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MSI Z490-A PRO vs MPG Z490 Gaming Plus

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MSI Z490-A PRO

MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Plus

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Brand
MSI
Brand
MSI
Model
  • Z490-A PRO
  • 7C75-003R
Model
  • MPG Z490 Gaming Plus
  • Z490GAPLUS
  • 7C75-007R
Release Date
📅 May 2020
Release Date
📅 May 2020
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
PRO
Series
-
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z490
Chipset
Intel Z490
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4533Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4533Mhz 4600Mhz 4800Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1200
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8125B-CG
LAN Chipset
Dragon RTL8125BG
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 6 x Audio Jacks
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45)
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 5 x Audio Jacks
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
2
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
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Reasons to pick the MSI Z490-A PRO:

  • 5% cheaper, you can save $10.00.

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