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ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE vs ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate

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ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE

ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
ASRock
Model
Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE
Model
X470 Taichi Ultimate
Release Date
-
Release Date
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* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
User reviews
★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
(37 reviews)
User reviews
★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
(17 reviews)
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Supported PC parts
Supported PC parts
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
AM4
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z390
Chipset
AMD X470
Supported Memory
DDR4
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 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
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Intel Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 3 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)*
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)*
  • 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
  • * Ultra USB Power is supported on USB3_5_6 ports.
  • * ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB3_5_6 ports.
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wi-Fi Generation
5
Wi-Fi Generation
5
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
8
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
4
M.2 Ports
3
M.2 Devices support
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 - M Key
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2230 - E Key
M.2 Devices support
  • 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2230 / 2242 / 2260 / 2280 - M Key
  • 2230 - E Key
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128 GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64 GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Expert reviews

"The Z390 chipset isn't a whole lot different from what Z370 offers, which puts the onus on board manufacturers to switch things up with new designs and more features to entice users. This takes many forms, so you could see everything from additional..."

Expert reviews

"Both boards are great, while the specs are similar the Taichi and Taichi Ultimate has quite some price gap. The Taichi retails at RM 979 awhile the Taichi Ultimate retails at RM 1199 – that's more than RM 200 gap for just the Aquantia 10Gbps LAN and..."


What are the differences between ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE and ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison and key differences summary

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Reasons to pick the ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE:

  • 15% cheaper, you can save $45.00.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4200MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +64 GB maximum RAM supported.

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Reasons to pick the ASROCK AMD X470 Taichi Ultimate:

  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.

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