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ROG MAXIMUS XI APEX

ROG MAXIMUS XI APEX

CPU

Build in Intel® 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

Build in Intel® Z390

Memory

2 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, 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.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2133 MHz Memory *
* Double Capcity DRAM support depends on the DRAM models
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 (Single at x16, dual at x8/x8)
Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors
Intel® Z390 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x4
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1

Storage

1 x ROG DIMM.2 Module support(PCH_DIMM.2), with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*
1 x ROG DIMM.2 Module support(PCH_DIMM.2), with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)*
Intel® Z390 Chipset :
Support Raid 0, 1, 5
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Wireless Data Network

Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160. Up to 1.73Gbps transfer speed

Bluetooth

Bluetooth® 5.0

Audio

ROG SupremeFX7.1-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
Premium Japan-made audio capacitors provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
Audio Feature :
- SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

USB Ports

4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (4 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (6 at back panel, blue)
2 x USB 2.0 port(s)
2 x USB port(s)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
Intel® Z390 Chipset :
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 1 controller :
GL852G USB Hub :
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)

ROG Exclusive Features

Condensation detection
- O.C. Profile
- GPU.DIMM Post
Clear CMOS button
ROG CloneDrive
Slow Mode
ReTry Button
Safe Boot Button
LN2 Mode
Mem TweakIt
Double Power :
- Dual 8-pin CPU
ProbeIt
ROG CPU-Z
Overwolf
Start Button
Reset Button
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- IR3555 PoweIRstage®
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
UEFI BIOS features :
- Tweakers´ Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
- Graphic Card Information Preview
Extreme Tweaker
ROG Patented Pre-mounted I/O Shield
ROG Exclusive Software
- RAMCache III

Special Features

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 3 - SMART DIGI+ Power Control :
- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Expert 4, and Turbo App
SafeDIMM slot
- Anti-Surge
AI Overclocking
- MemOK! II
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED, HDD LED)
MemOK! II
Fan Xpert4
ASUS 5X Protection III :
- ASUS SafeSlot Core: Fortified PCIe Slot prevents damage
- ASUS LANGuard: Protects against LAN surges, lightning strikes and static-electricity discharges!
- ASUS Overvoltage Protection: World-class circuit-protecting power design
AURA :
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
- Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- USB BIOS Flashback®
- AI Suite 3
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS NODE : hardware control interface
- BIOS Flashback® Button
- Clear CMOS Button
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector
Gaming Aesthetics :
- AURA-RGB Lighting
DIY Friendly Design
- Procool
- SafeSlot
- Digi+ VRM
- DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- Highly Durable components
- ESD Guards
Armoury Crate

Back I/O Ports

3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (black)Type-C,
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v5.0
1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
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)
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks

Internal I/O Ports

3 x 4-pin Full Speed Fan connectors
3 x onboard LED ON/OFF jumper(s)
1 x ReTry jumper
1 x High AMP Fan Header
1 x W_Pump+ Header
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
2 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s)
1 x MemOK! II switch(es)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
1 x DIMM.2 Slot supports 2 M.2 drives (2242-22110)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x Q-Code
1 x RGB Header
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Node Connector(s)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x System panel connector
1 x AIO PUMP Header
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x Start button

Accessories

1 x ROG addressable LED strip (30cm)
User manual
1 x Customizable Name Plate Accessory Pack
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
2 x M.2 screw kit (short screw and mount)
1 x ROG DIMM.2 with heatsink
1 x M.2 Pad for ROG DIMM.2
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x Wi-Fi Antenna(s)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x ROG coaster(s)
1 x ROG Thank you card

BIOS

2 x 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, 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

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

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

Note

* When DIMM.2_1 slot is running at SATA mode, SATA port_2 will be disabled
* When SATA ports 5 and 6 is enabled, PCIE x16_3 slot will run at X2 mode.
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