ASUS TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S AMD AM4 (3rd Gen Ryzen) Micro ATX Gaming Motherboard (8+2 DrMOS Power Stages, 2.5Gb LAN, BIOS FlashBack, AI Noise-Canceling Microphone, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C, HDMI, DP, and AURA Sync RGB)
AMD B450 (AM4) micro ATX gaming motherboard with PCIe 3.0, dual M.2, 10 DrMOS power stages, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, AI Noise-Canceling Microphone, HDMI, DisplayPort, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C, and Aura Sync RGB lighting support
- Enhanced Power Solution: 8+2 DrMOS power stages, ProCool connector, military-grade TUF components, and Digi+ VRM for maximum durability
- Comprehensive Cooling: VRM heatsinks, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2+ utility
- Next-Gen Connectivity: USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C support
- Made for online gaming: 2.5 Gb Ethernet, TUF LANGuard and TurboLAN technology
- Realtek S1200A Codec: Pristine audio quality with unprecedented 108 dB signal-to-noise ratio for stereo line out and 103 dB SNR for line in
- AI Noise-Canceling Microphone: provides crystal-clear in-game voice communication
TUF Gaming motherboards are specially designed and tested to survive and thrive in conditions where other boards would struggle. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive set of cooling options, this motherboard delivers rock-solid performance with unwavering gaming stability.
When you build with a TUF Gaming motherboard, you also benefit from the TUF Gaming Alliance — an ASUS collaboration with trusted industry partners that ensures easier building, best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case.
- 2 x USB 2.0
- 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
- BIOS FlashBack™ button
- 2.5Gb Ethernet
- 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2
(1 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
- 5 x Audio jacks
- 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
- 2-Way CrossFireX™
- ASUS SafeSlot
- Realtek S1200A
- Exclusive DTS Custom for GAMING Headsets
- TUF Gaming Audio Cover
- Audio Shielding
- Dedicated audio PCB layers
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- ProCool connectorr
- 2 x AURA RGB headers
- DDR4 4400(O.C.) MHz
- AMD Socket AM4
- 1 x Front USB 3.2 Gen 1 port
- M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes
- AMD B450 Chipset
- M.2 PCIe 2.0 x4 mode
- 4 x SATA 6 Gb/s
- 2 x Front USB 2.0 ports
With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to fuel the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs, plus support for faster memory and storage, TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S is the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count battle rig.
The onboard VRM of TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S utilizes 8+2 DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and driver into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors demand.
ENHANCED 8-PIN CONNETOR
- Extreme durability
- Prevent hotspots and connector failure
Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, improving
Proprietary capacitors provide up to 20% greater temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan.
TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S features comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 2+ utility or via the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS.
TUF Gaming B450M-PRO S support PCIe 3.0 M.2 slot and provides NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to PCIe 3.0 storage device to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen platform.
*The M.2_1 supports PCIe 3.0 and the M.2_2 supports PCIe 2.0.
EASY PC DIY
TUF Gaming motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want — even for first-time builders. The TUF Gaming Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software offers full control of system settings via a single dashboard. TUF Gaming motherboards give you everything you need to build your dream gaming rig without adding complexity.
TUF Gaming Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC-component brands to ensure compatibility with a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With more partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger.
SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured via a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.
ESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10 kV of air discharge and +/- 6 kV of contact discharge — greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6 kV and +/- 4 kV.
Additional on-circuit ESD transient-voltage-suppression.
TVS diode for surface-mount and dual in-line package.
TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity.
DRAM OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION
Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices.
TUF Gaming motherboards have a corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panel bonded with chromium oxide to provide a 3X-longer lifespan versus traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF Gaming motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing.
Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported gaming products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal and synchronize them with Aura Sync for uniﬁed system lighting effects. You can also turn on the AI Noise-Canceling Microphone function for crystal-clear in-game voice communication. The software also provides control of settings for a select and growing number of products, including keyboard and mouse preferences as well as laptop overclocking and fan speeds, making it easier to tune the look and feel of your system. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and news areas to help you stay in touch with the gaming community.
TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S provides a complete, high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experience, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create a personalized gaming atmosphere.
2.5G on-board Ethernet kicks your LAN connection up a notch with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing LAN cable, you can take advantage this networking upgrade to experience smoother, lag-free gaming, immediately stream high-resolution videos and enjoy faster file transfers.
NETWORK-OPTIMIZATION SOFTWARE FOR CUSTOMIZABLE PACKET PRIORITIZATION
Turbo LAN is a network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization. With cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology, it allows you to configure application priority via an intuitive interface, and reduces network lag.
AI Noise-Canceling Microphone software is exclusively featured on ASUS motherboards and supports 3.5 mm, USB, or Bluetooth headsets. The utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to preserve the sound of your voice while eliminating distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks, and other forms of environmental noise. And it only places a slight load on the CPU, ensuring minimal impact on gaming performance.
*Testing configuration: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600x; Motherboard: ROG STRIX B550-I GAMING; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 2060-O6G; DRAM: Hynix 2666 16 GB; Power: Seasonic 430 W; HDD: Seagate M.2 NVME 2 TB; Cooling: Enermax T.B.APOLLISH; Voice Communication App: Discord (In-app noise canceling effects disabled) ; Background noise: Keyboard typing, mouse clicking, people talking, and music playing
*Actual performance varies by configuration
EXCLUSIVE REALTEK CODEC
1. TUF GAMING AUDIO COVER
Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure best quality.
2. HIGH-DEFINITION AUDIO
Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound.
3. EXCLUSIVE S1200A CODEC
ASUS-exclusive codec delivers an expansive soundstage and dynamic sound.
4. AUDIO SHIELDING
Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.
Hone your battle skills with exclusive DTS® Custom onboard audio. Utilizing advanced emulation techniques to create positional cues via stereo headphones, DTS Custom takes onboard audio to a new frontier. With three presets ― Aerial, Soundscape, and Tactical ― for different genres, you'll have a distinct advantage in every game.
Experience audio as though hovering above the game world, with sound coming from ahead — perfect for MOBA, RTA, strategy and sports titles!
The ideal audio envelope for MMO, RPG, action and horror games — your ears will put you in the center of the action!
Shhh — is that an enemy just around the corner? DTS Custom emphasises detail for stealthy play, so you'll detect and locate every footstep!
A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.
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 5 Gbps 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 offers AMD StoreMI storage acceleration technology and provides two 10 Gbps USB 3.1 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and four 6 Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.
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|Model||TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S|
|CPU Socket Type||AM4|
|CPU Type||AMD AM4 Socket for 3rd/2nd/1st Gen AMD Ryzen / 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics / Athlon with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors|
|Onboard Video Chipset||Integrated Graphics in the 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics / Athlon with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x HDMI 2.0b
*Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
|Audio Chipset||Realtek ALC S1200A Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC|
|Audio Channels||7.1 Channels|
|LAN Chipset||Realtek RTL8125B|
|Max LAN Speed||10/100/1000/2500Mbps|
|Back I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (2.5G) port(s)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (teal blue) (1 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
1 x BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
|Onboard USB||1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
|Other Connectors||1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x SPI TPM header
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x COM port header
1 x Speaker connector
|Form Factor||Micro ATX|
|Dimensions (W x L)||9.6" x 9.6"|
|Power Pin||1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
ASUS Exclusive Software
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
- AI Noise-Canceling Microphone
AI Suite 3
- Performance And Power Saving Utility
Fan Xpert 2+
- EZ update
TUF GAMING CPU-Z
ASUS Turbo LAN
DTS Custom for GAMING Headsets
Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial for 60 days)
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
ASUS Special Features:
ASUS TUF PROTECTION
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM (Digital power design with DrMOS)
- ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- ASUS ESD Guards
- TUF LANGuard
- ASUS Overvoltage Protection
- ASUS SafeSlot
- ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
- ASUS Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
- Aluminum heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS FlashBack button
- BIOS FlashBack LED
- AURA RGB headers
256MB Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
WOL by PXE
Windows 10 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit *3
*3 To support Windows 7 64-bit, please install an AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation or Ryzen 1st Generation Processor.
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x TUF Gaming Sticker
1 x TUF Certification card(s)
1 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)
1 x M.2 Rubber Package(s)
|Date First Available||July 14, 2020|
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