Honed and optimized for perfectly-balanced enthusiast-grade gaming desktops
LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors. Dual DDR4 3733 (OC) support. Best gaming performance - 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, 2nd-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 technology. Best gaming protection - carefully-selected premium components to ensure maximum durability. ROG gives you more - more gaming-oriented utilities, all free!
SupremeFX 2015 - Jacked-up audio, inside and out ROG provides you with the very 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 (32-600 ohms) for purest sound quality. SupremeFX 2015 also features intuitive Sonic Studio II for you to apply and enjoy different audio effects for perfect entertainment, plus Perfect Noise noise-cancellation technology for team conversations with total clarity
One click overclock and cooling, done! Get performance, efficiency, digital power, fan control, and even networking and audio tuning tailored for you 5-Way Optimization at your disposal it takes just one click to tune complex settings -- 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! - Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritized bandwidth and vivid sound - Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming - Stutter is eliminated for smooth-running apps, even under heavy loading - Energy waste is reduced so you'll save money
DDR4 OVERCLOCKING STRENGTH IN NUMBERS ASUS 2nd generation T-Topology allows DDR4 memory overclocking to reach new heights: over DDR4-3733 MHz with all memory slots populated. Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, ASUS 2nd generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.
Lighting Control - Brighten up your build Customize your own favorite LED effect to cast a stunning multi-color glow across your build, change shades to indicate CPU temperature, or pulsate in time to the beat of your favorite tunes.
Specs CPU LGA1151 socket for 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors Supports 14nm CPU Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU type)
Expansion Slots New 6th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (supports x16, x8/x8) Intel® Z170 Express Chipset 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (max. at x4 mode) 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
Graphic Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort - Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution 4096 x 2160@24Hz / 3840 x 2160@60Hz - Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz /1920 x 1080@ 120 Hz - Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D/Quick Sync Video/Clear Video HD Technology/Insider™ - Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously Maximum shared memory of 512MB DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays
Storage Intel® Z170 Express Chipset with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and Intel Rapid Storage Technology 14 support - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIEx4 and SATA Modes) - 2 x SATA Express ports (grey@bottom, compatible with 4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports) - 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (4 ports from 2 x SATA Express) - Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Recovery Technology ASMedia® SATA controller - 2 x SATA ports (black@mid-board) When the M.2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA ports 1 and 2 will be disabled. These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
LAN Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN- Dual interconnect between the integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) Anti-surge LANGuard ROG GameFirst technology
Audio ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC - ES9023P High Definition Codec - 2VRMS Headphone Amp into (32-600Ohms) - SupremeFX Shielding Technology - Sonic SenseAmp - Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, and Front Panel Jack-retasking - Optical S/PDIF out port at back panel Audio Features: - Sonic Studio II - Sonic Radar II - DTS Connect
USB Intel® Z170 Express Chipset - supports ASUS USB 3.1 Boost: - 4 x USB 3.0 ports ( at mid-board [grey]) - 8 x USB 2.0 ports (4 ports at back panel, 4 ports at mid-board) ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller - supports ASUS USB 3.1 Boost: - 2 x USB 3.1 ports (1 Type-A [red] and 1 Type-C [black] at back panel) ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller - supports ASUS USB 3.1 Boost: - 2 x USB 3.0 ports (at back panel [blue]) (2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board shares with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port)
Form Factor ATX Form Factor, 12"x 9.6" (30.5cm x 24.4cm)
ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO - motherboard - ATX - LGA1151 Socket - Z170
Motherboard - ATX
1 x LGA1151 Socket
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size
4 DIMM slots - DDR4, non-ECC, unbuffered
6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 2 x SATA-600, 2 x SATA Express port, 1 x M.2
USB / FireWire Ports
1 x USB-C + 1 x USB 3.1 + 2 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 + (4 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers)
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 288-pin , 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (dual x8 mode; single card: x16 mode) , 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) , 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin SATA, 1 x M.2, 2 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , ASMedia ASM1061: SATA-600 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 devices
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
1 x HDMI , 1 x DisplayPort , 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 1 x USB 3.1 , 1 x USB-C , 2 x USB 3.0 , 4 x USB 2.0 , 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x TOSLINK
4 x USB 2.0 - header , 4 x USB 3.0 - header
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS O.C. Profile, USB BIOS Flashback, UEFI BIOS, ACPI 5.0 support, ASUS EZ Flash 3, DMI 3.0 support, SMBIOS 3.0 support
Sleep / Wake Up
Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
Jack retasking, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design, ESD Guards, Q-DIMM, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, ASUS Extreme Engine Digi+, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Q-Shield, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), GPU.DIMM Post, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel Smart Response Technology, Q-Code, SupremeFX Shielding technology, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Onboard Button, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, DirectKey, Disk Unlocker, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, ASUS SSD Secure Erase, Gold Plated Audio Hardware, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Clear CMOS Button, NexFET, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, Dual Intelligent Processors 5, GameFirst III, LANGuard, Sonic Radar II, Sonic SenseAmp, USB 3.1 Boost, ASUS PRO Clock Technology, Sonic Studio II, KeyBot II, Lighting Control
ROG Door Hanger, cable labels, 1 x M.2 screw, I/O back cover, ROG fan stickers
6 x Serial ATA cable , 1 x SLI bridge
Kaspersky Anti-Virus, ASUS AI Charger+, ROG CPU-Z, ROG Mem TweakIt Utility, DAEMON Tools Pro Standard, ASUS WebStorage, ASUS AI Suite III, ROG RAMDisk, ASUS Turbo App, Mobo Connect, PC Cleaner, Media Streamer, HyStream, ASUS RAMCache, Overwolf
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