ROG MAXIMUS IX EXTREME

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

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
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
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

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

Storage

8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)*2,
Intel® Z270 Chipset :
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*3
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports*3
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*2
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *4
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
- Sonic Studio III
- 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
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- ESS® ES9023P
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *6
Audio Feature :
- Sonic Radar III

USB Ports

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

ROG Exclusive Features

KeyBot II
- X.M.P.
- ClrCMOS
- Power On
MemOK! Button
- NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
ROG RAMDisk
ROG RAMCache II
- O.C. Profile
Clear CMOS button
ROG CloneDrive
Slow Mode
ReTry Button
Safe Boot Button
LN2 Mode
GameFirst IV
Mem TweakIt
ROG CPU-Z
Pre-mounted I/O Shield
Start Button
Reset Button
ROG Aura
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
UEFI BIOS features :
- Tweakers´ Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
- Graphic Card Information Preview
Extreme Tweaker
USB BIOS Flashback®

Special Features

- ASUS Q-LED ()
SafeDIMM slot
- MemOK!
Overclocking Protection :
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 Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector
Gaming Aesthetics :
- 3D printing friendly
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

Back I/O Ports

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

Internal I/O Ports

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

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 ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n compliant)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x Fan Extension Card (3 x 4-pin fan out)
1 x Fan Extension card screw pack
1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
1 x CPU installation tool
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers
User´s manual
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x ROG coaster(s)

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

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