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    Best Z390 Overclocking Motherboard for Intel Core i9-9900K

    I am going to put together a new Gaming PC and wonder what's the Best Z390 MB for Overclocking the CPU and Memory.The CPU I am planning to get also will be a Intel Core i9-9900K..Any suggestions to help me decide appreciated...

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    Apex XI.

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    I wonder when the stores in Canada and the US will start carrying them..Only available in Europe right now I herd...

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    Depends on ones requirements. All Z390 boards on the market are more than capable of maxing out core frequency within the realms of ambient overclocking.

    Look to specific features. For instance, the Formula XI is a fantastic addition to any custom water-cooling build.

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    What about this MB..ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390 Gaming Motherboard LGA1151 with a Intel Core i9-9900K..

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    Quote Originally Posted by NIK111 View Post
    What about this MB..ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390 Gaming Motherboard LGA1151 with a Intel Core i9-9900K..
    Yes, all of the Maximus line is capable. Look at the feature sets I/O to determine which best suits your needs outside of overclocking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NIK111 View Post
    I wonder when the stores in Canada and the US will start carrying them..Only available in Europe right now I herd...
    Yes agreed. Would like to know as well.

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    Is the Asus Maximus XI Gene a good overclocker like the Apex..Also,is the Z390 Gene available now in North America or not yet like the Apex.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NIK111 View Post
    Is the Asus Maximus XI Gene a good overclocker like the Apex..Also,is the Z390 Gene available now in North America or not yet like the Apex.
    The Gene is a very nice board that packs a lot of punch for its size...Suggest reading some reviews for both boards....Board available through Newegg via 3rd party seller in the UK
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