ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX

    Model Number : N50 >
    • CPU
      Intel® 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.
    • Chipset
      Intel® Z270
    • Memory
      2 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. 
    • Graphic
      Integrated 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 Support
      Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
      Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
      Supports AMD 4-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 (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)
    • Storage
      Intel® 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
    • LAN
      Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
      ASUS LAN Guard
      Dual interconnect between the integrated Media Access Controller (MAC) and physical layer (PHY)
    • Audio
      ROG 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 Ports
      Intel® 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 Features
      ROG 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 Features
      5-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 Ports
      1 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 Ports
      1 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
    • Accessories
      User'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 System
      Windows® 10 64-bit
      Windows® 8.1 64-bit *4
      Windows® 7 32-bit *4
      Windows® 7 64-bit *4
    • Form Factor
      Extended 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