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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II vs MSI X299 SLI PLUS

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ASUS TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II

MSI X299 SLI PLUS

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
MSI
Model
  • TUF Gaming B450M-PLUS II
  • 90MB1620-M0AAY0
Model
X299 SLI PLUS
Release Date
📅 October 2020
Release Date
📅 June 2017
* 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
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Series
Socket
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Socket
LGA2066
Form factor
-
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
-
Chipset
Intel X299
Supported Memory
-
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
-
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
-
CrossFire Support
Yes
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
4
PCI-Express x4 Slots
-
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
-
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
-
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
8
SATA Express Ports
-
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
-
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
-
RAM Slots
8
Maximum Supported RAM
-
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
-
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
-
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"There's a level of honesty here that is truly shocking, and frankly, exciting. If you are a graphic artist or do video or audio editing or other professional PC work, MSI is listening and has you covered; they've ripped off the gaming and OC crap you don't need and left the pure goodness you want and nothing else in, and they've called it the MSI X ..."

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Comparison summary

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

  • 83% cheaper, you can save $445.00.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the MSI X299 SLI PLUS:

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