Supports AMD® RYZEN™ 1st and 2nd Generation / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors for Socket AM4
Supports DDR4-3466+(OC) Memory
Lightning Fast Game experience: TURBO M.2, StoreMI, AMD Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2
Audio Boost with Nahimic: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
Core Boost: With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost with A-XMP
Multi-GPU: With STEEL ARMOR PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™
VR Ready: Automatically optimizes your system for VR usage, pushing for maximum performance.
BIOS Flashback+: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.
In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost
Gaming Certified: 24-hour on and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players
(Manufacturer # B450 Gaming Plus )
B450 Gaming Plus
Perform In Style
1. BIOS Flashback Button
2. Gaming Device Port
3. LAN Port
4. AMD Turbo USB 3.1 Gen2
5. Golden Audio Jacks
6. Core Boost
supports more cores and provide better performance.
7. Gaming heatsinks with Passion Red scheme
for maximum cooling and performance
8. DDR4 Boost
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
9. Turbo M.2
NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4, Supports STORE MI
10. PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
11. PCI-E Steel Slot
Protecting VGA cards against bending
12. Audio Boost with amplifier
Optimized gaming audio using best components, with Nahimic3
Stay Cool While Gaming
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
6x fan headers
Full fan control
Fully Controllable Fan Headers
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool & silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind.
Looking Cool While Keeping Cool
High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable at the best performance during long gaming sessions.
Autodetect DC Or PWM Mode With Hysteresis
MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
Total Control In BIOS And Software
Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans and check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Optimized For Water Cooling
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & custom water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
Your In-Game Advantage
Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware & software tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.
Gaming Device Port
Get Clearer Order With Voice Boost
Hear your teammates perfectly but still enjoy your audio. Voice Boost automatically reduces the game’s audio when teammates speak, and sets volume back when no one speaks.
Total Freedom, Maximum Ease
Easily program your most-used commands and execute them with a single keystroke. You’re free to choose any key you want, so choose wisely.
Dedicated Port For Gaming Peripherals
The GAMING Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high-end gaming peripherals to fully utilize their features and responsiveness. Customize your mouse DPI to enhance accuracy or program macro combinations using the easy-to-use Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click.
3x more gold than regular connectors for the best signal
10x longer lifetime when plugging/un-plugging
More responsive, more precise movements
Customizable mouse settings
No keypress left behind with n-key rollover
Need more power from your CPU and memory to get more FPS? MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need. Simply turn the dial or use the Gaming App and your PC gets another adrenalin shot!
Want More Performance? Try Multi GPU!
Gaming enthusiasts are always looking for more performance to get the ultimate experience. Using multiple graphics cards is a great way to find out just how good it gets. MSI GAMING motherboards fully support multi GPU technologies and have optimal PCI-E slot placement for the best thermal performance.
Be The First On The Battlefield
This MSI GAMING motherboard supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you in-game benefits. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
Boost your storage
All MSI B450 motherboards are shipped with StoreMI, the new AMD SSD technology to improve storage performance. This tool helps create a virtual SSD by blending capacity storage, treats flash as primary storage and optimizes data access with monitoring continuously. All these functions can enhance read/write speed for active data and provide fast boot times and application startup.
More Usable Capacity
Use any SSD you want
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards. Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s per device using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection!
XBoost Your Storage Performance
This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, making sure you reach the battlefield even quicker or saving you a lot of time when transferring data.
SATA Mass Storage
We made sure each MSI motherboard comes with enough SATA ports to connect loads of HDDs for long term storage of large files and system backups.
Ultra-Fast Performance, Great Gaming Experience
All of the next gen storage connectors support NVMe, the fastest storage standard in the world. Simply put, MSI GAMING motherboards offer the best of the best in storage options & performance. Instantly load your favorite games and always be the first on the battlefield with MSI.
Immerse Yourself Into Virtual Worlds
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
One click VR
Get Ready To Be Overwhelmed By The Realms Of VR
From the start of Virtual Reality, MSI has been deeply involved in making VR Ready hardware in each of its product lines. Whether it's a feature-rich motherboard, a framerate boosting graphics card or a blazing fast complete gaming system, a huge set of VR-supporting features awaits you.
Optimized For The Best VR Brands
Want the best of the best VR experience without any compromise? MSI motherboards offer everything you need when exploring the possibilities of VR. By closely working with the industries’ leading VR vendors, we make sure you get the best possible gaming experience when choosing Virtual Reality.
Straight Into The Action With One Click To VR
Both hard- and software need to be in tune for a smooth VR experience. One Click to VR makes it very fast and easy to get primed for VR. A single click sets all your key components to their highest performance and makes sure other software applications won’t impact your virtual adventure.
Sound That Pulls You Into The Game
Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.
Amplify Your Game With Audio Boost 4
Built on years of experience in building motherboards dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound. Audio Boost has developed into a high quality audio unit, offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Locate your enemies with your eyes closed using Audio Boost.
All New Nahimic 3 - For Next Level Audio Immersion
Get ready to be amazed by the all new Nahimic 3 and live the gaming immersion like never before! With simple and intuitive new UI, the Nahimic 3 not only further enhances in game 3D surround sound, but also offers even more finite control over your music, movies, and conference calls.
Isolated Audio Design
Audio Boost operates like a dedicated soundcard by being physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal possible.
Separated Audio Layers For Clean Left & Right Channels
Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
Dedicated High Definition audio processor
Audio Boost is powered by an EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors For A Warmer Sound
By dedicating golden audio capacitors to the front output, a high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured. The Chemi-Con audio capacitors are widely considered to be one of the great choices for the best sound output.
Golden Connectors For Optimal 7.1 Sound Quality
With golden audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with the least chance of distortion. Using gold also prevents any corrosion or oxidation in the long run, which could impact signal quality.
Dominate The Game With The Lowest Latency
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.
LAN Protect To Shield Your System Against Power Surges
Featuring 15KV anti-surge protection to shield your network from lightning strikes and static electricity, the LAN Protect connector is designed to give you a reliable networking experience.
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Enhanced Stability With Optimized Memory Layout
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing during games.
Memory Speed Impacts Performance
The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in gaming performance or when working with large video and photography files.
Extreme Stability & Compatibility Testing
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.
Enable A-XMP with ease using a single option in the BIOS to gain performance and create a perfectly stable system.
Designed For Limitless Tuning
Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker.
7 Phase Power Design
For power users
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU
For Power Users
What you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.
Digitall Power Design
A fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.
EZ Debug LED
Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
Apps To Greatly Improve Efficiency
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming.
X-Boost Your Storage
This unique and exclusive software allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device connected to your system. Simply use X-BOOST’s Easy or Advanced mode to tune your system for up to 20% increased speeds, higher system responsiveness and faster loading of in-game levels.
Take Command Of Your System
MSI’s Command Center software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Center allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.
Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can focus on your game.
SSD Not Fast Enough? Try MSI® Ramdisk
MSI motherboards include RAMDisk, allowing you to create a virtual drive from your system RAM memory. Instantly load your favorite game, speed up your browser or your page file to significantly speed up your system!
Speed up system performance, over 25x faster than a SATA SSD
Speed up games, apps and browser
Increase SSD lifespan
CPU-Z MSI Gaming Edition
MSI has worked closely with the CPUID team to develop a special edition of CPU-Z featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon. Use CPU-Z to gather key information of your system’s key components, like CPU speed, Memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version and much more.
Quality & Protection
Built On Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming and professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.
Fortify Your System With PCI-E Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking.
Ultimate Motherboard Protection
We’ve made sure you can enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard.
Components Chosen By Only High Quality And Stability
MSI uses components with the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. MSI quality approved components are shielded with the best protection and make sure your system run smoothly under the most extreme gaming conditions.
Japanese Cap is a key ingredient for high-end motherboard design, which has lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and longer lifespan.
Dark Choke, a special core design, allows your system to run at a lower temperature and offers better power efficiency and stability.
A Gamers' BIOS
We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance when gaming.
Easy To Read, Hi-Res BIOS Font
An award-winning, high-resolution, scalable font is used to make CLICK BIOS 5 easy to read, no matter what type of screen you use. The clean design layout, together with this great font makes CLICK BIOS 5 a true next gen UEFI BIOS.
Easy Mode For Quick Gaming Tweaks
When you just want to get back to your game, EZ-mode presents you with basic BIOS settings and functions for some quick adjustments. If you feel like spending more time fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance, the Advanced mode is the way to go.
Easy Search & Favorites
Can’t find a specific BIOS setting? Don’t worry, a permanent search option in the top right corner can be used to find what you need. Want quick access to important settings? My Favorites gives easy access to selected Favorite settings, supporting up to 5 groups of Favorites.
Hardware Monitor With Fan Control
Hardware monitor lets you take control of your system and check your primary system vitals in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Make Your SSD As Fast As New With Secure Erase+
When using an SSD, its performance will slowly decrease over time as more and more data is written onto it. This will slow down Read/Write speeds and increase access times of your SSD, making your system feel sluggish. Using an optimized formatting algorithm, Secure Erase+ lets you enjoy your SSD at maximum speed, making your system feel brand new!
Instantly Optimize and Boost Your Performance
CLICK BIOS 5 provides easy access to memory profiles to optimize your internal memory timings and speeds for maximum stability and performance in-game. Safely overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance using MSI Game Boost.
Easy BIOS Recovery with BIOS Flashback+
Run into trouble when updating your BIOS? Simply flash the old BIOS version back and continue gaming within minutes with BIOS Flashback+. BIOS Flashback+ even works without a CPU, memory or graphics card installed!
Back Panel Ports
1. PS/2 Combo Port
2. USB 3.1 Gen1
3. LAN Port
4. HD Audio Connectors
5. BIOS Flashback Button
6. USB 2.0 Port
7. DVI-D Port
8. HDMI Port
9. USB 3.1 Gen2
- 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E1)
- Supports x16 speed with AMD® Ryzen™ 1st and 2nd Generation processors
- Supports x8 speed with AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics processors
- 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (PCI_E4, supports x4 mode)
- 4 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
- 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports1
- 1 x M.2 ports (Key M)1
Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices AMD® B450 Chipset
- 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
SATA5 and SATA6 ports will be unavailable when installing a M.2 device in M.2 slot.
AMD® B450 Chipset
- Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
- 1 x DVI-D port, support a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 @60Hz
- 1 x HDMI™ 1.4 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 @30Hz, 2560x1600 @60Hz
AMD® B450 Chipset
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A ports on the back panel
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports available through the internal USB 3.1 Gen1 connector
- 6 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors) AMD® CPU
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on the back panel
Realtek® ALC892 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
1 x Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN controller
- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (support additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
- 1 x 4-pin water-pump-fan connector
- 4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x System panel connectors
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Serial Port connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x 2pin LED Power connector
- 2 x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connectors (JRGB1~2)
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x Parallel port connector
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 2 x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connectors
12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm) ATX Form Factor
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