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

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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MSI Z87 MPOWER

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Pangoly Score - 94
Brand Asus MSI
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
Z87 MPOWER
Release Date - June 2013
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
Price history - -
Suggested PC builds
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Pros -
  • Killer E2205 Network controller
  • Very good onboard audio
  • WiFi/Bluetooth support
  • High overclocking potential
Cons -
  • None
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:
1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2600Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz
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 8
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 2 0
mSATA Slots 0 1
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..."

"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 STRIX X370-I GAMING vs 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 STRIX X370-I GAMING:

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

Reasons to pick the MSI Z87 MPOWER:

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