First up, some mandatory box shots and then we will dive into more intricate stuff.
the boxes don’t have much to write home about. Just the important details and a few promotion about the important features like Crosschill cooling system, Advanced SupremeFX and all.
We will take a look at the specification then we will dive into features and and the things this board has in store for us.
|CPU||Intel® Socket 1150 for 4th GenerationCore™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 22 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
|Memory||4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB,DDR3 3100(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2600(O.C.)/2500(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered MemoryDual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
|Graphics||Integrated Graphics ProcessorMulti-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports-
Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz- S
upports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
Supports Intel® HD Graphics, InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
|Expansion Slots||3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8 or x8/x4/x4)1 x mini-PCIe 2.0 x13 x PCIe 2.0 x1|
|LAN||Intel®, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)|
|Wireless Data Network||Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/acSupports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz|
|Back I/O Ports||1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
6 x USB 3.0 (blue)
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
6 x Audio jack(s)
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x ROG Connect On/ Off switch(es)
|Product link||Maximus VI Formula Product link|
So with that aside lets dive into some special features this board have..shall we?