Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) vs ASRock B450M Steel Legend

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ECS KAM1-I (1.0)

ASRock B450M Steel Legend

Price
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Price
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Availability
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Availability
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Brand
ECS
Brand
ASRock
Model
KAM1-I(1.0)
Model
B450M STEEL LEGEND
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 February 2019

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

TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Series
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Series
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Socket
AM1
Socket
AM4
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
AMD AM1
Chipset
AMD B450
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1600Mhz
* 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 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
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
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Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels
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Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
Max LAN Speed
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Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
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Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
16GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"Feature-packed and with good build quality, we found this board offered a taste of every feature we want in premium boards. It may not have the beefiest VRM out there, but it does make up for it with other niceties like the ARGB header, dual M.2 ports,..."

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Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) 🆚 ASRock B450M Steel Legend. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ECS KAM1-I (1.0):

  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASRock B450M Steel Legend:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +48GB maximum RAM supported.
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