Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming SOC

MSI H170I Pro AC

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Brand MSI Gigabyte
Model H170I PRO AC GA-Z270X-Gaming SOC
Release Date - February 2017
TDP 30 Watts 30 Watts
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Series AORUS
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 4000Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H Intel GbE LAN chip
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 2
M.2 Ports 1 2
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-Z270X-Gaming SOC. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI H170I Pro AC:


Reasons to pick the Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming SOC:

  • 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, 3666MHz, 3733MHz, 3800MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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