Features • Intel® LGA 1700 Socket: Ready for 12th Gen Intel Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors • Optimal Power Solution: 12+1 power stages with ProCool power connectors, high-quality alloy chokes and durable capacitors to support multi-core processors • Optimized Thermal Design: Integrated I/O cover, VRM heatsinks with high conductivity thermal pads, and three onboard M.2 heatsinks • High-performance Networking: On-board Intel® WiFi 6 (802.11ax) and Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard • Best Gaming Connectivity: Supports HDMI® 2.1 and DisplayPort™ 1.4 output, three M.2 slots, as well as USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C® • Intelligent Control: ASUS-exclusive AI Cooling, AI Networking and Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation to simplify setup and improve performance • DIY Friendly Design: M.2 Q-Latch, pre-mounted I/O shield, BIOS FlashBack™ button and Q-LED • Unmatched Personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including one RGB header and three addressable Gen 2 headers • Industry-leading Gaming Audio: ALC4080 with Savitech SV3H712 amplifier, along with DTS® Sound Unbound™ and Sonic Studio III • Renowned Software: Bundled 60-day free trial of AIDA64 Extreme, and an intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard with integrated MemTest86 ROG Strix B660-A Gaming WiFi D4 offers premium power delivery and optimized cooling to unleash the full force of the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Onboard PCIe® 5.0, WiFi 6 and three PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots provide lightning-fast data transfers for an endless variety of scenarios, and ASUS-exclusive intelligent controls to help optimize PC settings. On top of all that, DIY-friendly innovations help simplify the PC building process to get to you up and running smoothly. TEAMED POWER STAGES 12+1 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 can take full advantage of. ALLOY CHOKES AND CAPACITORS High-end 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 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 A multi-layered printed circuit board design quickly dissipates heat around the voltage regulators to improve overall system stability and provide the CPU with more overclocking headroom.