The ASUS Z97M-PLUS/BR BIOS 2701 is a top-of-the-line motherboard with a rich array of features for the modern computer user. Featuring the latest BIOS firmware updates and utilizing robust, state-of-the-art technologies, this device represents the pinnacle of computing excellence.


  • Support for the latest 4th and 5th generation Intel processors
  • DDR3 Memory Technology sporting a maximum of 32GB capacity
  • HDMI, DVI, and VGA support for graphics and visual displays
  • Dual PCIe x16 and x1 slots with support for Crossfire technology
  • PCIE Gen3 x4 M.2 connector allowing for transfer speeds of up to 32Gb/s
  • Multi-GPU configurations giving an exceptional gaming experience
  • Intel Gigabit Ethernet allowing for fast networking and transfers
  • Crystal Sound 2 which transforms sound effects to make for a realistic experience
  • UEFI BIOS – Award Winning Computer BIOS and driver management firmware now comes with a wealth of user features allowing for more interaction and control than ever before
  • Ai Charger technology allowing for faster charging for any devices


CPU Socket Type LGA 1150
Chipset Intel Z97
Memory Speeds DDR3 3200(OC) / 3100(OC) / difference between 1600*/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Model
Expansion Slots 1x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16, 1x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode), 2x PCIe 2.0x1
Storage Devices 6x SATA 6Gb/s ports, 1x M.2 x4 Socket 3 connector, SATA_EXPRESS
USB Ports Intel Z97 chipset: 4 x USB 3.0. 2Xside port. ASMedia USB 3.0: 2 x USB 2.0/1.1, all in total 10x

Known Issues and Troubleshooting

While the ASUS Z97M-PLUS/BR BIOS 2701 boasts excellent features, there have been reports of compatibility issues with certain peripherals. One common error that users may encounter is that their device is unable to read or detect connected peripherals. This can often be resolved by thoroughly checking connections, updating drivers, or resetting BIOS settings to their default options.

Driver Information

To ensure that the ASUS Z97M-PLUS/BR BIOS 2701 performs optimally, it’s imperative that the latest drivers be installed. ASUS provides various drivers for this device, which can be found on their official website, or via devices manuals.