Compare Motherboards: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 vs GIGABYTE GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

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Intel BOXDH61CRB3

GIGABYTE GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Price
$248.59
Price
$357.99
Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Thursday, August 27, 2020

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Pangoly Score
88
Brand
Intel
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
BOXDH61CRB3
Model
  • GA-Z170N-Gaming 5
  • GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0)
Release Date
📅 January 2012

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

Release Date
📅 October 2015

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

TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
Series
G1 Gaming
Socket
LGA1155
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
Intel H61
Chipset
Intel Z170
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
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz
* 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 ALC1150
Audio Channels
6 Channels
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset
Intel 82579V
LAN Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
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
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
2
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
2
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
8GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"The overheating issue is a concern for benchmarking but with no hard evidence of this happening outside of extreme conditions, it's unfair to be too harsh here as the Z170N-Gaming 5 otherwise performed okay. That said, this is a mini-ITX motherboard so..."

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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel BOXDH61CRB3:

  • 31% cheaper, you can save $109.40.
  • +4 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z170N-Gaming 5:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +24GB maximum RAM supported.
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