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AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T

MSI AM1I Socket AM1

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
MSI
Model
Z490D4U-2L2T
Model
AM1I
Release Date
📅 July 2020
Release Date
📅 June 2014
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Pros
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Pros
  • Very cheap
  • Mini-PCIe slot
Cons
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Cons
  • 2x SATA ports only
  • 2x USB 2.0 + 2x USB 3.0 only
Series
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Series
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Socket
LGA1200
Socket
AM1
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
Intel Z490
Chipset
AMD AM1
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1600Mhz
* 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
-
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Intel X710-AT2
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
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
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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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..."


What are the differences between AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T and 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 Rack Z490D4U-2L2T:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.

Reasons to pick the MSI AM1I Socket AM1:

  • 49% cheaper, you can save $266.24.
  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
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