Gigabyte B650M AORUS ELITE AX w/ DDR5-5200, 7.1 Audio, 2.5 Gb LAN, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, PCIe 4.0 x16,

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Product Info



With the fast-moving technology changes, GIGABYTE always follows the latest trends and provides customers with advanced features and latest technologies. GIGABYTE motherboards are equipped with upgraded power solution, latest storage standards and outstanding connectivity to enable optimized performance for gaming.

  • Supports Socket AM5 AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
  • Unparalleled Performance:Twin 12+2+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution
  • Dual Channel DDR5: 4x DIMMs with AMD EXPO™ & Intel® XMP Memory Module Support
  • Next Generation M.2 Storage: 1x PCIe 5.0 x4 and 1x PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 Connector
  • Advanced Thermal Design & M.2 Thermal Guard: To Ensure VRM Power Stability & 25110 M.2 SSD Performance
  • EZ-Latch: PCIe x16 Slot & M.2 Connectors with Quick Release & Screwless Design
  • Fast Networks: 2.5GbE LAN & Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax
  • Extended Connectivity: HDMI, DP, Front USB-C® 20Gb/s, Rear USB-C® 10Gb/s
  • Smart Fan 6: Features Multiple Temperature Sensors, Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus: Update BIOS Without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card




Twin Digital VRM Design
To ensure maximum Turbo Boost and overclocking performance of AMD's new generation CPU, GIGABYTE AORUS series motherboard equip the best VRM Design ever built with the highest quality components!

  • 12 VCORE Phases* unleash full potential of multi-core AMD CPU performance w/ 60A Power Stage
  • 2 SOC Phases power CPU Integrated 3D Graphics and Memory Control w/ 60A Power Stage
  • 1 Extra Phase provide stable power for the CPU's PCIe lanes w/ 30A Power Stage

* Unique 6 + 6 Phase Parallel Power Design

DDR5 EXPO & XMP Overclocking Up To DDR5-6600 and Beyond*
AORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that the memory overclocking capability is able up to 6600 MHz and beyond. All users need to do for achieving this extreme memory performance boost is to ensure that their DDR5 memory modules are AMD EXPO™ or Intel® XMP capable, EXPO / XMP functionality is activated and enabled on their motherboard.
* Memory overlocking capability and EXPO / XMP profiles support may vary depending on hardware configuration and memory modules.

Ultra Durable™ SMD PCIe 5.0 x4 M.2 Connector
The first PCIe 5.0 x4 M.2 Slot supports the latest M.2 25110 form factor. It doubles the bandwidth of last Gen M.2 PCIe 4.0 slots and ensures compatibility with cutting-edge M.2 SSDs released for years to come.



GIGABYTE Motherboards' unparalleled performance is guaranteed by innovative and optimized thermal design to ensure the best CPU, Chipset, SSD stability and low temperatures under full load application and gaming performance.

Thermal Design

  • Fully Covered Thermal Design
  • M.2 Thermal Guard
  • 8mm Mega-Heatpipe
  • 5W/mK Thermal Pad
  • 8-Layer PCB & 2X Copper PCB Design

GIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 SSD devices. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SSDs as it helps to dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.

2x Copper PCB: 3% Cooler By Design
By adopting 2xCopper on PCB inner layer, it lowers the components' temperature at least 3% by turning the PCB into a super thin PCB size copper heatsink to dissipate the heat from the components effectively, due to it’s high thermal conductivity and lower impedance.

Smart Fan 6
Smart Fan 6 technology contains several unique cooling features that ensure gaming PC maintain its performance while staying cool and quiet. Multiple fan headers can support PWM / DC Fan and Pump, and users can easily define each fan curve based on different temperature sensors across the board via intuitive user interface.

  • High Current Support: Each fan headers support PWM and DC fan and Water Cooling Pump, and up to 24W (12Vdc @ 2A) with Over-Current Protection
  • Precision Control: Multiple temperature / fan speed control points for precise fan curves
  • Dual Curve Mode: Slope / Stair dual mode for different user scenarios
  • Fan Stop: Fan can stop completely below users' specified temperature point


GIGABYTE motherboards bundle several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard and provide customizable lighting effect with outstanding aesthetics to fit your unique personality.

Q-Flash Plus
Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory and graphics card. With GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus, you don't need to install the CPU, memory and graphics card nor enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file (rename to gigabyte.bin) on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-Flash Plus button and you’re good to go!

As Easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Plug 24pin & 8pin power supply cable on motherboard
  2. Download motherboard BIOS file and rename it to gigabyte.bin, save to USB flashdrive, and plug USB flashdrive into Q-Flash USB port
  3. Press Q-Flash Plus button, and motherboard will start updating BIOS automatically

RGB Fusion Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

  • 3x RGB LED Connectors
  • 2x Digital Addressable LED Connectors


  • Friendly User Interface:
    The EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage & Fans
  • My Favorites:
    Add constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access
  • Storage Information:
    Show all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface
  • Changelog:
    List all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification
  • Intuitive Load Line Curve
    Clearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph

GIGABYTE Control Center
GIGABYTE CONTROL CENTER (GCC) is a unified software for all GIGABYTE supported products. It provides newly designed intuitive user interface to control all essential functions.

  • Unified software platform for all Gigabyte supported products
  • Intuitive user interface for an eased experience
  • Modularized control components only for installed hardware
  • Auto update function to keep system up to date and support future products

A multi-function reset button that can be reconfigured to other function in BIOS for different user scenarios.

  • RGB Switch: Turn off all lighting effect on motherboard
  • Direct-To-BIOS: Boot into BIOS menu directly without pressing any keyboard button
  • Safe Mode: Boot into BIOS safe mode to change specific option without losing other BIOS settings


GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ design provides product durability and high-quality manufacturing process. GIGABYTE motherboards use the best components and reinforce every slots to make each of them solid and durable.

DIY Friendly

  • EZ-Latch Plus
    With GIGABYTE EZ-Latch Plus, you can DIY your PC in no time, quick and easy


GIGABYTE Motherboards enable the ultimate connection experience with blazing data-transfer speeds through the next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity.

802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E
The latest Wireless solution 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E with new dedicated 6GHz band, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4x more range vs. BT 4.2 and with faster transmission rates.

Smart Antenna

  • 2x signal strength compared to traditional antenna design
  • AORUS Antenna with smart antenna function for the best WIFI signal transmitting

First Adopter Of The Onboard 2.5GbE LAN Port
Adoption of 2.5G LAN provides up to 2.5 GbE network connectivity*, with at least 2x faster transfer speeds compared to general 1GbE networking, perfectly designed for gamers with ultimate online gaming experience. Supports Multi-Gig (10/100/1000/2500Mbps) RJ-45 Ethernet; depending on your connection.
*2.5Gb LAN networking speeds requires matching Wired Networking infrastructure over 1 Gbps.

Front USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps) Type-C - Connect the Future
Featuring the USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 design which is doubled the performance than previous generation of USB 3.2 Gen 2. It works up to 20Gbps ultra-fast data transfer while connecting to USB 3.2 compliant peripherals. Through the USB Type-C® connector, users can enjoy the flexibility of reversible connection to access and store massive amounts of data rapidly.

Rear USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gb/s) Type-C Port
AMD's native USB 3.2 Gen 2 provides USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports with speeds up to 10Gbps. With at least twice the bandwidth compared to previous generations, with backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and USB 3.x Gen1, the much improved USB 3.2 Gen 2 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C port and the traditional USB Type-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.

Hi-Fi Audio:

  • High-End Audio Capacitors
    AORUS motherboards use high-end audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high resolution and high fidelity audio to provide the most realistic sound effects for gamers
  • Audio Noise Guard
    AORUS motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level

Rear I/O Ports:


Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Product Web Page for Full Details

Download the Manufacturer Spec Sheet


Intel® Processor Support:

This GIGABYTE Motherboard supports AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors For Socket AM5.

Operating System Support:

Requires Windows® 11 / 10, 64-bit


Make and Model GIGABYTE B650M AORUS ELITE AX Motherboard
Part Number B650M AORUS ELITE AX
Operating System Supports Windows® 11 / 10, 64-bit
Chipset AMD B650 Chipset
CPU Support Supports AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors For Socket AM5
Memory 4x DDR5 DIMM RAM Sockets, up to 128 GB (4x 32GB)
Support for Stock Clocked DDR5 RAM: DDR5-5200 / 4800 / 4400

Support for Overclocked DDR5 RAM: DDR5-6600 / 6400 / 6200 / 6000 / 5600

Supports non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8 / 2Rx8 / 1Rx16 memory modules
Supports Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports AMD EXtended Profiles for Overclocking (AMD EXPO™) and Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
Expansion Slots 1x PCIe 4.0 x16 / PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot (PCIEX16)
1x PCIe 4.0 x16 / PCIe 4.0 x4 Slot (PCIEX4)
Onboard Graphics 1x HDMI v2.1 port, up to 4K UHD (4,096 x 2,160) @ 60Hz w/ HDCP v2.3
1x DisplayPort v1.4 port, up to 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) @ 144Hz w/ HDR
Storage 2x M.2 Connector Slots:
1x M.2 Connector, type 25110 / 2280 PCIe 5.0 x4 (M2A_CPU)
1x M.2 Connector, type 22110 / 2280 PCIe 4.0 x4 (M2B_CPU)
Both M.2 Slots support Socket 3 & M key
RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 support for M.2 Storage Devices

4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 support for SATA Storage Devices

USB Rear USB Ports:
1x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A ports
4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Type-A ports
4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Type-A ports

Front USB Ports:
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-C port via an internal USB header
3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Type-A ports via 2x internal USB headers
4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Type-A ports via 2x internal USB headers

LAN Realtek® 2.5Gb Ethernet Chipset:
1x RJ45 2.5Gb LAN port
Wireless Communication Wi-Fi 6E Wireless Chipset:
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax TriBand (2.4 / 5 / 6GHz) up to 2.4Gbps
Bluetooth Wi-Fi 6E Wireless Chipset:
Bluetooth v5.2
Audio Realtek® Audio Codec:
2 / 4 / 5.1 / 7.1 Channel High Definition Audio*
* You can change the functionality of an audio jack using the audio software. To configure 5.1-channel audio, access the audio settings software

3x 3.5mm Audio Jacks

Back Panel I/O 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A ports
4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Type-A ports
4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Type-A ports

1x HDMI v2.0 port
1x DisplayPort v1.4 port

2x 3.5mm Audio jacks
1x S/PDIF Audio Out connector

1x RJ-45 2.5Gb LAN port
2x SMA Antenna connectors (2T2R)

1x Q-Flash Plus button
Internal I/O Connectors 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector

1x CPU fan header
1x water cooling CPU fan header
3x system fan headers
1x system fan/water cooling pump header

2x addressable LED strip headers
2x RGB LED strip headers
1x CPU cooler LED strip/RGB LED strip header

2x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors

1x USB Type-C® header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1x THB_U4 add-in card connector

1x front panel header
1x front panel audio header

1x Serial port header

1x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI / GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0)

1x reset button

1x reset jumper 1x Clear CMOS jumper

I/O Controller iTE® I/O Controller Chip
BIOS 1x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Unique Features GIGABYTE Control Center* (GCC)
* Available applications in GCC may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
Q-Flash Plus
Bundled Software Norton® Internet Security (OEM)
LAN Bandwidth Management Software
Hardware Monitoring Fan Fail warning
Fan Speed control*
Fan Speed detection
Temperature detection
Voltage detection
Water Cooling Flow Rate detection * Fan (pump) Speed Control is only supported by some fans / pumps
Operating System Requires Windows® 11 or 10, 64-bit
Form Factor micro ATX Form Factor
Dimensions (LxW) 244 x 244mm
Weight N/A