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MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY vs ASUS ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WiFi

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MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY

ASUS ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WiFi

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Brand
MSI
Brand
ASUS
Model
  • MEG Z590I UNIFY
  • Z590IUNIFY
Model
  • Strix B550-XE Gaming WiFi
  • ROG STRIX B550-XE GAMING WIFI
  • 90MB17B0-M0EAY0
Release Date
📅 March 2021
Release Date
📅 November 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
-
Series
ROG
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
AM4
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
AMD B550
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4200Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz 4866Mhz 5100Mhz
* 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
ROG SupremeFX Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
-
LAN Chipset
Intel I225-V
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (2 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C)
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x USB 2.0 port (1 x audio USB Type-C)
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet port
  • 5 x Audio jacks
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack button
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
6
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
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
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - M Key
  • 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 - 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
2
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
1
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What are the differences between MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY and ASUS ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WiFi? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI MEG Z590I UNIFY:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.

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Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix B550-XE Gaming WiFi:

  • 11% cheaper, you can save $39.36.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 4866MHz, 5100MHz
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.

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