ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus IX Formula Z270 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus IX Formula Z270 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus IX Formula Z270 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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Product Highlights

  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel Z270 Chipset
  • LGA 1151 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-4000 (OC)
  • 6 x SATA III, 2 x M.2 Socket 3
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 Slots
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot
  • SupremeFX ALC S1220A HD Audio Codec
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.1
  • NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFireX Support
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Ready for 7th Generation Intel Core Kaby Lake processors, the Republic of Gamers Maximus IX Formula Z270 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from ASUS is designed for hardcore water cooling. It features AURA Sync RGB lighting, an integrated I/O shield, a full blackplate for structural reinforcement, and is designed to fit in standard sized ATX cases. The Maximus IX Formula supports both 6th and 7th generation Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the LGA 1151 socket, and the Z270 chipset. This motherboard is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), and 7 (32/64-bit) operating systems. Also supported is USB 3.1 Type-A and Type-C, each of which can achieve data transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s.

The ATX form factor of the Maximus IX Formula can support 64GB of RAM and comes with four 288-pin dual-channel DIMM slots that can each hold 16GB of DDR4 4000 (OC), 3866 (OC), 3733 (OC), 3600 (OC), 3466 (OC), 3400 (OC), 3333 (OC), 3300 (OC), 3200 (OC), 3000 (OC), 2800 (OC), 2666 (OC), 2400 (OC), and 2133 MHz memory. It also has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors that support SATA & PCIe SSDs, 1 x 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Type-C port, 1 x 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Type-A port, 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 at the back panel, 2 at the front), 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports, 1 x Gigabit LAN port, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.1. For those looking to expand their system using PCIe, there are 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (single at x16, dual at x8/x8) and 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (max at x4).

For delivering sharp, clear graphics, this motherboard contains integrated Intel HD Graphics with access to up to 1,024MB of shared graphics memory and is equipped with HDMI and DisplayPort video outputs. There is also multi-GPU support for NVIDIA 2-Way SLI technology and AMD 3-Way CrossFireX technology. Using the SupremeFX 8-Channel ALC S1220A HD audio codec, this motherboard can support optical audio using its S/PDIF audio-out jack.

The Republic of Gamers Maximus IX Formula has also been designed with ASUS' Extreme Engine Digi+, Extreme Tweaker, a Kaspersky 1-year License Bundle, MemOK!, an onboard switch, USB BIOS Flashback, CPU-Z, Mem TweakIt, SupremeFX, a RAMDisk, Armor, KeyBot II, GameFirst IV, Sonic Radar III, Sonic Studio III, CloneDrive, RamCache II, CrossChill EK II, Aura Sync, and more. This motherboard is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features

Designed for 7th generation Intel Core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with dual M.2 slots, front panel USB 3.1, Intel Optane Memory compatibility, and onboard 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and FanXpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum OC performance and dynamic system cooling.
Optimize system cooling with the CrossChill EK II VRM block.
AURA SYNC RGB lighting features a nearly endless spectrum of colors with the ability to synchronize effects across an ever-expanding ecosystem of AURA SYNC enabled products.
Two Patent-pending SafeSlots feature an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs.
In the Box
ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus IX Formula Z270 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    ASUS Formula specs

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    Chipset Intel Z270
    CPU Socket LGA 1151
    Back Panel I/O
    USB 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
    4 x USB 2.0 Type-A
    Display 1 x DisplayPort 
    1 x HDMI 
    Audio 5 x 3.5 mm
    1 x S/PDIF
    Ethernet / Controller 1 x  Gigabit
    PS/2 Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Legacy Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Wi-Fi Antenna Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Buttons Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Memory
    Memory Slots 4 x 288-Pin
    Memory Support DDR4 2133, 2400, 2666, 3000, 3200, 3300, 3333, 3400, 3466, 3600, 3733, 3866, 4000 MHz
    Maximum Capacity 64 GB
    Channel Architecture Dual Channel
    ECC Support Non-ECC Unbuffered
    Storage Expansion
    SATA 6 x SATA III
    M.2 1 x M Key 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA III)
    1 x M Key 2260, 2280 (PCIe 3.0 x4)
    RAID Support None
    Internal I/O
    Expansion Slots 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
    USB 1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 USB Type-A Ports)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Header (Supports 2 USB Type-A Ports)
    Multi-GPU Support 2-Way NVIDIA SLI
    3-Way AMD CrossFireX
    Air Cooling Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Liquid Cooling Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Security Not Specified by Manufacturer
    LED Header Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Diagnostics Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Add-On Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Legacy Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Front Panel I/O
    I/O Connection Headers USB 3.1
    Audio
    Audio Codec SupremeFX S1220A (8-Channel)
    Wireless
    Bluetooth Version 4.1
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (MU-MIMO)
    Module Support Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Software
    Supported Operating Systems Windows 10 (64-Bit)
    Windows 8/8.1 (64-Bit)
    Windows 7 (32/64-Bit)
    Physical
    Form Factor ATX
    Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.079 x 9.213 x 3.307"

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