Motherboard
ROG
STRIX Z370-F
GAMING
E13351
First Edition
August 2017
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Contents
Safety information ...................................................................................................... vi
About this guide ........................................................................................................ vii
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING speci cations summary ........................................... ix
Package contents ..................................................................................................... xiii
Installation tools and components ......................................................................... xiv
Chapter 1:
1.1
1.1.1
2.2
Before you proceed ..................................................................... 1-1
1.1.2
Motherboard layout ..................................................................... 1-2
1.1.3
Central Processing Unit (CPU) ................................................... 1-4
1.1.4
System memory .......................................................................... 1-5
1.1.5
Expansion slots ........................................................................... 1-7
1.1.6
Jumpers and holes ...................................................................... 1-9
1.1.7
Onboard LEDs .......................................................................... 1-11
1.1.8
Internal connectors.................................................................... 1-12
Chapter 2:
2.1
Product Introduction
Motherboard overview ............................................................................... 1-1
Basic Installation
Building your PC system........................................................................... 2-1
2.1.1
Motherboard installation .............................................................. 2-1
2.1.2
CPU installation........................................................................... 2-3
2.1.3
CPU heatsink and fan assembly installation ............................... 2-5
2.1.4
DIMM installation......................................................................... 2-7
2.1.5
ATX power connection ................................................................ 2-8
2.1.6
SATA device connection ............................................................. 2-9
2.1.7
Front I/O connector ................................................................... 2-10
2.1.8
Expansion card installation ....................................................... 2-11
2.1.9
M.2 installation .......................................................................... 2-13
2.1.10
Fan holder installation ............................................................... 2-15
Motherboard rear and audio connections ............................................. 2-16
2.2.1
Rear I/O connection .................................................................. 2-16
2.2.2
Audio I/O connections ............................................................... 2-18
2.3
Starting up for the rst time .................................................................... 2-20
2.4
Turning off the computer ........................................................................ 2-21
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Chapter 3:
3.1
3.2
BIOS setup program .................................................................................. 3-2
3.2.1
EZ Mode...................................................................................... 3-3
3.2.2
Advanced Mode .......................................................................... 3-4
3.2.3
QFan Control............................................................................... 3-7
3.2.4
EZ Tuning Wizard ....................................................................... 3-9
3.3
My Favorites ............................................................................................. 3-12
3.4
Main menu ................................................................................................ 3-14
3.5
Ai Tweaker menu...................................................................................... 3-14
3.6
Advanced menu ....................................................................................... 3-16
3.6.1
Platform Misc Con guration ...................................................... 3-16
3.6.2
CPU Con guration .................................................................... 3-16
3.6.3
System Agent (SA) Con guration ............................................. 3-17
3.6.4
PCH Con guration .................................................................... 3-17
3.6.5
PCH Storage Con guration....................................................... 3-17
3.6.6
PCH-FW Con guration ............................................................. 3-18
3.6.7
Onboard Devices Con guration ................................................ 3-18
3.6.8
APM Con guration .................................................................... 3-19
3.6.9
Network Stack Con guration..................................................... 3-19
3.6.10
HDD/SSD SMART Information ................................................. 3-19
3.6.11
USB Con guration .................................................................... 3-19
3.7
Monitor menu ........................................................................................... 3-20
3.8
Boot menu ................................................................................................ 3-20
3.9
3.10
3.11
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BIOS Setup
Knowing BIOS ............................................................................................ 3-1
Tool menu ................................................................................................. 3-22
3.9.1
ASUS EZ Flash 3 Utility ............................................................ 3-22
3.9.2
Secure Erase ............................................................................ 3-22
3.9.3
ASUS Overclocking Pro le ....................................................... 3-24
3.9.4
ASUS SPD Information ............................................................. 3-24
3.9.5
Graphics Card Information ........................................................ 3-24
Exit menu .................................................................................................. 3-25
Updating BIOS .......................................................................................... 3-25
3.11.1
EZ Update ................................................................................. 3-25
3.11.2
ASUS EZ Flash 3 ...................................................................... 3-26
3.11.3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 .......................................................... 3-28
Chapter 4:
4.1
4.2
RAID Support
RAID con gurations .................................................................................. 4-1
4.1.1
RAID de nitions .......................................................................... 4-1
4.1.2
Installing Serial ATA hard disks .................................................. 4-2
4.1.3
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology in UEFI BIOS.......................... 4-2
4.1.4
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM utility .................. 4-6
Creating a RAID driver disk..................................................................... 4-10
4.2.1
Creating a RAID driver disk in Windows® ................................. 4-10
Appendix
Notices .................................................................................................................... A-1
ASUS contact information ...................................................................................... A-5
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Safety information
Electrical safety
To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet
before relocating the system.
When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables
for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If possible,
disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device.
Before connecting or removing signal cables from the motherboard, ensure that all
power cables are unplugged.
Seek professional assistance before using an adapter or extension cord. These devices
could interrupt the grounding circuit.
Ensure that your power supply is set to the correct voltage in your area. If you are not
sure about the voltage of the electrical outlet you are using, contact your local power
company.
If the power supply is broken, do not try to x it by yourself. Contact a quali ed service
technician or your retailer.
Operation safety
Before installing the motherboard and adding devices on it, carefully read all the manuals
that came with the package.
Before using the product, ensure all cables are correctly connected and the power
cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage, contact your dealer immediately.
To avoid short circuits, keep paper clips, screws, and staples away from connectors,
slots, sockets and circuitry.
Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes. Do not place the product in any area
where it may become wet.
Place the product on a stable surface.
If you encounter technical problems with the product, contact a quali ed service
technician or your retailer.
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About this guide
This user guide contains the information you need when installing and con guring the
motherboard.
How this guide is organized
This guide contains the following parts:
1.
Chapter 1: Product Introduction
This chapter describes the features of the motherboard and the new technology it
supports. It includes description of the switches, jumpers, and connectors on the
motherboard.
2.
Chapter 2: Basic Installation
This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when
installing system components.
3.
Chapter 3: BIOS Setup
This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus.
Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided.
4.
Chapter 4: RAID Support
This chapter describes the RAID con gurations.
Where to nd more information
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software
updates.
1.
ASUS website
The ASUS website (www.asus.com) provides updated information on ASUS hardware
and software products.
2.
Optional documentation
Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty yers,
that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not part of the
standard package.
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Conventions used in this guide
To ensure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used
throughout this manual.
DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to
complete a task.
CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to
complete a task.
IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task.
NOTE: Tips and additional information to help you complete a task.
Typography
Bold text
Indicates a menu or an item to select.
Italics
Used to emphasize a word or a phrase.
<Key>
Keys enclosed in the less-than and greater-than sign
means that you must press the enclosed key.
Example: <Enter> means that you must press the Enter or
Return key.
<Key1> + <Key2> + <Key3>
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If you must press two or more keys simultaneously, the key
names are linked with a plus sign (+).
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING speci cations summary
Intel® Socket 1151 for 8th Generation Core™ Processors
Supports 14nm CPU
CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0*
* The support of these features depends on the CPU types.
** Refer to www.asus.com for Intel® CPU support list.
Chipset
Intel® Z370 Chipset
4 x DIMM, max. 64GB DDR4 4000(OC)* / 3866(OC)* / 3733(OC)* /
3600(OC)* / 3466(OC)* / 3400(OC)* / 3333(OC)* / 3300(OC)* /
3200(OC)* / 3000(OC)* / 2800(OC)* / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz non-ECC,
un-buffered memory
Memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Pro le (XMP)*
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
Please refer to Memory QVL(Quali ed Vendors List) for details.
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (supports x16, x8/x8, x8/x4+x4*, x8+x4+x4/x0**)
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (max. at x4 mode)
4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slots
Expansion slots
* For 2 Intel® SSDs on CPU support, install a Hyper M.2 X16 card (sold separately)
into the PCIeX8_2 slot, and enable this card under BIOS settings.
** For 3 Intel® SSDs on CPU support, install a Hyper M.2 X16 card (sold separately)
into the PCIeX16/x8_1 slot, and enable this card under BIOS settings.
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support: DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI-D ports
Supports DisplayPort 1.2* with max. resolution 4096 x 2304@60Hz
Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160@24Hz
Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200@60Hz
VGA
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D/Quick Sync Video/Clear Video HD Technology/
Insider™
Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously
Maximum shared memory of 1024MB
* DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain
up to 3 displays
Multi-GPU
support
Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD® 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
2 x USB3.1 Gen2 ports (1 x Type-A [red] and 1 x Type-C ports at back
panel)
1 x DVI port
1 x HDMI port
Rear Panel I/O
Ports
1 x DP port
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports [blue]
2 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
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ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING speci cations summary
Intel® Z370 Chipset with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel Rapid Storage
Technology support
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
- 1 x M.2_1 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices
support (both SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 modes)*
- 1 x M.2_2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices
support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)**
Storage
- Ready for Intel® Optane Memory***
* The M.2_1 socket shares SATA_1 port when use M.2 SATA mode device. Adjust
BIOS settings to use a SATA device.
** The M.2_2 socket shares SATA_56 ports when use M.2 PCIE mode device in X4
mode. Adjust BIOS settings to use SATA devices.
*** Intel® Optane Technology only supported when using 8th 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.
ROG SupremeFX S1220A 8-Channel High De nition Audio CODEC
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback*
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- High quality 120dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR
recording input
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
Audio
- Dual Headphone Ampli ers
- Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, and Front Panel Jack-retasking
- Optical S/PDIF out port at back panel
Audio Features:
- Sonic Radar III
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Link
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for
8-Channel audio.
Intel® Z370 Chipset:
- 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports ( 2 ports at back panel [blue], 4 ports at midboard)
USB
- 6 x USB 2.0 ports ( 2 ports at back panel, 4 ports at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controllers*:
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 ports (1 x Type-A [red] and 1 x Type-C at back panel)
* Supports 3A power output
Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN- Dual interconnect between the integrated Media
Access Controller (MAC) and physical layer (PHY)
LAN
Anti-surge LANGuard
ROG GameFirst Technology
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ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING speci cations summary
ROG RAMCache II
ROG GameFirst IV
ROG Exclusive
Features
ROG CPU-Z
ROG Overwolf
ROG CloneDrive
Performance Optimization
5-Way Optimization
- Whole system optimization with a single click! Perfectly consolidates
better CPU performance, power saving, digital power control, system
cooling and app usages.
Digi+VRM
EPU
- EPU
TPU
- Auto Tuning, TPU, GPU Boost
Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple
thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Special
Features
ASUS Q-Design
- Q-Shield
- Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- Q-Slot
- Q-DIMM
Gamer’s Guardian
- SafeSlot
- DIGI+ VRM
- DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- ESD Guards on LAN, Audio, and USB ports
- Highly Durable Components
- Stainless Steel Back I/O
ASUS Exclusive Features
- AURA Lighting Control
- 3D Printing Friendly Design
- AI Suite 3
- AI Charger
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ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING speci cations summary
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors support additional 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 connectors support additional 4 x USB 2.0 ports
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x 4-Pin M.2_FAN connector
1 x 4-Pin AIO_PUMP fan connector
1 x 4-Pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-Pin CPU_OPT fan connector
2 x 4-Pin Chassis fan connectors
1 x 5-Pin Extension fan connector
1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V power connector
Internal I/O
connectors
1 x M.2_1 Socket 3 for M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support
( Supports PCIE and SATA modes)
1 x M.2_2 Socket 3 for M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support
(Supports PCIE mode only)
1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
1 x COM connector
2 x RGB headers
1 x Addressable header
1 x TPM connector
1 x System panel connector
1 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x CPU_OV
1 x Clear CMOS jumper (2-pin)
BIOS Features
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 Modi ed log, F12
PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory
information
Manageability
WfM2.0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
Drivers
Support DVD
contents
ASUS Utilities
EZ Update
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Operating
system support
Windows® 10 64-bit
Form factor
ATX Form Factor, 12”x 9.6” (30.5cm x 24.4cm)
Speci cations are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the ASUS website for
the latest speci cations.
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Package contents
Check your motherboard package for the following items.
Motherboard
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE (2-WAY-M)
1 x RGB LED extension cable
Cables
1 x Addressable LED extension cable
1 x Thermal sensor cable
1 x I/O shield
1 x CPU Installation tool
1 x STRIX series sticker
Accessories
1 x 3D Printing Mount
1 x M.2 screw package
1 x CPU fan holder
1 x Pack of cable ties
1 x ROG STRIX Door hanger
Application drive
ROG motherboard support DVD
Documentation
User guide
If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer.
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Installation tools and components
Intel® 1151 CPU
Intel® 1151 compatible CPU Fan
PC chassis
SATA hard disk drive
Phillips (cross) screwdriver
1 bag of screws
DIMM
Power supply unit
SATA optical disc drive (optional)
Graphics card
The tools and components listed above are not included in the motherboard package.
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Product Introduction
Product Introduction
1.1
Motherboard overview
1.1.1
Before you proceed
1
Chapter 1
Chapter 1:
Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components or change
any motherboard settings.
Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component.
Before handling components, use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded
object or a metal object, such as the power supply case, to avoid damaging them due
to static electricity.
Hold components by the edges to avoid touching the ICs on them.
Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antistatic pad or in the
bag that came with the component.
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the ATX power supply is
switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply. Failure to do so
may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals, or components.
ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
1-1
1.1.2
Motherboard layout
1
2
3
4
5
24.4cm(9.6in)
Chapter 1
CPU_OV
18
RGB_HEADER2
CPU_FAN
EATX12V
DIGI+
EPU
CHA_FAN1
3
CPU_OPT
USB31G2_EC1 ASM
USB31G2_E2 3142
BOOT_DEVICE_LED
VGA_LED
DRAM_LED
CPU_LED
30.5cm(12in)
LAN1_U31G1_56
1
CHA_FAN2
M.2_2(SOCKET3)
CON_BACKIO
3
AUDIO
6
3D
MOUNT
PWR_LED
EATXPWR
LANGuard
ASM
1442K
DDR4 DIMM_A2 (64bit, 288-pin module)
LGA1151
HDMI
USB1314
DDR4 DIMM_A1 (64bit, 288-pin module)
DVI
DDR4 DIMM_B2 (64bit, 288-pin module)
DDR4 DIMM_B1 (64bit, 288-pin module)
DP
AIO_PUMP
PCIE_X1_1
2280
2260
2242
ASM1480
ASM1480
ASM1480
ASM1480
7
ASM
3142
ASM1480
M.2_2(SOCKET3)
ASM1480
Lithium Cell
CMOS Power
PCIE_X1_2
Super
I/O
IRST
V
Intel®
Z370
®
PCIE_X1_3
PCIE_X8_2
17
M.2_1(SOCKET3)
T_SENSOR1
TPU
PCIE_X1_4
2280
2260
2242
3D
MOUNT
M.2_1(SOCKET3)
PCIE SATA
V
X4
PCIE_X4
RGB_HEADER1
5
6
3D
EXT_FAN
U31G1_34
USB910
USB1112
14
10
PANEL
ADD_HEADER
15
9
MOUNT
TPM
16
8
IRST
V
CLRTC
COM
AAFP
U31G1_12
PCIE SATA
X
X4
SATA6G_5 SATA6G_3 SATA6G_1
SATA6G_6 SATA6G_4 SATA6G_2
PCIE_X16/X8_1
WGI
219V
13
M.2_FAN
3
8
12
3
11
Refer to 1.1.8 Internal connectors and 2.2.1 Rear I/O connection for more information
about rear panel connectors and internal connectors.
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Chapter 1: Product Introduction
Layout contents
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1-16
1-4
Chapter 1
Connectors/Jumpers/Buttons and switches/Slots
1. ATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR; 8-pin EATX12V)
2. LGA1151 CPU socket
3. CPU, CPU optional, AIO pump, M.2, extension, and chassis fan
connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN; 4-pin CPU_OPT; 4-pin AIO_PUMP; 4-pin
M.2_FAN; 5-pin EXT_FAN; 4-pin CHA_FAN1-2)
4. DDR4 DIMM slots
5. RGB headers (4-pin RGB_HEADER1-2)
6. 3D Mount
7. M.2 sockets (M.2_1; M.2_2)
8. USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (20-1 pin U31G1_12,U31G1_34)
9. Intel® Serial ATA 6 Gb/s connectors (7-pin SATA6G_12, SATA 6G_34,
SATA 6G_56)
10. Clear RTC RAM jumper (2-pin CLRTC)
11. System panel connector (20-3 pin PANEL)
12. USB 2.0 connectors (10-1 pin USB910, USB1112)
13. Addressable RGB header (4-1 pin ADD_HEADER)
14. TPM connector (14-1 pin TPM)
15. Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM)
16. Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP)
17. Thermal sensor cable connector (2-pin T_SENSOR)
18. CPU over voltage jumper (3-pin CPU_OV)
1-15
1-5
1-19
1-10
1-20
1-13
1-12
1-9
1-17
1-14
1-21
1-18
1-14
1-13
1-18
1-10
1-3
1.1.3
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
The motherboard comes with a surface mount LGA1151 socket designed for the 8th
Generation Intel® Core™ processors.
Chapter 1
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING CPU LGA1151
Ensure that all power cables are unplugged before installing the CPU.
Upon purchase of the motherboard, ensure that the PnP cap is on the socket and
the socket contacts are not bent. Contact your retailer immediately if the PnP cap
is missing, or if you see any damage to the PnP cap/socket contacts/motherboard
components. ASUS will shoulder the cost of repair only if the damage is shipment/
transit-related.
Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return Merchandise
Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes with the cap on the
LGA1151 socket.
The product warranty does not cover damage to the socket contacts resulting from
incorrect CPU installation/removal, or misplacement/loss/incorrect removal of the PnP
cap.
1-4
Chapter 1: Product Introduction
1.1.4
System memory
Chapter 1
The motherboard comes with four DDR4 (Double Data Rate 4) Quad Inline Memory Modules
(DIMM) slots.
DIMM_A2
DIMM_A1
DIMM_B2
DIMM_B1
A DDR4 module is notched differently from a DDR, DDR2, or DDR3 module. DO NOT
install a DDR, DDR2, or DDR3 memory module to the DDR4 slot.
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
288-pin DDR4 DIMM sockets
Recommended memory con gurations
ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
1-5
Memory con gurations
You may install 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB and 16 GB unbuffered and non-ECC DDR4 DIMMs
into the DIMM sockets.
Chapter 1
You may install varying memory sizes in Channel A, and Channel B. The system
maps the total size of the lower-sized channel for the dual-channel con guration. Any
excess memory from the higher-sized channel is then mapped for single-channel
operation.
Due to the memory address limitation on 32-bit Windows® OS, when you install 4GB
or more memory on the motherboard, the actual usable memory for the OS can be
about 3GB or less. For effective use of memory, we recommend that you do any of the
following:
a)
Use a maximum of 3GB system memory if you are using a 32-bit Windows® OS.
b)
Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4 GB or more on the
motherboard.
c)
For more details, refer to the Microsoft® support site at http://support.microsoft.
com/kb/929605/en-us.
The design of the DIMM fan may vary. Ensure that the DIMM fan ts to the
motherboard
The default memory operation frequency is dependent on its Serial Presence Detect
(SPD), which is the standard way of accessing information from a memory module.
Under the default state, some memory modules for overclocking may operate at a
lower frequency than the vendor-marked value.
For system stability, use a more ef cient memory cooling system to support a full
memory load (4 DIMMs) or overclocking condition.
Memory modules with memory frequency higher than 2133MHz and their
corresponding timing or the loaded XMP pro le is not the JEDEC memory standard.
The stability and compatibility of the memory modules depend on the CPU’s
capabilities and other installed devices.
Always install the DIMMS with the same CAS Latency. For an optimum compatibility,
we recommend that you install memory modules of the same version or data code
(D/C) from the same vendor. Check with the vendor to get the correct memory
modules.
ASUS exclusively provides hyper DIMM support function.
Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. Load
the X.M.P. or D.O.C.P. settings in the BIOS for the hyper DIMM support.
Visit the ASUS website for the latest QVL.
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1.1.5
Expansion slots
Chapter 1
Unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards. Failure to do so may
cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components.
PCIE_X1_1
PCIE_X16/X8_1
PCIE_X1_2
®
PCIE_X1_3
PCIE_X8_2
PCIE_X1_4
PCIE_X4
Slot No.
Slot Description
1
PCIE_x1_1 slot
2
PCIE_x16/x8_1 slot
3
PCIE_x1_2 slot
4
PCIE_x1_3 slot
5
PCIE_x8_2 slot
6
PCIE_x1_4 slot
7
PCIE_x4 slot
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PCI Express 3.0 operating mode
VGA con guration
PCIe_x16/x8_1
PCIe_x8_2
Chapter 1
Single VGA/PCIe card
x16 (single VGA
recommended)
N/A
Dual VGA/PCIe cards
x8
x8
We recommend that you provide suf cient power when running CrossFireX
mode.
or SLI
Connect a chassis fan to the motherboard connector labeled CHA_FAN1-2 when
using multiple graphics cards for better thermal environment.
PCI Express 3.0 operating mode
Hyper M.2 X16 card
con guration
PCIe_x16/x8_1
PCIe_x8_2
®
2 Intel SSDs on CPU
support
x8
x4+x4
x8+x4+x4
N/A
®
3 Intel SSDs on CPU
support
Hyper M.2 X16 card is purchased separately.
Enable the Hyper M.2 X16 card under BIOS settings.
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1.1.6
1.
Jumpers and holes
Clear RTC RAM jumper (2-pin CLRTC)
Chapter 1
This jumper allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS. You can
clear the CMOS memory of date, time, and system setup parameters by erasing the
CMOS RTC RAM data. The onboard button cell battery powers the RAM data in
CMOS, which include system setup information such as system passwords.
+3V_BAT
GND
CLRTC
®
PIN 1
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING Clear RTC RAM
To erase the RTC RAM:
1.
Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
2.
Short-circuit pin 1-2 with a metal object or jumper cap for about 5-10 seconds.
3.
Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.
4.
Hold down the <Delete> key during the boot process and enter BIOS setup to re-enter
data.
Except when clearing the RTC RAM, never remove the cap on CLRTC jumper default
position. Removing the cap will cause system boot failure!
If the steps above do not help, remove the onboard battery and move the jumper
again to clear the CMOS RTC RAM data. After the CMOS clearance, reinstall the
battery.
You do not need to clear the RTC when the system hangs due to overclocking. For
system failure due to overclocking, use the C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall) feature.
Shut down and reboot the system so the BIOS can automatically reset parameter
settings to default values.
Due to the chipset behavior, AC power off is required to enable C.P.R. function. You
must turn off and on the power supply or unplug and plug the power cord before
rebooting the system.
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2.
CPU over voltage jumper (3-pin CPU_OV)
Chapter 1
The CPU over voltage jumper allows you to set a higher CPU voltage for a exible
overclocking system, depending on the type of the installed CPU. To gain more CPU
voltage setting, insert the jumper to pins 2-3. To go back to its default CPU voltage
setting, insert the jumper to pins 1-2.
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING CPU_OV setting
3.
3D Mount
Secure 3D printed parts to these 3D Mount holes for a personalized motherboard.
3D Mount
3D Mount
®
3D Mount
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING 3D Printing Mount
Download 3D source les at http://www.asus.com.
Use the bundled 3D Mount screws to install the 3D printed parts.
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1.1.7
1.
Onboard LEDs
POST State LEDs
Chapter 1
The POST State LEDs provide the status of these key components during POST
(Power-On Self-Test): CPU, memory modules, VGA card, and hard disk drives. If an
error is found, the critical component’s LED stays lit up until the problem is solved.
BOOT (YELLOW GREEN)
VGA (WHITE)
DRAM (YELLOW)
CPU (RED)
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
CPU/DRAM/BOOT_DEVICE/VGA LED
2.
Standby Power LED
The motherboard comes with a standby power LED. The LED lights up to indicate that
the system is ON, in sleep mode, or in soft-off mode. This is a reminder that you should
shut down the system and unplug the power cable before removing or plugging in any
motherboard component. The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED.
PWR_LED
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1.1.8
1.
Internal connectors
Intel® Serial ATA 6 Gb/s connectors (7-pin SATA6G_12, SATA 6G_34, SATA
6G_56)
Chapter 1
These connectors connect to Serial ATA 6 Gb/s hard disk drives via Serial ATA 6 Gb/s
signal cables.
If you installed Serial ATA hard disk drives, you can create a RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10
con guration with the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology through the onboard Intel®
Z370 chipset.
SATA6G_1
GND
RSATA_TXP1
RSATA_TXN1
GND
RSATA_RXN1
RSATA_RXP1
GND
SATA6G_3
GND
RSATA_TXP3
RSATA_TXN3
GND
RSATA_RXN3
RSATA_RXP3
GND
SATA6G_5
®
GND
RSATA_TXP5
RSATA_TXN5
GND
RSATA_RXN5
RSATA_RXP5
GND
SATA6G_2
GND
RSATA_TXP2
RSATA_TXN2
GND
RSATA_RXN2
RSATA_RXP2
GND
SATA6G_4
GND
RSATA_TXP4
RSATA_TXN4
GND
RSATA_RXN4
RSATA_RXP4
GND
SATA6G_6
GND
RSATA_TXP6
RSATA_TXN6
GND
RSATA_RXN6
RSATA_RXP6
GND
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING Intel® SATA 6 Gb/s connectors
These connectors are set to [AHCI] by default. If you intend to create a Serial ATA
RAID set using these connectors, set the SATA Mode item in the BIOS to [Intel RST
Premium With Intel Optane System Acceleration (RAID)].
Before creating a RAID set, refer to the manual bundled in the motherboard support
DVD.
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2.
Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP)
Chapter 1
SENSE2_RETUR
AGND
NC
SENSE1_RETUR
This connector is for a chassis-mounted front panel audio I/O module that supports HD
Audio. Connect one end of the front panel audio I/O module cable to this connector.
PORT1 L
PORT1 R
PORT2 R
SENSE_SEND
PORT2 L
AAFP
®
HD-audio-compliant
pin definition
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING Analog front panel connector
We recommend that you connect a high-de nition front panel audio module to this
connector to avail of the motherboard s high-de nition audio capability.
4.
USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (20-1 pin U31G1_12, U31G1_34)
These connectors allow you to connect a USB 3.1 Gen1 module for additional USB 3.1
Gen1 front or rear panel ports. With an installed USB 3.1 Gen1 module, you can enjoy
all the bene ts of USB 3.1 Gen1 including faster data transfer speeds of up to 5 Gb/s,
faster charging time for USB-chargeable devices, optimized power ef ciency, and
backward compatibility with USB 2.0.
B
U31G1_34
IntA_P2_D+
IntA_P2_DGND
IntA_P2_SSTX+
IntA_P2_SSTXGND
IntA_P2_SSRX+
IntA_P2_SSRXVbus
PIN 1
U31G1_12
Vbus
IntA_P1_SSRXIntA_P1_SSRX+
GND
IntA_P1_SSTXIntA_P1_SSTX+
GND
IntA_P1_DIntA_P1_D+
GND
A
B
GND
IntA_P1_D+
IntA_P1_DGND
IntA_P1_SSTX+
IntA_P1_SSTXGND
IntA_P1_SSRX+
IntA_P1_SSRXVbus
®
Vbus
IntA_P2_SSRXIntA_P2_SSRX+
GND
IntA_P2_SSTXIntA_P2_SSTX+
GND
IntA_P2_DIntA_P2_D+
A
PIN 1
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors
The USB 3.1 Gen1 module is purchased separately.
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5.
USB 2.0 connectors (10-1 pin USB910, USB1112)
USB1112
USB+5V
USB_P10USB_P10+
GND
NC
USB910
USB+5V
USB_P12USB_P12+
GND
NC
Chapter 1
These connectors are for USB 2.0 ports. Connect the USB module cable to these
connectors, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis.
This USB connector complies with USB 2.0 speci cation that supports up to 480 Mb/s
connection speed.
PIN 1
USB+5V
USB_P11USB_P11+
GND
PIN 1
USB+5V
USB_P9USB_P9+
GND
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING USB2.0 connector
DO NOT connect a 1394 cable to the USB connectors. Doing so will damage the
motherboard!
The USB 2.0 module is purchased separately.
6.
Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM)
RXD1
DTR1
DSR1
CTS1
This connector is for a serial (COM) port. Connect the serial port module cable to this
connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis.
®
COM
DCD1
TXD1
GND
RTS1#
PI1#
PIN 1
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING Serial port connector
The COM module is purchased separately.
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7.
CPU, CPU optional, AIO pump, M.2, extension, and chassis fan connectors (4-pin
CPU_FAN; 4-pin CPU_OPT; 4-pin AIO_PUMP; 4-pin M.2_FAN; 5-pin EXT_FAN;
4-pin CHA_FAN1-2)
Chapter 1
Connect the fan cables to the fan connectors on the motherboard, ensuring that the
black wire of each cable matches the ground pin of the connector.
DO NOT forget to connect the fan cables to the fan connectors. Insuf cient air ow
inside the system may damage the motherboard components. These are not jumpers!
Do not place jumper caps on the fan connectors!
Ensure that the CPU fan cable is securely installed to the CPU fan connector.
A
D
CHA_FAN2
G
M.2_FAN
B
CHA_FAN1
C
CPU_OPT
F
EXT_FAN
CHA FAN PWM
CHA FAN IN
CHA FAN PWR
GND
E
AIO_PUMP
CPU FAN PWM
CPU FAN IN
CPU FAN PWR
GND
CPU_FAN
CPU FAN PWM
CPU FAN IN
CPU FAN PWR
GND
A
D
GND
Control2
Control1
Sense2
Sense1
CHA FAN PWM
CHA FAN IN
CHA FAN PWR
GND
C
AIO PUMP PWM
AIO PUMP IN
AIO PUMP PWR
GND
B
E
F
G
M.2 PWM
M.2 IN
M.2 PWR
GND
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING Fan connectors
The CPU_FAN connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12 W) fan power.
The EXT_FAN connector supports 2 of 5 thermal sensor sources.
Connect the fan of your water cooling kit to the AIO_PUMP connector.
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8.
ATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR; 8-pin EATX12V)
These connectors are for ATX power supply plugs. The power supply plugs are
designed to t these connectors in only one orientation. Find the proper orientation and
push down rmly until the connectors completely t.
Chapter 1
A
B
EATX12V
EATXPWR
+12V DC
+12V DC
+12V DC
+12V DC
A
B
GND
GND
GND
GND
PIN 1
®
+3 Volts
+12 Volts
+12 Volts
+5V Standby
Power OK
GND
+5 Volts
GND
+5 Volts
GND
+3 Volts
+3 Volts
GND
+5 Volts
+5 Volts
+5 Volts
-5 Volts
GND
GND
GND
PSON#
GND
-12 Volts
+3 Volts
PIN 1
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING ATX power connectors
For a fully con gured system, we recommend that you use a power supply unit
(PSU) that complies with ATX 12 V Speci cation 2.0 (or later version) and provides a
minimum power of 350 W.
DO NOT forget to connect the 8-pin EATX12V power plug. Otherwise, the system will
not boot.
We recommend that you use a PSU with a higher power output when con guring a
system with more power-consuming devices. The system may become unstable or
may not boot up if the power is inadequate.
If you want to use two or more high-end PCI Express x16 cards, use a PSU with
1000W power or above to ensure the system stability.
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9.
System panel connector (20-3 pin PANEL)
Chapter 1
This connector supports several chassis-mounted functions.
+5V
Ground
Ground
Speaker
Intruder#
PLED+
PLEDPWRBTN#
GND
PLED PWRSW SPEAKER
CHASSIS
PANEL
GND
PLED-
HDD_LED+
HDD_LEDGround
RSTCON#
NC
PLED+
PIN 1
®
HDD_LED RESET PLED
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING System panel connector
System power LED (2-pin or 3-1 pin PLED)
The 2-pin or 3-1 pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the chassis
power LED cable to this connector. The system power LED lights up when you turn on
the system power, and blinks when the system is in sleep mode.
Hard disk drive activity LED (2-pin HDD_LED)
This 2-pin connector is for the HDD Activity LED. Connect the HDD Activity LED cable
to this connector. The HDD LED lights up or ashes when data is read from or written
to the HDD.
System warning speaker (4-pin SPEAKER)
This 4-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted system warning speaker. The speaker
allows you to hear system beeps and warnings.
ATX power button/soft-off button (2-pin PWRSW)
This connector is for the system power button. Pressing the power button turns the
system on or puts the system in sleep or soft-off mode depending on the operating
system settings. Pressing the power switch for more than four seconds while the
system is ON turns the system OFF.
Reset button (2-pin RESET)
This 2-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted reset button for system reboot without
turning off the system power.
Chassis intrusion connector (2-pin CHASSIS)
This connector is for a chassis-mounted intrusion detection sensor or switch. Connect
one end of the chassis intrusion sensor or switch cable to this connector. The chassis
intrusion sensor or switch sends a high-level signal to this connector when a chassis
component is removed or replaced. The signal is then generated as a chassis intrusion
event.
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10.
TPM connector (14-1 pin TPM)
This connector supports a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) system, which securely
stores keys, digital certi cates, passwords and data. A TPM system also helps
enhance network security, protect digital identities, and ensures platform integrity.
Chapter 1
F_CLKRUN
F_SERIRQ
F_FRAME#
F_LAD3
F_LAD2
F_LAD1
F_LAD0
TPM
®
GND
C_PCICLK_TPM
+3V
+3V
+3VSB
S_PCIRST#_TBD
PIN 1
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING TPM connector
The TPM module is purchased separately.
11.
Thermal sensor connector (2-pin T_SENSOR)
This connector is for the thermistor cable that monitors the temperature of the devices
and the critical components inside the motherboard. Connect the thermistor cable
and place the sensor on the device or the motherboard’s component to detect its
temperature.
®
T_SENSOR
GND
PIN 1
SENSOR IN
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING T_SENSOR connector
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12.
RGB headers (4-pin RGB_HEADER1-2)
These connectors are for RGB LED strips.
A
Chapter 1
A
RGB_HEADER2
PIN 1
+12V G R B
B
RGB_HEADER1
PIN 1
+12V G R B
®
B
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING RGB_HEADER connectors
The RGB header supports 5050 RGB multi-color LED strips (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum
power rating of 2A (12V), and no longer than 2 m.
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the ATX power supply is switched
off or the power cord is detached from the power supply. Failure to do so may cause severe
damage to the motherboard, peripherals, or components.
Actual lighting and color will vary with LED strip.
If your LED strip does not light up, check if the RGB LED extension cable and the
RGB LED strip is connected in the correct orientation, and the 12V connector is
aligned with the 12V header on the motherboard.
The LED strip will only light up when the system is operating.
The LED strips are purchased separately.
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13.
M.2 sockets (M.2_1; M.2_2)
These sockets allow you to install M.2 SSD modules.
A
Chapter 1
M.2_2(SOCKET3)
2280
2260
2242
B
M.2_1(SOCKET3)
A
®
B
2280
2260
2242
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING M.2 sockets
M.2_1 socket supports PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA mode M Key design and type 2242 /
2260 / 2280 PCIe and SATA storage devices.
M.2_2 socket supports PCIe 3.0 x4 M Key design and type 2242 / 2260 / 2280 PCIe
storage devices.
These sockets support IRST (Intel® Rapid Storage Technology).
The M.2 SSD module is purchased separately.
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14.
Addressable RGB header (4-1 pin ADD_HEADER)
Chapter 1
This connector is for individually addressable RGB WS2812B LED strips with
embedded WS2811LED driver ICs.
®
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING EXTREME ADD header
The addressable RGB header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strips (5V/Data/
Ground), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V) and a maximum of 60 LEDs.
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the ATX power supply is switched
off or the power cord is detached from the power supply. Failure to do so may cause severe
damage to the motherboard, peripherals, or components.
Actual lighting and color will vary with LED strip.
If your LED strip does not light up, check if the addressable RGB LED strip is
connected in the correct orientation, and the 5V connector is aligned with the 5V
header on the motherboard.
The addressable RGB LED strip will only light up under the operating system.
The addressable RGB LED strip is purchased separately.
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Chapter 2:
Basic Installation
Basic Installation
2.1
Building your PC system
2
The diagrams in this section are for reference only. The motherboard layout may vary with
models, but the installation steps are the same for all models.
2.1.1
Motherboard installation
Install the ASUS Q-Shield to the chassis rear I/O panel.
2.
Place the motherboard into the chassis, ensuring that its rear I/O ports are aligned to
the chassis’ rear I/O panel.
Chapter 2
1.
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3.
Place nine (9) screws into the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard to
the chassis.
Chapter 2
®
DO NOT overtighten the screws! Doing so can damage the motherboard.
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2.1.2
CPU installation
Chapter 2
Ensure that you install the correct CPU designed for LGA1151 socket only. DO NOT install
a CPU designed for LGA1155 and LGA1156 sockets on the LGA1151 socket.
Top of CPU
Bottom of CPU
Bottom of CPU
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Top of CPU
Chapter 2
The CPU Installation Tool is only compatible on ASUS motherboards with a Intel®
LGA1151 socket.
Ensure that the CPU is rmly clicked into place before installing it onto the CPU socket
on the motherboard.
Use the CPU Installation Tool for installing the CPU only. DO NOT damage or bend
the CPU Installation Tool.
Always rmly hold both sides of the CPU Installation Tool when installing, removing, or
picking up the CPU Installation Tool.
Ensure to use a soft stable surface when installing the CPU to the CPU Installation
Tool to prevent CPU damage.
ASUS will not cover damages resulting from incorrect CPU installation/removal,
incorrect CPU orientation/placement, or other damages resulting from negligence by
the user.
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2.1.3
CPU heatsink and fan assembly installation
Apply the Thermal Interface Material to the
CPU heatsink and CPU before you install
the heatsink and fan, if necessary.
Chapter 2
To install the CPU heatsink and fan assembly
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To uninstall the CPU heatsink and fan assembly
Chapter 2
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DIMM installation
Chapter 2
2.1.4
To remove a DIMM
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2.1.5
ATX power connection
Chapter 2
Ensure to connect the 8-pin power plug.
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2.1.6
SATA device connection
Chapter 2
OR
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2.1.7
Front I/O connector
To install front panel connector
To install USB 3.1 Gen1 connector
USB 3.1 Gen1
Chapter 2
To install USB 2.0 connector
To install front panel audio connector
AAFP
USB 2.0
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2.1.8
Expansion card installation
Chapter 2
To install PCIe x16 cards
To install PCIe x1 cards
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To install HYPER M.2 x4 card
Chapter 2
The SSD card is purchased separately.
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M.2 installation
Chapter 2
2.1.9
Please remove the plastic lm from the thermal pad before use.
Use the bundled M.2 screws to secure the M.2.
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Chapter 2
Supported M.2 type varies per motherboard.
Use the bundled M.2 screws to secure the M.2.
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2.1.10
Fan holder installation
To install the Fan holder and fan
1
2
®
5
Chapter 2
3
4
When using high performance settings whilst overclocking, ensure to install the fan holder
for additional fan(s).
You may install 40mm x 40mm fans or 50mm x 50mm fans.
Fans are purchased separately.
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2.2
Motherboard rear and audio connections
2.2.1
Rear I/O connection
2
1
5
6
3
7
4
8
9
10
Chapter 2
Rear panel connectors
1.
USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port E2
6.
DisplayPort
2.
DVI-D port
7.
HDMI 1.4b port
3.
USB 2.0 ports
8.
USB 3.1 Gen1 ports
4.
Intel® LAN port (LAN1)*
9.
Optical S/PDIF Out port
5.
USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port EC1
10.
Audio I/O ports**
* and ** : Refer to the tables on the next page for LAN port LEDs and audio port de nitions.
The plugged USB 3.1 Gen1 device may run on xHCI mode or EHCI mode, depending
on the operating system’s setting.
USB 3.1 Gen1 devices can only be used as data storage only.
We strongly recommend that you connect USB 3.1 Gen1 devices to USB 3.1 Gen1
ports for faster and better performance for your USB 3.1 Gen1 devices.
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** LAN ports LED indications
Activity Link LED
Speed LED
Status
Description
Status Description
Off
No link
Off
Orange
Linked
Orange 100 Mbps connection
Orange (Blinking) Data activity
Orange (Blinking
then steady)
Green
10 Mbps connection
ACT/LINK
LED
SPEED
LED
1 Gbps connection
Ready to wake up
from S5 mode
LAN port
Chapter 2
You can disable the LAN controllers in BIOS. Due to hardware design, the LAN1 port’s
LEDs may continue to blink even when disabled.
*** Audio 2, 4, 6, or 8-channel con guration
Port
Light Blue
Lime
Pink
Orange
Black
Headset
2-channel
Line In
Line Out
Mic In
–
–
4-channel
6-channel
8-channel
Line In
Front Speaker Out
Mic In
–
Rear Speaker Out
Line In
Front Speaker Out
Mic In
Center/Subwoofer
Rear Speaker Out
Side speaker
Front Speaker Out
Mic In
Center/Subwoofer
Rear Speaker Out
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Audio I/O connections
Audio I/O ports
Connect to Headphone and Mic
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Connect to Stereo Speakers
Connect to 2 channel Speakers
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Connect to 4 channel Speakers
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Connect to 6 channel Speakers
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Starting up for the rst time
1.
After making all the connections, replace the system case cover.
2.
Ensure that all switches are off.
3.
Connect the power cord to the power connector at the back of the system chassis.
4.
Connect the power cord to a power outlet that is equipped with a surge protector.
5.
6.
Turn on the devices in the following order:
a.
Monitor
b.
External SCSI devices (starting with the last device on the chain)
c.
System power
After applying power, the system power LED on the system front panel case lights up.
For systems with ATX power supplies, the system LED lights up when you press the
ATX power button. If your monitor complies with the “green” standards or if it has a
“power standby” feature, the monitor LED may light up or change from orange to green
after the system LED turns on.
The system then runs the power-on self tests (POST). While the tests are running, the
BIOS beeps (refer to the BIOS beep codes table) or additional messages appear on
the screen. If you do not see anything within 30 seconds from the time you turned on
the power, the system may have failed a power-on test. Check the jumper settings and
connections or call your retailer for assistance.
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BIOS Beep
Description
One short beep
VGA detected
Quick boot set to disabled
No keyboard detected
One continuous beep followed by two
short beeps then a pause (repeated)
No memory detected
One continuous beep followed by three
short beeps
No VGA detected
One continuous beep followed by four
short beeps
Hardware component failure
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At power on, hold down the <Delete> key to enter the BIOS Setup. Follow the
instructions in Chapter 3.
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Turning off the computer
While the system is ON, press the power button for less than four seconds to put the system
on sleep mode or soft-off mode, depending on the BIOS setting. Press the power switch
for more than four seconds to let the system enter the soft-off mode regardless of the BIOS
setting.
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Chapter 3:
BIOS Setup
BIOS Setup
3.1
Knowing BIOS
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The new ASUS UEFI BIOS is a Uni ed Extensible Interface that complies with UEFI
architecture, offering a user-friendly interface that goes beyond the traditional keyboardonly BIOS controls to enable a more exible and convenient mouse input. You can easily
navigate the new UEFI BIOS with the same smoothness as your operating system. The
term BIOS in this user manual refers to UEFI BIOS unless otherwise speci ed.
BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings such as storage
device con guration, overclocking settings, advanced power management, and boot
device con guration that are needed for system startup in the motherboard CMOS. In
normal circumstances, the default BIOS settings apply to most conditions to ensure
optimal performance. DO NOT change the default BIOS settings except in the following
circumstances:
An error message appears on the screen during the system bootup and requests you to
run the BIOS Setup.
You have installed a new system component that requires further BIOS settings or
update.
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Inappropriate BIOS settings may result to instability or boot failure. We strongly
recommend that you change the BIOS settings only with the help of a trained service
personnel.
When downloading or updating the BIOS le, rename it as Z370FGAM.CAP for this
motherboard.
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BIOS setup program
Use the BIOS Setup to update the BIOS or con gure its parameters. The BIOS screen
include navigation keys and brief onscreen help to guide you in using the BIOS Setup
program.
Entering BIOS at startup
To enter BIOS Setup at startup, press <Delete> or <F2> during the Power-On Self Test
(POST). If you do not press <Delete> or <F2>, POST continues with its routines.
Entering BIOS Setup after POST
To enter BIOS Setup after POST:
Press <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<Delete> simultaneously.
Press the reset button on the system chassis.
Press the power button to turn the system off then back on. Do this option only if you
failed to enter BIOS Setup using the rst two options.
After doing either of the three options, press <Delete> key to enter BIOS.
The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and
may not exactly match what you see on your screen.
Ensure that a USB mouse is connected to your motherboard if you want to use the
mouse to control the BIOS setup program.
If the system becomes unstable after changing any BIOS setting, load the default
settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select the Load Optimized
Defaults item under the Exit menu or press hotkey <F5>. See section 3.10 Exit Menu
for details.
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If the system fails to boot after changing any BIOS setting, try to clear the CMOS and
reset the motherboard to the default value. See section 1.1.6 Jumpers and holes for
information on how to erase the RTC RAM via the Clear CMOS jumper.
The BIOS setup program does not support the Bluetooth devices.
Please visit ASUS website for the detailed BIOS content manual.
BIOS menu screen
The BIOS Setup program can be used under two modes: EZ Mode and Advanced Mode.
You can change modes from Setup Mode in Boot menu or by pressing the <F7> hotkey.
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3.2.1
EZ Mode
By default, the EZ Mode screen appears when you enter the BIOS setup program. The EZ
Mode provides you an overview of the basic system information, and allows you to select
the display language, system performance, mode and boot device priority. To access the
Advanced Mode, select Advanced Mode or press the <F7> hotkey for the advanced BIOS
settings.
The default screen for entering the BIOS setup program can be changed. Refer to the
Setup Mode item in section Boot menu for details.
Displays the system properties of the selected mode.
Click < or > to switch EZ System Tuning modes
Selects the display language
of the BIOS setup program
Creates storage RAID and
con gures system overclocking
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Displays the CPU/motherboard temperature,
CPU voltage output, CPU/chassis/power fan
speed, and SATA information
Enables or disables the SATA RAID mode
for Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Displays the CPU Fan’s speed. Click
the button to manually tune the fans
Loads optimized
default settings
Saves the changes
and resets the system
Click to go to Advanced mode
Search on the FAQ
Click to display boot devices
Selects the boot device priority
The boot device options vary depending on the devices you installed to the system.
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Advanced Mode
The Advanced Mode provides advanced options for experienced end-users to con gure
the BIOS settings. The gure below shows an example of the Advanced Mode. Refer to the
following sections for the detailed con gurations.
To switch from EZ Mode to Advanced Mode, click Advanced Mode(F7) or press the <F7>
hotkey.
Con guration elds
Pop-up Menu
Menu bar
Language
MyFavorite(F3)
Hot Keys
Scroll bar
Qfan Control(F6) EZ Tuning Wizard(F11)
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Menu items
General help
Last modi ed settings
Go back to EZ Mode
Search on the FAQ
Displays the CPU temperature,
CPU, and memory voltage output
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Menu bar
The menu bar on top of the screen has the following main items:
My Favorites
For saving the frequently-used system settings and con guration.
Main
For changing the basic system con guration
Ai Tweaker
For changing the overclocking settings
Advanced
For changing the advanced system settings
Monitor
For displaying the system temperature, power status, and changing
the fan settings.
Boot
For changing the system boot con guration
Tool
For con guring options for special functions
Exit
For selecting the exit options and loading default settings
Menu items
The highlighted item on the menu bar displays the speci c items for that menu. For example,
selecting Main shows the Main menu items.
The other items (My Favorites, Ai Tweaker, Advanced, Monitor, Boot, Tool, and Exit) on the
menu bar have their respective menu items.
Submenu items
A greater than sign (>) before each item on any menu screen means that the item has a
submenu. To display the submenu, select the item and press <Enter>.
Language
Chapter 3
This button above the menu bar contains the languages that you can select for your BIOS.
Click this button to select the language that you want to display in your BIOS screen.
My Favorites(F3)
This button above the menu bar shows all BIOS items in a Tree Map setup. Select frequentlyused BIOS settings and save it to MyFavorites menu.
Refer to section 3.3 My Favorites for more information.
Q-Fan Control(F6)
This button above the menu bar displays the current settings of your fans. Use this button to
manually tweak the fans to your desired settings.
Refer to section 3.2.3 QFan Control for more information.
EZ Tuning Wizard(F11)
This button above the menu bar allows you to view and tweak the overclocking settings of
your system. It also allows you to change the motherboard’s SATA mode from AHCI to RAID
mode.
Refer to section 3.2.4 EZ Tuning Wizard for more information.
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Search on FAQ
Move your mouse over this button to show a QR code, scan this QR code on your mobile
device to connect to the BIOS FAQ web page of the ASUS support website. You can also
scan the following QR code:
Hot keys
This button above the menu bar contains the navigation keys for the BIOS setup program.
Use the navigation keys to select items in the menu and change the settings.
Scroll bar
A scroll bar appears on the right side of a menu screen when there are items that do not t
on the screen. Press the Up/Down arrow keys or <Page Up> / <Page Down> keys to display
the other items on the screen.
General help
At the bottom of the menu screen is a brief description of the selected item. Use <F12> key
to capture the BIOS screen and save it to the removable storage device.
Con guration elds
Chapter 3
These elds show the values for the menu items. If an item is user-con gurable, you can
change the value of the eld opposite the item. You cannot select an item that is not
user-con gurable.
A con gurable eld is highlighted when selected. To change the value of a eld, select it and
press <Enter> to display a list of options.
Last Modi ed button
This button shows the items that you last modi ed and saved in BIOS Setup.
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QFan Control
The QFan Control allows you to set a fan pro le or manually con gure the operating speed of
your CPU and chassis fans.
Click to select a fan to be
con gured
Click to activate DC Mode
Click to apply the fan setting
Click to undo the
changes
Click to go back to main menu
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Select a pro le to
apply to your fans
Click to activate
PWM Mode
Select to manually con gure
your fans
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Con guring fans manually
Select Manual from the list of pro les to manually con gure your fans operating speed.
Speed points
Select to manually
con gure your fans
To con gure your fans:
1.
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Select the fan that you want to con gure and to view its current status.
2.
Click and drag the speed points to adjust the fans’ operating speed.
3.
Click Apply to save the changes then click Exit (ESC).
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3.2.4
EZ Tuning Wizard
EZ Tuning Wizard allows you to easily overclock your CPU and DRAM, computer usage, and
CPU fan to their best settings. You can also set RAID in your system using this feature.
OC setup
RAID setup
OC Tuning
To start OC Tuning:
Press <F11> on your keyboard or click
EZ Tuning Wizard screen.
2.
Click OC then click Next.
3.
Select a PC scenario Daily Computing or Gaming/Media Editing, then click Next.
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4.
Select a Main Cooling System BOX cooler, Tower cooler, Water cooler, or I’m not
sure, then click Next.
5.
After selecting the Main Cooling System, click Next then click Yes to start the OC
Tuning.
Creating RAID
To create RAID:
1.
Press <F11> on your keyboard or click
EZ Tuning Wizard screen.
2.
Click RAID then click Next.
from the BIOS screen to open
Ensure that your HDDs have no existing RAID volumes.
Ensure to connect your HDDs to Intel® SATA connectors.
3.
Select the port that you want to set to [RAID] mode, PCIE or SATA, then click Next.
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Select the type of storage for your RAID, Easy Backup or Super Speed, then click
Next.
a.
For Easy Backup, click Next then select from Easy Backup (RAID1) or Easy
Backup (RAID10).
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4.
You can only select Easy Backup (RAID 10) if you connect four (4) HDDs.
b.
For Super Speed, click Next then select from Super Speed (RAID0) or Super
Speed (RAID5).
5.
After selecting the type of RAID, click Next then click Yes to continue the RAID setup.
6.
After the RAID setup is done, click Yes to exit the setup then click OK to reset your
system.
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My Favorites
My Favorites is your personal space where you can easily save and access your favorite
BIOS items.
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My Favorites comes with several performance, power saving, and fast boot related items by
default. You can personalize this screen by adding or removing items.
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Adding items to My Favorites
To add BIOS items:
from the BIOS screen to open
1.
Press <F3> on your keyboard or click
Setup Tree Map screen.
2.
On the Setup Tree Map screen, select the BIOS items that you want to save in My
Favorites screen.
Main menu panel
Selected shortcut
items
Submenu panel
Delete all favorite
items
Recover to default
favorite items
3.
Select an item from main menu panel, then click the submenu that you want to save as
favorite from the submenu panel and click
or press <Enter> on your keyboard.
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You cannot add the following items to My Favorite items:
Items with submenu options
User-managed items such as language and boot order
Con guration items such as Memory SPD Information, system time and date.
4.
Click Exit (ESC) or press <Esc> key to close Setup Tree Map screen.
5.
Go to My Favorites menu to view the saved BIOS items.
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Main menu
The Main menu screen appears when you enter the Advanced Mode of the BIOS Setup
program. The Main menu provides you an overview of the basic system information, and
allows you to set the system date, time, language, and security settings.
Security
The Security menu items allow you to change the system security settings.
If you have forgotten your BIOS password, erase the CMOS Real Time Clock
(RTC) RAM to clear the BIOS password. See section 1.1.6 Jumpers and holes for
information on how to erase the RTC RAM via the Clear CMOS button.
The Administrator or User Password items on top of the screen show the default [Not
Installed]. After you set a password, these items show [Installed].
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Ai Tweaker menu
The Ai Tweaker menu items allow you to con gure overclocking-related items.
Be cautious when changing the settings of the Ai Tweaker menu items. Incorrect eld
values can cause the system to malfunction
The con guration options for this section vary depending on the CPU and DIMM model you
installed on the motherboard.
Ai Overclock Tuner
Chapter 3
Allows you to select the CPU overclocking options to achieve the desired CPU internal
frequency. Con guration options:
[Auto]
Loads the optimal settings for the system.
[Manual]
Allows you to individually set overclocking parameters.
[X.M.P.]
If you install memory modules supporting the eXtreme Memory Pro le
(X.M.P.) Technology, choose this item to set the pro les supported by your
memory modules for optimizing the system performance.
The [X.M.P.] con guration option appears only when you install memory modules
supporting the eXtreme Memory Pro le(X.M.P.) Technology.
The following item appears only when you set the Ai Overclocking Tuner to [Manual].
BCLK Frequency
This item allows you to set the BCLK (base clock) frequency to enhance the system
performance. Use the <+> or <-> to adjust the value. The values range from 40.0 MHz
to 650.0 MHz.
We recommend you to set the value based on the CPU speci cation, as high BCLK
frequencies may damage the CPU permanently.
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ASUS MultiCore Enhancement
[Auto]
This item allows you to maximize the oveclocking performance optimized
by ASUS core ratio settings.
[Disabled]
This item allows you to set to default core ratio settings.
CPU Core Ratio
This item allows you to set the CPU core ratios.
Con guration options: [Auto] [Sync All Cores] [Per Core]
DRAM Odd Ratio Mode
Allows you to enable or disable the Odd Ratio Mode, which provides better granularity.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
DRAM Frequency
This item allows you to set the memory operating frequency. The con gurable options vary
with the BCLK (base clock) frequency setting. Select the auto mode to apply the optimized
setting.
Con guration options: [Auto] [DDR4-800MHz] - [DDR4-4266MHz]
TPU
This item allows you to automatically overclock the CPU and DRAM frequencies and voltage
for an enhanced system performance.
[Keep Current Settings]
Keep the current settings without changing anything.
[TPU I]
Applies air cooling overclocking conditions.
[TPU II]
Applies water cooling overclocking conditions.
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Ensure to use water cooling device before selecting [TPU II].
Internal CPU Power Management
The subitems in this menu allow you to set the CPU ratio and features.
Intel(R) SpeedStep(tm)
Allows the operating system to dynamically adjust the processor voltage and cores
frequency to decrease the average power consumption and decrease average heat
production.
Con guration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]
Turbo Mode
Allows you to enable your processor cores to run faster than the base operating
frequency when it is below power, current and speci cation limit.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Advanced menu
The Advanced menu items allow you to change the settings for the CPU and other system
devices.
Be cautious when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect eld values
can cause the system to malfunction.
3.6.1
Platform Misc Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to change the ASPM for PCH and SA PCI Express.
3.6.2
CPU Con guration
The items in this menu show the CPU-related information that the BIOS automatically
detects.
The items in this menu may vary based on the CPU installed.
Hyper-threading
This item allows a hyper-threading processor to appear as two logical processors, allowing
the operating system to schedule two threads or processors simultaneously.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
CPU - Power Management Control
This item allows you to manage and con gure the CPU s power.
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Intel(R) SpeedStep(tm)
This item allows more than two frequency to be supported.
Con guration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]
Turbo Mode
This item allows you to automatically set the CPU cores to run faster than the base
operating frequency when it is below the operating power, current and temperature
speci cation limit.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
CPU C states
This item allows you to set the power saving of the CPU states.
Con guration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]
CFG Lock
This item allows you to con gure MSR 0xE2[15], CFG lock bit. Con guration options:
[Disabled] [Enabled]
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3.6.3
System Agent (SA) Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to adjust the Link Speed for PEG Port and Multi-Monitor.
3.6.4
PCH Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to adjust the PCH PCI Express speed.
PCI Express Con guration
This item allows you to con gure the PCI Express slots.
PCIe Speed
This item allows your system to automatically select the PCI Express port speed.
Con guration options: [Auto] [Gen1] [Gen2] [Gen3]
3.6.5
PCH Storage Con guration
While entering Setup, the BIOS automatically detects the presence of SATA devices. The
SATA Port items show Not Present if no SATA device is installed to the corresponding SATA
port.
SATA Controller(s)
This item allows you to enable or disable the SATA Device.
Con guration options: [Enabled] [Disabled]
SATA Mode Selection
[AHCI]
Set to [AHCI] when you want the SATA hard disk drives to
use the AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface). The
AHCI allows the onboard storage driver to enable advanced
Serial ATA features that increases storage performance
on random workloads by allowing the drive to internally
optimize the order of commands.
[Intel RST Premium With
Intel Optane System
Acceleration(RAID)]
Set to [Intel RST Premium With Intel Optane System
Acceleration(RAID)] when you want to create a RAID
con guration from the SATA hard disk drives.
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This item allows you to set the SATA con guration.
SMART Self Test
SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a monitoring system that
shows a warning message during POST (Power-on Self Test) when an error occurs in the
hard disks.
Con guration options: [On] [Off]
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SATA6G_1(Charcoal Black) - SATA6G_6(Charcoal Black)
SATA6G_1(Charcoal Black) - SATA6G_6(Charcoal Black)
This item allows you to enable or disable the selected SATA port.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Hot Plug
These items appears only when the SATA Mode Selection is set to [AHCI] and allows
you to enable or disable SATA Hot Plug Support.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
3.6.6
PCH-FW Con guration
This item allows you to con gure the rmware TPM.
3.6.7
Onboard Devices Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to switch between PCIe Lanes and con gure onboard
devices.
Hyper M.2X16 [Enabled][Disabled]
[Disabled]
Only one SSD installed onto the Hyper M.2 X16 card can be detected.
[Enabled]
Two or three SSDs installed onto the Hyper M.2 X16 card can be detected.
The number of SSDs that can be detected varies with the con gurations of the PCIe X16
slots.
HD Audio Controller
Chapter 3
This item allows you to use the Azalia High De nition Audio Controller.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
M.2_1 Con guration: [Auto][SATA mode][PCIE mode]
[Auto]
Auto-detects the M.2 device mode. If a SATA device is detected,
SATA6G_1 will be disabled.
[SATA mode]
Only supports M.2 SATA devices. Please note that SATA6G_1 port cannot
be used in this mode.
[PCIE mode]
Only supports M.2 PCIE devices.
M.2_2 PCIe Bandwidth Con guration: [X2][X4]
[X2]
Run at X2 mode with SATA6G_56 enabled.
[X4]
Run at X4 mode for higher performance with SATA6G_56 disabled.
RGB LED lighting
This item allows you to turn the RGB LED lighting on or off.
Con guration options: [Off] [On]
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Intel LAN Controller
This item allows you to enable or disable the Intel LAN controllers.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
USB Type C Power Switch
[Auto]
The system will automatically detect your USB Type C devices and provide
suitable power if needed.
[Enabled]
The USB Type C port will always provide power to your devices.
3.6.8
APM Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to set system wake and sleep settings.
ErP Ready
This item allows you to switch off some power at S4+S5 or S5 to get the system ready for
ErP requirement. When set to [Enabled], all other PME options are switched off.
Con guration options: [Disabled] [Enable(S4+S5)] [Enable(S5)]
3.6.9
Network Stack Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to con gure Ipv4 / Ipv6 PXE support.
3.6.10
HDD/SSD SMART Information
The items in this menu display the SMART information of the connected devices.
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NVM Express devices do not support SMART information.
USB Con guration
The items in this menu allow you to change the USB-related features.
The Mass Storage Devices item shows the auto-detected values. If no USB device is
detected, the item shows None.
USB Single Port Control
This item allows you to enable or disable the individual USB ports.
Refer to section 1.1.2 Motherboard layout for the location of the USB ports.
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Monitor menu
The Monitor menu displays the system temperature/power status, and allows you to change
the fan settings.
Qfan Con guration
Qfan Tuning
Click this item to automatically detect the lowest speed and con gure the minimum
duty cycle for each fan.
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Boot menu
The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options.
Fast Boot
[Disabled]
Allows your system to go back to its normal boot speed.
[Enabled]
Allows your system to accelerate the boot speed.
The following items appear only when you set the Fast Boot to [Enabled].
Next Boot after AC Power Loss
[Normal Boot]
Returns to normal boot on the next boot after an AC power loss.
[Fast Boot]
Accelerates the boot speed on the next boot after an AC power loss.
Setup Mode
[Advanced Mode] This item allows you to go to Advanced Mode of the BIOS after POST.
[EZ Mode]
This item allows you to go to EZ Mode of the BIOS after POST.
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CSM (Compatibility Support Module)
This item allows you to con gure the CSM (Compatibility Support Module) items to fully
support the various VGA, bootable devices and add-on devices for better compatibility.
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[Auto]
The system automatically detects the bootable devices and the addon devices.
[Enabled]
For better compatibility, enable the CSM to fully support the non-UEFI
driver add-on devices or the Windows® UEFI mode.
[Disabled]
Disable the CSM to fully support the non-UEFI driver add-on devices
or the Windows® UEFI mode.
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The following items appear only when you set the Launch CSM to [Enabled].
Boot Devices Control
This item allows you to select the type of devices that you want to boot.
Con guration options: [UEFI and Legacy OPROM] [Legacy OPROM only]
[UEFI only]
Boot from Network Devices
This item allows you to select the type of network devices that you want to
launch.
Con guration options: [Ignore] [Legacy only] [UEFI driver rst]
Boot from Storage Devices
This item allows you to select the type of storage devices that you want to
launch.
Con guration options: [Ignore] [Legacy only] [UEFI driver rst]
Boot from PCI-E/PCI Expansion Devices
This item allows you to select the type of PCI-E/PCI expansion devices that
you want to launch.
Con guration options: [Legacy only] [UEFI driver rst]
Secure Boot
This item allows you to con gure the Windows® Secure Boot settings and manage its keys to
protect the system from unauthorized access and malwares during POST.
Boot Option Priorities
Chapter 3
These items specify the boot device priority sequence from the available devices. The
number of device items that appears on the screen depends on the number of devices
installed in the system.
To access Windows® OS in Safe Mode, press <F8> after POST (Windows® 8 not
supported).
To select the boot device during system startup, press <F8> when the ASUS Logo
appears.
Boot Override
These items displays the available devices. The number of device items that appears on
the screen depends on the number of devices installed in the system. Click an item to start
booting from the selected device.
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3.9
Tool menu
The Tool menu items allow you to con gure options for special functions. Select an item then
press <Enter> to display the submenu.
Setup Animator
This item allows you to enable or disable the Setup animator.
Con guration options: [Enabled] [Disabled]
3.9.1
ASUS EZ Flash 3 Utility
This item allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 3. When you press <Enter>, a con rmation
message appears. Use the left/right arrow key to select between [Yes] or [No], then press
<Enter> to con rm your choice.
For more details, refer to section 3.11.2 ASUS EZ Flash 3.
3.9.2
Secure Erase
SSD speeds may lower over time as with any storage medium due to data processing.
Secure Erase completely and safely cleans your SSD, restoring it to factory performance
levels.
Secure Erase is only available in AHCI mode. Ensure to set the SATA mode to AHCI. Click
Advanced > PCH Storage Con guration > SATA Mode Selection > AHCI.
To launch Secure Erase, click Tool > Secure Erase on the Advanced mode menu.
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Secure Erase is only supported on selected SATA SSDs, and cannot erase NVMe storage
devices.
The time to erase the contents of your SSD may take a while depending on its size.
Do not turn off the system during the process.
Secure Erase is only supported on Intel SATA port. For more information about Intel
SATA ports, refer to section 1.1.2 Motherboard layout of this manual.
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Displays the
available SSDs
Status de nition:
Frozen. The frozen state is the result of a BIOS protective measure. The BIOS
guards drives that do not have password protection by freezing them prior to booting.
If the drive is frozen, a power off or hard reset of your PC must be performed to
proceed with the Secure Erase.
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Locked. SSDs might be locked if the Secure Erase process is either incomplete
or was stopped. This may be due to a third party software that uses a different
password de ned by ASUS. You have to unlock the SSD in the software before
proceeding with Secure Erase.
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3.9.3
ASUS Overclocking Pro le
This item allows you to store or load multiple BIOS settings.
Load Pro le
This item allows you to load the previous BIOS settings saved in the BIOS Flash. Key in the
pro le number that saved your BIOS settings, press <Enter>, and then select Yes.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent the
system boot failure!
We recommend that you update the BIOS le only coming from the same memory/
CPU con guration and BIOS version.
Pro le Name
This item allows you to key in a pro le name.
Save to Pro le
This item allows you to save the current BIOS settings to the BIOS Flash, and create a
pro le. Key in a pro le number from one to eight, press <Enter>, and then select Yes.
Load/Save Pro le from/to USB Drive
This item allows you to load or save pro le from your USB drive, load and save pro le to your
USB drive.
3.9.4
ASUS SPD Information
This item allows you to view the DRAM SPD information.
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3.9.5
Graphics Card Information
This item displays the information about the graphics card installed in your system.
GPU Post
This item displays the information and recommended con guration for the PCIE slots that the
graphics card is installed in your system.
This feature is only supported on selected ASUS graphics cards.
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3.10
Exit menu
The Exit menu items allow you to load the optimal default values for the BIOS items, and
save or discard your changes to the BIOS items. You can access the EZ Mode from the Exit
menu.
Load Optimized Defaults
This option allows you to load the default values for each of the parameters on the Setup
menus. When you select this option or if you press <F5>, a con rmation window appears.
Select OK to load the default values.
Save Changes & Reset
Once you are nished making your selections, choose this option from the Exit menu to
ensure the values you selected are saved. When you select this option or if you press <F10>,
a con rmation window appears. Select OK to save changes and exit.
Discard Changes and Exit
This option allows you to exit the Setup program without saving your changes. When you
select this option or if you press <Esc>, a con rmation window appears. Select Yes to
discard changes and exit.
Launch EFI Shell from USB drives
This item allows you to attempt to launch the EFI Shell application (shellx64.e ) from one of
the available lesystem devices.
3.11
Updating BIOS
Chapter 3
The ASUS website publishes the latest BIOS versions to provide enhancements on system
stability, compatibility,and performance. However, BIOS updating is potentially risky. If
there is no problem using the current version of BIOS, DO NOT manually update the BIOS.
Inappropriate BIOS updating may result to system’s failure to boot. Carefully follow the
instructions in this chapter to update your BIOS when necessary.
Visit http://www.asus.com to download the latest BIOS le for this motherboard.
The following utilities allow you to manage and update the motherboard BIOS setup program.
1.
EZ Update: Updates the BIOS in Windows® environment.
2.
ASUS EZ Flash 3: Updates the BIOS using a USB ash drive.
3.
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3: Restores the BIOS using the motherboard support DVD or a
USB ash drive when the BIOS le fails or gets corrupted.
3.11.1
EZ Update
The EZ Update is a utility that allows you to update the motherboard BIOS in Windows®
environment.
EZ Update requires an Internet connection either through a network or an ISP
(Internet Service Provider).
This utility is available in the support DVD that comes with the motherboard package.
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3.11.2
ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS EZ Flash 3 allows you to download and update to the latest BIOS through the Internet
without having to use a bootable oppy disk or an OS-based utility.
Updating through the Internet varies per region and Internet conditions. Check your local
Internet connection before updating through the Internet.
To update the BIOS via Storage Device(s):
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1.
Enter the Advanced Mode of the BIOS setup program. Go to the Tool menu to select
ASUS EZ Flash Utility and press <Enter>.
2.
Insert the USB ash disk that contains the latest BIOS le to the USB port.
3.
Select via Storage Device(s).
4.
Press <Tab> to switch to the Drive eld.
5.
Press the Up/Down arrow keys to nd the USB ash disk that contains the latest BIOS,
and then press <Enter>.
6.
Press <Tab> to switch to the Folder Info eld.
7.
Press the Up/Down arrow keys to nd the BIOS le, and then press <Enter> to perform
the BIOS update process. Reboot the system when the update process is done.
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This function can support devices such as a USB ash disk with FAT 32/16 format and
single partition only.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system
boot failure!
Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select
the Load Optimized Defaults item under the Exit menu. See section 3.10 Exit Menu for
details.
1.
Enter the Advanced Mode of the BIOS setup program. Go to the Tool menu to select
ASUS EZ Flash Utility and press <Enter>.
2.
Select via Internet.
3.
Press the Left/Right arrow keys to select an Internet connection method, and then
press <Enter>.
4.
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the update.
5.
Reboot the system when the update process is done.
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To update the BIOS via Internet:
Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Select
the Load Optimized Defaults item under the Exit menu. See section 3.10 Exit Menu for
details.
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3.11.3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the
BIOS le when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can restore a
corrupted BIOS le using the motherboard support DVD or a USB ash drive that contains
the BIOS le.
The BIOS le in the motherboard support DVD may be older than the BIOS le published
on the ASUS of cial website. If you want to use the newer BIOS le, download the le at
https://www.asus.com/support/ and save it to a USB ash drive.
Recovering the BIOS
To recover the BIOS:
1.
Turn on the system.
2.
Insert the motherboard support DVD to the optical drive, or the USB ash drive
containing the BIOS le to the USB port.
3.
The utility automatically checks the devices for the BIOS le. When found, the utility
reads the BIOS le and enters ASUS EZ Flash 3 automatically.
4.
The system requires you to enter BIOS Setup to recover the BIOS setting. To ensure
system compatibility and stability, we recommend that you press <F5> to load default
BIOS values.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS! Doing so can cause
system boot failure!
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Chapter 4:
RAID Support
RAID Support
4.1
RAID con gurations
4
The motherboard comes with the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology that supports RAID 0,
RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 con guration.
If you want to install a Windows® operating system to a hard disk drive included in a RAID
set, you have to create a RAID driver disk and load the RAID driver during OS installation.
Refer to section 4.2 Creating a RAID driver disk for details.
4.1.1
RAID de nitions
RAID 0 (Data striping) optimizes two identical hard disk drives to read and write data in
parallel, interleaved stacks. Two hard disks perform the same work as a single drive but at a
sustained data transfer rate, double that of a single disk alone, thus improving data access
and storage. Use of two new identical hard disk drives is required for this setup.
RAID 1 (Data mirroring) copies and maintains an identical image of data from one drive to
a second drive. If one drive fails, the disk array management software directs all applications
to the surviving drive as it contains a complete copy of the data in the other drive. This RAID
con guration provides data protection and increases fault tolerance to the entire system. Use
two new drives or use an existing drive and a new drive for this setup. The new drive must be
of the same size or larger than the existing drive.
RAID 5 stripes both data and parity information across three or more hard disk drives. Among
the advantages of RAID 5 con guration include better HDD performance, fault tolerance, and
higher storage capacity. The RAID 5 con guration is best suited for transaction processing,
relational database applications, enterprise resource planning, and other business systems.
Use a minimum of three identical hard disk drives for this setup.
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RAID 10 is data striping and data mirroring combined without parity (redundancy data) having
to be calculated and written. With the RAID 10 con guration you get all the bene ts of both
RAID 0 and RAID 1 con gurations. Use four new hard disk drives or use an existing drive
and three new drives for this setup.
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4.1.2
Installing Serial ATA hard disks
The motherboard supports Serial ATA hard disk drives. For optimal performance, install
identical drives of the same model and capacity when creating a disk array.
To install the SATA hard disks for a RAID con guration:
1.
Install the SATA hard disks into the drive bays.
2.
Connect the SATA signal cables.
3.
Connect a SATA power cable to the power connector on each drive.
4.1.3
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology in UEFI BIOS
To enter the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology in UEFI BIOS:
1.
Enter the BIOS Setup during POST.
2.
Go to the Advanced menu > PCH Storage Con guration, then press <Enter>.
3.
Set the SATA Controller Mode Selection item to [Intel RST Premium With Intel
Optane System Acceleration (RAID)].
4.
Go to the Boot menu > CSM (Compatibility Support Module) > Launch CSM, then
set the item to [Disabled].
5.
Save your changes and exit the BIOS Setup, then enter the BIOS Setup again.
6.
Go to the Advanced menu > Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology, then press <Enter>
to display the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology menu.
Refer to Chapter 3 for details on entering and navigating through the BIOS Setup
Due to chipset limitation, when SATA ports are set to RAID mode, all SATA ports run at
RAID mode together.
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Creating a RAID set
To create a RAID set:
From the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology menu, select Create RAID Volume and
press <Enter>. The following screen appears:
2.
When the Name item is selected, enter a name for the RAID set and press <Enter>.
3.
When the RAID Level item is selected, press <Enter> to select the RAID level to
create, and then press <Enter>.
4.
Under Select Disks, press <Enter> and select X for the disks you want to include in the
RAID set.
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5.
When the Strip Size item is selected, press <Enter> to select strip size for the RAID
array (for RAID 0, 10 and 5 only), and then press <Enter>. The available strip size
values range from 4 KB to 128 KB. The following are typical values:
-
RAID 0: 128 KB
-
RAID 10: 64 KB
-
RAID 5: 64 KB
We recommend a lower strip size for server systems, and a higher strip size for multimedia
computer systems used mainly for audio and video editing.
6.
When the Capacity (MB) item is selected, enter the RAID volume capacity that you
want and press <Enter>. The default value indicates the maximum allowed capacity.
7.
When the Create Volume item is selected, press <Enter> to create the RAID volume
and return to the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology menu.
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Deleting a RAID set
Be cautious when deleting a RAID set. You will lose all data on the hard disk drives when
you delete a RAID set.
To delete a RAID set:
From the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology menu, select the RAID volume you want to
delete and press <Enter>. The following screen appears:
2.
When the Delete item is selected, press <Enter>, then select Yes to delete the RAID
volume and return to the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology menu, or select No to
cancel.
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4.1.4
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM utility
To enter the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM utility:
1.
Enter the BIOS Setup during POST.
2.
Go to the Advanced menu > PCH Storage Con guration, then press <Enter>.
3.
Set the SATA Controller Mode Selection item to [Intel RST Premium With Intel
Optane System Acceleration (RAID)].
4.
Go to the Boot menu > CSM (Compatibility Support Module) > Launch CSM, then
set the item to [Enabled].
5.
Save your changes, exit the BIOS Setup, then reboot your system.
6.
During POST, press <Ctrl> + <I> to display the utility main menu.
RAID Volumes:
None defined.
Physical Devices:
Port
Device Model
0
ST3160812AS
1
ST3160812AS
2
ST3160812AS
3
ST3160812AS
Serial #
9LS0HJA4
9LS0F4HL
3LS0JYL8
9LS0BJ5H
Size
149.0GB
149.0GB
149.0GB
149.0GB
Type/Status(Vol ID)
Non-RAID Disk
Non-RAID Disk
Non-RAID Disk
Non-RAID Disk
The navigation keys at the bottom of the screen allow you to move through the menus
and select the menu options.
The RAID BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference only and may not
exactly match the items on your screen.
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The utility supports maximum four hard disk drives for RAID con guration.
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Creating a RAID set
To create a RAID set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 1. Create RAID Volume and press <Enter>. The
following screen appears:
Name: Volume 0
RAID Level: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Disks: dssdsdsds
Strip Size:aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Capacity:aaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Sync:aaaaaaaaaa
Create volume
[HELP]
Enter a unique volume name that has no special characters
and is 16 characters or less.
2.
Enter a name for the RAID set and press <Enter>.
3.
When the RAID Level item is selected, press the up/down arrow key to select a RAID
level to create, and then press <Enter>.
4.
When the Disks item is selected, press <Enter> to select the hard disk drives you want
to include in the RAID set. The SELECT DISKS screen appears:
[SELECT DISKS]
Port
0
1
2
3
Device Model
ST3160812AS
ST3160812AS
ST3160812AS
ST3160812AS
Serial #
9LS0HJA4
9LS0F4HL
3LS0JYL8
9LS0BJ5H
Size
149.0GB
149.0GB
149.0GB
149.0GB
Status
Non-RAID
Non-RAID
Non-RAID
Non-RAID
Disk
Disk
Disk
Disk
Select 2 to 6 to use in creating the volume.
]-Prev/Next
[SPACE]-SelectDisk
[ENTER]-Done
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5.
Use the up/down arrow key to select a drive, and then press <Space> to select. A
small triangle marks the selected drive. Press <Enter> after completing your selection.
6.
Use the up/down arrow key to select the strip size for the RAID array (for RAID 0, 10
and 5 only),and then press <Enter>. The available strip size values range from 4KB to
128KB. The following are typical values:
RAID 0: 128KB
RAID 10: 64KB
RAID 5: 64KB
We recommend a lower strip size for server systems, and a higher strip size for multimedia
computer systems used mainly for audio and video editing.
7.
When the Capacity item is selected, enter the RAID volume capacity that you want
and press <Enter>. The default value indicates the maximum allowed capacity.
8.
When the Create Volume item is selected, press <Enter>. The following warning
message appears:
WARNING: ALL DATA ON SELECTED DISKS WILL BE LOST.
Are you sure you want to create this volume? (Y/N)
9.
Press <Y> to create the RAID volume and return to the main menu, or <N> to go back
to the CREATE VOLUME menu.
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Deleting a RAID set
Be cautious when deleting a RAID set. You will lose all data on the hard disk drives when
you delete a RAID set.
To delete a RAID set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 2. Delete RAID Volume and press <Enter>. The
following screen appears:
[DELETE VOLUME MENU]
Name
Volume0
Level
Drives
RAID0 (Stripe)
2
Capacity
298.0GB
Status
Normal
Bootable
Yes
[HELP]
Deleting a volume will reset the disks to non-RAID.
WARNING: ALL DISK DATA WILL BE DELETED.
(This does not apply to Recovery volumes)
[
2.
]-Select
[ESC]-Previous Menu
[DEL]-Delete Volume
Use the up/down arrow key to select the RAID set you want to delete, and then press
<Delete>. The following warning message appears:
[DELETE VOLUME VERIFICATION]
ALL DATA IN THE VOLUME WILL BE LOST!
(This does not apply to Recovery volumes)
Are you sure you want to delete “Volume0”? (Y/N):
Press <Y> to delete the RAID set and return to the utility main menu, or press <N> to
return to the DELETE VOLUME menu.
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Exiting the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Option ROM utility
To exit the utility:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 5. Exit, and then press <Enter>. The following
warning message appears:
[CONFIRM EXIT]
Are you sure you want to exit? (Y/N):
2.
Press <Y> to exit or press <N> to return to the utility main menu.
4.2
Creating a RAID driver disk
4.2.1
Creating a RAID driver disk in Windows®
To install the RAID driver for Windows® OS:
1.
During the OS installation, click Load Driver to allow you to select the installation
media containing the RAID driver.
2.
Insert the support USB drive with RAID driver into the USB port, and then click
Browse.
3.
Click the name of the device you’ve inserted, go to Drivers > RAID, and then select
the RAID driver for the corresponding OS version. Click OK.
4.
Follow the succeeding screen instructions to complete the installation.
To set up a Windows® UEFI operating system under RAID mode, ensure to load the UEFI
driver for your optical drive.
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Appendix
Appendix
Appendix
Notices
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
This device may not cause harmful interference.
This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur
in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is required
to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modi cations to this unit not
expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority
to operate this equipment.
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Compliance Statement of Innovation, Science and Economic
Development Canada (ISED)
Appendix
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003, RSS-210, and CAN ICES3(B)/NMB-3(B).
This device complies with Industry Canada license exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.
Déclaration de conformité de Innovation, Sciences et
Développement économique Canada (ISED)
Cet appareil numérique de classe B est conforme aux normes canadiennes ICES-003, RSS210 et CAN ICES-3(B)/NMB-3(B).
Cet appareil est conforme aux normes CNR exemptes de licence d’Industrie Canada. Le
fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) cet appareil ne doit pas
provoquer d’interférences et (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, y compris celles
susceptibles de provoquer un fonctionnement non souhaité de l’appareil.
VCCI: Japan Compliance Statement
Class B ITE
KC: Korea Warning Statement
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Appendix
REACH
Appendix
Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of
Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at
ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm.
DO NOT throw the motherboard in municipal waste. This product has been designed to
enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin
indicates that the product (electrical and electronic equipment) should not be placed in
municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.
DO NOT throw the mercury-containing button cell battery in municipal waste. This symbol
of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal
waste.
ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services
ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards
for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to
responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging
materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for detailed recycling
information in different regions.
Regional notice for California
WARNING
Cancer and Reproductive Harm www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the License ); you may not use this le
except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at:
http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the
License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF
ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the speci c language governing permissions and limitations under the
License.
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Appendix
English ASUSTeK Computer Inc. hereby declares that this device is in
compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of
related Directives. Full text of EU declaration of conformity is available at:
www.asus.com/support
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conforme aux critères essentiels et autres clauses pertinentes des directives
concernées. La déclaration de conformité de l’UE peut être téléchargée à
partir du site Internet suivant : www.asus.com/support
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den wesentlichen Anforderungen und anderen relevanten Bestimmungen
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Italiano ASUSTeK Computer Inc. con la presente dichiara che questo
dispositivo è conforme ai requisiti essenziali e alle altre disposizioni pertinenti
con le direttive correlate. Il testo completo della dichiarazione di conformità
UE è disponibile all’indirizzo: www.asus.com/support
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on luettavissa osoitteessa: www.asus.com/support
Ελληνικά Με το παρόν, η AsusTek Computer Inc. δηλώνει ότι αυτή η
συσκευή συμμορφώνεται με τις θεμελιώδεις απαιτήσεις και άλλες σχετικές
διατάξεις των Οδηγιών της ΕΕ. Το πλήρες κείμενο της δήλωσης συμβατότητας
είναι διαθέσιμο στη διεύθυνση: www.asus.com/support
Magyar Az ASUSTeK Computer Inc. ezennel kijelenti, hogy ez az eszköz
megfelel a kapcsolódó Irányelvek lényeges követelményeinek és egyéb
vonatkozó rendelkezéseinek. Az EU megfelelőségi nyilatkozat teljes szövege
innen letölthető: www.asus.com/support
Latviski ASUSTeK Computer Inc. ar šo paziņo, ka šī ierīce atbilst saistīto
Direktīvu būtiskajām prasībām un citiem citiem saistošajiem nosacījumiem.
Pilns ES atbilstības paziņojuma teksts pieejams šeit: www.asus.com/support
Lietuvių „ASUSTeK Computer Inc.“ šiuo tvirtina, kad šis įrenginys atitinka
pagrindinius reikalavimus ir kitas svarbias susijusių direktyvų nuostatas. Visą
ES atitikties deklaracijos tekstą galima rasti: www.asus.com/support
Norsk ASUSTeK Computer Inc. erklærer herved at denne enheten er i
samsvar med hovedsaklige krav og andre relevante forskrifter i relaterte
direktiver. Fullstendig tekst for EU-samsvarserklæringen innes på:
www.asus.com/support
Polski Firma ASUSTeK Computer Inc. niniejszym oświadcza, że
urządzenie to jest zgodne z zasadniczymi wymogami i innymi właściwymi
postanowieniami powiązanych dyrektyw. Pełny tekst deklaracji zgodności UE
jest dostępny pod adresem: www.asus.com/support
Português A ASUSTeK Computer Inc. declara que este dispositivo está em
conformidade com os requisitos essenciais e outras disposições relevantes
das Diretivas relacionadas. Texto integral da declaração da UE disponível em:
www.asus.com/support
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Română ASUSTeK Computer Inc. declară că acest dispozitiv se conformează
cerinţelor esenţiale şi altor prevederi relevante ale directivelor conexe. Textul
complet al declaraţiei de conformitate a Uniunii Europene se găseşte la:
www.asus.com/support
Srpski ASUSTeK Computer Inc. ovim izjavljuje da je ovaj uređaj u saglasnosti
sa osnovnim zahtevima i drugim relevantnim odredbama povezanih
Direktiva. Pun tekst EU deklaracije o usaglašenosti je dostupan da adresi:
www.asus.com/support
Slovensky Spoločnosť ASUSTeK Computer Inc. týmto vyhlasuje, že toto
zariadenie vyhovuje základným požiadavkám a ostatým príslušným
ustanoveniam príslušných smerníc. Celý text vyhlásenia o zhode pre štáty EÚ
je dostupný na adrese: www.asus.com/support
Slovenščina ASUSTeK Computer Inc. izjavlja, da je ta naprava skladna z
bistvenimi zahtevami in drugimi ustreznimi določbami povezanih direktiv.
Celotno besedilo EU-izjave o skladnosti je na voljo na spletnem mestu:
www.asus.com/support
Español Por la presente, ASUSTeK Computer Inc. declara que este dispositivo
cumple los requisitos básicos y otras disposiciones pertinentes de las
directivas relacionadas. El texto completo de la declaración de la UE de
conformidad está disponible en: www.asus.com/support
Svenska ASUSTeK Computer Inc. förklarar härmed att denna
enhet överensstämmer med de grundläggande kraven och andra
relevanta föreskrifter i relaterade direktiv. Fulltext av EU-försäkran om
överensstämmelse inns på: www.asus.com/support
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
,
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: www.asus.com/support
Türkçe AsusTek Computer Inc., bu aygıtın temel gereksinimlerle ve ilişkili
Yönergelerin diğer ilgili koşullarıyla uyumlu olduğunu beyan eder. AB
uygunluk bildiriminin tam metni şu adreste bulunabilir:
www.asus.com/support
Bosanski ASUSTeK Computer Inc. ovim izjavljuje da je ovaj uređaj usklađen
sa bitnim zahtjevima i ostalim odgovarajućim odredbama vezanih direktiva.
Cijeli tekst EU izjave o usklađenosti dostupan je na: www.asus.com/support
Appendix
ASUS contact information
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
4F, No. 150, Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan
+886-2-2894-3447
+886-2-2890-7798
www.asus.com
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Address
Telephone
Fax
Web site
Technical Support
Telephone
Fax
Online support
+86-21-38429911
+86-21-5866-8722, ext. 9101#
http://qr.asus.com/techserv
ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America)
Address
Telephone
Fax
Web site
800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA
+1-510-739-3777
+1-510-608-4555
http://www.asus.com/us/
Technical Support
Support fax
Telephone
Online support
+1-812-284-0883
+1-812-282-2787
http://qr.asus.com/techserv
ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria)
Address
Fax
Web site
Online contact
Harkort Str. 21-23, 40880 Ratingen, Germany
+49-2102-959931
http://www.asus.com/de
http://eu-rma.asus.com/sales
Technical Support
Telephone
Support Fax
Online support
+49-2102-5789555
+49-2102-959911
http://qr.asus.com/techserv
ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
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DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
Per FCC Part 2 Section 2. 1077(a)
Asus Computer International
Responsible Party Name:
800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539.
Address:
Phone/Fax No:
(510)739-3777/(510)608-4555
hereby declares that the product
Product Name : Motherboard
Model Number : ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING
Conforms to the following specifications:
FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Unintentional Radiators
Supplementary Information:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Representative Person’s Name :
Steve Chang / President
Signature :
Date :
Jul. 31, 2017
Ver. 170324
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