ASUS MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Motherboard

ASUS MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Motherboard

ASUS MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Motherboard

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  • Extended ATX Form Factor
  • Intel Z170 Chipset
  • Intel LGA 1151 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-3866
  • 6 x SATA III, 2 x SATA Express, 1 x M.2
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
  • ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel HD Audio
  • Intel I219V Gigabit LAN Controller
  • USB 3.1 Type-A & Type-C Ports
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  • 1Description

The MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Motherboard from ASUS is designed to fit in cases that support an Extended ATX form factor. The 12.0 x 10.7" MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME supports 6th Generation (Skylake) Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the LGA 1151 socket, as well as the Intel Z170 chipset. This motherboard supports Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), and 7 (32 & 64-bit), and through its OC Panel, offers real-time monitoring and tweaking.

The Extended ATX form factor of the MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME has 4 x DIMM slots that can support up to 64GB of non-ECC unbuffered DDR4 RAM, as well as dual channel memory architecture and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules. The supported memory speeds are DDR4 3866 (O.C.), 3800 (O.C.), 3733 (O.C.), 3600 (O.C.), 3500 (O.C.), 3466 (O.C.), 3400 (O.C.), 3333 (O.C.), 3300 (O.C.), 3200 (O.C.), 3000 (O.C.), 2800 (O.C.), 2666 (O.C.), 2400 (O.C.), and 2133 MHz memory modules. All of the O.C. speeds are only available through memory overclocking, with 2133 MHz being the native supported speed. The MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME PRO has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports (4 from SATA Express), 2 x SATA Express ports, 1 x M.2 Socket 3, and 1 x U.2 port. It also has 3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (x16 or dual x8 or x8/x4/x4, gray), 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (x4 mode), 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slot, 2 x USB 3.1 ports (Type-A + Type-C), 2 x USB 3.1 ports (Type-A), 8 x USB 3.0 ports (4 at the back panel, 4 at mid-board), 6 x USB 2.0 ports (mid-board), and 1 x PS/2 port. Using the ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio codec, it can support 8-channel HD audio.

The MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME has integrated Intel HD graphics support with 1 x HDMI and 1 x DisplayPort. Its HDMI port supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and its DisplayPort supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz. It is able to use up to 512MB of shared memory and also supports Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, and Intel Insider. Multi-GPU use is also supported through NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI and AMD 4-Way CrossFireX.

The MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME has also been designed with UEFI BIOS, 2nd generation T-Topology, DRAM over-current protection, two backplates, ESD guards, a stainless steel back I/O, a black nickel-coated Q-shield, and more. This motherboard is protected by a limited 3-year warranty and includes an ASUS Q-Shield, 8 x SATA III 6 Gb/s cables, 1 x M.2 screw package, 1 x CPU installation tool, 1 x ASUS 3T3R dual-band Wi-Fi antennas, 1 x fan extension card (3 x 4-pin fan out), 1 x fan extension card screw pack, 1 x SLI bridge, 1 x CrossFire cable, 1 x Q-connector (2-in-1), 3 x thermal sensor cable packs, 1 x 12-in-1 ROG cable labels, 1 x 5-pin to 5-pin cable, 1 x OC Panel II, 1 OC Panel II 5.25" bay metal case, 1 x OC Panel II cable, and 1 x OC Panel II screw pack.

Gaming Audio from SupremeFX 2015

With Maximus VIII Extreme's onboard audio, you benefit from gaming-audio inputs and outputs, with special shielded designs, and a collection of carefully selected professional-grade audio components, including an ESS ES9023P digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with Hyperstream technology, an ultra-low-jitter clock, Nichicon capacitors, a 2VRMS headphone amp, and a Sonic SenseAmp that automatically detects and optimizes any headset (32-600 ohms) for pure sound quality. SupremeFX 2015 also features intuitive Sonic Studio II, so you'll apply and enjoy different audio effects for entertainment - plus Perfect Voice noise-cancellation technology for team conversations with clarity
Durable Gold-Plated Audio Connectors
Distortion-free for enhance audio-signal input and output
SupremeFX Audio Processor
Ten DAC channels, simultaneous 7.1-channel playback, independent 2.0-channel, multiple-stream stereo to front-panel outputs, and an EMI cover for more pure audio quality
ESS ES9023P Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)
Creates a perfect balance for audio quality capable of -94 dB THD
Clock Source
High-accuracy timing technology helps to ensure low jitter by preventing fluctuating temperatures
Nichicon Capacitors
Deliver high quality sound resolution and expansion for warm and natural audio
2 VRMS Headphone Amp
Helps to provide the current and voltage for true-to-life tonality and spacious sound imaging
Sonic Senseamp
Automatically detects and optimizes outputs for different headphone impedance (32-600 ohms)
De-Pop Relay
A dedicated relay eliminates the popping sound when the system is powered on or off, or devices are attached and removed
Red Line Shielding
Helps block electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio

Audio-Tuning Suite Sonic Studio II

Casting Enhancer
Casting Enhancer helps to improve both streaming and recording audio quality, reducing noise artifacts and stabilizing overall voice volume. It also improves all the rich details and boost the bass effect of in-game sounds and music playback
Perfect Voice
Perfect Voice helps reduce noise during in-game chat so every teammate is heard and no command is missed
Sonic Studio
A one-click virtual-surround function emulates 7.1 channels, even through a stereo (2.0-channel) headset. It offers five more audio controls, including Reverb, Bass Boost, Equalizer, Voice Clarity and Smart EQ - helping to ensure that everything you hear sounds just amazing

Gaming Performance

Greater performance means smoother gameplay - and that means more chance to win. With its overclocking (OC) design, UEFI BIOS, and intuitive OC gadget and utility, you'll enjoy performance coupled with a cooling design that helps to ensure your system never breaks a sweat.
The Expert Overclocking Companion
Get your hands on OC Panel II, an intuitive system monitoring and tweaking in two modes. For both, a clear 2.6" display keeps you informed and in full control - so you can maximize the available power. OC Panel II also comes with the illuminated LED on the ROG logo
Normal Mode - Easy System Monitoring and Performance Boosts
OC Panel II installs directly into a 5.25" drive bay to provide real-time monitoring of multiple vital parameters, including CPU temperature, ratios, base clock, and fan speeds. The OC button provides instant control over overclocking, while CPU fan speeds can be adjusted to Turbo, Standard, and Silent modes
Extreme Mode - Advanced Overclocking Made Easy
OC Panel II can also be used as external overclocking console, giving easy access to multiple ROG-exclusive features including Subzero Sense, VGA Hotwire, Slow Mode, and Pause Switch. You also have direct access to two PWM and two full-speed fan headers, as well as remote power and reset buttons. Extreme mode also offers easy access to the all-new Safe Boot and ReTry buttons for instant configuration testing and diagnosis
One Click Overclock and Cooling
You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your Maximus VIII Extreme build's gaming performance. 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts. Our technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get strong CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans, and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization helps ensure that your PC is optimized for gaming, entertainment, productivity, or just about anything else.

  • Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritized bandwidth, and vivid sound
  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and ensure cooling efficiency when gaming
  • Stutter is eliminated for smooth-running apps, even under heavy loading
  • Energy waste is reduced so you'll save money
  • CPU Performance Boost
    Crank up your PC's gaming grunt instantly with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility. The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) offers precise voltage control and advanced monitoring for the CPU and the graphics card, enabling freedom to adjust CPU frequencies and ratios for optimized performance and to exploit the potential out of your graphics card
    Energy Efficiency
    With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy real-time, system-wide power savings - for gaming kicks that won't cost the earth. The EPU automatically detects and adjusts power consumption according to your rig's needs, so you save money without compromising the thrills. The EPU will also reduce CPU wattage to a set level and deliver even more savings with Away Mode, creating an extreme energy-saving scenario that shuts down unused extra I/O controllers and reduces the graphics cards' power level. So, full power for your gameplay and then energy efficiency when you step away
    Advanced Fan Controls
    Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan and water-pump controls for the ultimate in undisturbed gaming. With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 3 helps make sure every fan achieves a balance of high cooling performance and low noise
    Precise Digital Power Control
    To go faster than fast you need ultra-accurate power control, so Maximus VIII Extreme motherboards are kitted out with ASUS Digi+ Power Control for maxed-out overclocking potential, enhanced system stability, and superb power efficiency. Digi+ Power Control is a digital power controller and is fully compliant with Intel's IMVP8 specifications, for smoother, safer power
    Turbo App
    ASUS' Turbo App's intuitive tuning panel helps boost multiple hardware components to maximize gaming exhilaration, overclocking your CPU, tuning your fans, prioritizing network data, and optimizing audio settings - all with automated ease. And now Turbo App is even more powerful than before, giving you the ability to connect to profiles previously set in Sonic Studio II and KeyBot II
    OC Design
    Thought you'd taken overclocking as far as it could go? Meet ASUS Pro Clock, a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel processors that ramps BCLK frequencies up to 400 MHz or even beyond. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control.

    Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock
  • Reduced boot times
  • Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
  • Increased stability under heavy overclocking
  • DDR4 Overclocking - Strength In Numbers
    Second-generation ASUS T-Topology pushes DDR4 memory overclocking to over 3866 MHz with all memory slots populated. Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, second-generation T-Topology helps ensure time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility

    UEFI BIOS

    The smooth mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way, quickly and easily
    EZ Flash 3
    Flash the latest BIOS via the Internet and from within the BIOS
    SMART
    Check up your storages devices' Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (SMART) logs to gauge reliability and even determine if they're about to fail
    EZ Tuning Wizard- OC and RAID
    Select your hardware and apply different scenarios to tune system performance or streamline your RAID configuration for faster data retrieval and backups
    EZ Mode
    Intuitive Graphical Fan Control
    Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse

    EZ XMP Improve your DRAM performance with a click

    SATA Information
    View SATA port details for easy device recognition

    Fast Clock Adjustment
    Use mouse controls to change the time and date
    Advanced Mode
    GPU POST
    Automatically detect selected ASUS graphics cards to view detailed information

    Secure Erase
    Restore your SSDs to factory-fresh condition

    Last Modified Log
    Track last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive



    SATA Port Renaming
    Rename SATA ports for easy identification

    USB UEFI BIOS Flashback

    Refresh your BIOS in a flash, even when the system is off
    The Finest Power - Digitally Controlled
    ROG's revered digital-power controller now delivers even-finer power, with dual PWM controllers, Infineon OptiMOS MOSFETs, MicroFine alloy chokes, and 10K black-metallic capacitors - helping to ensure that the Extreme Engine Digi+ delivers precise and smoothest core voltages
    Thunderbolt 3
    Thunderbolt 3 means faster, bigger, better, and more. At a breathtaking 40 Gb/s, you'll experience faster transfers, with up to four times (4x) the data speeds of any other cable. And with twice (2x) the video bandwidth, you're free to attach bigger-and-better displays than ever before. Maximus VIII Extreme motherboards with Thunderbolt 3 give you more, offering compatibility with billions of USB devices, device docking and charging, and built-in 10 Gb/s networking
    Wi-Fi up to 1,300 Mbps
    3x3 dual-band 2.4/5 GHz antennas included. 802.11ac Wi-Fi up to 1,300 Mbps transfer speed. Wi-Fi Hotspot uses up to 802.11a/b/g/n. Windows 10 does not currently supports Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
    U.2 Connector
    Unlock the full potential of your storage with NVM Express (NVMe), the specification that lets your SSDs scream at top speed. Just attach your drive to the built-in U.2 connector with plug-and-play ease to experience data-transfer speeds of up to 32 Gb/s and free up a PCIe slot for another expansion card
    M.2 up to 32 Gb/s
    With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32 Gb/s data-transfer speeds. It is a solid choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole PC or professional apps work as fast as possible
    10 Gb/s with 4 x USB 3.1 Onboard
    With three USB 3.1 Type-A ports and one reversible USB 3.1 Type-C, you'll experience data-transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s, or twice as fast USB 3.0. USB 3.1 is completely backward-compatible with your existing USB devices, and you'll be all set for USB 3.1's speed. ASUS' USB 3.1 Boost technology automatically accelerates USB 3.1 performance even further
    SATA Express
    Current SSDs devour up to 550 MB/s bandwidth, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6 Gb/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard and helps ensure that you and your system won't get left behind
    Speed Your Game Loads
    ROG's intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at fast speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times and minimizes risk of data loss

    Gaming Networking

    Lag means lost frags, so Maximus VIII Extreme motherboards deliver the sucker punch of hardware and software - letting you focus on the game, while your ROG rig lands lag a knock-out blow
    More Throughput, Less Processing, Faster Online Play
    ROG features Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering high TCP and UDP throughput, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay
    Surge Protection
    LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles. Advanced signal-coupling technology and surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard's connection and deliver pumped-up throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for up to a 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and a 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15kV) against surges
    Team Up to Banish Lag
    GameFirst IV Beta optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming - and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for increased bandwidth and smooth gameplay. You'll also enjoy the Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to help ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance
    Multi-Gate Teaming
    Team all your network gateways for increased bandwidth and assign connections to every application for smooth gameplay

    Gaming Protection

    CPU Installation Tool
    One layer protection from socket-pin damage
    TrueVolt USB
    Two dedicated USB power supplies supply 5V to all USB ports, helping to minimize power fluctuations for minimal data loss
    Q-Connector
    One piece sorts all front-panel cables
    Q-Slot
    One clip to swap or secure your graphics card
    Q-DIMM
    One sided clips for simple and secure handling of memory modules
    DRAM Over-Current Protection
    One additional resettable fuse protects connection ports and DRAM against overcurrent and short-circuit damage
    Backplates
    Two backplates help provide additional cooling, protection, and reinforcement
    ESD Guards
    Up to 2x greater electrostatic protection than standard. ESD Guards help cover PS/2, USB, audio, and LAN ports
    Stainless Steel Back I/O
    3x longer lifespan than ordinary panels
    Black Nickel-Coated Q-Shield
    Helps protect your hands from nicks and cuts

    ROG Gives You More

    Lighting Control
    Customize your own favorite LED effect to cast a multi-color glow across your build, change shades to indicate CPU temperature, or pulsate in time to the beat of your favorite tunes
    Six Control Schemes
    Static - Always on
    Breathing - Fades in & out
    Strobing - Flashes on & off
    Color Cycle - Fades between colors of the rainbow
    Music Effect - Pulses to the beat of your music
    CPU Temperature - Changes color with the CPU load
    Overwolf - Stay In the Game
    The unobtrusive overlay keeps you in the game so you can browse, email, IM, stream, or record while you play. It is all dressed up in color-matched ROG skins to show you're part of an elite pack
    KeyBot II
    A free keyboard upgrade from a microprocessor and intuitive user interface. Record macros directly from the keyboard, switch profiles in moments, enable special functions with hotkeys from F1-F10, start and even boost your PC from shutdown (S5 mode).

  • Macro Keys - Record sequences simply by typing from the keyboard
  • Function Keys - Assign shortcuts and game-related functions
  • Shortcuts - Assign any application or folder for easy launch
  • Directional Exchange - One-button directional exchange

    KeyBot II can be used to boost your PC into a specific mode with a two-second press:
  • F11 - One-click OC
  • F12 - XMP
  • DEL - DirectKey
  • Enter - Power On
  • CLR - Clear CMOS
  • More Features

    AI Suite 3
    One-stop control panel
    ROG Theme CPU-Z
    Shows your important system information with pride
    Mem TweakIt
    Dynamic timing monitoring, DRAM efficiency gauge
    RAMDisk
    Boost your favorite applications up to 20x faster than SSDs with the junction function
    Sonic Radar II
    A stealthy overlay that maps battlefield sounds so you can locate opponents and teammates at a glance
    Kaspersky Anti-Virus (1-Year)
    Protection from viruses and spyware
    DAEMON Tools Pro Standard (1-Year)
    Tools for optical and virtual discs
    PC Cleaner
    Accelerate your PC by eliminating clogs with just a click
    100% SteamOS Support
    Plan your favorite Steam games now and forever

    The Power of Intel

    Intel Z170 Express Chipset
    Intel Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the Z170 provides a maximum of ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, 32 Gb/s M.2, and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance
    Ready for 6th-Generation Intel LGA 1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
    This motherboard supports 6th-Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA 1151 package, with graphics, memory, and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory, and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for improved graphics performance
    UPC: 889349168912
    In the Box
    ASUS MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Motherboard
  • ASUS Q-Shield
  • 8 x SATA III 6 Gb/s Cables
  • M.2 Screw Package
  • CPU Installation Tool
  • ASUS 3T3R Dual-Band Wi-Fi Moving Antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
  • Fan Extension Card (3 x 4-pin fan out)
  • Fan Extension Card Screw Pack
  • SLI Bridge
  • CrossFire Cable
  • Q-Connector (2-in-1)
  • Thermal Sensor Cable Pack
  • 12-in-1 ROG Cable Label
  • ROG Fan Label
  • 5-pin to 5-pin Cable
  • OC Panel II
  • OC Panel II 5.25" Bay Metal Case
  • OC Panel II Cable
  • OC Panel II Screw Pack
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    CPU - Intel Socket 1151 for 6th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
    - Supports Intel 22 nm CPU
    - Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
    Chipset Intel Z170
    Memory - 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3866 (O.C.), 3800 (O.C.), 3733 (O.C.), 3600 (O.C.), 3500 (O.C.), 3466 (O.C.), 3400 (O.C.), 3333 (O.C.), 3300 (O.C.), 3200 (O.C.), 3000 (O.C.), 2800 (O.C.), 2666 (O.C.), 2400 (O.C.), and 21333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    - Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    - Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor
    Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort 1.2 ports
    - Supports HDMI with a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
    - Supports DisplayPort with a max resolution of 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
    - Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, and Insider
    Multi-GPU Support Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI Technology
    Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology
    Expansion Slots 3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8 or x8/x4/x4, gray)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode, gray)
    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 (black)
    Storage Intel Z170 Chipset:
    1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIe mode)
    6 x SATA III 6Gb/s ports, gray, 4 ports from 2 x SATA Express
    2 x SATA Express ports
    1 x U.2 port
    Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel Rapid Storage Technology supports
    Supports Intel Smart Response Technology

    ASMedia ASM1061 Controller:
    2 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, black
    LAN Intel I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller, GameFirst technology
    Intel LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)
    Anti-surge LANGuard
    Wireless Data Network Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Supports dual-band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
    Up to 1,300 Mbps transfer speed
    Bluetooth Bluetooth V4.0
    Audio ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
    - ESS ES9023P DAC: dB SNR, dB THD+N (Max. kHz/-bit)
    - TI RC4580 2VRMS audio OP AMP(s)

    Audio Features:
    - Gold-plated jacks
    - DTS Connect
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - Sonic SenseAmp
    - Sonic Studio II
    - Sonic Radar II
    USB Ports Intel Z170 chipset:
    8 x USB 3.0 ports (4 at the back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)

    Intel Z170 chipset:
    6 x USB 2.0 ports (6 at mid-board)

    ASMedia USB 3.1 controller:
    2 x USB 3.1 ports (2 at the back panel, red, Type-A)

    Intel USB 3.1 Controller:
    2 x USB 3.1 ports (2 at the back panel, Type-A + Type-C)
    OC Panel II 2.6" LCM display
    EXTREME/NORMAL mode switch

    EXTREME Mode for subzero OC benching:
    - VGA Hotwire
    - Subzero Sense
    - Slow Mode
    - Pause Switch
    - VGA SMB header
    - ProbeIt
    - ReTry button

    2 x Thermal sensor connectors
    4 x 4-pin extra fan connectors

    NORMAL Mode for in-chassis usage:
    - OC button
    - FanSpeed control button
    - LCM backlight on/off button

    I/O Ports:
    - POWER:: 1 x SATA power connector
    - ROG_EXT port: 1 x 18-1 pin data connection port
    ROG Features Start Button
    Reset Button
    LN2 Mode
    Extreme Engine Digi+:
    - MicroFine Alloy Chokes
    - 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
    - OptiMOS MOSFET

    Mem TweakIt
    ROG Extreme OC Kit:
    - ReTry button
    - Safe Boot button
    - Start button
    - Reset button
    - Slow Mode
    - LN2 Mode
    - PCIe x16 Lane Switch
    - Debug LED
    - EZ Plug
    - DRAM channel jumper

    ProbeIt

    KeyBot II
    - One-click Overclocking
    - X.M.P.
    - DirectKey
    - ClrCMOS
    - Power On

    UEFI BIOS features:
    - O.C. Profile
    - GPU.DIMM Post
    - Tweakers' Paradise
    - ROG SSD Secure Erase
    - Graphic Card Information Preview

    ROG RAMDisk
    iROG
    Extreme Tweaker
    USB BIOS Flashback

    Overclocking Protection:
    - COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX)
    Special Features OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
    - Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
    5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App

    ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
    - Wi-Fi GO! Function: Cloud GO!, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse, File Transfer
    - Wi-Fi GO! & NFC Remote app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems

    ASUS Exclusive Features:
    - GPU Boost
    - MemOK!
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger+
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    - Mobo Connect
    - PC Cleaner

    Remote Entertainment
    - Media Streamer
    - HyStream

    ASUS EZ DIY:
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
    - Push Notice

    ASUS Q-Design:
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-Code
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM
    - ASUS Q-Connector

    RAMCache
    Operating System Support Windows 10 (64-bit)
    Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
    Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit)
    Back I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port
    1 x USB 3.1 (black) Type-C
    1 x USB 3.1 (red) Type-A
    4 x USB 3.0 (blue)
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jacks
    1 x Clear CMOS button
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback button
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS)
    Internal I/O Ports 1 x U.2 port
    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x USB 3.0 connectors support an additional 4 USB 3.0 ports
    3 x USB 2.0 connectors support an additional 6 USB 2.0 ports
    2 x SATA Express connectors: gray, compatible with 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (supports both SATA & PCIe SSD)
    4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s connectors
    1 x CPU Fan connector (4-pin)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector (4-pin)
    4 x Chassis Fan connectors (4-pin)
    1 x Thunderbolt header
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector
    1 x System panel (Q-Connector)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN (Extension Fan) connector
    1 x MemOK! button
    1 x Slow Mode switch
    9 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
    3 x Thermal sensor connectors
    1 x DRAM channel jumper
    1 x Power-on button
    1 x Reset button
    1 x BIOS Switch button
    1 x SLI/CFX button (2/3/4-way adjustments)
    1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
    1 x LN2 Mode jumper
    1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header
    1 x Safe Boot button
    1 x ReTry button
    BIOS 1 x 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, F9 Quick Note, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
    Manageability WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
    Support Disc Drivers
    ROG GameFirst technology
    ROG RAMDisk
    ROG RAMCache
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG Mem TweakIt
    Overwolf
    ROG Keybot II
    Kaspersky Anti-Virus
    DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
    ASUS WebStorage
    ASUS Utilities
    Form Factor Extended ATX Form Factor
    12.0 x 10.7" / 30.5 x 27.2 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 7.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.25 x 13.0 x 5.0"

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