ASUS ROG Maximus IX Formula

The ASUS Republic of Gamers product line offers a commitment to the highest quality and most innovative hardcore PC components, peripherals, and the like. However, what the company says itself only goes so far. I want to look at the technology and design of the ASUS ROG Maximus IX Formula motherboard, and see what some of the general opinions about it are. With all this together I want to help you make the most informed decision possible with your purchase.


The ASUS PRIME Z270-A motherboard is an ideal middle ground between quality, aesthetics, functionality, and price. The price is often the biggest sticking point for any motherboard. As long as it has all the basic features covered and will last a decent amount of time any motherboard can function well, but what about the other features that this one has to offer?

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X Gaming 5

The motherboard is a sensitive and important part of any PC that often goes unnoticed. I find this can make it hard for a lot of people trying to figure out what exactly makes a good motherboard when they set out to try and make their first PC. Today I want to talk about one potential motherboard option and give all the reasons a consumer may or may not want to make it their PC part of choice. The Gigabyte Aorus Z270X Gaming 5 motherboard is an option with high-performance components that offer a myriad of desirable features without adding much detrimental. The question is, does it hold an affordable price point when compared to the level of quality it offers and does that quality lack in any areas?

ASRock Z270 Extreme4

The ASRock Z270 Extreme4 motherboard is a solid middle-of-the-road option that offers many features necessary for gaming and productivity alike. The basics of its technology are nothing new for the most part, and there isn’t too much that makes it stand out.