ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming Aura Preview - A look at 3D Printing
Published: 14th September 2016 | Source: ASUS ROG 3D Printing |
The ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming Aura comes with a neutral black and grey aesthetic allowing this motherboard to suit almost any system colour scheme, which is a must given this motherboard's RGB functionality.
This motherboard uses all of the most modern motherboard technology, including reinforced PCIe lanes, SupremeFX audio and overclocking support for Intel's LGA 1151 Skylake CPUs.
At the base of the motherboard, there is an M.2 slot, which can be outfitted with a fan mount of you own a 3D Printer and can support a custom 3D printed internal IO cover. Below is a few picture of ASUS' Z170 Pro Gaming Aura with some custom 3D Printed parts for our very own TinyTomLogan.
This motherboard comes in at a price of around £140, which includes two USB 3.1 gen.2 ports as well as 4 USB 3.0 ports. This board also has a rear HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA port and a DVI-D port, allowing almost any display type to be connected to this motherboard.
For traditional storage this motherboard supports 6 SATA III ports, which will be plenty for traditional HDDs and SATA SSDs.