Asus Z97-A/USB 3.1 Desktop Motherboard - Intel Z97 Express Chipset - Socket H3 LGA-1150 Item # 684863
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One click takes care of all that complex tuning. Your PC is smart with ASUS 5-Way Optimization. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use - so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and now even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else! Fan Xpert 3 puts 4-pin/3-pin CPU and case fan controls in one place. It scans each fan's characteristics and delivers custom settings for each fan based on the dedicated area temperatures detected by hardware thermal sensors. Make sure every fan achieves the balance of cooling performance and low noise. Fan Xpert 3 supports hardware-level PWM/DC combo mode for both the CPU and case fans. It even can reduce the CPU fan speed to below the default minimum, for extra-quiet and power saving operation during light loads.T-Topology design provides superb memory overclocking capability under full load by minimizing the coupling noise and signal reflection effect. The memory channels are equidistant to the CPU, providing balanced control over multiple memory modules and enhanced overall memory compatibility. SATA Express provides up to 10Gbit/s data-transfer speeds from two PCIE 2.0 lanes, resolving the higher bandwidth request in the near future. The current SSDs consume up to 550MB/s, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6Gbit/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard - and ensures that you and your system won't get left behind. With two native PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 10Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is a great choice for an operating system drive, making your whole PC work that much faster. It supports Intel Rapid Storage technology to ensure even faster access to data, refresh applications automatically and awake from sleep in just seconds!
|controller type||Serial ATA/600|
|manufacturer||ASUS Computer International|
|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|
|warranty length||3-year limited|