There’s no ‘turning a blind eye’ to any news from the MSI stand. The gaming enthusiasts glare with excitement whenever the Taiwanese brand introduces new offerings. Well, if you are one, then we come bearing good news for you. MSI will be adding to its popular line of MSI Arsenal Gaming hardware with the new ‘Torpedo’. The debuting motherboard will formally be termed “MAG B460 Torpedo”. The Torpedo will be MSI Tomahawk’s younger sibling, which with recent architectural developments has started feeling expensive.
Specifications of the MSI B460 Torpedo
To those of you new to MSI Arsenal Gaming, its MSI’s wing under which some classy motherboards are manufactured. Staying true to its typical name, the naming of products is inspired by Military equipment. The MAG family consisted of the Mortar, Bazooka, Tomahawk which now welcome the budget-friendly ‘Torpedo’. B460 Torpedo is built on the simplistic ATX form factor. The board is provided with its needed energy from a 24 pin ATX paired coupled with 8-pin EPS power connector. You don’t have to look through a magnifying glass to identify differences between B460 Tomahawk and Torpedo. The former has a bigger and better VRM heatsink, not huge, but significantly bigger, MSI has taken care of those looking at customization right away by offering 4 slots DDR4 memory, which will account for a sum 128 GB DDR4-2993 memory.
MSI is known for giving their users complete agency to utilize their machines as it suits them. So the option to foreground the integrated graphics from Intel’s Comet Lake-S chip will be left to user’s discretion. HDMI port and Display port, one each would help you with the same. The presence of Realtek RTL8125B controller assures that the 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port works smooth enough. B460 as many of you would have guessed by now, denotes Intel’s chipset. As expected, MSI would be pricing the Torpedo B460 rather aggressively in comparison to the MAG Tomahawk B460. If you haven’t any experience of MSI’s world, then browse around and also have a look at MSI Enthusiast Gaming (MEG) Series and MSI Performance Gaming Series (MPG).