ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

    Model Number : N50 >
    • 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
      Intel® Z170
    • Memory
      4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 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
      Dual Channel Memory Architecture
      Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
      ** Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
      * 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 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
      Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
      Supports AMD 3-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 (x4 mode, +black)
      3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
    • Storage
      Intel® Z170 chipset :
      2 x U.2 port*1,
      1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)*2
      4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
      Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
      Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports*3
      Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*3
      ASMedia® ASM1061 controller :
      2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black, *4,
    • LAN
      Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), GameFirst technology
      Intel® LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)
      Anti-surge LANGuard
    • Wireless Data Network
      Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
      Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
      Supports MU-MIMO
    • Bluetooth
      Bluetooth V4.1
    • Audio
      ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
      - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
      - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
      - ESS® ES9023P
      - 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
      Intel® Z170 chipset :
      6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
      Intel® Z170 chipset : *5
      6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)
      Intel® USB 3.1 controller :
      1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (1 at back panel, black, USB Type-CTM)
      Intel® USB 3.1 controller :
      1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (1 at back panel, red, Type-A)
    • ROG Exclusive Features
      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
      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
      GameFirst III
    • Special Features
      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
      RAMCache
    • Operating System Support
      Windows® 10 , 64bit
      Windows® 8.1 , 64bit
      Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
    • 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 Gen 2 (black)USB Type-CTM
      1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
      2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
      2 x USB 2.0
      1 x Optical S/PDIF out
      5 x Audio jack(s)
      1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
      2 x Wi-Fi antenna port(s)
      1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    • Internal I/O Ports
      2 x U.2 port
      2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
      2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
      2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
      1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
      4 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 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 Water Pump header (4-pin)
      1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
      1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
      1 x Safe Boot button
      1 x ReTry button
      1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
    • 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 ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n compliant)
      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)
      1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (40 cm)
      1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
    • BIOS
      1 x 128 Mb 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.
    • Manageability
      WfM2.0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
    • Support Disc
      Drivers
      ROG GameFirst technology
      ROG RAMDisk
      ROG RAMCache
      ROG CPU-Z
      ROG Mem TweakIt
      Overwolf
      ROG Keybot II
      ROG Aura (Lighting Control)
      Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
      DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
      ASUS WebStorage
      ASUS Utilities
    • Form Factor
      ATX Form Factor
      12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
    • Note
      *1 The U.2_2 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_1234.
      *2 The M.2 x4 shares bandwidth with PCIEX4_3.
      *3 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.
      *4 These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
      *5 2 x USB2.0 ports at mid-board shares with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.