DDR4 up to 2400; 6th Gen Intel CPU supports DDR4 up to 2133.
|Maximum Memory Supported||64GB|
*Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.
|Channel Supported||Dual Channel|
|PCI Express 3.0 x16||4 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE2/PCIE3/PCIE4/PCIE5: single at x16 (PCIE2); dual at x8 (PCIE2) / x8 (PCIE4); triple at x8 (PCIE2) / x4 (PCIE4) / x4 (PCIE5). PCIE3: x4 mode)*|
* Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
|PCI Express x1||1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slot (Flexible PCIe)|
|Other Slots||1 x Vertical M.2 Socket (Key E) with the bundled Wi-Fi 802.11 ac module (on the rear I/O)|
15µ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE2)
|SATA 6Gb/s||6 x SATA3 6.0Gb/s Connectors, support RAID, NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug*|
* M2_1, SATA3_0 and SATA3_1 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.
* M2_2, SATA3_4 and SATA3_5 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.
* If M2_3 is occupied by a SATA-type M.2 device, SATA3_3 will be disabled.
4 x SATA3 6.0Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
|SATA Express||2 x SATA Express 10Gb/s Connectors**|
** Support to be announced
|M.2||3 x Ultra M.2 Sockets, support M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32Gb/s)***|
*** Supports Intel Optane Technology
*** Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
*** Supports ASRock U.2 Kit
|Audio Chipset||Realtek ALC1220|
|Audio Channels||7.1 Channels|
|LAN Chipset||AQUANTIA AQC108|
|Second LAN Chipset||1 x Intel I219V, 1 x Intel I211AT|
|Max LAN Speed||5Gbps + Dual 10/100/1000Mbps|
|Wireless LAN||Intel 802.11ac Wi-Fi Module (Free Bundle)|
Supports IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports Dual-Band (2.4/5 GHz)
Supports high speed wireless connections up to 433 Mbps
|Bluetooth||Supports Bluetooth 4.0 / 3.0 + High speed class II|
|PS/2||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port|
|HDMI||1 x HDMI|
|RJ45||3 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)|
|DisplayPort||1 x DisplayPort 1.2|
|USB 3.1||1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10Gb/s) (ASMedia ASM2142) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))|
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (ASMedia ASM2142) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
3 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Intel Z270) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))*
1 x Fatal1ty Mouse Port (USB 3.1 Gen1) (Intel Z270) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
* Ultra USB Power is supported on USB_4_5 ports.
* ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB_4_5 ports.
|S/PDIF Out||1 x Optical|
|Audio Ports||HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)|
|Antenna Connectors||2 x Antenna Ports|
|Onboard USB||3 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 6 USB 2.0 ports) (Intel Z270) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))|
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
1 x Vertical Type A USB 3.1 Gen1 (Intel Z270)
|Other Connectors||1 x TPM Header|
1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
1 x AURA RGB LED Header*
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)**
1 x CPU Optional/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)***
2 x Chassis Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
1 x Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15µ Gold Audio Connector)
1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector (5-pin)*****
1 x Dr. Debug with LED
1 x Power Switch with LED
1 x Reset Switch with LED
1 x XMP Switch
*Supports up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip.
**The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
***The CPU Optional/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 1.5A (18W) fan power.
****The Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 1.5A (18W) fan power.
****CPU_OPT/W_PUMP, CHA_FAN1, CHA_FAN2 and CHA_FAN3/W_PUMP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.
*****Only one Thunderbolt AIC Card is supported.
|Dimensions (W x L)||12.0" x 9.6"|
|Power Pin||1 x 24-pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)|
1 x 8-pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
|Date First Available||January 19, 2017|