Compare Motherboards: ASRock X370 Taichi vs B550 PG VELOCITA

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ASRock X370 Taichi

ASRock B550 PG VELOCITA

Price
$219.95
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Price
$211.99
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
ASRock
Brand
ASRock
Model
  • X370 Taichi
  • 90-MXB500-A0UAYZ
Model
B550 PG VELOCITA
Release Date
📅 February 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
📅 June 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
Phantom Gaming
Socket
AM4
Socket
AM4
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD X370
Chipset
AMD B550
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz 4400Mhz 4533Mhz 4600Mhz 4666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
LAN Chipset
Dragon RTL8125BG
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports (on I/O Panel Shield)
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)*
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
  • * Ultra USB Power is supported on USB_34 ports.
  • * ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB_34 ports.
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
10
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
3
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Critic Reviews

"At around £230, ASRock’s X370 Taichi offers strong value for money. Gigabyte’s slightly-cheaper Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 is a noteworthy competitor, as is ASUS’ slight more expensive Crosshair VI Hero. However, ASRock’s X370 Taichi is a different approach to the high-end X370 motherboard that offers enough of its own unique features to appeal to a powe ..."

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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock X370 Taichi:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the ASRock B550 PG VELOCITA:

  • 4% cheaper, you can save $7.96.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2933MHz, 3200MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4200MHz, 4266MHz, 4333MHz, 4400MHz, 4533MHz, 4600MHz, 4666MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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