With ample power to fuel Ryzen's cores, plus cooling, storage and connectivity options for a range of hardware, the Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming motherboard has everything you need to build on a budget or load up with high-performance components to game in the big leagues.
A host of design touches, customization options, comprehensive validation lists, and the most diverse ecosystem of components in the industry make building and personalizing a gaming rig with ROG Strix B450-F Gaming wonderfully easy.
Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.
Dual PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 slots provide NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to three PCIe 3.0 storage devices via two M.2 slots and a PCIe x16 slot to enjoy incredible data-transfer speeds.
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.
Tuned to take full advantage of Ryzen's capabilities, and ready for the latest memory kits, Asus ROG Strix B450 Gaming Series motherboards are built specifically for high-performance gaming rigs. Intelligent firmware delivers the plug-and-play experience that first-time DIYers demand and the essential tuning options that performance-addicts need. Maximize frame rates with a high-bandwidth memory kit or leverage a host of tuning options to extract peak performance potential from a modest setup. Load up any way you want and get into the game with Asus ROG Strix B450 Gaming Series motherboards.
Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming features Intel Ethernet (I211-AT), ensuring data exchanges with your network and the outside world are fast and smooth. Intel LAN reduces CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power available for the game.
Featuring advanced signal-coupling technology and high-tolerance components, LANGuard provides consistent Ethernet performance and greater protection against static electricity and power surges.
Immerse yourself in sound with SupremeFX audio technology. Utilizing the S1220A codec, SupremeFX is the integrated-audio solution that's engineered to provide a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature. And to ensure that pristine signature is perfectly preserved, the front-panel output is driven with dual op amps, delivering sonics with the scale and authority to create virtual worlds via your gaming headset.
The distinctive sleek cuts across the ROG Strix heatsink are now accented with a futuristic cyber-text pattern, fusing multiple gaming cultures to create a unique identity for this generation. If you prefer a subtler style, you can swap the PCH sticker with an included alternative. The choice is yours.
ROG Strix motherboards deliver superior performance and aesthetics to Outshine the Competition. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs and lighting strips connected to the RGB header. All lighting can be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.
Having the freedom to pick and choose the parts that go into your machine is at the heart of PC DIY. That's why ROG Strix undergoes an extensive certification program focused on providing the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Our extensive list of guaranteed-compatible components is an invaluable aid to building a ROG Strix gaming rig. It specifies thousands of compatible parts, and it includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for memory — so you can build fuss-free.
Gear up with ROG Strix components, from graphics and monitors, to mice and keyboards, and up your game with complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility. The ROG Strix ecosystem is more extensive than any competing brand, so enjoy greater choice as your system expands.
The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and ROG Strix B450-F Gaming offers one of the best in the business.
With the exclusive AI Suite 3, you can push performance as far as possible for brilliant gaming thrills. Its dashboard-style control panel lets you fine-tune almost every aspect of your Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming system. Get the best balance between performance, cooling, stability and efficiency via one simple and intuitive interface.
Sonic Studio supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options and one-click presets, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.
GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. New Multi-Gate Teaming brings together all onboard network controllers to create massive bandwidth. You'll also enjoy the all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for best performance.
The brand-new ASUS Grid portal keeps you updated with the latest drivers and BIOS releases. Its easy-to-use UI can be configured to show a variety of information, including security updates, bug patches, the latest ROG news, gaming events and special offers.
RAMCache II 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.
The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that Asus ROG Strix B450-F 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.
The AMD Ryzen processor is based on the innovative Zen core architecture and features up to eight cores and Radeon Vega integrated graphics. Together with dual-channel DDR4 memory, native 5Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 1 and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes, these AMD AM4-socket processors deliver superb computing performance.
The AMD B450 chipset delivers high performance and flexibility with the latest AMD AM4-socket Ryzen processors. It also offers AMD StoreMI storage acceleration technology and provides two 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen2 ports, two USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, and four 6Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.
Model - Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming, CPU Sockets - AM4, Chipset - AMD B450, Supported CPU - AMD Ryzen 1st and 2nd Generation / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics / Athlon Processors, Memory Type - DDR4, Memory MHz - 3466(O.C.)/ 3200(O.C.)/ 3000(O.C.)/ 2800(O.C.)/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133MHz, Memory Channel - Dual, Memory Slot - 4, Memory Max. - 64GB, Optane Memory Support - No, Graphic - Integrated AMD Graphics, Multi-GPU Support - AMD 3-Way CrossFireX, PCI Express Slot - 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or x8/x4), 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode), 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16, 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1, Storage Interface - 6Gb/s, M.2 Slot - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode) / 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode), 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode), LAN Chipset - Intel I211-AT, LAN Speed (Mbps) - 10/100/1000Mbps, Audio Chipset - ROG SupremeFX, Audio Channel - 8-Channel, USB Port - 2 x USB3.1 Gen 2, 2 x USB3.1 Gen 1, 6 x USB2.0, HDMI Port - 1, SATA Port - 4 x SATA, Supported Operating System - Windows 7 / 10, Form Factor - ATX, RaidSupport - 0,1,10, CrossFire Support - Yes, Special Features - ROG RAMCache II, ROG CPU-Z, Pre-mounted I/O Shield, Overwolf, GameFirst IV, 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5, TPU, Fan Xpert4, Gamers Guardian, ASUS EPU, AURA, AI Suite 3, Ai Charger, ASUS Grid, ASUS EZ DIY, ASUS Q-Design, Digi+VRM, Turbo APP, ATX gaming motherboard with DDR4 3200MHz support, SATA 6Gbps, HDMI 2.0, dual NVMe M.2, USB 3.1 Gen 2, and Aura Sync RGB LED lighting, Others - 2 x M.2 Socket 3, 1 x DisplayPort, 2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers, 1 x TPM header, 1 x COM port connector, 1 x Thermal sensor connector, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 5 x Audio jack, Warranty - 3 Year