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This Fantastic AMD Motherboard Is On Sale At Amazon
If you're looking to build a new gaming PC, this AMD-based motherboard is a great option, especially at its current discount.
PC gaming components go on sale all the time, but this latest deal is particularly great. The MSI MPG B550 Gaming Edge motherboard is only $160, down from its regular price of $190. This is one of the most popular AMD-based motherboards out there. It currently supports third-generation AMD Ryzen processors, with support for future models promised through BIOS updates.
This MSI Gaming Edge motherboard features two PCIe x16 slots, so you'll be able to install a graphics card as well as a capture card or add-in cards like the WD Black AN1500 NVMe SSD. On top of that, it has two M.2 slots, allowing you to install two M.2 NVMe SSDs in your PC. It supports Gen 4 M.2 drives, which are the fastest SSDs you can currently buy. It also has room for up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM.
The MSI MPG B550 Gaming Edge motherboard has built-in WiFi 6, though we still suggest using an ethernet cable to connect directly to your router for the best connection.
If you're about to build a new PC, this motherboard is a great choice. However, if you need help putting everything together, check out our guide to building a gaming PC, which is perfect for beginners. It runs you through all of the parts you need as well as the steps of putting them together.
With the holidays coming up, there are a number of big-ticket gaming items that people are clamouring for. If you need ideas for gifts, check out our choices for the best gaming keyboard and best gaming mouse as well as our guides on the best tech gifts and gadgets and accessories under $50.
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