Designed for gaming enthusiasts looking to take their experience to the next level, the robust ASUS ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO ATX LGA 1700 Motherboard drives performance with an enhanced electrical layout, PCIe 5.0 technology, and vast connectivity options for gaming peripherals.
At the heart of the ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO is an LGA 1700 socket and Z790 chipset, allowing you to leverage a wide range of 12th and 13th Gen Intel processors. Four DDR5 Dual-Channel RAM slots allow you to install up to 128GB of memory with speeds up to 7200 MHz when overclocked, providing you with increased multitasking and rendering capabilities. Three M.2 PCIe and six SATA III storage interfaces allow you to combine an array of storage drives to build a massive gaming library. Two additional M.2 slots can be installed using the ROG Hyper expansion card for even greater storage for games and digital assets. Two PCIe 5.0 x16 slots are available for resource-demanding graphics cards while a PCIe 4.0 x16 (in x4 mode) slot supports a wide range of utility cards. Between the back panel and internal headers, you get access to several USB 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2, and Gen 2x2 ports and interfaces, offering plenty of support for peripherals such as mice, keyboards, and controllers as well as resource-demanding devices like external drives. Wireless devices can utilize Bluetooth 5.2 technology for a reliable cable-free experience. Connect to your wireless network with Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) or use the integrated 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port if you prefer a wired connection. Immerse yourself deeper into your favorite games with integrated SupremeFX 7.1-channel audio backed by an ESS ES9218 QUAD DAC, giving you realistic sounding audio.
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence, the ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO can boost performance with automatic AI overclocking and cooling, enhancing your games and productivity without compromising thermal capabilities. AI noise cancellation is an audio-focused utility used to reduce background sound, ensuring others can hear you clearer when engaging in team-focused titles or delivering presentations remotely. GameFirst VI is an AI networking tool that prioritizes and optimizes your network connection for smoother online gameplay, essential for competitive online titles.