MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX

Product Summary

MSI B450 Chipset motherboard is designed for the gaming enthusiasts demand top performance and reliability. With integrated Radeon Graphic Technologies, take your game level to the next level with stunning and smooth visual experience. Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI has made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system to the max. Get the most immersive sound experience.

R 2,600.00
SOCKET
AM4
CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
RYZEN 9
CHIPSET
AMD® B450 Chipset
DDR4 MEMORY
1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667Mhz (by JEDEC) For AMD Ryzen Gen3 (R5/R7/R9) 2667/2800/2933/3000/3066/3200/3466/3600/3733/3866/4000/4133 by A-XMP OC mode For AMD Other CPU 2667/2800/2933/3000/3066/3200/3466 by A-XMP OC mode
MEMORY CHANNEL
Dual
DIMM SLOTS
4
MAX MEMORY (GB)
128
PCI-E X16
2
PCI-E GEN
Gen3(PCI_E1), Gen2(PCI_E4)
PCI-E X1
3
SATAIII
6
M.2 SLOT
1
RAID
0/1/10
TPM (HEADER)
1
LAN
1x Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN controller
USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)
2(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)
1(Gen2, Type C), 1(Gen2, Type A), 2(Gen1, Type A)
USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
4
USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
2
SERIAL PORTS(FRONT)
1
AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
Realtek® ALC892 Codec
DVI-D
1
HDMI
1
DIRECTX
12
FORM FACTOR
ATX
CROSSFIRE
Y
OPERATING SYSTEM
Support for Windows® 10 64-bit Support for Windows® 7 64-bit * To support Windows® 7 64-bit, you must install an AMD Pinnacle Ridge & Summit Ridge CPU.

Military style with extended heatsink design for better thermal solution, plus DDR4 Boost, Core Boost, Turbo M.2 and USB 3.2 Gen2 connector

  • Supports 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics / Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Desktop Processors for Socket AM4
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4133(OC) MHz
  • Extended Heatsink Design: MSI extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: 1x TURBO M.2, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN2, Store MI technology
  • Core Boost: With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
  • DDR4 Boost:Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming performance and stability.
  • MULTI-GPU: With STEEL ARMOR PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive audio experience.
  • Flash BIOS Button: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.

 

PROCESSOR

Supports 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics/ Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Desktop Processors for Socket AM4

See supported processors

CHIPSET

AMD® B450 Chipset

MEMORY

  • 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
    • Supports 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667Mhz (by JEDEC)
    • For AMD Ryzen Gen3 (R5/R7/R9)
      • Supports 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 4000/ 4133 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
    • For AMD Other CPU
      • Supports 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
  • Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)

SLOTS

  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E1)
    • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors support x16 speed
    • Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics processors support x8 speed
      • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (PCI_E4, supports x4 mode)1
      • 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots1
      1. PCI_E4 will run x2 speed when installing devices in PCI_E2/ PCI_E3 slot.

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

  • 1 x DVI-D port, support a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 @60Hz1,2
  • 1 x HDMI™ 1.4 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz1,2
  1. Only support when using Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics/ Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors
  2. Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB

MULTI-GPU

  • Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology

STORAGE

AMD® CPU

  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports1
  • 1 x M.2 slot (Key M)1
    • Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 (1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics) or PCIe 3.0 x2 (Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics) and SATA 6Gb/s
    • Supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices

AMD® B450

  • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  1. SATA5 and SATA6 ports will be unavailable when installing a M.2 device in M.2 slot.

RAID

AMD® B450

  • Supports RAID 0, RAID1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

USB

AMD® B450

  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-C port on the back panel
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A port on the back panel
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports available through the internal USB 3.2 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 3.2 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on the back panel

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC892 Codec

  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

LAN

  • 1 x Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN controller

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

  • 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 3.2 Gen1 connectors (support additional 2 USB 3.2 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
  • 2 x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connectors

BACK PANEL PORTS

  1. Flash BIOS Button
  2. PS/2 Combo Port
  3. USB 3.2 Gen1
  4. LAN Port
  5. HD Audio Connectors
  6. USB 2.0 Port
  7. DVI-D Port
  8. HDMI Port
  9. USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A+C
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX back panel ports

DIMENSIONS

  • 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
  • ATX Form Factor

MOUNTING

9 mounting holes

OPERATING SYSTEM

Support for Windows® 10 64-bit
Support for Windows® 7 64-bit
* To support Windows® 7 64-bit, you must install an AMD Pinnacle Ridge & Summit Ridge CPU.

BOX CONTENT

MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX box content
  1. MSI® does not guarantee the risks or damages caused by changing the cover.
  2. These pictures are for reference only and may vary without notice.

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