Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs GIGABYTE GA-Z270-Gaming K3

MSI H170I Pro AC

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Pangoly Score - 86
Brand MSI GIGABYTE
Model H170I PRO AC GA-Z270-Gaming K3
Release Date - January 2017
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Series
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel Z270
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H Killer E2500 LAN chip
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 2
SATA Express Ports 0 2
M.2 Ports 1 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 64GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs GIGABYTE GA-Z270-Gaming K3. 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.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z270-Gaming K3:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2666MHz, 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3666MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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