ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero
ROG Maximus IX Hero


A dedicated base-clock generator designed for 7th Generation Intel® processors allows overclocked base clock frequencies up to or beyond 425MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.


With support for DDR4 memory you're able to drive memory frequencies to 4133MHz (and beyond when overclocked)! ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design plus OC Socket provides superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimizing coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels, it delivers the most balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility. ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor to ensure the best compatibility.



You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your ROG Maximus IX Hero build — because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly controllable performance boosts! Exclusive ROG technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system, based on real-time use — so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and networking settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, and productivity!

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MBMODEL overclocking records

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Reference Frequency Russian Federation 390.99 MHz (2.5pts) Rankings

ROG Maximus IX Hero used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
3DMark - Cloud Gate Cyprus 34159 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike United Kingdom 24304 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme United States 14747 marks (4.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra United States 8819 marks (0.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Russian Federation 268370 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Russian Federation 254148 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Russian Federation 271462 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Night Raid Germany 24672 marks (0pts) Rankings
PYPrime - 2b with BenchMate United States 11sec 185ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark CPU PROFILE MAX United States 1697 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark CPU PROFILE 1 THREAD United States 716 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Port Royal Germany 876 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver United Kingdom 43537 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Finland 20265 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme 7082 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance United Kingdom 68308 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Estonia 298974 marks (0.8pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Estonia 73128 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Estonia 58154 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Russian Federation 28292 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Russian Federation 11019 marks (5.4pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance United States 29649 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 Physics 15642 Points (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Czech Republic 73542 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE Estonia 131192 marks (0.4pts) Rankings
7-Zip United States 43128 MIPS (0pts) Rankings
Aquamark 491597 marks (0.4pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p United States 9077 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p United States 16166 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K Russian Federation 479 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Czech Republic 13757 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Germany 56721 marks (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 8002 cb (0.7pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 27.05 cb (6.6pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 with BenchMate Germany 11.13 CB (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 2438 cb (5.2pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 with BenchMate United Kingdom 1104 cb (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 Iran 2060 cb (0.5pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 with BenchMate Germany 2535 cb (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R23 Multi Core with BenchMate Denmark 6356 cb (0.5pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R23 Single Core with BenchMate United States 1140 cb (2.5pts) Rankings
CPU Frequency Iran 6700 MHz (12.4pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core 42530 points (0.7pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Iran 6966 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute Italy 168803 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core 37948 points (0.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core 7184 points (0.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Multi Core United States 2694 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Single Core United States 1182 points (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B United Kingdom 10sec 461ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B Russian Federation 13min 23sec 76ms (3.8pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Malaysia 16sec 835ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Czech Republic 5min 0sec 631ms (0.2pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 - 1B Italy 25sec 759ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 - 32B Italy 27min 40sec 411ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M Italy 22sec 865ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B Italy 7min 48sec 969ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme (CPU) United States 1199 marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime 10044 pps (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Germany 51.58 fps (28.1pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Germany 12.09 fps (33.6pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency Italy 1970.7 MHz (0pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 United States 7909 marks (0.9pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Russian Federation 30594 marks (1.2pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Russian Federation 7456 marks (2.2pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Express Russian Federation 7048 marks (0.4pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Extended Russian Federation 9509 marks (0.7pts) Rankings
PiFast Germany 9sec 860ms (17.4pts) Rankings
PiFast with BenchMate United States 15sec 370ms (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Germany 5sec 648ms (23.4pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M with BenchMate Germany 7sec 982ms (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M Germany 5min 5sec 636ms (20pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M with BenchMate Germany 7min 13sec 453ms (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic 9540.35 DX9 Marks (1.3pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Czech Republic 7959.45 DX11 Marks (0.5pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Russian Federation 6256 points (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized Russian Federation 4839 points (4.7pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room Russian Federation 102 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room United States 10265 marks (1.1pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m 57sec 756ms (4pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m with BenchMate United States 5min 7sec 6ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m 2sec 217ms (0.2pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m with BenchMate United States 9sec 735ms (0pts) Rankings
XTU United States 3408 marks (0pts) Rankings
XTU 2.0 unknown 2175 marks (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-10b United States 16min 6sec 823ms (2pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b United States 1min 8sec 690ms (2.3pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-2.5b United States 3min 20sec 422ms (1.5pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m Russian Federation 1sec 171ms (0pts) Rankings