ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – ThinkComputers

This motherboard has the most accessories I’ve ever seen shipped with a board before. We have our manuals, six SATA cables, ARGB splitter, RGB extension cable, fan splitter cables, ROG fan controller, ROG DIMM.2 module, ROG Clavis DAC, WiFi Antenna, Q-connector, ROG keychain, ROG screwdriver, ROG stickers, ROG USB flash drive (drivers included), ROG thank you card, ROG case badge, and M.2 screws.

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – Chiphell

The excessive heat generation of the original X570 made it almost impossible to use passive cooling control, which greatly affected the user experience. And AMD finally decided to optimize the X570 two years after its release, bringing the motherboard factory to bring a round of X570 “Refresh”. With this round of rhythm, ROG officially added the ultimate model of the Crosshair VIII series: ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme, which is C8E. The last time ROG Extreme appeared on the AMD mainstream platform, it was launched in 2017 based on the original AM4 platform. X370 chipset C6E.

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ASUS CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – Guru3D

The ASUS Crosshair VIII X570 Extreme is the subject of this review. At $799, ASUS offers an all-black, all-sweet X570 motherboard loaded with the most premium features like 10 Gbit LAN and AX WIFI 6E, as well as a design that resembles Batman’s toolbelt. ASUS pairs the ASUS Crosshair VIII Extreme with the AMD X570 chipset. AMD optimized the X570 chipset for use with Ryzen 9 Series 5 CPUs, providing a more refined experience for Ryzen Generation 3 processors and the latest Ryzen Series 5000 processors. However, the Crosshair VIII X570 Extreme takes things to a whole new level. PCIe Gen 4.0, AX WiFi 6E, and 10 Gbps Ethernet are all included. The X570 motherboard is positioned at the top of the motherboard spectrum for AMD Ryzen 3rd and 5th generation processors.

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – PCTestBench

Tons of water-cooling and Extreme overclocking features can be found onboard from the integrated water block, temp probe, and flow meter connectors to the Safe Boot and Retry Buttons to ASUS’s Q-Code and Q-LED displays for rapid problem-solving. The massive 2” LiveDash display can walk you through POST and Boot issues, and then can switch over to display important system information or even your own animations. If you are looking for the very best performance, Asus includes their Dynamic OC Switcher so you can have the best Single Thread manual overclock, as well as PBO-powered multi-threaded performance.

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – Tom’s Hardware

The Extreme performed well in our testing, excelling in PC Mark 10 tests, while showing average to above-average results in most other tests. Surprisingly, gaming results were slightly lower than average, but not enough to be concerned with. Our overclocking adventures with the Ryzen 9 5950X were met without issue–just set it and forget it. Power use was high during testing, but that’s not surprising considering the kitchen-sink-level features on the board.

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – TweakTown

At the top, this board has nearly every connectivity option possible, including Thunderbolt 4 and USB 3.2 Gen2x2. Additionally, we have 10Gbe, Wi-Fi 6e, and 2.5Gbe for a complete network stack, and storage capability is out of this world with five m.2 slots and 6 SATA ports.

EFI and software are about as complete as they come; most of us know the ROG BIOS, and the Extreme doesn’t disappoint with a full suite of tools for configuring your hardware and overclocking along with built-in secure erase for NVMe. Armoury Crate has grown and become a fantastic solution for monitoring and controlling RGB within Windows.

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – GreenTech_Reviews

ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme is the flagship of the Crosshair VIII series among which has not existed for several years – the last one was in the days of the AMD X370 chipset. The novelty differs from its predecessor in the person of Crosshair VI Extreme, in general, in everything, since the requirements and capabilities of current AMD processors are radically different from those of the very first generation. What does the manufacturer offer us and what can be done about it? Let’s find out right now in this article!

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – Windows Central

This is where the ASUS ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Extreme comes into play. It’s in the region of $800, which is a considerable amount for a motherboard, but supports AMD Ryzen processors and has a host of features you won’t find on less-capable boards. We’re going to take a look at this flagship X570 board from ASUS and see whether it’s worthy of a spot in your next AMD PC build.

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII EXTREME – HardwareCooking

In E-ATX format , this card is therefore intended to be the ASUS flagship on the AMD X570 chipset based on the AMD AM4 socket . Indeed, as its name suggests, the EXTREME series are still the best equipped cards. Big good point which is not all new either, we find a 2-inch OLED screen on which we can display various information. Here we will therefore have no less than five slots for SSD in M.2 format PCIe 4.0 compatible including the ROG DIMM.2 , two USB 3.2 Gen 2 × 2 headers for the front panel and two Thunderblot 4 ports operating at 40 Gbps. For the network part, we will have a 10 Gigabit Ethernet port via a Marvell AQtion controller and a second 2.5 Gigabit port. Of course, WiFi 6E is part of the game.

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