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Intel BOXDH61CRB3

GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-UD5H

Price
$248.59
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
90
Brand
Intel
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
BOXDH61CRB3
Model
GA-Z87X-UD5H
Release Date
📅 January 2012

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

Release Date
📅 June 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
  • Dual Intel LAN
  • Overclock capabilities
  • Gigabyte DualBIOS
Cons
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Cons
  • Onboard audio is good but not high-end
Series
Series
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Socket
LGA1155
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel H61
Chipset
Intel Z87
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:
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
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
6 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Intel 82579V
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
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
10
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
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"We've seen a mixed reaction to Intel's new Haswell CPU and LGA1150 socket from enthusiasts. Some, like us, see it as a solid piece of hardware with welcome improvements for the platform if upgrading from older hardware. Others have unfurled “Don't Reboot... "

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Compare Motherboards: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 🆚 GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-UD5H. 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.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1066MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 3Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-UD5H:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 17 months later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +10 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +24GB maximum RAM supported.
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