ASUS PRIME B560-PLUS ATX Motherboard

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Prime B560-PLUS 11th Generation Intel ATX Motherboard from ASUS

ASUS PRIME B560-PLUS ATX Motherboard

TUNE IT YOUR WAY

Introducing the all-new ASUS Prime motherboards expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 10th and 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. The Prime B560-PLUS motherboard features a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, Prime motherboards provides daily users and DIY PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.

Intel B560 Chipset

LGA 1200 CPU Socket

10th & 11th Generation Intel Compatible Processors

ATX Form Factor

Super-Fast Dual M.2 Slots

M.2 Slots

DUAL M.2 SLOTS (UP TO 64 GBPS)

Prime B560-PLUS offers a total of two M.2 slots, with one slot supporting data-transfer speeds of up to 64 Gbps via PCI Express® 4.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.
* Actual transmission speeds will be lower than the theoretical maximum speed.
** The M.2 supports PCIe 4.0, and the M.2 support PCIe 3.0.

Intelligent ASUS Prime Control

TUNE IT YOUR WAY

Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime B560 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling performance tweaks to perfectly match the way you work, to maximize productivity.

epu

ALL-AROUND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes energy savings with Away mode – a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

controls

FLEXIBLE COOLING WITH FAN XPERT 2+

Prime 500 Series motherboards offer comprehensive control over system fans, via the included Fan Expert 2+ software. Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click.

controls

DIGI+ VRM CONTROL

The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) delivers real-time control over voltage droop, automatically switching frequency and power-efficiency settings. It also allows you to fine-tune your CPU for ultimate stability and performance.

Cooler by Design

Fan Controls

MULTIPLE TEMPERATURE SOURCES

Each header can dynamically reference three thermal sensors. Fan Xpert 2+ allows you to map the temperature of supported ASUS graphics cards to optimize cooling for GPU- and CPU-intensive tasks.

Cool to the Core

M.2 Support

M.2 HEATSINK, PLUS THERMAL PADS AND VRM HEATSINK

Prime B560 series is engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads. An M.2 heatsink takes care of the two M.2 slots, warding off throttling that can occur with M.2 storage during sustained transfers. The heatsink is held in place by captive screws and can be moved to other M.2 slot. Includes Two massive VRM heatsinks and thermal pads to improve heat transfer from the MOSFETs and chokes for better cooling performance.

Outshine the Competition

Aura Sync

CONTROL SETTINGS FOR AN EVER-GROWING NUMBER OF ASUS PRODUCTS

A well-tuned enthusiast system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the strips connected to the onboard RGB headers – and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware. Two addressable Gen 2 RGB headers are capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear. Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate allows you to easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal.

Build on a Solid Foundation

Optimem

ASUS OPTIMEM

Prime B560 series is built to handle the additional cores and increased bandwidth of 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. ASUS B560 motherboards provide all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible transfer options. Revisions to the motherboard's trace routing provide the latest Intel processors with unrestricted access to memory bandwidth. ASUS OptiMem technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk.

Unbeatable and Flexible Connectivity Options

connectivity

PCIE® 4.0 SLOT

ASUS B560 motherboards are designed specifically for 11th Generation Intel® Core™ CPUs and offer PCIe® 4.0 connectivity for the latest GPUs. The wide bandwidth and super-fast transmission speeds allow you to create feature-rich builds that can handle high loads effortlessly.

connectivity

USB 3.2 GEN 2 TYPE-A

Numerous USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including a rear-panel USB Type-A connectors with fast USB 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity for compatible cases.

connectivity

THUNDERBOLT™ 4 HEADER SUPPORT

Prime B560-PLUS features Thunderbolt™ 4 support via an on-board header. With the latest Intel-certified ASUS ThunderboltEX 4 add-on card, it can enable bi-directional speeds of up to 40 Gbps on a single cable. Additionally, this card has a daisy-chain function for multi-screen connection and supports up to an 8K resolution display. It can also provide up to 100 watts of power.

Outstanding Audio

COMBINED ONBOARD FEATURES DELIVER ELEVATED AUDIO

Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you've ever experienced.

AUDIO SHIELDING

Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.

SEPARATE LAYER

For Left and Right Tracks it ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.

PREMIUM JAPANESE CAPACITORS

Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.

Tweak and Tune Your System

ASUS UEFI BIOS

The renowned ASUS UEFI BIOS provides everything you need to configure, tweak and tune your system. It offers intelligently simplified options for PC DIY beginners, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.

BIOS

ADVANCED TUNING FOR SERIOUS TWEAKERS

An intuitive Advanced mode offered via the UEFI lets you take complete control. A built-in search feature makes it easy to find options, and various advanced functions let you intelligently make nuanced adjustments so you can dial in performance just the way you want.

BIOS

QUICK AND SIMPLE SETUP

EZ mode displays vital settings and stats and also offers guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings – all to help you get your rig up and running in no time. Fine-tune individual fan settings simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

DIY Friendly Design Makes a Big Difference

Safeslot

SAFESLOT CORE+

SafeSlot Core+ is the ASUS-exclusive PCIe slot fortified with a one-piece stainless-steel brace that shields the slot to protect it from damage. The metal cover is tightly secured to the slot with hooks, and the entire assembly is firmly anchored to the PCB with strengthened solder points to provide a secure foundation for heavyweight graphics cards.

Safeslot pcie

STRONGER FOR LONGER

Strengthened solder points around the PCIe and DIMM pins.

Safeslot pcie

SIMPLE INSTALLATION

Metal inserts keep graphics cards properly aligned during installation.

Safeslot pcie

FIRM SIDE PANELS

The metal side-panels feature hooks that firmly clasp the slot body.

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type Intel B560
Processor Socket LGA1200 Socket
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors (supports 11th and 10th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)

Supported RAM

Max Size 128 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2933 MHz, 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.), 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4400 MHz (O.C.), 4266 MHz (O.C.), 4600 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC897
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Controller Intel I219V
Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (PCIe 4.0 x16 mode (11th Gen Intel CPUs); PCIe 3.0 x16 mode (10th Gen Intel CPUs)) ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) ¦ 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 ¦ 1 x M.2 socket (Key E)
Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2 ¦ PCIe 4.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2
Interfaces 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen1 ¦ 1 x VGA
Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 - header ¦ 1 x audio - header ¦ 1 x serial - header ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Features

BIOS Type AMI
BIOS Features UEFI BIOS
Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
Hardware Features Jack retasking, ASUS Q-Design, ASUS TurboV EVO, Q-DIMM, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, ASUS Fan Xpert 2+, LANGuard, ASUS Overvoltage Protection, Intel Optane Memory Ready, ASUS 5X Protection III, Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, ASUS OptiMem, ASUS Aura Sync, Armoury Crate, ASUS SafeSlot Core+

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories I/O back plate, 2 x M.2 screws, 1 x M.2 rubber package
Cables Included 2 x Serial ATA cable
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASUS CPU-Z, ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS EZ Update, ASUS EZ Flash 3, DAEMON Tools, WinRAR, Norton AntiVirus (Trial), ASUS AURA Creator
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 23.4 cm