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PRIME B560M-A

PRIME B560M-A

Intel® B560 (LGA 1200), PCIe 4.0,two M.2 slots, 8 power stages, Intel® 1 Gb Ethernet, DisplayPort, dual HDMI, rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, V-M.2 Key E slot for Wi-Fi , Aura Sync, Addressable RGB, mATX motherboard
  • Intel® LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 8 power stages, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • Comprehensive cooling: Stronger VRM heatsink, flexible M.2 heatsink, PCH heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2+
  • Memory overclocking: Support memory overclocking up to 5000 MHz
  • ASUS OptiMem II: Careful routing for significantly reducing crosstalk, preserving signal integrity for improved memory stability
  • Ultrafast connectivity: PCIe 4.0, Intel® 1 Gb Ethernet, rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type-A &Type-C®) and V-M.2 Key E slot for Wi-Fi
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PRIME B560M-A PRIME B560M-A
  • DisplayPort

  • HDMI

  • HDMI

  • PS/2 combo port

  • 2 x USB 2.0

  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 port

  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®

  • Intel® LAN

  • 2 x USB 2.0

  • V-M.2 (Key E) for Wi-Fi

  • Audio

  • PCIe 4.0/3.0
    ● ASUS SafeSlot Core+ support

  • 1 x M.2 2280
    (PCIe3.0 & SATA modes)

  • Audio Features
    ● Audio Shielding
    ● Premium Japanese Audio Capacitors
    ● Dedicated Audio PCB Layers

  • Addressable Gen 2 header

  • AURA RGB header

  • DIGI+VRM & EPU

  • DDR4 5000(OC)

  • LGA 1200 Socket
    Intel® 11th & 10th Gen Processor

  • 4 x Front USB 3.2 Gen 1

  • 1 x M.2 2280 (PCIe4.0 x4 mode)

  • SATA 6Gb/s ports

  • Intel® B560 chipset

  • PCIe 3.0 (max @ x4)
    - Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

  • SPI-TPM header

  • Addressable Gen 2 header

  • AURA RGB header

ASUS Prime series motherboards are expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 10th and 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, Prime B560M-A provides daily users and DIY PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features. ASUS Prime B560M-A is perfect for those seeking to create a sleek, futuristic-looking build, thanks to its black and white finish and iridescent metallic nameplate and PCB cover.

Tune It Your Way

Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime B460 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling you to tweak performance settings to perfectly match the way you work – maximizing your productivity.

All-Around Energy Efficiency

The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes energy savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

Flexible cooling Controls

PRIME 400 Series motherboards offer comprehensive control over system fans, via the included Fan Expert 2+ software. Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click

Precise Digital Power Control

The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) delivers real-time control over voltage droop, automatically switching frequency and power-efficiency settings. It also allows you to fine-tune your CPU for ultimate stability and performance.

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UEFI BIOS

The renowned ASUS UEFI BIOS provides everything you need to configure, tweak and tune your system. It offers intelligently simplified options for PC DIY beginners, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.

Advanced Tuning for Serious Tweakers

An intuitive Advanced mode offered via the UEFI lets you take complete control. A built-in search feature makes it easy to find options, and various Advanced functions let you intelligently make nuanced adjustments so you can dial in performance just the way you want.

Search Function
Quickly and easily find the option or setting you need.

ASUS User Profile
Port configuration settings between different BIOS versions or share them with friends.

Quick and Simple Setup

EZ mode displays vital settings and stats and also offers guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings — all to help you get your rig up and running in no time.

Intuitive Graphical Fan Control
Fine-tune individual fan settings simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

EZ XMP
Improve DRAM performance with one click.

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Cool to the Core

Prime B560 series is engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.

M.2 Heatsink

Flexible M.2 heatsink takes care of two M.2 slots, warding off throttling that can occur with M.2 storage during sustained transfer.

VRM Heatsink and Thermal Pads

Larger VRM heatsink and thermal pad improve heat transfer from MOSFETs and chokes for better cooling performance.

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Cooler by Design

Prime B560 series features comprehensive cooling controls that are configurable via Fan Xpert 2+ software or via the UEFI BIOS.

  • Multiple Temperature Sources
  • Smart Protection
  • 4-Pin PWM/DC Fan
  • Each header can dynamically reference three thermal sensors. Fan Xpert 2+ allows you to map the temperature of supported ASUS graphics cards to optimize cooling for GPU- and CPU-intensive tasks.

  • A dedicated integrated circuit protects each fan header from overheating and overcurrent.

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

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Build on a Solid Foundation

Prime B560 series is built to handle the additional cores and increased bandwidth of 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. ASUS B560 motherboards provide all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible transfer options.

ProCool Connectors

Proprietary connectors augment the motherboard's link to the PSU with 8+4 pin connectors that pass 12 volts of power directly to the processors. Each jack features solid pins that can handle more current than hollow-pin connectors.

14+2 Power Stages

A VRM with 14+2 power stages delivers the power and efficiency that the latest Intel processors demand.

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ASUS OptiMem II

Revisions to the motherboard's trace routing provide the latest Intel processors with unrestricted access to memory bandwidth. ASUS OptiMem II technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk.

Top layer – ground ring to prevent lateral interference

Benefits of ASUS OptiMem II:

  • Improved memory stability and compatibility
  • Allows lower memory latencies at equivalent voltages
  • Improved memory frequency margin

Motherboards with OptiMem II technology were tested with Synopsys HSPICE simulation software

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Two M.2 slots (up to 64 Gbps)

Prime B560M-A offers a total of two M.2 slots, with one slot supporting data-transfer speeds of up to 64 Gbps via PCI Express® 4.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.

* Actual transmission speeds will be lower than the theoretical maximum speed.

** The M.2_1 supports PCIe 4.0, and the M.2_2support PCIe 3.0 & SATA.

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PCIe® 4.0 Slot

ASUS B560 motherboards are designed specifically for 11th Gen Intel® Core™ CPUs, and offer PCIe® 4.0 connectivity for the latest GPUs. The wide bandwidth and superfast transmission speeds allow you to create feature-rich builds that can handle high loads effortlessly.

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USB 3.2 Gen 2
Type-C®

Numerous USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including rear USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C® port , transmission speeds up to 10 Gbps.

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V-M.2 Slot Key E for Wi-Fi

PRIME B560M-A comes along with an vertical M.2 (Key E) slot and ASUS exclusive Wi-Fi card holder which provide you the flexibility to upgrade your networking solution by installing an M.2 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth module.

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Aquantia AQC-111C 5G Ethernet

Accelerated, built-in networking

Prime X299-A II has 5Gbps Ethernet onboard to deliver up to 5X the bandwidth of standard gigabit Ethernet. You'll enjoy streaming uncompressed 4K UHD videos without stutter, and backups and file transfers that are faster than ever before. There's also support for intermediate connections, so it's easy to choose your ideal bandwidth and benefit from ultra-low latency at any speed up to 5Gbps.

* Actual speed varies, and depends on networking conditions.

Little Things Make a Big Difference

Prime Z490 series adds the nuanced details that improve every experience, from exclusive codecs that provide pristine audio quality to intuitive RGB lighting controls that let you customize your system to create a uniquely personal look.

SafeSlot Core+

SafeSlot Core+ is the ASUS-exclusive PCIe slot fortified with a one-piece stainless-steel brace that shields the slot to protect it from damage. The metal cover is tightly secured to the slot with hooks, and the entire assembly is firmly anchored to the PCB with strengthened solder points to provide a secure foundation for heavyweight graphics cards.

  • Strengthened solder points around the PCIe and DIMM pins.

  • Metal inserts keep graphics cards properly aligned during installation.

  • The metal side-panels feature hooks that firmly clasp the slot body.

Overvoltage Protection

World-class circuit-protecting power design

An exclusive circuit design with built-in voltage regulators to protect your motherboard from damage caused by unexpected high-level voltages from unstable or inferior power supplies.

DRAM Overcurrent Protection

Short-circuit damage prevention

Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices.

Stainless-Steel Back I/O

3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability

Corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan that's three times longer than ordinary panels.

ESD Guards

Electrostatic discharge protection

ASUS ESD Guards prevent damage from electrostatic discharge, up to +/- 10kV for air discharge and +/- 6kV for contact discharge, arranged in an active-protective-circuit design that prolongs the life of components

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1000+

Compatible devices and components

The Prime Z490 series provides superior compatibility with thousands of components and our Qualified Vendor List (QVL) identifies memory compatibility, giving you more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences.

8000+

Validation hours

Every ASUS motherboards is subjected to more than 8,000 hours of stringent tests, including burn-in, environmental, compatibility, software and safety tests to confirm their durability. ASUS reliability surpasses industry standards, ensuring that every component is designed to function flawlessly in any environment.

Temperature and humidity tests
Ensures components withstand extreme conditions.
Thermal measurement tests
Ensures that the system remains cool and stable under the heaviest loads.
Insertion tests
Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles.
Aging tests
Up to 48-hour aging test ensures reliability.
Power-consumption tests
Checked for world-class energy efficiency.
Temperature and DC margin tests
Ensures that the motherboard is capable of coping with voltages fluctuations caused by varying temperatures.
Thermal-shock tests
Ensures ability to survive temperature changes during transportation.
Non-operation shock tests
Built to withstand jolts that may occur during shipping.
Burn-in tests
Every component is checked to ensure flawless operation.
Installation tests
Connector placement is double-checked to ensure hassle-free installation.
Drop tests
Drop tests from various heights ensure durability.
Salt and spray tests
Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan and rust-resistance.

Q-LED

Q-LED helps you to confirm whether key parts (CPU, DRAM, Graphics Card, HDD/SSD) are functioning as normal during the startup

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Outstanding Audio

Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio

Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you've ever experienced.

Audio Shielding

Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.

Separate Layer for Left and Right Tracks

Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.

Premium Japanese Capacitors

Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.


Flawless Audio that Immerses You in the Game

Power Pre-Regulator

Reduces power-input noise to ensure consistent performance.

Audio Shielding

Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.

Separate Layer for Left and Right Tracks

Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.

Integrated Amplifier

Capable of driving high-impedance headphones, without rolling-off high or low frequencies.

De-Pop Circuit

Reduces start-up popping noise to all audio outputs.

Premium Japanese Capacitors

Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.

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Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header

The addressable Gen 2 RGB headers is now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.

Armoury Crate

Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate allows you to easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal. The software also provides control of settings for ASUS products, including keyboard and mouse preferences. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and highlight to help you stay in touch with the ASUS community.


  • Aura Sync

  • Driver & Manual Download

  • Account Management

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