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MSI B450 Tomahawk vs MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS

MSI B450 Tomahawk Motherboard
MSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS Motherboard
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Editiorial reviews
5
4.2 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
33 %
4 stars
66 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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2
2 editorial reviews
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User rating
44
4.0 out of 5
44 user ratings
5 stars
29 %
4 stars
43 %
3 stars
25 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
0 %
39
4.3 out of 5
39 user ratings
5 stars
46 %
4 stars
33 %
3 stars
20 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Motherboard typeATXATX
Processor socketSocket AM4Socket AM4
Cooling typePassive
N/A

Memory

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Supported memory bus clock
  • 2400 MHz
  • 1866 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2667 MHz
  • 2800 MHz
  • 2933 MHz
  • 3000 MHz
  • 2667 MHz
  • 3200 MHz
  • 3466 MHz
  • 3066 MHz
  • 2400 MHz
  • 1866 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2666 MHz
RAM technologyDDR4DDR4
Memory slots typeDIMMDIMM
Maximum RAM size64 GB128 GB
Number of memory slots44
Memory channelsDualDual
ECCyesyes
Non-ECCyesyes
Unbuffered memory
N/A
yes

Audio properties

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Audio codecRealtek ALC892Realtek ALC1220
Audio output channels7.17.1

Graphics

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Parallel processing technology support2-Way CrossFireX2-Way CrossFireX
Maximum resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
  • 4096
  • 2160

Technical details

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Compatible processor seriesAMD RyzenAMD Ryzen
Maximum number of processors11
Maximum number of SMP processors11

Storage

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Supported drive types
  • HDD
  • SSD
N/A
RAID levels
  • 0
  • 1
  • 10
  • 0
  • 1
  • 10
Number of HDDs supported6
N/A
Supported storage drive interfaces
N/A
Serial ATA III

Internal I/O ports

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Serial port headers11
CPU fan connectoryesyes
Number of chassis fan connectors44
EPS power connector (8-pin)yes
N/A
ATX Power connector (24-pin)YY
TPM connectoryesyes
RGB LED pin headeryesyes
Number of SATA III connectors66
Front panel connectoryesyes
12V power connector
N/A
yes

Rear panel I/O ports

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Microphone inputyes
N/A
Headphone outputs1
N/A
HDMI ports quantity11
HDMI version1.41.4
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports11
PS/2 ports quantity11
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity11
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity13
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity22
DVI-D ports quantity1
N/A
S/PDIF out port
N/A
yes
Digital audio optical out
N/A
1

Network

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Ethernet LAN (Network)yesyes
LAN controllerRealtek RTL8111HRealtek RTL8111H
Ethernet interface typeGigabit EthernetGigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi
N/A
no

Dimensions

MSI B450 TomahawkMSI B450 Tomahawk
MSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUSMSI MPG X570 Gaming PLUS
Width12.01 in11.97 in
Depth9.61 in9.57 in

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