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Maximus IX Apex - which PCIE-Slots for NIC and Sound-Card?

Hey,i want to use this NIC (https://www.asus.com/Networking/XG-C100C/) and this Sound-Card (https://en.creative.com/p/sound-cards/sound-blasterx-ae-5).I am using 1 Graphic-Card and 2 M.2-SSD's mounted on the expansion card.Now i want to know, which s...

DOOMy by Level 7
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Z270e USB3.1 and PCI-EX1_2&4

I have installed BIOS 1009 on Z270E, and I cannot select PCI-EX1_2&4 over USB3.1 option. I want to use pcie slots not usb3.1 front. Actually, I can choose PCI-EX1_2&4 option in bios, but after restart, BIOS always roll back option USB3.1 even if I d...

brezza by Level 7
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CPU PLL OC - False Temperature readings?

Hello,I have a question regarding CPU PLL OC and temperatures. I have a 5.1GHz OC on a my 7700K using a Maximus IX Hero. I have noticed that many people say the default CPU PLL OC is around 1.2v with some saying that overvolting and undervolting th...

Z270 Maximus Formula IX restarts when emerging from sleep mode

I just completed a new build using the Maximus Formula IX board and 7700k processor. Everything works great and no error codes. However, when I try to emerge from sleep mode, 95% of the time the PC restarts completely. There is no overclocking and b...

Asus Maximus IX Apex and G.Skill Memory (Trident Z, DDR4 3200, 32GB)

Does anyone have firsthand experience using the Asus Maximus IX Apex with G.Skill Trident Z memory?The model number of the memory is: F4-3200C14D-32GTZI am looking to buy the memory. I checked G.Skill's website and the motherboard is not on the memor...

JasonG by Level 7
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New Maximus IX Hero won't boot, gives q-code 32 and resets constantly

Hello to all you smart people ;), I hope one of you can help me fix my new build that I simply can't seem to get to work.i7-7700KMaximus IX HeroCorsair H-100i v2 all in 1 liquid coolerG-Skill 2x8GB TridentX RGB - F4-3200C16D-16GTZ DDR4MSI 970 GTX (ca...

Ozaloni by Level 7
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Maximus IX Hero - POST Time

Hello,I am having some concerns about my new system taking a very long time to POST. Before I tweaked the BIOS, it was taking approximately 25 seconds to POST, as reported by Windows 10. I googled around and determined that DDR4 does some training on...

RAID Support Question for Maximus IX Extreme

G'day all!Just built a new Maximus IX Exteme based rig which will be used primarily for business and some flight sim apps.I have 4 ssd hard drives which I want to use in two RAID 1 arrays. One M.2 array using 960 EVO's and another using 850 ...

Formula IX - is this a 'bad' M.2 slot?

Hi all,Brand new Formula IX and M.2_2 wont recognize any M.@ drive I try and install.It's strange, because I had another Formula IX that detected my NVME out of the box and booted right to windows, but that one had to go back to Asus for repair afte...

r1fast by Level 7
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Maximus Hero IX which audio drivers and which setup to use

Greetings everyone,I've been looking at the audio drivers for my Maximus motherboard here:https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-MAXIMUS-IX-HER...And there's two types of different drivers:1. Version MBytesRealtek Audio D...