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ASUS PRIME B650-PLUS ATX Motherboard For AMD Ryzen 7000/8000 Series CPUs Socket AM5 - AMD B650 Chipset - PCIe 5.0 (M.2) - 2XM.2 -1x Internal USB 3.2 Header - 2x Internal USB 2.0 Header - 1x Internal Type C Header - 1x Internal TB Header - 1

ASUS PRIME B650-PLUS ATX Motherboard For AMD Ryzen 7000/8000 Series CPUs Socket AM5 - AMD B650 Chipset - PCIe 5.0 (M.2) - 2XM.2 -1x Internal USB 3.2 Header - 2x Internal USB 2.0 Header - 1x Internal Type C Header - 1x Internal TB Header - 1

  • Brand: ASUS
  • MPN: PRIME B650-PLUS
  • Part #: MBDASU26520
  • UPC: 195553923392
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  • Brand: ASUS
  • MPN: PRIME B650-PLUS
  • Part #: MBDASU26520
  • UPC: 195553923392

MB Socket

AMD AM5

Chipset

B650

Form Factor

ATX

Wireless Connectivity

No

Memory Type

DDR5

RAM Slots

4 Slots

PCIE Version

PCIe 5.0

M.2 Connectors

2

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Features

Upgrade BIOS Version 1807 or Newer to Support 8000 Series CPUs

 

PRIME B650-PLUS

AMD B650 ATX motherboard with DDR5, PCIe 5.0 M.2 support, Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet, DisplayPort, HDMI®, SATA 6 Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®, BIOS FlashBack™, USB4® Support and Arua Sync support

- AMD AM5 Socket: Ready for AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
- Ultrafast Connectivity: M.2 PCIe 5.0, Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®, USB4® Support
- ASUS OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
- Comprehensive Cooling: VRM heatsink, M.2 heatsink, PCH heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2+
- Aura Sync RGB Lighting: Onboard Addressable Gen 2 headers and Aura RGB header for RGB LED strips, easily synced with Aura Sync-capable hardware

 

PRIME - B650-PLUS

ASUS Prime series motherboards are expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of AMD Ryzen 7000-series processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, PRIME B650-PLUS provides users and PC DIY builders with a range of performance optimizations via intuitive software and firmware features.

 

FLEXIBILITY

Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS PRIME series. The PRIME B650 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling performance tweaks to perfectly match the way you work to maximize productivity.

Intelligent Control

CPU Performance Boost
AMD Precision Boost Overdrive(PBO) pushes the CPU current and voltage budget to opportunistically increase performance. By aggressively tuning the PBO parameters, AMD's algorithm can leverage the motherboard's robust power solution to ramp up performance even higher.

 

All-Around Energy Efficiency
The Power Saving function contains several settings can easily optimize power consumption and maximize energy savings. You can enable a CPU power limit, darken Aura lighting, and set the fan profile to a power saving mode. You can also toggle the Power Saver plan that is built into Microsoft Windows.

 

Flexible Air- and Liquid-Cooling Controls
ASUS Fan Xpert 2+ software provides comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AiO) coolers. Whether cooling with air or water, an Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode that reduces chassis fan speeds to below the default minimum to keep your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks. Fans, AiO coolers can also be controlled via the UEFI BIOS.

 

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.

 

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.
- Aura On/Off Mode (Stealth) - Easily enable or disable Aura RGB lighting or every onboard LED, for a subdued aesthetic touch.

 

COOLING

Prime B650 series are engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.
Heatsinks

M.2 Heatsink

An M.2 heatsink takes care of the two M.2 slots, warding off throttling that can occur with M.2 storage during sustained transfers. The heatsink is held in place by captive screws.

 

Removable captive screws reduce risk of drops or loss during heatsink removal.

 

VRM Heatsinks and Thermal Pads

VRM heatsinks and thermal pads improve heat transfer from the MOSFETs and chokes for better cooling performance.

 

Cooler by Design

Prime B650 series feature comprehensive cooling controls that are configurable via Fan Xpert 2+ software or via the UEFI BIOS.

Multiple Temperature Sources
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.

 

AIO Pump Header
A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.

 

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

 

4-Pin PWM/DC Fan
Each onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

 

PERFORMANCE

The PRIME B650 series is built to handle the high core counts and bandwidth demands of AMD processors. ASUS B650 motherboard provides all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible data transfer options.

Robust Power Design

Stable power is essential to extract every last bit of performance out of AMD processors. The PRIME B650-PLUS is geared to cater to the demands of these high-core-count CPUs.

ProCool Connectors
Proprietary connectors augment the motherboard's link to the PSU with 8 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.

 

Six-Layer PCB Design
Multiple PCB layers optimize heat management for critical components, providing more headroom to push CPUs beyond stock speeds.

 

DDR5 Performance Enhancement

Comprehensive memory tuning options are the cornerstone of PRIME motherboards. With the PRIME B650-PLUS, you can extract all of the potential out of your DDR5 modules, whether they're from an extreme-speed kit or an entry-level set that would otherwise be locked.

For entry-level modules without EXPO™ memory support, we've got you covered.

For those who want to fly past stock DDR5 speeds, the PRIME B650-PLUS is primed and ready for enthusiast-grade kits courtesy of vast AMD Extended Profiles for Overclocking (EXPO™) support. Seasoned veterans can further tweak performance via the extensive array of settings in the UEFI.

 

ASUS OptiMem II

Revisions to the motherboard's trace routing provide the latest 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.

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

 

Storage - PCIe 5.0 M.2 Support

PRIME B650-PLUS offers a total of two M.2 slots, the first one supports data-transfer speeds of up to 128Gbps via PCIe 5.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.

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

 

Connectivity

PCIe 4.0 Slot
Prime B650 motherboards offer PCIe 4.0 Slot 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.

 

USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®
A batch of USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including a rear USB Type-C® connector with ultrafast USB 3.2 Gen 2 for transmission speeds of up to 10Gbps.

 

Front USB Type-C®
A full complement of USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including a front-panel USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C® connector that provides data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps.

 

USB4® Support
PRIME B650-PLUS motherboard features USB4® support via a Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header. With an ASUS add-on card*, PRIME motherboards can enable bi-directional speeds of up to 40 Gbps on a single cable, while providing power to fast-charge device. Additionally, this card has a daisy-chain function for multi-screen connection and supports up to dual displays with 4K resolution.
*ASUS add-on card is sold separately.

 

Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet
Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet reduces CPU overhead and offers exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput for faster, smoother data transfers.
- Lower CPU workload
- High TCP and UDP throughput

LANGuard
ASUS LANGuard is a hardware-level network protection feature that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput and ensure a more reliable connection.

 

CUSTOMIZATION

The PRIME B650 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.

Outstanding Audio

Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio

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

Audio Shielding
Audio shielding ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference.

Dedicated Audio PCB Layers
Separate layers for left and right tracks ensures both channels deliver consistent, equal quality.

Premium Audio Capacitors
Provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

Aura Sync - Outshine the Competition

A well-tuned enthusiast 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 and devices connected to the onboard RGB headers - and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

 

Addressable Gen 2 Headers

Three addressable Gen 2 headers are 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

Within a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate offers easily customized Aura Sync RGB settings for every compatible device in your arsenal , plus controls for an ever-growing family of ASUS products, including keyboard and mouse preferences. Armoury Crate also integrates product registration and a news feed so that you never miss updates of interest to the ASUS community.

 

Q-LED Core

The Q-LED Core display produces light patterns by power LED during the Power-On Self-Test (POST) that can help users troubleshoot potential issues

 

BIOS FlashBack™

BIOS FlashBack™ is the simplest and safest (UEFI) BIOS update method. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32 formatted USB stick, plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack™ port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without a memory or a CPU installed.

 

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.

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.

1000+ Compatible devices and components

The Prime B650 series provides superior compatibility with thousands of components and our memory support list identifies memory compatibility, giving you more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences.

8000+ Validation hours

Every ASUS motherboard 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.

Specifications

CPU

AMD Socket AM5 for AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors*
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.

Chipset

AMD B650 Chipset

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR5 6400+(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600(OC)/ 5400(OC)/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800, ECC and Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports AMD Extended Profiles for Overclocking (EXPO™)
OptiMem II
* Supported memory types, data rate(Speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information refer to www.asus.com for memory support list.
* Non-ECC, Un-buffered DDR5 Memory supports On-Die ECC function.

Graphics

1 x DisplayPort**
1 x HDMI® port***
* Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
** Supports max. 8K @ 60Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.4.
*** Supports 4K @ 60Hz as specified in HDMI® 2.1.

Expansion Slots

AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (supports x16 mode)
AMD B650 Chipset
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (support x4 mode)
2 x PCIe 4.0 x1 slots
* Please check the PCIe bifurcation table at https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1037507/.

Storage

Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*

AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 5.0 x4 mode)
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
AMD B650 Chipset
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
* AMD RAIDXpert2 Technology supports both NVMe RAID 0/1/10 and SATA RAID 0/1/10.

Ethernet

1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet

Wireless & Bluetooth

Vertical M.2 slot only (Key E, PCIe)*
* Wi-Fi module is sold separately.

USB

Rear USB (Total 8 ports)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x Type-A)
Front USB (Total 7 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector (supports USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 ports

Audio

Realtek 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- Supports up to 24-Bit/192 kHz playback
Audio Features
- Audio Shielding
- Premium audio capacitors
- Dedicated audio PCB layers

Back Panel I/O Ports

4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI® port
1 x Vertical M.2 slot (Key E)
1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
1 x BIOS FlashBack™ button

Internal I/O Connectors

Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header
3 x 4-pin Chassis Fan headers
Power related
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
Storage related
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
USB
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector (supports USB Type-C® )
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 ports
Miscellaneous
3 x Addressable Gen 2 headers
1 x Aura RGB header
1 x Clear CMOS header
1 x COM Port header
1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
1 x SPI TPM header (14-1pin)
1 x 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function
1 x Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header

Special Features

ASUS 5X PROTECTION III
- DIGI+ VRM
- LANGuard
- Overvoltage Protection
- Safeslot Core+
- Stainless-Steel Back I/O
ASUS Q-Design
- Q-DIMM
- Q-LED Core
- Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
- Flexible M.2 heatsink
- VRM heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS FlashBack™ button
- BIOS FlashBack™ LED
- ProCool
Aura Sync
- Aura RGB header
- Addressable Gen 2 headers

Software Features

ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
- Fan Xpert 2+
- Power Saving
AI Suite 3
- TurboV EVO
- DIGI+ VRM
- PC Cleaner
ASUS CPU-Z
Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial version)
WinRAR
UEFI BIOS
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

Cables
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
Miscellaneous
1 x I/O Shield
1 x M.2 Rubber Package
1 x Screw package for M.2 SSD
Documentation
1 x User guide

Operating System

Windows® 11, Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Manufacturer Part No:
PRIME B650-PLUS
Brand:
Product Type:
ATX Motherboard
UPC
195553923392
Product Family:
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Shipping Weight:
1.75 kg
PB Part No:
MBDASU26520
Product Model:
PRIME B650-PLUS
Warranty: 36 months *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

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ASUS PRIME B650-PLUS ATX Motherboard For AMD Ryzen 7000/8000 Series CPUs Socket AM5 - AMD B650 Chipset - PCIe 5.0 (M.2) - 2XM.2 -1x Internal USB 3.2 Header - 2x Internal USB 2.0 Header - 1x Internal Type C Header - 1x Internal TB Header - 1

  • Brand: ASUS
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  • Part #: MBDASU26520
  • UPC:195553923392
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Features

Upgrade BIOS Version 1807 or Newer to Support 8000 Series CPUs

 

PRIME B650-PLUS

AMD B650 ATX motherboard with DDR5, PCIe 5.0 M.2 support, Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet, DisplayPort, HDMI®, SATA 6 Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®, BIOS FlashBack™, USB4® Support and Arua Sync support

- AMD AM5 Socket: Ready for AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
- Ultrafast Connectivity: M.2 PCIe 5.0, Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®, USB4® Support
- ASUS OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
- Comprehensive Cooling: VRM heatsink, M.2 heatsink, PCH heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2+
- Aura Sync RGB Lighting: Onboard Addressable Gen 2 headers and Aura RGB header for RGB LED strips, easily synced with Aura Sync-capable hardware

 

PRIME - B650-PLUS

ASUS Prime series motherboards are expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of AMD Ryzen 7000-series processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, PRIME B650-PLUS provides users and PC DIY builders with a range of performance optimizations via intuitive software and firmware features.

 

FLEXIBILITY

Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS PRIME series. The PRIME B650 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling performance tweaks to perfectly match the way you work to maximize productivity.

Intelligent Control

CPU Performance Boost
AMD Precision Boost Overdrive(PBO) pushes the CPU current and voltage budget to opportunistically increase performance. By aggressively tuning the PBO parameters, AMD's algorithm can leverage the motherboard's robust power solution to ramp up performance even higher.

 

All-Around Energy Efficiency
The Power Saving function contains several settings can easily optimize power consumption and maximize energy savings. You can enable a CPU power limit, darken Aura lighting, and set the fan profile to a power saving mode. You can also toggle the Power Saver plan that is built into Microsoft Windows.

 

Flexible Air- and Liquid-Cooling Controls
ASUS Fan Xpert 2+ software provides comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AiO) coolers. Whether cooling with air or water, an Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode that reduces chassis fan speeds to below the default minimum to keep your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks. Fans, AiO coolers can also be controlled via the UEFI BIOS.

 

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.

 

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.
- Aura On/Off Mode (Stealth) - Easily enable or disable Aura RGB lighting or every onboard LED, for a subdued aesthetic touch.

 

COOLING

Prime B650 series are engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.
Heatsinks

M.2 Heatsink

An M.2 heatsink takes care of the two M.2 slots, warding off throttling that can occur with M.2 storage during sustained transfers. The heatsink is held in place by captive screws.

 

Removable captive screws reduce risk of drops or loss during heatsink removal.

 

VRM Heatsinks and Thermal Pads

VRM heatsinks and thermal pads improve heat transfer from the MOSFETs and chokes for better cooling performance.

 

Cooler by Design

Prime B650 series feature comprehensive cooling controls that are configurable via Fan Xpert 2+ software or via the UEFI BIOS.

Multiple Temperature Sources
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.

 

AIO Pump Header
A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.

 

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

 

4-Pin PWM/DC Fan
Each onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

 

PERFORMANCE

The PRIME B650 series is built to handle the high core counts and bandwidth demands of AMD processors. ASUS B650 motherboard provides all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible data transfer options.

Robust Power Design

Stable power is essential to extract every last bit of performance out of AMD processors. The PRIME B650-PLUS is geared to cater to the demands of these high-core-count CPUs.

ProCool Connectors
Proprietary connectors augment the motherboard's link to the PSU with 8 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.

 

Six-Layer PCB Design
Multiple PCB layers optimize heat management for critical components, providing more headroom to push CPUs beyond stock speeds.

 

DDR5 Performance Enhancement

Comprehensive memory tuning options are the cornerstone of PRIME motherboards. With the PRIME B650-PLUS, you can extract all of the potential out of your DDR5 modules, whether they're from an extreme-speed kit or an entry-level set that would otherwise be locked.

For entry-level modules without EXPO™ memory support, we've got you covered.

For those who want to fly past stock DDR5 speeds, the PRIME B650-PLUS is primed and ready for enthusiast-grade kits courtesy of vast AMD Extended Profiles for Overclocking (EXPO™) support. Seasoned veterans can further tweak performance via the extensive array of settings in the UEFI.

 

ASUS OptiMem II

Revisions to the motherboard's trace routing provide the latest 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.

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

 

Storage - PCIe 5.0 M.2 Support

PRIME B650-PLUS offers a total of two M.2 slots, the first one supports data-transfer speeds of up to 128Gbps via PCIe 5.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.

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

 

Connectivity

PCIe 4.0 Slot
Prime B650 motherboards offer PCIe 4.0 Slot 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.

 

USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®
A batch of USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including a rear USB Type-C® connector with ultrafast USB 3.2 Gen 2 for transmission speeds of up to 10Gbps.

 

Front USB Type-C®
A full complement of USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including a front-panel USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C® connector that provides data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps.

 

USB4® Support
PRIME B650-PLUS motherboard features USB4® support via a Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header. With an ASUS add-on card*, PRIME motherboards can enable bi-directional speeds of up to 40 Gbps on a single cable, while providing power to fast-charge device. Additionally, this card has a daisy-chain function for multi-screen connection and supports up to dual displays with 4K resolution.
*ASUS add-on card is sold separately.

 

Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet
Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet reduces CPU overhead and offers exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput for faster, smoother data transfers.
- Lower CPU workload
- High TCP and UDP throughput

LANGuard
ASUS LANGuard is a hardware-level network protection feature that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput and ensure a more reliable connection.

 

CUSTOMIZATION

The PRIME B650 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.

Outstanding Audio

Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio

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

Audio Shielding
Audio shielding ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference.

Dedicated Audio PCB Layers
Separate layers for left and right tracks ensures both channels deliver consistent, equal quality.

Premium Audio Capacitors
Provides warm, natural, and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

Aura Sync - Outshine the Competition

A well-tuned enthusiast 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 and devices connected to the onboard RGB headers - and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

 

Addressable Gen 2 Headers

Three addressable Gen 2 headers are 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

Within a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate offers easily customized Aura Sync RGB settings for every compatible device in your arsenal , plus controls for an ever-growing family of ASUS products, including keyboard and mouse preferences. Armoury Crate also integrates product registration and a news feed so that you never miss updates of interest to the ASUS community.

 

Q-LED Core

The Q-LED Core display produces light patterns by power LED during the Power-On Self-Test (POST) that can help users troubleshoot potential issues

 

BIOS FlashBack™

BIOS FlashBack™ is the simplest and safest (UEFI) BIOS update method. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32 formatted USB stick, plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack™ port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without a memory or a CPU installed.

 

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.

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.

1000+ Compatible devices and components

The Prime B650 series provides superior compatibility with thousands of components and our memory support list identifies memory compatibility, giving you more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences.

8000+ Validation hours

Every ASUS motherboard 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.

Specifications

CPU

AMD Socket AM5 for AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors*
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.

Chipset

AMD B650 Chipset

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR5 6400+(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600(OC)/ 5400(OC)/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800, ECC and Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports AMD Extended Profiles for Overclocking (EXPO™)
OptiMem II
* Supported memory types, data rate(Speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information refer to www.asus.com for memory support list.
* Non-ECC, Un-buffered DDR5 Memory supports On-Die ECC function.

Graphics

1 x DisplayPort**
1 x HDMI® port***
* Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
** Supports max. 8K @ 60Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.4.
*** Supports 4K @ 60Hz as specified in HDMI® 2.1.

Expansion Slots

AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (supports x16 mode)
AMD B650 Chipset
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (support x4 mode)
2 x PCIe 4.0 x1 slots
* Please check the PCIe bifurcation table at https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1037507/.

Storage

Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*

AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 5.0 x4 mode)
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
AMD B650 Chipset
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
* AMD RAIDXpert2 Technology supports both NVMe RAID 0/1/10 and SATA RAID 0/1/10.

Ethernet

1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet

Wireless & Bluetooth

Vertical M.2 slot only (Key E, PCIe)*
* Wi-Fi module is sold separately.

USB

Rear USB (Total 8 ports)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x Type-A)
Front USB (Total 7 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector (supports USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 ports

Audio

Realtek 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- Supports up to 24-Bit/192 kHz playback
Audio Features
- Audio Shielding
- Premium audio capacitors
- Dedicated audio PCB layers

Back Panel I/O Ports

4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI® port
1 x Vertical M.2 slot (Key E)
1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
1 x BIOS FlashBack™ button

Internal I/O Connectors

Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header
3 x 4-pin Chassis Fan headers
Power related
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
Storage related
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
USB
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector (supports USB Type-C® )
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 ports
Miscellaneous
3 x Addressable Gen 2 headers
1 x Aura RGB header
1 x Clear CMOS header
1 x COM Port header
1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
1 x SPI TPM header (14-1pin)
1 x 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function
1 x Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header

Special Features

ASUS 5X PROTECTION III
- DIGI+ VRM
- LANGuard
- Overvoltage Protection
- Safeslot Core+
- Stainless-Steel Back I/O
ASUS Q-Design
- Q-DIMM
- Q-LED Core
- Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
- Flexible M.2 heatsink
- VRM heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS FlashBack™ button
- BIOS FlashBack™ LED
- ProCool
Aura Sync
- Aura RGB header
- Addressable Gen 2 headers

Software Features

ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
- Fan Xpert 2+
- Power Saving
AI Suite 3
- TurboV EVO
- DIGI+ VRM
- PC Cleaner
ASUS CPU-Z
Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial version)
WinRAR
UEFI BIOS
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

Cables
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
Miscellaneous
1 x I/O Shield
1 x M.2 Rubber Package
1 x Screw package for M.2 SSD
Documentation
1 x User guide

Operating System

Windows® 11, Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Date Created: 14:02, 05-03-2024
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/MBDASU26520/ASUS-PRIME-B650-PLUS-ATX-Motherboard-For-AMD-Ryzen?qr=similar-no-stock