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Asus Maximus VIII Ranger Intel Motherboard (10 Phase Power, SupremeFX Audio, SLI and CrossfireX)


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High-value entry-level ROG gaming ATX-board with superb specifications and game-boosting features

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High-value entry-level ROG gaming ATX-board with superb specifications and game-boosting features


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
Chipset Intel® Z170 Express Chipset
Memory 4 x DIMM, max. 64GB DDR4
3400+(OC)*/3333(OC)*/3300(OC)*/3200(OC)*/3000(OC)*/2800(OC)*/2666(OC)*/2400(OC)*/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. Please refer to Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors List) for details.
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 2304 @ 60Hz
- Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
- Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D/Quick Sync Video/Clear Video HD Technology/Insider™
Multi-GPU Support Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way/Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD® 3-Way/Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
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 (PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA Modes)*
 - 2 x SATA Express ports
 - 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (4 ports from 2 x SATA Express)* 
 - Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology**
* When the M.2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA ports 1 will be disabled.
** This function will work depending on the CPU installed
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:
 - 6 x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports at back panel [blue], 4 ports at mid-board [grey])
 - 8 x USB 2.0 ports (4 ports at back panel [black], 4 ports at mid-board [black])*
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)
* 2 x USB 2.0 port at mid-board shares with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.
ROG Exclusive Features Start button
Reset button
Clear CMOS button
LN2 Mode
KeyBot II
 - One-click overclocking
 - X.M.P.
 - DirectKey
 - Clr CMOS
 - Power On
UEFI BIOS features :
 - Extreme Tweaker
 - Tweakers' Paradise
 - ROG SSD Secure Erase
 - GPU.DIMM Post
 - O.C. Profile
 - Graphics Card Information Preview
Special Features ASUS 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
 - AI Suite 3
 - USB 3.1 Boost
 - AI Charger+
 - Push Notice
 - Disk Unlocker
 - PC Cleaner
 - HyStream
 - Media Streamer
 - Mobo Connect
 - USB BIOS Flashback
 - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
 - ASUS EZ Flash 3
 - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
 - MemOK!
ASUS Q-Design
 - Q-Code
 - Q-Shield
 - Q-Connector
 - Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
 - Q-Slot