Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) vs MSI Z370-A PRO

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ECS KAM1-I (1.0)

MSI Z370-A PRO

Price
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Price
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Availability
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Availability
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Brand
ECS
Brand
MSI
Model
KAM1-I(1.0)
Model
Z370-A PRO
Release Date
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Release Date
📅 October 2017

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

TDP
🔌 30 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Series
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Series
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Socket
AM1
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Mini ITX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD AM1
Chipset
Intel Z370
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
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels
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Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
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LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
Max LAN Speed
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Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
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
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
16GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"There is little doubt that the Intel Core 8th Gen processors and Z370 motherboards make for an ideal performance base in late 2017. Able to house up to six cores yet without the extra cost associated with a truly high-end desktop platform. The MSI Z370 PC Pro is that board. Priced from $135 and even housing lighting on the underside, if that's your ..."

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Compare Motherboards: ECS KAM1-I (1.0) 🆚 MSI Z370-A PRO. 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 57% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z370-A PRO:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +48GB maximum RAM supported.
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