Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35

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Pangoly Score - 79
Brand Asus MSI
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
FM2-A85XMA-E35
Release Date - -
TDP 30 Watts 60 Watts
Price history - -
Suggested PC builds
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Pros -
  • HDMI output
  • USB 3.0
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons -
  • Only 2x DDR3 slots
Series - -
Socket AM4 FM2
Form factor Mini ITX Micro ATX
Chipset AMD X370 AMD A85X
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset - -
Max LAN Speed - -
SLI Support No No
CrossFire Support No No
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 6
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 2 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 2
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..."

"The MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35 is a relatively full-featured MicroATX board for Richland-generation and earlier FM2-compatible AMD processors. It’s strong on legacy support and overall value...."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35. 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 50% lower thermal design power.
  • +2 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35:

  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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