Asus ROG Maximus XII Extreme

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Expertly tuned by our ROG Engineers to bring you the ultimate performance. Made to be extreme as the name suggested, is positioned for max performance water-cooling enthusiasts. Combining hardware and software, to achieve optimized overclocking, high-speed memory support and comprehensive water and fan cooling controls, Maximus XII Extreme delivers ultimate performance combined with efficient, reliable operation.

intel CHIPSET Z490 & SUPPORTS intel CORE 10TH GEN

Elite Performance for Gamers and Enthusiasts

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Description

ROG MAXIMUS XII EXTREME

ROG MAXIMUS XII EXTREME

CPU

Intel® Socket 1200for 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
**Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

Intel® Z490

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4800(O.C.)/4700(O.C)/4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
OptiMem III
* 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

Intel® 10th Gen Processors
Intel® Z490 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x4 *1
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)

Storage

Total supports 4 x M.2 slots and 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Intel® 10th Gen Processors :
1 x ROG DIMM.2 Module supports 2 M.2 Socket 3 , with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
Intel® Z490 Chipset :
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support*3
1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
Marvell® AQtion AQC107 10Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard

Wireless Data Network

Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Supports up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
Supports CNVI interface
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v5.1*
*BT 5.1 function will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041 or later.

Audio

ROG SupremeFX7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
– ESS™ ES9023 DAC + RC4580 OP AMP
– Premium Japanese audio capacitors
– Audio Cover
LED-illuminated audio jacks
– Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
– High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
– Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
Audio Feature :
– SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
– Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
– Supports : Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking

USB Ports

Rear USB Port ( Total 12 )
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port(s)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(2 + Type-A +1 + USB Type-CTM)
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(6 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
Front USB Port ( Total 10 )
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software – Mem Tweakit – RAMCache III – ROG CPU-Z – GameFirst VI – Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer – Sonic Radar III – DTS® Sound Unbound – Overwolf – BullGuard Internet Security (1-year full version) ASUS Exclusive Software Armoury Crate – Aura Creator – Aura Sync – OLED Display AI Suite 3: – 5-Way Optimization with AI Overclocking TPU EPU Digi+ Power Control Fan Xpert 4 Turbo app – EZ update AI Charger WinRAR UEFI BIOS AI Overclocking Guide ASUS EZ DIY – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 – ASUS EZ Flash 3 – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode FlexKey

ASUS Special Features

ROG Extreme OC kit – EZ PLUG – FlexKey button – LN2 Mode – Probelt – ReTry button – Safe boot button – Start button – Slow Mode Extreme Engine Digi+ – 10K Black Metallic Capacitors – Infineon TDA21490 Power Stage – MicroFine Alloy Choke ASUS Q-Design – ASUS Q-Code – ASUS Q-Connector – ASUS Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green]) – ASUS Q-Slot ASUS Thermal Solution – Aluminum M.2 heatsink cover – Steel backplate ASUS EZ DIY – BIOS Flashback™ button – Clear CMOS button – Procool II – Pre-mounted I/O shield – SafeSlot AURA Sync – ROG Aura sync backplate – Standard RGB header(s) – Addressable Gen 2 RGB header(s) LiveDash OLED 2″

Back I/O Ports

1 x LAN (2.5G) port(s)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port(s) (1 x USB Type-C®)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2
1 x USB BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
1 x Aquantia AQC-107 10G LAN port
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module

Internal I/O Ports

1 x M.2 Socket 2 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE mode only)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x FlexKey button
8 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
2 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x M.2 Socket 1 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x WB_SENSOR
8 x Radiator Fan Headers
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s)
1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
1 x DIMM.2 Slot supports 2 M.2 drives (2242-22110)
2 x RSVD Switch
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x Node Connector(s)
1 x AAFP connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x System panel connector
1 x Speaker connector
1 x Start button

Accessories

1 x THUNDERBOLTEX 3-TR Card
1 x ASUS TB header cable
1 x USB2.0 Cable
ROG key chain
2 x mini DisplayPort Cable
1 x ROG Multi-Bit screwdriver
1 x 2-in-1 Rubber pad
1 x MOS Cooling kit (fan bracket and 40mm x 40mm fan)
3 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Fan Extension Card II (6 x 4-pin Chassis Fan connectors, 3 x RGB headers, 3 x 2-pin Thermal sensor header)
1 x Fan Extension Card II power cable
1 x Fan Extension Card II NODE connector cable
1 x Fan Extension Card II screw package
3 x Thermistor cable(s)
1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers
8 x ROG weave SATA 6G cable
1 x ROG DIMM.2 with heatsink
2 x M.2 Pad for ROG DIMM.2
User´s manual
1 x ROG logo plate sticker
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x Wi-Fi Antenna(s)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED

BIOS

2 x 256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Form Factor

Extended ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 10.9 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.7 cm )

Note

*1 PCIEx4 slot shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56 and PCIEx4 slot is default set at x2 mode. Please adjust BIOS settings to enable Thunderbolt card. *2 The DIMM.2 Slots are disabled by default. Please adjust BIOS settings to enable DIMM.2 Slots. *3 When M.2_1 is operating in SATA mode, SATA6G_2 will be disabled. *4 USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 works at PCIe 3.0 x2 speeds
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