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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II vs EVGA Z170 Stinger

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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II

EVGA Z170 Stinger

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Pangoly Score (How do we rate?)
85
Brand
ASUS
Brand
EVGA
Model
  • TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II
  • 90MB1620-M0AAY0
Model
Z170 Stinger
Release Date
📅 October 2020
Release Date
📅 August 2015
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
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Series
-
Socket
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Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
-
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
-
Chipset
Intel Z170
Supported Memory
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Supported Memory
DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
* 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
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Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
-
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
-
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
-
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
-
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
-
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
-
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
-
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
-
M.2 Ports
1
RAM Slots
-
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
-
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
-
Onboard USB 2.0
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"This is a bit obvious now, but that's a good thing. Recently with some “new” generation graphics cards and previous revisions of the Intel Chipset, Z87 to Z97 for example, have been not really worth the money. The Z170, and namely the EVGA Z170 Stinger,..."

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Comparison summary

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

  • 73% cheaper, you can save $255.95.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.

Reasons to pick the EVGA Z170 Stinger:

  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.
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