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MSI MAG B550M MORTAR Motherboard review for AMD 5000 series processor

This advanced new generation motherboard from MSI is powered by 3rd generation Ryzen 9,  Ryzen7, Ryzen 5 processors with AM4 chipset for maximum speed and connectivity.

It comes with dual M.2  M.2, PCIe 4.0, USB 3.2 Gen2 and up to 128 GB of DDR4 (4400 MHz). The 4400 MHz memory speed is good for high end tasks. The dual 2.5GB LAN speed with MSI lan manager ensures that you can get fast online gameplay and data transfers.

Latest lightning Gen 4 solution that comes bundled with this gaming motherboard on both PCI-E and M.2 slots allows fast data transfers. Due to the fast transfer speeds storage devices, networking devices, and graphics cards work properly without any lag and do not experience a dip in it’s performance. 

The MSI Mystic Light Extension feature for RGB light works great and automatically controls the RGB lights all around the gaming PC.

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If you want a PC with good audio quality then this MSI gaming motherboard features AUDIO BOOST technology which provides you with studio audio quality for immersive gaming experience.

CPUSupport for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors and
future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
ChipsetAMD B550 Chipset
Memory4 x DIMM; 4 x DIMM; Max.
128GB DDR4; 4400+ MHzMax.
128GB DDR4; 4400+ MHz
PCIe x16 Slots1x PCIe 4.0 x16 slots (@x16)
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (max.@x4)
2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
GraphicsHDMI, DisplayPort
AudioAudio Boost
32Gb/s M.21x 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4 and SATA mode)
1x 2280 (PCIe 3.0 x4 mode)
Form FactorMicro ATX
  • Front USB Type-C allows gamers to be compatible with the latest PC chassis and perfect for external drives and other mobile devices

The USB type-c connection port at the front of the motherboard gives easy access to connect the latest PC chassis and other external devices.  The on board PCIe 4.0  makes sure that the motherboard is compatible with all the older and newer configurations. 

If you are a creator, editor or a professional gamer then this motherboard comes with high-bandwidth and low latency Ethernet connection. The 2.5Gbps wireless connectivity provides incredible data transfer speeds not as fast as 10Gbps speed offered by ROG Maximus XII Extreme but it is still very good.

 MSI LAN manager technology automatically sets the latency speed and prioritises the latency settings for various applications and games thus giving you the best gameplay experience with low latency and lag free experience.

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