ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS distills essential elements of the latest AMD platform and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive set of cooling options, this motherboard delivers rock-solid performance with unwavering gaming stability.
When you build with a TUF Gaming motherboard, you also benefit from the TUF Gaming Alliance — an ASUS collaboration with trusted industry partners that ensures easier building, best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case.
Chipset: AMD B550
CPU Socket: AM4
Supported CPU: AMD Ryzen 3000 & 5000 Series
Memory Slots: 4
PCIe Gen 4 X16 Slots: 1
Form Factor: Micro ATX
8+2 DrMOS power stages
VRM heatsinks, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsink
PCIe 4.0 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C support
2.5 Gb Ethernet, TUF LANGuard and TurboLAN
Realtek S1200A codec
About the ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS Motherboard
The onboard VRM of the ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS utilises 8+2 DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and driver into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors demand.
Cooler by Design
A large, high-mass heatsink with extensive surface that covers the VRM and choke areas improves heat dissipation while the M.2 heatsink keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.
The ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS features comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 2+ utility or via the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS.
PCIe 4.0 M.2 (up to 64 Gbps)
ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS motherboards support PCIe 4.0 M.2 slot and provides NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to PCIe 4.0 storage device to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen platform.
Exclusive 2.5G Ethernet
2.5G on-board Ethernet kicks your LAN connection up a notch with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing LAN cable, you can take advantage this networking upgrade to experience smoother, lag-free gaming, immediately stream high-resolution videos and enjoy faster file transfers.
Two-way AI Noise Cancelation
Two-way AI noise cancelation software is exclusively featured on ASUS motherboards and supports 3.5 mm, USB, or Bluetooth headsets. The utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to preserve the sound of your voice while eliminating distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks, and other forms of environmental noise.
Better Audio Effects
Hone your battle skills with exclusive DTS Custom onboard audio. Utilising advanced emulation techniques to create positional cues via stereo headphones, DTS Custom takes onboard audio to a new frontier.
Easy PC DIY
The ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS motherboard is designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want – even for first-time builders. The TUF Gaming Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software offers full control of system settings via a single dashboard.
Outshine the Competition
A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.
Addressable Gen 2 Header
The addressable Gen 2 RGB header is now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new header also offers backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.
8 + 2
Max supported memory speeds
Supported memory types
Internal I/O Connectors
Front Audio Panel Connector
On-Board USB2.0 Headers
On-Board USB3.0 Headers
1 x Addressable Gen 2 header 2 x AURA RGB headers
On-Board USB3.0 Type C Headers
PCIe Gen 3.0 x16 Slots
PCIe Gen 3.0 x1 Slots
PCIe Gen 4.0 x16 Slots
AMD Ryzen 3000 Series AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series AMD Ryzen 5000 G-Series AMD Ryzen 5000 Series
Yes (requires CPU with integrated graphics chip)
Back Panel Connectors
USB C Ports
USB 2.0 Ports
USB 3 Ports
Realtek 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC