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ASRock AB350M-HDV vs GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 5

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ASRock AB350M-HDV

GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 5

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Brand
ASRock
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
AB350M-HDV
Model
GA-Z97X-GAMING 5
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 May 2014
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Recommended supported parts
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Pros
-
Pros
  • Solid performance
  • M.2 and SATA Express support
  • Killer NIC
  • Very good onboard audio
Cons
-
Cons
  • None
Series
Series
G1 Gaming
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD B350
Chipset
Intel Z97
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2500Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3100Mhz 3200Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111GR
LAN Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
1
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
1
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"Intel's Z97 chipset can be considered a minor upgrade over the existing Z87, yet it's a chance for partners to spruce up their wares and Gigabyte is taking the opportunity by revamping its G1 Gaming Series product line. For better or for worse, the... "


What are the differences between ASRock AB350M-HDV and GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 5? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock AB350M-HDV:

  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 5:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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