ROG STRIX B360-F GAMING

    ROG STRIX B360-F GAMING

    ASUS ROG STRIX B360-F GAMING LGA1151 (300 Series) DDR4 DP HDMI DVI M.2 ATX Motherboard

    • Designed exclusively for 8th generation Intel® Core™ processors to maximize connectivity and speed with dual M.2 and Intel® Optane™ Memory compatibility
    • ASUS OptiMem improves memory stability and performance by improving trace isolation between PCB layers to maintain signal integrity even at higher frequencies
    • Fan Xpert 4 with GPU temperature sensing allows for dynamic fan calibration and optimized system cooling while gaming
    • Unmatched personalization with ASUS exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting and a 3D-printing friendly mount
    • Pre-mounted I/O shield ensures streamlined installation and represents ROG’s attention to detail and quality
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    1. Pre-mounted I/O Shield

      PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo
      DisplayPort
      HDMI
      DVI-D

    2. USB 3.1 Gen 2

      (2 x Type-A + 1 x Type-C)

    3. Intel® I219-V Gb LAN Port

      ROG GameFirst IV
      LANGuard

    4. 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 SafeSlot (CPU) 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (PCH) 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots (PCH)
    5. SupremeFX

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

    6. Intel®Core 8th Generation

      Processor on LGA 1151 socket

    7. DDR4 2666MHz

      4 x DIMM Dual Channel

    8. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports at front
    9. M.2 Socket 3 Type M (2242-2280) Support SATA & PCIe 3.0 x 2 modes
    10. Intel® B360 Chipset
    11. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
    12. M.2 Socket 3 Type M (2242-2280)
      Support PCIe 3.0 x 4 mode
    13. 1 x RGB header

    AESTHETIC

    Up your aesthetic horizons with a new cyber-text design, 3D-printable parts from fan grills to cable combs, and Aura illumination — to create a personalized gaming with immersion that extends from the inside out.

    ROG Strix H370F 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.

    Make It Your Own

    ROG Strix motherboards are ideal for refining the details of your build. Dedicated 3D Mounts make fitting 3D-printed parts easy, using the same screws as M.2 drives and standard motherboard mounting holes. We even offer a free design file to help you keep your build's identity aligned with the broader Strix style and colorways.

    * Products with the 3D Printing Friendly logo feature the specialized 3D Mounts, and are also bundled with an extra 3D Mount kit. 3D printing friendly. Make it your own.
    • Custom Nameplate
      Personalize your build with a custom logo making it unique to you.
    • M.2 Fan Holder
      The ASUS 3D-printed M.2 fan holder keeps temperatures low for improved performance and longevity.

    3D-printable accessories

    As system parts are visible in custom PC builds, make yours stand out from the competition with 3D-printed accessories.
    Download 3D-printable file here

    2-WAY SLI HB BRIDGE COVER

    Clip the cover onto the PCB SLI HB bridge to add style to your build. Multiple form factors — eATX, ATX and mATX — are available.

    FAN GRILL

    Add a little extra style to your build.

    CABLE COMBS

    Keep cables organized with the multi-connector design. 3D design files are available for 24-pin, 8-pin, 8 + 6-pin, 6-pin and 4-pin PSU connectors.

    ROG FONTS

    Use ROG font files to print letters — then fully customize your build by adding your name or any other word or phrase.

    ROG KEYCHAIN

    Print a 3D keychain and show your ROG passion to the world.

    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 graphic cards 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 B360-F Gaming offers one of the best in the business.

    • The wizard in EZ mode makes short work of settings basics like the time and date, as well as more intricate stuff like fan profiles and SATA port identification.

      EZ MODE
      EZ MODE

      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.

    PERFORMANCE

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

    Cooler By Design

    ROG Strix B360-F Gaming features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

    ROG Strix B360-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 B360-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.

    • Digital 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

    ROG Strix B360-F Gaming is equipped with an efficient M.2 heatsink that features a stylish brushed finish and eye-catching ROG logo. With a huge cooling surface, the M.2 heatsink perfectly chills an inserted M.2 SSD to help deliver consistent performance and reliability. The motherboard also has two PCIe 3.0 M.2 slots for maximum storage flexibility, plus support for NVMe SSD configurations — so it's primed to deliver a serious performance boost.

    intel OPTANE MEMORY Intel Optane memory Learn More >

    Improved DDR4 Stability

    ASUS OptiMem preserves memory signal integrity by routing traces and vias to the optimal PCB layer, and ASUS T-Topology trace layout ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. These enhancements allow the ROG Strix B360-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.

    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 breakneck speeds.

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

    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.

    Sonic Studio III

    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

      New Sonic Studio Link VR functionality extends its HRTF effects to headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

    *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

    Sonic Radar III

    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.

    SupremeFX

    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.

    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.

    Intel Gigabit Ethernet

    More Throughput and Less CPU Usage for Great Gaming Experiences

    ROG Strix B360-F Gaming features the very latest 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

    GameFirst IV

    Team Up to Banish Lag

    GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. New Multi-Gate Teaming brings together all your networks to create gargantuan bandwidth and smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for best performance.

    greater total bandwidth gamefirst

    LANGuard

    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 B360-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.

    OVERWOLF

    Stay in the Game

    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

    ROG CLONE DRIVE

    Image Your Drives, the Smart Way

    All-new ROG Clone Drive is the smart, convenient cloning solution that quickly and efficiently replicates hard drives or SSDs. Clone Drive is so smart that it can clone one drive to two target drives at the same time, or image any file from your disk — all at breakneck speeds.

    BEYOND VR READY

    The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix B360-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® B360 chipset

    The Intel® B360 is a single-chipset design that supports 8th Generation Intel® Core LGA1151 processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the B360 chipset provides a maximum of four USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, two 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 B360 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.

    Ready for 8th Generation Intel® LGA1151 Core processors

    This motherboard supports 8th Generation Intel® Core processors in the LGA1151 package, 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.