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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
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General

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Motherboard type
ATX
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ATX
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Processor socket
Socket AM4
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Socket AM4
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Cooling type
Passive
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N/A

Memory

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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
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  • 2400 MHz
  • 1866 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2666 MHz
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RAM technology
DDR4
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DDR4
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Memory slots type
DIMM
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DIMM
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Maximum RAM size
64 GB
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128 GB
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Number of memory slots
4
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4
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Memory channels
Dual
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Dual
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ECC
yes
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yes
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Non-ECC
yes
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yes
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Unbuffered memory
N/A
yes
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Audio

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Audio codec
Realtek ALC892
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Realtek ALC1220
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Audio output channels
7.1
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7.1
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Graphics

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Parallel processing technology support
2-Way CrossFireX
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2-Way CrossFireX
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Maximum resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
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  • 4096
  • 2160
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Technical

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Compatible processor series
AMD Ryzen
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AMD Ryzen
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Maximum number of processors
1
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1
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Maximum number of SMP processors
1
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1
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Storage

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Supported drive types
  • HDD
  • SSD
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N/A
RAID levels
  • 0
  • 1
  • 10
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  • 0
  • 1
  • 10
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Number of HDDs supported
6
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N/A
Supported storage drive interfaces
N/A
Serial ATA III
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Internal I/O ports

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Serial port headers
1
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1
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CPU fan connector
yes
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yes
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Number of chassis fan connectors
4
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4
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EPS power connector (8-pin)
yes
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N/A
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
Y
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Y
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TPM connector
yes
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yes
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RGB LED pin header
yes
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yes
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Number of SATA III connectors
6
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6
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Front panel connector
yes
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yes
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12V power connector
N/A
yes
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Rear panel I/O ports

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Microphone input
yes
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N/A
Headphone outputs
1
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N/A
HDMI ports quantity
1
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1
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HDMI version
1.4
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1.4
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
1
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1
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PS/2 ports quantity
1
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1
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USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity
1
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1
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USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity
1
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3
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USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity
2
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2
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DVI-D ports quantity
1
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N/A
S/PDIF out port
N/A
yes
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Digital audio optical out
N/A
1
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Network

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Ethernet LAN (Network)
yes
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yes
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LAN controller
Realtek RTL8111H
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Realtek RTL8111H
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Ethernet interface type
Gigabit Ethernet
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Gigabit Ethernet
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Wi-Fi
N/A
no
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Dimensions

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Width
12.01 in
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11.97 in
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Depth
9.61 in
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9.57 in
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