Compare Motherboards: Asus Q87M-E/CSM vs Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Asus Q87M-E/CSM


Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

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Brand Asus Gigabyte
Model Q87M-E/CSM GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5
Release Date September 2018 September 2015
TDP 60 Watts 60 Watts
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Series - G1 Gaming
Socket LGA1150 LGA1151
Form factor Micro ATX Micro ATX
Chipset Intel Q87 Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887-VD Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels 8 Channels 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset Intel I217-LM Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support No Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 0
SATA Express Ports 0 3
M.2 Ports 0 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 64GB
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Compare Motherboards: Asus Q87M-E/CSM vs Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus Q87M-E/CSM:

  • Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • +6 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +3 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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