Compare Motherboards: ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate vs Intel BOXDQ45EK

ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate

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Intel BOXDQ45EK

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Price
$229.99
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$120.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand ASRock Intel
Model X470 Taichi Ultimate BOXDQ45EK
Release Date - -
TDP 70 Watts 30 Watts
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Socket AM4 LGA775
Form factor ATX Mini ITX
Chipset AMD X470 Intel Q45
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz
DDR2:
667Mhz 800Mhz
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 No
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8 0
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 3 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 2
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 4GB
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 Intel BOXDQ45EK. 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:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +8 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +60GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the Intel BOXDQ45EK:

  • 48% cheaper, you can save $109.99.
  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • +4 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.
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