Asus Prime B450-Plus vs. MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi + 8

Asus Prime B450-Plus

Asus Prime B450-Plus

3.8

£78.65

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MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi

MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi

£192.70

£192.80 Incl. delivery
MSI B450 Tomahawk Max

MSI B450 Tomahawk Max

3.6

£94.99

£99.95 Incl. delivery
Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero

Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero

£327.73

Free delivery
Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

Gigabyte B550I Aorus Pro AX

£157.00

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Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

4.3

£99.99

Free delivery
Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

3.5

£259.88

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Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite

Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite

3

£81.11

£81.20 Incl. delivery
Asus ROG Strix X570-I Gaming

Asus ROG Strix X570-I Gaming

£253.07

£253.16 Incl. delivery
Sound card
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sound card chip
Realtek ALC887
Realtek ALC1200
Realtek ALC892
SupremeFX S1220
Realtek ALC1220
SupremeFX S1220A
SupremeFX S1220A
Realtek ALC S1200A
Realtek ALC892
SupremeFX S1220A
Bluetooth
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Bluetooth version
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
Ethernet connection (RJ45)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max Ethernet speed
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
2.5 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
1 Gbit/s
Network chip
Realtek RTL8111H
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Realtek RTL8111H
Realtek RTL8125CG
Intel I211-AT
Realtek RTL8125CG
Realtek RTL8200A
Intel I211-AT
Number of Ethernet connections
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Wireless networking standard (IEEE 802.11)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Support for multiple graphics cards
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-GPU technology
CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
3-Way SLI, CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX, SLI, 3-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI, 2-Way CrossFireX
CrossFireX
CrossFireX
RAID controller
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of RAID
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1
Chassis fan connectors
3 ​
4 ​
4 ​
3 ​
2 ​
3 ​
6 ​
3 ​
3 ​
1 ​
Internal S/PDIF
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
Internal USB ports
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal USB 2.0 ports
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
1 ​
Internal USB 3 Gen 1 ports (5Gbps)
1 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
Internal USB 3 Gen 2 ports (10Gbps)
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Internal USB 3 Gen 2x2 ports (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
M.2
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
Other internal connectors
Internal serial port
Internal serial port
Internal serial port
SATA (Serial ATA)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max SATA speed
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
6 Gb/s
Number of SATA ports
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
8 ​
4 ​
6 ​
8 ​
8 ​
6 ​
4 ​
U.2
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
DisplayPort
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
DisplayPort version
1.4
1.2
1.2
1.4
Number of DisplayPort outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
DVI
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Number of DVI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
HDMI
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
2.0b
2.0b
1.4
2.1
2.0b
2.0b
1.4b
2.0
2.0b
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Headphone output
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Microphone input
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Other connectors
PS/2
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
S/PDIF
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Coaxial S/PDIF out
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Optical S/PDIF out
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of USB connector
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB 2.0
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
0 ​
0 ​
2 ​
0 ​
0 ​
4 ​
0 ​
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
0 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
8 ​
2 ​
2 ​
8 ​
3 ​
0 ​
4 ​
USB 3 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Depth
234 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
170 mm
244 mm
244 mm
244 mm
235 mm
170 mm
Width
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
170 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
305 mm
170 mm
Other expansion slots
PCI Express version
3.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
PCI Express x1
3 ​
2 ​
3 ​
1 ​
0 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
0 ​
PCI Express x16
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
1 ​
3 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
PCI Express x4
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
PCI Express x8
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
PCI slots
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Features
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
LED lighting
Chipset
AMD B450
AMD X570
AMD B450
AMD X570
AMD B550
AMD B450
AMD X570
AMD X570
AMD B450
AMD X570
Cooling
Passive
Active
Passive
Active
Passive
Passive
Active
Active
Passive
Active
Form factor
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
Mini-ITX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
Mini-ITX
Graphics card
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Support for integrated graphics in CPU
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ECC support
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Maximum amount of memory
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
64 GB
64 GB
Memory module
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
DIMM
Memory slots
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
Memory speeds
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3466
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4400, DDR4-3066, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4533
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3300, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3333, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3100, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3800, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-2600, DDR4-3066
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3400, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4600
DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3333, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3600, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4866
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3466
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400
DDR3-2133, DDR3-2400, DDR3-2800, DDR3-3200, DDR3-3000, DDR3-2933, DDR3-2666, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-4400
DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2933
DDR4-2800, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2133, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3400, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3800, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4600
Type of memory
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
Release year
2018
2020
2019
2019
2020
2018
2019
2019
2018
2019
64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Integrated CPU
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Compatible processors
A-Series A8, A-Series A6, A-Series A10, Athlon X4, Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, A-Series A12, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Pentium, Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
A-Series A8, A-Series A6, A-Series A10, Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, A-Series A12, Ryzen 9
Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 9
Number of processor sockets
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
One
Socket
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4