ROG Strix B460-G Gaming motherboard is instantly recognizable with its classic red-and-black color scheme and futuristic cybertext markings. It’s packed with all the essentials, including robust hardware and intuitive ROG software to make it ideal for gamers and builders of all levels.
The robust power design and comprehensive cooling features of Strix B460-G Gaming ensure great all-round performance, and an intuitive dashboard gives you full networking control so you can harness the full potential of your build.
TEAMED POWER STAGES
Teamed power stages combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that the latest Intel processors demand.
PROCOOL POWER CONNECTOR
The ProCool socket is built to exacting specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines, enabling lower impedance and better heat dissipation.
ALLOY CHOKE & CAPACITOR
Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to 110% better performance than the industry standard.
COOLER BY DESIGN
ROG Strix B460 series features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.
The proprietary ROG GameFirst VI utility is designed to help all users — beginners, experts, and everyone in between — optimize network settings to ensure smooth online gameplay. New to this generation, GameFirst VI features AI-enhanced identification and boost technology to ensure faster and smarter network optimization.
GameFirst VI analyzes your usage patterns and the digital signatures of your applications and compares them to a database of over 200,000 apps. The database is regularly updated to ensure that apps are recognized.
GameFirst VI intelligently switches application priority and adjusts bandwidth accordingly, depending on the situation. When gaming, it accelerates and prioritizes game packets to give you supersmooth online gameplay — even when you’re streaming high-quality video to your audience or transferring large files.
An intuitive graph gives you an overview of the network in real-time. Simply click on the tab to view current bandwidth usage of each application, geolocation status of each network connection, and an analysis of each WiFi channel.
GameFirst VI analyzes current app usage and adjusts bandwidth accordingly to ensure smoother online experiences, even when multitasking.
GAMING FIRST MODE
Gaming First mode leverages a massive application database and an analysis of your frequently used apps to prioritize gaming network traffic. This reduces jitter and decreases ping to give you lag-free online gaming.
WiFi Quick Assist analyzes network information — including real-time bandwidth use — to generate a graph that provides a clear overview of current network status. When paired with a ROG router, WiFi Quick Assist lets you quickly scan your WiFi network to find the best channel; then, you can use Game Boost to prioritize gaming devices and packets.
ROG Strix B460-G Gaming provides you with the latest connectivity for supersmooth online experiences and blisteringly fast file transfers. Superior audio performance gives you a massive advantage, allowing you to pick up on the smallest audio cues for a completely immersive gaming experience.
3.2 Gen 2×2
Reversible USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C ports provide ultrafast data transfers at speeds of up to 20 Gbps across two lanes.
PCIe 3.0 M.2
Two M.2 slots are available, with one supporting both SATA and PCI Express® 3.0 x4 modes, and the other supporting PCIe 3.0 x4 for NVMe. Together, they provide the fastest and most-flexible M.2 interface available.
M.2 SOCKET WITH E KEY
Integrated with Intel Wireless AC/AX technology, M.2 supports PCIe/USB mode to build a faster and more cost-effective WiFi and Bluetooth 5.1 solution.
**Bluetooth 5.1 will be supported as of Windows 10 build 19041.
INTEL 1G ETHERNET
ROG Strix B460-G Gaming features Intel Gigabit Ethernet for faster, smoother gaming. Intel Ethernet controllers have a natural synergy with Intel processors and chipsets, reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there’s more power for games and other tasks.
PLAY YOUR OWN STYLE
The cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics of ROG Strix B460-G Gaming are accentuated with bold slashes and cybertext. By pairing your rig with other products from the diverse ROG ecosystem, you can create a fully customized gaming setup that reflects your personal style.
UNDENIABLY ROG STRIX
A distinctive ROG logo and red-and-black cybertext traverse the motherboard, giving it a classic look.
PRE-MOUNTED I/O SHIELD
Patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install on the motherboard.
Four onboard LEDs indicate power status, and any problem with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.
Front-panel header allows customization of the front-panel chassis reset button, providing options for quick access to Aura lighting controls, DirectKey, or system reset.
Users can place a BIOS file onto a FAT32formatted USB drive and simply plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack port and press a button to update the (UEFI) BIOS. Updates can made even if memory or CPU aren’t present.
ROG Strix motherboards undergo an extensive certification program to ensure the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. For a smooth build process, refer to our list of guaranteed-compatible components. To help with memory upgrades, the list also includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL).
THE ROG STRIX ECOSYSTEM AWAITS
Up your game with ROG Strix. Enjoy complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility across AIO coolers, cases, peripherals, and much more! ROG offers more choices than any other brand.
ROG GIVES YOU MORE
ROG exclusive software utilities deliver intuitive audio tuning and gaming enhancements so you can configure your gaming build the way you want.
The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. It offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.
When you’re ready for a deeper dive into the configuration of your system, delve into the UEFI’s Advanced mode and take complete control. Each section is intuitively organized, and a built-in search feature makes it easy to find the options you need. Advanced functions are coded with the intelligence to adapt to your settings, and when you’re ready to take charge, parameters have the granularity to dial in performance just the way you want.
Designed to simplify setup, EZ mode presents vital settings and stats on a single page. With guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings, your rig will be up and running in no time.
SONIC STUDIO III
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.
ROG Strix B460 series are pre-loaded with the DTS® Sound Unbound app that envelops you in audio as never before, conjuring whole new levels of immersion for extraordinary gaming and entertainment experiences. By leveraging Windows Sonic spatial technology, DTS Sound Unbound delivers audio in a virtual 3D space — putting you right in the middle of the soundscape, where you can sense the location and direction of every gunshot, footstep or other sound in your virtual environment.
Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported gaming products, making it easy to tune the look and feel of your system. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for compatible devices and synchronize them with Aura Sync to create a unified lighting scheme across your system. You can also use Armoury Crate to download the user manual, drivers and software. In addition, Armoury Crate features a dedicated product registration page as well as a news feed to help you stay in touch with the gaming community.
RAMCache lll software 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. The intuitive interface displays real-time drive information, such as current read/write speeds and health status, and a Smart mode automatically caches all storage devices to maximize system resources.