Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs MSI AM1I Socket AM1

ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16


MSI AM1I Socket AM1

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Pangoly Score - 76
Brand ASRock MSI
Model EP2C602-4L/D16 AM1I
Release Date November 2013 June 2014
TDP 150 Watts 30 Watts
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Pros -
  • Very cheap
  • Mini-PCIe slot
Cons -
  • 2x SATA ports only
  • 2x USB 2.0 + 2x USB 3.0 only
Series - -
Socket 2 x LGA2011 AM1
Form factor SSI EEB Mini ITX
Chipset Intel C602 AMD AM1
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset Intel 82574L -
Max LAN Speed Quad 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support Yes No
CrossFire Support Yes No
RAID Support Yes No
Onboard USB 3.0 No No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 8 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 2
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 0 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 1 2
Maximum Supported RAM 512GB 32GB
Critic Reviews -

"Just a few dollars more than the very cheapest AM1 boards, the AM1I delivers a solid feature set for this budget platform, including a Mini-PCIe slot. If a Mini-ITX board will do, it's the most bang for your AM1 buck. Read..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs MSI AM1I Socket AM1. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16:

  • MSI AM1I Socket AM1 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1066MHz, 1333MHz, 1866MHz
  • +8 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +480GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI AM1I Socket AM1:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • Around 80% lower thermal design power.
  • +1 RAM slots.
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