MSI unveils AMD Ryzen 5000 ready MEG 550 Unify motherboards

AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs come with support for existing 400 and 500 series motherboards. Now, we’re getting to see motherboards with outright support for these new Zen 3 chips. MSI has just announced the new flagship AMD motherboards, based on the B550 chip,  the MEG B550 Unify series.

This new series is designed for overclocking. Take a look at the announcement:

There are two variants for now. The MEG B550 Unify-X will retail for $299 US. Here are the specifications:

  • Quadruple M.2 Connectors: Maximum onboard 4x M.2 slots, support the latest Gen 4 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
  • Extreme Power Design: Direct 14+2 phases with 90A Power Stage and dual CPU power connectors to unleash your true power.
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Aluminum Cover with additional choke thermal pad rated for 7W/mk and PCB with 2oz thickened copper are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience.
  • 2.5G LAN with LAN Manager and Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection.
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2 with M.2 double-side Shield Frozr, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN 2.
  • The other variant is the MSI MEG B550 Unify that will retail for around $279. The specifications are nearly identical, except that the memory overclocking capabilities are slightly lower.
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  • Via Wccftech

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