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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II vs ASRock X299 Taichi CLX

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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II

ASRock X299 Taichi CLX

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
ASRock
Model
  • TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II
  • 90MB1620-M0AAY0
Model
X299 Taichi CLX
Release Date
📅 October 2020
Release Date
📅 November 2019
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
-
Series
-
Socket
-
Socket
LGA2066
Form factor
-
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
-
Chipset
Intel X299
Supported Memory
-
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 4000Mhz 4200Mhz
* 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
-
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
-
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
-
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
-
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C Port (20Gb/s) (ASMedia ASM3242) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
  • * Ultra USB Power is supported on USB3_3_4 ports.
  • * ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB3_3_4 ports.
Wireless LAN
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
6
PCI-Express x16 Slots
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
4
PCI-Express x4 Slots
-
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
-
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
-
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
10
SATA Express Ports
-
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
-
M.2 Ports
4
RAM Slots
-
RAM Slots
8
Maximum Supported RAM
-
Maximum Supported RAM
256GB
Onboard USB 2.0
-
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II:

  • 77% cheaper, you can save $314.95.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 10 months later.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASRock X299 Taichi CLX:

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