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Asus - MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

( 4.8 Average / 63 Ratings )




Part #

(or) 90MB0M90-M0EAY0


Black / Red

Form Factor


CPU Socket



Intel Z170

Memory Slots

4 x 288-pin DIMM

Memory Type

DDR4-2133 / 2400 / 2666 / 2800 / 3000 / 3200 / 3300 / 3400

Maximum Supported Memory

64 GB

RAID Support


Onboard Video

Depends on CPU

CrossFire Support


SLI Support


SATA 6 Gb/s


SATA Express


Onboard Ethernet

1 x 1000 Mbit/s

Onboard USB 3.0 Header(s)


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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


Spartaramo 49 points 44 months ago
from completed build illest Build (Skylake)

This motherboard is all I can ask for, Looks awesome with the ROG logo RGB feature and performs well with an i7.

Glyphnutz 11 points 44 months ago
from completed build First time gaming build

This motherboard looks outstanding in my opinion, and was purchased for this reason. I haven't had any issues, and would recommend it to anyone with a side panel window.

aricwright 30 points 43 months ago
from completed build A Little Sumpin Killer RI7G

Great MB. You just have to go down the rabbit hole to make it work.

barath56 14 points 43 months ago
from completed build Black Tiger!

Super cool motherboard I have ever owned (though I may not need the bells and whistles). Hey I just gave $500 profit to Apple, why not $100 to Asus? :D

jon.flynn 40 points 42 months ago

3 stars as i did receive a DOA unit and the 2nd one was very fickle until updating the Bios via the flash tool. It appears to have settled down a little now. I also had a hard time figuring out where everything went by just reading the manual, admittedly it is my first ever build so inexperience played a part there. May be a tad unjust with 3 stars.

alexjberry 23 points 42 months ago
from completed build Our new family PC

Has all you need for a top build with the new Skylake CPUs.

Howard32 16 points 42 months ago
from completed build First Gaming Rig

This motherboard is great and very easy to learn in the bios. The EZ mode in the bios is very easy to use because you can have it automatically overclock the CPU and manage the case fans very easily.

javierlrod 5 points 41 months ago

Great motherboard with plenty of sata connections and a great red and black color theme.

MonstaComputers 7 points 40 months ago
from completed build Sexy Skylake MMO Streaming rig

Fantastic board, looks amazing and the heatsink can be removed and soraypainted via the screws in the back. Rog logo led is fully rgb customizable. PLENTY of fan connectivity, and high quality componentry.

KB_Evolved 36 points 40 months ago
from completed build 6600k | R9 390

I bought this mobo because it had every feature I could want and has fantastic looks. I really like the Bios so far while OCing also which is a huge plus. If anybody has bought Asus products they know how well this company packages their components. Before even using the product it makes you want to order more parts from them(Maybe that is just my addiction to building PC's).

So far I don't have a negative to mention.