Last time in stock: Monday, September 21, 2020
Support AMD Ryzen 1st and 2nd Generation / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors for Socket AM4
Supports 64GB Dual Channel DDR4 Memory 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667 MHz by JEDEC, and 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466 MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire Technology
Mystic Light and Mystic Light Sync: 16.8 million colors / 17 effects in one click. Synchronize RGB/RAINBOW strips and other RGB solutions for customization
DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
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|Model||B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC|
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
|ECC RAM Support|
|Audio Channels||7.1 Channels|
|LAN Chipset||Intel i211AT|
|Max LAN Speed||10/100/1000Mbps|
|SATA 3 Gbps Ports||0|
|SATA 6 Gbps Ports||6|
|SATA Express Ports||0|
|Maximum Supported RAM||64GB|
The MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC comes in at just under $130, a bargain for this much motherboard. The full, undiluted overclocking experience, excellent audio performance, and dark, sleek look all come together to create a very attractive package.
Most impressive is the performance. Not only does the Carbon rock hard at stock but it is a breeze to overclock and the scores we saw in all of our benchmarks were such that the overclock isn't merely good for a lesser chipset, it's simply good for any 2nd Generation Zen setup. All of which means that if you've been seeking a step up from your curr ...
Considering the results in our gaming tests, which were repeated several times, we can’t help but recommend this motherboard as a solid base for your new battlestation. The AM4 forwards and backwards compatibility should also provide some added incentive for a potential buyer.