Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs MSI Z170A GAMING M5

ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16

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MSI Z170A GAMING M5

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Price
$315.99
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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 90
Brand ASRock MSI
Model EP2C602-4L/D16
  • Z170A GAMING M5
  • 7977-001R
Release Date November 2013 August 2015
TDP 150 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket 2 x LGA2011 LGA1151
Form factor SSI EEB ATX
Chipset Intel C602 Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
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Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset Intel 82574L -
Max LAN Speed Quad 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 8 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 2
SATA Express Ports 0 2
M.2 Ports 0 2
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 1 4
Maximum Supported RAM 512GB 64GB
Critic Reviews -

"It's a shame the latest EFI seemed to hamper overclocking, but unless you're looking for an every day overclock of 4.6GHz or over, or want to use the Z170A Gaming M5 to benchmark, then something in the region of 4.3-4.5GHz is perfectly achievable wit ..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 vs MSI Z170A GAMING M5. 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  • MSI Z170A GAMING M5 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • +8 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +448GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A GAMING M5:

  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 21 months later.
  • Around 53% lower TDP.
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +3 RAM slots.
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