Designed for 8th generation Intel® Core™ processors, the Prime Z370-A delivers maximum performance with customizable style. 5-Way Optimization provides intelligent auto-tuning and dynamic fan calibration, AURA Sync RGB with addressable headers and 3D printing mounts customize your build, while Dual M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen2 delivers maximum transfer speeds. 5-WAY OPTIMIZATION ASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. One click takes care of complex tuning, dynamically optimizing essential aspects of the system to provide overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig. OC DESIGN – ASUS PRO CLOCK TECHNOLOGY The Prime Z370-A includes a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator that extends CPU and memory overclocking margins. This custom solution works in tandem with the TPU to enhance voltage and BCLK overclocking control, providing the flexibility to extract every ounce of performance from the Intel Core 8th Generation processors. ASUS FAN HOLDER With the all-new ASUS Fan Holder increasing airflow your Prime Z370 Series motherboard's VRM area is simple. Just screw on a 40/50mm fan, mount the bracket on the heatsink, and hook the fan up to a header for a targeted cooling boost. With the Fan Holder and fan in place, VRM temperatures are reduced by up to 25oC — perfect for your overclocking adventures. M.2 HEATSINK Keep your SSD cooler. The Prime Z370-A has an ultra-efficient heatsink to reduce M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C — and that means optimal storage performance and improved SSD longevity.