Compare Motherboards: Biostar X370GTN vs MSI MEG Z490 ACE

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Biostar X370GTN

MSI MEG Z490 ACE

Price
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Price
$399.99
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Availability
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Availability
In Stock
Brand
Biostar
Brand
MSI
Model
X370GTN
Model
MEG Z490 ACE
Release Date
📅 January 2018

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
📅 May 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD X370
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4533Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C combo DAC
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports Optical S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8118AS
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8125B
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
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Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C
  • 2 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 5 x Audio Jacks
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
4
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Critic Reviews

"The guys at BIOSTAR sent over their X370 ITX AM4 motherboard – apparently just to confuse me! X370 in an ITX board?! Let's take a look at this feature packed board! Want one? Amazon: prourls.co/zgne Products shown provided by: Biostar - Patreon:..."

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Compare Motherboards: Biostar X370GTN 🆚 MSI MEG Z490 ACE. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Biostar X370GTN:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 1866MHz

Reasons to pick the MSI MEG Z490 ACE:

  • Biostar X370GTN is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 2 years later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3000MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4200MHz, 4266MHz, 4300MHz, 4400MHz, 4533MHz, 4600MHz, 4800MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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