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Asus Maximus VIII Formula Intel Z170 Skylake ATX Motherboard

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Product Description:

Asus Maximus VIII Formula Intel Z170 Skylake ATX Motherboard

Perfect your build from cooling to color
• LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel Core desktop processors.
• Dual DDR4 3733 (OC) support
• Best gaming cooling – CrossChill EK for both air and liquid cooling
• Best gaming lighting – Three-way RGB illumination, Aura 4-pin RGB-strip header & lighting control
• Best gaming audio – Reinvented SupremeFX 2015 with intuitive Sonic Studio II
• Best gaming performance – 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, second-gen T-Topology, and OC-friendly design
• Best gaming networking – Best-in-class Intelฎ Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technologies
• Best gaming protection – ROG Amor plus carefully-selected premium components for maximum durability
• Best gaming connectivity - 2x2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, U.2 and M.2, plus Intel-powered USB 3.1 Type A+C
• ROG gives you more – More gaming-oriented utilities, all free!

Features:

EXPERTLY TOOLED. TOTALLY COOLED.
ROG teamed up with the cooling masters at EK Water Blocks to create CrossChill EK, an extreme-performance cooling block with a copper channel that's hungry for either air or liquid. CrossChill EK is the coolest choice for custom-chilled builds enabling quieter rigs that run great on air — and even better with water. With G1/4in threaded fittings CrossChill EK is a quick fit for your existing setup and, when you chill with liquid, you'll shrink MOSFET temperatures by up to 23?C!

LIGHT UP AS EASY AS RGB
We use high-precision laser-engraving technology to carve beautifully intricate patterns across the ROG Armor that enrobes Maximus VIII Formula, allowing the radiant RGB light of 28 integrated LEDs to shine through and illuminate key parts of the board — including the MOSFET heatsink cover, PCIe area and the striking ROG logo on the PCH cover! Forget the faff of external RGB controllers! With ROG's Aura RGB Strip header, it's quick and easy to cast brilliant colors across your rig and room: Just slide standard 12V RGB strips onto the 4-pin Aura RGB-strip header, then weave your lighting any way you like. Customize static, strobing and pulsating effects, or have the colors change in time with music or indicate CPU temperature.

BEST GAMING AUDIO
You'd never win with your eyes closed, so open your ears up to the best audio for the battlefield! ROG's awesome audio expertise is the result of extensive R&D, and SupremeFX is the crystal-clear result — onboard sound as superior as your gaming rep!

CHAMPION-LEVEL AUDIO FROM SUPREMEFX 2015
Maximus VIII Formula's onboard audio isn't just good — it's as good as you can get! You benefit from the best gaming-audio inputs and outputs, with special shielded designs, and a collection of carefully selected professional-grade audio components, including an ESS ES9023P digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with Hyperstream technology, ultra-low-jitter clock, Nichicon capacitors, 2VRMS headphone amp, and Sonic SenseAmp that automatically detects and optimizes any headset (32-600ohms) for purest sound quality. SupremeFX 2015 also features intuitive Sonic Studio II, so you'll apply and enjoy different audio effects for perfect entertainment — plus Perfect Voice noise-cancellation technology for team conversations with total clarity!

ONE CLICK OVERCLOCK AND COOLING, DONE!
You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your Maximus VIII Formula build's gaming performance — because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts! Our exclusive technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else!

OC DESIGN
Thought you'd taken overclocking as far as it could go? Meet ASUS Pro Clock, a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel processors that ramps BCLK frequencies up to 400MHz or even beyond. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extremes!

DDR4 OVERCLOCKING
Second-generation ASUS T-Topology pushes DDR4 memory overclocking to over 3733MHz with all memory slots populated — and that means the best-ever gaming performance from your Maximus VIII Formula rig! Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, second-generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.

Specifications:

CPU:
• Intel Socket 1151 for 6th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
• Supports Intel 14 nm 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 3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3500(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(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
• 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:
• Integrated Graphics Processor
• Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports
• Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
• Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
• Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
• Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider

Multi-GPU Support:
• Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI Technology
• Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX Technology
• Expansion Slots
• 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8, gray)
• 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
• 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 (black)

Storage:
• Intel Z170 chipset :
• 1 x U.2 port, support PCIe 3.0 x4 NVM Express storage
• 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)
• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
• 2 x SATA Express port,
• Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
• Intel Rapid Storage Technology supports
• Supports Intel Smart Response Technology
• ASMedia ASM1061 controller :
• 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black,

LAN:
• Intel I219V, Dual interconnect between the Integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY)
• GameFirst technology
• Anti-surge LANGuard

Wireless Data Network:
• Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
• Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
• Supports MU-MIMO
• Bluetooth
• Bluetooth V4.1

Audio:
• ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
• Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
• SupremeFX Shielding Technology
• ESS ES9023P
• 2VRMS Headphone Amp into (32-600Ohms)

USB Ports:
• Intel Z170 chipset : 8 x USB 3.0 port(s) (4 at mid-board)
• Intel Z170 chipset :4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
• Intel USB 3.1 controller : 2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + Type-C)
• ASMedia USB 3.0 controller : 2 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue)

Back I/O Ports
• 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
• 1 x DisplayPort
• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
• 1 x USB 3.1 (red)Type-A
• 1 x USB 3.1 (black)Type-C
• 8 x USB 3.0 (blue)
• 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
• 5 x Audio jack(s)
• 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
• 2 x Wi-Fi antenna port(s)
• 1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)

Internal I/O Ports:
• 1 x U.2 port
• 1 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
• 2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
• 2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
• 2 x SATA Express connector: , Compatible with 4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
• 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
• 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
• 1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
• 1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
• 4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
• 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
• 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
• 1 x Front panel connector(s)
• 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
• 1 x MemOK! button(s)
• 3 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
• 1 x Power-on button(s)
• 1 x Reset button(s)
• 1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
• 1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
• 1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
• 1 x System panel connector

System Requirements:

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

Package Contents:

• Motherboard
• User's manual
• I/O Shield
• 8 x SATA power cable
• 1 x ASUS 2-Way/3-Way SLI bridge
• 1 x M.2 Screw Package
• 1 x CPU installation tool
• 1 x Supporting DVD
• 1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n compliant)
• 1 x Q-connector(s) (1 in 1)
• 1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
• ROG Fan Label
• 1 x ROG Door Hanger(s)
• 1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)

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Additional Details:

  • Stock Availability: Out of Stock!
  • Warranty: 3 Years
  • Manufacturer: Asus Shop
  • Product Found In: Intel Motherboards
  • Model Number: MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA
  • Part Number: SY09157