Asus ROG Strix Z270G Gaming Review
Posted by Heath Coop on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 8:00am
The ROG (Republic of Gamers) Strix line has proven to be popular for Asus. Enthusiasts worldwide know that ROG is synonymous with performance and the ROG Strix line offers everything many have come to expect in an Asus ROG motherboard, but in a less expensive package.
The ROG Strix Z270G Gaming is Asus’ mATX entry into Intel’s new Z270 chipset. There is support for both 6th and 7th Generation Intel Core processors. The two DDR4 memory slots memory that can handle up to 64GB and at speed all the way up to a staggering 4133Mhz. There’s dual Turbo M.2 connectivity with transfer speeds up to 32 Gb/s with support for Intel Optane technology. Six SATA ports offer even more storage options. There are USB 3.1 front panel connectors along with two USB 3.1 rear ports. The Intel i219V chip provides high quality network connectivity, which is supplemented with dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth V4.1.
As one might expect, Asus added plenty of premium features the ROG Strix Z270G Gaming as well. 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 provides whole system optimization with a single click. 5X Protection III offers a SafeSlot Core fortified PCI-E slot, LANGuard LAN protection, overvoltage, stainless steel I/O, and and DIGI+ VRM: 8 Phase digital power design. Asus’ also added their own Aura Sync RGB lighting system with Lighting control, dual RGB strip headers and lighting effects synchronization with other compatible Asus ROG products. On top of all that, a full software suite and robust overclocking features are also included.
Asus's take on the ROG Strix Z270G Gaming
ROG Strix Z270 motherboards continue the proud legacy of the Pro Gaming series with acclaimed ROG innovations. ROG Strix Z270G Gaming motherboards combine bold aesthetics with premier performance and incredible audio to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences and style. Support for the latest Intel processors and technologies, plus exclusive ROG innovations, take performance to the next level to give you the edge against opponents. ROG Strix Z270G charges every movement of every game with thrilling energy and equips you with epic speed and agility. Join the Republic with ROG Strix Z270G Gaming and dominate your game!
ASUS ROG STRIX Z270G GAMING LGA1151 DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 mATX Motherboard with onboard AC Wifi and USB 3.1
- The successor to Pro Gaming motherboards
- 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and FanXpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum OC performance and dynamic system cooling
- Unmatched personalization with ASUS exclusive AURA Sync RGB lighting, two additional RGB headers and a 3D-printing friendly mount
- Maximize your connectivity and speed with Dual M.2, front panel USB 3.1, onboard 802.11ac Wifi and Intel® Optane™ Memory compatibility
- Two Patent-pending SafeSlots feature an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs
- Industry-leading 8-channel HD audio with the ROG exclusive SupremeFX S1220A driven by Japanese capacitors