Unlocked for the Power User

Ultimate flexibility and performance with 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and the Intel® Z270 chipset.

Redefined Performance for the Power User
The Intel® Z270 chipset and 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors will give you the ultimate edge against your opponents. Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance, the Intel® Z270 chipset and 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors will arm you with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology1 to get you the win. Fuel your battle with the Intel® Z270 chipset and gain the power and performance to reach new records.

Unlocked Power
Unleash your PC’s performance with the Intel® Z270 chipset and unlocked 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Unlock your core, graphics, and memory frequencies to amazing levels while having the flexibility to keep other areas within specifications. With the tuning capabilities of the Intel® Z270 chipset paired with new unlocked 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, your imagination has no limits.

 

Enhanced Voice Support and Studio-Quality Sound
Melt into the amazing sound on the Z270 chipset with Intel® Smart Sound Technology.1 Enhanced voice support and studio-quality sound will please even the most demanding audiophiles.

Your Media, Always Ready to Wow
The Intel® Z270 chipset and 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors allow you quick access to your digital life with Intel® Ready Mode Technology.1 Voice command support makes your life easier along with providing the assurance that your favorite apps are always up-to-date. Melt into the amazing sound on the Z270 chipset with Intel® Smart Sound Technology.1 Enhanced voice support and studio-quality sound will please even the most demanding audiophiles.

Improved Visuals on Intel® Processor Graphics
Supporting the transformation and growth of media into 4K, 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and the Intel® Z270 chipset enable premium 4K content.1 For the first time ever, allow your eyes to see new colors with Wide Color Gamut.1 Experience eye-popping visuals in HDR that will define the future viewing standard.1 3D movies come to life with Intel® InTru™ 3D technology.1 The Intel® Z270 chipset supports up to three independent displays2 to get more done.

Performance Improvements and Fast App Response
Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance, the Intel Z270 chipset and 7th Gen Intel Core processors will arm you with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology to get you the win.

Storage Capabilities Expanded
When the Intel® Z270 chipset is paired with a 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processor your options for storage will be unbounded. Integrated USB 3.0 makes moving files to your tablet and smartphone blazing fast. RAID support on PCI Express* and Serial ATA storage devices enables speedy app launch and allows your data backups to finish in a flash! Enable blazing fast data transfers with support for PCIe* 3.0 storage devices. The Intel® Z270 chipset and 7th gen Intel® Core™ processors introduce Intel® Optane™ memory3 with intelligent software which provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness.

Features at a Glance

Features Benefits
Support for the 7th and 6th Gen
Intel® Core™ Processors
Supports the 7th and 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0,1 Intel® Pentium® processors, and Intel® Celeron® processors.
Overclocking4 The Intel® Z270 chipset enables overclocking features of unlocked 7th and 6th Gen Intel Core processors.
Intel® Ready Mode Technology1 Provides quick access to your PC with applications that are up-to-date and constantly connected.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology1 With additional hard drives added, helps provide quick access to digital photo, video, and data files, and data protection against a hard disk drive failure with RAID 0, 5, and 10. Support for external SATA (eSATA) enables the full SATA interface speed outside the chassis, up to 3 Gb/s.
Intel® Optane™ Memory3 Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology for PCI* Express* Storage1 Enables Intel® Rapid Storage Technology features with PCI* Express*-based SSDs.
Intel® Smart Sound Technology1 Integrated digital signal processor (DSP) for audio offload and audio/voice features.
Intel® High Definition Audio1 Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.
Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Integrated USB 3.0 support provides great enhancement in performance with a design data rate of up to 5 Gb/s.
Universal Serial Bus 2.0 High-Speed USB 2.0 support with a design data rate of up to 480 Mb/s.
Serial ATA (SATA) 6 Gb/s High-speed storage interface supporting up to 6 Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access.
Intel® Device Protection
Technology with Boot Guard3
Helps protect the system’s pre-OS environment from viruses and malicious software attacks.
eSATA SATA interface designed for use with external SATA devices. Provides a link for 3 Gb/s data speeds to eliminate bottlenecks found with current external storage solutions.
SATA Port Disable Enables individual SATA ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature helps provide added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through SATA ports. Especially targeted for eSATA ports.
PCI* Express 3.0 Interface Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with PCI* Express 3.0 x1 ports, configurable as x2, x4, and x8 depending on desktop motherboard designs.
7th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, PCI*
Express 3.0 Interface
Intel® Z270-based platforms enable the processor PCI* Express 3.0 port to be configurable as a 1x16, 2x8, or 1x8 and 2x4, which enables support for Intel® Thunderbolt™ Technology1 depending on desktop motherboard designs.
USB Port Disable Enables individual USB ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature helps provide added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through USB ports.
Intel® Integrated 10/100/1000 MAC Support for the Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-V.
Conflict Free “Conflict-free” refers to products, suppliers, supply chains, smelters, and refiners that, based on our due diligence, do not contain or source tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold (referred to as “conflict minerals” by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or adjoining countries.
Green Technology Manufactured with lead-free and halogen-free5 component packages.

Product and Performance Information

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Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No computer system can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at http://www.intel.com.

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Intel® Optane™ memory requires specific hardware and software configuration. Visit www.intel.com/OptaneMemory for configuration requirements.

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Requires the use of a 6th or 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processor. This feature is dependent on your system configuration.

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Warning: Altering PC clock or memory frequency and/or voltage may (i) reduce system stability and use life of the system, memory and processor; (ii) cause the processor and other system components to fail; (iii) cause reductions in system performance; (iv) cause additional heat or other damage; and (v) affect system data integrity. Intel assumes no responsibility that the memory, included if used with altered clock frequencies and/or voltages, will be fit for any particular purpose. Check with memory manufacturer for warranty and additional details. For more information, visit http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/overclocking-intel-processors.html.

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Applies only to brominated and chlorinated flame retardants (BFRs/CFRs) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the final product. Intel components as well as purchased components on the finished assembly meet JS-709A requirements, and the PCB/Substrate meet IEC 61249-2-21 requirements. The replacement of halogenated flame retardants and/or PVC may not be better for the environment.