Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs MSI Z370-A PRO

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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MSI Z370-A PRO

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Price
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$109.99
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Availability - In Stock
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Brand Asus MSI
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
Z370-A PRO
Release Date - October 2017
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket AM4 LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset AMD X370 Intel Z370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz
Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels - 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset - Realtek RTL8111H
Max LAN Speed - 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support No No
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 64GB
Critic Reviews

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

"There is little doubt that the Intel Core 8th Gen processors and Z370 motherboards make for an ideal performance base in late 2017. Able to house up to six cores yet without the extra cost associated with a truly high-end desktop platform. The MSI Z370 PC Pro is that board. Priced from $135 and even housing lighting on the underside, if that's your ..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs MSI Z370-A PRO. 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 MSI Z370-A PRO:

  • ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3300MHz, 3466MHz, 3733MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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