Compare Motherboards: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 vs GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P

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Intel BOXDH61CRB3

GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P

Price
$248.59
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
79
Brand
Intel
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
BOXDH61CRB3
Model
GA-970A-DS3P
Release Date
📅 January 2012

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

Release Date
📅 July 2013

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

TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Pros
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Pros
  • Good pricing
Cons
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Cons
  • Mediocre audio controller
  • Limited overclocking
Series
Series
Socket
LGA1155
Socket
AM3+
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel H61
Chipset
AMD 970
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 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 2000Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Channels
6 Channels
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset
Intel 82579V
LAN Chipset
Realtek GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
0
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
4
Maximum Supported RAM
8GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
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Compare Motherboards: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 🆚 GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel BOXDH61CRB3:

  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
  • +4 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 18 months later.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1866MHz, 2000MHz
  • +6 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +24GB maximum RAM supported.
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