ROG Maximus V Formula unboxing.


knocking on heavens door
Hi there folks..
Asus was kind enough to send me an sample from their ROG line up this time.Presenting the Maximus V Formula.
This is the mid range board from their Z77 ROG lineup and being as such it got everything one would look for in an enthusiast board.
the important features worth mentioning are :

  • Fusion Thermo - World’s first hybrid air and water cooling thermal design.
  • SupremeFX IV – AMPed For Perfect Audio.
  • GameFirst II/Intel Gb LAN
  • mPCIe Combo + dual-band Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 4.0
  • ROG Connect
  • Extreme Engine Digi+ II
  • ROG Extreme OC kit

Now lets carry on with the un-boxing and preview.



The box is typical Rog style box with huge naming and graphics in the front and important features printed at the backside.
Opening the front flap give us a view of the board.



Rog motherboards typically comes in two box packages,one for the motherboard itself and other for the accessories.


Box contents.

It got everything you will need to build up a multi gpu system with WiFi out of the box.
The box has SATA III Cables;mPCIe card for WiFi;Sli/Xfire cable etc.
Her's a full list for you guys:

  • User's manual
  • I/O Shield
  • 2 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s)
  • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
  • 1 x SLI bridge(s)
  • 1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)
  • 1 x ROG Connect cable(s)
  • 1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
  • 1 x mPCIe Combo card(s) with dual band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n module + Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS module
  • 1 x 2-in-1 RF Cable(s)
  • 2 x Wi-Fi Ring Moving Antenna(s)

Up close


Typical ROG style board with black and red layout;the thing that strikes out most is the ceramic heatsinks on the VRM and PCH area.



The I/O ports

The I/O port is brimming with stuff.

  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF in
  • 5 x Audio jack(s)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
  • 1 x ROG Connect On/ Off switch(es)

A few more shots:




Well,that all for today.i like a lot of stuff in this board..and i will talk about them in detail in the review;until then enjoy this preview and unboxing and post your comments,feedback's here.
signing out
Sumon Pathak
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knocking on heavens door
Lovely piece of hardware.

awesome mobo and unboxing
thanks :)

Nice unboxing.
BTW is the 2nd board P8Z77-M PRO?
Just hoped the eSATA was an 6Gbps port.
the other one is P8Z77 V link in my sig


By the whats the price?
no info about price cannot comment...


How'd you get them to send you one though? :eek:
Do you get to keep it?
they send stuff once in a while to review...
i have to send em back :p


CyberdyneSystems Model101
One question : what are the ROG Connect cable(s) used for ? Also what are the ROG Connect On/ Off switch(es) at the back ?


Maximus V Formula/Extreme mainboards are not available in India for now. If you need one stay in touch with Asus support team. Here for those who are eagerly waiting for this board to arrive/launch in India.

Dear Mr.removed,

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ASUS India is not able to get allocation for Maximus V Extreme for a while
now, that’s why the delay. However, We did have some quantity of Maximus V
Formula coming last week. Please let us know your contact details. I will
ask somebody from the distributor's HQ side to call you and update on the

Best Regards.

P*****t M*****r - Mid & High-End Motherboards
Asus Technology Pvt. Ltd.
Mumbai **.
Cell Phone: *********
Direct: (91) ** removed
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For Queries / Comments / Suggestions: r*****s@asus.*****

P.S: ₹22,650/- + tax = About 23,000/- (Delhi)| for non ThunderFX variant. Asus has no plan for now to bring ThunderafX model in India due to low deman(most likely).
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