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Biostar Z590I Valkyrie vs MSI H170A GAMING PRO

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Biostar Z590I Valkyrie

MSI H170A GAMING PRO

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Brand
Biostar
Brand
MSI
Model
z590i valkyrie
Model
H170A GAMING PRO
Release Date
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Release Date
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
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Series
MSI Gaming
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
Intel H170
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz 5000Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz
* 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 ALC1150
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between Biostar Z590I Valkyrie and MSI H170A GAMING PRO? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Biostar Z590I Valkyrie:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2666MHz, 2800MHz, 2933MHz, 3200MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz, 4333MHz, 5000MHz
  • +2 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the MSI H170A GAMING PRO:

  • 29% cheaper, you can save $51.95.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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