Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE vs Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ULTRA

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Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ULTRA

Price
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Price
$299.99
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Availability
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Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
  • ROG MAXIMUS X CODE
  • MAXIMUS X CODE
Model
Z490 AORUS ULTRA
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 May 2020

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z370
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz
* 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 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4700Mhz 4800Mhz 5000Mhz
* 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 S1220
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220-VB codec
* The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
LAN Chipset
Intel 2.5GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  • 1 x USB Type-C port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  • 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  • 5 x audio jacks
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
4
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
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Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE 🆚 Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ULTRA. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

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Reasons to pick the Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE:

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ULTRA:

  • Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 20 months later.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2933MHz, 3666MHz, 3800MHz, 4266MHz, 4300MHz, 4400MHz, 4500MHz, 4600MHz, 4700MHz, 4800MHz, 5000MHz
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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