Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex

MSI H170I Pro AC

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Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex

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$250.00
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Availability - In Stock
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Brand MSI Asus
Model H170I PRO AC
  • MAXIMUS IX APEX
  • ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX
Release Date - -
TDP 30 Watts 100 Watts
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Series ROG
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX EATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel Z270
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 8 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support No Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 4
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 1 2
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 2
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI H170I Pro AC:

  • Around 70% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Asus ROG Maximus IX Apex:

  • MSI H170I Pro AC is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2666MHz, 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz, 4133MHz, 4266MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
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