Compare Motherboards: Asus Z10PE-D16 WS vs MSI Z170A GAMING M5

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Asus Z10PE-D16 WS

MSI Z170A GAMING M5

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
  • Z10PE-D16 WS
  • 90SB04L0-M0EAY0
Model
  • Z170A GAMING M5
  • 7977-001R
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 August 2015

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

TDP
🔌 150 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Series
Series
MSI Gaming
Socket
2 x LGA2011-3
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
SSI EEB
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel C612
Chipset
Intel Z170
Supported Memory
DDR4:
1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz
* 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
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels
8 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel I210-AT
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
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
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
10
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
2
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
16
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
1024GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"It's a shame the latest EFI seemed to hamper overclocking, but unless you're looking for an every day overclock of 4.6GHz or over, or want to use the Z170A Gaming M5 to benchmark, then something in the region of 4.3-4.5GHz is perfectly achievable with..."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus Z10PE-D16 WS 🆚 MSI Z170A GAMING M5. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus Z10PE-D16 WS:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 1600MHz, 1866MHz
  • +8 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +12 RAM slots.
  • +960GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A GAMING M5:

  • Around 53% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
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