High quality components
Two ProCool connectors ensure a snug and reliable connection to the EPS 12V power lines.
2. 14+2 Power Stages
The VRM is comprised of 14 (90 amp) power stages for Vcore and 2 (70 amp) power stages for the secondary voltage rails.
3. MicroFine Alloy Chokes
Each Power stage is accompanied by a high-permeability alloy-core choke rated to handle 45 amps.
4. 10K Japanese-made Black Metallic Capacitors
Input and output filtering is provided by solid-polymer capacitors rated to last thousands of hours at high operating temperatures.
A VRM heatsink on the MOSFETs and chokes is connected to the aluminium I/O cover via an embedded heatpipe to increase mass and surface area for dissipation.
2. M.2 Heatsinks
Quad dedicated heatsinks keep up to four M.2 drives at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.
3. L-shaped Heatpipe
An L-shaped heatpipe allows for rapid and even heat transfer from the VRM.
4. M.2 Backplates
All M.2 slots feature backplate blocks that ensure high-performance drives deliver peak performance even when airflow is restricted.
Cooler by Design
Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors for workload-based cooling, and all settings can be easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or UEFI.
2. 4-pin PWM/DC fan headers and ASUS HYDRANODE
Every onboard header auto-detects any PWM or DC fan, with three chassis fan headers offering ASUS HYDRANODE support.
3. AIO pump
A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
ROG Maximus XIII Hero features the most comprehensive cooling options ever.
ASUS OptiMem III
Next Generation Networking
Onboard WiFi 6E technology takes advantage of the newly available radio spectrum in the 6 GHz band, providing up to three times the bandwidth of the 5 GHz band and up to seven 160 MHz bands to deliver ultrafast wireless networking speeds along with improved capacity and better performance in dense wireless environments.
2. Dual Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet
Onboard Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost, with speeds that are 2.5 times faster than standard Ethernet connections for speedy file transfers, smooth lag-free gaming and high-res video streaming.
3. WiFi 6E Antenna
The antenna has two built-in transmitters and receivers to enable faster transmission speeds, and it supports the 2.4, 5 and 6 GHz bands.
4. Adjustable Design
Four-way positioning enables better signal reception.
5. Magnetic Base
A powerful magnetic base secures the antenna on the top or side of the PC case.
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Front-Panel Connector
Two Onboard Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C® Ports
Audio Line Shielding
Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.
Unique design allows the codec's impedance-sensing function to be ported with either the front or rear headphone outputs
Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
ALC 4082 Codec
The ALC4082 codec uses a USB interface instead of the conventional high definition audio (HDA) interface and improves playback audio resolution from 192 to 384 kHz.
The ESS® SABRE9018Q2C integrated DAC amplifier is capable of providing -115 dB total harmonic distortion (THD+N) for playback that conveys all the subtlety and nuances of the audio track. In addition, the 121 dB dynamic range (DNR) provides an extremely low noise-floor, further accentuating dynamics and punch.