Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E vs ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING

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Asus Prime B350M-E

ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING

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
86
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASUS
Model
Prime B350M-E
Model
Z170I PRO GAMING
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 October 2015

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

TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Recommended compatible parts
Recommended compatible parts
Series
Series
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
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
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3400Mhz
* 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
SupremeFX
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
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"There are some very minor issues with the Z170i Pro Gaming, such as two odd-placed SATA 6Gbps ports, and the fact the M.2 port is rather inaccessible. In addition, we don't think it looks quite as nice as some of its predecessors, but other than these..."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E 🆚 ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus Prime B350M-E:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING:

  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3300MHz, 3400MHz
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
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