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ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI), AMD X570 Chipset, AM4, ATX Motherboard

SKU: 12821581

Manufacturer: ASUS

MPN: ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI)

Availability: Available


Price: $398.83
or as low as $13/month
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  • 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 PCH heatsink, M.2 aluminum heatsink and ROG Cooling Zone.
  • 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.
  • 5-Way Optimization: Automated system-wide tuning, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor made for your rig.
  • DIY Friendly Design: Pre-mounted I/O shield, ASUS SafeSlot, BIOS flashback and premium components for maximum endurance.
  • Unmatched personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including RGB headers and Gen. 2 addressable headers
  • Industry-leading ROG audio: ROG SupremeFX S1220 is combined with the venerable ESS® ES9023P to deliver high-fidelity audio to headsets and exotic cans.
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
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® 3-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
- 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 Insight, EPU Guidance, 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 )