Asus Rog Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard Review

Asus Rog Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard Review

Specifications:

  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Intel Socket LGA 1151 9th and 8th Gen Intel Core and 14 nm CPU Supports
  • 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4
  • VRM: 4 phases
  • Multi-VGA output support: HDMI and Display ports
  • Onboard Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics

USB Ports:

Intel Z390 Chipset: 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector ports
Intel Z390 Chipset: 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (3 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-CTM)
Intel Z390 Chipset: 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
Intel Z390 Chipset: 6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 ports at back panel, black, 4 ports at mid-board)

ROG Exclusive Software: RAMCache III, CPU-Z, GameFirst V, Sonic Radar III, Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Link

Asus recently launched z390 chipset based Rog Strix Z390-E motherboard for gaming and overclocking. If you want to make your PC using 9th or 8th generation Intel core processor, or if you are building most popular Intel 8700k processor then you can go for this mobo.

So, if you are looking for the i7 9700k motherboard then Asus Rog Strix Z390-E will be a good choice for your build.  You should give a try with this motherboard ASUS ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming Motherboard.

Promising maximum connectivity and speed with Dual M.2, USB 3.1 Gen 2, onboard 802.11AC Wi-Fi, this motherboard comes with better DRAM overclocking stability.

Asus ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming build for gaming

The Revamped 5-way Optimization gifts an intelligent overclocking facility based on smart prediction and thermal telemetry. TheFanXpert 4 delivers dynamic system cooling and theGamer’s Guardian feature ensures component longevity with safe Slot, ESD guards, and DRAM overcurrent. The Pre-mounted I/O shield included in the motherboard ensures streamlined installation with increased precision.

Pros:

  • DDR4 4000MT/s OC capable
  • Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi for faster data transfer
  • Dual onboard M.2 Heatsink
  • Fan-extension header and Water-pump header

Cons:

  • Doesn’t stand out in any one particular way
  • Price is a little bit high
  • VRM is not best

Conclusion:

Overall this board is best for gaming and particularly best for Intel i7 8700k processor. One drawback is the 4 phases VRM which is not great for Overclocking. If you need a Asus board with great features then this will be perfect for you.

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