Gigabyte Technology has unveiled its latest motherboards and graphics cards in the market. Today the company announced the launch of its latest newest B550 Aorus series of motherboards for the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors. The motherboard features a native USB 3.2 Gen2 interface, feature-rich I/O with a pre-installed I/O shield, the latest wireless connection, and Ultra Durable technology, It comes with a 16-phase VRM design.
“We are seeing increasing user demands for flexible systems that perform well in a multitude of tasks from gaming to content creation more than ever before,” said Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager, client component business unit, AMD. “AMD is excited to bring the power of 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors and cutting edge PCIe 4.0 support to the mainstream users with our latest AMD B550 chipsets. With overwhelming platform support from our partners at Gigabyte, AMD is confident these new B550 platforms will provide flexibility and power never seen before on a mainstream platform.”
Gigabyte Aorus B550 motherboards are compatible with Ryzen 3000 series processors featuring PCIe 4.0, improved thermal solutions and digital power design that can be a better alternative to AMD X570 flagship motherboard that was unveiled last year.
The latest top of the line Aorus motherboards will be offers in multiple configurations starting from 10+3 phase VRM on the Aorus Elite, 12+2 phases for the Aorus Pro (AC), and 16 phase VRM with the Aorus Master, capable of managing up to 70A per phase. The Mini-ITX B550I Aorus Pro AX features digital power design of 6+2 phases with digital power design at 90A per phase.
All the variants come equipped with multi-cut heatsink design for better VRM cooling whereas the AX and the master motherboards feature fin-array heat sinks with Direct Touch Heatpipe. With optimized heat dissipation of thermal baseplate and I/O, audio armor, B550 Aorus Master accomplishes a fusion of stylish thermal design.
According to the company, Gigabyte B550 comes with PCIe 4.0 M.2 design, with lightning-fast read/write and data transfer speed of PCIe 4.0 SSD. There is an M.2 thermal guard design to ensure that the M.2 SSD is adequately cooling. Aorus master equips three PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 slots allowing users to allocate the bandwidth between PCIe® and M.2 slots accordingly, even to build an NVMe M.2 SSD RAID 0 array which can achieve up to 12700MB/s in write speed.
B550 Aorus series ATX and Mini-ITX motherboard delivers 2.5Gbps Ethernet speeds which are 2.5 times faster than Gigabit Ethernet. The company says that the wireless connection is enabled on select variants. B550 Aorus PRO AC features Intel WiFi 802.11ac wireless configuration, B550I Aorus Pro AX and B550 Aorus Master motherboards feature Intel WiFi6 802.11ax wireless configuration with 2T2R high-gain antenna, delivering blazing fast 2.4Gbps connection speeds.
In addition to this, the latest motherboards are integrated with USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface providing 10 Gbps high-speed data transfer. The B550 motherboards come with I/O shield armor design for easier alignment for system assembly.
Apart from that, it comes with the latest version of Q-Flash Plus Technology allowing users to easily update BIOS without having to install a processor, memory, graphics cards, or booting up the PC. As per the company through the use of all solid caps, digital power designs, and Smart Fan technology to provide energy-conserving and effective cooling solutions, AORUS motherboards are an excellent choice for users who seek to build a high-end PC system so they can enjoy the best gaming experience possible.
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