Z490 ITX Roundup, ASUS STRIX vs MSI UNIFY vs GIGABYTE AORUS ULTRA

That’s where today’s three ITX motherboards come in to play. All three are the peak of their respective ranges in the ITX format, and we’re going to put them head to head. We have the ASUS ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming, the MSI MEG Z490I Unify, and the Gigabyte Z490-I Aorus Ultra. Let’s see how they stack up.

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GIGABYTE Z490I AORUS ULTRA vs. MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY

There is only a handful of Z490 mini-ITX boards currently available, with a couple of entry-level models, as well as some mid to high-end models like the pair we have for review today. Overall, the six mini-ITX Z490 boards that are on the market today range in price from $160 to $300, with both the GIGABYTE Z490I Aorus Ultra and MSI MEG Z490I Unify coming with an MSRP of $270.

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GIGABYTE Z490I AORUS ULTRA

The Gigabyte Z490I AORUS ULTRA was released together with a series of new Intel Z490 chipset based AORUS motherboards and it’s currently the only mini-ITX form factor available in the series. As Gigabyte has shown us quite a number of very well built mini-ITX boards in recent years, we’re having our hopes high for the Z490I AORUS ULTRA when Gigabyte announced its new Intel Z490 chipset motherboards lineup.

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GIGABYTE Z490I AORUS ULTRA

It seems with every generation we see fewer and fewer mini-ITX motherboards, which is a real shame, as I absolutely love them. Then again we see even fewer mATX motherboards now, which is also a real shame. Thankfully, AORUS has a heck of an answer with their Z490I Ultra motherboard, which comes packed with incredible features for such a compact motherboard. 

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