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MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY vs AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T

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MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY

AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T

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Brand
MSI
Brand
ASRock
Model
  • MEG Z590I UNIFY
  • Z590IUNIFY
Model
Z490D4U-2L2T
Release Date
📅 March 2021
Release Date
📅 July 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
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Series
-
Series
-
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4200Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz
* 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
-
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
Intel X710-AT2
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Devices support
  • 2280 - M Key
  • 2280 - M Key
M.2 Devices support
  • 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2260 / 2280 - M Key
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY and AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY:

  • 36% cheaper, you can save $205.76.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 8 months later.
  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3200MHz, 3600MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4200MHz, 4400MHz, 4600MHz, 4800MHz
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

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Reasons to pick the AsRock Rack Z490D4U-2L2T:

  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.

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