Give your next build ample connections and processing power with the B550 AORUS Master AM4 ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte. Utilizing the AMD B550 chipset, this motherboard is designed for use with 3rd and New Generation AMD processors using the AM4 socket. Install up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM across four dual-channel memory slots, supporting speeds up to 5400 MHz when overclocking. Users can also install storage drives using six SATA III connectors with support for RAID 0, 1, and 10. Or install M.2 drives using three M-Key slots. Graphics cards or other adapters are supported via a PCIe 4.0 x16 slot and two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots operating in x4 mode.
The rear I/O panel sports a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port as well as five Type-A ports. Six USB 2.0 Type-A ports are also present, and a display can be connected using an HDMI 2.1 output. Besides an optical S/PDIF output, the I/O panel also hosts five 3.5mm audio jacks for front speaker, rear speaker, center speaker or woofer, line in, and microphone connections. A Q-Flash Button allows users to flash the BIOS. Alongside an RJ45 port with 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet support, the back panel also incorporates two antenna connectors facilitating Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. Wireless peripherals can also be connected via Bluetooth 5.0.
Internal headers on the B550 AORUS Master include a USB 3.2 Gen 1 and two USB 2.0 headers, supporting two and four Type-A ports respectively. A Thunderbolt header is also present, as are headers for the front panel and front panel audio ports. Users can connect chassis fans using four 4-pin connectors. Two 4-pin connectors can also be used to install radiators, and separate 4-pin connectors can also accommodate a CPU air or liquid cooler. Four RGB headers can also be used to connect lighting components. Audio on the B550 AORUS Master is handled by the Realtek ALC1220-VB Codec, supporting 7.1-channel sound. This motherboard is compatible with Windows 10 64-bit operating systems.