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MSI Creator TRX40 vs Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex


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MSI Creator TRX40

Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex

Price
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$730.15

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Price
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$222.33

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Availability
Out of Stock
Availability
Out of Stock
Brand
MSI
Brand
Asus
Model
Creator TRX40
Model
  • MAXIMUS IX APEX
  • ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX
Release Date
📅 November 2019

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

Release Date
-
TDP
🔌 100 Watts
TDP
🔌 100 Watts
Recommended supported parts
Recommended supported parts
Series
-
Series
ROG
Socket
sTRX4
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
EATX
Form factor
EATX
Chipset
AMD TRX40
Chipset
Intel Z270
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
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
* 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
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
AQUANTIA AQC107
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
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
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
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
  • 1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-A + USB Type-C)
  • 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
  • 1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
  • 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
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
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
4
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
8
RAM Slots
2
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..."

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Compare Motherboards: MSI Creator TRX40 🆚 Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Creator TRX40:

  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 4666MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +6 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 ROG Maximus IX Apex:

  • 70% cheaper, you can save $507.82.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
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