Featuring an innovative riser card that frees up real estate by increasing onboard audio and M.2. storage above the board, the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming packs the complete arsenal of ROG enhancements into the diminutive mini-ITX form factor. With intelligent overcloaking and cooling, support for high-performance memory, all the latest connectivity options, and a host of firmware utilities that improve your experience, the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming is a compact gaming powerhouse.
Cyber culture fusion: Fresh aesthhetics to make your own
SOLID HARDWARE SPECS FOR GAMING AND MORE
Ripe for cooling with air or liquid, the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming offers you the flexibility to pair any Ryzen CPU and graphics card into a suitable chassis without worrying about thermals. And with all the latest tech onboard, there's less clutter in and around your build, providing more space for accompanying hardware, gaming gear, and peripherals.
ROG Strix B450-I Gaming offers an innovative riser card to help alleviate the constraints imposed by the mini-ITX form factor. The M.2 Audio Combo Card frees up prized real estate by raising M.2 drives and SupremeFX audio circuitry beyond the mainboard to minimize lateral signal interference. And it is neatly covered by a stylish heatsink that's capable of keeping the latest high-performance SSDs cool.
Cooler By Design
ROG Strix B450-I Gaming offers the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.
ROG Strix B450-I Gaming is preapared with a stylish, angular M.2 heatsink that keeps your SSD cool. By efficiently dissipating heat away from the M.2 area, ROG Strix B450-I Gaming reduces the possibility of performance-sapping throttling, which can occur when drives become too warm.
Improved DDR4 Stability
Tuned to take full advantage of Ryzen's capabilities, and prepared for the latest memory kits, ROG Strix B450 Gaming series motherboards are built specifically for high-performance gaming rigs. Intelligent firmware offers the plug-and-play experience that first-time DIYers demand and the essential tuning options that performance-addicts need. Increased 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-I Gaming offers Intel Ethernet (I211-AT), ensuring data exchanges with your network and the outside world are fast and smooth. Intel LAN minimizes CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power available for the game.
2X2 Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO
ROG Strix B450-I Gaming is engineered with 2x2 dual-band 2.4/5GHz antennas for up to 867 Mbit/s* transfer speeds — and the very latest Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology** to make sure that every connected user experiences the best wireless and online speeds!
* Actual speed varies, and Wi-Fi hotspot feature operates at 802.11a/b/g/n Windows 10 does not currently support Wi-Fi hotspot functionality
**Requires MU-MIMO-ready client
Featuring advanced signal-coupling technology and high-tolerance components, LANGuard offers 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 offer 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, providing sonics with the scale and authority to create virtual worlds via your gaming headset.
DESIGN, CUSTOMIZATION, AND SETUP
Neat 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 the ROG Strix B450-I wonderfully simple.
The distinctive sleek cuts across the ROG Strix heatsink are now accented with a futuristic cyber-text pattern, fusing multiple gaming cultures to produce a unique identity for this generation. But it's not all about arresting looks: the all-new ROG Strix motherboards exude material excellence, with a high-quality metal heatsink that offers a premium touch.
Outshine the Competition
ROG Strix motherboards offer sterling performance and superior aesthetics to Outshine the Competition. ASUS Aura provides 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 header — and it can all 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 providing 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 large selection of well-known manufacturers. ASUS Aura software offers simple and intuitive lighting management.
Having the freedom to pick and select 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 offering the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Our extensive list of guaranteed-compatible components is an invaluable aid to creating 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 create 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 larger choice as your system expands.
TUNE YOUR RIG THE WAY YOU WANT
Whether it's overclocking, cooling, assigning network priorities, or tuning audio characteristics, the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming has the firmware options and software utilities to tailor your rig's performance for all type of gaming environment.
Easy-To-Use UEFI BIOS
The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and ROG Strix B450-I Gaming provides one of the best in the business.
Performance Level Up
With the exclusive AI Suite 3, you can control your rig's performance straight from the operating system. Its dashboard-style control panel allows you to fine-tune cooling, stability, and efficiency via one simple and intuitive interface
Sonic Studio III
Sonic Studio supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that brings you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also provides a range of EQ options and one-click presets, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.
Sonic Radar III
The new Sonic Radar III has an evolved audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you are always aware of what's going on around you. It now also includes an onscreen arrow to help you immediately pinpoint the enemy's position and the origin of key in-game sounds. Plus, the new Audio Boost feature offers filters that let you hear even the faintest sounds, so you can become the hunter, not the hunted!
GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for quicker, lag-free online gaming. New Multi-Gate Teaming draws 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 make sure 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 simple-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 favorite games and apps launch at lightning speeds.
Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that allows you to browse the internet, check email, instant message and stream or record gameplay while you're in the game. Colour-matched ROG skins that shows your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.
BEYOND VR READY
The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix B450-I Gaming has been tested with plenty of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready offers a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.
THE POWER OF AMD
AM4 socket for AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics / Ryzen™ 1st Generation Processors
The AMD Ryzen™ processor is based on the innovative Zen core architecture and offers 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 offer superb computing performance.
AMD B450 chipset
The AMD B450 chipset offers high performance and flexibility with the latest AMD AM4-socket Ryzen™ processors. It also provides 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.