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    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array mdzcpa PC Specs
    mdzcpa PC Specs
    MotherboardCrosshair VIII Dark Hero
    Processor5900X 4.6ghz All core 1.3V, 5ghz single DOC
    Memory (part number)Gskill NEO 3600 CAS 14 32GB (4x8)
    Graphics Card #1ROG Strix RTX 3080
    Sound CardOn Board
    MonitorROG PG348Q
    Storage #1Samsung 980 Pro M.2 512GB for OS & APPS
    Storage #2Samsung 980 Pro M.2 1TB for GAMES
    CPU CoolerROG Ryujin 360
    CasePhanteks 500A Mesh
    Power SupplySeasonic Prime 1000W Titanium
    Keyboard Corsair K70 LUX RGB
    Mouse Corsair M65 RGB
    Headset Corsaur Virtuoso
    Mouse Pad Corsair MM300 Wide Desk Mat
    OS WIN 10 Pro
    Network RouterLinksys VELOP
    Accessory #1 ROG 751JY Laptop for Moobile Gaming
    Accessory #2 Koolance EXC-800 Chiller
    Accessory #3 25+ years of overclocking

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    Nov 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by hortons71 View Post
    There are many negative reviews on XI Hero, so I guess that's a common problem.

    In one of the computer stores I buy from, you can buy motherboards repaired by the manufacturer for a lower price, and there are many Maximus XI Hero.
    Problem not common at all. The Hero line is the most popular, best selling mobo in the ROG series. So you will see more of these mobos either installed or on return shelves. That's just the math.

    I've built about 14 PCs based on the Hero XI and haven't had a single customer RMA. 14 is not a big sample, but it's definitely been a good running board for my business. I've pair most of those with 9900Ks and a few 9700Ks. No problems from customers noted that haven't been driver/software user related issues.

    To the OP:

    Sounds like you have a hardware failure. Might indeed by the motherboard. But it might be CPU or RAM related as well. Unfortunately all you can do is swap parts and find out. I'd start with the CPU first given the sudden death of the system. Boards tend to lose stability over time when failing. Same for RAM.

    A last ditch effort is to remove the mobo from the case and see if you can boot.

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