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ROG Crosshair VIII Hero

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
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
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
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
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
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.
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
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
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
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.

Multi-GPU Support

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

Expansion Slots

1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
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
1 x PCIe 4.0 x1
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
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
1 x PCIe 4.0 x1

Storage

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
8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors :
2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :
AMD X570 chipset :
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
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
8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors :
2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :
AMD X570 chipset :
Support Raid 0, 1, 10

LAN

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

Audio

ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
- DTS® Sound Unbound
- ESS® ES9023P
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
- 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
ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
- DTS® Sound Unbound
- ESS® ES9023P
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
- 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

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)
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)
AMD X570 chipset :
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)
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)
AMD X570 chipset :

ROG Exclusive Features

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

Special Features

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

Back I/O Ports

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

Internal I/O Ports

1 x 4-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Start button
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)
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 Speaker connector
2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x Node Connector(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x T_Sensor Connector
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (up to 10Gbps) connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
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 USB 3.2 Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps) connector support additional 2 USB ports
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x 4-pin EATX 12V Power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
1 x Start button
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)
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 Speaker connector
2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x W_PUMP+ connector
1 x Node Connector(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x T_Sensor Connector
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (up to 10Gbps) connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
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 USB 3.2 Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps) connector support additional 2 USB ports
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)

Accessories

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
1 x ROG Thank you card
User´s manual
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD
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
1 x ROG Thank you card
User´s manual
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD

BIOS

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

Manageability

WOL, PXE
WOL, PXE

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit
Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
ATX Form Factor
  • ROG Crosshair VIII Hero
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