ASUS discretely releases its line-up of Intel B365 Express chipset-based motherboards starting with the PRIME B365M-A and PRIME B365M-K motherboards. Earlier this month during CES 2019, ASRock presented its own line-up of B365 motherboards with five starting models, two under the Phantom Gaming series. Both the ASUS PRIME B365M-A and PRIME B365M-K motherboards support the 9th and 8th generation Intel Core processors and support up to DDR4-2666MHz memory, 32GB max capacity for the PRIME B365M-K and up to 64GB capacity for the PRIME B365M-A which is relatively massive for a mid-tier motherboard.
The PRIME B365M-A and PRIME B365M-K motherboards also support high-speed M.2 PCIe x4 solid-state drives with the PRIME B365M-A supporting up to two. Both motherboards also sports six SATA 6Gbps ports, plenty enough for multiple hard drives for massive data storage. As for aesthetics, the PRIME B365M-K comes with a LED lighting while the PRIME B365M-A sports an ASUS Aura RGB header that supports RGB lighting compatible with the ASUS Aura Sync software.
The ASUS B365 Chipset-based motherboards feature improved DDR4 memory stability powered by ASUS OptiMem. It also features UEFI BIOS which is user-friendly and easier to navigate. The motherboards also feature the industry-leading 5X Protection III guaranteeing quality and long-term durability. Lastly, both motherboards are Intel Optane memory ready, a technology that accelerates attached storage to reduce load time and boot time.
No information on pricing and availability of the motherboards as of this writing. Learn more on the product links below:
ASUS PRIME B365M-A
ASUS PRIME B365M-K