Intel 8th Gen Socket 1151, H370 Chipset, 2x 2666MHz DDR4, PCI-E 3.0, 4x SATA3, 2x M.2 Socket 3, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, 6x USB 3.1 Gen1 (3 Type-A, 1 Type-C + 2 internal), Intel Gigabit LAN, Intel Wireless 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A, HDMI, DisplayPort, Aura Sync RGB, Mini ITX form factor. Backed by a 3 year ASUS warranty.
Designed for 8th Generation Intel Core processors, the Republic of Gamers Strix H370-I Gaming LGA 1151 Mini-ITX Motherboard from ASUS maximizes connectivity and speed with dual M.2 slots, dual Gigabit LAN ports, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A, and Intel Optane memory compatibility. Additionally, ASUS OptiMem improves memory stability and performance, Gamer's Guardian with Fan Xpert 4 provides hardware-level safeguards and component longevity, Aura Sync RGB lighting features a wide spectrum of colors and effects, and a pre-mounted I/O shield helps streamline the installation process. The Republic of Gamers Strix H370-I supports the LGA 1151 socket, Intel H370 chipset, and is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit).
The mini-ITX form factor of the Republic of Gamers Strix H370-I Gaming can support up to 32GB of RAM over two DIMM slots that can each hold 16GB of DDR4 2666, 2400, and 2133 MHz non-ECC unbuffered memory. It also supports dual-channel memory architecture and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP).
The Republic of Gamers Strix H370-I has a total of 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports and 2 x M.2 Socket 3 slots with M key, with support for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10. Both M.2 slots support type 2242, 2260, and 2280 SSDs, while one slot supports PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs, and the other supports SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs. There are also two USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports, three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, and one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, all on the rear panel, plus one internal USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector that supports an additional two ports, and one internal USB 2.0 connector that supports an additional two USB 2.0 ports. Network connectivity is achieved using dual Ethernet ports (an Intel I219V Gigabit port and a Realtek RTL8111H Gigabit LAN port), as well as 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and additional wireless peripherals can be paired using Bluetooth 5.0 technology. For those looking to expand their system using PCIe, there is one PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot.
Support for integrated Intel HD graphics is built in with DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4b outputs. The DisplayPort supports resolutions up to 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz and the HDMI port supports resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz. Users may also purchase a compatible and dedicated GPU of their choice. Using the ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel HD S1220A audio codec, the Strix H370-I Gaming can support 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR input. Audio can also be output using the five 3.5mm audio jacks or one S/PDIF jack.
ASUS' Republic of Gamers Strix H370-I Gaming Motherboard includes an M.2 2242 mounting kit, 2 x SATA III 6 Gb/s cables, 2 x M.2 screws, a cable tie pack, an ASUS 2T2R dual-band Wi-Fi moving antenna, ROG Strix stickers, an extension cable for RGB strips, and a panel cable. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.