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The Crosshair VIII Hero

Featuring support for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ CPUs, on-board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Realtek® 2.5 Gbps LAN and PCIe 4.0, coupled with an overhauled metallic design and loaded with renowned ROG features, it's the perfect foundation for your AMD Ryzen rig.

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SPEC OVERVIEW

  1. ROG Patented Pre-Mounted I/O Shield ‧ Clr CMOS button
    ‧ BIOS FlashBack™ button​
  2. Intel®​ Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  3. 8 x USB 3.2 Gen 2* ‧ 7 x Type-A
    ‧ 1 x Type-C
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ‧ 4 x Type-A
  4. 2.5G Ethernet Intel®​ I211-AT Gb LAN ROG GameFirst V
    Anti-surge LANGuard
  5. Gold-Plated Audio Jacks​
  6. Multi-GPU SLI®/CFX support* ‧ 2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 Safeslots (x16, x8/x8) [CPU]
    ‧ 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (x4)
    ‧ 1 x PCIe 4.0 x1 slot
  7. SupremeFX S1220 CODEC ‧ ESS® ES9023P High Definition DAC
    ‧ 120dB SNR stereo playback output
    ‧ 113dB SNR recording input
    ‧ Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer ‧ Sonic Radar III ‧ DTS® Sound Unbound
  1. ESD GUARDS Greater electrostatic protection than standard. ESD Guards cover the USB, audio and LAN ports. ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) | ROG Crosshair | Gaming Motherboards|ROG - Republic of Gamers|ROG Australia (3)
  2. TRUEVOLT USB USB power supplies rock-steady 5V to all USB ports, minimizing power fluctuations for minimal data loss. ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) | ROG Crosshair | Gaming Motherboards|ROG - Republic of Gamers|ROG Australia (4)
  3. 2 X SAFESLOT Provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance. ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) | ROG Crosshair | Gaming Motherboards|ROG - Republic of Gamers|ROG Australia (5)
  4. Q-Code

    Indicates power status and potential problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.
  5. 4 X Q-DIMM

    One sided clips for super-simple, super-secure handling of memory modules.
  6. FlexKey At its default, the FlexKey functions as a system reset button, but it can also be easily set to provide quick access to features such as activating Safe Boot or turning Aura lighting on or off.
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  1. DDR4 4800+ Mhz (O.C.) ・ 4 x DIMM, dual Channel
    ・ OptiMem III
  2. AMD AM4 Socket for AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series desktop processors
  3. 1 x USB3.2 Gen 2 ・ front panel connector 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
    4 x USB 2.0 ports
  4. AMD X570 Chipset
  5. 8 x SATA 6G
  6. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 Type M* ・ 2242~2280 (PCIe 4.0 x 4 + SATA)
    ・ 2242~22110 (PCIe 4.0 x 4 + SATA)
  7. W_IN/OUT, W_Flow headers
  8. ASUS NODE Connector​
  9. 2 x 3-pin Addressable Gen 2 RGB headers​
    2 x 4-pin AURA RGB headers

OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE

BOOSTED PERFORMANCE, NO BOTTLENECKS​

ROG Crosshair VIII Hero comes equipped with an optimized power-design layout and all the cooling headers you need to handle the prodigious power of the latest AMD Ryzen processors without performance-zapping thermal throttling.​

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OptiMem III
DDR4 4800+ MHz (O.C.)

Infused with proprietary memory trace layout tweaks that improve signal integrity and mitigate noise, Optimem III allows memory kits to run at lower latencies, reduced voltages, and operate at higher frequencies. Stack the Hero with your favorite modules and maximize Matisse throughput for applications that demand massive bandwidth, or balance infinity fabric and memory performance for a diverse range of workloads.

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Test Configuration: 3 rd Gen AMD Ryzen ES sample | G.SKILL F4-3600C15D-16GTZR | ROG Crosshair VIII Hero(WI-FI)

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POWER DESIGN THAT BUCKS TRENDS

The monstrous compute power of multi-core processors necessitates a power circuit that rapidly responds to massive current swings. Featuring an array of 16 strategically paired power stages, the Hero’s VRM is geared for any workload and all operating conditions.

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  • Robust power delivery starts at the component level. Every aspect of the ROG Crosshair VIII Hero's VRM is generously over-specified for the task.

  • 8-PIN PROCOOL II POWER CONNECTORS

    ProCool II connectors ensure a snug and reliable connection to the EPS 12V power lines.

  • POWIRSTAGE®MOSFETS

    The VRM is comprised of 16 IR3555 PowIRstages, each rated to handle 60 amps.

  • MICROFINE ALLOY CHOKES

    Each PowIRstage is accompanied by a high-permeability alloy-core choke rated to handle 45 amps.

  • 10K JAPANESE-MADE BLACK METALLIC CAPACITORS

    Input and output filtering is provided by solid-polymer capacitors rated to last thousands of hours at high operating temperatures.

POWER ARCHITECTURE

Conventional motherboard design practices place primary focus on component specs without implementing circuit topologies that provide optimal transient response. The Hero bucks industry trends by utilizing teamed PowIRstages to double the burst current of each phase and rapidly respond to load changes.

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COMPREHENSIVE COOLING ZONE

ROG Crosshair VIII Hero features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

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  • Multiple temperature sources

  • Water pump+

  • 4-pin PWM/DC fan

  • Smart protection

  • ROG Water-Cooling Zone

  • AIO pump

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  • Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors for workload-based cooling. And all settings can be easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or UEFI.​

  • A dedicated header that can supply over 3A to high-performance PWM or DC water pumps.

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  • Every onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

  • A dedicated circuit protects each fan header from over-temperature and over-current.

  • Water In/Out and water-flow headers feed status information straight into the AI Suite utility, so you can keep track of coolant temperatures and the flow rate of the entire loop to ensure the best cooling performance.

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  • A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.

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HEATSINKS

Heatsinks are extremely important for motherboards, as they absorb heat from critical areas to ensure components do not stagger due to overheating. With VRM, chipset​ and M.2 heatsinks, ROG Crosshair VIII Hero ensures efficient and stable operation even when pushed hard.

  • Active Chipset Heatsink

  • VRM & M.2 Heatsink

OPTIMIZATION

UNCOMPLICATED SYSTEM TUNING​

ROG gives you powerful tools that make optimizing your system fast and easy. For those who relish fine-grained control, the UEFI BIOS has a wealth of advanced options organized into intuitive categories that provide the ability to tweak every aspect of your system​.

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UEFI BIOS

The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. It offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.

  • Designed to simplify setup, EZ mode presents all the vital settings and stats on a single page. With guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings, your rig will be up and running in no time.

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    EZ MODE

    EZ Tuning Wizard

    Streamline your RAID configuration for faster data retrieval and backups.

    Intuitive graphical fan control

    Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

    SATA Information

    View SATA port details for easy device recognition.

    Fast Clock Adjustment

    Use mouse controls to change the time and date.

    Aura On/Off mode (Stealth)

    Easily enable or disable Aura RGB lighting or every onboard LED, for a more subdued aesthetic.

  • When you’re ready for a deeper dive into the configuration of your system, delve into the UEFI’s Advanced mode and take complete control. Each section is intuitively organized, and a built-in search feature makes it easy to find the options you need. Advanced functions are coded with the intelligence to adapt to your settings, and when you’re ready to take charge, parameters have the granularity to dial in performance just the way you want.

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    ADVANCED MODE

    My Favorites

    Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.

    EZ Flash 3

    Flash the latest BIOS via the internet from within the BIOS.

    SMART

    Check your storages devices' Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and to identify potential failures.

    GPU POST

    Automatically detect selected ASUS graphics cards to view detailed information.

    Secure Erase

    Restore your SSDs to factory-fresh condition.

    Last Modified Log

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    Track the latest changes and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.

    SATA Port Renaming

    Rename SATA ports for easy identification.

    Search Function

    Quickly and easily find the option or setting you’re looking for.

    ASUS User Profile

    Port configuration settings between different BIOS versions or share them with friends.

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ACCURATE VOLTAGE MONITORING

Conventional motherboards ues single-ended sensing tapped from a location that isn't ideal, leading to a large disparity between the actual voltage fed to the CPU and the value reported to software. The Hero features a differential sensing circuit that simplifies overclocking and tuning by allowing you to track voltages more accurately.

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Performance Level Up

AI Suite 3’s dashboard-style control panel lets you fine-tune almost every aspect of your system. Get the best balance between performance, cooling, stability, and efficiency via one simple and intuitive interface.​

  • TPU

  • EPU

  • FAN XPERT 4

  • DIGITAL+
    power controls

  • turbo app

CONNECTIVITY

ULTRAFAST CONNECTION

ROG Crosshair VIII Hero offers advanced connectivity to ensure seamless gaming experiences. With the latest ultrafast networking, including Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and dual Ethernet with one 2.5G port, ROG Crosshair VIII Hero removes all bottlenecks for online and LAN play, minimizing lag and providing an overall smoother experience. 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.​

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  • 1WIFI 6 (AX200)

    ROG Crosshair VIII Hero comes with on-board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) support, offering ultrafast networking speeds, improved network capacity and better performance in dense Wi-Fi environments for exceptional online gaming experiences with the convenience of a wireless connection.

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  • 2REALTEK 2.5G LAN

    2.5G on-board Ethernet kicks your LAN connection up a notch with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing LAN cable, you can take advantage this networking upgrade to experience smoother, lag-free gaming, immediately stream high-resolution videos and enjoy faster file transfers.​

  • 3INTEL ETHERNET

    ROG Crosshair VIII Hero features the latest Intel® Ethernet (I211-AT) ensuring data exchanges with your network and the outside world are fast and smooth. Intel LAN reduces CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power.​

SupremeFX

ROG's SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 113dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection to provide best-ever recording quality. We've also added a low-dropout regulator for cleaner power delivery to the SupremeFX S1220 codec, an ESS® ES9023P digital-to-analog converter for superior front-panel output, and a Texas Instruments® RC4580 op amp for high gain with low distortion — all to deliver audio that envelops you as never before.
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    S1220 Codec

    10 DAC channels, simultaneous 7.1 channel playback, independent 2.0-channel, multiple-stream stereo to front panel outputs

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    ESS®ES9023P

    The ESS® ES9023P digital-to-analog converter creates a perfect balance for top-tier audio clarity capable of 112db DNR /-94dB THD+N for superior front-panel output.​

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    Nichicon caps

    Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

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    Gold-Plated Audio Jacks

    Prevents oxidization to ensure a reliable connection​.

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    Switching Mosfets

    Unique design allows the codec's impedance-sensing function to be ported with either the front or rear headphone outputs.

  • S1220 CODEC

  • ESS® ES9023P

  • NICHICON CAPS

  • GOLD-PLATED
    AUDIO JACKS

  • SWITCH MOSFETS

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  • UNTHROTTLED TRANSFER SPEED

    Dual PCIe 4.0 M.2 Slot support up to 22110 and provide NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to two PCIe 4.0 storage devices to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen platform.

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  • AMD STOREMI

    AMD StoreMI technology is a software utility that accelerates any drive for better system responsiveness with reduced startup and software load times. It combines SSD performance with the affordability and capacity of an HDD by automatically moving frequently accessed data to dedicated SSD storage.​

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ASUS NODE CONNECTOR​

ASUS Node is a proprietary bi-directional interface that allow ASUS motherboards to communicate with other system components, opening up a wealth of new options for system builders.​

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PERSONALIZATION

THE POWER TO PERSONALIZE

ROG provides a range of intuitive software that enables easy control of your advanced gaming hardware and ensures seamless component compatibility. From RGB lighting, networking and audio to storage optimization and more, ROG gives you the power to personalize your system just the way you want.​

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GAMEFIRST V NETWORK CONTROL

GameFirst V is an ROG-exclusive tool that optimizes network traffic and your connection for faster, lag-free online gaming. Select the best Wi-Fi channel for maximum stability and minimum interference, team your gateways and keep tabs on bandwidth-hogging apps, all from an intuitive interface that enables easy, on-the-fly adjustments.

Channel Switch

Channel Switch is a brand-new GameFirst feature that scans the Wi-Fi network and helps you select the channel on your router that gives the best connection with minimal interference and maximum stability. The result is an improved online gaming and overall networking experience.

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Extreme mode

Extreme Mode prioritizes gaming network packets to your computer above traffic bound for other applications, ensuring faster, lag-free performance for online gaming.

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Prioritization

Auto & Manual mode

Automatically optimize network settings for games and game-related apps with intelligent tools powered by AI and machine-learning.

Status Overlay

View or adjust network settings during your game, without interrupting play.

  • Sonic Studio III

    Sonic Studio supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options and one-click presets, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.

    *A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head. Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions. The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio's virtual surround to process sound true to life.

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    • Sonic Studio Link

      The new Sonic Studio Link now allows you to apply Sonic Studio effects on all playback devices. Simply press the Sonic Studio Link button to enjoy the effect on any playback devices.

    • APP-Specific profiles

      Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.

    • SONIC STUDIO VIRTUAL MIXER

      A virtual audio device that lets streamers combine sound output and output from different apps. This allows you to mix your voice and video game audio within streaming software. A variety of adjustment and monitoring tools provide a high level of digital control​.

  • DTS : SOUND UNBOUND

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    DTS Sound Unbound envelops you in audio as never before, conjuring whole new levels of immersion for extraordinary gaming and entertainment experiences. By exploiting Windows Sonic spatial technology, DTS Sound Unbound delivers audio in a virtual 3D space – putting you right in the middle of the soundscape. Every ROG Crosshair VIII motherboard has built-in support* for this amazing new audio technology and comes with the DTS Sound Unbound app pre-loaded, enabling you to sense the location and direction of every gunshot, footstep and environmental sound.​

    * DTS Sound Unbound requires in-game support. Check with developers for titles that offer support.​

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    STEREO SOUND

    The classic headphones or two-speaker setup, delivering discrete left and right audio channels.

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    SURROUND SOUND

    Audio that’s split into and served over multiple speaker channels – such as 5.1 or 7.1 – creating an enveloping experience, but on a single logical plane.​

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    SPATIAL SOUND

    An all-new experience that creates a virtual audio ‘sphere’, with you at the center, so sounds seem to travel in all directions – creating astonishing 360° immersion.​

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    Addressable Strip

    RGB Strip

    GROW YOUR GAMING WORLD

    Gear up with ROGcomponents, from graphics and monitors, to mice and keyboards, and up your game with complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility. The ROG ecosystem is more extensive than any competing brand, so enjoy greater choice as your system expands.

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    ADDRESSABLE Gen 2 RGB HEADER

    The Hero’s​ Addressable Gen 2 headers are now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.

    Addressable Gen 2 device: Effect is perfectly matched to the LEDs on the strip, moving smoothly from end to end.

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    Addressable Gen 1 device: In most cases, effect will move beyond the physical number of LEDs on the strip, resulting in periods of darkness.

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    *Based on the flash and dash effect simulation.

Armoury Crate

Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported ROG gaming products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal and synchronize them with Aura Sync for unified system lighting effects. The software also provides control of settings for a select and growing number of ROG products, including keyboard and mouse preferences as well as laptop overclocking and fan speeds, making it easier to tune the look and feel of your system. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and ROG news areas to help you stay in touch with the ROG gaming community.

  • AURA SYNC

  • DEVICE CONFIGURATION

  • DRIVER & MANUAL DOWNLOAD

  • GAMING HIGHLIGHT

  • ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times. Fully compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options, its uniquely intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds.

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  • Smart mode

    Automatically caches all your storage devices to maximize your system’s resources

  • Real-time information

    The intuitive interface displays real-time drive information, such as current read/write speeds.

  • Health check

    And allows you to quickly check the health status of assigned memory.

THE POWER OF AMD

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AMD X570 chipset

The AMD X570 chipset delivers outstanding overclocking capabilities for the latest AMD AM4 socket for 3rd and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ /2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors. It is optimized for multiple GPU configurations, including NVIDIA SLI® and AMD CrossFireX™. It also supports x16 PCI Express® 4.0/3.0 lanes and provides 10Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports and 6 Gb/s SATA ports for faster data retrieval.​

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

The high-performance 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors are based on the next-gen 7nm Zen architecture and support up to 16 processor cores. AMD AM4-socket processors feature dual-channel DDR4 memory, native 10Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 and x16 PCI Express® 4.0/3.0 lanes for superb performance.​

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FAQs

Is the ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII hero a good motherboard? ›

The Bottom Line

Packing Wi-Fi 6 support and a heap of tweaker creature comforts, the Asus ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Hero (Wi-Fi) is an excellent cutting-edge AM4 motherboard for gaming and overclocking on AMD's latest-gen Ryzen CPUs.

Does ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII hero have WiFi? ›

ROG Crosshair VIII Hero comes with on-board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) support, offering ultrafast networking speeds, improved network capacity and better performance in dense Wi-Fi environments for exceptional online gaming experiences with the convenience of a wireless connection.

Is ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII hero overkill? ›

For gamers who just want a good board to build their gaming system on, the ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WiFi) is really quite overkill.

Is the crosshair VIII Formula good? ›

The Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme is an excellent option for those looking for the best that X570 has to offer. The board has top-notch power delivery, comprehensive high-end features and premium looks.

Is ROG or TUF better? ›

If you want the best of the best, look no further than ROG Strix. These often come with higher TGP ratings and higher factory overclocks than their smaller siblings, giving you some of the best-in-class performance from a given tier of cards.

Is ROG motherboard better than TUF? ›

ROG is a brand targeted toward gamers and gaming performance. The TUF brand is built for reliability over long term and the ROG will squeeze everything out of the components. If you wish for a long term stable motherboard the TUF , if you wish for the best in gaming from ASUS then go ROG.

When was ASUS Crosshair VIII hero released? ›

Against. There isn't a new chipset debuting with the AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs, but Asus' ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero wants to be the last AM4 motherboard you'll ever need. Debuting back in September 2016, AMD's AM4 socket is now well and truly into the twilight of its many chaptered career.

Does crosshair hero VIII have Bluetooth? ›

The rog crosshair viii hero (wifi) does have it though. It's the exact same board but it has wifi and Bluetooth built into it.

Is the rog Maximus hero worth it? ›

They say hard times don't create heroes, but ASUS has done for many years with good results. Equipped with plenty of top-tier features such as Thunderbolt 4, Intel's Wi-Fi 6E CNVi, and support for up to DDR5-6400 memory, it has enough to make it a solid choice for gamers and enthusiasts.

What's the best motherboard for Ryzen 9 5900X? ›

The Ryzen 9 5900X isn't a super-demanding CPU, which allows you to use an A520, B550, or X570 chipset-touting motherboard. Our top pick for the Ryzen 9 5900X is the ASUS ROG Strix X570-E, which comes with super-fast LAN ports and PCIe 4.0, thanks to the X570 chipset from AMD.

Does crosshair VIII formula need to be water cooled? ›

The voltage regulating module cooler of the Formula motherboard has two operating regimes – the CrossChill EK III lets you cool the VRM with either air or water.

Is ROG good for PUBG? ›

The ROG or Republic of Gamers brand should be your top-tier choice if gaming is your absolute priority. We have compiled the following list of the best Asus phones for PUBG Mobile gaming, ranging from the ROG to their Zenfone brand.

Is crosshair VIII dark hero worth? ›

Tom's Hardware Verdict. The Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero goes dark with an all-black design, along with 90A VRMs (up from 60A), eight SATA ports, 12 USB ports on the rear IO, and no more chipset fan. The $400 price tag may be a lot to swallow, but compared to other X570 flagships, it's a bargain.

How many m 2 slots does the crosshair VIII have? ›

2DUAL M.2 HEATSINKS.

Does the crosshair VIII hero have dual BIOS? ›

Dual BIOS switch. 2x USB 2.0 headers. USB 3.1 header. USB 3.2 header (fast charge)

Which ROG model is best? ›

1. Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 – Best overall.

Which ASUS ROG series is best? ›

Best ASUS Gaming Laptops
  • Best Overall: ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15.
  • Best 14-Inch: ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14.
  • Best 17-Inch: ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Review review.
  • Best Budget: ASUS TUF Dash 15 Review.
  • Best for AMD Fans: ASUS ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition review.
  • A Powerful 2-In-1: ASUS ROG FLOW X13 review.
27 Mar 2022

What does Strix stand for? ›

Taken from the ancient Roman and Greek word for owl, Strix means the keenest hearing and sharpest eyesight. Strix means feeling your environment so that you detect and react to the slightest movement.

What's the difference between TUF gaming and ROG? ›

TUF is the name given to budget gaming laptops produced by Asus. They are generally directed towards people that want a low cost laptop while still having the same high quality experience as ROG customers do. ROG is the name given to high end products for Asus, more specifically gamers.

What does TUF mean in Asus? ›

Why TUF | THE ULTIMATE FORCE. Home.

What does ASUS ROG mean? ›

ROG - Republic of Gamers|Global | For Those Who Dare. Reject.

Which is better B550 or X570? ›

Because the X570 has PCIe 4.0 Lanes, it will have overall better overclocking capabilities than the B550. Now looking at power draw, the B550 only draws about 6W of power from the PSU. The X570, on the other hand, draws about 15W of power.

Does ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII hero support DDR5? ›

You'll get support for both Ryzen 3000 and Ryzen 5000, with DDR4 RAM. DDR5 is only available on the Intel Z690 motherboards, and not necessary right now due to minor performance increases for the price.

Is Asus GL553VE good? ›

The battery life is about 10 minutes worse than the GL551 mentioned earlier, but that's still quite an achievement considering the performance benefits of the 1050Ti. I have to admit, this laptop is quite impressive. If you're looking for a gaming laptop in India, the GL553VE at Rs 1,36,990 is an excellent choice.

What is rog water cooling zone? ›

ROG's innovative Water-Cooling Zone lets you monitor your cooling system like never before. ROG Water-Cooling Zone's dual water-temperature headers and flow-rate header feed information straight into ROG's intuitive Fan Xpert 4 utility ─ so you can stay on top of the heat and stay cool in every game!

Does the ROG Crosshair VII hero have WiFi? ›

The Asus ROG Crosshair VII Hero is the ultimate, can do everything, super awesome AMD board for the high-end build, partly due to the fact that on Bios and Software Asus remains unbeaten. The Ultimate Product award goes to the Asus RoG Crosshair VII Hero WiFi (also available without WiFi, for those who do not need it).

Does ASUS have crosshair? ›

You can select four different types of crosshair to suit your gaming environment. Choose from 4 different types of crosshair and adjust the crosshair position if needed.

Is ROG phone better than iPhone? ›

Memory comparison

Asus ROG Phone 6's larger 12 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max's lower 6 GB RAM. Asus ROG Phone 6 has more Internal Memory (256 GB) than Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128 GB).

Which is better ROG or Aorus? ›

The ASUS ROG Strix XG279Q is better than the Gigabyte AORUS FI27Q. The ASUS has a much quicker response time, it gets slightly brighter in HDR, and you can overclock its refresh rate to 170Hz. However, the Gigabyte has much lower input lag and much better out-of-the-box color accuracy.

Is Legion better than Asus? ›

Side-by-Side Comparison

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) is a bit better than the Lenovo Legion 5 Gen 6 15 (2021). The ASUS is more portable as it's a smaller device with a thin and light design, and it also has a brighter display, a larger and more responsive touchpad, and much longer battery life.

Which ROG motherboard is the best? ›

  • Gigabyte Aorus Z690 Tachyon. ...
  • MSI MAG B660M Mortar WIFI DDR4. ...
  • Asus ROG Strix B660-I Gaming WIFI. ...
  • Asus Prime H610M-A D4. ...
  • Asus ROG Maximus XIII Hero. ...
  • Asus ROG Maximus XIII Extreme Glacial. ...
  • Gigabyte X299X Designare 10G. Best ATX X299 Motherboard. ...
  • Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme. Best X570 Motherboard (if Price Is No Object)
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What is ASUS best gaming motherboard? ›

The Asus Prime H670-Plus D4 is your best option. It costs just a fraction of some of the higher-end Intel motherboards, and it doesn't sacrifice much in terms of performance potential. Most importantly, this board supports the 12th Gen Intel CPUs.

Is ROG better than Aorus? ›

The ASUS ROG Strix XG279Q is better than the Gigabyte AORUS FI27Q. The ASUS has a much quicker response time, it gets slightly brighter in HDR, and you can overclock its refresh rate to 170Hz. However, the Gigabyte has much lower input lag and much better out-of-the-box color accuracy.

Which brand is best for gaming motherboard? ›

Asus ROG Strix X570-F – Best overall

The Asus ROG Strix X570-F is one of the best gaming motherboards you can buy in today's market. While it has a premium price tag, the features you're getting with this beast are amazing. You will not have to upgrade your motherboard for at least a few years.

Is Razer better than Rog? ›

Our Verdict. The Razer Blade 14 (2022) and the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) are both thin and light 14-inch high-end gaming laptops. The Razer is a more premium-feeling device overall, and it delivers a smoother gaming experience with a faster 165Hz display and better-performing GPUs.

Is Rog better than Black Shark? ›

The ROG Phone 5 runs the higher Snapdragon 888 CPU, while the Black Shark 4 runs the Snapdragon 870 chipset, which means it has an increased gaming performance in games and OpenCL framework. Another difference lies within the available RAM configurations.

What is the brand No 1 of motherboard? ›

Top 20 Largest Motherboard Companies by Revenue
RankMotherboard ManufacturerRevenue (USD millions)
1Intel71,900
2Asus12,110
3Acer8,112
4MSI4,000
16 more rows
24 Sept 2022

How much RAM do I need for gaming? ›

16GB is the recommended amount of RAM for playing most games and will provide a noticeable increase in performance from 8GB.

What is the fastest PC motherboard? ›

Best overall motherboard for Intel CPUs: Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Pro DDR5 Motherboard. Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs are here and they offer a significant performance improvement over the older Intel chips. As such, the Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Pro is our pick for the best Intel Z690 motherboard on the market right now.

Which is cheapest motherboard for gaming? ›

Gaming Motherboards
  • Bestseller. ZEBRONICS ZEB-H61 Motherboard. Black. 3.8. (454) ₹3,199. ₹4,499. ...
  • ASUS Prime-B450M-A-II Motherboard. Black, Grey. 4.1. ₹8,499. ₹10,990. 22% off.
  • ZEBRONICS G41 Motherboard. Black. 3.7. (25) ₹2,590. ₹4,199. 38% off.
  • GIGABYTE H510M H Ultra Durable with 6+2 Phases Digital ... Black. 4.2. (57) ₹6,800. ₹10,400.

What is the difference between ASUS and ASUS ROG? ›

ROG is the name given to high end products for Asus, more specifically gamers. It's like Acers predator and nitro series, where the predator series is given the best of the best products while nitro is the budget gaming products. It's the exact same.

Is Dell or ASUS better for gaming? ›

Asus laptops are the best choice for gamers, programmers, and graphic designers. This is because they consistently deliver optimized performance with the minimum required specifications. Asus laptops are fast and can handle heavy workloads without skipping a beat.

Is Asus ROG a Chinese company? ›

ASUS is a Taiwan-based, multinational computer hardware and consumer electronics company that was established in 1989.

What is the fastest RAM for gaming? ›

When it comes to speed, you want to look for DDR4 RAM that runs around 3,200MHz for Intel chips and 3,600MHz for AMD's latest offerings. This should give your CPU enough bandwidth cushion to handle gaming and work-related tasks.

Is MSI motherboard better than Asus? ›

MSI offers great stability even for overclocking, but this is only possible in top-tier motherboards. Meanwhile, ASUS is known for being incredibly stable. Looking at the APEX motherboards, we see great stability when overclocked. While MSI is doing a good job, ASUS is much better in this category.

Is DDR5 better than DDR4? ›

DDR5 is better, but at what cost? DDR5's performance reaches more than double the fastest DDR4 modules. Coupled with Intel 12th-gen and upcoming 13th-gen processors or the new AMD Ryzen 7000-series processors, PCs are faster and more powerful than ever before. The recent crash in chip prices is an added bonus.

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