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Asus Maximus VIII Formula Intel Motherboard

Asus MB_AS_M8F

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Quick Overview

Perfect your build from cooling to colour




  • 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 Optimisation with Auto-Tuning, second-gen T-Topology, and OC-friendly design

  • Best gaming networking – Best-in-class Intel® 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!


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Perfect your build from cooling to colour

  • 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 Optimisation with Auto-Tuning, second-gen T-Topology, and OC-friendly design
  • Best gaming networking – Best-in-class Intel® 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!

Specification

  • 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*2
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*2
    ASMedia® ASM1061 controller : *3
    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)
    Audio Feature :
    - 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 mid-board)
    Intel® Z170 chipset : *4
    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)
  • Overclocking Features
    CrossChill EK (Hybrid air and liquid cooling)
    ROG Armor (including top cover and SECC steel backplate)
    ROG RAMCache
    Start Button
    Reset Button
    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
  • 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+ VRM, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App
    ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
    - Wi-Fi GO! Function: Cloud GO!, Media Streaming Hub, Smart Sensor Control, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse, File Transfer, Capture & Send
    - Wi-Fi GO! & NFC Remote app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - MemOK!
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger+
    - Anti-Surge
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker
    - Mobo Connect
    - PC Cleaner
    Remote Entertainment
    - Media Streamer
    - HyStream
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 3
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3 
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback 
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Multi-language BIOS
    - Push Notice
    - Media Streamer
    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 (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
    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
  • Accessories
    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)
  • 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 
    ROG Aura (Lighting Control)
    Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 
    DAEMON Tools Pro Standard 
    ASUS WebStorage 
    ASUS Utilities
  • Form Factor
    ATX Form Factor 
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
  • Note
    *1 The The M.2 slot shares bandwidth with U.2 slot and SATA Express 1 slot.
    *2 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.
    *3 These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
    *4 2 x USB2.0 ports at mid-board shares with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.

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