Whether you are looking for a no-frills replacement or building on a budget, the ASUS PRIME B650M-A WIFI II AM5 Micro-ATX Motherboard leverages the power of AMD's Ryzen 7000 processors while also supporting gaming-focused components.
An AMD AM5 socket allows you to install a wide range of Ryzen processors from the 7000 Series family with ease. Four DDR5 DIMM slots allow you to utilize the enhanced speed and performance needed for gaming as well as editing and replaying your favorite in-game moments. Eight SATA and two M.2 interfaces allow you to install an array of storage drives, creating a massive library for your titles, video assets, and more. Install graphics and utility cards with one PCIe 4.0 x16 and three PCIe 4.0 x16 (in x1 mode) slots. A wide range of USB ports allow you to plug in your favorite peripherals such as keyboards, mice, audio interfaces, and more with USB 2.0, 3.2 Gen 1, and Gen 2 support. You can also use wireless peripherals such as mice and headsets with Bluetooth 5.2 technology. Connect to your network with the integrated Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, giving you a reliable wireless and wired connection.
M.2 PCIe 5.0
M.2 PCIe 5.0 technology enables you to quickly load your programs faster off your M.2 SSD, getting you into your games and applications even faster.
USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 provides you with enhanced data transfer speeds up to 10 Gb/s, allowing you to utilize a wide range of peripherals such as audio interfaces, external storage solutions, and more. With front panel support, the motherboard incorporates internal headers for USB-A and USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 devices, giving you up to 5 Gb/s data transfer speeds for quick file management.
ASUS OptiMem II
Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking.
Enlarged VRM and PCH heat sinks, hybrid fan headers, and Fan Xpert 2+ utility within the Armoury Crate software allow you to optimize cooling capabilities.
A stylish edge lighting design, addressable RGB headers, and RGB strip header allow you to add a splash of color to your system, turning your rig into the centerpiece of your gaming room.
This motherboard is CEC Tier II ready, meeting the electrical efficiency compliance set forth by California State Energy Commission regulations.