Asus recently released their Asus ROG STRIX B350-I Gaming motherboard. This is a mini ITX board that offers powerful features in a compact size. The Asus ROG STRIX B350-I Gaming motherboard has a single PCI express 16x slot, 2 RAM slots, 8 Pin CPU power connector, smart placed SATA, Motherboard, Chassis Fan and front panel ports.
There’s usually a trade off on getting the mini ITX versions because of the clustered space, it gets difficult at times to plug, unplug a hardware or a cable.
Asus ROG STRIX B350-I Gaming motherboard is supported by AMD AM4 Ryzen processors and it is priced at $230 US. A swedish retailer listed the motherboard in its stock. This processor is supposed to be for mainstream gamers, that fall between entry-level and enthusiasts.
Asus ROG STRIX B350-I Gaming motherboard supports 32GB of DDR4 RAM OCed at 3200 MHz. There also built-in Gigabyte Ethernet and Wifi as well. The Audio chip is SupremeFX 8-Channel HD audio. There are 2 M.2 ports, 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 4 external USB 3.1 Gen 1 and 2 external USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports support available.
The motherboard fully supports ROG Strix digital LED fusion along with smart fan control for optimum temperature and ambiance theme. The two red ports you see are for charging devices, these ports do not turn off during sleep or hybernation model. A good feature for external device charging.
Asus has used premium quality capacitors in this one. That’s one of the reasons why the cost is so high of this mini ITX motherboard. The black capacitors have a greater resistance against voltage fluctuations and are durable in the long run.
Asus ROG STRIX B350-I Gaming motherboard is a mini ITX setup especially preferred by users who want a compact PC setup, with mini ITX chassis, the PC actually looks like a console sized option.