Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs ASRock X299 TAICHI

MSI H170I Pro AC

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ASRock X299 TAICHI

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$299.99
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Brand MSI ASRock
Model H170I PRO AC X299 TAICHI
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TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Series
Socket LGA1151 LGA2066
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support No Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 8
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 1 3
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 8
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 128GB
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"ASRock's Taichi motherboards really do stand out when compared to other motherboards. Most motherboard manufactures have an entry-level segment, then a gaming segment, and then finally a high-end enthusiast segment. The Taichi sort of has elements from..."

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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs ASRock X299 TAICHI. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI H170I Pro AC:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASRock X299 TAICHI:

  • MSI H170I Pro AC is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2666MHz, 2800MHz, 2933MHz, 3200MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +6 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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