Asus Rog Maximus XI HERO Gaming Motherboard Review

ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO

Asus recently launched ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO gaming motherboard. It’s a Z390 motherboard for Intel 8th and Intel 9th gen processors.

It is designed for the users exclusively for 8th generation Intel Core processors is ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero LGA1151 motherboards. This motherboard ensures maximum connectivity and speed with Dual M.2, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Gigabit LAN, USB 3.1 and Intel Optane Memory compatibility.

They come in ATX size format along with a 5-way optimization option with auto-tuning. To automatically tailor overclocking profiles to your unique build for increased OC performance, Fanexpert 4 is included in this motherboard. The keyboard ensures its smooth performance as it facilitates great personalization with ASUS exclusive AURA Sync RGB lighting with two additional RGB headers and is addressable RGB header with 3D printing mounts.

The motherboard comes along with a two Patent-pending Safe Slots provide an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built aiming heavyweight GPUs.

Industry-leading 8-channel HD audio with dual headphone amplifiers gives you a great audio experience. Moreover, it comes with a ROG exclusive SupremeFX S1220 CODEC driven by Japanese capacitors for a boosted performance all along.

Pros:

  • Customizable RGB
  • Great value for money
  • Interactive BIOS
  • Great Overclocking potential

Cons:

  • RGB Lighting is tricky to configure properly
  • Quite expensive

Verdict

As you can see the board has 4VRM phases which good for overclocking but not best. But still, if you need a z390 motherboard then it will be a good option. It’s the overall best motherboard for i9 9900k as well. Only one issue I have found is VRM phases.

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