ASUS ROG Crosshair VII X470 motherboard leaked

Ryzen 2000 will slot right into the upcoming ASUS ROG Crosshair VII motherboard.

Published Fri, Mar 30 2018 7:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:52 AM CST

ASUS is preparing the ROG Crosshair VII motherboard with AMD's new X470 chipset, ready for the launch of the new Ryzen 2000 series CPUs that are right around the corner.

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The new ASUS ROG Crosshair VII motherboard rocks a new VRM heat sink, a pre-installed I/O shield, power on/rest buttons have been moved next to the DIMM slots, while we now have a M.2 slot with a dedicated heat sink to keep those super-fast NVMe drives from getting too hot.

ASUS have changed things up between the previous-gen ROG Crosshair VI and the new ROG Crosshair VII, with the latter featuring less SATA 6Gbps ports with 6 drives capable on the new board compared to 8 on the former. The I/O bracket features 12 x USB ports (with a mix of 2.0, 3.0, and 3.1) compared to 14 on the previous-gen port, but the new board now sports a PS/2 port.

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The new ASUS ROG Crosshair VII motherboard should go on sale April 19.


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