PC Build Guides

Videos and eMags that show DIY PC building from scratch

PC Build Guide

PC Build Guide

Learn how to build a PC with this free eMagazine from ASUS and ROG.

Build a Z97 Gaming PC

Build a Z97 Gaming PC

A detailed video on how to build a Z97 gaming PC from start to finish.

Ultimate X79 Gaming PC

Ultimate X79 Gaming PC

Learn how to build the ultimate X79 gaming PC with the Rampage IV Black Edition and 2x MARS 760 in SLI.

Maximus VI Gene PC Build

Maximus VI Gene PC Build

Learn how to build a micro ATX gaming PC with the Maximus VI Gene.

 

Mini ITX PC Build Guide

Mini ITX PC Build Guide

Learn how to build a small form factor mini-ITX PC

$800 ASUS/AMD Gaming PC

$800 ASUS/AMD Gaming PC

AMD gaming PC build featuring FX 6300, R9 270X and ASUS M5A97 R2.0

Maximus VI Extreme PC Build

Maximus VI Extreme PC Build

Learn how to build the ultimate gaming PC with the Maximus VI Extreme and tri-SLI Nvidia graphics cards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overclocking Guides

Learn how to overclock with ROG on Intel and AMD platforms

OC 5960X EK-KIT X360

Overclocking A 5960X With EK-KIT X360 Water Cooling Kit

Overclocking A 5960X With EK-KIT X360 Water Cooling Kit

OC 5960X/5930K/5820K

Overclocking Guide For Core i7 5960X, 5930K & 5820K

ROG Overclocking Guide For Core i7 5960X, 5930K & 5820K

Overclock A10-7850K

Guide: Overclocking A10-7850K With Crossblade Ranger

See how to overclock your A10-7850K with Crossblade Ranger

G3258 Overclocking Basics

Overclocking the G3258 Pentium Anniversary Edition: The Basics

Overclocking the G3258 Pentium Anniversary Edition: The Basics

 

 

Up to 5GHz 4770K Overclock

5GHz Overclocking Guide on Maximus VI motherboards

Learn how to overclock the i7-4770K to up to 5GHz on Maximus VI motherboards

4.8GHz 4770K OC Video

4.8GHz Overclocking Guide Video on Maximus VI Impact

Video guide on overclocking the i7-4770K to 4.8GHz on Maximus VI Impact

2800MHz DDR3 Overclock

2800MHz DDR3 Maxmus VI Impact

Video guide on overclocking the Maximus VI Impact to 2,800MHz DDR3

4.8GHz FX8350 Overclock

4.8GHz FX8350 Overclocking Guide

Learn how to overclock the FX-8350 to 4.8GHz on the Crosshair V Formula-Z

 

 

4.7GHz 3770K Overclock

4.7GHz Core i7-3770K Overclock

Learn how to overclock the Core i7-3770K to 4.7GHz on the Maximus V Formula

4.5GHz 3570K Overclock

4.5GHz Core i5-3570K Overclocking Guide

Learn how to overclock the Core i5-3570K on the Maximus V Gene to 4.5GHz.

4.4GHz 2500K Overclock

mPCIe Combo Card Guide

Learn how to overclock the i5-2500K to 4.4GHz on the Maximus IV Gene-Z.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UEFI BIOS Guides

Learn all about ROG's unique UEFI BIOS functions and how to get the best of them.

 

DDR4 3000MHz on R5E

DDR4 3000MHz on Rampage V Extreme

DDR4 3000MHz Setup Guide on Rampage V Extreme.

Maximus VI OC Guide

Maximus VI Overclocking Guide

UEFI BIOS setup guide for overclocking Maximus VI motherboards.

Maximus VI UEFI BIOS Guide

M6E UEFI Guide

UEFI BIOS guide for overclocking on the Maximus VI series motherboards.

Maximus VI Memory Setup

Maximus VI Memory Setup Guide

UEFI BIOS guide for setting up memory on Maximus VI motherboards.

 

 

R4BE Memory OC Guide

Rampage IV Black Edition memory overclocking guide

Learn how to best approach memory overclocking on the Rampage IV Black Edition.

UEFI Boot Install Guide

UEFI Booting Install Guide

UEFI BIOS guide to setting up UEFI boot options for Windows 7 or 8. Enables faster PC booting!

Building RAID with UEFI

Building RAID with UEFI

This guide details how to build a UEFI launching compatible RAID array for Windows 8 users.

Ivy-E Easy OC Guide

Ivy Bridge-E Easy Overclocking Guide

Easy overclocking guide for Ivy Bridge-E (LGA2011) CPUs and Rampage IV motherboards

 

Rampage IV OC BIOS Guide

Rampage IV OC BIOS Guide

UEFI BIOS guide on the basics of overclocking LGA2011 CPUs on Rampage IV motherboards.

FX8150 Overclocking Guide

mPCIe Combo Card Guide

AMD FX CPUs overclock well if you know the right settings; learn them here!

Voltage Offset Usage Guide

Rampage IV OC BIOS Guide

Learn how to use voltage offset, rather than absolute voltage, when overclocking.

Z77 UEFI BIOS Guide

Z77 UEFI BIOS Guide

UEFI tuning for ASUS Z77 motherboards, including P8Z77 series, Sabertooth Z77 and Republic of Gamers Maximus V series.

 

Maximus IV Overclocking

Maximus IV Gene-Z Overclocking Guide

UEFI BIOS guide detailing how to get the most from your 2500K/2600K/2700K overclock.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notebook Guides

Got a G series Notebook? Get the most out of it!

 

G751 Upgrade Guide

G751 upgrade guide

This video details the features and upgrade potential of the G751 gaming laptop.

G771 Upgrade Guide

G771 Upgrade Guide

This guide details how to upgrade the G771.

G551 Upgrade Guide

G551 Upgrade Guide

This guide details how to upgrade the G551.

G750 Upgrade Guide

G750 upgrade overview guide

This video details the features and upgrade potential of the G750 gaming laptop.

 

 

G55VW Upgrade Guide

G55VW Upgrade Guide

This guide details how to upgrade the G55.

G75VW Upgrade Guide

G75VW Upgrade Guide

This guide details how to upgrade the G75.

G75 AI Recovery Guide

G75 AI Recovery Guide

How to use the ASUS AI Recovery Utility to backup your OS and software to DVD, then restore it again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Games

Gaming Performance and Reviews

 

The Crew on G751JY

The Crew on G751JY

The Crew Performance On G751JY (GTX 980M) Gaming Laptop

The Crew on G771/G551

The Crew on G771/G551

The Crew Performance On G771 and G551 (GTX 860M) Gaming Laptops

FarCry 4 on G751JY

FarCry 4 on G751JY

FarCry 4 Performance On G751JY (GTX 980M) Gaming Laptop

FarCry 4 on G771/G551

FarCry 4 on G771/G551

FarCry 4 Performance on ROG G771JM And G551JM (GTX 860M) Gaming Notebooks

 

Dying Light on G751JL

Dying Light on G751JL

Dying Light - G751JL Best Performance Settings

Dying Light on G771/G551

Dying Light on G771/G551

Dying Light - G771JM and G551JM Best Performance Settings

MGSV:GZ on G751JL

MGSV:GZ on G751JL

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes - G751JL Best Performance Settings

MGSV:GZ on G771/G551

MGSV:GZ on G771/G551

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes - G771JM and G551JM Best Performance Settings

 

LOTF - G751/G771/G551

LOTF - G751/G771/G551

Lords of the Fallen First Impressions And G751JY, G771JM and G551JM Best Performance Settings

Gaming on G501

Gaming on G501

Gaming performance on G501 tested!

Gaming on G20AJ

Gaming on G20AJ

Gaming performance on the G20AJ tested!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROG Pro Software Guides

Learn how to get the best from ROG's unique software.

 

RealBench v2 Test Insights

RealBench v2 Testing Insights

Learn how to RealBench works and how to get the most out of your PC.

RealBench v2 FAQ

RealBench v2 FAQ

Have a question about RealBench v2? Try here!

How To Use MemTweakIt

How To Use MemTweakIt

UEFI tuning for ASUS Z77 motherboards to improve memory performance

Better MemTweakIt Scores

Get Better MemTweakIt Scores

Tune your system for better memory performance (and MemTweakIt scores)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Functionality Guides

Learn how to use features and functions on ROG gear.

 

ASUS USB 3.1

ASUS USB 3.1

Technical Insight: ASUS USB 3.1 Technology

Setup KeyBot

Setup KeyBot

Guide: How to upgrade your keyboard using KeyBot.

Extreme Engine DIGI+ IV

Extreme Engine DIGI+ IV

Deep Dive Guide: Extreme Engine DIGI+ IV on the Rampage V Extreme.

6 Top Tips for AI Suite III

ASUS Ai Suite 3 Tips

6 top tips for ASUS Ai Suite III.

 

ASUS Thunderbolt EX II FAQ

ASUS Thunderbolt EX II FAQ

ASUS ThunderboltEX II: What You Need To Know

Introduction to Intel FIVR

Intel FIVR

An introduction to Intel fully integrated voltage regulators on 4th gen 'Haswell' processors.

RAIDR Express Install FAQ

RAIDR Express Install FAQ

Setup and install FAQ for the RAIDR Express.

GTX 680 DCII VGA Hotwire

GTX 680 DirectCU II VGA Hotwire

Tips on how to use VGA Hotwire with the GTX 680 DirectCU II

 

 

mPCIe Combo Card How-To

mPCIe Combo Card Guide

This is how to install an mSATA SSD and WiFi in the first generation mPCIe Combo Card.

The Benefits of FanXpert+

RAID setup Guide

AI Suite II fan control, FanXpert+, gives you customized control over your PC cooling.

SSD Caching Setup Guide

SSD Caching

If you're planning to setup SSD caching on X79, Z68, Z77 or Z87 systems, read this!

UASP and USB3 Boost

UASP and USB3 Boost

Greatly improve your USB3 performance with UASP and ASUS USB3 Boost.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Setup Guides

Learn about everything else PC gaming and PC DIY!

 

X-Socket II on R5E

Install X-Socket II on R5E

Guide: Install X-Socket II on Rampage V Extreme.

NAS/HTPC/Gaming Console

NAS/HTPC/Gaming Console

Have everything: NAS, home theater and gaming smooshed into one PC.

M.2 PCI-E SSDs on R5E

M.2 PCI-E SSDs on R5E

See how M.2 PCI-Express SSDs perform in Raid-0 on Rampage V Extreme.

Install Windows on M.2 SSD

Install Windows on M.2 SSD

A guide to help you install Windows on your new M.2 SSD

 

 

 

Swapping out Omron Switch

Omron Switch Guide

Want to swap out Omron Switches? We show you how.

M.2 SSD Identification Guide

M.2 SSD Identification Guide

M.2 SSDs are the new storage trend - be sure to know what you need before you upgrade.

2014 SSD Tech Guide

SSD identification guide

Confused by M.2/PCI-Express/SATA Express/SATA?? We explain the differences.

Introduction to SATA Express

SATA Express

An introduction to SATA Express with the ASUS Z87 Deluxe/SATA Express motherboard.

 

SLI / Crossfire-X Setup Guide

SLI and Crossfire-X Setup Guide

Need help setting up multiple graphics cards in Nvidia SLI or AMD CrossFire-X? Read this.

Optimize your 5800K build

Optimize your A10-5800K build

Optimize the settings on your ASUS FM2 motherboards to get the most from the A10-5800K APU.

Preparing to go Sub-zero

Preparing to go Sub-zero

If you want to become an extreme overclocker, first thing you have to learn is keeping condensation out.

RAID Setup Guide

RAID setup Guide

With this BIOS guide, learn how to setup RAID on your PC.

 

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