Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs ASRock Z87 Extreme6

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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ASRock Z87 Extreme6

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Availability - -
Pangoly Score - 87
Brand Asus ASRock
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
Z87 EXTREME6
Release Date - June 2013
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
Price history - -
Suggested PC builds
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Pros -
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Overclock capabilities
  • Legacy PCI slot
  • Dual Intel LAN
Cons -
  • OC Tweaker not so accurate
Series - -
Socket AM4 LGA1150
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset AMD X370 Intel Z87
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset - -
Max LAN Speed - -
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support No Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 10
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 2 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
Critic Reviews

"The best mini-ITX board for Ryzen, offering striking looks and decent overclocking, but the X370 chipset needlessly inflates the..."

"ASRock Z87 Extreme6 motherboard rises through the competition and keeps its head up with an excellent price/performance ratio.The aspect is most black, with grey aluminum heatsinks on the VRM and chipset. The aspect is simple, but the functionality is..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs ASRock Z87 Extreme6. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • +2 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z87 Extreme6:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +6 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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