BioStar introduces B550M Silver motherboard

Published: Dec 14th 2020, 07:45 GMT   Comments

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December 14th, 2020, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices today announces the launch of their brand new B550M-SILVER motherboard.

Designed for gamers and casual users, the new B550M-SILVER motherboard from BIOSTAR is one of the best mid-range motherboards money can buy. With a stylish design coupled with the latest bleeding edge technology, users are bound to get flagship level performance in an extremely affordable package.

Produced in a Micro ATX Form Factor, the newest B550M-SILVER motherboard carries BIOSTAR’s signature styling elements with black and silver accents and some of the SILVER PCB patterns carried down from its predecessors. Together with BIOSTAR’s signature LED ROCK ZONE RGB lighting technology, the B550M-SILVER motherboard suits any PC build when it comes to look and premium feel.

The B550M-SILVER motherboard is built to run 4DIMMs of high speed DDR4 memory capable of supporting up to 128GB on a maximum overclock speed of 4933+ when boosted.

Engineered with AMD’s AM4 socket and ready to handle the latest AMD Ryzen 4th Gen Vermeer series processors, the new B550M-SILVER motherboard is a force to be reckoned with. Features like PCIe M.2 4.0 (64Gb/s), USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C and support for WiFi 6 compliments the BIOSTAR B550M-SILVER motherboard greatly enabling it to be a top choice among its competition.

BIOSTAR’s proprietary Digital PWM technology ensures stable power with faster transient performance which increases system efficiency drastically, this together with built in features like Dr. MOS and 2.5Guard provides users with a long-lasting product that will work like a champion in any use case.

Moreover, additional features like Debug LED, helps users identify any issues present in their system’s hardware configuration through a corresponding LED light set built-in to the motherboard that alerts the users regarding current status of your board or hardware that will drastically shorten the test time.

The B550M-SILVER motherboard also comes with BIOSTAR’s signature A.I TP Control technology which is designed with overclockers in mind. It provides a user-friendly BIOS environment for users to easily adjust the system temperature through the BIOS configurator to keep your PC safe while extracting the maximum performance out of your hardware.

Multiple connectivity options internally and in the rear I/O panel are readily available in the new BIOSTAR B550M-SILVER motherboard, which includes 2 x WiFi Antenna ports that is made to support WiFi 6, as well as 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port for users looking to plug in an older PS/2 device.

Additionally, 1 x GbE LAN port powered by Realtek RTL8125B chipset that readily supports Realtek 2.5GbE LAN is also present in the B550M-SILVER motherboard.

Furthermore, the B550M-SILVER motherboard also comes with multiple USB ports which are 1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C port, 1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) port, 4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports. In terms of video output this amazing motherboard carries a single HDMI port that supports 4k Resolution as well as a single DVI-D port and a single DP port complimented by 3 x Audio output ports running on ALC1150 technology which supports 7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio.

BIOSTAR has produced yet another great product that is consumer friendly and is ready to serve its new users for a long time faithfully. The B550M-SILVER motherboard is a great choice for people who want the best in the market and also consciously care about the best bang to buck products suited for them. Whether it’s gaming, content creation or casual use the new B550M-SILVER motherboard is the best choice among its rivals with internationally renowned BIOSTAR build quality coupled with the latest technology packed in an attractive package.

ChipsetAMD B550
Supports AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen (Matisse/Renoir) and Ryzen 4th Gen (Vermeer) processors
Supports for future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
*Please refer to for CPU support list.
MEMORY4th Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Vermeer CPUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors (Matisse CPUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4400+(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors (Renoir APUs):
Supports Dual Channel DDR4 4933+(OC)/4800(OC)/4600(OC)/4400(OC)/4000(OC)/3800(OC)/3600(OC)/3200(OC)/2933/2667/2400/2133/1866
4 x DDR4 DIMM Memory Slots, Max. Supports up to 128GB Memory
Each DIMM supports non-ECC 8/ 16/ 32 GB DDR4 module
*Please refer to for Memory support list.
Supports DX12
Supports HDCP
STORAGETotal supports 2 x M.2 socket and 6 x SATA III (6Gb/s) ports
6 x SATA III Connectors (6Gb/s): Supports AHCI & RAID 0, 1, 10
1 x M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIEG4_64G_SATA):
Supports M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280 SSD module
Supports PCIe 4.0 x4 (64Gb/s)/ 3.0 x4 (32Gb/s) – NVMe/ AHCI & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD
1 x M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIEG3_32G_SATA):
Supports M.2 Type 2242/ 2260/ 2280 SSD module
Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 (32Gb/s) – NVMe/ AHCI & SATA III (6.0Gb/s) SSD
*M.2 (M Key) Socket (M2_PCIEG4_64G_SATA): The bandwidth is depended on CPU. Supports PCIe 4.0 x4 (64Gb/s) speed, which depends only on Ryzen 3rd Gen Matisse and 4th Gen Vermeer CPUs.
*When M.2 (M2_PCIEG3_32G_SATA) slot is occupied by SATA mode, the SATA_5 connector will be disabled.
*When M.2 (M2_PCIEG3_32G_SATA) slot is occupied by PCIe mode, the SATA_5/ SATA_6 connector will be disabled.
LANRealtek RTL8125B
10/ 100/ 1000/ 2500 Mb/s auto negotiation, Half / Full duplex capability
Supports Realtek 2.5GbE LAN
7.1 Channels, High Definition Audio, Hi-Fi (Front)
USB1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C port (1 on rear I/O)
1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) port (1 on rear I/O)
6 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports (4 on rear I/Os and 2 via internal headers)
6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 on rear I/Os and 4 via internal headers)
EXPANSION SLOT1 x PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIEG4X16):
Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16/ 4.0 x16 mode with AMD Ryzen processors.
Supports PCIe 3.0 x 16 mode AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics processors.
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIEG3X4): Supports x4 mode
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 Slot
*According to different CPUs will have different speeds.
*PCIe 4.0 speed only for AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen Matisse and 4th Gen Vermeer CPUs.
*When using PCIe x1 slot (PCIEG3X1), PCIe x16 slot (PCIEG3X4) will be adjusted to x1 mode.
REAR I/O2 x WIFI Antenna Ports
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse
1 x DVI-D Port
1 x DP Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x LAN port
1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C Port
1 x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Port
4 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Ports
2 x USB 2.0 Ports
3 x Audio Jack
INTERNAL I/O6 x SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Connectors
1 x M.2 (E Key) Socket: Supports 2230 type Wi-Fi & Bluetooth module
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (each header supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 (Gen1) Header (each header supports 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports)
1 x 8-Pin Power Connector
1 x 24-Pin Power Connector
1 x CPU Fan Connector
1 x CPU water cooling connector (CPU_OPT)
2 x System Fan Connectors
1 x Front Panel Header
1 x Front Audio Header
1 x Internal Stereo Speaker Header
1 x Clear CMOS Header
1 x S/PDIF out Connector
1 x COM Port Header
2 x LED Headers (5V)
1 x LED Header (12V)
*M.2 (E key) WiFi card is not provided
H/W MONITORINGCPU/System Temperature Monitoring
CPU/System Fan Monitoring
Smart/Manual CPU Fan Control
System Voltage Monitoring
DIMENSIONMicro ATX Form Factor Dimension: 24.4cm x 24.4cm (W x L)
OS SUPPORTSupports Windows 10(64bit)
*BIOSTAR reserves the right to add or remove support for any OS with or without notice.
1 x I/O Shield
1 x Fully Setup Driver CD
1 x Quick Guide

Read more about B550M-Silver Motherboard Here.

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