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ROG Crosshair VIII Hero

CPU

AMD AM4 Socket 3rd and 2nd AMD Ryzen™/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

AMD X570

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4800(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Un-buffered Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Un-buffered Memory
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
ECC Memory (ECC mode) support varies by CPU.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Un-buffered Memory

Multi-GPU Support

3rd and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI® Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
1 x PCIe 4.0 x1
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode)
AMD X570 chipset

Storage

1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors :
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIE 4.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support
2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :
AMD X570 chipset :
1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110(PCIE 4.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support
Support Raid 0, 1, 10

LAN

Intel® I211-AT
Realtek® RTL8125-CG 2.5G LAN
ROG GameFirst Technology
ASUS LAN Guard

Audio

ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- ESS® ES9023P
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
- DTS® Sound Unbound
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Sonic Radar III
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
Audio Feature :

USB Ports

3rd Gen AMD RyzenTM Processors :
2nd Gen AMD RyzenTM/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
AMD X570 chipset :

ROG Exclusive Features

Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- IR3555 PoweIRstage®
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
ROG Extreme OC kit :
- OptiMem III
- Safe Boot button
- Slow Mode
- LN2 Mode
Extreme Tweaker
ROG Patented Pre-mounted I/O Shield
ROG Exclusive Software
- RAMCache III
- RAMDisk
- CPU-Z
- GameFirst V

Special Features

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 :
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- USB BIOS Flashback®
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- Armoury Crate
- ASUS NODE: hardware control interface
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
- Clear CMOS Button
- Reset Button
- Start Button
- ReTry button
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector

Back I/O Ports

1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x Anti-surge 2.5G LAN (RJ45) port
1 x USB BIOS Flashback® Button(s)
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps) ports
8 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (up to 10Gbps) ports ()
Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port

Internal I/O Ports

2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support
1 x TPM connector(s)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x AIO_PUMP connector
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x 4-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x Node Connector(s)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x System panel connector
1 x T_Sensor Connector
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x Start button
1 x Speaker connector
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (up to 10Gbps) connector
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps) connector support additional 2 USB ports
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers

Accessories

4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x ROG big sticker
1 x Q-Connector
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x ROG coaster(s)
1 x ROG Thank you card
User´s manual
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.2, ACPI 6.2

Manageability

WOL, PXE

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
20.5 cm x 24.4 cm (12 x 9.6)
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