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ASRock B450M-HDV vs MSI B450M Pro-M2

ASRock B450M-HDV Motherboard
ASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2 Motherboard
MSI B450M Pro-M2
User rating
37
4.1 out of 5
37 user ratings
5 stars
40 %
4 stars
37 %
3 stars
13 %
2 stars
5 %
1 stars
2 %
33
4.5 out of 5
33 user ratings
5 stars
60 %
4 stars
27 %
3 stars
12 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
Motherboard typeMicro-ATXMicro-ATX
Processor socketSocket AM4Socket AM4

Memory

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
Supported memory bus clock
  • 2400 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2667 MHz
  • 2933 MHz
  • 3200 MHz
  • 2400 MHz
  • 1866 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2667 MHz
  • 2800 MHz
  • 2933 MHz
  • 3000 MHz
  • 2667 MHz
  • 3200 MHz
  • 3466 MHz
  • 3066 MHz
RAM technologyDDR4DDR4
Memory slots typeDIMMDIMM
Maximum RAM size32 GB32 GB
Number of memory slots22
Memory channelsDualDual
Unbuffered memory
N/A
yes
Non-ECC
N/A
yes

Audio properties

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
Audio codecRealtek ALC887Realtek ALC887
Audio output channels7.17.1

Graphics

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
DirectX version12.0
N/A
Maximum resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
  • 4096
  • 2160
Number of displays supported3
N/A

Technical details

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
Compatible processor seriesAMD RyzenAMD Ryzen
Maximum number of processors11
Maximum number of SMP processors
N/A
1

BIOS

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
BIOS typeUEFI AMIUEFI AMI
BIOS features
  • Multilingual BIOS
  • JumperFree
  • SMBIOS 2.3 support
  • UEFI BIOS
  • ACPI 5.1 support
N/A
BIOS memory size128.0 mB128.0 mB
System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version2.32.8
ACPI version5.15.0

Internal I/O ports

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
CPU fan connectoryesyes
Number of chassis fan connectors11
12V power connectoryesyes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)YY
TPM connectoryesyes
Number of SATA III connectors44
Serial port headers
N/A
1
Number of SATA connectors
N/A
2
Front panel connector
N/A
yes

Rear panel I/O ports

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
HDMI ports quantity11
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports11
PS/2 ports quantity11
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity44
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity11
DVI-D ports quantity11
HDMI version
N/A
1.4

Network

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
Ethernet LAN (Network)yesyes
LAN controllerRealtek RTL8111HRealtek 8111H
Ethernet interface typeGigabit EthernetGigabit Ethernet

Dimensions

ASRock B450M-HDVASRock B450M-HDV
MSI B450M Pro-M2MSI B450M Pro-M2
Width9.09 in9.61 in
Depth8.11 in8.11 in

Pros & Cons

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      Cons

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