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MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II AMD Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2971
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Manufacturer Code: B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II
| Manufacturer: MSI
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Key Features:

  • Socket AM4
  • AMD B450 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 6 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
  • HDMI and DVI
  • ATX Form Factor

Delivery Options

Friday 15th October via Priority DPD

Free Delivery by Thursday 21st October

Collection Options

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Was £100.69

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£77.60

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Overview

B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II
premium thermal solution
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II CORNERSTONE overview
MSI Extended Heatsink Extended Heatsink
MSI extended heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
MSI Full Fan Control Full Fan Control
4x fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence.
MSI Pump Fan Support Pump Fan Support
Control watercooling pump speeds for best flow and noise control.
 
B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II
HIGH-SPEED TRANSMISSON
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II THERMAL overview
MSI Turbo USB Turbo USB
Featuring the TURBO USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps, with reversible Type-c connector.
MSI DDR4 Boost DDR4 Boost
The fully isolated DDR circuit to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
MSI PCIe Steel Armor PCIe Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
 
B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II
EXCLUSIVE FEATURE
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II LIGHTNING overview
MSI Flash BIOS Button Flash BIOS Button
Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.
MSI Audio Boost Audio Boost
Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience.
MSI Digital PWM Digital PWM
Highest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
MSI Core Boost Technology Core Boost Technology
With premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II & MAG VAMPIRIC 100R
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
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 ensure even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II EXTREME STORAGE PERFORMANCE: TURBO M.2
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!
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE
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 Gen 2 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II EASY BIOS RECOVERY WITH FLASH BIOS BUTTON
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: No CPU/DDR/VGA required
  • STEP 2: Connect 24-pin & CPU power
  • STEP 3: Insert dongle with BIOS file
  • STEP 4: Use Flashback hotkey/button
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II GAMING RIG
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.
  • Customize colors
  • Customize effects
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II CORE BOOST
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. This creates the perfect conditions for multi-core CPU while overclocking.
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II DDR4 BOOST
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR
MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR
B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an AMD® CrossFire setup Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOST
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
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II YOUR IN-GAME ADVANTAGE
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
 
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II IMMERSE YOURSELF INTO VIRTUAL WORLDS
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.
 

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 heatsink 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:Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire. By STEEL ARMOR PCI-E slot & STEEL PCI-E slot.
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive audio experience.
  • Flash BIOS Button: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card.
Specifications

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
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 2.1
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Digital Port 1 x DVI-D DL
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 header (supports 2 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
1 x Water Pump fan header
4 x System fan headers
Serial Connectors 1 x COM header
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
2 x 5050 12V RGB LED headers

Memory

Memory Bus Speed 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 4000/ 4133 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 128 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)
3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek ALC892/ALC897

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Network

Integrated Network Realtek 8111H
Network Speeds Supported Up to 1 Gbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

System

Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology

Physical

Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II Motherboard
User Guide
2 x SATA Cables
Quick Installation Guide
Product Registration Card
Driver DVD
MSI Case Badge
I/O Shield
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

RGB Header Type 4-Pin RGB
Addressable RGB No
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 TOMAHAWK MAX II
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 4133 MHz

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II
EAN 4719072764562
UPC 824142191699
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II
Questions and Answers

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

Q: Does this motherboard have a TPM for Windows 11?
Answer by Website User on 1st September 2021
TPM modules are built into all Ryzen CPUs. - Kristian N
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Q: how many fan ports does is motherboard have
Answer by Website User on 26th August 2021
This has the below fan headers: 1 x CPU fan header 1 x Water Pump fan header 4 x System fan headers - Kristian N
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Q: do you need a bios update for AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Answer by Website User on 17th August 2021
This will not need a bios update for that CPU. - Kristian N
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Q: Can this board's BIOS be updated by CCL so that when it arrives, it supports the 5600x straight out the box? If so, what do I do to make this happen?
Answer by Website User on 20th July 2021
We can do this service, you will need to call us after making the order. - Kristian N
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Q: Does this board support the ryzen 5600x cpu please
Answer by Website User on 27th May 2021
This would be supported with a bios update. https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/B450-TOMAHAWK-MAX-II#support-cpu - Kristian N
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Reviews
5 / 5 3 reviews

Satvir

5 days ago

This was a bargain, got it for nearly halft the price

david stansfield

7 days ago

works fine

BRICKTOP

last week

GREAT super mother board did a build for my nephew great for a budget build.