From the Manufacturer|Powered by Is the information in this section helpful? Yes / No Overview Powered by 2nd generation AMD Ryzen AM4 processors, the ASUS TUF B450M-Plus Gaming delivers 24/7 performance. Embrace reliability and stability with ASUS TUF Protection to ensure your components can keep up with you. Integrated M.2, gigabit LAN and USB 3.1 Gen2 deliver maximum connectivity speeds. 2nd generation AMD® Ryzen™ AM4 maximize connectivity and speed with NVMe M.2, USB 3.1 Gen2 and gigabit LAN Military-grade TUF components like TUF LANGuard, TUF Chokes, TUF Capacitors, and TUF MOSFETs maximize durability TUF Protection with SafeSlot and Overvoltage protection ensures component stability and dependability Unmatched personalization with ASUS exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting and additional RGB header 3-Year Warranty for guaranteed reliability built on military-grade engineering Features TUF Gaming Alliance TUF 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. TUF Components Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, helping to improve system stability. TUF Capacitors offer+20% temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan. Lastly, TUF MOSFETS are certified military-grade MOSFETs with lower RDS(on). TUF Protection SafeSlot 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. Flexible Cooling Controls TUF B450M-PLUS GAMING features comprehensive fan controls, configurable via FAN Xpert 2+ and our award-winning UEFI BIOS. With FAN Xpert 2+ youre able to control system fans based on inputs from up to three temperature sources. Ultrafast Transfer Speed With a backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A, youll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps. With x4 PCI Express 3.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. Outshine the Competition 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. Image Gallery Whats In the Box Users manual I/O Shield 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s) 1 x M.2 Screw Package 1 x Supporting DVD 1 x TUF GAMING Sticker 1 x TUF Certification card(s) ASUS B450 Motherboards About ASUS ASUS aspires to deliver the incredible in everything it does. With more than 17,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 5,500 engineers, ASUS is dedicated to the design and manufacture of products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s (and tomorrow’s) digital home and office. ASUS’ broad portfolio includes motherboards, graphics cards, displays, desktop PCs, all-in-one PCs, laptops, servers, wireless networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,511 awards in 2017 and was named in Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies1 . © 2018 ASUS Computer International. All Rights Reserved. ASUS is a registered trademark of ASUSTeK Computer. All specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers on selected models. Products may not be available in all markets. Product may not be exactly as shown in photos. Actual colors may differ from their appearance due to variation of monitor restrictions and color processing. All trademarks are registered to their respective companies. ASUS shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. 1 http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/ Ranked 4th in Computer Industry Product Information TUF 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. 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, the best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case. 2nd generation AMD® Ryzen™ AM4 maximize connectivity and speed with NVMe M.2, USB 3.1 Gen2 and gigabit LAN Military-grade TUF components like TUF LANGuard, TUF Chokes, TUF Capacitors, and TUF MOSFETs maximize durability TUF Protection with SafeSlot and Overvoltage protection ensures component stability and dependability Unmatched personalization with ASUS exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting and additional RGB header Reliability built on military-grade engineering Chipset: AMD B450 Product images may differ from actual product appearance.