ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING II ATX Motherboard

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ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING II AM4 ATX Motherboard from ASUS

ASUS ROG STRIX b450

GET THE MOST OF YOUR BUILD

The ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING II motherboard has been designed to help you create a well formed balanced build, the B450-F Gaming II packs a serious punch. Boasting amped-up robust power delivery, an optimised thermal design and more stable DRR4 memory the ROG Strix B450-F Gaming II is well-equipped to handle the latest 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ CPUs and beyond. Additional features include dual m.2 slots, USB 3.2 Gen 2, UEFI and ASUS technology, a premounted I/O shield and it's not just performance this motherboard excels in but aesthetics too with ASUS-exclusive AURA SYNC RGB lighting and technology combined with the unique Strix gaming spirit with its stylish cut across the I/O shroud, its cyberpunk-inspired ROG eye logo across the PCB plate, and futuristic cybertext highlights. You can rest assured your performance will take you higher and you'll look great doing it.

AMD B450 Chipset

AM4 CPU Socket

Ready for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™Compatible Processors

ATX Form Factor

High Quality ROG STRIX Power Design

VRM THERMAL DESIGN

The ROG Strix B450-F Gaming II uses new alloy chokes that deliver better efficiency, and high-quality thermal pads to help transfer heat from the VRM array to a sink that has ample surface area for the latest processors. And to ensure critical components always make optimal contact, there's a backplate on the rear of the board that helps balance MOSFET temperatures while providing structural reinforcement

ROG STRIX B450 Pwer Design

TEAMED POWER STAGES

8+4 Power Stages combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single dynamic package delivering the power and efficiency required to get the most from AMD CPUs.

ALLOY CAPACITORS & CHOKES

Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to a massive 110% performance increase compared to other industry standards.

DIGIPOWER+ POWER CONTROL

An innovative set of controllers for digital VRM and DRAM voltage. these controllers offer ultra-precise memory and voltage tune to grant maximum system efficiency, stability and performance.

AMPED-UP PERFORMANCE

With a robust power design to drive multi-core Ryzen processors, plus cooling, storage, connectivity and audio options for a wide range of hardware, ROG Strix B450-F Gaming II offers gamers everything they need for a budget or high-performance build.

Dual M.2 Slots for Better Performance

ASUS B450 M2 Slots

DUAL PCIE 3.0 X4 M.2

Dual PCIe® 3.0x4 M.2 slots provide NVM Express™ SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to three PCI Express® 3.0 storage devices via two M.2 slots and a PCIe x16 slot to enjoy incredible data-transfer speeds.

ROG SupremeFX Audio Technology

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AI NOISE CANCELLING MICROPHONE SOFTWARE

Built-in ROG SupremeFX audio technology ensures pristine audio for ROG Strix B450-F Gaming II. Along with ensuring a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature, it offers two front-panel outputs driven by op amps that deliver high-quality audio to gaming headsets..

Outshine the Competition with ASUS Aura Sync

YOUR MOTHERBOARD, YOUR WAY

ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to outshine the competition. They also feature built-in ASUS Aura technology that enables full RGB lighting control and a variety of presets for embedded RGB LEDs as well as lighting strips connected to onboard RGB headers. In addition, all lighting can be easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.

Breathe

BREATHE

Colour cycle

COLOUR CYCLE

EQ Effect

EQUALISER

Rainbow Effect

RAINBOW

Stars Effect

STARRY NIGHT

Static Effect

STATIC

Strobing Effect

STROBING

Boost your Game with Ramcache III

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LAUNCH YOUR APPS AT NECK BREAKING SPEEDS

RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times. Fully compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options, its uniquely intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds. Smart mode automatically caches all your storage devices to maximize your system's resources using an intuitive interface which displays real time drive information. RamCache III also allows you to efficiently check the health status of assigned memory.

ASUS Armoury Crate and More

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SPEED YOUR GAME LOADS

Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralised control of supported gaming products, making it easy to tune the look and feel of your system. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customise RGB lighting and effects for compatible devices and synchronise them with Aura Sync to create a unified lighting scheme across your system. You can also use Armoury Crate to download the user manual, drivers and software. In addition, Armoury Crate features a dedicated product registration page as well as a news feed to help you stay in touch with the gaming community.

AI Networking Gives you Many More Features

AI Networking

THE MOST IMMERSIVE ENTERTAINMENT

ROG Strix Gaming is VR Ready and beyond! The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix Gaming has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming, and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready provides a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.

Identification

IDENTIFICATION

GameFirst VI analyzes your usage patterns and the digital signatures of your applications and compares them to a database of over 200,000 apps. The database is regularly updated to ensure that apps are recognised.

Boost

BOOST

GameFirst VI intelligently switches application priority and adjusts bandwidth as you need. When gaming, it accelerates and prioritises game packets giving you supersmooth online gameplay — even when you're streaming high-quality video or transferring large files.

Visualisation

VISUALISATION

An intuitive graph gives you an overview of the network in real time. Simply click on the tab to view current bandwidth usage of each application, geolocation status of each network connection, and an analysis of each WiFi channel.

World Renowned UEFI BIOS

NOT JUST FOR VETERANS

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.

Advanced Mode

ADVANCED MODE

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.


D.I.Y Friendly

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PRE-MOUNTED I.O SHIELD

ROG’s patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard.

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Q-LEDS

Four onboard LEDs indicate power status, and any problem with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis

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SAFESLOT

The reinforced ASUS SafeSlot provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance.

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BIOS FLASHBACK™

BIOS Flashback™ is the simplest and safest (UEFI) BIOS update method. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32 formatted USB stick, plug it into the USB BIOS Flashback port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without having memory or a CPU installed.

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type AMD B450
Processor Socket Socket AM4
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Athlon, Ryzen (supports 1st,2nd and 3rd Generation Ryzen / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics and 2nd Generation Ryzen with Radeon Graphics / Athlon with Radeon Vega Graphics)

Supported RAM

Max Size 128 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz, 2666 MHz, 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4400 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec SupremeFX (S1220A)
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Controller Intel I211-AT
Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode (with 1st, 2nd and 3rd Generation Ryzen CPU); x8 mode (with Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics and 2nd Generation Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics); x4 mode (with Athlon 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 ¦ PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2
Interfaces 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen1
Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 - header ¦ 1 x serial - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Features

BIOS Type AMI
BIOS Features BIOS FlashBack, UEFI BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3
Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on PME
Hardware Features ASUS Q-Design, Q-DIMM, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS DIGI+ VRM, SupremeFX Shielding technology, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), LANGuard, ASUS Fan Xpert 4, ASUS SafeSlot, Sonic Radar III, Sonic Studio III, M.2 heatsink, pre-mounted I/O shield, Armoury Crate, 8+4 DrMOS power stages

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories Cable ties, 1 x M.2 screw, ROG fan stickers, RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable, ROG thank you card, RGB Addressable LED extension cable, 1 x M.2 rubber package
Cables Included 4 x Serial ATA cable
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASUS AI Charger, ROG CPU-Z, ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS Turbo App, Overwolf, Antivirus, ASUS ROG RAMCache III, Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer, ROG GameFirst VI
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 24.4 cm