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Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero

Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket AM4
CPU Ryzen Gen 3
Chipset AMD X570
RAM Slots 4
RAM Max 128 GB
RAM Speed 2133-4800(OC) Mhz
AMD CrossFireX 2 or 3 way
Nvidia SLI 2 way
PCIe x16 3
PCIe 1 1
Bluetooth 5

Back Panel

USB 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Type A
USB 7 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type A
USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type C
Network 2.5G Ethernet - Realtek RTL8125-CG - Anti-surge
Network 1G Ethernet - Intel I211-AT - Anti-surge
Audio 5 audio jacks - Gold-plated ( line in, line out, mic in, rear, c/sub )
Audio Optical S/PDIF out
Other USB BIOS FlashBack Button
Other Clear CMOS button


Power 24-pin EATX Power connector
Power 4-pin EATX 12V Power connector
Power 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
Storage 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280
Storage 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110
Storage 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector
USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector
USB 2 x USB 2.0 connectors
Audio Speaker connector
Audio AAFP - Front panel audio connector
Fan CPU Fan connector
Fan CPU OPT Fan connector
Fan 3 x Chassis Fan connectors
Fan H_AMP fan connector
Fan Node Connector
Liquid cooling W_IN header
Liquid cooling W_OUT header
Liquid cooling W_FLOW header
Liquid cooling AIO_PUMP connector
Liquid cooling W_PUMP+ connector
Light 2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
Light 2 x Addressable Gen 2 headers
Other System panel connector
Other T_Sensor Connector
Other TPM connector
Other LN2 Mode jumpers
Button Start button
Button Slow Mode switch
Button Reset button
Button Safe Boot button
Button ReTry button

Third Party Review

Author: Momnaa Ikram

The ROG Crosshair VIII Hero, powered by 3rd and 2nd generation AMD Ryzen AM4 processors, gives enthusiasts everything they want in terms of functionality and sheer visual expression. With aura sync RGB lighting, an inbuilt 2.5 Gbps, USB 3.2, and M.2 cooling, you can get a next-generation connection.


Who Should Be Interested In This Board?

For those searching for the best, the ROG Crosshair VIII Hero is an outstanding choice. The board boasts a premium appearance, a long list of high-end features, and excellent power delivery. This board is for you if you’re looking for a flagship-class AMD Ryzen motherboard at this price.

What Should Users Know About It?




The ROG Crosshair VIII Hero is the perfect cutting-edge AM4 motherboard for overclocking and gaming on AMD’s latest-gen Ryzen CPUs, with Wi-Fi 6 connectivity and a slew of tweaker creature comforts.