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ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO

ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO

CPU

AMD AM4 Socket AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/Ryzen™ 1st Generation/7th Generation A-series/Athlon X4 Processors
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

AMD X470

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3400(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz Un-buffered Memory
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation Processors
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/ Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/ Ryzen™ 1st Generation Processors
AMD 7th Generation A-Series/Athlon X4 Processors
Dual Channel Memory Architecture

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology *1
AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/AMD 7th Generation A-Series/Athlon X4 Processors
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/Ryzen™ 1st Generation Processors
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Supports AMD CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) *2
AMD X470 chipset
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ 1st Generation Processors
AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics /7th Generation A-Series/Athlon X4 Processors
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode)
AMD Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1

Storage

AMD 7th Generation A-Series/Athlon X4 Processors : *3
AMD X470 chipset :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode)
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ 1st Generation Processors :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
AMD Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :

LAN

ROG GameFirst IV
Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Anti-surge LANGuard

Audio

- Sonic Studio III
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *4
ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- ESS® ES9023P
- Gold-plated jacks
- 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
- Sonic Radar III
Audio Feature :
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

USB Ports

6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)
2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (2 at back panel, black+red, Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
AMD X470 chipset :
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller :
5 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 3 at mid-board)
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/ Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics/ Ryzen™ 1st Generation/ 7th Generation A-Series/ Athlon™ X4 Processors :
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)

Overclocking Features

MemOK! Button
- NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
ROG RAMDisk
ROG RAMCache II
Slow Mode
Safe Boot Button
Mem TweakIt
Clear CMOS button
ReTry Button
LN2 Mode
GameFirst IV
ROG CPU-Z
Overwolf
Start Button
Reset Button
Extreme Engine Digi+ :
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
UEFI BIOS features :
- Tweakers´ Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
- Graphic Card Information Preview
Extreme Tweaker
USB BIOS Flashback®

Special Features

- Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
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
- ASUS Q-Connector
Gamer´s Guardian:
- ASUS Q-Code
- SafeSlot
AURA :
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM

Back I/O Ports

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 (black)USB Type-CTM
2 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS Flashback®)
8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
1 x USB BIOS Flashback® Button(s)
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
1 x Optical S/PDIF out

Internal I/O

1 x 4-pin EATX 12V_1 Power connector(s)
1 x LN2 Mode switch(es)
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
2 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x H_AMP fan connector
1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x ReTry button
1 x W_IN header
1 x W_OUT header
1 x W_FLOW header
1 x Start button
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x System panel connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Header(s)
6 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 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Speaker connector

Accessories

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

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information, Secure Erase, User Profile, F4 AURA ON/OFF, F9 Search

Manageability

WOL, PXE

Support Disc

Drivers AURA ROG GameFirst IV ROG RAMDisk ROG RAMCache II ROG CPU-Z ROG MemTweakIt Sonic Studio III Sonic Radar III Overwolf Kaspersky® Anti-Virus WinRAR Fan Xpert 4 DAEMON Tools Software ASUS Utilities

Operating System

Windows® 7 64-bit *6
Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

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

Note

*1 Due to CPU limitation, NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology is not supported for AMD 7th Gen A-series/Athlon™ Processors. *2 The PCIE_x8/x4_2 slot shares bandwidth with the M.2_2 slot. *3 M.2_2 is unsupported for these processors. *4 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio and due to Windows 7 limitations, 32-bit playback is unavailable for Windows 7. *5 This board does not support onboard VGA output. *6 Windows 7 64-bit is only supported when using AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ 1st Generation / 7th Generation A-series/ Athlon™ Processors.
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