Compare Motherboards: ASROCK H310M-HDV/M.2 vs GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE

ASROCK H310M-HDV/M.2

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GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE

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Price
$78.67
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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand ASRock GIGABYTE
Model H310M-HDV/M.2 GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE
Release Date - May 2014
TDP 60 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • Plenty of overclocking features
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
  • SATA Express support
Cons -
  • No M.2 connector
Series - -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Form factor Micro ATX ATX
Chipset Intel H310 Intel Z97
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz
DDR3:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2500Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3100Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz
Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels - 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset - Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed - 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support No Yes
RAID Support No Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 4
SATA Express Ports 0 1
M.2 Ports 1 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
Critic Reviews -

"There are many things to like about the Gigabyte Z97X SOC Force.The first of the orange Gigabyte OC motherboards was the X58, which feels like a lifetime ago now. It was a stripped down, no messing, 100% pure bread overclocking machine. Later models,... "

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Compare Motherboards: ASROCK H310M-HDV/M.2 vs GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASROCK H310M-HDV/M.2:

  • GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
  • +1 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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