ASUS today announced TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark I

ASUS today announced TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark I, all new exclusive TUF features, including new Thermal Armor, military-grade TUF Components, TUF ICe, TUF Thermal Radar 2 and TUF Detective 2 for ultimate cooling for easy monitoring and control, upgraded TUF ESD Guards 2 to take care of any electrostatic discharge.

The new Sabertooth Z170 Mark I support all the standard Intel Z170 Express chipset features like, support 6th-generation Intel Core processors, also up-to-date connectivity with both USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C port, 2 x SATA Express (10Gbit/s), Intel I218-V Gigabit Ethernet.

TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark I come with a completely new design language, with new the sleek, stealthy Thermal Armor with black and gunmetal grey color. As like previous Thermal Armor, it also has dual fans to provide maximum airflow and rapid, it can reduce temperatures in the area around the VRM area by up to 20°C. The new Thermal Armor has a new addition for installing M.2 ssd, at the bottom right under 2nd PCI slot cover for M.2 slots. Sabertooth Z170 Mark I also have a back plat to improve rigidity.  ASUS also claims back pleat even reduces motherboard temperatures by 13°C, an 18% improvement from the previous design. ASUS TUF Dust Defenders cover protect Sabertooth Z170 Mark I’s all input/output (I/O) ports, PCI expansions and RAM slots and Q-LED illumination to give users the power to see and diagnose any problem.

ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark I is engineered with TUF Components so it’s going tough the most demanding conditions and heavy loading. ASUS uses Japanese-made 10K black metallic capacitors which offer 20%-better temperature and lifespan that’s up to ten times longer, and super alloy chokes are using high-grade anti-oxidization materials to provide heat dissipation that’s 13% better than previous generations. All of this certified that your Sabertooth Z170 Mark I can handle 24/7 lode without any issue. To back This ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark I come with a five-year warranty.



ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1

  • Processor/CPU socket

LGA1151 socket for 6th-generation Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium/ Celeron processors

  • Chipset

Intel Z170 Express

  • Memory

4 x DIMMs, up to a maximum of 64 GB DDR4 2400/2133 MHz

  • Expansion slots

2 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 (at x16 or x8/x8)

1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16

3 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x1

  • Graphics (VGA)


Integrated Intel HD Graphics processor

DisplayPort 1.2 with maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 (4K x 2K) at 24Hz and 3840 x 2160 at 60Hz

HDMI with maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 (4K x 2K) at 24Hz / 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz

Intel InTru 3D / Quick Sync Video / Clear Video HD Technology / Insider

  • Multi-GPU support

Quad-GPU NVIDIA SLI and quad-GPU AMD CrossFireX

  • Audio

Realtek ALC1150 eight-channel high-definition audio codec

  • Storage

2 x SATA Express (10Gbit/s)

6 x SATA (6Gbit/s, four from SATA Express)

  • Networking/LAN

Intel I218-V Gigabit Ethernet

  • USB

1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 Gen 2 Type-C port

1 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 Gen 2 Type-A port

6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports

8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports

  • ASUS TUF-exclusive features


Thermal Armor with Flow Valve, Thermal Radar 2, TUF ICe, TUF Fortifier, TUF Engine power design, TUF Components, ASUS Digi+ power-control utility, TUF ESD Guards 2,TUF Detective 2, Dust Defenders, MemOK!

  • Dimensions / form factor

ATX 12-inch x 9.6-inch (30.5cm x 24.4cm)