Compare Motherboards: MSI H170A PC Mate vs GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H

MSI H170A PC Mate



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Pangoly Score - 85
Model H170A PC MATE
  • GA-H97-D3H
  • H97-D3H
Release Date - May 2014
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • M.2 Support
  • Realtek ALC1150 audio
  • SATA Express support
Cons - -
Series -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel H97
Supported Memory DDR4:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels 8 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H Intel i217V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps 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 4
SATA Express Ports 1 1
M.2 Ports 1 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 32GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170A PC Mate vs 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 H170A PC Mate:

  • GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H:

  • Supports RAID.
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