The Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) Crosshair VI Extreme brings AMD Ryzen up to speed with an top class motherboard for enthusiasts. The latest Crosshair VI is made for the high-end machines PC enthusiasts with Ryzen’s raw potential. Performance and overclocking wise the motherboard is inevitably tied to cooling, so manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to improve thermal management.
The Crosshair VI Extreme has all the features of a premium motherboard. The mobo comes with dual PCI-E x16 slots which features ASUS SafeSlot that helps to reinforces the slot with metal bracing and increased solder to prevent damage from rough handling. They are spaced to give 2.5-slot graphics card like the class dominant ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti ample breathing room, and a third x16 slot is available for three-way CrossFireX with dual-slot cards.
A full roster of USB connectors stands ready to support multiple devices. The board can hit the top speed of up-to 10Gbps with USB 3.1 (Gen 2), which is available through an internal header for cases and along both Type-C and Type-A ports at the back. The built-in networking gives you an ultra-reliable Intel controller for wired Gigabit Ethernet, and an 802.11 AC module with an improved 2×2 antenna for Wi-Fi. Wireless connectivity also widen to peripherals with Bluetooth 4.1.
SupremeFX S1220 codec powers the onboard audio alongside a premium ESS Sabre DAC and the usual assortment of engineering bumps to improve the recording and output quality and it requires a virtual reality headset to take advantage our new HRTF-powered audio effects for VR.
The Asus ROG Crosshair VI will be available for customers in early August with an MSRP of $349 USD.