Asus PRIME B450-PLUS AM4 DDR4 ATX Motherboard

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PRIME B450-PLUS - AMD Ryzen ATX Motherboard from ASUS
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ATX MOTHERBOARD WITH AURA SYNC

When you build with ASUS PRIME B450 Series motherboards, you build affordably and stress-free. ASUS have engineered and integrated all the good stuff into one package for use with AMD Ryzen™ processors. You will benefit from ASUS design and engineering, as the Prime B450-PLUS features automatic system tweaking, broad cooling controls, and engaging on-board audio. With built-in LED, illuminated control for PCIe slot and trace paths has never been more convenient and ASUS Aura Sync offers full lighting through the motherboard’s RGB Header.

AMD B450 Chipset

AM4 CPU Socket

ATX Form Factor

Enhanced UEFI BIOS

EASILY FIND YOUR WAY WITH EZ AND ADVANCED MODES

The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and Prime B450 Series has one of the best in the business. The EZ mode makes it incredible easy to overclock a CPU to improve performance or even configure a RAID array for faster data retrieval and backups. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes will help you quickly find your way, quickly and easily.

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Q-FAN CONTROL

Can configure the fan's operating speed manually, or use the easy pre-configured fan profiles to select Standard, Silent, Turbo or Full Speed modes, plus automatic switch to full speed if the temperature hits 75°C.

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SEARCH FUNCTION

When you're ready for a deeper dive, Advanced mode enables full control over every aspect of the motherboard — with a built-in Search function to find the setting you need in the blink of an eye.

ASUS Aura Sync RGB Lighting

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BRIGHTEN YOUR BUILD

A well-tuned enthusiast system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura Sync offers full lighting connected via the motherboard's RGB header, with a variety of functional presets for external LED strips. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.

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Speed Up With Onboard M.2

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ULTRAFAST M.2 CONNECTIVITY WITH RAID SUPPORT

An impeccable choice for an operating system or application drive, providing rapid access to data. Speed up with on-board M.2 with x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth. M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. Not satisfied with single-storage device read/write speeds? Then join the fast lane and build a RAID 0 array using two PCIe storage drives to enjoy data transfers at lightning speeds.

USB 3.1 Gen 1 and 2

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FUTURE-PROOF CONNECTIVITY

USB 3.1 Gen 1 is right where you need it, with two super-speed headers for the front panel. Experience data-transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with instant plug-and-play connectivity, and avoid back-breaking contortions in the hunt for hard-to-reach rear ports. With backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A™, you'll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps — twice as fast as standard USB 3.1 Gen 1.

AMD StoreMI Technology

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AFFORDABLE ACCELERATION FOR ANY HARD DRIVE

AMD StoreMI technology is a software utility that accelerates any drive for better system responsiveness with reduced startup and software load times. It combines SSD performance with the affordability and capacity of an HDD by automatically moving frequently accessed data to dedicated SSD storage.

Make Your Memory Faster

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INDUSTRY-LEADING DDR4 MEMORY COMPATIBILITY

Featuring an array of trace layout tweaks that improve memory stability, PRIME B450 Series provides a potent foundation for your build. With comprehensive support for the full gamut of Ryzen memory configurations – from entry-level to performance-oriented — PRIME B450 Series is a versatile all-rounder that can work or play.

One-stop Efficient Controls

RESPONSIVE SURFACE CALIBRATION

Prime B450 Series features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via ASUS Fan Xpert software or the UEFI BIOS. Each header can be set to monitor and react to the thermal sensors. Via Fan Xpert, you can also assign a sensor to monitor the temperature of supported ASUS graphics cards to ensure optimal cooling during GPU- or CPU-intensive workloads. Each onboard CHA FAN header supports PWM and DC mode.

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VERSATILE ENERGY PRODUCTIVITY

The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) automatically amplifies power consumption and maximises savings with Away mode. The smart setting that produces an extreme energy-saving setup by shutting down unused I/O controllers, with the EPU you will appreciate system-wide power reserves.

Comprehensive Cooling Controls

MULTIPLE TEMPERATURE SOURCES

Each header can be set to monitor and react to up to three thermal sensors. Via Fan Xpert, you can also assign a sensor to monitor the temperature of supported ASUS graphics cards to ensure optimal cooling during GPU- or CPU-intensive workloads.

Features on the PRIME B450-PLUS

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EXCELLENT DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE

The intelligently designed PRIME B450 Series by ASUS is filled with tons of high-quality features, ensuring maximum efficiency and performance. Build your system with confidence.

Visual Beauty, Virtual Worlds

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THE MOST IMMERSIVE ENTERTAINMENT

The Prime B450 series goes way beyond VR ready. The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque feature means that Prime B450 Plus has been certified with tons of high-quality components to guarantee that your efficiency, gaming and entertainment needs are improved for a supreme performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to construct and build your dream system with total confidence.

PCB Protection III

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SOLID MOTHERBOARD CONSTRUCTION AND DEFENSIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Prime B450 Series motherboards are engineered with industry-leading 5X Protection III, employing the finest components, excellent circuit design and exacting standards to guarantee the quality and long-term durability of your investment. That means exceptional protection and stability for your build — thanks to decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.

ASUS SafeSlot Protection

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PROTECT YOUR GRAPHICS CARD INVESTMENT

SafeSlot Core is the ASUS-exclusive PCIe® slot. Featuring a fortified design that's anchored to the motherboard by a special hook, Safeslot Core provides 1.6X-stronger retention and 1.3X-greater shearing resistance than standard expansion slots. Prime B450 Series motherboards also have strengthened solder points around both the PCIe and DIMM pins.

Exceptional Audio

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COMBINED FEATURES DELIVER ELEVATED AUDIO

ASUS intelligent design combined with the finest hardware produce audio quality unlike anything you have ever experienced. With Audio Shielding, this separates layers for left and right tracks and analogue/digital signal domains, significantly decreasing multi-lateral interference. Exceptional components and Japanese-made audio capacitors, deliver an immersive sound signature with excellent fidelity.

Reliable Stability and Compatibility

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PREMIUM ASUS TECHNOLOGY

With 2.5 x higher surge tolerance the ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking shield that employs signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors to ensure a more dependable connection and better output. Featuring an exclusive circuit-protecting design with built-in voltage regulators safeguards your motherboard from damage. Including ASUS-exclusive DIGI+ VRM for precision control and stable power, which transports power to the processor based on real-time demands. Corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide assure a lifespan that's 3X longer than ordinary panels.

B450 Tried and Tested

TOP-TO-BOTTOM RELIABILITY WITH 8000+ VALIDATION HOURS

ASUS motherboards offer superb endurance. We verify this by subjecting every board to more than 8,000 hours of stringent tests. A barrage of burn-in, environmental, compatibility, software and safety tests confirm that our motherboards are exceptionally robust. It also shows that ASUS reliability surpasses industry standards, ensuring that every component is designed to function flawlessly in any environment.

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TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY TESTS

Ensures components withstand extreme conditions.

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THERMAL MEASUREMENT TESTS

Ensures that the system remains cool and stable under the heaviest loads.

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INSERTION TESTS

Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles.

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AGING TESTS

Up to 48-hour aging test ensures reliability.

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POWER-CONSUMPTION TESTS

Delivers world-class energy efficiency.

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TEMPERATURE AND DC MARGIN TESTS

Ensures that the motherboard is capable of coping with voltages fluctuations caused by varying temperatures.

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THERMAL-SHOCK TESTS

Ensures ability to survive temperature changes during transportation.

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NON-OPERATION SHOCK TESTS

Built to withstand jolts that may occur during shipping.

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BURN-IN TESTS

Every component is checked to ensure flawless operation.

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INSTALLATION TESTS

Connector placement is double-checked to ensure hassle-free installation.

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DROP TESTS

Drop tests from various heights ensure durability.

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SALT AND SPRAY TESTS

Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan and rust-resistance.

BUILT TO LAST

ASUS is the world's leading motherboard brand. Our motherboards are extensively tested for compatibility with more than 1,000 components and devices, and each new model undergoes a minimum of 8,000 hours of strict validation — offering the peace of mind of knowing that your ASUS motherboard is fit for all environments and applications. Choosing ASUS is an assurance of trouble-free DIY experiences.

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5X PROTECTION

Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durability.

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520+ DDR4 COMPATIBILITY

Industry-leading DDR4 memory compatibility for best flexibility and reassurance.

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1000+ COMPATIBLE DEVICES

Compatibility with a range of CPUs, memory modules, graphics cards and more.

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8000+ VALIDATION HOURS

Extensive testing with latest components for enhanced reliability, compatibility and safety.

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type AMD B450
Processor Socket Socket AM4
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Ryzen (supports 1st and 2nd Generation Ryzen / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics)

Supported RAM

Max Size 64 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity Check ECC
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC887-VD2
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Controller Realtek RTL8111H
Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode (with 1st and 2nd Generation Ryzen CPU); x8 mode (with Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics)) ¦ 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 ¦ SATA-600 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2
Interfaces 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x DVI-D ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen1
Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 - header ¦ 1 x serial - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Features

BIOS Type AMI
BIOS Features Multilingual BIOS, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, UEFI BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, ACPI 6.1 support, SMBIOS 3.1 support
Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
Hardware Features C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), ASUS Q-Design, ESD Guards, Q-DIMM, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, 6 Phase Power Design, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Fanless Design Heatsink, AMD CrossFireX technology support, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, LANGuard, ASUS Overvoltage Protection, ASUS SafeSlot Core, ASUS Fan Xpert 4 Core, AMD StoreMI technology, NVM Express RAID support, ASUS Aura Sync

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories 1 x M.2 screw, I/O back cover
Cables Included 2 x Serial ATA cable
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASUS AI Charger, ASUS AI Suite III, PC Cleaner, ASUS EZ Flash 3, File Transfer
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 23.4 cm