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ASRock Z590 PHANTOM GAMING-ITX/TB4 vs MSI X299 PRO

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ASRock Z590 PHANTOM GAMING-ITX/TB4

MSI X299 PRO

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
MSI
Model
Z590 PHANTOM GAMING-ITX/TB4
Model
  • X299 PRO
  • 7B94-001R
Release Date
📅 May 2021
Release Date
📅 January 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
-
Series
PRO
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA2066
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
Intel X299
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 4266Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 4000Mhz 4200Mhz
* 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-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
Killer E3100G
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8125-CG
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 5 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 4.0 Thunderbolt 4 Type-C Port (40Gb/s for USB 4.0 protocol; 40Gb/s for Thunderbolt protocol) (Supports ESD Protection)*
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port 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)
  • * Supports USB PD 2.0 up to 9V@3A (27W) / 5V@3A (15W) charging.
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C
  • 2 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 5 x Audio Jacks
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
4
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
3
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
8
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
256GB
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z590 PHANTOM GAMING-ITX/TB4:

  • 31% cheaper, you can save $114.03.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 16 months later.
  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 4266MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • Supports Thunderbolt.

Reasons to pick the MSI X299 PRO:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +3 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +3 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +6 RAM slots.
  • +192GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.
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