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AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T vs ASUS Z170M-E D3

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AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T

ASUS Z170M-E D3

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
ASUS
Model
Z490D4U-2L2T
Model
Z170M-E D3
Release Date
📅 July 2020
Release Date
📅 January 2016
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
-
Series
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
Intel Z490
Chipset
Intel Z170
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3100Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887-VD2
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel X710-AT2
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
1
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T and ASUS Z170M-E D3? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the ASUS Z170M-E D3:

  • 75% cheaper, you can save $412.76.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
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