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ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex (Intel Z270) Motherboard Review (Page 6)

Steven Bassiri | Feb 20, 2017 at 8:10 am CST - 1 min, 37 secs time to read this page
Rating: 95%Manufacturer: ASUS

Steven's Motherboard Test System Specifications

When I powered up the Apex system for the first time, I was taken aback by the LEDs on the underside of the motherboard; they produce a really neat effect all around the PCB.

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ASUS's RGB LED implementation on the Apex is very cool, the multiple zones to the customizable tag all add to the uniqueness of the Apex. Some might wonder why the Apex even has RGB LEDs, and I can't really answer that. What I can say is that ASUS wanted the Apex to be unique, and the RGB LEDs and other aesthetic enhancements make it one of the most novel motherboards I have reviewed in a long time.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Steven Bassiri

Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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