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ASRock B550 PG Riptide AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD3142
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Manufacturer Code: 90-MXBGH0-A0UAYZ
| Manufacturer: ASRock

Key Features:

  • Socket AM4
  • AMD B550 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 10 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
  • HDMI
  • ATX Form Factor

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Overview

Riptide is named after a specific kind of water current with strong waves that occurs in the ocean, representing the philosophy of sea’s double-side, calm and unlimited strength. Built around powerful gaming-related features, the Riptide has given a powerful smash and immersed users in the sense of stability.

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, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

10 Power Phase Design

Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

Killer™ Ethernet E3100

The Killer E3100 2.5 Gbps Ethernet controller is designed specically for competitive gamers and performance-hungry users. The enhanced detection and prioritization engine provides the ultimate networking experience for gaming and multimedia applications.

Intel® Killer™ Prioritization Engine

The Intel® Killer™ Prioritization Engine detects and optimally prioritizes over 1,000 different games, apps, and websites to deliver amazing online experiences, ensuring you get your lowest in-game latencies by prioritizing your gaming traffic above everything else.

AMD SMART ACCESS MEMORY

Conventional PC systems processor can only access a fraction of graphics memory and limits system performance. With AMD Smart Access Memory, the data channel gets expanded to harness the full potential of GPU memory, removes the bottleneck and increase performance.

PCIe 4.0 High Speed M.2 Solution

This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can even support next generation PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.

Lightning Gaming Ports

(Patent Pending)

Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!

Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 4.0 Version]

The reinforced steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include:

  • Extra anchor points
  • Stronger latch
  • Ensure signal stability
  • Make sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.

ASRock Graphics Card Holder

(Patent Pending)

Install your heavy graphics card on the holder; connect it to your motherboard and chassis with screws. Flexibly slide up and down to perfectly adjust the height required for your graphics card in place.

RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY - POLYCHROME RGB

ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way! ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.

*The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.
*The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.

Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C

Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C header delivers up to 10 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.

Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)

This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.

M.2 (KEY E) For WiFi

Besides the onboard LAN port, users may also choose 802.11ac wireless connections by M.2 (Key E) slot.

*Wi-Fi module is not included.

Thunderbolt 4 AIC Header

Thunderbolt 4 is no longer limited to certain chipset; ASRock skillfully implement the Thunderbolt 4 technology supporting Hot-Plug onto AMD motherboards. All you need is a Thunderbolt 4 AIC card!

*1: Maximum three TB devices and one TB Monitor can be detected in one TB4 port. (Double in two ports)
*2 : USB Keyboard / Mouse on TB4 port cannot wake up the system from S3/S4.
*3 : TB monitor might not light up if “Above 4GB Decoding” option is disabled.
*4 : Does not support Thunderbolt graphics card box with AMD graphics card.
*5 : Only supports Cezanne, Vermeer, Matisse, Renoir processors.

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.

The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.

Post Status Checker

An easy troubleshooting tool that shows the CPU / DRAM / VGA / BOOT operation every time you start up the system. Post Status Checker is an fast and easy way to identify the source of the problem.

HDMI 4k @60Hz

Supports the most recent HDMI 4K 60Hz graphics output specification. With the larger bandwidth and increased frame rate, the motion on your screen becomes more fluid and less blurry.

Super Alloy Motherboard

XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink

Extra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

Premium 60A Power Choke

Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Dr. MOS

Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Intelligently delivering higher current and driving up to 50A continuous current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

Premium Memory Alloy Choke

Specifically designed for memory power delivery, these new alloy chokes feature a highly magnetic and heat resistant design, thus delivering more stable and reliable power to the motherboard and memory modules.

Matte Black PCB

A new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

High Density Glass Fabric PCB

High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

2oz Copper PCB

Using only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, 2oz Copper PCB delivers lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.

Full Spike Protection

Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.

Live Update & APP Shop

ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.

Main Features

  • Supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen 3000, 3000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series, 5000 and 5000 G-Series Desktop Processors
  • 10 Phase, Digi Power, Dr. MOS
  • Supports up to DDR4 4933+ (OC)
  • 1 PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot, 2 PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots, 1 PCIe 3.0 x1 Slot
  • 1 M.2 Key-E for WiFi
  • Graphics Outputs: HDMI
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC897 Audio Codec), Nahimic Audio
  • 6 SATA3, 1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4)
  • 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)*
  • 3 USB 3.2 Gen2 (Front Type-C, Rear Type-A+C)
  • 10 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front, 6 Rear), 8 USB 2.0 (6 Front, 2 Rear)
  • Killer E3100G 2.5G LAN
Specifications

CPU

CPU Socket Socket AM4
CPU Brand AMD
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors Ryzen 3000, 3000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series, 5000 and 5000 G-Series Desktop Processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM4

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB-C 3.1
1 x USB 3.1
6 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 2.1
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB-C 3.1 header (supports 1 port)
2 x USB 3.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
3 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 6 ports)
Speaker 1 x Speaker header
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
1 x CPU/Water Pump fan header
5 x Chassis/Water Pump fan headers
Thunderbolt Port(s) 1 x Thunderbolt AIC header (Supports ASRock Thunderbolt 4 AIC Card only)
TPM Header 1 x SPI TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX
1 x 8-pin EPS
1 x 4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2 slot, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen4 or PCIe Gen3)
1 x M.2 slot, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen3 or SATA)
1 x M.2 slot, E Key, Type 2230 (for PCIe WiFi module)
2 x 3-pin ARGB LED headers
2 x 4-pin RGB LED headers

Memory

Memory Bus Speed 4933+(OC) / 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 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM

Motherboard

Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Northbridge B550
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (@ x4, x1)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slot

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek ALC897

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Network

Integrated Network Killer E3100G
Network Speeds Supported Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 11 or 10 64-bit

System

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, VDDCR_SOC, DRAM, VPPM, +1.8V Voltage Multi-adjustment
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX

Physical

Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box B550 PG Riptide Motherboard
Quick Installation Guide
Support CD
I/O Shield
2 x SATA Data Cables
1 x Graphics Card Holder
3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
1 x Standoff for M.2 Socket
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Motherboard Model ASRock B550 PG Riptide
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control ASRock RGB LED
Memory Speed 4933 MHz
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Firewire No
Wireless Network No
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 10 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support ATi CrossFire
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection Yes
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 4 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset AMD B550
Thunderbolt No

Item Details

Manufacturer ASRock
Manufacturer Code 90-MXBGH0-A0UAYZ
EAN 4710483935190
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer ASRock
Manufacturer Code 90-MXBGH0-A0UAYZ
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