Asus Maximus 5 Gene
Clean and simple color-themed layout.
Fully functional AMI UEFI BIOS.
Support for 3 TB drives.
Full functionality of an ATX board.
2-way SLI compatible.
SupremeFX III Audio.
Don't need CPU for BIOS flash.
Many USB 3.0 ports.
Highly efficient DIGIpower system.
Packed with added features and options not seen on some other products in the same price range.
Low SATA performance numbers.
Addon mPCIE card retention mechanism questionable.
Relatively high price.
Limited temperature monitoring.
Software installation immediately offers install of Google Chrome.
Secret header for LN2 mode.
By Expert Reviews on February 21, 2013
A perfect balance between price, ease-of-use and power...100
By ThinkComputers on January 28, 2013
You know in many people’s minds micro ATX motherboard are cheap, boy are they wrong! The Maximus V Gene is probably the most feature-packed Z77 mATX motherboard and it has more features than many full-sized Z77 motherboards! ASUS knows gamers...100
By FutureLooks on September 11, 2012
What attributes make a motherboard an ROG? If it’s the higher quality components, proven digital power management, efficiency, stability, high performance, expansion needed to last, and overclocking, then the ASUS Maximus V GENE is worthy of...90
By Pureoverclock on August 10, 2012
If you are looking to build a low priced gaming PC, a Lan Party rig, or a top performing HTPC, the Asus Maximus V Gene has the prowess you are looking for. Discuss in the...100
By VR-Zone on August 05, 2012
First established almost five years ago, Asus's Republic of Gamers team has grown from strength to strength, improving on their offerings generation after generation by recruiting the best engineering talents and support personnel in the industry,...-
By uk.hardware.info on July 03, 2012
In April we published a round-up of 20 motherboards with Z77 chipsets compatible with the new Intel Ivy Bridge processors. Those CPUs weren't available yet at the time so we had to do the tests with the previous generation Sandy Bridge processors....-
By APC Magazine on June 28, 2012
The top of the top is a perfect way to describe the ASUS Maximus V Gene. The monstrous Maximus V Extreme has just been unveiled, but for the time being ASUS has launched the Micro ATX Gene as the premier Republic of Gamers board.The latest Gene is...90
By Overclockers Club on June 28, 2012
The one thing in common with all the Z77 boards I have tested is that they all fall into a specific performance envelope based on the installed hardware. Any which way you cut it, your hardware is going to only give you what it can. Better power...-
By HardOCP on June 28, 2012
ASUS is definitely the most well known motherboard manufacturer on the planet. Like most companies, it offers a wide range of products for multiple market segments. However ASUS created the Republic of Gamer's brand for its upper echelon products...-
By techPowerUp! on June 15, 2012
There's not much left for me to say about the ASUS Maximus V Gene. Its overclock performance is second to none, has one of the best software packages, it is ready for gamers and extreme clockers alike, uses relatively tight voltage regulation,...98