Asus AMD CROSSHAIR VI HERO AM4 Socket ATX Motherboard

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  • AM4 Socket
  • AMD Ryzen/ 7th Generation
  • ATX Form Factor

Product Description

Asus AMD CROSSHAIR VI HERO AM4 Socket ATX Motherboard





The AMD Hero



Strike the right balance for gamers and enthusiasts; the ROG Crosshair VI Hero has the features they need, the performance they crave, and the easy-to-use interfaces that put it all at their fingertips. Aura Sync lighting and support for 3D-printed parts enable more personalization than ever before, letting users choose their own style to stand out in the crowd.
Crosshair VI Hero X370 is a powerful ATX motherboard stacked with exciting innovations and great performance for thrilling gaming experiences. Gear up with stunning Aura Sync illumination, support for 3D-printed custom parts, exceptional SupremeFX audio, M.2 connectivity for lightning-speed transfers and a built-in USB 3.1 front-panel connector!
Exceptional gaming innovation
‧3D Printing Friendly: Make your own gadgets and stand out from the crowd.
‧Water Cooling Zone: Perfectly control your cooling system.
‧USB 3.1 Front Panel Connector: Advanced connection to this reversible plug-in USB 3.1 technology.
‧Perforated Heat-sink: Angled-facet design that requires high techniques, allowing lighting effects to glow near PCH.
Unprecedented gaming experience
‧SupremeFX S1220 CODEC: High audio performance that takes gamers to the next level.
‧Sonic Studio III and Sonic Radar III: Amazing sound and superb audio controls.
‧AURA SYNC: Bright up your build and sync with ASUS gear.
‧M.2 socket: 32Gb/s M.2 that give you the fastest and best interface.
AM4 socket for AMD® Ryzen™/7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors
Supports 14nm CPU
AMD® X370
AMD Ryzen™ Processors
4 x DIMM, max. 64GB, DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz, non-ECC, un-buffered memory*
AMD 7th Gen A-series/Athlon™ Processors
4 x DIMM, max. 64GB, DDR4 2133 MHz, non-ECC, un-buffered memory*
Dual channel memory architecture
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. Please refer to Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors List) for details.
Expansion Slots
AMD Ryzen™ Processors
- 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 SafeSlots (supports x16, x8/x8)
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors
- 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 SafeSlot (supports x8)
AMD X370 chipset
- 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max. at x4 mode)*
- 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1
* PCIeX4_3 slot shares bandwidth with PCIeX1_1, PCIeX1_2 and PCIeX1_3. 
Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD® CrossFireX™ Technology
AMD Ryzen™ Processors
- 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110(PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support 
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors
- 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110(SATA mode) storage devices support 
AMD X370 chipset with RAID 0, 1, 10 support
- 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Intel® Ethernet Controller I211-AT
Anti-surge LANGuard
ROG GameFirst IV 
ROG SupremeFX S1220 8-Channel high-definition CODEC
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback*
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- ES9023P High Definition DAC
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, and Front Panel Jack-retasking
- Optical S/PDIF out port at back panel
Audio Feature:
- Sonic Studio III
- Sonic Radar III
*Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio 
AMD Ryzen™ Processors
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports (4 ports at back panel[blue])
AMD X370 chipset:
- 1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector
- 6 x USB 3.0 ports (4 ports at back panel[blue], 2 ports at mid-board [grey])
- 6 x USB 2.0 ports (4 ports at back panel, 2 ports at mid-board [black])
ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller:
- 2 x USB 3.1 ports (2 ports at back panel, Type-A and Type-C)
ROG Exclusive Features
Extreme Engine Digi+
 - MicroFine Alloy Choke 
 - 10K Black Metallic Capacitors 
Start Button 
Reset Button 
Safe Boot Button 
Retry Button 
BIOS Flashback Button 
Clear CMOS Button 
LN2 Mode 
KeyBot II 
 - One-click overclocking 
 - DirectKey 
 - CLr CMOS 
 - Power On 
UEFI BIOS features : 
 - Extreme Tweaker 
 - Tweakers' Paradise 
 - ROG SSD Secure Erase 
 - O.C. Profile 
 - Graphics Card Information Preview 
Special Features
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5 
 - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo App 
ASUS Exclusive Features 
 - AI Suite 3 
 - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
 - ASUS EZ Flash 3 
 - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall) 
ASUS Q-Design 
 - SafeSlot 
 - Q-Code 
 - Q-Shield 
 - Q-Connector 
 - Q-LED (DRAM[yellow], CPU[red], VGA[white], Boot Device LED[green]) 
 - Q-DIMM 
Back I/O Ports
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x BIOS Flashback button
1 x M.2 Wi-Fi Slot
2 x USB 3.1 ports ( 1 x Type-C [black] and 1 x Type-A [red] )
8 x USB 3.0 ports [blue]
4 x USB 2.0 ports [black]
1 x Anti-surge LAN (RJ45) port
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
Internal connectors
1 x USB 3.1 front panel connector
1 x USB 3.0 header supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports
1 x USB 2.0 header supports additional 2 USB 2.0 ports [ via ROG_EXT header ]
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x M.2 Socket 3 for M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA modes)
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header
1 x 4-Pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-Pin CPU_OPT fan connector
1 x 4-Pin AIO_PUMP connector
1 x 4-Pin W_PUMP+ connector
1 x 3-Pin W_FLOW connector
1 x 2-Pin W_IN connector
1 x 2-Pin W_OUT connector
3 x 4-Pin Chassis fan connectors
1 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V power connector
1 x 4-pin EATX 12V power connector
1 x Start button
1 x Reset button
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x Retry button
1 x LN2 mode jumper
1 x Slow mode switch
1 x System panel connector
1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
2 x Aura RGB Strip headers
1 x TPM connector
1 x Speaker Header
User guide
Support DVD
I/O Shield
1 x SLI™ HB Bridge(2-way-M)
2 x 2-in-1 SATA 6Gb/s Cables
1 x Q-Connector
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x 3D Printing Mount  Screw Package
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips
1 x ROG Coaster
1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
1 x ROG sticker
"128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, 
ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, 
F12 PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information"
WfM 2.0, WOL by PME, PXE
ROG GameFirst IV* 
ROG MemTweakIt 
ROG Keybot II 
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 
DAEMON Tools Software 
ASUS WebStorage 
ASUS Utilities 
*ROG GameFirst IV is only available for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit 
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch (30.5cm x 24.4cm)


Technical Specification

Asus AMD CROSSHAIR VI HERO AM4 Socket ATX Motherboard


Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type AMD X370
Processor Socket Socket AM4
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Athlon, A series, Ryzen (supports 7th Generation A-series / Athlon)

Supported RAM

Max Size 64 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2933 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture


Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec SupremeFX (S1220)
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio


Network Controller Intel I211-AT
Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16/x8 mode (with AMD Ryzen CPU); slot not works with AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon CPU) ¦ 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode) ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode)
Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 8 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2
Interfaces 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 8 x USB 3.0 ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x USB-C ¦ 1 x USB 3.1 ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 4 x USB 2.0
Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 - header ¦ 1 x USB 3.1 - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
Power Connectors 4-pin ATX12V connector, 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


BIOS Features WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS O.C. Profile, BIOS FlashBack, UEFI BIOS, ACPI 5.0 support, ASUS EZ Flash 3, SMBIOS 3.0 support
Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR)
Hardware Features Jack retasking, ASUS Q-Design, Q-DIMM, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, ASUS Extreme Engine Digi+, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS Q-Shield, ASUS Loadline Calibration, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), Q-Code, SupremeFX Shielding technology, AMD CrossFireX technology support, Onboard Button, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Dual Intelligent Processors 5, LANGuard, KeyBot II, ROG SSD Secure Erase, ASUS Gamer's Guardian, AURA RGB Lighting Control, ASUS Fan Xpert 4, ASUS SafeSlot, Sonic Radar III, Sonic Studio III, Mem TweakIt


Included Accessories ROG cable lables, 1 x M.2 screw, I/O back cover, ROG coasters, RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable, 3D printing mount package
Cables Included 4 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, ROG CPU-Z, ROG Mem TweakIt Utility, ASUS WebStorage, WinZip, ROG RAMDisk, Overwolf, ASUS EZ Flash 3, ROG Aura, ROG GameFirst IV, ASUS ROG RAMCache II, ROG CloneDrive, DAEMON Tools
Compliant Standards Plug and Play
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 24.4 cm

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

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