Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE vs MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

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Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE

MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Price
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Price
$189.99
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Availability
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Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
MSI
Model
  • ROG MAXIMUS X CODE
  • MAXIMUS X CODE
Model
MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK
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 depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4800Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend 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 ALC1200-VD1 Codec
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C
  • 2 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 5 x Audio Jacks
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
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
2
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 🆚 MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz

Reasons to pick the MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK:

  • 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, 4200MHz, 4266MHz, 4300MHz, 4400MHz, 4800MHz
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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