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

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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ASUS Sabertooth Z87

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Price
$189.99
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Availability Out of Stock -
Pangoly Score - 90
Brand Asus ASUS
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • SABERTOOTH Z87
  • 90MB0DR0-M0EAY0
Release Date - October 2016
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • Intel LAN controller
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Overclock capabilities
  • Thermal armor and thermal management system work great
Cons -
  • Thermal Armour may obstruct some larger CPU heatsinks
  • 35mm motherboard fans can get noisy in AUTO mode
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:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz
Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels - 8 Channels
LAN Chipset - Intel I217-V
Max LAN Speed - -
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 8
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 -

"Would the likes of MSI's yield a slightly higher maximum frequency courtesy of extensive hand tuning by somebody who really knows their overclocking oats? Very likely. If that's you, the MSI is probably the better choice. But for everyone else, the.. ..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs ASUS Sabertooth Z87. 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:

  • ASUS Sabertooth Z87 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • +2 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the ASUS Sabertooth Z87:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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