Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero Desktop Motherboard
Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero Desktop Motherboard
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Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero Desktop Motherboard

AMD Chipset - Socket AM4 - ATX - 64 GB DDR4 SDRAM Maximum RAM - DIMM, UDIMM - 4 x Memory Slots - IEEE 802.11ax - 8 x SATA Interfaces

MFG. PART: ROG CROSSHAIRVIIIDARKHERO UPC: 192876961629
SHIP WEIGHT: 8 LBS.
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  • Product Type: Desktop Motherboard
  • Maximum Memory: 64 GB
  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Processor Supported: Ryzen 3, Ryzen 3 PRO, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 5 PRO, Ryzen 7, Ryzen 7 PRO, Ryzen 9, Ryzen 9 PRO
Availablity: Backordered

$594 CAD

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Upgraded power delivery, passive chipset cooling, and stealthy aesthetics allow the Crosshair VIII Dark Hero to strike from the shadows and form a menacing duo with AMD Zen 3.

AMD AM4 socket: Ready for AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series desktop processors; also supports up to two M.2 drives and features USB 3.2 Gen 2 and AMD StoreMI to maximize connectivity and speed.

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 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 VI 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 addressable Gen 2 RGB 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.

COOLING
Maintaining system stability is paramount under high load, so Crosshair VIII Dark Hero employs passive chipset cooling with large VRM and chipset heatsinks that strike the right balance between surface area and mass. Featuring premium components and multiple fan headers, Crosshair VIII Dark Hero is fully armed to provide the best foundation for gaming systems.

OPTIMIZATION
ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero is packed with intuitive and flexible tools to allow customization across all system parameters to deliver the performance you want.

CONNECTIVITY
ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero offers advanced connectivity, including WiFi 6 (AX200) and dual Ethernet with Intel® 1Gb and Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port to eliminate bottlenecks so you can enjoy exceptionally smooth online and LAN play. Additionally, the M.2 supports AMD StoreMI technology to maximize the speed of your SSD for faster load times, and SupremeFX on-board audio provides superb sound, while saving a PCIe slot.

PERSONALIZE
In addition to extraordinary performance, ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero provides extensive styling and customization options to let you build a system that truly stands apart.

Dual Channel Memory Architecture
ECC Memory (ECC mode) support varies by CPU.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4866(O.C)/4800(O.C.)/4666(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400(O.C.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 5100(O.C)/5000(O.C)/4866(O.C)/4800(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
AMD RyzenTM 2000 Series Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 2000 Series Desktop Processors>
AMD Ryzen™ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors
Expansion Slots

2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode)
AMD X570 chipset
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
1 x PCIe 4.0 x1
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors
AMD RyzenTM 4000 G-Series / 2000 Series Processors
AMD RyzenTM 3000 G-Series / 2000 G-Series Processors
Storage

1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIE 4.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support
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
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors :
AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series Desktop Processors :
LAN

Intel® I211-AT
Realtek® RTL8125-CG 2.5G LAN
ASUS LANGuard
Wireless Data Network

Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Supports up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160
Supports PCIe interface
Bluetooth

Bluetooth v5.1*
*BT 5.1 function will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041 or later.
Audio

ROG SupremeFX7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input
- ESS® ES9023P
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
Audio Feature :
- SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
- Gold-plated jacks
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Audio Cover
- Dedicated audio PCB layers
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- Unique de-pop circuit
- Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
USB Ports

4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
AMD X570 chipset :
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
AMD Ryzen™5000 Series / 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series Processors :
AMD Ryzen™3000 G-Series / 2000 Series / 2000 G-Series Processors :
Special Features

AURA :
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
- Addressable Gen 2 Header
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS USB BIOS FlashBack™
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 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 ()
1 x BIOS FlashBack™ Button(s)
1 x Anti-surge 2.5G LAN (RJ45) port
Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port

General Information

Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number: ROG CROSSHAIRVIIIDARKHERO
Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.asus.com
Brand Name: Asus ROG
Product Line: Crosshair VIII Dark Hero
Product Name: Crosshair VIII Dark Hero Desktop Motherboard
Product Type: Desktop Motherboard

Processor & Chipset

Chipset Manufacturer: AMD
Total Processor Supported: 1
Processor Socket: Socket AM4
Processor Supported: Ryzen 7, Ryzen 7 PRO, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 5 PRO, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 3 PRO, Ryzen 9, Ryzen 9 PRO

Memory

Number of Memory Slots: 4
Memory Form Factor: DIMM, UDIMM
Maximum Memory Supported: 64 GB
Memory Technology: DDR4 SDRAM
Memory Speed Supported: 4800 MHz, 4600 MHz, 4400 MHz, 4266 MHz, 4133 MHz, 4000 MHz, 3866 MHz, 3733 MHz, 3600 MHz, 3466 MHz, 3400 MHz, 5100 MHz, 5000 MHz, 2933 MHz, 2800 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2400 MHz, 3200 MHz, 3000 MHz, 4333 MHz, 4866 MHz

I/O Controller

Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
RAID Supported: Yes
RAID Levels: 0, 1, 10

Video

Onboard Video: No

Audio

Audio Channels: 7.1

Network & Communication

Bluetooth: Yes
2.5Gigabit Ethernet: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes
Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11ax

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Slots: 2
Total Number of PCI Express Slots: 2
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots: 2

Interfaces/Ports

Total Number of USB Ports: 12
Number of USB 3.2 Ports: 12
S/PDIF: Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 1

Onboard Interfaces

Number of SATA Interfaces: 8
Number of M.2 Interfaces: 2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports: 7
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports: 4
Number of Onboard USB 3.2 Ports: 3

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor: ATX
Width: 12" (304.80 mm)
Depth: 9.60" (243.84 mm)

Miscellaneous

Brand Compatibility: AMD
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