Brand: Asus

Product Code: 889349254967

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World's first Z170 gaming motherboard with integrated RGB headers

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors
  • Dual DDR4 3800 (OC) support
  • Best gaming connectivity - Aura RGB-strip headers, 2x2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, U.2 and M.2, plus Intel-powered USB 3.1 controller
  • Best gaming performance – 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, second-generation T-Topology and OC design
  • 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 protection – Carefully-selected premium components to ensure maximum durability
  • ROG gives you more – More gaming-oriented utilities, all free!

 

Specification

Model

Brand
ASUS
Series
ROG
Model
MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Supported CPU

CPU Socket Type
LGA 1151
CPU Type
Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron (LGA1151)
Supported CPU Technologies
Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
* Not Compatible with Intel 8th Gen CPUs

Chipsets

Chipset
Intel Z170

Onboard Video

Onboard Video Chipset
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 512MB
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

Memory

Number of Memory Slots
4×288pin
Memory Standard
DDR4 3866*(*O.C.)/ 3800*/ 3733*/ 3600*/ 3500*/ 3466*/ 3400*/ 3333*/ 3300*/ 3200*/ 3000*/ 2800*/ 2666*/ 2400*/ 2133
Maximum Memory Supported
64GB
Channel Supported
Dual Channel

Expansion Slots

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

Storage Devices

SATA 6Gb/s
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), Intel Z170 chipset
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black *4, by ASMedia ASM1061 controller

*4 These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
M.2
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD) *2

*2 The M.2 x4 shares bandwidth with PCIEX4_3.

Onboard Audio

Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- ESS ES9023P DAC: dB SNR, dB THD+N (Max. kHz/ -bit)
- 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
Audio Channels
8 Channels

Onboard LAN

LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports MU-MIMO
Bluetooth
Bluetooth V4.1

Rear Panel Ports

PS/2
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
HDMI
1 x HDMI
RJ45
1 x RJ45
DisplayPort
1 x DisplayPort
USB 3.1
1 x USB 3.1 (black) Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 (red) Type-A
USB 3.0
2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
USB 1.1/2.0
2 x USB 2.0
S/PDIF Out
1 x Optical
Audio Ports
5 Ports
Antenna Connectors
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0)

Internal I/O Connectors

Onboard USB
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)
Other Connectors
2 x U.2 port
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
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 System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN (Extension Fan) connector
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 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 Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)

Physical Spec

Form Factor
ATX
Dimensions (W x L)
12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin
24 Pin

Features

Features
ROG Exclusive Features:
Start Button
Reset Button
LN2 Mode
ROG Aura
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
Extreme Engine Digi+:
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- NexFET Power Block MOSFET
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
Mem TweakIt
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
GameFirst III

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 Exclusive Features:
- 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

BIOS:
1 x 128MB 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
ROG Aura (Lighting Control)
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
ASUS WebStorage
ASUS Utilities