Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE AMD B550 Socket AM4 ATX

Manufacturer: Gigabyte | Model: B550 AORUS ELITE | Product ID: 3340
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Product Technical Specification

Processor
Processor manufacturerAMD
Processor socketSocket AM4
Compatible processor seriesAMD Ryzen 3 3rd Gen,AMD Ryzen 5 3rd Gen,AMD Ryzen 7 3rd Gen,AMD Ryzen 9 3rd Gen
Memory
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Number of memory slots4
Memory slots typeDIMM
ECCYes
Non-ECCYes
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2667,2933,3200
Maximum internal memory128
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2,PCI Express,PCI Express 3.0,SATA
RAID levels0,1,10
Graphics
On-board graphics adapterYes
Graphics adapter familyAMD
Maximum resolution5120 x 2880
HDCPYes
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors1
Number of SATA connectors4
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
TPM connectorYes
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity4
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
HDMI ports quantity1
DisplayPorts quantity1
S/PDIF out portYes
Digital audio optical out5
Network
Ethernet LANYes
Ethernet interface type2.5 Gigabit Ethernet,100 Gigabit Ethernet,Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-FiNo
Features
Motherboard chipsetAMD B550
Audio chipRealtek ALC1200
Audio output channels7.1
Component forPC
Motherboard form factorATX
Motherboard chipset familyAMD
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots2
PCI Express x16 (Gen 4.x) slots1
BIOS
BIOS typeUEFI AMI
BIOS memory size256
ACPI version5.0
Clear CMOS jumperYes
Desktop Management Interface (DMI) version2.7
System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version2.7
Weight & dimensions
Width244
Depth305

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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 AORUS 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 AORUS motherboards for enthusiast. No Compromise and never stop to achieve higher.

Digital PWM Controller delivers appropriate voltage to the CPU
True 12+2 Phases DrMOS without PWM Doublers, each power phase connects directly to the CPU. With capability to handle up to 700 Amps current in total.
All-solid capacitors to improve Transient response and minimize oscillation.
24pin+8pin Solid Pin CPU Power Connectors
B550 AORUS ELITE motherboard uses an 12*+2 phases digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controller and DrMOS. These 100% digital controller offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors.

UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE
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.

Memory Layout - Daisy Chain Design
With the optimized daisy-chain routing, the B550 motherboard provides a proven speed of DDR4-4000MHz and beyond with high density memory modules*. Optimized daisy-chained routing eliminates the stub effect, pushes the one DIMM per channel in dual channel interleaving mode to hit higher memory frequencies, providing professional gamers a denser and faster system memory experience.

ADVANCED THERMAL SOLUTION
Unthrottled performance is guaranteed by the advanced thermal solution which including Enlarged Heatsinks, High Quality Thermal Conductivity Pads and Thermal Guards. B550 motherboards are cool on MOSFETs and M.2 SSDs even on full loading. It provides lower temperatures for enthusiasts, overclockers and professional gamers.

GIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 SSD devices. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SSDs as it helps to dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.

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.

NEXT GENERATION CONNECTIVITY
A high-end product needs to be future-proof so your system stays up-to-date with the latest technology. B550 AORUS motherboards provide all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed.

2.5GbE LAN Onboard
2X Faster than ever
Adoption of 2.5G LAN provide up to 2.5 GbE network connectivity, with at least two times faster transfer speeds as compared to general 1GbE networking. It’s perfectly suit for gamers and streamer with ultimate and smooth online experience. It also backward compatible with Multi-Gig (10/100/1000/2500Mbps)of RJ-45 ethernet.

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.

High-End WIMA & Audio Capacitors
The AORUS motherboards boast a combination of Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and high-end Chemicon audio capacitors. While the high-end audio capacitors are suited for high-grade audio equipment, using state of the art technology to provide rich sound in the bass and clearer high frequencies, the WIMA FKP2 capacitors are being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the exclusive AOURS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles.

Audio Noise Guard
AORUS motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board's sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level. LED trace path lighting Illuminates to show the separation of the PCB layers.

DEFINITIVE AESTHETICS
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.

Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

With an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.

GIGABYTE RGB Fusion APP
Don't just make your PC shine, make it a work of art that friends will envy. With the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion mobile app users can watch as they control the lighting within their gaming PC. This gives users ease of access as they try and adjust colors and speeds for different modes, all this can be achieved away from the keyboard and monitor of their PC.

ULTRA DURABLE
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.

Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor
Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor
The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.

Solid Pin Power Connectors
B550 AORUS motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.

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!

GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER
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.

New User Interface
All new EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.

My Favorites
Add constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.

Storage Information
Show all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.

Changelog
List all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.

Intuitive Load Line Curve
Clearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.

APP CENTER
GIGABYTE APP CENTER is a useful portal of all GIGABYTE MB utilities and drivers, you can choose any utility you want to install from APP CENTER and keep updated with the latest utilities and drivers version.

EasyTune™
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.

@BIOS
The GIGABYTE @BIOS app allows you to update your system's BIOS from within Windows using a simple and slick graphical user interface. @BIOS can automatically download the latest version from the GIGABYTE servers or you can update your BIOS from a file on your computer. @BIOS also allows you to save your current BIOS to a file, recover your previous BIOS from an image and backup your BIOS to an image.

System Information Viewer
GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.

XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Cast Your Game Anytime, Anywhere
Now set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats—keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro!

Processor
Processor manufacturerAMD
Processor socketSocket AM4
Compatible processor seriesAMD Ryzen 3 3rd Gen,AMD Ryzen 5 3rd Gen,AMD Ryzen 7 3rd Gen,AMD Ryzen 9 3rd Gen
Memory
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Number of memory slots4
Memory slots typeDIMM
ECCYes
Non-ECCYes
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2667,2933,3200
Maximum internal memory128
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2,PCI Express,PCI Express 3.0,SATA
RAID levels0,1,10
Graphics
On-board graphics adapterYes
Graphics adapter familyAMD
Maximum resolution5120 x 2880
HDCPYes
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors1
Number of SATA connectors4
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
TPM connectorYes
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity4
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
HDMI ports quantity1
DisplayPorts quantity1
S/PDIF out portYes
Digital audio optical out5
Network
Ethernet LANYes
Ethernet interface type2.5 Gigabit Ethernet,100 Gigabit Ethernet,Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-FiNo
Features
Motherboard chipsetAMD B550
Audio chipRealtek ALC1200
Audio output channels7.1
Component forPC
Motherboard form factorATX
Motherboard chipset familyAMD
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots2
PCI Express x16 (Gen 4.x) slots1
BIOS
BIOS typeUEFI AMI
BIOS memory size256
ACPI version5.0
Clear CMOS jumperYes
Desktop Management Interface (DMI) version2.7
System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version2.7
Weight & dimensions
Width244
Depth305

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