ASUS TUF Gaming B460-PLUS: minimal drivers & software

10 Nov 2008
Isle Of Wight, UK
Good day all.

As per the topic title, I want to try and find the latest minimal drivers & software required for a ASUS TUF Gaming B460-PLUS motherboard, running windows 10.

The main reason behind this that the computer I build for my son over xmas has been randomly crashing, for more details on that please see my post here: Random Windows 10 - kernel security check failure - Bluescreen

I did have the "asus armoury crate" enabled in the bios so after the clean install of windows it installed asus armoury crate, drivers, etc, etc.

It seems to be a one touch install, and in my eyes seems to be more bloatware.
And the system seemed to be unstable shortly after.

I have now disabled the "asus armoury crate" in the bios, and done yet another fresh install of windows 10.
And I now have two items in windows device manager showing as not having the required drivers installed.
  • PCI Memory Controller (PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A3A1)
  • SM Bus Controller (PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A3A3)
Both of the above devices look to be intel.
Could someone please kindly point to the right download for the above, and is the ASUS's web site the best place to find the latest drivers / software?

Thanks for your time.

Best Regards.
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