++++ The ASRock B550 Taichi Razer Edition motherboard is available for approx. 320 Euro (01/2021) and is therefore in the upper price range of AMD AM4 motherboards.
The ASRock B550 Taichi Razer Edition AMD AM4 DDR4 motherboard offers an excellent basic configuration with an unique addressable RGB lighting that can be integrated and extensively customized with Razer compatible products, but the other features are also excellent, which combined with great OC results and attractive design provides the base for a high-end AMD system.
As a basic configuration, the ASRock B550 Taichi Razer Edition motherboard offers five PCI Express slots, eight SATA3 ports, two fast M.2 Slots with up to 64Gb/s (depending on CPU), WiFi6, 2.5 Gigabit LAN, front panel USB 3.2 Gen2, one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, up to eight possible USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, up to four possible USB 2.0 ports, 7.1 sound output with Nahimic audio support analog via five jack sockets, digital via optical S/PDIF, four DDR4 slots, HDMI output, DisplayPort 1.4, ASRock A-Tuning software for easy AMD Ryzen overclocking and fan control in Windows, and the very special Razer Synapse 3 software for ASRock RGB LED lighting with addressable RGB LEDs and much more.
All in all, the ASRock B550 Taichi Razer Edition ist an extraordinary motherboard with stylish illumination of the addressable RGB LEDs and great basic equipment for a current AMD Ryzen system!
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All AMD AM4 motherboard reviews since 01.01.2021 are based on an AMD Ryzen 7 3800X processor, ASRock Radeon RX 5700 Challenger D 8G OC PCIe 4.0 and/or MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr Gaming 3GB PCI Express 3.0 video card, 2x 4GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-2400 / PC4-19200U memory modules, Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600W power supply unit and the following software configuration: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, SiSoftware Sandra, Futuremark PCMark10 and 3DMark (OC software is available in the Links & Downloads section). All benchmark results only offer a comparison among themselves for a rough motherboard performance comparison.