Compare Motherboards: MSI B250 PC MATE vs GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H

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MSI B250 PC MATE

GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H

Price
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Price
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Availability
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Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
85
Brand
MSI
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
B250 PC MATE
Model
  • GA-H97-D3H
  • H97-D3H
Release Date
📅 January 2017

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

Release Date
📅 May 2014

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history
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Price history
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Pros
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Pros
  • M.2 Support
  • Realtek ALC1150 audio
  • SATA Express support
Series
Series
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Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1150
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel B250
Chipset
Intel H97
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz
* 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
* 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 ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
LAN Chipset
Intel i217V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
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Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI B250 PC MATE 🆚 GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI B250 PC MATE:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H:

  • Supports RAID.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
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