ASUS STRIX B250F GAMING

Intel LGA-1151 ATX B250 gaming motherboard with Aura Sync RGB LED, Intel Gigabit LAN, DDR4 2400MHz, dual M.2, SATA 6Gb/s, and USB 3.1 Type-C

  • The successor to Pro Gaming motherboards
  • Aura Sync RGB LED lighting technology for ultimate customizability
  • 3D-printing-friendly design — Dedicated 3D mounts makes fitting 3D-printed parts easy
  • ROG SupremeFX audio — Renowned audio performance with dual headphone amplifiers, leveled-up Sonic Studio III, and Sonic Radar III
  • Gaming networking — Best-in-class Intel® Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard, and GameFirst technology
  • Next-gen connectivity — Dual onboard M.2 slots for up to 32Gbps PCIe bandwidth and USB 3.1 Type-C connector
  • Patent-pending ASUS SafeSlot for enhanced PCIe retention and shearing resistance

 

 

Specifications

CPU

  • Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™
  • i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
  • Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
  • Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.

Chipset

  • Intel® B250

Memory

  • 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
  • Dual Channel Memory Architecture
  • Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
  • Refer to asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
  • Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2400MHz memory frequency is only supported by 7th Generation Intel® processors. Higher memory modules will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2400MHz.
  • Due to Intel® chipset limitation, DDR4 2133MHz and higher memory modules on 6th Generation Intel® processors will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2133MHz.

Graphic

  • Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics support
  • Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/DisplayPort 1.2 ports
  • Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
  • Supports DVI-D with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
  • Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
  • Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
  • Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
  • Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously
  • DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays

Multi-GPU Support

  • Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology

Expansion Slots

  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode) *1
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1

Storage

Intel® B250 Chipset :

  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA mode)*2
  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*3
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)

LAN

  • Intel® I219V
  • Anti-surge LANGuard
  • ROG GameFirst Technology

Audio

  • ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
  • Dual Headphone Amplifiers
  • Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
  • Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
  • High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
  • SupremeFX Shielding Technology
  • Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *4
  • Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
  • Sonic Radar III
  • Sonic Studio III

USB Ports

Intel® B250 Chipset :

  • 6 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel® B250 Chipset : *5
  • 6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller :
  • 2 x USB 3.1 port(s) (Type-A + Type-C, Support 3A power output)

ROG Exclusive Features

  • ROG RAMCache II
  • ROG CPU-Z
  • ROG CloneDrive
  • Overwolf
  • GameFirst IV
  • ROG Aura
  • Aura Lighting Control
  • Aura RGB Strip Headers

Special Features

Gamer’s Guardian:

  • DRAM Overcurrent Protection
  • Stainless Steel Back I/O
  • Highly Durable Components
  • DIGI+ VRM
  • SafeSlot

ASUS Exclusive Features :

  • AI Suite 3
  • Ai Charger
  • ESD Guard

 ASUS EZ DIY :

  • ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
  • ASUS EZ Flash 3
  • ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

ASUS Q-Design :

  • ASUS Q-Shield
  • ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
  • ASUS Q-Slot
  • ASUS Q-DIMM

Gaming Aesthetics :

  • 3D printing friendly
  • AURA-RGB Lighting

Performance Optimization :

  • GPU Boost
  • Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
  • 2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds)

Back I/O Ports

  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Type-A + Type-C
  • 2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 5 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports

  • 1 x AAFP connector
  • 1 x RGB Header(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
  • 1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (Support SATA mode only)
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
  • 1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
  • 1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
  • 2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
  • 1 x AIO_PUMP connector
  • 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
  • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
  • 1 x System panel(s) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
  • 1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
  • 1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header(s)
  • 1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
  • 1 x COM port header
  • 1 x T_Sensor Connector
  • 3 x 3D Mount screw port(s)

Accessories

  • User’s manual
  • ASUS Q-Shield
  • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
  • 1 x M.2 Screw Package
  • 1 x Supporting DVD
  • 1 x ROG Strix stickers
  • 1 x 10 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)
  • 1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
  • 1 x 3D printing mount package

BIOS

  • 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information.

Manageability

  • 0, DMI3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

Operating System

  • Windows® 10 64-bit
  • Windows® 8.1 64-bit *7
  • Windows® 7 32-bit *7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit *7

Form Factor

  • ATX Form Factor
  • 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Note

  • 1 PCIe x16_2 slot shares bandwidth with PCIe x1_2 and PCIe x1_3 slots. When PCIe x1_2 and PCIe x1_3 slots are occupied, PCIe x16_2 slot runs at x2 mode.
  • 2 The M.2_1 socket shares SATA_1 port when use M.2 SATA mode device. Adjust BIOS settings to use a SATA device.
  • 3 The M.2_1 socket supports Intel® Optane™ Technology. Intel® Optane™ Technology only supported when using 7th Generation Intel® Processors. Before using Intel® Optane™ memory modules, ensure that you have updated your motherboard drivers and BIOS to the latest version from ASUS support website.
  • 4 Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
  • 5 2 x USB 2.0 port at mid-board shares with ROG extension (ROG_EXT) port.
  • 6 ROG GameFirst IV is only available for Windows® 10/8.1 64-bit
  • 7 Windows® 8.1 64-bit and Windows® 7 32/64-bit are only supported when using 6th Generation Intel® Processors.