ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme Z490
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  • Great for overclocking
  • Good quality and design
  • Lots of features, but not too many to be overwhelming
  • A bit pricey
  • Not for beginners

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ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme review
.ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme reviewZ490 has arrived, in this review, we look at the premium Comet Lake-S ten-core processor platform
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3 months ago
guru3d.com
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Asus ROG Maximus XII Extreme Review
Just make sure you'll use all or most of the extra hardware in the box, and need all that headroom for memory and overclock, or you're paying for way more board than you need. No doubt about it: Among Intel Z490 motherboards, Asus' ROG Maximus XII Extreme is an absolute carnival of features. This Extended ATX dreamboat is stable and easy to work with; just make sure you really need most of the extras before paying the premium price
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3 months ago
pcmag.com
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ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme Review
Simple, stable, and with great aids that make overclocking less stressful.
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3 months ago
techpowerup.com
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ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme Review | Introduction and Technical Specifications | CPU & Mainboard
IntroductionNormally when we are reviewing a new generation of Intel products we start with the ASUS Prime motherboard because it's reliable and solid, without being a bank-breaking-behemoth. It's an excellent baseline.However, with the new 10 core Intel CPU it was clear that we needed to start at ...
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3 months ago
overclock3d.net
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ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme Z490 Motherboard Review
Added Value It’s not so much added value with this motherboard but rather you get a lot and pay for every bit of it. Big VRM and power delivery don’t come cheap for starters, but connectivity is king here. The rear I/O alone offers a rediculous 12 USB connections, including two Type C headers
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3 months ago
eteknix.com
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Perfect Super Tower Motherboard!
My motherboard install went excellent, I had a super tower case I installed this into, the Cooler Master Cosmos c700p, definitely a monster. The motherboard setup was excellent and fit all my components. Now I didn’t not have any of the failures any of the other reviewers were talking about but I di...
5/5
Jay M.
2 years ago
amazon.com
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Asus ROG Maximus XII Extreme Review
The ball card is it Oh Nene DisplayPort on a mini DisplayPort E-types yeah, so dim thought to lots of cabling, It's literally it's like Christmas in here. So in terms of just making you realize Oh or feel that hey, you know I've actually made a good purchasing decision. What's going with this motherboard despite the very high price? Again, ROG has done an incredible job here, just giving you a ton of stuff
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TheOverclocker Magazine
3 months ago
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ASUS ROG Maximus XII Extreme review
2 GHz on all ten cores with this motherboard. In this review, we look at the ROG Maximus XII Extreme. The board as stated is positioned in an enthusiast region of what is considered the high-end segment, it does look very ROG styled, stuff we like of course
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3 months ago
guru3d.com
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Absolute Garbage -- CRAP TECH SUPPORT -- STAY AWAY
I bought my first edition of this board, had everything installed nicely, started it up and it began my nightmare, "A2" error. Called ASUS tech support and spoke to a wonderful Indian gentleman who informed me that the motherboard must be defective, and they would be happy to RMA it and fix it and g...
1/5
Chris
2 years ago
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ASUS ROG Maximus XII EXTREME Z490 Review
It has as I mentioned, the gold plated audio connectors are not to coalesce Pdiff It literally has everything on this rear. IR I mean it's got more USBs and you can shake a stick up whatever that means. So there you go guys
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eTeknix
3 months ago
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Specs

Brand

ASUS

CPU Socket

LGA 1200

Compatible Devices

Gaming Console

RAM Memory Technology

DDR4