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ECS KAM1-I (1.0)

MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Price
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Price
$189.99
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Availability
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Availability
In Stock
Brand
ECS
Brand
MSI
Model
KAM1-I(1.0)
Model
MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK
Release Date
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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
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Series
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Socket
AM1
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD AM1
Chipset
Intel Z490
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 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 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
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Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1200-VD1 Codec
Audio Channels
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Audio Channels
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
Max LAN Speed
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Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 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
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Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C
  • 2 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 5 x Audio Jacks
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
6
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
128GB
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Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) 🆚 MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK. 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 MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK:

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