ROG Strix B460-I Gaming motherboard features solid power delivery and effective cooling designed to handle the latest 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. With its arresting futuristic aesthetic and intuitive ROG software, ROG Strix B460-I Gaming gives you a head start on your dream gaming build.
The robust power design and comprehensive cooling features of Strix B460-I 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
6+2 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.
CPU Fan Header
A dedicated pair of PWM/DC fan headers for CPU coolers.
AIO Pump Fan Header
A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
The M.2 heatsink keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.
4-pin PWM/DC Fan Header
All onboard headers support auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
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.
How it Works
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.
What it Does
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-I 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.
Storage & Memory
USB 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.
Double-capacity DIMM support
ROG Strix B460-I Gaming has a unique memory-trace design that supports up to 32 GB per DIMM slot to give you a total memory capacity of 64 GB. With double-capacity DDR4 DIMM modules, the compact ROG Strix B460-I matches the memory capacity of four-DIMM motherboard designs.
Dual 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.
WiFi 6 (802.11 ax)
Onboard WiFi 6 (802.11ax) supports ultrafast wireless-networking speeds, improved capacity and better performance in dense wireless environments, providing exceptional online gaming experiences. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6.
Find out more about ASUS WiFi 6 solutions.
Intel 1 G Ethernet
ROG Strix B460-I 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.
Audio USB Type-C
A dedicated Audio USB Type-C port on ROG Strix B460-I Gaming has an ALC S210 integrated chip that automatically determines audio signal types, while a bundled USB Type-C-to-3.5 mm adapter ensures compatibility with various headsets and headphones.
The S210 integrated chip features a headphone amplifier, analog switches for the microphone/ground, and a USB 2.0 switch.
Power Noise-Filter Circuit
A dedicated power noise-filter circuit helps reduce power-input noise, ensuring consistently quiet performance from any audio source.
USB Type-C to 3.5mm Jack Adapter Cable
The bundled USB Type-C-to-3.5 mm jack adapter makes it easy to connect audio devices with a 4-position microphone/audio jack.
Play Your Own Style
The cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics of ROG Strix B460-I 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
ROG Strix B460-I Gaming embodies the Strix spirit, with eye-catching aesthetics that clearly reflect its gaming roots.
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.
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 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.
DTS: Sound Unbound
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.