Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE vs MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING

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Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE

MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING

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
90
Brand
Asus
Brand
MSI
Model
  • ROG MAXIMUS X CODE
  • MAXIMUS X CODE
Model
Z97-GD65 GAMING
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 May 2014

* 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
  • Solid performance
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
  • Lots of features
Cons
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Cons
  • Supports mSATA but not M.2
Series
ROG
Series
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Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z370
Chipset
Intel Z97
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:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 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
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews
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Compare Motherboards: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X CODE 🆚 MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING. 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 4 years later.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING:

  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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