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ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX Motherboard - Socket LGA 1151 - Intel Z170 Chipset - Dual DDR4 3733 (OC) support - M.2 Socket 3 - 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 - 2 x SATA Express - 2 x USB 3.1 Type A+C - HDMI - DisplayPort - Intel Gigabit LAN (MAXIMUS VIII HERO)

Brand: Asus
Product Code: MAXIMUS VIII HERO
SKU: 114557
Availability: In Stock      |     See Similar Products
Price: $258.75$295.00

CPU

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

Chipset Intel® Z170

Memory

Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 
  3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(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

Graphic Integrated Graphics Processor 
 
Integrated Graphics Processor 
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 512 MB
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™

Multi-GPU Support

Multi-GPU Support Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology 
  Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

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 3.0/2.0 x1

Storage

Storage Intel® Z170 chipset : 
 
1 x M.2 Socket 3with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*1
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray, , 4 ports from 2 x SATA Express
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 : 
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black, *3

LAN

LAN Intel® I219V, 1 x 10/100 LAN Controller(s), GameFirst technology
 
Intel® LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)
Anti-surge LANGuard

Audio

Audio 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

USB Ports

USB Ports Intel® Z170 chipset :
 
6 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
Intel® Z170 chipset : *4
8 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 
1 x USB 3.1 port(s) (1 at back panel, black, Type-C)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 
1 x USB 3.1 port(s) (1 at back panel, red, Type-A)

ROG Exclusive Features

ROG Exclusive Features Start Button
 
Reset Button
LN2 Mode
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
Extreme Tweaker
Overclocking Protection :
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

Special Features

Special Features OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
 
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
Overclocking Protection :
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
RAMCache

Operating System Support

Operating System Support Windows® 10 , 64bit
 
Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit

I/O Ports

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 (black)Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 (red)Type-A
2 x USB 3.0 (blue) 
4 x USB 2.0 
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
Internal I/O Ports
1 x AAFP connector
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: gray, 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)
8 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 Thunderbolt header(s)
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 Clear CMOS 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 14-1 pin TPM connector

Accessories

Accessories User's manual
 
ASUS Q-Shield
6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x CPU installation tool
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x SLI bridge(s)
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)

 

Motherboard

Chipset Z170
Life Style Multi GPU Support - Gaming
Max. Memory 64 GB
Processor Intel
Socket LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Form Factor ATX
RAID Support yes

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