Compare Motherboards: ASRock 970M PRO3 vs Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex

ASRock 970M PRO3

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Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex

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Price
$91.77
$250.00
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Brand ASRock Asus
Model 970M PRO3
  • MAXIMUS IX APEX
  • ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX
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TDP 70 Watts 100 Watts
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Series - ROG
Socket AM3+/AM3 LGA1151
Form factor Micro ATX EATX
Chipset AMD 970 Intel Z270
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2100Mhz 2400Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC892 ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Channels 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection 8 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111E Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 4
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 0 2
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 2
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 32GB
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Compare Motherboards: ASRock 970M PRO3 vs Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock 970M PRO3:

  • 63% cheaper, you can save $158.23.
  • Around 30% lower TDP.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
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