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

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ASROCK H310M-HDV/M.2

GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE

Price
$185.00
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
92
Brand
ASRock
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
H310M-HDV/M.2
Model
GA-Z97X-SOC FORCE
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 May 2014

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Pros
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Pros
  • Plenty of overclocking features
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
  • SATA Express support
Cons
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Cons
  • No M.2 connector
Series
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Series
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Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel H310
Chipset
Intel Z97
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2500Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3100Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
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Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels
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Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed
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Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Onboard USB 3.0
Yes
Onboard USB 3.0
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
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
0
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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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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Comparison summary

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

  • 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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