The prime quality Excessive from Asus is subsequently now not the protect of Intel.
Asus presents its ROG motherboard (Republic of gamers) Crosshair VIII Excessive, the primary of the vary for AMD platforms hitherto restricted to “Hero” variations. This reference to the E-ATX format is predicated on the AMD X570 chipset; it advantages from passive cooling.
The motherboard attracts its energy from a 24-pin ATX connector and a pair of 8-pin EPSs. Designed for oveclocking, it embeds 100% Japanese 10K metallic capacitors. The facility provide stage is in 18 + 2 phases with energy phases of 90A. It may well accommodate AMD Ryzen 5000 Vermeer and APU Ryzen 5000G Cezanne processors in addition to all earlier generations appropriate with the X570 chipset (as much as 2000 sequence).
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5 M.2 slots and 6 SATA III ports
This Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Excessive accepts as much as 128 GB of DDR4 reminiscence because of 4 slots. With a Ryzen 5000, it ought to be capable of deal with as much as DDR4-5100. There are additionally two PCIe 4.0 x16 slots and a PCIe 3.0 x1 slot hooked up to the chipset; 5 M.2 PCIe 4.0 x 4 slots (three related on to the processor, two to the chipset by way of an ROG DIMM.2 growth card), six SATA III ports.
Motherboard wi-fi connectivity choices embody Wi-Fi 6E 2 × 2 and Bluetooth 5.2. Two Ethernet ports are current: one in 10 GbE by way of an AQtion AQC113CS controller from Marvell, the opposite in 2.5 GbE by way of an Intel I225-V controller. The datasheet is incomplete however mentions ten USB ports on the again panel, two Intel Thunderbolt 4 ports and two extra USB Sort-C. Lastly, Realtek’s ALC4082 codec with Asus SupremeFX processing and a DAC / AMP 9018Q2C chip from ESS Saber orchestrate the motherboard audio system.
Asus has but to disclose the worth or launch date of this ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme.