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ROG STRIX B560-A GAMING WIFI

Intel® B560 LGA 1200 ATX motherboard with PCIe 4.0, 8+2 teamed power stages, Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet, two M.2 slots with heatsinks, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 USB Type-C®, SATA and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • Intel® LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 11th Gen Intel® Core™, 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors
  • Solid Power Solution: Teamed power stages with ProCool power connector, high-quality alloy chokes and durable capacitors to support multi-core processors
  • Smooth Networking: On-board Intel® WiFi 6 (802.11ax) and Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard
  • Best Gaming Connectivity: Supports HDMI™ 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4 output, two M.2 slots and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 USB Type-C®
  • DIY Friendly Design: M.2 Q-Latch, pre-mounted I/O shield, BIOS FlashBack™ and Q-LED
  • Unmatched Personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including RGB headers and Gen 2 addressable headers
  • Industry-Leading Gaming Audio: SupremeFX S1220A codec with Savitech SV3H712 amplifier, along with Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation, DTS® Sound Unbound and Sonic Studio III
  • Renowned Software: Bundled 60 days AIDA64 Extreme subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard
ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WIFI
ROG STRIX B560-A GAMING WIFI

ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WiFi delivers everything you need to create a well balanced gaming PC utilizing 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. It’s ready for the latest graphics cards, storage, and networking standards, and further boosted by AI enhancements more commonly found on higher end counterparts. That performance is matched by a striking silver-white aesthetic with complementary RGB lighting to give you a build that stands out in every way.

intel CORE, Supports 11th Gen Intel Core Processors; intel CHIPSET B560
  • Performance
  • Cooling
  • Gaming Immersion
  • Connectivity

Built for Performance Gaming

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  1. Intel® Socket LGA1200 for 11th & 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
  2. Expansion slots
    • 1 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x16 slot CPU
    • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (x4) Chipset
    • 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots Chipset
  3. 8+2 power stages
  4. 4 x DIMM
    • DDR4 5000MHz +
    • OptiMem II
    • Dual channel
  5. 2 x M.2 slots
    • 1 x M.2 2242-22110 (PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
    • 1 x M.2 2242-22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)

Comprehensive Cooling

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  1. Massive VRM heatsinks
  2. 1 x AIO pump header
  3. Dual M.2 heatsinks
  4. 1 x CPU fan header
  5. Chipset heatsink
  6. 2 x Chassis fan headers

Total Gaming Immersion

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  1. I/O Zone Aura lighting
  2. ROG SupremeFX S1220A
    • Impedance sense
    • High quality output and input
    • SupremeFX shielding
    Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer Sonic Radar III
    DTS® Sound Unbound
    Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
  3. 2 x 3-pin Addressable RGB headers 2 x 4-pin Aura RGB headers

Full Connectivity

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  1. 1 x HDMI™ 2.0 1 x  DisplayPort 1.4
  2. 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  3. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  4. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port

    1 x Type-C®

  5. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port
  6. 1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet
  7. Intel® Wi-Fi 6
  8. 1 x Audio USB Type-C®
  9. 5 x Audio jacks
  10. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C® port
  11. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  12. 6 x SATA 6 Gbps
  13. Thunderbolt header

POTENTIAL, REALIZED

Robust power delivery and comprehensive cooling features ensure exceptional performance, while AI-powered enhancements optimize network settings and improve in-game communication — all to help you maximize the full potential of your rig.

  • Power Design
  • Cooling
  • Intelligent Control
ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WIFI

TEAMED POWER STAGES

8+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.

ALLOY CHOKES AND CAPACITORS

Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures, enabling performance that exceeds industry standards.

PROCOOL POWER CONNECTOR

The ASUS ProCool socket is built to exacting specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines, enabling lower impedance and better heat dissipation.

DIGI+ POWER CONTROL

The built-in Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU.

SIX-LAYER PCB

The PCB design quickly dissipates heat around the VRM to improve overall system stability and provide the CPU with more overclocking headroom.

Cooler by Design

ROG Strix B560 motherboards feature comprehensive cooling options that are configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

  • CPU
  • M.2
  • Chassis
CPU Fan Header
CPU Fan Header

A dedicated pair of PWM/DC fan headers for CPU coolers

AIO Pump Fan Header
AIO Pump Fan Header

A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups

M.2 Heatsink
M.2 Heatsink

Keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability

4-pin PWM/DC Fan Header
4-pin PWM/DC Fan Header

Each header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans

ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WIFI
position of CPU Fan Header and AIO Pump Fan Header
position of M.2 Heatsink
position of 4-pin PWM/DC Fan Header
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
  • AI Networking

Two-way AI Noise Cancelation

This utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to reduce background noise from the microphone* and incoming audio, while preserving vocals at the same time. Distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks and other ambient noises are intelligently neutralized so you can hear and be heard with crystal clarity while gaming or in 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

COD: MW - FPS (2560 x 1440)

ASUS Two-Way
AI Noise Cancelation

Similar technology

  • Enabled: 116

    -1.7%

  • Disabled: 118
  • Enabled: 88

    -25.4%

  • Disabled: 118

Minimal

performance impact

*Testing configuration: CPU: 11th Gen Intel Core Processor ; Motherboard: ROG MAXIMUS XIII HERO; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3070; DRAM: G.SKILL F4-3200C16Q-32GVK; Power: SUPER FLOWER 550W; HDD: ADATA SX910 SSD 128G; Cooling: Enermax T.B.APOLLISH; Game: CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE ; Voice Communication App: Discord (In-app noise canceling effects disabled) ; Background noise: Keyboard typing, mouse clicking, people talking, and music playing
*Actual performance varies by configuration
Two-way AI Noise Cancelation

Hear the difference

AI OFF
AI ON
mic sound
  • TALKING


  • HEARING

    without noise

    ASUS Motherboard User
  • HEARING

    without noise

  • TALKING


    Other Party
  • Background noise
  • Other human voice
  • Human speech

AI Networking

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

  • Identification
    Identification

    GameFirst VI analyzes your usage patterns and applications' digital signatures and compares them to a database of over 200,000 apps. This database is regularly updated to ensure apps are recognized correctly.

  • Boost
    Boost

    GameFirst VI intelligent 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.

  • Visualization
    Visualization

    An intuitive graph gives you an overview of the network in real-time, simply click on the tab to view the current bandwidth usage of each application, geolocation status of each network connection, and an analysis of the WIFI channels.

WHAT IT DOES

NETWORK INSIGHT

NETWORK INSIGHT

WIFI Quick Assist analyzes network information including real-time bandwidth use to generate a graph to give you a clear overview of current network status. On top of that, when paired with a ROG router, you can scan your WIFI network to find the best channel, as well as use Game Boost to prioritize gaming devices and packets on your network for ultrafast online speeds.

ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE

ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE

GameFirst VI takes note of what you're currently doing and adjusts bandwidth accordingly to ensure smoother online experiences, even when multitasking.

GAMING FIRST MODE

GAMING FIRST MODE

Gaming First mode leverages on a massive application database and analysis of your frequently-used apps to prioritize gaming network traffic. This reduces jitter and decreases ping to give you lag-free online gaming.

ADVANCED GAMING IMMERSION

The latest connectivity features and audio enhancements propel ROG Strix B560-A gaming performance to the next level.

  • Storage & Memory
  • Networking
  • Audio
OptiMem II

OptiMem II

ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WiFi supports up to 128 GB DDR4 memory across four slots. OptiMem II technology improves trace layout to significantly reduce vias and crosstalk, enhancing memory stability and compatibility while giving memory kits higher frequency margins.

PCIe 4.0-Ready

PCIe 4.0-Ready

ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WiFi features two onboard M.2 slots, one of which supports the latest PCIe 4.0 standard to provide maximum storage flexibility and the fastest data speeds available with the latest Intel processors.

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WiFi 6 (802.11 ax)

WI-FI 6 GIG+ BY INTEL®

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.

2.5Gb ETHERNET

Onboard 2.5Gb Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost, with up to a 2.5X improvement over standard Ethernet connections for faster file transfers, smoother lag-free gaming and high-res video streaming.

  • SupremeFX
  • Audio USB Type-C®

Audio USB Type-C®

Dedicated onboard hardware and power filtering allow the Audio Type-C® port to pipe crystal clear sonics to 3.5mm analogue headphones or the ROG Delta headset.

S210 INTEGRATED CHIP

The S210 control chip automatically switches the port to USB 2.0 protocol or stereo audio output for your preferred Type-C to 3.5mm converter cable.

S210

POWER NOISE-FILTER CIRCUIT

Specially-designed circuity helps reduce power-input noise to ensure consistently quiet performance from any audio source.

Power Noise-filter Circuit

ROG AUDIO USB TYPE-C® CABLE

The bundled extension cable can be used to conveniently tether a USB DAC or the ROG Delta headset to the Audio Type-C® port. Alternatively, the cable can be plugged into the rear USB 3.2 Type-C port to quickly connect a high-speed drive or device.

USB Type-C-to-Type-C Jack Adapter Cable

PLAY YOUR OWN STYLE

Pair ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WiFi with other products from the diverse ROG ecosystem to create a fully customized gaming setup that reflects your personal style.

  • Customization
  • DIY Friendly
  • Certified Compatibility
  • ID Design
  • Aura Sync

UNDENIABLY ROG STRIX

A striking silver white finish and contrasting Aura-RGB-illuminated glitch-effect logo give ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WiFi a bold aesthetic that immediately catches the eye. Parallel strakes and dotted text on the aluminum I/O shroud, M.2 and PCH heatsinks echo the ROG Strix fundamentals of speed, diversity and attitude to tie the whole theme together.

Front view of ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WIFI

OUTSHINE THE COMPETITION ASUS AURA SYNC

ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to outshine the competition. They also feature built-in ASUS Aura technology that enables full RGB lighting control and a variety of presets for embedded RGB LEDs, as well as lighting strips connected to onboard RGB headers. In addition, all lighting can be easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.

  • Static Static
  • Breathing Breathing
  • Strobing Strobing
  • Rainbow Rainbow
  • Color cycle Color cycle
  • Starry Night Starry night
  • Music Music
  • Smart Smart
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ADDRESSABLE GEN 2 RGB HEADER


ROG Strix B560-A Gaming WIFI’s Addressable Gen 2 RGB headers are now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.

ADDRESSABLE GEN 2 RGB HEADER

M.2 Q-LATCH

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 drive and neatly eliminate traditional screws.

M.2 Q-LATCH

BIOS FLASHBACK™

BIOS FlashBack™ is the simplest and safest way to update BIOS. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32 formatted USB stick, and plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without having memory or a CPU installed.

BIOS FlashBack™

Q-LEDS

Four onboard LEDs indicate power status, and any problem with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.

Q-LED

PRE-MOUNTED I/O SHIELD

ROG's patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard.

Pre-mounted I/O shield

CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITY

ROG Strix motherboards undergo an extensive certification program to ensure compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Our Qualified Vendor list (QVL) provides a reference for identifying guaranteed-compatible components and memory.

CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITY

The ROG Strix Ecosystem Awaits

Level 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.

The ROG Strix Ecosystem Awaits

ROG Gives You More

ROG-exclusive firmware and software utilities deliver intuitive tuning options that help get the most from your gaming build. To further aid system setup and performance tuning, the highly acclaimed AIDA64 utility has also been added to the mix.

  • Optimization
  • Audio Effect
  • AIDA64
  • Armoury Crate
  • RAMCache III

UEFI BIOS

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.

  • Advanced Mode
  • EZ Mode
UI of ADVANCED MODE

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.

Learn more

Prediction

AI OC monitors system vitals like temperatures, fan speeds, and power draw to estimate overclocking performance.

My Favorites

Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.

EZ Flash 3

Flash the latest BIOS via the internet from within the BIOS.

AI OC Guide

The AI OC Guide allows you to enable the AI Optimization or view a quick guide.

SMART

Check your storages devices' Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and to identify potential failures.

GPU POST

Automatically detect selected ASUS graphics cards to view detailed information.

Secure Erase

Restore your SSDs to factory-fresh condition.

Last Modified Log

Track the latest changes and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.

SATA Port Renaming

Rename SATA ports for easy identification.

Search Function

Quickly and easily find the option or setting you're looking for.

ASUS User Profile

Port configuration settings between different BIOS versions or share them with friends.

UI of EZ MODE

Designed to simplify setup, EZ mode presents all the 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.

Learn more

My Favorites

Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.

EZ Flash 3

Flash the latest BIOS from within the BIOS.

SMART

Check your storage device Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and identify potential failures.

Secure Erase

Restore your SSDs and NVMe storage to factory settings.

Last Modified Log

Track the last change and save preferred profiles to a USB drive.

SATA Port Renaming

Rename SATA ports for easy identification.

User Profile

Port configuration settings between different BIOS versions or share them with friends.

Q-Fan Control

Configure the fan's operating speed manually or use pre-configured fan profiles to quickly select Standard, Silent, Turbo or Full Speed modes. By default, system fans will automatically switch to full speed if the temperature reaches 75°C.

  • Sonic Studio III
  • DTS Sound Unbound

Sonic Studio III

ROG 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.

SONIC STUDIO LINK

SONIC STUDIO LINK

The new Sonic Studio Link allows you to apply effects on all playback devices. Simply press the Sonic Studio Link button to enjoy the effect on any connected device.

APP-SPECIFIC PROFILES

APP-SPECIFIC PROFILES

Apply customized audio settings to various applications, so that each is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.

SONIC STUDIO VIRTUAL MIXER

SONIC STUDIO VIRTUAL MIXER

Combine audio output from selected apps with audio from the microphone input and stream the compiled mix.

*A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head. Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions. The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio's virtual surround to process audio that's true to life.

DTS: Sound Unbound dts

ROG Strix B560 motherboards 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.

* DTS Sound Unbound requires in-game support. Check with game developers for supported titles.

  • STEREO SOUND

    STEREO SOUND

    Discrete left and right audio channels enable headphone or two-speaker setup.

  • SURROUND SOUND

    SURROUND SOUND

    Audio is split and served over multiple speaker channels – e.g., 5.1 or 7.1 – to create an enveloping experience on a single, logical plane.

  • SPATIAL SOUND

    SPATIAL SOUND

    A virtual audio ‘sphere’ effect creates astonishing 360° immersion – with you at the center, where sounds seem to travel in all directions.

AIDA64

ROG Strix B560 motherboards include a 60-day AIDA64 Extreme subscription. This industry-leading system information tool provides detailed information about installed hardware and software, and it also provides benchmarks for measuring performance of the entire system or individual components. AIDA64 Extreme includes a monitoring and diagnostics feature to detect and prevent hardware issues. All vital system sensors can be tracked in real time, allowing voltage readings, fan speeds, and temperature information to be displayed on the desktop or sent to dedicated displays or to the LCD panels of ROG AIO liquid coolers*.


*Support available for ROG Ryujin II and later models.
  • ROG X AIDA64 Extreme
  • Hardware Monitor Display
ROG X AIDA64 Extreme
Hardware Monitor Display

Armoury Crate

Armoury Crate is a 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 drivers, software and the user manual. 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.


*Windows 10 required for full Aura Sync functionality within Armoury Crate. For Windows 8 and earlier versions, standalone Aura Sync software is available for free download from the product support site.
  • Aura Sync
  • Device configuration
  • Driver & Manual download
  • Gaming highlight
  • Account management
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UI of Aura Sync
UI of Device configuration
UI of Driver & Manual download
UI of Gaming highlight
UI of Account management
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RAMCache III

RAMCache III 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.

RAMCache III UI

A memory check provides a quick overview of the health status of assigned memory.

RAMCache III UI

A Smart mode automatically caches all storage devices to maximize system resources.

RAMCache III UI