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Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA Motherboard 6th Gen Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron Intel Z170 ATX

£279.72 with Free Delivery
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  • Quick Find Code: K718887
  • Manufacturers SKU: 90MB0P50-M0EAY0

Product Description

Perfect Voice reduces noise during in-game chat so every teammate is heard, and no command is missed. One-click virtual-surround function emulates 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. Greater performance means smoother gameplay - and that means more chance to win. With the best overclocking (OC) design, UEFI BIOS and intuitive OC gadget and utility, you'll enjoy unmatched performance - coupled with an exclusive cooling design ensures your system never breaks a sweat. You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your Maximus VIII Hero Alpha build's gaming performance - because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts! Our exclusive 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 even networking and audio 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, productivity or just about anything else! Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan and water-pump controls for the ultimate in undisturbed gaming. With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 3 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise, so you enjoy all the performance you demand with none of the racket! Thought you'd taken overclocking as far as it could go? Meet ASUS Pro Clock, a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel processors that ramps BCLK frequencies up to 400MHz or even beyond*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control - providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extremes!

Main Features:

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-generation Intel Core desktop processors
  • Dual DDR4 3800 (OC) support
  • Best gaming connectivity - Aura RGB-strip headers, 2x2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, U.2 and M.2, plus Intel-powered USB 3.1 controller
  • Best gaming performance - 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, second-generation T-Topology and OC design
  • Best gaming audio - Reinvented SupremeFX 2015 with intuitive Sonic Studio II
  • Best gaming networking - Best-in-class Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technologies
  • Best gaming protection - Carefully-selected premium components to ensure maximum durability
  • ROG gives you more - More gaming-oriented utilities, all free!
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CPU Supported Processors Intel 14 nm CPU • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Socket 1151
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
MOTHERBOARD Chipset Intel Z170
Keyboard Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
Audio Line In Ports 5 x Audio I/O
S/PDIF Port 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU / 4 x Chassis / 1 x Power Fan connectors
SATA Connectors 4 x SATA 6Gb/s
USB Connectors 2 x USB 2.0 • 2 x USB 3.0
Other Connectors 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)
EXPANSION PCI Express Slots 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16
MEMORY Maximum Memory 64GB DDR4
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM Slots
GRAPHICS DEVICE Graphics Adaptor Yes Intel HD Graphics
SOUND Integrated Sound ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
NETWORK Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Operating Systems Supported Windows 10 , 64bit • Windows 8.1 , 64bit • Windows 7 , 32bit/64bit
SYSTEM 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
Software Included 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
In The Box 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)
Dimensions 24.4cm (W) x 30.5cm (L)
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