Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35

ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16



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Pangoly Score - 79
Brand ASRock MSI
Model EP2C602-4L/D16 FM2-A85XMA-E35
Release Date November 2013 -
TDP 150 Watts 60 Watts
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Pros -
  • HDMI output
  • USB 3.0
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons -
  • Only 2x DDR3 slots
Series - -
Socket 2 x LGA2011 FM2
Form factor SSI EEB Micro ATX
Chipset Intel C602 AMD A85X
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset Intel 82574L -
Max LAN Speed Quad 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support Yes No
CrossFire Support Yes No
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 2
Maximum Supported RAM 512GB 32GB
Critic Reviews -

"The MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35 is a relatively full-featured MicroATX board for Richland-generation and earlier FM2-compatible AMD processors. It’s strong on legacy support and overall value...."

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Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

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

  • MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +8 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.
  • +480GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35:

  • Around 60% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 2133MHz
  • +1 RAM slots.
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