Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon vs ASRock Z370 Taichi

MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon

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ASRock Z370 Taichi

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$279.99
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Brand MSI ASRock
Model Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON
  • Z370 Taichi
  • 90-MXB5Y0-A0UAYZ
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TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Z170 Intel Z370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4333Mhz
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 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 64GB
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..."

"The ASRock Z370 Taichi is available for US$229. Excellent power efficiency - VRM ready for overclocking Dual Intel LAN Bundled Wi-Fi Fast drive performance Triple 32 Gb/s M.2 Audio multi-streaming not working No OS-based fan control Limited number..."

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Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon vs ASRock Z370 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 Z370 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  • MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon is obsolete and not available anymore.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, 4333MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
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