Gigabyte B550 GAMING X AM4 ATX Motherboard

BH #GIB550GAMX • MFR #B550 GAMING X
Gigabyte B550 GAMING X AM4 ATX Motherboard
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • AMD B550 Chipset | AM4 Socket
  • Supports 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-4733 (OC)
The Gigabyte B550 GAMING X AM4 ATX Motherboard is designed around the AMD B550 chipset, supporting 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors with an AM4 socket. It has four memory slots, supporting up to 128GB of dual-channel RAM, which can run at up to 4733 MHz (O.C.). This motherboard features an ATX form factor, which fits in mid- and full-tower cases. Other integrated features include Realtek 8118 Gigabit Ethernet, Realtek 7.1-channel audio support, RGB Fusion 2.0 support, and Gigabyte Q-FLASH PLUS.
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Gigabyte B550 GAMING X Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2PCIe 4.0 Bandwidth
  • 3Dual NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 M.2 Connectors
  • 4Realtek 8118 Gaming LAN
  • 5HDMI 2.1
  • 6Smart Fan 5
  • 7RGB Fusion 2.0
  • 8Q-Flash Plus

The Gigabyte B550 GAMING X AM4 ATX Motherboard is designed around the AMD B550 chipset, supporting 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors with an AM4 socket. It has four memory slots, supporting up to 128GB of dual-channel RAM, which can run at up to 4733 MHz (O.C.). This motherboard features an ATX form factor, which fits in mid- and full-tower cases. Other integrated features include Realtek 8118 Gigabit Ethernet, Realtek 7.1-channel audio support, RGB Fusion 2.0 support, and Gigabyte Q-FLASH PLUS.

PCIe 4.0 Bandwidth
This motherboard pairs third-generation AMD Ryzen processors with high PCIe 4.0 memory bandwidth through the B550 chipset for maximum performance.
Dual NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 M.2 Connectors
With NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 and PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 connectors, this motherboard allows you to experience NVMe mode or SATA mode connectivity. Delivering up to 64 Gb/s data transfer speed, the dual M.2 connectors support RAID 0/1/10 modes.
Realtek 8118 Gaming LAN
Realtek 8118 LAN provides high performance for gamers and features automatic bandwidth allocation to ensure highest network priority.
HDMI 2.1
HDMI 2.1 offers 48 Gb/s of bandwidth, which unlocks the ability to transfer multiple video streams as well as a native cinematic 21:9 aspect ratio, and Full HDR and HDCP 2.3 support. HDMI 2.1 is also backward compatible with HDMI 2.0/1.4.
Smart Fan 5
Smart Fan 5 keeps your system cool, allowing you to interchange the fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Smart Fan 5 supports both PWM and Voltage mode fans, making this motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.
RGB Fusion 2.0
RGB Fusion 2.0 gives you full control of onboard RGB and external RGB devices and lights. Already feature filled with customizable colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 also has addressable LED support.
Q-Flash Plus
Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory, and graphics card with Gigabyte Q-FLASH PLUS. You don't have to install components or enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-FLASH PLUS button.

Gigabyte B550 GAMING X Specs

Key Specs
Chipset
AMD B550
CPU Socket
AM4
Memory Slots
4x 288-Pin
Memory Support
DDR4 2133, 2400, 2667, 2933, 3200, 3333, 3400, 3466, 3600, 3733, 3800, 3866, 4000, 4400, 4600, 4733 MHz
M.2
1x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 4.0 x4)
1x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4)
Expansion Slots
1x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 mode)
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x2 mode)
3x PCIe 3.0 x1
Form Factor
ATX
CPU
Chipset
AMD B550
CPU Socket
AM4
Back Panel I/O
USB
1x USB-A (USB 3.1/3.2 Gen 2)
3x USB-A (USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1)
2x USB-A (USB 2.0)
Display
1x HDMI
1x DVI-D
Audio
3x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Ethernet / Controller
1x Realtek Gigabit
PS/2
1x Combo
Buttons
BIOS Flashback
Memory
Memory Slots
4x 288-Pin
Memory Support
DDR4 2133, 2400, 2667, 2933, 3200, 3333, 3400, 3466, 3600, 3733, 3800, 3866, 4000, 4400, 4600, 4733 MHz
Maximum Capacity
128 GB
Channel Architecture
Dual Channel
Storage Expansion
SATA
4x SATA III
M.2
1x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 4.0 x4)
1x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4)
RAID Support
RAID 0, 1, 10
Internal I/O
Expansion Slots
1x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 mode)
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x2 mode)
3x PCIe 3.0 x1
USB
1x USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1 Header (Supports 3 USB-A Port)
2x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 USB-A Port)
Air Cooling
1x 4-Pin CPU
3x 4-Pin System
Liquid Cooling
1x 4-Pin Pump
Power Connectors
1x 24-Pin Mainboard
1x 8-Pin ATX
Security
TPM Module
LED Header
5x RGB
Diagnostics
Clear CMOS
Audio
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC887 (7.1-Channel)
Software
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 10 (64-Bit)
Physical
Form Factor
ATX
Dimensions
12.0 x 9.6" / 30.5 x 24.4 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.28 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.3 x 10.8 x 3.3"

Gigabyte B550 GAMING X Reviews

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Is this motherboard compatible with the ryzen 5 ...

Is this motherboard compatible with the ryzen 5 2600 out of the box?
Asked by: Carmelo
No it is not compatible.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-12-28

Does this board disable and SATA port when ...

Does this board disable and SATA port when M.2-2280 NVME drive installed?
Asked by: Moosa
Yes, using a Nvme drive will disable some Sata Ports
Answered by: jaime
Date published: 2020-08-27

Is this motherboard compatible with ryzen 5 ...

Is this motherboard compatible with ryzen 5 3600x?
Asked by: Jared
Yes, it is compatible with that CPU.
Answered by: Bennie
Date published: 2020-07-06

How does the flashback button work, do I press it ...

How does the flashback button work, do I press it before booting, or after?
Asked by: Josh
This board supports Q-FLASH Plus where you can install/flash the bios without the need of CPU, GPU, or RAM. All you need to do is download the file onto a flash drive and plug it into the back. And turn on the PC for the process to happen.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-07-04
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