MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX DDR4 Gaming Motherboard
From the manufacturer
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 3466+(OC) MHz
Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs.
DDR4 Boost: Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best performance and stability.
Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality.
EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
Core Boost: With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
PCI-E Steel Armor: Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI.
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsink. We’ve made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
BIOS and Software
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming. Moreover, we made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.
Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part – memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield.
Optimized layout design and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. You never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST.
MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
Power on your RYZEN processor with optimized circuit layouts and high quality power delivery parts for an incredibly stable operation.
MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-studio advantages, designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online experience.
Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, studio quality sound to create the most immersive sound experience.
EXHILARATING AND INSPIRING
Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.
MAG series motherboards are focused on functionality and durability. Descended from MSI Arsenal GAMING, these motherboards take their likeliness from rugged military equipment and are ready for battle.
With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard.
|CPU||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|
|Back Panel Ports||PS/2
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.2 Gen1
HD Audio Connectors
|Chipset||AMD® B450 Chipset|
|Internal Connectors||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
2 x 4-pin system fan connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector
2 x Front panel connectors
1 x TPM module connector
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x Serial port connector
1 x Parallel port connector
1 x RGB LED strip connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
|Memory||4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB *ComboPI 220.127.116.11-based and above BIOS are required.1
Supports 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667Mhz (by JEDEC)
For AMD Ryzen Gen3 (R5/R7/R9)
Supports 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 3733/ 3866 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
For AMD Other Processors
Supports 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
Supports Dual Channel mode
Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
Support non-ECC UDIMM memory
Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
|Onboard Graphics||1 x VGA port, supports a maximum resolution of 2048×1280@60Hz, 1920×1200@60Hz1,2<
1 x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920×1200@60Hz1,2<
1 x HDMI™ 1.4 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @30Hz, 2560×1600 @60Hz1,2<
Only support when using Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics, 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics and Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics processors
Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
|Slots||1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ support x16 mode
Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics support x8 mode
Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics support x4 mode
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
|Storage||AMD® B450 Chipset
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Supports RAID 0, RAID1 and RAID 10
1 x M.2 slot (Key M)
Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 (1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics) or PCIe 3.0 x2 (Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics) and SATA 6Gb/s
Supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
|USB||AMD® B450 Chipset
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports through the internal USB 3.2 Gen1 connector
8 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on the back panel
|LAN||1 x Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN controller|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC892 Codec
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
|Operating System||Support for Windows® 10 64-bit
Support for Windows® 7 64-bit
* To support Windows® 7 64-bit, you must install an AMD Pinnacle Ridge & Summit Ridge CPU.
|Mounting||8 mounting holes|
|Dimension||9.6 in. x 9.6 in. (24.4 cm x 24.4 cm)
m-ATX Form Factor