Scan code: LN108116 Manufacturer code: B550-A PRO

MSI AMD B550 B550-A PRO ATX Motherboard

MSI B550-A PRO, AMD B550, S AM4, DDR4, SATA3, PCIe 4.0, Dual M.2, CrossFire, GbE, USB 3.2 Gen2, ATX

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Scan code: LN108116 Manufacturer code: B550-A PRO
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B550-A PRO 3rd Generation Ryzen ATX Motherboard from MSI

MSI b550-A PRO

Conquer the Battlefield Introducing the all new B550-A PRO Motherboard from MSI. The MSI B550 motherboard supports the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors with the addition of PCIe 4.0 technology for eye watering speeds. MSI PRO series lets you work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly. The MSI B550-A Pro motherboard provides not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity.

AMD B550Chipset

AM4CPU Socket

ATXForm Factor

Special Features of the B550-A PRO

Main Features
Core Boost

Flash BIOS ButtonSimply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.

Digital PWM

Digital PWMHighest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.

Core Boost

Core Boost TechnologyCombining premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.

Steel PCIE Slots

PCIe Steel ArmorProtecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.

2oz Copper PCB

2oz Thickened Copper PCBAn enhanced PCB design improves heat dissipation and performance reliability.

Premium Thermal Solution

Temperature Features
7w thermal Pad

7W/mK Thermal PadPreminum 7W/mK thermal pad covers both MOSFET and chokes, providing better heat transfer to the heatsink.

Extended Heatsink

Extended HeatsinkMSI extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.

Pump Support

Pump Fan SupportControl watercooling pump speeds for best flow and noise control.

m.2 Shield

M.2 Shield FrozrStrengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.

Next Generation Connectivity

Networking Features
Turbo USB

Turbo USBFeaturing the TURBO USB 3.2 GEN 2 10Gbps, with reversible Type-C connector.

DDR4 Boost

DDR4 BoostThe Fully isolated DIMM slots to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.

PCIe 4.0

Lightning Gen 4 SolutionThe latest Gen 4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.

Unbelievable Power Solution

New VRM Power Design

10 +2 +1 DUET RAIL POWER SYSTEM Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a Duet Rail Power System(DRPS). Combining exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboards are ready to sustain heavy daily work.

1 PhaseAPU Power

2 PhasesSOC Power

10 PhasesDuet Rail Power System

Digital PWM IC

Protect your Sensitive Components During Installation and Beyond

Extended Heatsink

Extended Heatsink The MSI B550-A Pro features an all-metal extended heatsink to enlarge the surface area you can also expect more efficient heat dissipation allowing even high end processors to run at full speed.

Experience Core Boost

b550 Gamin Plus core boost

faster and undistorted current deliveryCore Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, but creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.

Give yourself a Lightning Fast Experience

4K Recording

LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of unidirectional transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. Optimized by steel armor design and server grade PCB, you can enjoy next-gen devices without any compromise.

Unmatched Memory Performance

memory

Advanced performance with DDR4 BOOST MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files. MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what.

Protecting your PCIe Slots

B550  PCIe Slot features

FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR B550-A PRO supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an AMD® CrossFire™ setup Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.

Professional Gaming Audio

audio

Amplify your game with Audio Boost MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most dynamic soundscapes dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Audio Boost offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.

Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition B550-A PRO
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 - 1866
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2667
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2933(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3066(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4400+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC892 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support Not Supported
AMD CrossFire Support 2-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen3x4
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen4x4/SATA
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA3 / M.2
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 2 x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connector
  • 6 x 4-pin CHA_FAN connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin RGB LED connector
  • 1 x 4-pin Water Pump Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 2 x System panel connector
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C Front Panel Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Realtek RTL8111H (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C
  • 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
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN108116
Model Number B550-A PRO
GTIN 4719072733667
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
MSI AMD B550 B550-A PRO ATX Motherboard
MSI AMD B550 B550-A PRO ATX Motherboard