Arm Your BattlestationnTUF Gaming motherboards are specially designed and tested to survive and thrive in conditions where other boards would struggle. Engineered with highly durable components, these motherboards deliver unwavering stability for gaming sessions that last as long as you demand.nnWhen 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, the best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case.nnEasy PC DIY ExperiencenTUF Gaming motherboards offer easy and safe DIY builds by leveraging great design, innovative engineering, and strong partnerships with major component manufacturers. The unrivalled combination of military-grade TUF Components, TUF Protection and the TUF Gaming Alliance means that you can rest assured that your gaming rig will go the distance.nnTUF gaming alliancenTUF Gaming Alliance is the marque of collaboration between ASUS and major PC-component manufacturers, including trusted brands like Antec®, Apacer®, Ballistix, Cooler Master®, Corsair®, Deepcool, Enermax, G.Skill, GeIL®, In Win, Scythe, SilverStone, Team Group and XPG. A growing range of compliant parts, from PC chassis and power supplies to CPU coolers and DRAM, guarantee both compatibility and aesthetic harmony. We’re also continually increasing our partnerships to make the TUF Gaming Alliance ever stronger.nnTUF PROTECTIONnSAFESLOTnProtect your graphics card investmentnnSafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using 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.nnESD GUARDSnElectrostatic discharge protectionnnESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10kV of air discharge and +/- 6kV of contact discharge — greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6kV and +/- 4kKVnnTUF COMPONENTSnnTUF CHOKESnCertified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, helping to improve system stability.nnTUF CAPACITORSn+20% temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan.nnTUF MOSFETSnCertified military-grade MOSFETs with lower RDS(on)*.n*Lower RDS(on) results in better power efficiency and reduced heat generation.nnTUF LANGuardnBEST SURGE PROTECTIONnTUF 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.nnFLEXIBLE COOLING CONTROLSnGPU TEMPERATURE SENSINGnSystem temperatures are key to a stable gaming rig ― especially GPU temperatures. TUF Gaming motherboards include Fan Xpert 2+ software that’s able to intelligently control system fans based upon the input of multiple sensors, including the temperature of ASUS graphics cards*. This ensures that your TUF Gaming system stays perfectly cooled, no matter how long you play.n* ASUS GeForce 700 and later cards supported.nnFAN XPERT 2+nTUF B450M-PLUS GAMING features the most comprehensive fan controls ever, configurable via FAN Xpert 2+ and our award-winning UEFI BIOS.nnWith FAN Xpert 2+ you’re able to control system fans based on inputs from up to three temperature sources. For example, FAN Xpert 2+ can be set to spin up the chassis fans in response to the GPU temperature. So, when the gaming action heats up, additional cooling kicks in — just when you most need it. Choose your temperature sources and thresholds, from motherboard and CPU to GPU, and leave FAN Xpert 2+ to do the rest.nnDDR4 SUPPORTnTUF Gaming motherboards are subjected to stringent tests to ensure they’re ready for any gaming environment. That foundation is backed by extensive validation lists that include memory kits for a range of budgets. Whether you’re building a gaming PC that hits the performance sweet spot or aiming for sensible specs, it’s easy to pick the right kit for your TUF Gaming rig.nnGaming AudionDTS CUSTOM FOR GAMING HEADSETSnHone your battleskills 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.nnSOUNDSCAPE MODEnThe ideal audio envelope for MMO, RPG, action and horror games — your ears will put you in the center of the action!nnAERIAL MODEnExperience audio as though hovering above the game world, with sound coming from ahead — perfect for MOBA, RTA, strategy and sports titles!nnTACTICAL MODEnShhh — is that an enemy just around the corner? DTS Custom emphasises detail for stealthy play, so you’ll detect and locate every footstep!nnSHIELDED AUDIO, SUPERIOR SOUNDnIntelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you’ve ever experienced!nnOUTSHINE THE COMPETITIONnAURA SYNCnA 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.nnULTRAFAST TRANSFER SPEEDnnNative 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A SupportnWith a backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A, you’ll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps – or twice as fast as USB 3.1 Gen 1.nnSpeed Up with Onboard M.2nWith x4 PCI Express® 3.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. It’s the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, making your PC and apps work as fast as possible.nnAMD StoreMInnAFFORDABLE ACCELERATION FOR ANY HARD DRIVEnAMD 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.nnAMD CPU AND CHIPSET FEATURESnnAM4 SOCKET FOR AMD RYZEN™ 2ND GENERATION / RYZEN™ WITH RADEON™ VEGA GRAPHICS / RYZEN™ 1ST GENERATION PROCESSORSnThe 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.nnAMD B450 CHIPSETnThe 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 10Gbps USB 3.1 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and four 6Gbps SATA ports for faster data retrieval.
Product ID: 90MB0YQ0-M0EAY0
Model: TUF B450M-PLUS GAMING