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Maximus VIII Hero Big Difference Between CPU VID and CPU Core

I am a fairly novice builder so I apologize if I am doing something silly/have a silly question. I am configuring a VIII Hero motherboard with i5-6600K and am very concerned about the voltages. Namely the values I set in BIOS seem to be largely ign...

Feng_Io by Level 7
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Maximus VIII Gene - Keybot

Is there anything special that needs to be done to get the special keypresses to work while the PC is switched off (ie. to turn on, or to boot into the BIOS)?I do have the Keybot app switched On, and are using a generic USB keyboard in the 'Keybot'...

No usb 3 intel driver........

Just noticed, on the asus driver download website for this board, there is no Intel USB3.0 Controller Driver for windows 10, but there is for windows 7, any ideal ?

Intel M.2. Wireless support on Asus Maximus boards?

I need a Wifi for Miracast since I got a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter I am using with my TV and i am wonder if Asus' Maximus board supports M.2. Wireless cards or do I Need to buy something like Intel's Wireless AC 7260 for Desktop?This one:If ...

Asus Z170 - technology and marketing event video report

If you need to learn something about new Asus Z170 motherboards, look into my videos (2 videos are in Czech languages, other in english).Enjoy it :cool:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIr38y0Tovd4oSUcwC8uSS3bepJRFBjMj

FlanK3r by Level 13
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z170,x97,x99 question please

Hi, was going to build a pc around the x97 mb with a i7 4790k, but will new cpu's be made for this mb now, or will all future cpu's be for the x99 mb, and is the z170 just a stop gap mb, or will new cpu's be made for that also, what i am trying to as...

Maximus VIII Gene - GTX 970 in PCIE Slot 2 Only

Hi all, hoping you could help with a query?On my new Skylake MATX build, unfortunately the Noctua NH-14S CPU heatsink covers up the main PCIE slot (x16, x8) in a standard orientation. As such, I either need to turn the heatsink 90 degrees, or I can p...

Nikalin by Level 7
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Maximus VIII - uses LGA 1151 OC?

Hi,I've seen discussions about the 2011-v3 boards and their OC sockets (with extra pins meant to interface with Intel diagnostic pins). I've read in older posts from Asus reps that the Z170's would have the OC sockets. I've also seen there's some wor...

Asus AISuite3 Not Running

So i bit the bullet and went with windows 8.1,The Asus AI suite3 from the website will not run when i click setup,How ever the one from the disc runs fine made an ISO image of disc from my laptop,When i follow this video, https://www.youtube.com/watc...