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BIOSTAR ANNOUNCES THE NEW B550M-SILVER MOTHERBOARD

2020-12-14

BEST MID-RANGE GAMING MOTHERBOARD IN THE MARKET

December 14th, 2020, Taipei, Taiwan - BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today announces the launch of their brand new B550M-SILVER motherboard.

Designed for gamers and casual users, the new B550M-SILVER motherboard from BIOSTAR is one of the best mid-range motherboards money can buy. With a stylish design coupled with the latest bleeding edge technology, users are bound to get flagship level performance in an extremely affordable package.

 

Produced in a Micro ATX Form Factor, the newest B550M-SILVER motherboard carries BIOSTAR’s signature styling elements with black and silver accents and some of the SILVER PCB patterns carried down from its predecessors. Together with BIOSTAR’s signature LED ROCK ZONE RGB lighting technology, the B550M-SILVER motherboard suits any PC build when it comes to look and premium feel.

The B550M-SILVER motherboard is built to run 4DIMMs of high speed DDR4 memory capable of supporting up to 128GB on a maximum overclock speed of 4933+ when boosted.

Engineered with AMD’s AM4 socket and ready to handle the latest AMD Ryzen 4th Gen Vermeer series processors, the new B550M-SILVER motherboard is a force to be reckoned with. Features like PCIe M.2 4.0 (64Gb/s), USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C and support for WiFi 6 compliments the BIOSTAR B550M-SILVER motherboard greatly enabling it to be a top choice among its competition.

BIOSTAR’s proprietary Digital PWM technology ensures stable power with faster transient performance which increases system efficiency drastically, this together with built in features like Dr. MOS and 2.5Guard provides users with a long-lasting product that will work like a champion in any use case.

 

Moreover, additional features like Debug LED, helps users identify any issues present in their system’s hardware configuration through a corresponding LED light set built-in to the motherboard that alerts the users regarding current status of your board or hardware that will drastically shorten the test time.

 

The B550M-SILVER motherboard also comes with BIOSTAR’s signature A.I TP Control technology which is designed with overclockers in mind. It provides a user-friendly BIOS environment for users to easily adjust the system temperature through the BIOS configurator to keep your PC safe while extracting the maximum performance out of your hardware.

 

Multiple connectivity options internally and in the rear I/O panel are readily available in the new BIOSTAR B550M-SILVER motherboard, which includes 2 x WiFi Antenna ports that is made to support WiFi 6, as well as 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port for users looking to plug in an older PS/2 device.

 

Additionally, 1 x GbE LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8125B chipset that readily supports Realtek 2.5GbE LAN is also present in the B550M-SILVER motherboard.

Furthermore, the B550M-SILVER motherboard also comes with multiple USB ports which are 1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C port, 1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) port, 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports. In terms of video output this amazing motherboard carries a single HDMI port that supports 4k Resolution as well as a single DVI-D port and a single DP port complimented by 3 x Audio output ports running on ALC1150 technology which supports 7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio.

 

BIOSTAR has produced yet another great product that is consumer friendly and is ready to serve its new users for a long time faithfully. The B550M-SILVER motherboard is a great choice for people who want the best in the market and also consciously care about the best bang to buck products suited for them. Whether it's gaming, content creation or casual use the new B550M-SILVER motherboard is the best choice among its rivals with internationally renowned BIOSTAR build quality coupled with the latest technology packed in an attractive package.

 

Key Features 

Supports 4DIMM DDR4

  • Deliver higher performance and DIMM capacities.      
  • Improve data integrity and lower power consumption.

Digital PWM

  • Increases system efficiency.
  • Has faster transient performance.
  • Delivers stable power and reliability.

Dr. MOS

  • Makes you overclock smoothly.
  • Improves thermal performance.
  • Delivers superior efficiency and performance.

Debug LED

  • Informs you on the status of your board or hardware.
  • Helps you identify any issues going with your board or hardware.
LED ROCK ZONE
  • Offers more colorful lighting options.
  • Supports a wide array of peripherals.
  • Comes with the RGB 12V LED header and ARGB 5V LED header.

CPU OPT Header

  • Keep your computer stable.
  • Connect any kind of water coolers.
  • Enjoy an awesome liquid cooling system.

VIVID LED DJ

  • Change system colors.
  • Enjoy the process of computer modding.
  • Customize the on-board LEDs and LED ROCK ZONE

2.5Guard

  • Strengthens electrical stability
  • Makes internet more stability at home
  • Prevents damage from lightning strikes and electrical surges

Wi-Fi 6 Support

  • Improves network efficiency 
  • Provides a wider range to increase network capacity

EZ Mode

  • Features easy-to-use BIOS system interface
  • Guides you to solve your problems with ease
  • Makes everything as simple and efficient as possible

A.I TP Control

  • Provides a user-friendly BIOS environment
  • Enjoy extreme overclocking performance

 

Spec table:

Chipset

AMD B550

CPU SUPPORT

Socket AM4

Supports AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen (Matisse/Renoir) and Ryzen 4th Gen (Vermeer) processors

Supports for future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update

*Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for CPU support list.

MEMORY

4th Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Vermeer CPUs):

Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Matisse CPUs):

Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors (Renoir APUs):

Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4933+(OC)/4800(OC)/4600(OC)/4400(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200(OC)/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866

4 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots, Max. Supports up to 128GB Memory

Each DIMM supports non-ECC 8/ 16/ 32 GB DDR4 module

*Please refer to www.biostar.com.tw for Memory support list.

INTEGRATED VIDEO

By CPU model

Supports DX12

Supports HDCP

STORAGE

Total supports 2 x M.2 socket and 6 x SATA III (6Gb/s) ports

6 x SATA III Connectors (6Gb/s): Supports AHCI & RAID 0, 1, 10

1 x M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIEG4_64G_SATA):

Supports M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280 SSD module

Supports PCIe 4.0 x4 (64Gb/s)/ 3.0 x4 (32Gb/s) - NVMe/ AHCI & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD

1 x M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIEG3_32G_SATA):

Supports M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280 SSD module

Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 (32Gb/s) - NVMe/ AHCI & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD

*M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIEG4_64G_SATA): The bandwidth is depended on CPU. Supports PCIe 4.0 x4 (64Gb/s) speed, which depends only on Ryzen 3rd Gen Matisse and 4th Gen Vermeer CPUs.

*When M.2 (M2_PCIEG3_32G_SATA) slot is occupied by SATA mode, the SATA_5 connector will be disabled.

*When M.2 (M2_PCIEG3_32G_SATA) slot is occupied by PCIe mode, the SATA_5/ SATA_6 connector will be disabled.

LAN

Realtek RTL8125B

10/ 100/ 1000/ 2500 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability

Supports Realtek 2.5GbE LAN

AUDIO CODEC

ALC1150

7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio, Hi-Fi (Front)

USB

1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C port (1 on rear I/O)

1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) port (1 on rear I/O)

6 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports (4 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal headers)

6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 on rear I/Os and 4 via internal headers)

EXPANSION SLOT

1 x PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIEG4X16):

Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16/ 4.0 x16 mode with AMD Ryzen processors.

Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16 mode AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics processors.

1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIEG3X4): Supports x4 mode

1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 Slot

*According to different CPUs will have different speeds.

*PCIe 4.0 speed only for AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen Matisse and 4th Gen Vermeer CPUs.

*When using PCIe x1 slot (PCIEG3X1), PCIe x16 slot (PCIEG3X4) will be adjusted to x1 mode.

REAR I/O

2 x WIFI Antenna Ports

1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse

1 x DVI-D Port

1 x DP Port

1 x HDMI Port

1 x LAN port

1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C Port

1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Port

4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Ports

2 x USB 2.0 Ports

3 x Audio Jack

INTERNAL I/O

6 x SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Connectors

1 x M.2 (E Key) Socket: Supports 2230 type Wi-Fi & Bluetooth module

2 x USB 2.0 Headers (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)

1 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Header (each header supports 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports)

1 x 8-Pin Power Connector

1 x 24-Pin Power Connector

1 x CPU Fan Connector

1 x CPU water cooling connector (CPU_OPT)

2 x System Fan Connectors

1 x Front Panel Header

1 x Front Audio Header

1 x Internal Stereo Speaker Header

1 x Clear CMOS Header

1 x S/PDIF out Connector

1 x COM Port Header

2 x LED Headers (5V)

1 x LED Header (12V)

*M.2 (E key) WiFi card is not provided

H/W MONITORING

CPU/System Temperature Monitoring

CPU/System Fan Monitoring

Smart/Manual CPU Fan Control

System Voltage Monitoring

DIMENSION

Micro ATX Form Factor Dimension: 24.4cm x 24.4cm (W x L)

OS SUPPORT

Supports Windows 10(64bit)

*BIOSTAR reserves the right to add or remove support for any OS with or without notice.

BUNDLE SOFTWARE

Racing GT Utility

BullGuard

ACCESSORIES

4 x SATA Cables

1 x I/O Shield

1 x Fully Setup Driver CD

1 x Quick Guide

 

Read more about B550M-Silver Motherboard Here:

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ABOUT BIOSTAR

BIOSTAR, is a professional brand dedicated to the production of motherboards, gaming motherboards, SSD, graphics cards, industrial computing systems, IoT, crypto mining equipment, healthcare solutions and motor start battery. Since its establishment in 1986, BIOSTAR has become a major motherboard supplier in the IT industry. In order to pursue the best quality and aesthetic design, BIOSTAR has invested heavily in ID design, equipment, global marketing research as well as R&D. With a constant emphasis on quality, BIOSTAR always seeks to improve beyond better and race to the future.

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