Asrock B550M PG Riptide AMD B550 Socket AM4 micro ATX Motherboard


Riptide is named after a specific kind of water current with strong waves that occurs in the ocean, representing the philosophy of sea's double-side, calm and unlimited strength. Built around powerful gaming-related features, the Riptide has given a powerful smash and immersed users in the sense of stability.

 
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SKU
AD0-5F4-DB3
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Features

Features

Brand
ASRock
Model Number
B550M PG Riptide
Motherboard Chipset
B550 Chipset (Ryzen AM4)
CPU Socket Type
AM4
Outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI
Form Factor
Micro ATX

Description

Asrock B550M PG Riptide AMD B550 Socket AM4 micro ATX Motherboard

Optimized VRM Design

Dr. MOS
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

8 Power Phase Design
Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.


POLYCHROME RGB

In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.

Lightning Gaming Ports

Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!

Phantom Gaming 2.5 Gb/s LAN

The intelligent Phantom Gaming 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
Automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge.

High Speed M.2 Solution

This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.


Nahimic Audio

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

Unique Feature

ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s)

ASRock Super Alloy
- Premium 60A Power Choke
- 50A Dr.MOS
- Matte Black PCB
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB

ASRock Phantom Gaming 2.5G LAN

ASRock Steel Slot Gen4

ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink

ASRock Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4)

ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC)

ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)

ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

 

CPU

- Supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen™ 3000, 3000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series, 5000 and 5000 G-Series Desktop Processors*

Digi Power design

- 8 Power Phase design

*Not compatible with AMD Athlon™ Processors.

 

Chipset

AMD B550

 

Memory

- Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology

- 4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots

- AMD Ryzen series CPUs (Vermeer) support DDR4 4600+(OC) / 4533(OC) / 4466(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4333(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4200(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 ECC & non-ECC, un-buffered memory*

- AMD Ryzen series CPUs (Matisse) support DDR4 4600+(OC) / 4533(OC) / 4466(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4333(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4200(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 ECC & non-ECC, un-buffered memory*

- AMD Ryzen series APUs (Cezanne) support DDR4 4733+(OC) / 4666(OC) / 4600(OC) / 4533(OC) / 4466(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4333(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4200(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 ECC & non-ECC, un-buffered memory*

- AMD Ryzen series APUs (Renoir) support DDR4 4733+(OC) / 4666(OC) / 4600(OC) / 4533(OC) / 4466(OC) / 4400(OC) / 4333(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4200(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3466(OC) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 ECC & non-ECC, un-buffered memory*

- AMD Ryzen series APUs (Picasso) support DDR4 3333+(OC) / 3200(OC) / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 non-ECC, un-buffered memory*

- Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB

- Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

- 15μ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots

*For Ryzen Series APUs (Picasso, Cezanne and Renoir), ECC is only supported with PRO CPUs.

 

BIOS

128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support

- Supports "Plug and Play"

- ACPI 5.1 compliance wake up events

- Supports jumperfree

- SMBIOS 2.3 support

- CPU, CPU VDDCR_SOC, DRAM, +1.8VSB, VPPM Voltage Multi-adjustment

 

Graphics

- Integrated AMD Radeon™ Vega Series Graphics in Ryzen Series APU*

- DirectX 12, Pixel Shader 5.0

- Shared memory default 2GB. Max Shared memory supports up to 16GB.**

- Dual graphics output: support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.4 ports by independent display controllers

- Supports HDMI 2.1 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 60Hz

- Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution up to 5K (5120x2880)@120Hz

- Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 2.1 Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)

- Supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) with HDMI 2.1

- Supports HDCP 2.3 with HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports***

- Supports 4K Ultra HD (UHD) playback with HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports

- Supports Microsoft® PlayReady

*Actual support may vary by CPU

**The Max shared memory 16GB requires 32GB system memory installed.

***Picasso supports HDCP 2.2 with HDMI 2.0 Port

 

Audio

7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC897 Audio Codec)

- Supports Surge Protection

- Nahimic Audio

 

LAN

- 2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s

- Dragon RTL8125BG

- Supports Phantom Gaming LAN Software

- Smart Auto Adjust Bandwidth Control

- Visual User Friendly UI

- Visual Network Usage Statistics

- Optimized Default Setting for Game, Browser, and Streaming Modes

- User Customized Priority Control

- Supports Wake-On-LAN

- Supports Lightning/ESD Protection

- Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az

- Supports PXE

 

Slots

AMD Ryzen series CPUs (Vermeer and Matisse)
- 2 x PCIe x16 Slots (PCIE1: Gen4x16 mode; PCIE3: Gen3x4 mode)*

AMD Ryzen series APUs (Cezanne and Renoir)
- 2 x PCIe x16 Slots (PCIE1: Gen3x16 mode; PCIE3: Gen3x4 mode)*

AMD Ryzen series APUs (Picasso)
- 2 x PCIe x16 Slots (PCIE1: Gen3x8 mode; PCIE3: Gen3x4 mode)*

-1 x PCIe Gen3x1 Slot

- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™

- 1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT PCIe WiFi module

- 15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)

*Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks

 

Storage

4 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors

- 1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode (with Vermeer, Matisse) or Gen3x4 (32 Gb/s) mode (with Cezanne, Renoir and Picasso)*

- 1 x M.2 Socket (M2_2, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s & PCIe Gen3x2 (16 Gb/s) modes*

*Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks

Supports ASRock U.2 Kit

RAID

Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

- Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

 

Connector

- 1 x SPI TPM Header

- 1 x Power LED and Speaker Header

- 2 x RGB LED Headers*

- 2 x Addressable LED Headers**

- 1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)***

- 1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****

- 4 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)*****

- 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector

- 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector

- 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector

- 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen1 Header (Supports ESD Protection)

*Support in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip

**Support in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip

***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.

****The CPU/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.

*****The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
CPU_FAN2/WP, CHA_FAN1/WP, CHA_FAN2/WP, CHA_FAN3/WP and CHA_FAN4/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.

 

Rear Panel I/O

2 x Antenna Mounting Points

- 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port

- 1 x HDMI Port

- 1 x DisplayPort 1.4

- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)

- 2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)*

- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)

- HD Audio Jacks: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone

*USB12 are the Lightning Gaming Ports.

 

Software and UEFI

Software
- ASRock Motherboard Utility (Phantom Gaming Tuning)

ASRock Phantom Gaming LAN Software

- ASRock Polychrome SYNC

- ASRock Key Master*

UEFI
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock Instant Flash

*These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.

 

Support CD

Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar

 

Accessories

- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield

- 2 x SATA Data Cables

- 3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets

- 1 x Standoff for M.2 Socket

 

Hardware Monitor

- Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans

- Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans

- Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans

- Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, CPU VDDCR_SOC, DRAM, VPPM, +1.8V

 

Form Factor

- Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.6-in, 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm

- Solid Capacitor design

 

OS

- Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit

 

Certifications

- FCC, CE

- ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)

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