The Differences between All Mainstream ASUS Z87 Motherboards

Compare ASUS Z87 MotherboardsIn this article, similar to The Differences between all Asus Z77 V-Series Motherboards, you will be able to learn many new features of the current Mainstream Asus Z87 Motherboards on today market.

I will add Enthusiast and Overclocking Series when I got my hands on them. But first we will cover the ASUS Z87-C vs. ASUS Z87-A, ASUS Z87-Plus vs. ASUS Z87-PRO, ASUS Z87-DELUXE and the Z87 SABERTOOTH motherboards.

The Differences between All Mainstream ASROCK Z87 Motherboards

I also think it necessary to explain some of the exclusive bonuses of these motherboards for your convenience, so don’t forget to check out the feature notes in the bottom section!

1. ASUS Z87 Motherboards Comparison Chart :

ASUS Z87-C

ASUS Z-87C Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard

 Fanless Design : 

  1. Standard Heatsink

Expansion Slots :

  1. 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 runs at x16 Mode
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x1 Mode (max at x4 Mode if disable two PCI Express 2.0 x1 below).
  3. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. 3 x Legacy PCI
  5. Supports Quad CrossFire.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller

LAN :

  1. Realtek 8111-GR Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. No Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 2 x USB 3.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 3 x USB 2.0 headers (add 6 ports)
  4. 2 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connector
  3. 3 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connector

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x Serial COM header
  3. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  4. 4-Phase Power Design
  5. 2 x SATA Cables

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. Disk Unlocker
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. Fan Xpert 2
  7. O.C Tuner
  8. CrashFree BIOS 3
  9. EZ Flash 2
  10. Q-LED
  11. Q-Slot
ASUS Z87-C DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-A

ASUS Z87-A

 Fanless Design : 

  1. Standard Heatsink

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (Max at x2 Mode)
  3. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. 2 x Legacy PCI
  5. Supports Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI
  4. Mini DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller

LAN :

  1. Realtek 8111-GR Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 3 x USB 2.0 headers (add 6 ports)
  4. 2 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connector
  3. 3 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connector

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x Serial COM header
  3. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  4. 8-Phase Power Design
  5. 2 x SATA Cables
  6. 1 x SLI Bridge
  7. 1 x EPU Switch
  8. 1 x TPU Swtich

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. Disk Unlocker
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. Fan Xpert 2
  7. MemOK!
  8. O.C Tuner
  9. CrashFree BIOS 3
  10. EZ Flash 2
  11. Q-LED
  12. Q-Slot
  13. Q-DIMM
  14. Q-Connector
  15. Remote GO!

Price :

Asus Z87-A DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-PLUS

ASUS Z87-Plus

 Fanless Design : 

  1. Standard Heatsinks
  2. Larger heatsink on Z87 chipset

ASUS Z87-Plus Z87 Heatsink

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (Max at x2 Mode)
  3. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. 2 x Legacy PCI
  5. Supports Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI
  4. Mini DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 2 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 4 x USB 2.0 headers (add 8 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 3.0 ports by Asmedia Controller

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x Serial COM header
  3. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  4. 8-Phase CPU Power Design
  5. 2-Phase DRAM
  6. 3 x SATA Cables
  7. 1 x SLI Bridge
  8. 1 x EPU Switch
  9. 1 x TPU Switch

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. Ai Charger+
  5. Disk Unlocker
  6. AI Suite 3
  7. Anti Surge
  8. MemOK!
  9. Fan Xpert 2
  10. USB BIOS Flashback
  11. O.C Tuner
  12. CrashFree BIOS 3
  13. EZ Flash 2
  14. Q-LED
  15. Q-Slot
  16. Q-DIMM
  17. Q-Connector
  18. Remote GO!

Price :

Asus Z87-PLUS DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-PRO

ASUS Z87 Pro

 Fanless Design : 

  1. All Large Heatsinks

ASUS Z87 Pro Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard Large Heatsinks

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x1 Mode by default. Max at x4 if disable two of the four PCI Express x1 below.
  3. 4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1. Last one shares bandwidth with one SATA III (E12) port. 
  4. Supports Quad CrossFire, 3-way CrossFire or Quad SLI.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI
  4. DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 2 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-1150
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 4 x USB 2.0 headers (add 8 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 3.0 ports by Asmedia Controller

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 12-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 2-Phase DRAM
  5. 4 x SATA Cables
  6. 1 x SLI Bridge
  7. 1 x EPU Switch
  8. 1 x TPU Switch
  9. Dual Band Wireless a/b/g/n Adapter
  10. Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. Ai Charger+
  5. Disk Unlocker
  6. AI Suite 3
  7. Anti Surge
  8. MemOK!
  9. Fan Xpert 2
  10. USB BIOS Flashback
  11. O.C Tuner
  12. CrashFree BIOS 3
  13. EZ Flash 2
  14. Q-Code
  15. Q-LED
  16. Q-Slot
  17. Q-DIMM
  18. Q-Connector
  19. WIFI GO!

Price :

Asus Z87 PRO LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-DELUXE

ASUS Z87 Deluxe Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard

Fanless Design : 

  1. All Large Heatsinks
  2. Additional heatpipe interconnected to CPU South Heatsink.

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x4 Mode
  3. 4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. Supports Quad CrossFire or 3-way Crossfire or Quad SLI

Graphics Outputs :

  1. DisplayPort
  2. Mini DisplayPort
  3. HDMI

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 4 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V
  2. Realtek 8111-GR Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-1150
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 2 x USB 3.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  2. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 4 x USB 2.0 headers (add 8 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 3.0 ports by Asmedia Controller

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 16-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 2-Phase DRAM
  5. 6 x SATA Cables
  6. 1 x SLI Bridge
  7. 1 x EPU Switch
  8. 1 x TPU Switch
  9. Dual Band Wireless a/b/g/n/ac Adapter.
  10. Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. Ai Charger+
  5. Disk Unlocker
  6. AI Suite 3
  7. Anti Surge
  8. MemOK!
  9. Fan Xpert 2
  10. USB BIOS Flashback
  11. O.C Tuner
  12. CrashFree BIOS 3
  13. EZ Flash 2
  14. Q-Code
  15. Q-Shield
  16. Q-LED
  17. Q-Slot
  18. Q-DIMM
  19. Q-Connector
  20. WIFI GO!

Price :

ASUS Z87-SABERTOOTH

ASUS Sabertooth Z87 Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard

Cooling Design : 

  1. Thermal Armor with Flow Valve

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x1 Mode by default. Max at x4 if disable two of the three PCI Express x1 below
  3. 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1. Last one shares bandwidth with eSATA III port. 
  4. Supports Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI

Graphics Outputs :

  1. HDMI
  2. DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 2 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller
  3. 2 x eSATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-1150
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 2 x USB 2.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors
  4. 2 x 3-pin Assistant Fan Connectors
  5. 3 x Temperature Sensors.

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 8+2-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 4 x SATA Cables
  5. 1 x SLI Bridge

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. MemOK!
  7. Fan Xpert 2
  8. USB BIOS Flashback
  9. O.C Profile
  10. CrashFree BIOS 3
  11. EZ Flash 2
  12. Multi-language BIOS
  13. Q-LED
  14. Q-Slot
  15. Q-DIMM
  16. Q-Connector
  17. Q-Shield
  18. Remote GO!
  19. Military-standard Choke, Cap & MOSFET
  20. Motherboard Backpanel TUF Fortifier
    Sabertooth TUF Fortifier
  21. Thermal Radar 2
  22. ESD Guards
  23. Dust Defender with covers and caps for internal components
  24. 5-year Warranty

Price :

Asus Sabertooth Z87 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-GRYPHON MATX

ASUS Gryphon Z87 TUF Series

Cooling Design : 

  1. All Large Heatsinks
  2. Thermal Armor with Flow Valve (optional)

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs max at x4.
  3. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 
  4. Supports up to Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI

Graphics Outputs :

  1. HDMI
  2. DVI

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 2 x USB 2.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors
  4. 1 x 3-pin Assistant Fan Connectors
  5. 3 x Temperature Sensors.

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 8+2-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 1 x Thunderbolt header
  5. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  6. 1 x DirectKey header
  7. 4 x SATA Cables
  8. 1 x SLI Bridge

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. MemOK!
  7. Fan Xpert 2
  8. USB BIOS Flashback
  9. O.C Profile
  10. CrashFree BIOS 3
  11. EZ Flash 2
  12. Multi-language BIOS
  13. Q-LED
  14. Q-Slot
  15. Q-DIMM
  16. Q-Connector
  17. Q-Shield
  18. Remote GO!
  19. Military-standard Choke, Cap & MOSFET
  20. Motherboard Backpanel TUF Fortifier
    Sabertooth TUF Fortifier
  21. Thermal Radar 2
  22. ESD Guards
  23. Dust Defender with covers and caps for internal components
  24. 5-year Warranty

Price :

ASUS GRYPHON Z87 DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-C

ASUS Z-87C Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard

 Fanless Design : 

  1. Standard Heatsink

Expansion Slots :

  1. 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 runs at x16 Mode
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x1 Mode (max at x4 Mode if disable two PCI Express 2.0 x1 below).
  3. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. 3 x Legacy PCI
  5. Supports Quad CrossFire.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller

LAN :

  1. Realtek 8111-GR Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. No Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 2 x USB 3.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 3 x USB 2.0 headers (add 6 ports)
  4. 2 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connector
  3. 3 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connector

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x Serial COM header
  3. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  4. 4-Phase Power Design
  5. 2 x SATA Cables

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. Disk Unlocker
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. Fan Xpert 2
  7. O.C Tuner
  8. CrashFree BIOS 3
  9. EZ Flash 2
  10. Q-LED
  11. Q-Slot
ASUS Z87-C DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-A

ASUS Z87-A

 Fanless Design : 

  1. Standard Heatsink

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (Max at x2 Mode)
  3. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. 2 x Legacy PCI
  5. Supports Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI
  4. Mini DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller

LAN :

  1. Realtek 8111-GR Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 3 x USB 2.0 headers (add 6 ports)
  4. 2 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connector
  3. 3 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connector

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x Serial COM header
  3. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  4. 8-Phase Power Design
  5. 2 x SATA Cables
  6. 1 x SLI Bridge
  7. 1 x EPU Switch
  8. 1 x TPU Swtich

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. Disk Unlocker
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. Fan Xpert 2
  7. MemOK!
  8. O.C Tuner
  9. CrashFree BIOS 3
  10. EZ Flash 2
  11. Q-LED
  12. Q-Slot
  13. Q-DIMM
  14. Q-Connector
  15. Remote GO!

Price :

Asus Z87-A DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-PLUS

ASUS Z87-Plus

 Fanless Design : 

  1. Standard Heatsinks
  2. Larger heatsink on Z87 chipset

ASUS Z87-Plus Z87 Heatsink

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (Max at x2 Mode)
  3. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. 2 x Legacy PCI
  5. Supports Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI
  4. Mini DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 2 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 4 x USB 2.0 headers (add 8 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 3.0 ports by Asmedia Controller

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x Serial COM header
  3. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  4. 8-Phase CPU Power Design
  5. 2-Phase DRAM
  6. 3 x SATA Cables
  7. 1 x SLI Bridge
  8. 1 x EPU Switch
  9. 1 x TPU Switch

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. Ai Charger+
  5. Disk Unlocker
  6. AI Suite 3
  7. Anti Surge
  8. MemOK!
  9. Fan Xpert 2
  10. USB BIOS Flashback
  11. O.C Tuner
  12. CrashFree BIOS 3
  13. EZ Flash 2
  14. Q-LED
  15. Q-Slot
  16. Q-DIMM
  17. Q-Connector
  18. Remote GO!

Price :

Asus Z87-PLUS DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-PRO

ASUS Z87 Pro

 Fanless Design : 

  1. All Large Heatsinks

ASUS Z87 Pro Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard Large Heatsinks

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x1 Mode by default. Max at x4 if disable two of the four PCI Express x1 below.
  3. 4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1. Last one shares bandwidth with one SATA III (E12) port. 
  4. Supports Quad CrossFire, 3-way CrossFire or Quad SLI.

Graphics Outputs :

  1. VGA
  2. DVI
  3. HDMI
  4. DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 2 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-1150
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 4 x USB 2.0 headers (add 8 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 3.0 ports by Asmedia Controller

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 12-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 2-Phase DRAM
  5. 4 x SATA Cables
  6. 1 x SLI Bridge
  7. 1 x EPU Switch
  8. 1 x TPU Switch
  9. Dual Band Wireless a/b/g/n Adapter
  10. Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. Ai Charger+
  5. Disk Unlocker
  6. AI Suite 3
  7. Anti Surge
  8. MemOK!
  9. Fan Xpert 2
  10. USB BIOS Flashback
  11. O.C Tuner
  12. CrashFree BIOS 3
  13. EZ Flash 2
  14. Q-Code
  15. Q-LED
  16. Q-Slot
  17. Q-DIMM
  18. Q-Connector
  19. WIFI GO!

Price :

Asus Z87 PRO LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-DELUXE

ASUS Z87 Deluxe Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard

Fanless Design : 

  1. All Large Heatsinks
  2. Additional heatpipe interconnected to CPU South Heatsink.

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x4 Mode
  3. 4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
  4. Supports Quad CrossFire or 3-way Crossfire or Quad SLI

Graphics Outputs :

  1. DisplayPort
  2. Mini DisplayPort
  3. HDMI

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 4 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V
  2. Realtek 8111-GR Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-1150
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 2 x USB 3.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  2. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 4 x USB 2.0 headers (add 8 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 3.0 ports by Asmedia Controller

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 16-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 2-Phase DRAM
  5. 6 x SATA Cables
  6. 1 x SLI Bridge
  7. 1 x EPU Switch
  8. 1 x TPU Switch
  9. Dual Band Wireless a/b/g/n/ac Adapter.
  10. Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. Ai Charger+
  5. Disk Unlocker
  6. AI Suite 3
  7. Anti Surge
  8. MemOK!
  9. Fan Xpert 2
  10. USB BIOS Flashback
  11. O.C Tuner
  12. CrashFree BIOS 3
  13. EZ Flash 2
  14. Q-Code
  15. Q-Shield
  16. Q-LED
  17. Q-Slot
  18. Q-DIMM
  19. Q-Connector
  20. WIFI GO!

Price :

ASUS Z87-SABERTOOTH

ASUS Sabertooth Z87 Socket LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard

Cooling Design : 

  1. Thermal Armor with Flow Valve

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs at x1 Mode by default. Max at x4 if disable two of the three PCI Express x1 below
  3. 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1. Last one shares bandwidth with eSATA III port. 
  4. Supports Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI

Graphics Outputs :

  1. HDMI
  2. DisplayPort

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller
  2. 2 x SATA III by Asmedia Controller
  3. 2 x eSATA III by Asmedia Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-1150
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 2 x USB 2.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors
  4. 2 x 3-pin Assistant Fan Connectors
  5. 3 x Temperature Sensors.

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 8+2-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 4 x SATA Cables
  5. 1 x SLI Bridge

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. MemOK!
  7. Fan Xpert 2
  8. USB BIOS Flashback
  9. O.C Profile
  10. CrashFree BIOS 3
  11. EZ Flash 2
  12. Multi-language BIOS
  13. Q-LED
  14. Q-Slot
  15. Q-DIMM
  16. Q-Connector
  17. Q-Shield
  18. Remote GO!
  19. Military-standard Choke, Cap & MOSFET
  20. Motherboard Backpanel TUF Fortifier
    Sabertooth TUF Fortifier
  21. Thermal Radar 2
  22. ESD Guards
  23. Dust Defender with covers and caps for internal components
  24. 5-year Warranty
  25. Optional Thermal Armor (sold separately)

Price :

Asus Sabertooth Z87 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



ASUS Z87-GRYPHON MATX

ASUS Gryphon Z87 TUF Series

Cooling Design : 

  1. All Large Heatsinks
  2. Thermal Armor with Flow Valve (optional)

Expansion Slots :

  1. 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (Single x16 or Dual x8/x8)
  2. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 runs max at x4.
  3. 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 
  4. Supports up to Quad CrossFire or Quad SLI

Graphics Outputs :

  1. HDMI
  2. DVI

SATA :

  1. 6 x SATA III by Intel Controller

LAN :

  1. Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V

Audio :

  1. Realtek ALC-892
  2. 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out

USB :

  1. 1 x USB 3.0 headers (add 2 ports)
  2. 4 x USB 3.0 ports
  3. 2 x USB 2.0 headers (add 4 ports)
  4. 4 x USB 2.0 ports

Fan Connectors :

  1. 1 x 4-pin Main CPU Fan (supports DC or PWM Mode)
  2. 1 x 4-pin additional CPU Fan Connectors
  3. 4 x 4-pin Chassic Fan Connectors
  4. 1 x 3-pin Assistant Fan Connectors
  5. 3 x Temperature Sensors.

Miscellaneous :

  1. 1 x TPM header
  2. 1 x S/PDIF header.
  3. 8+2-Phase CPU Power Design
  4. 1 x Thunderbolt header
  5. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  6. 1 x DirectKey header
  7. 4 x SATA Cables
  8. 1 x SLI Bridge

Bonus Features :

  1. Network iControl
  2. USB 3.0 Boost
  3. USB Charger+
  4. AI Suite 3
  5. Anti Surge
  6. MemOK!
  7. Fan Xpert 2
  8. USB BIOS Flashback
  9. O.C Profile
  10. CrashFree BIOS 3
  11. EZ Flash 2
  12. Multi-language BIOS
  13. Q-LED
  14. Q-Slot
  15. Q-DIMM
  16. Q-Connector
  17. Q-Shield
  18. Remote GO!
  19. Military-standard Choke, Cap & MOSFET
  20. Motherboard Backpanel TUF Fortifier
  21. Thermal Radar 2
  22. ESD Guards
  23. Dust Defender with covers and caps for internal components
  24. 5-year Warranty
  25. Optional Thermal Armor (sold separately)

Price :

ASUS GRYPHON Z87 DDR3 1600 LGA 1150 Motherboard (Personal Computers)



2. ASUS Motherboard Feature Notes :

Realtek ALC-892 Sound Chipset

Realtek 8111-GR Ethernet Chipset

Intel® Ethernet Connection I217-V : A high ESD protection LAN chipset.

TPM Header

Network iControl : Set network bandwidth and priority for different applications.

USB 3.0 Boost : Improve data  transfer speed of USB 3.0 peripheral device.

Disk Unlocker : Enable system to recognize hard drive with capacity larger than 2.2TB.

AI Suite : An useful utility that includes many ASUS exclusive interactive tools to modify BIOS settings under Windows environment. Here are what come in the package : Turbo EVO, DIGI+ Power Control, EPU, Fan Xpert, Probe II, Sensor Recorder, AI Charger+, USB 3.0 Boost.

Anti Surge : Auto shuts down system in case of power spike to prevent damage to core components.

Fan Xpert 2 : A tool that allows you to control, define preset fan speeds according to temperature thresholds.

O.C Tuner : An automatic CPU overclocking application.

CrashFree BIOS 3 : A bootable utility embedded in the DVD that allows you to recover corrupted BIOS via an USB storage device.

EZ Flash 2 : A low-level BIOS Update tool that can be launched by pressing ALT + F2 during POST screen. It will update BIOS via USB storage device.

MemOK! : Memory diagnostic tool.

Q-LED : On-board light indicators for problems with  CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device.

Q-Shield : Specially designed I/O Panel to reduce static electricity and EMI.

ASUS Q-Shield

Q-Slot : Simplified and practical design for expansion slots.

Asus Q-Slot

Q-DIMM : Single latch design of memory slot for easy installation.

Asus Q-DIMM

Q-Connector : a connector which sits in between the motherboard and the ATX case, providing a one step easy connect and disconnect of the computer’s front panel components (Wikipedia).

Asus Q-connector

Remote GO! (also known as WIFI GO!) : A super tool that allows your computers and other smart device to communicate to each other. Supports DLNA movie/music streaming to Android/iOS devices. Supports File Transfer and PC Remote Control.

ASUS Remote GO!

EPU Switch : Turn on power saving mode.

TPU Switch : Turn on TurboV Processing Unit. Hit it for auto overclocking mode.

USB Charger+ : Charges your device while computer is off (check manual for the active USB port).

Ai Charger+ : Delivers more amp for faster charge.

USB BIOS Flashback : This features comes with a button on the motherboard. When you hit the switch, the motherboard will boot from a specific USB port (check manual) to reset BIOS.

ASUS USB BIOS Flashback

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