My first motherboard unboxing in 6 years - ASUS B550

2020 16 ژوئن
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  • i dont know whether to get a asus rog strix b550 gaming f or a asus rog strix x570 gaming f.

    Blue-Squirrel-12Blue-Squirrel-12پیش 2 روز
  • OBAMA pretty cool

    Che GggsChe Gggsپیش 4 روز
  • did honey help?

    Zhang AndyZhang Andyپیش 10 روز
  • my aorus elite b450 died (nowadays gigabyte quality) got this mobo and wow never going gigabyte ever again.

    G . GG . Gپیش 15 روز
  • The way he treats the motherboard hahah

    JamesJamesپیش 15 روز
  • 0:33 just watched the yesterday (10.8.20) video, that's why i'm here

    Gabriel PépeGabriel Pépeپیش 15 روز
  • Motherboard unboxing started my fandom of ltt

    Jul BischoffJul Bischoffپیش 16 روز
  • Good vid. I wish more mobo makers would sponsor such mobo in depth overviews

    Jesus McBethJesus McBethپیش 20 روز
  • At least the B550gaming has an anti static bag. Asus: Pay double if you want the anti static bag. The TUF is not garanteed to work when you buy it new.

    Kenji BarituaKenji Barituaپیش 20 روز
  • i dont know much about computers and i cant decide if i should just save money and get a b450 because im not really planning to ulgrade to ryzen 4000

    YouYourAnxietyYouYourAnxietyپیش 21 روز
  • B550 strix E support front panel type c?

    MichihoMichihoپیش 22 روز
  • Get a x570 lol

    UK R1PP3RUK R1PP3Rپیش 23 روز
  • I've been using the b550 f it's astonishing

    Crispy CookiesCrispy Cookiesپیش 24 روز
  • Just picked one up today, cheers for the insightful vid

    Josh HirotiJosh Hirotiپیش ماه
  • I'm confused, B550 or a x570

    AymanAymanپیش ماه
  • Just buy the Asus x570 Gaming Plus Wifi. The end.

    Cheshire CatCheshire Catپیش ماه
  • He should have waited for this video... Because... The board I just got for myself.

    Game Dev Made EasyGame Dev Made Easyپیش ماه
  • Got the b550 f instead of the E for my Ryzen 3900x but I'm not sure if my 3733 ram is supported or not

    Khaled KamalKhaled Kamalپیش ماه
  • If b450 is cheaper buy that otherwise but a cheap B550. There is no performance difference.

    OutOfNameIdeasOutOfNameIdeasپیش ماه
  • So what boards in 550 have support for 2400g? Ya think supports of importance any ideas on that linus?

    Darren ThrasherDarren Thrasherپیش ماه
  • I wonder if the TUF Micro-ATX can handle a RTX 3080, M.2 and a Noctua NH-D15 build?

    Jan BJan Bپیش ماه
  • I don't think Brandon Lee was The Shooter (read credits)

    Jan BJan Bپیش ماه
  • Price difference doesn't seem to be that big sadly, at least here in Sweden. I mean sure 100 euro is still money, but if You're gonna buy a 3700x and a motherboard at least I feel 100 euro is not much to save in the end. Would have hoped for a cheaper price.

    LaggmonstretLaggmonstretپیش ماه
  • I have the b450m plus rip

    Malwar3Malwar3پیش ماه
  • Fk the boards I want that desk😁

    TimTimپیش ماه
  • Gen 4 will only be relevant in YEARS lmao

    Martzen CouperusMartzen Couperusپیش ماه
  • when he mashed his fingers into the cpu socket. DEAR GOD STOP! 5:02 i know its the am4 so doesnt matter. but damn if he forgot that he had an intel mobo instead :0

    Frederik OlsenFrederik Olsenپیش ماه
  • I'ma get me one!

    colegmrcolegmrپیش ماه
  • Strix B550 e vs MSI mpg carbon b550 vs gigabyte b550 aoruos master which one to biy?????

  • I’m confused is b550 better or is x570 better

    ethanethanپیش ماه
  • "for years to come" on dead end socket. Sweet. No, I want to do "the last upgrade" on my TUF B450Pro with something like 4800X and 3070(S) and live with it for like four years...

    CrashPCczCrashPCczپیش ماه
  • I hate seeing old ports on new boards

    jianhong linjianhong linپیش ماه
  • So b550 does support a gen 4 nvme on atleast 1 m2 slot?

    StrosB4HosStrosB4Hosپیش ماه
  • unboxing a MOBO in 6 years he unbox it in 50 secs that is why we like linus

    FavFavپیش ماه
  • *laughs in MSI B450 Mortar Max* Support for Ryzen 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000.

    Ke WeKe Weپیش ماه
  • How many channels does this dude have

    Shush KatooshShush Katooshپیش ماه
  • B550 or X570? Most people prefer X570

    user1user1پیش ماه
  • Umm, just go for a x570 motherboard because 1) a lot more future proof 2) you get the at roughly the same price point of b550 motherboards. Linus, you have done us injustice by even allowing Asus to buy you for this. Admit it, x570 FTW.

    Puneeth BedrePuneeth Bedreپیش ماه
  • I would easily buy a TUF gaming if it didn't force Yellow onto you. That's literally my only problem with it and it's enough for me to not even consider it any further.

    Jerry FlowersJerry Flowersپیش ماه
  • On the other hand, b550 is pointless because they cost just as much as x570...

    NikNikپیش ماه
  • I want a review of Linus hairstyle for this video.

    Beninoy AquinoBeninoy Aquinoپیش ماه

  • Isn't SLI called NV link nowadays?

    BassjeroenBassjeroenپیش ماه
  • ASUS B550-Plus motherboard died less than a month after putting into use. Now without brand new build waiting on RMA. I won't ever buy ASUS again.

    R. Whit WhitneyR. Whit Whitneyپیش 2 ماه
  • Hi everyone, can someone help me please? Is the ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F Gaming WI-FI a nice choise for this build: CPU - Ryzen 7 3700x Grapich Card - GIGABYTE Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER (8 GB, Gaming) RAM - G.Skill Trident Z RGB (2x16 GB) SSD - Samsung 970 EVO Plus (1000GB, M.2 2280) PSU - Corsair RM850 *2019* (850W) CPU Cooler - Cooler Master Liquid ML240L RGB (5.20cm) Can you tell me if everything will work? Is an MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon Wifi a better choice? Thank you so much for your time!

    Lord VoldemortLord Voldemortپیش 2 ماه
    • why do you need a 3700x

      3waystopcock3waystopcockپیش ماه
  • Mie dad wil mace a rysen 8 392840 and bE better then yours

    yeayeaپیش 2 ماه
  • 6 years ago you videos were good and you did not look scuffy/old (sorry)

    chaotic onechaotic oneپیش 2 ماه
  • How many channels does this guy have? I wanna say this is the fourth on I've found so far...

    wizitchizitwizitchizitپیش 2 ماه
  • how come asus strix b550-f have more usb 3.2 gen 1 ports at the back and is priced lower than b550-e?

  • But if the x570 boards are only about 40-50 euros more expensive, are these really relevant?

    OdemusOdemusپیش 2 ماه
  • ASUS. ❤️

    Любовь КановаловаЛюбовь Кановаловаپیش 2 ماه
  • Will this work with ryzen 4000 series

    Taegan SilvaTaegan Silvaپیش 2 ماه
  • I got a gigabyte b550

    That one Australian kidThat one Australian kidپیش 2 ماه
  • did he static discharge himself before handling this

    Jason Yu-Gi-Oh!Jason Yu-Gi-Oh!پیش 2 ماه
  • How many fucking channels does Linus have, jesus

    matthewmatthewپیش 2 ماه
  • Asus B550-e Strix cost $10 less then the ASUS X570-E ROG Strix . Just saying...

    camijicamijiپیش 2 ماه
  • Anyone have an Ethernet cable problem with this board. Just bought it and it won’t connect through Ethernet cable, only WiFi

    itsOinkitsOinkپیش 2 ماه
  • Any news on Zen 3?

    Thor Film StudioThor Film Studioپیش 2 ماه
  • This guy is a goof, but he does give a fair review here so I gave this video a like 🤔. I have the ASUS TUF B550 Plus, it runs my 3950x well and my ASUS DUEL 2080 Super. I’ve got my 3950x overclocked to 4.2Ghz.... I have had no problem with the motherboard at all.

    ThexWITCHxMasterThexWITCHxMasterپیش 2 ماه
    • EvilMadness wtf are you trying to say

      Evan XiangEvan Xiangپیش ماه
    • He might be a goof, but he is a rich goof, so I guess it’s ok. I don’t know why he is even doing tech videos anymore and not doing something let’s! I not I would be!

      EvilMadnessEvilMadnessپیش 2 ماه
  • With the Asus TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS (WI-FI) Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard how do I install the drivers if they come on a disk and my planned build doesn't have a disk drive?

    Kyle AllwoodKyle Allwoodپیش 2 ماه
  • Please excuse my ignorance I’m fairly new to the pc world, but what is that black pciu slot on the bottom for?

    Ceejay LopezCeejay Lopezپیش 2 ماه
  • If ryzen 5000 is coming in a new AM5 socket which is 5nm architecture and with ddr5 memory, does it mean that B550 boards are only for one generation zen3 CPUs? Thanks

    Viktor KutsyiViktor Kutsyiپیش 2 ماه
  • If it has only 4 SATA ports it's worthless to me. I would prefer 8 SATA.

    bangyahead1bangyahead1پیش 2 ماه
  • Which motherboard should I get for my i9-10900K?

    LichtLichtپیش 2 ماه
  • Thank you for making the B550 better so I can finally afford a B450 if the price goes down

    Hugh William PizarrasHugh William Pizarrasپیش 2 ماه
  • Sorry Linus. Prices Down Under SUCK! It's a good product with wifi 6 but not exactly great which only just hit the shelves. I would rather buy a low end ASUS AM4 ATX PRIME X570-P/CSM Motherboard with more PCIe 4.0 slots, SLI support, better CPU support from some 1st gen CPUs and dual M.2 64Gb/s slots for $10 AUD more over the high end ASUS TUF Gaming B550M-PLUS WiFi AM4 mATX Motherboard with only a single PCIe 4.0 and M.2 64Gb/s slot. I'm sure they will make a wifi 6 PCIe card later in the future with more of an upgrade path for the Asus Prime. Both prices as of today are from reputable computer stores with links. Asus comparison link.,5wigvxws4h5eldnm&b=0 JayzTwoCents AMD B550... worth the compromises over X570?

    mkchow79mkchow79پیش 2 ماه
  • Your videos are becoming too biased, please be honest and stick with a faithful views.

    Kuldip SinghKuldip Singhپیش 2 ماه
    • Yes I agree. The arguments in this video are following: - It is cheaper - It has PCIe Gen. 4 - It supports crossfire and sli I have a few problems with those, but first of, let me say that I don't think this mainboard is bad. It is great value. The only thing bugging me is the "blinded" praising of the board. It really feels like an ad that shortly shines light on the mainboards problems, but blandishes them. First: PCIe Gen. 4 isn't really necessary especially when you consider buying a "cheap" mainboard. No consumer gpu on the market needs PCIe Gen. 4 and the speed gain from Gen. 4 Nvme SSD's compared to Gen. 3 is imperceptible (ltt themselves made a video on it). The only use case i could think of using it, would be live playback for video editing. Next, the argument that the mainboard supports corssfire and sli is strange, because it doesn't really make sense in this price class. I would suggest spending the money on something else (like the mainboard) before going corssfire/sli, beacuse the performance gains are so small. Now to the thing that really bugs me, there are no PCIe Gen. 4 lanes to the cipset??? I mean when I would need them somewhere, then it would be here. The only place where PCIe lanes could be a bottleneck is here. Again I don't expect a

      DodoDodoپیش 2 ماه
  • How long do I have to wait for everything to be USB 3 ? Lol

    No Gods or Kings, Only Man!No Gods or Kings, Only Man!پیش 2 ماه
  • Terrible board, Asus new tuff boards are awful for geneirc parts, msi an gigabyte far more stable

    TheAsylum100TheAsylum100پیش 2 ماه
  • I was so so hoping I could keep my am3+ system alive until we moved past am4, but my 10 year old motherboard fucking exploded today. RIP old girl.

    Alison MaherAlison Maherپیش 2 ماه
  • Are there MB with more then one 16x PCI and if not is it an I/O issue? I wan to build a 3d content rig with 3 or 4 RTX cards. My main goal is render speed, and video RAM. I so wish display cards let you combined their RAM into one cashe.

    Othoap ProtoOthoap Protoپیش 2 ماه
  • Hey Linus, How can I find out which motherboards have Bluetooth and which motherboards doesn't? This is the one information I need that most motherboard reviews doesn't even cover and it is sooooo frustrating lol

    The Dragonic XThe Dragonic Xپیش 2 ماه
  • im trying to get that damn b550 f motherboard

    TheAVJ2TheAVJ2پیش 2 ماه
  • This is crazy, my last MB was that G1 sniper you featured (was still rocking a 4770k) and I just upgrade to B550 for the 3900X

    ooloopsooloopsپیش 2 ماه
  • Does it support ethenet?

    Red lightRed lightپیش 2 ماه
  • Which MoBo should I go with for these CPUs: Ryzen 7 3700X - Asus TUF B450-Pro Gaming Ryzen 9 3900X - ASUS Prime X570-P ? Should I go with a more cheap MoBo? Which one? No overclocking No gaming Only video editing / motion design / graphic design Need stability reliability Thanx for advice

    Богдан БаценкоБогдан Баценкоپیش 2 ماه
  • I just got this motherboard yester day :/

    MASSKAMASSKAپیش 2 ماه
  • Wait, so does this mean I wouldn't be able to use the front panel Type-C USB on the NZXT H510 Elite case? Also, please shave.

    Milan V.Milan V.پیش 2 ماه
    • Was thinking about getting the TUF one.

      Milan V.Milan V.پیش 2 ماه
  • I’m planning on buying the Asus rog b550-e but I watched so many unboxing videos and it doesn’t come with a IO shield someone pls explain

    Chubb ChubbChubb Chubbپیش 3 ماه
  • How many channels does he have??

    Arthur RatliffArthur Ratliffپیش 3 ماه
  • As always another great video from Linus. B550 is such an exciting chipset that really hits the sweet spot. I am building a PC for a friend using the ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F (WiFi 6) and it has everything he will need for years to come. I also previously built Ryzen rigs with the ASUS Crosshair VI Hero (X370) and the ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Gaming and they've both been great.

    Tyler ChappellTyler Chappellپیش 3 ماه
  • Ssssss ssss sssss the whole video's

    Dimitri BoutsikarisDimitri Boutsikarisپیش 3 ماه
  • Im glad i picked up an ASUS X570 Pro when it came out ... Payed 250$ then .. Now on sale theyre 369$ .

    Fetus PC-TECHFetus PC-TECHپیش 3 ماه
  • Okay...Now, what's the motherboard should I buy for ryzen 3rd gen ( and maybe an cpu upgrade option to 4th gen) ?

    Shaik Ameen Pasha pIHcduQRpRShaik Ameen Pasha pIHcduQRpRپیش 3 ماه
  • So Tomahawk B550 IS MUCH BETTER.

    Mango MoneyMango Moneyپیش 3 ماه
  • Thank you for providing a subtitle in Portuguese Brazil, for more foreign channels like that !! Congratulations great review.

    Jean SilvestreJean Silvestreپیش 3 ماه
  • Is this one the real Linus? You will never Now!

    Othniel PollackOthniel Pollackپیش 3 ماه
  • the difference in e and f for z490 anyway was wifi and bluetooth and antenna vs a slot for a wifi bluetooth e key module, hence the E name. easily worth the 20 to me to go with the f board if you are set on asus. but then you can just go msi and get the better components for a lower price, I'm sure the same is true for AMD boards. RIP Charlie Chiang.

    Brian ReeseBrian Reeseپیش 3 ماه
  • Soooo.... B550 or X570???

    guwopoguwopoپیش 3 ماه
  • thank you, now i can easier explain why i DON'T recommend b550 over x570 (or later x series mbs)

    L DL Dپیش 3 ماه
  • As someone who is trying to learn about motherboards what to look for, this was extremely helpful! I want more of this!

    Adonis4000Adonis4000پیش 3 ماه
    • look at the capable memory speed of the board:)

      J WJ Wپیش 3 ماه
    • Same

      LightsnowLightsnowپیش 3 ماه
  • Just got that b550m tuf board let’s gooo

    C.J LorenzoC.J Lorenzoپیش 3 ماه
  • Could you talk more about gen4 pcie somewhere? It seems to be the main selling point of X570

    ZedTakuZedTakuپیش 3 ماه
  • SO what is going to be the best CPU to pair with the board? Is it still teh Ryzen 5 3600?

    bighatstephensbighatstephensپیش 3 ماه
  • b550 sucks compared to x570 sorry

    FantomFantomپیش 3 ماه
  • I might just be wrong but i really find it disrespectful when reviewers throw away the boxes and accessories after unboxing. Even mishandling the only thing that has got them at the place they are right now. How much extra time would it take to just set aside the box politely? Im guessing an extra 5 more seconds.

    Soumyadip DasSoumyadip Dasپیش 3 ماه
  • While I have a lot of respect for ASUS boards, I think the AORUS B550 Master is better in this case.

    Rushboard TechnologiesRushboard Technologiesپیش 3 ماه
  • dude how many channels do you have? lol.

    GrenvallionGrenvallionپیش 3 ماه
  • been waiting for this chipset for a hot minute

    B CartyB Cartyپیش 3 ماه
  • Pre ordered the B550-I for my mini itx build I'm pumped! And let me shamelessly tell you go look out for that on my channel ☺️

    Marco C. DuranMarco C. Duranپیش 3 ماه