|Price incl. VAT||£394.12|
|Price excl. VAT||£328.43|
|Extended warranty + 1 year £39.41 Extended warranty + 1 year||
|Return products within two months £19.70 Possibility to return products within two months||
ASUS rarely disappoints and this motherboard is no exception. The ROG Maximus VIII Extreme is a solid proof that its manufacturer is among the best in its field. With its excellent hardware equipment and rich expansion options, this motherboard is a must have for any serious gaming PC.
The Maximus VIIII Extreme is packed with all the latest technology, forming a solid base for maximum performance and reliability. If you combine it with the right components, your PC will be unstoppable. The motherboard gives you control over its extreme performance via 5-Way Optimization, which dynamically optimises your PC based on real-time usage. Whether you are playing a game, working, or watching a movie, you can adjust the entire system with a click of the mouse.
The motherboard has the LGA 1151 socket and supports the latest Skylake processors. The Intel Z170 chipset was designed for maximum performance and reliability. The board has four DDR4 memory slots with an incredible 3800 MHz maximum clock speed and a total capacity of up to 64 GB. Then there are four PCIe 16× slots, which offer a truly exclusive graphics performance using multiple graphics cards and CrossFireX or SLI. Enjoy the latest games to the last pixel and without a single hitch.
The board offers the very best you can expect today. It features an above-average number of USB ports, with 4 USB 3.1 (one Type-C) providing extremely high transmission speeds of around 10 Gb/s. Then there are 8 USB 3.0 and six USB 2.0 ports. For connecting hard drives there is SATA III and SATA Express connector for fast data transfer with speeds up to 10 Gb/s. The increasingly popular M.2 interface provides exceptional system performance with fast SSDs, with data transfer speeds reaching an astounding 32 Gb/s.
An integral part of this motherboard is its perfect audio, indispensable for any gamer. The ROG SupremeFX 2015 sound chip is designed to minimise unpleasant electromagnetic interference, creating the best soundscape for gamers. They should also appreciate Sonic Radar II technology that allows you to detect the exact direction and origin of the game sounds. This tactical advantage allows you to detect your enemy much earlier and snatch a quick and decisive victory.
ASUS is a symbol of the growth of Taiwan's economy. The firm's beginnings date back to April 2, 1989, when as a small manufacturer of motherboards began his work with a few employees. Today, Asus employs more than 12,500 employees worldwide.
ASUS products can be found in almost every category of the information technology marketplace. ASUS is focused on desktops, laptops, phones, optical drives and components. In the manufacture of motherboards, the company is now the dominant player with a staggering 40% market share.
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