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CCL Code: MBD2684
Manufacturer Code: B450 GAMING PLUS MAX
| Manufacturer: MSI

Key Features:

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

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1 BIOS Flashback Button
2 Gaming Device Port
3 LAN Port
4 AMD Turbo USB 3.2 Gen2
5 Golden Audio Jacks
6 Core Boost
supports more cores and provide better performance.
7 Gaming heatsinks with Passion Red scheme
for maximum cooling and performance
8 DDR4 Boost
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
9 Turbo M.2
NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4, Supports STORE MI
10 PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
11 PCI-E Steel Slot
Protecting VGA cards against bending
12 Audio Boost with amplifier
Optimized gaming audio using best components, with Nahimic3
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.
Microsoft HoloLens HTC Vive
Core Boost
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital 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.
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
1 second overclocking
Game Boost 1 second overclocking
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 Nahimic 3 Sound Tracker
Isolated Audio Line High-quality Audio Capacitors Nahimic 3 Sound Tracker
Audio Boost Ohm graph
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 3.2 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Memory Signal Purity MSI MSI caption Others MSI caption
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
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.

Main Features

  • 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
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4133(OC) MHz
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: TURBO M.2, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN2, StoreMI Technology
  • Core Boost: With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
  • DDR4 Boost: Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming performance and stability
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
  • Flash BIOS Button: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card


CPU Socket Socket AM4
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™, Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics, 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics and Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Desktop Processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM4

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 2 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
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

SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
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
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 EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Key M (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
2 x 5050 RGB LED strip headers


Memory Bus Speed 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/ 4133 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 64 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM


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


Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (@ x4)
4 x PCI Express 2.0 x1

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes


Integrated Sound Realtek® ALC892


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

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit


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


Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box Motherboard
User Guide
Shout Out Leaflet
Stand Off Notice
Quick Guide
Warranty Card
I/O Shield
Driver Disc
2 x SATA Cables
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Firewire No
Wireless Network No
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 No
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 GAMING PLUS MAX
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control None
Skip Audio Test No
RGB Header Type None
Addressable RGB No


Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450 GAMING PLUS MAX
EAN 4719072658557
UPC 824142189696
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450 GAMING PLUS MAX
Questions and Answers

Do you have you a question about the MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX AMD Socket AM4 B450 Chipset ATX Motherboard?

Q: Hi, Is this actually the Max version of the MOBO? Or are you just offering to Flash the non-max version of the board? Thanks
Answer by Website User on 20th August 2019
This is the MAX version of the motherboard with the pre-flashed BIOS. The current BIOS update website option applies to all B450 & X470 motherboards and can't differentiate the new MAX models, but you shouldn't need to update the BIOS on the MAX range.
2 customers found this answer helpful.
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4 / 5 14 reviews


4 months ago

Great value for money and fast delivery from CCL yet again. Wouldn't buy PC components from anywhere else now.


8 months ago

Brilliant product great pricd

joseph gallagher

8 months ago

this is what my son required, excellent value for money, excellent performance


9 months ago

Very happy with this purchase and ease of installation


June 2020

Good product. No problems

Benjamin Sisko

June 2020

Board is great has lots of I/O, the bios layout is a bit odd but you get used to it and for anyone looking there is no ARGB header but if your not in to RGB all over the place this is no issue

Charlie Campbell

April 2020

Decent motherboard for for the price. Few minor features missing but all round pretty decent.

Robert hutchinson

February 2020

good solid mother board work straight out of the box look good very quick


January 2020

Easy to use bios settings & runs all components Flawlessly

Vivienne Barker

January 2020

I cancelled this order.

Matthew Fountain

January 2020

Good motherboard. Has what I need but so did others that were a little cheaper, empty stock forced me to buy this.

Dylan Clark

September 2019

Solid motherboard for the price, comes with all the things i needed! 5050 rgb header so it looks nice. but its not about aesthetics. The motherboard is a solid base to any ryzen 1 - 3rd gen processor. It also supports upto really high speeds of ram so its future proofing its self for a while too! and not to mention it doesn't need a motherboard update to work with the 3rd gen ryzens which is a bonus at this price range. Over all its a solid board for the price. and the nice red and black theme suits many builds.

Kartik P

September 2019

I started a new build of a Ryzen 5 3600 system and realised that many current motherboards dont actually support it natively and required a BIOS update which was very fiddly. Then I found this excellent motherboard which supports the CPU right out of the box. In addition it has the flash bios button which I can use to upgrade BIOS even without an OS. Considering its price, I think its excellent value. The board came safely and neatly packaged in the box. 2 SATA cables supplied along with documentation. Construction and build quality is great. Fit perfectly in my new ATX case. Has plenty of connectors - more than enough for my gaming rig. Ample spacing between components so no concern on air flow/cooling. The graphics card socket has extra protection for heavier cards which is useful. Also has a Turbo M.2 slot which I'm using for my boot drive and has excellent performance. This was my first RGB motherboard and in general works well with my fans and LED strips. Mystic light software is ok for playing around with the lights although options are rather limited. The BIOS has many options for tweaking - includes gaming mode overclocking (which I haven't tried as its plenty fast for the games I play - along with my DDR4 3200 RAM and Rx580 Graphics card). Overall I'm quite happy with the motherboard and would easily recommend it for its excellent quality and value for money.

Marco Zheng

August 2019

I bought this MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX motherboard after years of using an Intel cpu. I'm currently using it with a Ryzen 3600, a DDR4 8GB Crucial ram, and a GTX 1050ti. As it is from the MAX series it works flawlessly out of the box with the Ryzen 3000 series and this feature was what made me choose this mobo, great value for it's price and one of the best choices for a budget gaming pc. It works fine and didn't have any problem during the installation of the CPU and heatsink or with the BIOS. It has 2 pcie slots in case you want to upgrade to a SLI in the future and has 4 ram slots.