ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

Asus ROG Maximus XII Hero (Wi-Fi) is the entry point for the Asus ROG range of Z490 motherboards that support Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S. The model name sounds like a minor upgrade from the Z390 Maximus XI Hero however the VRMs have been overhauled with an increase to 14 stages that are each rated at 60A… and that makes a massive difference!

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

The Asus ROG Maximus XII Hero brings users a slew of modern connectivity, including three heatsinked M.2 slots, a USB 3.2 Gen2 (20 Gbps) Type-C port, high-quality power delivery, and CrossfireX/SLI support. Its performance also matches other similar boards and is a good solution for those in the sub $400 market, though the other boards we looked at have similar features and are priced less.

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

In our performance metrics, the Hero scored well in power consumption, Boot Time, and was very competitive in our CPU/GPU benchmarks. We did indeed see benchmark differences when using ASUS’ Optimized settings over the Intel defaults, making it well worth enabling for all users, especially as we also saw a lower peak power reading at the wall.

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

Asus continues the industry trend of having a large integrated I/O shield and significant cooling around the VRMs and PCH/M.2 slots. Three interconnected heatsinks comprise a C-shaped cooling solution around the processor socket. Underneath resides a 14-phase supply for the CPU, plus a further two for the SoC. 

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

ASUS’s Republic of Gamers (ROG) “Maximus” motherboards are always a top choice for overclocking and enthusiasts. They are pretty much the cream of the crop when it comes to high-end motherboards and have every feature you could think of whether you are a gamer, overclocker, or just a normal PC enthusiast. Today we have the ASUS ROG Maximus XII Hero (Wi-Fi) motherboard on the test bench.

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

ROG Maximus XII Hero (Wi-Fi) can accommodate up to three NVMe storage devices, all cooled with heatsinks. This board features an Intel WiFi 6 adapter and two Ethernet ports, where the Extreme model does 10 Gbps, this one has a max of up to 5 Gbps and yes, that’s how motherboard manufacturers segment the market these days. 

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

In this review we will be looking at the ASUS Maximus XII Hero motherboard.  This motherboard is build on the new Intel Z490 chipset and is designed for the Intel 10th generation LGA 1200 Processors.  If you have been paying attention to the numbering you’ll realize this is a new socket type however, uses the same heatsink mounting as the previous LGA 115x. 

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO (WI-FI)

The Maximus series has long bee one of the hottest tickets in the PC world. I mean, they’re not shouting about it into their 12th generation of this series for nothing! Bridging the gap between the high-end and the extreme, the HERO is a very popular choice for many PC enthusiasts and it’s easy to see why.

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI)

Positioned towards the upper end of the Z390 market, ASUS is targeting deep-pocketed enthusiast gamers with its most affordable ATX ROG Maximus offering. Sporting features you’d expect from a premium Z390 offering, including dual heatsink-cooled M.2 slots and an eye-catching design, ASUS takes the standard ROG Maximus XI Hero and adds a 2×2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter.

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