* 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 – One click, total system optimization
* M.2 & SATA Express - fast 10Gb/s transfer speed
* Crystal Sound 2 and Intel Gigabit Ethernet
* ASUS HomeCloud - Access your PC remotely and stream multimedia content anywhere
* DDR3 SDRAM memory type.
* Serial ATA-600 (RAID)
Model Z97-A 3.1
Weight 3.05 lb.
Dimensions 2.8 x 10.6 x 13.0 in.
GS1 Name ASUSTEK COMPUTER INCORPORATION
GS1 Address Beitou Dist., Taipei City. Taiwan, 112 TW
CPU Brand / Model: Intel
Core Model Type/ProcNo. i5-4690
Processor Number i5-4690
Lithography 22 nm
Total Cores 4
Total Threads 4
Max Turbo Frequency 3.90 GHz
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency 3.90 GHz
Processor Base Frequency 3.50 GHz
Cache 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed 5 GT/s
CPU Socket Type LGA 1150
Intel Socket 1150 for the 5th/New 4th/4th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3 Processors
Supports Intel 22 nm CPU
Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3
/1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB/DisplayPort ports
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4060 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider
Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously
DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays
Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI Technology
Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x2 mode)
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 *1
2 x PCI
Intel Z97 chipset :
1 x SATA Express port, compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
1 x M.2 Socket 3, , with M Key, type 2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports Intel Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology *2
Intel I218V, 1 x Gigabit LAN, Dual interconnect between the Integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY)
Gigabit Intel LAN Connection- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
Realtek ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :
- Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound
- DTS Ultra PC II
- DTS Connect
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
- Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
- Audio amplifier: Provides the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers
- Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
- Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
- Top notch audio sensation delivers according to the audio configuration
- EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality
Intel Z97 chipset :
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
Intel Z97 chipset :
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 6 at mid-board)
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 3, 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.
ASUS 5X Protection :
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 8 Phase digital power design
- ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention
- ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection
- ASUS High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors - 2.5x long lifespan with excellent durability
- ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O - 3x more durable corrosion-resistant coating
ASUS TPU :
- Auto Tuning
- GPU Boost
- TPU switch
ASUS EPU :
- EPU switch
ASUS Digital Power Design :
- Industry leading Digital 8 Phase Power Design
- CPU Power Utility
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- Remote GO!
- AI Suite 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
- USB 3.0 Boost
- Disk Unlocker
- Turbo LAN
- Crystal Sound 2
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
ASUS EZ DIY :
- Precision Tweaker 2
- ASUS O.C. Tuner
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
- Push Notice
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector
Special Memory O.C. Design
Overclocking Protection :
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Fan Xpert 3
Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x DVI-D
1 x D-Sub
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (19-pin)
3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x SATA Express connector: , compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
1 x M.2 Socket 3 for M Key, type 2260/2280 devices
1 x TPM header
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 x 4 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V 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 DRCT header(s)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x TPU switch(es)
1 x EPU switch(es)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
I/O Shield (as pictured)
3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
Intel cpu cooling fan (as pictured)
64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.7, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.8, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS,
ASUS EZ Flash 2, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log,
F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE
ATX Form Factor
12.0 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
*1 : The PCIe x1_1/2 slots share bandwidth with M.2 Socket 3. The M.2 Socket 3 is default disabled.
*2 : These functions will work depending on the CPU installed.
- UPC 886227745708
- Brand Asus
- Mfg Part # Z97-A
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We are located in Maywood Park, Oregon, and we use a professional shipper for handling our incoming and outgoing mail and packages.
Shipper Address : 4223 SE 182nd Ave, , Gresham, OR 97030.
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Emails are usually returned within minutes through the eBluejay messaging portal which goes directly to our cell phones.
Or you can leave after hour messages: 971-248-0443
The country of the merchant outlet location is the United States. Oregon has no sales tax, so the final price with the shipping is the price. No Tax is added. ALL Items listed are in stock and ship directly. We do NOT drop ship.
Shipping can occur within an hour
Please NOTE - Expedited packages must have the order in prior to Noon to meet the courier's deadlines. SOME places in the United States are not offered for overnight delivery by USPS (we recently discovered). We can ship using your companies Fedex account. UPS couriers take extra time.
IF you must have your order overnight, Please contact us before ordering, so we can check the courier and make sure they do offer
overnight to your destination.
NOTE: As of August 2020, All overnight orders are being handled by FedEx. International orders are being processed by Endicia, via USPS Priority.
7 Day return with no restocking fee., No re-stocking fee within the 7 day period. There is a 30 day limit for returns, and a 20% restocking fee after the 7 day grace period.. Buyer must return ALL included items in the condition they were shipped; Please use the anti static packaging and use tracking services, so we don't lose a package in shipping.
-Refund/exchange/cancellation or applicable warranty policies.
Cancellations must occur within 6 hours of the order; We usually ship withing the first 2 hours, and we ship Priority or Express Only.
Refunds must be approved and for a reasonable explanation. All items are new or are in New condition and without flaw(s).
Damages items from shipping or mishandling can be returned with a Return Authorization number. We package all orders in several boxes
and using suspension packaging to ensure a safe delivery.
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