When it comes to high-performance gaming motherboards, ASUS is one of the most trusted names in the industry. The mid-range series of ASUS TUF Gaming motherboards is now updated with a new micro-ATX socket LGA1151 motherboard, the TUF B360M-Plus Gaming S.

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TUF B360M-Plus Gaming S

The TUF B360M-Plus Gaming S is actually a polygonal shaped motherboard, built with the characteristic black+yellow color scheme. Compatible with the latest 8th generation Core processors, the board has a quite sturdy build.

Features

Speaking of the features, the board comes with the following features:

  • A 24-pin ATX and 8-pin EPS power connectors combination
  • Compatible with the CPU with a 4+3 phase VRM
  • The CPU is wired to four DDR4 DIMM slots
  • A reinforced PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot
  • Two other PCI-Express 3.0 x1 slots
  • Three M.2 PCIe slots
  • Two M.2-2280 slots for high-end storage connectivity
  • PCIe gen 3.0 x4 wiring for M.2 slots
  • SATA 6 Gbps wiring and six SATA 6 Gbps ports
  • The third M.2 slot is 30 mm long and has PCIe 3.0 x1 wiring and is meant for CNVi WLAN cards

Networking

The networking portion is handled by an Intel i219-V controller driving a GbE interface. Here’s what is included in the audio ports selection:

  • An entry-level Realtek ALC887 codec with 6-channel output
  • Audio-grade capacitors
  • Ground-layer isolation
  • USB connectivity includes two USB 3.1 gen 2 (both type-A), four USB 3.1 gen 1 (three type-A, one type-C), two USB 3.1 gen 1 front-panel ports by a header; and a number of USB 2.0 ports

Finally, the board comes with an RGB LED ornament at the top-right corner, and a 4-pin RGB LED header, controlled by Aura Sync RGB software. The price of the TUF B360M-Plus Gaming S is said to be around USD $120.

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