ASUS Z97-A - motherboard - ATX - LGA1150 Socket - Z97 Specs

ASUS Z97-A - motherboard - ATX - LGA1150 Socket - Z97

Part Number: Z97-A

General

  • Chipset Type
    Intel Z97 Express
  • Compatible Processors
    Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
  • Processor Socket
    LGA1150 Socket
  • Max Processors Qty
    1
  • Manufacturer
    Asus

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Expansion Slots
    1 x CPU
    4 x DIMM 240-pin
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (dual x8 mode; single card: x16 mode)
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x2 mode)
    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    2 x PCI
  • Storage Interfaces
    SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin SATA, 1 x M.2, 1 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
  • Internal Interfaces
    6 x USB 2.0 - header
    2 x USB 3.0 - header
    1 x audio - header
    1 x Thunderbolt - header
    1 x SPDIF out - header
  • Power Connectors
    24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
  • RAID Features
    Intel Smart Response Technology

Processor

  • Max Supported Qty
    1
  • Installed Qty
    0

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1, 2, 4
  • Type
    DVI-D, DisplayPort, HDMI, LAN (Gigabit Ethernet), PS/2 keyboard / mouse, TOSLINK, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA, audio line-in, audio line-out, audio line-out (center/subwoofer), audio line-out (rear), microphone
  • Connector Type
    mini-jack

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Product Type
    motherboard
  • Included Accessories
    I/O back plate
  • Compatible with Windows 7
    "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.

Memory

  • Max Allocated RAM Size
    512 MB

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Controller
    Intel I218V
  • Network
    Gigabit Ethernet

Audio

  • Audio Codec
    Realtek ALC892
  • Compliant Standards
    DTS Connect, High Definition Audio, DTS UltraPC II

Processor / Memory / Storage

  • Max Supported Qty
    1

Graphics

  • Max Allocated RAM Size
    512 MB

Audio Output

  • Compliant Standards
    DTS Connect, DTS UltraPC II, High Definition Audio
  • Type
    sound card
  • Audio Codec
    Realtek ALC892
  • Audio
    High Definition Audio (8-channel)

Video

  • Video Output
    graphics adapter (CPU required)

RAM

  • Max Supported Size
    32 GB
  • Features
    Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), dual channel memory architecture

LAN

  • Network Interfaces
    Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Controller
    Intel I218V

Supported RAM

  • Bus Clock
    1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2933 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2600 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 2200 MHz (O.C.), 2133 MHz (O.C.), 2000 MHz (O.C.), 1866 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3100 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 2250 MHz (O.C.)
  • Registered or Buffered
    Unbuffered
  • Features
    Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)
  • Technology
    DDR3
  • Max Size
    32 GB
  • Supported RAM Integrity Check
    Non-ECC

Header

  • Brand
    ASUS
  • Product Line
    ASUS
  • Model
    Z97-A
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Mainboard

  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • Processor Socket
    LGA1150 Socket
  • Compatible Processors
    Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium
  • Chipset Type
    Intel Z97 Express
  • Supported RAM Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
  • Supported RAM Speed
    1333 MHz, 1600 MHz, 1866 MHz (O.C.), 2000 MHz (O.C.), 2133 MHz (O.C.), 2200 MHz (O.C.), 2250 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 2600 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2933 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3100 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.)
  • Supported RAM Integrity Check
    non-ECC
  • Supported RAM (Registered or Buffered)
    unbuffered
  • RAM Slots
    4 DIMM slots
  • Power Connectors
    24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Mainboard Features

  • BIOS Type
    AMI
  • BIOS Features
    ACPI 5.0 support, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, DMI 2.7 support, Multilingual BIOS, SMBIOS 2.8 support, UEFI BIOS, WfM 2.0 support
  • Sleep / Wake Up
    wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
  • Hardware Features
    AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, ASUS 5X PROTECTION, ASUS 8 Phase Power Design, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, ASUS Crystal Sound 2, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS EZ DIY, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, ASUS O.C. Tuner, ASUS Precision Tweaker 2, ASUS Q-Connector, ASUS Q-Design, ASUS Remote GO!, ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology, C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), Clear CMOS Button, CrashFree BIOS 3, Disk Unlocker, Dual Intelligent Processors 5, ESD Guards, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, Fanless Design Heatsink, GPU Boost, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel Rapid Start Technology, Intel Smart Connect Technology, Intel Smart Response Technology, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Q-DIMM, Q-LED, Q-Slot, Turbo LAN, anti-pop function, audio jack detect technology, jack retasking

Interfaces

  • Storage
    SATA Express port, Serial ATA-600, Serial ATA-600 (RAID)
  • Storage Ports
    4 x SATA-600 (RAID), 1 x SATA-600, 1 x SATA Express port
  • RAID Features
    Intel Smart Response Technology
  • USB 3.0 / FireWire
    USB 3.0
  • USB / FireWire Ports Configuration (Active)
    4 x USB 3.0 + 2 x USB 2.0

Expansion Slots

  • Total Qty
    1, 2, 4
  • Slot Comments
    dual x8 mode; single card: x16 mode, x2 mode
  • Type
    CPU, DIMM 240-pin, PCI, PCIe 2.0 x1, PCIe 2.0 x16, PCIe 3.0 x16

Cable Details

  • Type
    SLI bridge, Serial ATA cable
  • Included Qty
    1, 3

Software

  • Software Included
    ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS EZ Update, ASUS HomeCloud, ASUS Turbo App, drivers & utilities

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    12 in
  • Depth
    9.6 in

Video Memory

  • Max Allocated RAM Size
    512 MB

Storage Interfaces

  • Interface
    Serial ATA-600
  • Connector(s)
    4 x 7pin Serial ATA, 1 x M.2, 1 x SATA Express port
  • RAID (Level)
    RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5

Internal Interfaces

  • Type
    SPDIF out, Thunderbolt, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, audio
  • Connector Type
    header
  • Qty
    1, 2, 6

Features

  • BIOS Type
    AMI
  • BIOS Features
    WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, ASUS EZ Flash 2, UEFI BIOS, DMI 2.7 support, ACPI 5.0 support, SMBIOS 2.8 support
  • Hardware Features
    C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), jack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, ASUS Q-Design, ESD Guards, Q-DIMM, GPU Boost, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Precision Tweaker 2, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, ASUS 8 Phase Power Design, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel Smart Response Technology, Fanless Design Heatsink, ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, Intel Rapid Start Technology, Intel Smart Connect Technology, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, ASUS Remote GO!, Disk Unlocker, ASUS 5X PROTECTION, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Clear CMOS Button, ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, ASUS O.C. Tuner, anti-pop function, Turbo LAN, ASUS Crystal Sound 2, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, Dual Intelligent Processors 5
  • Sleep / Wake Up
    Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME

General

  • Manufacturer
    Asus