AMD B550... worth the compromises over X570?

19 Th06, 2020
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B550 is here and it's the first motherboard to launch at a time when AM4 is starting to become end of life with regards to the 5 year support promised back in 2016. So should you get a B550 or an X570? Let's talk about it.
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  • What x570 was that

    biscuitfoxbiscuitfox6 giờ trước
  • Help a noob. Any good motherboards for a 6800xt and 5800x build that has 2 m.2 ssd slots? PLEASE HELP!

    G2 WizzoG2 Wizzo9 giờ trước
  • He forgot to mention - you will get entry-level boards. Good quality of X570 same as shown in video Asus ROG series is hell a lot expensive. Asus B550 Asus rog costs 19k where Rog X570 costs 27k + Stop giving useless info man. Compare same level and specs mobo, not like top tier and another shitty one.

    Ashwin GogawaleAshwin GogawaleNgày trước
  • Watching this AFTER I bought a B550 yesterday Yay lol

    ConvoyBebopConvoyBebopNgày trước
  • My Ryzen 5 3400G works on my asus prime B550m-a wifi motherboard right out of the box.

    Rob RelevantRob RelevantNgày trước
  • one question tho, why do keyboards still have that old mouse/keyboard connector?

    SqualidsargeStudiosSqualidsargeStudiosNgày trước
  • I can't find a good x570 with good VRM under 200

    Marcus MedinaMarcus Medina2 ngày trước
    • probably going to go with b550 edge

      Marcus MedinaMarcus Medina2 ngày trước
  • im sorry but i took the b550 strix over the x570 just for the simple fact the b550 is sexier...kill me idc

    someguysomeguy2 ngày trước
  • Every enemy i've met i annihilated!

    Cr3ePiOCr3ePiO3 ngày trước
  • I got the B550 for my first PC, I dont have any old hardware to support.

    E ZE Z3 ngày trước
  • I'm so confused. It's been years since I went all-in on a system. I am purchasing all of my components and just got this motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING (WI-FI) ATX AM4 Motherboard to go with an EVGA 3080 and a Ryzen 9 5900x. I have NOT built the system yet. Should I just re-sell that (brand new, still in box) mobo and get a different one?

    David OberDavid Ober3 ngày trước
  • if i pair a 2700 X with a x570unify board, will I see a better performance and benefits compared to a x470

    AgeofWar 84AgeofWar 843 ngày trước
  • internal usb c headers are only present on the x570.

    StormWarningStormWarning4 ngày trước
  • I bought the x570 and thought i bought a gen 4 m.2 it was gen 3 oh well

    Reece ElkinsReece Elkins4 ngày trước
  • Coming from Intel and aiming to get a ryzen 5 5600x (if stock ever comes back). Should I not get a B550?

    BlindDeadBlindDead4 ngày trước
    • Depending on which boards you are looking... i have a 470-f gaming (strix) on a 2700, a 3800xt on a meg ace, and a 3600xt on a 550 tomahawk... im not a pc snob, so i dont really tell much difference, aside from fan headers, rgb headers, and aesthetics for the most part

      Charles ThrailkillCharles Thrailkill2 ngày trước
  • Intel just keeps rebranding the same chip and forcing you to update the motherboard. I checked out of Intel over a decade ago.

    vampovvampov4 ngày trước
  • Don’t know why someone wouldn’t just pay the extra $20 for a X570.

    TheStereoFieldTheStereoField4 ngày trước
  • HAHA. Like your video man.

    doggystyledavedoggystyledave4 ngày trước
  • Not sure what the price difference in the USA is right now, but in Australia the X570's cost about $100 AUD more than the exact same B550 (e.g. Aorus Elite = $200 in B550 and $315 in X570).

    Gary StormGary Storm4 ngày trước
  • Any x570 I've looked at that have an equivalent b550 seem to be around £100 more

    Chris MorrisonChris Morrison4 ngày trước
  • What if you just want to m-atx build?

    QUIKXQUIKX4 ngày trước
  • So if I get a Ryzen 5 3600, M.2 SSD with PCIe Gen 3 and an RTX 3070 (PCIe Gen 4) is it even worth going for a 550 instead of a 450? I am building my first PC and I am confused about what chipset to pick. Thanks in advance!!!

    LuggeLugge4 ngày trước
  • I just got the x570 today, can't wait to use it!

    Watermelon FriutWatermelon Friut5 ngày trước
  • 1) Ryzen 7 3700X 2) Mother Board - Asus Tuf Gaming X570 plus Wifi 3) RAM - XPG Spectrix RGB DDR4 3200mhz 8×2 4) HDD - Western Digital Blue 2TB 7200Rpm 5) SSD - Crucial P1 M.2 NVME 500GB 6)PSU - Gigabyte 700W 80 Plus Bronze 7)Cabinet - Antec DF 600 Flux 5 fan Cabinet 8)GPU -Galax RTX 3070 NVIDIA This is my pick for my new PC Build

    Y YY Y5 ngày trước
  • is the Asus X570 TUF Gaming-Plus good choice for the 5950X??

    Benoit ArteauBenoit Arteau5 ngày trước
  • So I was looking at the MSI MPG B550 Gaming Carbon WiFi Gaming Motherboard but then I saw the MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi Motherboard for literally $30 and am extremely torn on which one to get man, any suggestions?

    ChrisChris6 ngày trước
  • This guy and his hands on the face, sulky look for clickbait in every video... name a more iconic duo

    YuriyYuriy6 ngày trước
  • China fix my son's computer J he has the 570 and I bought him at Samsung SSD and a Black label WD hard drive and apparently on that board there's only 2 sata ports anyway The SSD is there it shows there is formatted Correctly but freezes it runs and then freezes and then runs again.oh and it is the Ryzen 7

    Allen BrockAllen Brock6 ngày trước
  • Why not B450, do the bios update, get a 5800x/5600x and then wait out for AM5? (Especially for those who currently have B450s)

    FilitsinoFilitsino6 ngày trước
  • Asrock just release a bios update for b450 to work with 5000 series ryzen and it's not even a beta. I don't think it's gonna be a problem or you're risking damaging your hardwares if you use ryzen 5000 on b450. it's gonna be fine.

    homer30homer306 ngày trước
  • Jay jay jay you made so many people sell their gear and no one can even get anything right now lol I went for the 550 because Microcenter guy said it had RGB on it

    HellomynameJose94HellomynameJose946 ngày trước
  • Thanks for the charts. Definitely cleared up some confusion.

    William TalcottWilliam Talcott7 ngày trước
  • It has a USB C front panel connector...just saying.

    Michael KnightMichael Knight7 ngày trước
  • Any chance of a follow up on B550 vs X570 now the new chips are out? I'm so confused right now! been trying to build a new PC for a year and SO much has changed!!!!

    Pistol KnightPistol Knight8 ngày trước
  • "I don't want to say it's a Venn diagram, because it's not" proceeds to describe a Venn diagram, complete with hand gestures drawing it in the air 😂

    Helen SmithsHelen Smiths9 ngày trước
  • 9:18 I'm writing this comment with my 1st gen Zen (1800X) running on a B550 (MSI Tomahawk). Still waiting for the 5000 series CPU that I ordered within seconds from launch..

    Henri KemppainenHenri Kemppainen9 ngày trước
  • glad I watched this

    GestrGestr10 ngày trước
  • I like the Kerbal graphic cuts. Good job! And yes! On Secret of Monkey Island.

    GilmerGilmer10 ngày trước
  • The itx ones are good tho

    Balti SauceBalti Sauce10 ngày trước
  • i plan to buy the B550 with a 1660 Ti and a AMD Ryzen 7 3700X. it will be my 1st PC build would i have a problem so were down the line

    timothy lykinstimothy lykins11 ngày trước
  • I don't think I understood anything, If I wanna buy a 5600x CPU what's the problem with the B550? Just that it wont work with older stuff? if that's it then I don't really see the drawbacks, if you are upgrading your motherboard doesn't that imply that you are using the newer CPU's? Please DO correct me if I'm wrong but I just don't get the drawback of using B550 with the newer CPU's

    MrChipoclasMrChipoclas11 ngày trước
  • the latest and greatest tech to play monkey island :D good for you, Jay

    JustRockMySoulJustRockMySoul11 ngày trước
  • What is crazy I upgraded my mob first to b550 got a good deal. Rog strix. Have a 7 2700 that is not listed supported any where but is running fine in it. Just waiting to catch a 5600x for less then double price.

    ihateiraq1981ihateiraq198111 ngày trước
  • Thank you Jay Z! I bet Beyoncé appreciates all you do for the tech community

    KraioKraio11 ngày trước
  • If you're going ITX then yes B550 is better, cause you don't even have to worry about the comprmises, you only have 1 PCIE, and 1 maybe 2 NVME. If you're going ATX you're missing out on the multiple PCIE and NVME 4.0s. X570 is better overall and at this point the Tomahawk x570 is $220 while the B550 equivalent is $180. That's such a little amount of money for the benefits of X570. And the Tomahawk is one of the best x570 boards. B550 on the hand doesn't get good until you spend more money on them, and even then the x570 Tomahawk is still better.

    Matt EvansMatt Evans12 ngày trước
  • Sorry Jay but can you do a show on Windows vs Linux. How do you Keep your information secret. what do you think

    James BrinnJames Brinn12 ngày trước
  • I chose by mistake x570 is my ryzen 5900x will working on it without any BIOS update?

    Rajdeep SinghRajdeep Singh12 ngày trước
  • some one sell me a used MSI x570 tomahawk so i can continue my upgrade im rocking a BIOSTAR TA970 with a fx6300

    Ben SwaimBen Swaim12 ngày trước
  • The B550 runs much cooler. I wouldn't dare run the x570 in the Caribbean.

    Olaf WeyerOlaf Weyer12 ngày trước
  • This video aged like milk. X570 boards aren't even close in price to B550 anymore and people like myself looking to build a whole new system with Zen 3 (5000 series btw, not 4000) likely don't care about spending an extra $50+ on PCIE 4 that we won't even utilize. Correct me if I am wrong, but that doesn't seem worth it.

    Shawn WerberShawn Werber13 ngày trước
  • i went woth gigabyte Aorus B550m pro due to price and well it’s gonna do what i want it to do with my 5600X and current gtx 1080 (upgrade that bitch later)

    Marc CognetMarc Cognet13 ngày trước
  • hell yeah i’ll play monkey island remastered again anyone play Myst?

    Marc CognetMarc Cognet13 ngày trước
  • The B550 is not stupid, it makes perfect sense: IF you have a limited budget(save money where ever you can) and plan on keeping your PC for a long time(>3 years) and only upgrading minor parts, like graphic cards, SSD'S,etc. the B550 is a much better chipset. The boards are cheaper and there is no cooler on the chipset(less noise, less maintenance).

    xXshishamastaXxxXshishamastaXx13 ngày trước
  • You can't be a boomer- birthdate Please also need this info need a new PC rebuild > 7 yrs

    Joseph BöhmeJoseph Böhme14 ngày trước

    Brink VisagieBrink Visagie15 ngày trước
  • X570 is typically much more expensive here in Canada

    Geicko GeckoGeicko Gecko15 ngày trước
  • Just ordered an MSI x570 Unify to pair with a 5900X .... just need CPU stock 😞

    Chris JonesChris Jones15 ngày trước
  • i live in canary island and everytime i go to the tiny computer store asking for whatever they just sold it ahahaha so they need to order more and will take 2 weeks to get it :-)

    Erik PerezErik Perez15 ngày trước
  • sorry, so what's the conclusion for ZEN3 Processors should go with B550 or 570X ?

    sanju4sgsanju4sg15 ngày trước
  • this video is out of date. im considering the zen3 cpu, and the b550 boards are significantly cheaper where im from. and for the same price you can get a more feature rich mobo in comparison to x570. i think this subject in general need an update.

    kaimeliskaimelis15 ngày trước
  • chipset fan is the deal breaker for the x570

    John RamboJohn Rambo15 ngày trước
  • The B550 does have gen 4 support

    P_JOSHY_PP_JOSHY_P15 ngày trước
  • Well sorry but I'm pretty sure you get more from your money with "advanced type" motherboards : Just compare Msi b550 Gaming carbon wifi to Msi x570 gaming carbon wifi. Quite the same, but eventually not : b550 get newer features (ethernet 2.5 Gbps against 10/100/1000 Mbps - Bluetooth 5.1 against 5.0 - more fan connectors - the exact same amount of pcie 4.0 M2 slots) And it's around 50 bucks cheaper. The validity of a "faster interface" between Motherboard and processor only is valid for a niche, but for mainstream gamers, what's revelant is peripheral features such as the one mentionned earlier. Anyway your arguments are right, but they are not sufficient to most of the PC enthusiasts.

    Bastien CounilhBastien Counilh15 ngày trước
  • I got b550 from 350 for 6phase to 8phase

  • 7:27 i'd love to see CC on this :D

    Mjuzik DaunloudMjuzik Daunloud16 ngày trước
  • so did i get it right b550 will need update bios for zen 3? and now zen 3 is out.

    Graphic ArcherGraphic Archer16 ngày trước
  • Ty I needed this vid

    Josh pearceJosh pearce16 ngày trước
  • THANK YOU Jay I'm stuck now in the shitty orange middle you made now I don't know what to get now knowing that I was going for the B550 either E or F and now I'm being pulled back by to x570 TUF when I'm actually about to build a full PC WTF DO I GET?! :'(

    Joseph FreijiJoseph Freiji16 ngày trước
  • Recommendations for me pls. My pc will be hibrid. For good and hard core games and 3D rendering. What motherboard is good for that purpose? I chose the AMD CPU Ryzen 5 9950x.

    DerkerDerker16 ngày trước
  • Does ensuring newer motherboards support older cpu's not hold the motherboard teck back.What sounds like a good idea may not be in reality.

    Tony LawlorTony Lawlor16 ngày trước
  • im so happy we have a microcenter type store in canada. it is literally called Canada Computers :)

    Soldr86Soldr8617 ngày trước
  • Hey! I take my shoes off in the plane. LOL

    Vi LeeVi Lee18 ngày trước
  • I'm gonna buy a msi gaming plus x570 and and im gonna put in it a amd 3800x but I keep seeing videos on youtube not to buy that motherboard and All there computer talk makes my head hurt I'm sorry I'm new to this and alot of this goes over my head so if anyone can help me what mobo should I buy (x570) and what power supplies do I need I think I got a 600w

    Jason JuarezJason Juarez18 ngày trước
  • I have a 3400G what mother boards can I use sorry it's late just got it

    Peter FloydPeter Floyd18 ngày trước
  • Which is better İ didn't understand i can only write English and this man speaking very fast

    Emirhan Kayra ÖZTÜRKEmirhan Kayra ÖZTÜRK18 ngày trước
  • I personally would rather a high end b550 than a low end x570

    Cameron 986Cameron 98619 ngày trước
  • Boy you were soooo wrong about B550 pricing..... Its a lot cheaper than x570.... :)))

    ComrraderComrrader19 ngày trước
  • 3:03 Monkey Island rocks!

    Dennis RønnDennis Rønn20 ngày trước
  • Great video and info!!! Can you please make a review of the ASUS TUF Gaming X570-PRO (WiFi 6)? Be the first doing it on VIworld please...

    Reymond IraolaReymond Iraola20 ngày trước
  • So of i have a r5 3600xt it wonr work??? Pls fast response!!!

    IconicReaper -IconicReaper -20 ngày trước
  • In the uk, b550 is around £100 whereas the absolute cheapest x570 is around £140. Personally, I would prefer to go b550.

    OmegaOmega20 ngày trước
  • 3:03 You fight like a dairy Farmer!

    WrefWref21 ngày trước
  • Bought a package and waiting delivery. B550 + 5600x +16bg ddr4. Will probably be alright with this set up for at least 3 years.

    Nasse83Nasse8321 ngày trước
    • @Nasse83 thanks!

      Alejandro RAlejandro R20 ngày trước
    • @Alejandro R it should work without the update from what I've read, but will want an update anyway because AMD has a bios and cpu update from 3 days ago.

      Nasse83Nasse8320 ngày trước
    • Will you need to update the bios for the b550 to work with the 5600X? Or will it work right out of the box?

      Alejandro RAlejandro R20 ngày trước
  • i went for strix b550 E, as it has great vrms, no active cooling, usb 3.2 c header for my phantecs case and 2.5gb networking. I have no cards other than graphics card. It came with nice stickers (not tacky) and a keyring.

    Jon DonnellyJon Donnelly22 ngày trước
  • "The only thing that can saturate your PCI lanes is storage devices, not your graphics card". Except that now graphics cards can have direct access to storage devices.

    MechanicallyDevMechanicallyDev22 ngày trước
  • I'll tell you one reason for the 550: The lack of chipset fan! I recently did a "silent" build with a Be Quiet! case, power supply, and cooler. They're almost completely silent and due to me having 3 fans on the Dark Rock Pro 4 they all spin at low RPMs and my Ryzen 3950x stays super cool even when working hard. Well I'll tell you I Certainly hear that X570 motherboard PCH fan whirring away at 2800 rpm! It looks like such a little fan doesn't it? Being a recording studio and doing audio production and need a quiet pc. - Also in the studio business we tend to use our PCs 8 years or more because it takes alot of work to get a stable system with all the plugins and hardware you need. Then that exact system is required to re-open old projects. A moving part like an extra and tiny fan is the death of that system. It will probably wear out first and is not easily replaced like a case fan. Besides the quietness and quality of the Be Quiet! stuff I bought them (especially the cooler) because the fan's lifespan is 300,000 hours. The Chipset fan is only 60,000 and with it going 2800 rpm all the time It's probably less. It's basically a time limit on that system, and creates extra noise to boot. Gamers and enthusiasts don't want an 8 year old system. Studio people might buy a newer computer but still keep their old systems around and functioning, to re-enact old projects, use old software and hardware when they need to. As well as my newer stuff I sometimes still use my year 2000 G4 macbook because it's the only thing that will run certain programs. I wouldn't buy the dated 450 or 470 because we keep systems so long. I would buy the newer because it gives that much more longevity, and future upgrade-ability. The B550 also has two M.2 slots where the 450 only has one and it's too close to the CPU. I'd rather the major heat source be as far as possible from my working system data which is worth much more than the computer to me.

    Jason ChuiJason Chui22 ngày trước
  • I'm intending on getting a B550 because there's more product choice and cheaper prices for a board that fits into a mini tower!

    BabyboodleBabyboodle22 ngày trước
  • You said PCIE Gen 4 is only useful for memory not for GPU. With the new AMD GPUs coming out and their feature that the CPU can access the GPU memory: Do you think PCIE 4 will be needed for that feature or is the Gen 3 enough?

    GertolGertol22 ngày trước
  • Well for me b550 modherboard is around 40 bucks cheaper.

    Matiss BertulsonsMatiss Bertulsons23 ngày trước
  • Ryzen 5000 Support for b450 boards comming next Year . HA!!!!

    North TowerNorth Tower23 ngày trước
  • Jayz great video! Question, between buying a Ryzen 5600x (six cores) or for maybe the same amount an 3700 or 3800x (8 cores). What do you think. I know the advantages of the new Zen arquitecture. Thanks a lot!

    Marcial PairolaMarcial Pairola23 ngày trước
  • the MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus is 140e and the B550 i was going to buy 136e. Might as well go for X570 then right?

    SaitamaSaitama23 ngày trước
  • As someone who is building his first computer since 05/06, you really helped me out of a pickle.

    retsmodretsmod23 ngày trước
  • ASUS X570-E/F and B550-E/F are almost $100 difference...Not quite "Same price point"

    SiccBmwSiccBmw24 ngày trước
  • I'm confused. On b550 one m.2 and the gpu is on pcie gen 4. Right?

    Ιωάννης ΚαλασούνταςΙωάννης Καλασούντας24 ngày trước
  • If I buy a fresh X570 and the new ryzen 5600x, will I be able to post bios?

    Wyatt CushmanWyatt Cushman24 ngày trước
  • interesting points. thanks for taking the time to clear up some questions i had

    shoesupsleevesdownshoesupsleevesdown24 ngày trước
  • The curse of monkey island rulez

    Slik over GamingSlik over Gaming25 ngày trước
  • I love Monkey Island! 1 & 2 are classics. Great contents in your channel.

    Ardy ChuArdy Chu25 ngày trước
  • Early November right now. Found your video while researching. Tuf b550 and tuf x570 are only $10 difference.

    TheBetterGameTheBetterGame25 ngày trước