Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) vs ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE

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ECS KAM1-I (1.0)

ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE

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Availability
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Brand
ECS
Brand
ASRock
Model
KAM1-I(1.0)
Model
Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE
Release Date
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Release Date
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 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
LGA1151
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD AM1
Chipset
Intel Z390
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 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz
* 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 ALC1220
Audio Channels
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Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
Max LAN Speed
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Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
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Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Intel Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 3 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
4
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
16GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"The Z390 chipset isn't a whole lot different from what Z370 offers, which puts the onus on board manufacturers to switch things up with new designs and more features to entice users. This takes many forms, so you could see everything from additional..."

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Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) 🆚 ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE. 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 57% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +6 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +4 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +112GB maximum RAM supported.
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