Compare Motherboards: Asus Q87M-E/CSM vs Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9

Asus Q87M-E/CSM


Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9

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Brand Asus Gigabyte
Model Q87M-E/CSM
  • X299 AORUS Gaming 9
  • X299 AORUS Gaming 9 (rev. 1.0)
Release Date September 2018 June 2017
TDP 60 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket LGA1150 LGA2066
Form factor Micro ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Q87 Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887-VD -
Audio Channels 8 Channels -
LAN Chipset Intel I217-LM -
Max LAN Speed 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 8
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 0 3
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 8
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 128GB
Critic Reviews -

"Being that this is the current top X299 offering from Gigabyte it is packed with features and has everything you want in a high-end desktop motherboard. When it comes to running the Core X Series processors power delivery is important and this board has..."

Compare Motherboards: Asus Q87M-E/CSM vs Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9. 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  • Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 15 months later.
  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 9:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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