The Asus Maximus Motherboard line is a very well sought after model. This specific ix code model has been sent in to us for a 1151 socket replacement. the LGA sockets can get damaged from various reasons, one being improper installation of the CPU. It is unfortunate for the users of this motherboard to have damaged it because it is an expensive board. Not to worry though . here at TDR we were able to remove and replace the damaged socket with a brand-new Foxconn LGA 1151 socket. This type of motherboard BGA rework requires extensive care and sensitive handling. With very expensive machinery.