Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs Fatal1ty H97 Performance

ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16


ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Performance

Availability Out of Stock -
Pangoly Score - 83
Brand ASRock ASRock
Release Date November 2013 July 2014
TDP 150 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • Good build quality
  • Intel Gigabit LAN
  • Very good onboard audio
Cons -
  • No M.2 or SATA Express support
Series - -
Socket 2 x LGA2011 LGA1150
Form factor SSI EEB ATX
Chipset Intel C602 Intel H97
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset Intel 82574L -
Max LAN Speed Quad 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support Yes No
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 No Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 8 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 6
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 0 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 1 4
Maximum Supported RAM 512GB 32GB
Critic Reviews -

"ASRock's H97 motherboard doesn't deviate from the norm in this respect. There's neither M.2 nor SATA Express on offer, ASRock banking that the average gamer has no use for them – and it may be right. A standard 4-pin power connector near the PCI-E 3.0..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs Fatal1ty H97 Performance. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16:

  • ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Performance is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1866MHz
  • +8 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.
  • +480GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Performance:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 8 months later.
  • Around 53% lower thermal design power.
  • +3 RAM slots.
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