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ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero

CPU

AMD AM4 Socket for AMD Ryzen™ 5000 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

AMD X570

Memory

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4866(O.C)/4800(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4333(O.C.)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3800(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400(O.C.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 5100(O.C)/5000(O.C)/4866(O.C)/4800(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4333(O.C.)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
AMD RyzenTM 2000 Series Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3200/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
AMD RyzenTM 3000 G-Series / 2000 G-Series Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3200/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
ECC Memory (ECC mode) support varies by CPU.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

Multi-GPU Support

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 2000 Series Desktop Processors>
AMD Ryzen™ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

AMD RyzenTM 4000 G-Series / 2000 Series Processors
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
1 x PCIe 4.0 x1
2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode)
AMD X570 chipset

Storage

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors :
AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series Desktop 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
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
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
AMD X570 chipset :
8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
Support Raid 0, 1, 10

LAN

ASUS LANGuard
Intel® I211-AT
Realtek® RTL8125-CG 2.5G LAN

Wireless Data Network

Supports PCIe interface
2x2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) support 1024QAM/OFDMA/MU-MIMO
Supports up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v5.1*
*BT 5.1 function will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041 or later.

Audio

ROG SupremeFX7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
- Unique de-pop circuit
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
- Dedicated audio PCB layers
- Audio Cover
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
- Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
- Gold-plated jacks
- ESS® ES9023P
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
Audio Feature :
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

USB Ports

AMD Ryzen™5000 Series / 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series Processors :
AMD Ryzen™3000 G-Series / 2000 Series / 2000 G-Series Processors :
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
AMD X570 chipset :
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)

Special Features

- ASUS USB BIOS FlashBack
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-Connector
AURA :
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
- Addressable Gen 2 Header
ASUS EZ DIY :
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM

Back I/O Ports

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

Internal I/O Ports

2 x M.2 Socket 3
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x TPM connector(s)
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x Start button
1 x Speaker connector
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 W_PUMP+ connector
1 x Node Connector(s)
2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel connector
1 x T_Sensor 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

Accessories

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

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

12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
ATX Form Factor
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