CONQUER THE BATTLEFIELDIntroducing the all new MAG B460M MORTAR (Wi-Fi) Motherboard from MSI. The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers.
Intel B460 Chipset
LGA 1200 CPU Socket
M-ATX Form Factor
Special Features of the B460M MORTAR
CORE BOOST TECHNOLOGYWith premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
PWMHighest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
6 LAYER PCB6 layer PCB provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
STEEL ARMORProtecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
Premium Thermal Solution
EXTENDED HEATSINKMSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
M.2 SHIELD FROZRStrengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
PUMP FAN SUPPORTControl watercooling pump speeds for best flow and noise control.
7W/MK THERMAL PAD7W/mK thermal pad provides better heat transfer to the heatsink.
Next Generation Connectivity with MSI MORTAR
INTEL WI-FI 6The latest wireless solution supports MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
2.5G NETWORK SOLUTIONFeaturing premium 2.5G LAN with LAN manager delivers better network experience.
DDR4 BOOSTThe fully isolated DDR circuit to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
TURBO M.2With 2 x M.2 slots . Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs.
Unbelievable Power Solution
TIME TO GET AGGRESSIVEUnleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with digital CPU power system. With exclusive Core Boost technology, MAG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy gaming loadings.
1 PHASEGT Power
8PINCPU Power Connectors
1 PHASESA Power
CPU POWERCPU Power
DIGITAL PWM IC
Protect your Sensitive Components During Installation and Beyond
EXTENDED HEATSINK AND PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDThe MSI B460M MORTAR features a pre-installed I/O shield to make installing your motherboard simpler and safer and also protects your I/O ports from electrostatic discharge damage and with an all-metal extended heatsink to enlarge the surface area you can also expect more efficient heat dissipation allowing your new 10th Gen Intel CPU to perform as it should.
Experience Core Boost
FASTER AND UNDISTORTED CURRENT DELIVERYCore Boost technology combines MSIs 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 BOOSTMSI 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.
Experience Next Gen Networking
WI-FI 6 & BLUETOOTHUse your LAN port for online gaming while using WiFi for other online applications. The Wi-Fi 6 adopts latest OFDMA and two-way MU-MIMO technologies, delivering wireless transmission speeds up to 2.4Gbps.
Protecting your PCIe Slots
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMORThe MAG B460M MORTAR supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an AMD CrossFire setup Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.
Professional Gaming Audio
AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOSTMSI 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 SocketSocket 1200
Installed Processors (Max)0 (1)
Supported Processor ManufacturerIntel
Supported Processors10th Gen Intel Core and Pentium Gold / Celeron processors
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports1 x USB 3.0 Type-C3 x USB 3.0 Type-A2 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts1 x DisplayPort
HDMI Port1 x HDMI
Antenna Connectors2 x SMA Antennas
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors6 x SATA III
USB Connectors1 x USB 3.0 Type-C header1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Cooling Fan Support1 x CPU fan header1 x Water Pump header2 x System fan headers
Chassis Intrusion Connector1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port1 x 20 4-pin ATX1 x 4 4-pin EPS
Other Connectors2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280)1 x RGB LED header1 x RAINBOW LED header1 x TBT header1 x RTD3 header
Memory Bus Speed2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz
Maximum RAM128 GB
Memory Slot4 x DIMM
RAID FormatRAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Number of PCI Express Slots2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x16, x4)1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Integrated Graphics SupportedYes
Integrated SoundRealtek ALC1200
Integrated NetworkRealtek RTL8125B
Network Speeds Supported10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
Wireless Network SpeedUp to 2.4 Gbps
Operating Systems SupportedMicrosoft Windows 10 64-bit
Jumpers1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (may be trial or restricted)Yes
Form FactorMicroATX Motherboard
In The BoxMAG B460M MORTAR WIFI MotherboardUser ManualQuick Installation GuideMSI Case BadgeProduct Registration CardMSI Product CatalogDriver DVD2 x SATA Cables2 x WiFi Antenna
Memory Speed2933 MHz
RGB Header Type3-Pin ARGB
Internal USB Type-C HeaderYes
On-board Audio Type7.1
Number of SATA Ports6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports6 port(s)
SATA III SupportYes
USB 3.0 SupportYes
Multi GPU SupportNo
Motherboard Form FactormATX
Motherboard Power Connectors4 4-Pin
Motherboard ChipsetIntel B460
Motherboard ModelMSI MAG B460M MORTAR WIFI
WiFi Speed2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 SupportNo
Internal USB3.0 HeaderYes
On-board RGB ControlNone