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ASUS Maximus III Extreme LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

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  • Intel P55
  • Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium (LGA1156)
  • DDR3 2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066

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Asus's ROG series motherboards have an unparalleled reputation within the overclocking community and the Maximus III Extreme motherboard is the next step. Based on Intel's P55 Express chipset, this ATX board is ready to host the newest LGA1156 Core i7, i5 and i3 processors for ultimate powerful performance.

Up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM can be installed in triple channel mode providing increased performance. Get even more performance – up to 2200Mhz – through overclocking. Five PCI-Express 2.0 x16 cards can be mounted for cutting-edge graphic power with support for either NVIDIA SLI or ATI CrossFireX. 100% all high-quality conductive polymer capacitors give longer life and higher energy efficiency by supplying power to vital components independently.

Get ten channels of HD sound from the VIA VT2020 10-Channel audio chipset for pure, clear audio. Connect up to 7 SATA II and 2 SATA III drives for high-speed data transfers as well as the option for multiple RAID configurations. Integrated Realtek RTL8112L Gigabit LAN allows bottleneck-free connections to other network devices at broadband speeds and nine USB (7 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0) ports at back I/O allow for nearly unlimited possibilities in connecting peripheral devices.

  • newegg Intel P55 Express Chipset for Intel LGA 1156 CPU Based on the Intel P55 Express chipset, the Asus Maximus III Extreme supports Intel's latest LGA 1156 processors including the Intel Core i7, Core i5 and Core i3 processors.
  • newegg SLI/CrossFireX On-Demand The Asus Maximus III Extreme features five PCI-E 2.0 x16 slots that support Nvidia's SLI or AMD's CrossFireX. providing jaw-dropping graphics at a level you have never seen.
  • newegg CPU Level Up With Asus ROG’s CPU Level Up, simply pick the processor you want to overclock and leave the rest to the motherboard.
  • newegg DDR3 Memory Support The Asus Maximus III Extreme features four DDR3 DIMM slots to support up to 16GB of DDR3 2200MHz(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066MHz memory for extreme overclocking performance.
  • newegg SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Technology The Asus Maximus III Extreme equips the revolutionary SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to deliver up to 5Gbps bandwidth which is 10x faster than USB 2.0 boosts data transfer rate between the PC and USB device.
  • newegg SATA 6Gb/s Compliant The Asus Maximus III Extreme features next-generation SATA Revision 3.0 compliant internal SATA ports to provide 6Gb/s data transfer rates for optimal performance, efficiency, convenience and flexibility.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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