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MSI Creator TRX40 vs ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0


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MSI Creator TRX40

ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0

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$730.15

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Availability
Out of Stock
Availability
-
Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
86
Brand
MSI
Brand
ASUS
Model
Creator TRX40
Model
  • M5A99FX PRO R2.0
  • M5A99FX-PRO-R2
Release Date
📅 November 2019

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

Release Date
📅 December 2012

* 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
  • Overclocking features
  • Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI
  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX
Series
-
Series
Socket
sTRX4
Socket
AM3+
Form factor
EATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD TRX40
Chipset
AMD 990FX
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
* 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
Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111F
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
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
4
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
7
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
1
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

"Overall the ASUS M5A99FX is an excellent motherboard for the price and application. The motherboard was rock solid stable during testing. ASUS is also bringing to the table many of the features such as its UEFI BIOS interface and ASUS Fan Xpert. Those..."


Compare Motherboards: MSI Creator TRX40 🆚 ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Creator TRX40:

  • ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 is not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 7 years later.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +4 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +224GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

Reasons to pick the ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0:

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