Scan code: LN108436 Manufacturer code: B550 GAMING X

Gigabyte AMD B550 GAMING X AM4 PCIe 4.0 ATX Motherboard

Gigabyte B550 GAMING X, AMD B550, AM4, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, Dual M.2, Realtek GbE LAN, USB 3.2 Gen 2, ATX

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Scan code: LN108436 Manufacturer code: B550 GAMING X
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GAMING X B550 ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte

GAMING X  B550 ATX Motherboard Gigabyte

UNBEATABLE GAMING WITH RYZEN POWER Unleash superior gaming with the GIGABYTE B550 GAMING X motherboard. This all-new high-end component offers the power and connectivity your PC deserves so you can upgrade your system. It provides support for 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors. This motherboard is perfect for gamers and PC enthusiasts who desire high-end performance but also care about aesthetics. This powerful design delivers impeccable performance with exclusive Realtek 8118 Gaming LAN and a comprehensive cooling solution to stay cool under heavy workloads. Performance is never compromised, and aesthetics are greater than ever with the ability to address your PCs RGB lighting and light strip support that is compatible with GIGABYTE's RGB FUSION 2.0 software and can be customised with the RGB FUSION app.

AMD B550Chipset

3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™Compatible CPUs

AM4CPU Socket

ATXForm Factor

Powered by Ryzen Technology

PCIE 4.0

PCIE 4.0 FOR EVERYONEThe AMD B550 chipset makes PCIe® 4.0 possible for any enthusiast who desires higher performance, bandwidth and speed. Ready for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors and beyond.

The Finest Power Delivery

DrMOS

10+3 Phases Pure Digital VRM Solution with Low RDS(on) MOSFETsEnjoy cleaner and more efficient power delivery to the CPU with better thermal performance that ensures great stability under high CPU frequencies and heavy loading. This impressive motherboard uses optimized gate charge to minimise switching losses and provides lower temperatures, smaller size, and better thermal characteristics.

Get the Most out of Blazing Fast Speeds

pcie 4

Dual NVMe PCIe 4.0*/3.0 M.2 ConnectorsWith NVMe PCIe 4.0*/3.0 x4 and PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE Motherboards allow you to experience NVMe mode or SATA mode connectivity for M.2 SSD devices. Delivering up to 64 Gb/s data transfer speeds, the dual M.2 connectors design provides an ideal storage solution while also supporting RAID modes.

Designed for High-End Components

Realtek 8118 Gaming LAN | Real-Time Network Monitoring | Pre-Installed I/O ShieldRealtek 8118 LAN is a high performance and friendly network chip designed for gamers with automatic bandwidth allocation to ensure the highest network priority of the game or application. It can provide you with the most comprehensive features and the fastest and smoothest Internet experience.

i/o ports

Full Support for Video Streams

HDMI 2.1 for 4K / 60P / 21:9 / HDCP 2.3 Support

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HDMI SUPPORTHDMI 2.1, which is backwards compatible with HDMI 2.0/ 1.4 and offers twice more bandwidth than previous generation. This unlocks the potential for you to transfer multiple video streams, as well as a native cinematic 21:9 ratio, Full HDR and HDCP 2.3 support, to offer the best visual experience.

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INCREDIBLE SPEEDHDMI 2.1 supports up to an impressive 48Gb/s bandwidth. Note: Only New Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics processors support displaying function.

The Ultimate Cooling Power

cooling

Smart Fan 5 | FAN STOP | HYBRID FAN HEADERSWith Smart Fan 5 you can ensure that your PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows you to interchange fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 there's more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly. Fan Stop offers fan silence under lower temperatures and is fully customizable to suit your needs.

Illuminate your PC with RGB Fusion 2.0

rgb

RGB FUSION 2.0With this GIGABYTE motherboard, RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better. It offers addressable LEDs and lets you control onboard RGB and external RGB / addressable LED light strips for your PC. Filled with various colours and modes, RGB Fusion 2.0 on GIGABYTE motherboards are now upgraded with addressable LED support. With LED strips, you can experience more patterns, styles, and illuminations. Utilise support for either 5v or 12v addressable LED strips and up to 300 LED lights.

rgb software

RGB FUSION 2.0 SOFTWAREWith an intuitive interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 software offers a better solution for customizing lighting effects across all of your supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards and peripherals, customise your gaming rig with your own style and share colour profiles with others. In addition, the new gaming mode makes lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.

app

GIGABYTE RGB Fusion APPDon't just make your PC shine, make it a work of art that friends will envy. With the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion mobile app you can watch as you control the lighting within your gaming PC. This gives you ease of access as you adjust colors and speeds for different modes, all this can be achieved away from the keyboard and monitor of your PC via your smartphone.

Enter the Gaming World with Incredible Audio

audio

HIGH-END AUDIO CAPACITORSGIGABYTE motherboards use high-end audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high resolution and high fidelity audio and offer the most realistic sound effects for gamers.

AUDIO NOISE GUARDThe audio noise guard essentially separates the board's sensitive analog audio components from the potential noise pollution at the PCB level.

Made to Stand the Test of Time

pcie armor

GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket

pins

Solid Pin Power ConnectorsGIGABYTE motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin + 4pin power connectors for offering stable power supply while CPU overloading.

anti sulfur design

START SULFURIZATION PROTECTIONSulfur compounds in the air can penetrate tiny onboard resistors creating chemical change and causing these resistors to open or short. If either of these occurs the motherboard will fail to function. By equipping resistors with an Anti-Sulfur Design GIGABYTE gives Ultra Durable Motherboards a whole new meaning.

Get Up and Running in Seconds

bios flash

Q-Flash PlusWith GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus, you don’t need to install the CPU, memory and graphics card nor enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file (rename to gigabyte.bin) on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-Flash Plus button and you’re good to go!

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STEP 1Plug the 24pin & 8pin power supply cable into the motherboard.

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STEP 2Download and unzip the motherboard's compressed BIOS file and rename to "gigabyte.bin", save to a USB flash-drive, and plug it into the Q-Flash USB port.

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STEP 3Press the Q-Flash button, and the motherboard will start updating the BIOS automatically.

Customise all your Settings to your Needs

bios

Refreshed BIOSThe BIOS is essential for users during initial setup to allow for the most optimal settings. With a new GUI and easier to use functionalities, GIGABYTE has been able to reinvent the BIOS to give users a better experience while setting up their new system.

app center

APP CENTERGIGABYTE APP CENTER is an useful portal of all GIGABYTE MB utilities and drivers, you can choose any utility you want to install from APP CENTER and keep you updated with latest utilities and drivers version.

easytune

EASYTUNE™GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most..

@bios

@BIOS APPThe GIGABYTE @BIOS app allows you to update your system’s BIOS from within Windows using a simple and slick graphical user interface. @BIOS can automatically download the latest version from the GIGABYTE servers or you can update your BIOS from a file on your computer. @BIOS also allows you to save your current BIOS to a file, recover your previous BIOS from an image and backup your BIOS to an image.

system info view

System Information ViewerGIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.

Enhance your Gaming Streams and Connection

xsplit

Split Gamecaster + BroadcasterNow set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats—keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro!
* Free 14 days XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster Premium License.

wtfast

WTFASTTake control of your gaming experience with WTFast, the Gamers Private Network (GPN); which optimizes and improves your connection from end to end. Enjoy 3 days free seamless connection to any game server in the world, with up to 60% overall connection improvement and free unlimited access to PC Gaming Launchpad which supports over 800 MMO games. You can also monitor yout Game Ping and Statistics continuously.

Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition B550 GAMING X
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket AM4
Chipset AMD B550
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) ECC/Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2667
  • DDR4 - 2933
  • DDR4 - 3200
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4733(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB (4x32GB)
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC887 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support N/A
AMD CrossFire Support N/A
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3x4/SATA3
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen4x4/SATA3
  • 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x2 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 2 x Addressable Digital RGB Header
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU Cooler LED/RGB LED Strip Extension Header
  • 1 x CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x CPU Water Pump/Fan Connector
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Front Panel Connector
  • 2 x RGB (RGBW) LED Strip Header
  • 4 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 3 x System Fan header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Realtek (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x Q-Flash Plus Button
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 244 mm
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Additional Information
Scan Code LN108436
Model Number B550 GAMING X
GTIN 4719331809492
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:
Scan
Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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