For more than a decade, Republic of Gamers has delivered exemplary design and performance to thrill the world’s best players and PC enthusiasts. Our journey is a road without end. Now, it’s time for competitors to be warned and for gamers and enthusiasts to push the limits: The packed and pumped ROG Maximus IX Z270 Series motherboard is ready to defeat all challengers.

Fully dominate your water-cooling system

ROG Water Cooling Zone

ROG’s innovative Water-Cooling Zone lets you monitor your cooling system like never before. ROG Water-Cooling Zone’s dual water-temperature headers and flow-rate header feed information straight into ROG’s intuitive Fan Xpert 4 utility ─ so you can stay on top of the heat and stay cool in every game!

best gaming LIGHTING

Aura lighting control

Customize your own favorite LED effects with Aura, the intuitive lighting-control software, to cast a stunning multi-color glow across your build via the ROG Maximus IX Z270 series’ brilliant built-in RGB LEDs or attached RGB strips via the two onboard 4-pin headers ─ all lights will perform in perfect synchronization! Fire up Aura and enjoy the creative freedom of nine different lighting schemes.

  • Static Static Always on
  • Breathing Breathing Fades in and out
  • Strobing Strobing Flashes on and off
  • Color cycle Color cycle Fades between the
    colors of the rain-
    bow
  • Music effect Music effect Pulses to the beat of
    your music
  • CPU temperature CPU Temperature Changes color with
    CPU load
  • Rainbow Rainbow A rolling multi-color
    glow
  • Comet Comet A stream of light
    with a tail
  • Flash & dash Flash & dash Single-color stepped
    flashes

OUTSHINE THE COMPETITION

ASUS Aura Sync technology makes ROG Maximus IX Z270 motherbaords the control hub for your illumination ambitions — so it’s easy to synchronize incredible lighting effects between compatible components, including RGB LED strips, graphics cards, keyboards and even mice! Change all LEDs in unison or employ dynamic modes to flow the illumination effects smoothly across all synchronized devices.

*Visit the ASUS Aura microsite to learn more about Aura Sync

best gaming audio

intuitive audio - tuning suite

New SupremeFX Codec

ROG’s SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 113dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection — and that means our best-ever recording quality! We’ve also added a low-dropout regulator for cleaner power delivery to the SupremeFX S1220 codec, an ESS® Sabre Hi-Fi ES9023P digital-to-analog converter for superior front-panel output, and a Texas Instruments® RC4850 op-amp for high gain with low distortion — which all adds up to audio that envelops you as never before.

  • ASupremeFX S1220 codec

  • BESS® ESS9023P DIGITAL-TO-ANALOG CONVERTER

  • CRC4580 BUFFER

  • DHIGH-PRECISION CLOCK SOURCE

  • ENICHICON CAPACITORS

  • FSWITCHING MOSFETs

Sonic Studio III

ROG’s Sonic Studio III audio effects station has been updated with an all-new routing feature to port streams to different outputs as well as app-level preferences for instant audio profiles and improved noise filtering for conversations with total clarity!

Sonic Radar III

Sonic Radar III is all-new – with an evolved audio engine that processes sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you’re always aware of what’s going on around you. A new on-screen arrow has also been added to help you pinpoint the enemy position instantly!

best gaming performance

OC DESIGN

ASUS PRO CLOCK TECHNOLOGY

BCLK Range (MHz)

CPU Frequency

* Base-clock overclocking range will vary according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options. Ranges up to 650MHz are possible under some conditions.

Advantages of ASUS
Pro Clock:

  • Reduced boot time

  • Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks

  • Increased stability under heavy overclocking

DDR4 OVERCLOCKING
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Third-generation ASUS T-Topology

With support for DDR4 memory you’re able to drive memory frequencies to 4133MHz (and beyond when overclocked)! ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design plus OC Socket provides superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimizing coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels, it delivers the most balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility. ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor to ensure the best compatibility.

ONE-CLICK OVERCLOCK AND COOLING, DONE!

Performance, efficiency, digital power, fan control and networking ─ tailored to the way you play

You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your ROG Maximus IX Z270 series — because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly controllable performance boosts! Exclusive ROG technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system, based on real-time use — so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and networking settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, and productivity!

  • Games run swiftly and smoothly with high-performance and prioritized bandwidth.

  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.

  • Stutter is eliminated for smooth-running apps, even under heavy loads.

  • Energy waste is reduced so you'll save money and the earth.

Advanced Fan control

Fan Xpert 4

With high-end graphics cards being a significant source of heat in any build, the GPU has a bigger impact on case temperatures than any other component. With Fan Xpert 4 you’re now able to set the GPU temperature as a fan-tuning source, enabling a dynamic cooling response to system power output!

best gaming connectivity

Super-speed connectivity — right where you need it

USB 3.1 front-panel connector

USB-C is the future-proof reversible connector — and ROG Maximus IX Z270 series let you put the connection right where it’s needed! With an onboard USB 3.1 front panel connector you can position a USB-C port on your system’s front panel, so it’s always within reach.

USB 3.1 type A+C

Ultimate-speed 10gbit/s with
onboard USB 3.1

Dual PCIe Gen 3 M.2

Let your SSD scream at top speed

best gamingnetworking

  • Lower CPU workload

    High TCP & UDP throughput

  • 2x2 802.11AC Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO

    *Actual speed varies, and Wi-Fi hotspot feature operates at 802.11a/b/g/n Windows 10 does not currently support Wi-Fi hotspot functionality
    **Requires MU-MIMO-ready client
    ***Availability may vary by models

Team up to banish lag

GameFirst IV

GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we’ve added Multi-Gate Teaming to team up to 4 networks for maximum bandwidth and smooth gameplay. You’ll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.