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ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

CPU

Intel® Socket 11519th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

Intel® Z370

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

Graphic

Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort 1.2 ports
Integrated Graphics Processor
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB (for iGPU exclusively)

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

Intel® Z370 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) *1
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

Storage

Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology*4
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*3
Intel® Z370 Chipset :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

ROG GameFirst IV
Intel® I219V
Anti-surge LANGuard

Audio

- Sonic Studio III
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *5
- ESS® ES9023P
- Gold-plated jacks
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Sonic Radar III
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :

USB Ports

6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, +blue, 2 at mid-board)
6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, +black, 4 at mid-board)
Intel® Z370 Chipset :
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller :
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

ROG Exclusive Features

- One-click Overclocking
- DirectKey
KeyBot II
- X.M.P.
- ClrCMOS
- Power On
- O.C. Profile
MemOK! Button
- NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
UEFI BIOS features :
- Tweakers´ Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
ROG RAMDisk
ROG RAMCache II
GameFirst IV
ROG CPU-Z
ROG CloneDrive
Pre-mounted I/O Shield
Slow Mode
Overwolf
USB BIOS FlashbackTM
Mem TweakIt
Extreme Tweaker
ROG Extreme OC kit :
- ReTry button
- Safe Boot button
- Start button
- LN2 Mode
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors

Special Features

- Disk Unlocker
CPU Installation Tool
- Three-step simplicity and safety
Gaming Aesthetics :
- 3D printing friendly
- AURA-RGB Lighting
- ASUS Q-Slot
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :
- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Expert 4, and Turbo App
AURA :
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
- Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Connector
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-DIMM

Back I/O Ports

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A + USB Type-CTM
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x USB BIOS FlashbackTM Button(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 2.0

Internal I/O Ports

3 x 3D Mount screw port(s)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x TPM connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4-pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4-pin)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (3 x 4-pin)
1 x AIO_PUMP connector (1 x 4-pin)
1 x W_PUMP+ connector (1 x 4-pin)
1 x EXT_Fan header
1 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x Start button
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel connector

Accessories

1 x MOS fan bracket kit
1 x 3D printing mount package
1 x CPU installation tool
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED
1 x ROG coaster(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
User´s manual
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS

1 x 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Note

*1 The PCIe x4_3 slot shares bandwidth with PCIex1_3. The PCIe x4_3 runs x2 mode by default.

*2 When the M.2_1 socket is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled.

*3 When the M.2_2 socket is operating in PCIEX4 mode, SATA port 5. 6 will be disabled.

*4 This function will work depending on the CPU installed.

*5 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
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