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Intel® B460 AORUS Motherboard with Direct 8+2 Phase Digital VRM Design, Advanced Thermal Design with Enlarged Heatsink ,Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards, Intel®  802.11ac Wave2 2T2R WIFI & BT 5, Intel® 2.5 GbE LAN, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C™, RGB FUSION 2.0

  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Direct 8+2 Phases Digital VRM Solution
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Advanced Thermal Design with Enlarged Heatsink
  • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors, Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards
  • Intel® 802.11ac Wave2 2T2R WIFI & BT 5
  • Blazing Fast Intel® 2.5 GbE LAN with cFosSpeed
  • Intel® USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C™ Support
  • ALC 1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with WIMA & Nichicon MW Audio Capacitors
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Easy and Quick Installation: Pre-installed IO Shield
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU、Memory and Graphics Card
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Direct Power Design
AORUS performance
Advanced Thermal Solution
Next Generation Connectivity
AORUS AUDIO
AORUS STYLE
Ultra Durable
GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER
Direct Power Design
AORUS performance
Advanced Thermal Solution
Next Generation Connectivity
AORUS AUDIO
AORUS STYLE
Ultra Durable
GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER
VOID SPLIT
Shards of the Void; Borders Disappear Fusing different materials and surface textures with negative space to form a juxtaposition and showcase a stylistic effect where the boundaries between components are not clearly defined. It creates a multi-dimensional design that seemingly cuts through space and time.
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Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ac 2T2R & BT5
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DisplayPort
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Onboard HDMI
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USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
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Q-Flash Plus USB Port
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Intel® 2.5GbE LAN
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Advanced Thermal Design
  1. Enlarged Heatsink
  2. 5 W/mK LAIRD Thermal Conductivity Pad
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2* M.2 Connectors with Thermal Guards
  1. NVMe PCIe Gen3 X4 & X2 M.2 Slots
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AMP-UP Audio
  1. ALC1220-VB Audio Codec
  2. Audio Noise Guard
  3. High-End Audio Capacitor
  4. Audiophile Grade WIMA & Nichicon MW Capacitors
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RGB FUSION 2.0
  1. Addressable LED Header*2
  2. RGB LED Header*2
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Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs
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Supports 10th Gen. Intel® Core™ Processors
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Solid Pin Power Connectors
  1. 24 pin ATX Power Connector
  2. 8 pin CPU Power Connector
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Direct 8+2 Phases Digital VRM Solution
  1. Premium Choke and Capacitor
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Ultra Durable PCIe Armor
  1. Running 1 x16
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Q-FLASH Onboard Button
Direct Power Design
Direct 8+2 Phases Digital VRM Solution with Low RDS(on) MOSFET
B460 AORUS PRO AC motherboard use a 8+2 phase digital PWM + Lower RDS(on) MOSFETs design to support the latest 10-core Intel® Core™ CPUs by offering incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components as well as delivering enhanced system performance and ultimate hardware scalability.
Benefits of Lower RDS(on) MOSFETs
  • Optimized gate charge to minimize switching losses.
  • Lower temperature, smaller size, better thermal characteristics.
Direct Power Phase Design
AORUS PERFORMANCE
With the best quality components and GIGABYTE R&D design capability, the B460 AORUS is a true beast among motherboards.
Single 32GB Support
The maximum memory capacity on the B460 motherboard is 128GB. After Intel updated the memory reference code, a single slot can support up to 32GB. Therefore with populated 2 DIMM per channel on both channel, total memory capacity is 128GB, which was only available on High End Desktop (HEDT) platforms. For users who always run out of memory capacity, there is more bandwidth now for memory-intensive application such as rendering and video editing.

Dual NVMe PCIe Gen3 M.2 Slots (x4,x2)
GIGABYTE Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system’s potential.
Pre-installed I/O Shield Armor
Durable design and easy installation
  • With an integrated base plate, GIGABYTE Motherboards give users a strong foundation to build their Gaming PCs.
  • With an integrated I/O shield, building a GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier.
Advanced Thermal Solution
1. Enlarged MOSFET Heatsinks
Enlarged Heatsink increases surface area to improve thermal efficiency with better airflow and heat exchange.
2. 5 W/mK LAIRD Thermal Conductivity Pad
By using 1.5mm thicker 5 W/mK thermal conductivity pads, it can transfer 2.7x more heat compared to traditional thermal pads in the same time.
3. 2X M.2 Thermal Guards
Built-in M.2 heatsinks prevent high-speed, large capacity PCIe 3.0 SSDs from throttling due to overheating.
AORUS M.2 Thermal Guard
GIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 SSD devices. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SSDs as it helps to dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.
Thermal Throttling As Temperature Rises
Smart Fan 5

With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.

Fan / Water Pump Connectors
Internal Temperature Sensors
Temperature Sensors
Hybrid Fan Headers
■ 5 Fan / Water Pump Connectors
■ 6 Temperature Sensors
■ All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers
■ Interoperable Fans and Sensors
■ Intuitive UI for Fan Control
* Different models have a different number of fan pin headers and temperature sensors. Smart Fan 5 function may vary by model.
Hybrid Fan Pin Headers

Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers—giving you absolute mastery over your PC.
All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage mode.

New Smart Fan 5 Software
Choose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage preferences.
For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds.
Next Generation Connectivity
Intel 2.5GbE LAN Onboard

2X Faster than ever
Adoption of 2.5G LAN provide up to 2.5 GbE network connectivity, with at least two times faster transfer speeds compared to general 1GbE networking. It’s perfectly suit for gamers and streamer with ultimate and smooth online experience. It also backward compatible with Multi-Gig(10/100/1000/2500Mbps) RJ-45 ethernet.


Smashes the GbE Barrier!
Integrated Intel® 802.11ac Wave2 CNVi WIFI + Bluetooth 5
Intel Next-Gen Wireless solution supports 802.11ac Wave 2 function, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 1.73Gbps. Double the speed compared to the previous generation. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4x range over BT4.2 and with faster transmission.

Completed configuration with installed Intel WIFI module on chassis' rear as shown.
Intel® USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™ Controller
Intel's native USB 3.2 Gen2 host controller provides USB 3.2 Gen2 ports with speeds up to 10Gbps .With twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation as well as backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and USB 3.2 Gen1 , the much improved USB 3.2 Gen2 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C™ and the traditional USB Type-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.
AORUS AUDIO
ALC 1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp
Photo for reference only.
ALC 1220 120dB SNR HD Audio
The ALC1220 is a high-performance multi-channel High Definition Audio Codec with up to 120dB SNR for crystal clear audio and features such as Smart Headphone Amp, 114dB SNR recording for precise voice chats and hardware decoding of DSD128, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.
Smart Headphone Amp

Automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, whether earbuds or high-end headphones to provide optimal audio dynamics—preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.

High-End WIMA & Audio Capacitors
The AORUS motherboards boast a combination of Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and high-end Nichicon audio capacitors. While the high-end audio capacitors are suited for high-grade audio equipment, using state of the art technology to provide rich sound in the bass and clearer high frequencies, the WIMA FKP2 capacitors are being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the exclusive AOURS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles.
AORUS STYLE
Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.
Note: Lighting effects depicted are for demonstration purposes only. Actual lighting effects may vary by model.
With an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.
Sync with one click
Individual control as you wish

Ultra Durable
GIGABYTE is reputable for its product durability and high quality manufacturing process. Needless to say, we use the best components we can find for the B460 AORUS motherboard and reinforce every slot to make each of them solid and durable.
PCIe Armor
Patented Double Locking Bracket
Solid Pin
Q-Flash Plus
Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor
Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor
The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.
GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket
Solid Pin Power Connectors
B460 AORUS motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.
Solid Pin Power connector advantages
  1. Larger contact area for electricity
  2. More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat
  3. Ultra durable and longer lifespan
Q-Flash Plus
Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory and graphics card.
GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER
Good software goes hand in hand with perfect hardware. B460 AORUS PRO AC bundled several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard.
BIOS
APP Center
Easy Tune
System Information Viewer
BIOS
New User Interface
All new EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.
My Favorites
Add constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.
Storage Information
Show all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.
Changelog
List all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.
Intuitive Load Line Curve
Clearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.
APP CENTER
GIGABYTE APP CENTER is a useful portal of all GIGABYTE MB utilities and drivers, you can choose any utility you want to install from APP CENTER and keep updated with the latest utilities and drivers version.
EasyTune™
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.
System Information Viewer
GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.
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