With aesthetics inspired by the sharpest blades and premium colorways to match any mood, the all-new ROG Strix Z370 motherboards are ready to do battle — and infused with all the essential ROG engineering needed to push performance as far as you dare. Ready for the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, ROG Strix z370-F Gaming is loaded with overclocking and cooling innovations to keep your gaming rig’s thermals in check as you turn up the clock. Factor in custom Aura RGB illumination and superior SupremeFX audio and you’ll know that ROG Strix z370-F Gaming looks great and sounds amazing — and outperforms every expectation to dominate your game!

Gaming aesthetics: Angular design, inspired by the cutting edge of the sharpest katana

ROG badge: Our all-seeing eye is cast in brushed metal, for tactile style that makes your rig shine

  1. USB 3.1 Gen2 (1 x Type-A + 1 x Type-C)
  2. Intel® I219-V
    LANGUARD
    Gamefirst
  3. 2 x PCIe 3.0 x 16 Safeslots
    (Supports x16, x8/x8)
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x 16(at x4 mode)
    4 x PCIe 3.0 x 1
  4. T-sensor header
  5. SupremeFX
    · Impedance sense
    · High quality output and input
    · SupremeFX shielding
    · Dual headphone amplifiers
  6. 2 x Aura RGB headers
  7. DDR4 4000MHz (O.C.)
    4 x DIMM, Dual-channel
    Support XMP
  8. Intel® Socket 1151
  9. M.2 Socket 3 Type M (2242-2280)
    Support PCIe 3.0 x4 Mode
  10. 6 x SATA 6G ports
  11. M.2 Socket 3 Type M (2242-2280)
    Support SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 modes
  12. M.2 fan header
  13. 1 X Addressable header

Customization

ROG Strix z370-F 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. ASUS 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.

* Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.
  • Static Static
  • Breathing Breathing
  • Strobing Strobing
  • Rainbow Rainbow
  • Color cycle Color cycle
  • Comet Comet
  • Flash & dash Flash & dash
  • Wave Wave
  • Glowing Yo Yo Glowing Yo Yo
  • Starry night Starry night
  • Music effect Music effect
  • CPU temperature CPU Temperature

RGB Headers

RGB lighting perfected

ROG Strix Z370-F Gaming features a pair of onboard 5050 RGB headers and an addressable 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 LED extension cables are included. LED strips and Aura Sync-compatible devices are sold separately.

RGB Headers focus
  • 4 pin RGB header

  • 4 pin RGB header

  • Addressable RGB header

Aura lighting control

ASUS Aura has evolved and is friendlier than ever.

UI 1

Aura now supports RGB color codes, for easier setup

UI 2

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

Infinite Lighting Possibilities

ASUS Aura Sync RGB LED technology makes ROG Strix Z370-F 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.
3D printing friendly. Make it your own.
  • 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 ASUS 3D-printed M.2 fan holder keeps temperatures low for improved performance and longevity.

performance

ROG Strix z370-F Gaming rocks core ROG features to help you max out all aspects of system performance, handing you the tools needed to realize your system’s true potential.

M.2 HEATSINK

PERFECTED COOLING FOR UNLEASHING PERFORMANCE

ROG Strix z370-F 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. ASUS 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.

  • TPU

  • EPU

  • Fan Xpert 4

  • Digi+
    Power control

  • Turbo App

Unleash your PC's full performance with the ASUS 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 ROG Strix Z370-F Gaming you have comprehensive control over fan and all-in-one (AIO) coolers, via either Fan Xpert 4 or our award-winning 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.

Intel's latest processors feature per-core tuning, and the ASUS Turbo Core app makes use of this feature by enabling you to assign applications to specific processor cores, allowing you to prioritize compute power where it’s needed most.

ROG Strix Z370-F
  • Multiple temperature sources position
  • 4-pin PWM/DC fan position
  • AIO Pump Fan position

Cooler By Design

ROG Strix z370-F Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS:

  • Multiple temperature sources

  • 4-pin PWM/DC fan

  • 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 ASUS UEFI.

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

    *W_PUMP+ and AIO PUMP are also PWM/DC controllable.
  • An All-In-One header that supports auto-detection of PWM, DC fans and water pumps.

    detail

DDR4 overclocking strength in numbers

ASUS 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 : ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING|
DRAM : CORSAIR CMK32GX4M4B4000C19R Ver. 4.31 | Power : Corsair AX1500i |
Water-cooling : Corsair H115i | OS: Windows 10

OC design: ASUS Pro Clock technology

IMPROVED OVERCLOCKING FOR FASTER GAMING PERFORMANCE

A dedicated base-clock generator designed for 8th Generation Intel® processors allows overclocked base base-clock frequencies up to or beyond 432MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV processing unit to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control, — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

  • Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock:
  • ・Reduced boot time
  • ・Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
  • ・Increased stability under heavy overclocking
BCLK Range (MHz)
CPU Frequency

RAMCACHE II

SPEED YOUR GAME LOADS

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.

AWARD-WINNING BIOS DESIGN

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.

connectivity

ROG Strix z370-F 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,HIGH TCP & UDP THROUGHPUT

Featuring the latest Intel® Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming. Intel Ethernet controllers have a natural synergy with their processors and chipsets, reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there's more power for games and other tasks.

LOWER CPU WORKLOAD
HIGH TCP & UDP THROUGHPUT

Dual PCIe GEN3 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.

intel OPTANE MEMORY Learn More >

LANGuard

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 ROG Strix Z370-F 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!

Surface-mounted
capacitors

EMI Cover

GAMEFIRST IV

TEAM UP TO BANISH LAG

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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AUDIO

No gaming experience is complete without great audio, and ROG Strix z370-F Gaming delivers superior sound that immerses completely — so you’ll hear every detail!

SupremeFX

Shielded audio, superior sound

ROG Strix's SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 113dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection for best-ever recording quality — and 120dB on line-out for crystal-clear sound! We’ve also added a low-dropout regulator for cleaner power delivery to the SupremeFX S1220A codec, plus Texas Instruments® RC4580 and OPA1688 op-amps for high gain with low distortion. It all adds up to audio that envelops you as never before!

Learn more about SupremeFX

A. Audio cover

Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.

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

Sonic Studio UI
  • 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.

    SONIC STUDIO LINK

*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.

Sonic Studio UI

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.

gamer's
guardian

ROG Strix z370-F Gaming is carefully designed and engineered with loads high-quality components to protect your investment — and we call them Gamer’s Guardian. Individually they’re tough, together they’re unstoppable.

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 Over-current 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.

ROG Strix
Gives you more

When you buy ROG you expect to get more — and boy, do you get it. ROG Strix z370-F Gaming is bundled with loads of extras that you won’t get elsewhere, so wrap your rig with ROG spirit!

BUNDLED ACCESSORIES

Wrap your rig in all this ROG goodness and game with style that’s both premium and as unique as you.

  • ROG SLI HB bridge
    1bridge
    for 2-way SLI
  • ROG Strix Door hanger
    1stylish decal for your gaming-cave entrance
  • Addressable LED extension cable
    1cable
    for your illumination creation
  • ASUS Fan Holder
    1bracket
    for your cooling prowess
  • ROG Strix stickers
    6types
    of honor for your own build
  • 3D printing mount
    1kit
    for greater supports

3D-printable accessories

As system parts are visible in custom PC builds, make yours stand out from the competition with 3D-printed accessories.
Download 3D-printable file here

Fan grill

Add a little extra style to your build.

Cable Combs

Keep cables organized with the multi-connector design. 3D design files are available for 24-pin, 8-pin, 8 + 6-pin, 6-pin and 4-pin PSU connectors.

ROG FONTS

Use ROG font files to print letters -- then fully customize your build by adding your name or any other word or phrase!

ROG KEYCHAIN

Print a 3D keychain and show your ROG passion to the world!

Overwolf

Stay in the game

Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, email, IM, and stream or record gameplay – all while you’re in the game. Color-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.

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  • In-game dock- 5 customizable apps
  • In-game calling- 0 missed calls during gaming
  • Multi-IM support- 5+ clients in a single interface
  • 5 customizable apps
  • 0 missed calls during gaming
  • 5+ clients in a single interface

ROG Clone Drive

Image your drives, the smart way

All-new ROG Clone Drive is the smart, convenient cloning solution that quickly and efficiently replicates hard drives or SSDs. Clone Drive is so smart that it can clone one drive to two target drives at the same time, or image any file from your disk at breakneck speeds.

Beyond VR ready

ROG Strix Z370-F Gaming is VR Ready — and beyond! The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix Z370-F Gaming has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming, and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready provides a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.

The power of Intel

Intel Z370 chipset

The Intel® Z370 is a single-chipset design that supports 8th Generation Intel® Core™ LGA1151 processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the Z370 provides a maximum of 10 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, six SATA 6Gbps ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel Z370 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.

Ready for 8th Generation Intel LGA1151 Core processors

This motherboard supports 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors in the LGA1151 package, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.