ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) AM4 ATX

SKU: ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) Categories: ,

AMD X570 ATX gaming motherboard with PCIe 4.0, 16 power stages , OptiMem III, on-board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), 2.5 Gbps LAN, USB 3.2, SATA, M.2 and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • AMD AM4 socket: Ready for 2nd, and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors and up to two M.2 drives, USB 3.2 Gen2, and AMD StoreMI to maximize connectivity and speed.
  • Comprehensive thermal design: Active chipset heatsink, M.2 aluminum heatsink and ROG Cooling Zone.
  • Robust power delivery: Designed power solution with 14+2 IR3555 PowIRstages, ProCool II power connectors, microfine alloy chokes and 10K Japanese-made black metallic capacitors.
  • High-performance networking: On-board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO support, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet, both with ASUS LANGuard protection, and support for GameFirst V software.
  • Unmatched personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including RGB headers and addressable Gen 2 RGB headers.

Specifications

CPU

  • AMD AM4 Socket 3rd and 2nd AMD Ryzen™/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors

Chipset

  • AMD X570

Memory

  • 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
    4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 MHz Un-buffered Memory
  • 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
    4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 MHz Un-buffered Memory
  • 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
    4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 MHz 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

  • 3rd and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
  • Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI® Technology
  • Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
  • 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
  • Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion Slots

  • 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
    2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
  • 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
  • 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode)
  • AMD X570 chipset
    1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
    1 x PCIe 4.0 x1

Storage

  • 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ 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
  • 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :
  • 1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
  • AMD X570 chipset :
  • 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),
  • Support Raid 0, 1, 10

LAN

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

Wireless Data Network

  • Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
    2 x 2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) with MU-MIMO supports dual frequency band 2.4/5GHz
  • Up to 2.4Gbps transfer speed

Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth® 5.0

Audio

  • ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    – 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
    – SupremeFX Shielding Technology
    – ESS® ES9023P
    – Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
  • Audio Feature :
    – Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
    – DTS® Sound Unbound
    – Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    – Sonic Radar III
    * Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.

USB Ports

  • 3rd Gen AMD RyzenTM Processors :
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)
  • 2nd Gen AMD RyzenTM/2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors :
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
  • AMD X570 chipset :
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
  • AMD X570 chipset :
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)
  • AMD X570 chipset :
    6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
  • AMD X570 chipset :
    4 x USB 2.0 port(s)

ROG Exclusive Features

  • Extreme Engine Digi+ :
    – IR3555 PoweIRstage®
    – MicroFine Alloy Chokes
    – 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
  • ROG Extreme OC kit :
    – OptiMem III
    – Safe Boot button
    – Slow Mode
    – LN2 Mode
  • Extreme Tweaker
  • ROG Patented Pre-mounted I/O Shield
  • ROG Exclusive Software
    – Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer
    – RAMCache III
    – RAMDisk
    – CPU-Z
    – GameFirst V
    – Sonic Radar III
  • Special Features
  • 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
    AURA :
    – Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible
  • ASUS ROG devices
  • ASUS Exclusive Features :
    – USB BIOS Flashback®
    – AI Suite 3
    – Ai Charger
    – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    – Armoury Crate
    – ASUS NODE: hardware control interface
    – ASUS EZ Flash 3
    – ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
    – Clear CMOS Button
    – Reset Button
    – Start Button
    – ReTry button
  • ASUS Q-Design :
    – ASUS Q-Code
    – ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    – ASUS Q-Slot
    – ASUS Q-DIMM
    – ASUS Q-Connector

Back I/O Ports

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

Internal I/O Ports

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

  • 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 Wi-Fi Antenna(s)
  • 1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
  • 1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED
  • 1 x ROG coaster(s)
  • 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

  • ATX Form Factor
  • 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 20.5 cm x 24.4 cm )