MSI B450 Tomahawk Max ATX AMD Ryzen B450 AM4 Motherboard
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.
Stay cool for ultimate gaming performance
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsink. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
User friendly design
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard and gaming rig without any issue.
Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
Performance enhancing apps
Complete your high performance experience with an array of performance enhancing software from MSI. From a loaded yet easy to use BIOS to potent live system tools, get the most out of your motherboard at any moment.
MSI motherboards feature all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield.
Tailored for E-sports enthusiasts
High-quality materials and intelligent fan optimization help to cool all necessary components, which is critical to ensuring that the system is stable and always delivering the best performance.
Unmatched memory performance
Optimized layout design and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. you never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST.
Fast and future-ready storage
MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
Maximize your USB device performance
Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s
MSI motherboards are built with enhanced audio and advanced LAN networking capabilities that turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.
Sound that pulls you into the game
Deliver the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components and get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI motherboards let you enjoy breathtaking, gaming-changing sound.
Exhilarating and inspiring
Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts themodern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.
Conquer the battlefield
MAG series motherboards are focused on functionality and durability. Descended from MSI Arsenal GAMING, these motherboards take their likeliness from rugged military equipment and are ready for battle.
Illuminate with MSI Mystic Light and bring the motherboard RGB lighting to life. Choose from millions of colors and sync across compatible devices.
With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.
Built on everlasting quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard.
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
AMD® B450 Chipset
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)
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)
3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
PCI_E4 will run x2 speed when installing devices in PCI_E2/ PCI_E3 slot.
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
Only support when using Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics/ Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processorsMaximum shared memory of 2048 MB
Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1 x M.2 slot (Key M)
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
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
SATA5 and SATA6 ports will be unavailable when installing a M.2 device in M.2 slot.
Supports RAID 0, RAID1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
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)
2 x USB 3.2 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 3.2 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
Flash BIOS Button
PS/2 Combo Port
USB 3.2 Gen1
HD Audio Connectors
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A+C
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX back panel ports
12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
ATX Form Factor
9 mounting holes
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.
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