ASUS ROG Maximus Z790 Hero LGA 1700 ATX Intel 4xDDR5 Motherboard

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ROG Maximus Z790 Hero ( 90MB1CI0-M0UAY0 ):

Buffed and ready with more power, robust cooling, and flexible I/O to scale up your rig at will. The ROG Maximus Z790 Hero puts it all at your disposal together with an arsenal of features and utilities to truly express the PC builder, overclocker, and gaming hero in you.


Audio: ROG Supreme FX 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4082

Chipset: Intel® Z790 Chipset

Form Factor: ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

I/O Connectors: 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 USB Type-C® ports 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (5 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®) 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 x Type-A) 1 x HDMI® port 1 x Wi-Fi Module 1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet port 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks* 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port 1 x BIOS Flash Back™ button 1 x Clear CMOS button *The rear panel Lime (Line out) port does not support spatial audio. If you wish to use spatial audio make sure to connect your audio output device to the audio jack on the front panel of your chassis.

Integrated CPU Graphics: 1 x HDMI® port** 2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4 ports (USB Type-C®) support DisplayPort 1.4 and Thunderbolt™ video outputs*** * Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types. Please refer to for any updates. ** Support 4K@60Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1. *** VGA resolution support depends on processors' or graphic cards' resolution.

LAN: 1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet ASUS LAN Guard

PCI Slots: Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors* 2 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slots (support x16 or x8/x8 modes)** Intel® Z790 Chipset 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (supports x4, x4/x4 modes) * Please check the PCIe bifurcation table on the support site ( ** When ROG Hyper M.2 card is installed on PCIEX16(G5)_1, PCIEX16(G5)_2 will run x8 only and if ROG Hyper M.2 card is installed on PCIEX16(G5)_2, PCIEX16(G5)_1 will run x8 only. - To ensure compatibility of the device installed, please refer to

Processor Support: Intel® Socket LGA1700 for 13th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors & 12th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors* Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0

RAID: Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports PCIe RAID 0/1/5/10, SATA RAID 0/1/5/10

Socket: LGA1700

Storage Inter face Total supports 5 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports

Warranty: 3 Years

RAM Type/Bus/Max: 4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR5 7800+(OC)/7600(OC)/7400(OC)/7200(OC)/7000(OC)/6800(OC)/6600(OC)/6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600/ 5400/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory

Wireless & Bluetooth: Wi-Fi 6E 2x2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band* Bluetooth® v5.3** * WiFi 6E 6GHz regulatory may vary between countries. ** The Bluetooth version may vary, please refer to the Wi-Fi module manufacturer's website for the latest specifications.