MSI B450-A PRO AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2477
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Manufacturer Code: B450-A PRO
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Manufacturer: MSI
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MSI B450-A PRO AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard

Key Features:

  • Socket AM4
  • AMD B450 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 6 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 64GB, 4 slots)
  • VGA, HDMI and DVI
  • ATX Form Factor

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B450-A PRO
BUSINESS ELEGANCE
1 Flash BIOS Button
2 USB 2.0 & PS/2
3 DVI-D & VGA
4 HDMI & USB 3.1 Gen1
5 USB 3.1 (Gen2) Type A & LAN
6 Audio jacks
7 Heavy plated heatsink
Leading heatsinks design, for maximum cooling
8 DDR4 Boost
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
9 Turbo M.2
Delivering Speeds Up to 32Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4
10 PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
11 Steel Slot
Protecting VGA cards against bending
12 Audio Boost
Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality.
MSI B450-A PRO overview
Display Interface
VGA Port DVI-D Port HDMI Port
VGA Port DVI-D Port HDMI Port
 
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MSI PRO Series motherboards support multi GPU technologies and have optimal PCI-E slot placement for the best thermal performance.
*works best with MSI graphics cards
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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 overclocking.
 
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system'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.
Best compatibility chart
 
 
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.
Performance NVM
 
X-BOOST YOUR USB PERFORMANCE
When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your devices for even better transfer speeds, saving a lot of time when transferring data. This handy tool is very easy to use and automatically detects & optimizes the USB devices connected to your system.
MSI X-Boost performance
   
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference to provide a pure and reliable signal for the best performance, even when turning it up a notch.
OTHERS ANTI-BENDING MSI STEEL ARMOR  
NO STRENGHTEING   REINFORCED, HEAVY SOLDERED CONNECTIONS  
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SUPER CHARGE YOUR PHONE & BATTERY-POWERED GEAR
MSI Super Charger USB ports charge any connected device faster. It delivers more power than regular USB ports to your smartphone, tablet, USB peripherals or other battery-powered gear.
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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 Line High-quality Audio capacitors
Isolated audio Line High-quality Audio Capacitors
Audio Boost Ohm graph
   

Main Features

  • Supports AMD® RYZEN™ 1st and 2nd Generation / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors for Socket AM4
  • Supports DDR4-3466+(OC) Memory
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality.
  • DDR4 Boost: Fully isolated, shielded and optimized DDR4 PCB design to give your DDR4 memory a performance boost.
  • Turbo M.2: Delivering Speeds Up to 32Gb/s.
  • EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot.
  • PCI-E Steel Armor: Protecting VGA cards against bending for better performance, stability and strength.
  • Flash BIOS Button: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.
  • X-Boost: Software that auto-detects and allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device.
  • Core Boost: With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.

CPU

CPU Socket Socket AM4
CPU Brand AMD
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors Ryzen™ 1st and 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM4

Motherboard

Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Northbridge B450
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Rear Panel I/O Ports

Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
USB Ports 2 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
VGA Port 1 x D-Sub
Digital Port 1 x DVI-D
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 4 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack

Internal I/O Connectors

Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan
1 x Water Pump fan
4 x System fans
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Parallel Connectors 1 x Parallel
Serial Connectors 1 x COM
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion
TPM Header 1 x TPM
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
1 x 4+4-pin ATX12V
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Key M, PCIe 3.0 x4/SATA (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
1 x 5050 RGB LED header

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x16, or x8 with G-Series CPUs)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (@ x4)
4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1

Memory

Memory Bus Speed 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466 MHz
Maximum RAM 64 GB
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek® ALC892

Network

Integrated Network Realtek® 8111H
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Windows® 10 64-bit

System

Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Drivers Included
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology

Physical

Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box B450-A PRO Motherboard
Quick Start Guide
Stand-off Notice
Warranty Card
2 x SATA Cables
Support DVD
I/O Shield
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Firewire No
Wireless Network No
Main Colour Black
Socket(s) AM4
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 6 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support ATi CrossFire
VGA Connection Yes
DVI Connection Yes
HDMI Connection Yes
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 4 + 4-Pin
Motherboard Chipset AMD B450
Thunderbolt No
Motherboard Model MSI B450-A PRO
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control None
Internal USB Type-C Header No

Warranty

Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450-A PRO
EAN 4719072587079
UPC 824142167922
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450-A PRO

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Q: Does this have an rgb header?
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Q: Does this board support 5V 3-pin RGB interface
Answer by Website User on 10th July 2019
This does not have an RGB header. - Kristian N
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Q: Please can you tell me if this board has BIOS that can be flash upgraded without a cpu being installed? thanks
Answer by Website User on 29th August 2018
Yes, it supports MSI BIOS FLASHBACK+.
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3 / 5 3 reviews

Mantas Stonkus

last month

Easy to use, fast check out, quality products

phil-DJ in portsmouth

6 months ago

Motherboard was faulty

Robert

11 months ago

Great board for the 2nd gen Ryzen CPU's