Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Z87 MPOWER

MSI H170I Pro AC

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MSI Z87 MPOWER

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Pangoly Score - 94
Brand MSI MSI
Model H170I PRO AC Z87 MPOWER
Release Date - June 2013
TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
Price history - -
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Pros -
  • Killer E2205 Network controller
  • Very good onboard audio
  • WiFi/Bluetooth support
  • High overclocking potential
Cons -
  • None
Series -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset Intel H170 Intel Z87
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz
DDR3:
1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2600Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887 -
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels -
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H -
Max LAN Speed 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 8
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 1 0
mSATA Slots 0 1
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 32GB
Critic Reviews -

"Today we have another selection of Z87 based boards to look at. These are mid-high end models and each offers something different for the consumer. So let's get started on the ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Professional, ASUS Maximus VI Gene and MSI Z87... "

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Compare Motherboards: MSI H170I Pro AC vs Z87 MPOWER. 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.
  • +1 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z87 MPOWER:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
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