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Experience: 1 Weeks
Good motherboard probably the best 350
Really good motherboard
Experience: 2 Days
Great performance for the price Verified Owner
Lots of USB and connectivity
Coaster + Stickers are nice
Did not come with screws
Easy installation and configuration, works great. RGB lighting also looks awesome.
AURA LIGHTING CONTROL
Create your own custom LED lighting effects with the intuitive Aura software. Cast a stunning multi-color glow across your build with the powerful RGB LEDs built in to ROG Strix B350-F Gaming, or attach separate RGB strips using the two onboard 4-pin headers. You can even use both at the same time and enjoy perfect lighting synchronization. Fire up Aura and enjoy the creative freedom of twelve different lighting themes.
- StaticAlways on
- BreathingFades in and out
- StrobingFlashes on and off
- Color cycleFades between the colors of the rain-bow
- Music effectPulses to the beat of your music
- CPU TemperatureChanges color with CPU load
- RainbowA rolling multi-color glow
- CometA stream of light with a tail
- Flash & dashSingle/multi-color stepped flashes
- WaveAn undulating display in single or multi-color
- Glowing Yo YoA rebounding elastic beam
- Starry NightA display that mimics the nighttime sky
*The Aura RGB-strip header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strips with a maximum power rating of 2A (12V). For maximum brightness, strip length should not exceed 2m.
* One extension cable is included. RGB LED strips are sold separately.
OUTSHINE THE COMPETITION
ASUS Aura Sync RGB LED technology makes ROG Strix B350-F Gaming the control hub for your illumination ambitions — so it's easy to synchronize incredible lighting effects between compatible components, including RGB LED strips, graphics cards, keyboards and even mice! Change all LEDs in unison or employ dynamic modes to flow the illumination effects smoothly across all synchronized devices.
SHIELDED AUDIO, SUPERIOR SOUND
ROG's awesome SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 113dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection for best-ever ROG recording quality! We've also added a low-dropout regulator for cleaner power delivery to the SupremeFX S1220A codec, plus Texas Instruments® RC4580 and OPA1688 op-amps for high gain with low distortion. It all adds up to audio that envelops you as never before!
Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.
Dual operational amplifiers
With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600O-headphone impedance for great flexibility.
Premium Nichicon™ audio capacitors
Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
Audio line shielding
Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.
Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.
Automatically detects and eliminates unwanted background noises, ensuring that your communications are loud and clear.
SCAN AND DETECT TO DOMINATE
SONIC RADAR III
We've given Sonic Radar III an overhaul, evolving the audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you — and we've even added an onscreen arrow to help you pinpoint the enemy's position instantly! See the origin of key in-game sounds and hone your enemy-pinpointing skills. Plus the new audio boost feature provides filters that let you hear even the faintest sounds, so you can become the hunter, not the hunted!
IMPROVED AUDIO ALGORITHM
The new Sonic Radar III audio algorithm is now even more accurate to allow enemies to be pinpointed with even more accuracy.
Sonic Radar III is built around it's all new HUD with an in-game 3 dimensional arrow for a more intuitive experience.
The new audio boost feature now allows the boosted audio to be heard directly.
Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos.
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS
With support for DDR4 memory, ROG Strix B350-F Gaming lets you drive memory frequencies to 3200MHz and beyond when overclocked! ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design provides superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimizing coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels, T-Topology delivers balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility.
GET PERFORMANCE, EFFICIENCY, DIGITAL POWER, FAN CONTROL AND EVEN NETWORKING
AND AUDIO TUNING TAILORED FOR YOU — AND THE WAY YOU PLAY!
You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your ROG Strix B350-F Gaming build — because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts! Our exclusive technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else!
- Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritized bandwidth, and vivid sound.
- Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.
- Stutter is eliminated, ensuring smooth-running apps -- even under heavy loading.
- Energy efficiency is improved, so you'll save money.
COOLER BY DESIGN
Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan and water-pump controls for the ultimate in undisturbed gaming. With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 4 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise -- so you enjoy all the performance you demand with none of the racket!
SPEED YOUR GAME LOADS
Uniquely intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache II turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times -- and of course it's compatible with the latest NVM Express® storage options!
Automatically caches all your storage devices at the same time for optimal use of your system‘s caching resources.
AWARD-WINNING BIOS DESIGN
The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, fan profiles and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified or make notes in Quick Notes.
CrashFree BIOS 3
Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order — even when it won't boot!
EZ Flash 3
Update the latest BIOS via the internet or from within the system BIOS.
INTEL GIGABIT ETHERNET
MORE THROUGHPUT AND LESS CPU USAGE FOR GREAT GAMING EXPERIENCES
ROG Strix B350-F Gaming features the very latest Intel® Ethernet Controller I211-AT for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.
HIGH TCP & UDP THROUGHPUT
PUMPED-UP THROUGHPUT. BEST SURGE PROTECTION
LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your ROG Strix B350-F Gaming connection and deliver pumped-up throughput, plus electrostatically guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9x-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5x-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges!
TEAM UP TO BANISH LAG
GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.
PCIE 3.0 M.2
LET YOUR SSD SCREAM AT SPEEDS OF UP TO 32GBPS
With x4 PCI Express® 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps* data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole gaming PC or professional apps work as fast as possible.
* AMD Ryzen™ processor required for full PCIe 3.0 bandwidth.
USB 3.1 TYPE A
ULTIMATE 10GBPS DATA SPEEDS
With USB 3.1 Type-A™, you'll experience data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps — twice as fast as USB 3.0. USB 3.1 is also completely backward-compatible with existing USB devices, so you'll be set for breakneck USB 3.1 speeds with every connection. And as an added bonus, ASUS-exclusive USB 3.1 Boost technology automatically accelerates USB 3.1 performance even further.
ASUS SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented. Featuring a new single-step, insert-molding manufacturing process that integrates fortifying metal and additional solder points, SafeSlot provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance.
Onboard LEDs to Indicate the power status, and problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.
HIGHLY DURABLE COMPONENTS
Fine-quality, super-tough components are our watchwords. We fit only superior chokes, plus durable capacitors engineered to resist extreme temperature variations of between -55? and 105? —110% better than the industry standard.
ROG Strix Gives you more
STAY IN THE GAME
Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, email, IM, and stream or record gameplay – all while you're in the game. Color-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.
ROG CLONE DRIVE
IMAGE YOUR DRIVES, THE SMART WAY
All-new ROG Clone Drive is the smart, convenient cloning solution that quickly and efficiently replicates hard drives or SSDs. Clone Drive is so smart that it can clone one drive to two target drives at the same time, or image any file from your disk at breakneck speeds.
As system parts are visible in custom PC builds, make yours stand out from the competition with 3D-printed accessories.
2-WAY SLI HB BRIDGE COVER
Clip the cover onto the SLI HB Bridge to add style to your build. Multiple form factors — eATX, ATX and mATX — are available.
Add a little extra style to your build.
Keep cables organized with the multi-connector design. 3D design files are available for 24-pin, 8-pin, 8 + 6-pin, 6-pin and 4-pin PSU connectors.
Use ROG font files to print letters -- then fully customize your build by adding your name or any other word or phrase!
Print a 3D keychain and show your ROG passion to the world!
Beyond VR ready
ROG Strix B350-F Gaming isn't just VR Ready — it goes way beyond! The ASUS ROG Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix B350-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 after you've taken off the headset. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.
AMD CPU and Chipset Features
Ready for AMD AM4-socket Ryzen, 7th Generation A-series APUs and Athlon CPUs
This motherboard supports AMD Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A-series accelerated processing units (APUs) and Athlon™ CPUs. The high-performance Ryzen processor supports up to eight cores, and is based on the innovative Zen core architecture. The 7th Generation A-series APUs feature integrated AMD Radeon R-series graphics. AMD AM4-socket processors feature dual-channel DDR4 memory, native 5Gbps USB 3.0 and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for superb performance.
AMD B350 Chipset
The AMD B350 chipset delivers outstanding overclocking capabilities for the latest AMD AM4-socket Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A Series APUs and Athlon CPUs. It is optimized for AMD CrossFireX™. It also provides two 10Gbps USB 3.1 ports and six 6Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.
||AMD AM4 Socket for AMD Ryzen™/7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors |
Supports AM4 Socket 14 nm CPU
Supports CPU up to 8 cores
||AMD Ryzen™ Processors|
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3200(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz ECC and non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
||Integrated AMD Radeon™ R Series Graphics in the 7th Generation A-Series APU |
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports
- Supports HDMI 1.4b with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
||Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology|
||AMD Ryzen™ Processors|
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or x8/x4)
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode)
AMD B350 chipset
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode) *1
3 x PCIe 2.0 x1
||AMD Ryzen™ Processors : |
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*5
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
AMD 7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 2 mode)*6
AMD B350 chipset :
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
||Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)|
ROG GameFirst Technology
||ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A|
- Dual Headphone Amplifiers
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback
Audio Feature :
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Sonic Radar III
- Sonic Studio III
||AMD Ryzen™/7th Generation A-series/Athlon™ Processors : |
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)
AMD B350 chipset :
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, red)
AMD B350 chipset :
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at mid-board)
AMD B350 chipset :
6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
|ROG Exclusive Features
||ROG RAMCache II|
||5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5|
- Whole system optimization with a single click! 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo App together, providing better CPU performance, efficient power saving, precise digital power control, whole system cooling and even tailor your own app usages.
- Auto Tuning, TurboV, GPU Boost
- Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors
- ESD Guards on LAN, Audio, KBMS and USB3.0/2.0 ports
- DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- Stainless Steel Back I/O
- Highly Durable Components
- DIGI+ VRM
ASUS EPU :
- Aura Lighting Control
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
Gaming Aesthetics :
- AURA-RGB Lighting
|Back I/O Ports
||1 x DisplayPort|
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
|Internal I/O Ports
||2 x RGB Header(s)|
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x TPM connector(s)
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x AIO_PUMP connector
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x System panel connector
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x ROG Strix stickers
1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
1 x Cable ties pack(s)
1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
1 x ROG coaster(s)
||128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0 ACPI 6.1, Multi-language BIOS,ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information|
||WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE|
ASUS EZ Update
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
||Windows® 10 64-bit|
||ATX Form Factor |
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
*1 PCIEX16_3 Socket shares bandwidth witch PCIEX1_1 and PCIEX1_3
*2 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
*3 Due to AMD Ryzen™ Processor limitation, More than DDR4-2666 is supported by one DIMM per channel only
*4 ROG GameFirst IV is only available for Windows® 10 64-bit.
*5 When a SATA / PCIE mode M.2 device is installed, the M.2 Socket shares bandwidth with the SATA6G_5/6 ports.
*6 When a SATA mode M.2 device is installed, the M.2 Socket shares bandwidth with the SATA6G_5/6 ports
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