Conquer the Battlefield Introducing the all new B460M-A PRO Motherboard from MSI. 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.
Intel B460 Chipset
LGA 1200 CPU Socket
M-ATX Form Factor
Special Features of the B460M-A PRO
Core Boost TechnologyWith premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
4K SupportOnboard HDMI supports up to 4K UHD resolution.
Audio BoostReward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience.
PCIe Steel ArmorProtecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
M.2 Shield FrozrStrengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
DDR4 BoostThe fully isolated DDR circuit to deliver pure data signals for the best performance and stability.
Experience Core Boost
faster and undistorted current deliveryCore Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU. MSI B460 motherboards are optimized to maximise the performance on the 10th Gen Intel ® Core™ processors. Choose MSI and unleash the full potential of your system through optimized PCB and power delivery design with load line calibration.
Unmatched Memory Performance
Advanced performance with DDR4 BOOST MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files. MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what.
Protecting your PCIe Slots
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR 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.
Professional Gaming Audio
Amplify your game with Audio Boost MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most dynamic soundscapes dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Audio Boost offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.
CPU Socket Socket 1200
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 10th Gen Intel Core and Pentium Gold / Celeron processors
64-bit Support Yes
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports 4 x USB 3.02 x USB 2.0
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Digital Port 1 x DVI-D
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header1 x System fan header
Serial Connectors 1 x COM header
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20 4-pin ATX1 x 4 4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280)
Memory Bus Speed 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 64 GB
Memory Slot 2 x DIMM
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes
Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x162 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC892
Warranty 3 Years
Integrated Network Realtek 8111H
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Form Factor MicroATX Motherboard
In The Box B460M-A PRO MotherboardQuick Installation GuideMSI Case Badge2 x SATA CablesDriver DVDProduct Registration CardI/O Shield
Width 236 mm
Length 192 mm
Wireless Network No
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 6 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support No
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection Yes
HDMI Connection Yes
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor mATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 4 4-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel B460
Motherboard Model MSI B460M-A PRO
USB 3.1 Support No
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control None
Memory Speed 2933 MHz
RGB Header Type None
Addressable RGB No