EVGA Z170 Classified 4-Way Motherboard User Guide

Introducing the EVGA Z170 motherboard lineup. These motherboards take performance to another level with next generation features like high performance native SATA 6G ports, next generation USB 3.1, up to NVIDIA 4-Way SLI support, Creative Core3D Audio and more. A reimagined board and color layout with the latest EVGA GUI BIOS that focuses on functionality make the EVGA Z170 lineup a top choice for gamers, performance users and hardware enthusiasts.

Table of Contents

Before you Begin
Parts Not in the kit
Intentions of the kit
Motherboard Specifications
Unpacking and Parts Descriptions
Component legend
PCI-E Slot Breakdown
Rear I/O Panel legend
Preparing the Motherboard
Installing the CPU
Installing the Cooling Device
Installing System Memory (DIMMs)
Installing the Motherboard
Installing the I/O Shield/Cover
Securing the Motherboard to the case
Connecting Cables
24 Pin ATX Power
EPS 8 Pin 12v Power
Connecting Internal Headers
Front Panel Header
Fan Header
USB Headers
Front Panel Audio
S/PDIF Header
Thunderbolt GPIO
Probe It
SATA3/6G & SATA Express
6pin PCI-E
PCI-E and M.2 Slots
Onboard Buttons
Clear CMOS Button
Reset and Power button
Post Debug LED and LED Status Indicators
Post Port Debug LED
LED Status Indicators
Installing Drivers and Software
Windows 10/8/7 Driver Installation
POST Codes
Glossary of Terms
Compliance Information

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