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MSI B450M-A PRO MAX II For AMD Ryzen 2nd/3rd Gen, Socket AM4, ATX Motherboard

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MSI B450M-A PRO MAX II For AMD Ryzen 2nd/3rd Gen, Socket AM4, ATX Motherboard

B450M-A PRO MAX II
AMD AM4 motherboard inspired from architectural design, with Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Turbo M.2, USB 3.2 Gen1
- Supports AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series, 5000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series, 3000 Series, 3000 G-Series, 2000 Series, 2000 G-Series and 1000 Series desktop processors and Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics desktop processors
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4133 (OC) MHz
- 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.
- 2.5G LAN: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
- X-Boost: Software that auto-detects and allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device.
- Core Boost: With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
1 - Keyboard & Mouse
2 - DVI-D
3 - HDMI™
4 - USB 3.2 Gen1
5 - USB 3.2 Gen1
6 - USB 2.0 & LAN Port
7 - HD Audio Connectors
8 - DDR4 Boost - Optimized traces and isolated memory
9 - Turbo M.2 - Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
10 - Heavy Plated Heatsinks - Leading heatsinks design, for maximum cooling
11 - Audio Boost - Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality


DIY FRIENDLY
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.


Cooling
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.


STAY COOL FOR RELIABLE SYSTEM
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.


FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.


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.


RESIZABLE BAR (RE-SIZE BAR)
Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.
*Function may differ due to version change. Please update the latest VBIOS/BIOS/Driver through MSI official website or consult service center.


DRAGON CENTER
MSI Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.
Gaming Mode
Gaming Mode automatically optimizes for smooth gaming performance with one click!
Game Boost
Need more power from your CPU and memory to get more FPS? MSI Game Boost enables quick automated overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need.
User Scenario
One click for setting your computer, even customize own profile as your preference.
Hardware Monitor
Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time.
OC Setting
Tune select motherboard settings in the OC Setting menu, where options to boost core performance and optimize system cooling are presented in an intuitive interface.
Total Fan Control
Assume complete control of your fans with Total Fan Control. Set up to four CPU temperature targets and the motherboard will adjust fan speeds automatically.
Mystic Light
Create your own colorful masterpiece with ease. Splash any color you want with just a few clicks!
Product Registration
Register your MSI product to enjoy a host of benefits!


TAKE COMMAND OF YOUR SYSTEM
MSI’s Command Center software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Center allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.


ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE
Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can focus on your game.
"...the best update package available on any motherboard." - Anandtech


CPU-Z MSI GAMING EDITION
MSI has worked closely with the CPUID team to develop a special edition of CPU-Z featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon. Use CPU-Z to gather key information of your system’s key components, like CPU speed, Memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version and much more.


Compatibility
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.


MAXIMUM COMPATIBILITY
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.


RYZEN PROCESSOR SUPPORT
MSI B450 motherboards support latest generation RYZEN processors from AMD with updated features and capabilities. Ascend to new heights with a platform built for both creators and gamers.


MEMORY COMPATIBILITY & TESTING
Get stability out of MSI’s extensive and aggressive memory testing and optimization. Working alongside partnered brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.SKILL, and many more, MSI has worked hard to get the most out as many memory configurations as possible


ENHANCED PERFORMANCE
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.


CPU
Power on your RYZEN processor with optimized circuit layouts and high quality power delivery parts for an incredibly stable operation.


HIGH POWER EFFICIENCY
Power on your RYZEN processor with optimized circuit layouts and high quality power delivery parts for an incredibly stable operation.

CORE BOOST
Core Boost is the latest advancement of MSI’s motherboard CPU power delivery system. A reserved zone of premium power delivery components on an optimized circuit design results in a highly efficient power system capable of precise current output to the CPU.


MORE FOR PERFORMANCE
LOAD-LINE CALIBRATION
What you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.


OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION
Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.


Storage
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.


FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
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.


TURBO M.2
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards. Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s per device using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection!


AMD STOREMI
All MSI X470 & B450 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 Cost
- More Performance
- More Usable Capacity
- Use any SSD you want


IN-STUDIO ADVANTAGE
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.


Audio
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.


SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME
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.


AUDIO BOOST
HIGH DEFINITION ALC1220 AUDIO PROCESSOR
Supports DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording (64x better than regular CD quality) *120dB SNR / 32-bit


HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS
A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.


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.


Industrial Design
PRO Series motherboards combine stable functionality and high quality assembly for clever business solutions. Designed to satisfy any professional workflow, PRO Series motherboards make life easier for businesses and office use.


MAKE YOUR PC MORE THAN YOU THINK
PRO Series motherboards combine stable functionality and high quality assembly for clever business solutions. Designed to satisfy any professional workflow, PRO Series motherboards make life easier for businesses and office use.


LOYAL COMRADE
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.

CHIPSET
AMD B450

CPU
Supports AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series, 5000 G-Series, 4000 G-Series, 3000 Series, 3000 G-Series, 2000 Series, 2000 G-Series and 1000 Series Desktop Processor and Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics desktop processors
Socket AM4

MEMORY
2x DDR4, Maximum Memory Capacity 64GB
Memory Support DDR4 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 3600/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/ 4133 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
Supports Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, UDIMM memory
Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
Supports un-buffered memory

ONBOARD GRAPHICS
1x HDMI™
Support HDMITM 2.0b, maximum resolution of 4K 60Hz*
1x DVI
Support DVI-D, maximum resolution of 1920x1200 60Hz
*Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics. Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.

SLOT
1x PCI-E x16 slot
1x PCI-E x1 slot
PCI_E1 Gen PCIe 3.0 supports up to x16 (From CPU)
PCI_E2 Gen PCIe 2.0 supports up to x1 (From Chipset)

STORAGE
1x M.2
M.2_1 Source (From CPU) supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 / SATA mode, supports 2280/2260/2242 devices
4x SATA 6G

RAID
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

USB
2x USB 2.0 (Rear)
4x USB 2.0 (Front)
4x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A (Rear)
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A (Front)

LAN
Realtek® 8125 2.5Gbps LAN controller

AUDIO
Realtek® ALC897 Codec
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

INTERNAL IO
1x Power Connector(ATX_PWR)
1x Power Connector(CPU_PWR)
1x CPU Fan
1x System Fan
2x Front Panel (JFP)
1x Chassis Intrusion (JCI)
1x Front Audio (JAUD)
1x Com Port (JCOM)
1x TPM pin header(Support TPM 2.0)
4x USB 2.0 ports
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A ports

BACK PANEL PORTS

Keyboard/Mouse
DVI-D
HDMI™
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
2.5G LAN
Audio connectors
USB 2.0
OPERATING SYSTEM
Support for Windows® 11 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit

PCB INFO
mATX
200mmx236mm

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Your duty free allowance entitles you to bring into New Zealand the following quantities of alcohol products free of customs duty and GST provided you are over 17 years of age. You do need to be 18 years or over to purchase. 

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If you’re departing Auckland Airport, we recommend that you come to the Auckland Airport Collection Point at least 60 minutes before your flight. If you miss your pickup time or your flight details have changed please let us know as soon as possible. 

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MSI B450M-A PRO MAX II For AMD Ryzen 2nd/3rd Gen, Socket AM4, ATX Motherboard
Traveller Price
Price: $164.99 NZD
Tax free price for international travellers
Product Id MBDMSI4523178A
Selected quantity:01
Pick up from AKL International Airport:
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Pick up from AKL International Airport:
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