GIGABYTE B550 AORUS ELITE AM4 AMD ATX Motherboard
- Support for Ryzen 5000 Series with BIOS UPDATE
- 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
- True 12+2 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 50A DrMOS
- Advanced Thermal Design with Enlarged Surface Heatsinks
- Ultra Durable PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot
- Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guard
- AMP-UP Audio with ALC1200 and WIMA Capacitors
- Blazing Fast 2.5GbE LAN with Bandwidth Management
- Rear DisplayPort & HDMI Support
- RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design
- Supports 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 GPU
- Pre-installed IO Shield for Easy and Quick Installation
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DOMINANT IN DARKNESS
- Q-Flash Plus Button
- 2.5 GbE LAN
- Advanced Thermal Design
- Enlarged Surface Heatsinks
- 5 W/mK Thermal Conductivity Pad
- Pre-installed I/O Shield
- Audio Solutions
- ALC1200 Audio
- Nichicon Fine Gold Audio Capacitors
- Audiophile Grade WIMA Capacitors
- RGB FUSION 2.0
- Addressable LED Header*2
- RGB LED Header*3
- True 12+2 Phases Digital VRM with DrMOS
- 50A DrMOS
- Premium Choke and Capacitor
- 2X Copper PCB
- Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs
- Supports 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
- Solid Pin Power Connectors
- 24 Pin ATX Power Connector
- 8 Pin CPU Power Connector
- Dual M.2 Connectors
- NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 & PCIe 3.0 x4
- 1* PCIe 4.0 M.2 Slot
- 1* M.2 Thermal Guard
- Ultra Durable PCIe Armor
- PCIe 4.0 Slot
- Running 1 x16
- Smart Fan 5 + FAN STOP
- 5* Fan / Water Pump Connectors
- 6* Temperature Sensors
ULTIMATE POWER DESIGNTo 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.
14 Phases Digital Power DesignB550 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.
- 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
- Intersil Digital PWM Controller
- True 12+2 Phases of Digital PWM with 50A DrMOS
- All-Solid Capacitors
- 8 Solid Pin CPU Power Connector
Power Efficiency & Voltage Ripple Graph
UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCEGIGABYTE 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 DesignWith 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.
Single 32GB SupportWith populated 2 DIMMs per channel on GIGABYTE B550 motherboards, the maximum memory capacity support is 128GB. For users who always run out of memory capacity, they are able to enjoy more bandwidth now for memory-intensive application such as rendering and video editing.
PCIe 4.0 SlotPCIe 4.0 x16 slot with faster bandwidth and lower impedance.
M.2 PCIe 4.0 SlotM.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 slot with Lower impedance.
Dual NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 SupportPerformance with PCIe 4.0 x4 + PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe PCIe SSDsB550 AORUS motherboards offer the industry's best compatibility in terms of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the best performance. AORUS' unique design can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 6560 MB/s (Sequential Read), making AORUS the obvious choice for the ultimate PC.
ADVANCED THERMAL SOLUTIONUnthrottled 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.
AORUS M.2 Thermal GuardGIGABYTE 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.
Thermal Throttling As Temperature Rises
Smart Fan 5With 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.
- 5 Fan / Water Pump Connectors
- 6 Temperature Sensors
- All Hybrid Fan Headers
- All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers
- Interoperable Fans and Sensors
- Intuitive UI for Fan Control
Hybrid Fan Pin HeadersAssume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate and water-temperature through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers or external thermistor sensors—giving you absolute mastery over your PC.
- All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage mode.
New Smart Fan 5 SoftwareChoose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage preferences. For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds.
NEXT GENERATION CONNECTIVITYA 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 everAdoption 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.
Native USB 3.2 Gen2AMD B550 chipset provides native USB 3.2 Gen2 ports with speeds up to 10Gbps. Available over the USB Type-A connector, the USB3.2 Gen2 is much improved with twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation as well as backwards compatibility with USB2.0 and USB3.2 Gen1.
HDMI 2.1 for 4K / 60P / 21:9 / HDCP 2.3 SupportHDMI 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.
HI-FI AUDIO SYSTEMFor 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 CapacitorsThe 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 GuardAORUS 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 AESTHETICSB550 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 DesignNow 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.
GIGABYTE RGB Fusion APPDon'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 DURABLEGIGABYTE 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 ArmorThe 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 ConnectorsB550 AORUS motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during 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
Q-Flash PlusUpdate 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 CENTERGood 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 InterfaceAll new EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.
My FavoritesAdd constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.
Storage InformationShow all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.
ChangelogList all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.
Intuitive Load Line CurveClearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.
APP CENTERGIGABYTE 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.
EasyTuneGIGABYTE'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.
@BIOSThe 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 ViewerGIGABYTE 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.
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