Product Comparison: ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E vs ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero


General Specifications
Brand
ASUS
ASUS
Model
ROG Strix Z390-E
ROG Maximus XI Hero
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Fully command your gaming experience on 9th generation Intel Core processors with the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming featuring 5-Way Optimization for dynamic system control with AI overclocking.
Intel Z390 ATX Gaming motherboard with M.2 heatsink, Aura Sync RGB LED, DDR4 4400MHz, dual M.2, SATA 6Gb/s, and USB 3.1 Gen 2. Synchronised RGB lighting technology works with a vast portfolio of Aura Sync-capable PC gear.
Key Specs
Form Factor
ATX
ATX
Socket
LGA1151
LGA1151
Chipset
Intel Z390
Intel Z390
Supported Processors
Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel Core Processors
Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel Core Processors
Memory Slot Type
288 pin
288 pin
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard
  • This board can handle the 9900k at 5ghz on all cores without problem.
  • Monster motherboard. Have it running on i7 9700K 8 core with no issues.
  • The board is fast running a I7-9700K, on stock speed.
  • Fitted with an i9 9900k and this board gives me the ability to run at 5ghz on air cooling.
  • 4 phase VRM which are not enough for the 9700K/9900K at anything above stock.
ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Gaming Motherboard
  • Really good motherboard for i9-9900K processor.
  • I'm running Intel i7 9700k at 5.1ghz and everything works well.
  • Runs perfectly with a i9-9900k 5GhZ. Highly recommend.
  • Perfect for easy overclocking. Achieved a stable 5.3 Ghz with the 9900KS 102 base clock x 52.
  • Stunning product! Works with mi Intel i9 with no issues.
Size & Weight
Height
12 in.
12 in.
Width
9.6 in.
9.6 in.
Depth
3.03 in.
0.98 in.
Weight
1 lbs.
4.5 lbs.

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

Memory
Memory Type
DDR4
DDR4
Maximum Speed
4266 MHz
4400 MHz
Number Of Memory Slots
4
4
Max. Memory Supported
128 GB
128 GB

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

What customers say about "Memory"
ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard
  • TridentZ RGB 16gb DDR4 3200mhz runs super smooth on this.
  • This mother loaded with 64Gb of RAM and do the job without any lags.
  • Rock stable with 9600k and 32gb corsair vengeance pro rgb ram at 3200 with xmp settings.
  • DIMM slots seemed to be a bit tight, but if you are careful when seating the sticks you should be fine as everything else works flawless.
  • 32gb of quality memory working without any issues on this motherboard.
ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Gaming Motherboard
  • I have 32GB 4266MHz RAM and it does run at 4266.
  • Runs well with 32Gb 3200Mhz DDR4 Dominator Ram.
  • 64gb of HyperX RAM memory works just flawless.
  • One of the best motherboards I have. Boasts of big RAM capacity.
  • I bought this and used 16gb 4266 but it would never run at 4266, 4000 only.
Connectivity
PCI
6
6
PCI-E
3x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16, 3x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
3x PCIe 3.0 x16, 3x PCIe 3.0 x1
HDMI
1
1
USB
5x USB 3.1 Gen2, 4x USB 3.1 Gen1, 6x USB 2.0
5x USB 3.1 Gen2, 6x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.1 Gen1
SATA
6
6
Other Interfaces
DisplayPоrt, RJ-45, Optical S/PDIF out, 5x audio jacks, 2x M.2
PS/2, DisplayPоrt, RJ-45, Optical S/PDIF out, 5x audio jacks, 2x M.2

ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E

ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero

What customers say about "Connectivity"
ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard
  • Both NVME drives have heatsinks which is just great.
  • I like this board. It is solid and had plenty of M.2 ports with heatsinks.
  • The build quality is fantastic. Big amount of connections and everything is well placed.
  • USB 3.1 gen 2 front connector, plenty of fan and rgb headers. Very happy with my choice.
  • You can have up to 2 M.2 drives, which is good if you like fast.
ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Gaming Motherboard
  • This is a great motherboard, very well made and great connectors on it.
  • This is a pretty good board. It does have a lot of USB ports.
  • The I/O options are extensive and cater for all my current and future peripheral needs.
  • Beautiful motherboard and comes well equipped for a variety of I/O components.
  • Only negative, there are not enough USB headers on the board.
Features
Native Audio
Realtek S1200A
Realtek S1220
Additional Accessories Included
4x SATA cable, M.2 Screw, Driver disk, Wi-Fi antenna, SLI HB BRIDGE, Cable tie, Assistant Fans, Assistant Fan Screw, Extension Cable for RGB strips, Extension cable for Addressable LED, Thermistor cable
4x SATA cable, M.2 Screw, Driver disk, Wi-Fi antenna, SLI HB BRIDGE, Q-connector, Extension Cable for RGB strips, Extension cable for Addressable LED, ROG coaster
Extras
ASUS pro clock technology, 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5, ASUS Optimem II, AI overclocking, Aura lighting control, AI Suite 3, Ai Charger, Armoury Crate, Pre-mounted I/O shield
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5, Aura lighting control, AI Suite 3, Ai Charger, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, Armoury Crate, Pre-mounted I/O shield, ASUS Optimem II, ASUS EZ Flash 3
What customers say about "Features"
ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard
  • This is the best overclocking board I have ever used. Simple bios. Great overclocking software from asus.
  • Best bios in the industry with decent design and features.
  • Wifi and bluetooth are an excellent bonus, with not having to buy a seperate card for it.
  • Overclocking is easy, menu options in the bios are simple and topnotch.
  • This board did not remember my BIOS settings.
ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Gaming Motherboard
  • The Asus Hero 11 is a great board, it packs majority of features you could ask for.
  • The Asus bios is the easiest to use so perfect for beginners who aren't used to messing around in the bios.
  • With the asus ai suite software can overclock the system with the touch of a button makes life a lot easier.
  • The BIOS is easy to navigate along with the installation and use of supporting utilities and drivers to get the best out of the board.
  • This motherboard looks great beside other aura sync hardware and works even better.
Power
Power Connectors
24-pin EATX, 8-pin ATX 12V
24-pin EATX, 8-pin EATX 12V, 4-pin ATX 12V
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer


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