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B450M MORTAR MAX

MSI B450M Mortar Max AMD B450 Chipset AMD AM4 Ryzen Socket Motherboard

MSI - MSI B450M Mortar Max AMD B450 Chipset AMD AM4 Ryzen Socket Motherboard, 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB, Supports 1866 - 4133 MHz, 1 x 24-pin ATX 12V power connector, 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector, 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors, 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports), 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 connector (support additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports), 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector, 3 x 4-pin system fan connectors, 2 x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connectors, 1 x TPM module connector, 1 x Front panel audio connector, 2 x System panel connectors, 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 1 x Serial Port connector, 1 x Parallel Port connector, Flash BIOS Button, PS/2 Combo Port, DisplayPort, LAN Port, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A, HD Audio Connectors, 2 x USB 2.0 Ports, HDMI Port, 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C, Optical S/PDIF OUT, m-ATX Form Factor, 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm
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B450M MORTAR MAX

MSI B450M Mortar Max AMD B450 Chipset AMD AM4 Ryzen Socket Motherboard

MSI B450M Mortar Max AMD B450 Chipset AMD AM4 Ryzen Socket Motherboard, 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB, Supports 1866 - 4133 MHz, 1 x 24-pin ATX 12V power connector, 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector, 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors, 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports), 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 connector (support additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports), 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector, 3 x 4-pin system fan connectors, 2 x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connectors, 1 x TPM module connector, 1 x Front panel audio connector, 2 x System panel connectors, 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 1 x Serial Port connector, 1 x Parallel Port connector, Flash BIOS Button, PS/2 Combo Port, DisplayPort, LAN Port, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A, HD Audio Connectors, 2 x USB 2.0 Ports, HDMI Port, 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C, Optical S/PDIF OUT, m-ATX Form Factor, 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm

Features:

DIY FRIENDLY
MSI motherboards been designed with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and multiple cooling solutions, 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.

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 heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.

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.

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.

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.

KEEP OUT ZONE
Circuits have been routed away from the case standoff keep out zones to minimize the damage impacts of misplaced mounting pieces.

XL CLIP
An enlarged PCI-E clip makes it easier to remove and swap your PCI devices.

EZ DEBUG LED
Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.

MAXIMUM COMPATIBILITY
MAXIMUM COMPATIBILITY 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.

RYZEN PROCESSORS SUPPORT
MSI AM4 motherboards perfectly support AMD Ryzen processors. Combining MSI Core Boost, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use.

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.

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.

DRAGON CENTER
The exclusive and brand-new UI merges all the MSI software functions into one specific application – MSI Dragon Center. Not only integrates all the MSI software functions, but also sync all the MSI desktop products to work together, providing the best user experience. No more messy programs or ICONs, just one click and you can enjoy all the functions in Dragon Center.

Gaming Mode
MSI Gaming Mode provides the most suitable setting for your whole gaming system, bring you the best gaming experience with one click!

Game Boost
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.

Gaming Hotkey
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.

USB Speed Up
When enabled, it optimizes your devices for even better transfer speeds and can provide up to 20% increase in USB performance, saving a lot of time when transferring data.

OC Setting
With an intuitive interface, OC Setting allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.

Total Fan Control
Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.

Mystic Light
Create your own colorful masterpiece with ease. Make your PC look and feel brand new with any color you want with just a few clicks!

Live Update
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.

MSI APP PLAYER
Developed under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks, the MSI APP Player brings seamless mobile gaming experiences to PCs. Leverage the advantages of mouse and keyboard controls, better graphics, and multi-tasking for mobile gaming supremacy.

CLICK BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!

GAME BOOST
Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance.

A-XMP
Choose from a preset A-XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.

M-FLASH
Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.

HARDWARE MONITOR
Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage.

TOTAL FAN CONTROL
Monitor and manage fan speeds for system and CPU fans.

SECURE ERASE+
Wipe an SSD with an optimized formatting algorithm and enjoy an SSD with maxed free space!

MEMORY TRY IT
Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance.

M.2 Genie
Quickly and easily set up a RAID 0 array for M.2 and U.2 SSDs with this automated utility.

SEARCH & FAVORITES
A permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly.

ENHANCED PERFORMANCE
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.

CORE BOOST
Core Boost is the latest development in the MSI motherboard CPU power transmission system. The high-quality power delivery component area retained on the optimized circuit design produces an efficient power system that delivers accurate current to the CPU.

1-SECOND OVERCLOCKING!
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!

LOAD-LINE CALIBRATION
What you set, is what you get! LLC options let you stabilize CPU voltage under any load.

OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION
Mechanisms prevent potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.

DIGITALL POWER DESIGN
A fully digital electrical power design allows for pin-point precise and undistorted current delivery to the CPU.

Double Power Connectors
8+4 pin connectors deliver adequate power even for an overclocked multi-core CPU.

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.

FOR HIGHER MEMORY SPEED: DDR4 BOOST 2
Besides optimized PCB design, MSI OC lab has also co-worked with world-known memory brands, pushing memory speed to a peak. MSI X570 motherboards are going to free the these selected memories’ performance with stability.

DRAGON ALLIANCE
THESE SELECTED DDR MODULES PASSED CRITICAL TESTS, THEY ARE HIGHLY COMPATIBLE WITH MSI AM4 MOTHERBOARDS.

EASY A-XMP
Enable A-XMP with ease using a single option in the BIOS to gain performance and create a perfectly stable system.

FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
Connect any ultra-fast storage device and get into the game sooner.

AMD STOREMI
All MSI X470 & 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.

STORAGE BOOST YOUR STORAGE PERFORMANCE
This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, Storage Boost optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, saving you a lot of time when loading or transferring data.

EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIE
Looking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. That's why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.

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

MORE STABILITY WITH AMD TURBO USB 3.2 GEN2
Featuring the AMD TURBO USB 3.2 GEN2, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds with more stability when connecting USB devices.

Xboost
Featuring the AMD TURBO USB 3.1 GEN2, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds with more stability when connecting USB devices.

IN-GAME ADVANTAGE
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.

ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN
Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.

SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS
Audio circuits laid on separate layers in the PCB ensure equally pristine sounding audio for both left and right audio channels.

DE-POP PROTECTION
A de-pop filter eliminates loud popping noises that occur when devices are plugged/unplugged or when the PC is turned on/off.

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 the modern 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.

MYSTIC LIGHT
MSI Mystic Light provides a complete function to control the RGB light all around the ecosystem. Select the available colors from the palette to match your favorite and mood.

MYSTIC LIGHT ON MOTHERBOARD
MSI Motherboard offers multiple colors and variety effects for you to set up the whole rig by your own way.

MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION
Still not satisfied with the decoration on the ecosystem? The Mystic Light Extension will help you to have more attractive way to decorate you gaming rig by the LED Strips and still under controlled by the Mystic Light application.

JRGB
The JRGB pin header provides the max 3A(12V) power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single color.

MYSTIC LIGHT SYNC
Control compatible RGB peripherals with the Mystic Light application. An open source SDK is available for developers to integrate Mystic Light with RGB devices.

LOYAL COMRADE
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.

FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.

ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION
Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.

SUPER STABLE GAMING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS
MSI uses high quality components rated for reliable operation even under extreme conditions.

TITANIUM CHOKE II
Ti choke II has 30% improved power delivery efficiency compared to its predecessor, allowing for improved overclocking stability

DRMOS
DrMOS is a next-gen 3-in-1 Mosfet package capable of delivering more power at precise timings with fewer components.

HI-C CAP
Hi-C CAP is a small, but super-efficient capacitor with 93% energy efficiency. The short height lets them be located close to the CPU socket without blocking large coolers.

SOLID CAP
Japanese made Solid CAPs are built for high-reliability motherboards with their aluminum core design. These capacitors have low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and are rated to work for more than 10-years.

CERTIFIED FOR GAMING
MSI motherboards has been built and tweaked for hardcore gaming. Feedback from the world’s best esports players and rigorous testing sessions with demanding PC games has resulted in a motherboard that’s both powerful and reliable.
CERTIFIED FOR GAMING

WINDOWS 10 CERTIFIED
With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. MSI X570 motherboards are Microsoft Windows 10 certified. Enjoy compatibility with the latest version of Windows on MSI motherboards.


Specifications:

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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/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/ 4133 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
For AMD Other CPU
2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
Memory Channel Dual
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory (GB) 64
PCI-E x16 2
PCI-E Gen Gen3(PCI_E1), Gen2(PCI_E4)
PCI-E x1 1
SATAIII 4
M.2 Slot 2
RAID 0/1/10
TPM (header) 1
LAN 1x Realtek RTL8111H-CG
USB 3.2 ports (Front) 2(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.2 ports (Rear) 1(Gen2, Type C), 1(Gen2, Type A), 4(Gen1, Type A)
USB 2.0 ports (Front) 4
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 2
Serial ports(Front) 1
Parallel Port(Front) 1
Audio ports (Rear) Realtek ALC892 Codec
DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1
DirectX 12
Form Factor Micro 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.

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