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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II vs Gigabyte B550 AORUS Elite AX

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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II

Gigabyte B550 AORUS Elite AX

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
  • TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II
  • 90MB1620-M0AAY0
Model
B550 AORUS Elite AX
Release Date
📅 October 2020
Release Date
📅 August 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
-
Series
-
Socket
-
Socket
AM4
Form factor
-
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
-
Chipset
AMD B550
Supported Memory
-
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3600Mhz 4000Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4733Mhz
* 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 RAM Support

* ECC memory support also depends on the CPU memory controller
Audio Chipset
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Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1200
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
-
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
-
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
-
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  • 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
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
6
PCI-Express x16 Slots
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
-
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
-
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
-
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
-
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
-
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
-
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
-
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
-
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II and Gigabyte B550 AORUS Elite AX? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II:

  • 42% cheaper, you can save $67.95.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte B550 AORUS Elite AX:

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