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Compare ASUS B85M-G vs ROG STRIX Z490-G GAMING

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
ASUS
Model
B85M-G
Model
  • ROG STRIX Z490-G GAMING
  • 90MB12Z0-M0EAY0
Release Date
📅 October 2019
Release Date
📅 May 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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Compatible PC parts
Compatible PC parts
Socket
LGA1150
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
Intel B85
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR3
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz
* 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
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
ALC887-VD2
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111G
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back Connect
No
Back Connect
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Devices support
-
M.2 Devices support
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 - M Key
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32 GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128 GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
0

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Reasons to pick the ASUS B85M-G:

  • 46% cheaper, you can save $87.00.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.

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Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX Z490-G GAMING:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 7 months later.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +96 GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

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