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MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX AMD AM4 B450 Chipset ATX Motherboard

ATX, Dual Channel DDR4, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16, 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1, 1 x M.2, 6 x Sata 3, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x HDMI

MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX AMD AM4 B450 Chipset ATX Motherboard
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£106.99 inc vat

£89.16 ex vat

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Order Code: MSI-B45TMM

Manf.Code: B450 TOMAHAWK MAX

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MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX AMD AM4 B450 Chipset ATX Motherboard overview

B450 TOMAHAWK
READY TO DOMINATE THE GAME
1 BIOS FLASHBACK+
2 PS/2 Combo Port
3 DVID Port
4 USB 3.1 Gen2 (Type A+C)
5 HD Audio Connectors
6 Heavy plated gaming heatsinks
Military styles designed for maximum cooling
7 DDR4 Boost
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
8 PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
9 Turbo M.2
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4
10 Audio Boost
Optimized gaming audio using best components
11 Extended Heatsinks Design
Leading heatsink design, extended for maximum cooling and performance
12 Arsenal Sticker Area
Free for customization with personal style
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK overview
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
Extended Heaysink
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!
STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4
No CPU/DDR/VGA required Connect power Insert dongle with BIOS file Use Flashback hotkey/button
No CPU/DDR/VGA required Connect power Insert dongle with BIOS file Use Flashback hotkey/button
EXTREME STORAGE PERFORMANCE: TURBO M.2
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and data. 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!
Performance NVM
Turbo M.2
Maximize your USB Device performance
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!
speed up with X-Boost
MSI X-Boost performance
Reversible connector

Reversible connector USB Type-C
Core Boost
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and optimized 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.
Customize your Gaming Rig
Personalize your PC with 16.8 million colors and 10 effects through Mystic Light RGB LED. Controlled in one click with the Mystic Light APP or a mobile device.
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK Mystic Light
Customize colors Customize effects Mystic Light App
Works with certified Mystic Light Sync products:
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Amplify your Game with Audio Boost
Like a dedicated sound card Audio Boost offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.
Isolated Audio with Line High-quality Audio capacitors
Isolated audio design with Isolated Audio with Line High-quality Audio Capacitors
Audio Boost Ohm graph
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
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DDR4 Boost performance
Best compatibility
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.
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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 Hotkey Gaming Device port
Gaming Hotkey Gaming Device port
Multi-GPU
Multi GPU
1 second overclocking
Game Boost 1 second overclocking
Immerse yourself into Virtual Worlds
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features to optimize VR, MSI brings gamers and professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
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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

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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. 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
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