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ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME

CPU

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 5000 G-Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
AMD Socket AM4 for AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 5000 G-Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors*
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.

Chipset

X570

Memory

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 and 3000 Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, max. 128GB, DDR4 5000(OC) / 4866(OC) / 4800(OC) / 4600(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3400(OC) / 3200 / 3000 / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz, un-buffered memory
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 G-Series and 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, max. 128GB, DDR4 5100(OC) / 5000(OC) / 4866(OC) / 4800(OC) / 4600(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3400(OC) / 3200 / 3000 / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz, un-buffered memory
AMD Ryzen™ 2000 Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, max. 128GB, DDR4 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3400(OC) / 3200(OC) / 3000(OC) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz, un-buffered memory
AMD Ryzen™ 3000 G-Series and 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, max. 128GB, DDR4 3200(OC) / 3000(OC) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz, un-buffered memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
OptiMem III 
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists), and memory frequency support depends on the CPU types. 

Graphics

2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4 ports
2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4 ports (USB Type-C®) support DisplayPort 1.4 and Thunderbolt™ video outputs

Expansion Slots

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 and 3000 Series Desktop Processors
2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 SafeSlots (support x16, x8/x8)
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series and 2000 series Desktop Processors
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 SafeSlots (support x16, x8/x8)
AMD Ryzen™ 3000 G-Series and 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 SafeSlot (supports x8)
AMD X570 chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1

Multi-GPU Support

NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology*
* Support varies with different graphics cards 

Storage

Total supports 5 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 and 3000 Series Desktop Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280, (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes)
M.2_2/3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280, (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 G-Series. 4000 G-Series, 2000 Series Desktop Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280, (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)
M.2_2/3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280, (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 mode)
AMD Ryzen™ 3000 G-Series and 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280, (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)
AMD X570 chipset
DIMM.2_1/2 slot (Key M) via ROG DIMM.2, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports 

Ethernet

1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
1 x Marvell® AQtion AQC113CS 10Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard 
1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet
1 x Marvell® 10Gb Ethernet

Wireless & Bluetooth

Wi-Fi 6E
2x2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band*
Bluetooth v5.2
* WiFi 6E 6GHz regulatory may vary between countries, and function will be ready in Windows 11 or later.

USB

Rear USB: Total 10 ports
Total 10 ports 
AMD Ryzen™ 5000, 5000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series and 3000 Series Desktop Processors
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (4 x Type-A)
AMD Ryzen™ 3000 G-Series, 2000 Series and 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 x Type-A)
AMD X570 chipset
2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 port(s) (2 x USB Type-C®) with up to 5V/3A, 15W charging support
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (4 x Type-A)
Front USB: Total 10 ports
Total 10 ports 
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector(s) (support(s) USB Type-C®, PD 3.0 up to DC 5V/3A 60W fast charging technology)*
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Front Panel connector(s) (support(s) USB Type-C®)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 header(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
*Please connect the 6-pin PCIe Graphics Card/ PD 3.0 connector to get the full power delivery up to 20V/3A

Audio

ALC4082
"ROG SupremeFX 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4082
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
- Supports up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback
Audio Features
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- ESS® SABRE9018Q2C DAC/AMP
- LED-illuminated audio jacks
- Rear optical S/PDIF out port
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- Audio cover"

Back Panel I/O Ports

2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 USB Type-C® port(s)
2 x DisplayPort IN ports for Thunderbolt™ 4
8 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (8 x Type-A)
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet port
1 x Marvell® AQtion AQC113CS 10Gb Ethernet port
5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
1 x BIOS FlashBack™ button
1 x Clear CMOS button 

Intrernal I/O Connectors

2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 port(s) (2 x USB Type-C®) with up to 5V/3A, 15W charging support
Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header(s)
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header(s)
2 x 4-pin Chassis Fan header(s)
2 x 4-pin Radiator Fan header(s)
2 x W_PUMP+ header(s)
1 x WB_SENSOR header(s)
1 x 2-pin Water In header
1 x 2-pin Water Out header
1 x 3-pin Water Flow header
Power related
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
2 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
1 x 6-pin PCIe Graphics Card/ PD 3.0 connector
Storage related
3 x M.2 slots (Key M)
1 x DIMM.2 slot supports 2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
USB
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector (support(s) USB Type-C®, PD 3.0 up tp DC 5V/3A 60W fast charging technology)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector (support(s) USB Type-C®)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 header(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
Miscellaneous
3 x AURA Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x AURA RGB header(s)
1 x BIOS Switch button
1 x FlexKey button
1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper
6 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
1 x ReTry button
1 x RSVD switch
2 x RSVD header
1 x V_Latch
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x Slow Mode switch
1 x Speaker header
1 x Start button
1 x 10-1 pin System Panel header
1 x Thermal Sensor header 

Special Features

Extreme OC Kit
- FlexKey button
- LN2 Mode
- Probelt
- ReTry button
- Safe boot button
- Start button
- Slow Mode
Extreme Engine Digi+
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
- MicroFine Alloy Choke  
ASUS Q-Design
- M.2 Q-Latch
- Q-Code
- Q-Connector
- Q-DIMM
- Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
- Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution 
- M.2 heatsink backplate
- M.2 heatsink
- VRM heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS FlashBack™ button
- Clear CMOS button
- ProCool II
- Pre-mounted I/O shield
- SafeSlot
AURA Sync
- ROG AURA sync backplate
- AURA RGB header(s)
- Addressable Gen 2 RGB header(s)
Dual BIOS
OLED 2"
ASUS HYDRANODE
- 2 x Chassis fan support* (CHA_FAN1P,CHA_FAN2P)
- 2 x USB 2.0 port support* (USB_EP1, USB_EP3)
* Visit ASUS Website for the latest compatibility list. 

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software
- RAMCache III
- ROG CPU-Z
- GameFirst VI
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
- Sonic Radar III
- DTS® Sound Unbound
- BullGuard Internet Security (1-year full version)
ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
- AIDA64 Extreme (1 year full version)
- AURA Creator
- AURA Sync
- Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
- OLED Display
AI Suite 3
- 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
 TPU
 EPU
 DIGI+ Power Control
 Fan Xpert 4
 Turbo app 
DAEMON Tools
MyAsus
WinRAR
UEFI BIOS
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
Dynamic OC Switcher  

BIOS

2 x 256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

Cables
1 x 1-to-3 ARGB splitter cable
2 x 1-to-4 fan splitter cable
1 x RGB extension cable
3 x ROG weave SATA 6G cables
1 x 3-in-1 Thermistor cables pack
ROG Fan Controller
1 x ROG Fan Controller
1 x Fan EXT PWR cable
1 x ARGB input cable
1 x USB input cable
1 x ROG Fan Controller 3M Mounting tape
1 x Fan Controller manual
ROG DIMM.2 with Heatsink
1 x ROG DIMM.2 with heatsink
1 x M.2 pad for ROG DIMM.2
2 x M.2 screw package for ROG DIMM.2
ROG CLAVIS DAC
1 x ROG CLAVIS DAC
1 x CLAVIS DAC manual
Miscellaneous
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas
2 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)
1 x Q-connector
1 x ROG key chain
1 x ROG Graphics card holder
1 x ROG logo plate stickers
1 x ROG screwdriver
1 x ROG stickers
1 x ROG thank you card
Installation Media 
1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers
Documentation
1 x User manual 

Operating System

Windows® 11 ready
Windows® 10 64bit

Form Factor

Extended ATX
30.5cm x 27.7cm 
  • ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME