Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Z370-A PRO

MSI H170I Pro AC

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MSI Z370-A PRO

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Price
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$143.16
Availability - In Stock
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Brand MSI MSI
Model H170I PRO AC Z370-A PRO
Release Date - October 2017
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel Z370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H Realtek RTL8111H
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 6
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 1 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 64GB
Critic Reviews -

"There is little doubt that the Intel Core 8th Gen processors and Z370 motherboards make for an ideal performance base in late 2017. Able to house up to six cores yet without the extra cost associated with a truly high-end desktop platform. The MSI Z370 PC Pro is that board. Priced from $135 and even housing lighting on the underside, if that's your ..."

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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Z370-A PRO. 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 MSI Z370-A PRO:

  • MSI H170I Pro AC is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2666MHz, 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3300MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz, 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3866MHz, 4000MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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