ASRock B550 STEEL LEGEND AMD Socket AM4 ATX HDMI/DisplayPort Dual M.2 USB C 3.2 Motherboard

£201.21

ASRock B550 STEEL LEGEND AMD Socket AM4 ATX HDMI/DisplayPort Dual M.2 USB C 3.2 Motherboard

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Supports 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen / Future AMD Ryzen Processors
14 Power Phase Design, Digi Power, Dr. MOS
Supports DDR4 4733+ (OC)
1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 PCIe 3.0 x16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1, 1 M.2 Key E for WiFi
Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort
AMD CrossFireX
7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec), Nahimic Audio
6 SATA3, 1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4), 1 M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA3)
2 USB 3.2 Gen2 (Rear Type A+C), 5 USB 3.2 Gen1 (2 Front, 2 Rear, 1 Front Type-C)
Dragon 2.5G LAN

Steel Legend represents the philosophical state of rock-solid durability and irresistible aesthetics. Built around most demanding specs and features, the Steel Legend series aims at daily users and mainstream enthusiasts! Providing a strong array of materials/components to ensure a stable and reliable performance.

Unbeatable Heatsink Armor
Forged with aluminum alloy heatsinnk top cover that effectively improves heat dissipation. Underneath its solid strong cover lie two gaming required M.2 Key M sockets for high speed SSDs.

Dual M.2 Sockets for SSD
Hyper M.2 socket that supports PCIe Gen4 x4 while M.2 socket is capable of running PCIe Gen3 x2 and SATA3 mode.

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.

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.

Premium 60A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRocks premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Hi-Density Power Connector
Reduces 23% power loss and decreases the connectors temperature by 22 degrees Celsius.
8+4 12V Power Connectors
24-pin ATX Power Connector

2oz Copper PCB
2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking, it’s able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!

Specifications

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
– XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
– Premium 60A Power Choke
– 50A Dr.MOS
– Premium Memory Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)
– Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
– I/O Armor
– Matte Black PCB
– High Density Glass Fabric PCB
– 2oz Copper PCB
2.5G LAN
ASRock Steel Slot Gen4
ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
ASRock Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4)
ASRock Ultra USB Power
ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

CPU
Supports 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen / future AMD Ryzen Processors
Digi Power design
14 Power Phase design
Not compatible with AMD Ryzen 5 3400G and Ryzen 3 3200G.

Chipset
AMD B550

Memory
Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots
AMD Ryzen series CPUs (Matisse) 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 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
Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB
Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
15 Gold Contact in DIMM Slots

BIOS
256Mb 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, VPPM, VTT_DDR Offset, CPU VDD 1.8 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 (4096×2160) @ 60Hz
Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution up to 5K (5120×2880)@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

Audio
7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
Premium Blu-ray Audio support
Supports Surge Protection
120dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier
NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier for Front Panel Audio Connector (Supports up to 600 Ohm headsets)
Pure Power-In
Direct Drive Technology
PCB Isolate Shielding
Impedance Sensing on Rear Out port
Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel
Gold Audio Jacks
15 Gold Audio Connector
Nahimic Audio

LAN
2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s
Dragon RTL8125BG
Supports Dragon 2.5G 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 (Matisse)
– 2 x PCI Express x16 Slots (PCIE1: Gen4x16 mode; PCIE3: Gen3 x4 mode)
AMD Ryzen series APUs
– 2 x PCI Express x16 Slots (PCIE1: Gen3x16 mode; PCIE3: Gen3 x4 mode)
– 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slots
– Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX
– 1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT module
– 15 Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)

Storage
6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) (with Matisse) or Gen3x4 (32 Gb/s)
1 x M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x2 (16 Gb/s)

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)
5 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x 4 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15 Gold 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)
1 x Dr. Debug with LED

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 Optical SPDIF Out Port
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)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
4 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: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)

Software and UEFI
Software
– ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning)
– ASRock Dragon 2.5G LAN Software
– ASRock Polychrome SYNC
UEFI
– ASRock Full HD UEFI
– ASRock Instant Flash

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

Accessories
Quick Installation Guide, Support CD
2 x SATA Data Cables
3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
2 x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets

Hardware Monitor
Temperature Sensing: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
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, CPU VDD 1.8V

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
2oz Copper PCB

OS
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

Certifications
FCC, CE
ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)

Weight 2.4 kg
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