ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VIII Formula Z170 Review

Introduction

ASUS’s ROG Formula which is a widely known flagship gaming motherboard for many years. Now ASUS is back with the new Maximus VIII Formula continuing that trend with new Z170 chipset and improved ROG Armor featuring RGB lighting. Along with new dark silver and black colour scheme backed by RGB illumination gives users the ability to customize the motherboard colour scheme to match their build.

ASUS Z170 ROG Maximus VIII Formula layout

Features

• LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.
• Dual DDR4 3733 (OC) support
• Best gaming cooling – CrossChill EK for both air and liquid cooling
• Best gaming lighting – Three-way RGB illumination, Aura 4-pin RGB-strip header & lighting control
• Best gaming audio – Reinvented SupremeFX 2015 with intuitive Sonic Studio II
• Best gaming performance – 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, second-gen T-Topology, and OC-friendly design
• Best gaming networking – Best-in-class Intel® Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technologies
• Best gaming protection – ROG Amor plus carefully-selected premium components for maximum durability
• Best gaming connectivity – 2×2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, U.2, and M.2, plus Intel-powered USB 3.1 Type A+C
• ROG gives you more – More gaming-oriented utilities, all free!

Specifications:

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