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MSI B350 TOMAHAWK vs GIGABYTE GA-Z270N-WIFI

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MSI B350 TOMAHAWK

GIGABYTE GA-Z270N-WIFI

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Brand
MSI
Brand
GIGABYTE
Model
B350 TOMAHAWK
Model
GA-Z270N-WIFI
Release Date
📅 March 2017
Release Date
📅 January 2017
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
Series
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
AMD B350
Chipset
Intel Z270
Supported Memory
DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wi-Fi Generation
-
Wi-Fi Generation
5
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
1
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
Critic Reviews

"It features a really attractive design, a nice basic feature set, strong overclocking capabilities, and a price tag that should give everyone looking at X370 motherboards a moment of pause. Last, but not least, it even has a twin - the B350 Tomahawk Artic - which has a white PCB, white colour scheme, and white LEDs, and it even retails for the same ..."

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What are the differences between MSI B350 TOMAHAWK and GIGABYTE GA-Z270N-WIFI? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI B350 TOMAHAWK:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x16.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z270N-WIFI:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • If you are building a mini ITX PC.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3666MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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