DURABLE. STABLE. RELIABLE. TUF Gaming motherboards are specially designed and tested to survive and thrive in conditions where other boards would struggle. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive set of cooling options, this motherboard delivers rock-solid performance with unwavering gaming stability. When you build with a TUF Gaming motherboard, you also benefit from the TUF Gaming Alliance — an ASUS collaboration with trusted industry partners that ensures easier building, best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case. ROCK-SOLID PERFORMANCE With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to fuel the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs, plus support for faster storage and connectivity, TUF GAMING B450M-PRO II is the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count battle rig. Stack Cool 3+ 2-ounce copper layers draw heat away from critical components to keep them at their optimal o perating temperatures and provide more headroom to push CPUs beyond stock speeds. TUF COMPONENTS TUF CHOKES Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, improving system stability. TUF CAPACITORS Proprietary capacitors provide up to 20% greater temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan. Digi+ VRM The integrated Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times. Cooler by design 1. VRM HEATSINK A large, high-mass heatsink with extensive surface that covers the VRM and choke areas improves heat dissipation. THERMAL PAD High-quality thermal pads help transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink. COMPREHENSIVE FAN CONTROLS TUF GAMING B450M-PRO II features comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 2+ utility or via the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS. PCIE 3.0 M.2(UP TO 32 GBPS) TUF GAMING B450M-PRO II supports PCIe 3.0 M.2 slot and provides NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to PCIe 3.0 storage device to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 3rd/2nd/1st Generation AMD Ryzen platform. The M.2_1 supports PCIe 3.0 x4 and the M.2_2 supports PCIe 3.0 x2. USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A & Type-C Numerous USB ports support gaming rigs loaded with peripherals, including a USB Type-A and a Type-C connectors with fast USB 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity for compatible cases. EASY PC DIY TUF Gaming motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want — even for first-time builders. The TUF Gaming Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software offers full control of system settings via a single dashboard. TUF Gaming motherboards give you everything you need to build your dream gaming rig without adding complexity. Build with confidence TUF Gaming Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC-component brands to ensure compatibility with a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With more partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger SafeSlot SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured via a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points. ESD guards ESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10 kV of air discharge and +/- 6 kV of contact discharge — greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6 kV and +/- 4 kV. TUF LANGuard TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity. DRAM overvoltage protection Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices. Stainless-steel back I/O panel TUF Gaming motherboards have a corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panel bonded with chromium oxide to provide a 3X-longer lifespan versus traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF Gaming motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing. IMMERSIVE GAMING TUF GAMING B450M-PRO II provides a complete, high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experience, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create a personalized gaming atmosphere. Turbo LAN NETWORK-OPTIMIZATION SOFTWARE FOR CUSTOMIZABLE PACKET PRIORITIZATION Turbo LAN is a network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization. With cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology, it allows you to configure application priority via an intuitive interface, and reduces network lag. 1. ONE CLICK TURBO Adjust the network transmission priority by one click! 2. AUTO DETECT GAME LIST Turbo Lan will detect every game in system, and add in list automatically. AI NOISE-CANCELING MICROPHONE AI Noise-Canceling Microphone software is exclusively featured on ASUS motherboards and supports 3.5 mm, USB, or Bluetooth headsets. The utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to preserve the sound of your voice while eliminating distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks, and other forms of environmental noise. And it only places a slight load on the CPU, ensuring minimal impact on gaming performance. Exclusive Realtek codec Realtek S1200A - TUF GAMING AUDIO COVER Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure best quality. - HIGH-DEFINITION AUDIO Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound. - EXCLUSIVE S1200A CODEC ASUS-exclusive codec delivers an expansive soundstage and dynamic sound. - AUDIO SHIELDING Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference. signal-to-noise ratio PRISTINE AUDIO The unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek for TUF GAMING B450M-PRO S motherboards features an unprecedented 108 dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line out and a 103dB SNR for the line in, providing pristine audio quality. DTS® Custom for gaming headsets Hone your battle skills with exclusive DTS® Custom onboard audio. Utilizing advanced emulation techniques to create positional cues via stereo headphones, DTS Custom takes onboard audio to a new frontier. With three presets ― Aerial, Soundscape, and Tactical ― for different genres, you'll have a distinct advantage in every game AERIAL MODE Experience audio as though hovering above the game world, with sound coming from ahead — perfect for MOBA, RTA, strategy and sports titles! SOUNDSCAPE MODE The ideal audio envelope for MMO, RPG, action and horror games — your ears will put you in the center of the action! TACTICAL MODE Shhh — is that an enemy just around the corner? DTS Custom emphasises detail for stealthy play, so you'll detect and locate every footstep! OUTSHINE THE COMPETITION AURA SYNC A well-tuned 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 connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.