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ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING vs MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK

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ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING

MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
MSI
Model
  • ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING
  • STRIX B550-F GAMING
  • 90MB14S0-M0EAY0
Model
  • MAG B550 TOMAHAWK
  • B550TMHWK
  • 7C91-001R
Release Date
📅 June 2020
Release Date
📅 July 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
Recommended supported parts
Recommended supported parts
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 4800Mhz 5000Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4533Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz 4866Mhz
* 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
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1200
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
Intel I225-V
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8125B
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
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
  • ASUS Wi-Fi module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v5.0)
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • 2 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 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
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
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
1
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What are the differences between ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING and MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 5000MHz
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.

Reasons to pick the MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK:

  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.
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