ASUS MAXIMUS XI Hero Z390 Motherboard Review

UEFI BIOSE & Software

ASUS has one of the most robust UEFI BIOS on their ROG motherboards with the primary focus here is overclocking features and give almost every option you can think off.


The most important one is AI Suite 3, which come long ways since first introduce and turn out be one of the best motherboard suites you can find. With ASUS’s 5-Way Optimization can give very nice automated overclock, which test your particular CPU and push it as long as possible. AI Suite 3 other options include TPU, Turbo App, EPU, Fan Xpert 3, DIGI+ Power Control, Ai Charger+, USB 3.1 Boost, EZ Update, System Information, Mobo Connect, USB BIOS Flashback, Push Notice and Version.

The Fan Xpert offers extensive fan controls and combines with thermal sensors on the board will provide very efficient cooling.

To control RGB lighting, you need to install AURA software which allows you to customize the RGB LED color and apply different effects.

Other software