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Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard

Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
  • Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
  • Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
  • Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
  • Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
  • Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
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    Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
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    3 Year
  • Description

    Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard



    Intel® Z490


    Intel® 10th Gen Processors

    2 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4800(O.C.)/4700(O.C)/4600(O.C)/



    3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2133 MHz   Memory *

    Dual Channel Memory Architecture

    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

    * Double Capcity DRAM support depends on the DRAM models

    Multi-GPU Support

    Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI® Technology

    Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology

    Expansion Slots

    Intel® 10th Gen Processors

    2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (Single at x16, dual at x8/x8)

    Intel® Z490 Chipset

    1 x PCIe 3.0 x4

    1 x PCIe 3.0 x1


    Intel® Z490 Chipset :

    1 x ROG DIMM.2 Module supports 2 M.2 Socket 3 , with M key, type   2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*1

    1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices   support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2

    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)*3

    Support Raid 0, 1, 5

    ASMedia® SATA 6Gb/s controller :

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

    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready



    Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

    Anti-surge LANGuard


    Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201

    Wi-Fi Intel® Wi-Fi 6

    Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160. Up to 1.73Gbps   transfer speed

    2 x 2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) with MU-MIMO supports dual   frequency band 2.4/5GHz


    Bluetooth v5.1*

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


    ROG SupremeFX 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A

    - Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs

    - High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR   recording input

    - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback

    Audio Feature :

    - SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology

    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

    Premium Japan-made audio capacitors provides warm, natural, and   immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

    USB Ports

    Rear USB Port ( Total 10 )

    5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(4 + Type-A +1 + Type-C)

    5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)

    Front USB Port ( Total 8 )

    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)

    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)

    5 x USB 2.0 port(s)

    Special Features

    ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 3 - SMART DIGI+ Power Control :

    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU,   DIGI+ VRM, Fan Expert 4, and Turbo App

    AI Overclocking

    Fan Xpert4

    - Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple   thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control

    - Advanced fan and liquid controls for ultimate cooling and quietness

    ASUS 5X Protection III :

    - ASUS SafeSlot Core: Fortified PCIe Slot prevents damage

    - ASUS LANGuard: Protects against LAN surges, lightning strikes and   static-electricity discharges!

    - ASUS Overvoltage Protection: World-class circuit-protecting power   design

    SafeDIMM slot

    AURA :

    - Aura Lighting Control

    - Aura RGB Strip Headers

    - Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG   devices

    - Addressable Gen 2 Header

    ASUS Exclusive Features :

    - USB BIOS FlashBack™

    - MemOK! II

    - AI Suite 3

    - Anti-Surge

    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3

    - ASUS NODE : hardware control interface

    - BIOS FlashBack™ Button

    - Clear CMOS Button

    ASUS Q-Design :

    - ASUS Q-Code

    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED, HDD LED)

    - ASUS Q-Slot


    - ASUS Q-Connector

    Gaming Aesthetics :

    - AURA-RGB Lighting

    DIY Friendly Design

    - ProCool II

    - SafeSlot

    - Digi+ VRM

    - DRAM Overcurrent Protection

    - Highly Durable components

    - ESD Guards

    Armoury Crate

    Software Features

    ROG Exclusive Software

    - Mem Tweakit

    - RAMCache III

    - ROG CPU-Z

    - Overwolf

    - BullGuard Internet Security (1-year full version)

    ASUS Exclusive Software Features

    Armoury Crate

    - Aura Creator

    - Aura Sync

    AI Suite 3:

    - 5-Way Optimization with AI Overclocking



    DIGI+ Power contorl

    - EZ update

    - Fan Xpert 4

    - Turbo APP

    - WinRAR


    - AI Overclocking Guide


    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3

    - ASUS EZ Flash 3


    Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)

    1 x PS/2 mouse (green)

    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)

    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (red)

    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (black)Type-C,

    5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue)

    1 x Optical S/PDIF out

    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)

    1 x USB BIOS FlashBack™ Button(s)

    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v5.0

    5 x Gold-plated audio jacks

    Internal I/O Ports

    1 x W_IN header

    1 x W_OUT header

    1 x W_FLOW header

    1 x Node Connector(s)

    2 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)

    1 x ReTry jumper

    3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 5 USB 2.0 port(s)

    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)

    2 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors

    1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s)

    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)

    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)

    1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)

    1 x Safe Boot button

    1 x ReTry button

    1 x System panel connector

    1 x W_Pump+ Header

    1 x AIO PUMP Header

    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector

    1 x DIMM.2 Slot supports 2 M.2 drives (2242-22110)

    2 x 4-pin Full Speed Fan connectors

    3 x onboard LED ON/OFF jumper(s)

    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1   port(s)

    1 x Start button

    1 x Q-Code

    1 x RGB Header

    1 x FS Mode switch


    1 x Supporting DVD

    1 x ROG big sticker

    1 x Q-Connector

    1 x M.2 screw kit (long screw and mount)

    2 x M.2 screw kit (short screw and mount)

    1 x Wi-Fi Antenna(s)

    1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)

    1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED

    User manual

    1 x ROG coaster(s)

    1 x Customizable Name Plate Accessory Pack

    1 x ROG Thank you card

    1 x ROG DIMM.2 with heatsink

    1 x M.2 Pad for ROG DIMM.2


    2 x 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS   3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ   Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12   PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect)   memory information.



    WOL by PME, PXE


    Windows® 10 64-bit

    Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor

    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )