COVID-19 INFORMATION: Our showroom is open for Click & Collect orders. Click here for details.

MSI B550-A PRO AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard - (MBD2851)

£134.02 inc VAT


In Stock for Priority Delivery In Stock to Pickup Now Free Delivery

Main Features

  • Socket AM4
  • AMD B550 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 8 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
  • HDMI and Display Port
  • ATX Form Factor

Overview

B550-A PRO
exclusive features
MSI B550-A PRO CORNERSTONE overview
MSI Flash BIOS Button Flash BIOS Button
Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.
MSI Core Boost Technology Core Boost Technology
Combining premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
MSI 2oz Thickened Copper PCB 2oz Thickened Copper PCB
An enhanced PCB design improves heat dissipation and performance reliability.
MSI Digital PWM Digital PWM
Highest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
MSI PCIe Steel Armor PCIe Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
 
B550-A PRO
PREMIUM THERMAL SOLUTION
MSI B550-A PRO THERMAL overview
MSI 7W/mK Thermal Pad 7W/mK Thermal Pad
Preminum 7W/mK thermal pad covered both MOSFET and chokes, provides better heat transfer to the heatsink.
MSI Extended Heatsink Extended Heatsink
MSI extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
MSI Pump Fan Support Pump Fan Support
Control watercooling pump speeds for best flow and noise control.
MSI M.2 Shield Frozr M.2 Shield Frozr
Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
 
B550-A PRO
HIGH-SPEED TRANSMISSION
MSI B550-A PRO LIGHTNING overview
MSI Turbo USB Turbo USB
Featuring the TURBO USB 3.2 GEN 2 10Gbps, with reversible Type-C connector.
MSI DDR4 Boost DDR4 Boost
The Fully isolated DIMM slots to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
MSI Lightning Gen 4 Solution Lightning Gen 4 Solution
The latest Gen 4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
 
MSI B550-A PRO & 7G07R
 
MSI B550-A PRO CORE BOOST
Core Boost
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, but creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
 
MSI B550-A PRO 10 +2 +1 Duet rail POWER system
10 +2 +1 Duet rail POWER system
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a Duet Rail Power System(DRPS). Combining exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work.
  • 10 Duet Rail Power System
  • 2 phases SOC Power
  • 1 phase APU Power
  • Digital PWM IC
 
MSI B550-A PRO EXTENDED HEATSINK
EXTENDED HEATSINK
Metal extended heatsink enlarge the surface of heat dissipation, ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
 
MSI B550 -A PRO PCB WITH 2OZ THICKENED COPPER
PCB WITH 2OZ THICKENED COPPER
An enhanced PCB design with 2oz thickened copper increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability especially during overclocking.
 
MSI B550-A PRO USB Type-C ready in both Front case panel & Rear IO
USB Type-C ready in both Front case panel & Rear IO
Get all the performance benefits from the USB Type-C connector. This reversible USB connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.
 
MSI B550-A PRO LIGHTNING GEN4 M.2 WITH M.2 SHIELD FROZR
LIGHTNING GEN4 M.2 WITH M.2 SHIELD FROZR
Cooling your NVMe SSD delays throttling which results in higher overall performance. Part of the motherboards heatsink design which helps avoid SSD throttling by offering the best thermal protection.
 
MSI B550 -A PRO LIGHTNING GEN 4 SOLUTION
LIGHTNING GEN 4 SOLUTION
The latest Gen4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications.
 
MSI B550-A PRO UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
 
MSI B550-A PRO EASY TO ARRANGE YOUR CABLES
EASY TO ARRANGE YOUR CABLES
Not clever at cable arrangement? MSI Atypical PCB design not only the identity of stylish but also makes SATA and USB cable routing easier. Arranges cable neatly even you are not familiar with system build.
 
MSI B550-A PRO MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR
MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR

B550-A PRO supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an AMD® CrossFire setup

Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.

 

Main Features:

  • Support for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors and future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz
  • Lightning Fast Experience: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design with additional choke thermal pad and 7W/mK pad, and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
  • Powerful Design: Core Boost, Digital PWM IC, 2oz Thickened Copper PCB, Creator Genie, DDR4 Boost
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire
  • Dragon Center: A brand new software which integrates all MSI exclusive tools with user friendly user interface.

Specifications

CPU
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors, and future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM4
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.0 Type-A
2 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 4 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.0 Type-C header
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
1 x Water Pump fan header
6 x System fan headers
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
1 x 4+4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280)
1 x RGB LED header
2 x Addressable LED headers
Memory
Memory Bus Speed 2667/ 2800 /2933 /3000 /3066 /3200 /3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400+ MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM
Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Northbridge B550
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 10
SATA Supported Yes
Expansion
Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x4)
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Graphics Device
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Sound
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC892
Warranty
Warranty 3 Years
Network
Integrated Network Realtek 8111H
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
System
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (May be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology
Physical
Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box B550-A PRO Motherboard
Case Screw Guide
Quick Installation Guide
MSI Case Badge
2 x SATA Cables
Driver DVD
Product Registration Card
I/O Shield
Promotion Card
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm
Item Details
Manufacturer MSI
Part Number B550-A PRO
EAN 4719072733667
UPC 824142219362
Condition New

Questions

Reviews

View More Products Like This