Scan code: LN108369 Manufacturer code: 90-MXBD00-A0UAYZ

ASRock B550 Taichi ATX Motherboard

ASRock B550 Taichi Motherboard, AMD B550, S AM4, DDR4, SATA3, PCIe 4.0, Dual M.2, CrossFire, 2.5GbE, ax WiFi/BT5, ATX

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Scan code: LN108369 Manufacturer code: 90-MXBD00-A0UAYZ
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ASRock B550 Taichi 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen ATX Motherboard

ASRock B550 Taichi AMD Ryzen ATX Motherboard

The Philosophy of Infinite Potential Discover infinite potential with a motherboard that fulfills every task, versatile for any situation. ASRock introduces the B550 Taichi, which is built to succeed with the support of 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen™ /Future AMD Ryzen™ Processors and also supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™, plus DDR4 5200+ (OC). This model features a wide range of networking capabilities with Intel® 2.5G LAN, Wi-Fi 6 and BT 5.1 to get you up to speed when online gaming. The B550 Taichi features Hyper M.2 ready for PCIe Gen4x4 and the Ultra M.2 allows for PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3 SSDs. The range of connections featured with this motherboard are ready to keep you connected with 3x USB 3.2 Gen2 (Rear Type-A and Type-C / Front Type-C), and 8x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front / 4 Rear), HDMI, DisplayPort – while the I/O shield is built to be flexible, thus making installation much easier for the user.


Please note: B550 Motherboards are ready for 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen™ Processors and Future AMD Ryzen™ Processors.
Not Compatible with AMD Ryzen™ 5 3400G & AMD Ryzen™ 3 3200G.

AMD B550Chipset

AM4CPU Socket

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™and Future Compatible CPUs

ATXForm Factor

Get Endless Performance Possibilities with Style

Polychrome RGB Sync

Synchronize across the RGB Sync-certified accessories ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics with an array of lighting effects. Gamers get very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Includes Two Addressable RGB LED Headers and Two RGB LED Headers.


*Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well. *The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters. *The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.

Component Breakdown of the B550 Taichi

Design of ASRock B550 AMD Ryzen Motherboard

1. Supports 3rd Gen / future AM4 AMD Ryzen™ Processors   |   2. Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
3. 24Pin ATX Hi-Density Connector   |   4. XXL Aluminium Alloy Heatsink   |   5. 8+8Pin 12V Hi-Density Power Connector
6. Premium 60A Power Choke / 16 Power Phase Design / Digi Power with 50A Dr.MOS
7. Hyper M.2 Sockets, PCIe Gen4x4, 1x Ultra M.2, PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3
8. 3x PCIe Steel Slots, 3 PCIe 4.0/3.0x16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1
9. Premium Audio / Realtek ALC 1220 Codec / Nahimic Audio / PCB Shielding Layers
10. Unbeatable Heatsink Armor / Strong Top Cover   |   11. Reset & Power Button

Boosted for Maximum Networking Performance

networking connectivity

Intel 2.5 Gb/s LAN   |   Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax   |   Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 TYPE A+C   |   Front USB-C ASRock B550 Taichi features an I/O shield and reserves more flexible space, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any issues. Equipped with next generation Intel® Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax adapter. The speed will be working up to 2.4Gbps and it will also natively operate with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz simultaneously. Significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support is another attractive feature as well. Intel® LAN always provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users. With a wealth of USB ports on the front and rear, Type-A and Type-C able to deliver up to 10Gbps data transfer rates.

Unbeatable Heatsink Armor and Metal Backplate

Heatsink armor

DUAL M.2 SOCKETS FOR SSD A metal backplate armors prevents bending caused by heavy coolers or graphics cards with better airflow. Engineered with an aluminium alloy heatsink top cover which dissipates heat efficiently, underneath its strong cover are Two M.2 Key M sockets for rapid SSDs. Plus, the Hyper M.2 socket supports PCIe Gen4 x4 – while the M.2 socket is ready to run PCIe Gen3 x4 and SATA3 mode.

Reinforced Steel Slot

PCI-e 4.0

Strong Protection The strengthened steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include extra anchor points, stronger latch, ensures signal stability, and makes sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.

Equipped to Deliver an Extreme Audio Performance

ASRock audio

AUDIO THAT MATTERS Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

ASRock Super Motherboard Alloy

alloy

XXL ALUMINIUM ALLOY HEATSINKExtra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

power choke

PREMIUM 60A POWER CHOKEASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Dr.MOS

DR. MOSOptimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications, intelligently delivering higher current and driving up to 50A continuous current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

alloy

PREMIUM MEMORY ALLOY CHOKESpecifically designed for memory power delivery, these new alloy chokes feature a highly magnetic and heat resistant design, thus delivering more stable and reliable power to the motherboard and memory modules.

power choke

NICHICON 12K BLACK CAPSASRock applied Nichicon 12K Black Caps that offer 20% longer lifespans and provide more stability and reliability.

I/O Armor

I/O ARMORA new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.

matte black PCB

MATTE BLACK PCBA new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

fabric PCB

HIGH DENSITY GLASS FABRIC PCBHigh Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

2oz copper PCB

2OZ COPPER PCBUsing only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, 2oz Copper PCB delivers lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.

Support Software for your ASRock Motherboard

ASRock Software

FULL SPIKE PROTECTIONASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.

ASRock Software

LIVE UPDATE & APP SHOPASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. Users can download various apps and support software, optimise your system with ease and keep your motherboard up to date with
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

AMD Ryzen Processors
Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition B550 Taichi
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket AM4
Chipset AMD B550
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2667
  • DDR4 - 2933
  • DDR4 - 3200
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4533(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4666(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4933(OC)
  • DDR4 - 5000+(OC)
  • DDR4 - 5100(OC)
  • DDR4 - 5200+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC1220 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support Not Supported
AMD CrossFire Support 3-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DisplayPort 1.4
  • HDMI 2.1
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2 Key E (Occupied by Wi-Fi Module)
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen4x4/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 3 x PCIe 4.0 x16
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 5 x 4-pin CHA_FAN connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 2 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 2 x Addressable Digital RGB Header
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Power LED / Speaker Header
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Front Panel Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • 802.11ax WiFi LAN
  • Wired 2.5 Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000/2500)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Intel (2.5GbE LAN)
  • 1 x Intel 802.11ax WiFi + BT5 Module
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x Bass Speaker Out
  • 1 x BIOS Flashback Button
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x Front Speaker Out
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 1 x RJ-45 with LED
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 244 mm
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN108369
Model Number 90-MXBD00-A0UAYZ
GTIN 4710483931642
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
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ASRock B550 Taichi ATX Motherboard
ASRock B550 Taichi ATX Motherboard