ROG Strix B550 Gaming series motherboards offer a feature-set usually found in the higher-end ROG Strix X570 Gaming series, including the latest PCI Express 4.0 interface. The flagship of the B550 motherboard range, ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI, offers robust power delivery and effective cooling, making it well-equipped to handle the popular 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen and the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 architecture processors.Unleash Unlimited PerformanceROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI provides robust power delivery and comprehensive cooling to handle the latest Ryzen processors. It also supports faster memory and superfast high-capacity storage, providing everything you need to create a PC thats ready to play in the big leagues.POWER DESIGNDigital power control and an array of power stages ensure ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI has the muscle to control the latest AMD processors.Advance Your Gaming ImmersionROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI provides the latest connectivity options for supersmooth networking and blisteringly fast file transfers. Audio enhancements give you a massive advantage, allowing you to pick up on the subtlest of cues for a completely immersive gaming experience.SupremeFXBuilt-in ROG SupremeFX audio technology ensures pristine audio for ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI. Along with ensuring a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature, it offers two front-panel outputs driven by op amps that deliver high-quality audio to gaming headsets.Audio USB Type-CA dedicated Audio USB Type-C port on ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI has an S210 integrated chip that automatically determines audio signal type, while a bundled USB Type C-to-3.5 mm adapter ensures compatibility with various headsets and headphones.AI Noise-Canceling MicrophoneASUS AI Noise-Canceling Microphone software is exclusively featured on ROG Strix motherboards and supports 3.5 mm, USB, or Bluetooth headsets. The utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to preserve the sound of your voice while eliminating distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks, and other forms of environmental noise. And it only places a slight load on the CPU, ensuring minimal impact on gaming performance.Sonic Studio IIISonic Studio supports HRTF-based head-related transfer function virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options and one-click presets, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.DTS Sound UnboundROG Strix B550 series motherboards are pre-loaded with the DTS Sound Unbound app that envelops you in audio as never before, conjuring whole new levels of immersion for extraordinary gaming and entertainment experiences. By leveraging Windows Sonic spatial technology, DTS Sound Unbound delivers audio in a virtual 3D space putting you right in the middle of the soundscape, where you can sense the location and direction of every gunshot, footstep or other sound in your virtual environment.STEREO SOUNDDiscrete left and right audio channels enable headphone or two-speaker setup.SURROUND SOUNDAudio is split and served over multiple speaker channels e.g., 5.1 or 7.1 to create an enveloping experience on a single, logical plane.SPATIAL SOUNDA virtual audio sphere effect creates astonishing 360 immersion with you at the center, where sounds seem to travel in all directions.Play Your Own StyleThe cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics of ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WIFI are accentuated by the bold slashes and cybertext. By pairing your rig with other products from the diverse ROG ecosystem, you can create a fully customized gaming setup that reflects your personal style.Pre-mounted I/O shieldPatented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install on the motherboard.CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITYROG Strix motherboards undergo an extensive certification program to ensure the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. For a smooth build process, refer to our list of guaranteed-compatible components. To help with memory upgrades, the list also includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor list QVL.The ROG Strix Ecosystem AwaitsLevel up your game with ROG Strix. Enjoy complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility across AIO coolers, cases, peripherals, and much more ROG offers more choices than any other brand.ROG Gives You MoreROG-exclusive software utilities deliver intuitive audio tuning and gaming enhancements that allow you to configure your gaming build the way you want.AI NetworkingThe proprietary ROG GameFirst VI utility is designed to help all users beginners, experts, and everyone in between optimize network settings to ensure smooth online gameplay. New to this generation, GameFirst VI features AI-enhanced identification and boost technology to ensure faster and smarter network optimization.Armoury CrateArmoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported gaming products, making it easy to tune the look and feel of your system. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for compatible devices and synchronize them with Aura Sync to create a unified lighting scheme across your system. You can also use Armoury Crate to download the user manual, drivers and software. In addition, Armoury Crate features a dedicated product registration page as well as a news feed to help you stay in touch with the gaming community.RAMCache IIIRAMCache lll software turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times. Fully compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options, its uniquely intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds.