Highlights:
  • Processor Socket: Socket H3 LGA-1150
  • Total Processor Supported: 1
  • Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
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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
Manufacturer
ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number
Z97-A
Manufacturer Website Address
http://usa.asus.com
Brand Name
Asus
Product Model
Z97-A
Product Name
Z97-A Desktop Motherboard
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Processor & Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Total Processor Supported
1
Processor Technology
  • Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Quick Sync Video Technology
  • Processor Socket
    Socket H3 LGA-1150
    Processor Supported
  • Core i7
  • Core i5
  • Core i3
  • Pentium
  • Celeron
  • 64-bit Processing
    Yes
    Memory
    Number of Memory Slots
    4
    Memory Form Factor
    DIMM
    Maximum Memory
    32 GB
    Memory Standard
  • DDR3-3200/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 Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
    Memory Speed Supported
  • 3.20 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 Type
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported
    Yes
    RAID Levels
  • 0
  • 1
  • 5
  • 1+0
  • Video
    Onboard Video
    CPU Dependent Video
    Graphics Controller Manufacturer
    Intel
    Graphics Controller Memory
    512 MB
    Graphics Memory Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
    Graphics Memory Accessibility
    Shared
    Audio
    Sound Controller Manufacturer
    Realtek
    Sound Controller Model
    ALC892
    Audio Channels
    7.1
    Network & Communication
    Gigabit Ethernet
    Yes
    I/O Expansions
    Number of Total Expansion Slots
    7
    Number of PCI Slots
    2
    PCI Express Standard
  • PCI Express 3.0
  • PCI Express 2.0
  • Total Number of PCI Express Slots
    5
    Number of PCI Express x1 Slots
    2
    Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
    3
    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of USB Ports
    6
    Number of USB 2.0 Ports
    2
    Number of USB 3.0 Ports
    4
    Audio Line In
    Yes
    Audio Line Out
    Yes
    Microphone Port
    Yes
    S/PDIF
    Yes
    Number of S/PDIF In Ports
    1
    VGA
    Yes
    HDMI
    Yes
    Number of HDMI Outputs
    1
    DisplayPort
    Yes
    Number of DisplayPort Outputs
    1
    DVI
    Yes
    Number of DVI Outputs
    1
    Network (RJ-45)
    Yes
    Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
    1
    PS/2 Port
    Yes
    Number of PS/2 Ports
    1
    Onboard Interfaces
    Number of SATA Interfaces
    4
    Number of M.2 Interfaces
    1
    Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
    8
    Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
    6
    Number of Onboard USB 3.0 Ports
    2
    Onboard Audio Header
    Yes
    Onboard S/PDIF Header
    Yes
    Controls/Indicators
    Buttons & Keys
  • MemOK
  • Power
  • EPU
  • TPU
  • Power Description
    Power Supply Supported
    ATX12V
    Physical Characteristics
    Form Factor
    ATX
    Height
    2.7"
    Width
    12"
    Depth
    9.6"
    Weight (Approximate)
    3.93 lb
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
    • Z97-A 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
    • KC (KOREA CERTIFICATION)
    • BSMI
    • C-TICK
    Environmentally Friendly
    Yes
    Environmental Certification
  • WEEE
  • RoHS
  • Warranty
    Limited Warranty
    3 Year