ASUS B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard

ASUS B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard

ASUS B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard

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ASUS B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard

ASUS B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard

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Product Highlights

  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel B150 Chipset
  • Intel LGA 1151 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Chanel DDR4-2133
  • 6 x SATA III Ports, 1 x M.2 Socket 3
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 & 2 x PCI
  • SupremeFX 8-Channel HD Codec
  • Intel I219V Gigabit LAN Controller
  • USB 3.1 Type-A & Type-C & USB 3.0/2.0
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ASUS B150 Pro overview

  • 1Description

The B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard from ASUS is designed to fit in cases that support an ATX form factor. The 12.0 x 9.6" B150 PRO GAMING/AURA supports 6th-Generation Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the LGA 1151 socket, as well as the Intel B150 chipset. This motherboard supports Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), and 7 (32 & 64-bit).

The ATX form factor of the B150 PRO GAMING/AURA has 4 x DIMM slots that can support up to 64GB of 2133 MHz non-ECC, unbuffered DDR4 RAM, as well as dual channel memory architecture and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules. The B150 PRO GAMING/AURA has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports and 1 x M.2 Socket 3 that supports both SATA and PCIe SSDs. It also has 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (x16 mode), 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot (max at x4 mode), 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 slots, 2 x PCI slots, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C port, 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 at the back panel, 2 at mid-board), and 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 at the back panel, 4 at mid-board). Using the SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition audio codec, it can support 8-channel HD audio.

The B150 PRO GAMING/AURA has integrated Intel HD graphics support with 1 x HDMI port and 1 x VGA port. Its HDMI port supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and its VGA port supports a max resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz. It is able to use up to 1,024MB of shared memory and also supports Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, and Intel Insider. There is also multi-GPU support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX technology and AMD 2-Way CrossFireX technology.

The B150 PRO GAMING/AURA has also been designed with LANGuard, FAN Xpert3, CrashFree BIOS 3, EZ Flash 3, RAMCache, Digi+ VRM, DRAM overcurrent protection, a stainless steel back I/O, Q-Shield, Q-Slot, Q-DIMM, Q-LED, ESD guards, and more. This motherboard includes an I/O Shield, 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s cables, 1 x M.2 screw package, 1 x pack of cable ties, and 1 x 12-in-1 cable labels. It is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

Customizable RGB LED Illumination

Aura
Customize your own favorite LED effects to cast a multi-color glow across your build, change shades to indicate CPU temperature, or pulsate in time to the beat of your favorite tunes
Six Control Schemes
Static - Always on
Breathing - Fades in and out
Strobing - Flashes on & off
Color Cycle - Fades between the colors of the rainbow
Music Effects - Pulses to the beat of your music
CPU Temperature - Changes color with the CPU load

Audio

SupremeFX
ASUS SupremeFX technology delivers high-fidelity and near-lossless audio. The purity and stability of the 115 dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is assured with a shielded design, an electromagnetic-interference (EMI) cover, and a voltage-protected 5V power supply. Supreme FX's components, including the trusted Realtek ALC1150 codec, help to maximize acoustic performance and eliminate interference
Illuminated Red Line Shielding
Reduce analog interference and enjoy customizable lighting effects
EMI Cover
Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference helps preserves the integrity of audio signals for high quality
300 Ohms Headphone Amplifier
Drive some of the very best headphones available for gaming-audio and music-listening experiences
Premium Nichicon Audio Capacitors
Japanese-made components produce a warmer, natural sound with high clarity and fidelity

Sonic Radar II

Scan and Detect to Dominate
Sonic Radar II displays a stealthy overlay that shows what your opponents and teammates are up to on the battlefield, all managed via a simple control panel and customizable game list. See the direction and origin of key in-game sounds and practice your enemy-pinpointing skill, plus Audio Enhancement technology helps to clarify noises - so you hear the distant sound of enemy footsteps and become the hunter, not the hunted

Networking

Intel Gigabit Ethernet
Featuring Intel Ethernet (I219-V) for faster and smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering high TCP and UDP throughput. This helps reduces the processor's workload, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay
LANGuard
ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors for gaming connections and improved throughout for online play, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components for improved tolerance to static electricity and protection against surges
GameFirst
GameFirst IV Beta helps optimize network traffic for faster and lag-free online gaming - and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for increased bandwidth and smooth gameplay. You'll also enjoy the Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to help ensure that every game is optimized for performance
Multi-Gate Teaming
Team all your network gateways for maximum bandwidth and assign connections to every application for the smooth gameplay

Performance Level Up

FAN Xpert3
Play quieter and cooler with the fan and water-pump controls for improved cooling during extreme gaming sessions. With five onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level four 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 3 helps make sure every fan achieves a balance of high cooling performance and low noise and works well with liquid cooling setups
GPU Boost
ASUS GPU Boost technology helps you accelerate the B150 Pro Gaming/Aura integrated GPU (iGPU) for increased graphics performance safely and easily via a user-friendly interface
USB 3.1 Boost
This utility automatically accelerates USB 3.1 for sequential read/write speeds of up to 854.6/863.9 MB/s. It requires an update to USB 3.1 Boost to version 1.08.02 or later
BIOS
The mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, fan profiles, and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified, or make notes in Quick Notes.
CrashFree BIOS 3
CrashFree BIOS 3 helps you restore a PC to working order - even when it won't boot
EZ Flash 3
Update the BIOS via the Internet and from within the BIOS
RAMCache
RAMCache is an intelligent technology that helps caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at fast speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to help boost game-load times

Gamer's Guardian for Real-World Protection

Digi+ VRM
Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) helps to ensure smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU at all time
DRAM Overcurrent Protection
All connection ports and DRAM are protected against overcurrent and short-circuit damage by onboard resettable fuses, thus helping to extend your motherboard's life
Durable Components
ASUS fits only high-quality chokes plus durable capacitors engineered to help resist extreme temperature variations of between -67 to 221°F
Stainless Steel Back I/O
Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel is up to three times longer than ordinary panels
Q-Shield
Helps to protect your hands from nicks and cuts
Q-Slot
One clip to swap or secure your graphics card
Q-DIMM
One-sided clips mean handling memory modules is simple and secure
Q-LED
Four LEDs help to indicate problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card, or boot device for a quick diagnosis
ESD Guards
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) could mean game over for your rig, so B150 Pro Gaming/Aura is protected by ESD Guards to help actively prevent ESD - ensuring a longer component lifespan

The Power of Intel

Intel B150 Express Chipset
The Intel B150 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to 6 x USB 3.0 ports, 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. The Intel B150 Express chipset also supports iGPU functionality, so you'll enjoy Intel integrated graphics performance
Ready for 6th-Generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA 1151 package, with graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory, and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for graphics performance
UPC: 889349249918
In the Box
ASUS B150 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard
  • I/O Shield
  • 4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s Cables
  • 1 x M.2 Screw Package
  • 1 x Pack of Cable Ties
  • 1 x 12-in-1 Cable Label
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    ASUS B150 Pro specs

    CPU - Intel Socket 1151 for 6th Generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
    - Supports Intel 14 nm CPU
    - Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
    Chipset Intel B150
    Memory - 4 x DIMM, Max. 64 GB, DDR4 2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    - Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    - Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel HD Graphics support
    Multi-VGA output support: HDMI/RGB ports
    - Supports HDMI with a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz
    - Supports RGB with a max resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    Maximum shared memory of 1,024 MB
    Supports Intel InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider
    Supports up to 3 displays simultaneously
    Multi-GPU Support Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology
    Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
    Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 mode, gray)
    1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
    2 x PCI

    When PCIE x16_2 is occupied by x4 or faster devices, PCIE x1_1 and PCIE x1_2 will be disabled
    Storage Intel B150 Chipset:
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (supports both SATA & PCIe SSD)
    6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports

    When the M.2 Socket 3 is operating in SATA mode, SATA port 1 will be disabled
    LAN Intel I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller, GameFirst technology
    Anti-surge LANGuard
    Audio SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel MIC Jack-retasking
    - High quality 115 dB SNR stereo playback output

    Audio Features:
    - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
    - Optical S/PDIF out port at back panel
    - Sonic Radar II
    USB Ports ASMedia USB 3.1 Controller:
    1 x USB 3.1 port (Type-A)

    ASMedia USB 3.1 Controller:
    1 x USB 3.1 port (Type-C, Reversible)

    Intel B150 Chipset:
    6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 at the back panel, 2 at mid-board)

    Intel B150 chipset:
    6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 at the back panel, 4 at mid-board)
    Special Features Gamer's Guardian:
    - ESD Guards on LAN, Audio, KBMS and USB3.0/2.0 ports
    - DRAM Overcurrent Protection
    - Stainless Steel Back I/O
    - Highly Durable Components
    - DIGI+ VRM

    ASUS EPU:
    - EPU

    ASUS Exclusive Features:
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger+
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring a friendly graphics user interface
    - USB 3.1 Boost
    - Disk Unlocker

    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution:
    - Fanless Design Heat-sink solution & MOS Heatsink
    - ASUS Fan Xpert 3

    ASUS EZ DIY:
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Push Notice

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

    Media Streamer
    RAMCache
    Operating System Support Windows 10, 64-bit
    Windows 8.1, 64-bit
    Windows 7, 32/64-bit
    Back I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
    1 x D-Sub
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ-45) port
    1 x USB 3.1 Type-A (red)
    1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
    4 x USB 3.0
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jacks
    Internal I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.0 connector supports an additional 2 USB 3.0 ports (19-pin)
    2 x USB 2.0 connectors support an additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (supports both SATA & PCIe SSDs)
    1 x COM port connector
    6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s connectors
    1 x CPU Fan connector (1 x 4-pin)
    3 x Chassis Fan connectors (3 x 4-pin)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
    1 x System panel
    1 x Thermal sensor connector
    1 x CPU OV
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
    1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header
    1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
    BIOS 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI 3.0, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, F9 Quick Note, Last Modified Log, F12 PrintScreen function, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
    Manageability WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
    Support Disc Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    ASUS EZ Update
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)
    Form Factor ATX Form Factor
    12.6 x 9.6" / 32.0 x 24.4 cm
    Packaging Infovddzbzqwryudc
    Package Weight 3.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.0 x 10.5 x 2.7"

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