ASRock proudly announces their upcoming line-up of AMD B550 Motherboard for next month’s release. To begin, their motherboard lineup features their Taichi, Phantom Gaming (PG) Velocita, Extreme, Steel Legend, and Pro4 series. The video below provides a teaser on what’s to come.
“ASRock AMD B550 motherboard series brings exciting and innovating features such as PCIe 4.0 to the mainstream, ASRock offers a comprehensive range of motherboards from entry to premium; including the Taichi, PG Velocita, Extreme, Steel Legend and Pro4 series, leading features and excitement into the market.” quoting Chris Lee, general manager of ASRock motherboard business unit.
“We are seeing increasing user demands for flexible systems that perform well in a multitude of tasks from gaming to content creation more than ever before,” said Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager, client component business unit, AMD. “AMD is excited to bring the power of 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ desktop processors and cutting edge PCIe® 4.0 support to the mainstream users with our latest AMD B550 chipset. With a wide range of form factors, power delivery options, and designs from our partners at ASRock, AMD is confident these new B550 platforms will provide flexibility and power never seen before on a mainstream platform.”
Quick B550 Feature Overview
The top-of-the-line ASRock B550 Taichi incorporates 16 phases of the latest Dr.MOS VRMs providing a superior power design for event the best Ryzen processor (AM4), even when overclocking. It has large heatsinks and a 2oz Copper PCB foundation keeping temperatures low. The use of these materials will keep the system stable and have efficient energy consumption.
The PG Velocita is a brand new sub line under the Phantom Gaming family. The B550 Velocita motherboard is going to be packed with performance leading features. Velocita in Italian is Velocity in English, so the board is expected to give us a very fast gaming experience for us.
Another feature coming to the B550 motherboards is the 2.5Gbe Ethernet Adapter. This will be included in all high-end and mainstream B550 motherboards. It is the ideal speed for running/connecting to NAS backups, streaming and online gameplay. It provides a 2.5x increase from the usual 1Gbe network speed that is currently the typical connection speed used in Home Networks.
Finally, the motherboard line up will be made up of varying form factors for all variants. Ranging from mini-ITX, mATX to ATX, there will be a motherboard for our specific style and taste.
More info can be found at ASRock’s Homepage.