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Compare ASUS TUF Z390-PLUS GAMING vs TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
ASUS
Model
TUF Z390-PLUS GAMING
Model
  • TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS
  • 90MB1340-M0EAY0
Release Date
📅 January 2018
Release Date
📅 May 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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User reviews
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Compatible PC parts
Compatible PC parts
Series
TUF
Series
-
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z390
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz
* 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
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC S1200A High Definition Audio CODEC
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC S1200A Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back Connect
No
Back Connect
No
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
  • 1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3 x 8-channel Audio I/O
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 5 x Audio jack(s)
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
4
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Devices support
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 - M Key
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
M.2 Devices support
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 - M Key
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128 GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128 GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
0

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Reasons to pick the ASUS TUF Z390-PLUS GAMING:

  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.

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Reasons to pick the ASUS TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS:

  • 5% cheaper, you can save $10.00.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 2 years later.
  • Supports the following RAM types: DDR4 4400MHz, 4500MHz, 4600MHz
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

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