H170M-PLUS/CSM Desktop Motherboard

Full-featured micro-ATX H170 with 5X Protection II for dependable stability, DDR4 support, and reversible USB Type-C connectivity

  • 5X Protection II – Advanced hardware safeguards for all-round protection
  • Lightning-fast M.2 with PCIe® 3.0 x4 interface
  • USB Type-C for convenient connectivity
  • Epic gaming audio with noise-isolation design
  • Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3
  • Fan Xpert 2+ advanced fan controls for ultimate cooling and silent performance

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  • Build in Intel® Socket 1151 for 6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors 
  • Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
  • Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
  • * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
  • * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list


  • Build in Intel® H170


  • 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2133 MHz Non-ECC Memory 
  • Dual Channel Memory Architecture 
  • *DDR3 1866 MHz is only supported with Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family


  • Integrated Graphics Processor 
  • Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI/DVI-D/RGB ports 
  • - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4.96 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
  • - Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
  • Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
  • Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
  • Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously

Multi-GPU Support

  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode, gray) 
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode) 
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1


  • Intel® H170 chipset : 
  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3, , with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)
  • 1 x SATA Express port, gray, 4 ports from 2 x SATA Express
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
  • Support Intel® Smart Response Technology on 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family


  • Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
  • Intel® LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)


  • Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *2
  • - Supports : Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking
  • Audio Feature :
  • - Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
  • - Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
  • Premium Japanese-made 12K hours capacitors

USB Ports

  • Intel® H170 chipset : 
  • 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, Type-A, 4 at mid-board)