ASUS has confirmed that the reversed capacitor problem that was detected earlier is potentially causing the issues on its ROG Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards. The firm has initiated a recall program.
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The $599.99 Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards could be going up in flames due to a silly error from ASUS' manufacturing. Analysis shows that the board's capacitor is placed incorrectly, causing failure.
ASUS has announced the availability of the AGESA 18.104.22.168 firmware. The update is supposed to fix the USB connectivity problems that AMD 500-series chipset board owners had reported experiencing.
ASUS Z390 and Z370 chipset motherboard owners are angry at the vendor because the company has not yet released any firmware updates for adding support for the PCIe Resizable BAR feature.
AMD has released a statement about USB problems that 500-series chipset motherboard users have been reporting for a while. The company says it's investigating but would appreciate more feedback.