Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E vs ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Professional

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Asus Prime B350M-E

ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Professional

Price
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Price
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Availability
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Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
94
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
Prime B350M-E
Model
Fatal1ty Z97 Professional
Release Date
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Release Date
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TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Recommended compatible parts
Recommended compatible parts
Pros
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Pros
  • Solid performance
  • Dual LAN
  • Great onboard audio
  • M.2 and SATA Express support
Cons
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Cons
  • None
Series
Series
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Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD B350
Chipset
Intel Z97
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3300Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
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LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
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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
2
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
1
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
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Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E 🆚 ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Professional. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus Prime B350M-E:

  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Professional:

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