ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS AM4 ATX Motherboard

ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS AM4 ATX Motherboard
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • AMD B350 Chipset
  • AM4 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-3200 (OC)
Ready for AMD Ryzen, 7th Generation A-Series, and Athlon processors, the PRIME B350-PLUS AM4 ATX Motherboard from ASUS allows users to enjoy the benefits of customization and tuning, with controls made easily accessible for a strong DIY PC experience. It provides users with 5X Protection III, LED illumination, native M.2 support, 10 Gb/s USB 3.1, the UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3, and more. This motherboard is designed to fit in ATX sized cases, it supports the AM4 socket and the AMD B350 chipset, and it's compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit).
No Longer Available
Ask an Expert

ASUS B350-PLUS Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Stability and Compatibility
  • 3Compatibility
  • 4Reliability
  • 5Performance
  • 6Optimized Cooling
  • 7Game in Your Way
  • 8Energy Saving
  • 9Fast Transfer Speeds
  • 10Easy PC DIY
  • 11One-Stop Controls
  • 12AMD CPU and Chipset Features

Ready for AMD Ryzen, 7th Generation A-Series, and Athlon processors, the PRIME B350-PLUS AM4 ATX Motherboard from ASUS allows users to enjoy the benefits of customization and tuning, with controls made easily accessible for a strong DIY PC experience. It provides users with 5X Protection III, LED illumination, native M.2 support, 10 Gb/s USB 3.1, the UEFI BIOS with EZ Flash 3, and more. This motherboard is designed to fit in ATX sized cases, it supports the AM4 socket and the AMD B350 chipset, and it's compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit).

The ATX form factor of the PRIME B350-PLUS can support 64GB of RAM, with Ryzen processors supporting memory speeds of 3200 (OC), 2933 (OC), 2666, 2400, and 2133 MHz, and A-Series and Athlon processors supporting speeds of 2400 and 2133 MHz. Four dual-channel DIMM slots can each hold 16GB of DDR4 non-ECC and unbuffered memory, for a total of up to 64GB. It also has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports that support RAID 0, 1, and 10 and 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector. While all compatible processors support Type 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110 SSDs, Ryzen processors support PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA drives, while A-Series and Athlon processors support PCIe 3.0 x2 and SATA drives.

There are also a total of four USB 3.0 ports (back panel), two USB 3.1 ports (back panel), six USB 2.0 ports (two at the back panel, four at mid-board), and two USB 3.0 ports (mid-board). For those looking to expand their system using PCIe, there is one PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (x4 mode), two PCIe 2.0 x1 slots, and two PCI slots. Additionally, Ryzen processors support one PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot, running at x16, while 7th Generation A-Series and Athlon processors support one PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot, running at x8.

When used with 7th Generation A-Series processors, the PRIME B350-PLUS will support integrated AMD Radeon R-Series graphics, with HDMI 1.4b, DVI-D, and VGA outputs. The HDMI output supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz or 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz, while both the DVI-D and VGA ports support a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz. Integrated graphics can access up to 2048MB of shared memory, and there is also support for and AMD CrossFireX technology.

Using the Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition audio codec, the PRIME B350-PLUS delivers audio with high fidelity, which can also be output using the three integrated audio jacks or one S/PDIF header. ASUS' PRIME B350-PLUS AM4 ATX Motherboard is equipped with features such as Realtek RTL8111H Gigabit Ethernet, Fan Xpert 2+, AI Suite 3, and more. Included is an I/O shield, two SATA III cables, and an M.2 screw package. This motherboard is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

Stability and Compatibility
Built to Last
ASUS' exhaustive testing is supported by high-quality components for real-world protection. Their motherboards are compatible with more than 1000 components and devices, and each new model undergoes a minimum of 8000 hours of strict validation.
5X Protection III
PRIME B350 series motherboards are engineered with 5X Protection III, employing strong components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to help guarantee the quality and long-term durability of your motherboard. That means protection and stability for your build.
SafeSlot Core - Fortified PCIe Slot Helps Prevent Damage
SafeSlot Core is the ASUS-exclusive PCIe slot. Featuring a fortified design that's anchored to the motherboard by a special hook, SafeSlot Core provides stronger retention and greater shearing resistance than standard expansion slots.
ASUS LANGuard is hardware-level networking protection that employs signal-coupling technology and anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors to ensure a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically guarded and surge-protected components for greater tolerance to static electricity and improved protection against surges.
Overvoltage Protection
A circuit design with built-in voltage regulators to protect your chipset, connectivity ports, and audio codecs from damage caused by unexpected high-level voltages from unstable or inferior power supplies.
DIGI+ VRM - Precision Control for Stable Power
ASUS' DIGI+ VRM intelligently delivers power to the processor based on real-time demands, reducing energy waste and improving system stability.
DRAM Overcurrent 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
Corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan that's longer than ordinary panels.
ESD Guards
ASUS ESD Guards prevent damage from electrostatic discharge, up to ± 10kV for air discharge and ± 6kV for contact discharge, arranged in an active-protective-circuit design that prolongs the life of components.
1000+ Compatible Devices and Components
Tested to be compatible with 1000+ CPUs, DDR4 memory modules, graphics cards, sounds cards, optical drives, and more.
8000+ Validation Hours
ASUS motherboards have superb endurance. They verify this by subjecting every board to more than 8000 hours of stringent tests. A barrage of burn-in, environmental, compatibility, software, and safety tests confirm that their motherboards are robust.
Temperature and Humidity Test
Ensures components withstand extreme conditions.
Thermal Measurement Test
Ensures that the system remains cool and stable under the heaviest loads.
Insertion Test
Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles.
Aging Test
Up to 48-hour aging test ensures reliability.
Power Consumption Test
Checked for energy efficiency.
Temperature and DC Margin Test
Ensures that the motherboard is capable of coping with voltage fluctuations caused by varying temperatures.
Thermal Shock Test
Helps ensures the ability to survive temperature changes during transportation, ranging from -40 to 185°F / -40 to 85°C.
Non-Operation Shock Test
Built to withstand jolts that may occur during shipping.
Burn-In Test
Every component is checked to ensure operation in most environments.
Installation Test
Connector placement is double-checked to help ensure a user-friendly installation.
Drop Test
Drop tests from various heights help ensure durability.
Salt and Spray Test
Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan, and rust-resistance.
DDR4 Support
With DDR4, you'll accelerate memory frequencies up to 3200 MHz. ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor, so you're assured a wide range of compatibility.
Optimized Cooling
Fan Xpert 2+ - Advanced Fan Controls
With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 2+ helps makes sure every fan achieves a balance of cooling performance and low noise.
  • Auto-Tuning Mode: Scans fan parameters and all fans with a single click.
  • Extreme Quiet Mode: Reduces the CPU fan speed to below the default minimum, for quiet operation and power savings during light loads.
  • Game in Your Way
    Brighten Up Your Build
    Built-in LED lighting options can illuminate your build in a variety of styles. With a specially-designed fan RGB header control, you can even personalize your own fan lighting scheme with the AMD RGB Fan.
    Gaming Audio
    Noise Isolation
    Audio shielding ensures precision analog/digital separation and reduced multi-lateral interference.

    Dedicated Audio PCB Layers
    Separate layers for left and right tracks help ensure both channels deliver consistent and equal quality.

    Audio Enjoyment
    Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound with strong clarity and fidelity.
    Energy Saving
    Energy Efficient Design
    With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU), you'll enjoy system power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode.
    Fast Transfer Speeds
    10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Onboard
    With backwards compatible USB 3.1 Type-A, you'll experience connection flexibility and data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s.
    Speed Up with Onboard M.2 up to 32 Gb/s
    With PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x4 bandwidth, M.2 supports data transfer speeds of up to 32 Gb/s. It is a good choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole PC or professional apps work faster.
    Easy PC DIY
    Safe Motherboard Mounting
    Fitting your ASUS motherboard is now safer than ever. The comprehensive component-free 'safe zones' around every case-mounting hole minimizes the risk of damage and short circuits caused by contact.
    The large winged clip is easy to reach and easy to operate. Just press the Q-Slot clip lightly, and the graphics card pops out. Installing or removing even the biggest graphics cards is user-friendly.
    Even if you work with a smaller case, just push down on the one-sided clip and push or pull RAM modules in or out.
    One-Stop Controls
    The mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes help you find your way, quickly and easily.

    EZ Flash 3
    Update the BIOS via the Internet, without leaving the BIOS interface.

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

    Q-Fan Control
    You can configure the fan's operating speed manually, or use the easy pre-configured fan profiles to select Standard, Silent, Turbo, or Full Speed modes.

    My Favorite
    Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.
    EZ Mode
    Intuitive Graphical Fan Control
    Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

    EZ XMP
    Improve DRAM performance with a click.

    SATA Information
    Display SATA port details for device identification.

    Fast Clock Adjustment
    Use mouse controls to quickly change time and date settings.
    Advanced Mode
    Last Modified Log
    Track last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.

    SATA Port Renaming
    Rename SATA ports for easy identification.
    AI Suite 3
    ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a user experience through a clearer and more attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all ASUS features into one simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds, voltages, and more. This all-in-one app offers easy-to-use functionality, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities.
    AMD CPU and Chipset Features
    Ready for AMD AM4-socket Ryzen, 7th Generation A-series APUs, and Athlon APUs
    This motherboard supports AMD Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A-series accelerated processing units (APUs), and Athlon CPUs. The Ryzen processor supports up to eight cores and is based on Zen core architecture. The 7th Generation A-series APUs feature integrated AMD Radeon R-series graphics. AMD AM4-socket processors feature dual-channel DDR4 memory, native 5 Gb/s USB 3.0, and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.
    AMD B350 Chipset
    The AMD B350 chipset delivers overclocking capabilities for AMD AM4-socket Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A-series APUs, and Athlon CPUs. It provides two 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and four SATA III ports for faster data retrieval.

    ASUS B350-PLUS Specs

    AMD B350
    CPU Socket
    Back Panel I/O
    4x USB-A (USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1)
    2x (USB 3.1/3.2 Gen 2)
    2x USB-A (USB 2.0)
    1x HDMI 1.4b
    1x DVI-D
    1x VGA
    3x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
    Ethernet / Controller
    1x Realtek 8111H Gigabit
    1x Combo
    Memory Slots
    4x 288-Pin
    Memory Support
    DDR4 2133, 2400, 2666, 2933, 3200 MHz
    Maximum Capacity
    64 GB
    Channel Architecture
    Dual Channel
    ECC Support
    Non-ECC, ECC Unbuffered
    Storage Expansion
    6x SATA III
    1x M Key 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA III)
    RAID Support
    RAID 0, 1, 10
    Internal I/O
    Expansion Slots
    1x PCIe 3.0 x16
    1x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
    2x PCIe 2.0 x1
    2x PCI
    1x USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1 Header (Supports 2 USB-A Port)
    2x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 4 USB-A Port)
    Multi-GPU Support
    Air Cooling
    1x 4-Pin CPU
    2x 4-Pin System
    Power Connectors
    1x 24-Pin Mainboard
    1x 8-Pin CPU
    LED Header
    1x RGB
    1x S/PDIF
    Clear CMOS
    1x Serial
    128 Mb
    Front Panel I/O
    Front Panel I/O
    Audio Codec
    Realtek ALC887 (8-Channel)
    Supported Operating Systems
    Windows 10 (64-Bit)
    Form Factor
    12.0 x 9.35" / 30.48 x 23.75 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    2.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    13 x 10.5 x 2.2"

    ASUS B350-PLUS Reviews

    See any errors on this page? Let us know

    i. Can Asus Prime B350 plus support/compatible ...

    i. Can Asus Prime B350 plus support/compatible with SSD NVMe?
    Asked by: badrul
    No, this motherboard would not work with a NVMe SSD .
    Answered by: Moe
    Date published: 2019-07-11
    • y_2020, m_5, d_1, h_12CST
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_3.0.5
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_1
    • loc_en_US, sid_1321799, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LAST_APPROVED_ANSWER_SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_bhphotovideo