Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS TUF GAMING series. The TUF GAMING 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.
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.
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 and 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 – Transfer configuration settings between different BIOS versions, or share them with friends.
Quick and Simple Setup
EZ mode displays vital settings and stats, and it 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.
The ASUS-exclusive Armoury Crate centralizes easy control of supported gaming products. A single intuitive interface lets you customize RGB lighting for all compatible devices and link them to Aura Sync for uni?ed illumination. It also offers information and control for a select and growing hardware ecosystem, with input device settings, Fan Xpert 2+ and Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation. Armoury Crate even features product registration, and a news section to stay in touch with the gaming community.
With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to fuel AMD’s latest CPUs, plus support for faster memory and storage, TUF GAMING B650 motherboards are the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count AMD battle rig.
Teamed Power Stages
12+2 power stages are each rated to handle 60 amperes, combining high-side and low-side MOSFETS and drivers into a single package to deliver power, efficiency and stable performance for all compatible AMD processors.
8+4 PIN ProCool Power Connectors
Compared to traditional power inputs, ASUS ProCool connectors are built to tight specifications to ensure full contact with PSU power cables. The resulting lower impedance helps prevent hotspots and connector failure.
Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-solid power to the CPU, improving system stability.
The TUF 5K black metallic capacitors provide 52% wider temperature tolerance and a 2.5X-longer lifespan than standard motherboard capacitors.
The integrated Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, optimized for ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times.
DRAM Overclocking Performance – DDR5 OC 6400
Comprehensive memory tuning options are the cornerstone of TUF GAMING motherboards. With TUF GAMING B650 motherboards, 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 those who want to fly past stock DDR5 speeds, TUF GAMING B650 motherboards are 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.
PCIe 5.0 Support
TUF GAMING B650 motherboards also feature one PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot to enjoy the fastest data transfers of up to 128 Gbps*, and all M.2 slots support for NVMe RAID configurations to take advantage of the latest available speeds.
Cooler By Design
1. Enlarged VRM Heatsink
The extensive surface area of this heatsink covers the VRMs and chokes to improve heat dissipation.
2. Optimized M.2 Heatsink Design
All M.2 slots have dedicated heatsinks, keeping M.2 SSDs at optimal operating temperatures to ensure consistent performance and reliability.
Comprehensive Fan Controls
TUF GAMING B650 motherboards feature comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 2+ utility in Armoury Crate or the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS.
Multiple Temperature Source
Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors for workload-based cooling, and all settings can be easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or via the UEFI.
An integrated AiO system enables full control of PWM or DC water pumps, making it perfect for custom or self-contained cooling setups.
Smart Fan Protection
A dedicated integrated circuit protects each fan header from excess heat and electrical currents.
4-Pin PWM/DC Fan
All onboard chassis fan headers support auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
TUF-GAMING B650 motherboards reach new heights of performance potential with the latest version of PCI Express, while an arsenal of USB ports includes three Type-C® connections, and Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) expands compatibility and bandwidth even further.
USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C®
Extensive USB support ensures connections to a wide array of external devices. This TUF GAMING motherboard includes a USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C port on the rear I/O panel that delivers transfer speeds of up to 20 Gbps.
The latest AMD processors bring PCIe 5.0 support to the market. PCIe 5.0 offers twice the data transfer speed of PCIe 4.0, making it robust enough to handle new data-heavy tasks.
Front USB 3.2 Gen 1 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 5 Gbps.
TUF GAMING B650 motherboards feature USB4® support via a Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header. With an ASUS add-on card*, TUF GAMING 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.
EASY PC DIY
The TUF GAMING line offers easy setup for all builders. The TUF GAMING Alliance ecosystem grants compatibility, while Armoury Crate has Fan Xpert 2+, hardware info, Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation, RGB options and peripheral settings. This platform has intuitive tools to build and optimize dream rigs.
Build With Confidence
TUF GAMING Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC component brands to ensure compatibility across a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With new partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF GAMING Alliance will continue to grow even stronger.
Safeslot Core+ & SafeDIMM
SafeSlot Core+ is a reinforced metal sheath added to a PCIe slot to keep a card firmly installed. Meanwhile, strong ASUS SafeDIMM sheathes support and protect memory modules on select ASUS motherboards, empowering you to insert your modules with speed, accuracy and confidence.
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. Surface-mounted TVS diodes in a dual in-line package help protect your PC from voltage spikes.
Additional on-circuit ESD transient-voltage-suppression
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.
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 lifespan that’s three times longer than traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF GAMING motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing.
– 3 x Longer Lifespan
– 72 hr Salt Fog Testing
The innovative Q-Latch makes it easy to install or remove an M.2 SSD without the need for specific tools. The design employs a simple locking mechanism to secure the M.2 SSD, neatly eliminating the need for screws.
Removable Captive Screws
Specialized M.2 slot screws reduce the risk of dropping or losing a screw somewhere in your case during M.2 heatsink removal.
The on-board Q-LED troubleshooting lights give PC builders a quick indicator to confirm that key components ? CPU, RAM, graphics card, storage devices ? are functioning normally during startup.
TUF GAMING B650 motherboards provide a feature-packed high-performance gaming package, with ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS Gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached gear to personalize your gaming atmosphere.
The WiFi 6 module is compatible with the 802.11ax standard and pushes theoretical peak bandwidth up to an incredible 1.2 Gbps. Perhaps more importantly for power users, it’s optimized for more efficient operation on crowded networks with a lot of competing traffic. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6.
MyASUS offers a variety of support features to help you contact customer service, troubleshoot issues and optimize product performance. You can also use MyASUS to enable the WiFi SmartConnect function to automatically connect to the wireless router with the best signal.
Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
This powerful ASUS-exclusive utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to reduce background noise from the microphone* and incoming audio while preserving voices. Distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks and other ambient noises are removed so you can hear and be heard with perfect clarity while gaming or during calls.
*An audio splitter (3.5 mm audio jack Y-cable) is necessary when using a 3.5 mm headset.
– 500M Deep-learning database
– AUDIO Input/output
– HIGH Fidelity
– Minimal Performance impact
Realtek 7.1 Surround Sound
The unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek for TUF GAMING B650 motherboards features an unprecedented 98 dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line out, providing pristine audio quality.
DTS Audio Processing
DTS® Audio Processing enhances gaming headset and speaker audio experiences by reducing distortion and by providing deeper bass, so games, movies and music sound better. It also allows you to customize audio settings.
Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header
Three addressable Gen 2 RGB headers will support up to 500 LEDs on Gen 2 RGB devices, empowering Aura Sync to automatically tailor lighting effects across your whole system. The new headers also offer full backward compatibility with existing Aura Sync gear.
|Model||TUF GAMING B650M-PLUS WIFI|
|CPU Socket Type||AM5|
|CPU Type||Supports AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop Processors*|
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.
|Number of Memory Slots||4x288pin (DDR5)|
|Memory Standard||DDR5 6400+(OC) / 6200(OC) / 6000(OC) / 5800(OC) / 5600 / 5400 / 5200 / 5000 / 4800|
* Non-ECC, Un-buffered DDR5 Memory supports On-Die ECC function
|Maximum Memory Supported||128GB|
|Channel Supported||Dual Channel|
|Memory Feature||Supports AMD EXTended Profiles for Overclocking (EXPO™)|
|PCI Express 4.0 x16||AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop Processors*|
1 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x16 slot(s)AMD B650 Chipset
1 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x16 slot (supports x4 mode)* Please check PCIe bifurcation table in ASUS support site
|PCI Express x1||1 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x1|
|SATA 6Gb/s||4 x SATA 6Gb/s|
|M.2||AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop Processors|
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 5.0 x4 mode)
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
|SATA RAID||AMD RAIDXpert2 Technology supports both NVMe RAID 0/1/10 and SATA RAID 0/1/10.|
|Audio Channels||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 Shielding
– Premium audio capacitors
– Dedicated audio PCB layers
|Max LAN Speed||1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet|
|Wireless LAN||Wi-Fi 6|
2×2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Supports 2.4/5GHz frequency band
|Back I/O Ports||1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port (1 x USB Type-C)|
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (2 x Type-A)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port (1 x Type-A)
4 x USB 2.0 ports (4 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMIport
1 x Wi-Fi Module
1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x BIOS FlashBack button
|Onboard USB||1 x USB Gen 1 connector (supports USB Type-C )|
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
|Other 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 headersStorage related
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s portsMiscellaneous
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 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function
1 x Thunderbolt header
|Form Factor||Micro ATX|
|Dimensions (W x L)||9.6″ x 9.6″|
|Power Pin||1 x 24-pin Main Power connector|
1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
1 x 4-pin +12V Power connector
|Features||ASUS TUF PROTECTION|
– DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with DrMOS)
– Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
– ESD Guards
– TUF LANGuard
– Overvoltage Protection
– SafeSlot Core+
– Stainless-Steel Back I/O
– M.2 Q-Latch
– Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
ASUS Thermal Solution
– M.2 heatsink
– VRM heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
– BIOS FlashBack button
– BIOS FlashBack LED
– Pre-mounted I/O shield
– Aura RGB header
– Addressable Gen 2 headers
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas
1 x Rubber Package for M.2
1 x Screw package for M.2 SSD
1 x TUF Certification card
1 x User guide