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ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

CPU

Intel® Socket 1151for 8th Generation Core 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.
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
* 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 DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz
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
3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8 or x8/x4/x4)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) *1

Storage

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

LAN

ROG GameFirst IV
Intel® I219V
Anti-surge LANGuard

Wireless Data Network

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports MU-MIMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth V4.2

Audio

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

USB Ports

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

ROG Exclusive Features

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

Special Features

- Disk Unlocker
CPU Installation Tool
- Three-step simplicity and safety
- Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
- 3D printing friendly
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 Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
- ASUS Q-Code
Gaming Aesthetics :
- AURA-RGB Lighting
- Aura Lighting Control
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Connector
AURA :
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM

Back I/O Ports

1 x ASUS 2x2 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.2 module
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A + USB Type-CTM
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
1 x USB BIOS FlashbackTM Button(s)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out

Internal I/O Ports

3 x 3D Mount screw port(s)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
1 x W_PUMP+ connector (1 x 4-pin)
1 x EXT_Fan header
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(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 M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x TPM connector(s)
1 x H_AMP fan connector
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 Thermal sensor connector
1 x Start button
1 x System panel connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
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 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 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)

Accessories

1 x 3D printing mount package
1 x MOS fan bracket kit
1 x CPU installation tool
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x ROG coaster(s)
1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
User´s manual
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED

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

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

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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