Compare Motherboards: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 vs MSI X99S SLI PLUS

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Intel BOXDH61CRB3

MSI X99S SLI PLUS

Price
$248.59
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
Intel
Brand
MSI
Model
BOXDH61CRB3
Model
  • X99S SLI Plus
  • 7885-002R
Release Date
📅 January 2012

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

Release Date
📅 October 2014

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

TDP
🔌 60 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
LGA1155
Socket
LGA2011-3
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel H61
Chipset
Intel X99
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
* 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
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
2
RAM Slots
8
Maximum Supported RAM
8GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"So now it has come the time to wrap the review up. I am having a bit of a hard time with this one. Normally when I review a motherboard it is just the motherboard I have to get used to, I already know what my RAM and CPU are capable off. However, this is..."

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Compare Motherboards: Intel BOXDH61CRB3 🆚 MSI X99S SLI PLUS. 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 MSI X99S SLI PLUS:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +8 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +6 RAM slots.
  • +120GB maximum RAM supported.
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