Asrock B550 TAICHI, AMD B550, AM4, ATX, 4 DDR4, HDMI, DP, XFire, AX Wi-Fi, 2.5GB LAN, PCIe4, RGB Lighting, M.2

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Asrock B550 TAICHI, AMD B550, AM4, ATX, 4 DDR4, HDMI, DP, XFire, AX Wi-Fi, 2.5GB LAN, PCIe4, RGB Lighting, M.2

£328.36

10 in stock

Taichi represents the philosophical state of undifferentiated absolute and infinite potential. A motherboard that fulfills every task – with style! Become like water. Shapeless, formless, versatile for any situation.
 

  • Supports 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen™ / Future AMD Ryzen™ Processors
  • 16 Power Phase Design, Digi Power, Dr. MOS
  • Supports DDR4 5200+ (OC)
  • 3 PCIe 4.0/3.0×16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1
  • Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort
  • AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec), Nahimic Audio
  • 8 SATA3, 1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4), 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
  • 3 USB 3.2 Gen2 (Rear Type A+C, Front Type-C), 8 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front, 4 Rear)
  • Intel® 2.5G LAN, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4Gbps) + BT 5.1

 

 

Unbeatable Heatsink Armor
Forged with aluminum alloy heatsinnk top cover that effectively improves heat dissipation. Underneath its solid strong cover lie two gaming required M.2 Key M sockets for high speed SSDs.

Dual M.2 Sockets for SSD

Hyper M.2 socket that supports PCIe Gen4 x4 while Ultra M.2 socket is capable of running PCIe Gen3 x4 and SATA3 mode.

Metal Backplate
Strengthens the motherboard to prevent bending caused by heavy coolers or graphics cards with better airflow and enhanced stability.

 

Nahimic Audio
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.

Dr. MOS
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

Premium 60A Power Choke

Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

16 Power Phase Design
Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

Hi-Density Power Connector
Reduces 23% power loss and decreases the connector’s temperature by 22 degrees Celsius.
8+8 12V Power Connectors
24-pin ATX Power Connector

2oz Copper PCB
2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!

Supports PCIe 4.0 x8/x8 mode
This motherboard supports the world’s fastest PCIe Express 4.0 x16 graphics card and an ultimate multiple GPU technology that supports PCIe 4.0 x8/x8 mode. Boost the extreme performance for the games that is Microsoft® DirectX® 12 or Vulkan® ready.

Rule Your Own Lighting Way – Polychrome RGB

ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way! ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.

Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax
Welcome to the new Wi-Fi standard! ASRock’s motherboard equipped with next generation Intel® Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax adapter. The speed will be working up to 2.4Gbps and it will also natively operate with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz simultaneously. Significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support is another attractive feature as well.

Intel® 2.5G LAN
The 2.5G Ethernet configuration were introduced to support higher bandwidth on widely deployed CAT5e and CAT6 cabling in enterprise and metro area networks. The industry's leading Intel® LAN always provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users!

Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 4.0 Version]
 
The reinforced steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include:
 – Extra anchor points
 – Stronger latch
 – Ensure signal stability
 – Make sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.

Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C header delivers up to 10 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.

Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)
This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.

Flexible Integrated I/O Shield
Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield is adjustable when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.

HDMI 4k @60Hz
Supports the most recent HDMI 4K 60Hz graphics output specification. With the larger bandwidth and increased frame rate, the motion on your screen becomes more fluid and less blurry.

AMD StoreMI Technology
A powerful tool that combines the speed of your SSD with the capacity of your hard disk into a single, fast, easy-to-manage drive, AMD StoreMI technology “combines” these two types of storage into a single drive and automatically moves the data you access the most to the SSD, so you get the best of both worlds.

XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
 
Extra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

Premium 60A Power Choke

 
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Dr. MOS

 
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Intelligently delivering higher current and driving up to 50A continuous current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

Premium Memory Alloy Choke

 
Specifically designed for memory power delivery, these new alloy chokes feature a highly magnetic and heat resistant design, thus delivering more stable and reliable power to the motherboard and memory modules.

Nichicon 12K Black Caps

 
Supreme 12K black capacitors with lifespans of at least 12,000 hours. Compared to other counterparts on high-end motherboards that merely have lifespans of around 10,000 hours, ASRock applied Nichicon 12K Black Caps that offer 20% longer lifespans and provide more stability and reliability.

I/O Armor

 
A new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.

Matte Black PCB

 
A new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

High Density Glass Fabric PCB

 
High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

2oz Copper PCB

 
Using only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, 2oz Copper PCB delivers lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.

Gold Audio Jacks
Everything will wear off in time, but gold looks better! Gold audio jack provides stable sound transmission!

 

Full Spike Protection
Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.

 

Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.

 

Description

Specification

  • Motherboard Type: Desktop
  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Socket: AMD AM4
  • Chipset: AMD B550
  • #Hide#DDR Type: DDR4
  • CPU Support: Click here for CPU support

    *Note: not compatible with Ryzen 5 3400G & Ryzen 3 3200G CPUs

  • RAM Technology: DDR4 (Dual Channel)
  • RAM Slots: 4 x DIMM
  • RAM Speeds: 5200+(OC) / 5100(OC) / 5000(OC) / 4933(OC) / 4866(OC) / 4800(OC) / 4733(OC) / 4666(OC) / 4600(OC) / 4533(OC) / 4466(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4333(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4200(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 MHz
  • Maximum Memory: 128GB
  • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Processor*

    Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types

  • Graphics Ports: 1 x HDMI
    1 x DisplayPort
  • Multi-GPU Support: “Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX and CrossFireX”
  • PCI/PCI Express: 3 x PCIe 4.0 x16
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • Storage: 8 x SATA III
    1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280) – PCIe
    1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) – SATA & PCIe
  • RAID: “RAID 0, 1, 10”
  • Wireless: Intel 802.11ax WiFi Module
    Supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ax
    Supports Dual-Band (2.4/5 GHz)
    Supports WiFi6 802.11ax (2.4Gbps)
    2 antennas – 2 (Transmit) x 2 (Receive)
    Supports Bluetooth 5.1
    Supports MU-MIMO
  • LAN: 2.5GB LAN
  • Audio: 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
  • USB Ports Supported: “2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (1 Type-A & 1 Type-C at back)
    8 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 at back, 4 at mid-board)
    6 x USB 2.0 (2 at back, 4 at mid-board)
    1 x Front Panel Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 Header “
  • Back Panel I/O Ports: 2 x Antenna
    1 x HDMI
    1 x DisplayPort 1.4
    1 x Optical SPDIF Out
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen1
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x RJ-45 LAN
    1 x Clear CMOS Button
    1 x BIOS Flashback Button
    HD Audio Jacks
  • Internal I/O Connectors: 1 x Power LED and Speaker
    2 x RGB LED
    2 x Addressable LED
    1 x CPU Fan
    1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan
    5 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan
    1 x 24 pin ATX
    2 x 8 pin 12V
    1 x Front Audio
    2 x USB 2.0
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen1
    1 x Dr. Debug with LED
  • .: 1 x Power Button with LED
    1 x Reset Button with LED
    1 x Clear CMOS Button
    1 x Front Panel Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 Header
  • Accessories: 4 x SATA Data Cables
    1 x ASRock WiFi 2.4/5 GHz Antenna
    1 x ASRock Screwdriver
    2 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
    2 x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets
  • Additional Features: See Overview
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Package Weight: 3.0000 kg
  • Warranty: 3 Year Replacement Warranty
  • #Hide#RGB Lighting: Yes (RGB)
  • #Hide#No. LAN Ports: 1 x LAN
  • #Hide#Max LAN Speed: 2.5GB LAN
  • #Hide#Wi-Fi: Yes (Wi-Fi)
EAN: 4710483931642 SKU: SP-B550 TAICHI Category: