msi b450 tomahawk max

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  1. jason3871

    Question Samsung 980 M.2 running at half speeds on the MSI B45 Tomahawk Max

    My main system components: Ryzen 1600 MSI B450 Tomahawk Max Rx 550 Western Digital 1TB HDD Samsung 980 1TB M.2 I just bought the Samsung 980 M.2 to speed things up and was shocked to see the read and write speeds at 1700 MB/s, instead of its rated 3500 MB/s. I checked Samsung Magician and saw...
  2. Flames120

    [SOLVED] My PC won't boot at all, but everything is being powered up [CPU LED is on, more info below].

    So first, here's a list of my specs: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max II (Motherboard) AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (CPU) Gigabyte Radeon RX Vega 56 (GPU) I bought 2 separate sticks of 8 GB DDR4 RAM, they run at the same speed which is if I remember right 3000MHz I don't think it's needed but I have a 1 TB HDD and a...
  3. RainbowSixth

    [SOLVED] PC on but no signal on the monitor.

    My PC Specs: CPU : Ryzen 5 3600 (new) Motherboard : MSI B450 Tomahawk Max (new) RAM : Kingston HyperX Fury 2x8GB 3200 (new) GPU : Colorful GTX 1660 Super Battle Axe (new) PSU : Seasonic S12G 550w +80 Gold (almost 2 years) SSD : Adata 240 GB (new) HDD : WD Blue 1TB (almost 1,5 years)...
  4. HoppelHobbit

    Question Red CPU light blinks 3 times on MSI B450 Tomahawk Max, PC not starting

    Hi, I bought an used PC whithout a GPU on ebay, and everything worked fine when the seller showed me some images (With the GPU installed of course). For testing purposes, i tried installing an old amd hd 7300 GPU to see if everything works, but it didn't turn on. I tried pressing the flash bios...
  5. RajTheGeek

    [SOLVED] Resizable bar support for B450 motherboards

    Hi there, I just noticed that my MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX motherboard has now a BIOS update which provides resizable bar function( https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/B450-TOMAHAWK-MAX). I know it provides a performance boost to the graphics cards by allowing the processor to direct access the...
  6. A

    [SOLVED] Computer Does Not Turn On Anymore - No Lights No Power

    Hello, my computer(I built it 2 years ago) was working fine 3 days ago. I went to bed, the next morning it wouldn't turn on. No PSU fan noise, PSU wasn't spinning, no case fan lights, no motherboard lights, and the PSU Cooler fan wasn't spinning. It act's as if there's no power. I tried a couple...
  7. adamekcerv

    Question MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX - no screen.

    Hi, This is my setup: https://pcpartpicker.com/b/txXPxr I've recetly updated BIOS to the newest version. After a while it stopped working (no screen is showing up). When I turn on the PC all fans are spinning and RGB is on. (RAMs RGB is red + red ram indicator on the MOBO). What I did...
  8. B

    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk Max won't post

    I just built a PC with the following: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max Ryzen 7 3800x NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super G.Skill Ripjaws 4x 8GB DDR4 Corsair RM750 I've tried two different CPUs in this (Ryzen 7 3700x and 3800x), took everything apart and put it back together three times, tried starting with...
  9. K3ywee

    Question B450 Tomohawk max support 3600mhz on Ryzen 2000?

    cpu: Ryzen 5 2600x Mobo: msi b450 tomahawk Ram: hyper x 16 gb 2400mhz Gpu: msi armor oc rx 580 Storage: Kingston 240gb ssd and seagate barracude 3tb 7200rpm hd Psu: cooler master 750w fully modular 80+ gold My question is that I realized that my memory could be slowing up my cpu since it’s a...
  10. L

    Question Just bought some new Corsair Vengeance 32GB Kits...

    As above stated I got some new 32GB kits of corsair vengeance rgb kits.. I turned system off unplugged power. Removed my current GSkill kits and replaced with the new kits. my mother board b450 tomahawk max , cpu ryzen 2600x .. anyways I took the old kits out and replaced with the new. my...
  11. T

    [SOLVED] is msi b450 tomahawk max compatible with antec nx200

    I want to build a pc with msi tomahawk max MB MSI b450 tomahawk max Ryzen 3600 CPU Cooler Antec C400 Black Case antec nx200 Ram Corsair 8x2 = 16 gb is my hardware compatible with this case thanks in advance
  12. Zorina

    Question Mic not working in B450 Tomahawk Max, Windows 10

    Hello, I have built a new PC few days ago and when I tried talking to my friends during gaming session, my mic just won't work. I am using B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard with windows 10 on it, on the front panel, my mobo has two port named mic and spk. When I tried my headphones on the two...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] I build a new pc and when I turn it on it says retrieving data

    Hey everyone, I build my dream pc today and Am disappointed already not gonna lie, So the issue I’ve in my pc is when I turn it on the fans and the ram plus the cooler lights up but the motherboard doesn’t shows signal to my monitor and when I turn my monitor off and back it on it says...
  14. Z

    Damaged motherboard - is this repairable ?

    Hi there, i am in a bit of a tricky situation, and i'll gladly take your help ! I recently purchased a MSI B450 Tomahawk max for my first build, and it worked well for a couple of days, until i had to transport my fresh build by car to my apartment. Unfortunately, the journey was kind of bumpy...
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    Question G.Skill Trident Z RGB 3200Mhz C14 or Neo 3600Mhz C16 for AMD R5 3600...

    Hey guys, was just stuck between these two memory for my new r5 3600 build, I'm using the Tomahawk B450 max as the Mobo as well. They both cost the same at my local shop but I was wondering whether its worth going neo for that 3600Mhz at a higher latency. Sorry I'm not very experienced in...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] New PC build advice

    I am about to get all these parts from BF to cyberM: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/r7kRTC So I may swap some parts depending discounts. Questions: Is all of this compatible? Will I need a wireless chip for this mobo? Is there anywhere that I am spending too much money as im trying to work...
  17. Motakuji

    [SOLVED] No post in new build

    Hello, Few days ago I bought new pc parts and assembled it. After assembling it, my pc wont’ boot up and the mothetboard shows no life, even tried motherboard without the case and still no life in it. I double checked all the cables, tried sticking in just one ram kit in every socket, tried...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] Question for x570/b450 tomahawk MAX owners

    Hello all. I just got a ryzen 3700x (my 1st amd cpu) and now i need get a mobo. I'm thinking in get b450 tomahawk MAX or x570 gaming plus (MSI). If you have some of those mobos, i would like to hear about them: For X570: Can you remove the chipset fan (for replacement/cleaning)? How easy is...
  19. A

    Question Bios update still required for 3600?

    So I’m planning on building a new pc because current I’m using a rx 560 with a whopping fx 6300 and so I’ve decided on a b450 tomahawk max with a r5 3600 .My question is if a bios update is still required at this current date because not sure how I feel about updating bios
  20. Zyperspace

    Question No signal and sometimes horrible graphical glitches on startup, help!

    Where do I start with this? I don't even know if it's the motherboard or graphics card at fault here... From the beginning, I suppose: Upgraded to AMD 3700x, with a MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard, with a 1-year-old 1060 6GB ROG STRIX already in my rig. The first week went smoothly, not too many...
  21. Jaczam

    Question My PC starts but without any display

    So, I am building my first PC at the moment and it's going well, when its plugged and I press the power button the everything would start functioning (Fans and leds would start normally), the problem is that when I try to plug it in a monitor/TV through HDMI it would not even show the BIOS...
  22. Zyperspace

    Question Used Flash BIOS Button - Now Seemingly Stuck After Finishing

    I tried to update my BIOS using the Flash BIOS Button on my MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX, the red light flashed for two minutes, then it shut off and the rest of the PC is seemingly still powered on. Keep in mind, I didn't have to update before turning on this build, as a recent enough BIOS was...
  23. SeriouslySteve

    Question 3600mhz RAM on the MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX

    I'm building a new rig and I bought a ryzen 7 3700x paired with 16gb of 3600mhz ram. However, I can't seem to decide which MB to choose. I feel like going with the MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX MB but I heard that 3600mhz memory wasn't achievable on B450 MBs (only goes up to 3400-ish mhz). Is 3600mhz...
  24. SeriouslySteve

    Question X570 vs B450 MAX

    I'm currently building a gaming/workstation pc and I was wondering which motherboard to buy. I bought the Ryzen 7 3700X so I will need a mobo compatible with Zen2. I was considering on buying a x570 board but they are quite expensive and I certainly won't need PCIE 4.0 anytime soon. So the...
  25. C

    Question I accidently knocked out a small part from my motherboard

    I tried to open graphics card holder from my casing to enter my graphics card but smaller part of steel got stucked that I didn't notice and a smaller component of my motherboard fell off. It's like a resistor. I am giving the exact pic. After that situation I can still use the computer but...
  26. Cshaba

    [SOLVED] Red CPU Light on MSI B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard

    Hi everyone, I've just re-built my PC with MSI B450 Tomahawk Max mobo and Ryzen 3 1200 processor and I'm getting a solid CPU red light on the boot. Also I'm not getting any signal to my monitor, only black screen. I'm using a HDMI cord which worked fine with the monitor earlier, which...
  27. P

    [SOLVED] Will the msi b450 tomahawk max be compatible with ryzen 3000 CPUs out of the box?

    Hello everyone. Msi b450 tomahawk max is being sold by a retailer in Greece right now and I wanted to ask if it will be compatible with ryzen 3000 CPUs out of the box. Also it is compatible with ryzen 2000 CPUs out of the box right? Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Should I wait for the msi b450 tomahawk max to come out or buy the standard tomahawk?

    Hello everyone. Next week I'll be ordering my pc parts, which are the 3600, a msi b450 board and ram. Because I live in Greece, the availability for the standard tomahawk in low and I was wondering if I should wait a week for the max version to come out. I really want to buy the parts, so I...