Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE vs MSI Z87 MPOWER

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Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE

MSI Z87 MPOWER

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
94
Brand
Asus
Brand
MSI
Model
  • ROG MAXIMUS X CODE
  • MAXIMUS X CODE
Model
Z87 MPOWER
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 June 2013

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Recommended compatible parts
Recommended compatible parts
Pros
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Pros
  • Killer E2205 Network controller
  • Very good onboard audio
  • WiFi/Bluetooth support
  • High overclocking potential
Cons
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Cons
  • None
Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z370
Chipset
Intel Z87
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz
* 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
DDR3:
1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2600Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz
* 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
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
0
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
1
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"Today we have another selection of Z87 based boards to look at. These are mid-high end models and each offers something different for the consumer. So let's get started on the ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Professional, ASUS Maximus VI Gene and MSI Z87... "

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Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE 🆚 MSI Z87 MPOWER. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z87 MPOWER:

  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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