ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Motherboard
Author: Shawn Knight
Editor: Zahn Funk
Date: 02-13-2012
Provided by: ASUS
Pages:
Features and Specifications

Model:

- ASUS Maximus IV Extreme

Chipset:

- Intel P67 B3

Memory:

- 4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
- According to Intel® SPEC, the Max. 32GB memory capacity can be supported with DIMMs of 8GB (or above). ASUS will update QVL once the DIMMs are available on the market.
- Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
- Due to CPU behavior, DDR3 2200/2000/1800 MHz memory module will run at DDR3 2133/1866/1600 MHz frequency as default.

CPU:

- Intel® Socket 1155 for 2nd Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3 Processors
- Supports Intel® 32 nm CPU
- Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Multi-GPU Support:

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

Storage:

- Intel® P67(B3) chipset :

2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), red
4 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), gray
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

- Marvell® PCIe 9182 controller :

2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), red

- JMicron® JMB362 controller :
2 x eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), red

LAN:

- Intel®, 2 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio:

- Realtek® ALC 889 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking

- Audio Feature :

- Blu-ray audio layer Content Protection
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

USB:

- Intel® P67(B3) chipset :

- 9 x USB 2.0 port(s) (1 at back panel, black, 8 at mid-board)

- NEC® USB 3.0 controller :

- 2 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, red)

- NEC® USB 3.0 controller : *2

- 8 x USB 3.0 port(s) (6 at back panel, red, 2 at mid-board)

Internal I/O Connectors:

- 1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s)
- 4 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 8 USB 2.0 port(s)
- 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
- 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
- 1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
- 3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
- 1 x Power Fan connector(s)
- 3 x Optional Fan connector(s)
- 1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
- 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
- 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
- 1 x System panel(s)
- 8 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
- 3 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
- 1 x En/Dis-able Clr CMOS header(s)
- 1 x RC Bluetooth header(s)
- 1 x LN2 Mode header(s)
- 1 x Q Reset switch(es)
- 2 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
- 1 x Power-on button(s)
- 1 x Reset button(s)
- 1 x Go Button(s)
- 1 x BIOS Switch button(s)
- 1 x ROG light connector(s)

BIOS:

- 32 Mb Flash ROM , EFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI2.0a Multi-Language BIOS

Form Factor:

- Extended ATX Form Factor, 12 inch x 10.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 26.9 cm )

Special Features:

- ASUS TurboV EVO :
- CPU Level Up

ASUS Exclusive Features :

- MemOK!
- Onboard Button : Power/Reset/Clr CMOS (at back IO)

- ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :

- ASUS Q-Fan Plus
- ASUS Fan Xpert

- ASUS EZ DIY :

- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS O.C. Profile
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- ASUS MyLogo 2

- ASUS Q-Design :

- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector

Back Panel Connectors:

- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
- 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s
- 2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
- 8 x USB 3.0
- 1 x USB 2.0 (white port can be switched to ROG Connect)
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
- 6 x Audio jack(s)
- 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
- 1 x ROG Connect On/ Off switch(es)
- 1 x RC Bluetooth switch(es)

Overclocking Features:

- ROG Connect *3
- RC Bluetooth *3
- ROG iDirect *3

- Extreme Engine Digi+:

- 8 -phase CPU power design
- 3 -phase Memory power design
- ML Caps on CPU respectively

- ROG Extreme OC kit:

- LN2 Mode
- PCIe x16 Lane Switch
- Debug LED
- Q Reset

- ProbeIt

- UEFI BIOS features:

- ROG BIOS Print
- GPU.DIMM Post
- CPU Socket Monitor

- iROG
- Extreme Tweaker
- Loadline Calibration
- USB BIOS Flashback

- Overclocking Protection:

- COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX)
- Voltiminder LED
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

Accessories:

- User's manual
- ROG Exclusive Feature Guide
- I/O Shield
- 2 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s)
- 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
- 1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s)
- 1 x SLI bridge(s)
- 1 x CrossFire cable(s)
- 1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)
- 1 x 2-port USB 2.0 module(s)
- 1 x ROG Connect cable(s)
- 1 x ProbeIt cable set(s)
- 1 x Thermal sensor cable pack(s)
- 1 x Cable ties pack(s)
- 1 x ROG theme label(s)
- 1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
- 1 x RC Bluetooth card(s)

Support Disc:

- Drivers
- ASUS AI Suite II
- ROG CPU-Z
- 3DMark Vantage
- Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 1-year license

Manageability:

- WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE


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