MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Z170 taken to the extreme

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.
  • Dual DDR4 3866 (OC) support.
  • Best gaming performance – Intuitive OC Panel II, 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, Pro Clock, second-generation T-Topology and Extreme Engine Digi+.
  • Best gaming audio – Reinvented SupremeFX 2015 with intuitive Sonic Studio II.
  • Best gaming networking – Best-in-class Intel® Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technologies.
  • Best gaming connectivity — Thunderbolt™ 3, 3x3 802.11ac Wi-Fi , NVMe U.2, M.2, SATA Express and USB 3.1 Type-A and Type-C for extreme-speed transfers and total compatibility.
  • Best gaming protection – Carefully-selected premium components for maximum durability.
  • ROG gives you more – More gaming-focused utilities, all free!
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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 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
  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- Intel® HD Graphics support
  Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort 1.2 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 4-Way CrossFireX 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 Intel® Z170 chipset : 
  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
  1 x U.2 port
  Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
  Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports*2
  Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*2
  ASMedia® ASM1061 controller : 
  2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black, *3,
   
LAN Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), GameFirst technology
  Intel® LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)
  Anti-surge LANGuard
  Wireless Data Network
  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
  Up to 1300Mbps transfer speed
   
Bluetooth Bluetooth V4.0
   
Audio ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
  - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
  - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
  - ESS® ES9023P
  - TI RC4580 2VRMS audio OP AMP(s)
  Audio Feature :
  - Gold-plated jacks
  - DTS Connect
  - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
  - Sonic SenseAmp
  - Sonic Studio II
  - Sonic Radar II
   
USB Ports Intel® Z170 chipset :
  8 x USB 3.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
  Intel® Z170 chipset : *4
  6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (6 at mid-board)
  ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
  2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, red, Type-A)
  Intel® USB 3.1 controller :
  2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + Type-C)
   
OC Panel II 2.6 " LCM display
  EXTREME/NORMAL mode switch
  EXTREME Mode for subzero OC benching:
  - VGA Hotwire
  - Subzero Sense
  - Slow Mode
  - Pause Switch
  - ProbeIt
  - ReTry button
  - Safe Boot button
  2 x Thermal sensor connectors
  4 x 4-pin extra fan connectors *5
  NORMAL Mode for in-chassis usage:
  - OC button
  - FanSpeed control button
  - LCM backlight on/off button
  I/O Ports:
  - POWER:1 x SATA power connector
  - ROG_EXT port:1 x 18-1 pin data connection port
   
ROG Exclusive Features Start Button
  Reset Button
  LN2 Mode
  Extreme Engine Digi+ :
  - MicroFine Alloy Chokes
  - 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
  - OptiMOS™ MOSFET
  Mem TweakIt
  ROG Extreme OC kit :
  - ReTry button
  - Safe Boot button
  - Start button
  - Reset button
  - Slow Mode
  - LN2 Mode
  - PCIe x16 Lane Switch
  - Debug LED
  - EZ Plug
  - DRAM channel jumper
  ProbeIt
  KeyBot II
  - One-click Overclocking
  - X.M.P.
  - DirectKey
  - ClrCMOS
  - Power On
  UEFI BIOS features :
  - O.C. Profile
  - GPU.DIMM Post
  - Tweakers' Paradise
  - ROG SSD Secure Erase
  - Graphic Card Information Preview
  ROG RAMDisk
  iROG
  Extreme Tweaker
  USB BIOS Flashback
  Overclocking Protection :
  - COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX)
   
Special Features OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
  - Full BCLK range for extreme overclocking performance
  5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
  - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
  ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
  - Wi-Fi GO! Function: Cloud GO!, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse, File Transfer
  - Wi-Fi GO! & NFC Remote app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems
  ASUS Exclusive Features :
  - GPU Boost
  - MemOK!
  - AI Suite 3
  - Ai Charger+
  - USB 3.1 Boost
  - Disk Unlocker
  - Mobo Connect
  - PC Cleaner
  Remote Entertainment
  - Media Streamer
  - HyStream
  ASUS EZ DIY :
  - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
  - ASUS EZ Flash 3
  - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
  - Push Notice
  ASUS Q-Design :
  - ASUS Q-Shield
  - ASUS Q-Code
  - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
  - ASUS Q-Slot
  - ASUS Q-DIMM
  - ASUS Q-Connector
  RAMCache
   
Operating System Support Windows® 10 , 64bit
  Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
  Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
   
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 (black)Type-C
  3 x USB 3.1 (red)Type-A
  4 x USB 3.0 (blue)
  1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  5 x Audio jack(s)
  1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
  1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
  1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS)
   
Internal I/O Ports 1 x U.2 port
  1 x AAFP connector
  2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
  3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
  2 x SATA Express connector: gray, 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 Thunderbolt header(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 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 MemOK! button(s)
  1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
  9 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
  3 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
  1 x DRAM channel jumper
  1 x Power-on button(s)
  1 x Reset button(s)
  1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
  1 x SLI/CFX button (2/3/4-way adjustments)
  1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
  1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
  1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
  1 x Safe Boot button
  1 x ReTry button
   
Accessories User's manual
  ASUS Q-Shield
  8 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
  1 x M.2 Screw Package
  1 x CPU installation tool
  1 x Supporting DVD
  1 x ASUS 3T3R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
  1 x Fan Extension Card (3 x 4-pin fan out)
  1 x Fan Extension card screw pack
  1 x SLI bridge(s)
  1 x CrossFire cable(s)
  1 x Q-connector(s) (1 in 1)
  3 x Thermal sensor cable pack(s)
  1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
  ROG Fan Label
  1 x 5-pin to 5-pin cable
  1 x ROG Door Hanger(s)
  OC Panel II :
  1 x OC Panel II(s)
  1 x OC Panel II 5.25-inch bay metal case
  1 x OC Panel II Cable(s)
  1 x OC Panel II screw pack(s)
   
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 GameFirst technology
  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 Extended ATX Form Factor
  12 inch x 10.7 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.2 cm )