Compare Motherboards: ASRock 970M PRO3 vs Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

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ASRock 970M PRO3

Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

Price
$96.27
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
ASRock
Brand
ASUS
Model
970M PRO3
Model
  • PRIME Z270M-PLUS
  • 90MB0S50-M0EAY0
Release Date
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Release Date
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
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Series
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Series
Socket
AM3+/AM3
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
AMD 970
Chipset
Intel Z270
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2100Mhz 2400Mhz
* 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 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC887
Audio Channels
7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111E
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Onboard USB 3.0
Yes
Onboard USB 3.0
Yes
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
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
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Compare Motherboards: ASRock 970M PRO3 🆚 Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock 970M PRO3:

  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS:

  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
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