MSI P55M-GD45 vs. MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi + 9

MSI P55M-GD45

MSI P55M-GD45

3.5

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MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi

MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi

£192.70

£192.80 Incl. delivery
MSI B450 Tomahawk Max

MSI B450 Tomahawk Max

3.6

£94.99

£99.95 Incl. delivery
Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

3.5

£259.88

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MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk

MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk

£159.94

Free delivery
Asus Prime X570-P

Asus Prime X570-P

2.8

£150.97

Free delivery
Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

4.3

£100.00

Free delivery
MSI MPG B550 Gaming Edge WiFi

MSI MPG B550 Gaming Edge WiFi

£158.19

Free delivery
Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master

Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master

3.6

£307.14

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MSI B550-A Pro

MSI B550-A Pro

£126.67

£129.99 Incl. delivery
Sound card
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sound card chip
Realtek ALC889
Realtek ALC1200
Realtek ALC892
SupremeFX S1220A
Realtek ALC1200
Realtek ALC S1200A
SupremeFX S1220A
Realtek ALC1200
Realtek ALC S1220A
Realtek ALC1220
Realtek ALC892
Bluetooth
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Bluetooth version
5.0
5.0
5.1
5.0
Ethernet connection (RJ45)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max Ethernet speed
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
Network chip
Realtek RTL8111DL
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Realtek RTL8111H
Realtek RTL8125CG
Realtek RTL8125B
Realtek RTL8111H
Intel I211-AT
Realtek RTL8125B
Intel I225-V
Realtek RTL8125AG
Realtek RTL8111H
Number of Ethernet connections
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Wireless networking standard (IEEE 802.11)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Support for multiple graphics cards
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-GPU technology
CrossFireX, SLI
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, SLI, 3-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, SLI, Quad SLI, Quad CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI, 2-Way CrossFireX
2-Way CrossFireX
RAID controller
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of RAID
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
Chassis fan connectors
1 ​
4 ​
4 ​
6 ​
6 ​
4 ​
3 ​
6 ​
3 ​
6 ​
6 ​
Internal S/PDIF
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Internal USB ports
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal USB 2.0 ports
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
5 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
Internal USB 3 Gen 1 ports (5Gbps)
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
3 ​
Internal USB 3 Gen 2 ports (10Gbps)
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
Internal USB 3 Gen 2x2 ports (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
M.2
0 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
Other internal connectors
Internal serial port, Internal parallel port, IDE/PATA
Internal serial port
Internal serial port
Internal serial port
Internal Thunderbolt (Incl. headers)
SATA (Serial ATA)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max SATA speed
3 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
Number of SATA ports
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
8 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
U.2
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
DisplayPort
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
DisplayPort version
1.2
1.2
1.2
Number of DisplayPort outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
DVI
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Number of DVI outputs
1 ​
HDMI
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
HDMI version
2.0b
1.4
2.0b
1.4b
2.0b
2.1
2.1
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Headphone output
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Microphone input
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Other connectors
eSATA, Firewire, Parallel port, Serial port
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt
PS/2
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
S/PDIF
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Coaxial S/PDIF out
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Optical S/PDIF out
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of USB connector
USB (Type A)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB 2.0
10 ​
2 ​
2 ​
0 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
0 ​
2 ​
2 ​
0 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
0 ​
4 ​
2 ​
8 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
USB 3 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Depth
235 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
305 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
Width
244 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
244 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
Other expansion slots
PCI Express version
2.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
PCI Express x1
1 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
3 ​
2 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
PCI Express x16
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
PCI Express x4
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
PCI Express x8
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
PCI slots
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Features
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
Chipset
Intel P55
AMD X570
AMD B450
AMD X570
AMD B550
AMD X570
AMD B450
AMD B550
AMD B550
AMD X570
AMD B550
Cooling
Passive
Active
Passive
Active
Passive
Active
Passive
Passive
Passive
Active
Passive
Form factor
microATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
Graphics card
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Support for integrated graphics in CPU
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ECC support
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Maximum amount of memory
16 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
Memory module
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
Memory slots
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
Memory speeds
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-2000, DDR3-2133
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4400, DDR4-3066, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4533
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3300, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3333, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3100, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3800, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-2600, DDR4-3066
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400
DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3300, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3333, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4200, DDR4-4300, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4533, DDR4-4800, DDR4-4866
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3400, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3466
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-3066, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4533, DDR4-5000, DDR4-4866, DDR4-4466
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4400
DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3300, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3333, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3800, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4300
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-3066
Type of memory
DDR3
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
Release year
2009
2020
2019
2019
2020
2019
2018
2020
2020
2019
2020
64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Integrated CPU
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Compatible processors
Core i7, Core i5
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Pentium, Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Number of processor sockets
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
Socket
Intel Socket 1156
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4