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Asus ROG Maximus Z790 Hero Review: Holding Out for a Price Drop

Hot off our test bench and ready for review is Asus’ ROG Maximus Z790 Hero. Currently priced at $629.99, this premium he motherboard offers a ton of features in addition to the classic high-end look found on ROG Maximus motherboards. You get 12 USB ports for rear IO, a Thunderbolt 4 Type-C port, a total of 5 M.2 sockets, flagship-class audio, and robust power delivery to support the latest Raptor Lake processors. It’s a nice-looking and well-equipped option overall, but its high price makes it unattractive to some users.

At the time of this writing, Asus had a total of 13 Z790 motherboards available. ROG Maximus Extreme ($999), Maximus Apex ($699), Z790-E Gaming WIFI ($499), ProArt Z790-Creator ($469), wide variety of boards (including ITX models). There are also the more budget-minded Prime and TUF Gaming boards, which make motherboard stacks as solid as you’d find on a single chipset.

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