Compare Motherboards: GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 vs Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3P

GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 3

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Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3P

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Price
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$115.05
Availability - In Stock
Pangoly Score 88 -
Brand GIGABYTE Gigabyte
Model GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 GA-H270-HD3P
Release Date May 2014 February 2017
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros
  • Good performance
  • M.2 and SATA Express support
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
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Cons
  • BIOS interface needs improvment
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Series G1 Gaming
Socket LGA1150 LGA1151
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Z97 Intel H270
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2500Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3100Mhz 3200Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1150 Realtek ALC887
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201 Intel GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 4
SATA Express Ports 1 1
M.2 Ports 1 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 64GB
Critic Reviews

"Of course you have the SLI support, helped along by the board's additional full length PCI-E slots, configured in 3.0 x16, x8, and x4 respectively. These share bandwidth in an identical manner to ASUS' Z79-A. Only a single PCI slot is present, afford ..."

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Compare Motherboards: GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 vs Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3P. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 3:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3P:

  • GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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