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ASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

  • Intel Z87
  • 4th-Gen Intel Core i7 / i5/ i3 (LGA1150)
  • DDR3 3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Scott W.
  • 7/22/2014 11:07:12 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid Product

Pros: No problems what-so-ever.

Cons: UEFI Bios only outputs at 1080p. I have a 3 monitor setup, all at 720p. Had to switch computer over to different monitor to OC processor.

Other Thoughts: Asus has a long history of putting our quality products that are highly compatible, and resistant to issues that can crop up in the rest of the motherboard industry. When selecting components with which to build a new system the motherboard is always where I start, and the name that is always at the top of that list is ASUS.

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  • Chiao W.
  • 7/16/2014 1:11:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome MOBO!

Pros: Love the BIOS, easy setup, nice looking mobo, no clock issues. Fired right up!!!

Cons: So far nothing!

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  • Charles B.
  • 6/30/2014 5:35:36 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsClock not keeping time

Pros: Nice overclocking
Excellent BIOS
Acceptable number of fan headers
Nice appearance

Cons: I had to send two of these boards back to NewEgg because they would not keep time. I went through many troubleshooting steps with ASUS, which included replacing the battery as well as flashing the BIOS. This third board has behaved well thus far. This was an incredible pain. Every time I had to tear out the MoBo I had to contend with a custom water cooling system as well.

Other Thoughts: I built a system 6 years ago using a Gigabyte board ... it never gave one problem. I'm currently in the process of building five workstations for a client for which I have offered a 3 year warranty. Suffice it to say I will not be using ASUS for these machines.

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  • Brian M.
  • 6/28/2014 11:16:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLove the board, but first one had problem

Pros: Good board, lots of features, very well done

Cons: First board wouldn't work properly. Onboard LED would count up partially (to 53, memory controller error), then halt. RMA'd the board, new one came up just fine.

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  • Angela N.
  • 6/21/2014 8:32:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsShipped defective

Pros: not much. havent used it yet however error codes are great for troubleshooting. also looks cool

Cons: shipped defective. missing a CPU pin and when i booted gave memory errors after i tried booting with 1 card in all slots.

Other Thoughts: sent back to newegg hopefully they replace it. if they do i will update my review

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  • Jaiden S.
  • 6/20/2014 11:19:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest motherboard a boy could ask for. =,)

Pros: Where do I start?
- Sexiest mobo on the planet.
- Superb sound quality w/ supreme FX (Sonic radar is pretty epic too)
- Stays super cool (temperature and style).
- Has the most overclock friendly BIOS I have encountered. Hell, it even has a built in auto optimization that overclocks your rig for you!
- The software that comes on the mobo CD is great and useful!

Cons: Ignore all bad reviews on this beast. ASUS makes quality hardware and I'm betting most of the DOA and failing motherboard complaints are caused by the user more often than the mobo itself.

Other Thoughts: This motherboard is for true gamers as well as computer enthusiasts like myself.

ASUS Maximus VI Hero LGA 1150
Intel i5 Quad Core 4670k @ 3.8 (not overclocked)
EVGA Geforce GTX 780 FTW edition
16 GB of Ripjaws RAM

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  • Jacob M.
  • 6/20/2014 8:25:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsVery capable if used correctly

Pros: Works great out of the box. The UEFI BIOS is very easy to use and gives ample ability to overclock. The XMP profiles are also very helpful. AI Suite is very helpful and auto tuning features are useful.

Cons: CPU Level Up feature is near useless. If you are going to overclock, do it yourself. AI Suite runs into access violations from time to time and needs to be exited and reran.

Other Thoughts: Take advantage of the UEFI BIOS and do not rely on AI Suite III to keep you up-to-date, download most BIOS updates manually from ASUS. Unfortunately, my 4770k is one of the lower 30% that do not overclock well above 4.2GHz so I could not take full advantage of this mobo's features. The Xtreme Tweaker helped me get a very stable build.

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  • Ralph N.
  • 6/18/2014 2:59:05 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsBuy something else

Pros: It is pretty if you like that sorta thing.

Cons: I have run ASUS boards for a number of years and have been quite happy with them BUT of the 2 Hero VI boards (original and replacement) I've gotten, neither can keep time. You can reset it all you want both within Windows or the bios, no joy. This causes a number of problems with various application and their sync.

If you consult the ASUS ROG web site you'll see this is a known problem and no sure solution is known.

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  • Luc L.
  • 6/15/2014 7:08:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNo problems

Pros: Easy to install and had everything I expected from a motherboard good

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Came with a bunch of satas

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  • Brenda S.
  • 6/12/2014 1:00:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO

Pros: The board Over clock well - and runs good,

Cons: First board locked up 5 or 6 times a day, MARK Helped me with a replacement board THANK YOU MARK. After a few day the board started losing time. There tons of information on the ROG forums about this issue.

How I fixed mine
Turn of the system, clear CMOS using the jumper leave it off about 10sec. when you add it back the unit should boot up go into the UEFI, set defaults. set time in BIOS and boot into windows set time. It's been working fine for about 10 days now.

Other Thoughts: At first I had a ton problems with board unit MARK helped me get it replaced.

If it wasn't for Marks help, I would bought other board and sold this one. ASUS you where saved by Marks customer support in my mind. You give him a raise!!!

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