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BIOSTAR ANNOUNCES THE LATEST B550MX/E PRO and B550MH/E PRO MOTHERBOARDS

2021-04-20

BEST AMD MOTHERBOARDS FOR BUSINESS AND CASUAL USE

April 20th, 2021, Taipei, Taiwan - BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today, announces the latest B550MX/E PRO and B550MH/E PRO motherboards.

Built on AMD is B550 single chip architecture, the latest B550 series motherboards are designed to support AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen (Matisse/Renoir) and 4th Gen (Vermeer) processors.

Ideal for business and casual use, the new B550 series motherboards from BIOSTAR are packed with all the latest essentials for a long-lasting user experience.

Both new motherboards come with the capability to support up to 128Gb of DDR4 fast-paced memory with an overclocking capability of 4933+ OC.

PCIe 4.0 and PCIe M.2 4.0 provide excellent connectivity for graphics and storage expansion for all occasions with BIOSTAR is proprietary Digital PWM technology providing safe stable power management across all components.

When it comes to rear I/O the new B550MX/E PRO motherboard has all the bells and whistles. From 6 USB ports consisting of 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports to a single 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port, the B550MX/E PRO motherboard is designed to be extremely user friendly.

Furthermore, 2 x WiFi Antenna ports with the capability to run WiFi 6 and a single LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8111H chipset are readily available in the motherboard for faster internet connectivity.

The B550MX/E PRO motherboard comes with a single display port, a single VGA out port as well as an HDMI 2.1 port capable of supporting up to 4K, vivid, crystal clear images. This together with the 3 audio ports powered by the ALC897 chipset is capable of providing the users with an extremely immersive audio-visual experience.

The B550MH/E PRO motherboard also comes with all the essentials expected from a motherboard of its class. With 6 USB ports in the configuration of 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports as well as a single 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port for user preference similar to its counterpart.

Similar to the B550MX/E PRO motherboard, the B550MH/E PRO motherboard also comes with 2 x WiFi Antenna ports with the capability to run WiFi 6 and a single LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8111H chipset.

For graphics output, the B550MH/E PRO motherboard is equipped with a single VGA out port as well as an HDMI 2.1 port capable of supporting up to 4K display output for an immersive, unhindered user experience and is enhanced by the 3 audio ports powered by the ALC897 chipset is capable of providing 7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio for that thrilling entertainment experience.

In Conclusion, the new B550MX/E PRO and B550MH/E PRO motherboards from BIOSTAR are extremely efficient for what they offer. With AMD is outstanding performance coupled with BIOSTAR is world-class product quality and technology, these two motherboards are the best choice for users looking to build their next office workstation or even a home entertainment system.

Key messages:

Digital PWM

PCIe 4.0

■ Increases system efficiency
■ Has faster transient performance
■ Delivers stable power and reliability
■ Supports a 16GT/s bit rate
■ Maintains backward compatibility
■ It’s 2X bandwidth than PCIe 3.0

PCIe M.2 4.0

Debug LED

■ Delivers lower latency
■ Delivers the highest bandwidth 64Gb/s
■ It’s 2 times faster than PCIe M.2 3.0
■ Informs you on the status of your board or hardware
■ Helps you identify any issues going with your board or hardware

WiFi 6 (No Wifi 6 card included)

 

■ Informs you on the status of your board or hardware
■ Helps you identify any issues going with your board or hardware
 
 

 

Spec table

Model

B550MX/E PRO

B550MH/E PRO

Chipset

AMD B550

AMD B550

CPU SUPPORT

Socket AM4 support AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen (Matisse/ Renoir) and Ryzen 4th Gen
(Vermeer/ Future) processors
Support for future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update

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

Socket AM4 support AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen (Matisse/ Renoir) and Ryzen 4th Gen
(Vermeer/ Future) processors
Support 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/ Future APUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200/ 2933/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Matisse CPUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200/ 2933/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
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/ 2933/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
4 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots, Max. Supports up to 128 GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC and ECC Un-buffered 8/ 16/ 32 GB DDR4 module

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

4th Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Vermeer CPUs/ Future APUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200/ 2933/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Matisse CPUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200/ 2933/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
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/ 2933/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
4 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots, Max. Supports up to 128 GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC and ECC Un-buffered 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

By CPU model
Supports DX12
Supports HDCP

STORAGE

-- Total supports 2 x M.2 socket and 4 x SATA III (6Gb/s) ports
4 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.

-- Total supports 2 x M.2 socket and 4 x SATA III (6Gb/s) ports
4 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.

LAN

Realtek RTL8111H
10/ 100/ 1000 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability

Realtek RTL8111H
10/ 100/ 1000 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability

CODEC

ALC897

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

ALC897

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

USB

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)

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 x16/ 4.0 x16 mode with AMD Ryzen processors.
Supports PCIe 3.0 x16 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 (PCIEG3X1)
*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 x2 lanes.

1 x PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIEG4X16):
Supports PCIe 3.0 x16/ 4.0 x16 mode with AMD Ryzen processors.
Supports PCIe 3.0 x16 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 (PCIEG3X1)
*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 x2 lanes.

REAR I/O

2 x WIFI Antenna Ports
1 x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse
1 x DVI-D Port
1 x VGA Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x LAN port
4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Ports
2 x USB 2.0 Ports 3 x Audio Jack

2 x WIFI Antenna Ports
1 x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse
1 x VGA Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x LAN port
4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Ports
2 x USB 2.0 Ports
3 x Audio Jack

INTERNAL I/O

4 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
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
1 x TPM Header
1 x SYSTEM Status LED *M.2 (E key) WiFi card is not provided

4 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
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
1 x TPM Header
1 x SYSTEM Status LED *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

CPU / System Temperature Monitoring
CPU / System Fan Monitoring
Smart / Manual CPU Fan Control
System Voltage Monitoring

DIMENSION

Micro-ATX Form Factor: 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm

Micro-ATX Form Factor: 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm

OS SUPPORT

Windows 10(64bit)

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

Windows 10(64bit)

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

ACCESSORIES

2 x SATA Cables
1 x I/O Shield
1 x Fully Setup Driver CD
1 x Quick Guide
1 x WiFi antenna accessories

2 x SATA Cables
1 x I/O Shield
1 x Fully Setup Driver CD
1 x Quick Guide
1 x WiFi antenna accessories

 

Read more about B550MX/E PRO and B550MH/E PRO here:

B550MX/E PRO: https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=1011

B550MH/E PRO: (coming soon)

 

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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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