Compare Motherboards: ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate vs Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9

ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate

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$249.99
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Brand ASRock Gigabyte
Model X470 Taichi Ultimate
  • X299 AORUS Gaming 9
  • X299 AORUS Gaming 9 (rev. 1.0)
Release Date - June 2017
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket AM4 LGA2066
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset AMD X470 Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220 -
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels -
LAN Chipset AQUANTIA AQC107 -
Max LAN Speed 10Gbps + 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support Yes Yes
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8 8
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 3 3
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 8
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 128GB
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..."

"Being that this is the current top X299 offering from Gigabyte it is packed with features and has everything you want in a high-end desktop motherboard. When it comes to running the Core X Series processors power delivery is important and this board has..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate vs Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9. 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:

  • Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2933MHz

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3600MHz, 3666MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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