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ASUS Prime Z590-P WiFi vs MSI Z97 GUARD-PRO

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ASUS Prime Z590-P WiFi

MSI Z97 GUARD-PRO

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
MSI
Model
  • Prime Z590-P WiFi
  • 90MB1810-M0AAY0
Model
Z97 GUARD-PRO
Release Date
📅 April 2021
Release Date
📅 May 2014
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Pros
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Pros
  • Good overclocking for a low cost motherboard
  • M.2 Support
Cons
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Cons
  • No HDMI output
  • Mediocre onboard audio
  • Realtek NIC
Series
-
Series
-
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
Intel Z97
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4700Mhz 4800Mhz 5000Mhz 5133Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2600Mhz 2800Mhz 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 ALC892
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111E
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port (1 x USB Type-C)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (1 x Type-A)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x Type-A)
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port
  • 5 x Audio jacks
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse combo port
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
PCI-Express x1 Slots
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
3
M.2 Ports
1
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"When the Intel Z97 Chipset made its debut earlier this year, most of the attention was in favour of the mid ranged to high-end motherboards. The lower end entry boards tend to miss out and are often overlooked. Today we'll be looking at a board with a..."


What are the differences between ASUS Prime Z590-P WiFi and MSI Z97 GUARD-PRO? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS Prime Z590-P WiFi:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 7 years later.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z97 GUARD-PRO:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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