Asrock B550 Steel Legend AMD B550 Socket AM4 ATX Motherboard

Steel Legend embodies the concept of rigid durability and appealing aesthetics and features a strong range of components to ensure a stable and reliable performance. 

£170.99 £142.49
SKU
930-A50-7A0
Availability: 2

Features

Features

Brand
ASRock
Model Number
B500 Steel Legend
Motherboard Chipset
B550 Chipset (Ryzen AM4)
CPU Socket Type
AM4
Outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI
Form Factor
ATX

Description

ASRock B550 Steel Legend 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen ATX Motherboard

TOUGH AS STEEL, A TRUE LEGEND.

Steel Legend embodies the concept of rigid durability and appealing aesthetics and features a strong range of components to ensure a stable and reliable performance. This AMD B550 Steel Legend motherboard from ASRock is prepared for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors and future generation processors. Enjoy stunning lighting and with Polychrome RGB Sync-certified devices you can synchronize across your compatible accessories. With ASRock Super Alloy features you get to appreciate the XXL Aluminium Heatsink, premium components and 2oz Copper PCB layers. Featuring the intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform and a wealth of USB connectivity, and Dual M.2 with M.2 armor, this solution is compatible to perform for SSD.


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.


Component Breakdown of the B550 Steel Legend

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+4Pin 12V Hi-Density Power Connector
6. Premium 60A Power Choke / 14 Power Phase Design / Digi Power with 50A Dr.MOS
7. Dual M.2 Sockets (Hyper M.2 PCIe Gen4x4, M.2 Slot running PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA3
8. PCIe Steel Slots, 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 PCIe 3.0 x16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1   |   9. M.2 (Key E) Slot for Wi-Fi (*Module is not included)
10. Premium Audio / Realtek ALC 1220 Codec / Nahimic Audio / PCB Shielding Layers
11. Unbeatable Heatsink Armor, strong solid top cover


Boosted for Maximum Networking Performance

DRAGON 2.5 GB/S LAN   |   DUAL USB 3.2 GEN2 TYPE A+C   |   FRONT USB 3.2 GEN1 TYPE-C

ASRock B550 Steel Legend features I/O Armor and reserves more flexible space with an adjustable IO shield when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any issues. Includes two of the most used connectors with HDMI and DisplayPort combo. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromising connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear I/O for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates. The front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C header delivers up to 5 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design.


Get Endless Performance Possibilities with Steel Style

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.


Unbeatable Heatsink Armor

Reinforced Steel Slot

Equipped to Deliver an Extreme Audio Performance

DUAL M.2 SOCKETS FOR SSD

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 x2 and SATA3 mode.

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.

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.

Specification

Core Specifications

Edition ┃ B550 Steel Legend

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 - 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)

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 ┃ 2-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 (Supports Wi-Fi modules)
1 x M.2, 22-30/42/60/80, PCIe Gen4x4
1 x M.2, 22-30/42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
2 x PCIe 4.0 x16

SATA Support ┃ SATA3

Storage Mode Support:
RAID 0
RAID 1
RAID 10

Internal I/O:
1 x 24-pin (Power)
1 x 4-pin (Power)
5 x 4-pin CHA_FAN connector
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
1 x 8-pin (Power)
2 x Addressable Digital RGB Header
1 x Dr. Debug with LED
1 x Front Panel Audio Header
1 x Power LED / Speaker Header
2 x RGB Header
6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s (In Use)
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 2.5 Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000/2500)

Network Chip/Modules ┃ 1 x Realtek RTL8125BG

Rear I/O Connectors:
2 x Antenna Ports
1 x Bass Speaker Out
1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x Front Speaker Out
1 x HDMI
1 x Line In
1 x Mic-In
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
1 x Rear Speaker Out
1 x RJ-45 with LED
1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
4 x USB 2.0
2 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

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