ROG Strix B550 Gaming series motherboards offer a feature-set usually found in the higher-end ROG Strix X570 Gaming series, including the latest PCIe 4.0. With robust power delivery and effective cooling, ROG Strix B550 Gaming is well-equipped to handle 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs. Boasting futuristic aesthetics and intuitive ROG software, ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) gives you a head start on your dream build. PCIe 4.0-Ready ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) features two M.2 slots, one of which supports the latest PCIe 4.0 standard to provide maximum storage flexibility and the fastest data speeds available via the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen platform. Both M.2 slots support up to the type 22110 socket and NVM Express RAID for a performance boost. WiFi 6 (802.11 ax) Onboard WiFi 6 (802.11ax) supports ultrafast wireless-networking speeds, improved capacity and better performance in dense wireless environments, providing exceptional online gaming experiences. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6. Find out more about ASUS WiFi 6 solutions. Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet Onboard 2.5 Gb Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost, with speeds that are 2.5 times faster than standard Ethernet connections for speedy file transfers, lag-free gaming, and high-res video streaming. SupremeFX Built-in ROG SupremeFX audio technology ensures pristine audio for ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi). Along with ensuring a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature, it offers two front-panel outputs driven by op amps that deliver high-quality audio to gaming headsets. Audio cover Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best sound quality. Audio-line shielding Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio. Dual OP amplifiers With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600Ω-headphone impedance for great flexibility. Premium Nichicon audio capacitors Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity. POWER DESIGN Digital power control and an array of power stages ensure ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) has the muscle to control the latest AMD CPUs. PROCOOL POWER CONNECTOR The ProCool socket is built to exacting specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines, enabling lower impedance and better heat dissipation. DIGI+ POWER CONTROL ASUS DIGI+ Power Control is an innovative set of controllers for digital VRM and DRAM Voltage. These controllers offer ultra precise memory and voltage tuning for optimal system efficiency, stability and performance. TEAMED POWER STAGES 12+2 power stages combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that the latest AMD CPUs demand. ALLOY CHOKE & CAPACITOR Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to 110% better performance than the industry standard. 6-LAYER PCB The 6-layer PCB quickly dissipates heat around the VRM to improve overall system stability and give the CPU more overclocking headroom. ASUS OptiMem II ASUS OptiMem memory trace layout unleashes the full performance potential of AMD's Infinity Fabric architecture by enabling higher memory frequencies and lower latencies. UNDENIABLY ROG STRIX ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) embodies the ROG spirit with eye-catching aesthetics, including the next-generation distorted ROG eye logo and recessed cybertext patterning etched on the I/O shroud. These new designs move ROG Strix boldly into the future, while clearly reflecting the series' gaming roots. OUTSHINE THE COMPETITION ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to outshine the competition. They also feature built-in ASUS Aura technology that enables full RGB lighting control and a variety of presets for embedded RGB LEDs as well as lighting strips connected to onboard RGB headers. In addition, all lighting can be easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware. Pre-mounted I/O shield Patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install on the motherboard. Q-LEDs Four onboard LEDs indicate power status, and any problem with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis. SafeSlot The reinforced ASUS SafeSlot provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance. BIOS FlashBack Users can place a BIOS file onto a FAT32-formatted USB drive and simply plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack port and press a button to update the (UEFI) BIOS. Updates can be made even if memory or CPU aren't present CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITY ROG Strix motherboards undergo an extensive certification program to ensure the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. For a smooth build process, refer to our list of guaranteed-compatible components. The ROG Strix Ecosystem Awaits Up your game with ROG Strix. Enjoy complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility across AIO coolers, cases, peripherals, and much more! ROG offers more choices than any other brand. UEFI BIOS The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. It offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans. AI Networking The proprietary ROG GameFirst VI utility is designed to help all users — beginners, experts, and everyone in between — optimise network settings to ensure smooth online gameplay. New to this generation, GameFirst VI features AI-enhanced identification and boost technology to ensure faster and smarter network optimisation. Armoury Crate Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralised control of supported gaming products, making it easy to tune the look and feel of your system. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customise RGB lighting and effects for compatible devices and synchronise them with Aura Sync to create a unified lighting scheme across your system. You can also use Armoury Crate to download the user manual, drivers and software. In addition, Armoury Crate features a dedicated product registration page as well as a news feed to help you stay in touch with the gaming community. RAMCache III RAMCache lll software turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times. Fully compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options, its uniquely intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds.