B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI is designed with tons of connectivity, flexible tools, and convenient Wi-Fi solution with DDR5 memory version for gamers who want all.
STABILITY & DIY FRIENDLY
PCIe Steel Armor
6-layer PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper
2x 8 Pin Power Connectors
2.5G Network Solution
Lightning USB 20G
Latest Wi-Fi 6E
Lightning Gen 4
ENHANCED COOLING MODULE
M.2 Shield Frozr
Pump Fan Support
Heatsink with 7W/mK Thermal Pad
- power solution
- Diy Friendly
- cooling overview
- System Cooling
- Fully Fan Control
- Water Cooling
Extended Heatsink enlarges the surface of heat dissipation and maintain the performance at heavy loads.
M.2 Shield Frozr
Strengthened M.2 thermal solution helps M.2 SSD safe and ensures incredible performance.
Heavy Plated VRM Heatsink
The VRM heatsink covers the upper MOS and helps dissipate the heat.
7W/mK Thermal Pad & Additional Choke Pad
High-quality 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads and additional choke thermal pads ensure stable performance when all cores are running at high speed.
The chipset heatsink is designed to reduce dust and noise and also capable of maintaining high efficiency of PCH.
DIY 2.0 – INTEGRATING WITH THE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT
Connect and synchronize with MSI coolers and cases with strategically positioned pin-header locations including a dedicated pump-fan header.
FOR CPU COOLER
FOR WATERBLOCK COOLER
FOR TOP SYSTEM FAN
FOR FRONT SYSTEM FAN
FOR REAR SYSTEM FAN
Fully Fan Control
CONTROL IN ONE CLICK
FROZR AI COOLING
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans in BIOS and software with a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 3 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
— TESTED TO WORK BEST WITH —
- PCB DESIGN
- EZ OC TUNING
- MORE FOR PERFORMANCE
12+2+1 POWER DESIGN
Unleash and sustain the maximum performance with a VRM design built with a total of 12+2+1 power design. Combining dual power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MSI B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI is ready to sustain heavy daily work.
OPTIMIZED PCB SOLUTION
The PCB design has been optimized for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds, which is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.
- 6 PCB layers
- 2oz Thickened Copper
EZ OC TUNING
PBO THERMAL POINT
Performance Switch combines the benefits of AMD default PBO(Precision Boost Overdrive) and MSI’s own OC settings, provides higher CPU performance in both status of single-core and multi-core. This is for users who dare for the maximum performance.
MSI PBO Thermal profiles are setting maximum CPU temperature at 85°C, 75°C and 65°C levels. With the thermal profiles, the CPU operates at lower voltage and temperature but remaining the same performance.
Config TDP is designed to provide ECO Mode (65W) or different TDP (PPT/TDC/EDC) settings for advanced users. By offering several profiles for different TDP settings in Click BIOS 5, Config TDP makes setting TDP profiles easier and don’t need to modify settings manually for each TDP.
MORE FOR PERFORMANCE
- EZ M.2 CLIP
- FLASH BIOS BUTTON
- DRIVER UTILITY INSTALLER
- MORE FOR DIY FRIENDLY
EZ M.2 CLIP
Have trouble turning screws? MSI innovative EZ M.2 clip assist you install an M.2 SSD quickly and effortlessly.
BOOT UP GUARANTEED
Run into trouble when updating your BIOS or somehow corrupted it? Don’t worry, MSI motherboards offer multiple options to successfully boot your system again.
MSI DRIVER UTILITY INSTALLER
Once connected to the internet, MSI Driver Utility Installer will detect and present suitable drivers and utilities automatically, you can download and install with just a few clicks. Learn more
*Please ensure to connect the internet, or the Driver Utility Installer won’t launch automatically.
MORE FOR DIY FRIENDLY
WINDOWS 11 CERTIFIED
EZ DEBUG LED
keep out zone
Double Esd Protection
- Bios & software
- LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E
Lightning Gen 4 PCI-e with Steel Armor
LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E
MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E represents the bandwidth of a x16 interface to 64GB/s that has doubled compared to its previous generation.
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.
FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
lightning usb 20G
FRONT USB 10G type-c
DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.2 GEN 2x2 20G
Using USB 3.2 devices has never been faster! B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI motherboards offer a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C.
USB FRONT TYPE-C
B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI motherboard supports USB Front Type-C that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.
LATEST DDR5 MEMORY WITH SMT SLOT
A huge step of DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combines with dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI is ready to deliver the world class memory performance.
The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) welding process reduces the defect rate of slot solder joints, electromagnetism, and interference. Combining with exclusive Memory Boost technology allows MSI motherboards to deliver the clean and pure high-frequency DDR5 signal.
EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH EXPO PROFILE
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Easy to enable EXPO profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
- CLICK BIOS 5
- MSI CENTER
- NORTON 360
- RESIZABLE BAR
CLICK BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!
EXPO(EXtended Profiles for Overclocking)
Choose from a preset EXPO profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.
Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance.
Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.
Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage.
MEMORY TRY IT
Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance.
SEARCH & FAVORITES
A permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly.
MSI brand new MSI Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.
Exclusive UI of AIDA64 Extreme
MSI motherboards provide 60 days free trial of AIDA64 Extreme - MSI edition. AIDA64 Extreme is an almighty application for system information, diagnostics and benchmarks. With the application, you can monitor the detailed hardware and software information on PC and save it to file in multiple formats such as CSV and HTML.
Opt-in to Cyber Safety with Norton 360 Deluxe
Multiple layers of protection for your devices, online privacy features including our Secure VPN, plus Dark Web Monitoring - all in a single solution. With MSI motherboards, you can enjoy a 60-day free trial of Norton 360 Deluxe.
- Up to 50 GB PC cloud backup
- Real time Threat protection and Smart Firewall
- Password manager
- PC SafeCam
The MSI trial offer is not available for existing Norton customers. If you have an active Norton subscription, you will need to opt-out of the existing subscription to be eligible for this offer. For Important Subscription, Pricing and Offer Details, please refer to NortonLifeLock License and Services Agreement. NortonLifeLock Product and Service Privacy Notices.
Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.
- mystic light
- Audio Boost
- HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO PROCESSOR
- HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS
- HIGH QUALITY AUDIO JACKS
- ISOLATED AUDIO SIGNAL
- DE-POP PROTECTION
EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCE WITH EASE
Add more color if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller.
- A-RAINBOW V2
- AMBIENT LINK
- 2.5G Lan & Wi-Fi 6E
HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK
MSI's premium network solution provides incredible data transfer speed for demanding users.
- Wi-Fi 6E
- Bluetooth 5.3
- 2.5G LAN
B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI
- Supports AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series Desktop Processors
- Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5 6400+MHz (OC)
- Enhanced Power Design: 12+2+1 Duet Rail Power System, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, Memory Boost
- Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink, MOSFET thermal pads rated for 7W/mK, additional choke thermal pads and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop work
- Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 4.0 slots, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G
- 2.5G LAN with Wi-Fi 6E Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
- High Quality PCB: 6-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
Specifications WHERE TO BUY
© AMD, and the AMD Arrow logo, Ryzen, Radeon, FreeSync, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. DirectX and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other jurisdictions. PCI Express is a registered trademark of PCI-SIG Corporation. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are trademarks of the Khronos Group Inc. Other product names are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.
The terms HDMI™, HDMI™ High-Definition Multimedia Interface, HDMI™ Trade dress and the HDMI™ Logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI™ Licensing Administrator, Inc.
MSI, MSI gaming, dragon, and dragon shield names and logos, as well as any other MSI service or product names or logos displayed on the MSI website, are registered trademarks or trademarks of MSI. The names and logos of third party products and companies shown on our website and used in the materials are the property of their respective owners and may also be trademarks. MSI trademarks and copyrighted materials may be used only with written permission from MSI. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
All images and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Visual representation of the products may not be perfectly accurate. Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Although we endeavor to present the most precise and comprehensive information at the time of publication, a small number of items may contain typography or photography errors. Some products and configuration may not be available in all markets or launch time differs. Supplies are limited. We recommend you to check with your local supplier for exact offers and detail specifications.
|MSI MPG B650 Carbon WiFi||$329.99||ATX|
|MSI MPG B650 Edge WiFi||$289.99||ATX|
|MSI MAG B650 Tomahawk||$259.00||ATX|
|MSI MPG B650I Edge WiFi||$239.99||mini-ITX|
Description. PRO B650-P WIFI is designed with tons of flexible tools and convenient Wi-Fi solution with DDR5 memory version.Does B650 support AM5? ›
There are two new chipsets compatible with the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series: the B650 and B650E. As you would expect, these sport the new AM5 socket as well as support for the industry technology standards the new processors utilise.How much is B650 AM5? ›
The cheapest motherboard in AMD's B650 lineup starts at $169.99, with no boards coming close to AMD's official starting MSRP of $125.Why are Ryzen 7000 so expensive? ›
Pricing was a big problem for these new Ryzen chips. Even before Intel's (INTC 1.81%) Raptor Lake chips launched in October, a combination of a new platform requiring expensive motherboards and AMD's decision to only support pricier DDR5 memory pushed up the cost to build a system around a Ryzen 7000 series chip.Is B650 motherboard worth it? ›
Gigabyte's B650 AORUS Elite AX is one of the best motherboards on the B650 chipset. The excellent price point, solid set of IO, PCI-E 5.0 compatibility, and RAM overclocking capability make this motherboard a definitive purchase for a mid-range build.Why is AM5 expensive? ›
So far, the adoption of AMD's AM5 platform has been limited due to high motherboard costs and high memory costs, and while DDR5 memory pricing is steadily decreasing, AM5 motherboard prices remain high.What is the difference between B650 and B650E motherboard? ›
The AMD B650 chipset
In most respects, like the number of PCI Express lanes or SuperSpeed USB ports available, the B650 is identical to the B650E. However, there's one essential difference: the B650 chipset is designed for PCI Express 4.0 connectivity only.
Much of this increased cost can be attributed to design decisions. AMD has adopted a chiplet-based motherboard chipset, meaning some models come with two of the 'Promontory 21' chipsets daisy-chained together for the X670 / X670E motherboards, while B650 receives a single chipset.How many years will AM5 last? ›
During the launch event, AMD committed to supporting the AM5 socket until 2025, giving it a shelf-life of at least three years.
With AM4, AMD took a different approach, supporting their original AM4 motherboards long after their initial launch. With AM5, AMD plans to continue this trend, confirming that they will be supporting the platform until at least 2025. At a minimum, PC gamers can expect AMD to support AM5 in 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025.When did B650 come out? ›
Motherboard manufacturers will unveil their new releases with B650 / B650E chipsets on Tuesday, October 4 (i.e. a week after the release of the Ryzen 7000 and X670 / X670E chipset boards).What is the max RAM capacity of B650? ›
|Product Type||Desktop Motherboard|
|Memory Speed Supported||4000 MHz|
|Memory Technology||DDR5 SDRAM|
|Maximum Memory Supported||128 GB|
B650E and B650 motherboards support the latest DDR5 RAM. With data rates 50% faster than previous-generation DDR4 memory, DDR5 unleashes a new tier of performance, and our motherboards offer a host of hardware and firmware optimizations that enable users to overclock capable kits to the absolute limit.What's the difference between X670 and X670E? ›
Their X670E is the top-notch offering with complete access to all 24 lanes. However, compared to it the X670 chipset will have 4 5.0 lanes and a total of 44 usable lanes which will be 3.0 and 4.0. So, it means that users of X670 will have one 5.0 slot, which will be M. 2 drive.Is Ryzen 7 much better than i7? ›
Both the CPUs perform extremely well in terms of benchmarks but it is the Intel i7 that beats AMD Ryzen 7 5800X by a margin of up to 15-20% better performance.Will Ryzen 7000 run hot? ›
During our reviews of the Ryzen 7000 CPUs, we've blamed the added thickness of the IHS for the high temperatures of the chips, with most hitting 95 degrees on the core mere seconds after loading them with anything strenuous.Is Ryzen 7 5000 better than i7? ›
The Intel Core i7 beats AMD Ryzen 7, and in fact, even the Ryzen 5 beats it on saving battery power.Why not buy cheap motherboard? ›
More pricey motherboards will feature more phases of power delivery for this purpose, ad better cooling for the VRMs on the board which regulate the voltage to the CPU. As such, pricier motherboards are better for those seeking out the best performance possible from their components.Is B650 good for gaming? ›
The Asus TUF Gaming B650-Plus WiFi is a no-frills motherboard with a surprisingly complete set of features such as Wi-Fi, DDR5, and more. The muted design makes it feel a bit spartan, but you can't argue with the price and gamers especially will find it a good value.
The Samsung HW-B650 is better than the Samsung HW-B550. They're both similar bars with similar sounds right out of the box and lots of customization tools on hand. However, the B650 adds a discrete center, which improves vocal clarity. The B550 remains a good option for those looking for a more budget-friendly choice.Will AM5 last for 5 years? ›
AMD has given its word to support the AM5 socket until 2025. It's common knowledge that Zen 5 will succeed Zen 4. AMD's last desktop processor roadmap has Zen 5 for 2024.Why are DDR5 motherboards so expensive? ›
When DDR4 launched it was approximately 30–40% more expensive than DDR3. DDR5 is launching at a time when there is a global chip shortage that has affected all aspects of the semiconductor industry. The technology also requires more components per module, which increases costs.Is AM5 better than AM4? ›
If top-end performance, support for the latest technology, and upgrade path are a priority, AM5 with Ryzen 7000 is the obvious choice. But being on the bleeding edge always comes at a price premium, so if value is a priority, there's still a lot of it to be had with Ryzen 5000 and AM4.Can you overclock on B650? ›
B650 does overclock, just like B550 overclocked.”What is the difference between B and H motherboard? ›
H series is a basic no frills motherboard used in many budget PC builds. B series is a business oriented motherboard that has ports and connectors specifically for businesses so it might not be suitable for home or gaming use.Will Ryzen 7000 become cheaper? ›
Enlarge / The Ryzen 7000 series is getting a little cheaper today, though the cost of motherboards and DDR5 remain barriers for budget buyers.What is the difference between AMD B650 and X670? ›
The X670 motherboard has 22 USB ports, while the B650 motherboard has 11 USB ports. The X670 motherboard has 2 USB 3.2 (20gbps) ports, 8 USB 3.2 (10gbps) ports, and 12 USB 2.0 ports. Additionally, you can find two USB 4.0 ports, but they are optional.Should I buy X570 or wait for X670? ›
If you are looking to get gaming on the latest-generation of Ryzen 7000 processors, you'll need to opt for the newer X670 chipset. If you are looking to build a more affordable PC, and potential pick ups second-hand Ryzen 3000, or brand-new Ryzen 5000 processor, X570 will be your jam.How many years did AM4 last? ›
In 2017, AMD made a commitment to using the AM4 platform with socket 1331 until 2020. AM5 succeeded the AM4 platform in late 2022 with the introduction of the Ryzen 7000 series.
Achieves 170W TDP and a Package Power Tracking (PPT) limit up to 230W.Will AM5 require new coolers? ›
Fortunately, while the socket has changed, existing AM4 coolers will work just fine with AM5. The placement of the holes is the same as on AM4, and so any AM4-compatible brackets will work on an AM5 motherboard.What are the benefits of AM5? ›
The new socket AM5 aims to provide a higher power output than its predecessor, with up to 230w of power delivery. This increased power output means that you will be able to get even more power and performance out of your computer.Will AM5 be DDR5 only? ›
In fact, socket AM5 only brings DDR5 support. Unlike rival Intel, who opted to support both DDR4 and DDR5 memory with their Alder Lake (12th Gen Core) CPUs, AMD is only supporting DDR5 on the AM5 platform.How long do new CPUs last? ›
CPU failures from ordinary use are very rare. Manufacturers typically provide the default "it isn't going to fail" figure of 100,000 hours, which is just over ten years. But most likely, it will continue to work until it's technologically obsolete.Is B650 or X670 better? ›
If you're building a mid-range or top-end system, the X670 chipset will be a better suited option. But for the more price conscious buyer, the B650 chipset is a better alternative.What is the RAM speed of Gigabyte B650? ›
As mentioned before the B650 Aorus Elite AX features DDR5 RAM which allows for RAM speeds that far-surpass DDR4. After the latest BIOS update, the RAM speeds can be pushed to 6600 MHz, if the hardware supports it. Straight out of the box the board can support speeds of 4400, 4800, and 5200 MHz.Is X670 good for gaming? ›
The X670E-I gaming board by ASUS is a top contender on this list of the best X670 motherboards, offering users not only a wide array of connectivity but also situated within the moist compact form on this list (and possibly even across all motherboards. This mobo leverages one PCIe gen 5 slot and only one PCIe 5.0 M.How much is the Gigabyte B650? ›
Today we have evaluated our first AMD B650 chipset motherboard, the GIGABYTE B650 AERO G, a lower mid-range ATX motherboard that is going for a price tag of $269.99 on Newegg new at the time of publishing.How expensive will AM5 motherboards be? ›
AM5 motherboards for Ryzen 7000 CPUs finally hit $125.
₹15,597. 00 Fulfilled FREE Delivery.How much is a B650 motherboard reddit? ›
AMD's Budget B650, B650E Motherboards Top Out at $450 : r/hardware.How many m 2 slots does B650 have? ›
PRIME B650-PLUS offers a total of two M. 2 slots, the first one supports data-transfer speeds of up to 128Gbps via PCIe 5.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.How much will B550 motherboard cost? ›
With an MSRP of $229, the NZXT N7 B550 costs about $15 more than our primary pick, but delivers a newer Wi-Fi chip, more and faster USB ports, and solid performance in a package that's visually distinct from all other B550 competition.What is a B650 motherboard? ›
With the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 processors, all the MSI MAG B650 series motherboards are DDR5-ready and features a robust power design, PCIe 4.0 slots, Audio Boost 5, WIFI 6E, 2.5G Ethernet connectivity. MSI MAG B650 series motherboards provide the best computing experience.Why are AM5 so expensive? ›
So far, the adoption of AMD's AM5 platform has been limited due to high motherboard costs and high memory costs, and while DDR5 memory pricing is steadily decreasing, AM5 motherboard prices remain high.Is B660 enough for gaming? ›
However, B660 boards are still great for hitting high performance metrics without overclocking! On the other hand, as much as having more options in terms of features is nice, B660 boards still remain an incredible choice for budget gaming.Are B660 motherboards worth it? ›
MSI MAG B660 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 is a top contender for the title of the best value motherboard. The TOMAHAWK series has always provided users with a great set of features at an affordable price, and the B660 chipset is no exception.Is the B660 future proof? ›
Fortunately, all of the 12th gen chipsets support both PCI-E 4.0 and 5.0 in principle (whether a motherboard manufacturer includes PCI-E Gen 5.0, is a distinctly different story). This means that both of the H670 and B660 chipsets in the spotlight today are well future-proofed for next-gen, PCI-E Gen 5 graphics cards.Why buy expensive motherboards? ›
More pricey motherboards will feature more phases of power delivery for this purpose, ad better cooling for the VRMs on the board which regulate the voltage to the CPU. As such, pricier motherboards are better for those seeking out the best performance possible from their components.
- ASUS Strix Z790 Motherboard. ...
- MSI Z690 Carbon Motherboard.
- Asus Z690 Motherboard. ...
- ASUS Strix X670E-E Motherboard. ...
- ASUS Crosshair X670E Motherboard.