Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H

MSI H170I Pro AC

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GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H

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Pangoly Score - 85
Brand MSI GIGABYTE
Model H170I PRO AC
  • GA-H97-D3H
  • H97-D3H
Release Date - May 2014
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • M.2 Support
  • Realtek ALC1150 audio
  • SATA Express support
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Series -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel H97
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels 7.1 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 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 1
M.2 Ports 1 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC 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 H170I Pro AC:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-H97-D3H:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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