ASUS Unleashes ROG Maximus Z790 DARK HERO, New STRIX & TUF Offerings With 14th Gen Intel CPU Support, WIFI 7 & More

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ASUS has introduced 3 new Z790 motherboards including the flagship ROG Maximus Z790 DARK HERO with Intel 14th Gen CPU assistance.

ASUS Unveils Flagship ROG Maximus Z790 DARK HERO Amongst Trio of New Motherboards For Intel 14th Gen CPUs

At Gamescom 2023, ASUS ROG has presented 3 new motherboards that are developed for the upcoming Intel 14th Gen CPUs, supporting boosted designs and brand-new functions. The trio includes a flagship ROG Maximus motherboard called the Z790 DARK HERO along with the ROG STRIX Z790 A Gaming WIFI II and the TUF Gaming Z790-PRO WIFI.

The ASUS ROG Maximus Z790 DARK HERO is a flagship service that is equipped with a 20 +1 stage power delivery service, following are the highlighted functions of the motherboard: Intel LGA 1700 socket: Ready for Intel Core Next-Gen & 13th Gen processors, Intel Core 12th Gen, Pentium Gold, and Celeron Processors Robust Power Solution: 20 +1 teamed power service rated for 90A per stage with double ProCool II power ports, high-quality alloy chokes, and resilient capacitors to support multi-core processors

  • Enhanced VRM Thermals: Massive heatsinks integrated with the I/O cover, signed up with by an L-shaped heatpipe, and linked to the power stages with high-conductivity thermal pads
  • Latest M. 2 Support:Onboard PCIe 5.0 M. 2 slot, and 4 PCIe 4.0 M. 2 slots all with considerable cooling options
  • Abundant Connectivity: Dual Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C ports, USB 20Gbps Type-C front-panel connector with Quick Charge 4+ as much as 60W and USB Wattage Watcher, 6 additional USB 10Gbps ports, 2 PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlots, HDMI 2.1
  • High-Performance Networking: On-board Intel Wi-Fi 7 (802.11 be) 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 efficiency
  • Immersive Audio: ROG SupremeFX ALC4082 codec with ESS ES9218 Quad DAC for up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback
  • Unrivaled Personalization: I/O cover with Polymo Lighting, 3 addressable Gen 2 headers, and one RGB header, all configurable with ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting
  • Do It Yourself Friendly Design:PCIe Slot Q-Release, M. 2 Q-Latch, Q-Antenna, pre-mounted I/O guard, Q-Code, Q-LED, FlexKey button, Start button, BIOS FlashBack ™ button, and Clear CMOS button
  • All three ASUS Z790 motherboards include REMP II, AI Cooling II, and AI Overclocking includes that enable the fastest CPU & DDR5 memory overclocking abilities while keeping things cool & in consult the AI Cooling II function set. The TUF Gaming Z790-PRO WIFI is likewise the first board in the lineup to support the AI overclocking capability which wasn’t present on the previous-gen TUF line of motherboards.


    Gbps Type-C ports, PCIe Slot Q-Release, M. 2 Q-Latch, Q-LED, and Q-Antennas. The motherboards will likewise feature support for WIFI 7 and Bluetooth 5.4 solutions using the Intel Gale Peak 2″BE200″ & Killer 1750X discrete options. ASUS likewise mentions that its existing

    600 & 700-series motherboards will also be compatible with the upcoming 14th Gen CPUs from Intel after a BIOS upgrade which is offered: Will you upgrade your motherboard to take advantage of the high-performance networking, abundant connection, and optimized power solutions of our newest and finest Z790 motherboards? Or will you stick with your battle-hardened Z690 or Z790 motherboard while you upgrade to a next-gen CPU? It’s all up to you.

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    In regards to design, all three ASUS Z790 motherboards feature a ATX type aspect with the ROG & TUF Gaming models choosing an unique black color pattern while the ROG STRIX uses a two-tone white/black color design. The ASUS ROG Maximus Z790 DARK HERO also features a huge “ROG” logo on the I/O plate which includes ARGB illumination. These items are going to release next month with the introduction of Intel’s 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs. Anticipate the costs to be a little greater than the existing models.



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