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ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex, Intel Z270 Express, LGA1151, DDR4, E-ATX

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    ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX
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  • ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX
    Intel Z270 EATX enthusiast motherboard with record-breaking performance, Aura Sync RGB LEDs, DDR4 4266MHz, DIMM.2 dual M.2 expansion card, and USB 3.1 Type-A/C

  • LGA1151 socket: Ready for 7th / 6th Generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors
  • Dual-channel DDR4 4266MHz+ (OC) supported
  • Engineered for performance: Streamlined layout breaks all boundaries
  • DIMM.2: Dual M.2 expansion card allows use of a memory fan to prevent throttling
  • X-shaped PCB: Unique cutouts allow Aura Sync lighting to shine through
  • Illuminated Customizable Nameplate: Your board, your insignia
  • Aura Sync RGB LED: Stunning synchronized effects and two Aura 4-pin RGB-strip headers
  • ROG Water Cooling Zone: Dominate your cooling system
  • 3D Printing Friendly: Make it your own
  • Made for great gaming: 5-Way Optimization, SupremeFX audio, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and LANGuard
  • Best gaming durability: SafeSlot, SafeDIMM and premium components for maximum durability
  • CPUIntel® for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
    ChipsetIntel® Z270
    Memory2 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR4 4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3800(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3500(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
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
    GraphicIntegrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
    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 1024 MB
    Multi-GPU SupportSupports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
    Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
    Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology
    Expansion Slots2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8, gray)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode, gray)
    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 (black)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
    StorageIntel® Z270 Chipset :
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *1
    LANIntel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    ASUS LAN Guard
    Dual interconnect between the integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and physical layer (PHY)
    AudioROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A*2
    - Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    - ESS® ES9023P
    Audio Feature :
    - SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    USB PortsIntel® Z270 Chipset :
    8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
    Intel® Z270 Chipset : *3
    6 x USB 2.0 port(s)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
    ROG Exclusive FeaturesROG RAMCache II
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG CloneDrive
    MemOK! Button
    Slow Mode
    CMOS button
    Overwolf
    ReTry Button
    Safe Boot Button
    Start Button
    Reset Button
    LN2 Mode
    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
    UEFI BIOS features :
    Special Features5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
    SafeDIMM slot
    AURA :
    - Aura Lighting Control
    - Aura RGB Strip Headers
    - Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - MemOK!
    - AI Suite 3
    - Anti-Surge
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-Code
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Gaming Aesthetics :
    - 3D printing friendly
    - AURA-RGB Lighting
    Performance Optimization :
    - Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
    Back I/O Ports1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
    1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ()Type-A + USB Type-CTM
    6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
    Internal I/O Ports1 x AAFP connector
    2 x RGB Header(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
    3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    2 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    9 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
    1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
    2 x DRAM channel jumper
    1 x Reset button(s)
    1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
    1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
    1 x Safe Boot button
    1 x ReTry button
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
    1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
    1 x W_Pump+ Header
    1 x AIO PUMP Header
    1 x 3D Mount screw port(s)
    1 x W_IN header
    1 x W_OUT header
    1 x W_FLOW header
    2 x Thermal sensor connector
    1 x Start button
    1 x DIMM.2 Slot supports 2 M.2 drives (2242-22110)
    3 x 4-pin Full Speed Fan connectors
    1 x MemOK! Button
    1 x PCIe x16 Lane Switch
    3 x onboard LED ON/OFF jumper(s)
    1 x PAUSE Switch
    1 x RSVD Switch
    AccessoriesUser's manual
    I/O Shield
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-L)
    1 x Q-Connector
    1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
    1 x DIMM.2 extension card with 2 x M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x ROG Logo Sticker(s)
    1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
    1 x 3D printing mount package
    1 x ROG coaster(s)
    1 x Customizable Name Plate Accessory Pack
    Operating SystemWindows® 10 64-bit
    Windows® 8.1 64-bit *4
    Windows® 7 32-bit *4
    Windows® 7 64-bit *4
    Form FactorExtended ATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 10.7 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.2 cm )
    Note*1 Intel® Optane Technology only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® Processors. Before using Intel® Optane memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.
    *2 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio and due to Windows 7 limitations, 32-bit playback is unavailable for Windows 7.
    *3 2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board share with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.
    *4 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 32/64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors

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