Scan code: LN108442 Manufacturer code: B550M S2H

Gigabyte AMD Ryzen B550M S2H AM4 PCIe 4.0 MicroATX Motherboard

Gigabyte B550M S2H, AMD B550, AM4, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, 1x M.2, Realtek GbE LAN Chip, 4x USB 3.2 Gen1, mATX

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Scan code: LN108442 Manufacturer code: B550M S2H
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B550M S2H Micro-ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte

B550M Micro ATX Motherboard Gigabyte

WITH ULTRA DURABLE PC PERFORMANCE Revel in superior gaming with the GIGABYTE B550M S2H motherboard. This all-new high-end component offers the power and connectivity your PC deserves so you can upgrade your system with AMD's 3rd Generation Ryzen™ processors. This motherboard is perfect for gamers and PC enthusiasts who desire high-end performance but also care about aesthetics. This sturdy design delivers impeccable performance with ultra-durable components 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

AMD AM4CPU Socket

Micro-ATXForm Factor

Power Delivery that's Precise and Efficient

pure Digital VRM

4+3 pure Digital VRM with Low RDS(on) MOSFETSGIGABYTE motherboards utilize a 4+3 phases pure digital PWM + Low RDS(on) MOSFETs design to support 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ CPUs. It offers impeccable precision when delivering power to the motherboard's most demanding and energy-sensitive components, as well as delivering enhanced system performance and ultimate hardware scalability.

PCIe 4.0* Hardware Design

PCIe 4.0 Hardware

Enhance your Transfer Speeds

NVMe PCIe 4.0*/3.0 M.2 ConnectorWith an NVMe PCIe 4.0*/3.0 x4 M.2 connector onboard, you can utilise NVMe mode or SATA mode connectivity for M.2 SSD devices. They deliver up to 64 Gb/s data transfer speeds. The M.2 connector design provides an ideal storage solution for fast and efficient gaming.

Dual NVMe PCIe

Versatile Connectivity Options

I/O Ports |  Realtek 8118 Gaming LAN | Real-Time Network MonitoringWith integrated I/O ports, building a GIGABYTE PC is even easier. Realtek 8118 LAN is an impressive network chip for gamers with automatic bandwidth allocation to ensure the highest network priority of the game or application. It can deliver the most comprehensive features and the fastest and smoothest Internet experience.

Connectivity Options

Stay Protected from Surges in Power

LAN Static-Electricity & Surge ProtectionGIGABYTE motherboards use ICs with up to three times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This protects the motherboard and its components a lot better against damage caused by static electricity. GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard and PC from any surges in power, making sure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular or inconsistent power delivery.

surge protection

Full Support for Video Streams

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

hdmi

HDMI SUPPORTHDMI 2.1, which is backwards compatible with HDMI 2.0/1.4 and offers twice more bandwidth than previous generations. 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.

 bandwidth

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.

Stay Cool under Demanding Loads

Smart Fan 5

Smart Fan 5With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly. Achieve fan silence. With Fan Stop, map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops is based on readings from which sensor, and what temperature of the stopping threshold can be customized to your liking. With Smart Fan 5 choose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage preferences. For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds.

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.

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!

down

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

up

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.

up

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

Made to Stand the Test of Time

pcie armor

GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket

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.

Utilise a Stable Power Supply

solid pin connectors

SOLID PIN POWER CONNECTORSGIGABYTE motherboards feature solid plated ATX 12V 8pin power connectors for stable power supply while CPU overloading.
Solid Pin Power connector advantages:
• Larger contact area for electricity.
• More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat.
• Ultra durable and longer lifespan.

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 when setting up their new system.

app center

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

easytune

EASYTUNE™GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that lets you fine-tune your system settings, adjust system, 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 most.

@bios

@BIOS APPThe GIGABYTE @BIOS app allows you to update your systems BIOS within Windows using a simple and slick 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 even back up 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 endless possibilities of the System Information Viewer.

Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition B550M S2H
Form Factor MicroATX
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 - 4866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 5000(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB
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, PCIe Gen4x4/SATA3
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
SATA Support N/A
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)
  • 1 x Addressable Digital RGB Header
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x RGB (RGBW) LED Strip Header
  • 4 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x speaker header
  • 2 x System Fan header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 1 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 D-Sub (VGA)
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Headphone-Out
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 244 x 205 mm
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN108442
Model Number B550M S2H
GTIN 4719331809591
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
Gigabyte B550M S2H, AMD B550, AM4, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, 1x M.2, Realtek GbE LAN Chip, 4x USB 3.2 Gen1, mATX is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from it's cheap, it works. so you saw that this is the cheapest b550 motherboard and wondered: should i get this over a b450 or a more expensive b550? - this board only supports zen 2 processors and up. 2000 series and the 3200g/3400g won't work. if you need that support, consider the msi b450 pro max (currently £20 cheaper and with some kind of 4000 series support promised). - despite "only" having a 5+3 vrm design, temperatures seem good on a r5 3600. with three intakes, one exhaust, and a dual fan tower cooler, hwinfo reports ~50c for the vrm and board sensors under load (assuming the info is accurate). cpu is consistently hitting max boost clocks under sustained load. my guess is the 3700x and 3900x would both be fine with good airflow. - a little slow to post even with fast boot enabled. - the bios is very straightforward. you can apply an xmp profile with a single click on the first page. lots of ryzen specific options you can tweak. if you need dual m2, quad ram slots, better vrm for overclocking/3950x etc, clearly this isn't the purchase. if you're on a budget and still want the b550 benefits, this is a fine choice.
Date published: 2020-08-24
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does this motherboard support m.2 nvme?

Asked by: kuba
yes. m2 sata drives, nvme, and nvme pcie 4.0 drives are all supported.
Answered by: cutree
Date published: 2020-08-24
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Gigabyte AMD Ryzen B550M S2H AM4 PCIe 4.0 MicroATX Motherboard
Gigabyte AMD Ryzen B550M S2H AM4 PCIe 4.0 MicroATX Motherboard