ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Motherboard & Ryzen 5 3600 Hex-Core CPU Bundle
ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F AM4 ATX Motherboard + AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core/12-Thread Processor w/ Wraith Stealth
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3rd Gen Desktop Processor
The New AMD 3rd Generation Ryzen CPU Lineup
The new AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs have arrived boasting higher performance gains over its predecessor lineup. With higher speeds, more memory and wider bandwidth the new Ryzen CPUs look to improve on and upgrade the way you relax, work and play. The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor includes 6 CPU Cores with 12 threads and a base clock of 3.6GHz that can be boosted to 4.2GHz. The new CPU's are backwards compatible with older motherboards thanks to the same AM4 slot socket however with the newly released chipset of X570 motherboards you can maximize the power the Ryzen CPUs have to offer. Support for DDR4 Memory continues but with the new Ryzen CPUs comes the new PCIe 4.0 Version which has improved the speeds of which your PCIe components such as graphics cards and some storage solutions communicate with the motherboard. Blur the line between elite gaming performance and workstation-class content creation with the most advanced desktop processors in the world.
Setting the Bar for High Performance
AMD’s high-performance x86 Core “Zen 2” architecture enables 3rd Gen Ryzen Processors like the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 to deliver the highest single-thread and multi-thread performances for mainstream desktop processors. For gamers and creators alike, that’s mission-critical performance built to help you win.
Higher speeds, More memory and Wider bandwidth. You must push onwards, squeeze every ounce, and leave nothing behind. This processor was designed to set new high-end standards.
The 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processor is built using the world’s most advanced manufacturing technology to deliver winning performance while keeping your system astonishingly cool & quiet.
Unlock the Power of Your Ryzen CPU
Every AMD Ryzen processor is multiplier-unlocked from the factory, so you can personalize performance to your taste. AMD provides the AMD Ryzen Master utility to access this powerful advantage.
ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F ATX Motherboard
ROG Strix B450 Gaming series provides a feature set distilled from the high-end ROG Strix X470 Gaming series that gives you all the essentials for a well-balanced build. With comprehensive cooling options, dual PCIe 3.0 M.2 slots and AMD StoreMI support for incredible storage speeds, improved DDR4 memory stability and much more, ROG Strix B450 Gaming delivers the performance you need with room to focus your budget on accompanying hardware. The motherboard also offers rich customization options with lighting synchronization as well as guided performance tuning and optimization via intuitive ROG software that makes it easy for experienced and first-time system builders alike to create a gaming system that really stands out.
Solid Hardware Specs for Gaming and More
With ample power to fuel Ryzen's cores, plus cooling, storage and connectivity options for a range of hardware, the 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.
Cooler by Design
ROG Strix B450-F Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.
4-Pin PWM/DC Fan: Every on-board header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
AIO Pump Fan: A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
Dual PCIe Gen3 M.2
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.
Improved DDR4 Memory Stability
Tuned to take full advantage of Ryzen's capabilities, and ready for the latest memory kits, 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 ROG Strix B450 Gaming Series motherboards.
Intel Gigabit Ethernet
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. In addition, 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.
Audio Cover: Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best sound quality.
Audio-Line Shielding: Intelligent shielding blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-on cards to provide cleaner audio.
Dual Op Amplifiers: Two on-board Op amps output exceptional audio and can drive headphones with an input impedance of 32–600O.
Premium Nichicon™ Audio Capacitors: High-quality Japanese-made components produce warm, natural audio with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
Design, Customization, and Setup
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.
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.
Aura Sync: Outshine the Competition
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.
The ASUS Aura ecosystem is in the ascendancy, with an extensive and growing list of ASUS products now offering Aura Sync compatibility — along with loads of compatible accessories and kits available through partners. Your ROG Strix motherboard's built-in Aura RGB lighting easily syncs with PC cases, memory modules, coolers and RGB LED strips from a broad selection of well-known manufacturers. ASUS Aura software provides simple and intuitive lighting management.
DIY Friendly Design
Pre-Mounted I/O Shield: ROG's patent-pending I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard.
SafeSlot: 2x PCIe slots that are reinforced with steel bracing to protect the motherboard from being damaged by heavy graphics cards.
ESD Guards: 2x greater electrostatic protection than the industry standard. ESD Guards cover the USB, audio and LAN ports.
Q-SLOT: One easy-release clip to swap or secure your graphics card. Press to pop out, or push in the card to secure.
Q-DIMM: One-sided clips for super-simple, secure handling of memory modules.
Q-LED: On-board LEDs indicate power status as well as problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device to enable quick diagnosis.
Digi+ VRM: The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU.
DRAM Overcurrent Protection: On-board resettable fuses protect all connection ports and DRAM modules against overcurrent and short-circuit damage to protect your investment.
Durable Components: Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to 110% better performance than the industry standard.
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.
The ROG Strix Ecosystem Awaits
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.
Tune Your Rig the Way You Want
The ROG Strix B450-F Gaming motherboard features firmware controls and software utilities crafted for all skill levels, making first-time setup, tuning, and system maintenance simple. With options from overclocking and cooling to managing network performance and audio characteristics, you can configure your ROG Strix gaming build to perform the way you want.
Easy-To-Use UEFI BIOS
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.
The wizard in EZ mode makes short work of settings basics like the time and date, as well as more intricate settings like fan parameters and SATA port identification.
When you're ready for a deeper dive, delve into the UEFI's Advanced mode and take complete control. Advanced mode enables full control over every aspect of the motherboard, and a built-in search function helps you quickly find the setting you need.
EZ Tuning Wizard: Quickly apply a CPU overclock to improve system performance or configure a RAID array for faster data retrieval and backups.
Intuitive Graphical Fan Controls: Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.
SATA Information: Easily display SATA port details for device identification.
Fast and Easy Clock Adjustment: Use the mouse to quickly change time and date settings.
My Favourites: Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.
EZ Flash 3: Update the BIOS via the internet, without leaving the BIOS interface.
SMART: Check your storage device Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and identify potential failures.
GPU POST: View recommendations for multi-VGA configurations and detailed information for select ASUS graphics cards.
Secure Erase: Restore your SSDs and NVMe storage to factory settings.
Last Modified Log: Track the last change and save preferred profiles to a USB drive.
SATA Port Renaming: Rename SATA ports for easy identification.
User Profile: Save BIOS settings for migration to a new BIOS version or system.
Q-Fan Control: Configure the fan's operating speed manually or use pre-configured fan profiles to quickly select Standard, Silent, Turbo or Full Speed modes. By default, system fans will automatically switch to full speed if the temperature reaches 75°C.
Performance Level Up
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 ROG Strix B450-F Gaming system. Get the best balance between performance, cooling, stability and efficiency via one simple and intuitive interface.
Fan Xpert 4: Flexible Cooling Controls for Air or Liquid
ROG Strix motherboards provide comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AIO) coolers. Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors via Fan Xpert 4 or the media-acclaimed UEFI. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum to keep your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.
EPU: All-Around Energy Efficiency
The Energy Processing Unit leverages an on-board microcontroller (EPU) to provide system-wide power savings by automatically optimizing power consumption, and the Away mode smart setting saves energy by shutting down unused I/O controllers.
Precise Digital Power Controls
The Digi+ voltage regulator module (VRM) with on-board power circuitry delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency, and power-efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.
TPU: CPU Performance Boost
Unleash your PC's full performance potential with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility. The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is an intelligent on-board micro-controller that provides an array of system-tuning features, including the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats and adjust overclocking parameters.
Sonic Studio III
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.
App-Specific Profiles: Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.
Surround Sound: Surround sound for a truly immersive audio experience.
Sonic Studio Link: New Sonic Studio Link VR functionality extends its HRTF effects to headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Gaming: In-game sound effects and music are adjusted automatically to increase the feeling of immersion, so audio pulls you further into the game.
Movie: The Voice Clarity and Smart Volume sliders are set high to emphasize dialog, so you'll hear the softest whispers and experience minimum distortion at maximum volume.
Music: Voice Clarity, Bass Boost and Treble Boost are carefully balanced, so your music-listening experience feels like a live performance.
Communication: Soft sounds are accentuated by Smart Volume for enhanced listening, while Voice Clarity boosts speech for crystal-clear conversations.
Virtual Reality: Sonic Studio Link applies Sonic Studio III effects to your VR headset, boosting immersion in virtual worlds.
Multitasking: Easy-to-use routing assigns different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser effects to headphones and game audio to speakers.
Sonic Radar III
The new Sonic Radar III has an evolved audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you. It now also includes an onscreen arrow to help you instantly pinpoint the enemy's position and the origin of key in-game sounds. 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 offers improved accuracy that helps you pinpoint the enemy.
3D Engine: Sonic Radar III is built around an all-new HUD, and it includes an in-game 3D arrow for a more intuitive experience.
Audio Boost: Press hot keys to briefly increase bass, midrange or treble frequencies for improved focus during different parts of your game.
Audio Radar: A visual cue to ensure Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos.
GameFirst IV Network Control
GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. New Multi-Gate Teaming brings together all on-board 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.
Speed Your Game Loads
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 favourite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds.
Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, check email, instant message and stream or record gameplay while you're in the game. Colour-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.
In-Game Dock: 5 customizable apps.
In-Game Calling: 0 missed calls during gaming.
Multi-IM Support: 5+ clients in a single interface.
Beyond VR Ready
The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that 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 Power of AMD
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.
AMD B450 Chipset
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.
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core CPU Features:
Base Clock: 3.6GHz.
Max Boost Clock: 4.2GHz.
ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Motherboard Features:
AM4 Socket: Ready for AMD Ryzen™ processors.
Fast Memory and Storage: Dual-channel DDR4 3200MHz (OC) and NVM Express® RAID supported.
Aura Sync RGB: Synchronize LED lighting with a vast portfolio of compatible PC gear.
Gaming Connectivity: Dual M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A connectors.
Gaming Networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, plus ASUS LANGuard and GameFirst technologies.
5-Way Optimization: Automated system-wide tuning, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor-made for your rig.
Gaming Audio: SupremeFX S1220A teams with Sonic Studio III to create an aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action.
Gamer’s Guardian: Pre-mounted I/O shield, ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance.
|Edition||ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING|
|RAM Memory Support|
|Memory Channel||Dual (2)|
|Memory Type (ECC)||Non-ECC|
|Memory Type (R/U)||UDIMM (Unbuffered)|
|Memory Speed (Mhz)||
|Max. Memory Capacity||64GB (4x16GB)|
|Audio||ROG SupremeFX 8-Ch. HD Audio S1220A|
|Primary GPU Interface||PCIe 3.0 (x16)|
|NVIDIA SLI Support||Not Supported|
|AMD CrossFire Support||3-Way CrossFire|
|On-Board Graphics Connectors||
|SATA Support||SATA3 / M.2|
|RAID Support via||SATA|
|Storage Mode Support||
|Network Interface Type||Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)|
|Network Chip/Modules||1 x Intel® I211AT (Gigabit LAN)|
|Rear I/O Connectors||
|Board Dimensions||305 x 244 mm|
|Model Number||ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING|
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Date Issued: 8th Jul 2019
July 7, 2019, could prove to be a seminal date in AMD's pursuit to become the leading manufacturer of CPUs and GPUs. Today is the day the chip giant unleashes not only its first 7nm Navi graphics cards, but also an entire range of 7nm Ryzen CPUs based on the evolutionary Zen 2 architecture.