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ASUS ROG Strix B550-A Gaming vs Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE

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ASUS ROG Strix B550-A Gaming

Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
  • ROG Strix B550-A Gaming
  • 90MB15J0-M0AAY0
  • 90MB15J0-M0EAY0
Model
B550 AORUS ELITE
Release Date
📅 August 2020
Release Date
📅 June 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
AM4
Socket
AM4
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD B550
Chipset
AMD B550
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3600Mhz 4000Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support

* ECC memory support also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support

* ECC memory support also depends on the CPU memory controller
Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1200
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset
Intel I225-V
LAN Chipset
Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
  • 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 1 x Q-Flash Plus button
  • 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  • 5 x audio jacks
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between ASUS ROG Strix B550-A Gaming and Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix B550-A Gaming:

  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE:

  • 4% cheaper, you can save $8.00.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
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