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ASROCK Z590M Phantom Gaming 4 vs GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE

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ASROCK Z590M Phantom Gaming 4

GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
  • Z590M Phantom Gaming 4
  • 90-MXBFB0-A0UAYZ
Model
GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE
Release Date
📅 March 2021
Release Date
📅 May 2014
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Pros
-
Pros
  • Plenty of overclocking features
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
  • SATA Express support
Cons
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Cons
  • No M.2 connector
Series
-
Series
-
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
Intel Z97
Supported Memory
DDR4:
3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2500Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3100Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz
* 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 ALC897
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
LAN Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Ports (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • HD Audio Jacks: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
4
PCI-Express x4 Slots
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
3
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Devices support
  • 2280 - M Key (Intel 11th Gen only)
  • 2280 - M Key
  • 2230 - E Key
M.2 Devices support
-
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"There are many things to like about the Gigabyte Z97X SOC Force.The first of the orange Gigabyte OC motherboards was the X58, which feels like a lifetime ago now. It was a stripped down, no messing, 100% pure bread overclocking machine. Later models,... "


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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASROCK Z590M Phantom Gaming 4:

  • 52% cheaper, you can save $153.75.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 7 years later.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x4.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.

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Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • +3 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.

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