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ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA Intel Z170 LGA 1151 (Socket H4) ATX motherboard

Intel Z170, 4 x DIMM, DDR4, USB 3.1, SATA 3, 128Mb, ATX
SKU: 400-0088
Manufacturer part number: 90MB0P50-M0EAY0
EAN: 4712900254969
Brand: Asus
Availability: 8 available to order

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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 2015 is the crystal-clear result — onboard sound as superior as your gaming rep! Champion-level audio from SupremeFX 2015 Maximus VIII Extreme'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! BEST GAMING PERFORMANCE Greater performance means smoother gameplay — and that means more chance to win. With the best overclocking (OC) design, UEFI BIOS and intuitive OC gadget and utility, you'll enjoy unmatched performance — coupled with an exclusive cooling design ensures your system never breaks a sweat. BEST GAMING CONNECTIVITY Maximus VIII Hero Alpha accelerates every connection, with the fastest 802.11 ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, the latest reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and the newest U.2 socket for lighting speed NVM Express devices – kicking every game into top gear. BEST GAMING NETWORKING Lag means lost frags, so Maximus VIII Hero Alpha motherboards deliver the sucker punch of superior hardware and software — letting you focus on the game, while your ROG rig lands lag a knock-out blow! BEST GAMING PROTECTION As a gamer you demand stability and durability, so ROG integrates long-lasting, premium components, plus exclusive smart DIY designs across the board — ensuring the best gaming experiences. ROG GIVES YOU MORE STAY IN THE GAME OVERWOLF The clever unobtrusive overlay that keeps you in the game, so you can browse, email, IM, stream or record while you play, and all dressed up in color-matched ROG skins to show you're part of an elite pack — quickly to be available downloaded fromon Overwolf's app store! THE POWER OF INTEL Intel® Z170 Express Chipset Intel® Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum of ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel® Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance. Ready for 6th-generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.
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 2015 is the crystal-clear result — onboard sound as superior as your gaming rep! Champion-level audio from SupremeFX 2015 Maximus VIII Extreme'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! BEST GAMING PERFORMANCE Greater performance means smoother gameplay — and that means more chance to win. With the best overclocking (OC) design, UEFI BIOS and intuitive OC gadget and utility, you'll enjoy unmatched performance — coupled with an exclusive cooling design ensures your system never breaks a sweat. BEST GAMING CONNECTIVITY Maximus VIII Hero Alpha accelerates every connection, with the fastest 802.11 ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, the latest reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and the newest U.2 socket for lighting speed NVM Express devices – kicking every game into top gear. BEST GAMING NETWORKING Lag means lost frags, so Maximus VIII Hero Alpha motherboards deliver the sucker punch of superior hardware and software — letting you focus on the game, while your ROG rig lands lag a knock-out blow! BEST GAMING PROTECTION As a gamer you demand stability and durability, so ROG integrates long-lasting, premium components, plus exclusive smart DIY designs across the board — ensuring the best gaming experiences. ROG GIVES YOU MORE STAY IN THE GAME OVERWOLF The clever unobtrusive overlay that keeps you in the game, so you can browse, email, IM, stream or record while you play, and all dressed up in color-matched ROG skins to show you're part of an elite pack — quickly to be available downloaded fromon Overwolf's app store! THE POWER OF INTEL Intel® Z170 Express Chipset Intel® Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum of ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel® Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance. Ready for 6th-generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.
Products specifications
Memory
Number of memory slots 4
Memory slots type DIMM
Supported memory types DDR4
Memory channels Dual
Supported memory clock speeds 2133 MHz, 2400 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2800 MHz, 3000 MHz, 3200 MHz, 3300 MHz, 3333 MHz, 3400 MHz, 3466 MHz, 3500 MHz, 3600 MHz, 3733 MHz, 3800 MHz, 3866 MHz
Maximum internal memory 64GB
Processor
Compatible processor series Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7
Processor socket H4
Processor family Intel
Internal I/O
Number of M.2 (M) slots 1
Supported storage drive interfaces Serial ATA III
USB 2.0 connectors 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors 2
Number of SATA III connectors 4
Number of chassis fan connectors 4
EPS power connector (8-pin) Yes
CPU fan connector Yes
ATX Power connector (24-pin) Yes
Back panel I/O ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity 1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity 1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 2
Optical out Yes
PS/2 ports quantity 1
HDMI ports quantity 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
DisplayPorts quantity 1
Technical details
Motherboard chipset family Intel
Motherboard chipset Intel Z170
Parallel processing technology support(s) 3-Way CrossFireX, Quad-GPU SLI
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Yes
Motherboard form factor ATX
Component for PC
Audio
Audio output channels 7.1
Networking
Ethernet LAN Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
LAN controller Intel I219-V
Ethernet interface type Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth version 4.1
Performance
Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) Yes
Windows operating systems supported(s) Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64
RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10
Graphics
Graphics adapter family Intel
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots 3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots 4
BIOS
BIOS type UEFI AMI
BIOS memory size 16MB
ACPI version 5.0
Clear CMOS button Yes
Processor special features
Intel® Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
Intel® Insider™ Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology Yes
Weight & dimensions
Width 305 mm
Depth 244 mm
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Products specifications
Memory
Number of memory slots 4
Memory slots type DIMM
Supported memory types DDR4
Memory channels Dual
Supported memory clock speeds 2133 MHz, 2400 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2800 MHz, 3000 MHz, 3200 MHz, 3300 MHz, 3333 MHz, 3400 MHz, 3466 MHz, 3500 MHz, 3600 MHz, 3733 MHz, 3800 MHz, 3866 MHz
Maximum internal memory 64GB
Processor
Compatible processor series Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7
Processor socket H4
Processor family Intel
Internal I/O
Number of M.2 (M) slots 1
Supported storage drive interfaces Serial ATA III
USB 2.0 connectors 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors 2
Number of SATA III connectors 4
Number of chassis fan connectors 4
EPS power connector (8-pin) Yes
CPU fan connector Yes
ATX Power connector (24-pin) Yes
Back panel I/O ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity 1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity 1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 2
Optical out Yes
PS/2 ports quantity 1
HDMI ports quantity 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
DisplayPorts quantity 1
Technical details
Motherboard chipset family Intel
Motherboard chipset Intel Z170
Parallel processing technology support(s) 3-Way CrossFireX, Quad-GPU SLI
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Yes
Motherboard form factor ATX
Component for PC
Audio
Audio output channels 7.1
Networking
Ethernet LAN Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
LAN controller Intel I219-V
Ethernet interface type Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth version 4.1
Performance
Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) Yes
Windows operating systems supported(s) Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64
RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10
Graphics
Graphics adapter family Intel
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots 3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots 4
BIOS
BIOS type UEFI AMI
BIOS memory size 16MB
ACPI version 5.0
Clear CMOS button Yes
Processor special features
Intel® Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
Intel® Insider™ Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology Yes
Weight & dimensions
Width 305 mm
Depth 244 mm

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