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    Indeed, the M.2 slot for the wifi module is an...

    Indeed, the M.2 slot for the wifi module is an M.2 "E key" slot. Theoretically it should accept any E key device. I think the main question here is whether Asus purposely disabled this slot in the...
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    There are two elements in the Hero UEFI; one for...

    There are two elements in the Hero UEFI; one for "Wi-Fi" and the other "Bluetooth". Mine were enabled by default. I imagine this is for that M.2 slot and its only used with the Formula (and any other...
  3. Brilliant, thanks. I forgot about those types of...

    Brilliant, thanks. I forgot about those types of forced errors.
  4. Absolutely can't get into Maximus IX Hero UEFI

    I boxed myself into a corner but good. Any and all suggestions are most welcome.

    All of a sudden, no matter what I do, I can't get my system to enter the UEFI. I go straight to my Windows 10...
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    I don't know what's on your Maximus VIII board....

    I don't know what's on your Maximus VIII board. What's required is an M.2 form factor with the "E" key, the attached leads that go to the antenna ports, the antenna ports themselves, the antennas,...
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    OK, thanks.

    OK, thanks.
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    POST test without a CPU cooler?

    Stupid question: I understand that it's wise to do a POST test before installing everything into the case. Is it OK to do this without going to the trouble of installing the AIO CPU cooler? Thanks.
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    Is your processor an Intel 7700. Your symptoms...

    Is your processor an Intel 7700. Your symptoms sound very much like a current issue for many people with the 7700K in particular but not exclusively. There is a thread on Intel's forums right now...
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    Possible heat spiking issue with the 7700K

    There is a developing story with the Intel 7700K CPU. A good number of people are reporting temperature spiking problems. I'm not sure if that is what you are experiencing. You'll have to run some...
  10. Are there a lot of problems with the Maximus IX Hero

    I'm gathering together the components for my new build and am all but committed to the Maximus IX Hero. It seems to me as if there are a lot of issues with this board. It's making me nervous about...
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    New PC build and 5.1 and 7.1 sound

    I was wondering how the community at large hooks up their PCs to 5.1 or 7.1 speaker systems.

    I more less had decided on the Logitech Z906 5.1 system (~$400 CAD) that comes with a rudimentary...
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    Important information from Intel

    There is a very recent thread growing at Intel's support forum regarding this temperature spiking on the 7700 and 7700K processors:

    Thermal sensor issue i7-7700k?

    A lot of people with new...
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    Z270E Motherboard and dual audio

    I'd just like to verify a feature of the Strix Z270E motherboard.

    The Maximus IX series uses the Realtek S1220 codec and the marketing descriptions specifically mention that these motherboards can...
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    I think (I don't want to steer anyone the wrong...

    I think (I don't want to steer anyone the wrong way) I found the actual wifi M.2 card that Asus is using:

    WNFQ-258ACN(BT)

    I don't know that Asus is actually sourcing from SparkLan but I think...
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    Maximus IX Hero and M.2 wifi

    Does anyone know anything about the M.2 wifi connector on the Maximus IX Hero?

    On the motherboard schematic in the manual there is a connector shown in the upper-left hand corner called "M.2...
  16. Could that be a typo for the ROG Maximus IX Apex....

    Could that be a typo for the ROG Maximus IX Apex. It is described as both using the S1220A codec as well as having the Sabre DAC (ES9023P). Should it state S1220 codec instead? Otherwise, I'm...
  17. Sticky: Hardware Guide: M.2 PCIe NVMe on Z270 motherboards

    For Z270 motherboards

    I'd like to see a guide that covers everything about M.2 SSDs:

    1. M.2 SSD PCIe NVMe as a boot device

    2. 2x M.2 SSD PCIe NVMe in RAID 0 as a boot device

    3. M.2 SSD...
  18. SupremeFX CODECs S1220 and S1220A; what's the difference

    Of the Z270 mobo that have SupremeFX, some are specified as using the S1220A CODEC and others the S1220. What's the difference between the two in terms of features? I've been all over the Internet...
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