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  1. #1
    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array
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    Asus maximus VII Ranger replaced by pro gamer?

    Hy guys i have a question, maybe someone knows what is happening, my motherboard is rma'd and they don't have this motherboard anymore and they are giving my money back because they don't have in stock anymore, and i tryed to buy it from somewhere else but it is out of stock everywhere. It doesn't product it anymore or is it replaced by the pro gamer. I noticed that pro gamer has sata express, so my question is to buy that motherboard or better to buy the hero. I need a good motherboard to sustain and in the future to overclock my 4790k procesor.
    Last edited by Shakecip; 10-25-2015 at 11:47 AM.

  2. #2
    Moderator Array Nate152 PC Specs
    Nate152 PC Specs
    MotherboardROG Maximus IX Code
    Processori7-7700k 5.2GHz Delidded
    Memory (part number)16GB G.Skill Trident Z 4025MHz 17-17-17-39-2T
    Graphics Card #1Titan Xp - EKFC waterblock
    Graphics Card #2Titan Xp
    Sound CardROG SupremeFX 2015
    MonitorHP ZR30w
    Storage #1Toshiba OCZ VX500 256GB
    CPU CoolerSwiftech Apogee GTZ
    CaseThermaltake Armor+ VH6000
    Power SupplyEVGA Supernova 1600w Titanium
    Keyboard Cyberpower Skorpion K2
    Mouse Razer Basilisk
    Headset Sennheiser HD6XX / Modmic 5
    OS Windows 10 Home 64 bit
    Accessory #1 Asus optical drive
    Accessory #2 Koolance ERM-2K3U
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    Hello Shakecip

    I'd choose the hero if it's available and within your budget. The hero has better power delivery which will help with overclocking and likely have more overclocking features/options.

    The pro gamer is semi - ROG so to say.

  3. #3
    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array
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    Thanks Nate for your reply. I also think that hero would be the best, if it had the sata express it would be the perfect motherboard.

  4. #4
    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array
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    I got one question, i received my motherboard asus maximus vii hero and when i placed in my case the screew from the back of my motherboard it scratched i little bit and the paint in the back of the motherboard where is the hole it came down. This would be a problem of functionality? Does that void my waranty? Because i see that in all the holes is a white circle wich i think that it determines the limit but it didn't reach that line. Is is a problem? My motherboard seems to run normal or should i retun it? Sory for my bad language but i think that you understand what i mean.

  5. #5
    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array NemesisChild PC Specs
    NemesisChild PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS Maximus X Hero (WI-FI AC)
    ProcessorIntel i7 8700K
    Memory (part number)G.Skill F4-3600C16D-16GTZR
    Graphics Card #1Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti FE
    Graphics Card #2Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti FE
    MonitorASUS ROG Swift PG278Q
    Storage #1Samsung 970 PRO 512GB NVMe M.2
    Storage #2WD Black 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache
    CPU CoolerNZXT Kraken X42
    CaseCooler Master HAF 932 Advanced
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNova 1200 P2
    Keyboard Logitech G910 Orion Spark
    Mouse Logitech G703 Wireless
    Headset Logitech G Pro
    Mouse Pad SteelSeries
    OS Windows 10 Home x64 (UEFI)
    Network RouterLinksys WRT1900AC
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    The warranty probably won't cover physical damage to the board.

    As long as everything is running as it should, you will probably be fine.
    Intel i7 8700K@ 5.2GHz (Delidded)
    ASUS Maximus X Hero (Bios 1801)
    NZXT Kraken X42
    G.Skill TridentZ@ 4000MHz CL16 2x8GB
    SLI: 2x Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti FE@ 2025/2025MHz
    OS: Samsung 970 PRO 512GB NVMe M.2
    Storage: Samsung 960 EVO 500GB NVMe M.2
    Storage: 2x Samsung 850 EVO 500GB
    Storage: WD Black 7200 RPM 64MB Cache 2TB
    EVGA SuperNova 1200 P2
    Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced

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