ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero Review & Specs

ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero AMD AM4 PCIe 4.0 14+2 TI Power Stages Passive PCH Heatsink WiFi 6 2.5 Gbps LAN USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ATX

ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero AMD AM4 PCIe 4.0 14+2 TI Power Stages Passive PCH Heatsink WiFi 6 2.5 Gbps LAN USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ATX

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AMD AM4 Socket: Ready For 2Nd, 3Rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors And 3Rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors
Comprehensive Thermal Design: Passive Chipset Heatsink, M.2 Aluminum Heatsinks And ROG Water Cooling Zone.
Robust Power Delivery: Designed Power Solution 14+2 TI Power Stages Rated For 90A, Procool II Power Connectors, Microfine Alloy Chokes And 10K Japanese-Made Black Metallic Capacitors
High-Performance Connectivity: On-Board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11Ax) With MU-MIMO Support, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet And Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
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.
Please Ensure Your BIOS Is Up To Date If Installing A Compatible Ryzen 5000 Series CPU. Visit ASUS Site Search By Motherboard Model Name, Click On “Support” Tab, Drivers And Tools, Then BIOS & Firmware To Download The Latest BIOS.

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Specs Overview

Model
  • ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero
  • Crosshair VIII Dark Hero
Release Date November 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series ROG
Socket AM4
Form factor ATX
Chipset AMD X570
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4666Mhz 4800Mhz 4866Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset ROG SupremeFX Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek RTL8125-CG
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
  • 1 x Anti-surge 2.5G LAN (RJ45) port
  • Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port
  • 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
Wireless LAN
PCI-Express x16 Slots 3
PCI-Express x4 Slots 0
PCI-Express x1 Slots 1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 128GB
Onboard USB 2.0 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1 1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 1

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