Motherboards
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME/ASSEMBLY

    Innovation

    The Maximus VIII Extreme Assembly is probably our favourite of the two. We love the move away from the black and red colour scheme to something more approaching silver and orange. This is the direction ASUS are taking with all their top-end products and it looks glorious here. more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/10198.png Overclock3d.net
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Overclock3d.net
    02/05/2016

    ROG
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME/ASSEMBLY

    Innovation

    The Maximus VIII Extreme Assembly is probably our favourite of the two. We love the move away from the black and red colour scheme to something more approaching silver and orange. This is the direction ASUS are taking with all their top-end products and it looks glorious here. more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/10198.png Overclock3d.net
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Overclock3d.net
    02/05/2016

    Monitors & Projectors
    ROG SWIFT PG27AQ

    Top Purchase

    “It's just an absolutely fabulous experience"
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12133.png PC Centric
    UNITED KINGDOM
    PC Centric
    02/02/2016

    Motherboards
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

    Gold

    “Would we buy the ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula? In a short answer, yes we would; it's by far the best-looking motherboard we have seen in the last 2 years here at Play3r!”  more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/10545.png Play3r.net
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Play3r.net
    01/29/2016

    ROG
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

    Gold

    “Would we buy the ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula? In a short answer, yes we would; it's by far the best-looking motherboard we have seen in the last 2 years here at Play3r!”  more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/10545.png Play3r.net
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Play3r.net
    01/29/2016

    Motherboards
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

    Design Award

    “Would we buy the ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula? In a short answer, yes we would; it's by far the best-looking motherboard we have seen in the last 2 years here at Play3r!”  more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/9560.png Play3r.net
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Play3r.net
    01/29/2016

    ROG
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

    Design Award

    “Would we buy the ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula? In a short answer, yes we would; it's by far the best-looking motherboard we have seen in the last 2 years here at Play3r!”  more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/9560.png Play3r.net
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Play3r.net
    01/29/2016

    Gaming
    STRIX 2.0

    8 Out Of 10

    "Versatile, with striking looks and decent sound."
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12278.png Micro Mart
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Micro Mart
    01/28/2016

    Headphones/Headsets and Speakers
    STRIX 2.0

    8 Out Of 10

    "Versatile, with striking looks and decent sound."
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12278.png Micro Mart
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Micro Mart
    01/28/2016

    Motherboards
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

    Gold

    “The Maximus VIII Hero Alpha adds a level of depth to the already successful Hero motherboard. Those wanting to future-proof their platform with useful features will do well to invest in this superb offering.” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/7860.jpg Vortez Hardware
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Vortez Hardware
    01/27/2016

    ROG
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

    Gold

    “The Maximus VIII Hero Alpha adds a level of depth to the already successful Hero motherboard. Those wanting to future-proof their platform with useful features will do well to invest in this superb offering.” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/7860.jpg Vortez Hardware
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Vortez Hardware
    01/27/2016

    Motherboards
    Z170-A

    Gold

    “the Z170-A should be at the top of your to consider list, for any Skylake upgrade/build. Reap the rewards of great visual, features and stability without the expected price tag!” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12265.png Techicize
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Techicize
    01/22/2016

    Motherboards
    Z170-A

    Value Award

    “the Z170-A should be at the top of your to consider list, for any Skylake upgrade/build. Reap the rewards of great visual, features and stability without the expected price tag!” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/11903.png Techicize
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Techicize
    01/22/2016

    Sound Cards and Digital-to-Analog Converters
    STRIX RAID DLX

    Silver

    Inside the STRIX RAID DLX, ASUS have wrapped up a collection of high quality audio components that ensure an excellent high fidelity experience in your games, movies and music. more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/5818.jpg Vortez Hardware
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Vortez Hardware
    01/20/2016

    Monitors & Projectors
    ROG SWIFT PG279Q

    Gold Award

    “Asus has a track record for making some killer monitors, and this really is no exception. ” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12262.png TechTeam GB
    UNITED KINGDOM
    TechTeam GB
    01/19/2016

    Motherboards
    MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT

    Worth Buying

    “Intel USB 3.1, a 32Gbps U.2 connector, and superb audio performance are just some of the features that make the Asus Maximus VIII Impact a tempting motherboard for a high-performance mini-ITX build.” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/5768.jpg KitGuru
    UNITED KINGDOM
    KitGuru
    01/18/2016

    ROG
    MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT

    Worth Buying

    “Intel USB 3.1, a 32Gbps U.2 connector, and superb audio performance are just some of the features that make the Asus Maximus VIII Impact a tempting motherboard for a high-performance mini-ITX build.” more
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/5768.jpg KitGuru
    UNITED KINGDOM
    KitGuru
    01/18/2016

    Motherboards
    SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1

    4 Stars

    “If you love modding, this is the board for you.”
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12253.png PC Pro
    UNITED KINGDOM
    PC Pro
    01/14/2016

    Graphics Cards
    STRIX-GTX970-DC2OC-4GD5

    Premium Grade

    “An exceptionally quiet card that's also a good performer, even if it isn't the fastest card on test. A great all-round card.”
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12254.png Custom PC
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Custom PC
    01/14/2016

    Graphics Cards
    STRIX-R9380-DC2-2GD5-GAMING

    Premium Grade

    “The quietest and coolest R9 380 card on test, while still remaining fast. A great graphics card for the money”.
    https://www.asus.com/images/award_logo/1339/12255.png Custom PC
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Custom PC
    01/14/2016