With the Maximus X Hero, ASUS has made it's well-known Hero motherboard ready for Intel's new Coffee Lake procesors. At a first glance there is a reasonable feature mix, which contains two M.2 slots as well as a good looking design an RGB backlight in combination with the vendor's Aura feature.
Already at launch ASUS has a complete portfolio of Z370 motherboards. With the ROG Maximus X Hero ASUS offers a motherboard suitable for building a high-end gaming PC. Compared to the Maximus IX Hero the Maximus X Hero sports a few little differences: the first one regards the M.2 heat sink which is finally included in the bundle of the motherboard, and the second one is the back I/O panel that has been "glued" to the ports.