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Which motherboard should I get? Im Australian BTW. Do they both have wifi? also can I still use a wired connection for them?

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Only the Asus has wifi but both can use a wired connection.

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1 minute ago, Lurick said:

Only the Asus has wifi but both can use a wired connection.

Which one would u get?

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The Gigabyte board is better.

 

* Gigabyte board has a second pci-e x16 slot that has 4 pci-e lanes in it. Useful if you'd want to add a capture card or something that needs more than 1 pci-e lane.  Though note the layout is not particularly great, a thick video card could block that x16 slot.

* Gigabyte board has +4 USB 2, -2 USB 3.0 ports compared to the Asus model but has 4 extra usb 2.0 ports  ... so total 8 for Gigabyte (4 USB 2 + 4 USB 3)  vs 6 for Asus (6 USB 3)

* Asus model has 3 video outputs (dvi, hdmi, vga), should you use a cpu with integrated graphics but gigabyte has only 2 (dvi, hdmi) so a tiny plus for the Asus if you actually care about integrated graphics, and care about vga

* could argue that the Gigabyte board has a better placement for the SATA connectors, all on the right edge, while the Asus board has them on the bottom edge (so the last sata connector is further inside the board, making sata cables stretch)

* Gigabyte board also has the IO shield integrated, less to worry about and looks nicer painted in black

 

* VRM wise,  Gigabyte's VRM is much better.  Bigger heatsinks, bigger power stages.  Gigabyte uses 5 phases with 2 69A lo-side mosfets on each phase, while Asus uses 4 phases with 2 25A lo-side mosfets  ... so we're talking about 5 x 2 x 69 = 690A of current  vs 4 x 2 x 25 = 200A of current  

It's a big difference but here's the basics of it ... they're both good enough even for a 5950x  though the Asus may throttle the 5950x from time to time. The problem is the Asus mosfets will produce a lot of heat so the board and heatsink will be much hotter than Gigabyte.

That current rating on the mosfets is maximum current the mosfets can do and at that point, they would be quite inefficient so they'd produce a lot of heat. Normally, you'd want to be up to around 40-60% of their rating to get the peak efficiency, lowest losses, less heat produced by the conversion circuitry.

 

Let's say you have a 5950x which consumes 140A of current. On the Gigabyte board, those 140A would be spread across those 10 lo-side mosfets, and each would get 14A of current, which is barely 20% of the load, so the mosfets will be fairly efficient.

On the Asus board, that 140A is spread across 8 mosfets, so each mosfet gets 17.5A which is 70% of the maximum rating of the mosfet... a point where those mosfets won't be very efficient and would produce a lot of heat...

 

With lower power cpus like a 6-8 core Ryzen, may be the Asus board is slightly more efficient because those mosfets are closer to 50% usage, but still the heatsink is quite small.

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