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ROG MAXIMUS IX EXTREME

CPU

Intel® Socket 1151for 7th Generationfor 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/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.)/3800(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3500(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.) MHz 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
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB (for iGPU exclusively)

Multi-GPU Support

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

Expansion Slots

1 x PCIe 3.0 x4 *1
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (Single at x16, dual at x8/x8)
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16

Storage

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

LAN

ROG GameFirst IV
Intel® I219V
Anti-surge LANGuard

Wireless Data Network

Supports 2x2 MU-MIMO
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth

Bluetooth V4.1*5

Audio

- High quality113dBSNR stereo playback outputand110dBSNR recording input
ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *6
- Sonic Radar III
- Sonic Studio III
- ESS® ES9023P
- LED-illuminated design - Brighten up your build with the gorgeous illuminated audio trace path.
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :

USB Ports

6 x USB port(s) (4 at back panel, )
2 x USB port(s) (2 at back panel, )
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, )
Intel® Z270 Chipset :
Intel® Z270 Chipset : *7
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
Intel® USB 3.1 controller :
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller :
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 1 controller :

ROG Exclusive Features

Clear CMOS button
ROG RAMCache II
ROG CPU-Z
ROG CloneDrive
Pre-mounted I/O Shield
MemOK! Button
GameFirst IV
Slow Mode
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
Mem TweakIt
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
UEFI BIOS features :
Extreme Tweaker
USB 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
SafeDIMM slot
Gaming Aesthetics :
- 3D printing friendly
- ASUS Q-LED ()
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
- ASUS Q-Code
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- MemOK!
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector

Back I/O Ports

5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ()Type-A + USB Type-CTM,
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
1 x USB BIOS Flashback® Button(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)

Internal I/O Ports

2 x W_PUMP+ connector
2 x W_Pump+ Header
1 x 9 pin Monoblock sensor
8 x Radiator Fan Headers
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x T_Sensor Connector
1 x EXT_Fan header
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
1 x RSVD Switch
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x AAFP connector
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
1 x TPM connector(s)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x BIOS Switch button(s)

Accessories

2 x Thermal sensor cable pack(s)
1 x ROG Monoblock
1 x ROG Monoblock Accessory pack
1 x M.2 Heatsink package
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 ROG coaster(s)
1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers
1 x Fan Extension card screw pack
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x CPU installation tool
1 x Fan Extension Card (3 x 4-pin fan out)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n compliant)
User´s manual

BIOS

2 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.

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 8.1 64-bit *8
Windows® 7 32-bit *8
Windows® 7 64-bit *8

Form Factor

12 inch x 10.7 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.2 cm )
Extended ATX Form Factor

Note

*1 The PCIe x4_1 slot default is disabled, if operating at x2 mode, SATA Ports 3 and 4 will disabled, if operating at x4 mode, SATA ports 1, 2, 3, 4 and M.2_2 SATA mode will disabled
*2 When the M.2_2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1, 2 will be disabled.
*3 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.
*4 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.
*5 Support for the Bluetooth specification depends on the Windows version. Win7/8.1 support up to Bluetooth 4.0.
*6 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.
*7 2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board share with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.
*8 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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