Cutting-edge isolation technologies minimize electromagnetic interference (EMI) and exceptionally premium components deliver best-in-class audio. The original SupremeFX Impact was acclaimed by both our customers and the media - and SupremeFX Impact II employs even finer components and superbly clever software innovations for gaming and multimedia experiences beyond compare! Sonic Studio is a brand-new audio-tuning suite that provides an aural treat. Use the one-click Virtual Surround function to 7.1 channels, even through a stereo (2.0-channel) headset. It offers five more superb audio controls, including Reverb, Bass Boost, Equalizer, Voice Clarity and Smart EQ - ensuring that everything you hear sounds just amazing! Maximus VII Impact's upgraded mPCIe Combo IV + 802.11ac / Bluetooth 4.0 module delivers the latest connectivity, with mini PCI Express (mPCIe) on one side and PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 socket on the other for direct-from-processor transfer speeds of up to 32Gbit/s - that's over six times (6X) faster than traditional PCI Express 2.0 M.2 solutions!
- LGA 1150 socket for the 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation Intel Core i3, i5, i7, Pentium and Celeron processors
- Intel Z97 Express chipset with M.2 (PCI Express 3.0 x4) support
- Impact Power II - Hardcore power delivery with premium components
- Intel Ethernet + LANGuard + GameFirst III - Game networking taken to the next level
- SupremeFX Impact II + Sonic Radar II - New and improved audio that's beyond compare mPCIe Combo IV and KeyBot - Fast Wi-Fi and M.2 connectivity, plus instant keyboard upgrade
- USB UEFI BIOS and Secure Erase - Award-winning simplicity and factory-fresh conditioning for superb performance
- ROG gives you more - A ready-made gamer's toolkit