ASUS launched a new series of motherboards powered by AMD B450 chipset including ROG Strix B450-I and B450-F Gaming elevate the platform with signature features for serious gamers; the TUF B450-Plus and B450M-Plus Gaming focus on essentials and durability; and the Prime B450-Plus, B450M-A, and B450M-K put a more professional face on the platform.Tthe ROG Strix X470-I Gaming and Strix X470-F Gaming bring the enhanced features and functionality you’d expect to both mini-ITX and full-size ATX form factors. While the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming has the right ingredients for small integrated graphics builds, it can also run with the big dogs—and even surpass them in some areas. The two-DIMM setup combines with exclusive ASUS DRAM OC Profiles to drive memory up to DDR4-3600 or beyond. Integration is key for this form factor, which is why the B450-I adds dual-band 802.11ac WiFi that provides cable-free connectivity right out of the box. Storage and sound share the stage in the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming, whose M.2 Audio Combo card stacks components vertically to compensate for the compact Mini-ITX footprint.
The Strix B450-F Gaming stretches across a larger area with more expansion capacity for well-balanced builds. With comprehensive cooling, customization and connectivity options, dual PCIe 3.0 M.2 slots, improved DDR4 memory stability, Aura Sync and much more, this motherboard delivers the performance you need with room to focus your budget on accompanying hardware. The ROG Strix B450-F Gaming offers guided performance tuning and optimization via intuitive ROG software that makes it easy for experienced and first-time system builders alike to create a unique gaming rig.TUF has grown into family of gaming components that includes ASUS products alongside hardware from industry partners in the TUF Gaming Alliance. Battle-hardened styling permeates the lineup, letting you easily put together a distinctive system that matches inside and out.
While styling sets TUF Gaming apart aesthetically, it also matches the military-grade components populating the PCB. High quality TUF Components comprising MOSFETs, chokes, and capacitors help to ensure long-term durability.
For B450, we’re deploying TUF B450-Plus Gaming and TUF B450M-Plus Gaming motherboards based on ATX and micro-ATX form factors. They share the same basic specs, with support for up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 memory, dual graphics cards in CrossFireX, 8-channel HD audio with DTS, and extensive connectivity options.The ASUS Prime B450-Plus is a well-equipped with pretty much everything for your next build including a wide range of connectivity options, Fan Xpert 4 Core, 5X Protection III safeguards, premium 8-Channel HD audio and Aura Sync lighting.
With less real estate and entry-level affordability, the micro-ATX Prime B450M-A and B450M-K are more minimalist, yet still designed for a wide variety of users. They scale back on connectivity options, but still retain core ASUS features like Fan Expert, 5X Protection III and DIGI+ VRM circuitry that delivers reliable power, and overvoltage protection that guards against damage from spikes.,