Compare Motherboards: ASRock X370 Taichi vs Asus TUF B450M-PLUS

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ASRock X370 Taichi

Asus TUF B450M-PLUS

Price
$109.99
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$113.53
Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
ASRock
Brand
ASUS
Model
  • X370 Taichi
  • 90-MXB500-A0UAYZ
Model
  • B450M-PLUS GAMING
  • TUF B450M-PLUS GAMING
  • 90MB0YQ0-M0EAY0
Release Date
📅 February 2017

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

Release Date
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
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Series
Series
TUF
Socket
AM4
Socket
AM4
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
AMD X370
Chipset
AMD B450
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887-VD2
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
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
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue) USB Type-C
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
  • 3 x Audio jack(s)
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
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
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.
  • +1 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the Asus TUF B450M-PLUS:

  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz
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