Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) vs MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35

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ECS KAM1-I (1.0)

MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35

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
79
Brand
ECS
Brand
MSI
Model
KAM1-I(1.0)
Model
FM2-A85XMA-E35
Release Date
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Release Date
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TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Recommended compatible parts
Recommended compatible parts
Pros
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Pros
  • HDMI output
  • USB 3.0
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons
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Cons
  • Only 2x DDR3 slots
Series
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Series
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Socket
AM1
Socket
FM2
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
AMD AM1
Chipset
AMD A85X
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1600Mhz
* 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
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
* 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
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Audio Chipset
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Audio Channels
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Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
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Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
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Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
16GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"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: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) 🆚 MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ECS KAM1-I (1.0):

  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the MSI FM2-A85XMA-E35:

  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1066MHz, 1333MHz, 1866MHz, 2133MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +16GB maximum RAM supported.
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