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Asus Prime B450M-A/CSM vs. Asus ProArt B550-Creator + 9

Asus Prime B450M-A/CSM

Asus Prime B450M-A/CSM

£72.91

£91.20 Incl. delivery
Asus ProArt B550-Creator

Asus ProArt B550-Creator

£219.98

£228.65 Incl. delivery
ASRock H110 Pro BTC+

ASRock H110 Pro BTC+

£219.98

£224.97 Incl. delivery
Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming

Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming

£155.47

Free delivery
MSI Z490-A Pro

MSI Z490-A Pro

£139.69

£139.97 Incl. delivery
Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master

Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master

£283.97

£285.39 Incl. delivery
MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk

MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk

£139.93

Free delivery
MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi

MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi

£199.45

£199.98 Incl. delivery
Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

£149.99

Free delivery
Gigabyte GA-B250-FinTech

Gigabyte GA-B250-FinTech

£99.68

£118.58 Incl. delivery
Sound card
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sound card chip
Realtek ALC887
Realtek ALC S1220A
Realtek ALC887
Realtek ALC S1220A
Realtek ALC892
Realtek ALC1220
Realtek ALC1200
SupremeFX 2015
Realtek ALC1200
Realtek ALC1220
Realtek ALC887
Bluetooth
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Bluetooth version
5.0
5.1
5.1
5.0
Ethernet connection (RJ45)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max Ethernet speed
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
Network chip
Realtek RTL8111H
Intel I225-V
Intel I219-V
Intel I225-V
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Realtek RTL8125AG
Realtek RTL8125B
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Realtek RTL8125BG
Number of Ethernet connections
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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)
RAID controller
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Type of RAID
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, 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
Support for multiple graphics cards
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Multi-GPU technology
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, SLI, Quad SLI, Quad CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
3-Way SLI, CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
Chassis fan connectors
2 ​
5 ​
2 ​
3 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
3 ​
4 ​
2 ​
3 ​
Internal S/PDIF
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
Internal USB ports
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal USB 2.0 ports
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
Internal USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (5Gbps)
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
5 ​
4 ​
3 ​
1 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
Internal USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (10Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
Internal USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 ports (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
M.2
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
0 ​
Other internal connectors
Internal serial port
Internal serial port, Internal parallel port
Internal Thunderbolt (Incl. headers)
Internal serial port
SATA (Serial ATA)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max SATA speed
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
6 Gb/s
Number of SATA ports
6 ​
4 ​
4 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
8 ​
6 ​
4 ​
6 ​
U.2
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
DisplayPort
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
DisplayPort version
1.4
1.2
1.4
1.4
Number of DisplayPort outputs
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
DVI
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Number of DVI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
HDMI
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
HDMI version
2.0b
2.1
2.1
1.4
2.0b
2.1
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
Headphone output
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Microphone input
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Other connectors
VGA
Thunderbolt
VGA
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt
VGA, Serial port
PS/2
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
S/PDIF
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Coaxial S/PDIF out
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Optical S/PDIF out
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 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 (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A)
USB 2.0
0 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
0 ​
2 ​
0 ​
2 ​
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
4 ​
0 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
2 ​
4 ​
0 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
8 ​
4 ​
2 ​
0 ​
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Depth
240 mm
244 mm
208 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
170 mm
200 mm
Width
244 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
170 mm
305 mm
Other expansion slots
PCI Express version
3.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
3.0
PCI Express x1
2 ​
2 ​
12 ​
3 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
0 ​
12 ​
PCI Express x16
1 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
PCI Express x4
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
PCI Express x8
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
PCI slots
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Features
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
Security
TPM
TPM
TPM
TPM
Cooling
Passive
Passive
Passive
Passive
Passive
Active
Passive
Passive
Active
Passive
Passive
Graphics card
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Support for integrated graphics in CPU
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ECC support
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Maximum amount of memory
128 GB
128 GB
32 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
128 GB
64 GB
64 GB
Memory module
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
Memory slots
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
Memory speeds
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3333, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4800, DDR4-4866, DDR4-4466
DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133
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, DDR4-3000, 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
DDR4-2666, 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
DDR4-2666, 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, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4800
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
DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3333, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3600, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4866
DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133
Release year
2021
2017
2020
2020
2019
2020
2020
2020
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
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Celeron, Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Celeron, Core i7, Core i7 Extreme, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, Core i9
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
Celeron, Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium
Number of processor sockets
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One