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AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T

Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
Z490D4U-2L2T
Model
GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5
Release Date
📅 July 2020
Release Date
📅 September 2015
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
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Series
-
Series
G1 Gaming
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
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz
* 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 ALC1150
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset
Intel X710-AT2
LAN Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
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
3
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
0
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
3
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 Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5? 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.
  • +6 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +3 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
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