Introducing MSI MPG B550 Motherboards

Source: MSI Introducing MSI MPG B550 Motherboards

You Know MSI’s MEG, Now Meet The MSI MPG Family

The new line up from MSI includes the MPG B550 GAMING CARBON WIFI, MPG B550 GAMING EDGE WIFI, MPG B550I GAMING EDGE WIFI and MPG B550 GAMING PLUS.  Of them all only the MPG B550I GAMING EDGE WIFI is Mini-ITX, the rest are ATX for those that want a full sized experience, not to mention the inclusion of Mystic Light RGB LED effects with 16.8 million colors and 29 different effects. 

Introducing MSI MPG B550 Motherboards - Motherboards  1

The MPG B550 GAMING CARBON WIFI has a a larger aluminium cover than previous CARBON models, and a 7W/mK level thermal & choke pad to ensure the best heat transfer and lower temperatures.  The board is built with 12 + 2 +1 Digital Power with a doubler and the motherboard has  8+4 pin power connectors and to provide more stability to high end Ryzens.  You will also benefit from Lightning Gen 4, PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots with M.2 Shield Frozr, 2.5G LAN and Wi-Fi 6 among a large variety of other features.

Introducing MSI MPG B550 Motherboards - Motherboards  2

The MPG B550I GAMING EDGE WIFI power system is 8+2+1 direct power phases with Dr.MOS 60A, and while it might be small in stature it is built tough with an eight layer PCB with 2oz of thickened copper.  The cooling of the board is similar to the larger model with  an Extended Heatsink Design that provides 7W/mK thermals and an additional choke pad with a MOSFET base plate as well.

The HDMI 2.1 port can handle up to 4096×2160@60Hz so if you chose the right Ryzen processor you can enjoy UHD video without needing a discrete GPU. 

Check out the rest of the family here, and a video plus giveaway below.

Video News

About The Author

Jeremy Hellstrom

Call it K7M.com, AMDMB.com, or PC Perspective, Jeremy has been hanging out and then working with the gang here for years. Apart from the front page you might find him on the BOINC Forums or possibly the Fraggin' Frogs if he has the time.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest Podcasts

Archive & Timeline

Previous 12 months
Explore: All The Years!