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Asus Prime B350M-E

ASUS Z170-AR

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Availability
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Availability
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Brand
Asus
Brand
ASUS
Model
Prime B350M-E
Model
Z170-AR
Release Date
-
Release Date
-
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Recommended supported parts
Recommended supported parts
Series
Series
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD B350
Chipset
Intel Z170
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
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
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x16 Slots
3
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
PCI-Express x1 Slots
3
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
1
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews
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Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E 🆚 ASUS Z170-AR. 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 ASUS Z170-AR:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3333MHz, 3400MHz
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
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