Compare Motherboards: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming vs MSI Z170A GAMING M3

Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming

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Price
$340.99
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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 89
Brand Gigabyte MSI
Model
  • GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming
  • GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming (rev. 1.0)
  • Z170A GAMING M3
  • 7978-001R
Release Date - September 2015
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Series
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Z170 Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC892 Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Intel GbE LAN chip 1 x Intel E2400 Gigabit LAN controller
Max LAN Speed - 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support Yes No
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 2 2
SATA Express Ports 2 2
M.2 Ports 1 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 64GB
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Compare Motherboards: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming vs MSI Z170A GAMING M3. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming:

  • MSI Z170A GAMING M3 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3666MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A GAMING M3:

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