MSI AMD Ryzen B450-A PRO AM4 ATX Motherboard
MSI B450 A PRO, AMD B450, S AM4, DDR4, SATA3, M.2, 2 Way CrossFire, Realtek GbE, USB 3.1 Gen2 A, ATX
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Protect against installation damage for 28 days.
ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.
Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.
B450-A PRO - Dedicated to Making Your Life Easier
MSI MOTHERBOARD THAT'S BUILT FOR PROFESSIONALSMSI Pro Series motherboards combine quality you can rely on with top performance and clever business solutions, these are key aspects of the MSI PRO SERIES motherboards. Engineered to gratify even the most demanding professional, these motherboards will fit in any PC. Making your life easier and supporting your business with super stable, reliable and long-lasting top performance.
Generate Your Own Money
OPTIMIZED FOR CRYPTO CURRENCY MINING MSI PRO Series motherboards are optimized for crypto currency mining like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and more. These motherboards come with more PCI expansion slots, perfectly placed so you can install multiple graphics cards simultaneously with ease. Optimized Power Design and special BIOS options ensure a rock solid system for long mining sessions to maximize efficiency and coin generation.
Stay Cool While Gaming
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want. MSI have included an extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end Ryzen CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards. MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool & silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed.
AUTODETECT DC/PWM MODES WITH HYSTERESISMSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
TOTAL CONTROL IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans and check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Enjoy the Latest Video Standards
LEGACY DVI / VGA VIDEO SUPPORT Supporting the latest display connectors for new technologies (OLED, HDR) and legacy connectors for beamers, MSI motherboards are designed to make life easier for any professional user. Professional monitors, TVs, beamers and other displays, are all supported by the DVI & VGA outputs on MSI motherboard. No matter what screen type you want to connect, using a dedicated graphics card or an onboard connector, MSI motherboards have you covered. This motherboard is equipped with a HDMI port supporting the latest 4K Ultra-HD 4096×2160p resolution @ 24Hz to provide a breathtaking visual experience.
AMD StoreMI Technology
Affordable acceleration for any hard drive All MSI X470 & B450 motherboards are shipped with StoreMI, the new AMD SSD technology to improve storage performance. This tool helps create a virtual SSD by blending capacity storage, treats flash as primary storage and optimizes data access with monitoring continuously. All these functions can enhance read/write speed for active data and provide fast boot times and application startup.
Best PC Boot-Up Speeds with Turbo M2
XBOOST YOUR STORAGE PERFORMANCE Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards. 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! XBOOST optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, making sure you reach the battlefield even quicker or saving you a lot of time when transferring data.
Be Overwhelmed by the Realms of VR
Complete your Immersion From the start of Virtual Reality, MSI has been deeply involved in making VR Ready hardware in each of its product lines. Whether it's a feature-rich motherboard, a framerate boosting graphics card or a blazing fast complete gaming system, a huge set of VR-supporting features awaits you. Both hardware and software need to be in tune for a smooth VR experience. One Click to VR makes it very fast and easy to get primed for VR. A single click sets all your key components to their highest performance and makes sure other software applications won’t impact your virtual adventure.
Sound That Pulls You into the Game
COMBINED FEATURES DELIVER ELEVATED AUDIO Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay. Audio Boost has developed into a high quality audio unit, offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Locate your enemies with your eyes closed using Audio Boost.
Separated audio layersUsing separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
High Definition audio processorAudio Boost is powered by an EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
Chemi-Con Audio capacitors By dedicating golden audio capacitors to the front output, a high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured. The Chemi-Con audio capacitors are widely considered to be one of the great choices for the best sound output.
Premium connectorsWith premium audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with the least chance of distortion. Using gold also prevents any corrosion or oxidation in the long run, which could impact signal quality.
Memory Speed Impacts Performance
EASY A-XMP The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in gaming performance or when working with large video and photography files. 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. Enable A-XMP with ease using a single option in the BIOS to gain performance and create a perfectly stable system.
Designed for Limitless Tuning
Core Boost Technology Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision.
EZ DEBUG LED Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTIONPrevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
Maximize Your USB Device Performance
More Stability with AMD Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2 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 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s! Featuring the AMD TURBO USB 3.1 GEN2, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds with more stability when connecting USB devices. MSI Super Charger USB ports deliver more power than regular USB ports to your smartphone, tablet, USB peripherals or other battery-powered gear. The USB ports on MSI motherboards are shielded by a set of protective ICs to prevent damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) from plugging/unplugging USB devices.
Apps to Greatly Improve Efficiency
X-BOOST YOUR STORAGE This unique and exclusive software allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device connected to your system. Simply use X-BOOST’s Easy or Advanced mode to tune your system for up to 20% increased speeds, higher system responsiveness and faster loading of in-game levels.
TAKE COMMAND OF YOUR SYSTEM MSI’s Command Center software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Center allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.
Always Up-To-Date Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can focus on your game.
SSD not fast enough? Try MSI® RAMDISK MSI motherboards include RAMDisk, allowing you to create a virtual drive from your system RAM memory. Instantly load your favorite game, speed up your browser or your page file to significantly speed up your system!
Fortify Your System With PCI-e Steel Armor
PREVENT ANY DAMAGE 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 for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking. MSI uses components with the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. MSI quality approved components are shielded with the best protection and make sure your system run smoothly under the most extreme gaming conditions.
Instantly Optimize and Boost your Performance
EASY MODE FOR QUICK GAMING TWEAKS We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. An award-winning, high-resolution, scalable font is used to make CLICK BIOS 5 easy to read, no matter what type of screen you use. EZ-mode presents you with basic BIOS settings and functions for some quick adjustments. If you feel like spending more time fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance, the Advanced mode is the way to go. Can’t find a specific BIOS setting? Don’t worry, a permanent search option in the top right corner can be used to find what you need. CLICK BIOS 5 provides easy access to memory profiles to optimize your internal memory timings and speeds for maximum stability and performance in-game. Safely overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance using MSI Game Boost.
Easy BIOS Recovery with BIOS Flashback+
FLASHBACK YOUR BIOS EVEN WITHOUT A CPU Run into trouble when updating your BIOS? Simply flash the old BIOS version back and continue gaming within minutes with BIOS Flashback+. BIOS Flashback+ even works without a CPU, memory or graphics card installed!
STEP 1No CPU/DDR/VGA required
STEP 2Connect 24-pin & CPU power
STEP 3Insert dongle with BIOS file
STEP 4Use Flashback hotkey/button
|RAM Memory Support|
|Memory Channel||Dual (2)|
|Memory Type (ECC)||Non-ECC|
|Memory Type (R/U)||UDIMM (Unbuffered)|
|Memory Speed (Mhz)||
|Max. Memory Capacity||64GB (4x16GB)|
|Audio||Realtek ALC892 7.1 HD Audio|
|Primary GPU Interface||PCIe 3.0 (x16)|
|NVIDIA SLI Support||Not Supported|
|AMD CrossFire Support||2-Way CrossFire|
|On-Board Graphics Connectors||
|SATA Support||SATA3 / M.2|
|RAID Support via||SATA|
|Storage Mode Support||
|Network Interface Type||Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)|
|Network Chip/Modules||1 x Realtek RTL8111H (Gigabit LAN)|
|Rear I/O Connectors||
|Board Dimensions||305 x 244 mm|
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For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 24 months
- DOA Period:
- 14 days
- RTB Period:
- 24 months
- MSI UK Support