ASUS Pro Clock
Designed for 6th-generation Intel® processors that allows overclocked base clock frequencies up to 400MHz.
Water Pump Header
water cooling systems now have a dedicated fan header to connect to that provides the required 1A of power for both DC- or PWM-controlled pumps.
Crystal Sound 3, Intel Ethernet & Turbo LAN
Pairing best-in-class integrated audio with low-latency networking on both hardware and software fronts delivers an ideal immersive, interruptible gaming environment for one-upping your opponents.
USB 3.1 With both Type A and Type C USB 3.1 ports onboard, the Z170-Deluxe is capable of handling current USB 3.1 devices, as well as up-and-coming devices.
Dual PCIe M.2 x4The Hyper M.2 x4 card supports a full range of M.2 lengths up to 22110, while providing flexibility to install M.2 drives away from heat-generating sources. It is a perfect complement to the onboard M.2 slot for RAID-0.
ROG Maximus VIII HeroSupremeFX 2015
Onboard audio reinvented by ROG. Best-in-class integrated audio utilizes a special shield design, ESS® ES9023P DAC and an exhaustive list of professional-grade audio components, with op-amps powerful enough to drive 2VRMS to any headset.
Optimized, Protected Networking
Intel Ethernet + LANGuard + GameFirst Technology all combine to keep ping low and connection stability high, without impacting in-game performance.
Extreme Engine DIGI+
The removal of the internal voltage regulator from 6th Gen Intel® CPUs means that once again, stable, digital power delivery is paramount and ROG Extreme Engine DIGI+ steps right in to fill this role.
Functional, convenient and intuitive, KeyBot II links your (existing) keyboard with your system in a way not possible with even high-end gaming keyboards, enabling unparalleled macro and PC control.