MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS
Built around performance, stability and reliability, this ATX motherboard is ready to unleash the full force of the latest AMD Ryzen processors. It boasts ultra-fast connectivity including 10 Gbps USB and PCIe Gen 4 for M.2 & VGA, and features brilliant onboard RGB lighting that matches the board’s awesome performance. Acclaimed DIY-friendly features streamline installation process, so you can get your build up more quickly and easily.
The MPG series brings out the best in gamers by allowing full expression in color with advanced RGB lighting control and synchronization. Experiment on another level of personalization with a front LED strip that provides convenient in-game and real time notifications. With the MPG series, transform your equipment into the center of attention and top leaderboards in style.
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.
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 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 to 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.
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, MPG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work.
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.
MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.
MORE FOR PERFORMANCE
What you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.
Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
DIGITALL 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.
PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDING
Featuring the pre-installed IO shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports and also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.
EASY BIOS RECOVERY WITH 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!
No CPU/DDR/VGA required
Connect 24-pin & CPU power
Insert dongle with BIOS file
Use Flashback hotkey/button
KEEP OUT ZONE
MSI motherboards circuitry ensure the case standoff keep out zones are pure and clean, preventing any component contact or damage to the motherboard.
* Please ensure to remove the unnecessary mounting stand-off when installing the motherboard into the case.
MORE USER FRIENDLY ENHANCEMENTS
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.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E 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.
ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION
Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.
DOUBLE ESD PROTECTION
SINGLE ESD PROTECTION
SEMI ESD PROTECTION
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 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.
LIGHTNING GEN 4 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.
EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING
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.
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.
LOWER LANTENCY AND MORE EFFICIENCY
RELEASE HIGHER MEMORY FREQUENCY
EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH A-XMP PROFILE
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.
MSI brand new MSI 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!
RESIZABLE BAR (RE-SIZE BAR)
Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.
*Function may differ due to version change. Please update the latest VBIOS/BIOS/Driver through MSI official website or consult service center.
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 immersive one.
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
ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN
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.
Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
BOOST YOUR GAME EXPERIENCE WITH USB 3.2 GEN 2
Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI MPG 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.
USB FRONT TYPE-C
MSI gaming 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.
TRUE COLOR MYSTIC LIGHT ON MOTHERBOARD
Splash on some color and vibrant RGB lighting effects using MSI Mystic Light with 16.8 million colors and 29 LED effects.
Mystic Light Extension
Still not satisfied with the decoration on the ecosystem? The Mystic Light Extension will help you to have more attractive way to decorate you gaming rig by the LED Strips and still under controlled by the Mystic Light application.
The JRAINBOW pin header provides the max 3A(5V) power supply for the WS2812B Addressable RGB LED strips in 75 LEDs.
Features at a glance:
- Supports AMD Ryzen 5000 & 3000 Series desktop processors (not compatible with AMD Ryzen 5 3400G & Ryzen 3 3200G) and AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series desktop processors
- 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, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN 2
- Enhanced Power Design: Core Boost, Digital PWM IC, 2oz Thickened Copper PCB, DDR4 Boost
- Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience
- Pre-installed I/O Shielding: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation
- 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.
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality