The MSI MAG B460 Tomahawk Motherboard
The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers.
- Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 2933MHz (Max.)
- Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
- Lightning USB 20G: Powered by ASmedia 3241 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s with USB Type-C
- Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
- Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™
MAG B460 TOMAHAWK
Core Boost Technology
With premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
16.8 million colors / 29 effects controlled in one click.
Highest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
PCIe Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
MAG B460 TOMAHAWK
PREMIUM THERMAL SOLUTION
MSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
M.2 Shield Frozr
Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
Pump Fan Support
Control watercooling pump speeds for best flow and noise control.
Heatsinks with 7W/mK Thermal Pad
7W/mK thermal pad provides better heat transfer to the heatsink.
MAG B460 TOMAHAWK
Built-in USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port, offers the 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1
2.5G plus Gigabit LAN
Onboard 2.5G, Gigabits LAN with LAN manager, delivers the better online network experience without lag.
The fully isolated DDR circuit to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
With 2 x M.2 slots . Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs.
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 ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
TWIN TURBO M.2 and M.2 SHIELD FROZR
Cooling your NVMe SSD delays throttling which results in higher overall performance. Part of the motherboards heatsink design which helps avoid SSD throttling by offering the best thermal protection.
12+1+1 DUET RAIL POWER SYSTEM
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design with concurrent stable power delivery. Combining 8 pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MAG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work.
- CPU Power
- 1 phases SA Power
- 1 phases GT Power
- Digital PWM IC
DUAL LAN WITH 2.5G LAN
MAG B460 TOMAHAWK features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN for demanding creators and power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
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 doing.
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.
MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR
MAG B460 TOMAHAWK 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.
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.
|CPU Support||Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ and Pentium® Gold / Celeron® processors|
|CPU Socket||LGA 1200 Socket|
|Chipset||Intel® B460 Chipset|
|Memory Support|| 4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB
Intel® Core™ i7/i9 - Support DDR4-2933 Memory (Max.)
Intel® Core™ i5 (Below) - Supports DDR4-2666 Memory (Max.)
Supports Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
|Expansion Slots||1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (From CPU, PCI_E1), supports x16 mode
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (From PCH, PCI_E3), supports x4 mode ¹
2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots (From PCH)
1 PCI_E3 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SSD in the M2_2 slot.
|Display Support|| 1x HDMI port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 @30Hz
1x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2304 @60Hz
|Storage||Intel® B460 Chipset
6x SATA 6Gb/s ports¹
2x M.2 slots (Key M)
- M2_1 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices1
- M2_2 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices¹
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready for the M2_2 slot only²
- Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors
1 SATA1 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in the M2_1 slot.
|SATA RAID||Intel® B460 Chipset
- Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
|Audio|| Realtek® ALC1200 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output
|USB ports||Intel® B460 Chipset
- 6x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 2 ports through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector)
- 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps port (1 Type-C internal connector)
- 6x USB 2.0 ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
ASMedia® ASM3241 Chipset
|LAN|| 1x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5Gbps LAN controller
1x Intel® I219V 1Gbps LAN controller
|Internal Connectors||1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x M.2 slots (M-Key)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-C port
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
6x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
2x 4-pin RGB LED connector
2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
1x TPM module connector
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x TBT connector¹
Thunderbolt card need support RTD3
|Back Panel Connectors|| 1 x PS/2 Combo Port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x Gigabit LAN
1 x 2.5G LAN Port
2 x USB 2.0 Ports
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps (Type-C)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
1 x HDMI Port
HD Audio Connectors
1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT
|LED Features|| 1x EZ LED Control switch
4x EZ Debug LED
|I/O Controller||NUVOTON NCT6687 Controller Chip|
|Hardware Monitor|| CPU/System temperature detection
CPU/System fan speed detection
CPU/System fan speed control
|BIOS Features|| 1x 128 Mb flash
UEFI AMI BIOS
ACPI 6.2, SM BIOS 3.2
|Operating System||Support for Windows® 10 64-bit|
|Form Factor|| ATX Form Factor
12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
- MAG B460 TOMAHAWK
- Quick Installation Guide
- User Manual
- MSI Case Badge
- Product Registration Card
- MSI Product Catelog
- Driver DVD
- 2 x SATA Cables