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Asus Maximus VIII Hero Z170 Socket 1151 HDMI DisplayPort 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

  • £20999

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Intel Z170 Chipset

  • Intel Socket 1151
  • 8 Channel Audio
  • ATX Form Factor
  • Honed and optimized for perfectly-balanced enthusiast-grade gaming desktops

    LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors
    Dual DDR4 3733 (OC) support
    Best gaming performance - 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, 2nd-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 technology
    Best gaming protection - carefully-selected premium components to ensure maximum durability
    ROG gives you more - more gaming-oriented utilities, all free!

    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 Asus website for CPU support list

    Chipset

    Intel Z170

    Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 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)
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs
    * Refer to asus website for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists)

    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 :
    1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)*1
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray, , 4 ports from 2 x SATA Express
    2 x SATA Express port
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports*2
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*2
    ASMedia® ASM1061 controller :
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), black, *3

    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

    Audio

    ROG SupremeFX 2015 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
    - ESS® ES9023P DAC: dB SNR, dB THD+N (Max. kHz/ -bit)
    - 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 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel® Z170 chipset : *4
    8 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    1 x USB 3.1 port(s) (1 at back panel, black, Type-C)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
    1 x USB 3.1 port(s) (1 at back panel, red, Type-A)

    ROG Exclusive Features

    Start Button
    Reset Button
    LN2 Mode
    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

    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 (black)Type-C
    1 x USB 3.1 (red)Type-A
    2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
    4 x USB 2.0
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)

    Internal I/O Ports

    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    2 x SATA Express connector: gray, Compatible with 4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
    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 Thunderbolt header(s)
    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 Clear CMOS 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 14-1 pin TPM connector

    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

    Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

    Note
    *1 When the M.2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled
    *2 This function will work depending on the CPU installed
    *3 These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported
    *4 2 x USB2.0 port at mid-board comes from the ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port