MSI AMD MAG B550M BAZOOKA mATX Motherboard with Dual M.2, PCIe 4.0, Gigabit LAN, HDMI/DisplayPort, SATA 6 Gbps
- Support for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors and future AMD Ryzen™ processors with BIOS update
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4400+(OC) MHz
- Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr
- Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design with additional choke thermal pad rated for 7W/mk and PCB with 2oz thickened copper are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience.
- Gigabit LAN with LAN Manager: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
- Enhanced Power Design: 4+2+1 Duet Rail Power System, Digital PWM, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost.
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience.
- Flash BIOS Button with Optimized ClearCMOS Function: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds. Restore the BIOS to the default settings without any additional actions.
Premium Hardware Design
With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.
- Extended Heatsink Design
With more cores' processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
- M.2 Shield Frozr
World's fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.
- Fully Controllable in BIOS and Software
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
- Optimized for Water Cooling
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 3 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked 'keep-out-zone' allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
- 4 + 2 + 1 Duet Rail Power System
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 8 digital CPU power phases. Combining exclusive Core Boost technology, MAG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy gaming loadings.
- Core Boost
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. This creates the perfect conditions for multi-core CPU while high-loading operation.
- Game Boost
MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.
- More for Performance
Overvoltage Protection - Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
Digital Power Design - A fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.
- Flash BIOS Button
Run into trouble when updating your BIOS? Simply flash the old BIOS version back and continue gaming within minutes with Flash BIOS Button. Flash BIOS Button even works without a CPU, memory or graphics card installed!
- Keep Out Zone
Circuits have been routed away from the case standoff keep out zones to minimize the damage impacts of misplaced mounting pieces.
- XL Clip
The enlarged PCI-E clip helps you swap or remove your devices easier. Keep the PCI-E slot stronger and safer.
- EZ Debug LED
Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
- EZ LED Control
A built-in LED button on the motherboard to control your light effect. Turn on/off your light in a second!
- PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper
An enhanced PCB design with 2oz thickened copper increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability especially during overclocking.
- Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.
- Double ESD Protection
Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.
- Certified for Gaming
MSI motherboards has been built and tweaked for hardcore gaming. Feedback from the world's best esports players and rigorous testing sessions with demanding PC games has resulted in a motherboard that’s both powerful and reliable.
- Windows® 10 Certified
With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows® 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.
High performance MSI motherboards are loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether you're a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.
- Lightning Gen4 M.2
Utilizing 3rd Gen Ryzen processors, MSI B550 motherboards feature latest Lightning Gen 4 M.2 which is the fastest onboard storage solution on the market with up to 64 Gb/s transfer speed.
- Fast and Future-ready Storage
MSI B550 motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.
- DDR4 Boost
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.
- DDR4 Enhancement
MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compared to B450 motherboard memory A-XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for B550 motherboards. Easy to enable A-XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
- Easy Overclocking with A-XMP
The A-XMP in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
BIOS & Software
- Dragon Center
MSI brand new Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.
- Click BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!
- MSI App Player
Developed under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks, the MSI APP Player brings seamless gaming experience between mobile games and PC platform, and leverages customized features as specific keyboard lighting and better graphics with multi-task works.
MSI motherboards are built with a variety of connectors to satisfy gamers. Enhanced audio, advanced LAN networking capabilities, USB and Mystic Light turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.
- LAN Manager
MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.
- Audio Boost
Dedicated high definition audio processor - Make sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
High quality audio capacitors - A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.
High quality audio jacks with S/PDIF - Keep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal.
- Isolated Audio Signal
Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.
Separated audio layers for clean left & right channels - Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
- De-pop Protection
Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
- Front USB Type-C
MSI motherboards support USB Front Type-C™ that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.
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||MSI MAG B550M BAZOOKA mATX Motherboard|
|CPU Support||Supports AM4 socket 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors, and future AMD Ryzen™ processors with BIOS update.*
* See supported processors
|Memory||4 x DDR4 slots, support up to 128GB
Supports DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200 MHz by JEDEC
Supports DDR4 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 3600/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/ 4133/ 4266/ 4400+ MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
Dual channel memory architecture
Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
Supports un-buffered memory
See supported memory
|Integrated Graphics||1x HDMI port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 @24Hz
1x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 @60Hz
Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
|Storage||AMD B550 Chipset:
2x M.2 slots (Key M)
M2_1 slot (from AMD Processor): Supports PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x4
M2_2 slot (from AMD B550 chipset): Supports PCIe 3.0x4
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
|RAID||Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 NVMe storage devices
|Expansion Slots||1x PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E1)
2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
AMD B550 Chipset:
|LAN||1x Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN controller|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC892 Codec
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type A
2 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x Gigabit LAN (RJ45) port
3 x HD Audio jack(s)
1 x Flash BIOS button
|Internal I/O||1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x M.2 slots (M-Key)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-C port
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional
4 USB 2.0 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
3x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Serial port connector
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
2x 4-pin RGB LED connector
2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
1xTPM module connector
1x Clear CMOS jumper
|Operating System||Support for Windows® 10, 64 bit|
|Form Factor||mATX Form Factor:
24.4 x 24.4 cm (9.6" x 9.6")