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EVGA Z490 Dark vs ASRock X370 Taichi

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EVGA Z490 Dark

ASRock X370 Taichi

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Brand
EVGA
Brand
ASRock
Model
131-CL-E499-KR
Model
  • X370 Taichi
  • 90-MXB500-A0UAYZ
Release Date
📅 May 2020
Release Date
📅 February 2017
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 100 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Recommended supported parts
Recommended supported parts
Series
-
Series
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
AM4
Form factor
EATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z490
Chipset
AMD X370
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz
* 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 ALC1220
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
5
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
10
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"At around £230, ASRock’s X370 Taichi offers strong value for money. Gigabyte’s slightly-cheaper Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 is a noteworthy competitor, as is ASUS’ slight more expensive Crosshair VI Hero. However, ASRock’s X370 Taichi is a different approach to the high-end X370 motherboard that offers enough of its own unique features to appeal to a powe ..."


What are the differences between EVGA Z490 Dark and ASRock X370 Taichi? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the EVGA Z490 Dark:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Newer Wi-Fi protocol.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3600MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz, 4400MHz, 4600MHz, 4800MHz
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x4.

Reasons to pick the ASRock X370 Taichi:

  • 77% cheaper, you can save $422.00.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
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