ROG MAXIMUS IX HERO

    Model Number : N50 >
    • CPU
      Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/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® Z270
    • Memory
      4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/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(O.C.) 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
      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® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
      Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
    • Expansion Slots
      2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
      1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 *1
      3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
    • Storage
      Intel® Z270 Chipset :
      1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
      1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*3
      6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
      Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
      Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports*4
      Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*4
      Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready *5
    • LAN
      Intel® I219V
      Anti-surge LANGuard
      ROG GameFirst Technology
    • Audio
      ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
      - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
      - High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
      - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
      - ESS® ES9023P
      - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *6
      Audio Feature :
      - Gold-plated jacks
      - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
      - Sonic Radar III
      - Sonic Studio III
    • USB Ports
      ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
      1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector 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)
      Intel® Z270 Chipset :
      6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
      Intel® Z270 Chipset : *7
      6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 2 at mid-board)
    • ROG Exclusive Features
      ROG RAMCache II
      ROG CPU-Z
      ROG CloneDrive
      MemOK! Button
      Overwolf
      ReTry Button
      Safe Boot Button
      Start Button
      Reset Button
      LN2 Mode
      GameFirst IV
      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
      - Tweakers' Paradise
      - ROG SSD Secure Erase
      - Graphic Card Information Preview
      ROG RAMDisk
      Loadline Calibration
    • Special Features
      ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :
      - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo Core App
      TPU
      - Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors
      Gamer's Guardian:
      - SafeSlot
      ASUS EZ DIY :
      - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
      - ASUS EZ Flash 3
      ASUS Q-Design :
      - ASUS Q-Shield
      - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, VGA, Boot Device LED)
      - ASUS Q-DIMM
      - ASUS Q-Connector
    • Back I/O Ports
      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
      4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
      4 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS Flashback)
      1 x Optical S/PDIF out
      1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
      1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    • Internal I/O Ports
      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)
      1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
      1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 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)
      1 x TPM connector(s)
      6 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 H_AMP fan connector
      1 x W_PUMP+ connector
      1 x AIO_PUMP connector
      1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
      1 x 8-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
      1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
      1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
      1 x MemOK! button(s)
      1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
      1 x Reset button(s)
      1 x LN2 Mode switch(es)
      1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
      1 x USB BIOS Flashback button(s)
      1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
      1 x Safe Boot button
      1 x ReTry button
      1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
      1 x System panel connector
      3 x 3D Mount screw port(s)
      1 x Start button
      1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
    • Accessories
      User's manual
      ASUS Q-Shield
      4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
      1 x M.2 Screw Package
      1 x CPU installation tool
      1 x Supporting DVD
      1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
      1 x ROG big sticker
      1 x Q-Connector
      1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
      1 x 3D printing mount package
      1 x ROG coasters
    • BIOS
      1 x 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, 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
    • Operating System
      Windows® 10 64-bit
      Windows® 8.1 64-bit *8
      Windows® 7 32-bit *8
      Windows® 7 64-bit *8
    • Form Factor
      ATX Form Factor
      12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
    • Note
      *1 The PCIe x4_3 slot shares bandwidth with PCIex1_3. The PCIe x4_3 is default set at x2 mode.
      *2 When the M.2_1 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled.
      *3 When the M.2_2 Socket 3 is operating in PCIEX4 mode, SATA port 5. 6 will be disabled.
      *4 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.
      *5 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.
      *6 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.
      *7 2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board comes from the ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.
      *8 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 32/64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors