ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E Gaming Motherboard Review

Intro

ASUS and ROG name didn’t need any introduction, with B550 AMD finally gave us the low priced AM4 board with 20 general-purpose PCIe 4.0 lanes for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs. The ROG STRIX B550-E is the most expensive board in ASUS B550 lineup that is priced at $279 or ₹24760 making it even more expansive than some X570 motherboards. The board packs a 14-phase power delivery, 2.5 GbE LAN, integrated Wi-Fi 6 AX200, two M.2 slots (each with a heatsink), six SATA ports, and premium audio, among other features. So, is it worth considering over a base X570 motherboard? Let’s find out.

ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E Gaming Motherboard Review

Features

  • AM4 socket: Ready for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors
  • Best gaming connectivity: PCIe® 4.0-ready, dual M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® plus HDMI™ 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.2 output
  • Smooth networking: Onboard WiFi 6 (802.11ax) and Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard
  • Robust power solution: Teamed power stages with ProCool power connector, high-quality alloy chokes and durable capacitors
  • Renowned software: Intuitive dashboards for UEFI BIOS and ASUS AI Networking make it easy to configure gaming builds
  • DIY-friendly design: Includes pre-mounted I/O shield, BIOS FlashBack™, Q-Code and FlexKey
  • Unmatched personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including Aura RGB header and addressable Gen 2 RGB header
  • Industry-leading Gaming Audio: Audio USB Type-C®, AI Noise-Canceling Microphone, SupremeFX S1220A codec, DTS® Sound Unbound™ and Sonic Studio III for immersive audio

ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E Gaming Motherboard Review

Specifications

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