Give your space-saving gaming rig big potential with the Republic of Gamers Strix B550-I AM4 Mini-ITX Motherboard from ASUS. Designed for small form factor AMD gaming rigs, this mini-ITX board uses the B550 chipset and supports AM4 sockets. Supporting up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM between two DIMMs, this board is compatible with frequencies up to 3200 MHz, or 5100 MHz when overclocked. ECC memory is supported, depending on the particular CPU installed on the board. A GPU can be installed via the PCIe 4.0 x16 slot, and storage options include four SATA III ports and two M.2 sockets, with one supporting PCIe 4.0 X4 drives and the other supporting PCIe 3.0 x4 drives. Both of these M.2 slots accept 2242-, 2260-, and 2280-sized drives.
The rear I/O panel features three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, as well as one 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port. There's also a USB 2.0 Type-A port and a USB 2.0 Type-C port for audio-out. Display connections include DisplayPort- and HDMI-outs, while Wi-Fi antenna connectors and a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port facilitate Wi-Fi 6 and wired internet connectivity, respectively. A clear CMOS button is also present, allowing users to update the BIOS via the USB 2.0 port using a flash drive, available separately. Internally, the B550-I Gaming also sports headers for USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, including one Type-C and two Type-A ports. A USB 2.0 header provides support for two USB 2.0 ports on the front panel. In addition to a CPU and chassis fan header, the B550-I Gaming also features a dedicated VRM heatsink fan header. Headers for front audio and rear speaker connections are also present, as are headers for RGB lighting.
The ASUS B550-I Gaming mini-ITX motherboard features SupremeFX 7.1 Surround Sound as well as Aura Sync RGB lighting. ASUS EUFI BIOS is included for users to fine-tune their settings - including overclock settings from an in-depth advanced mode or a more beginner-friendly EZ mode. The B550-I Gaming in compatible with the Windows 10 64-bit operating system.