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ASUS ROG Strix B550-I Gaming vs MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE

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ASUS ROG Strix B550-I Gaming

MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
MSI
Model
  • ROG STRIX B550-I GAMING
  • STRIX B550-I GAMING
  • 90MB14L0-M0EAY0
Model
  • MEG Z590 GODLIKE
  • 7D03-002R
Release Date
📅 June 2020
Release Date
📅 February 2021
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 100 Watts
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Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
EATX
Chipset
AMD B550
Chipset
Intel Z590
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3800Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz 5000Mhz 5100Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 4000Mhz 4400Mhz 4800Mhz 5333Mhz 5600Mhz
* 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 memory support also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel I225-V
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C)
  • 1 x USB 2.0 port
  • 1 x USB 2.0 port (1 x audio USB Type-C)
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack button
  • 1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
  • 3 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x Flash BIOS Button
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF-Out
  • 5 x HD Audio Connectors
  • 2 x Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt passthrough)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4 40Gbps (Type-C)
  • 6 x USB 3.2 Gen1 5Gbps (Type-A)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps (Type-A)
  • 1 x 10G Super LAN
  • 1 x 2.5G LAN
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Connectors
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
6
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
4
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
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What are the differences between ASUS ROG Strix B550-I Gaming and MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix B550-I Gaming:

  • Around 70% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.

Reasons to pick the MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 8 months later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 5333MHz, 5600MHz
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • Supports Thunderbolt.
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