ASUS launches the ROG Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard

ASUS launches the ROG Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard

The Taiwanese hardware maker ASUS has launched its ultra high-end Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard on the LGA 1151 socket. The board was first unveiled in July of this year along with a few more models.

The Maximus VIII Extreme is designed for hardware enthusiasts and hardcore overclockers and that’s why it comes with everything you would expect from such a piece of hardware. The board is designed in orange and black colors and features the popular ATX form factor, support for all LGA 1151 Skylake processors, the high-end Intel Z170 chipset, an 8+2 power supply phase, 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS and 4-pin ATX connectors, a 16-phase VRM phase for the CPU and more. The Maximus VIII Extreme also has four DDR4 memory slots, four PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots for multi-GPU configurations, two PCI-E 3.0 x1 slots, eight SATA 3.0 ports, a SFF-8639 U.2 connector, two SATA Express 16 Gbit/sec ports and an M.2 32 Gbit/sec port. It has Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, integrated SupremeFX sound, dual BIOS and tons of overclocking options.

No word on pricing as of now.

Source: ASUS

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