ASUS unveils ROG Strix TUF Gaming Pro Art and Prime
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ASUS unveils ROG Strix, TUF Gaming, Pro Art and Prime boards based on AMD B650E and B650 chipsets for Ryzen 7000 processors

ASUS introduces ROG Strix, TUF Gaming, Pro Art and Prime series motherboards based on AMD B650E and B650 chipsets for Ryzen 7000 processors. ROG Strix B650-A Gaming WiFi, as well as TUF Gaming B650, ProArt B650-Creator and Prime B650 in different variants.

    Image source: Asus

Image source: Asus

The manufacturer points out that the flagship board of the ROG Strix series is the ROG Strix B650E-E Gaming WiFi. It received an 18-phase power supply subsystem with a 16 + 2 scheme, four M.2 slots for PCIe 5.0 solid state drives and two PCIe 5.0 x16 slots. The board has 19 USB ports, DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1 connectors and a Thunderbolt 4 (USB Type-C). In addition, the novelty is equipped with an ALC4080-based audio codec with a Savitech SV3H712 amplifier.

The ROG Strix B650E-F gaming WiFi model is similar to the flagship in many ways. It is characterized by its equipment with a PCIe 5.0 x16 slot and a PCIe 5.0 M.2 interface for solid state drives.

The ROG Strix B650E-I Gaming WiFi Board is manufactured in the Mini-ITX form factor and is designed for building compact gaming systems. It also got a PCIe 5.0 x16 and a PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot, like the model above.

For ROG Strix B650-A Gaming, WiFi claims a PCIe 5.0 M.2 interface for NVMe SSDs. An additional feature of the model is the color theme. The cooling elements of the novelty are painted white.

The company will release TUF Gaming B650 boards in both standard ATX and micro-ATX form factor. Like all models presented above, the new TUF Gaming B650 series also offers support for DDR5 memory. In addition, they have a PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot for NVMe SSDs and are equipped with 2.5 Gigabit network adapters. The manufacturer also states that it supports the Wi-Fi 6 WLAN standard.

The ProArt B650 Creator Board features two PCIe 4.0 x16 slots, one PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot for NVMe SSDs. It also indicates support for the front USB 3.2 Gen 2 × 2 Type-C port with Quick Charge 4+. An additional onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port is located on the rear connector panel. It supports DisplayPort 1.4 alternative operating mode.

Four new models have been added to the Prime base motherboard series. They will be available in various form factors from ATX to Micro-ATX. For them, the company claims support for DDR5 RAM, a 2.5 Gigabit network controller and a PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot for solid state drives.

You can see the full specifications of the featured AMD B650E and AMD B650 motherboards for Ryzen 7000 processors from ASUS in the gallery above.

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