MSI B450-A PRO MAX AM4 ATX Motherboard

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MSI B450-A PRO MAX AM4 ATX Motherboard
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • AMD B450 Chipset
  • AM4 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-4133 (OC)
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Built on the AMD B450 chipset, the MSI B450-A PRO MAX AM4 ATX Motherboard supports 3rd generation AMD Ryzen processors with the AM4 socket. Its four memory slots support a max of 64GB of DDR4 RAM that can be overclocked up to 4133 MHz. For storage, there are six SATA III ports as well as a M.2 slot utilizing the PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. While the motherboard is equipped with DVI-D, VGA, and HDMI outputs for integrated graphics, it also has a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot for a dedicated graphics card. Other notable integrated features include Realtek ALC 892 7.1-Channel HD Audio and Realtek 8111H Gigabit LAN. This motherboard features PCIe steel armor to protect GPUs from bending and EMI. Equipped with Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Turbo M.2, and a USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector, the B450-A PRO MAX provides the performance you need to build your own gaming rig.
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MSI B450-A PRO MAX Overview

Built on the AMD B450 chipset, the MSI B450-A PRO MAX AM4 ATX Motherboard supports 3rd generation AMD Ryzen processors with the AM4 socket. Its four memory slots support a max of 64GB of DDR4 RAM that can be overclocked up to 4133 MHz. For storage, there are six SATA III ports as well as a M.2 slot utilizing the PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. While the motherboard is equipped with DVI-D, VGA, and HDMI outputs for integrated graphics, it also has a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot for a dedicated graphics card. Other notable integrated features include Realtek ALC 892 7.1-Channel HD Audio and Realtek 8111H Gigabit LAN. This motherboard features PCIe steel armor to protect GPUs from bending and EMI. Equipped with Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Turbo M.2, and a USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector, the B450-A PRO MAX provides the performance you need to build your own gaming rig.

Please note that this motherboard does not currently support the AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors at this time. Support will be added through a BIOS update later in January, 2021.

AMD B450 Chipset

The AMD B450 chipset delivers high performance and flexibility with the AMD AM4-socket Ryzen processors. It offers AMD StoreMI storage acceleration technology.

Additional Features

  • AMD Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • DDR4 Boost
  • Audio Boost
  • Turbo M.2
  • EZ Debug LED
  • Core Boost
  • PCIe Steel Armor
  • UPC: 824142194447

    MSI B450-A PRO MAX Specs

    CPU
    ChipsetAMD B450
    CPU SocketAM4
    Back Panel I/O
    USB2 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
    4 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
    6 x USB 2.0 Type-A
    Display1 x HDMI
    1 x DVI-D
    1 x VGA
    Audio6 x 3.5 mm
    Ethernet / Controller1 x Realtek 8111H Gigabit
    PS/21 x Combo
    Legacy1 x Serial
    ButtonsBIOS Flashback
    Memory
    Memory Slots4 x 288-Pin
    Memory SupportDDR4 1866, 2133, 2400, 2667, 2800, 2933, 3000, 3066, 3200, 3466, 3600, 3733, 3866, 4000, 4133 MHz
    Maximum Capacity64 GB
    Channel ArchitectureDual Channel
    ECC SupportNon-ECC, ECC (Non-ECC Mode) Unbuffered
    Storage Expansion
    SATA6 x SATA III
    M.21 x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110
    U.2None
    RAID SupportRAID 0, 1, 10
    Internal I/O
    Expansion Slots1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
    4 x PCIe x1
    USB1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 Header (Supports 2 USB Type-A Port)
    2 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 4 USB Type-A Port)
    Multi-GPU Support2-Way AMD CrossFireX
    Air Cooling1 x 4-Pin CPU
    4 x 4-Pin System
    Liquid Cooling1 x 4-Pin Pump
    Power Connectors1 x 24-Pin Mainboard
    1 x 8-Pin CPU
    SecurityTPM Module
    LED Header1 x RGB
    DiagnosticsClear CMOS
    Legacy1 x Parallel
    1 x Serial
    Audio
    Audio CodecRealtek ALC892 (7.1-Channel)
    Physical
    Form FactorATX
    Dimensions12 x 9.6" / 30.48 x 24.38 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight2.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.58 x 10.58 x 2.58"
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