[SOLVED] ASUS ROG B550 F-GAMING Gen4 Support?

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Can asus rog b550 f gaming support 1 gen 4 ssd like the 980 pro and utilize all it's speed? and then on the second use a gen 3 like my 665p ssd?
 

DMAN999

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Yes.
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support(SATA & PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
AMD B550 Chipset :
1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
Total supports 2 x M.2 slot(s) and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
NOTE:
  • Share bandwidth with PCIe3.0 x1_1, PCIe3.0 x1_2, PCIe3.0 x1_3
  • When the M.2_2 Socket 3 is populated , SATA6G_5/6 ports will be disabled.
ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING | ROG Strix | Gaming Motherboards|ROG - Republic of Gamers|ROG Global (asus.com)
 
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DMAN999

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Yes.
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support(SATA & PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
AMD B550 Chipset :
1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
Total supports 2 x M.2 slot(s) and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
NOTE:
  • Share bandwidth with PCIe3.0 x1_1, PCIe3.0 x1_2, PCIe3.0 x1_3
  • When the M.2_2 Socket 3 is populated , SATA6G_5/6 ports will be disabled.
ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING | ROG Strix | Gaming Motherboards|ROG - Republic of Gamers|ROG Global (asus.com)
 
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DMAN999

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only with 5000 series ryzen, else it will run a gen 3
Are you 100% sure on that ?
I thought it would do that with 3000 and 5000 CPU's.
These are from June (well before Ryzen 5000) and they say it can use PCI-E 4.0 which tells me that it worked with the 3900x they tested with, But I could be wrong.
Best B550 Motherboards: AMD’s More Affordable PCIe 4.0 Option | Tom's Hardware
Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming Wi-Fi Review: Reasonable Price, Well Appointed | Tom's Hardware
And AMD says PCI-E 4.0 works with 3000 and 5000 CPU's:
Socket AM4 B550 Chipset Motherboards | AMD
 
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rgd1101

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Are you 100% sure on that ?
I thought it would do that with 3000 and 5000 CPU's.
These are from last June (well before Ryzen 5000) and they say it can use PCI-E 4.0 which tells me that it worked with the 3900x they tested with, But I could be wrong.
Best B550 Motherboards: AMD’s More Affordable PCIe 4.0 Option | Tom's Hardware
Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming Wi-Fi Review: Reasonable Price, Well Appointed | Tom's Hardware
And AMD says PCI-E 4.0 works with 3000 and 5000 CPU's:
Socket AM4 B550 Chipset Motherboards | AMD
You are right 3000 and 5000 series.
 
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