ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME/ASSEMBLY Price in Singapore & Specifications



Release Date in Singapore
DateDec 2015
Processor manufacturerIntel
Processor socketLGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Compatible processor seriesIntel® Celeron®, Intel® Pentium®
Intel Core i3/i5/i7/i9 seriesi3-6xxx,i5-6xxx,i7-6xxx
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Number of memory slots4
Memory slots typeDIMM
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2666,2800,3000,3200,3333,3400,3466,3500,3600,3733,3800,3866 MHz
Maximum internal memory64 GB
Memory channelsDual
Unbuffered memoryYes
Weight & dimensions
Width305 mm
Depth272 mm
Ethernet LANYes
Ethernet interface typeGigabit Ethernet
LAN controllerIntel® I219-V
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bluetooth version4.0
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors2
Number of SATA III connectors6
Number of SATA Express connectors2
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
Number of EATX power connectors1
CPU fan connectorYes
Number of chassis fan connectors4
EPS power connector (8-pin)Yes
Thunderbolt headers1
Back panel I/O ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity4
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
PS/2 ports quantity1
HDMI ports quantity1
DisplayPorts quantity1
S/PDIF out portYes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2,Serial ATA III
RAID levels0,1,5,10
BIOS memory size16 Mbit
ACPI version5.0
Clear CMOS buttonYes
BIOS switch buttonYes
Parallel processing technology support4-Way CrossFireX,Quad-GPU SLI
Graphics adapter familyIntel
Component forPC
Motherboard form factorATX
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel® Z170
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Power source typeATX
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64

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