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Intel Z370 ATX gaming motherboard with Aura Sync RGB LED lighting, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, DDR4 4000MHz support, dual M.2, SATA 6Gbps and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 front-panel header.

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LGA1151 socket for 8th -gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors. Aura Sync RGB: Synchronize LED lighting with a vast portfolio of compatible PC gear, including addressable RGB strips. Onboard M.2 heatsink: Cools your M.2 drive, delivering consistent storage performance and enhanced reliability. 5-Way Optimization: Automated system-wide tuning, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor-made for your rig. Gaming audio: SupremeFX S1220A teams with Sonic Studio III to create an aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. Gaming connectivity: Dual M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C connectors. Gaming networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard, GameFirst and 2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO support. Gamer’s Guardian: hyakkendana-hashigozake.com SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance.

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Top Honors

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Best Innovation

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hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming looks as good as it performs, with built-in RGB illumination and support for 3D-printed parts, it’s perfect for the style-conscious part of your personality!

Outshine the competition

A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

Color cycle
Flash & dash
Glowing Yo Yo
Starry night
Music effect
CPU Temperature

RGB Headers

RGB lighting perfected

hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming features a pair of onboard 5050 RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that can be connected to compatible lighting strips, fans, coolers, and PC cases, creating a new world of illumination possibilities.

*The addressable RGB header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strips (5V/Data/Ground), with a max power rating of 3A (5V) and a max of 60 LEDs. * The Aura RGB-strip header supports 5050 RGB LED strips with a max power rating of 3A (12V). For maximum brightness, strip length should not exceed 3m. **RGB and addressable RGB extension cables are included. LED strips and Aura Sync-compatible devices are sold separately.


4 pin RGB header

4 pin RGB header

Addressable RGB header

Aura lighting control

hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Aura has evolved and is friendlier than ever.

Aura now supports RGB color codes, for easier setup

You can also customize temperature thresholds to choose how CPU and GPU temps are expressed via RGB lighting

Infinite Lighting Possibilities

hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Aura Sync RGB LED technology makes hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming the control hub for your illumination ambitions — so it’s easy to synchronize incredible lighting effects between compatible components, including RGB LED strips, graphics cards, keyboards and even mice! Change all LEDs in unison or employ dynamic modes to flow the illumination effects smoothly across all synchronized devices.

*Learn more about Aura SDK.

3D Printing Friendly

Dedicated 3D Mounts on the motherboard makes fitting 3D-printed parts easy. Using the same screws as M.2 drives and standard motherboard mounting holes, you can easily add nameplates, cable covers, or an M.2 fan holder.

*Products with the 3D Printing Friendly logo feature the specialized 3D Mount and are also bundled with an extra 3D mount kit. Download 3D printable file here.
Cable Cover Cover your cables for a tidier PC. Custom Nameplate Personalize your build with a custom logo making it unique to you. M.2 Fan Holder The hyakkendana-hashigozake.com 3D-printed M.2 fan holder keeps temperatures low for improved performance and longevity.


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M.2 Heatsink


hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming is equipped with an M.2 heatsink integrated into the PCH heatsink. With a huge cooling surface, the M.2 heatsink perfectly chills an inserted M.2 SSD — for consistent performance and reliability. Featuring a stylish angular design, the M.2 heatsink adds a beautiful touch to the build.

5-Way Optimization

One-click overclock and cooling, done!

One click takes care of all that complex tuning. hyakkendana-hashigozake.com 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of the system, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig.

・ An automated tuning utility that optimizes overclocking and cooling profiles for your unique system configuration. ・ Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and deliver optimal airflow when the system is crunching through CPU or GPU-intensive tasks. ・ All-new stress test that allows users to optimize and overclock for CPU or memory-centric workloads.

Unleash your PC"s full performance with the hyakkendana-hashigozake.com AI Suite 3 utility. A TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is the intelligence behind our automated system-tuning utility, offering the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclock parameters for optimal performance.

With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you"ll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

With hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming you have comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AIO) coolers, via either Fan Xpert 4 or our media-acclaimed UEFI. Whether you’re cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There’s also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum — keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.

Digi+ delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency and power -efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.

This intuitive tool allows you to define CPU overclocking, apply fan profiles, prioritize network data and optimize audio settings at app level ― so your system is perfectly optimized for whatever you’re doing.

Cooler By Design

hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS:

AIO Pump Fan

Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors, for workload based cooling — all easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or the media-acclaimed hyakkendana-hashigozake.com UEFI.

Every onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

*AIO PUMP are also PWM/DC controllable.

A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.

DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers

hyakkendana-hashigozake.com OptiMem preserves memory signal integrity by routing memory traces and vias to the optimal PCB layer, and our T-Topology layout ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. These enhancements lead to more headroom for overclocking and improved stability, allowing memory speeds of DDR4-4000 and beyond with all slots populated.

Improved Stability and Overclocking

With all slots populated

DDR4 – 4000 MHz

CPU : Intel LGA 1151 i7-8700K | Motherboard : hyakkendana-hashigozake.com STRIX Z370-E GAMING| DRAM : CORSAIR CMK32GX4M4B4000C19R Ver. 4.31 | Power : Corsair AX1500i | Water-cooling : Corsair H115i | OS: Windows 10

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Uniquely intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it’s activated. RAMCache II turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times -- and of course it’s compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options!

Automatically caches all your storage devices at the same time for optimal use of your system‘s caching resources.


The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you"re a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, fan profiles and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified or make notes in Quick Notes.

CrashFree BIOS 3

Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order — even when it won"t boot!

EZ Flash 3

Update the latest BIOS via the internet or from within the system BIOS.


hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming is engineered with the latest connectivity for the best gaming experiences. You’ll transfer faster, banish lag and enjoy no-delay downloads — freeing up time for more victories!

INTEL Ethernet

Lower CPU workload, higer TCP & UDP throughput

2x2 Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO


Next-level 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 dual-band 2.4/5GHz antennas offer up to 867Mbps* transfer speeds — and the very latest Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology ensures that every connected user** experiences the best wireless and online speeds!

* Bluetooth V4.2 will be supported on future versions of Windows. Refer to http://www.microsoft.com for information relating to Bluetooth support in Windows.

** Requires MU-MIMO-ready client.

Dual PCIe 3.0 M.2

Let your SSD scream at speeds of up to 32Gbps

Dual PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 slots provide NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to three PCIe 3.0 storage devices via two M.2 slots and a PCIe x16 slot to enjoy the world’s fastest data-transfer speeds.

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Pumped-up throughput, best surge protection

LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming"s connection and deliver pumped-up throughput, plus electrostatically guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection against surges — up to 15kV!



GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we"ve added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You"ll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.

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No gaming experience is complete without great audio, and hyakkendana-hashigozake.com Strix Z370-E Gaming delivers superior sound that immerses completely — so you’ll hear every detail!


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B. Dual Op Amplifiers

One op amp adds voltage gain while the other works as a buffer. Together, they’re capable of driving 32-600Ω headphones effortlessly.

C. Premium Nichicon™ audio capacitors

Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

D. Audio line shielding

Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.

Sonic Studio III

Sonic Studio now supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset. *Learn more about Sonic Studio III

1 2 3 App-specific profiles

Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.

Surround sound

Surround sound for a truly immersive audio experience

Sonic Studio Link

New Sonic Studio Link VR functionality extends its HRTF effects to headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.


*A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head. Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions. The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio’s virtual surround to process sound true to life. **Please note Sonic Studio Link is available only in version 3.6 and later.

Scan and detect to dominate!

Sonic Radar III

Sonic Radar III is all new – with an evolved audio engine that processes sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you"re always aware of what"s going on around you. A new on-screen arrow has also been added to help you pinpoint the enemy position instantly! *Learn more about Sonic Radar III

Improved Audio Algorithm The new Sonic Radar audio algorithm is now even more accurate to allow enemies to be pinpointed with even more accuracy. 3D Engine Sonic Radar III is built around it’s all new HUD with an in-game 3 dimensional arrow for a more intuitive experience. Audio Boost The new audio boost feature now allows the boosted audio to be heard directly. *HUD: Head Up Display Audio Radar Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos.


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Onboard LEDs to Indicate the power status, and problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.

CPU Installation tool

Three-step simplicity and safety—just pop your CPU in the special tool; insert the tool directly into the CPU socket; close the latch; then you"re good to go!

Digi+ VRM The Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU.
DRAM overcurrent protection Onboard resettable fuses protect all connection ports and DRAM modules against overcurrent and short-circuit damage, extending your motherboard"s life.
Highly durable component Fine-quality, super-tough components are our watchwords. We fit only superior chokes, plus durable capacitors engineered to resist extreme temperature variations of between -55℃ and 105℃ —110% better than the industry standard.
Stainless-steel back I/O Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel lasts up to 3X longer than ordinary panels.

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