ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero gaming motherboard takes the enthusiast Crosshair pedigree to the next level with VRM power upgrade and passive chipset cooling solution, ready for the latest Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 Series. Featuring onboard Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), 2.5 Gbps Ethernet, and PCIe 4.0, Dark Hero is primed to deliver ultimate gaming performance.
ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero AMD AM4 X570S Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 & 3rd Gen Ryzen ATX Gaming Motherboard (PCIe 4.0, 14+2 Ti Power Stages, PCH Heatsink, Wi-Fi 6, 2.5 Gbps LAN, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
|CPU Socket||Socket AM4|
|RAM Memory Technology||DDR4|
|Compatible Processors||AMD 3rd Generation Ryzen|
|RAM Memory Maximum Size||128 GB|
|Graphics Card Interface||PCI-E|
|Memory Slots Available||4|
|Wireless Type||5 GHz Radio Frequency, Bluetooth, 802.11ax, 2.4 GHz Radio Frequency|
|Total USB Ports||12|
About this item
- 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.