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ASUS ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING vs ASRock Z490 PRO4

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ASUS ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING

ASRock Z490 PRO4

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
ASRock
Model
  • STRIX B350-F GAMING
  • ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING
Model
  • Z490 PRO4
  • 90-MXBC50-A0UAYZ
Release Date
📅 September 2018
Release Date
📅 May 2020
* 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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Recommended supported parts
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Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD B350
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz 4400Mhz
* 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
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1200
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x D-Sub Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • HD Audio Jacks: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
3
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between ASUS ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING and ASRock Z490 PRO4? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING:

  • 16% cheaper, you can save $26.00.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z490 PRO4:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 20 months later.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz, 4333MHz, 4400MHz
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
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