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Asus MAXIMUS III EXTREME ATX Motherboard

 MAXIMUS III EXTREME
Asus MAXIMUS III EXTREME ATX Motherboard


 
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Product Description

  • Supports the Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 Processors in the LGA1156 Package
  • Intel P55 chipset
  • Dual-channel, DDR3 2200(O.C.) Support
  • ROG Connect - Plug and Overclock - Tweak it the hardcore way!
  • RC Bluetooth - Overwhelm your acknowledgement with wireless overclocking experience!
  • USB BIOS Flashback - No worry of BIOS crash anytime!
Key Features
  • Supports Intel Processors in the LGA1156 Package
    This motherboard supports the latest Intel Lynnfield processors in LGA1156 package, which as memory and PCI Express controller integrated to support 2-channel (4 DIMMs) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes, providing great graphics performance. Intel Lynnfield processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.

  • Intel P55 Chipset
    The Intel P55 Express Chipset is the latest one-chipset design to support the latest 1156 socket Intel Lynnfield processors. Intel P55 provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability.

  • PCIe 2.0
    Double Speed; Double Bandwidth; This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.

  • SLI/CrossFireX On-Demand
    Why choose when you can have both? SLI or CrossFireX? Fret no longer because with the ROG Maximus III Extreme, you'll be able to run both multi-GPU setups. The board features SLI/CrossFireX on Demand technology, supporting SLI or CrossFireX configuration. Whichever path you take, you can be assured of jaw-dropping graphics at a level previously unseen.

  • Dual-Channel, DDR3 2200(O.C.) MHz
    The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2200(O.C.) / 2133(O.C.) / 2000(O.C.) / 1800(O.C.) / 1600(O.C.) / 1333 / 1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation system, 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR3 architecture double the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.

  • RC Bluetooth
    Overwhelm your acknowledgement with wireless overclocking experience! Still overclocking in old-fashioned way? Let RC Bluetooth bring you the whole new idea of how to do! Just simply push the button from the Back I/O on the RC Bluetooth card, overclockers can real-time monitor the desktop PC system status & tweak its parameters - such as voltages and frequency on the fly. When users want to use ordinary bluetooth functions, just simply push the button once again & enjoy all the wireless convenience brought from RC Bluetooth.

  • ROG Connect
    Plug and Overclock - Tweak it the hardcore way! Monitor the status of your desktop PC and tweak its parameters in real-time via a notebook—just like a race car engineer—with ROG Connect. ROG Connect links your main system to a notebook through a USB cable, allowing you to view real-time POST code and hardware status readouts on your notebook, as well as make on-the-fly parameter adjustments at a purely hardware level.

  • Extreme Engine Digi+
    Say hello to the next generation design. Extreme Engine—a next generation dynamic multi-phase power management equipped with high performance digital Voltage Regulator Mudule (VRM) design. Through digital power management, the board can easily achieve the ultimate performance with adjustable CPU PWM frequency. The FET+ expedite heat dissipation & achieve better electric conduction. ML Cap ensures a stable power supply during overvoltage by lowering Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), keeping critical components reliable. This means you'll be able to push your spanking new Intel CPU to the limit, hitting benchmark scores that others only dream of. Extreme Engine balances the need for voltage and the desire for rock solid performance to bring the ultimate user experience.

  • USB BIOS Flashback
    No worry of BIOS crash anytime! USB BIOS Flashback must be the most convenient way to flash BIOS ever! It allows overclockers to try their BIOS with the simplist way one can imagine. No need to enter the BIOS or the operating system, just plug the thumb drive into the ROG Connect port & push the ROG Connect button for 2 seconds, BIOS would be automatically flashed under standby power. It's no doubt that USB BIOS Flashback gives overclockers the ultimate convenience!.

  • MemOK!
    Any memory is A-OK! Memory compatibility is among the top concerns when it comes to computer upgrades. Worry no more, MemOK! is the fastest memory booting solution today. This remarkable memory rescue tool requires nothing but a push of a button to patch memory issues and get your system up and running in no time. The technology is able to determine failsafe settings that can dramatically improve system booting success.

  • BIOS FlashBack
    Two BIOS ROM. Two BIOS settings. Twice the overclocking flexibility. Overclocker's prayer to have BIOS flexibility is answered! With the new BIOS Flashback, PC enthusiasts can overclock with even more confidence. BIOS Flashback gives overclockers the ability to save two versions of the BIOS simultaneously. Very much like the "SaveGame" function, one BIOS can be used for the overclocking adventure, while the other BIOS is to be stored with any previous version. BIOS Flashback brings the ultimate convenience to overclockers! By pushing BIOS button, overclockers can easily choose which BIOS ROM they want to save & boot from.

  • iROG
    Intelligent multiple control at hand. The iROG is a special IC which enables several ROG highlitghted functions that gives users full disposal of the motherboard at any stage! This design allows advanced user control and management to be processed purely at a hardware level. iROG greatly increases fun during overclocking for PC enthusiasts and it offers system maintainence and management with more control and efficiency.

  • CPU Level Up
    A Simple click for instant upgrade. Ever wish that you could have a more expansive CPU? Upgrade your CPU at no additional cost with ROG's CPU Level Up! Simply pick the processor you wanted to OC to, and the motherboard will do the rest! See the new CPU speed and enjoy that performance instantly. Overclocking is never as easy as this.

  • ProbeIt
    Get all hands-on with hardware-based overclocking. ProbeIt takes the guesswork out of locating the motherboard's measurement points, identifying them clearly in the form of 5 sets of detection points so you'll know exactly where to get quick yet accurate readings using a multitester.

  • Voltiminder LED
    Friendly reminder on Voltage Settings. In the pursuit of extreme performance, overvoltage adjustment is critical but risky. Acting as the "red zone" of a tachometer, the Voltiminder LED displays the voltage status for CPU, PCH, and Memory in a intuitive colour-coded fashion. The voltiminder LED allows quick voltage monitoring for overclockers.

  • Extreme Tweaker
    One stop performance tuning shop. Extreme Tweakers is the one stop shop to fine-tune your system to optimal performance. No matter if you're looking for frequency adjustment, over-voltage options, or memory timing settings, they're all here!.

  • Loadline Calibration
    Optimal power boost for extreme CPU overclocking! Maintaining ample voltage support for the CPU is critical during overclocking. The Loadline Calibration ensures stable and optimal CPU voltage under heavy loading. It helps overclockers enjoy the motherboard's ultimate OC capabilities and benchmark scores.

  • COP EX
    Maximum OC with confidence with burn proof protection to chipsets and GPU! The COP EX allows overclockers to increase chipset voltages without the worries of overheating. It can also be used to monitor and save an overheating GPU. The COP EX allows more freedom and less constraint for maximum performance achievement.

  • ASUS Q-Connector
    Make connections quick and accurate. The Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module. This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of plugging in one cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate.

  • Onboard Switch
    No more shorting pins or moving jumpers. An easy press during overclock, this exclusive onboard switch allows gamer to effortlessly fine-tune the performance without having to short the pins or moving jumpers!.

  • Q-Fan Plus
    Optimized quietness and cooling for more devices! The Q-Fan function automatically detects temperature and adjusts fan speed accordingly to achieve quiet and efficient cooling.

  • USB 3.0 Support
    10X Faster Date Rates! Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gbps with USB 3.0—the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.

  • SATA 6Gb/s Support
    Experience the future of storage! Supporting next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.

  • O.C. Profile
    Conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. share and distribute favorite overclocking settings The motherboard features the ASUS O.C. Profile that allows users to conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. The BIOS settings can be stored in the CMOS or a separate file, giving users freedom to share and distribute their favorite overclocking settings.

  • 10-channel Audio
    Enjoy high-end 10-channel sound system on your PC. The onboard 10-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. This motherboard now adopts the future standard to deliver the most vivid audio enjoyment.

  • 3DMark Vantage Advanced Edition
    The gamers' benchmark. 3DMarkVantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware. 3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus
    The best protection from viruses and spyware. Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal offers premium antivirus protection for individual users and home offices. It is based on advanced antivirus technologies. The product incorporates the Kaspersky Anti-Virus engine, which is renowned for malicious program detection rates that are among the industry's highest.




Specifications
CPU Intel Socket 775 Core2 Quad/Core2 Extreme/Core2 Duo/Pentium dual-core/Celeron dual-core /Celeron Processors
Compatible with Intel 05B/05A/06 processors
Support Intel 45nm Multi-Core CPU
*Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Chipset Intel G41 /ICH7
Front Side Bus 1333/1066/800 MHz
Memory 2 x240-pin DIMM, Max. 8 GB, DDR3 1333(O.C.)/1066/800 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
** Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for Memory QVL (Qualify Vendor List)
*** When installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Hence, a total installed memory of less than 3GB is recommended.
Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe x16
1 x PCIe x1
2 x PCI
VGA Integrated Intel GMA X4500 graphics
Maximum shared memory of 1G
Supports RGB with max. resolution 2048 x 1536 (@75Hz)
Supports Microsoft DirectX 10
Storage Southbridge
1 xUltraDMA 100/66/33
4 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
LAN PCIe Gb LAN
Audio ALC887 8-Channel AUDIO CODEC
*Choose the chassis with HD audio module in front panel to support 8-Channel audio output
Supports Jack-detect and Multi-Streaming teconologies
Supports S/PDIF out interface
USB 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 4 ports at back panel)
ASUS Unique Features ASUS MyLogo 2
ASUS EZ Flash 2
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS Q-Fan
ASUS Anti-Surge
ASUS EPU-L
ASUS Express Gate
Turbo Key
AI NET2
Overclocking Features SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- FSB tuning from 200MHz to 800MHz at 1MHz increment
Overclocking Protection
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x D-Sub
1 x Parallel port
1 x PS/2 Keyboard
1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
4 x USB 2.0/1.1
1 x COM port
3 x Audio jacks
Internal I/O Connectors 2 x USB connectors support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
1 x IDE connector
4 x SATA connectors
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Chassis Fan connector
1 x High Definition front panel audio connector
1 x S/PDIF Out connector
1 x System Panel
1 x Internal Speaker connector
24-pin EATX power connector
4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
BIOS 8 Mb Flash ROM , AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, ACPI2.0, SMBIOS 2.5
Accessories User''''s manual
1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
2 x SATA cable(s)
I/O Shield
Support Disc Drivers
ASUS PC Probe II
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
ASUS Update
Form Factor uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 7.9 inch ( 24.4 cm x 20.1 cm )
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty
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