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Author: Maxwell Simiyu

Rog Strix Z370-I Gaming Motherboard Review I start by mentioning the features of the Strix Z370-I Gaming. A mini-ITX motherboard equipped with intel Z370 chipset and an LGA1151 socket. It comes readily compatible to run on 8th-generation Intel Core processor desktop systems. The mini-ITX motherboard has it all and boy does it say it. The motherboard has space to offer for one PCIe 3.0 x16 slot and onboard dual M.2 slots. The gaming motherboard has an addressable AURA sync RGB LED lighting which offers full RGB lighting control and an optional RGB strip attached to the onboard RGB header. Faster game networking enabled by 2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO support, Bluetooth 4.2 and Intel Gigabit Ethernet. Its great performance is aided by the 5-way optimization, with Automated system-wide tuning which provides overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor-made for the rig. Not leaving the SupremeFX S1220A audio processor that creates an aural landscape that captivates the gamer more into the action. Lastly is the USB 3.1 support and Gamers Guardian by ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance.

Secondly; for the most appropriate audience that should be interested in the Strix Z370-I Gaming motherboard. Those who have a keen interest in esports and gamers. Special features such as support of 3-way AMD crossfire technology and 2-way NVIDIA SLI Technology make’s it an ideal option and also the addition of SupremeFX audio processor. 3D content creators can utilize the capabilities of the motherboard. Suites such as CINEBENCH and POV-RAY. This does evaluate the computer’s capabilities and is thus crucial in studios and production. Mentioning encoding; the Strix Z370-I Gaming is simply fast in encoding DVD qualities to x264 high quality with fairly accurate compression results thanks to the multi-core processors. Photo editors and filmmakers have a ride too in this section. With their use of powerful software such as Photoshop from Adobe suite.

What sets apart Rog Strix Z370-I Gaming motherboard is the design and appearance. It is distinct, has a monochrome theme, and has visually stunning aesthetics. Also, support of 4333MHz DDR4 and twin M.2 slots with heatsinks. The double-decker heatsink prevents the PCH and M.2 from affecting each other, this ensures maximum heat dissipation by up to 200 C in M.2 SSD. It is loaded with overclocking and cooling innovations brought by the 5-way optimization to keep gaming rig thermals in check once the clock is tuned up. Aura RGB illumination is another top-notch functionality that’s enabled by the software Aura and also brings along an optional LED strip. SupremeFX audio processor is a complete game-changer in this with enabled surround sound and app-specific profile which apply customized audio settings to different applications, much as to say that it’s user-customized. Mentioning the vast storage options including the 6xSATA ports and the 2xM.2 slots which are supported by 8th Gen processor. Gamers Guardian which is carefully designed with high-quality components helps protect the whole Rog Strix Z370-I motherboard and provides maximum endurance, hence be assured of a good investment