RELIABILITY EVEN UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONSReady to experience the future of gaming? The MSI MAG B560 TORPEDO ATX motherboard is here to support the very latest 10th and 11th Generation Intel processors. Bursting with exclusive features and high-speed connectivity the latest 4th Gen PCI-e and M.2, lightning 20G USB connectivity, plus Audio/Core & DDR4 Memory boosts. Boasting a premium thermal design with extended heatsink, quality thermal pads and onboard M.2 Shield Frozr. The MAG B560 TORPEDO combines powerful aesthetics with premium performance and high-grade protection to bring you an immersive gaming experience, incredible product longevity and everything you need to squeeze every ounce of performance from your CPU. Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use with Click BIOS 5. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records
LGA 1200CPU Socket
10th & 11th Gen IntelCompatible CPUs
Special Features of the MAG B560 TORPEDO Motherboard
TECHNOLOGYWith a 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 PCB
WITH 2OZ COPPER6 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.
Next Generation Connectivity with MSI
2.5G NETWORK SOLUTIONFeaturing premium 2.5G LAN with LAN manager delivers better network experience.
LIGHTNING USB 20GBuilt-in USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port, offers the 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.
DDR4 BOOSTThe fully isolated DDR circuit to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
LIGHTNING GEN 4 SOLUTIONThe latest Gen 4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
Premium Thermal Solution
EXTENDED HEATSINKMSI extended heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensure 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.
HEATSINKS WITH THERMAL PADThe 7W/mK thermal pad provides better heat transfer to the heatsink.
Light Up Your Ecosystem
MSI MYSTIC LIGHTPersonalise your PC with 16.8 million colours and 29 effects through Mystic Light RGB LED. Controlled in one click with the Mystic Light APP or a mobile device. The included JRGB pin header provides the max 3A(12V) power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single colour.
Unbelievable Power Solution
TIME TO GET AGGRESSIVEUnleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with digital CPU power system. Combining 8 4-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MAG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy gaming loadings.
2 PHASESGT Power
8 4PINCPU Power Connectors
1 PHASESA Power
12 DUET RAILCPU Power
DIGITAL PWM IC
Experience Core Boost
FASTER AND UNDISTORTED CURRENT DELIVERYCore Boost technology combines MSIs premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
Unmatched Memory Performance
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE WITH DDR4 BOOSTMSI 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, configurations and even improve overclocking. MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for B560. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
Fast and Future-Ready Storage
LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E AND STEEL ARMOR DESIGNMSI MAG SERIES motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier. Utilizing 11th Gen Intel processors, MSI B560 motherboards feature latest Lightning Gen 4 M.2 which is the fastest onboard storage solution on the market with up to 64 Gb/s transfer speed. MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. Optimized by steel armor design and server grade PCB, you can enjoy next-gen devices without any compromise.
Professional Gaming Audio with an Isolated Design
AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOSTMake sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound. A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured, thanks to high quality audio capacitors. Keep your sound perfect with pure digital signal high quality audio jacks with S/PDIF. Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels. Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
Pre-Installed I/O Shield
DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.2 GEN 2X2 20GFeaturing the Lighting USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C. The Lightning USB 20G connectors are covered with gold to ensure a better signal and performance. MSI gaming motherboards support 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.
CPU SocketSocket 1200
Installed Processors (Max)0 (1)
Supported Processor ManufacturerIntel
Supported Processors11th Gen Intel Core Processors, 10th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports1 x USB 3.2 Type-C4 x USB 3.04 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts1 x DisplayPort 1.4
HDMI Port1 x HDMI 2.0b
RJ-45 Ports2 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 3.1 Type-C header (supports 1 port)1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Front Panel Connectors1 x Front Panel1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support1 x CPU fan header1 x Water Pump fan header5 x System fan headers
Thunderbolt Port(s)1 x Thunderbolt header (supports RTD3)
Chassis Intrusion Connector1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port1 x 24-pin ATX1 x 8-pin EPS
Other Connectors1 x M.2 slot, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4) for 11th Gen processors only1 x M.2 slot, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen3)1 x M.2 slot, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen3 or SATA)1 x Tuning Controller header
Memory Bus Speed2133/ 2666/ 2933/ 3200 MHz
Maximum RAM128 GB
Memory Slot4 x DIMM
Number of PCI Express Slots1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (@ x4)1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slot
Integrated Graphics SupportedYes
Integrated SoundRealtek ALC897
Integrated NetworkRealtek RTL8125BIntel I219-V
Network Speeds SupportedRealtek: Up to 2.5 GbpsIntel: Up to 1 Gbps
Operating Systems SupportedMicrosoft Windows 10 64-bit
Jumpers1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (may be trial or restricted)Yes
SLi/Crossfire FeaturesSupports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology
Form FactorATX Motherboard
In The BoxMAG B560 TORPEDO MotherboardUser ManualQuick Installation Guide2 x SATA CablesM.2 Screw / Standoff SetsMSI Case BadgeDriver DVDMAG StickersReward Program / Shout Out FlyerMSI Product CatalogProduct Registration Card
On-board RGB ControlNone
Memory Speed3200 MHz
RGB Header TypeNone
On-board Audio Type7.1
Number of SATA Ports6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports9 port(s)
SATA III SupportYes
USB 3.0 SupportYes
Multi GPU SupportATi CrossFire
Motherboard Form FactorATX
Motherboard Power Connectors4 8-Pin
Motherboard ChipsetIntel B560
Motherboard ModelMSI MAG B560 TORPEDO
USB 3.1 SupportYes
Internal USB3.0 HeaderYes