ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII EXTREME Review & Specs

ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme Z490 (WiFi 6) LGA 1200 EATX

ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme Z490 (WiFi 6) LGA 1200 EATX

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Intel LGA 1200 Socket: Designed To Unleash The Maximum Performance Of 10Th Gen Intel Core Processors
Extreme Power Solution: Features 16 Infineon TDA21490 Power Stages, Each Rated To Handle 90 Amps, High-Quality Alloy Chokes And Durable Capacitors
Superb Thermal Design: Extra-Large Heatsinks For VRM, Chipset And M. 2 Slots, Solid Steel Backplate, Multiple Fan Headers And A Bundled Fan Extension Card, Features AI Cooling To Balance Thermals And Acoustics By Reducing Fan Speeds And Maintaining A 5 Celsius Delta
Fastest Gaming Connectivity: Intel Wifi 6 AX201 (802. 11 Ax), Dual Ethernet With Marvell Aqtion 10Gb And Intel 2. 5Gb Ethernet With Langaurd Technology, Quad M. 2 Slots With Dimm. 2, 2X USB 3. 2 Gen 2X2 Front Panel Connectors
Unmatched Personalization: 2” Livedash OLED, ASUS-Exclusive Aura Sync RGB Lighting, Including RGB Headers And Gen 2 Addressable Headers.
Industry-Leading Gaming Audio: High Fidelity Audio With The Supremefx S1220A Codec, DTS Sound Unbound And Sonic Studio III Draws You Deeper Into The Game Action
Exclusive ROG Bundle: 1X Fan Extension Card II , 1X Thunderboltex 3-TR Card, 1X Fan Bracket, 1X ROG Assistant Fan( 40Mm), 1X ROG Multi-Bit Screwdriver Come With The Motherboard Package

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Specs Overview

Model ROG MAXIMUS XII EXTREME
Release Date May 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series ROG
Socket LGA1200
Form factor EATX
Chipset Intel Z490
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4700Mhz 4800Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
Audio Channels 8 Channels
LAN Chipset AQUANTIA AQC107
Max LAN Speed 10Gbps + 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port(s) (1 x USB Type-C)
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (2 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C)
  • 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) (6 x Type-A)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 x Type-A)
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 1 x Intel I225-V Ethernet port
  • 1 x Marvell AQtion AQC107 10Gb Ethernet port
  • 5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack button
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button
Wireless LAN
PCI-Express x16 Slots 2
PCI-Express x4 Slots 1
PCI-Express x1 Slots 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 4
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 128GB

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