Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Krait Gaming vs GIGABYTE GA-X99-Gaming G1 WIFI

MSI Z170A Krait Gaming

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Brand MSI GIGABYTE
Model Z170A KRAIT GAMING GA-X99-Gaming G1 WIFI
Release Date August 2015 September 2014
TDP 70 Watts 100 Watts
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Series MSI Gaming -
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Form factor ATX EATX
Chipset Intel Z170 Intel X99
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR4:
1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1150 -
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels -
LAN Chipset Intel I219-V -
Max LAN Speed 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 1
M.2 Ports 0 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 8
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 64GB
Critic Reviews

"After spending a bit of time with the MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING, the only black and white motherboard on the Z170 platform; what do I think of it and is it something I'd recommend? Let's conclude the review by analysing the product performance, as well as..."

by Play3r

"Editor's Rating9Editor's ScoreIntel's launch of the Haswell-based Core i7 5960X and the associated X99 chipset with DDR4 memory has required a brand new series of motherboards as well. The four major vendors – Gigabyte, Asus, MSI and Asrock – grabbed the..."

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Compare Motherboards: MSI Z170A Krait Gaming vs GIGABYTE GA-X99-Gaming G1 WIFI. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A Krait Gaming:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 11 months later.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2400MHz, 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3600MHz

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-X99-Gaming G1 WIFI:

  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 1600MHz, 1866MHz
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
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