Dependable StabilityAdvanced Hardware SafeguardsIndustry-leading 5X Protection II employs the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability of your motherboard with all-round protection. For you, that means exceptional protection and stability for your build the result of decades of engineering experience from the worlds leading motherboard brand.LANGuardPumped-up throughput. 2.5X higher surge tolerance.ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors ensuring a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components for greater tolerance to static electricity and improved protection against surges.Overvoltage ProtectionWorld-class circuit-protecting power designAn exclusive circuit design with built-in voltage regulators to protect your chipset, connectivity ports, and audio codecs from damage caused by unexpected high-level voltages from unstable or inferior power supplies.DRAM Overcurrent ProtectionShort-circuit damage preventionOnboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of both your system and connected devices.DIGI VRMPrecision control for stable powerASUS-exclusive DIGI VRM intelligently delivers power to the processor based on real-time demands, reducing energy waste and improving system stability.Stainless-Steel Back I/O3X corrosion-resistance for greater durabilityCorrosion-resistant stainless steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan thats three times 3X longer than ordinary panels.Superb PerformanceDDR4 SupportMake your memory go fasterWith DDR4, youll accelerate memory frequencies up to an incredible to 2133MHz And ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor, so youre assured the best compatibility.Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOSThe smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether youre a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way, quickly and easily.EZ Flash 3Update the latest BIOS via the internet, and from within the BIOS.S.M.A.R.TCheck up your storages devices Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology S.M.A.R.T logs to gauge reliability, and even determine if theyre about to fail.Q-Fan ControlYou can configure the fans operating speed manually, or use the easy pre-configured fan profiles to select Standard, Silent, Turbo, or Full Speed modesMy FavoritesQuickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.EZ Mode– Intuitive Graphical Fan ControlFine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.- EZ XMPImprove your DRAM performance with a click.- SATA InformationView SATA port details for easy device recognition.- Fast Clock AdjustmentUse mouse controls to change the time and date.Advanced Mode– Last Modified LogTrack last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.- SATA Port RenamingRename SATA ports for easy identification.Ultrafast Transfer SpeedInstant front-panel USB 3.0 ExperienceWeve put USB 3.0 right where you need it two super-speed ports on the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, so no more back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear portsEasy PC DIYQ-DIMMEasy memory removalEven if you work with a smaller case, just push down on the one-sided clip and push or pull RAM modules in or out couldnt be simplerOptimized CoolingFan XpertDedicated CPU and case fan controlsExclusive Fan Xpert ensures every fan achieves the best balance of cooling performance and low noise and with our 100 series boards and their hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode for case fans, a simple BIOS adjustment lets you run your case fan in PWM/DC. Fan Xpert even includes Auto-Tuning mode to scan and detect all fan characteristics for single-click customizationOne-Stop ControlAI Suite 3One-stop access to innovative ASUS featuresASUS AI Suite 3 offers a brand-new user experience through a clearer and more attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds, voltages and more. This all-in-one app offers diverse and easy to use functionality, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities.Intel CPU and chipset featuresIntel H110 ChipsetIntel chipset is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to four USB 3.0 ports for up to ten times faster transfer than USB 2.0. Moreover, Intel H110 chipset also supports iGPU functions, letting users enjoy the latest Intel integrated graphics performance.Ready for 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processorsThis motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual channel 2 DIMM DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.Intel SBB supportIntel SBB Small Business Basics is an entry software solution that provides simple, out-of-the-box value for small business. Intel SBB requires MEI drivers AMT host software kit be installed.