Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX Review: Specifications, Features

Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

Out of several ATX motherboards in the market, there are many good mini-ITX options. The first is the new Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX. This motherboard is a little mid-range and more affordable than other flagship chipsets. However, the motherboard does not have any comparison when it comes to features and design. In this Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX review, you come across all the specifications and features of this amazing motherboard. Let’s review it!

B550I: An affordable chipset with excellent specifications and features 

Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX is a high-end processor that comes at pocket-friendly prices. This motherboard has several features that other latest processors lack. B550I features a 6+2 phase VRM design using top-tier 90 A power stages from Intersil, with two M.2 heatsinks and 2.5 Gb/s LAN from Realtek. Despite having a metal backplate, it aids in cooling down it.  

The motherboard also supports Ryzen 5000 series with BIOS updates. This is not all, it also supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Series/3rd Gen Ryzen and 3rd Gen Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors. This motherboard is packed in a small and surprising package, so let's dive into the specifications and features to get insights.

Specifications of Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

CPU Support AMD AM4 Socket 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors
Chipset AMD B550 
Power Design 
CPU Power: 8-phase
Memory Power: 2-phase
Memory 2x DIMM, supports dual-channel DDR4-4866 (OC) MHz
Integrated Graphics Dependent on installed CPU
Expansins Slots 1x PCIe x16 (PCIe 4.0 or PCIe 3.0) slot
4x SATA 6 Gb/s ports
2x M.2 ports (SATA3/1x PCIe 3.0 x4/1x PCIe 4.0 x4)
Networking  Realtek RTL8125 2.5 Gb/s Ethernet
Intel WiFi 802.11ax
Rear Ports  1x Q-Flash Plus button
2x HDMI port
1x DisplayPort 1.4
2x antenna ports
1x LAN (RJ45) port
1x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-C port
4x USB 3.2 (Gen1) ports
1x USB 3.2 (Gen2) Type-A ports
3x 3.5 mm audio jacks
Audio 1x Realtek ALC1220 Codec
Fan Headers 3x 4-pin
Form Factors  Mini-ITX Form Factor: 6.7 in x 6.7 in, 17.0 cm x 17.0 cm


Also Read: Samsung Odyssey Ark

Features of Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX is loaded with features, that’s the reason it is ahead in the race. The major features of B550I are discussed below. Go through them thoroughly before making your point of view about this latest processor. 

  • It supports Ryzen 5000 series with BIOS updates. 

  • It also supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Series/3rd Gen Ryzen and 3rd Gen Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors. 

  • Ultra-durable PCle 4.0 Ready x 16 Slot

  • Dual-channel ECC/Non-Ecc Unbuffered DDR4 and 2DIMMs

  • Direct 8 phases digital VRM solution with 90A smarter power stage (SPS)

  • Advanced thermal design with extended & multi-layered heatsink and thermal baseplate 

  • Dual ultra-fast NVme PCle 4.0/3.0 X 4 M.2 with thermal guard

  • USB 3.2 Gen2 type-C and DisplayPort + dual HDMI support

  • Supports addressable LED & RGB LED strips

  • Smart Fan features multiple temperature sensors

  • Onboard Intel Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with AORUS antenna

  • Blazing fast 2.5 GbE LAN with bandwidth management 

  • AMP-UP audio with ALC 1200-VB nichicon audio capacitors for rear 120dB SNR

  • Hybrid Fan headers with FAN STOP and noise detection

  • RGB FUSION 2.0 with multi-zone addressable LED light show design 

  • Q-flash Plus update BIOS without installing the CPU, memory, and GPU

  • Pre-installed IO shield for easy and quick installation


Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX is packed with these specifications and features. If you have a query about this motherboard or confusion about any of these specifications and features, do not hesitate to discuss. You can drop an email or comment in the below section. 


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