ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA

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  • ATX, Sockel 1151
  • Intel Z170, 4x DDR4 max. 64 GB
  • CrossfireX, SLI
  • 8x SATA3, M.2, WLAN, GB-LAN
  • 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, 6x USB 3.1 Gen1, 8x USB2.0
  • HDMI
In the product range since: November 2015

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ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

World's first Z170 gaming motherboard with integrated RGB headers
  • 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!
LIGHT UP AS EASY AS RGB
AURA 4-PIN RGB-STRIP HEADERS & LIGHTING CONTROL

Forget the faff of external RGB controllers! With ROG's Aura RGB Strip header, it's quick and easy to cast brilliant colors across your rig and room: Just slide standard 12V RGB strips onto the 4-pin Aura RGB-strip headers, then weave your lighting any way you like. Customize static, strobing and pulsating effects, or have the colors change in time with music or indicate CPU temperature.

BEST GAMING AUDIO

You'd never win with your eyes closed, so open your ears up to the best audio for the battlefield! ROG's awesome audio expertise is the result of extensive R&D, and SupremeFX is the crystal-clear result — onboard sound as superior as your gaming rep!

CHAMPION-LEVEL AUDIO FROM SUPREMEFX 2015
 
Maximus VIII Hero Alpha's onboard audio isn't just good — it's as good as you can get! You benefit from the best gaming-audio inputs and outputs, with special shielded designs, and a collection of carefully selected professional-grade audio components, including an ESS® ES9023P digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with Hyperstream™ technology, ultra-low-jitter clock, Nichicon capacitors, 2VRMS headphone amp, and Sonic SenseAmp that automatically detects and optimizes any headset (32-600ohms) for purest sound quality. SupremeFX 2015 also features intuitive Sonic Studio II, so you'll apply and enjoy different audio effects for perfect entertainment — plus Perfect Voice noise-cancellation technology for team conversations with total clarity!

INTUITIVE AUDIO-TUNING SUITE
SONIC STUDIO II

Casting Enhancer

Casting Enhancer improves both streaming and recording audio quality, reducing noise artifacts and stabilizing overall voice volume. It also improves all the rich details and boost bass effect of in-game sounds and music playback.

Perfect Voice

Perfect Voice reduces noise during in-game chat so every teammate is heard, and no command is missed.

Sonic Studio

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.

BEST GAMING PERFORMANCE
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.

ONE CLICK OVERCLOCK AND COOLING, DONE!
GET PERFORMANCE, EFFICIENCY, DIGITAL POWER, FAN CONTROL AND EVEN NETWORKING AND AUDIO TUNING TAILORED FOR YOU — AND THE WAY YOU PLAY!

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!
  • Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritized bandwidth and vivid sound.
  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.
  • Stutter is eliminated for smooth-running apps, even under heavy loading.
  • Energy waste is reduced so you'll save money.
OC DESIGN
ASUS PRO CLOCK TECHNOLOGY

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!

Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock
  • Reduced boot times
  • Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
  • Increased stability under heavy overclocking
* BCLK-overclocking range varies according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options.
Ranges up to 650MHz are possible under select conditions.

DR4 OVERCLOCKING
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Second-generation ASUS T-Topology pushes DDR4 memory overclocking to over 3800MHz with all memory slots  populated — and that means the best-ever gaming performance from your Maximus VIII Hero Alpha rig! Featuring a customized trace layout for reduced crosstalk and coupling noise, second-generation T-Topology ensures time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.
 
MEDIA-ACCLAIMED UEFI BIOS

The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more gorgeous. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way, quickly and easily.

USB UEFI BIOS Flashback
Refresh your BIOS in a flash, even when the system is off

THE FINEST POWER, DIGITALLY CONTROLLED

ROG's revered digital-power controller now delivers even-finer power, with dual PWM controllers, Infineon OptiMOS™ MOSFETs, MicroFine alloy chokes, and 10K black-metallic capacitors — ensuring Extreme Engine Digi+ always delivers the precise and smoothest core voltages!

SPEED YOUR GAME LOADS

ROG's uniquely-intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times to stratospheric levels, and minimizes risk of data loss!

BEST GAMING CONNECTIVITY

Maximus VIII Hero Alpha accelerates every connection, with the fastest 802.11 ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, the latest reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and the newest U.2 socket for lighting speed NVM Express devices – kicking every game into top gear.

BEST GAMING NETWORKING

Lag means lost frags, so Maximus VIII Hero Alpha motherboards deliver the sucker punch of superior hardware and software — letting you focus on the game, while your ROG rig lands lag a knock-out blow!
 
MORE THROUGHPUT, LESS PROCESSING, FASTER ONLINE PLAY

ROG features the very latest Intel® Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming — always. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.

PUMPED-UP THROUGHPUT BEST SURGE PROTECTION

LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your Maximus VIII Hero Alpha motherboard's connection and deliver pumped-up throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges!

2X2 802.11AC WI-FI WITH MU-MIMO

Maximus VIII Hero Alpha has next-level 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 dual-band 2.4/5GHz antennas for up to 867Mbit/s* transfer speeds — and the very latest Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology to ensure that every connected user** experiences the best wireless and online speeds!

* Actual speed varies, and Wi-Fi hotspot feature operates at 802.11a/b/g/n. Windows 10 does not currentlysupport Wi-Fi hotspot functionality.
** Requires MU-MIMO-ready client.

TEAM UP TO BANISH LAG
GAMEFIRST IVBETA

GameFirst IV Beta optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.

BEST GAMING PROTECTION

As a gamer you demand stability and durability, so ROG integrates long-lasting, premium components, plus exclusive smart DIY designs across the board — ensuring the best gaming experiences.

ROG GIVES YOU MORE
 
STAY IN THE GAME
OVERWOLF

The clever unobtrusive overlay that keeps you in the game, so you can browse, email, IM, stream or record while you play, and all dressed up in color-matched ROG skins to show you're part of an elite pack — quickly to be available downloaded fromon Overwolf's app store!

THE FREE KEYBOARD UPGRADE – UPGRADED!
KEYBOT II

Free keyboard upgrade from an exclusive microprocessor and intuitive user interface. Record macros directly from the keyboard, switch profiles in moments, enable special functions with hotkey from F1-F10, start and even boost your PC from shutdown (S5 mode)!

THE POWER OF INTEL

Intel® Z170 Express Chipset

Intel® Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum of ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel® Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

Ready for 6th-generation Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors
 
This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great graphics performance.
Ein Mainboard ist im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes das Fundament auf dem alle anderen Komponenten eines Computers aufbauen. Neben der Systemstabilität und Performance legt es außerdem fest, wie weit Sie ihren Computer aufrüsten können.

Beim Kauf eines Mainboards sollten Sie vor allem beachten dass Ihr PC-Gehäuse genügend Platz bietet. Das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA wird im ATX-Formfaktor gefertigt. Dieser kann in den meisten PC-Gehäuse eingebaut werden. Das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA bietet einen Intel Z170 Chipsatz und unterstützen die moderne Skylake-Serie von Intel. Das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA eignet sich für besonders Leistungsfähige Systeme mit i5 und i7 Prozessoren der Skylake Serie - leistungsintensive Arbeiten und moderne Spiele erhalten so zusätztliche Leistung. Auf dem ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA können Sie einen Prozessor intallieren der mit dem Sockel 1151 kompatibel ist.

Arbeitsspeicher beeinflusst maßgeblich die Geschwindigkeit eines Computers. Dank der DDR4 Speichertechnologie können Sie ein schnelles System zusammenbauen. Das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA bietet 4 Steckplätze zum Einbau von Arbeitsspeicher. Insgesamt unterstützt das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA bis zu 64 GB RAM. Unser Tipp: für eine flüssige und schnelle Bedienung des Computers reichen in der Regel 4 GB RAM aus. Sollten Sie aktuelle Spiele oder aufwendige Programme ausführen lohnen sich 8 GB RAM.

Auf dem ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA steht eine Vielzahl von Anschlüssen bereit, um diverse Komponenten einzubauen. Die primären Slots des Boards unterstützen zudem den PCI Express Standard 3.0 - so wird die maximale Bandbreite des Systems genutzt und auch Grafikkarten mit PCI Express 3.0 Unterstützung können so ihre volle Kraft entfalten.

AMD CrossFire zertifiziertes MainboardDas ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA ist zudem durch AMD als CrossFire kompatibel zertifiziert. Dank dieser fortschrittlichen Multi-GPU Technologie ist es möglich dass Sie mehrere Grafikkarten der AMD Radeon-Serie in Ihren Rechner einbauen und untereinander verbinden. Somit konzentriert sich die volle Rechenleistung mehrerer Grafikkarten auf eine Aufgabe - maximale Grafikleistung und höchste Qualität für Ihre Lieblingsspiele.

NVIDIA SLI zertifiziertes MainboardDurch NVIDIA als SLI kompatibel zertifiziert bietet sich das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA vor allem für High End Gaming PCs an. Durch SLI-Unterstützung können Sie mehrere Grafikkarten der GeForce-Serie in das System einbauen und zusammenschalten. Die gesamte Rechenleistungen aller einzelnen Karten steht Ihnen nun auf Abruf bereit um auch die neuesten Spiele in voller Pracht genießen zu können.

Über 8 SATA3 Anschlüsse können Sie besonders schnelle Festplatten oder SSDs anschließen. Der Chipsatz des ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA unterstützt zudem verschiedene RAID-Modi für alle angeschlossenen SATA3 Geräte. Durch die RAID-Unterstüzung können Sie Ihre SATA2-Festplatten flexibel verwalten.

Das Mainboard bietet Ihnen zusätzlich 6 USB3.0 Anschlüsse - so können moderne externe Festplatten oder USB-Sticks extrem schnell mit großen Mengen an Daten bespielt werden. Die USB3.0 Anschlüsse erkennen Sie an der blauen Färbung.
Zum Anschluss weiterer Peripheriegeräte stellt das Mainboard zudem 8 USB2.0 Anschlüsse zur Verfügung.
Die Verbindung zum Netzwerk stellt das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA über einen GB-LAN-Anschluss her. Somit lässt es sich einfach in ein bestehendes Netzwerk integrieren. Das ASUS Maximus VIII HERO ALPHA verfügt zusätzlich noch über einen integrierten WLAN Adapter. So können Sie ihren Computer schnell und einfach in ein kabelloses Netzwerk einbinden.

Durch den verbauten Onboard Sound können Lautsprecher und Kopfhörer direkt an den Computer angeschlossen werden. Für besonders klare Tonwiedergabe - z.B. im HiFi-Bereich - empfehlen wir Ihnen den Einbau einer dedizierten Soundkarte.

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