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ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX

CPU

Intel® for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.

Chipset

Intel® Z270

Memory

2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 4266(O.C.)/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.)/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.

Graphic

- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology
Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology

Expansion Slots

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x8
2 x PCIe 3.0 x4
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

Storage

Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Z270 Chipset :
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

Dual interconnect between the integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and physical layer (PHY)
Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
ASUS LAN Guard

Audio

ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
- SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
- ESS® ES9023P
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

USB Ports

ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
Intel® Z270 Chipset :
8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
6 x USB 2.0 port(s)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

ROG Exclusive Features

MemOK! Button
- NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
ROG RAMCache II
ROG CPU-Z
ROG CloneDrive
Slow Mode
CMOS button
Overwolf
Safe Boot Button
Mem TweakIt
ReTry Button
LN2 Mode
Start Button
Reset Button
ROG Aura
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
UEFI BIOS features :

Special Features

- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback®
SafeDIMM slot
- Anti-Surge
- 3D Printing Friendly
- MemOK!
Performance Optimization :
- Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
- ASUS Q-Connector
- ASUS Q-Code
Gaming Aesthetics :
- AURA-RGB Lighting
AURA :
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3

Operating System Support

Windows® 10 86x64
Windows® 8.1 86x64
Windows® 7 86x64

Back I/O Ports

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ()Type-A + USB Type-CTM
6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x USB BIOS Flashback® Button(s)
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x Optical S/PDIF out

Internal I/O Ports

2 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x 3D Mount screw port(s)
2 x RGB Header(s)
1 x LN2 Mode switch(es)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x W_Pump+ Header
3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x AIO PUMP Header
1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Start button
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
1 x AAFP connector
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x AIO_PUMP connector
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)

Accessories

1 x ROG coasters
1 x 3D printing mount package
1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-L)
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 Q-Connector
User´s manual
I/O Shield
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD

Operating System

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

Form Factor

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