NZXT throws Ryzen owners a bone with its first AMD motherboard

NZXT’s basic AMD motherboard depends on the B550 chipset.

Three years in the wake of venturing into motherboards, NZXT has at last dispatched a model for AMD clients, the N7 B550. Apparently this is the first of additional to come, and like NZXT’s first Intel motherboard, the N7 Z370, the organization is commencing the AMD party with a midrange chipset.

In such manner, it’s somewhat of a mixed declaration. NZXT commended the dispatch on Twitter, saying “We heard you boisterous and clear!,” which signals it handled input to deliver an AMD motherboard. That is something to be thankful for. In any case, it would have been pleasant if NZXT had emerged from the entryway with a X570 offering all things being equal, or notwithstanding the N7 B550.

In any case, the N7 B550 is here, and it costs $230, equivalent to the N7 Z490 we looked into a year ago. It’s another stylishly satisfying plan—NZXT adhered to the outline of offering a matte white or matte dark metal cover on top of a smoothed out format, or selling a stripped adaptation (every one of the three alternatives cost something very similar).

One of the selling focuses is the coordination of keen controls. The N7 B550 highlights worked in computerized RGB and fan controls, permitting clients to redo four RGB lighting channels and seven fan channels through the organization’s CAM utility. NZXT additionally takes note of that lighting frill from all makers are upheld.

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With respect to the I/O choices, the block serves three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, a solitary USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, four USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, two USB 2.0 ports, and HDMI yield, a 2.5G LAN port, and different sound ports (simple and S/PDIF) on the back board. It likewise has headers to help extra USB ports on the front board.

Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 are both prepared into the N7 B550, and for capacity, there are two M.2 openings and about six SATA 6Gbps ports. Other prominent highlights incorporate BIOS flashback and clear CMOS catches, LED diagnostics, and force and reset catches.

Generally, it would appear that a strong passage into the AMD space. The first of NZXT’s motherboards was somewhat of a wreck, with a BIOS that didn’t actually face its opponents in this serious space. Yet, this time around NZXT has banded together with ASRock to make the N7 B550’s BIOS more component complete.

We haven’t tried it for ourselves yet—our unit is hitting the test seat soon—however our companions at Tom’s Hardware left away intrigued, giving it with an Editor’s Choice identification.

The N7 B550 is accessible now and sponsored by a three-year guarantee.