MSI's B450I GAMING PLUS MAX WIFI Motherboard
Premium Hardware Design
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.
- 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
- Lightning Fast Game experience: Turbo M.2
- Core Boost: With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
- DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost with A-XMP
- Intel® Wireless support: delivers AC speeds up to 433Mbps with lower CPU loading and better long-term usage.
- In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
- Supports AMD® RYZEN™ 1st and 2nd Gen Processors & Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Processors for Socket AM4
- Supports Stock Clocked RAM up to DDR4 2667: also supports Overclocked RAM up to DDR4 3466+
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experiences
- DDR4 Boost: Gives your DDR4 RAM Memory a performance boost with A-XMP
- Turbo M.2 and StoreMI: Help deliver M.2 storage speeds Up to 32Gb/s!
- Intel® Wireless AC: Smart MU-MIMO technology delivers AC speeds up to 433Mbps with lower CPU loading and is competitive vs. Ethernet
- VR Ready: Automatically optimize your system for VR usage, pushing maximum performance higher
- Weaponized Gaming Apps: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey & X-Boost
- EZ Debug LED: The easiest way to troubleshoot
Cooling: Stay Cool While Gaming
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
- 2x Fan Headers
- DC / PWM Fan Modes
- Full Fan Control
Gaming Features: 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
- Game Boost
Storage: Be the first on the Virtual Battlefield
This MSI GAMING motherboard supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you in-game benefits. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your virtual on-line enemies.
- 1x Turbo M.2 MVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 Slot
- Boost your storage
VR: Immerse Yourself Into Virtual Worlds
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware gives you a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings Gamers and VR Professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
Audio: Sound that pulls you into the game
Get the most immersive sound experiences 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
- Audio Headphone Amplifier
- Audio Grade Capacitors
Gaming LAN: Dominate the game with the lowest latency
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.
- LAN Protect Circuitry
- Intel® Dual Band AC WiFi
- Intel® Bluetooth v4.2
Memory: Unmatched memory performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your Gaming Rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
- Optimal Layout
- 100% Compatibility
Tuning: Designed for Limitless Tuning
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.
- For power users
- 9 Phase Power Design
USB 3.1 Ports: 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 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 5Gb/s!
Software: Apps To Greatly Improve Effiency
MSI has 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!
- Command Center
- Live Update
Quality & Protection: Built on Everlasting Quality
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.
- Steel Slot
- Windows 10 certified
BIOS: A Gamer's BIOS
MSI 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 when gaming.
- Easy / Advanced Modes
- Convenient Search
- Hardware Monitor
Supports both types of Ryzen™ Processors:
- Supports AMD® Ryzen™ 3 / 5 / 7/ 9 Series Processors (without integrated Radeon Vega Graphics)
- Supports AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors (with integrated Radeon Vega Graphics)
- Windows® 10, 64bit
- Windows® 7, 64bit*
- * To support Windows® 7 64-bit, you can not use an AMD Processor with integrated Radeon Vega Graphics
- AMD® Ryzen™ 3 / 5 / 7 / 9 Series Processors
- AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors:
- Ryzen™ 5 2400G Processors
- Ryzen™ 3 2200G Processors
|Make and Model||MSI B450I GAMING PLUS MAX WIFI Motherboard|
|Product Code||B450I GAMING PLUS MAX WIFI|
|CPU Support||Supports AMD® Ryzen™ Series 3 / 5 / 7 / 9 Processors for Socket AM4
Supports AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors for Socket AM4
|Chipset||AMD® B450 Chipset|
|CPU Socket||AMD Socket AM4|
|Memory||2x DDR4 DIMM Slots, 64GB Maximum (2x 16GB)
Supports Stock Clocked RAM up to DDR4-2666 (JEDEC)
Supports Overclocked RAM up to DDR4-3466+ (A-XMP OC Mode)
Dual channel memory architecture
|Expansion Slots||1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot*
*(x8 Mode only on AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics processors)
|Multi-GPU Support||Not Supported by 1x PCIe x16 Card Slot|
|Video Out Ports1||DisplayPort
HDMI –Requires Processor Graphics
|Storage||1x Turbo M.2 32Gb/s slot
4x SATA 6Gb/s
4x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A (5Gbps) ports on back panel
2x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) ports on the back panel
|LAN||Realtek® 8111H Chipset:
1x Gigabit RJ45 LAN port
|Wireless / Bluetooth||Intel® Wireless-AC 3168
|Audio||Realtek® ALC887 Codec:
8-Channel 7.1 High Definition Audio
3x 3.5mm Rear Audio Jacks
1x Internal Header for Front Panel HD Stereo Audio jack
|Back Panel I/O||USB 2.0
Wireless / Bluetooth
Keyboard / Mouse 7.
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
Audio Connectors 2. DisplayPort
|Internal I/O Connectors||1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1x USB 2.0 connector (for 2x USB 2.0 ports)
1x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (for 2x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin System fan connector
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
1x Clear CMOS jumper
|Form Factor||mini-ITX Form Factor|
|Dimensions (LxW)||170 x 170mm|
- Rear Panel Video Port use requires a compatible AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processor for AM4 Socket