Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon vs ASRock X299 TAICHI

MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon

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ASRock X299 TAICHI

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$279.99
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Availability - In Stock
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Brand MSI ASRock
Model Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON X299 TAICHI
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TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket LGA1151 LGA2066
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Z170 Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1150 Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Intel I219-V Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support Yes Yes
CrossFire Support Yes 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 1 0
M.2 Ports 1 3
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 8
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 128GB
Critic Reviews

"& conclusion So you trim down a motherboard to make it price competitive and then beef it up again with a nice skin and RGB LEDs. Heck that is actually is working for me :) The Carbon Gaming Pro Z170A has plenty of features for any given PC gamer with..."

"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 Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon 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 Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3000MHz
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.

Reasons to pick the ASRock X299 TAICHI:

  • MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz, 2933MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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