ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII IMPACT

When ASUS set out to make the ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Impact, they had one goal in mind: take all the features from their flagship X570 motherboard and cram them into the smallest possible package. While it has taken a little while to achieve, the ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Impact is the closest we have ever come to a no compromise SFF motherboard. 

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ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII IMPACT

That M.2-like port at the bottom is actually the audio circuitry, and the “heatsink” is just a fascia. Only the custom audio board will work in it, and Asus specifically prohibits using anything else, stating it could damage the board. The audio itself is a typical Asus-tweaked Realtek ALC1220 codec dubbed SupremeFX and sports an ESS Sabre 9023P DAC.

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