MSI B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI w/ DDR5, 2x M.2 Slots, 7.1 Audio, 2.5Gb LAN, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.3

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Product Info



  • Supports AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
  • Supports Dual Channel DDR5 7200+MHz (OC) RAM
  • Enhanced Power Design: 12+2+1 Duet Rail Power System, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, Memory Boost
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink, MOSFET thermal pads rated for 7W/mK, additional choke thermal pads and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop work
  • Lightning Fast Game Experiences: PCIe 4.0 slots, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G
  • 2.5G LAN with Wi-Fi 6E: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
  • High Quality PCB: 6-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience




  • Extended Heatsink
    Extended Heatsink enlarges the surface of heat dissipation and maintain the performance at heavy loads
  • M.2 Shield Frozr
    Strengthened M.2 thermal solution helps M.2 SSD safe and ensures incredible performance
  • Heavy Plated VRM Heatsink
    The VRM heatsink covers the upper MOS and helps dissipate the heat
  • 7W/mK Thermal Pad & Additional Choke Pad
    High-quality 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads and additional choke thermal pads ensure stable performance when all cores are running at high speed
  • Chipset Heatsink
    The chipset heatsink is designed to reduce dust and noise and also capable of maintaining high efficiency of PCH

DIY 2.0: Integrating With The System Environment

Connect and synchronize with MSI coolers and cases with strategically positioned pin-header locations including a dedicated pump-fan header.

Optimized For Water Cooling
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 3 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked "keep-out-zone" allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.



  • The MSI Driver Utility Installer
    goes online to detect and present suitable drivers and utilities automatically, you can download and install them with just a few clicks
  • Windows 11 Certified
  • Have Trouble Turning Screws?
    MSI innovative EZ M.2 clip assist you install an M.2 SSD quickly and effortlessly
  • Run Into Trouble When Updating Your BIOS Or Somehow Corrupted It?
    Don’t worry, MSI motherboards offer multiple options to successfully boot your system again


12+2+1 Power Design
Unleash and sustain the maximum performance with a VRM design built with a total of 12+2+1 power design. Combining dual power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MSI B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI is ready to sustain heavy daily work.

The PCB design has been optimized for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds, which is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.



Faster USB 3.2 Type-C Port Support

  • Rear USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C Port transfers up to 20Gbps!
  • Front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C Port Support Transfers up to 10Gbps on compatible Front Case port

Lightning Gen 4 PCI-e x16 Slot
MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E represents the bandwidth of a x16 interface to 64GB/s that has doubled compared to its previous generation.

Lightning Gen 4 PCI-e With Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.

Fast And Future-Ready Storage
B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI 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.



Latest DDR5 Memory With SMT Slots
Enjoy a huge step of DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combines with dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI is ready to deliver the world class memory performance.

Easy Overclocking With An AMD EXPO Profile
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Easy to enable AMD EXPO profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.


Click Bios 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!

  • EXPO (Extended Profiles For Overclocking)
    Choose from a preset EXPO profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory
    Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance
    Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility
    Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage
    Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance
    A permanent Search & Favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quicker

MSI Center
MSI brand new MSI Center unifies a suite of MSI's software utilities and apps into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.

Exclusive UI Of AIDA64 Extreme
MSI motherboards provide 60 days free trial of AIDA64 Extreme - MSI edition. AIDA64 Extreme is an almighty application for system information, diagnostics and benchmarks. With the application, you can monitor the detailed hardware and software information on PC and save it to file in multiple formats such as CSV and HTML.



Advanced Audio Circuitry with High Quality Components bring Audio from your Movies, Videos, Music and Games alive!

  • High Definition Audio Processor
  • High Quality Audio Capacitors
  • High Quality Audio Jacks
  • Isolated Audio Signal
  • De-Pop Protection


Extend Your RGB Experience With Ease
Add more color if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller.

  • A-Rainbow v2
    For 5 volt Adressable RGB Devices w/ ARGB Gen2 and Gen1 devices
  • RGB
    Supports 12V RGB devices
  • Ambient Link
    Synchronizes lighting themes with compatible external lighting devices


High Bandwidth Low Latency Networks
MSI's premium network solution provides incredible data transfer speed for demanding users.

  • Wi-Fi 6E TriBand Wireless Networking
  • Bluetooth v5.3 For Wireless Peripherals
  • RJ45 2.5Gb Wired LAN Port

Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Product Web Page for Full Details

Download the Manufacturer Spec Sheet

Rear I/O Ports:



Make and Model MSI B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI Motherboard
Color Black
CPU Support Supports AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors For Socket AM5
Chipset AMD B650
Memory 4x DDR5, Maximum Memory Capacity 192GB
OC Memory Support: DDR5-7200+ / 6800 / 6600 / 6400 / 6200 / 6000 / 5800 / 5600 / 5400 / 5200 / 5000 MHz
Stock Clocked Memory Support: DDR5-4800 MHz

Maximum Over Clocking Frequencies:
1DPC 1R Max speed up to 7200+ MHz
1DPC 2R Max speed up to 6000+ MHz
2DPC 1R Max speed up to 6000+ MHz
2DPC 2R Max speed up to 5400+ MHz

Supports Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Supports AMD EXPO
Onboard Graphics* 1x HDMI™ v2.1 port w/ HDR supports up to 4K/60Hz
1x DisplayPort v1.4 port supports up to 4K/60Hz
* Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics. Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.
Expansion Slots 2x PCI-e 4.0 x16 slots
1x PCI-e 3.0 x1 slot

PCI_E1 PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot
PCI_E2 PCIe 4.0 x4 Slot (x16 Mechanical / x4 Electrical)
PCI_E3 PCIe 3.0 x1 Slot

Storage 2x M.2 slots
M.2_1: PCIe 4.0 x4 Slot for 22100/ 2280 devices
M.2_2: PCIe 4.0 x4 Slot for 2280/2260 devices
M.2 Drives support RAID 0, 1

6x SATA III 6Gb ports
SATA III Ports support RAID 0, 1 and 10

USB Front USB Ports:
1x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 (20Gbps) Type C Port
3x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type A Ports
4x USB 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type A Ports

Front USB Ports:
1x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type C Port
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type A Ports
4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Type A Ports

LAN Realtek® RTL8125B LAN Chipset:
1x 2.5Gb RJ45 LAN port
Wireless AMD Wi-Fi 6E Chipset pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot w/ MU-MIMO TX / RX
TriBand: 2.4GHz/ 5GHz or 6GHz w/ 20MHz, 40MHz, 80MHz & 160MHz bandwidth
Supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax

Bluetooth Support:
Bluetooth v5.3

Audio Realtek® ALC897 Codec:
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

6x 3.5mm Rear Audio Jacks

Back Panel Ports 1x DisplayPort 1.4 port
1x HDMI™ 2.1 Port

1x 2.5G LAN Port
2x Wireless Antenna jacks

6x 3.5mm HD Audio Connectors

1x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 (20Gbps) Type C Port
3x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type A Ports
4x USB 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type A Ports

1x Flash BIOS Button
Internal I/O Connectors 1x Power Connector(ATX_PWR)
2x Power Connector(CPU_PWR)

1x CPU Fan
1x Pump Fan
4x System Fan

2x Front Panel (JFP)
1x Chassis Intrusion (JCI)

1x Front Audio (JAUD)

1x Com Port (JCOM)

1x Tuning Controller connector (JDASH)

2x Addressable V2 RGB LED connector (JARGB_V2)
2x RGB LED connector(JRGB)

1x TPM pin header (Supports TPM 2.0 for Windows® 11)

1x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type C Port via 1x USB Connector
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type A Ports via 1x USB Connector
4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Type A Ports via 2x USB Connectors
LED Feature 4x EZ Debug LEDs
Operating System Windows® 11 / 10, 64-bit
Form Factor ATX
Dimensions 304.8 x 243.8mm