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ROG MAXIMUS XII FORMULA

CPU

Intel® Socket 1200for 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
**Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

Intel® Z490

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4800(O.C.)/4700(O.C)/4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
OptiMem III
* 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

Multi-GPU Support

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

Expansion Slots

2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) *1
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) *2
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 *3
Intel® 10th Gen Processors
Intel® Z490 Chipset

Storage

Total supports 3 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*4
1 x M.2_3 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*6
Intel® Z490 Chipset :
1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*5
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
Marvell® AQtion AQC107 10Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard

Wireless Data Network

Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
2x2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) support 1024QAM/OFDMA/MU-MIMO
Supports up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
Supports CNVI interface
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v5.1*
*BT 5.1 function will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041 or later.

Audio

ROG SupremeFX7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- Audio Cover
- Supports : Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
- Gold-plated jacks
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
Audio Feature :

USB Ports

Rear USB Port ( Total 10 )
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(3 x Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(6 x Type-A)
Front USB Port ( Total 9 )
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)

Operating System Support

Windows® 10 64-bit

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software
- Mem Tweakit
- RAMCache III
- ROG CPU-Z
- GameFirst VI
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
- Sonic Radar III
- DTS® Sound Unbound
- Overwolf
- BullGuard Internet Security (1-year full version)

ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
AI Suite 3
- 5-way Optimization with AI Overclocking
TPU
EPU
Digi+ Power Control
Fan Xpert 4
Turbo app
- EZ update
AI Charger
WinRAR

UEFI BIOS
AI Overclocking Guide
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
FlexKey

ASUS Special Features

ROG Extreme OC kit
- FlexKey button
- ReTry button
- Start button

ASUS Q-Design
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-Connector
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
- ASUS Q-Slot

ASUS Thermal Solution
- Aluminum M.2 heatsink
- CrossChill EK III
- Steel backplate

ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS Flashback™ button
- Clear CMOS button
- Procool II
- Pre- mounted I/O shield
- SafeSlot

AURA Sync
- ROG Aura sync Armor
- Standard RGB header(s)
- Addressable Gen 2 RGB header(s)

LiveDash OLED 2"

Back I/O Ports

1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
1 x USB BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
1 x Aquantia AQC-107 10G LAN port
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x Optical S/PDIF out

Internal I/O Ports

3 x W_FLOW header
3 x M.2 Socket 3
1 x FlexKey button
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x W_OUT header
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x Start button
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x W_IN header
1 x ReTry button
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x AAFP connector
2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x AIO_PUMP connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x Speaker connector

Accessories

1 ROG key chain
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (40 cm)
Addressable LED extension cable
2 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x ROG logo plate sticker
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
2 x ROG weave SATA 6G cable
1 x Wi-Fi Antenna(s)
1 x ROG Thank you card
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
User´s manual
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Form Factor

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

Note

*1 Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.

*2 The PCIEX16_3 shares bandwidth wih M.2_3. When M.2_3 runs x4 mode, PCIEX16_3 will be disabled. When M.2_3 and PCIEX16_3 are both occupied, M.2_3 runs x2 mode, PCIEX16_3 runs X1 mode.

*3 The PCIEX1 shares bandwidth with M.2_1. When M.2_1 runs x4 mode, PCIEX1 will be disabled.

*4 M.2_1 shares bandwidth with PCIEX1. When PCIEX1 is occuppied, M.2_1 runs x2 or SATA mode (when M.2_1 runs SATA mode, SATA6G_2 will be disabled).

*5 M.2_2 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56. When M.2_2 runs x4 mode, SATA_56 will be disabled. M.2_2 runs x2 mode by default.

*6 M.2_3 shares bandwidth with PCIEX16_3. When PCIEX16_3 runs x4 mode, M.2_3 will be disabled. When M.2_3 and PCIEX16_3 are both occoppied, M.2_3 runs x2 mode, PCIEX16_3 runs X1 mode.
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