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[Canada Computers] ASUS ROG Strix B550-A Gaming - $199.99

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Newbie
Jun 18, 2017
51 posts
29 upvotes
reggyDeal wrote: Thanks for info, don't have TBs of data to copy, :). What about future proofing? Lets say your like the raid your m.2 drives, for fun, guess x570 would be better for that.

Like the colour scheme of this board, but no bluetooth or wifi, which is a shame.
Yeah if you run raid config, sure, but why spend 2x the money on PCIe 4.0 for "future proofing" when this iteration of AM4 boards is the end game.
Jr. Member
Jul 29, 2016
163 posts
114 upvotes
That's a good deal but I still don't get why b550 is so expensive. They don't make much sense to me. If i want all modern features I buy x570 which are not much more expensive, if I don't care then I just buy cheaper b450.
I think overall system wise new AMD gen 3 is way more expensive the gen 2 was (mobo+cpu+cooler(?)). It's in the Intels league now. I'm so happy I upgraded to 3000 series earlier this year.

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