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



Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3P

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
Price history -
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Suggested PC builds
  • Good performance
  • M.2 and SATA Express support
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
  • BIOS interface needs improvment
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
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  • GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 is obsolete and not available anymore.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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