ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero
ROG Maximus X Hero


Drawing from a heritage that spans more than a decade, the latest incarnation of the Maximus series augments Intel's Z370 chipset with all the enhancements that enthusiasts crave. Each model sports a unique blend of features to cater to a distinct audience, yet the core ROG DNA ripples through the entire lineup. From overclocking and cooling options to satiate die-hard fanatics, to clean, refined aesthetics that are tastefully accented by RGB lighting, Maximus X-series motherboards bring the octane to your build.

The ROG Maximus X Hero is the best example of why I always recommend an ROG motherboard to my clients. With options for water pumps, flow meters, temp sensors and more, the Hero is more affordable than its elder siblings, but it doesn't compromise on quality and performance. - Snef



ASUS OptiMem preserves memory signal integrity by routing memory traces and vias to the optimal PCB layer, and our T-Topology layout ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. These enhancements lead to more headroom for overclocking and improved stability, allowing memory speeds of DDR4-4133 and beyond with all slots populated.


A dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator that extends CPU and memory overclocking margins. This custom solution works in tandem with the TPU to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control, providing the flexibility to extract every ounce of performance from 8th Generation Intel® processors.

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MBMODEL overclocking records

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Reference Frequency Portugal 103.03 MHz (2.5pts) Rankings

ROG Maximus X Hero used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Italy 522057 marks (3.4pts) Rankings
CPU Frequency 6103.08 mhz (7.1pts) Rankings
AS SSD Greece 4463 points (0pts) Rankings
PiFast 10sec 250ms (6.2pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M 5sec 928ms (7.1pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency 2155.3 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark 99 Max Sweden 6448 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE Italy 131402 marks (3.2pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Italy 263291 marks (1.8pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M United States 4min 58sec 240ms (12pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Italy 70449 marks (4.4pts) Rankings
3DMark06 56889 marks (17.7pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Italy 40261 marks (4.9pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Italy 42401 marks (0.7pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Serbia 24200 marks (4.7pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance 98122 marks (10.1pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m United States 2sec 215ms (12.9pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Italy 3017.6 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm United States 314827 marks (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m 1min 14sec 581ms (0.9pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme United States 300020 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 36047 MByte/sec. (3.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited United States 306050 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Italy 59699 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room France 15484 marks (7.7pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic United States 10788.55 DX9 Marks (16.2pts) Rankings
XTU Bulgaria 3059 marks (6.8pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Italy 58805 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room France 3399 marks (2.8pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme 9001.72 DX11 Marks (2.7pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Serbia 12899 Points (5.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Serbia 36327 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Italy 88501 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark05 Italy 37862 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Serbia 25504 marks (1.4pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p United States 81157 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Italy 39134 marks (2pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Italy 51304 marks (2.3pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Serbia 14725 marks (5.5pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 United States 9916 marks (13.3pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p United States 31017 marks (0.7pts) Rankings
PCMark10 7740 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K United States 16002 marks (1.2pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Express 6496 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Extended 10057 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 - 1B 5sec 751ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Italy 7sec 412ms (17.3pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Serbia 18002 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme 5718 marks (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 7231 points (3.3pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 21.28 points (10.7pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 United States 2075 cb (24.9pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 - 32B 6min 25sec 743ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B Italy 18min 33sec 398ms (17.6pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M 8sec 981ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M 8sec 908ms (2.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B Italy 2min 50sec 333ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B 3min 9sec 371ms (0.2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p 65.31 fps (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k 15.85 fps (9.4pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m 1sec 57ms (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b France 54sec 65ms (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized Serbia 9498 Points (3.5pts) Rankings
3DMark11 Physics Italy 20500 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Italy 10922.8 Marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime 8890.86 pps (0pts) Rankings
WinRAR Bulgaria 27184 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Italy 32240 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core 33907 points (3.9pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Iran 6131 points (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read Malaysia 55383 MB/s (0pts) Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode 2437.96 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core Italy 7486 points (0.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core Italy 33834 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute 236080 points (0pts) Rankings
Testcpu Italy 5718 999 (0pts) Rankings
Parallel PI France 12sec 75ms (0pts) Rankings