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ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha

CPU

AMD SocketTR4 for 1st and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors
Supports CPU up to 32 cores
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

AMD X399

Memory

8 x DIMM, Max. 256GB, DDR4 3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz ECC and non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *1
AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors
Quad Channel Memory Architecture

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® 3-Way SLI™ Technology
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/Ryzen™ 1st Generation Processors
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16, x16/x16, x16/x8/x16, x16/x8/x16/x8)
AMD X399 chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x4

Storage

AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors :
2 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
AMD X399 chipset :
8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
Support Raid 0, 1, 10

LAN

Aquantia AQC-107 10G
Anti-surge LANGuard
ROG GameFirst Technology
Intel® I211-AT

Wireless Data Network

Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160. Up to 1.73Gbps transfer speed
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports MU-MIMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth® 5.0

Audio

- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback output113dBSNR recording input
- ESS®SABRE9018Q2C DAC/AMP
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *4
- LED-illuminated design - Brighten up your build with the gorgeous illuminated audio trace path.
ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- Sonic Radar III
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Link
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
Audio Feature :

USB Ports

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, red, Type-A)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller :
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors :
8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (8 at back panel, blue)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at mid-board)
AMD X399 chipset :
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)

ROG Exclusive Features

ReTry Button
LN2 Mode
ProbeIt
ROG DIMM.2 module with heatsink
ROG Aluminum heatsink cover
Start Button
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- IR3555 PoweIRstage®
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
- Mem Tweakit
ROG Exclusive Software
- RAMCache III
- CPU-Z
- GameFirst V

Special Features

- USB BIOS FlashBack
- 5-way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power control, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo app
- Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
- OptiMem II
- BUPDATER
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
- Reset Button
LiveDash OLED
- Pre-mounted I/O Shield
- ASUS NODE: hardware control interface
- Clear CMOS Button
- ASUS Q-Connector
- ASUS Q-Code
AURA :
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
- Armoury Crate
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-DIMM

Back I/O Ports

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (black)TypeC
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
8 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue)
1 x USB BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v5.0
5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
1 x Aquantia AQC-107 10G LAN port
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
1 x DIMM.2 Slot supports 2 M.2 drives (2242-22110)
1 x RSVD Switch
1 x 4-Pin HS fan connector
1 x WB_SENSOR
2 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
2 x 8-pin EATX 8V Power connector
7 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
2 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Start button
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x Node Connector(s)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel connector

Accessories

6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x Fan Extension Card II (6 x 4-pin Chassis Fan connectors, 3 x RGB headers, 3 x 2-pin Thermal sensor header)
1 x Fan Extension Card II power cable
1 x Fan Extension Card II NODE connector cable
1 x Fan Extension Card II screw package
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
1 x M.2 screw kit (long screw and mount)
2 x M.2 screw kit (short screw and mount)
1 x DIMM.2 extension card with 2 x M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x ROG Logo Sticker(s)
3 x Thermistor cable(s)
1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers
1 x ROG weave SATA 6G cable
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x ROG coaster(s)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED
1 x ROG Thank you card
1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
User´s manual

BIOS

2 x 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.1

Manageability

WOL , PXE

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

Extended ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 10.9 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.7 cm )

Note

*1 Please refer to Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors List) for details.
*2 When the M.2 Socket 3 on board is operating in PCIe mode, PCIe 3.0 x16_4 will runs at x4 mode.
*3 Supports PCIE RAID configurations via onboard M.2 storages.
*4 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
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