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MSI B350 TOMAHAWK vs Asus Prime X470-Pro

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MSI B350 TOMAHAWK

Asus Prime X470-Pro

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Brand
MSI
Brand
Asus
Model
B350 TOMAHAWK
Model
Prime X470-Pro
Release Date
📅 March 2017
Release Date
📅 April 2018
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Recommended supported parts
Recommended supported parts
Series
Series
-
Socket
AM4
Socket
AM4
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD B350
Chipset
AMD X470
Supported Memory
DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
Realtek S1220A high definition audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
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
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
4
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
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Critic Reviews

"It features a really attractive design, a nice basic feature set, strong overclocking capabilities, and a price tag that should give everyone looking at X370 motherboards a moment of pause. Last, but not least, it even has a twin - the B350 Tomahawk Artic - which has a white PCB, white colour scheme, and white LEDs, and it even retails for the same ..."

Critic Reviews

"If you are looking to build a new Ryzen system with the 2000 series processors the ASUS Prime X470-PRO is a solid choice and definitely one that we would recommend."


What are the differences between MSI B350 TOMAHAWK and Asus Prime X470-Pro? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI B350 TOMAHAWK:

  • 31% cheaper, you can save $67.67.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.

Reasons to pick the Asus Prime X470-Pro:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3466MHz
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.
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