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.
Utilize the Hero’s immense power and control to take your 13th Gen CPU and DDR5 memory kit to the next level.
Stacked with titanic heatsink arrays and surging with controls for liquid- and air-cooled setups, the Hero is fully armed to combat the fiery heat of the latest processors and high-speed drives.
Next-gen connectivity for graphics, storage, peripherals, and networking, plus high-definition audio for all types of setups – it all combines to create a Hero that’s connected with now and the future.
Flexible utilities and firmware provide everything needed to optimize the performance of your system loadout.
Illuminating the I/O shroud of the ROG Maximus Z790 Hero is a colorful microstructural array called Polymo Lighting. Two stylish patterns are available for builders to tinker with in Armoury Crate and sync up with the rest of their system for a brilliant display of individuality.
|CPU||Intel Socket LGA1700 for 13th Gen Intel Core Processors & 12th Gen Intel Core|
|Chipset||Intel Z790 Chipset|
|Memory||4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR5 7800+|
|Graphics||1 x DisplayPort, 2 x Intel Thunderbolt 4 ports (USB Type-C)|
|Storage||Total supports 5 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports|
|Ethernet||1 x Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet ASUS LANGuard|
|Wireless & Bluetooth||Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.3|
|USB||Rear USB (Total 12 ports), Front USB (Total 9 ports)|
|Audio||ROG SupremeFX 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4082|
|BIOS||256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS|
|Manageability||WOL by PME, PXE|
|Operating System||Windows 11 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor, 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )|