ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E GAMING and ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING are the two most popular mid-range AMD compatible motherboards out there in the market. These boards offer a lot in terms of features and are quite identical in certain aspects as well, due to which there are often confusions on which motherboard to buy among the two. So, with that being said let’s take an in-depth look at what distinct features each of these motherboards has to offer and what are the key differences between the two.
Both, Asus ROG Strix B550-E Gaming and Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming were released in June 2020. They offer somewhat similar features to Asus’s higher-end X570 motherboard. Currently, these motherboards support the 5th generation and 3rd generation of AMD Ryzen CPUs, although it must be noted here that the B550 series of motherboards are not compatible with AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Processors with Radeon Graphics i.e. AMD Ryzen 3 3200G and AMD Ryzen 5 3400G. These motherboards from Asus are PCIe 4.0 compatible and they offer exceptional cooling as well, with appealing aesthetics.
Asus ROG Strix B550-E Gaming vs Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming: in-depth comparison
|Asus ROG Strix B550-E Gaming||Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming|
|TDP:||70 watts||70 watts|
|MEMORY SUPPORT:||DDR4 (2133Mhz, 2400Mhz, 2666Mhz, 2800Mhz, 3000Mhz, 3200Mhz, 3466Mhz, 3600Mhz, 3866Mhz, 4000Mhz, 4133Mhz, 4400Mhz)||DDR4 (2133Mhz, 2400Mhz, 2666Mhz, 2800Mhz, 3000Mhz, 3200Mhz ,3466Mhz, 3600Mhz ,3866Mhz ,4000Mhz ,4133Mhz ,4400Mhz ,4600Mhz, 4800Mhz, 5000Mhz)|
|BACK I/O PORTS:||1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 5 x USB 2.0 1 x DisplayPort 1 x HDMI 5 x Audio jacks 1 x BIOS FlashBack Button(s) ASUS Wi-Fi module||1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 2 x USB 2.0 1 x DisplayPort 1 x HDMI 1 x Optical S/PDIF out 1 x BIOS FlashBack Button(s) 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks ASUS Wi-Fi module|
|PCI EXPRESS x16 SLOT:||3||2|
|PCI EXPRESS x1||2||3|
|MAXIMUM RAM SUPPORTED:||128 GB||128 GB|
|SATA 6GBPS PORT:||6||6|
In the case of the Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming motherboard, the price is significantly cheaper as compared to Asus ROG Strix B550-E. Furthermore, its RAM support is higher ranging up to 5000Mhz, and it offers an extra PCI-E x1 slot as well, as compared to its counterpart.
On the other hand, the Asus ROG Strix B550-E Gaming motherboard has an integrated wireless LAN support and is Nvidia SLI compatible as well. You also get Bluetooth support, three more USB 2.0 ports, an extra USB 3.2 Gen 2 port, and an extra PCI-E x16 slot.
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