Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula, Z270 Motherboard For Kaby Lake

The Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula is a great option for the average consumer because it comes with numerous features and customization options that are aimed at the average consumer and not for the overclocking enthusiast alone. The new motherboard may not be a complete redesign over the previous versions but it is a great improvement and a much-appreciated one as well. The Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula has the following specifications.

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Asus ROG Maximus IX

Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula Specifications

Size: ATX (30.5cm x 24.4cm)
Processor pin: LGA 1151
Chipset: Intel Z270
Memory: 4 x DIMM, MAX 64GB, DDR4 4000+ (OC) / 2133 MHz
Expansion slots: 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (@ x4 Mode), 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Storage ports: 6 x SATA 6Gb / s, M.2 Socket 3, M.2 Socket 3 (PCIe 3.0 x4)
Network: Intel I219-V Gigabit LAN w / LANGuard
Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2.4 / 5GHz MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v4.1
Audio: ROG SupremeFX S1220, ESS ES9023P DAC
USB port: 1 x USB 3.1 front socket, 2 x USB 3.1 (Type-A, Type-C), 6 x USB 3.0, 6 x USB 2.0
Video output: HDMI 1.4b, DisplayPort 1.2


The motherboard comes in a large box but it does not have a preview window. The numerous features result in a couple of accesorries that come with the motherboard. In the box you also get a 20% discount code for CableMod RGB strips. Besides that you get:

  • Maximus IX Formula are 6 SATA cables
  • RGB conversion cable
  • CPU installation tool kit
  • Bracket/stand for the vertical M.2 slot
  • WiFi Antennae
  • ASUS Q-Connector for the front panel cables
  • Pair of M.2 posts
  • Screws for installing M.2 devices

Asus always makes good looking products and the Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula is no exception. I am sure that this motherboard will appeal to a wide range of users. What do you think about the Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula and all the features that it has to offer?