|Model||B560M STEEL LEGEND|
|CPU Socket Type||LGA 1200|
|CPU Type||Supports 10th Gen Intel Core Processors|
Supports 11th Gen Intel Core Processors
|Supported CPU Technologies||Turbo Boost Technology 3.0|
|Onboard Video Chipset||11th Gen Intel Core Processors support Intel Xe Graphics Architecture (Gen 12). 10th Gen Intel Core Processors support Gen 9 Graphics|
Graphics, Media & Compute: Microsoft DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5, Intel Built In Visuals, Intel Quick Sync Video, Hybrid / Switchable Graphics, OpenCL 2.1
Display & Content Security: Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut), Microsoft PlayReady 3.0, UHD/HDR Blu-ray Disc
Dual graphics output: support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.4 ports by independent display controllers
Supports HDMI 2.0 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096×2160) @ 60Hz
Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096×2304) @ 60Hz
Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 2.0 Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
Supports HDCP 2.3 with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports
Supports 4K Ultra HD (UHD) playback with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports*** Intel UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
** 11th Gen Intel Core Processors support HDMI 2.0. 10th Gen Intel Core Processors support HDMI 1.4.
|Number of Memory Slots||4×288pin|
|Memory Standard||11th Gen Intel Core Processors support DDR4 non-ECC, un-buffered memory up to 4800+(OC)*|
10th Gen Intel Core Processors support DDR4 non-ECC, un-buffered memory up to 4666+(OC)** 11th Gen Intel Core (i9/i7/i5) support DDR4 up to 3200; Core (i3), Pentium and Celeron support DDR4 up to 2666.
* 10th Gen Intel Core (i9/i7) support DDR4 up to 2933; Core (i5/i3), Pentium and Celeron support DDR4 up to 2666.
|Maximum Memory Supported||128GB|
** Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.
|Channel Supported||Dual Channel|
|PCI Express 4.0 x16||11th Gen Intel Core Processors|
– 1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 Slot*
10th Gen Intel Core Processors
– 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slot** Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
|PCI Express x1||2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slots|
|Other Slots||1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT module and Intel CNVi (Integrated WiFi/BT)|
15µ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)
|SATA 6Gb/s||6 x SATA3 6.0Gb/s Connectors, support Intel Rapid Storage Technology 18, NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug*|
* If M2_2 is occupied by a SATA-type M.2 device, SATA3_1 will be disabled.
|M.2||1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2242/2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen4 x4 (64Gb/s) (with 11th Gen Intel Core Processors) or Gen3 x4 (32Gb/s) (with 10th Gen Intel Core Processors)**|
1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32Gb/s)**** M2_1 supports Intel Optane Technology (with 10th Gen Intel Core Processors)
** Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
** Supports ASRock U.2 Kit
|Intel Optane Ready||Yes|
|Audio Chipset||Realtek ALC897|
|Audio Channels||7.1 Channels|
|LAN Chipset||Dragon RTL8125BG|
|Max LAN Speed||10/100/1000/2500Mbps|
|Back I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port|
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 2.0 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)
|Onboard USB||1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)|
1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
|Other Connectors||1 x SPI TPM Header|
1 x Chassis Intrusion and Speaker Header
2 x RGB LED Headers*
2 x Addressable LED Headers**
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 Front Panel Audio Connector (15µ Gold Audio Connector)* Support in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip.
** Support in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip.
*** The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
**** The CPU/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
***** The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
***** CPU_FAN2/WP, CHA_FAN1/WP, CHA_FAN2/WP and CHA_FAN3/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.
|Form Factor||Micro ATX|
|Dimensions (W x L)||9.6″ x 9.6″|
|Power Pin||1 x 24-pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)|
1 x 8-pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)