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ROG MAXIMUS XIII HERO

CPU

Intel® Socket LGA1200 for 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors & 10th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors

Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU

Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0** 
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list. 
** Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.  

Chipset

Z590

Memory

DDR4 5333(OC)/5133(OC)/5000(OC)/4800(OC)/4700(OC)/4600(OC)/4500(OC)/4400(OC)/4266(OC)/4133(OC)/4000(OC)/3866(OC)/3733(OC)/3600(OC)/3466(OC)/3400(OC)/3333(OC)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*

Dual Channel Memory Architecture

Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 
OptiMem III 
* 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7/i9 processors support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, others will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2666MHz. 
* 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors support 3200/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively. 
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists), and memory frequency support depends on the CPU types. 

Graphics

1 x HDMI 2.0

* Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.

** Only Intel® 11th Core™ processors support HDMI™ 2.0 with max. resolution of 4K@60Hz, others will only support HDMI™ 1.4 with max. resolution of 4K@30Hz .Please refer to www.intel.com for any updates.
 

Expansion Slots

2 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8, x8/x4) + 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max. x4)
Intel® 11th &10th Gen Processors

2 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x16 slot(s)*
- Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x16 or x8/x8 or x8/x4 mode(s)

- Intel®10th Core™ processors support PCIe 3.0 x16 or x8/x8 or x8/x4 mode(s)
Intel® Z590 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (supports x4 mode)**
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
* Supports PCIe bandwidth bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
**PCIEX16_3 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_12 and SATA6G_34. When PCIEX16_ 3 is populated SATA6G_12 and SATA6G_34 will be disbabled.
When PCIEX16_3 run at default (x2) mode, SATA6G_34 is disabled.
When PCIEX16_3 run at x4 mode, SATA6G_12 and SATA6G_34 are disabled.

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology*

*Support varies with different graphics cards 

Storage

Supports 4 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports

Intel®11th &10th Gen Processors

M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110

- Only Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode, this slot will be disabled for other CPUs

M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280**

- Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode

- Intel® 10th Core™ processors support PCIe 3.0 x4 mode

Intel® Z590 Chipset

M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 mode)

M.2_4 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)*

6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports

Raid function for PCIe mode SSD in Intel® Rapid Storage Technology is available with either 1. Intel® SSDs installed in both CPU-attached and PCH-attached slots, or 2. any other 3rd party SSDs installed in PCH-attached slots.

To enable Intel® Optane™ Memory (Hybrid Storage device), it must be installed in PCH-attached slots with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.

*When M.2_4 is pupulated, SATA6G_56 will be disabled.

**M.2_2 shares bandwidth with PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2. When M.2_2 is enabled, PCIEX16_1 will run at x8 mode and PCIEX16_2 will run at x4 mode.

Ethernet

2 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard

Wireless & Bluetooth

2x2 Tri-Band Intel Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/ax/az + BT5.2

USB

Rear USB: Total 10 ports

2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 port(s) (2 x USB Type-C®) with up to 5V/3A, 15W charging support

6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (6 x Type-A)

2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 x Type-A)

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector(s) (suppport(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

Audio

Audio Features

- SupremeFX Shielding Technology

- ESS® SABRE9018Q2C DAC/AMP

- Gold-plated 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)

6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (6 x Type-A)

2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 x Type-A)

1 x HDMI™ port

1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module

2 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet

5 x Gold-plated audio jacks

1 x Optical S/PDIF out port

1 x BIOS FlashBack™ button

1 x Clear CMOS button

Internal I/O Connectors

Fan and Cooling related

1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header(s)

1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header(s)

1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header(s)

3 x 4-pin Chassis Fan header(s)

1 x 4-pin H_AMP Fan header(s)

1 x W_PUMP+ 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

Storage related

4 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®)

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 FlexKey button

1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)

1 x ReTry button

1 x Speaker header

1 x SPI TPM header (14-1pin)

1 x Start button

1 x 10-1 pin System Panel header

1 x Thermal Sensor header

Special Features

Extreme OC Kit

- FlexKey button

- ReTry button

- Start button

Extreme Engine Digi+

- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors

- MicroFine Alloy Choke

ASUS Q-Design

- 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

- AURA RGB header(s)

- Addressable Gen 2 RGB header(s)

ASUS HYDRANODE

- 3 x Chassis fan support* (CHA_FAN1P,CHA_FAN2P,CHA_FAN3P)

* Visit ASUS Website for the latest compatibility list.

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software

- Mem Tweakit

- RAMCache III

- ROG CPU-Z

- GameFirst VI

- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer

- Sonic Radar III

- DTS® Sound Unbound

- Overwolf

- 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

AI Suite 3

- 5-Way Optimization with AI Overclocking

TPU

EPU

DIGI+ Power Control

Fan Xpert 4

Turbo app

- EZ update

AI Charger

DAEMON Tools

MyASUS

WinRAR

UEFI BIOS

MemTest86

AI Overclocking Guide

ASUS EZ DIY

- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3

- ASUS EZ Flash 3

- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

Cables

1 x ARGB RGB extension cable

1 x RGB extension cable

4 x SATA 6Gb/s cables

Miscellaneous

1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas

1 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 stickers

1 x ROG thank you card

Installation Media

1 x Support DVD

Documentation

1 x User manual

Form Factor

ATX
30.5cm x 24.4cm
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