Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming vs H170-PRO GAMING

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ASUS ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming

ASUS H170-PRO GAMING

Price
$297.30
Price
$548.03
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
87
Brand
ASUS
Brand
ASUS
Model
ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming
Model
H170-PRO GAMING
Release Date
📅 May 2020

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

Release Date
📅 September 2015

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

TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z490
Chipset
Intel H170
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
* 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
* 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
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Intel I225-V
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 2 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS FlashBack)
  • 1 x USB BIOS FlashBack Button(s)
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 3 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming 🆚 H170-PRO GAMING. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming:

  • 46% cheaper, you can save $250.73.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2666MHz, 2800MHz, 2933MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz, 4333MHz, 4400MHz, 4500MHz, 4600MHz, 4800MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the ASUS H170-PRO GAMING:

  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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