High performance business Micro-PC

High performance business Micro-PC

The Astro SN-170T is based on the Intel® Q170 Express Chipset and supports 6th generation Intel® Core™ processors, including the Intel® Core™ i7, Intel® Core™ i5, and other Intel® processors in the LGA1151 package. The 6th generation Intel® Core™ processors feature optimized Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep Technology, which provide smarter performance and a seamless visual experience. 
Understanding the importance for businesses to maintain a stable operating platform, Astro SN-170T micro PCs are also a part of Corporate Stable Model (CSM) Series. This makes your business investments worthwhile.

Intel® vPro™ technology
High-performing devices based on the 6th generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors provide the hardware-enhanced security the enterprise demands and the wireless convenience users desire. With devices based on the 6th generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family, you gain breakthrough identity protection with a new kind of multifactor authentication – Intel® Authenticate.


Asus® Q170T/CSM

Form Factor

Thin mini ITX


Intel® Q170


6th generation Intel® Core™ i7-6700T with integrated HD graphics 530-350 MHz technology,
6th generation Intel® Core™ i5-6400T, 6500T or 6600T with integrated HD graphics 530-350 MHz technology,
6th generation Intel® Core™ i3-6100T with integrated HD graphics 530-350 MHz technology,
all in the LGA1151 package

Memory Capacity

Two 288-pin sockets for DDR4 2133 MHz SO-DIMM non-ECC, unbuffered memory. Up to 32 GB.


Thin Mini ITX small form factor with external 120 W power supply.
Can be easily mounted behind an LCD monitor.
Universal antenna modules mounting hole ready (WLAN).
Serial port mounting hole ready


Realtek® RTL8111H and Intel® i219LM 1 Gigabit Ethernet controllers with Wake-on-Lan PXE 2.0 feature


Intel® FDI video interface,
supports up to 3 displays simultaneously, DisplayPort and HDMI outputs (rear), eDP or LVDS (on headers) ;


Eight-channel High Definition audio controller with Realtek® ALC887-VD audio codec


Four SATA 6.0 Gb/s interfaces ;
one internal 2.5” bay.

Optical Drive

Wide choice of external optical drives and writers available

Expansion Slots

One M.2 socket 1, with E key, type 2230 Wi-Fi devices support ;
one M.2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support.

I/O Ports

Six USB 3.0 ports (4 at rear and 2 at front panel),
five USB 2.0 ports (via internal header) ;
four SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports ;
two Ethernet 10/100/1000 BaseT, RJ45 ports ;
DisplayPort and HDMI outputs at rear panel and eDP or LVDS outputs on internal header ;
one serial port header ;
two audio connectors at rear panel and two at front panel ;
one DC power connector.

Management tools

DMI LANDesk Client Manager Browser
Updatable BIOS from either USB keydrive, hard drive or network
CIM, SMBIOS, DEN, WBEM and ASF standards compliant, latest versions
DMI 2.0 compliant hardware management system
Intel® Wired for Management Technology (WfM)

Safety features

Kensington slot.
Password protected CMOS utility program
BIOS default boot device option protected by password
BIOS can not be flashed without password
BIOS level disabling capability : USB ports
One TPM module onboard


APM 2.0 and ACPI 3.0 compliant Power Management
Power consumption depending on system load (EIST)
Overheat protection and shut down
CPU fan speed adjusted depending on CPU temperature
EU Energy-related Products (ErP)


7.5" (W) x 2.6" (H) x 7.7" (D)
190 mm x 66.2 mm x 195 mm (2.3 L)


One year, parts and labour, return to CIARA. All CIARA customers may elect to purchase an extended three year warranty additional to the standard one year warranty.
If you are interested in purchasing a warranty extension, please advise your CIARA representative when requesting a quotation.


Version Importance Released OS  

Link for all BIOS and drivers.

Optional 0000-00-00 N/A

Click here and you will be redirected to the Asus's Web site

SN-170T technical specification

SN-170T technical specification - V1.5 - 2016-10-20

Click on the icon to download the SN-170T technical specification.
CIARA Astro SN-170T user guide

CIARA Astro SN-170T user guide - V1.2 - 2016-10-05

Click on the icon to download the CIARA Astro SN-170T user guide.
CIARA M555-1 casing specifications

CIARA M555-1 casing specifications - V1.1 - 2016-06-23

Click on the icon to dowmnload the CIARA M555-1 casing specifications.