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  Products   Motherboards   Core Boards   [ C7Q270-CB-ML ]


Key Features
1. Single socket H4 (LGA 1151) supports
    Intel® 7th/6th Gen. Core™ i7/i5/i3 series
2. Intel® Q270 Express Chipset
3. Up to 64GB Non-ECC UDIMM,
    DDR4-2400MHz, in 4 DIMM slots
4. 1 GbE LAN port via Intel® i219LM
5. 6 SATA3 (6Gbps); RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
6. 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x4,
    1 PCI-E 3.0 x1
7. 1 PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 (2280 form factor)
8. 6 USB 3.0 (4 rear, 2 via header)
    4 USB 2.0 (2 rear, 2 via headers)
9. 1 DP (Display Port), 1 HDMI, 1 DVI-D
10. HD Audio 7.1 channel connector by
    Realtek ALC1150, support SPDIF-Out

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Tested M.2 List
Motherboard Manual
Quick Reference Guide
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Download Driver CD
OS Compatibility
Product SKUs
  • C7Q270-CB-ML
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • microATX
  • 9.6" x 9.6", (24.4 cm x 24.4 cm)
  • Intel® 7th/6th Gen Core i7/i5/i3 series processors; CPU TDP support up to 65W TDP
  • Single Socket H4 (LGA 1151)
Note BIOS version 2.0 or above is required to support 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • 4x 288-pin DDR4 DIMM slots
  • Supports up to 64GB DDR4 Non-ECC Un-Buffered memory (UDIMM) in 4 DIMM slots
Memory Type
  • Frequency up to 2400MHz non-ECC DDR4 SDRAM 72-bit, 288-pin (UDIMM) gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 16GB, 8GB, 4GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.2V
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® Q270 Express Chipset
  • SATA3 via PCH w/ RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Network Controllers
  • Intel® i219LM Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • RealTek ALC1150 High Definition Audio
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • 6 SATA3 (6Gbps) ports
  • 1 RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN port
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports (4 rear, 2 via headers)
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (2 rear, 2 via headers)
  • 7.1 HD Jacks
  • Support SPDIF-Out (Rear)
  • 1 DP (Display Port), 1 HDMI, 1 DVI-D
    Up to DP 1.2, up to HDMI 1.4b
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 COM port (header)
  • 1 TPM Header
  • PS/2 Combo mouse and keyboard
Expansion Slots
  • 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16 slot
  • 1 PCI-E 3.0 x4 slot
  • 1 PCI-E 3.0 x1 slot
  • 1 PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 (supports 2280)
System BIOS
  • 128Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI BIOS
BIOS Features
  • DMI (SMBIOS) 2.7
  • ACPI 5.0
  • USB Keyboard support
Power Configurations
  • ATX Power connector
  • ACPI Power Management
  • CPU thermal trip support for processor protection
  • Keyboard Wakeup from Soft-off
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
PC Health Monitoring
  • +12V, +3.3V, +5V, 1.05 (PCH), 1.2V (VDIMM), 3+2 Phase-switching voltage regulator, 3.3V standby, Chassis intrusion header, HT, Monitors CPU voltages, Supports system management utility, VBAT
Thermal Control
  • 3x 4-pin fan headers (up to 3 fans), 3 fans with tachometer monitoring, Low noise fan speed control, PWM fan speed control, Status monitoring for on/off control, Status monitoring for speed control, Thermal control tachometer fan connectors
Other Features
  • ACPI power management, ATX Power connector, Chassis intrusion detection, Chassis intrusion header, Control of power-on for recovery from AC power loss, CPU thermal trip support for processor protection, RoHS
Parts List (Retail Package)
  Part Number Qty Description
Motherboard MBD-C7Q270-CB-ML -O 1 C7Q270-CB-ML Motherboard
I/O Shield MCP-260-00172-0N 1 STD I/O SHIELD

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