MSI B450M MORTAR MAX AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2689
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Manufacturer Code: B450M MORTAR MAX
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Manufacturer: MSI
MSI B450M MORTAR MAX AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard

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Key Features:

  • Socket AM4
  • AMD B450 Chipset
  • 4 x SATA & 8 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 64GB, 4 slots)
  • HDMI and Display Port
  • mATX Form Factor

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Motherboard BIOS Update Service

Purchase a B450/X470 motherboard, Ryzen 3000 series processor, and our BIOS Update Service, and we'll update the motherboard to the latest BIOS before shipping for FREE (normally £9.99).

Please note: The new BIOS that supports Ryzen 3000 series processors may be missing features of previous versions. Known features to be potentially removed include support for A-series & Athlon processors, the removal of RAID support, or other reductions in features. Please check the support page of your chosen motherboard on the manufacturer's website to confirm the features being added/removed by updating to the latest BIOS before purchase.

Purchase this motherboard together with any Ryzen 3000 series CPU...

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6GHz 4 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 3.7GHz 4 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz 6 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8GHz 6 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz 8 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 3.9GHz 8 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8GHz 12 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

...and if you add this, we'll update the BIOS for you for FREE (if available)!

Motherboard BIOS Update

B450M MORTAR MAX
BLAST AWAY THE COMPETITION
1 Flash BIOS Button
2 PS/2 Combo Port
3 usb 3.2 Gen1
4 usb 3.2 Gen2 (Type A+C)
5 Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF
6 Arsenal Sticker Area
Free for customization with personal style
7 Extended Heatsinks Design
Leading heatsink design, extended for maximum cooling and performance
8 Heavy plated gaming heatsinks
Military styles designed for maximum cooling
9 DDR4 Boost
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
10 Turbo M.2
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4
11 PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
12 Audio Boost
Optimized gaming audio using best components
MSI B450M MORTAR MAX 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 Flash BIOS Button
Run into trouble when updating your BIOS? Simply flash the old BIOS version back and continue gaming within minutes with Flash BIOS Button. Flash BIOS Button 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 Flash BIOS hotkey/button
No CPU/DDR/VGA required Connect power Insert dongle with BIOS file Use Flash BIOS 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 3.2 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 B450M MORTAR MAX 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.
Best compatibility chart
 
 
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.
Microsoft HoloLens HTC Vive
 

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
  • Extended Heatsink Design: MSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: 1x TURBO M.2, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN2, Store MI 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
  • MULTI-GPU: With PCI-E STEEL ARMOR slot. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™
  • Flash BIOS Button: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.

Promotions

Motherboard BIOS Update Service

Purchase a B450/X470 motherboard, Ryzen 3000 series processor, and our BIOS Update Service, and we'll update the motherboard to the latest BIOS before shipping for FREE (normally £9.99).

Please note: The new BIOS that supports Ryzen 3000 series processors may be missing features of previous versions. Known features to be potentially removed include support for A-series & Athlon processors, the removal of RAID support, or other reductions in features. Please check the support page of your chosen motherboard on the manufacturer's website to confirm the features being added/removed by updating to the latest BIOS before purchase.

Purchase this motherboard together with any Ryzen 3000 series CPU...

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6GHz 4 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 3.7GHz 4 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz 6 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8GHz 6 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz 8 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 3.9GHz 8 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8GHz 12 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

...and if you add this, we'll update the BIOS for you for FREE (if available)!

Motherboard BIOS Update

CPU

CPU Socket Socket AM4
CPU Brand AMD
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors 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
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM4

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
4 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 4 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
3 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)
2 x 5050 RGB LED strip headers

Memory

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

Motherboard

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

Expansion

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

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek® ALC89

Network

Integrated Network Realtek® RTL8111H-CG
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

System

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

Physical

Form Factor MicroATX Motherboard
In The Box Motherboard
User Manual
Shout Out Card
2 x SATA Cables
Driver Disc
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide
I/O Shield
Width 244 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Firewire No
Wireless Network No
Socket(s) AM4
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 4 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 8 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support ATi CrossFire
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection Yes
DisplayPort Connection Yes
Motherboard Form Factor mATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset AMD B450
Thunderbolt No
Motherboard Model MSI B450M MORTAR MAX
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Internal USB Type-C Header No
RGB Header Type 4-Pin RGB
Addressable RGB No

Warranty

Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450M MORTAR MAX
EAN 4719072653811
UPC 824142189573
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450M MORTAR MAX

Do you have you a question about the MSI B450M MORTAR MAX AMD Socket AM4 B450 Chipset MicroATX Motherboard?

Q: Would this motherboard require a BIOS update to support a 3600x? If so would it support a 2600x installed to update it?
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Q: Can i use a ryzen 3900x with this board?
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