Asus MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT Motherboard User Manual

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LGA1151 socket for New 6th generation Intel Core processors
This motherboard supports the New 6th Gen Intel Core processors on the LGA1151 package, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support dual-channel (4 DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.

Intel Z170 Express Chipset
The Intel Z170 Express Chipset is a single-chipset design that supports socket LGA1151 6th Gen Intel Core processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, Z170 provides a maximum 10 USB 3.0 ports, 6 SATA 6Gbit/s ports for faster data retrieval.

PCI Express 3.0
PCI Express 3.0 (PCIe 3.0) is the PCI Express bus standard that provides twice the performance and speed of PCIe 2.0. It provides an optimal graphics performance, unprecedented data speed and seamless transition with its complete backward compatibility
to PCIe 1.0/2.0 devices.

Chapter 1: Product Introduction

This chapter describes the features of the motherboard and the new technology it supports. It includes description of the switches, jumpers, and connectors on the motherboard.

2. Chapter 2: Basic Installation

This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components.

3. Chapter 3: BIOS Setup

This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided.

4. Chapter 4: Software Support

This chapter describes the contents of the support DVD that comes with the motherboard package and the software.

5. Chapter 5: RAID Support

This chapter describes the RAID configurations.

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