Asus P8Z68-V S1155 Intel Z68 DDR3 ATX

Asus P8Z68-V S1155 Intel Z68 DDR3 ATX

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ASUS is proud to introduce the P8Z68-V Motherboard which includes all of the rich features that you would expect from ASUS, providing users with Smart, Fast and Efficient Tuning.

The P8Z68-V board brings users Intel® Smart Response Technology while also delivering the most flexible tuning of the core, graphics and memory.

Smart Response Technology allows users to experience the benefits of both SSD & HDD. The board combines SSD responsiveness with the capacity of HDD. This in turn results in a FASTER system boot and FASTER data retrieval!

Users can benefit from a free GPU performance upgrade via two simple methods using iGPU. The first method is through the on-board GPU Boost switch and the second method is via the easily adjustable settings in the friendly UI. Users can enhance GPU performance by a massive 34%*.

The ASUS P8Z68-V features LucidLogix® Virtu, which is specifically designed for the Intel® Sandy Bridge platform's powerful integrated graphics. Its GPU virtualization dynamically assigns tasks to the best available graphics resources, providing greater flexibility and efficiency.

Exclusive ASUS features also include, Dual Intelligent Processors 2 which features DIGI+ VRM providing high system stability and efficiency, precise adjustment under BIOS &UI and an active cooling micro-processor. EPU provides system energy saving and real time power management. TPU delivers a second micro-processor to free CPU resources as well as easy O.C. and an instant performance boost through an on-board switch or the easy O.C. tool, TurboV EVO.

UEFI BIOS (EZ Mode) offers users a flexible and simple BIOS graphical interface and mouse control.

This model is also rich in SPEC, including Quad USB 3.0 & Dual SATA 6Gb/s ports and one Intel® LAN, allowing users to experience the thrill of faster data transfer rates.

ASUS Unique Selling Points

  • Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM: Industry leading Digital 16-Phase Power Design (12-phase for CPU, 4-phase for iGPU)
  • ASUS EPU & EPU switch: Automatically provides the most appropriate power usage to save power and money.
  • ASUS TPU with Auto Tuning and TurboV: Providing simple steps to easy overclocking.
  • GPU Boost: Upgrade your graphics performance by up to 48%
  • BT GO! (Bluetooth): Folder Sync, BT Transfer, Shot & Send, BT to Net, Music Player, Personal Manager
  • BT Turbo Remote: Exclusive Smartphone Interface supporting iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian systems
  • ASUS EFI BIOS(EZ Mode):The most flexible and easy to use Bios.
  • MemOK!: Quickly ensures memory boot compatibility with failsafe settings.
  • AI Suite II: One stop access to all Asus features.
  • Anti-Surge Protection: This special design prevents expensive devices and the motherboard from damage caused by power surges.
  • Disk Unlocker: Allows support for 2.2TB HDD and above.
  • Fanless Design: Silent Heat-sink solution
  • Fan Xpert: Smart thermal control via fan speed detection.
  • CrashFree BIOS 3: Restore corrupted BIOS data from a USB flash disk
  • EZ Flash 2: Easily update your systems bios firmware.

Key specification

  • Form Factor: ATX Form Factor, 12"x 9.6" (30.5cm x 24.4cm)
  • Socket: LGA1155 socket for Intel® 2nd Generation Core™ i7/ Core™ i5/ Core™ i3 Processors
  • Chipset: Intel® Z68 Express Chipset
  • Graphics interface: 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (single at x16 or dual at x8 / x8 mode)
  • Expansion Slots: 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot* [black] (max. at x4 mode, compatible with PCIe x1 and x4 devices), 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots, 2 x PCI slots
  • Multi GPU: Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology/ ATI® Quad-GPU CrossFireX™
  • Memory: 4 x DIMM, max. 32GB, DDR3 2200(O.C.)*/2133(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066 MHz, non-ECC, un-buffered memory, Dual channel memory architecture
  • Audio: Realtek® ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
  • LAN: Gigabit Intel® Ethernet LAN
  • Storage: - 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (gray), 4 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports (blue): RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10, 1 x eSATA 3.0 Gb/s port
  • USB: - 2 x USB 3.0 ports at mid-board for front panel support (blue), 2 x USB 3.0 ports at back panel (blue), 12 x USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
  • Manageability: WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR

Back Panel I/O Ports

  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x DVI
  • 1 x RGB
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x Bluetooth module
  • 1 x eSATA port
  • 1 x Intel® LAN (RJ45) port
  • 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (blue)
  • 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 8-channel Audio I/O ports

Internal I/O Connectors

  • 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 connector supports additional 2 USB ports (19-pin)
  • 3 x USB 2.0/1/1 connectors support additional 6 USB ports
  • 2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors (gray)
  • 4 x SATA 3.0Gb/s connectors (blue)
  • 2 x CPU Fan connector (4-pin)
  • 2 x Chassis Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin; 1 x 3-pin)
  • 2 x Power Fan connector (3-pin)
  • Front panel audio connector
  • 1 x S/PDIF Out Header
  • 24-pin EATX Power connector
  • 8-pin EATX 12V Power connector
  • System Panel(Q-Connector)
  • 1 x MemOK! Button
  • 1 x EPU switch
  • 1 x TPU switch

In The Box

  • 2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s cables
  • 2 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s cables
  • 1 x ASUS SLI bridge connector
  • ASUS Q-Shield
  • 2 in 1 Q-connector
  • User's manual
  • Support DVD
  • Drivers
  • ASUS Utilities
  • ASUS Update
  • Anti-virus software (OEM version)



Product Description
ASUS P8Z68-V - motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z68
Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z68 Express
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1155 Socket
Compatible Processors
Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size
32 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR3, non-ECC, unbuffered
Storage Ports
2 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x SATA-300 (RAID), 1 x eSATA-300
USB / FireWire Ports
2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0 + (2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0 via headers)
HD Audio (8-channel)
Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years warranty



Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z68 Express
Processor Socket
LGA1155 Socket
Max Processors Qty
Compatible Processors
Core i5, Core i3, Core i7

Supported RAM

Max Size
32 GB
Bus Clock
1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz
PC3-12800, PC3-10600, PC3-8500
Supported RAM Integrity Check
Registered or Buffered
Dual channel memory architecture


HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC892
Compliant Standards
High Definition Audio


Network Controller
Intel 82579
Network Interfaces
Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 240-pin , 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 , 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 , 2 x PCIe x1 , 2 x PCI
Storage Interfaces
SATA-300 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , SATA-600 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , JMicron JMB362: SATA-300 -connectors: 1 x 7pin external SATA - 1 devices
1 x DVI-D , 1 x VGA , 1 x HDMI , 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 6 x USB 2.0 , 2 x USB 3.0 , 1 x TOSLINK , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
Internal Interfaces
6 x USB 2.0 , 2 x USB 3.0 , 1 x SPDIF out , 1 x audio
Power Connectors
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


BIOS Features
DMI 2.0 support, WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ACPI 2.0a support, SMBIOS 2.5 support, ASUS EFI BIOS, UEFI BIOS
Sleep / Wake Up
Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR)
Hardware Features
C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), jack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design, Q-DIMM, GPU Boost, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Q-Shield, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, ASUS Fan Xpert, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, ASUS TurboV, ASUS BT GO!, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS DIGI+ VRM, 16 Phase Power Design, Lucid Virtu, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support


Cables Included
4 x Serial ATA cable , 1 x SLI bridge
Software Included
Drivers & Utilities, ASUS Live Update, ASUS AI Suite II, ASUS AI Charger+
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play, ACPI 2.0a, ErP Ready
30.5 cm
24.4 cm

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 3 years
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