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Old 05-08-15, 12:04 PM
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ASUS ROG Z170 Maximus VIII Hero Review



If the latest Skylake CPUs have got you excited then you'll need a motherboard to utilise them, and ASUS have just the thing with their Maximus VIII Hero.


ASUS ROG Z170 Maximus VIII Hero Review

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Old 05-08-15, 03:45 PM
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Excellent review Tom, cheers! Will there be a video as well later on?
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Love it! Thank you for the review Tom. Dammit though, the upgrade itchy is starting. Even though I have the VII Hero and 4790K right now.
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Now we only need properly colour matched ram for it. Saw jj from Asus doing a vid with black ram and it just looked way off IMHO. Oh G.skill where are thou?
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Old 10-08-15, 11:22 PM
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I do like these MB's and how little red is on it, would be easy to cover if you wanted to go anything other then red
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Old 10-08-15, 11:34 PM
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I do like these MB's and how little red is on it, would be easy to cover if you wanted to go anything other then red
Think you can change all the red leds? All but the audio logo?
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Old 23-08-15, 01:45 AM
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Good review and a great board.

I like the mostly subdued colors.
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Unhappy Could use some help please

Hi I have a maximus VIII and a 6700k I can't get the thing anywhere near 4.8 or 5ghz i'm sure there's plenty of tricks i'm missing I could do with some help from a pro.
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Think you can change all the red leds? All but the audio logo?
The main LED light on the ROG logo is in fact RGB so can be set to any colour you want.
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Now we only need properly colour matched ram for it. Saw jj from Asus doing a vid with black ram and it just looked way off IMHO. Oh G.skill where are thou?
There's the G.Skill Trident Z, I haven't seen any in the UK as of yet, and IMOh it will look the dogs danglies.

http://www.gskill.com/en/press/view/...es-ddr4-memory
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