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ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME/ASSEMBLY

CPU

Intel® Socket 1151for 6th Generation Core 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® Z170

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3866(O.C.)/3800(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3500(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

Graphic

Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort 1.2 ports
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™

Multi-GPU Support

Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology
Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology

Expansion Slots

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8 or x8/x4/x4, gray)
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode, gray)
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 (black)

Storage

1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*1
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray, , 4 ports from 2 x SATA Express
2 x SATA Express port
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black, *3,
Intel® Z170 chipset :
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports*2
ASMedia® ASM1061 controller :
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*2
1 x U.2 port
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

LAN

Intel® LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)
Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Anti-surge LANGuard

Wireless Data Network

Up to 1300Mbps transfer speed
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz

Bluetooth

Bluetooth V4.0

Audio

- ESS® ES9023P DAC: dB SNR, dB THD+N (Max. kHz/ -bit)
- TI RC4580 2VRMS audio OP AMP(s)
ROG SupremeFX 20158-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Sonic SenseAmp
- Sonic Studio II
- Sonic Radar II
- DTS Connect
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- Gold-plated jacks
Audio Feature :
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

USB Ports

Intel® Z170 chipset :
Intel® Z170 chipset : *4
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue)
6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (6 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
Intel® USB 3.1 controller :
ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller :
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, red, Type-A)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

ROG Exclusive Features

- OptiMOS™ MOSFET
- Debug LED
- DRAM channel jumper
iROG
- COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX)
- GPU.DIMM Post
- PCIe x16 Lane Switch
- EZ Plug
- One-click Overclocking
- DirectKey
KeyBot II
- X.M.P.
- ClrCMOS
- Power On
- O.C. Profile
ROG RAMDisk
Mem TweakIt
USB BIOS Flashback
Start Button
Reset Button
LN2 Mode
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
ROG Extreme OC kit :
- Safe Boot button
- Slow Mode
- LN2 Mode
ProbeIt
UEFI BIOS features :
- Tweakers´ Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
- Graphic Card Information Preview
Extreme Tweaker

Special Features

- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
- Wi-Fi GO! & NFC Remote app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems
- Wi-Fi GO! Function: Cloud GO!, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse, File Transfer
- HyStream
Remote Entertainment
- Media Streamer
RAMCache
ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
- USB 3.1 Boost
- Mobo Connect
- Push Notice
- Disk Unlocker
- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
- Ai Charger+
- MemOK!
- PC Cleaner
OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
- Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
- GPU Boost
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-Connector
5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM

Operating System Support

Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 10 , 64bit

Back I/O Ports

1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (black)USB Type-CTM
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports

2 x SATA Express connector: gray, Compatible with 4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
1 x DRAM channel jumper
1 x SLI/CFX button (2/3/4-way adjustments)
4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4-pin)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
3 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
9 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4-pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (4-pin)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x AAFP connector
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
4 x SATA 6Gb/s 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)

Accessories

1 x ROG 10G Express
SupremeFX Hi-Fi Kit:
- 1 x SupremeFX Hi-Fi
- 1 x SupremeFX Hi-Fi cable
1 x CrossFire cable(s)
3 x Thermal sensor cable pack(s)
1 x 5-pin to 5-pin cable
1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
1 x ASUS 3T3R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
1 x SLI bridge(s)
ROG Fan Label
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 ROG Door Hanger(s)
1 x Q-connector(s) (1 in 1)
ASUS Q-Shield
1 x CPU installation tool
User´s manual
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS

1 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.

Manageability

WfM2.0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

Support Disc

Drivers
ROG RAMDisk
ROG RAMCache
ROG CPU-Z
ROG Mem TweakIt
Overwolf
ROG Keybot II
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
ASUS WebStorage
ASUS Utilities

Form Factor

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

Note

*1 The M.2 slot shares bandwidth with U.2 slot and SATA Express 1 slot. Please refers to user manual for detail information.
*2 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.
*3 These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
*4 2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board comes from the ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.
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