ROG STRIX B365-F GAMING

    ROG STRIX B365-F GAMING

    Intel LGA-1151 B365 ATX gaming motherboard with Aura Sync RGB, pre-mounted I/O shield, dual M.2, DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI, SATA 6 Gbps and USB 3.1 Gen 2

    • LGA1151 socket: Ready for 9th/8th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.
    • Aura Sync RGB: Synchronize LED lighting with a vast portfolio of compatible PC gear, including RGB strips.
    • Easy DIY: Pre-mounted I/O shield, ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance.
    • On-board M.2 heatsink: Cools M.2 drive to deliver consistent storage performance and enhanced reliability.
    • Advanced cooling: Automated system-wide tuning and cooling profiles that are tailor-made for your rig.
    • Gaming audio: SupremeFX S1220A teamed with Sonic Studio III creates immersive aural landscapes.
    • Gaming connectivity: Dual M.2, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A connectors, DisplayPort, HDMI and DVI.
    • Gaming networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst for smoother, safer and lag-free online play.
      Product Image
      1. ROG Patented Pre-mounted I/O Shield
      2. PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo
      3. DisplayPort

        · HDMI
        · DVI-D

      4. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports

        · 1 x Type-A
        · 1 x Type-C

      5. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 ports

        · 2 x Type-A

      6. Intel® I219-V Gb LAN Port

        GameFirst V

      7. 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 SafeSlot (CPU) 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (PCH) 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots (PCH)
      8. 1 x M.2 Socket with E Key for Wi-Fi
      9. SupremeFX S1220A CODEC

        · Impedance sense
        · High quality output and input
        · SupremeFX shielding
        · Dual OP amplifiers

        Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Link Sonic Radar III
      10. 9th/8th Gen Intel®Core Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors on LGA 1151 socket
      11. DDR4 2666MHz

        4 x DIMM Dual Channel

      12. 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports

        · 2 ports at back panel
        · 2 ports at mid-board

      13. M.2 Socket 3 Type M (2242-2280) Support SATA & PCIe 3.0 x4 modes
      14. Intel® B365 Chipset
      15. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
      16. M.2 Socket 3 Type M (2242-2280)
        Support PCIe 3.0 x4 mode
      17. 1 x AURA RGB header

      PERFORMANCE

      Experience great performance through comprehensive cooling controls, fast storage, and exclusive technologies to enhance memory reliability and speed.

      Power Design

      Digit+ power control together with an efficient thermal solution ensure ROG Strix B365-F Gaming has the muscle to control Intel's latest CPUs.


      • Digi+ Power Control

        The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU.

      • Thermal Solution

        The ROG Strix B365-F Gaming uses high-quality thermal pads to help transfer heat from the driver and MOSFET to a heatsink that has ample surface area to deal with the power demands of all Coffee Lake processors.

      • MicroFine Alloy Chokes

        High-permeability alloy-core chokes significantly reduce power loss to further improve efficiency and performance.

      • ROG STRIX B365F

      Cooler by Design

      ROG Strix B365-F Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

      ROG Strix B365-F Gaming
      • Multi temp sources
        Multi temp sources
      • 4-pin PWM/DC fan
        4-pin PWM/DC fan
      • Fan ExtensionHeader
        Fan Extension Card support
      • AIO Pump
        AIO pump fan
      • Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors, for workload-based cooling. All can be easily managed via Fan Xpert 4 or UEFI.

      • Every onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

      • Includes three additional DC or PWM fan headers, plus three thermal-probe headers.
        * ASUS Fan Extension Card is a separate purchase.

      • A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.

      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 B365-F Gaming-based system. Get the best balance between performance, cooling, stability and efficiency — all via one simple and intuitive interface.

      • Fan Xpert 4

        Fan Xpert 4

        ROG Strix motherboards provide comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AIO) coolers via Fan Xpert 4 or via its 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 — keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.

      • EPU

        All-round Energy Efficiency

        The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) provides system-wide power savings by automatically optimizing power consumption and maximizing savings via its Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

      • Digi+ Power Controls

        Precise Digital Power Control

        Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) 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.

      Advanced Fan Controls
      All-round Energy Efficiency
      Precise Digital Power Control

      Dual PCIe 3.0 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 two PCIe 3.0 storage devices via the dual M.2 slots to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 8th and 9th Generation Intel Core platform.

      Intel OPTANE MEMORY Learn More>

      Improved DDR4 Stability

      To provide the CPU with full access to memory bandwidth, ROG Strix B365-F Gaming features a T-Topology trace layout that ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. Integrated OptiMem II technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across PCB layers to reduce vias, and it also adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk. These enhancements allow ROG Strix B365-F Gaming to support a wide range of dual and quad-DIMM memory kits, while providing your rig with the stability it needs to deal with any type of workload.

      RAMCache III

      RAMCache 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 breakneck speeds.

      • Smart mode: Automatically caches all your storage devices to maximize your system's resources.

      • The intuitive interface displays real-time drive information, such as current read/write speeds.

      • And allows you to quickly check the health status of assigned memory.

      6Gb File Transfer Time 2X Faster

      AESTHETIC

      Up your aesthetic horizons with a new cyber-text design and Aura illumination — to create a personalized gaming with immersion that extends from the inside out.

      ROG Strix B365-F Gaming

      Cyber Outlook

      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. But it's not all about arresting looks: the all-new ROG Strix motherboards exude material excellence, with a high-quality metal heatsink that adds a premium touch.

      ROG Strix heatsink

      Outshine the Competition

      ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to Outshine the Competition. 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 header — and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.

      * The Aura RGB-strip header supports 5050 RGB LED strips with a max power rating of 3A (12V). For maximum brightness, strip length should not exceed 3m.
      **RGB extension cable is included. LED strips and Aura Sync-compatible devices are sold separately.
      • Static Static
      • Breathing Breathing
      • Strobing Strobing
      • Rainbow Rainbow
      • Color cycle Color cycle
      • Comet Comet
      • Flash and dash Flash and Dash
      • Wave Wave
      • Glowing Yo-Yo Glowing Yo-Yo
      • Starry Night Starry Night
      • Music effect Music Effect
      • Smart Smart

      Perfect
      Synchronization

      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 can be easily synced with PC cases, memory modules, coolers and RGB LED strips from a broad selection of well-known manufacturers. And they can all be easily managed via the intuitive ASUS Aura software.

      *Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.

      DIY FRIENDLY DESIGN

      DIY-friendly design simplify your PC-building experience, so installation is easier, compatibility assured, and all-around protection to keep you and your rig safe.

      • Pre-Mounted I/O Shield

        ROG's patent-pending I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black, and it's pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard.

      • SafeSlot

        1X slot
        Provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance

      • ESD Guards

        2X greater
        electrostatic protection than 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, super-secure handling of memory modules

      • Q-LED

        Onboard LEDs indicate power status as well as problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device ― to enable quick diagnosis, if needed.

      • Digi+VRM

        The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultraclean power delivery to the CPU.

      • DRAM overcurrent protection

        Onboard resettable fuses protect all connection ports and DRAM modules against overcurrent and short-circuit damage, extending your motherboard's life.

      • Highly durable components

        Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperature — up to 110% better than the industry standard.

      Certified Compatibility

      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 and fast-forward to the fun.
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      The ROG Strix Ecosystem

      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 Strix ecosystem is more extensive than any competing brand, so enjoy greater choice as your system expands.

      Easy-To-Use UEFI BIOS

      The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and ROG Strix B365-F Gaming offers one of the best in the business.

      • The wizard in EZ mode makes short work of setting basics like the time and date, as well as more complex configurations like RAID setups.

        EZ MODE
        EZ MODE

        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 control

        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 mouse controls to quickly change time and date settings.

      • 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.

        ADVANCED MODE
        ADVANCED MODE

        My Favorites

        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 to determine 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-fresh condition.

        Last Modified Log

        Track last change and save preferred profiles onto 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 the 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 hits 75°C.

      AUDIO

      Proper gaming audio built in means you're ready to play, chat or stream or kick back with videos right out of the gate, with smart routing to direct different audio streams to different devices.

      Intuitive Audio-Tuning Suite

      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.

      *Learn more about Sonic Studio III.

      Sonic Studio UI
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      • 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

        The new Sonic Studio Link now allows you to apply Sonic Studio effects on all playback devices. Simply press the Sonic Studio Link button to enjoy the effect on any playback devices.

      *A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head. Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions. The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio's virtual surround to process sound true to life.

      Sonic Studio UI
      • In-game sound effects and music are adjusted automatically to increase the feeling of immersion, so audio pulls you further into the game.

        GAMING

      • 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.

        MOVIE

      • Voice Clarity, Bass Boost and Treble Boost are carefully balanced, so your music-listening experience feels like a live performance.

        MUSIC

      • Soft sounds are accentuated by Smart Volume for enhanced listening, while Voice Clarity boosts speech for crystal-clear conversations.

        COMMUNICATION

      • Sonic Studio Link applies Sonic Studio III effects to your VR headset, boosting immersion in virtual worlds.

        VIRTUAL REALITY

      • Easy-to-use routing assigns different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser effects to headphones and game audio to speakers.

        MULTITASKING

      Scan and Detect to Dominate

      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 on-screen arrow — to help you instantly pinpoint the enemy's position! See the origin of key in-game sounds and hone your enemy-pinpointing skills. 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!

      *Learn more about Sonic Radar III.

      • 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

        Hit hotkeys to briefly increase bass, midrange or treble frequencies to improve 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.

      Shielded Audio, Superior Sound

      Immerse yourself in sound with ROG Strix's 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. The addition of two op amps on the front-panel headphone output ensures adequate voltage and current to drive headphones to their full potential.
      >Learn more about ROG AUDIO TECHNOLOGY

      A. Audio cover

      Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.

      B. Audio-line shielding

      Intelligent shielding blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.

      C. Dual Op Amplifiers

      Two onboard op amps pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600Ω headphone impedance.

      D. Premium Nichicon™ audio capacitors

      High-quality Japanese-made components produce warm, natural audio with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

      NETWORKING

      Loaded with the latest technologies, you'll benefit from connections as quick and simple to make as they are stable and speedy.

      More Throughput and Less CPU Usage for Great Gaming Experiences

      ROG Strix B365-F Gaming features Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN reduces CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power available for gaming.

      Lower CPU workload
      High TCP and UDP throughput

      Team Up to Banish Lag

      • GameFirst V is the ROG-exclusive tool that optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Team your gateways, keeps tabs on bandwidth-hogging apps and make adjustments on the fly.

        SMART/AUTO MODES

        Optimize network traffic for active apps or allocate more bandwidth to games.

      • GameFirst V is the ROG-exclusive tool that optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Team your gateways, keeps tabs on bandwidth-hogging apps and make adjustments on the fly.

        EXTREME MODE

        Speed network packets for specific applications, helping reduce latency.

        Extreme mode on: 371.7Mbps
        Extreme mode off: 16.03Mbps

        * Tested with 4GB file download while playing 4K online video.

      • GameFirst V is the ROG-exclusive tool that optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Team your gateways, keeps tabs on bandwidth-hogging apps and make adjustments on the fly.

        ROG FIRST

        Interface directly with a ROG router and automatically configure QoS to prioritize network bandwidth to games.

      • GameFirst V is the ROG-exclusive tool that optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Team your gateways, keeps tabs on bandwidth-hogging apps and make adjustments on the fly.

        NETWORK INSIGHT

        View real-time traffic by biggest hogs, app groups, and task types, or drill down for detailed connection information.

      All New Status Overlay

      View or adjust network settings during your game, without interrupting play.

      Team With ROG Routers For More Wins

      ROG FIRST

      • ROG MOTHERBOARD
        ROG MOTHERBOARD

        with GameFirst

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      • ROG WIFI ROUTER
        ROG WIFI ROUTER

        with GameBoost

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      • LOW-LATENCY
        GAMING

      ROG
      12 ms

      33% Faster than key competitor!

      18 ms

      Ping time

      *Tested with League of Legends, with BitTorrent download and streaming also running.

      LEARN MORE

      Pumped-Up Throughput, Best Surge Protection

      LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your ROG Strix B365-F Gaming's connection and deliver pumped-up throughput, plus electrostatically guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges!

      Surface-mounted capacitors

      EMI Cover

      ROG Strix
      Gives You More

      Design, build, tweak and show off your style — with ROG Strix behind you every step of the way.

      Armoury Crate

      The brand-new Armoury Crate 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.

      Armory Crate

      Overwolf

      Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, email, IM, and stream or record gameplay – all while you're in the game. Color-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.

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      • In-game dock- 5 customizable apps
      • In-game calling- 0 missed calls during gaming
      • Multi-IM support- 5+ clients in a single interface
      • 5 customizable apps
      • 0 missed calls during gaming
      • 5+ clients in a single interface

      Beyond VR Ready

      ROG Strix B365-F Gaming is VR Ready — and beyond!
      The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix B365-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 INTEL

      Intel® B365 chipset

      The Intel® B365 is a single-chipset design that supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the B365 chipset provides a maximum of eight USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, six SATA 6Gbps ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane-speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel® B365 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.

      Ready for Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors

      This motherboard supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.