TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS (WI-FI)

    TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS (WI-FI)

    AMD B550 (Ryzen AM4) micro ATX gaming motherboard with PCIe 4.0, dual M.2, 10 DrMOS power stages, Intel® WiFi 6, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA 6 Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C, and Aura Sync RGB lighting support

    • AMD AM4 socket: Ready for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics Processors
    • Enhanced power solution: 8+2 DrMOS power stages, ProCool connector, military-grade TUF components, and Digi+ VRM for maximum durability
    • Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsinks, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2+ utility
    • Next-gen connectivity: PCIe 4.0 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C support
    • Made for online gaming: Intel® WiFi 6, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, TUF LANGuard and TurboLAN technology
    • AI noise-cancelling microphone: Provides crystal-clear in-game voice communication
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    DURABLE. STABLE. RELIABLE.

    TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) distills essential elements of the latest AMD platform and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive set of cooling options, this motherboard delivers rock-solid performance with unwavering gaming stability.

    When you build with a TUF Gaming motherboard, you also benefit from the TUF Gaming Alliance — an ASUS collaboration with trusted industry partners that ensures easier building, best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case.

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    • Keyboard/Mouse

    • 2 x USB 2.0

    • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1

    • BIOS FlashBack™ button

    • Intel ® Wi-Fi 6

    • DisplayPort

    • HDMI

    • 2.5Gb Etherent

    • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-
      A + 1 x USB Type-C®)

    • 5 x Audio jacks

    • 2 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 X16 slots
      - 2-Way CrossFireX™ support
      - ASUS SafeSlot

    • Realtek S1200A
      - Exclusive DTS Custom for Gaming Headsets
      - TUF Gaming audio cover
      - Audio shielding
      - Dedicated audio PCB layers
      - Premium Japanese audio
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    • ProCool Connector

    • 2 x AURA RGB headers

    • DrMOS

    • DDR4 support

    • AMD Socket AM4

    • 2 x Front USB 3.2 Gen 1

    • 64Gb/s M.2 support
      PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA mode

    • AMD B550 Chipset

    • 32Gb/s M.2 support
      PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA mode

    • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s

    • 4 x Front USB 2.0

    • 1 x AURA Addressable Gen 2 header

    ROCK-SOLID PERFORMANCE

    With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to fuel the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs, plus support for faster memory and storage, TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) is the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count battle rig.

    Power Design

    DrMOS

    The onboard VRM of TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) utilizes 8+2 DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and driver into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors demand.

    Stack Cool 3+

    2-ounce copper layers draw heat away from critical components to keep them at their optimal operating temperatures and provide more headroom to push CPUs beyond stock speeds.

    ProCool Socket

    ENHANCED 8-PIN CONNETOR

    ・ Extreme durability
    ・ Prevent hotspots and connector failure

    Compared with traditional power inputs, ProCool sockets are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with PSU power lines. The resulting lower impedance helps to prevent hotspots and connector failure.

    TUF COMPONENTS

    TUF CHOKES

    Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, improving system stability.

    TUF CAPACITORS

    Proprietary capacitors provide up to 20% greater temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan.

    Digi+ VRM

    The integrated Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times.

    Cooler by design

    1. VRM heatsink

    A large, high-mass heatsink with extensive surface that covers the VRM and choke areas improves heat dissipation.

    Thermal pad

    High-quality thermal pads help transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink.

    2. M.2 heatsink

    The M.2 heatsink keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.

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    COMPREHENSIVE FAN CONTROLS

    TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) features comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 2+ utility or via the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS.

    • Multiple temperature sources
    • 4-pin PWM/DC fan
    • Smart protection
    • Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors for workload-based cooling, and all settings can be easily managed by Fan Xpert 2+ or via the UEFI.​

    • All onboard chassis fan headers support auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

    • A dedicated integrated circuit protects each fan header from over-temperature and overcurrent.

    PCIe 4.0 M.2 (up to 64 Gbps)

    TUF Gaming B550M series motherboards support PCIe 4.0 M.2 slot and provides NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to PCIe 4.0 storage device to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen platform.

    *Actual transmission speed will be lower than theoretical maximum speed.

    **The M.2_1 supports PCIe 4.0 and the M.2_2 supports PCIe 3.0.

    USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A & Type-C

    Numerous USB ports support gaming rigs loaded with peripherals, including a USB Type-A and a Type-C connectors with fast USB 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity for compatible cases.

    EASY PC DIY

    TUF Gaming motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want — even for first-time builders. The TUF Gaming Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software offers full control of system settings via a single dashboard. TUF Gaming motherboards give you everything you need to build your dream gaming rig without adding complexity.

    Build with confidence

    TUF Gaming Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC-component brands to ensure compatibility with a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With more partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger. Learn More

    TUF PROTECTION

    SafeSlot

    SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured via a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.

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    ESD guards

    ESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10 kV of air discharge and +/- 6 kV of contact discharge — greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6 kV and +/- 4 kV.

    ESD Guard

    Keyboards and Mouse connectors

    Additional on-circuit ESD transient-voltage-suppression.

    VGA protection

    Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes to protect VGA output functionality.

    USB connectors

    TVS diode for surface-mount and dual in-line package.

    TUF LANGuard

    TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity.

    DRAM

    DRAM overvoltage protection

    Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices.

    BACK I/O

    Stainless-steel back I/O panel

    TUF Gaming motherboards have a corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panel bonded with chromium oxide to provide a 3X-longer lifespan versus traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF Gaming motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing.

    EASY CONFIGURATION

    BIOS FlashBack™

    BIOS FlashBack™ is the simplest and safest (UEFI) BIOS update method. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32 formatted USB stick, plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack™ port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without having memory or a CPU installed.

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    Armoury Crate

    Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported gaming products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal and synchronize them with Aura Sync for unified system lighting effects. You can also turn on the AI Noise-Canceling Microphone function for crystal-clear in-game voice communication. The software also provides control of settings for a select and growing number of products, including keyboard and mouse preferences as well as laptop overclocking and fan speeds, making it easier to tune the look and feel of your system. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and news areas to help you stay in touch with the gaming community.

    • AI NOISE-CANCELING

    • AURA SYNC

    • DRIVER & MANUAL DOWNLOAD

    • Account Management

    IMMERSIVE GAMING

    TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) provides a complete, high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experience, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create a personalized gaming atmosphere.

    Intel® WiFi 6 AX200

    The Intel® WiFi 6 AX200 module is compatible with the 802.11ax standard and pushes theoretical peak bandwidth up to an incredible 2.4 Gbps. Perhaps more importantly for power users, it's optimized for more efficient operation on crowded networks with a lot of competing traffic. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6. Learn more

    *Actual speed varies, and depends on networking conditions.

    EXCLUSIVE 2.5 GIGABIT ETHERNET

    2.5G on-board Ethernet kicks your LAN connection up a notch with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing LAN cable, you can take advantage this networking upgrade to experience smoother, lag-free gaming, immediately stream high-resolution videos and enjoy faster file transfers.

    Turbo LAN

    Network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization

    Turbo LAN is a network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization. With cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology, it allows you to configure application priority via an intuitive interface, and reduces network lag.

    • 1. ONE CLICK TURBO

      Adjust the network transmission priority by one click!

    • 2. AUTO DETECT GAME LIST

      Turbo Lan will detect every game in system, and add in list automatically.

    AI NOISE-CANCELING MICROPHONE

    AI Noise-Canceling Microphone software is exclusively featured on ASUS motherboards and supports 3.5 mm, USB, or Bluetooth headsets. The utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to preserve the sound of your voice while eliminating distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks, and other forms of environmental noise. And it only places a slight load on the CPU, ensuring minimal impact on gaming performance.

    3DMark - FPS (2560x1440)

    *Testing configuration: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600x; Motherboard: ROG STRIX B550-I GAMING; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 2060-O6G; DRAM: Hynix 2666 16GB; Power: Seasonic 430W; HDD: Seagate M.2 NVME 2TB; Cooling: Enermax T.B.APOLLISH; Voice Communication App: Discord (In-app noise canceling effects disabled) ; Background noise: Keyboard typing, mouse clicking, people talking, and music playing
    *Actual performance varies by configuration

    HEAR THE DIFFERENCE

    AI OFF
    AI ON

    Background noise

    Other human voice

    Human speech

    Gaming audio

    Exclusive Realtek codec

    Realtek S1200A

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    • TUF Gaming audio cover

      Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure best quality.

    • High-definition audio

      Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound.

    • Exclusive S1200A Codec

      ASUS-exclusive codec delivers an expansive soundstage and dynamic sound.

    • Audio shielding

      Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.

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    Pristine audio

    The unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek for TUF Gaming B550M series motherboards features an unprecedented 108 dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line out and a 103dB SNR for the line in, providing pristine audio quality.

    DTS® Custom for gaming headsets

    Hone your battle skills with exclusive DTS® Custom onboard audio. Utilizing advanced emulation techniques to create positional cues via stereo headphones, DTS Custom takes onboard audio to a new frontier. With three presets ― Aerial, Soundscape, and Tactical ― for different genres, you'll have a distinct advantage in every game.

    AERIAL MODE

    Experience audio as though hovering above the game world, with sound coming from ahead — perfect for MOBA, RTA, strategy and sports titles!

    SOUNDSCAPE MODE

    The ideal audio envelope for MMO, RPG, action and horror games — your ears will put you in the center of the action!

    Tactical Mode

    Shhh — is that an enemy just around the corner? DTS Custom emphasises detail for stealthy play, so you'll detect and locate every footstep!

    Outshine the Competition

    A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

    Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.
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    • Breathing Breathing
    • Strobing Strobing
    • Rainbow Rainbow
    • Color cycle Color Cycle
    • Starry night Starry Night
    • Music effect Music Effect
    • CPU temperature Smart

    Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header

    RGB Header

    Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header

    The addressable Gen 2 RGB header is now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new header also offers backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.

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