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Motherboard

MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard

(61 Ratings, 4.7 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

MSI

Part #

B450 TOMAHAWK MAX

Manufacturer

MSI

Socket / CPU

AM4

Form Factor

ATX

Chipset

AMD B450

Memory Max

64 GB

Memory Type

DDR4

Memory Slots

4

Memory Speed

  • DDR4-1866
  • DDR4-2133
  • DDR4-2400
  • DDR4-2666
  • DDR4-2800
  • DDR4-2933
  • DDR4-3000
  • DDR4-3200
  • DDR4-3466
  • DDR4-3600
  • DDR4-3733
  • DDR4-3866
  • DDR4-4000
  • DDR4-4133

Color

Black

SLI/CrossFire

CrossFire Capable

PCI-E x16 Slots

2

PCI-E x8 Slots

0

PCI-E x4 Slots

0

PCI-E x1 Slots

3

PCI Slots

0

Onboard Ethernet

1 x 1000 Mbit/s

SATA 6 Gb/s

6

M.2 Slots

1

mSATA Slots

0

Onboard Video

Depends on CPU

Onboard USB3.0 Headers

Yes

Supports ECC

No

Wireless Networking

None

RAID Support

Yes

Price History

    Reviews

    jeroenk110
    • 47 points
    • 2 months ago

    The Tomahawk MAX has got everything I need. Installing it into the NZXT H510 was quite a pain because I did not have a magnetic screwdriver.

    Gryfer
    • 28 points
    • 3 months ago

    from completed build Godot - My first ever build!

    Fantastic board for a fraction of the cost that the X570 boards cost, but compatible with Ryzen 3000 out of the box. Plus, after getting two Gigabyte Aorus X570 Elite boards that were dead on arrival, the fact that this worked was basically enough to get it to 5 stars for me.

    My only complaint about this board is that the RGB is pretty trash. Thankfully, there is an option to just have the RGB disabled.

    MugenEXF
    • 19 points
    • 6 months ago

    from completed build Get up Samurai

    Pairs well with ryzen 3600, booted first time. Probably the best b450 board out there. Would recommend to anyone wanting newer ryzen on a budget.

    DazzCee
    • 16 points
    • 7 months ago

    from completed build 1st new PC since 2008

    Same as its little brother but without the need to flash the BIOS for Zen2. 5/5.

    robonzo
    • 15 points
    • 4 months ago

    from completed build Black Betty - My First Build

    Dropping a star as there's no header for USB type c or wifi/bluetooth support - I knew that when I bought it, but c'mon on it's 2019 and that's pretty standard on everything these days! other than that, great board, lovely design, easy for a first timer to figure out all the elements to it and great BIOS for a beginner.

    KrispyJimmy
    • 15 points
    • 2 months ago

    from completed build First AMD PC Build

    Pretty much was on the bandwagon for this motherboard as this was completely a choice winner with a budget AMD build. Works great and the layout was easy to navigate for a beginner builder like me.

    TS41
    • 15 points
    • 26 days ago

    from completed build Gaming PC Update - Early 2020

    Very good and efficient motherboard. The RGB feels a little cheap compared to the board itself (mostly because it can't cycle colors).

    Cameron.wade
    • 13 points
    • 5 months ago

    from completed build Mr Clean

    Really easy to work with and build on, great lay out. Highly recommend for first time builders

    Shawncs
    • 13 points
    • 3 months ago

    from completed build Gaming only PC

    The price was right and I had no problem with a fresh build using Ryzen 5 3600.

    exiiilo
    • 12 points
    • 6 months ago

    from completed build Budget creative starter build

    Best b450 vrm design. Can handle 3900x oc but wouldn't be the best pick. I also had this problem with the mobo that sometimes it wouldn't display to the monitor. I reinstalled the cpu and realised that you shouldn't plugin anything into the bios flashback usb port.

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