Compare Motherboards: ASRock X370 Taichi vs ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII FORMULA

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ASRock X370 Taichi

ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII FORMULA

Price
$109.99
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Price
$496.88
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Brand
ASRock
Brand
ASUS
Model
  • X370 Taichi
  • 90-MXB500-A0UAYZ
Model
ROG MAXIMUS XII FORMULA
Release Date
📅 February 2017

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

Release Date
📅 May 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
ROG
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD X370
Chipset
Intel Z490
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 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4700Mhz 4800Mhz
* 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
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack button
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button
  • 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
  • 1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
  • 1 x Marvell AQtion AQC107 10Gb Ethernet
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
  • 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) (6 x Type-A)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (3 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C)
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
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:

  • 78% cheaper, you can save $386.89.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XII FORMULA:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 2933MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz, 4400MHz, 4500MHz, 4600MHz, 4700MHz, 4800MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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