Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E vs MSI Z170A GAMING M7

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Asus Prime B350M-E

MSI Z170A GAMING M7

Price
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Price
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Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
92
Brand
Asus
Brand
MSI
Model
Prime B350M-E
Model
  • Z170A GAMING M7
  • 7976-001R
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 August 2015

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

TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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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
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
LAN Chipset
1 x Qualcomm Killer E2400 Gigabit LAN controller
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
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
2
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"The MSI Z170A Gaming M7 is a well-designed motherboard that is very effectively tweaked to deliver what typical enthusiast gamers desire most. From the motherboard layout and PCIe lane distribution to the UEFI options and bundled software, MSI's focus..."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus Prime B350M-E 🆚 MSI Z170A GAMING M7. 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.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz, 2933MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A GAMING M7:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 3000MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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