Asus today Announce Its new ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme motherboard is suitable for AMD Ryzen users.The arrival of the passively cooled X570 motherboard completes ROG’s extensive X570 product portfolio and competes with today’s products The best motherboard.
Worthy of the name, ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme Edition It is an E-ATX motherboard with a power supply subsystem that complies with the 18+2 design.ASUS equips ROG Crosshair VII Extreme with 90A power level, ultra-fine alloy chokes and 10K black metal made in Japan Capacitor Provide clean power transmission for overclockers. Two 8-pin EPS power connectors provide the required information for the processor.Although ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme does not carry the nickname X570S, the motherboard does claim to be passive chipset Cooling, similar to ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero.
The motherboard has four DDR4 RAM slots, which means you can equip the motherboard with 128GB of memory. As of this writing, ASUS has not yet listed the maximum memory speed supported. However, we expect ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme to support up to DDR4-5100 when used together Ryzen 5000 processor.
ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme provides six standard SATA III ports and up to five M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 slot.Of course, you need to have Ryzen 5000 or Ryzen 3000 Use the standard; otherwise, the M.2 slot will default to PCIe 3.0 x4.Three of the M.2 sockets are directly connected to the processor, and the other two M.2 sockets are connected to the X570 chipset through the ASUS ROG DIMM.2 expansion card for M.2 solid state drive.
In terms of expansion, the motherboard provides two PCIe 4.0 x16 slots and one PCIe 3.0 x1 slot. The latter is related to the X570 chipset. In terms of Internet connection, ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme provides 10 Gigabit Ethernet through Marvell’s AQtion AQC113CS controller and 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet through Intel’s I225-V controller. For those who don’t like cables, there are 2×2 Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.
We found eight USB Type-A ports on the rear panel of ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme. The product pages are not yet complete, so we are not sure about their speed. It is obvious that it contains two Intel Thunderbolt 4 ports, supports DisplayPort 1.4 and Thunderbolt video output, and two DisplayPort-In connections.
The audio system of the motherboard is based on Realtek’s ALC4082 audio codec and ASUS’s SupremeFX processing. As a high-quality motherboard, ASUS also includes ESS Sabre’s 9018Q2C DAC/AMP chip.
ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme is the flagship X570 of ASUS ROG series, so it is equipped with all the bells and whistles, such as a 2-inch OLED display, M.2 Latch mechanism For SSD, graphics card holder-to name a few.
Asus has not disclosed the price or release date of ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme.