MSI has introduced two new flagship AMD B550 motherboards – the MEG B550 Unify and MEG B550 Unify-X. Each boards concentrate on being high-end motherboards for overclockers and fanatic avid gamers.
The motherboards clearly have a moody really feel to them proper from the beginning. They each sport a modest and pure black design with MSI stressing that that is “as a substitute of fancy LED decorations.” That is preventing speak amongst an business so eager to have RGB lighting with all the pieces nevertheless it definitely means these two B550 motherboards look extra distinctive and fewer gaudy than most.
Onto the place it counts and MSI additionally has some spectacular figures to throw at potential consumers. As an illustration, it is highlighted how the MEG B550 Unify made it doable to overclock the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT to an enormous 6,155.35MHz resulting in a world document. To take care of such excessive efficiency, the MEG B550 Unify sequence includes a complete of direct 14+2 digital energy phases, 90 Amp energy stage and MSI’s Titanium Choke III, together with twin energy connectors.
Equally high-end speak can also be supplied in terms of cooling. The motherboard sequence makes use of a 10-layer PCB design which MSI reckons has been optimised to make sure effectively delivered energy in addition to a cool and steady system. It additionally has a Frozr heatsink design which is unique to the MEG sequence of motherboards, together with an onboard M.2 thermal resolution that goals to maintain your M.2 SSDs secure whereas stopping throttling and preserving them cool and quick. An prolonged heatsink design on prime of the ability supply circuits additionally goals to supply the utmost floor of warmth dissipation.
The aforementioned M.2 SSDs might be huge in quantity too with the motherboard sequence providing quadruple M.2 connectors. Three of which assist Lightning Gen four resolution which MSI believes is the quickest onboard storage available on the market with as much as 64Gb/s switch velocity.
The MEG B550 Unify additionally provides four DIMM slots however curiously, the MEG B550 Unify-X cuts that right down to 2 DIMMs in an effort to supply “an excellent clearer reminiscence sign to discover the boundaries of reminiscence overclocking.” MSI has already cited its in-house overclocker, Kovan Yang, who has managed to push DDR4 speeds to six,5536MHz utilizing the motherboard.
Throw in Wi-Fi 6 AX assist and onboard 2.5G LAN and this can be a pretty spectacular pair of motherboards.
For now, no launch date or worth has been introduced. Anticipate it to be expensive certainly.