Product Comparison: ASUS PRIME X470-PRO vs ASUS ROG Strix B450-F


General Specifications
Brand
ASUS
ASUS
Model
PRIME X470-PRO
ROG Strix B450-F
Origin
China
China
About the Product
ASUS Prime X470-Pro provides the solid foundation needed for your initial build, plus flexibility to grow with your ambitions. We've melded all the good stuff that's packed into the latest AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation processors with essential ASUS design and engineering, so you benefit from industry-leading technologies such as automated system tuning, comprehensive cooling controls, and immersive onboard audio. Build smart, easy and affordably, with ASUS Prime X470-Pro.
Experience next-level performance with the ROG Strix B450-F Gaming, powered by 2nd generation AMD Ryzen AM4 processors. Unlock your system's potential with 5-Way Optimization featuring Fan Xpert 4 while personalizing your build with Aura Sync RGB. Integrated NVMe M.2, gigabit LAN and USB 3.1 Gen2 deliver maximum connectivity speeds.
Key Specs
Form Factor
ATX
ATX
Socket
Socket AM4
AMD AM4
Chipset
AMD X470
AMD B450
Supported Processors
AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation, Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics, Ryzen™ 1st Generation, 7th Generation A-series, Athlon X4 Processors
3rd/2nd/1st AMD Ryzen™, 2nd and 1st Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics, Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
Memory Slot Type
288 pin
288 pin
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ASUS PRIME X470-PRO Motherboard
  • This was used in my first ever build. It's working like a champ no issues as of this moment (knock on wood) the lighting is nice, but as mentioned in previous comments can be blocked depending on what the GPU size is.
  • Great board looks good in my Ryzen build.
  • Overall, the motherboard performs exactly as expected. The onboard sound card it provides is great.
  • Of course substance is the main thing with tech but style does make a huge difference as well. Paired up inside my white Corsair carbide 275r case this looks amazing.
  • Very good quality and nice led's but took a while for the aura software to work properly. Good for its price and works well with the new 2000 series ryzen cpus.
ASUS ROG Strix B450-F
  • The LED lighting was a definite plus and the chipset is very efficient. Good product!
  • This motherboard is everything I expected. I put my 2700x processor in this motherboard, and I can overclock BCLK to 103 which turns it into 4.0Ghz.
  • Honestly I don't know a whole lot about motherboards but this one has been great also with a bios update it'll run 3rd gen amd processors
  • Great motherboard. Just a disclaimer, the radiator on the chipset is non rgb. It may seem like it is but it's a chrome lettering.
  • If you're going to use this board with a Ryzen 3000 Series processor, I strongly suggest updating the BIOS first as it has no BIOS Flashback function on it.
Size & Weight
Height
12 in.
12 in.
Width
9.6 in.
9.6 in.
Depth
1.2 in.
1.5 in.
Weight
2.9 lbs.
2.9 lbs.

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

Memory
Memory Type
DDR4
DDR4
Maximum Speed
3600 MHz
3466 MHz
Number Of Memory Slots
4
4
Max. Memory Supported
64 GB
64 GB

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

ASUS PRIME X470-PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B450-F

What customers say about "Memory"
ASUS PRIME X470-PRO Motherboard
  • It does what it says, I overclocked to 3.9Ghz without issue with a Ryzen 2600 and also overclocked my ram to 2933Mhz from 2666Mhz (Vengeance RGB)
  • I use this with a Ryzen 5 3600 CPU and works perfectly. Have ram running at 3200mhz with no issues.
  • The one I received had a fault on 2 of its memory slots which caused the memory to run slowly so had to be returned but its replacement is working correctly.
  • It is a good motherboard and look good, but, i returned to get the strix. The prime couldnt get my ram above 2666 the strix got it to 2933 on my 3000 kit.
  • The only down side I would have with this board is that you have no post code for trouble shooting which would have help when I had faulty RAM and was trouble shooting the issue for no post.
ASUS ROG Strix B450-F
  • Supports fairly new technology in CPU, Memory, Video, PCI and etc. Performance for gaming and general use has proven to be rock solid.
  • Integrated memory for faster gaming. Recommended!
  • Maximum speed of memory is decent, highly reccomended!
  • Setting up my Ryzen 5 2600 on this board was a breeze.Works with the 3000mhz DDR4 Corsair Vengeance LPX without a problem.
  • The bios great for manual over clocking however does not recognize processor or memory correctly even when using chips that are listed as supported.
Connectivity
PCI-E
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8), 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode), 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode), 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or x8/x4), 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode), 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode), 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1
HDMI
1
1
USB
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, Type-A), 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s), 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, Type-A + USB Type-CTM, 2 at mid-board), 4 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at mid-board), 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, teal blue, Type-A)
3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (3 at back panel, blue), 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (1 at back panel, , Type-C), 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, red), 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s), 6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)
SATA
6
6
Other Interfaces
Intel® I211-AT, 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s), 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x LAN (RJ45) port, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (teal blue)Type-A, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 USB Type-C, 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x Optical S/PDIF out, 5 x Audio jack(s), 2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (19-pin), 2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s), 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode & PCIE mode), 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & x2 PCIE mode), 1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin), 1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin), 3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 x 4 -pin), 1 x AIO_PUMP connector (1 x 4 -pin), 1 x W_PUMP+ connector (1 x 4 -pin), 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP), 1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt), 1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s), 1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector, 1 x COM port header, 1 x T_Sensor Connector, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers, 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode), 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 TPM Header, 1 x COM port(s) connector(s), 1 x CPU Fan connector(s), 1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s), 3 x Chassis Fan connector(s), 1 x AIO_PUMP connector, 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s), 1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors, 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP), 1 x System panel(s), 1 x Thermal sensor connector(s), 1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s), 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s), 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s), 1 x Optical S/PDIF out, 5 x Audio jack(s)
What customers say about "Connectivity"
ASUS PRIME X470-PRO Motherboard
  • The PCIE slot for the GPU is plastic so it isn’t as strong, so I recommend removing the GPU if you’re going to transport it.
  • Everything is connected and works as it should. I am confident in my purchase.
  • I found it heavy and a little cumbersome. But saying that it took the weight really easily,i put more on it than they said with no problem.
  • My only complaint is the M2 heatsink seems a bit unnecessary.
ASUS ROG Strix B450-F
  • The board looks amazing, feels solid in the hands, was easy to mount and setup.
  • It has a bunch of USB ports came with an io shield onboard RGB easy to use bios minor overclock capability has a USB type c Port and tons of audio ports.
  • It looks great, has plenty of USB ports, RGB lighting, runs cool.. etc.
  • Not sure if this is a B450 thing or all MOBOs, but if you put a PCI-e 8x, it will convert your GPU from 16x to 8x too.
  • Had a little trouble plugging in one of my USB 2.0 into its slot but with some careful applied pressure, it went into place.
Features
Native Audio
Realtek® S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Additional Accessories Included
User's manual, ASUS Q-Shield, 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s), 1 x M.2 Screw Package, 1 x Supporting DVD, 1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M), 1 x Q-connector(s) (1 in 1)
User's manual, 4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s), 2 x M.2 Screw Package, 1 x Supporting DVD, 1 x Strix door hanger, 1 x ROG Strix stickers, 1 x Cable ties pack(s), 1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm), 1 x Replaceable PCH nameplate
Extras
Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology, Supports AMD CrossFireX™ Technology, ASUS 5-Way Optimization, Industry-leading cooling options, M.2 heatsink, ASUS Aura Sync technology, Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
Aura Sync RGB lighting, Pre-mounted I/O shield, Cyber Outlook, ASUS 5-Way Optimization, Auto-Tuning, Fan Xpert 4
What customers say about "Features"
ASUS PRIME X470-PRO Motherboard
  • The RGB lighting on the motherboard looks amazing but the bottom right lighting can be blocked depending on the size of your GPU.
  • The lights look great and really do create a nice ambience on my desk and there are so many customisation options with the included software too.
  • The software included to control the fans and the lighting is fantastic and is very simple to use.
  • It has nice features in the bios and easy to configure. A nice feature is to be able to upgrade the BIOS directly from the internet even before you boot into an O/S.
  • Another thing I disliked about the motherboard was the areas I needed to peel off the plastic so that it wouldn’t melt.
ASUS ROG Strix B450-F
  • I had zero configuration issues with getting it working on the very first boot.
  • This board has a great feature, the LED on the mother lights up during boot to let you know if there is a hardware issue.
  • The components are high quality, and the RGB lighting adds a nice touch.
  • Sometimes the AI OC doesn't work.
  • On past mobos asus made the CPU and cpu opt fan slot a different color, not for this mobo. I found out the hard way.
Power
Power Connectors
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s) 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s) 1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
FCC, CE
CE, FCC
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