Asus Z270-WS LGA1151 DDR4 Display Port HDMI 4-Way SLI CrossfireX M.2 U.2 ATX Motherboard with Dual Gigabit LAN and USB 3.1 Z270-WS

  • Motherboard
  • ATX
  • LGA1151 Socket
  • Z270
  • USB 3.0
  • USB 3.1
  • USB-C
  • 2 x Gigabit LAN
  • onboard graphics (CPU required)
  • HD Audio (8-channel)

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Intel LGA1151 ATX motherboard with DDR4 3866MHz (OC), dual M.2 and dual U.2, Intel® Optane™ memory ready, USB 3.1 Type-A™ and Type-C™ rear-panel connections.

  • Ultimate graphics power with 4-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® Crossfire X™
  • Next-gen transfer speeds with 32Gbps Dual M.2 and U.2, 10Gbps USB 3.1 Type-A and Type-C connections
  • 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and Fan Xpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum performance and dynamic system cooling
  • Realtek® S1220A audio codec provides crystal-clear sound and powerful output
  • SafeSlot technology employs an insert-molding process to integrate with fortifying metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs
  • Server-grade design with built-in dual Intel Gigabit LAN

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Display Port


BIOS Flashback

USB 3.1 Type A Port

USB 3.1 Type C Port

Dual Intel® LAN

8CH Audio with DTS Support

PCI-E Gen 3×16 (x16/8 Link)

PCI-E Gen 3×4 (x4 Link)

Crystal Sound 3

PCI-E Gen 3×16 (x0/8 Link)


DIGI + Power Control

7th & 6th Generation Intel®
CoreTM i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium®/
Celeron® Processors

DDR4 3866(O.C.) Support

32Gb/s U.2 Connector

Dual 32Gb/s M.2 Connerctor
(Intel® OptaneTM Memory Ready)

Intel® Z270 Chipset

6 x SATA3 6Gb/s Ports

32Gb/s U.2 Connector


USB 3.1 Header
Workstation Exclusive
Up to 4-Way multi-graphic power
The Intel Z270 chipset-based workstation motherboard features on-demand NVIDIA® GeForce® SLI™, NVIDIA Quadro® SLI™ and AMD® CrossFireX™ technology, plus robust troubleshooting features.

Four PCIe 3.0 x16 slots enable extreme graphics

ASUS Z270-WS accommodates up to four dual-width graphics cards and supports up to 4-Way NVIDIA® GeForce® SLI™, AMD®CrossFireX™, and 2-Way NVIDIA Quadro® SLI™. This makes Z270-WS an excellent choice for designers or other professionals who depend on powerful graphics and performance for tasks such as design and modeling, processing-intensive simulation and 3D-rendering applications — or even for gamers looking for multi-screen gaming and live streaming.

SLI Performance


Power At Your Fingertips
One-click overclocking and cooling
Get performance, efficiency, digital power, fan control, networking and audio tuning — all tailored with just one click.

ASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time usage — so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans, and now networking and audio settings that are tailored to your apps. In short, 5-Way ASUS Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment and productivity!

  • Games and demanding applications run swiftly and smoothly with high-performance, prioritized bandwidth and vivid sound.
  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.
  • Stutter is eliminated for smooth-running apps, even under heavy loading.
  • Energy-conserving design saves you money.
Overclock CPU

  • CPU performance boost
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Advanced fan controls
  • Precise Digital Power Control
  • Game faster, rank higher
Flexible cooling controls for air and liquid

Fan Xpert 4

ASUS Z270-WS features the most comprehensive fan controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 and the UEFI BIOS.

  • All-in-one water-cooling set

    PWM or DC water pumps can be fully controlled, creating the perfect solution for custom or self-contained cooling setups.

  • 4-pin PWM/DC fan

    Every onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

  • High-amp fan support

    A dedicated fan header supplies up to 3A for high-speed, high-current fans.

  • Smart protection

    A dedicated, integrated circuit protects each fan header from overheating and overcurrent.

  • Comprehensive fan controls

    Fan speeds, hysteresis, and fan-stop modes on every header can be fully controlled via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

  • Auto-Tuning mode

    All fan parameters can be scanned with a single click.

  • Extreme Quiet mode

    All fan speeds automatically adjust to below the default minimum, for extra-quiet operation and power savings during light loads.

ASUS Pro Clock technology
A dedicated base-clock generator designed for 7th Generation Intel®processors allows overclocked base-clock frequencies of up to 425MHz* — or beyond! This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TPU to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.
Advantages of Pro Clock
  • Reduced boot time
  • Lower jitter under extreme conditions
  • Increased stability under heavy overclocking

* Base-clock overclocking range varies according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options. Ranges up to 650MHz are possible under select conditions.

DDR4 overclocking Strength in numbers
Third-generation ASUS T-Topology allows memory frequencies that are higher than ever — to 3866MHz and beyond. Refined manufacturing ensures ultra-consistent quality and minimal crosstalk between custom trace paths, so you’ll enjoy the thrill of overclocking DDR4 with time-aligned signaling along with superior stability and compatibility.
Up to 3-way native M.2/U.2/NVMe PCIe RAID support for lightning-fast storage speeds
Not satisfied with single-storage device read/write speeds? Then join the fast lane and build a RAID 0 array with up to 3-Way PCIe storage drives for data transfers at lightning-fast speeds!
M.2_1 + M.2_2

U.2_1 + U.2_2

U.2_1 + M.2_2
Hyper kit (M.2_1)

U.2_1 + U.2_2
Hyper kit (M.2_1)

*Purchase separately

Connect with unparalleled speeds
Dual Intel Gigabit LAN
Don’t let slow networking disrupt your workflow! With dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet connectors, Z270-WS keeps your data moving swiftly and efficiently. With both LAN ports teamed* you’ll benefit from increased bandwidth for more speed, automated load balancing for smoother data flows, and instant failover if anything goes wrong — so access to your files is always fast, efficient and uninterrupted.

* Teaming supported with Windows 7 or 8.1 and dual Intel Ethernet only.

Ready for Intel Optane memory
Intel® Optane™ is a revolutionary non-volatile memory technology supported by Z270-WS. Intel® Optane™ memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.

Super-fast transfers at up to 32Gbps with onboard M.2 and U.2
Z270-WS is built to fit both M.2 and 2.5-inch NVM Express® SSDs, with onboard M.2 and U.2 connectors. This technology exploits the maximum PCIe 3.0 x4 bandwidth of 32Gbps for transfer speed that are up to 5.3X faster than traditional storage devices.

10Gbps USB 3.1 onboard
With backward-compatible USB 3.1 Type-A and reversible USB 3.1 Type-C ports, you’ll experience ultimate connection flexibility and data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps — twice as fast as USB 3.0.

ThunderboltEX 3 for blistering speeds and USB-C connectivity
Z270-WS supports the ThunderboltEX 3 card for breathtaking bi-directional Thunderbolt™ 3 transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps, 4X USB speeds and 2X video bandwidth, as well as reversible USB 3.1 Type-C compatibility and high-powered 36W charging!

*Available to purchase separately.

Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you’re a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes will help you find your way, quickly and easily.

EZ Flash 3
Flash the latest BIOS via the internet — from within the BIOS!

Check your storage device Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and determine potential failures.

EZ Tuning Wizard
Select your hardware and apply different scenarios to tune system performance, or streamline your RAID configuration for faster data retrieval and backups!

My Favorite
Quickly 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 DRAM performance with a click.
  • SATA informationDisplay SATA port details for easier device identification.
  • Fast clock adjustmentUse mouse controls to quickly change time and date settings.
Advanced mode
  • GPU POSTSee recommendations for multi-VGA configurations and detailed information about selected ASUS graphics cards.
  • Secure eraseRestore SSDs to factory-fresh condition.
  • Last-modified logTrack last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.
  • SATA port renamingRename SATA ports for easy identification.
Best Audio Performance

Exclusive audio features
Realtek codec and unique design features for pristine, powerful audio
ASUS Z270-WS has a unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek®. The Realtek® S1220A features an unprecedented 120dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line-out and a 113dB SNR for the line-in, providing pristine audio quality.
Flawless audio that draws you in
Crystal Sound 3

Clean Power
Power pre-regulator

Reduces power-input noise to ensure consistent performance.

Noise Isolation
Audio shielding

Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference.

Separate layer for left and right tracks

Ensures that both channels deliver consistent, equal quality.

Audio Enjoyment
De-pop circuit

Reduces start-up popping noise to all audio outputs.

Audio amplifier

Produces the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers.

EMI protection

Prevents electrical noise to preserve audio quality.

Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors

Provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

Immersive headphone audio
DTS Headphone:XTM
Offers 3D surround-sound technology for incredibly rich audio with all types of headphones.
Intel Ethernet
More throughput, less CPU usage
Z270-WS features the very latest Intel® Ethernet for faster, smoother gaming. Intel’s LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead while offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor’s workload, so there’s more power for your game!
Turbo LAN
Network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization
Turbo LAN with cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology adds even more lag-reducing support and an intuitive user interface. It allows you to lower lag with no expert knowledge — by up to 1.45X! If you’re a tweaker, use Advanced mode for hardcore controls.
Real-time speed monitor

Grouping your own favorite list

Set priority to speed up for your application

Extend your keyboard to infinity and beyond!

Fancy a free keyboard upgrade? Just plug your existing keyboard into the dedicated USB socket to activate the exclusive onboard microprocessor. Leverage the easy-to-use utility to assign macros to function keys F1-F10 to launch any application with a single press, or to power on your PC or flash your BIOS — even from S5 mode!
Function keys

Assign everyday tasks to function keys, making it easier to complete small jobs such as securely removing a USB drive or switching between rear speakers and the headset.

Macro keys

Program and store up to 15 sequential keystrokes.


Assign shortcut keys to launch any application or to open any folder.

Reliable Stability and Compatibility
ASUS SafeSlot
Protect your graphics card investment
SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-molding process to integrate the slot with fortifying metal support for an inherently stronger design, SafeSlot is then firmly anchored to the motherboard through additional solder points.
Easier DIY, every day
You will love DIY!
From assembly, system settings and monitoring, to firmware and hardware updates — ASUS strives to provide the best user experience. That’s why we never stop developing new and exciting DIY opportunities to make PC DIY easy, fun and hassle-free!








Intel CPU and Chipset Features

Intel Z270 Chipset
Intel Z270 is a single-chipset design that supports 7th Generation and 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. Additionally, the Z270 provides a maximum of 10 USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbps ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane-speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel Z270 also supports integrated graphics, so you’ll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.

Ready for 7th Generation and 6th Generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors
The ASUS Z270-WS motherboard supports 7th Generation and 6th Generation Intel Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package. Integrated graphics, memory and PCIe controllers support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes — all combining to ensure great performance.


  • CPU
    Intel® for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors 
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
  • Chipset
    Intel® Z270
  • Memory
    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory 
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture 
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. 
    * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
  • Graphic
    Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support 
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports 
    – Supports HDMI 2.0 with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 60 / 24 Hz*1
    – Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz / 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz 
    – Supports High Dynamic Range(HDR),Wide Color Gamut(Rec.2020),HDCP 2.2
    Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
    Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
    Supports up to 2 displays simultaneously
    DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays
  • Multi-GPU Support
    Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology *7
    Supports NVIDIA® 4-Way SLI™ Technology *7
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology *7
    Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology *7
  • Expansion Slots
    4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (single at x16, dual at x16/x16 mode, triple at x16/x8/x8 mode or quad x8/x8/x8/x8 mode) 
    1 x PCIe x4 (max at x4 mode)
  • Storage
    1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
    1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*3
    2 x U.2 connector*3
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)*2
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*4
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 15 support
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *5
  • LAN
    Intel® I210-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    Intel® I219-LM , 1 x Gigabit LAN
    Gigabit Intel® LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
    ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
  • Audio
    Realtek® S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
    – Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
    – Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming
    120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
    Audio Feature :
    – DTS Connect
    – DTS Headphone:X 
    – Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    – Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
    – Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
    – EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality
    – Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
    Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality
    Premium Japan-made audio capacitors provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
  • USB Ports
    Intel® Z270 Chipset : 
    6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z270 Chipset : 
    6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 
    2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
  • Special Features
    OC Design – ASUS PRO Clock Technology
    – Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
    5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
    – Whole system optimization with a single click! 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo App together, providing better CPU performance, efficient power saving, precise digital power control, whole system cooling and even tailor your own app usages.
    Gamer’s Guardian:
    – SafeSlot
    ASUS TPU :
    – Auto Tuning
    – GPU Boost 
    ASUS EPU :
    – EPU 
    ASUS Digital Power Design :
    – Industry leading Digital 8 + 4 + 2 Phase Power Design
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    – USB BIOS Flashback
    – MemOK!
    – AI Suite 3
    – Ai Charger 
    – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface 
    – Turbo LAN
    – Crystal Sound 3
    – EZ XMP ASUS Exclusive Features
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    – Stylish Fanless Design Heat-pipe solution
    – ASUS Fan Xpert 4
    – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 
    – ASUS EZ Flash 3 
    – ASUS USB BIOS Flashback 
    CPU Installation Tool
    – Three-step simplicity and safety
    ASUS Q-Design :
    – ASUS Q-Shield
    – ASUS Q-Code
    – ASUS Q-Slot
    – ASUS Q-DIMM 
    – ASUS Q-Connector
    Performance Optimization :
    – Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
    Turbo App
    Key Express
    M.2 and U.2 Onboard (The Latest Transfer Technology with up to 32Gb/s Data-transfer Speeds for M.2 and U.2)
  • Back I/O Ports
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (teal blue)Type-A
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-CTM
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 
    4 x USB 2.0 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    1 x 8-channel Audio I/O
  • Internal I/O Ports
    1 x RGB Header(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (19-pin)
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
    2 x M.2 Socket 3 
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) 
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) 
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) ()
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector 
    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
    2 x 8-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 6-pin EATX 12 V_1 Power connector(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x EZ XMP switch
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x MemOK! button(s)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
    2 x U.2 connector
    1 x COM port header
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
  • Accessories
    User’s manual
    ASUS Q-Shield
    1 x 2-Way SLI bridge(s)
    1 x COM port cable(s)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    2 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x CPU installation tool
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s)
    1 x 4-Way SLI bridge(s)
    1 x Q-Connector
    1 x 2-port USB 2.0 module(s)
    1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
  • BIOS
    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.
  • Manageability
    WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
  • Operating System
    Windows® 10
    Windows® 8.1 64-bit *6
    Windows® 7 64-bit *6
  • Form Factor
    ATX Form Factor 
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
  • Note
    *1 HDMI 2.0 60Hz resolution support requires necessary drivers update.
    *2 The M.2_1 socket shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56 ports. When using M.2 PCIe devices in X2 mode, SATA_56 ports will not be disabled.When using M.2 PCIe devices in X4 mode, SATA_56 ports will be disabled.
    *3 The M.2_2 socket shares bandwidth with U.2_2 connector and SATA6G_1 port. When using M.2_2 socket with PCIe bandwidth, SATA6G_1 port will not be disabled and U.2_2 connector will be disabled. When using M.2_2 socket with SATA bandwidth, SATA6G_1 port and U.2_2 connector will be disabled. When using U.2_2 connector, SATA6G_1 port will not be disabled and M.2_2 connector will be disabled.
    *4 These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
    *5 Intel® Optane Technology is only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® processors. Before using Intel® Optane memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.
    *6 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors
    *7 Actual number of Multi-graphic supported differs per Vendors’ Graphic cards. Please check with Vendor beforehand.

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