ASUS ROG Z690 Maximus Hero Preview

Introduction and Packaging

ASUS ROG Z690 Maximus Hero Preview

Introduction

With the Maximus Formula appearing in all white this generation the Hero is the main event of the ASUS ROG Maximus for those of you who prefer a black PCB.

The Hero has some different design takes than we've seen on previous ASUS ROG motherboards in keeping with the big changes to the whole Intel platform that the 12th Generation CPUs and Z690 chipset have brought to the table. Often you could be forgiven for not being able to tell different ones apart, but there is no doubt if you have a Z690 in your system that it will be clear to even a casual observer that you own the latest hardware.

As always we'll be bringing you our full review on launch day, November 4th, so for now we're going through the motherboards we have on hand and giving you a quick preview to whet your appetite, or simply get you checking your bank balance and how important it is to get some Christmas presents. Maybe you could go trick or treating for cash instead of sweets?

Packaging

The Maximus Z690 Hero packaging is very much a classic Republic Of Gamers design, with the all black main faces accented by red edges and the red ROG logo in the corner. The back gives you a clear product shot and all the important specification information. Many of the Z690s have identical specs in the key areas so the differences are usually brand dependent.

ASUS ROG Z690 Maximus Hero Preview  
ASUS ROG Z690 Maximus Hero Preview  

It's my box now.


ASUS ROG Z690 Maximus Hero Preview  

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