Compare Motherboards: MSI Z270-A PRO vs Gigabyte Z490 UD

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MSI Z270-A PRO

Gigabyte Z490 UD

Price
$350.00
Price
$149.99
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
MSI
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
Z270-A PRO
Model
Z490 UD
Release Date
📅 January 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
📅 May 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z270
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI Z270-A PRO 🆚 Gigabyte Z490 UD. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Z270-A PRO:

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte Z490 UD:

  • 57% cheaper, you can save $200.01.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz, 2933MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3666MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz, 4300MHz, 4400MHz, 4500MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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