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Gigabyte B550 GAMING X AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard - (MBD2898)

£122.99 inc VAT


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Main Features

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

Overview

10+3 Phases Pure Digital VRM Solution with Low RDS(on) MOSFETs

B550 motherboard use a 10+3 phases pure digital PWM + Low RDS(on) MOSFETs design to support the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ 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.

Dual NVMe PCIe 4.0*/3.0 M.2 Connectors

With NVMe PCIe 4.0*/3.0 x4 and PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE Motherboards bring users to experience NVMe mode or SATA mode connectivity for M.2 SSD devices. Delivering up to 64 Gb/s data transfer speed, the dual M.2 connectors design provides an ideal storage solution while also supporting in RAID modes.

*Actual support may vary by CPU.

Exclusive Realtek 8118 Gaming LAN

High Speed Gigabit LAN with Automatic Bandwidth Allocation

Realtek 8118 LAN is a high performance and friendly network chip for gaming players with automatic bandwidth allocation to ensure the highest network priority of the game or application. It can provide users the most comprehensive features and the fastest and smoothest Internet experience. 

HDMI 2.1 for 4K / 60P / 21:9 / HDCP 2.3 Support

HDMI 2.1, which is backwards compatible with HDMI 2.0/ 1.4 and offering 48 Gb/s of bandwidth – twice times more than previous generation. This unlocks the potential for users to transfer multiple video streams, as well as a native cinematic 21:9 ratio (which most movies are shot in), Full HDR and HDCP 2.3 support, to offer the best visual experience for viewers.

Note: Only New Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics processors support displaying function.

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.

RGB FUSION 2.0

With B550 Motherboards, RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better with Addressable LEDs. RGB Fusion 2.0 offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGB / Addressable LED light strips* for their PC build. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 are now upgraded to improve the Addressable LED support. With external Addressable LED strips, where each LED is digitally addressable that users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.

With B550 Motherboards support the external 5V Addressable LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion 2.0 with Addressable LEDs comes with new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.

* The external RGB LED strips and Addressable LED strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.

High-End Audio Capacitors

GIGABYTE motherboards use high-end audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high resolution and high fidelity audio to provide the most realistic sound effects for gamers.

Audio Noise Guard

GIGABYTE motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level. 

Q-Flash Plus

Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory and graphics card.

With GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus, you don’t need to install the CPU, memory and graphics card nor enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file (rename to gigabyte.bin) on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-Flash Plus button and you’re good to go!

Solid Pin Power Connectors

B550 motherboards feature solid plated ATX 12V 8pin power connectors for offering stable power supply while CPU overloading.

Solid Pin Power connector advantages

  • Larger contact area for electricity
  • More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat
  • Ultra durable and longer lifespan

Main Features:

  • Supports 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors
  • Dual Channel ECC/ Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • 10+3 Phases Pure Digital VRM Solution with Low RDS(on) MOSFETs
  • Ultra Durable PCIe 4.0 Ready x16 Slot
  • Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 M.2 Slots
  • GIGABYTE Exclusive 8118 Gaming LAN with Bandwidth Management
  • HDMI, DVI-D Ports for Multiple Display
  • Features High Quality Audio Capacitors
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
  • Anti-Sulfur Resistors Design

Specifications

CPU
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen processors/ 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen with RadeonT Graphics processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM4
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 2.1
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Digital Port 1 x DVI-D
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors 4 x SATA III
USB Connectors 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 Cooling CPU fan header
3 x System fan headers
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
1 x 4+4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
2 x Addressable LED headers
2 x RGB LED headers
1 x CPU Cooler LED header
Memory
Memory Bus Speed 4733(O.C.) / 4600(O.C.) / 4400(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) /3200/2933/2667/2400/2133 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 (@ x2)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Graphics Device
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Sound
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC887
Warranty
Warranty 3 Years
Network
Integrated Network Realtek GbE
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
System
BIOS 1 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (May be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
Physical
Form Factor ATX Motherboard
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm
Item Details
Manufacturer Gigabyte
Part Number B550 GAMING X
EAN 4719331809492
UPC 889523023167
Condition New

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