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ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme LGA1200 ATX Desktop Motherboard

ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme LGA1200 ATX Desktop Motherboard


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Product Description
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.
Product Specifications
Form Factor
Memory Type
Product Description
ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII EXTREME - motherboard - extended ATX - LGA1200 Socket - Z490
Product Type
Motherboard - extended ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z490
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1200 Socket
Compatible Processors
(supports 10th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)
Max RAM Size
128 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR4, non-ECC, unbuffered
Storage Ports
8 x SATA-600, 2 x M.2, 1 x DIMM.2
USB / FireWire Ports
USB-C Gen2, USB 3.2 Gen 1, USB 3.2 Gen 2, USB-C Gen 2x2 1 x USB-C Gen 2 + 1 x USB-C Gen 2x2 + 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 + 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 + 2 x USB 2.0 + (2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 + 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers)
HD Audio (8-channel)
10 Gigabit Ethernet, 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.1
Max Processors Qty
Max Size
128 GB
Bus Clock
2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2933 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3400 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.), 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4133 MHz (O.C.), 4500 MHz (O.C.), 4400
Supported RAM Integrity Check
Registered or Buffered
Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)
HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec
SupremeFX (S1220)
Compliant Standards
High Definition Audio, DTS Sound Unbound
Network Controller
Intel I225-V / AQtion AQC107 / Intel AX201
Network Interfaces
10 Gigabit Ethernet, 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.1
Expansion Slots
1 x CPU4 x DIMM 288-pin2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (dual x8 mode; single card: x16 mode)1 x PCIe 3.0 x4
Storage Interfaces
SATA-600 -connectors: 8 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x DIMM.2 - 2 devices
RAID Features
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
1 x LAN (2.5Gigabit Ethernet)1 x LAN (10Gigabit Ethernet)1 x USB-C Gen22 x USB 2.01 x USB-C Gen2x26 x USB 3.2 Gen 12 x USB 3.2 Gen 21 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack1 x audio line-in - mini-jack1 x audi
Internal Interfaces
4 x USB 2.0 - header2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 - header4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 - header1 x audio - header1 x speaker - header1 x Thunderbolt - header
Power Connectors
4-pin ATX12V connector, 24-pin main power connector, 2 x 8-pin ATX12V connectors
BIOS Features
BIOS FlashBack, UEFI BIOS, Dual BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3
Sleep / Wake Up
Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
Hardware Features
Jack retasking, ASUS Q-Design, Q-DIMM, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, ASUS Extreme Engine Digi+, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, Intel Turbo Boost Techn
Included Accessories
External antenna, 3 x M.2 screws, RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable, 3 thermistor cables, MOS cooling kit, ROG big sticker, 2 thermal pads for M.2 SSDs, RGB Addressable LED extension cable, fan extension card II, screwdriver, ROG logo plate sticker, Q-
Cables Included
2 x Mini DisplayPort cable8 x Serial ATA cable1 x Thunderbolt header cable1 x USB cable
Software Included
Drivers & Utilities, ASUS AI Charger, ROG CPU-Z, ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS Turbo App, Overwolf, WinRAR, ASUS ROG RAMCache III, Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer, BullGuard Internet Security (1 year licence)
30.5 cm
27.7 cm
PCB Colour
RGB Type
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