MSI B550APRO Pro Series AM4 Ryzen 9 ATX Motherboard

SKU# B550APRO
MFR# B550-A PRO
$‎154.95
  • 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 Experience: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design with additional choke thermal pad and 7W/mK pad, and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
  • Powerful Design: Core Boost, Digital PWM IC, 2oz Thickened Copper PCB, Creator Genie, DDR4 Boost
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire
  • Dragon Center: A brand new software which integrates all MSI exclusive tools with user friendly user interface.  
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PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity.

Features
  • Core Boost - With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
  • DDR4 Boost - Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming performance and stability.
  • Lightning Gen4 Solution - The latest Gen4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
  • M.2 Shield FROZR - Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
  • 2oz Thickened Copper PCB - An enhanced PCB design improves heat dissipation and performance reliability.
  • PCI-E Steel Armor - Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength
  • EZ Debug LED - Easiest way to troubleshoot.
  • Audio Boost - Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive audio experience.
USER FRIENDLY DESIGN
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.

THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink with 7W/mK thermal pad ensures even high-end processors 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.

CONNECTIVITY
The most important thing of DIY is expandability. MSI PRO series motherboards feature plenty possibility for prosumers’ need. Stable LAN,  faster storage and USB transfer speed and other expandable connectors are ready to enlarge your flexibility.

FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
MSI PRO series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.

MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE
Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI PRO series motherboards offer a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering 10Gbps transferring speed by both USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C.

EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCE WITH EASE
Add your color if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller.

EXPERIENCE MORE
MSI PRO series motherboards are designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and enjoy extreme sound quality. Moreover, with years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.

PCB WITH 2OZ THICKENED COPPER
An enhanced PCB design with 2oz thickened copper increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability especially during overclocking.

10 + 2 + 1 DIGITAL POWER WITH DOUBLER DESIGN
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 10 phases Digital Power with Doubler Design. Combining exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work.

LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E
MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of unidirectional transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. Optimized by steel armor design and server grade PCB, you can enjoy next-gen devices without any compromise.

A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE
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.

CORE BOOST
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.


Specifications
  • Model Name:  B550-A PRO
  • Socket:  AM4
  • CPU (Max Support):  RYZEN 9
  • Chipset:  AMD® B550 Chipset
  • DDR4 Memory:  1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 3600/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/ 4133/ 4266/ 4400 + Mhz by JEDEC and A-XMP OC MODE
  • Memory Channel:  Dual
  • DIMM Slots:  4
  • Max Memory (GB):  128
  • Audio:  8-Channel (7.1) HD Audio with Audio Boost
  • PCI-E X16:  2
  • PCI-E GEN:  Gen4 / Gen3
  • PCI-E X1:  2
  • SATAIII:  6
  • M.2 SLOT:  2
  • RAID:  0/1/10
  • TPM (Header):  1
  • LAN:  1x Realtek® RTL8111H Gigabit LAN
  • USB 3.2 Ports (front):  1(Gen 1, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A)
  • USB 3.2 Ports (rear):  1(Gen 2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 2(Gen 1, Type A)
  • USB 2.0 Ports (front):  4
  • USB 2.0 Ports (rear):  4
  • Serial Ports(front):  1
  • Audio Ports (rear):  6 HD audio connectors
  • DisplayPort:  1
  • HDMI:  1
  • DirectX:  12
  • Form Factor:  ATX
  • Crossfire:  Y
  • Operating System:  Support for Windows 10 64-bit

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