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ROG MAXIMUS IX CODE

CPU

Intel® for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

Intel® Z270

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(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.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

Graphic

- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort 1.2 ports
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB (for iGPU exclusively)
Integrated Graphics Processor

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black) *1
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8, gray)
3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

Storage

Intel® Z270 Chipset :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)*3
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *5
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*2
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*4
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

LAN

Intel® I219V
ROG GameFirst Technology
Anti-surge LANGuard

Wireless Data Network

Supports MU-MIMO
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz

Bluetooth

Bluetooth V4.1*6

Audio

ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *7
- Sonic Radar III
- Sonic Studio III
- ESS® ES9023P
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- Gold-plated jacks
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :

USB Ports

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
Intel® Z270 Chipset :
Intel® Z270 Chipset : *8
2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller :
6 x USB 3.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)

ROG Exclusive Features

Clear CMOS button
ROG Armor
ROG RAMCache II
ROG CloneDrive
MemOK! Button
GameFirst IV
ROG Aura
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
ReTry Button
Safe Boot Button
Start Button
Reset Button
LN2 Mode
KeyBot II
- X.M.P.
- ClrCMOS
- Power On
- O.C. Profile
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- Graphic Card Information Preview
- NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
- Tweakers´ Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
ROG RAMDisk
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
UEFI BIOS features :
Extreme Tweaker
BIOS Flashback®

Special Features

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :
- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Expert 4, and Turbo App
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback®
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
- ASUS Q-Code
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- MemOK!
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector

Back I/O Ports

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (black)Type-A,
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)USB Type-CTM
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
5 x Audio jack(s)
1 x USB BIOS Flashback® Button(s)
1 x DisplayPort
2 x Wi-Fi antenna port(s)
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode & X4 PCIE mode)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x W_PUMP+ connector (1 x 4-pin)
1 x AIO_PUMP connector (1 x 4-pin)
1 x EXT_Fan header
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4-pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4-pin)
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (3 x 4-pin)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x TPM connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Reset button(s)

Accessories

1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
1 x M.2 bracket
1 x ROG coaster(s)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x CPU installation tool
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
User´s manual
I/O Shield

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, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

Manageability

WfM2.0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

Support Disc

Drivers
ROG GameFirst IV*
ROG RAMDisk
ROG RAMCache II
ROG CPU-Z
ROG Mem TweakIt
Overwolf
ROG Keybot II
CloneDrive
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
DAEMON Tools Software
ASUS WebStorage
Sonic Studio III
Sonic Radar III
RAMDisk
Aura
WinZip
ASUS Utilities
* ROG GameFirst IV is only available for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 8.1 64-bit *9
Windows® 7 32-bit *9
Windows® 7 64-bit *9

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Note

*1 The PCIe x4_3 slot shares bandwidth with PCIex1_3. The PCIe x4_3 is default set at x2 mode.

*2 When the M.2_1 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled.

*3 When the M.2_2 Socket 3 is operatin in PCIe 3.0 x4 mode, SATA ports 5 and 6 will be disabled.

*4 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.

*5 Intel® Optane Technology only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® Processors. Before using Intel® Optane memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.

*6 Support for the Bluetooth specification depends on the Windows version. Win7/8.1 support up to Bluetooth 4.0.

*7 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio and due to Windows 7 limitations, 32-bit playback is unavailable for Windows 7.

*8 2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board share with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.

*9 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 32/64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors

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* ROG GameFirst Technology is only available for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit
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