Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2 AMD Motherboard

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Aorus B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2 ( Socket AM4 / B550 / DDR4 / S-ATA 600 / ATX / WiFi 6 )
B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2
Supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Series/ 3rd Gen Ryzen and 3rd Gen Ryzen
Socket AM4
AMD B550 Chipset
4 x SATA & 7 x USB Ports
DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
HDMI and Display Port
ATX Form Factor

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Manufacturers Code: B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2
EAN: 4719331809904

MD B550 AORUS Motherboard with 12+2 Phases Digital Twin Power Design, Enlarged Surface Heatsinks, Dual PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 with Dual Thermal Guards, Intel WiFi 6 802.11ax, 2.5GbE LAN, Front USB Type-C™, RGB FUSION 2.0, Q-Flash Plus



Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2 AMD Motherboard

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.

AMD StoreMI Technology

GIGABYTE B550 motherboards maximize your PC's potential with AMD StoreMI technology. StoreMI accelerates traditional storage devices to reduce boot times and enhance the overall user experience. This easy-to-use utility combines the speed of SSDs with the high capacity of HDDs into a single drive, enhances the read/write speeds of the device to match that of SSDs, bolsters data performance for incredible value, and transforms the everyday PC to a performance driven system.

The benefits of AMD StoreMI:

Making the PC experience fast, smooth and easy
Optimizing computer responsiveness from system boot to application launch
Offering SSD performance with HDD capacity at an affordable cost
Quickly accessing key files by automatically learning users' computing behaviors

Ultimate power design

To fully support the latest 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors, B550 AORUS motherboards equip with the ultimate power solution which is power balanced, 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.

12*+2 Phases Digital Twin Power Design

Digital PWM Controller delivers appropriate voltage to the CPU
With 12+2 Phases 50A DrMOS, each power phase connects to the CPU and provides more balanced and efficient power delivery. With capability to handle up to 700 Amps current in a total
All-solid capacitors to improve Transient response and minimize oscillation
24pin+8pin Solid Pin CPU Power Connectors

B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2 motherboard uses a 12+2 phases Digital Twin Power Design which includes PWM controller, DrMOS and Ferrite core choke as high quality selected components. 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.

*6+6 Phases parallel power design

2X Copper PCB

GIGABYTE's exclusive 2X Copper PCBs design provides sufficient power trace paths between components to handle greater than normal power loads and to remove heat from the critical CPU power delivery area. This is essential to ensure the motherboard is able to handle the increased power loading that is necessary when overclocking.

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.

* Performance may vary in circumstances. Please refer to the QVL list for detail support information.

Dual NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 Support

Performance with PCIe 4.0 x4 + PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe PCIe SSDs

B550 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 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.

Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax + BT 5 Module

Intel Wireless solution supports 802.11ax, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps*. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4X range over BT 4.2 and with faster transmission.

Benefit of WiFi 6:

5.5X throughput than 802.11ac 1x1*
4X better network capacity, no traffic jams especially in those dense area with lots of devices
Network efficiency increase for better user experience

AORUS Antenna Supports Dual Band with Better WIFI Signal

All new antenna supported dual band 802.11ax/ac 2.4GHz & 5GHz.
Better signal strength compared to traditional antenna design
AORUS Antenna with smart antenna function for the best WIFI signal transmitting
Multiple angle tilt and magnetic base for the best signal strength direction and location

USB Type-C™ Front Panel Connector

Equipped with next generation connectivity, AORUS Gaming Motherboards already support the chassis of the future. The onboard USB Type-C™ header for USB 3.2 Gen1 makes access convenient when connecting a USB 3.2 Gen1 device or charging your mobile device.

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.

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 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.

RGB FUSION Software

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.

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 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!

Main Features

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
12+2 Phases Digital Twin Power Design 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 Dual Thermal Guards
Onboard Intel WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with AORUS Antenna
AMP-UP Audio with ALC1200 and WIMA Capacitors
Blazing Fast 2.5GbE LAN with Bandwidth Management
Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C and DisplayPort & HDMI for Multiple Display
RGB FUSION 2.0 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 Graphics Card
Pre-installed IO Shield for Easy and Quick Installation

Specifications:

CPU
CPU Socket     Socket AM4
CPU Brand     AMD
Installed Processors (Max)     0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer     AMD
Supported Processors     AMD Ryzen 5000 Series/ 3rd Gen Ryzen and 3rd Gen Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors
64-bit Support     Yes
Socket     AM4

Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports     2 x USB 3.1
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts     1 x DisplayPort 1.4
HDMI Port     1 x HDMI 2.1
RJ-45 Ports     1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports     1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports     3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port     1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port     1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Antenna Connector(s)     2 x SMA Antenna

Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors     4 x SATA III
USB Connectors     1 x USB 3.0 Type-C header (supports 1 port)
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
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 (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
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 3-pin ARGB LED headers
2 x 4-pin RGB LED headers
1 x CPU Cooler/RGB LED strip 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
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x2/x1)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1

Graphics Device
Integrated Graphics Supported     Yes

Warranty
Warranty     3 Years

Sound
Integrated Sound     Realtek ALC1200

Network
Integrated Network     Realtek
Network Speeds Supported     Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN     Yes (Wi-Fi 6)
Wireless Network Speed     Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth     Yes
Bluetooth Version     5.0

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

Physical
Form Factor     ATX Motherboard
Width     305 mm
Length     244 mm

Key Features
Firewire     No
Wireless Network     Yes
Memory Channel     Dual
On-board Audio Type     7.1
Number of SATA Ports     4 port(s)
Number of USB Ports     7 port(s)
SATA III Support     Yes
USB 3.0 Support     Yes
Multi GPU Support     No
VGA Connection     No
DVI Connection     No
HDMI Connection     Yes
DisplayPort Connection     Yes
Motherboard Form Factor     ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors     4 + 4-Pin
Motherboard Chipset     AMD B550
Thunderbolt     No
Motherboard Model     Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2
WiFi Speed     2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support     Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header     Yes
M.2 Support     Yes
On-board RGB Control     Gigabyte RGB Fusion
Memory Speed     4733 MHz
RGB Header Type     3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB     Yes

Item Details
Manufacturer     Gigabyte
Manufacturer Code     B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2
EAN     4719331809904
Condition     New


 

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