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Asus Prime X470-PRO vs MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON

Asus Prime X470-PRO Motherboard
Asus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON Motherboard
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
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MSI's X470 Gaming Pro Carbon is a likable, if not particularly stylish, AMD AM4 ATX-size motherboard that will satisfy gamers who can live without extensive overclocking options or built-in Wi-Fi.Read more
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User rating
31
4.4 out of 5
31 user ratings
5 stars
51 %
4 stars
32 %
3 stars
16 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
37
4.0 out of 5
37 user ratings
5 stars
24 %
4 stars
51 %
3 stars
21 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
Motherboard typeATXATX
Processor socketSocket AM4Socket AM4

Memory

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
Supported memory bus clock
  • 2400 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2666 MHz
  • 2800 MHz
  • 2933 MHz
  • 3000 MHz
  • 3200 MHz
  • 3466 MHz
  • 2400 MHz
  • 1866 MHz
  • 2133 MHz
  • 2667 MHz
  • 2800 MHz
  • 2933 MHz
  • 3000 MHz
  • 3200 MHz
  • 3466 MHz
  • 3066 MHz
RAM technologyDDR4DDR4
Memory slots typeDIMMDIMM
Maximum RAM size64 GB64 GB
Number of memory slots44
Unbuffered memoryyes
N/A
Memory channelsDualDual
Non-ECC
N/A
yes

Audio properties

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
Audio codecRealtek ALCS1220ARealtek ALC1220
Audio output channels7.17.1

Technical details

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
Compatible processor series
  • AMD A
  • AMD Athlon X4
  • AMD Ryzen
  • AMD A
  • AMD Athlon
  • AMD Ryzen
Maximum number of processors11

BIOS

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
BIOS typeUEFI AMIUEFI AMI
BIOS features
  • Multilingual BIOS
  • ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution
  • UEFI BIOS
  • ASUS EZ Flash 3
  • SMBIOS 3.0 support
  • ACPI 6.1 support
MSI ClickBIOS 5
BIOS memory size32.0 mB
N/A
ACPI version6.0
N/A

Storage

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
RAID levels
  • 0
  • 1
  • 10
  • 0
  • 1
  • 10
Supported drive types
N/A
  • HDD
  • SSD

Internal I/O ports

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
CPU fan connectoryesyes
Number of EATX power connectors1
N/A
Number of chassis fan connectors34
EPS power connector (8-pin)yesyes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)YY
Number of SATA III connectors68
TPM connector
N/A
yes
Front panel connector
N/A
yes

Rear panel I/O ports

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
S/PDIF out portyesyes
HDMI ports quantity11
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports11
PS/2 ports quantity11
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity21
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity1
N/A
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity54
DisplayPorts quantity11
Microphone input
N/A
yes
Headphone outputs
N/A
1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity
N/A
1

Network

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
Ethernet LAN (Network)yesyes
LAN controllerIntel I211-ATIntel I211AT
Ethernet interface type
N/A
Gigabit Ethernet

Dimensions

Asus Prime X470-PROAsus Prime X470-PRO
MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBONMSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON
Width12.01 in12.01 in
Depth9.61 in9.61 in

Pros & Cons

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