Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon vs Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7

MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon

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Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7

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$468.98
Availability - In Stock
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Brand MSI Gigabyte
Model Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON X399 AORUS Gaming 7
Release Date - August 2017
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket LGA1151 TR4
Form factor ATX ATX
Chipset Intel Z170 AMD X399
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3333Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1150 Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels 2/4/5.1/7.1-channelSupport for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset Intel I219-V Rivet Networks Killer E2500
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support Yes Yes
CrossFire Support Yes 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 1 0
M.2 Ports 1 3
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 8
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 128GB
Critic Reviews

"& conclusion So you trim down a motherboard to make it price competitive and then beef it up again with a nice skin and RGB LEDs. Heck that is actually is working for me :) The Carbon Gaming Pro Z170A has plenty of features for any given PC gamer with..."

"The Aorus Gaming 7 is pretty darn terrific. A proper built motherboardoozing quality and features. Let me also reiterate that the still photos we took do not do the board justice, as once it lights up it just looks amazing with the LED lit PCIe ports,..."

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Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon vs Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 3000MHz
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7:

  • MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz, 2933MHz, 3333MHz, 3466MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +64GB maximum RAM supported.
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