ASRock B550 Taichi ATX Motherboard

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ASRock B550 Taichi 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen ATX Motherboard
ASRock B550 Taichi AMD Ryzen ATX Motherboard

 

THE PHILOSOPHY OF INFINITE POTENTIAL

Discover infinite potential with a motherboard that fulfills every task, versatile for any situation. ASRock introduces the B550 Taichi, which is built to succeed with the support of 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen™ /Future AMD Ryzen™ Processors and also supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™, plus DDR4 5200+ (OC). This model features a wide range of networking capabilities with Intel® 2.5G LAN, Wi-Fi 6 and BT 5.1 to get you up to speed when online gaming. The B550 Taichi features Hyper M.2 ready for PCIe Gen4x4 and the Ultra M.2 allows for PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3 SSDs. The range of connections featured with this motherboard are ready to keep you connected with 3x USB 3.2 Gen2 (Rear Type-A and Type-C / Front Type-C), and 8x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front / 4 Rear), HDMI, DisplayPort – while the I/O shield is built to be flexible, thus making installation much easier for the user.


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.

AMD B550 Chipset

AM4 CPU Socket

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™and Future Compatible CPUs

ATX Form Factor

Get Endless Performance Possibilities with Style

Polychrome RGB Sync

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.

Component Breakdown of the B550 Taichi

Design of ASRock B550 AMD Ryzen Motherboard

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+8Pin 12V Hi-Density Power Connector
6. Premium 60A Power Choke / 16 Power Phase Design / Digi Power with 50A Dr.MOS
7. Hyper M.2 Sockets, PCIe Gen4x4, 1x Ultra M.2, PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3
8. 3x PCIe Steel Slots, 3 PCIe 4.0/3.0x16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1
9. Premium Audio / Realtek ALC 1220 Codec / Nahimic Audio / PCB Shielding Layers
10. Unbeatable Heatsink Armor / Strong Top Cover   |   11. Reset & Power Button

Boosted for Maximum Networking Performance

networking connectivity

INTEL 2.5 GB/S LAN   |   WI-FI 6 802.11AX   |   DUAL USB 3.2 GEN2 TYPE A+C   |   FRONT USB-C

ASRock B550 Taichi features an I/O shield and reserves more flexible space, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any issues. Equipped with next generation Intel® Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax adapter. The speed will be working up to 2.4Gbps and it will also natively operate with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz simultaneously. Significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support is another attractive feature as well. Intel® LAN always provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users. With a wealth of USB ports on the front and rear, Type-A and Type-C able to deliver up to 10Gbps data transfer rates.

Unbeatable Heatsink Armor and Metal Backplate

Heatsink armor

DUAL M.2 SOCKETS FOR SSD

A metal backplate armors prevents bending caused by heavy coolers or graphics cards with better airflow. 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 x4 and SATA3 mode.

Reinforced Steel Slot

PCI-e 4.0

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.

Equipped to Deliver an Extreme Audio Performance

ASRock audio

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.

ASRock Super Motherboard Alloy

alloy

XXL ALUMINIUM ALLOY HEATSINK

Extra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

power choke

PREMIUM 60A POWER CHOKE

ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Dr.MOS

DR. MOS

Optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications, intelligently delivering higher current and driving up to 50A continuous current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

alloy

PREMIUM MEMORY ALLOY CHOKE

Specifically designed for memory power delivery, these new alloy chokes feature a highly magnetic and heat resistant design, thus delivering more stable and reliable power to the motherboard and memory modules.

power choke

NICHICON 12K BLACK CAPS

ASRock applied Nichicon 12K Black Caps that offer 20% longer lifespans and provide more stability and reliability.

I/O Armor

I/O ARMOR

A new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.

matte black PCB

MATTE BLACK PCB

A new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

fabric PCB

HIGH DENSITY GLASS FABRIC PCB

High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

2oz copper PCB

2OZ COPPER PCB

Using only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, 2oz Copper PCB delivers lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.

Support Software for your ASRock Motherboard

ASRock Software

FULL SPIKE PROTECTION

ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.

ASRock Software

LIVE UPDATE & APP SHOP

ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. Users can download various apps and support software, optimise your system with ease and keep your motherboard up to date with ASROCK LIVE UPDATE & APP SHOP

AMD Ryzen Processors

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type AMD B550
Processor Socket Socket AM4
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Ryzen (supports 3rd Generation Ryzen)

Supported RAM

Max Size 128 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2667 MHz, 2933 MHz, 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 3800 MHz (O.C.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4133 MHz (O.C.), 4400 MHz (O.C.), 4266 MHz (O.C.), 4200 MHz (O.C.), 4333 MHz (O.C.), 4600 MHz (O.C.), 4533 MHz (O.C.), 4800 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz, 4666 MHz (O.C.), 4733 MHz (O.C.), 4866 MHz (O.C.), 4933 MHz (O.C.), 5000 MHz (O.C.), 4466 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC, ECC
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture, AMD Memory Profile (AMP)

Graphics

Max Allocated RAM Size 16 GB

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC1200
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio, Premium Blu-ray audio support

LAN

Network Controller Intel I225-V
Network Interfaces 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ax, Bluetooth 5.1

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 3 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (PCIe 4.0 x16, x8/x8, x8/x8/PCIe 3.0 x4 modes (with Ryzen series CPUs Matisse); PCIe 3.0 x16, x8/x8, x8/x8/x4 modes (with Ryzen series CPUs Renoir)) ¦ 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 ¦ 1 x M.2 socket (2230 M.2 Key E slot)
Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 ¦ ASMedia ASM1061: SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA ¦ PCIe 4.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2 ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe 4.0 -connectors: 1 x Ultra M.2
Interfaces 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen2 ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack
Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 - header ¦ 1 x audio - header ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen2 - header
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 2 x 8-pin ATX12V connectors

Features

BIOS Type AMI
BIOS Features JumperFree, SMBIOS 2.3 support, UEFI BIOS, ACPI 5.1 support
Hardware Monitoring CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU core voltage
Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL)
Hardware Features ASRock Instant Flash, HDCP compliant, 15µ Gold Contact, 16 Phase Power Design, ASRock Dr. Debug, AMD CrossFireX technology support, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Digi Power Design, ESD Protection, Gold Plated Audio Hardware, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Clear CMOS Button, Direct Drive Technology, ASRock Full Spike Protection, ASRock APP Shop, ASRock Super Alloy, High Density Glass Fabric PCB, ASRock Full HD UEFI, Dr.MOS MOSFET, XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink, Nahimic Audio Enhacer, I/O Armor, ASRock Live Update, Premium Memory Alloy Choke, Nichicon 12K Black Caps, Matte Black PCB, TI NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier, Premium 60A Power Choke, 120dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier, Pure Power-In, PCB Isolate Shielding, ASRock Ultra USB Power, 2oz Copper PCB, ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink, ASRock Steel Slot Gen4, ASRock Hyper M.2

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories ASRock WiFi 2.4/5GHz Antenna, 2 x M.2 screws, screwdriver, 2 x standoff for M.2 socket
Cables Included 4 x Serial ATA cable
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASRock A-Tuning, Antivirus (Trial version), Google Chrome Browser, Google ChromeToolbar, ASRock XFast LAN, ASRock Polychrome SYNC
Compliant Standards Plug and Play, FCC, EuP Ready, ErP Ready, DisplayPort 1.4, HDCP 2.3
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 24.4 cm