Gigabyte B550 AORUS MASTER AMD Socket AM4 ATX HDMI WiFi 6 M.2 RGB USB 3.2 Type-C Motherboard
Supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Series / 3rd Gen Ryzen and 3rd Gen Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors
Dual Channel ECC/ Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Direct 16 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 70A Power Stage
Advanced Thermal Design with Fins-Array Heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe and Thermal Baseplate
Ultra Durable PCIe 4.0 Ready x16 Slot
Triple Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards
Onboard Intel WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with AORUS Antenna
AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220-VB and WIMA Capacitors for Rear 120dB SNR
Blazing Fast 2.5GbE LAN with Bandwidth Management
USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C & HDMI Support
RGB FUSION 2.0 Supports Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection
Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
Pre-installed IO Shield for Easy and Quick Installation
In the dark, starless night, the falcon strikes fear into the heart of its prey. Even with minimal visibility, the falcon pinpoints its prey and patiently anticipates the perfect moment to swoop in for the kill. The falcon with its laser sharp gaze dominates the darkness of night in the same manner that AORUS Core Lighting illuminates the vast AORUS ecosystem.
Ultimate Power Design
To fully support the latest 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors, B550 motherboards equip with the ultimate power solution which is true direct, digital and multiple phases. After countless experiments and testing, GIGABYTE presents the unbeatable B550 motherboards for enthusiast. No Compromise and never stop to achieve higher.
GIGABYTE realize that customer won’t stop chasing a better computing performance. We take care of it and implement on products. Protective and optimized memory trace enhance the performance. Faster read and write are needed to save time and improve efficiency. We offer plenty of M.2 storage with thermal guards to ensure unthrottled read and write. In advance, adopting PCIe 4.0 ready components get the B550 motherboards easier to upgrade.
Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 5400MHz and Beyond
AORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 5400MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.
Advanced Thermal Solution
Unthrottled performance is guaranteed by the advanced thermal solution which including Fins-Array Heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe, Thermal Guards, and Thermal Baseplate. B550 motherboards are cool on MOSFETs and M.2 SSDs even on full loading. It provides lower temperatures for enthusiasts, overclockers and professional gamers.
Next Generation Connectivity
A high-end product needs to be future-proof so your system stays up-to-date with the latest technology. B550 motherboards provide all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed.
Hi-Fi Audio System
For enthusiasts, sound quality is just as essential to the gaming experience. B550 motherboards are equipped with high quality audio components such as Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and Nichicon Fine Gold capacitors to provide a superb audio experience. The exclusive AORUS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles.
B550 motherboards feature RGB FUSION 2.0 and offer the option to control onboard, external light strips, and/or AORUS devices with RGB/ Addressable RGB LEDs to make your PC unique and stylish.
GIGABYTE is reputable for its product durability and high standard of manufactured process. Needless to say, we use the best, high quality components on B550 motherboards and reinforce each part of components to be solid and durable.
Gigabyte BIOS and App Centre
Good software goes hand in hand with perfect hardware. B550 motherboards bundled several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard.
AMD Socket AM4, support for : AMD Ryzen 5000 Series / 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen processors / 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics processors
4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
AMD Ryzen 5000 series Processors:
Support for DDR4 5100(O.C.) / 5000(O.C.) / 4866(O.C.) / 4600(O.C.) / 4400(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) /3200/2933/2667/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors:
Support for DDR4 5200(O.C.) / 5000(O.C.) / 4866(O.C.) / 4600(O.C.) / 4400(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) /3200/2933/2667/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics processors:
Support for DDR4 5400(O.C.) / 5200(O.C.) / 5000(O.C.) / 4866(O.C.) / 4600(O.C.) / 4400(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) /3200/2933/2667/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
Integrated in the New Generation AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics processors:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@60 Hz
Support for HDMI 2.1 version, HDCP 2.3, and HDR.
Maximum shared memory of 16 GB
Realtek ALC1220-VB codec
* The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
Support for DTS:X Ultra
High Definition Audio
Support for S/PDIF Out
Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit)
Wireless Communication Module
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac with wave 2 features, ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot (PCIEX16), integrated in the CPU:
3rd Generation AMD Ryzen processors support PCIe 4.0 x16 mode
New Generation AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics processors support PCIe 3.0 x16 mode
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
* The PCIEX16 slot shares bandwidth with the M2B_CPU and M2C_CPU connectors. The PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode when a device is installed in the M2B_CPU or M2C_CPU connector.
2 x PCI Express x16 slots (PCIEX4_1/PCIEX4_2), integrated in the Chipset:
Supporting PCIe 3.0 x4 mode
* The PCIEX4_2 slot shares bandwidth with the SATA3 4, 5 connectors. The PCIEX4_2 slot operates at up to x2 mode when a device is installed in the SATA3 4 or SATA3 5 connector.
1 x M.2 connector (M2A_CPU), integrated in the CPU, supporting Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2280/22110 SSDs:
3rd Generation AMD Ryzen processors support SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSDs
New Generation AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics processors support SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSDs
2 x M.2 connectors (M2B_CPU/M2C_CPU), integrated in the CPU, supporting Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2280/22110 SSDs:
3rd Generation AMD Ryzen processors support PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSDs
New Generation AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics processors support PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSDs
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors, integrated in the Chipset:
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports available through the internal USB header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports on the back panel
Chipset 2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
4 x system fan headers
2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
1 x CPU cooler LED strip/RGB LED strip header
3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x noise detection header
1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2×6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
1 x Thunderbolt add-in card connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
2 x temperature sensor headers
1 x Thunderbolt header
Back Panel Connectors
2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
1 x HDMI port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
1 x USB Type-C port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x RJ-45 port
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x audio jacks
iTE I/O Controller Chip
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
* Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
2 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Support for APP Center
* Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
System Information Viewer
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install
Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
XSplit Gamecaster Broadcaster (12 months license)
Realtek 8125 Gaming LAN Bandwidth Control Utility
Support for Windows 10 64-bit
ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm