DESIGNED AND TESTED FOR THE BEST COMPATIBILITY
Case and CPU-cooler compatibility is vital to mini-ITX gamers and enthusiasts, so ROG engineers performed hundreds of tests and modifications to perfect Maximus VIII Impact's layout to ensure maximum compatibility with both mini-ITX case designs and CPU coolers - giving you big confidence to build small!
Casting Enhancer improves both streaming and recording audio quality, reducing noise artifacts and stabilizing overall voice volume. It also improves all the rich details and boost bass effect of in-game sounds and music playback.
Perfect Voice reduces noise during in-game chat so every teammate is heard, and no command is missed.
One-click virtual-surround function emulates 7.1 channels, even through a stereo (2.0-channel) headset. It offers five more superb audio controls, including Reverb, Bass Boost, Equalizer, Voice Clarity and Smart EQ - ensuring that everything you hear sounds just amazing.
BEST GAMING PERFORMANCE
Greater performance means smoother gameplay - and that means more chance to win. With the best overclocking (OC) design, UEFI BIOS and intuitive OC gadget and utility, you'll enjoy unmatched performance - coupled with an exclusive cooling design ensures your system never breaks a sweat.
IMPACT POWER III
Maximus VIII Impact's completely-digital power architecture is engineered with premium components to provide precise power management and stable overclocking on mini-ITX. Dynamic speed adjustments and intricate manual controls let you the push the processor and memory further than ever - and that means the highest stability and precision!
Fan Xpert 3
Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan controls for the ultimate in undisturbed gaming. With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 3 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise, so you enjoy all the performance you demand with none of the racket!
Thought you'd taken overclocking as far as it could go? Meet ASUS Pro Clock, a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for 6th-generation Intel processors that ramps BCLK frequencies up to 400MHz or even beyond*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control - providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extremes!