ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO/Whetstone LGA1151 DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 U.2 USB 3.1 Z170 ATX with gaming mousepad Motherboards MAXIMUS VIII HERO/WHETSTONE


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    Product Description


    Maximus VIII Hero/Whetstone

    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


    Intel Z170

    Onboard Video

    Onboard Video Chipset
    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 @ 24Hz
    - Supports Intel InTru 3D/Quick Sync Video/Clear Video HD Technology/Insider
    Maximum shared memory of 512MB


    Number of Memory Slots
    Memory Standard
    DDR4 3600+(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2666(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133
    Maximum Memory Supported
    Channel Supported
    Dual Channel

    Expansion Slots

    PCI Express 3.0 x16
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (supports x16, x8/x8), by New 6th Gen Intel Core Processors
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (max. at x4 mode), Intel Z170 Express Chipset
    PCI Express x1
    3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots

    Storage Devices

    SATA 6Gb/s
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (4 ports from 2 x SATA Express), by Intel Z170 Express Chipset with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and Intel Rapid Storage Technology 14 support
    SATA Express
    2 x SATA Express ports
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA Modes)

    Onboard Audio

    Audio Chipset
    ROG SupremeFX 2015
    Audio Channels
    8 Channels

    Onboard LAN

    LAN Chipset
    Intel I219-V
    Max LAN Speed

    Rear Panel Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    1 x HDMI 1.4b
    1 x Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port
    1 x DisplayPort 1.2
    USB 3.1
    2 x USB 3.1 ports (1 x Type-A [red] and 1 x Type-C [black])
    USB 3.0
    2 x USB 3.0 ports [blue]
    USB 1.1/2.0
    4 x USB 2.0
    S/PDIF Out
    1 x Optical
    Audio Ports
    5 x Gold-plated audio jacks

    Internal I/O Connectors

    Onboard USB
    2 x USB 3.0 headers support additional 4 USB 3.0 ports
    2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports [one connector via ROG_EXT header]
    Other Connectors
    1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header
    1 x 4-Pin CPU fan connector
    1 x 4-Pin CPU_OPT fan connector
    4 x 4-Pin Chassis fan connectors
    1 x 4-Pin Water pump connector
    1 x EXT_Fan header
    1 x Thermal sensor connector
    1 x Start button
    1 x Reset button
    1 x LN2 mode jumper
    1 x MemOK! Button
    1 x Clear CMOS Button
    1 x Thunderbolt header (5-pin) for ASUS ThunderboltEX II series support
    1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
    1 x TPM connector
    1 x System panel connector

    Physical Spec

    Form Factor
    Dimensions (W x L)
    12.0" x 9.6"
    Power Pin
    1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
    1 x 8-pin EATX 12V power connector


    Multi-GPU Support:
    Supports NVIDIA 2-Way/Quad-GPU SLI Technology
    Supports AMD 3-Way/Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology

    ROG Exclusive Features:
    Extreme Engine Digi+
    - MicroFine Alloy Choke
    - NexFET MOSFETs
    - 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
    Start Button
    Reset Button
    Clear CMOS Button
    MemOK! Button
    LN2 Mode
    ROG RAMDisk
    ROG RAMCache
    ROG Overwolf
    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
    - Q-DIMM

    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.

    WfM2.0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

    Operating System Support:
    ROG GameFirst technology
    ROG RAMDisk
    ROG RAMCache
    ROG Mem TweakIt
    ROG Keybot II
    Kaspersky Anti-Virus
    DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
    ASUS WebStorage
    ASUS Utilities

    Additional Information

    Item Condition Brand New
    Manufacturer Asus
    MPN 90MB0M91-M0AAY0