The original article published on March 2, 2017, was based on the guide v0.2 for BIOS 5803.
On March 3, 2017, we updated the article with information from guide v0.4 for BIOS 5803.
Most reliable sensor is the CPU sensor reading from SIO (listed under Crosshair VI Hero in HWInfo64).
New BIOSes should be OK with defaults Sense Mi Skew setting of 272.
Asus have a long history in this segment with their N-series and later on the G-series notebooks.
At the time this was a Global First Place for the 8-core category.
So at least on paper, it looks like a great buy, but in keep in mind this is a rather chunky and heavy machine, thus not an ultraportable.