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Quick OverviewModel - MSI B460M PRO-VDH WIFI
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PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity.
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.
The most important thing of DIY is expandability. MSI PRO series motherboards feature plenty possibility for prosumers’ need. Stable LAN, faster storage and USB transfer speed and other expandable connectors are ready to enlarge your flexibility.
MSI PRO series motherboards are designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and enjoy extreme sound quality. Moreover, with years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules and configurations.
Brand - MSI, Model - MSI B460M PRO-VDH WIFI, CPU Sockets - LGA1200, Chipset - Intel B460 Chipset, Supported CPU - Intel Core and Pentium Gold / Celeron processors, Generation - 10th, Memory Type - DDR4, Memory MHz - Intel Core i7/ i9 (2933MHz), Intel Core i5 and below (2666/ 2400/ 2133MHz), Memory Channel - Dual Channel, Memory Slot - 4, Memory Max. - 128GB, Optane Memory Support - Yes, Multi-GPU Support - No, PCI Express Slot - 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 (from CPU), 2 x PCIe x1 (from PCH), Storage Interface - 6Gb/s, M.2 Slot - 2x M.2 (1x M2 (supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices), 1 x M2 (supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices)), LAN Chipset - Realtek RTL8111H Gigabit, Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC892, Audio Channel - 7.1-Channel, Wi-Fi - Yes, Wi-Fi Technology - Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168, Supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band (2.4GHz, 5GHz) up to 433 Mbps speed., Bluetooth - Bluetooth 4.2, USB Port - 6 x USB3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A), 6 x USB2.0, VGA Port - 1, DVI Port - 1, HDMI Port - 1, DisplayPort (DP) - No, IDE Port - No, SATA Port - 4 x SATA, DirectX Support - 12, FireWire - No, CrossFire Support - No, Sli Support - No, RaidSupport - 0, 1, 5, 10, Thunderbolt - No, TPM Port - Yes, COM Port - No, Form Factor - mATX, Supported Operating System - Windows 10, Special Features - Core Boost With premium layout and optimized power design to support more cores and provide better performance, DDR4 Boost Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming performance and stability, EZ Debug LED Easiest way to troubleshoot, PCI-E Steel Armor Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI Intel WiFi solution Build in Intel Wi-Fi / Bluetooth, delivering AC speeds up to 433Mbps without any cable limitation, Mystic Light Extension Control additional RGB or Rainbow strip added to your system with Dragon Center, Audio Boost Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive audio experience, Supports 10th Gen Intel Core / Pentium Celeron processors for LGA 1200 socket, Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 2933(Max) MHz, Core Boost: With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance, DDR4 Boost: Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best performance and stability, Twin 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, Steel Armor: Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength, Others - Wi-Fi / BT: Intel Wireless-AC 3168 / Bluetooth 4.2, 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector, 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector, 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector, 1x 4-pin water pump connector, 2 x 4-pin system fan connectors, 1 x front panel audio connector, 2 x system panel connectors, 1 x parallel port connector, 1 x serial port connector, 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 1 x 4-pin RGB LED connector, 1 x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connector, 1 x TPM module connector, Warranty - 3 Year
Whether you build a new PC or upgrade the existing one, the motherboard is the most vital component to choose when you have already picked the processor of your choice.
It is important to keep a few things in mind while purchasing the mainboard:
You can single out a great CPU from either Intel or AMD, but whatever CPU you choose, make sure your mainboard has the right socket for the selected CPU. The latest mainstream AMD chips use AM4 sockets while current Intel 9th Gen Core CPUs require LGA 1151v2 sockets.
Motherboards typically come in three sizes from largest to smallest: ATX, Micro-ATX, and Mini-ATX motherboards. ATX motherboards offer the highest number of RAM and expansion slots. If you are looking for a budget build, you can use a smaller chassis with the micro or mini boards, but you'll have to settle for fewer PCIe slots, RAM banks, and other connectors.
Most mainstream boards these days have four RAM slots, although Mini-ITX models often have just two, and high-end boards frequently offer eight. The amount of slots, of course, limits the amount of RAM you can install.
It’s essential to check the I/O area on a motherboard to make sure it has the external connection options you need. You may need more USB 3 ports while others may want more audio ports. Among the most common ports, there are USB 3, USB 2, audio, USB type C, USB 3.1 Gen1 and Gen2, HDMI, Display port, PS/2 and Thunderbolt 3 ports. Ports one probably want the most are USB 2 and USB 3 Gen1 ports, as the first one is perfect for keyboard, mouse, and many other devices and the later one work with most peripherals. USB 3.1 Gen2 and USB Type-C ports will come handy in the near future, although most peripherals do not support this standard yet.