Features:

  • 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 – One click, total system optimization
  • M.2 & SATA Express - Speed up your system with lightning-fast 10Gb/s transfer speed
  • Crystal Sound 2 and Intel Gigabit Ethernet — a game-winning combo
  • ASUS HomeCloud - Access your PC remotely and stream multimedia content anywhere, anytime
  • Proven quality – 5X Protection. 1000+ compatible devices. 7000+ validation hours.

Processor:

  • Intel Socket 1150 for the 5th/New 4th/4th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors 
  • Supports Intel 22 nm CPU
  • Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 

Chipset:

  • Intel Z97

Graphic:

  • Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel HD Graphics support 
  • Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB/DisplayPort ports 
  • Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
  • Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider
  • Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously

What's New:

BIOS

  • Support 5th-Generation Intel Core Processors
  • Support ASUS USB 3.1 PCIE add-on card 
  • Support NVMe

Chipset

  • Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility version 10.0.20

Audio

  • Realtek Audio Driver version 6.0.1.7344 for Windows 7/8/8.1 32bit & 64bit with WHQL certification

Graphics

  • Intel Graphics Accelerator Driver version 10.18.10.3910 for Windows 7/8/8.1 64bit with WHQL certification

Lan

  • Turbo LAN Driver version 1.05.03 for Windows Win7 32/64bit, Win8 32/64bit and Win8.1 32/64bit.

SATA

  • Intel Smart Connect Technology Software version 5.0.10.2936 for Windows 7/8/8.1 32/64bit.