Compare Motherboards: Asus Q87M-E/CSM vs ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0

Asus Q87M-E/CSM


ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0

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Brand Asus ASUS
Model Q87M-E/CSM M5A97 LE R2.0
Release Date September 2018 October 2012
TDP 60 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket LGA1150 AM3+
Form factor Micro ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Q87 AMD 970
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887-VD -
Audio Channels 8 Channels -
LAN Chipset Intel I217-LM -
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support No No
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support No Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 6
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 0 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
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Compare Motherboards: Asus Q87M-E/CSM vs ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus Q87M-E/CSM:

  • ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0:

  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1866MHz, 2133MHz
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