Compare Motherboards: MSI Z270-A PRO vs ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming

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MSI Z270-A PRO

ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming

Price
$350.00
Price
$249.32
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Sunday, September 6, 2020

Brand
MSI
Brand
Asus
Model
Z270-A PRO
Model
  • STRIX B360-I GAMING
  • ROG STRIX B360-I GAMING
Release Date
📅 January 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
-
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
Series
ROG
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
Intel Z270
Chipset
Intel B360
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX S1220A High Definition Audio CODEC
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
-
Critic Reviews
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Compare Motherboards: MSI Z270-A PRO 🆚 ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Z270-A PRO:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2800MHz, 3000MHz, 3200MHz, 3600MHz
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming:

  • 29% cheaper, you can save $100.68.
  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.
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