ASUS Republic of Gamers announced today the local pricing and availability of its new ROG Maximus X and Strix Z370 motherboards built for Intel’s 8th Generation Processors, known as Coffee Lake, each catering to a different priority and budget segment.

The latest ROG motherboard lineup introduces innovative features and is bound to be the ideal platform for testing the absolute limits of performance.

The ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero.

There’s the Maximus X Apex, which is built to break performance records, the Maximus X Hero, which combines staggering performance with premium features, the Maximus X Code that redefines the performance essentials, and the Maximus X Formula with its eye-candy aesthetics.

The Strix family brings the ROG treatment to a broader audience, offering the essentials of a motherboard to gamers at affordable price points. For Full-Sized ATX options, there’s the Strix Z370-E, Z370-F Gaming, and the Strix Z370-H Gaming. If you prefer a smaller form factor, there’s the mATX Strix Z370-G Gaming and Mini-ITX Strix Z370-I Gaming.

To know more about The ROG Maximus X and Z370 motherboards, click here.

Setting Benchmark Records

The ROG Maximus X Apex is a motherboard built with extreme overclocking in mind, taking CPUs to their absolute limits in sub-zero temperatures. Coming from its predecessor, ROG has once again proven its prowess in claiming world records, by reaching 7.3GHz on all of the Intel Core i7-8700k’s 6 cores and 12 threads.

This is in addition to achieving the highest DDR4 memory frequency on record, with a top speed of 5529.2MHz. To know more, click here.

Pricing and Availability

The ROG Maximus X and Strix Z370 Motherboards will be available in the Philippines by the fourth week of November, 2017. Prices are as follows:

  • ROG Maximus X Hero (Wi-Fi AC): Php17,690
  • ROG Strix Z370-E GAMING: Php14,250
  • ROG Strix Z370-F GAMING: Php11,990
  • ROG Strix Z370-G GAMING (Wi-Fi AC): Php11,590
  • ROG Strix Z370-I GAMING: Php12,950
  • TUF Z370-PLUS GAMING: Php9,850
  • PRIME Z370-A: Php11,190



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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.