Compare Motherboards: MSI H170A PC Mate vs ASUS H87-PLUS

MSI H170A PC Mate

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ASUS H87-PLUS

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Price
$268.99
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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 77
Brand MSI ASUS
Model H170A PC MATE H87-PLUS
Release Date - October 2013
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • Windows 8.1 support
Cons -
  • Needs a case with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output
Series -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel H87
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 -
Audio Channels 8 Channels -
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H -
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps -
SLI Support No No
CrossFire Support Yes Yes
RAID Support No Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 6
SATA Express Ports 1 0
M.2 Ports 1 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 32GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170A PC Mate vs ASUS H87-PLUS. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI H170A PC Mate:

  • ASUS H87-PLUS is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the ASUS H87-PLUS:

  • Supports RAID.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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