AMD B550 (Ryzen AM4) micro ATX Gaming Motherboard with PCIe 4.0, Dual M.2, 10 DrMOS Power Stages, Intel® Wi-Fi 6, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA 6 Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C, and Aura Sync RGB Lighting Support
- AMD AM4 socket: Ready for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
- Enhanced power solution: 8+2 DrMOS power stages, ProCool connector, military-grade TUF components, and Digi+ VRM for maximum durability
- Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsinks, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2+ utility
- Next-gen connectivity: PCIe 4.0 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C™ support
- Made for online gaming: Intel® Wi-Fi 6, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, TUF LANGuard and TurboLAN technology
- AI noise-cancelling microphone: Provides crystal-clear in-game voice communication
DURABLE. STABLE. RELIABLE.
TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) distills essential elements of the latest AMD platform and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive set of cooling options, this motherboard delivers rock-solid performance with unwavering gaming stability.
When you build with a TUF Gaming motherboard, you also benefit from the TUF Gaming Alliance - an ASUS collaboration with trusted industry partners that ensures easier building, best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case.
With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to fuel the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs, plus support for faster memory and storage, TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) is the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count battle rig.
The onboard VRM of TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) utilizes 8+2 DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors demand.
- ProCool Socket
Enhanced 8-pin Connector - Compared with traditional power inputs, ProCool sockets are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with PSU power lines. The resulting lower impedance helps to prevent hotspots and connector failure.
- TUF Chokes
Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, improving system stability.
- TUF Capacitors
Proprietary capacitors provide up to 20% greater temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan.
- DIGI+ VRM
The integrated Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times.
- VRM Heatsink
A large, high-mass heatsink with extensive surface that covers the VRM and choke areas improves heat dissipation.
- Thermal Pad
High-quality thermal pads help transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink.
- M.2 Heatsink
The M.2 heatsink keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.
- Comprehensive Fan Controls
TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) features comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 2+ utility or via the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS.
- PCIe 4.0 M.2 (up to 64 Gbps)
TUF Gaming B550M series motherboards support PCIe 4.0 M.2 slot and provides NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to PCIe 4.0 storage device to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen platform.
- USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A & Type-C
Numerous USB ports support gaming rigs loaded with peripherals, including a USB Type-A and a Type-C connectors with fast USB 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity for compatible cases.
Easy PC DIY
TUF Gaming motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want - even for first-time builders. The TUF Gaming Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software offers full control of system settings via a single dashboard. TUF Gaming motherboards give you everything you need to build your dream gaming rig without adding complexity.
TUF Gaming Alliance
- Build with Confidence
TUF Gaming Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC-component brands to ensure compatibility with a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With more partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger. Learn More
SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured via a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.
- ESD Guards
ESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10 kV of air discharge and +/- 6 kV of contact discharge - greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6 kV and +/- 4 kV.
- TUF LANGuard
TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity.
- DRAM Overvoltage Protection
Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices.
- Stainless Steel Back I/O Panel
TUF Gaming motherboards have a corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panel bonded with chromium oxide to provide a 3X-longer lifespan versus traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF Gaming motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing.
TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) provides a complete, high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experience, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create a personalized gaming atmosphere.
- Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
The Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 module is compatible with the 802.11ax standard and pushes theoretical peak bandwidth up to an incredible 2.4 Gbps. Perhaps more importantly for power users, it's optimized for more efficient operation on crowded networks with a lot of competing traffic. Pair your motherboard with ASUS Wi-Fi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of Wi-Fi 6. Learn more
- Exclusive 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
2.5G on-board Ethernet kicks your LAN connection up a notch with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing LAN cable, you can take advantage this networking upgrade to experience smoother, lag-free gaming, immediately stream high-resolution videos and enjoy faster file transfers.
- Turbo LAN
Turbo LAN is a network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization. With cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology, it allows you to configure application priority via an intuitive interface, and reduces network lag.
Exclusive Realtek Codec Realtek S1200A
- Audio Shielding
Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.
- TUF Gaming Audio Cover
Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure best quality.
- High-definition Audio
Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound.
- Exclusive S1200A Codec
ASUS-exclusive codec delivers an expansive soundstage and dynamic sound.
The unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek for TUF Gaming B550M series motherboards features an unprecedented 108 dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line out and a 103dB SNR for the line in, providing pristine audio quality.
Better Audio Effects
Hone your battle skills with exclusive DTS® Custom onboard audio. Utilizing advanced emulation techniques to create positional cues via stereo headphones, DTS Custom takes onboard audio to a new frontier. With three presets - Aerial, Soundscape, and Tactical - for different genres, you'll have a distinct advantage in every game.
Aura Sync RGB Lighting
Outshine the Competition
A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.
Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.
Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header
The addressable Gen 2 RGB header is now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new header also offers backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.
AMD® Processor Support:
This ASUS Motherboard supports AMD AM4 Socket 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors.
Operating System Support:
Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit
|Make and Model||ASUS TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS Wi-Fi mATX Motherboard|
|CPU Support||Build in AMD AM4 Socket 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors *
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
|Memory||3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4400(O.C)/ 4000(O.C.)/ 3866(O.C.)/ 3600(O.C.)/ 3466(O.C.)/ 3200/ 3000/ 2800/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz Un-buffered Memory*
ECC Memory (ECC mode) support varies by CPU.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
|Integrated Graphics||1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x HDMI 2.1 (4K @ 60HZ)
|Storage||Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors:
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIE 4.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support
AMD B550 Chipset:
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
|Expansion Slots||3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16 mode)
AMD B550 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode) *
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 *
* Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology|
|USB Ports||Rear USB Port (Total 8)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(1 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(4 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
Front USB Port (Total 6)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)(4 x Type-A)
|LAN||Realtek RTL8125B 2.5Gb Ethernet
|Wireless||Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
2x2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) support 1024QAM/OFDMA/MU-MIMO
Supports up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160
Supports PCIe interface
* BT 5.1 function will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041 or later.
|Audio||Realtek ALC S1200A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
Audio Feature :
- Exclusive DTS Custom for GAMING Headsets.
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Audio cover
- Audio Shielding
- Dedicated audio PCB layers
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (2.5G) port(s)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (teal blue) (1 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
1 x BIOS FlashBack™ Button(s)
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
|Internal I/O||1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 4.0 x 4 mode)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x SPI TPM header
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x COM port header
1 x Speaker connector
|ASUS Special Features||ASUS TUF PROTECTION
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM (Digital power design with Dr. MOS)
- ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- ASUS ESD Guards
- TUF LANGuard
- ASUS Overvoltage Protection
- ASUS SafeSlot
- ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
- ASUS Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
- Aluminum M.2 heatsink
ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS FlashBack™ button
- BIOS FlashBack™ LED
- Standard RGB headers
- Addressable Gen 2 RGB header
|Software Features||ASUS Exclusive Software
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
- AI Noise Cancelling Microphone
AI Suite 3
- Performance And Power Saving Utility
Fan Xpert 2+
- EZ update
TUF GAMING CPU-Z
ASUS Turbo LAN
DTS Custom for GAMING Headsets
Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial for 60 days)
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
|BIOS||256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS|
|Manageability||WOL by PXE|
|Operating System||Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit|
|Form Factor||mATX Form Factor:
24.4 x 24.4 cm (9.6" x 9.6")
- ASUS TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS (Wi-Fi) micro ATX Motherboard w/
- I/O Shield
- 2 x SATA 6Gb/s Cable(s)
- 1 x Wi-Fi moving antenna
- 1 x TUF Gaming Sticker
- 1 x M.2 SSD Screw Package(s)
- 1 x M.2 Rubber Package(s)
- 1 x TUF Certification Card(s)
- Supporting DVD