|Processor Socket||LGA 1155|
|RAM Memory Size||DDR4|
|Chipset Type||Intel Z490|
|Memory Speed||4800 MHz|
ROG Maximus XII Hero is the perfect foundation for the Republic of Gamers. It's a motherboard that packs substantial power, smart cooling, and faster memory support under a stealthy skin. Loaded with renowned ROG features, from AI overclocking and AI cooling to attention-grabbing Aura Sync illumination, Maximus XII Hero is ready to perform and crafted for customization
1.Dual 8-pin ProCool II power connector
2. 14+2 power stage
3. MicroFine alloy chokes
4. 10K Japanese-made black metallic capacitors
Boasting proprietary memory trace layout tweaks that improve signal integrity and mitigate noise, ASUS OptiMem III is more compatible with 3600 MHz+ memory kits, allowing them to run at higher frequencies. You can opt to optimize memory for high frequency settings, or low latency settings. With higher capacity memory kits, OptiMem III enables you to run at maximum frequency, whereas other motherboards will trade off frequency for capacity. Stack Maximus XII Hero with your favorite modules and maximize throughput of the new 10th Generation Intel Core Comet Lake-S processor for applications that demand massive bandwidth.
Maximus XI Hero comes equipped with three M.2 slots to let you take full advantage of Intel IRST and NVMe RAID for ultimate SSD storage speeds. The drives can be found under the aluminum heatsink covers. Integrated PCIe support ensures compatibility with the latest NVMe SSDs to enable ultrafast transfer speeds
1. WiFi 6 (AX201)
2. Marvell 5Gbps Ethernet
3. Intel 1Gbps Ethernet
Cooler by design: ROG Maximus XII Hero features the most comprehensive cooling options ever. ROG Water-Cooling Zone: Dual water-temperature headers and a flow-rate header feed information straight into the AI Suite utility, allowing you to track coolant temperatures and the flow rate of the entire loop.
1. VRM heatsink
2. Large diameter heatpipe
3. M.2 heatsink
4. High-conductivity thermal pad 5. Extended VRM heatsink
6. Chipset heatsink
Tuning is now faster and smarter than ever before. AI Overclocking profiles the CPU and cooling to predict the optimal configuration for each system.
AI Cooling automatically manages and controls motherboard connected fans, ensuring the most efficient settings depending on the current system load and temperature.
GameFirst VI optimizes and organizes network bandwidth, effectively reducing jitter and eliminating spike lag to ensure smooth online gameplay.