Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming

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Brand Asus Gigabyte
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
GA-990FX-Gaming
Release Date - -
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket AM4 AM3+
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset AMD X370 AMD 990FX
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset - -
Max LAN Speed - -
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support No Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 6
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 2 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
Critic Reviews

"The best mini-ITX board for Ryzen, offering striking looks and decent overclocking, but the X370 chipset needlessly inflates the..."

"The Gigabyte 990FX-Gaming could be a good option for gamers looking to invest in the AM3+ platform. The board offers support for AMD’s aging hardware, but it does so whilst also deploying modern features such as USB 3.1 Type-C, PCIe NVMe M.2, and an upgradeable audio solution."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • +1 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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