Key Features

  • AMD Socket AM4 Socket
  • AMD B450 Chipset
  • 6x SATA 6Gb/s
  • x6 USB 3.0
  • 4x DDR4
  • Up to 64GB Memory Support
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DVI-D Port
  • No VGA Onboard
  • No DisplayPort Onboard
  • ATX Form Factor

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Product Info

MSI’s B450 GAMING PLUS: Game In Style

Designed For all AMD Ryzen™ 3, 5 and 7 Series Processors

This B450 Chipset based Motherboard is fully compatible with all AMD Ryzen™ 3, 5 and 7 Series Processors. It is also fully compatible with the 2200G and 2400G Series Ryzen Processors with Integrated Radeon Graphics, offering 2 Video Out Ports with support for up to 4K UHD1.

Other standard features include 8 Channel Audio support, Gigabit Ethernet, and support for 2x AMD Video Cards via 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology support.

Optimized for Gaming, this MSI Motherboard is still a great value, even when used for typical Home & SOHO applications. It is always a great choice for when performance and reliability are most important.

Gaming In Style!

Unlimited customization options and packed with exclusive gaming features, MSI PERFORMANCE GAMING motherboards offer the best possible gaming experience. This MSI GAMING Series Motherboard is a traditional ATX format that supports the latest storage and connectivity standards, including a powerfully fast M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD Slot.

M.2 Drive Slot Storage Performance Supports Up To 32Gbps Transfers
M.2 SSDs allow you to connect to ultra-fast storage devices; with transfers up to 32Gbps! This level of storage performance gives you immediate in-game benefits. Start games right away, much faster than from a traditional SATA HDD. Now you can load games and levels faster than ever, and have a real tactical advantage over your enemies with this literally game changing M.2 Storage technology.

Powered by FNATIC

"We are proud to be a part of the MSI GAMING testing program to help give gamers the best hardware to play games at the highest level."


  • 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+
  • Lightning Fast Game Experiences: TURBO M.2, StoreMI & AMD Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2 ports
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experiences
  • Core Boost: With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
  • DDR4 Boost: Gives your DDR4 RAM Memory a performance boost with A-XMP
  • MULTI-GPU CrossFire™ Compatible: Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™ for Faster Frame Rates
  • STEEL ARMOR PCI-E x16 Slots Designed to strengthen your PCI-E x16 Slots, this overengineered design style helps protect your Motherboard and heavy Video Card(s) from damage, especially when moving your case
  • VR Ready: Automatically optimize your system for VR usage, pushing maximum performance higher
  • BIOS FLASHBACK+: Simply use a USB key to flash any BIOS within seconds, without installing a CPU, memory or graphics card
  • Weaponized Gaming Apps: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey & X-Boost
  • GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players

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
  • Watercooling Design Ready

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
  • Multi-GPU

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

MSI STOREMI SSD Performance technology

All MSI XB450 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.

  • Lower Costs
  • More Performance
  • More Usable Capacity
  • Use any SSD you want

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.

  • One Click VR

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.

  • Nahamic 3 Audio Processing
  • 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

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
  • A-XMP

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.

  • 7 Phase Power Design
  • For power users

USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) 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 Gen2 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!

Software: Apps To Greatly Improve Effiency

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.

  • X-Boost
  • Command Center
  • Live Update
  • RAMDisk

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
  • Gaming 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

Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Web Page for Full Details

I/O Panel


Supports both types of Ryzen™ Processors:

  • Supports AMD® Ryzen™ 3 / 5 / 7 Series Processors (without integrated Radeon Vega Graphics)
  • Supports AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors (with integrated Radeon Vega Graphics)

System Requirements

  • 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 Series Processors
  • AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors:
    • Ryzen™ 5 2400G Processors
    • Ryzen™ 3 2200G Processors


Make and Model MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC
CPU Support Supports AMD® Ryzen™ Series 3 / 5 / 7 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, 32GB 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
Only supports ECC Memory in non-ECC Mode

Expansion Slots 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E1)
Supports x16 speed with AMD® Ryzen™ 1st and 2nd Generation processors
Supports x8 speed with AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics processors

1x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (PCI_E4, supports x4 mode)*

4x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots*
*The PCI_E4 slot will run at x1 speed when installing devices in the PCI_E2 / PCI_E3 and or PCI_E5 slots

Multi-GPU Support Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
Video Out Ports1 1x DVI-D port, up to 1,920 x 1,200 @ 60Hz*
1x HDMI v1.4 port, up to 4096, x 2,160 @ 30Hz*
*On board video ports only work with AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors.
*Maximum Shared DDR4 RAM: 2GB
Storage AMD® B450 Chipset:

6x SATA 6Gb/s ports*

*SATA5 and SATA6 ports will be unavailable when installing a M.2 device in M.2 slot
1x M.2 ports (Key M)
Supports NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 (32Gbps) & SATA III (6Gbps) 2242 / 2260 / 2280/ 22110 storage devices

USB Back Panel:
2x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A (10Gbps) ports
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A (5Gbps) ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) ports

Internal Connectors:
4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) ports via 2x internal USB connectors

LAN Realtek® 8111H Chipset:
1x Gigabit RJ45 LAN port
Audio Realtek® ALC892 Codec:
8-Channel 7.1 High Definition Audio
6x 3.5mm Gold Plated Rear Audio Jacks
1x Internal Header for Front Panel HD Stereo Audio jack
Back Panel I/O 1x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse Combo port
2x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A (10Gbps) ports
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A (5Gbps) ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) ports
1x HDMI™ port1
1x DVI-D port
1x RJ45 Gigabit LAN port
6x Gold Plated 3.5mm Audio jacks
Internal I/O Connectors 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x USB 2.0 connectors (for 4x 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 water-pump-fan connector
4x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x TPM module connector
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Serial port connector
1x Parallel port connector
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
1x Clear CMOS jumper
2x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connectors
Form Factor ATX Form Factor
Dimensions (LxW) 305 x 244mm
Weight N/A
  1. Rear Panel Video Port use requires a compatible AMD® Ryzen™ with Radeon Vega Graphics Processor for AM4 Socket


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