- Ryzen 5 3500 comes with 6 cores 6 threads which would enable enhanced performance in applications that can make use of the available cores. Has a base clock speed of 3.6 GHz with Max Boost Clock of 4.1 GHz.
- All this paired with 19 MB of combined cache. It has a TDP rating of 65W with dual-channel DDR4 support.
- ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way. It offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis, and any RGB devices smoothly.
- It comes with dual M.2 slots. One delivers up to PCIe Gen3 x4 32Gb/s transfer speed, the other one supports PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA3 6Gb/s mode. ASRock provides a completed M.2 armor solution on the B450 platform that makes SSDs run at a certain low temperature.
- This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next-generation USB 3.1 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.
AMD SenseMI Technology
With AMD SenseMI technology, Ryzen processors use true machine intelligence to accelerate performance.
Zen Core Architecture
Improved energy efficiency, higher clock speeds, and more cores than ever before.
AMD Ryzen Master Utility
The simple and powerful overclocking utility for AMD Ryzen processors.
AMD Ryzen 5 for Gaming
Elite caliber experiences on competitive titles.
AMD Ryzen 5 for Streaming
Simultaneous play and capture from one powerful system.
AMD Ryzen 5 for VR
Experience smooth & responsive cutting-edge VR content.
AMD Ryzen 5 for Every Creator
Power and performance for developers and enthusiasts alike.
ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis, and any RGB devices smoothly.
Solid M.2-Solution Performer
Dual M.2 for SSD which supports Types 22110 M.2.ASRock provides a completed M.2 armor solution on the B450 platform that makes SSDs run at a certain low temperature.
Dual USB 3.1 Gen2
This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next-generation USB 3.1 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.
PCI-e Steel Slot
The advanced PCI-E Steel Slot packed with solid cover that prevents any signal interference with graphics cards. It also ensures the heavy graphics cards to be well-installed in the PCI-E slot safely.
Premium 60A Power Choke
ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.
Full Spike Protection
ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.
|Product Type||Processor and Motherboard Combo|
AMD Ryzen5 3400 Desktop Processor
|Max. Boost Frequency||4.1GHz|
|Memory support||DDR4 3200|
|Processor Graphics||Discrete Graphics Card Required|
|Instruction Set Extension||AVX2, FMA3|
|Encryption Instruction Set||AES|
|Machine Learning||AMD SenseMI Technology|
|Product Family||AMD Ryzen™ Processors|
ASUS EX-A320M Gaming mATX Motherboard
|Model||ASRock B450 Steel Legend|
|CPU Socket||AMD AM4 Socket|
|Chipset||AMD Promontory B450|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor:|
|Memory||Dual-Channel DDR4 Memory|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon Vega Series Graphics, DirectX 12, Pixel Shader 5.0|
|Expansion Slots||AMD Ryzen series CPUs (Matisse, Summit Ridge, and Pinnacle Ridge)
-2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1: x16 mode; PCIE4: x4 mode)
AMD Ryzen series CPUs (Picasso, Raven Ridge)
- 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1: x8 mode; PCIE4: x4 mode) (If you use Athlon 2xxGE series APU, PCIE1 slot will run at x4 mode.) AMD Athlon series CPUs
- 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1: x4 mode; PCIE4: x2 mode)
- 4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX
|Storage||4 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10), NCQ, AHCI, and Hot Plug
2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI, and Hot Plug
1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s) (with Matisse, Picasso, Summit Ridge, Raven Ridge, and Pinnacle Ridge) or Gen3 x2 (16 Gb/s) (with Athlon 2xxGE series APU and Raven Ridge 2)
1 x M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x2 (16 Gb/s)
|LAN||PCIe x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
|Audio||7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
Premium Blu-ray Audio support
Supports Surge Protection
Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps
PCB Isolate Shielding
Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel
Gold Audio Jacks
|Rear Panel I/O||1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
|Connectors||1 x COM Port Header
1 x TPM Header
1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
1 x RGB LED Header
1 x Addressable LED Header
1 x AMD Fan LED Header
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
3 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
|H/W Monitoring||Temperature Sensing: CPU, MB
Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
|BIOS||128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
Supports "Plug and Play"
ACPI 5.1 compliance wake up events
SMBIOS 2.3 support
DRAM Voltage multi-adjustment
|Features||ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2, ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s), ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s), ASRock Super Alloy XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink, Premium 60A Power Choke, Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan-made high-quality conductive polymer capacitors), I/O Armor, Sapphire Black PCB, High-Density Glass Fabric PCB, 2oz Copper PCB ASRock Steel Slot, ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink, ASRock Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4), ASRock Ultra USB Power, ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports), ASRock Live Update & APP Shop, AMD StoreMI|
|Bundled Software||ASRock A-Tuning
ASRock Polychrome SYNC
ASRock XFast LAN
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit|
|Package Contents||AMD Ryzen 5 3500 Desktop Processor and ASRock B450 Steel Legend Combo|