Compare Motherboards: ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate vs ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0

ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate

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ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0

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$249.99
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Brand ASRock ASUS
Model X470 Taichi Ultimate M5A97 LE R2.0
Release Date - October 2012
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket AM4 AM3+
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset AMD X470 AMD 970
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220 -
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels -
LAN Chipset AQUANTIA AQC107 -
Max LAN Speed 10Gbps + 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support Yes No
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8 6
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 3 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 32GB
Critic Reviews

"Both boards are great, while the specs are similar the Taichi and Taichi Ultimate has quite some price gap. The Taichi retails at RM 979 awhile the Taichi Ultimate retails at RM 1199 – that's more than RM 200 gap for just the Aquantia 10Gbps LAN and..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate vs ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate:

  • ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0:

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