Very good build quality & clean layout.
Tons of features and great UEFI BIOS.
AI Suite II offers many overclocking options.
Overclocking performance is stunning.
Supports X.M.P Memory profiles.
Full size board features and capability packed into a much smaller footprint.
Excellent overclocking options.
Mature BIOS ensures easy setup for near every configuration.
Low power consumption.
Lucid Virtu support.
Price is higher than competition.
"HighEnd" board without a USB 3.0 front panel device.
Slot spacing not ideal for multiGPU configurations.
Forced overclock with "stock" ASUS settings.
BIOS has too many pages.
Voltage read points need.
Small spacing between PCIe slots.
Only 2x SATA III slots.
Not all MicroATX cases support high end boards.
Bluetooth not included.
By TechReaction.net on January 30, 2012
By CDRinfo on December 24, 2011
The Maximus IV GENE-Z motherboard by Asus takes the ROG motherboard recipe and shrinks it to a micro ATX form factor, in an effort to appeal to speed freaks and case modders alike. The motherboard offers support for both NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX...-
By Pureoverclock on November 16, 2011
As we've seen over the last couple of years, ASUS has been leading the way with innovative features and technologies, nost notably on their Republic of Gamer products. Indeed, the Maximus IV Gene-Z is proof of that, as it's a rarity to see such pr-
By Tech2 on October 18, 2011
The Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z motherboard is priced at Rs.13,110 which is a grand more than the P8Z68-V Pro motherboard from the same company. We understand it’s designed for enthusiasts and overclockers but there’s no straying away from the...65
By techPowerUp! on September 16, 2011
We cannot say enough how impressed we are with the ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z. When it comes to the BIOS, although we feel that the pages are far too numerous, we wouldn't want to see a single option removed, and the ones we'd like to see added...93
By Tbreak.com on September 13, 2011
The Micro ATX motherboard market is squarely targeted towards HTPC users, and as such doesn’t always seem to carry the high-end specs reserved for regular ATX sized boards. What I’ll be looking at today is the ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z mATX...80
By VR-Zone on September 12, 2011
Conclusion The Maximus 4 Gene-Z has to be one of the best priced ROG boards ever built. While it is in a uATX form factor, it still packs a plethora of features into a small space. Some users think that more phases equals better power delivery, but...90
By Legit Reviews on September 07, 2011
ASUS is know for their high quality computer components. Whether you are talking about graphics cards like the all new uber ASUS ROG Mars II 3GB card or the ASUS GTX 560 DirectCU II TOP card, which is much more main stream. Either way you get a...-
By Ninjalane on September 02, 2011
We had a great time using the Maximus IV Gene-Z and aside from its smaller stature and limited expandability it responded well in our tests and seemed like a solid gaming platform. We say gaming over enthusiast mostly due to the form factor but...100
By Ocaholic on July 22, 2011
If you want to build a gaming PC or a well performing desktop rig then the ASUS P8Z68-V Pro will be a safe bet. For a very competitive price you'll get a lot of performance. Even for enthusiasts or overclockers this board will be a very good...-