ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO

ASUS estore price £651.99
ASUS estore price £651.99
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ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO

Intel® Z790 LGA 1700 ATX motherboard with 20 + 1 power stages, DDR5, five M.2 slots, PCIe® 5.0 NVMe® SSD slot on Hyper M.2 Card, PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlots with Q-Release, Wi-Fi 6E, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector with Quick Charge 4+ up to 60W, AI Overclocking, AI Cooling II, and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • Intel® LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 13th Gen Intel® Core processors & 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
  • Robust Power Solution: 20 + 1 teamed power solution rated for 90A per stage with dual ProCool II power connectors, high-quality alloy chokes, and durable capacitors to support multi-core processors
  • Optimized VRM Thermals: Massive heatsinks integrated with the I/O cover, joined by an L-shaped heatpipe, and connected to the power stages with high-conductivity thermal pads
  • Next-Gen M.2 Support: PCIe® 5.0 M.2 slot on the bundled ROG Hyper M.2 card, and four PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots all with substantial cooling solutions
  • Abundant Connectivity: Dual Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C® ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C® front-panel connector with Quick Charge 4+ up to 60W, six additional USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, two PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlots, HDMI® 2.1
  • High-Performance Networking: On-board Intel WI-FI 6E (802.11ax) and Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard
  • Intelligent Control: ASUS-exclusive AI Overclocking, AI Cooling II, AI Networking and Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation to simplify setup and improve performance
  • Immersive Audio: ROG SupremeFX ALC4082 codec with ESS® ES9218 Quad DAC for up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback
  • Unmatched Personalization: I/O cover with Polymo Lighting, three addressable Gen 2 headers and one RGB header, all configurable with ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting
  • DIY Friendly Design: PCIe Slot Q-Release, M.2 Q-Latch, pre-mounted I/O shield, Q-Code, Q-LED, FlexKey button, Start button, BIOS FlashBack button, and Clear CMOS button
  • Renowned Software: Bundled 1-year AIDA64 Extreme trial subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard with integrated MemTest86

HERO

ROG Maximus Z790 Hero

Buffed and ready with more power, robust cooling, and flexible I/O to scale up your rig at will. The ROG Maximus Z790 Hero puts it all at your disposal together with an arsenal of features and utilities to truly express the PC builder, overclocker, and gaming hero in you.

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The ROG Maximus Z790 Hero is the ultimate partner for any Intel 13th Gen processor.
  • AI Overclocking

    Effortless performance boost

  • AI Cooling II

    One-click fan tuning

  • PCIe. 5.0

    x2 PCIe 5.0 x16 slots

  • ROG Hyper M.2 Card

    x1 PCIe 5.0 SSD or x2 4.0 SSDs

  • 20 + 1 Power Stages
  • DDR5 Memory
  • Polymo Lighting
  • Thunderbolt 4
  • WiFi 6E

SPEC OVERVIEW

  • Performance
  • Cooling
  • Gaming Immersion
  • Connectivity
  • DIY friendly

SPEC OVERVIEW

  • Overclocking
  • Power Design
  • Memory

PERFORMANCE

Utilize the Hero’s immense power and control to take your 13th Gen CPU and DDR5 memory kit to the next level.

  • Heatsinks
  • Headers
  • ROG Water-Cooling Zone
  • Compatibility

COOLING

Stacked with titanic heatsink arrays and surging with controls for liquid- and air-cooled setups, the Hero is fully armed to combat the fiery heat of the latest processors and high-speed drives.

  • USB Ports
  • Networking
  • Audio

CONNECTIVITY

Next-gen connectivity for graphics, storage, peripherals, and networking, plus high-definition audio for all types of setups - it all combines to create a Hero that’s connected with now and the future.

  • Intelligent Control

OPTIMIZATION

Flexible utilities and firmware provide everything needed to optimize the performance of your system loadout.

  • Aura Sync
  • Gaming Audio

PERSONALIZATION

Illuminating the I/O shroud of the ROG Maximus Z790 Hero is a colorful microstructural array called Polymo Lighting. Two stylish patterns are available for builders to tinker with in Armoury Crate and sync up with the rest of their system for a brilliant display of individuality.

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