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MSI Creator TRX40

ASRock Z87 Extreme6

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$730.15

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Availability
Out of Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
87
Brand
MSI
Brand
ASRock
Model
Creator TRX40
Model
Z87 EXTREME6
Release Date
📅 November 2019

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

Release Date
📅 June 2013

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

TDP
🔌 100 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Recommended supported parts
Recommended supported parts
Pros
-
Pros
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Overclock capabilities
  • Legacy PCI slot
  • Dual Intel LAN
Cons
-
Cons
  • OC Tweaker not so accurate
Series
-
Series
-
Socket
sTRX4
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
EATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD TRX40
Chipset
Intel Z87
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 4000Mhz 4666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Yes
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
1 x Realtek ALC1220 Codec
1 x Realtek ALC4050H Codec
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C
  • 2 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 5 x Audio Jacks
  • 5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
PCI-Express x16 Slots
4
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
10
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
4
M.2 Ports
0
RAM Slots
8
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
256GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
3
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews

"AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are not for your average home or office PC. The first Threadrippers were developed as the result of a side project that some AMD engineers took up just to see how far the original Zen architecture could be pushed. Now three..."

Critic Reviews

"ASRock Z87 Extreme6 motherboard rises through the competition and keeps its head up with an excellent price/performance ratio.The aspect is most black, with grey aluminum heatsinks on the VRM and chipset. The aspect is simple, but the functionality is..."


Compare Motherboards: MSI Creator TRX40 🆚 ASRock Z87 Extreme6. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Creator TRX40:

  • ASRock Z87 Extreme6 is not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 7 years later.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +4 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +224GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z87 Extreme6:

  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
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