ASUS Z270E STRIX Gaming Review

Published by Luca Rocchi on 05.01.17
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Since quite some time ASUS has been equipping its boards with digital power designs. Using the right software it is not only possible to adjust voltages while being in Windows on can now also control impedances. Furthermore this board features high quality 10K black metallic capacitor which guarantee a long lifespan.

ASUS Fan Xpert 4

ASUS Fan Xpert 4 provides customizable settings for fans that have been attached directly to the onboard fan headers. With the Fan Auto Tuning feature, ASUS Fan Xpert 4 automatically detects and tweaks all fan speeds and in the end reduces unwanted noise.


EPU automatically detects the current system load and moderates power usage. It offers a system-wide energy optimization and is able to reduce fan noise.

AURA RGB Lightning

Aura is an ASUS software tool to control the onboard RGB lighting. It allows you to select any color which is in the RGB spectrum and therefore enables users to individualize the looks of their motherboards.


With SupremeFX you get ASUS's interpretation of high quality onboard audio. Supporting up to eight channels, the SupremeFX solution received shielding from other onboard components. Apart from that there are high quality Nichicon capacitors offering as clear as possible audio.

USB 3.1 Connector

The STRIX Z270E Gaming not only equipped with Type-A and Type-C connector at the rear I/O panel but with also a front USB 3.1 connector. This port is placed close the 24-pin connector and offers up to 10Gbps transfer speed. According to ASUS, case vendors like Lian Li and In Win will soon release new models, which make use of this new header.

Page 1 - Introduction Page 14 - SiSoft Sandra 2
Page 2 - Specs and Delivery Page 15 - UC Bench
Page 3 - Features Page 16 - Super Pi 1M / 32M
Page 4 - Layout Page 17 - wPrime 1024M Multi Core
Page 5 - Connectors and I/O Page 18 - Cinebench
Page 6 - BIOS Page 19 - Tomb Raider
Page 7 - Test setup Page 20 - Metro Last Light
Page 8 - Preview / Gallery Page 21 - Sleeping Dogs
Page 9 - 3D Mark Page 22 - Power Consumption
Page 10 - 3D Mark 11 Page 23 - Performance Rating
Page 11 - 3D Mark Vantage  Page 24 - Price Comparison
Page 12 - PC Mark 8 Page 25 - Conclusion
Page 13 - SiSoft Sandra 1  

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